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1883-10-14 [[Jack Knifton]] w rtd 10 (finish) [[Woolf Bendoff]], London, England. In a private show in London that was advertised for the English title and championship belt, Knifton (197), known as the ‘81-Tonner’, came close to being beaten in the opening round when he was nearly knocked out by a heavy blow to the jaw. However, recovering well he gradually got on top of the smaller Bendoff (165) and dropped him in a heap at the end of the fifth. Bendoff eventually retired at the end of the tenth, having nothing left.
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1884-10-14 [[Jack Knifton]] w rtd 10 (finish) [[Woolf Bendoff]], London, England. In a private show in London that was advertised for the English title and championship belt, Knifton (197), known as the ‘81-Tonner’, came close to being beaten in the opening round when he was nearly knocked out by a heavy blow to the jaw. However, recovering well he gradually got on top of the smaller Bendoff (165) and dropped him in a heap at the end of the fifth. Bendoff eventually retired at the end of the tenth, having nothing left.
  
 
Knifton claimed the English championship on the result.     
 
Knifton claimed the English championship on the result.     
  
[[Category: 1883 Title Contests]]
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[[Category: 1884 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Heavyweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Heavyweight Division]]

Revision as of 01:37, 1 April 2012

1884-10-14 Jack Knifton w rtd 10 (finish) Woolf Bendoff, London, England. In a private show in London that was advertised for the English title and championship belt, Knifton (197), known as the ‘81-Tonner’, came close to being beaten in the opening round when he was nearly knocked out by a heavy blow to the jaw. However, recovering well he gradually got on top of the smaller Bendoff (165) and dropped him in a heap at the end of the fifth. Bendoff eventually retired at the end of the tenth, having nothing left.

Knifton claimed the English championship on the result.