1914-09-07 (158/160lbs) Jack Dillon nd-w pts 10 Sailor Einert, Baseball Park, Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
1914-09-07 (158/160lbs) Jack Dillon nd-w pts 10 Sailor Einert, Baseball Park, Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. Made at 158lbs, with Dillon (160) claiming the title at 158 and 160lbs, Einert was inside the required poundage. What was initially seen as being an interesting match turned into a farce as the novice-like Einert ran away, clowning for much of the time, with Dillon in hot pursuit. With the crowd restless, Dillon started gesturing to Einert to make a fight of it, but when that failed the title claimant, unable to find a finishing blow, went through the motions until the final bell.
An over-the-weight Dillon then risked his title claim against George KO Brown (nd-drew 10 at Knox County Fairground, Vincennes, Indiana on 15 September).
A few weeks later Dillon again took on Brown (nd-nc 3 at The Coliseum, St Louis, Missouri on 14 October) and was held by the local police for a couple of days when it appeared the fight may have been a fake.
Dillon next risked his claim against Young Ahearn (nd-drew 6 at the Olympia AC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 1 January 1915).