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1938-09-29 : Jock McOmber beat Chief White by PTS in round 8 of 8

  • Location: Greenwich Coliseum, Tacoma, Washington, USA

From the Tacoma newspaper about one week before the fight. (Exact date of article unknown.):

Chippewa Has Good Record
Jock McOmber, Tacoma's light-heavyweight fistic pride, draws Chief White, promising Chippewa Indian youngster from Stockton, Cal., in the eight round main event of Promoter Will Maylon's initial boxing card of the season next Thursday, September 29, at Greenwich coliseum.
Maylon came up with that announcement Wednesday after a fortnight's search for an outstanding opponent for McOmber, the ambitious young Scotch-American 175-pounder now making his bid for fistic fame and fortune.


White gained considerable experience as an amateur, and climaxed his simon-pure career by winning the Golden Gloves
Included in White's record are victories over such well-known Pacific coast mittmen as Bob Bell, San Francisco heavyweight; Cannonball Willie Green, capable California Negro 185-pound; Jack Casper, Jimmy Reid, Tony Lamarato, Johnny Roberts and others.


Maylon feels that boxing in the Northwest has suffered tremendously from poor fights and he intends to maintain his record of never knowingly giving employment to a boxer lacking in ability,
White will be on the ground by Saturday, Maylon announced, and will work each afternoon through next Tuesday at the Northwest Athletic club gymnasium, 909 1/2 Commerce St., where McOmber and several other Tacoma youngsters appearing on the card will also drill daily.