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1899-07-31 (138lbs) Matty Matthews w pts 25 Eddie Connolly, Coney Island AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: George Edwards. Made at 138lbs, this was a spirited battle all the way, with Matthews fighting coolly and cleverly and Connolly showing himself to be a poor judge of distance as he missed with many of his swings. Following his victory, Matthews was recognised by many as the best man at the weight in America.
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1899-07-31 (138lbs) [[Matty Matthews]] w pts 25 [[Eddie Connolly]], Coney Island AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: George Edwards. Made at 138lbs, this was a spirited battle all the way, with Matthews fighting coolly and cleverly and Connolly showing himself to be a poor judge of distance as he missed with many of his swings.  
  
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By his victory, Matthews was recognised by many as the best man at the weight in America.
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Latest revision as of 13:36, 19 January 2012

1899-07-31 (138lbs) Matty Matthews w pts 25 Eddie Connolly, Coney Island AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: George Edwards. Made at 138lbs, this was a spirited battle all the way, with Matthews fighting coolly and cleverly and Connolly showing himself to be a poor judge of distance as he missed with many of his swings.

By his victory, Matthews was recognised by many as the best man at the weight in America.