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1898-10-10 (126lbs) Jack Roberts w co 10 (20) Bill Wood, NSC, Covent Garden, London, England. Referee: Bernard J. Angle. Made at 126lbs, Roberts gradually took over from Wood, despite being badly hurt himself in the fourth round, and his visitations to the body began to drain the latter’s strength. By the sixth it was all Roberts and in the tenth Wood, having been battered from pillar to post, was knocked out by a heavy right to the jaw. A convincing winner, Roberts took over Wood’s English title claim at the weight.
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1898-10-10 (126lbs) [[Jack Roberts]] w co 10 (20) [[Bill Wood]], NSC, Covent Garden, London, England. Referee: Bernard J. Angle. Made at 126lbs, Roberts gradually took over from Wood, despite being badly hurt himself in the fourth round, and his visitations to the body began to drain the latter’s strength. By the sixth it was all Roberts and in the tenth Wood, having been battered from pillar to post, was knocked out by a heavy right to the jaw.  
  
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A convincing winner, Roberts took over Wood’s English title claim at the weight.
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Revision as of 09:41, 9 January 2012

1898-10-10 (126lbs) Jack Roberts w co 10 (20) Bill Wood, NSC, Covent Garden, London, England. Referee: Bernard J. Angle. Made at 126lbs, Roberts gradually took over from Wood, despite being badly hurt himself in the fourth round, and his visitations to the body began to drain the latter’s strength. By the sixth it was all Roberts and in the tenth Wood, having been battered from pillar to post, was knocked out by a heavy right to the jaw.

A convincing winner, Roberts took over Wood’s English title claim at the weight.