1891-01-26 (134lbs) Jim Verrall w co 18 (20) Sam Blakelock, Ormonde Club, Walworth London, England

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1891-01-26 (134lbs) Jim Verrall w co 18 (20) Sam Blakelock, Ormonde Club, Walworth London, England. Referee: J. T. Hulls. Although not reported as such this fight was considered to be for the English 134lbs title. A tough fight, due to its brutality it effectively finished both men. While it had been blow for blow for most of the rounds contested, in the 14th Verrall was beginning to get on top after having Blakelock flat on his back from a solid straight left. The next three rounds saw the men piling in, but in the 18th Verrall finally put paid to Blakelock when twice hammering him to the floor where he was counted out on the second occasion.