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JOHNSON WINS TWO BOUTS


Topics:  Society of Automobile Engineers

JOHNSON WINS TWO BOUTS

The New York Times
May 6, 1920


Scores Double Victory at the Automobile Engineers' Club.

J. Johnson of the Young Men's Gymnastic Association, New Orleans, holder of the Southern A. A. U. 135-pound amateur boxing championship, scored a brace of victories over metropolitan boxers last night in annexing the prize at his weight in the tournament conducted at the Society of Professional Automobile Engineers' Club. Johnson, in his semi-final bout, gained the judges' award over E. Terry, unattached, in three rounds, and in the final outpointed J. Rooney of Holy Cross Lyceum.

The summaries:

118-Pound Class—S. Fritz, Brooklyn A. A., defeated J. Reilly, Sparta Field Club, three rounds, judges' decision; M. Turner, Clark House A. A., defeated J. Mace, Pastime A. C., three rounds, referee's decision.
Final Bout—Fritz defeated Turner, three rounds, judges' decision.

125-Pound Class—J Labal, unattached, defeated W. Greaves, unattached, four rounds, judges' decision; R. Merrill, Brooklyn A. A., defeated J. Cox, Trinity Club, Brooklyn, three rounds, judges' decision.
Final Bout—Merrill defeated Labal, four rounds, judges' decision.

140-Pound Class—J. Johnson, Young Men's Gymnastic Association, New Orleans, La., defeated E. Terry, unattached, three rounds, judges' decision; J. Rooney, Holy Cross Lyceum, defeated S. Murtha, St. Bartholomew's Club, three rounds, judges' decision.
Final Bout—Johnson defeated Rooney, three rounds, judges' decision.

158-Pound Class—S. Davis, Paulist A. C., defeated A. Schardt, unattached, three rounds, judges' decision; G. Murphy, St. Bartholomew's Club, defeated M. Ceasar, unattached, three rounds, judges' decision.
Final Bout—Davis won from Murphy by default.

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