1914-06-30 (116/118lbs) Kid Williams nd-w pts 10 Pete Herman, Pelican Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
30 June (116/118lbs) Kid Williams nd-w pts 10 Pete Herman, Pelican Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Referee: Ed Smith. Made at 116lbs it was a fast affair from the start, with Williams the aggressor and Herman (114) being punished on the inside without showing any real distress until the ninth. Earlier, in the seventh, Herman’s appeals for a foul were turned down.
Williams’ 116lbs title claim was also at risk in a six-round no-decision affair against Louisiana at the Olympia AA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 14 September. Louisiana, lasted the distance but lost the press verdict. Exactly two weeks later, on 28 September, Williams took on Pekin Kid Herman at the Olympia AC, Philadelphia at 116lbs and knocked his man out in the fourth of their no-decision six rounder.