1890-08-25 (101lbs) Alf Sparrow w co 15 (finish) Alf Winters, Paradise Street School of Arms, Lambeth, London, England

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1890-08-25 (101lbs) [[Alf Sparrow]] w co 15 (finish) [[Alf Winters]], Paradise Street School of Arms, Lambeth, London, England. Referee: George Dunning. Very even right up to the 15th round, despite Winters being floored by a body punch in the tenth, the fight ended in a count out after Sparrow had driven home another powerful blow under the ribs. Sparrow, who had worked the body all night, had finally made it pay.  
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1890-08-25 (101lbs) [[Alf Sparrow]] w co 15 (finish) [[Alf Winters]], Paradise Street School of Arms, Lambeth, London, England. Referee: George Dunning. Very even right up to the 15th round, despite Winters being floored by a body punch in the tenth, the fight ended in a count-out after Sparrow had driven home another powerful blow under the ribs. Sparrow, who had worked the body all night, had finally made it pay.  
  
Billed for the English 101lbs title, ''The Sportsman'' stated that neither Sparrow nor Winters were up to championship standard, and other claimants came forward in September in the shape of [[Ted Gamble]] and [[Jack Hart]].
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Billed for the English 101lbs title, after ''The Sportsman'' stated that neither Sparrow nor Winters were up to championship standard other claimants came forward in September in the shape of [[Ted Gamble]] and [[Jack Hart]].
  
 
[[Category: 1890 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1890 Title Contests]]
 
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Latest revision as of 14:56, 13 March 2013

1890-08-25 (101lbs) Alf Sparrow w co 15 (finish) Alf Winters, Paradise Street School of Arms, Lambeth, London, England. Referee: George Dunning. Very even right up to the 15th round, despite Winters being floored by a body punch in the tenth, the fight ended in a count-out after Sparrow had driven home another powerful blow under the ribs. Sparrow, who had worked the body all night, had finally made it pay.

Billed for the English 101lbs title, after The Sportsman stated that neither Sparrow nor Winters were up to championship standard other claimants came forward in September in the shape of Ted Gamble and Jack Hart.

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