MERSEYSIDE & WIRRAL Archive
5 April 1946
Gus Foran in the build up to his contest with Bob Bates. Foran met Bates at the Victoria Baths, Nottingham 15 April 1946; he won the eight round contest on points after having Bates down in round two. He met Bates in October of the same year at the Augusta Street Barracks, Grimsby. Foran prevailed once again on points over 10 rounds.