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

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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), Johnny Ford (September 1901) and Eddie Sullivan (July 1903), all laid claim to the 90lbs title before it faded from the scene.