1900-04-21 (115lbs) Clarence Forbes w rsc 2 (20) Jimmy Smith, Crescent AC, Toronto, Canada

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21 April (115lbs) [[Clarence Forbes]] w rsc 2 (20) [[Jimmy Smith]], [[Crescent AC, Toronto]], Canada. Referee: [[Jack Bennett]]. Billed for the Canadian open 115lbs title, Forbes (113), having substituted for his brother Harry, would have undoubtedly had his world title claim at risk in this one. Smith (115), who was up against it from the start, was dropped heavily twice in the second round and on getting up in a dazed state was rescued by the referee.
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1900-04-21 (115lbs) [[Clarence Forbes]] w rsc 2 (20) [[Jimmy Smith]], Crescent AC, Toronto, Canada. Referee: Jack Bennett. Billed for the Canadian open 115lbs title, Forbes (113), having substituted for his brother Harry, would have undoubtedly had his world title claim at risk in this one. Under pressure from the start, Smith (115) was dropped heavily twice in the second round before being rescued by the referee after getting up in a dazed state.
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Latest revision as of 11:05, 16 March 2013

1900-04-21 (115lbs) Clarence Forbes w rsc 2 (20) Jimmy Smith, Crescent AC, Toronto, Canada. Referee: Jack Bennett. Billed for the Canadian open 115lbs title, Forbes (113), having substituted for his brother Harry, would have undoubtedly had his world title claim at risk in this one. Under pressure from the start, Smith (115) was dropped heavily twice in the second round before being rescued by the referee after getting up in a dazed state.

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