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It Was Only the Beginning Of the Finish of Cerdan jpi8EamCT Y-L"mmmmmmmam'mm jumuumm' . t J" " "M minium JL "" " '"" !-!'!8',s53w r1"""" j" 1 M WA i-Jz x L. tfr jr y. . " v-r V - - i t-'A l .. if - - - -c- ; KIt- ,r This action in the middleweight championship fight in Detroit in which, JAKE LaMOTTA of New York wrested the middleweight in the first round of the scheduled 15-round bout. The methodical LaMotta shoots (right) a right to the Frenchman's midriff down, more from a shove than anything else, in the next photo, and is on his back in the other picture. The Frenchman claimed awarded the decision on a technical knockout when Cerdan could not answer the bell championship from MARCEL CERDAN of Casablanca occurred and the second photo shows him wincing. Cerdan begins to go he injured his shoulder shortly before he fell. LaMotta was in the tenth round. Associated Press Wirephotos.

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  1. St. Louis Post-Dispatch,
  2. 17 Jun 1949, Fri,
  3. Page 29

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