Belgian Pierre Cossemyns knocks out Irishman John Kelly in the ninth round.
Belfast, Northern Ireland.
LV start of fight, Cossemyns in the darker shorts. SV Kelly lands a tentative right to Cossemyns' head and again misses with a left upper cut. Replies with a left hook, which Kelly takes going away. STV Kelly using his feet well leads with a right, Cossemyns continues with a left and right to the body, Kelly replies with a fast two handed attack. But Cossemyns is always out of reach. SV promoter's wife, Mrs Sonnell, and party watching. SV Kelly going in with both hands as Cossemyns is on ropes, & LS with Cossemyns well covered up. Cossemyns fights his way from ropes, stalks his opponent and they both snap body punches. SV boxers going to corners. End of round, & LV. Pan to Kelly, CU Kelly in corner. SV Cossemyns at ease in corner. LV resume fight. SV Kelly fighting Cossemyns to the ropes with a two handed attack. Cossemyns covers up well and then starts fighting his way out, & LV. Furious two handed fighting by both men. SV referee watching boxers. SV Cossemyns has Kelly against ropes. Kelly forces his way out then drops his guard and receives a smashing left hook to the point of jaw. He goes down, climbs up and sits on ropes. LV referee counting, Kelly rises, but referee steers him back to his corner.