1899-01-30 (115lbs) Terry McGovern w co 12 (25) Casper Leon, Greenwood AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA

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1899-01-30 (115lbs) [[Terry McGovern]] w co 12 (25) [[Casper Leon]], Greenwood AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Owen Zeigler. Reported by the ''New York World'' as a 115lbs title bout, Leon (110) put up a good display despite being subjected to fierce punishment, but was eventually kayoed after taking a short left to the jaw with just 15 seconds of round 12 remaining. McGovern (115), who had a five-pound advantage, was just too strong for his game rival.
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1899-01-30 (115lbs) [[Terry McGovern]] w co 12 (25) [[Casper Leon]], Greenwood AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Owen Zeigler. Reported by the ''New York World'' as a 115lbs title bout, Leon (110) put up a good display despite being subjected to fierce punishment. Always under pressure, Leon was eventually kayoed after taking a short left to the jaw with just 15 seconds of round 12 remaining. McGovern (115), who had a five-pound advantage, was just too strong for his game rival.
  
 
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1899-01-30 (115lbs) Terry McGovern w co 12 (25) Casper Leon, Greenwood AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Owen Zeigler. Reported by the New York World as a 115lbs title bout, Leon (110) put up a good display despite being subjected to fierce punishment. Always under pressure, Leon was eventually kayoed after taking a short left to the jaw with just 15 seconds of round 12 remaining. McGovern (115), who had a five-pound advantage, was just too strong for his game rival.

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