1901-02-13 (114lbs) Andrew Tokell w co 4 (20) George Corfield, Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England

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1901-02-13 (114lbs) [[Andrew Tokell]] w co 4 (20) [[George Corfield]], Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England. Referee: Tom Gamble. Billed for the English 114lbs title, following two rounds of lengthy sparring Tokell (113) started to force matters in the third, and although Corfield (115) was proving tricky on his feet he was dropped by a swinging right to the head. On getting to his feet, Corfield dropped down again before the bell came to his rescue. Still clearly groggy, Corfield came out for the fourth but after 90 seconds of fighting with Tokell rampant he was knocked out by a straight right to the jaw.  
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1901-02-13 (114lbs) [[Andrew Tokell]] w co 4 (20) [[George Corfield]], Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England. Referee: Tom Gamble. Billed for the English 114lbs title, following two rounds of lengthy sparring Tokell (113) started to force matters in the third, and although Corfield (115) was proving tricky he was dropped by a swinging right to the head. On getting to his feet, Corfield dropped down again before the bell came to his rescue. Corfield came out for the fourth, but after 90 seconds of fighting with Tokell rampant he was knocked out by a straight right to the jaw.  
  
 
By early 1902 there was little activity at 114lbs, with Tokell fighting above the weight, and [[Fred Fairchild]] and [[Bill Everett]] challenged all England in October 1903.
 
By early 1902 there was little activity at 114lbs, with Tokell fighting above the weight, and [[Fred Fairchild]] and [[Bill Everett]] challenged all England in October 1903.

Latest revision as of 12:25, 16 March 2013

1901-02-13 (114lbs) Andrew Tokell w co 4 (20) George Corfield, Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England. Referee: Tom Gamble. Billed for the English 114lbs title, following two rounds of lengthy sparring Tokell (113) started to force matters in the third, and although Corfield (115) was proving tricky he was dropped by a swinging right to the head. On getting to his feet, Corfield dropped down again before the bell came to his rescue. Corfield came out for the fourth, but after 90 seconds of fighting with Tokell rampant he was knocked out by a straight right to the jaw.

By early 1902 there was little activity at 114lbs, with Tokell fighting above the weight, and Fred Fairchild and Bill Everett challenged all England in October 1903.

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