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1892-06-27 (118lbs) [[George Dixon]] w co 14 (finish) [[Fred Johnson]], Coney Island AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Al Smith. Billed for the world 118lbs title, an extremely one-sided fight saw Johnson (116) landing few blows and it was a surprise that he was still standing prior to the finish, which came following a tremendous right to the jaw. With Dixon (115½) ready to pounce, Johnson, his left eye swollen terribly, made three unsuccessful attempts to get up before slumping down to be counted out.  
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1892-06-27 (118lbs) [[George Dixon]] w co 14 (finish) [[Fred Johnson]], Coney Island AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Al Smith. Billed for the world 118lbs title, after an extremely one-sided fight that saw Johnson (116) land few blows it was a surprise that he was still standing prior to the finish, which came following a tremendous right to the jaw. With Dixon (115½) ready to pounce, Johnson, his left eye swollen terribly, made three unsuccessful attempts to get up before slumping down to be counted out.  
  
 
Despite his defeat, Johnson repeatedly continued to claim the English title at the weight.
 
Despite his defeat, Johnson repeatedly continued to claim the English title at the weight.

Latest revision as of 12:50, 7 December 2012

1892-06-27 (118lbs) George Dixon w co 14 (finish) Fred Johnson, Coney Island AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Al Smith. Billed for the world 118lbs title, after an extremely one-sided fight that saw Johnson (116) land few blows it was a surprise that he was still standing prior to the finish, which came following a tremendous right to the jaw. With Dixon (115½) ready to pounce, Johnson, his left eye swollen terribly, made three unsuccessful attempts to get up before slumping down to be counted out.

Despite his defeat, Johnson repeatedly continued to claim the English title at the weight.