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Henry Armstrong Beats Barney Ross This Day May 31, 1938

 

 

Henry Armstrong Beats Barney Ross This Day May 31, 1938 and becomes the new welterweight champion

 

  • Henry Armstrong 133½
  • Barney Ross 142
  • Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
  • UD 15/15
  • referee: Arthur Donovan 12-2   judges: George LeCron 11-2, Billy Cavanaugh 10-4

 

World Welterweight Title

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