1894-08-02 (90lbs) Harry Munro w co 5 (20) Tom Watson, Red Cross Public House, Bethnal Green, London, England

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2 August (90lbs) [[Harry Munro]] w co 5 (20) [[Tom Watson]], [[Red Cross Public House, Bethnal Green, London]], England. Referee: [[Bob Watson]]. Although no weights were given, in what was another fight that was thought to involve Munro’s 90lbs English (world) title claim the latter knocked his man out with a left to the stomach. Initially, Watson had wanted two-minute rounds, but he never let himself down over the three-minute route and had contested every point up to the finish.  
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1894-08-02 (90lbs) [[Harry Munro]] w co 5 (20) [[Tom Watson]], Red Cross Public House, Bethnal Green, London, England. Referee: Bob Watson. Although no weights were given, in what was another fight that was thought to involve Munro’s 90lbs English (world) title claim the latter knocked his man out with a left to the stomach. Initially, Watson had wanted two-minute rounds, but he never let himself down over the three-minute route and had contested every point up to the finish.  
  
In December, [[Alf Langford]] claimed the title, while [[Ted Beach]] won a 90lbs championship competition at [[The Central Hall, Holborn, London]] on 2 February 1895, outpointing [[Charlie Broadbank]] over four rounds, after earlier eliminating [[Harry Ashley]], who had beaten Munro. During the next few years [[Curly Wood]] (October 1896), [[Joe Ford]] (September 1901) and [[Eddie Sullivan]] (July 1903), all laid claim to the 90lbs title before it faded from the scene.
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In December, [[Alf Langford]] claimed the title, while [[Ted Beach]] won a 90lbs championship competition at the Central Hall, Holborn, London on 2 February 1895, outpointing [[Charlie Broadbank]] over four rounds, after earlier eliminating [[Harry Ashley]], who had beaten Munro.  
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During the next few years [[Curly Wood]] (October 1896), [[Joe Ford]] (September 1901) and [[Eddie Sullivan]] (July 1903), all laid claim to the 90lbs title before it faded from the scene.
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[[Category: Bantamweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Bantamweight Division]]

Revision as of 12:37, 17 February 2012

1894-08-02 (90lbs) Harry Munro w co 5 (20) Tom Watson, Red Cross Public House, Bethnal Green, London, England. Referee: Bob Watson. Although no weights were given, in what was another fight that was thought to involve Munro’s 90lbs English (world) title claim the latter knocked his man out with a left to the stomach. Initially, Watson had wanted two-minute rounds, but he never let himself down over the three-minute route and had contested every point up to the finish.

In December, Alf Langford claimed the title, while Ted Beach won a 90lbs championship competition at the Central Hall, Holborn, London on 2 February 1895, outpointing Charlie Broadbank over four rounds, after earlier eliminating Harry Ashley, who had beaten Munro.

During the next few years Curly Wood (October 1896), Joe Ford (September 1901) and Eddie Sullivan (July 1903), all laid claim to the 90lbs title before it faded from the scene.

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