1905-02-27 (150lbs) Charlie Allum w rsc 10 (15) Jack Kingsland, NSC, Covent Garden, London, England

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1905-02-27 (150lbs)Charlie Allum w rsc 10 (15) Jack Kingsland, NSC, Covent Garden, London, England. Referee: J. H. Douglas. Billed for the English 150lbs title, twice in the opening session Kingsland (149) went down in a somewhat questionable manner after Allum (149) had landed with solid body punches but was made to fight on. Allum continued to visit the head and body with great force and in the fifth he drove in a perfectly good right to the body that Kingsland again queried unsuccessfully with the referee. Twice Allum had Kingsland over in the sixth and following a scrappy couple of sessions he repeated the act in the ninth, sending his rival back to his corner in a sorry state. On coming out for the tenth, it was clearly seen that Kingsland had little left and after Allum had decked him twice more the referee had seen enough and awarded the contest to the latter.

Somewhat surprisingly, Kingsland was claiming the same title through the auspices of the Sporting Life on 13 March 1906, having recently knocked out the previously unbeaten Tom Lancaster. Almost immediately, Allum challenged his former victim to a contest that would decide the championship, but the match was never made and both men carried on claiming the title.

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