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8 December (116lbs) [[Austin Rice]] drew 20 [[George Monroe]], [[Palace AC, Madison Hall, Bridgeport, Connecticut]], USA. Referee: [[Jack Rose]]. As in their first bout it involved the American 116lbs title and both men were inside the weight according to the Boston Post. Munroe showed up as the cleverer man, but it was Rice who did all the forcing from the opening bell, landing telling body blows that were designed to take the steam out of his opponent. However, Monroe scored well at times with counters from both hands and finished in good condition, a draw being a fair result.
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1898-12-08 (116lbs) [[Austin Rice]] drew 20 [[George Monroe]], Palace AC, Madison Hall, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. Referee: Jack Rose. As in their first bout it involved the American 116lbs title and both men were inside the weight according to the ''Boston Post''. Munroe showed up as the cleverer man, but it was Rice who did all the forcing from the opening bell, landing telling body blows that were designed to take the steam out of his opponent. However, Monroe scored well at times with counters from both hands and finished in good condition, a draw being a fair result.
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Revision as of 15:55, 17 February 2012

1898-12-08 (116lbs) Austin Rice drew 20 George Monroe, Palace AC, Madison Hall, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. Referee: Jack Rose. As in their first bout it involved the American 116lbs title and both men were inside the weight according to the Boston Post. Munroe showed up as the cleverer man, but it was Rice who did all the forcing from the opening bell, landing telling body blows that were designed to take the steam out of his opponent. However, Monroe scored well at times with counters from both hands and finished in good condition, a draw being a fair result.