1889-07-30 (120lbs) Frank Murphy drew 27 (finish) Torpedo Billy Murphy, California AC, San Francisco, California, USA

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1889-07-30 (120lbs) [[Frank Murphy]] drew 27 (finish) [[Torpedo Billy Murphy]], California AC, San Francisco, California, USA. Referee: Hiram Cook. This was a fight made at 120lbs for the world title in regulation gloves and was eventually stopped when the referee announced that it was clear to him that neither Frank Murphy (119½) or Billy Murphy (119½) were fit enough to continue. The main action took place between the 12th and 16th rounds when the men fought themselves to a standstill, but following that it was decidedly slower. A draw was conceded after the Torpedo, having a fractured left arm, and Frank Murphy, totally unfit, were both unable to carry on.  
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1889-07-30 (120lbs) [[Frank Murphy]] drew 27 (finish) [[Torpedo Billy Murphy]], California AC, San Francisco, California, USA. Referee: Hiram Cook. This was a fight made at 120lbs for the world title in regulation gloves that was eventually stopped when the referee announced that it was clear to him that neither Frank Murphy (119½) or Billy Murphy (119½) were fit enough to continue. The main action took place between the 12th and 16th rounds when the men fought themselves to a standstill, but following that it was decidedly slower. A draw was conceded after the Torpedo, having a fractured left arm, and Frank Murphy, totally unfit, were both unable to carry on.  
  
 
[[Category: 1889 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1889 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Featherweight Division]]
 
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Revision as of 11:30, 7 December 2012

1889-07-30 (120lbs) Frank Murphy drew 27 (finish) Torpedo Billy Murphy, California AC, San Francisco, California, USA. Referee: Hiram Cook. This was a fight made at 120lbs for the world title in regulation gloves that was eventually stopped when the referee announced that it was clear to him that neither Frank Murphy (119½) or Billy Murphy (119½) were fit enough to continue. The main action took place between the 12th and 16th rounds when the men fought themselves to a standstill, but following that it was decidedly slower. A draw was conceded after the Torpedo, having a fractured left arm, and Frank Murphy, totally unfit, were both unable to carry on.

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