Battling Siki defeats Carpentier Sept 192 but later detained at Ellis Island 1924 NY Age 30 Sept 1922 p 1

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 - VOLUME 36. No. 2 '' The 'National Negro...
VOLUME 36. No. 2 '' The 'National Negro '.Weekly NEW YORK, N: Y.. . SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER BATTLING SIKI V IcgroB 7 . I Out Smiling Georges Caientier Goes Down Under Terrific Blows From Fists of Battling Siki Ended in 6th Round Attempt to Disqualify Black Fighter Met With Storm of Disapproval From Crowd of Thousands Attending Fight Another dark cloud has come across Jack Dempsey's path, in the person of Battling Siki, the French African pugilist, who'on Sunday, September 24, won the' light - heavyweight championship of the world by knocking out Georges Carpentier, the idol of France, in the sixth round of a scheduled twenty round bout. . Carpentier never had a chance after (he third round. He was barely able to respond to the belt at the beginning of the sixth. With hit right eye com - , pletrly closed and his nose broken, he va unable to put up a guard. In the ixili the Negro fighter planted a s - rics of terrific rights to Carpcnticr's, he.irt. and the French idol crumpled to the florr. One of his legs cauuht be - J twrrn the tegs of the Scnagalesc while lie was falling. , " i Hut Cored See Idol Tall. Tb - crowds the largest that ever wit - M rd a' boxing contest in France. senseJ tli? end. ' All was uproar. Many per sons jumped into the ring and carried the Senagakne on their shoulders to tits corner. '" The referee. - tlarry Bernstein, at first OFFER SIKI $150,000 An offer of $'.50,000 for a W - teen round decision contest with . Harry Wills, Negro heavyweight, was cabled Sunday night to Battling Battling Siki, Senagalese boxer, who defeated Georges Carpentier in Paris Sund.iv,, by the match - maker for the Ebbets - McKerrer Exhibition Company, operators of Ebbets Field, .Brooklyn. The offer suggested October 12 as a date for the bout, with the . idea that Siki is now in good ' condition and could "1 .'' !' - - 1 jW - Vl I i v?V" ''.x - u - '"' " - - '( VS - , Ky J , : . " - . - i ;t, ,v ... ..; ,' v - 'c - - . .. V ' - 1K - y ; " v - - ' i 1 1 ! ll" I A French Senegalese Negro, Who weight Title by Knocking Out Georges Carpentier Last Sua day in Paris. :':.::'' r:::" - r Won the World's Light Heavy

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  1. The New York Age,
  2. 30 Sep 1922, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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  • — Battling Siki defeats Carpentier Sept 192 but later detained at Ellis Island 1924 NY Age 30 Sept 1922 p 1

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