1892-05-28 (123lbs) George Siddons drew 47 (finish) Johnny Van Heest, Metropolitan AC, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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1892-05-28 (123lbs) George Siddons drew 47 (finish) Johnny Van Heest, Metropolitan AC, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Made at 123lbs, prior to the 15th round it was give and take, with Van Heest (121) going well, but from there on as neither man was able to do much damage the referee called it off at the end of the 47th session, announcing it to be a draw.

Following the contest, Siddons (122½) claimed the American title at the weight.

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