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1887-07-20 (124lbs) Ike Weir drew 61 (finish) Jack Havelin, Westerly, Rhode Island, USA. Taking place in a densely wooded area just across the Connecticut line, Weir (117¼) and Havelin (118) fought 61 well-contested rounds in skin-tight gloves. The 42nd nearly saw Havelin finished off, but in hammering his opponent non-stop Weir damaged both hands and when the former could barely see it was agreed to call a halt after four hours and seven minutes. Havelin would later claim the world 124lbs title.
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1887-07-20 (124lbs) [[Ike Weir]] drew 61 (finish) [[Jack Havelin]], Westerly, Rhode Island, USA. Taking place in a densely wooded area just across the Connecticut line, Weir (117¼) and Havelin (118) fought 61 well-contested rounds in skin-tight gloves. The 42nd nearly saw Havelin finished off, but after hammering his opponent non-stop Weir damaged both hands, and when the former could barely see, it was agreed to call a halt after four hours and seven minutes. Havelin would later claim the world 124lbs title.
  
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Revision as of 10:48, 7 December 2012

1887-07-20 (124lbs) Ike Weir drew 61 (finish) Jack Havelin, Westerly, Rhode Island, USA. Taking place in a densely wooded area just across the Connecticut line, Weir (117¼) and Havelin (118) fought 61 well-contested rounds in skin-tight gloves. The 42nd nearly saw Havelin finished off, but after hammering his opponent non-stop Weir damaged both hands, and when the former could barely see, it was agreed to call a halt after four hours and seven minutes. Havelin would later claim the world 124lbs title.