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Henry Armstrong KOs Lew Jenkins This Day July 17, 1940

Henry Armstrong KOs Lew Jenkins This Day July 17, 1940

 

  • Henry Armstrong 139
  • Lew Jenkins 135½
  • Polo Grounds, New York
  • TKO 6
  • referee: Arthur Donovan

 

Notes:

After appearing to win the first 3 rounds, Jenkins goes down 7 times

Fight stopped before the start of the 7th round, but under New York rules is listed as a TKO in 6

Welterweight title not at stake per agreement.

 

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