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Charlie Mitchell

W L D
27 3 10
9 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 49
rounds 158
KOs 18%
 
global ID 10548
birth nameCharles Watson Mitchell
aliasCharley
born 1861-11-24
death date1918-04-02 / age 56
debut1877-01-01 / age 15
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 9″   /   175cm
residence
London, United Kingdom
birth place
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1896-05-25
Steve O'Donnell14 3 6
Putney, London, United Kingdom
NND3/3
 N 
ND
3/3
  
1894-01-25
165James J. Corbett1849 0 2
Duvall Athletic Club, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
LKO3/0
 L 
KO
3/0
  
referee: Honest John Kelly
World Heavyweight Title
5-oz. gloves; winner's share $20,000.
1893-10-04
Jim Hall43 10 4
People"s Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA
NND3/3
 N 
ND
3/3
  
1893-09-29
Jim Hall43 10 4
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USA
NND3/3
 N 
ND
3/3
  
1892-03-07
Frank Slavin30 2 4
Buffalo A.C., Buffalo, New York, USA
NND3/3
 N 
ND
3/3
  
1892-03-02
Frank Slavin30 2 4
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
NND3/3
 N 
ND
3/3
  
1892-03-02
Arthur Upham1 1 1
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1891-04-30
Frank Slavin28 2 4
New York, New York, USA
NND3/3
 N 
ND
3/3
  
1891-04-09
Frank Slavin28 2 4
Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
NND3/3
 N 
ND
3/3
  
1890-02-07
Jem Mace1 0 0
Gaiety Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Bob Watson
This bout was promoted as the Heavyweight Championship of England, the men wore six ounce gloves and fought two minute rounds. Mace was very critical of Mitchell and other British heavyweights so Mitchell fought him to shut him up. Police intervened.
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Saturday, February 8, 1890
1887-07-23
Reddy Gallagher0 0 1
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1886-06-11
Patsy Cardiff21 0 5
Washington Roller Rink, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
DPTS5/5
 D 
PTS
5/5
  
referee: Bat Masterson   judge: Hank Seeley
There were two referees, Masterson for Mitchell, and Hank Seeley for Cardiff, each pronounced his man the victor at the end. Mitchell was knocked down once. Minneapolis Journal, "Cardiff had all the better of the fight"
1886-05-10
155Jack Burke16034 4 11
Battery D Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USA
DPTS10/8
 D 
PTS
10/8
  
referee: William Bradburn
Two extra rounds were ordered by the referee. Sporting News (St. Louis, MO) gave weights as 155 Mitchell and 160 Burke. Washington (DC) Critic reported Burke weighing 164 and Mitchell 165.
1885-06-29
Jack Burke20 4 2
Battery D Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1885-05-22
Mike Cleary13 3 1
Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
William Jordan and Thomas Chandler were selected as referees. At the end of the fight Jordan voted for Cleary, and Chandler for Mitchell, and accordingly it was declared a draw. Mitchell was knocked down in the 4th round. Some sources claim the fight was stopped by the police, but San Francisco Bulletin reported no police interference in the fight itself, only the police having troubles keeping the spectators off the ring platform.
1885-02-23
John Scholesdebut
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1884-12-01
Jim Brady0 1 0
Buffalo, New York, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
Exact date unknown.
1884-11-24
Jack Burke17 3 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
NND3/8
 N 
ND
3/8
  
1884-10-21
Jack Burke17 3 0
Germania Assembly Rooms, New York, New York, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
Mitchell floored Burke twice.
1884-10-13
Dominick McCaffrey6 2 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1884-05-12
Billy Edwards1 1 1
New York, New York, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
Edwards was being beaten so bad by Mitchell, the British Champ, police had to stop it.
1884-03-26
160Jake Kilrain176½9 0 2
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
Kilrain was down from a body punch in the 3rd round. Police intervened.
1884-03-20
Joe Denning1 2 0
New York, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1883-11-15
Tug Wilsondebut
Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1883-10-02
150William Sherriff1751 0 0
Flushing, Queens, New York, USA
DPTS7/7
 D 
PTS
7/7
  
