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1890-05-22 (133lbs) Andy Bowen w rtd 29 (finish) Billy Myer, West End AC, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Referee: Pat Kenrick. In a fight billed for the 133lbs lightweight title using five-¬ounce gloves, Myer (133½) lost his championship claim and his unbeaten record to Bowen (130¾) when retiring after the bell rang to start the 29th round, having damaged his hand too badly to fight on. Prior to that it had been even with no knockdowns recorded, but both men were pretty much exhausted from their exertions.   
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1890-05-22 (133lbs) [[Andy Bowen]] w rtd 29 (finish) [[Billy Myer]], West End AC, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Referee: Pat Kenrick. In a fight billed for the 133lbs lightweight title using five-ounce gloves, Myer (133½) lost his championship claim and his unbeaten record to Bowen (130¾) when retiring after the bell rang to start the 29th round, having damaged his hand too badly to fight on. Prior to that it had been even with no knockdowns recorded, but both men were pretty much exhausted from their exertions.   
  
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Revision as of 15:49, 16 January 2012

1890-05-22 (133lbs) Andy Bowen w rtd 29 (finish) Billy Myer, West End AC, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Referee: Pat Kenrick. In a fight billed for the 133lbs lightweight title using five-ounce gloves, Myer (133½) lost his championship claim and his unbeaten record to Bowen (130¾) when retiring after the bell rang to start the 29th round, having damaged his hand too badly to fight on. Prior to that it had been even with no knockdowns recorded, but both men were pretty much exhausted from their exertions.