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Jim Sellar, Welter Weight Champion-1895

SELLARS, GREENWOOD

Posted By: cheryl Locher moonen (email)
Date: 3/26/2020 at 20:06:40

Cascade Pioneer, published in Cascade, Iowa on Friday, March 29th, 1895

General Row at Prize Fight

Jim Sellars, colored welter weight champion of Iowa, met his first defeat near Marshalltown, being knocked out in the fourteenth round by a white man named Greenwood. An all round fight among the spectators followed the announcement of the result, and many eyes were blackened and heads bruised. A number of arrests would probably follow.


 

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