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Thread #36947   Message #513097
Posted By: Brendy
24-Jul-01 - 12:30 AM
Thread Name: Origin: Morrissey and the Russian Sailor
Subject: RE: Help: Morrissey and the Russian Sailor
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Bareknuckle boxer. Born in Templemore Co. Tipperary, 1831. He died in Saratoga, Florida, on 1st May 1878. He was American heavyweight bareknuckle champion in 1858. In 1954 he was one of the founder members of The Ring magazine's Hall of Fame.