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2 May (110lbs) [[Billy Murray]] w co 39 (finish) [[Johnny Lyman]], Long Island, New York, USA. Referee: [[Ed Palmer]]. Held in a barn on Long Island Sound and recognised as being for the American 110lbs title, it lasted two hours and 30 minutes according to the ''Sporting Life''. The 18-year-old Lyman (105½), both eyes closed, was so badly punished by Murray (109¼) that he had to be carried from the ring after being counted out. Skin-tight gloves were the order of the day.
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1889-05-02 (110lbs) [[Billy Murray]] w co 39 (finish) [[Johnny Lyman]], Long Island, New York, USA. Referee: Ed Palmer. Held in a barn on Long Island Sound, and recognised as being for the American 110lbs title, it lasted two hours and 30 minutes according to the ''Sporting Life''. The 18-year-old Lyman (105½), both eyes closed, was so badly punished by Murray (109¼) that he had to be carried from the ring after being counted out. Skin-tight gloves were the order of the day.
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1889-05-02 (110lbs) Billy Murray w co 39 (finish) Johnny Lyman, Long Island, New York, USA. Referee: Ed Palmer. Held in a barn on Long Island Sound, and recognised as being for the American 110lbs title, it lasted two hours and 30 minutes according to the Sporting Life. The 18-year-old Lyman (105½), both eyes closed, was so badly punished by Murray (109¼) that he had to be carried from the ring after being counted out. Skin-tight gloves were the order of the day.