Clonie Tait vs. George Erne (1st meeting)

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1917-12-07 : Young George Erne 132 lbs lost to Clonie Tait 128 lbs by PTS in round 10 of 10

  • Location: Savoy Theater, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Canadian Lightweight Title (4th defense of Clait)


  • Lethbridge Daily Courier had Tait winning handily.
  • Buffalo Courier had Erne as winner 6-2-2 in rounds.
  • Morning Albertan said Young Erne had a margin in the first three rounds, and also in the seventh, "...and in the others, Tait was the master,especially in the last three when he finished very strong and had the Buffalo boy hanging onto the ropes..."
  • Syracuse Herald had this for Erne.

Preceded by:
Tait vs. Whitey
Canadian Lightweight Title Fight
# 34
Succeeded by:
Tait vs. Chaliff I