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Ambrose Palmer

W L D
57 7 2
23 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 66 rating
rounds 729 ranking
KOs 35%
 
global ID 31996
aliasYoung Palmer
born 1911-09-19
death date1990-10-16 / age 79
debut1929-02-20 / age 17
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 10½″   /   179cm
reach
72½″   /   184cm
residence
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
birth place
Footscray, Victoria, Australia

Career Record

66 total bouts, view in calendar
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
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No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
171Gus Lesnevich
39
4
5
171½
 L 
PTS12/12
Sydney Sports Ground, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald Friday 9 December 1938 P 17
referee: Mick Lacey
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175Ron Richards
68
16
7
166
 W  
KO13/15
Sydney Sports Ground, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Australian heavyweight title
The Sydney Morning Herald Wednesday 13 April 1938 P 20
referee: Joe Wallis
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177¾Deacon Leo Kelly
39
15
7
171½
 W  
TKO8/12
Exhibition Grounds, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Argus ,Melbourne Wednesday 30 March 1938 P 24
referee: Bud Jennings
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175Tom Chester
13
9
2
174
 W  
PTS12/12
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Argus ,Melbourne Monday 14 March 1938 P 20
referee: Merv Williams
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Frank Rowsey
49
17
3
 W  
RTD6/10
Sydney Sports Ground, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald Wednesday 16 February 1938 P 21
referee: Mick Lacey
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175Claude Nichol
21
6
1
183
 W  
PTS8/8
Sydney Sports Ground, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald Wednesday 19 January 1938 P 21
referee: Harald Baker
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177Roy De Gans
38
20
13
178
 W  
KO5/10
Civic Theatre, Invercargill, New Zealand
Southland Times
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176¾Deacon Leo Kelly
33
11
4
169
 L 
TKO12/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 7 April 1936
referee: Joe Wallis
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176½Johnny Miler
12
6
2
177¾
 W  
TKO8/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Cut eye stoppage
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 17 March 1936
referee: Joe Wallis
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174Fred Henneberry
46
7
4
159¼
 W  
RTD6/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Australian light heavyweight title
Cut eye stoppage
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 3 March 1936
referee: Joe Wallis
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Eddie Wenstob
4
3
2
 W  
PTS10/10
Wembley Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
Dundee Courier - Wednesday 13 November 1935 P 4
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173Deacon Leo Kelly
23
9
4
173
 W  
PTS15/15
Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald August 15, 1935
referee: Jack Haines
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172Pietro Georgi
31
18
6
171
 W  
PTS15/15
Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald June 27, 1935
referee: Jack Haines
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172Roy De Gans
27
9
9
174
 W  
TKO7/15
Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald June 20, 1935
time: 1:27   referee: Jack Haines
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172Pietro Georgi
30
14
6
173½
 W  
PTS15/15
Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald March 28,1935
referee: Jack Haines
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172Ron Richards
40
11
5
158
 W  
PTS15/15
Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald March 14,1935
referee: Jack Haines
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174Pietro Georgi
30
13
6
175
 W  
PTS15/15
Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald February 28,1935
referee: Jack Haines
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172Son Tealey
11
6
2
184
 W  
TKO7/15
Fitzroy Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Argus , Melbourne December 22, 1934
referee: Merv Williams
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174½Son Tealey
10
6
1
190
 D 
PTS12/12
Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald November 22,1934
referee: Jack Haines
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174Pietro Spagnola
38
5
4
184
 W  
PTS15/15
Fitzroy Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Argus , Melbourne November 17, 1934
referee: Merv Williams
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170Ray Nicol
21
5
1
177
 W  
PTS10/10
Drill Hall, Invercargill, New Zealand
Southland Times
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173Maurice Strickland
11
1
0
178
 W  
PTS10/10
Drill Hall, Invercargill, New Zealand
Southland Times
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172¼Tiger Roy Williams
39
19
5
167
 W  
PTS15/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald May 8, 1934
referee: Joe Wallis
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169¾Tiger Roy Williams
39
18
5
166½
 W  
PTS15/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald April 3 1934
referee: Joe Wallis
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169Marty Sampson
39
6
5
164
 W  
PTS15/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald 27 March 1934
referee: Joe Wallis
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168¼Dave Shade
128
25
58
157½
 L 
DQ6/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Low blow.
The Sydney Morning Herald, January 16, 1934
referee: Joe Wallis
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171Alec Stanton
4
0
0
189½
 W  
TKO4/12
Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald Thursday 21 December 1933
referee: Yank Pearl
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168Dave Shade
127
24
58
158½
 W  
PTS15/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
"The decision did not find favor with the majority of spectators: nevertheless Palmer's work entitled him to Referee Joe Wallis' decision".
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 28 November 1933
referee: Joe Wallis
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172Ron Richards
23
3
3
155
 W  
RTD8/15
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Cut eye stoppage
The Brisbane Courier ,Qld Thursday 10 August 1933
referee: Major Fred Craig
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171Son Tealey
6
3
0
187
 W  
KO5/15
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Brisbane Courier ,Qld Monday 31 July 1933
referee: Major Fred Craig
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
171Johnny Freeman
24
29
2
182
 W  
PTS15/15
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Argus ,Melbourne Monday 20 February 1933
