Sport: McTigue-Siki

Battling Siki, dark blot on the Carpentier 'scutcheon, lost the light heavyweight championship of the world in Dublin on St. Patrick's Day to Mike McTigue, third-rate American fighter. In the 17th round of the scheduled 20, the Senegalese faltered about the ring, groggy before McTigue's punches, finally falling into a clinch to hug himself safe from a knockout. The American received the decision on points.

The normal interest of the Irish populace in fighting was augmented by the " decree" of the outlaw Republicans forbidding the bout. Free State bayonets spiked the decree and a bomb...

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