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|death date||1899-05-04 (47)|
|residence||Newark, New Jersey, USA|
|birth place||Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom|
rounds boxed 21 KO% 66.67
|1882-05-16||Jim Frawley||Novelty Theatre, Coney Island, New York, USA||W||KO||8|
|"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.|
|1880-05-24||Alfred Heath||Kernan's Central Summer Garden, Baltimore, Maryland, USA||W||RTD||7|
| 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).
|1877-02-18||James Ireland||Private Fight, Northfield, Worcestershire, United Kingdom||L||RTD||6|
|A finish fight |
Marquis of Queensbury Rules
Daily News (London, England), Saturday, February 24, 1877