Difference between revisions of "Tony Canzoneri vs. Kid Chocolate (1st meeting)"

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*"[O]ne of the noisiest and most disorderly demonstrations the arena ever has witnessed after one of the greatest lightweight championship battles in local ring annals." ''New York Times''
 
*"[O]ne of the noisiest and most disorderly demonstrations the arena ever has witnessed after one of the greatest lightweight championship battles in local ring annals." ''New York Times''
 
*See this [[:File:WelshJohnston.jpg|photo]] of Mrs. Welsh presenting the title belt to [[Jimmy Johnston]].
 
*See this [[:File:WelshJohnston.jpg|photo]] of Mrs. Welsh presenting the title belt to [[Jimmy Johnston]].
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*Unofficial AP scorecard - 8-5-2 Canzoneri

Revision as of 18:41, 5 January 2013

1931-11-20 : Tony Canzoneri 132 lbs beat Kid Chocolate 127½ lbs by SD in round 15 of 15

World Lightweight Title

  • Judge Mathison voted for Chocolate, resulting in the split decision.
  • Canzoneri won custody of the "Lonsdale Belt originally awarded to Freddie Welsh."
  • "[O]ne of the noisiest and most disorderly demonstrations the arena ever has witnessed after one of the greatest lightweight championship battles in local ring annals." New York Times
  • See this photo of Mrs. Welsh presenting the title belt to Jimmy Johnston.
  • Unofficial AP scorecard - 8-5-2 Canzoneri