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The Daily Dispatch: December 19, 1863., [Electronic resource], The English and Yankee "International" prize fight. (search)
prize fight. The great prize fight between Heenan and King was to have come off in England on th. --The stake is $10,000 and the champion belt Heenan refused to fight Jem Mace, who is a smaller man height, and is therefore an inch taller than Heenan; weighs about one hundred and eighty-five pounvity, and science, are equally incontestable. Heenan, as is well known, has but two battles on his ever recorded in the annals of the ring. Heenan is training at Newmarket, in the same localityck Macdonald, the staunch friend and second of Heenan, will be with the latter during the last two wng materially to the exchequer of the winner. Heenan's colors are on this occasion the "Beaufort coil nearer the time. What little is done shows Heenan to be unmistakably the favorite, $600 to $400 he turf laid in one bet, $3,000 to $2,000 that Heenan will win. In this city King has many friends, gland, to be present at the fight — the most of them being, of course, personal friends of Heenan.