1907-12-05 (130lbs) Jim Lloyd w pts 20 Tommy Burns, Christian Street Gymnastic Club, Liverpool, England
1907-12-05 (130lbs) Jim Lloyd w pts 20 Tommy Burns, Christian Street Gymnastic Club, Liverpool, England. Referee: J. T. Hulls. Although not a billed title bout, with Burns (127½) and Lloyd (129½) treating it as such the contest started at a brisk pace. After slipping down during the fifth round, following the tenth Burns, who had fallen behind, was looking the worst for wear as Lloyd rattled him with lefts and rights to the jaw. Throughout the remaining sessions Burns never shirked his work, but by then Lloyd was on top, having husbanded his energy, and was a worthy winner.
After what was a handsome victory Lloyd was claiming the English 130lbs championship, although this was disputed by Boss Edwards who was calling himself the champion in the 5 January 1908 edition of the Sporting Life.