POWERFUL punching English migrant, Ken
Brady (13.13) , won the Australian Heavyweight Title
at the Melbourne Stadium, knocking out Victorian Reg
Mack (12.101/2) in the eighth round of their
scheduled 15 three minute round bout.
The Knockout punch, a tremendous right to the
jaw, lifted Mack off his feet and crashed him to the
canvas one minute before the end of the round.
Earlier, the bell saved Mack in the seventh after
he had been down for an eight count.
Mack did not regain consciousness for three
minutes after being counted out.
His seconds dragged him across the ring, propped
him on his stool deluged him with water, but he was
still groggy when he stumbled off to the dressing
Brady ran around the ring, exultantly waving his
arms above his head when he realized he had won, and
hugged his trainer, Ambrose Palmer.
Mack took the points early, with quick leads and
sharp left hooks. Brady was over cautious but seemed
to loose his nervousness by the third round.
Mack opened a nasty gash under Brady’s right
eye in the fourth and started his nose bleeding in
In the sixth, Brady staggered Mack with
successive heavy rights to the head. From the
seventh, Brady was very confident, hitting Mack
around the ring almost at will.
Mack went down for an eight count and only the
bell saved him.
Brady bounded to the attack in the eighth and
Mack’s knees ultimately buckled under the terrific
barrage and he went down for the full count.
The task of giving Brady 161/2 lbs. Weight
advantage had proved too much for him
Victorian Heavyweight Champion