1901-11-04 (106lbs) Charlie Exall w co 6 (20) Matt Precious, Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England

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1901-11-04 (106lbs) [[Charlie Exall]] w co 6 (20) [[Matt Precious]], Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England. Referee: Ed Plummer. Billed for the English 106lbs title held by Precious (104), Exall (104) made most of the running and in the second round he opened a cut above his rival’s left eye. Keeing up the pressure, Exall dropped Precious with a terrific right to the jaw and although the latter got up the end was in sight. From thereon, Exall worked the body and in the sixth it paid off when a solid left to the ribs sent Precious down to be counted out while on one knee.  
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1901-11-04 (106lbs) [[Charlie Exall]] w co 6 (20) [[Matt Precious]], Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England. Referee: Ed Plummer. Billed for the English 106lbs title held by Precious (104), Exall (104) made most of the running and in the second round he opened a cut above his rival’s left eye. Keeping up the pressure, Exall dropped Precious with a terrific right to the jaw and although the latter got up the end was in sight. From thereon, Exall worked the body and in the sixth it paid off when a solid left to the ribs sent Precious down to be counted out while on one knee.  
  
 
Following the bout, [[Harry McDermott]] objected to it carrying title billing as, in his eyes, Precious had forfeited the title when he refused to go through with their planned-for championship fight of an earlier date.
 
Following the bout, [[Harry McDermott]] objected to it carrying title billing as, in his eyes, Precious had forfeited the title when he refused to go through with their planned-for championship fight of an earlier date.

Revision as of 16:22, 19 March 2012

1901-11-04 (106lbs) Charlie Exall w co 6 (20) Matt Precious, Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England. Referee: Ed Plummer. Billed for the English 106lbs title held by Precious (104), Exall (104) made most of the running and in the second round he opened a cut above his rival’s left eye. Keeping up the pressure, Exall dropped Precious with a terrific right to the jaw and although the latter got up the end was in sight. From thereon, Exall worked the body and in the sixth it paid off when a solid left to the ribs sent Precious down to be counted out while on one knee.

Following the bout, Harry McDermott objected to it carrying title billing as, in his eyes, Precious had forfeited the title when he refused to go through with their planned-for championship fight of an earlier date.

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