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1899-07-24 George Byers w rsc 9 (10) Charley Strong, Coney Island AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Defending the ‘black’ title, Byers was floored by Strong in the second round by a heavy left and was cut on the left eye in the third. Although fighting viciously, Strong, who came in as a replacement for Frank Childs, was flagging after the sixth and was knocked down twice in the eighth before the referee rescued him when he was almost out on his feet.  
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1899-07-24 [[George Byers]] w rsc 9 (10) [[Charley Strong]], Coney Island AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Defending the ‘black’ title, Byers was floored by Strong in the second round by a heavy left and was cut on the left eye in the third. Although fighting viciously, Strong, who came in as a replacement for [[Frank Childs]], was flagging after the sixth and was knocked down twice in the eighth before the referee rescued him when he was almost out on his feet.  
  
 
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1899-07-24 George Byers w rsc 9 (10) Charley Strong, Coney Island AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Defending the ‘black’ title, Byers was floored by Strong in the second round by a heavy left and was cut on the left eye in the third. Although fighting viciously, Strong, who came in as a replacement for Frank Childs, was flagging after the sixth and was knocked down twice in the eighth before the referee rescued him when he was almost out on his feet.