1900-03-12 (110lbs) Danny Dougherty w co 10 (15) Steve Flanagan, Hercules AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA
12 March (110lbs) Danny Dougherty w co 10 (15) Steve Flanagan, Hercules AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Made at 110lbs, Dougherty took over Flanagan’s claim at the weight on winning. The men had made a real go of it but by the sixth round both of Flanagan’s eyes were closing and in the tenth he was knocked out by a right to the jaw. The loser was carried from the ring unconscious and it was only after half an hour’s hard work by the doctor that his wits returned.
Due to box England’s Jack Walker for the world 112lbs title at the Seaside AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York in August, it was announced that Flanagan had weakened himself when making the weight for his contest against Dougherty and was unable to go through with the fight. Flanagan died on being knocked out by Jimmy Devine on 5 October.