1899-09-14 (138lbs) Matty Matthews w disq 25 (25) Bobby Dobbs, Coney Island AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA

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1899-09-14 (138lbs) Matty Matthews w disq 25 (25) Bobby Dobbs, Coney Island AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: George Siler. Made at 138lbs, Matthews enhanced his claim at the weight following his victory over Dobbs, who was disqualified for holding and hitting. Dobbs had Matthews groggy in eighth and ninth rounds, but those rounds apart Matthews controlled him with the left jab through to the finish.