1936-07-11 Freddie Steele w pts 15 Babe Risko, Civic Stadium, Seattle, Washington, USA - NY/NBA

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1936-07-11 [[Freddie Steele]] w pts 15 [[Babe Risko]], Civic Stadium, Seattle, Washington, USA - NY/NBA. Referee: Tommy McCarthy. Scorecards: 93-72, 92-73, 91½-71½. Starting as he meant to carry on, Steele (158¾) floored Risko (158) for ‘seven’ in the opening round and continued aggressively before flooring the champion again in the ninth. Although Risko took plenty of punishment he gamely stuck to his task and was gradually getting back into the fight over the last four sessions.   
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1936-07-11 [[Freddie Steele]] w pts 15 [[Babe Risko]], Civic Stadium, Seattle, Washington, USA - NY/NBA. Referee: Tommy McCarthy. Scorecards: 93-72, 92-73, 91½-71½. Starting as he meant to carry on Steele (158¾) floored Risko (158) for ‘seven’ in the opening round, and continued aggressively before flooring the champion again in the ninth. Although Risko took plenty of punishment, gamely sticking to his task, he was gradually getting back into the fight over the last four sessions.   
  
 
[[Category: 1936 Title Contests]]
 
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[[Category: Middleweight Division]]
 
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Latest revision as of 12:38, 19 June 2013

1936-07-11 Freddie Steele w pts 15 Babe Risko, Civic Stadium, Seattle, Washington, USA - NY/NBA. Referee: Tommy McCarthy. Scorecards: 93-72, 92-73, 91½-71½. Starting as he meant to carry on Steele (158¾) floored Risko (158) for ‘seven’ in the opening round, and continued aggressively before flooring the champion again in the ninth. Although Risko took plenty of punishment, gamely sticking to his task, he was gradually getting back into the fight over the last four sessions.

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