1899-09-23 (135lbs) Spike Sullivan w co 1 (25) Billy Ernst, Greenwood AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA

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1899-09-23 (135lbs) Spike Sullivan w co 1 (25) Billy Ernst, Greenwood AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. With both men inside 135lbs this was a defence of Sullivan’s American title claim at the weight. Up for the fight, Sullivan wasted no time when jumping on Ernst from the opening bell, hammering in blow after blow, before knocking him out at 2.47 of the first round.