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1887-04-25 (128lbs) Jack Hopper w co 25 (finish) Mike Cushing, Eureka Spring, New York, USA. Referee: Frank Stevenson. Although billed for the 126lbs championship of America it was really the 128lbs title that was at stake. Contested in skin-tight gloves, Cushing (127) broke his right wrist in the 18th round before Hopper (128), taking advantage, knocked him out with a blow to the head in the 25th. Hopper never defended his title claim.
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1887-04-25 (128lbs) [[Jack Hopper]] w co 25 (finish) [[Mike Cushing]], Eureka Spring, New York, USA. Referee: Frank Stevenson. Although billed for the 126lbs championship of America it was really the 128lbs title that was at stake. Contested in skin-tight gloves, Cushing (127) broke his right wrist in the 18th round before Hopper (128), taking advantage, knocked him out with a blow to the head in the 25th.  
  
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Hopper never defended his title claim.
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1887-04-25 (128lbs) Jack Hopper w co 25 (finish) Mike Cushing, Eureka Spring, New York, USA. Referee: Frank Stevenson. Although billed for the 126lbs championship of America it was really the 128lbs title that was at stake. Contested in skin-tight gloves, Cushing (127) broke his right wrist in the 18th round before Hopper (128), taking advantage, knocked him out with a blow to the head in the 25th.

Hopper never defended his title claim.