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27 October (110lbs) [[Steve Flanagan]] w pts 25 [[Casper Leon]], [[West End Coliseum, St Louis, Missouri]], USA. Made at 110lbs, Flanagan was constantly the aggressor and in the last six rounds had Leon in a bad way on several occasions. It seemed that Leon would surely fall, but he gamely stuck at it to make it to the final bell. Also reported as a 20-round contest, by his victory Flanagan was generally accepted as the champion of the weight class in America.
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1899-10-27 (110lbs) [[Steve Flanagan]] w pts 25 [[Casper Leon]], West End Coliseum, St Louis, Missouri, USA. Made at 110lbs, Flanagan was constantly the aggressor and in the last six rounds had Leon in a bad way on several occasions. It seemed that Leon would surely fall, but he gamely stuck at it to make it to the final bell.  
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Also reported as a 20-round contest, by his victory Flanagan was generally accepted as the champion of the weight class in America.
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[[Category: 1899 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Bantamweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Bantamweight Division]]

Revision as of 17:26, 17 February 2012

1899-10-27 (110lbs) Steve Flanagan w pts 25 Casper Leon, West End Coliseum, St Louis, Missouri, USA. Made at 110lbs, Flanagan was constantly the aggressor and in the last six rounds had Leon in a bad way on several occasions. It seemed that Leon would surely fall, but he gamely stuck at it to make it to the final bell.

Also reported as a 20-round contest, by his victory Flanagan was generally accepted as the champion of the weight class in America.