1884-01-23 (108lbs) Steve Corbett w rtd 20 (finish) Jack Hullett, London, England
1884-01-23 (108lbs) Steve Corbett w rtd 20 (finish) Jack Hullett, London, England. Made at 108lbs. This contest took place on a private show, and with both men scaling 107lbs Corbett claimed the English title at the weight on his victory. Hullett was by far the cleverer while Corbett, who was making his first public appearance, was the harder hitter. Both men went crashing down together in the seventh round, but gradually Corbett began to take over and dropped Hullett heavily in the 13th. Thereafter, Hullett grew weaker. Eventually, virtually exhausted, he resigned from the contest in the 20th after one hour and 19 minutes of action.