1892-02-29 (132lbs) Stanton Abbott w co 12 (20) Harry Overton, NSC, Covent Garden, London, England
1892-02-29 (132lbs) Stanton Abbott w co 12 (20) Harry Overton, NSC, Covent Garden, London, England. Referee: Bernard J. Angle. Billed for the English 132lbs title, although both men showed plenty of cleverness it was Abbott (130½) who took an early lead when boxing well on the counter as Overton (131½) pressed forward. By the tenth it was noticeable that Overton was becoming weak from his exertions, while in the 11th Abbott was almost as fresh as when he started. It was in the 12th, however, that Abbott’s patience paid off when lefts and rights sent Overton down to be counted out, having staggered him earlier in the session.