1903-10-14 (118lbs) Harry Forbes drew 10 Tommy Feltz, Metropolitan AC, Detroit, Michigan, USA
1903-10-14 (118lbs) Harry Forbes drew 10 Tommy Feltz, Metropolitan AC, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Although made at 116lbs (3pm weigh-in), this would have been a defence of Forbes’ 118lbs title claim. Despite making the running in the opening six rounds, Forbes failed to build up much of a lead as Feltz countered well at all times and was as strong as an ox. The next three sessions saw Feltz using the left jab to advantage, and in the tenth both men looked for a finishing blow without success. While the general feeling was that Feltz could consider himself unlucky not to get a win, Forbes would step up to meet Abe Attell for the 122lbs title in his next contest.