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Bill Reader

W L D
5 4 1
3 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 10
rounds 99
KOs 30%
 
global ID 101898
born 1864-06-05
debut1887-09-20 / age 23
divisionsuper featherweight
residence
Fulham, London, United Kingdom

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1892-12-19
125½Harry Spurden1253 1 0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Bernard J Angle
billed English 126lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001
The Yorh=kshire Herald December 13, 1892
1891-11-23
131Harry Overton1316 2 0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
LKO4/20
 L 
KO
4/20
  
referee: Bernard J Angle
Billed English 132 lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2002
Berrow's Worcester Journal (Worcester, England), Saturday, November 28, 1891
1891-04-27
Bill Baxter24 16 0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
W KO16/20
 W  
KO
16/20
  
billed English 126lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001
Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales), Wednesday, April 29, 1891
1890-08-22
124Harry Overton1234 2 0
Ormonde Club, Walworth, London, United Kingdom
LRTD13/20
 L 
RTD
13/20
  
referee: Bernard J Angle
Billed English 126lbs Title
Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, August 24, 1890
1889-10-14
126Sam Blakelock1252 2 0
Astleys Ampitheatre, Westminster, London, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
billed English 126lbs title
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Wednesday, October 16, 1889
1889-04-26
Bill Baxter18 13 0
The Royal Agricultural Hall, Islington, London, United Kingdom
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
Semi-final Ben Hyam's 126lbs English Championship Competition
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Saturday, April 27, 1889
1889-04-23
Fred Johnson23 4 1
The Royal Agricultural Hall, Islington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
1st series Ben Hayam's English 126 lbs Championship Competition
Daily News (London, England), Wednesday, April 24, 1889
1888-05-14
Dave Burke23 3 2
Private Show, London, United Kingdom
DPTS10/0
 D 
PTS
10/0
  
referee: George Dunning
Billed as a finish fight
the ropes were cut in the tenth round.
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001
£100 a side. A private show with the attendance restricted to thirty. The referee gave his decision the following day. Source: Harold Alderman.
1887-12-01
125¾Dave Burke125¼23 2 2
School of Arms, Lambeth, London, United Kingdom
W TKO15/20
 W  
TKO
15/20
  
referee: JT Hulls
billed English 126lbs title
Final 126 lbs championship competition
The York Herald (York, England), Friday, December 02, 1887
1887-09-20
William 'Dido' Hopwood2 1 1
School of Arms, Lambeth, London, United Kingdom
W RTD2/12
 W  
RTD
2/12
  
Daily News (London, England), Wednesday, September 21, 1887
W
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D
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N
No Contest
S
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