1891-04-25 (122lbs) Ike Weir nc 4 (finish) Johnny Griffin, Clambake Pavilion, Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA

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1891-04-25 (122lbs) Ike Weir nc 4 (finish) Johnny Griffin, Clambake Pavilion, Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA. Billed for the 122lbs world title, and contested in small gloves, after Griffin (121) had dropped Weir (120) three times in the third round and had downed the latter twice more in the fourth the fight was interrupted by the police. When the men tried to resume it was again stopped by the police, but this time it was for keeps.

Following this, on 1 June it was announced that Weir had accepted an offer from the Granite Club, Hoboken, New Jersey to meet Griffin at 122lbs within the next four weeks, but after nothing came of it he immediately set his sights on his former conqueror, Torpedo Billy Murphy.