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Bill Chester
Global ID100080
sexmale
birthdate 1879-02-16
death date 1915-03-19 (36)
divisionfeatherweight
country United Kingdom
residenceMile End, London, United Kingdom
won 21 (KO 11) + lost 12 (KO 8) + drawn 2 = 35
rounds boxed 182 KO% 31.43
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1908-12-21Tom Edmunds4-4-0
Curzon Hall, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomLPTS8
1908-11-14J Stayles
Hippodrome, Paris, Paris, FranceLKO315x2
Western Times - Monday 16 November 1908
1908-02-16Charlie Knock17-20-6
Neuilly Bowling Palace, Paris, Paris, FranceLKO1
1908-01-20Seaman Arthur Hayes8-10-1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1907-12-28Dick Lee8-5-3
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomDPTS66
Report states Chester proved he can "still hold his own in top class"
1906-11-17George Cunningham17-6-0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomLPTS66
1906-05-12Joe Fletcher24-1-2
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomLPTS66
referee: JT Hulls
1906-02-19Tom Edmunds3-3-0
Warwick Horse Repository, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomLRTD815
Chester down in 8th ("left to jaw"), Injured thumb going down and retired in interval
1905-11-15Bobby Dobbs93-31-34
Queens Hall, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomLKO220x3
referee: Harry Wheeler
Purse £50
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004

1904-07-23Bobby Dobbs86-30-32
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLKO220x3
Billed World 140 lbs Title -Dobbs overweight
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004 For £100 purse.

1904-02-15Jim Hook3-1-0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
referee: JT Hulls
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004
1903-10-12George Cunningham17-5-0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66
1903-04-11Jack Goldswain20-5-1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1903-03-28Jim Maloney5-10-0
Beresford Street Hall, Woolwich, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1902-12-11Spike Sullivan43-5-7
New Adelphi Club, Marylebone, London, United KingdomLKO1415x3
Billed for World 136lbs title
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Friday 12 December 1902

1902-10-09Jim Maloney4-7-0
London Athletic Club, Marylebone, London, United KingdomWDQ1320x2
Billed for English 136lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2002 Maloney disqualified for a low blow.

1902-08-25Bob Russell24-13-3
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x2
1902-04-21Jabez White7-3-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLTKO510x3
BBBofC British lightweight title
White claimed English 134 lbs title
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 22 April 1902. For £100 each and a £100 purse.

1901-07-13Tom Ireland29-17-2
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWDQ36
Ireland down in 2nd and DQ'd in 3rd for low blow
1901-03-04Bill Wood9-10-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO115x3
time: 2:10
Billed English 132lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2002. For £200.

1901-01-01Bill Nolan10-4-0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWRTD110
Nolan down twice and "saved by the bell" but retired at interval
1900-06-02George Cunningham12-2-0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x2
Billed English 128 lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook Disqualified as being for the title as the rounds were only of 2 minutes duration.

1900-02-26Tommy Hogan9-7-6
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLKO815x3
referee: John Herbert Douglas
Billed for the British version of the World 128lb title
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, March 3, 1900. Chester stated to have broken a small bone in his arm during the fight.

1899-10-02Ted Marlow6-1-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO120x3
time: 1:12 | referee: Bernard J Angle
Billed English 130 lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearnook 2002
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, October 7, 1899. For £100 each and a $100 purse. Marlow down three times.

1899-05-15George Cunningham6-1-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWDQ510x2
referee: Bernard J Angle
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, May 20, 1899 Cunningham disqualified for holding.
1899-04-20Jack Dixon0-1-0
New Adelphi Club, The Strand, London, United KingdomWTKO56x3
Dixon down in the 4th, Chester down in the 5th (from a throw).
1899-03-03Jack Dixon
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS66x2
The Illustrated Police News March 18, 1899 Dixon down in round 1 and 3, Chester down in the 4th.
1899-02-23Jack Lewis
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
"Ring debut of Lewis, who like all colored men of the time were billed as 'Of America'"
1899-02-20Willie Stone
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWKO23x3
First Series 9 stone "Novices" (Professionals) Competition
1899-02-20George Ware1-0-0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWKO13x3
time: 0:15
Semi-Final 9 stone "Novices" (Professionals) Competition
1899-02-20Jim Bateson
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWKO13x3
Final Series 9 stone "Novices" (Professionals) Competition
Time: Less than two minutes

1899-02-16George Newman1-2-0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWKO36x3
1898-12-13Mick King
The Peoples' Palace, Mile End, London, United KingdomWRTD23x3
First Series 8 stone 6lbs (118 lbs) "Novices" (Professionals) Competition
1898-12-13Jack O Connell1-0-0
The Peoples' Palace, Mile End, London, United KingdomWKO13x3
Semi-Final 8 stone 6lbs (118 lbs) "Novices" (Professionals) Competition
Note: Bout Lasted "under two minutes"

1898-12-13Dick Pepper0-1-0
The Peoples' Palace, Mile End, London, United KingdomWTKO13x3
Final Series 8 stone 6lbs (118 lbs) "Novices" (Professionals) Competition
Note: Unusual in fact that bout was stopped by order of two judges and not the referee as "Pepper taking too much punishment"

 
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