1897-10-29 (140/145lbs) Kid Lavigne w rtd 12 (20) Joe Walcott, Occidental Club, Mechanics’ Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA

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1897-10-29 (140/145lbs) Kid Lavigne w rtd 12 (20) Joe Walcott, Occidental Club, Mechanics’ Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA. Referee: Ed Graney. Reported to be a 135lbs lightweight title defence for Lavigne, with Walcott recognised as the welter champion in California at the time the latter’s claim at 140, 142 and 145lbs passed to the winner. See under Lightweight Division for a report of the fight.