1904-06-21 (124lbs) Spike Robson w co 2 (20) Cockney Cohen, Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England

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1904-06-21 (124lbs) [[Spike Robson]] w co 2 (20) [[Cockney Cohen]], Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England. Referee: Billy Bell. Despite a lack of billing, Robson extended his claim to the English 124lbs title following this quick win over one of the top men at the weight in England. The opening session saw both fighters trading on aggression, and it was not long before Robson who had been under fire himself had Cohen on the boards from a right to the jaw. Back on his feet, after Cohen tore into Robson twice the latter dropped to his knees from exhaustion before the bell gave him a welcome respite. Almost immediately the second session had got underway Robson was put down by a right swing to the head for a short count, it already becoming clear that this was not going to be a distance fight. After both men had been down twice more, Robson found the punches to finish matters with ten seconds remaining, a right to the jaw followed by a right to the wind leaving Cohen to be counted out.     
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1904-06-21 (124lbs) [[Spike Robson]] w co 2 (20) [[Cockney Cohen]], Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England. Referee: Billy Bell. Despite a lack of billing, Robson extended his claim to the English 124lbs title following this quick win over one of the top men at the weight in England. The opening session saw both fighters trading on aggression, and it was not long before Robson who had been under fire himself had Cohen on the boards from a right to the jaw. Back on his feet, Cohen twice forced Robson to his knees from exhaustion before the bell gave him a welcome respite. Almost immediately the second session had got underway Robson was put down by a right swing to the head for a short count. At that stage it was already becoming clear that this was not going to be a distance fight. After both men had been down twice more, Robson found the punches to finish matters with ten seconds remaining, a right to the jaw followed by a right to the wind leaving Cohen to be counted out.     
  
 
[[Category: 1904 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1904 Title Contests]]
 
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Revision as of 13:18, 28 March 2013

1904-06-21 (124lbs) Spike Robson w co 2 (20) Cockney Cohen, Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England. Referee: Billy Bell. Despite a lack of billing, Robson extended his claim to the English 124lbs title following this quick win over one of the top men at the weight in England. The opening session saw both fighters trading on aggression, and it was not long before Robson who had been under fire himself had Cohen on the boards from a right to the jaw. Back on his feet, Cohen twice forced Robson to his knees from exhaustion before the bell gave him a welcome respite. Almost immediately the second session had got underway Robson was put down by a right swing to the head for a short count. At that stage it was already becoming clear that this was not going to be a distance fight. After both men had been down twice more, Robson found the punches to finish matters with ten seconds remaining, a right to the jaw followed by a right to the wind leaving Cohen to be counted out.

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