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THREE, KNOCKOUTS IN ONE FIGHT, ONE OF THEM
Here's the story of a double
knocko'ut that occurred in San
Jancisco, which was decided in
L very, different way from the one
Jtpld about by Eugene Corruthe
noted English referee:
t happened in 1889. Sam Fifcz-
down they Went, both, dead to the
world from terrific right wallops
to the jaw. y
When the referee had complet
ed the count of 10, both fighters'
were still on the floor, neither
having moved a mu.scle.
The referee and other club of-
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patrick, one time manager of Jack
Johnson, and a California bdxer
named Barry, were the principals.
Both were welterweights, but
possessed the punch of heavy
weights. Fitzpktrick was exceed
ingly clever, but Barry's rushing,
ficials were in a quandry and
asked Paddy Carroll of Chicago, ,
whir was then Fftzpatrick's man
ager, to suggest some means out
of it, i
"First thing you'd better do,"
said Paddy-in a grim sorfbi way, -
slugging style forced -hirn tp
throw Tiis science to the winds
arid meet Barry at his own game.
The men fought furiously for ten
and a half rounds, when sudden
ly both swung haymakers at the
same time. Each landed .and
"is to carry the boys o their cor-f
This being done and the bqx
ers revived, Carroll was asked to ,
supply the second step. tN.
"Why, split the purse, J of
course," .said Carroll "They .have