1904-06-21 (124lbs) Spike Robson w co 2 (20) Cockney Cohen, Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England
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 Robson who struck first when having Cohen on the boards from a right to the jaw. Back on his feet, Cohen twice forced Robson to his knees from exhaustion prior to the first round ending before dropping him with a right swing to the head for a short count early in the second. 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.