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Johnny Kilbane

51-4-7-79 / 26 KO / 2 NC

Featherweight Champion

Cleveland native beat Abe Attell for the world title and held it for 11 years. Fought numerous non-title bouts in Philly including Tommy O'Toole, Eddie O'Keefe, Willie Houck and losing effort against lightweight champ Benny Leonard.

Born: 04/18/89  -  Died: 05/31/57

 
 
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Active 1907 to 1934 - Fought in Philadelphia 30 times

 

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