1915-07-03 Freddie Welsh nd-l pts 10 Charley White, Brighton Beach Race Track Arena, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD
1915-07-03 Freddie Welsh nd-l pts 10 Charley White, Brighton Beach Race Track Arena, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD. Made for a 3pm weigh-in at 135lbs, both men were inside and weighed in again at ringside, Welsh making 136 lbs to White’s 133½. Although White was given the press decision, more for the fact that he forced the fight than anything else, he was unable to do any real damage to Welsh with his famed left hook even though the champion tired in the latter rounds. The general consensus of the ringsiders was that Welsh, who used the left jab and good footwork to keep away from danger, won four rounds to White’s five, with one even.
Next up for Welsh was Johnny O’Leary (nd-w pts 12 at the Amphitheatre, Winnipeg, Canada on 15 November). It was reported that O'Leary weighed in at 130lbs while the champion did not even bother to get on the scales.