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Billy Smith

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last 6


bouts 2 rating
rounds 10 ranking
KOs 50%
 
global ID 125041
birth nameMurray Livingstone
death date1901-04-24 / age not known
debut1900-11-19
divisionfeatherweight
residence
Bow, London, United Kingdom

Career Record

2 total bouts, view in calendar
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125½Jack Roberts
37
18
1
125
 L 
KO8/15
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
Billed English 126lbs title
Smith's right arm was dislocated during the fourth round and his legs were badly cramped by the end of the bout.
Smith did not attempt to defend himself in the final round, during which he was knocked down twice and counted out. He died April 24 from injuries sustained during this bout.
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 23 April 1901
Roberts and the National Sporting Club were all charged with manslaughter but on June 28th 1901 at the Old Bailey a jury took just two minutes to return a not guilty verdict (Source: Harold Alderman MBE)
referee: John Herbert Douglas
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Bill Fielder
7
2
1
 W  
KO2/15
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
Reported as Billy Smith of New York (North Adams Transcript).
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, November 24, 1900
referee: John Herbert Douglas
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