Difference between revisions of "1903-11-20 (133lbs) Jimmy Britt w pts 25 Martin Canole, Mission Street Arena, Colma, San Francisco, California, USA"

From Barry Hugman's History of Championship Boxing
Jump to: navigation, search
 
Line 1: Line 1:
1903-11-20 (133lbs) [[Jimmy Britt]] w pts 25 [[Martin Canole]], Mission Street Arena, Colma, San Francisco, California, USA. Referee: Jack Welch. Billed for the ‘white’ 133lbs lightweight title, Canole matched Britt in skill all the way up until the 20th round before being set upon by a man determined not to have to go the distance for the fourth successive occasion. Despite being badly punished from there on in and put down in the 23rd, Canole got up at ‘three’ and gamely carried on to last the distance in what had become an uphill battle for him.     
+
1903-11-20 (133lbs) [[Jimmy Britt]] w pts 25 [[Martin Canole]], Mission Street Arena, Colma, San Francisco, California, USA. Referee: Jack Welch. Billed for the ‘white’ 133lbs lightweight title, Canole matched Britt in skill all the way up until the 20th round before being set upon by a man determined not to have to go the distance for the fourth successive occasion. Despite being badly punished from there on in and put down in the 23rd, Canole, who got up at ‘three’, gamely carried on to last the distance in what had become an uphill battle for him.     
  
 
[[Category: 1903 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1903 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Lightweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Lightweight Division]]

Latest revision as of 10:42, 14 April 2013

1903-11-20 (133lbs) Jimmy Britt w pts 25 Martin Canole, Mission Street Arena, Colma, San Francisco, California, USA. Referee: Jack Welch. Billed for the ‘white’ 133lbs lightweight title, Canole matched Britt in skill all the way up until the 20th round before being set upon by a man determined not to have to go the distance for the fourth successive occasion. Despite being badly punished from there on in and put down in the 23rd, Canole, who got up at ‘three’, gamely carried on to last the distance in what had become an uphill battle for him.