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Saturday, August 17, 2013
Wednesday, April 22 1908 -- The big amateur boxing extravaganza is now history, and the declared top fighter of the whole show is welterweight A.S. Rollins of the U.S.S. Kentucky, a welterweight who, according to Boxrec, went on to have one professional fight in San Francisco a month after this, which he also won.
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