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Charlie Norton
Global ID102993
sexmale
birthdate 1852-01-01
death date 1899-05-04 (47)
divisionlightweight
country United Kingdom
residenceNewark, New Jersey, USA
birth placeBirmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
won 2 (KO 2) + lost 1 (KO 1) + drawn 0 = 3
rounds boxed 21 KO% 66.67
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1882-05-16Jim Frawley
Novelty Theatre, Coney Island, New York, USAWKO8
"It was understood that the contest was to be with small hard gloves, according to the lastest rules of the London prize ring - a round to be continued until one of the men should be thrown or knocked down, and a rest of half a minute to take place between each round." Referee: George Rooke. Frawley's seconds: Tom Hussey & Mike Nooney. Norton's seconds: James Elliot & Barney Aaron. Source: The New York Times, May 17, 1882, p. 5.
1880-05-24Alfred Heath
Kernan's Central Summer Garden, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWRTD7
referee: Jno. Booney
The fight lasted 24 minutes (scheduled for 1 hour duration).
Heath down in the 4th and 7th rounds.
Possibly the first Lightweight Championship fight with gloves under Marquis of Queensberry rules (called "The Crowning Event" in the advertisment for the fight in Baltimore Sun, 1880-05-24).

1877-02-18James Ireland
Private Fight, Northfield, Worcestershire, United KingdomLRTD6
A finish fight
Stakes £50
Marquis of Queensbury Rules
Daily News (London, England), Saturday, February 24, 1877

 
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