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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 31, 1912, Image 13

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ABE ATTELL IS IN DANGER OF LOSING" HISX'ONG' WORN
I CROWN. ON tFJEBRUARY 22
fcJJOCKEU ODT RIVERS
By Tip Wright.
Fight fans have a less reliable
line on Abe Attell than on -any
other first flight boxer. Abe is
unreliable. When he should win
hands down, he is apt to act like
a novice.
When his opponent is conceded
a chance, to beat him, he fights
like a wliirlwind. He seldom runs
to form. His recent match with
K. O. Brown raised a storm, but
Attell declares he did not "pull."
But on February Champion
Attell meets a boy liable to wrest
his title from him. Johhny Kil
bane has a string of victories to
his credit, including recent wins
over Patsy Kline, Frankie Conley
and Jose Rivers.
Kilbane fought Attell 10
rounds in Kansas City a year ago
and lost, although those at the
ringside say he earned a draw. It
is known that Attell frequently
wins by a narrow margin, to get
a return match and bigger money.
But-if he figures on beating
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