1898-02-08 (98lbs) Alf Rosser w pts 20 Tom Snow, Glengall Road Gym, Bermondsey, London, England
1898-02-08 (98lbs) Alf Rosser w pts 20 Tom Snow, Glengall Road Gym, Bermondsey, London, England. Referee: J. T. Hulls. Billed for the English 98lbs title, this was a real give and take affair with both men evenly matched and unable to score a knockdown, possibly due to the the frenetic pace that was maintained throughout. Rosser, the straighter puncher of the two, relied heavily on his left lead and it was this weapon that kept him just about ahead before he came under tremendous pressure from Snow who threw everything at his man in the final session. Unfortunately for Snow it was not enough.
Although contested at £5 a side, which was not exactly sizeable, it did not stop Rosser from seeing himself as the English champion prior to moving up in weight.