1934-02-07 Barney Ross w pts 12 Pete Nebo, Convention Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, USA - ILLINOIS/MISSOURI

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1934-02-07 Barney Ross w pts 12 Pete Nebo, Convention Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, USA - ILLINOIS/MISSOURI. The champion showered Nebo (139) with leather throughout, winning ten of the 12 contested rounds to fully deserve the unanimous decision. Not undaunted, Nebo bothered Ross (135½) constantly with left hands, many of the rounds being closely fought as he tried to force his way in using a crouching, weaving style. Winning the fourth and 11th sessions with forceful attacks while getting in smashing head blows were not enough, but Nebo, who was still fighting hard at the final bell, received warm applause for his great efforts.