1896-03-16 (142lbs) Joe Walcott w rtd 7 (20) Scott Bright Eyes Collins, New Eureka Club, Queens, NYC, New York, USA

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1896-03-16 (142lbs) [[Joe Walcott]] w rtd 7 (20) [[Scott Bright Eyes Collins]], New Eureka Club, Queens, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Jimmy Carroll. Billed for the American coloured 142lbs titles, it was a hard fight up until the end of the fifth round, but then Walcott took over. Collins was down seven times in the sixth and after being dropped five more times in the seventh, the final punch being a crashing right to the jaw, his corner threw the towel in with just five seconds of the session remaining.  
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1896-03-16 (142lbs) [[Joe Walcott]] w rtd 7 (20) [[Scott Bright Eyes Collins]], New Eureka Club, Queens, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Jimmy Carroll. Billed for the American coloured 142lbs titles, it was a hard fight up until the end of the fifth round before Walcott took over. Collins was down seven times in the sixth, and after being dropped five more times in the seventh, the final punch being a crashing right to the jaw, his corner threw the towel in with just five seconds of the session remaining.  
  
 
[[Category: 1896 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1896 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Welterweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Welterweight Division]]

Latest revision as of 12:11, 26 May 2013

1896-03-16 (142lbs) Joe Walcott w rtd 7 (20) Scott Bright Eyes Collins, New Eureka Club, Queens, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Jimmy Carroll. Billed for the American coloured 142lbs titles, it was a hard fight up until the end of the fifth round before Walcott took over. Collins was down seven times in the sixth, and after being dropped five more times in the seventh, the final punch being a crashing right to the jaw, his corner threw the towel in with just five seconds of the session remaining.

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