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1933-11-03 Maxie Rosenbloom w pts 15 Mickey Walker, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - NY/NBA. Referee: Eddie Forbes. Scorecards: 11-3, 9-6, 4-9. Although the New York Times reported that Rosenbloom (173¾) had been warned by the NYSAC that he must discard his open-glove style of slapping, cuffing and mauling he still managed to give one of his unorthodox displays when holding and hitting Walker (173½) on the break, for which he was repeatedly warned by the referee. Regarding the closed glove situation, Rosenbloom did at least do his best on that score despite never really hurting Walker and at times he wound up the right hand rather like a baseball pitcher. Regardless, apart from the ninth round when Walker hurt him with lusty two-fisted blows through to the bell, the cagey Rosenbloom, who finished carrying a cut over the right eye, was generally much too clever for his rival, keeping him off balance and at arm's length for most of the time.