Paddy Ryan's Victory

DESCRIPTION: ""From round seventy-eight to eighty-six, Left room for to believe No Englishman could ever stand The weight of Paddy's sleeve." After a long boxing match, "Joe" is unable to come out to fight "Paddy," who wins the bout
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (ThompsonNewYork)
KEYWORDS: fight Ireland patriotic
Jun 1, 1880 - bare-knuckle fight between Joe Goss and Paddy Ryan, won by Ryan after Goss failed to come out of his corner for round #87
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ThompsonNewYork, pp. 232-233, "Paddy Ryan's Victory" (1 excerpt)
Roud #V36855
File: TNY232

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