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1938-12-05 [[Henry Armstrong]] w rsc 3 (15) [[Al Manfredo]], The Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA - WORLD. Referee: Tony LaBranch. Setting a terrific pace from the opening bell, Armstrong (134¾) quickly wore down Manfredo (146), who tried to box from range but was overwhelmed. With the champion pumping in piston-like blows to head and body Manfredo was punched all over the ring in the second round before the referee brought the uneven contest to a halt at 1.45 of the third when he was not fighting back.  
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1938-12-05 [[Henry Armstrong]] w rsc 3 (15) [[Al Manfredo]], The Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA - WORLD. Referee: Tony LaBranch. Setting a terrific pace from the opening bell Armstrong (134¾) quickly wore down Manfredo (146), who tried to box from range but was overwhelmed. With the champion pumping in piston-like blows to head and body Manfredo was punched all over the ring in the second round before the referee brought the uneven contest to a halt at 1.45 of the third. At that stage of the fight Manfredo was not returning punches.  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:54, 29 May 2013

1938-12-05 Henry Armstrong w rsc 3 (15) Al Manfredo, The Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA - WORLD. Referee: Tony LaBranch. Setting a terrific pace from the opening bell Armstrong (134¾) quickly wore down Manfredo (146), who tried to box from range but was overwhelmed. With the champion pumping in piston-like blows to head and body Manfredo was punched all over the ring in the second round before the referee brought the uneven contest to a halt at 1.45 of the third. At that stage of the fight Manfredo was not returning punches.