1896-06-15 (105lbs) Casper Leon w rsc 10 (25) Johnny Connors, Park Theatre, Niagara Falls, New York, USA

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15 June (105lbs) Casper Leon w rsc 10 (25) Johnny Connors, Park Theatre, Niagara Falls, New York, USA. Referee: James Kennedy. Billed for the vacant American 105lbs title, it was fairly even until Connors was knocked down five times in the eighth round. That was followed by terrific slugging in the ninth, in which Connors went to ground several times in order to escape further punishment, and unable to answer the bell for the tenth he was rescued by the referee.