Jack Sharkey vs. Young Stribling

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1929-02-27 : Young Stribling 182 lbs lost to Jack Sharkey 192 lbs by PTS in round 10 of 10

  • Location: Flamingo Park, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
  • Referee: Lou Magnolia

A heavyweight title elimination bout, arranged by Tex Rickard before his death the month before. Held under the auspices of the American Legion, as required by Florida law. A battle royale of 12 black fighters opened the card.

Video of bout: [1]

  • Referee Lou Magnolia, the sole arbiter of this bout, scored it 6-3-1 Sharkey