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Ben Jeby

Ben Jeby

Ben Jeby, was an American world champion middleweight champion boxer from the Lower East Side of New York City. Jeby was Jewish, and one of a number of Jewish title-holders of the time. On March 20, 1930, weighing 157.5 pounds, he defeated Len Harvey on points over 12 rounds in a unanimous decision at Madison Square Garden in New York City. From 1932-33, Jeby was the New York Boxing Commission version Middleweight Champion of the World. Jeby defeated Canadian Frankie Battaglia, viewed as one of the world's best middleweights, by TKO at Madison Square Garden in a title fight on January 13, 1933. Jeby fought Vince Dundee to a draw over 15 rounds, keeping his title, at Madison Square ... more on Wikipedia

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