IKE WILLIAMS stopped punching the barely conscious Beau Jack and begged the referee to end the contest. But Charlie Daggert – seemingly transfixed by the slaughter – hadn’t seen enough and instructed Williams to continue. Jack’s head was soon under attack again, defenceless, bloodied, and bouncing around like a lottery ball. Eventually Daggert stepped in and ended the horrific 1948 encounter.
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