Difference between revisions of "1888-08-02 (118lbs) Jack Havelin drew 49 (finish) Frank Murphy, Verplanck Point, New York, USA"

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1888-08-02 (118lbs) [[Jack Havelin]] drew 49 (finish) [[Frank Murphy]], Verplanck Point, New York, USA. Made at 118lbs and fought under MoQ Rules in skin-tight gloves, it was concluded by the referee after three hours and 15 minutes when he felt that neither man was capable of winning. Prior to the fight being called off, Havelin was on the verge of being knocked out in the 47th round, only to be saved from certain defeat when Murphy was too weak to find the finishing punches.     
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1888-08-02 (118lbs) [[Jack Havelin]] drew 49 (finish) [[Frank Murphy]], Verplanck Point, New York, USA. Referee: Al Smith. Made at 118lbs and fought under MoQ Rules in skin-tight gloves, it was concluded by the referee after three hours and 15 minutes when he felt that neither man was capable of winning. Prior to the fight being called off, Havelin was on the verge of being knocked out in the 47th round, only to be saved from certain defeat when Murphy was too weak to find the finishing punches.     
  
 
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Revision as of 11:30, 26 August 2012

1888-08-02 (118lbs) Jack Havelin drew 49 (finish) Frank Murphy, Verplanck Point, New York, USA. Referee: Al Smith. Made at 118lbs and fought under MoQ Rules in skin-tight gloves, it was concluded by the referee after three hours and 15 minutes when he felt that neither man was capable of winning. Prior to the fight being called off, Havelin was on the verge of being knocked out in the 47th round, only to be saved from certain defeat when Murphy was too weak to find the finishing punches.