Strange But True: A Little-Known First

In 1916 heavyweights Jess Willard and Frank Moran fought at Madison Square Garden in New York. There was nothing unusual about the fight itself, but it was the first time that women were permitted to attend a boxing bout in the United States.

From The Giant Book of More Strange But True Sports Stories by Howard Liss. Illustrations by Joe Mathieu.

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