Referee Harry Hill first declared Mitchell the winner, another round was fought and the fight was called a draw.
1883-10-01
150Herbert Maori Slade2010 3 0
Harry Hills, Long Island, New York, USA
DPTS3/3
 D 
PTS
3/3
  
Date uncertain
1883-09-18
Herbert Maori Slade0 2 0
New York, New York, USA
W KO0/0
 W  
KO
0/0
  
Private fight
1883-07-15
? Davisdebut
Leadville, Colorado, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
Exact date and first name of opponent unknown.
1883-07-10
Denis Ike Hayesdebut
Leadville, Colorado, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
Date uncertain-Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1883-07-05
Billy Lynn1 0 0
Leadville, Colorado, USA
NND3/0
 N 
ND
3/0
  
Some sources report "KO 2". Exact date unknown.
1883-06-10
? Garrettdebut
Syracuse, New York, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
Exact date and first name of opponent unknown.
1883-05-14
150John L. Sullivan19016 0 0
New York, New York, USA
LTKO3/0
 L 
TKO
3/0
  
Mitchell knocked Sullivan down it the 1st round
1883-04-09
140Mike Cleary1707 0 0
American Institute Rink, New York, New York, USA
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
Police intervened.
IBRO 53
1883-02-17
Jack Clarkedebut
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
Mitchell TKOed the North England Champion in about 1 minute.
1882-12-23
143Dick Roberts1422 1 0
St George's Hall, St George's, London, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
Final Billy Madden heavyweight competition
The Penny Illustrated Paper and Illustrated Times (London, England), Saturday, December 30, 1882
1882-12-23
143W Healdebut
St George's Hall, St George's, London, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
Semi-final Billy Madden's English Heavyweight competition
The Penny Illustrated Paper and Illustrated Times (London, England), Saturday, December 30, 1882
1882-12-23
143Joe Stubbinsdebut
St George's Hall, St George's, London, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
Quarter-final Billy Madden's English Heavyweight Competition
The Penny Illustrated Paper and Illustrated Times (London, England), Saturday, December 30, 1882
1882-12-22
143Bill Springhall3 0 0
King's Road Baths, Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
2nd series Billy Madden's English heavyweight competition.
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004
1882-12-21
143George Coxdebut
King's Road Baths, Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
1st series Billy Madden's English Heavyweight Competition
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004
1882-12-21
143Bill Englanddebut
King's Road Baths, Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
Billy Madden's English heavyweight Competition
1882-05-01
Roger Wallisdebut
United Kingdom
W PTS0/0
 W  
PTS
0/0
  
Exact date, location and number of rounds unknown.
1882-04-03
Bill Harnetty1 0 0
King's Road Baths, Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
Final 147 lbs Competition
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004
1882-03-29
Pat Condon2 1 0
King's Road Baths, Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
Semi-final 147 lbs Competition
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004
1881-05-16
Tom Tully2 1 0
London, United Kingdom
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
Queensbury Rules and gloves were used for this bout. Mitchell-130 Tully-170
1881-02-01
W Caradoffdebut
Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
This gloved bout lasted 16 minutes. Mitchell-133 Caradoff-175
1879-01-01
Young Bill Kennedy2 0 0
London, United Kingdom
DPTS0/0
 D 
PTS
0/0
  
Kennedy was the Lightweight Champion of England. Gloves were used for this bout, exact date unknown.
1877-03-01
Chelsea Pridedebut
London, United Kingdom
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
Exact date and real name of opponent unknown.
1877-02-01
? Hutchinsondebut
W PTS0/0
 W  
PTS
0/0
  
Exact date, location, number of rounds and first name of opponent unknown.
1877-01-01
Andy Graydebut
W PTS0/0
 W  
PTS
0/0
  
Exact date, location and number of rounds unknown.
W
Win
L
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D
Draw
N
No Contest
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