1906-10-29 Gunner Moir w disq 9 (20) Jack Palmer, NSC, Covent Garden, London, England
1906-10-29 Gunner Moir w disq 9 (20) Jack Palmer, NSC, Covent Garden, London, England. The way Moir started when working the body looked like giving him an early win, but Palmer got through the opening session despite being extremely groggy at times and by the third was making it interesting. Having gone well in the fourth and back in the fight Palmer was badly shaken up by head shots and although he got through the round he never posed a threat after that. On being brought to his knees by a smashing right to the jaw in the ninth, Palmer got up and charged into Moir, both holding and punching, before going low and suffering an immediate disqualification. Following his victory, Moir challenged America’s Philadelphia Jack O’Brien to decide the world title.