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Frank Morcombe

W L D
16 20 6
1 KOs 3 KOs
last 6


bouts 43
rounds 412
KOs 2%
 
global ID 170498
birth nameFrank Morcom
born 1877-12-30
death date1955-03-11 / age 77
debut1897-11-27 / age 19
divisionbantamweight
residence
St James, London, United Kingdom

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1911-03-16
Young Josephs Nipper19 15 9
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1909-12-27
George Hearne0 1 0
The Canterbury, Bermondsey, London, United Kingdom
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1908-12-16
Tibby Watson30 51 8
Curzon Hall, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1908-10-30
Sid Smith19 2 2
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1908-06-26
107Tibby Watson10729 48 8
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
LRTD9/15
 L 
RTD
9/15
  
Watson defended his claim for World 108lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yeartbook 2003
1908-04-11
Tibby Watson29 45 8
Paragon Music Hall, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
NND3/0
 N 
ND
3/0
  
A benefit for South African coloured boxer Andrew Jeptha who was retiring from boxing to undertake a stage career.
1908-02-18
Tommy Brown6 1 0
The Circus, West Hartlepool, County Durham, United Kingdom
DPTS15/15
 D 
PTS
15/15
  
1908-02-01
Sid Smith11 1 0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Ted Mann
Sporting Life
1908-01-20
Sid Smith9 1 0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Ted Mann
Sporting Life
1907-12-21
Tommy Brown5 1 0
The Circus, West Hartlepool, County Durham, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
billed English 110lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yeartbook 2003
1907-11-02
Tommy Brown4 1 0
The Circus, West Hartlepool, County Durham, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
billed English 100lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yeartbook 2003
1905-05-18
Ernie Godwin1 5 1
Gym Club, Dale Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
DPTS15/15
 D 
PTS
15/15
  
billed English 102lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
1905-03-27
103½Mark Verrall104debut
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Verrall claims English 104 lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
1904-11-17
105Albert Cocksedge1051 1 2
Cosmopolitan Club, Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
Cocksedge claimed English 106lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
1904-10-27
105Albert Cocksedge1051 1 1
Cosmopolitan Club, Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
DPTS15/15
 D 
PTS
15/15
  
Morecombe's claim for English 106lbs title was on the line
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
1904-09-16
105Ernie Godwin1050 4 0
Cosmopolitan Club, Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
1904-06-30
Jack Wise1 1 0
Alma Grounds, Canning Town, London, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
final Joe Smith's world 106lbs championship belt competition
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
1904-05-28
Tibby Watson19 22 5
Alma Grounds, Canning Town, London, United Kingdom
W PTS7/6
 W  
PTS
7/6
  
Semi-final of 108lbs-110lbs Joe Smith world chanpionship competition. An extra round was boxed to decide the winner.
1904-05-21
Tom Paul2 5 0
Alma Grounds, Canning Town, London, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
2nd series 7st 8lbs (106lbs) competition.
1904-02-01
Jim Exall9 5 0
International AC, Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
billed English 102lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
1903-12-17
100½Jim Exall100½8 5 0
International AC, Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
billed English 102 lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
1903-10-24
Harry Slough40 10 5
West Hartlepool, County Durham, United Kingdom
LKO5/0
 L 
KO
5/0
  
1903-02-19
106Patsy Haley1063 1 0
Coronation Hall, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
billed English 106lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
1903-01-03
Patsy Haley3 0 0
Coronation Gymnasium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Monday 05 January 1903
1902-06-14
Bob McGuinness2 0 0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
final of championship competition at 7st 10lbs (108lbs)
1902-01-23
105Digger Stanley1046 0 0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
1901-03-28
George Collins0 1 0
New Adelphi Club, The Strand, London, United Kingdom
LPTS3/3
 L 
PTS
3/3
  
final of championship competition at 7st 10lbs (108lbs)
1901-03-18
Harry McLeavy1 1 0
Theatre Royal, West Hartlepool, County Durham, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
billed English 100lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
1900-05-10
Jim Exall6 5 0
Glengall Road Gym, Bermondsey, London, United Kingdom
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
final of All England championship competition at 7st 4lbs (102lbs)
1900-04-13
Harry Slough13 2 2
Westminster, London, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1900-03-26
Harry Slough12 1 2
Stamford Hill, London, United Kingdom
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1st series 7st 4lbs competition.
1899-12-11
100½Dido Vardy101½4 1 0
Standard Theatre, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: George T Dunning
billed for the English 7st title but both boxers came in overweight
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
The Yorkshire Herald, and The York Herald (York, England), Tuesday, December 12, 1899
1899-10-30
97¾Dido Vardy97½4 0 0
Standard Theatre, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
billed English 98lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
The Illustrated Police News November 4, 1899
1899-09-09
Frank Exall1 3 0
Drill Hall, Woolwich, London, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
referee: Eugene Corri
Semi-final 100lbs competition
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, September 16, 1899
1899-09-09
Alf Mortimer0 1 0
Drill Hall, Woolwich, London, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
referee: Eugene Corri
1st series 100lbs competition
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, September 16, 1899
1899-09-09
Jim Kenrick1 7 1
Drill Hall, Woolwich, London, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
referee: Eugene Corri
Final 7st 2lbs (100lbs) competition
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, September 16, 1899
1899-03-13
97Herbert Rix971 0 0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
The Illustrated Police News March 18, 1899
1899-01-16
Charlie Exall3 3 0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, January 21, 1899
1898-11-15
97½Tom Snow96½1 4 0
New Adelphi Club, The Strand, London, United Kingdom
LKO16/20
 L 
KO
16/20
  
Snow claimed the English 98lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
1898-04-23
Ted Chaffindebut
Excelsior Baths, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W RTD4/8
 W  
RTD
4/8
  
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, April 30, 1898
1898-02-05
Ted Footedebut
Holloway Baths, Holloway, London, United Kingdom
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Bert Brown
The Illustrated Police News February 12, 1898
1897-12-18
Mike Thornton0 2 0
Excelsior Baths, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, December 25, 1897
1897-11-27
Billy Ray0 1 0
Excelsior Baths, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, November 28, 1897
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