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1891-02-16 (140lbs) Tommy Ryan w rtd 76 Danny Needham, Twin City AC, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Referee: Walter Watson. Contested in four-ounce gloves, Tommy Ryan (139) forced Danny Needham (138½) to retire in the 76th round and although there was no title billing as such Ryan would also have had a good claim to the American 140lbs title, but was quickly up among the welterweights. See under Welterweight Division for a report of the fight.  
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1891-02-16 (140lbs) [[Tommy Ryan]] w rtd 76 [[Danny Needham]], Twin City AC, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Referee: Walter Watson. Contested in four-ounce gloves, Ryan (139) forced Needham (138½) to retire in the 76th round and although there was no title billing as such Ryan would also have had a good claim to the American 140lbs title, but was quickly up among the welterweights. See under Welterweight Division for a report of the fight.  
  
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Revision as of 16:32, 16 January 2012

1891-02-16 (140lbs) Tommy Ryan w rtd 76 Danny Needham, Twin City AC, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Referee: Walter Watson. Contested in four-ounce gloves, Ryan (139) forced Needham (138½) to retire in the 76th round and although there was no title billing as such Ryan would also have had a good claim to the American 140lbs title, but was quickly up among the welterweights. See under Welterweight Division for a report of the fight.