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Johnny Dundee vs Elino Flores

Johnny Dundee vs Elino Flores

Date: 2nd February 1923

Venue: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA

Title: World Junior-lightweight Title

Johnny Dundee
( 183 - 46 - 44 )
Weight: 129 3/4 lbs

Elino Flores
( 35 - 5 - 8 )
Weight: 128 1/2 lbs


Johnny Dundee became the first universally recognized junior lightweight champion on 18th November 1921 when his opponent George 'KO' Chaney, was disqualified in the fifth round at Madison Square Garden.

Dundee made the third defence of the title against Filipino Elino Flores at Madison Square Garden. Although Flores found himself on the canvas on four occasions he found his way through to hear the final bell after 15 hard rounds.

Dundee was recognised as the both Featherweight and Junior Lightweight world champion.

 



 
 

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