1900-04-16 (132lbs) Dave Wallace w co 6 (12) Harry Tongue, Oxford Street Gymnastic Club, Manchester, England

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1900-04-16 (132lbs) Dave Wallace w co 6 (12) Harry Tongue, Oxford Street Gymnastic Club, Manchester, England. Contested at 132lbs, Wallace made a bright start in leading off with the left while by the third round Tongue was proving to be most adept on the inside. For whatever reason the men started to slog in the fourth and both were down in that session. Coming into the sixth with matters considered even according to the Sporting Life, Tongue went to the floor from a short right to the jaw and was counted out in what had been an unsatisfactory affair. With the result, Tongue lost his claim to the English title and by July Jabez White, Tom Ireland and Jack Goldswain were all claiming to be English 132lb champions. Reported to be scheduled for 12 rounds of boxing by the Sporting Life, the Mirror of Life stated it was due to be contested over 20 rounds.   
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1900-04-16 (132lbs) [[Dave Wallace]] w co 6 (12) [[Harry Tongue]], Oxford Street Gymnastic Club, Manchester, England. Contested at 132lbs, Wallace made a bright start in leading off with the left while by the third round Tongue was proving to be most adept on the inside. For whatever reason the men started to slog in the fourth and both were down in that session. Coming into the sixth with matters considered even according to the ''Sporting Life'', Tongue went to the floor from a short right to the jaw and was counted out in what had been an unsatisfactory affair. Reported to be scheduled for 12 rounds of boxing by the Sporting Life, the ''Mirror of Life'' stated it was due to be contested over 20 rounds.   
  
[[Category: 1900 Lightweight Title Contests]]
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With the result, Tongue lost his claim to the English title and by July [[Jabez White]], [[Tom Ireland]] and [[Jack Goldswain]] were all claiming to be English 132lb champions.
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[[Category: 1900 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Lightweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Lightweight Division]]

Revision as of 15:09, 19 January 2012

1900-04-16 (132lbs) Dave Wallace w co 6 (12) Harry Tongue, Oxford Street Gymnastic Club, Manchester, England. Contested at 132lbs, Wallace made a bright start in leading off with the left while by the third round Tongue was proving to be most adept on the inside. For whatever reason the men started to slog in the fourth and both were down in that session. Coming into the sixth with matters considered even according to the Sporting Life, Tongue went to the floor from a short right to the jaw and was counted out in what had been an unsatisfactory affair. Reported to be scheduled for 12 rounds of boxing by the Sporting Life, the Mirror of Life stated it was due to be contested over 20 rounds.

With the result, Tongue lost his claim to the English title and by July Jabez White, Tom Ireland and Jack Goldswain were all claiming to be English 132lb champions.

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