1888-09-13 (135lbs) Billy Myer w pts 20 Danny Needham, Washington Rink, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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1888-09-13 (135lbs) [[Billy Myer]] w pts 20 [[Danny Needham]], Washington Rink, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Referee: John Mann. Contested in skin-tight gloves under MoQ Rules, Myer (133¾) generally forced the fight and had Needham (134½) groggy in the 11th without being able to finish him off. There were no clean knockdowns, but towards the end Needham went down frequently in order to avoid punishment.  
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1888-09-13 (135lbs) [[Billy Myer]] w pts 20 [[Danny Needham]], Washington Rink, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Referee: John Mann. Contested in skin-tight gloves under MoQ Rules, Myer (133¾) generally forced the fight, having Needham (134½) groggy in the 11th without being able to finish him off. There were no clean knockdowns, but towards the end Needham went down frequently in order to avoid punishment.  
  
 
[[Category: 1888 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1888 Title Contests]]
 
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Latest revision as of 10:44, 11 April 2013

1888-09-13 (135lbs) Billy Myer w pts 20 Danny Needham, Washington Rink, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Referee: John Mann. Contested in skin-tight gloves under MoQ Rules, Myer (133¾) generally forced the fight, having Needham (134½) groggy in the 11th without being able to finish him off. There were no clean knockdowns, but towards the end Needham went down frequently in order to avoid punishment.

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