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, both men led off at a fast pace but it was Goldswain’s work that was the more effective, as he sent in blows from head to body with great precision, and by the sixth Buckland (138½) was beginning to look the worst for wear. Buckland, however, was nothing if not game and he continued 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 and challenged Goldswain to settle the argument.