Tag: Johnny Lucas

Camden Reached Peak in Boxing in 1919-20

Camden has had its ups and downs in the boxing game, but probably reached its peak so far as performers are concerned when bouts were held at the Haddon Avenue Armory during 1919-20.

Nearly 4000 Witness Old-Timers in Action

Past and Present South Jersey Boxers Go Through Paces in Charity Show

Ex-Fighters Are Set for Charity Show

Present and past greats of Camden boxing will do their all for charity tomorrow night, when they appear on a card sponsored by the United Democratic Clubs of Camden at the Camden Convention Hall.

Johnny Lucas Defeats Tommy Bashara in Ten-round Windup Match at Arena Here

A rally in the last two rounds enabled Johnny Lucas, blond Whitman Park junior welterweight, to gain the referee’s decision over Tom­my Bashara, of Norfolk, Va., in the feature 10-rounder at Grip’s Pennsauken township open-air Arena last night.

Lucas in Killing Mood for Bashara Battle

Another home town boxing product gets an opportunity to establish himself as a favorite with the fans tomorrow night at Grip’s Pennsauken township open-air arena.

LUCAS TO OPPOSE BASHARA IN WIND UP

Lew McFarland, matchmaker for the newly organized Camden Sporting Club has arranged another attractive card for this Friday night’s show at Grip’s Pennsauken township open-air Arena.

Millville, Aug. 5 - Johnny Lucas, of Camden, won a popular decision over Ray Gadsby here tonight tn the eight-round windup at the Millville Punchbowl. More than 100 fans gathered to witness the bout.

Johnny Lucas Wins Millville Battle

Millville, Aug. 5 – Johnny Lucas, of Camden, won a popular decision over Ray Gadsby here tonight tn the eight-round windup at the Millville Punchbowl. More than 100 fans gathered to witness the bout.