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Billy Plimmer

W L D
21 6 3
10 KOs 3 KOs
last 6


bouts 32 rating
rounds 327 ranking
KOs 30%
 
global ID 64206
born 1869-02-06
death date1929-02-23 / age 60
debut1889-01-09 / age 19
divisionbantamweight
height5′ 3½″   /   161cm
residence
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
birth place
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
33 4 0 1 0

Career Record

33 total bouts, view in calendar
verified
unverified
unsanctioned
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
115George Corfield
22
8
2
114
 D 
PTS20/20
Gymnastic Club, Stalybridge, Cheshire, United Kingdom
The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent (Sheffield, England), Saturday, September 22, 1900
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113Harry Ware
13
5
2
113
 L 
PTS20/20
Gymnastic Club, Stalybridge, Cheshire, United Kingdom
The Yorkshire Herald, and The York Herald (York, England), Tuesday, February 13, 1900
referee: George Dunning
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113Harry Ware
11
5
2
113½
 L 
KO19/20
Olympic Club, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
billed World 114lbs title
BBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, April 8, 1899
referee: George Dunning
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115Pedlar Palmer
21
0
1
115½
 L 
TKO17/20
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
World 116lbs Bantamweight Title
BBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
The Standard (London, England), Tuesday, December 13, 1898
referee: Bernard J Angle
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114Sammy Kelly
10
2
1
114
 L 
KO20/20
Olympic Club, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Advertised as being for the World 115lbs title
The Dundee Courier & Argus (Dundee, Scotland), Wednesday, March 10, 1897
The Pall Mall Gazette (London, England), Wednesday, March 10, 1897
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111George Corfield
16
4
1
111
 W  
PTS20/20
Norfolk Drill Hall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
billed English 112lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent (Sheffield, England), Tuesday, September 08, 1896
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111½Pedlar Palmer
17
0
0
112
 L 
DQ14/20
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
World 112lbs Title
According to the British National Sporting Club the bantamweight limit was now accepted as 112lbs
Plimmer's brother stepped into the ring after Plimmer was dazed in the fourteenth and the referee awarded the fight to Palmer.
referee: Bernard J Angle
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110George Corfield
14
3
1
108
 W  
KO7/20
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
Billed World & English 110lbs titles
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
The Dundee Courier & Argus (Dundee, Scotland), Tuesday, May 28, 1895
The Yorkshire Herald, and The York Herald (York, England), Tuesday, May 29, 1895
referee: Bernard J Angle
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Barney Reilly
1
0
0
 L 
NWS4/4
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
The Philadelphia Inquirer
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Billy Whistler
5
0
4
 N 
ND4/4
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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110Charley Kelly
3
1
0
113
 W  
KO3/20
Seaside A.C., Coney Island, New York, USA
World 114lbs Bantamweight Title
BBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
The Leeds Mercury (Leeds, England), Wednesday, November 28, 1894
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114½Johnny Murphy
4
3
4
114¼
 D 
PTS25/25
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
World 115 lbs Bantamweight Title
According to the New Orleans Daily Picayune the title was at stake but both men weighed in over the recognized limit (110lbs) at 114lbs each
The Yorkshire Herald, and The York Herald (York, England), Wednesday, September 26, 1894
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116George Dixon
30
1
14
118¾
 W  
PTS4/4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent (Sheffield, England), Friday, August 25, 1893
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Eddie Burkedebut
 W  
TKO2/0
Ariel A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
referee: Jack Fogarty
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110Joe McGrath
8
0
1
110
 W  
TKO8/0
Seaside A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Billed World 110 lbs title
Fight to a finish. Purse: $2500 ($2000 to the winner, $500 to the loser). McGrath was down four times in the 6th round, and multiple times in the 7th. McGrath's second threw up the sponge.
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
referee: John P. Eckhardt
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Jerry Barnett
4
1
1
 W  
PTS8/8
Coney Island A.C., Coney Island, New York, USA
referee: P.J. Donahue
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Willie Tuckerdebut
 W  
KO3/0
Newark, New Jersey, USA
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108Tommy Spider Kelly
6
2
4
108½
 W  
KO10/0
Coney Island A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Billed World 108lbs title
Promoted by Coney Isalnd AC at "old West End casino"
A finish fight
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
referee: Al Smith
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Kid Hogan
1
0
0
 D 
PTS8/8
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Hogan's Pro Debut
referee: Warren Lewis
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111Jem Stevens
5
1
0
111
 W  
RTD15/20
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
billed English 112 lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper May 31, 1891
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Jem Stevens
5
0
0
 W  
TKO15/0
London, United Kingdom
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Charlie Mansford
7
8
0
 W  
PTS10/10
Kennington Social Club, Kennington, London, United Kingdom
Final English 110lbs championship competition
Plimmer had bye in the semi-final as his opponent Bill Moore was injured
The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent (Sheffield, England), Saturday, February 14, 1891
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Sid Phillips
1
5
0
 W  
PTS8/8
Kennington Social Club, Kennington, London, United Kingdom
1st series 110lbs Competition
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Monday, February 9, 1891
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105Arthur Westley
8
1
0
106
 W  
KO13/20
Ormonde Club, Walworth, London, United Kingdom
billed English 107lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
The Yorkshire Herald, and The York Herald (York, England), Saturday, August 16, 1890
referee: Bernard J Angle
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105Tim Buckley
3
1
0
106½
 W  
KO5/20
South London Gym, Kennington, London, United Kingdom
billed English 107lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
Reynolds's Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, April 6, 1890
referee: Bernard J Angle
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Harry Coopedebut
 W  
PTS8/8
Alf Greenfield's Saloon, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Tuesday, January 14, 1890
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J Browndebut
 N 
NC5/12
Alf Greenfield's Saloon, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Police intervened as stopped the fight as fighters were not using correct boxing gloves
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Thursday, October 24, 1889
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Bill Willisdebut
 W  
PTS12/12
London, United Kingdom
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Joe Farrell
0
1
0
 W  
PTS6/6
London, United Kingdom
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Patsy Sheehan
2
1
0
 L 
PTS4/4
Royal Aquarium Theatre, Westminster, London, United Kingdom
final Frank Hindes'104lbs world championship competition
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Monday, February 25, 1889
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Tim Buckley
1
0
0
 W  
PTS3/3
Royal Aquarium Theatre, Westminster, London, United Kingdom
2nd series Frank Hinde's 104lbs Championship Competition
Reynolds's Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, February 24, 1889
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Jack Sweeneydebut
 W  
PTS3/3
Royal Aquarium Theatre, Westminster, London, United Kingdom
1st series Frank Hinde's 104lbs World Championship Competition
The Morning Post (London, England), Tuesday, February 19, 1889
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Mike Morandebut
 W  
PTS8/8
Red Lion Hotel, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Thursday, January 10, 1889
referee: H.E. Cleveland
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