1891-12-22 (140lbs) Billy Myer w co 43 (finish) Jim Carroll, Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
1891-12-22 (140lbs) Billy Myer w co 43 (finish) Jim Carroll, Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Referee: John Duffy. Made at 140lbs, and in five-ounce gloves, it was fairly even up until the 30th round before Myer’s extra power began to show. Knocked down twice in the 32nd and again in the 35th, Carroll (138½) was beginning to suffer, and with Myer (134½) going from head to body it was looking ominous for the former. Having dropped Carroll for the fourth time, in the 42nd, with Myer now in full swing he caught the Englishman with a heavy right to the jaw in the 43rd that saw him counted out following an exchange of blows.