1907-04-15 Mike Schreck w co 9 (20) John Wille, The Casino, Tonopah, Nevada, USA

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1907-04-15 [[Mike Schreck]] w co 9 (20) [[John Wille]], The Casino, Tonopah, Nevada, USA. With [[Tommy Burns]] being a Canadian, this one was given American title status and carried a $10,000 purse. Up until the tenth round Wille had given a reasonable account of himself, keeping Schreck at distance with a long left lead, but from there on the latter picked up the pace and began to do some damage. Hammering in blows to head and body, Schreck had Wille staggering badly in the 18th and 19th sessions, and in the 19th a heavy blow to the jaw saw the latter counted out. Forced to wear seven-ounce gloves there had been plenty of slugging and wrestling before the finish.   
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1907-04-15 [[Mike Schreck]] w co 9 (20) [[John Wille]], The Casino, Tonopah, Nevada, USA. With [[Tommy Burns]] being a Canadian, this one was given American title status and carried a $10,000 purse. Up until the tenth round Wille had given a reasonable account of himself, keeping Schreck at distance with a long left lead, but from thereon the latter picked up the pace and began to do some damage. Hammering in blows to head and body, Schreck had Wille staggering badly in the 18th and 19th sessions, and in the 19th a heavy blow to the jaw saw the latter counted out. Forced to wear seven-ounce gloves there had been plenty of slugging and wrestling before the finish.   
  
 
[[Category: 1907 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1907 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Heavyweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Heavyweight Division]]

Revision as of 18:54, 19 March 2012

1907-04-15 Mike Schreck w co 9 (20) John Wille, The Casino, Tonopah, Nevada, USA. With Tommy Burns being a Canadian, this one was given American title status and carried a $10,000 purse. Up until the tenth round Wille had given a reasonable account of himself, keeping Schreck at distance with a long left lead, but from thereon the latter picked up the pace and began to do some damage. Hammering in blows to head and body, Schreck had Wille staggering badly in the 18th and 19th sessions, and in the 19th a heavy blow to the jaw saw the latter counted out. Forced to wear seven-ounce gloves there had been plenty of slugging and wrestling before the finish.

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