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1953-11-13 [[Jimmy Carruthers]] w pts 15 [[Pappy Gault]], Sports Ground, Sydney, Australia - WORLD. Referee: Harry Mack. Scorecards: 145-106, 150-106, 150-106. In the first world title fight in Australia since [[Tommy Burns]] v [[Jack Johnson]] in 1908 and using the three-judge scoring system for the first time, Carruthers (117½) won going away against Gault (117¾). Despite being cut over the left eye in the first round, the three-inch taller Carruthers was always in control, his southpaw leads followed up with long lefts to head and body bewildered the challenger, who at no time appeared to have a chance of winning.
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1953-11-13 [[Jimmy Carruthers]] w pts 15 [[Pappy Gault]], Sports Ground, Sydney, Australia - WORLD. Referee: Harry Mack. Scorecards: 145-106, 150-106, 150-106. In the first world title fight in Australia since [[Tommy Burns]] v [[Jack Johnson]] in 1908, and using the three-judge scoring system for the first time, Carruthers (117½) won going away against Gault (117¾). Despite being cut over the left eye in the first round, the three-inch taller Carruthers was always in control, his southpaw leads followed up with long lefts to head and body bewildered the challenger, who at no time appeared to have a chance of winning.
  
 
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Revision as of 20:25, 22 November 2012

1953-11-13 Jimmy Carruthers w pts 15 Pappy Gault, Sports Ground, Sydney, Australia - WORLD. Referee: Harry Mack. Scorecards: 145-106, 150-106, 150-106. In the first world title fight in Australia since Tommy Burns v Jack Johnson in 1908, and using the three-judge scoring system for the first time, Carruthers (117½) won going away against Gault (117¾). Despite being cut over the left eye in the first round, the three-inch taller Carruthers was always in control, his southpaw leads followed up with long lefts to head and body bewildered the challenger, who at no time appeared to have a chance of winning.