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1911-01-30 Sid Smith w pts 15 George Peters, Manor Place Baths, Walworth, London, England. Smith, a busy bee of a fighter, clearly outpointed Peters after the third in all rounds bar the 11th, his unerring left hand finding the latter continuously. Made at 112lbs, while not a billed title fight it did not stop Smith from claiming to be the British champion, especially as he had defeated Alex Lafferty on points over 20 rounds in a catchweight bout at the Victoria AC, Glasgow on 5 December 1910. With Smith inside the articled 112lbs, Lafferty failed to make the weight, being well over the required limit. On 8 May, Joe Percival outpointed Louis Ruddick over 20 rounds at the Carlton Hill Barracks, Leeds in a billed British 106lbs title fight, both men scaling 105lbs.
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1911-01-30 [[Sid Smith]] w pts 15 [[George Peters]], Manor Place Baths, Walworth, London, England. Smith, a busy bee of a fighter, clearly outpointed Peters after the third in all rounds bar the 11th, his unerring left hand finding the latter continuously.  
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Made at 112lbs, while not a billed title fight it did not stop Smith from claiming to be the British champion, especially as he had defeated [[Alex Lafferty]] on points over 20 rounds in a catchweight bout at the Victoria AC, Glasgow on 5 December 1910. With Smith inside the articled 112lbs, Lafferty failed to make the weight, being well over the required limit.  
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On 8 May, [[Joe Percival]] outpointed [[Louis Ruddick]] over 20 rounds at the Carlton Hill Barracks, Leeds in a billed British 106lbs title fight, both men scaling 105lbs.
  
 
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Revision as of 09:37, 23 December 2011

1911-01-30 Sid Smith w pts 15 George Peters, Manor Place Baths, Walworth, London, England. Smith, a busy bee of a fighter, clearly outpointed Peters after the third in all rounds bar the 11th, his unerring left hand finding the latter continuously.

Made at 112lbs, while not a billed title fight it did not stop Smith from claiming to be the British champion, especially as he had defeated Alex Lafferty on points over 20 rounds in a catchweight bout at the Victoria AC, Glasgow on 5 December 1910. With Smith inside the articled 112lbs, Lafferty failed to make the weight, being well over the required limit.

On 8 May, Joe Percival outpointed Louis Ruddick over 20 rounds at the Carlton Hill Barracks, Leeds in a billed British 106lbs title fight, both men scaling 105lbs.