Originally Posted by choklab
yes the public and jack solomons were thirsty for making up for lost time after the war. Fights were made in a hurry, solomons wanted to strike while the iron was hot and deliver what the public wanted ASAP. It wasnt good on the careers of mills and wood****, though wood**** and baksi posibly earned just as well as genuine champions.
Yeah, Mills and Wood**** were pUshed from pillar to post and division to division to satisfy Solomons ( Eve of Derby shows ) and Broadcribb ( The Broadcribb and Farr fisaco after the Louis fight make good reading ) .
Mills did well , not so sure that Wood**** did though - turned his back completely on Boxing.