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3 March (112lbs) [[Casper Leon]] w pts 15 [[George Monroe]], [[Music Hall, New Haven, Connecticut]], USA. Referee: [[Sam Austin]]. Billed for the American 112lbs title, Leon was awarded the win against the backdrop of emphatic disapproval by the majority of the spectators who felt that Monroe deserved better. Although Leon had done the majority of the leading, Monroe had skilfully avoided and countered well for much of the time and finished in far better condition than his opponent.
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1898-03-03 (112lbs) [[Casper Leon]] w pts 15 [[George Monroe]], Music Hall, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Referee: Sam Austin. Billed for the American 112lbs title, Leon was awarded the win against the backdrop of emphatic disapproval by the majority of the spectators who felt that Monroe deserved better. Although Leon had done the majority of the leading, Monroe, who had skilfully avoided and countered well for much of the time, finished in far better condition than his opponent.
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Latest revision as of 16:48, 20 November 2012

1898-03-03 (112lbs) Casper Leon w pts 15 George Monroe, Music Hall, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Referee: Sam Austin. Billed for the American 112lbs title, Leon was awarded the win against the backdrop of emphatic disapproval by the majority of the spectators who felt that Monroe deserved better. Although Leon had done the majority of the leading, Monroe, who had skilfully avoided and countered well for much of the time, finished in far better condition than his opponent.