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1906-07-23 (135lbs) [[Joe Gans]] w pts 20 [[Dave Holly]], Pleasure Beach Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA. Billed for the 135lbs world title, with Holly safely inside the limit, although the latter’s natural strength allowed him to fight his own fight Gans (133½) would not be denied. The last three rounds were the hardest fought, but still Holly hung in and despite Gans having him in dire trouble in the 20th he managed to hold on to hear the bell.
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1906-07-23 (135lbs) [[Joe Gans]] w pts 20 [[Dave Holly]], Pleasure Beach Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA. Billed for the 135lbs world title, with Holly safely inside the limit, although the latter’s natural strength allowed him to fight his own fight Gans (133½) would not be denied. The last three rounds were the hardest fought, and despite Gans having Holly in dire trouble in the 20th the latter managed to hold on to hear the bell.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:39, 14 April 2013

1906-07-23 (135lbs) Joe Gans w pts 20 Dave Holly, Pleasure Beach Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA. Billed for the 135lbs world title, with Holly safely inside the limit, although the latter’s natural strength allowed him to fight his own fight Gans (133½) would not be denied. The last three rounds were the hardest fought, and despite Gans having Holly in dire trouble in the 20th the latter managed to hold on to hear the bell.