1898-11-29 (122lbs) George Dixon w pts 25 Oscar Gardner, Lenox AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA

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1898-11-29 (122lbs) George Dixon w pts 25 Oscar Gardner, Lenox AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Dick Roche. Billed for the American 122lbs world title, with both men inside the weight, Dixon did nearly all the leading as Gardner used cleverness to counter his opponent forcibly. While there were no knockdowns, although Gardner fell over a couple of times on stepping back, with the pace never slackening it was contested in a sporting manner.