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BOLDEN GIVEN SPLIT VERDICT OVER LA MOTTA Nate Scores with Ri Rights in Closing Rounds. Nate Bolden. Chicago middleweight. pounded out a len round split de cision over Jack La Motta of New York in the windup bout at Marigold gardens last night. Bolden appeared to have a clear edge thruout, but Henry Froula, one of Ihe judges, voted for n draw. Eroula was overruled by Harold Maroxitz, tho other judge, and Referee D.ivey Miller. Bolden had no defense for a left hook to the head and l.a Motla hail none for Nate's left jab. The result was a mauling mnlch. In the later rounds Bolden landed with a scries of rights which apparently won him the verdict. LaMotla, who came to Chicago with a reputation as a hard puncher, failed to justify his advance notices. Pierce Defeats Murrek. Billy Pierce, middleweight from Dallas, Tex., won the six round semi windup over Stanley Murczck of Chicago, sending his foe lo Hie canvas twice in the third round. In preliminary bonis of four rounds Jimmy Crow, Danville, III., welterweight, heal Danny Villa. Chicago; Johnny Dudley, Detroit welterweight, whipped Krank l'intero, Chicago, and Jerry Hoffman, Milwaukee lightweight, defeated Willie Moon, former Catholic youth organization champion. It was Moon's lirst professional fight. A crowd of 1,051 paid gross receipts of $1.1J',. Teiiney to Meet Lander. Harry Tcnncy, Cleveland lightweight, nnd Eddie Lander of Hie west side yesterday were matched to meet in a 10 round windup bout in the last show of the year in Marigold Gardens next Monday. Lou Klyer. soiilli-paw welterweight, of Los Angeles, is paired with Tony Motisi, former Catholic Youth organization champion, in a six round event.

Clipped from Chicago Tribune, 23 Dec 1941, Tue,  Page 28

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Chicago Tribune
(Chicago, Illinois)
23 Dec 1941, Tue  • Page 28

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