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1902-08-16 Denver Ed Martin w rtd 3 (10) Frank Craig, Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England. Referee: Sam Francis. Billed for the ‘black’ title. Having undertaken to stop Craig inside the distance, Martin immediately went on the attack and was soon in control. To ease the pressure, Craig kept dropping down in the opening two rounds and then surprised all when flooring Martin in the second. However, Martin came back strongly to put Craig down towards the end of the third and after the latter failed to claim a foul he was retired at the end of the session.   
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1902-08-16 [[Denver Ed Martin]] w rtd 3 (10) [[Frank Craig]], Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England. Referee: Sam Francis. Billed for the ‘black’ title. Having undertaken to stop Craig inside the distance, Martin immediately went on the attack and was soon in control. To ease the pressure, Craig kept dropping down in the opening two rounds and then surprised all when flooring Martin in the second. However, Martin came back strongly to put Craig down towards the end of the third and after the latter failed to claim a foul he was retired at the end of the session.   
  
 
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Revision as of 03:44, 8 March 2012

1902-08-16 Denver Ed Martin w rtd 3 (10) Frank Craig, Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England. Referee: Sam Francis. Billed for the ‘black’ title. Having undertaken to stop Craig inside the distance, Martin immediately went on the attack and was soon in control. To ease the pressure, Craig kept dropping down in the opening two rounds and then surprised all when flooring Martin in the second. However, Martin came back strongly to put Craig down towards the end of the third and after the latter failed to claim a foul he was retired at the end of the session.