Sport: Who Won, Jun. 5, 1939

>Boxer Henry Armstrong, world's welterweight and lightweight champion: a 15-round match in defense of his welterweight title; lambasting the challenger, Britain's Welterweight Champion Ernie Roderick, who had won 23 previous fights in a row; before 5,000 howling Britons, some of whom paid ten guineas (about $50) for their ringside seats; at Harringay Arena, London. For his performance, Champion Armstrong, undefeated in 46 fights, received £8,000 ($40,000), largest purse in British boxing history.

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