1911-10-02 (116lbs) Monte Attell w pts 10 Johnny Daly, Orleans AC, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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1911-10-02 (116lbs) Monte Attell w pts 10 Johnny Daly, Orleans AC, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Referee: Harry Stout. Made at 116lbs, with both men inside the weight, a near riot ensued when Attell was given the decision after Daly had him groggy and reeling badly in the last two sessions. Up until then Attell had shown his cleverness in keeping Daly out.

Having lost in over-the-weight contests against Young Britt and Al Delmont (twice) since defeating Jimmy Walsh, Attell’s so-called 116lbs title claim was by now considerably weakened, but he was still pushing for a fight against Johnny Coulon. However, on being outpointed over ten rounds at the same venue by Frankie Burns on 23 October, regardless of the fact that the match was made at 118lbs, Attell finally dropped out of the frame.