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. GREATEST FIST EIGHTS OF FIFTT EARS
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Lavigrie Tells, of "Bis Terrific -Ring Battfcj WiUt.Joe Wolcott. '
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BY GEORGE ("KID")
Ex-Lightweight Champion of
the World. v ' '
Naturally I don't feel like saying-
much about my own. fishls.
but Thave been told so often that;
my battle with Joe Wolcott'is,
considered dneof the geatesfby'
the public that I quote 'what the
newspapers said," adding such'
Than Before." J-s "
facts as I know of, s.onje-of whjch
may be news.""
I meFWolco'ttat Maspeth, L'.
'I., befpreihe Empire Athletic
chjb, the riight of December 2,
1895 We wftighed in at 133
pounds and.I'was ''to last 15
rounds with the "black demon,"
to get the decision
Wolcott, at this time was the
Jsensatjofupf the- ing and "ws
heatingithem aJT,b.igjand little,
1 , The lightwQgTit' 'division was