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This Day in Boxing -- October 13
by Sin City Richey

1872: Charles (Kid) McCoy born.

1902: Joe Gans KO 5 Kid McFarland, Ft. Erie, Ontario. Retains World Lightweight Title.

1904:Tommy Sullivan KO 5 Abe Attell, St. Louis. Wins Claim to Vacant World Featherweight Title.

1924: Harry Greb D 10 Tommy Loughran, Philadelphia.

1932: Kid Chocolate KO 12 Lew Feldman, NYC. Retains World 130-lb Title.

1936: Sixto Escobar KO 1 Indian Quintana, NYC. Retains World Bantamweight Title.

1937: Benny Lynch KO 13 Peter Kane, Glasgow. Retains World Flyweight Title.

1939: Henry Armstrong KO 2 Howard Scott, Minneapolis. Retains World Welterweight Title. Armstrong's 2nd defense in 4-days.

1960: Harold Petty born.

1973: Rafael Herrera W 15 Venice Borkorsor, Inglewood. Retains WBC Bantamweight Title.

1989: Mark Breland KO 2 Mauro Martelli, Geneva. Retains WBA Welterweight Title.

1990: Azumah Nelson W 12 Juan LaPorte, Sydney. Retains WBC Featherweight Title.

: Wilfredo Vasquez W 12 Juan Polo-Perez, Paris, France. Retains WBA Super Bantamweight Title.

1996: Yong Soo Choi W 12 Yamato Mitani, Tokyo. Retains WBA Super Featherweight Title.
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