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1943-03-18 Jackie Callura w pts 15 Jackie Wilson, Mechanics’ Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NBA. Referee: Johnny Madden. Although Wilson (125½) was by far the better boxer, popping out the jab at distance and moving inside with jolting uppercuts to head and body, Callura (125¼), despite being wild, forced the action all the way to gain the split decision on pure aggression. It was certainly a tough battle, with the champion cut on the bridge of the nose in the fourth, Wilson’s left eye gashed in the sixth, and heads colliding several times towards the final bell.   
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1943-03-18 [[Jackie Callura]] w pts 15 [[Jackie Wilson]], Mechanics’ Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NBA. Referee: Johnny Madden. Although Wilson (125½) was by far the better boxer, popping out the jab at distance and moving inside with jolting uppercuts to head and body, Callura (125¼), despite being wild, forced the action all the way to gain the split decision on pure aggression. It was certainly a tough battle, with the champion cut on the bridge of the nose in the fourth, Wilson’s left eye gashed in the sixth, and heads colliding several times towards the final bell.   
  
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Latest revision as of 06:41, 12 January 2012

1943-03-18 Jackie Callura w pts 15 Jackie Wilson, Mechanics’ Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NBA. Referee: Johnny Madden. Although Wilson (125½) was by far the better boxer, popping out the jab at distance and moving inside with jolting uppercuts to head and body, Callura (125¼), despite being wild, forced the action all the way to gain the split decision on pure aggression. It was certainly a tough battle, with the champion cut on the bridge of the nose in the fourth, Wilson’s left eye gashed in the sixth, and heads colliding several times towards the final bell.