1932-12-09 Kid Chocolate w pts 15 Fidel LaBarba, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - NY

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1932-12-09 Kid Chocolate w pts 15 Fidel LaBarba, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - NY. Referee: Willie Lewis. An exceptionally close and exciting contest saw Chocolate (125½) just about hold on to his laurels by a majority decision after LaBarba (124) rallied in the latter stages, attacking viciously to the body and having the champion on the verge of a kayo in the 12th round. Calling on all of his ring strategy, Chocolate came through with his own rally to hold off the former Olympic champion who finished extremely tired from his exertions.