1906-11-16 (122lbs) Abe Attell w pts 15 Billy DeCoursey, National AC, San Diego, California, USA

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1906-11-16 (122lbs) [[Abe Attell]] w pts 15 [[Billy DeCoursey]], National AC, San Diego, California, USA. Referee: Eddie Robinson. Billed for the American (world) 122lbs title with both men safely making the weight, Attell led from start to finish against the light-hitting DeCoursey, who was forced to cover up as he was hit by a never-ending barrage of jabs. Although outclassed, DeCoursey, his face raw and bleeding, showed tremendous pluck but should not have been in the same ring as Attell.  
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1906-11-16 (122lbs) [[Abe Attell]] w pts 15 [[Billy DeCoursey]], National AC, San Diego, California, USA. Referee: Eddie Robinson. Billed for the American (world) 122lbs title, with both men safely making the weight, Attell led from start to finish against the light-hitting DeCoursey, who was forced to cover up as he was hit by a never-ending barrage of jabs. Although outclassed, DeCoursey, his face raw and bleeding, showed tremendous pluck.  
  
 
[[Category: 1906 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1906 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Featherweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Featherweight Division]]

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1906-11-16 (122lbs) Abe Attell w pts 15 Billy DeCoursey, National AC, San Diego, California, USA. Referee: Eddie Robinson. Billed for the American (world) 122lbs title, with both men safely making the weight, Attell led from start to finish against the light-hitting DeCoursey, who was forced to cover up as he was hit by a never-ending barrage of jabs. Although outclassed, DeCoursey, his face raw and bleeding, showed tremendous pluck.

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