1905-02-20 (108lbs) Harry McDermott w rsc 9 (15) Charlie Exall, Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England

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20 February (108lbs) Harry McDermott w rsc 9 (15) Charlie Exall, Ginnett’s Circus, Newcastle, England. Billed for the English 108lbs title, the men being inside the weight and in great condition, the contest got away to a fast and furious start with Exall leading and McDermott on the counter. Unfortunately, in the third round Exall was cut over the right eye, an injury that changed the complex of the fight. Although Exall fought on gallantly into the ninth session, the referee decided it was too bad for him to continue, thus awarding the contest to McDermott.