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1936-02-10 Babe Risko w pts 10 Tony Fisher, Laurel Gardens, Newark, New Jersey, USA - NY/NBA. Referee: Whitey Healey. Scorecard: 8-1. Failing to add to his reputation in front of a disappointed crowd, the champion fought crudely at times, looking stiff and wild with little control. Although Risko (159¾), cut over the left eye in the third from a clash of heads, did enough to warrant the referee’s decision when concentrating on the body, Fisher (159¾) failed to live up to expectation and took a beating throughout. Risko’s next defence would be against Freddie Steele, a hard-hitter who could also box when needed. Steele well warranted his title chance, having beaten Risko (w pts 10 on 24 March at the Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington) in a non-title fight and Tony Fisher (w pts 10 at the same venue on 28 April) in his last two contests.  
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1936-02-10 [[Babe Risko]] w pts 10 [[Tony Fisher]], Laurel Gardens, Newark, New Jersey, USA - NY/NBA. Referee: Whitey Healey. Scorecard: 8-1. Failing to add to his reputation in front of a disappointed crowd, the champion fought crudely at times, looking stiff and wild with little control. Although Risko (159¾), cut over the left eye in the third from a clash of heads, did enough to warrant the referee’s decision when concentrating on the body, Fisher (159¾) failed to live up to expectation and took a beating throughout.  
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Risko’s next defence would be against [[Freddie Steele]], a hard-hitter who could also box when needed. Steele well warranted his title chance, having beaten Risko (w pts 10 on 24 March at the Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington) in a non-title fight and Fisher (w pts 10 at the same venue on 28 April) in his last two contests.  
  
 
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Revision as of 12:01, 29 February 2012

1936-02-10 Babe Risko w pts 10 Tony Fisher, Laurel Gardens, Newark, New Jersey, USA - NY/NBA. Referee: Whitey Healey. Scorecard: 8-1. Failing to add to his reputation in front of a disappointed crowd, the champion fought crudely at times, looking stiff and wild with little control. Although Risko (159¾), cut over the left eye in the third from a clash of heads, did enough to warrant the referee’s decision when concentrating on the body, Fisher (159¾) failed to live up to expectation and took a beating throughout.

Risko’s next defence would be against Freddie Steele, a hard-hitter who could also box when needed. Steele well warranted his title chance, having beaten Risko (w pts 10 on 24 March at the Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington) in a non-title fight and Fisher (w pts 10 at the same venue on 28 April) in his last two contests.