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1906-02-26 (126lbs) [[Jim Driscoll]] w rsc 7 (15) [[Jack Roberts]], NSC, Covent Garden, London, England. Referee: J. H. Douglas. Although there was no championship billing attached, in Wales it was regarded as being for the English 126lbs title. Almost immediately from the opening bell Driscoll (123) showed his intent when thrice reaching Roberts’ face with left leads without a response, and in the second round he dropped the latter with a right to the jaw. Although Roberts (126) was quickly up he continued to run into even more trouble, consistently being rapped by left leads and finding no target to aim at. Having hurt Roberts with a blow to the ribs in the sixth just before the session ended Driscoll had his man over with a heavy right to the head, and with the Welshman landing at will in the seventh the referee stopped the fight.  
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1906-02-26 (126lbs) [[Jim Driscoll]] w rsc 7 (15) [[Jack Roberts]], NSC, Covent Garden, London, England. Referee: J. H. Douglas. Although there was no championship billing attached, in Wales it was regarded as being for the English 126lbs title. Almost immediately from the opening bell Driscoll (123) showed his intent when thrice reaching Roberts’ face with left leads without a response, and in the second round he dropped the latter with a right to the jaw. Although Roberts (126) was quickly up he continued to run into even more trouble, consistently being rapped by left leads and finding no target to aim at. Having hurt Roberts with a blow to the ribs in the sixth just before the session ended Driscoll had his man over with a heavy right to the head. Straight on the attack in the seventh, with the Welshman landing at will the referee stopped the fight in his favour.  
  
 
Following his win, Driscoll was recognised by the vast majority as being the English champion at the weight.
 
Following his win, Driscoll was recognised by the vast majority as being the English champion at the weight.

Latest revision as of 09:54, 2 April 2013

1906-02-26 (126lbs) Jim Driscoll w rsc 7 (15) Jack Roberts, NSC, Covent Garden, London, England. Referee: J. H. Douglas. Although there was no championship billing attached, in Wales it was regarded as being for the English 126lbs title. Almost immediately from the opening bell Driscoll (123) showed his intent when thrice reaching Roberts’ face with left leads without a response, and in the second round he dropped the latter with a right to the jaw. Although Roberts (126) was quickly up he continued to run into even more trouble, consistently being rapped by left leads and finding no target to aim at. Having hurt Roberts with a blow to the ribs in the sixth just before the session ended Driscoll had his man over with a heavy right to the head. Straight on the attack in the seventh, with the Welshman landing at will the referee stopped the fight in his favour.

Following his win, Driscoll was recognised by the vast majority as being the English champion at the weight.