1899-06-16 (138lbs) Tim Kearns w rsc 22 (25) Eddie Connolly, Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA

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1899-06-16 (138lbs) Tim Kearns w rsc 22 (25) Eddie Connolly, Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA. Despite the weight being set at 135lbs for this one, Connolly effectively lost his 138lbs title claim on the result. The fight itself saw Kearns, despite taking heavy punishment, gradually wearing Connolly down before the referee called a halt after the latter had been dropped four times from left swings in the 22nd round.