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1936-11-27 Barney Ross w pts 15 Izzy Jannazzo, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD. Referee: Johnny McAvoy. Scorecards: 8-4, 9-5, 9-6. Doing his best to make a fight of it against the difficult to hit Jannazzo (145¼), the champion put the latter down twice, for a count of ‘two’ in the second following a left hook and for ‘four’ in the fifth, but was ultimately unable to find a finishing blow and was forced to go the distance. With Jannazzo travelling backwards, flicking out his left, he was a difficult target and although Ross (143) won the opening eight rounds he tired himself out in the process and was forced to conserve his energy. It was in the ninth that Jannazzo got busier, but he never had Ross in any difficulty whatsoever and the latter, only opening up in flashes, cruised to the finishing line to collect the unanimous verdict. With the coloured welters of the day still not getting much recognition, the Cocoa Kid (141) outpointed Holman Williams (146) over 15 rounds at the Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana on 11 June 1937 in defence of his ‘black’ welterweight championship claim. Around that time, the Chicago Boxing Commission were making overtures to Ross for him to defend against Pedro Montanez, but the champion’s people were saying that the New York agreement called for him to meet Ceferino Garcia first. Inactive for two months before coming back to beat Al Manfredo in a non-title contest, Ross was then out again for a further five months prior to coming back for three more overweight contests and signing to defend against Garcia.     
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1936-11-27 [[Barney Ross]] w pts 15 [[Izzy Jannazzo]], Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD. Referee: Johnny McAvoy. Scorecards: 8-4, 9-5, 9-6. Doing his best to make a fight of it against the wily Jannazzo (145¼), the champion put the latter down twice, for a count of ‘two’ in the second following a left hook and for ‘four’ in the fifth, but unable to find a finishing blow he was forced to go the distance. With Jannazzo travelling backwards, flicking out his left, although Ross (143) won the opening eight rounds he tired himself out in the process, being forced to conserve his energy. It was in the ninth that Jannazzo got busier, but he never had Ross in any difficulty whatsoever, while the latter, only opening up in flashes, cruised to the finishing line to collect the unanimous verdict.  
  
[[Category: 1936 Welterweight Title Contests]]
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With the coloured welters of the day still not getting much recognition, [[Holman Williams]] claimed the ‘black’ title when beating the [[Cocoa Kid]] (w pts 12 at the Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana on 12 March 1937), but then lost the return when outpointed over 15 rounds by the Kid at the same venue on 11 June 1937.
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Around that time the Chicago Boxing Commission were making overtures to Ross for him to defend against [[Pedro Montanez]], but the champion’s people were saying that the New York agreement called for him to meet [[Ceferino Garcia]] first.
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Inactive for two months before returning to beat [[Al Manfredo]] in a non-title contest, Ross was then out again for a further five months prior to coming back for three more overweight contests and signing to defend against Garcia.     
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[[Category: 1936 Title Contests]]
 
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[[Category: Welterweight Division]]

Latest revision as of 11:23, 29 May 2013

1936-11-27 Barney Ross w pts 15 Izzy Jannazzo, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD. Referee: Johnny McAvoy. Scorecards: 8-4, 9-5, 9-6. Doing his best to make a fight of it against the wily Jannazzo (145¼), the champion put the latter down twice, for a count of ‘two’ in the second following a left hook and for ‘four’ in the fifth, but unable to find a finishing blow he was forced to go the distance. With Jannazzo travelling backwards, flicking out his left, although Ross (143) won the opening eight rounds he tired himself out in the process, being forced to conserve his energy. It was in the ninth that Jannazzo got busier, but he never had Ross in any difficulty whatsoever, while the latter, only opening up in flashes, cruised to the finishing line to collect the unanimous verdict.

With the coloured welters of the day still not getting much recognition, Holman Williams claimed the ‘black’ title when beating the Cocoa Kid (w pts 12 at the Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana on 12 March 1937), but then lost the return when outpointed over 15 rounds by the Kid at the same venue on 11 June 1937.

Around that time the Chicago Boxing Commission were making overtures to Ross for him to defend against Pedro Montanez, but the champion’s people were saying that the New York agreement called for him to meet Ceferino Garcia first.

Inactive for two months before returning to beat Al Manfredo in a non-title contest, Ross was then out again for a further five months prior to coming back for three more overweight contests and signing to defend against Garcia.