Dave Holly

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Dave Holly 1881-1912

Name: Dave Holly
Born: 1881-03-02
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 1912-07-25 (Age:31)
Hometown: Camden, New Jersey, USA
Height: 5′ 8½″   /   174cm
Reach: 72½″   /   184cm
Boxing Record: click

Managers Doc Nolte, Billy McCarney

  • Holly died July 25, 1912 at his home in Camden, New Jersey, of an infection after being bitten by a dog.
  • Obituary

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, Holly participated in a Battle Royal at the Broadway A.C. in Philadelphia on 3/5/1900. The other participants were Ben Harris, Tody Banks, Olle Tolson and Dave Everson. Harris and Banks were the only two left standing.

The linked fight record was compiled by Luckett Davis, almost entirely from the Philadelphia Item.