1889-12-27 (116lbs) George Dixon w co 2 (finish) Eugene Hornbacher, New London, Connecticut, USA

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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.
  
 
[[Category: 1889 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1889 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Featherweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Featherweight Division]]

Latest revision as of 11:33, 7 December 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.

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