Originally Posted by hernanday
45 rounds, jesus christ wtf did the audience do for all that time. Imagine the guy who went to the pisser when the knockout came in the 44th round.
I believe the longest 'Queensberry Rules' bout was a 110 rounder in the latw 19th Century.
In the early 20th Century Battling Nelson lost versions of the Lightweight crown to Joe Gans in 42 rounds and Ad Walgast in 40 rounds.