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Famous Sullivan vs. Ryan boxing match of 1882...

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February 07, 1882

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, February 7, 1882 

* John L. Sullivan vs. Patrick (Paddy) Ryan 
* Famous Heavyweight Boxing Title Match 
* Mississippi City, Mississippi (day of) 

This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on page 2: "SPORTING", "Everything in Readiness for the Fight" and "And The Battle is to be Fought in Mississippi". See photo for the brief pre fight report. This famous bout would be fought on this day.

Other news, sports and various advertisements of the day throughout. Some spine wear, minor margin wear, otherwise nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War