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1891-12-29 (132lbs) [[Austin Gibbons]] w rsc 48 (finish) [[Andy Bowen]], Metropolitan Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Referee: John Duffy. Made at 132lbs with both men inside, it was a light hitting, tame affair up until the 20th round when it began to warm up. The fight came to a halt in the 48th session after the referee rescued Bowen, who was writhing in agony on the ropes after being badly hurt by a body punch.  
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1891-12-29 (132lbs) [[Austin Gibbons]] w rsc 48 (finish) [[Andy Bowen]], Metropolitan Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Referee: John Duffy. Made at 132lbs, with both men inside, it was a light-hitting, tame affair up until the 20th round when it began to warm up. The fight came to a halt in the 48th session after the referee rescued Bowen, who was writhing in agony on the ropes having been badly hurt by a body punch.  
  
Despite losing to [[Kid Lavigne]] at 135lbs Gibbons continued his championship claim at 132lbs, but never made the weight again.       
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Despite Gibbons continuing to claim the  championship at 132lbs he never made the weight again.       
  
 
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Latest revision as of 10:38, 11 April 2013

1891-12-29 (132lbs) Austin Gibbons w rsc 48 (finish) Andy Bowen, Metropolitan Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Referee: John Duffy. Made at 132lbs, with both men inside, it was a light-hitting, tame affair up until the 20th round when it began to warm up. The fight came to a halt in the 48th session after the referee rescued Bowen, who was writhing in agony on the ropes having been badly hurt by a body punch.

Despite Gibbons continuing to claim the championship at 132lbs he never made the weight again.