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Henry Armstrong Beats Lou Ambers This Day August 17, 1938 – Wins Lightweight Crown

 

 

Henry Armstrong Beats Lou Ambers This Day August 17, 1938 – Wins Lightweight Crown

 

  • Lou Ambers 134½ lbs
  • Henry Armstrong 134 lbs
  • SD in round 15
  • Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
  • Referee: Billy Cavanaugh
  • Judge: George LeCron
  • Judge: Marty Monroe
  • Scoring: 8-6-1 (Armstrong), 7-6-2 (Armstrong), 8-7 (Ambers)
  • Armstrong was penalized 4 rounds, which were awarded to Ambers

 

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