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Vintage Tom Sayers vs John C. Heenan Apr 17, 1860 Photo Engraving

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Vintage Tom Sayers vs John C.Heenan Apr 17 1860 Photo Ingraving

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Vintage Tom Sayers vs John C.Heenan Apr 17 1860 Photo Ingraving

On the morning of 17 April 1860 boxing’s inaugural “world title” international boxing match took place and, illegal as it may have been, sporting historians on each side of the Atlantic accept that Heenan v Sayers, US v England, in a Hampshire field, was the one and only true beginning – the very first of many thousands of “fights of the century”.
The American boxer John C Heenan, left, and the English boxer Tom Sayers fighting the first International boxing championship at an outdoor ring near Farnborough, Hampshire. Fight went 35 rounds 2 hrours 6 min photo is vg condition. It was pasted on a matted display which is 11×13. The size of the actual photo is 8×9. See photo for more details.

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Weight1 lbs
Dimensions5 × 3 × 4 in
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