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Very EARLY 1730 BOXING Report
COUNTRY JOURNAL: OR, THE CRAFTSMAN,
Oct. 17, 1730 Pg. 2 news under "London" includes: Wednesday at Mr.
Figgs Amphitheatre was fought a decisive Battle between the said Mr.
Figg and Mr. Holmes, the Irish Hero, when at the second Bout the
latter, in defending his Head, received such a desperate Wound in his
left Arm, as obliged him to yield, without having been able to give his
adversary one Cut.
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