1899-08-17 (126lbs) Tommy White w pts 15 Billy O’Donnell, Peavey Grand Opera House, Sioux City, Iowa, USA

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1899-08-17 (126lbs) [[Tommy White]] w pts 15 [[Billy O’Donnell]], Peavey Grand Opera House, Sioux City, Iowa, USA. O’Donnell (120¾) was outclassed at every stage by White (125), who was content to gain the points and land blows at will for much of the time. Following this, White continued to claim the American 126lbs title despite losing to George Dixon at the weight some five weeks earlier. Interestingly, the ''Sioux City Journal'' reported the scheduled distance to be 15 rounds, not 20 as shown in the ''Ring Record Book''.   
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1899-08-17 (126lbs) [[Tommy White]] w pts 15 [[Billy O’Donnell]], Peavey Grand Opera House, Sioux City, Iowa, USA. O’Donnell (120¾) was outclassed at every stage by White (125), who was content to gain the points while landing blows at will for much of the time. Following this, White continued to claim the American 126lbs title despite losing to George Dixon at the weight some five weeks earlier. Interestingly, the ''Sioux City Journal'' reported the scheduled distance to be 15 rounds, not 20 as shown in the ''Ring Record Book''.   
  
 
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Latest revision as of 17:15, 27 March 2013

1899-08-17 (126lbs) Tommy White w pts 15 Billy O’Donnell, Peavey Grand Opera House, Sioux City, Iowa, USA. O’Donnell (120¾) was outclassed at every stage by White (125), who was content to gain the points while landing blows at will for much of the time. Following this, White continued to claim the American 126lbs title despite losing to George Dixon at the weight some five weeks earlier. Interestingly, the Sioux City Journal reported the scheduled distance to be 15 rounds, not 20 as shown in the Ring Record Book.

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