1904-09-26 (148lbs) Young Peter Jackson w co 3 (20) Charlie Knock, Wonderland, Mile End, London, England
1904-09-26 (148lbs) Young Peter Jackson w co 3 (20) Charlie Knock, Wonderland, Mile End, London, England. Referee: J. T. Hulls. Although billed as a world welterweight title fight at 148lbs, it was disqualified from full recognition with two (not three) minute rounds in place. Something common to contests at Wonderland in those days was the fact that quite often the newspapers could not agree on detail, as in this case. According to the Sporting Life it was scheduled for 20 rounds, while it was reported as 15 if you took the Mirror of Life. Knock was the first to show, trying to get inside, but it was Jackson who retaliated with interest and in the second session he was visibly hurting the Englishman with severe body punches. The third was very much of the same order and after about half a round had elapsed Knock was dropped by a tremendous right to the body that sent him down to be counted out.
On the home front, while Tom Woodley and Peter Brown were still claiming the English 148lbs title, despite his defeat Knock continued to challenge all England at the weight and was joined by Jack Bayley (February 1905) and Pat O’Keefe (August 1905).