1906-01-29 (140lbs) Jack Goldswain w co 13 (20) Fred Buckland, NSC, Covent Garden, London, England
1906-01-29 (140lbs) Jack Goldswain w co 13 (20) Fred Buckland, NSC, Covent Garden, London, England. Referee: J. H. Douglas. Contested at 140lbs, in what was a fast pace it was Goldswain’s work that was the more effective. With Goldswain sending in blows from head to body with great precision, by the sixth Buckland (138½) was beginning to look the worst for wear. Buckland, however, was nothing if not game, continuing to fight his corner until tiring rapidly in the 13th. In that session it was clearly seen that Goldswain (139) was the stronger of the two, having to push Buckland off him in the clinches, and after badly hurting the latter he finally connected with a solid right to the point that sent the South African-based fighter down to be counted out.
Although there was no title billing as such, following his win Goldswain was claiming to be the 140lbs Imperial British Empire champion. Immediately prior to the bout, Pat Daly had claimed that he was still the rightful holder of the English 140lbs title before challenging Goldswain to settle the argument.