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

Latest revision as of 18:38, 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.