1899-08-30 (126lbs) Tommy White w pts 20 Harry Lyons, Sangerbund Hall, Dubuque, Iowa, USA

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1899-08-30 (126lbs) Tommy White w pts 20 Harry Lyons, Sangerbund Hall, Dubuque, Iowa, USA. Billed for the American 126lbs title with both men inside the weight, it was a poor fight from start to finish as neither White nor Lyons appeared to possess the power to conclude matters early and there was far too much hugging. Although Lyons made a good start before weakening he failed to gain any advantage.