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'''1900'''
 
'''1900'''
  
26 March Otto Cribb W CO 13 Tot Higgins, Metropolitan AC, Sydney
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26 March [[Otto Cribb]] W CO 13 [[Tot Higgins]], Metropolitan AC, Sydney
  
20 April Otto Cribb W CO 8 Frank Snowy Sturgeon, Metropolitan AC, Sydney
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20 April [[Otto Cribb]] W CO 8 [[Snowy Frank Sturgeon]], Metropolitan AC, Sydney
  
2 July Otto Cribb DREW 20 Frank Snowy Sturgeon, Metropolitan AC, Sydney
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2 July [[Otto Cribb]] DREW 20 [[Snowy Frank Sturgeon]], Metropolitan AC, Sydney
  
1 September Otto Cribb W CO 2 Tot Higgins, Golden Gate AC, Sydney
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1 September [[Otto Cribb]] W CO 2 [[Tot Higgins]], Golden Gate AC, Sydney
  
1 October Otto Cribb W CO 7 Mick Dunn, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney
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1 October [[Otto Cribb]] W CO 7 [[Mick Dunn]], Gaiety Theatre, Sydney
  
 
'''1901'''
 
'''1901'''
  
22 July Mick Dunn W CO 9 Otto Cribb, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney. Cribb died on 23 July, Dunn announcing his retirement on the same day
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22 July [[Mick Dunn]] W CO 9 [[Otto Cribb]], Gaiety Theatre, Sydney. Cribb died on 23 July, Dunn announcing his retirement on the same day
  
23 December George Johns W PTS 10 Frank Snowy Sturgeon, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney. Sturgeon was contracted to stop Cribb inside ten rounds  
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23 December [[George Johns]] W PTS 10 [[Snowy Frank Sturgeon]], Gaiety Theatre, Sydney. Sturgeon was contracted to stop Cribb inside ten rounds  
  
 
'''1902'''
 
'''1902'''
  
12 May George Johns W PTS 20 Billy McCoy, Sydney
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12 May [[George Johns]] W PTS 20 [[Billy McCoy]], Sydney
  
21 July Tom Mitchell W CO 2 Jack Willis, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney. Billed for the title, the winner of this one would get an immediate crack at George Johns, who was seen by most as the legitimate champion  
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21 July [[Tom Mitchell]] W CO 2 [[Jack Willis]], Gaiety Theatre, Sydney. Billed for the title, the winner of this one would get an immediate crack at [[George Johns]], who was seen by most as the legitimate champion  
  
19 August George Johns W CO 4 Tom Mitchell, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney
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19 August [[George Johns]] W CO 4 [[Tom Mitchell]], Gaiety Theatre, Sydney
  
15 December George Johns W CO 15 Tom Mitchell, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney
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15 December [[George Johns]] W CO 15 [[Tom Mitchell]], Gaiety Theatre, Sydney
  
1903
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'''1903'''
  
2 February George Johns W CO 3 Jack Grace, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney
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2 February [[George Johns]] W CO 3 [[Jack Grace]], Gaiety Theatre, Sydney
  
21 March George Johns W CO 10 Tom Mitchell, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney
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21 March [[George Johns]] W CO 10 [[Tom Mitchell]], Gaiety Theatre, Sydney
  
26 June Jack Willis W CO 14 Bob Whitelaw, Victoria Theatre, Newcastle. Unable to get a match with George Johns, who was mainly inactive, Willis claimed the title on beating Whitelaw
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26 June [[Jack Willis]] W CO 14 [[Bob Whitelaw]], Victoria Theatre, Newcastle. Unable to get a match with [[George Johns]], who was mainly inactive, Willis claimed the title on beating Whitelaw
  
1 December Jack Blackmore W CO 1 Jack Willis, NSC, Sydney
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1 December [[Jack Blackmore]] W CO 1 [[Jack Willis]], NSC, Sydney
  
 
'''1904'''
 
'''1904'''
  
29 March Ted Nelson W CO 9 Jack Blackmore, NSC, Sydney
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29 March [[Ted Nelson]] W CO 9 [[Jack Blackmore]], NSC, Sydney
  
19 April George Johns W CO 8 Ed Williams, NSC, Sydney
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19 April [[George Johns]] W CO 8 [[Ed Williams]], NSC, Sydney
  
28 June George Johns W PTS 20 Ted Nelson, NSC, Sydney
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28 June [[George Johns]] W PTS 20 [[Ted Nelson]], NSC, Sydney
  
26 December George Johns DREW 20 Ted Nelson, Crystal Palace Rink, Perth
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26 December [[George Johns]] DREW 20 [[Ted Nelson]], Crystal Palace Rink, Perth
  
 
'''1905'''
 
'''1905'''
  
13 June George Johns W PTS 20 Al Neill, NSC, Sydney
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13 June [[George Johns]] W PTS 20 [[Al Neill]], NSC, Sydney
  
 
'''1906'''
 
'''1906'''
  
24 July George Johns W CO 8 Bob Quigley, NSC, Sydney
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24 July [[George Johns]] W CO 8 [[Bob Quigley]], NSC, Sydney
  
7 August George Johns W PTS 20 Jack Blackmore, NSC, Sydney. With Johns inactive from September, Jack Willis, Jack Blackmore, Ted Nelson and Bob Whitelaw all tried to claim the title without much backing or success. Eventually it was Whitelaw who became generally recognised
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7 August [[George Johns]] (146½) W PTS 20 [[Jack Blackmore]] (146), NSC, Sydney. With Johns inactive from September, Blackmore, [[Ted Nelson]] and [[Bob Whitelaw]] all claimed the title
  
