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1891-03-31 (115/116lbs) [[George Dixon]] w rsc 22 (finish) [[Cal McCarthy]], Bicycle Club Rink, Troy, New York, USA. Referee: Jerry Dunn. Set for 115lbs to decide the American title in two-ounce gloves, McCarthy (114½) was knocked down on six occasions before the referee called a halt at the end of the 22nd round to save him from further punishment. While McCarthy was the better man at long range, once Dixon (111½) got to close quarters his power told.  
 
1891-03-31 (115/116lbs) [[George Dixon]] w rsc 22 (finish) [[Cal McCarthy]], Bicycle Club Rink, Troy, New York, USA. Referee: Jerry Dunn. Set for 115lbs to decide the American title in two-ounce gloves, McCarthy (114½) was knocked down on six occasions before the referee called a halt at the end of the 22nd round to save him from further punishment. While McCarthy was the better man at long range, once Dixon (111½) got to close quarters his power told.  
  
In England, [[Patsy Williams]] won a 116lbs championship competition when outpointing [[Charlie Mansford]] over five rounds at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Westminster, London on 30 May, while, according to the ''Sporting Life'', [[Fred Johnson]] claimed to be the English champion at the weight on 2 June.
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In England, [[Patsy Williams]] won a 116lbs championship competition when outpointing [[Charlie Mansford]] over five rounds at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Westminster, London on 30 May. A few days later, on 2 June, according to the ''Sporting Life'' [[Fred Johnson]] claimed to be the English champion at the weight.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:41, 26 March 2013

1891-03-31 (115/116lbs) George Dixon w rsc 22 (finish) Cal McCarthy, Bicycle Club Rink, Troy, New York, USA. Referee: Jerry Dunn. Set for 115lbs to decide the American title in two-ounce gloves, McCarthy (114½) was knocked down on six occasions before the referee called a halt at the end of the 22nd round to save him from further punishment. While McCarthy was the better man at long range, once Dixon (111½) got to close quarters his power told.

In England, Patsy Williams won a 116lbs championship competition when outpointing Charlie Mansford over five rounds at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Westminster, London on 30 May. A few days later, on 2 June, according to the Sporting Life Fred Johnson claimed to be the English champion at the weight.