1902-06-21 (144lbs) Eddie Connolly w pts 15 Pat Daly, NSC, Covent Garden, London, England
1902-06-21 (144lbs) Eddie Connolly w pts 15 Pat Daly, NSC, Covent Garden, London, England. Billed for the world 144lbs title, neither man held back, and following some good fighting both hit the floor in the third round, Connolly for the second time. However, it was Connolly who showed up the better as the fight progressed, having Daly groggy on more than one occasion, and in the eighth the latter twice visited the floor. Although Daly was put on the deck twice in the tenth he was still strong while looking none the worse for wear. The last five sessions were of an excellent nature, Daly giving as good as he got at times, but at the final bell it was Connolly’s cleverer work that entitled him to the verdict.