15 December [[Bob Whitelaw]] DREW 20 Monty Andrews, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney
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15 December [[Bob Whitelaw]] DREW 20 [[Monty Andrews]], Gaiety Theatre, Sydney
  
 
'''1907'''
 
'''1907'''
  
5 January Bob Whitelaw W DISQ 5 Ted Whiting, NSC, Sydney
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5 January [[Bob Whitelaw]] W DISQ 5 [[Ted Whiting]], NSC, Sydney
  
4 March Bob Whitelaw DREW 20 Monty Andrews, Richmond Racecourse, Melbourne
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4 March [[Bob Whitelaw]] DREW 20 [[Monty Andrews]], Richmond Racecourse, Melbourne
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3 June [[Ted Nelson]] W CO 11 [[Jack Blackmore]], Cyclorama, Melbourne
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5 August [[Ted Nelson]] W PTS 20 [[Monty Andrews]], Cyclorama, Melbourne. Following this contest the leading Australian promoters tried to match Nelson against [[Bob Whitelaw]] without success, the former remaining in the middleweight division
  
 
'''1908'''
 
'''1908'''
  
14 March Bob Whitelaw W DISQ 6 [[Mark Higgins]], Summer Park, Newcastle
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14 March [[Bob Whitelaw]] W DISQ 6 [[Mark Higgins]], Summer Park, Newcastle
  
18 July Bob Whitelaw W CO 11 Bob Turner, Athletic Stadium, Newcastle
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18 July [[Bob Whitelaw]] (146) W CO 11 [[Bob Turner]] (139), Athletic Stadium, Newcastle
  
 
'''1909'''
 
'''1909'''
  
13 January Bob Whitelaw W RSC 20 Monty Andrews, The Stadium, Sydney
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13 January [[Bob Whitelaw]] (146) W RSC 20 [[Monty Andrews]] (146½), The Stadium, Sydney

Revision as of 16:32, 22 April 2012

Weight Limit: 149lbs

1900

26 March Otto Cribb W CO 13 Tot Higgins, Metropolitan AC, Sydney

20 April Otto Cribb W CO 8 Snowy Frank Sturgeon, Metropolitan AC, Sydney

2 July Otto Cribb DREW 20 Snowy Frank Sturgeon, Metropolitan AC, Sydney

1 September Otto Cribb W CO 2 Tot Higgins, Golden Gate AC, Sydney

1 October Otto Cribb W CO 7 Mick Dunn, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney

1901

22 July Mick Dunn W CO 9 Otto Cribb, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney. Cribb died on 23 July, Dunn announcing his retirement on the same day

23 December George Johns W PTS 10 Snowy Frank Sturgeon, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney. Sturgeon was contracted to stop Cribb inside ten rounds

1902

12 May George Johns W PTS 20 Billy McCoy, Sydney

21 July Tom Mitchell W CO 2 Jack Willis, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney. Billed for the title, the winner of this one would get an immediate crack at George Johns, who was seen by most as the legitimate champion

19 August George Johns W CO 4 Tom Mitchell, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney

15 December George Johns W CO 15 Tom Mitchell, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney

1903

2 February George Johns W CO 3 Jack Grace, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney

21 March George Johns W CO 10 Tom Mitchell, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney

26 June Jack Willis W CO 14 Bob Whitelaw, Victoria Theatre, Newcastle. Unable to get a match with George Johns, who was mainly inactive, Willis claimed the title on beating Whitelaw

1 December Jack Blackmore W CO 1 Jack Willis, NSC, Sydney

1904

29 March Ted Nelson W CO 9 Jack Blackmore, NSC, Sydney

19 April George Johns W CO 8 Ed Williams, NSC, Sydney

28 June George Johns W PTS 20 Ted Nelson, NSC, Sydney

26 December George Johns DREW 20 Ted Nelson, Crystal Palace Rink, Perth

1905

13 June George Johns W PTS 20 Al Neill, NSC, Sydney

1906

24 July George Johns W CO 8 Bob Quigley, NSC, Sydney

7 August George Johns (146½) W PTS 20 Jack Blackmore (146), NSC, Sydney. With Johns inactive from September, Blackmore, Ted Nelson and Bob Whitelaw all claimed the title

15 December Bob Whitelaw DREW 20 Monty Andrews, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney

1907

5 January Bob Whitelaw W DISQ 5 Ted Whiting, NSC, Sydney

4 March Bob Whitelaw DREW 20 Monty Andrews, Richmond Racecourse, Melbourne

3 June Ted Nelson W CO 11 Jack Blackmore, Cyclorama, Melbourne

5 August Ted Nelson W PTS 20 Monty Andrews, Cyclorama, Melbourne. Following this contest the leading Australian promoters tried to match Nelson against Bob Whitelaw without success, the former remaining in the middleweight division

1908

14 March Bob Whitelaw W DISQ 6 Mark Higgins, Summer Park, Newcastle

18 July Bob Whitelaw (146) W CO 11 Bob Turner (139), Athletic Stadium, Newcastle

1909

13 January Bob Whitelaw (146) W RSC 20 Monty Andrews (146½), The Stadium, Sydney

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