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1890-11-06 (132lbs) [[Austin Gibbons]] w co 19 (finish) [[Mike Cushing]], Oakland Beach, Rhode Island, USA. Held in a local skating rink and billed for the world 132lbs title, with some rounds passing without a blow being struck prior to the 19th the action was poor. Contested in skin-tight gloves, after one hour and 13 minutes Cushing (127½), already badly cut on the left cheek, was counted out in the act of rising after being dropped by a right to the head.  
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1890-11-06 (132lbs) [[Austin Gibbons]] w co 19 (finish) [[Mike Cushing]], Oakland Beach, Rhode Island, USA. Held in a local skating rink, contested in skin-tight gloves, and billed for the world 132lbs title, with some rounds passing without a blow being struck prior to the 19th the action was poor. Eventually, after one hour and 13 minutes, Cushing (127½), already badly cut on the left cheek, was counted out in the act of rising having been dropped by a right to the head.  
  
 
Gibbons (132) was claiming the championship at 130 and 132lbs following his victory.  
 
Gibbons (132) was claiming the championship at 130 and 132lbs following his victory.  

Latest revision as of 04:11, 11 April 2013

1890-11-06 (132lbs) Austin Gibbons w co 19 (finish) Mike Cushing, Oakland Beach, Rhode Island, USA. Held in a local skating rink, contested in skin-tight gloves, and billed for the world 132lbs title, with some rounds passing without a blow being struck prior to the 19th the action was poor. Eventually, after one hour and 13 minutes, Cushing (127½), already badly cut on the left cheek, was counted out in the act of rising having been dropped by a right to the head.

Gibbons (132) was claiming the championship at 130 and 132lbs following his victory.