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1889-12-27 (116lbs) George Dixon w co 2 (finish) Eugene Hornbacher, New London, Connecticut, USA. Held in a local hotel in two-ounce gloves and made at 114lbs, give or take two pounds, it was a lively affair while it lasted, with both men producing clever work. The second session saw Dixon (113) getting the better of things and after dropping Hornbacher (115½) for the full count he claimed the American 115lbs title.
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1889-12-27 (116lbs) [[George Dixon]] w co 2 (finish) [[Eugene Hornbacher]], New London, Connecticut, USA. Held in a local hotel in two-ounce gloves and made at 114lbs, give or take two pounds, it was a lively affair while it lasted, with both men producing clever work. The second session saw Dixon (113) getting the better of things and after dropping Hornbacher (115½) for the full count he claimed the American 115lbs title.
  
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Revision as of 13:09, 8 January 2012

1889-12-27 (116lbs) George Dixon w co 2 (finish) Eugene Hornbacher, New London, Connecticut, USA. Held in a local hotel in two-ounce gloves and made at 114lbs, give or take two pounds, it was a lively affair while it lasted, with both men producing clever work. The second session saw Dixon (113) getting the better of things and after dropping Hornbacher (115½) for the full count he claimed the American 115lbs title.