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Old 10-16-2012, 05:07 PM   #17
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Default Re: Irish Patsy Cline

Originally Posted by Senya13 View Post
Reminds me of Newark Patsy Kline's bout with Abe Attell, where, according to Kincaid, the majority of newspapers favored Cline. Maybe Luckett Davis got the notes wrong when he entered them, I don't know.
That's why I changed it to a win for Cline. I can't find a single NY paper that gave the decision to Johnson. It's Cline almost all the way, with a couple papers calling it a draw.

The Black NY papers like the New York Age are ridiculously slanted towards any and every Black fighter. I find the Pittsburgh Courier and Baltimore Afro-American to be much more balanced publications (haven't perused the Chicago Defender as much). Has that been your experience as well?
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