1897-04-26 (128lbs) George Dixon w pts 20 Johnny Griffin, Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA

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1897-04-26 (128lbs) George Dixon w pts 20 Johnny Griffin, Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Dick Roche. Billed for the world 128lbs title, Griffin was dropped twice in the second round and looked to be on his way out. Although Dixon was well on top no amount of hard hitting managed to dislodge his rival from there on in and as the bout progressed Griffin exhibited surprising defensive qualities to survive.

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