referee: Merv Williams
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170½Johnny Freeman
24
27
2
181½
 W  
PTS15/15
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Argus , Melbourne Monday 16 January 1933
referee: Merv Williams
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168½Ron Richards
19
1
1
162½
 W  
PTS12/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 6 December 1932 P 16
referee: Joe Wallis
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170½Johnny Freeman
24
26
2
184½
 W  
PTS12/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 15 November 1932 P 13
referee: R L Baker
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
169Clyde Chastain
28
13
7
177
 W  
PTS12/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 25 October 1932 P 14
referee: Joe Wallis
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
166Young Stribling
213
12
14
168½
 L 
KO10/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 5 July 1932 P 8
referee: Joe Wallis
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
168Tony Gora
20
2
2
164
 W  
PTS15/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 21 June 1932 P 12
referee: Joe Wallis
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
166Alan Campbell
7
0
0
172
 W  
TKO9/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Australasian heavyweight title
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 3 May 1932 P 6
time: 1:40   referee: Joe Wallis
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
160Fred Henneberry
26
2
2
155¼
 L 
DQ9/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Australian middleweight title
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 22 March 1932 P 17
referee: Joe Wallis
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
162Jack O'Malley
28
9
2
173
 W  
PTS15/15
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Australian heavyweight title
The Brisbane Courier ,Qld Saturday 6 February 1932
referee: Major Fred Craig
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
172Bob Thornton
20
9
4
165
 W  
PTS15/15
Opera House, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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165Jack O'Malley
28
8
2
178
 W  
PTS15/15
Winter Show Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand
The Evening Post December 8, 1931
referee: Ned Perry   judge: P.W. WoodsG Aldridge
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
158½Fred Henneberry
23
1
1
27
 W  
PTS15/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Australian middleweight title
The Referee October 7, 1931
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159Bob Thornton
20
8
4
156½
 W  
PTS15/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Australian middleweight title
The Referee September 23, 1931
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
Jack Kilbourne
30
7
5
 W  
PTS15/15
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
Bob Thornton
19
7
4
 L 
DQ4/15
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Australian middleweight title
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
160½Norm Johnson
22
8
2
155½
 W  
TKO3/15
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Referee July 15, 1931
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
161Jack Kilbourne
29
5
5
160½
 W  
PTS15/15
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Referee June 10, 1931
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
164Jack Kilbourne
29
4
5
160
 W  
PTS15/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Referee May 20, 1931
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161Tony Tuzzolino
3
1
0
159
 W  
TKO9/15
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Referee March 11, 1931
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
162½Tony Tuzzolino
3
0
0
159½
 W  
TKO8/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Referee February 18, 1931
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
159½Jack Haines
35
3
2
157½
 W  
KO12/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Australian middleweight title
The Referee December 30, 1930
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
158½Jack Haines
34
3
1
158½
 D 
PTS15/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Australian middleweight title
The Referee Nove,ber 5, 1930
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
160½Jack Haines
34
2
1
160½
 W  
PTS15/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Referee October 8, 1930
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
168Alf Cleverley
1
1
0
170
 W  
TKO10/15
Town Hall, Greymouth, New Zealand
The Grey Star July 21, 1930
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
158Dave Jackson
8
6
0
161
 W  
TKO12/15
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Brisbane Courier April 12, 1930
referee: Major Fred Craig
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
155Norm Johnson
18
3
0
155½
 L 
DQ9/15
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Brisbane Courier January 18, 1930
referee: Major Fred Craig
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
155½Pud Segar
8
10
0
156½
 W  
KO10/15
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Argus, Melbourne Monday November 25, 1929
referee: Val Quirk
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
154¾Dave Jackson
8
3
0
163
 W  
PTS15/15
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Argus, Melbourne Thursday October 31, 1929
referee: Val Quirk
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
Dave Ross
15
14
3
 W  
KO7/15
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Argus, Melbourne Monday September 30, 1929
referee: Val Quirk
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
157½Johnny Priston
12
16
5
159½
 W  
PTS15/15
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Argus, Melbourne Monday August 26, 1929
referee: Val Quirk
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
155Pat Magill
4
5
2
167
 W  
TKO7/15
East Perth Stadium, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Palmer fought under the name Young Palmer
The West Australian, Perth JJuly 1, 1929
time: 1:45   referee: Norman Emmett
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
155Bonny Moss
7
4
0
160¾
 W  
KO2/10
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
referee: Val Quirk
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
155½Bonny Moss
7
3
0
152½
 W  
PTS12/12
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Argus, Melbourne Thursday March 21, 1929
referee: Val Quirk
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
157Reg Johnson
2
0
0
152
 W  
TKO6/10
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Argus, Melbourne Monday March 18, 1929
referee: Val Quirk
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
153Hughie Whitecross
7
8
0
154
 W  
PTS10/10
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Argus, Melbourne Thursday February 21, 1929
referee: Val Quirk
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No Contest
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