Jack Reddick vs. Soldier Jones (1st meeting)

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1924-04-25 : Jack Reddick 168 lbs beat Soldier Jones 176¾ lbs by KO in round 5 of 10

  • Location: Arena Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Referee: Lou Marsh
  • Canadian Light Heavyweight Title (1st defense of Jones)
  • Weights: Jones 176.7 lbs, Reddick 168 lbs


  • Behind from the first minute of round one, Reddick was in serious trouble in round 5. Hurt by a hard left hook, he put everything he had into a short right to Jones' jaw which ended it there and then. The punch broke his hand, and he nearly collapsed from the pain and the beating he'd taken.

Preceded by:
Jones vs. McEwan
Canadian Light Heavyweight Title Fight
# 2
Succeeded by:
Reddick vs. Jones III