Feb 26, 1957 Gaffney boxers win at Gastonia cont.

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Feb 26, 1957 Gaffney boxers win at Gastonia cont. - ; es and Charles Byers. The main event was...
; es and Charles Byers. The main event was fought be-, be-, be-, t weeu Gaffney's open bantam j weight, Reggie Martin, and Willie l.lankeiiship, an open bantam of ' the Gastonia club. In the duel, i Martin registered a larger margin ; of points over Blankcnship in all ! three rounds. ! This fight brought Martin's rec-! rec-! rec-! ord t i T.X wins with seven losses. Another crowd pleaser was the , fight between Thomas Medley and j William Morgan of the Gi.stonm , boys club, with Medley maneuvering maneuvering to trim Morgan with a split i decision. ! Woodrow Bridges, the "Buzz Saw'' of the Gaffney team, stop- stop- I prd Richard Farmer of the Gastonia Gastonia club, in fill seconds of the first round. Lee Medley stopped t.-iry t.-iry t.-iry Wilson in one minute and W -"onds -"onds of the first round. Charles; Syers stopped his opponent of the; Castonin club in ii seconds of the! fust round Roy Turner, roach of the Gaffney Gaffney t'ii nr. stated, "The boys looked looked good to me, with a couple of cxciplions. I was very well pleased pleased with our year's work." Friday's results follow: l.re .Medley, of Gaftncv, knock - -I -I oul Gary W.lson, of GaM.onia Woodrow Bridges, of Ga'f ncv knocked out Richard Farmer, of t.astonia l. .L Colhran, of Gaffney knocked out James Bohclrf Ca-loma. Ca-loma. Ca-loma. ' Hon Wilson. ofGaffnev Un. t.,.,1 ul Paul Seagle. of Gas'tonia. ' Edward (Knicnt fr,lfr ' i , . bv n , .l,o, y' 1 f.;.s'onia Tl,,...,.. m ii , ,, , horn... Medley of Gaffney, ,e- ,e- --..u.'d --..u.'d --..u.'d Wrllrarn Morgan, of (.a, . , i, ,, ., . ,,.. f ! t I n .. l.veM ,,f (.affney, ,M;;",K 1 J'"1 ''-IMg. ''-IMg. ''-IMg. of (;as-;lhries, (;as-;lhries, i ,, ,, , j los'thv'TKi -A -A r,. -f. -f. (;i,ffry. I it I "' J1"! ,,"jml '" l ....'- ....'- oi ,,m onia. ii.'mo i tionipson, o! t.allney, o.'-i o.'-i o.'-i 0 I mi in the stfonil rooiol to Cii,l., ii, ,rr, ...... .. . ..: I ..'.. in, i ii, oi OilM.llllit. i Earl Ford, of Gaffney, lost by1 dti iMon to Staggs, of Gas-: Gas-: I nia. Keggie Martin, of Gaffncv, Won by decision to Willie Blankeii.ship, 1 of Gastonia. In an exhibition fight with two' Gaffney boys in vol veil, Bobby V bite lost by split dt-rl.-ion dt-rl.-ion dt-rl.-ion dt-rl.-ion dt-rl.-ion to John I ' v itl 1 la t i ul. I i ! j I . j ! In j j mem-j I ! ; ! ; .

Clipped from The Gaffney Ledger26 Feb 1957, TuePage 1

The Gaffney Ledger (Gaffney, South Carolina)26 Feb 1957, TuePage 1
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