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Harry Lewis

"Henry Besterman"

101-34-19-1 / 47 KO / 19 ND

 South Philly - Welterweight

Claimed the welterweight crown from 1908 to 1911. Made six suc-cessful defenses before relinquishing title to move up in weight. The red head lost his last bout to Joe Borrell.

Born: 9/16/1886 - Died: 2/22/1956

 
 
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Active 1903 to 1913 - Fought 84 of his 174 bouts were in Philly

 

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