1898-07-07 (122lbs) Solly Smith w disq 7 (20) Billy O’Donnell, Olympic AC, Buffalo, New York, USA

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1898-07-07 (122lbs) Solly Smith w disq 7 (20) Billy O’Donnell, Olympic AC, Buffalo, New York, USA. Referee: Walter C. Kelley. In a fairly even contest, Smith, who was happy to continue after being fouled, extended his title claim in this one with both men inside 122lbs. Three times Smith had been struck low and that is why the referee called it off, backed up by the police who stated the verdict was a fair one in the circumstances.