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Charlie Mitchell
Global ID10548
sexmale
birthdate 1861-11-24
death date 1918-04-02 (56)
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 9″   /   175cm
aliasCharley
country United Kingdom
residenceLondon, United Kingdom
birth placeBirmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
birth nameCharles Watson Mitchell
won 27 (KO 9) + lost 3 (KO 2) + drawn 10 = 49
rounds boxed 158 KO% 18.37
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1896-05-25Steve O'Donnell14-3-6
Putney, London, United KingdomNCND33x3
1894-01-25James J. Corbett9-0-2
Duvall Athletic Club, Jacksonville, Florida, USALKO3
referee: Honest John Kelly
World Heavyweight Title
5-oz. gloves; winner's share $20,000.

1893-10-04Jim Hall43-10-4
People"s Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USANCND33
1893-09-29Jim Hall43-10-4
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USANCND33
1892-03-07Frank Slavin30-2-4
Buffalo A.C., Buffalo, New York, USANCND33
1892-03-02Arthur Upham1-1-1
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS44
1892-03-02Frank Slavin30-2-4
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USANCND33
1891-04-30Frank Slavin28-2-4
New York, New York, USANCND33
1891-04-09Frank Slavin28-2-4
Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomNCND33x3
1890-02-07Jem Mace1-0-0
Gaiety Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS44x2
referee: Bob Watson
This bout was promoted as the Heavyweight Championship of England, the men wore six ounce gloves and fought two minute rounds. Mace was very critical of Mitchell and other British heavyweights so Mitchell fought him to shut him up. Police intervened.
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Saturday, February 8, 1890

1887-07-23Reddy Gallagher0-0-1
Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS66
1886-06-11Patsy Cardiff21-0-5
Washington Roller Rink, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USADPTS55
referee: Bat Masterson | judge: Hank Seeley
There were two referees, Masterson for Mitchell, and Hank Seeley for Cardiff, each pronounced his man the victor at the end. Mitchell was knocked down once. Minneapolis Journal, "Cardiff had all the better of the fight"
1886-05-10Jack Burke34-4-11
Battery D Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS108
referee: William Bradburn
Two extra rounds were ordered by the referee. Sporting News (St. Louis, MO) gave weights as 155 Mitchell and 160 Burke. Washington (DC) Critic reported Burke weighing 164 and Mitchell 165.
1885-06-29Jack Burke20-4-2
Battery D Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66
1885-05-22Mike Cleary13-3-1
Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
William Jordan and Thomas Chandler were selected as referees. At the end of the fight Jordan voted for Cleary, and Chandler for Mitchell, and accordingly it was declared a draw. Mitchell was knocked down in the 4th round. Some sources claim the fight was stopped by the police, but San Francisco Bulletin reported no police interference in the fight itself, only the police having troubles keeping the spectators off the ring platform.
1885-02-23John Scholes
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS44
1884-12-01Jim Brady0-1-0
Buffalo, New York, USAWKO3
Exact date unknown.
1884-11-24Jack Burke17-3-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USANCND38
1884-10-21Jack Burke17-3-0
Germania Assembly Rooms, New York, New York, USADPTS44
Mitchell floored Burke twice.
1884-10-13Dominick McCaffrey6-2-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS44
1884-05-12Billy Edwards1-1-1
New York, New York, USAWKO3
Edwards was being beaten so bad by Mitchell, the British Champ, police had to stop it.
1884-03-26Jake Kilrain9-0-2
Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS44
Kilrain was down from a body punch in the 3rd round. Police intervened.
1884-03-20Joe Denning1-2-0
New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1883-11-15Tug Wilson
Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWKO3
1883-10-02William Sherriff1-0-0
Flushing, Queens, New York, USADPTS77
Referee Harry Hill first declared Mitchell the winner, another round was fought and the fight was called a draw.
1883-10-01Herbert Maori Slade0-3-0
Harry Hills, Long Island, New York, USADPTS33
Date uncertain
1883-09-18Herbert Maori Slade0-2-0
New York, New York, USAWKO?
Private fight
1883-07-15? Davis
Leadville, Colorado, USAWKO1
Exact date and first name of opponent unknown.
1883-07-10Denis Ike Hayes
Leadville, Colorado, USAWPTS44
Date uncertain-Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1883-07-05Billy Lynn1-0-0
Leadville, Colorado, USANCND3
Some sources report "KO 2". Exact date unknown.
1883-06-10? Garrett
Syracuse, New York, USAWKO1
Exact date and first name of opponent unknown.
1883-05-14John L. Sullivan16-0-0
New York, New York, USALTKO3
Mitchell knocked Sullivan down it the 1st round
1883-04-09Mike Cleary7-0-0
American Institute Rink, New York, New York, USAWTKO3
Police intervened.
IBRO 53

1883-02-17Jack Clarke
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWTKO1
Mitchell TKOed the North England Champion in about 1 minute.
1882-12-23Joe Stubbins
St George's Hall, St George's, London, United KingdomWPTS33x3
Quarter-final Billy Madden's English Heavyweight Competition
The Penny Illustrated Paper and Illustrated Times (London, England), Saturday, December 30, 1882

1882-12-23W Heal
St George's Hall, St George's, London, United KingdomWPTS33x3
Semi-final Billy Madden's English Heavyweight competition
The Penny Illustrated Paper and Illustrated Times (London, England), Saturday, December 30, 1882

1882-12-23Dick Roberts2-1-0
St George's Hall, St George's, London, United KingdomWPTS33x3
Final Billy Madden heavyweight competition
The Penny Illustrated Paper and Illustrated Times (London, England), Saturday, December 30, 1882

1882-12-22Bill Springhall3-0-0
King's Road Baths, Chelsea, London, United KingdomWPTS33x3
2nd series Billy Madden's English heavyweight competition.
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004

1882-12-21Bill England
King's Road Baths, Chelsea, London, United KingdomWPTS33x3
Billy Madden's English heavyweight Competition
1882-12-21George Cox
King's Road Baths, Chelsea, London, United KingdomWPTS33x3
1st series Billy Madden's English Heavyweight Competition
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004

1882-05-01Roger Wallis
United KingdomWPTS?
Exact date, location and number of rounds unknown.
1882-04-03Bill Harnetty1-0-0
King's Road Baths, Chelsea, London, United KingdomWPTS44x3
Final 147 lbs Competition
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004

1882-03-29Pat Condon2-1-0
King's Road Baths, Chelsea, London, United KingdomWPTS33x3
Semi-final 147 lbs Competition
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004

1881-05-16Tom Tully2-1-0
London, United KingdomDPTS66x3
Queensbury Rules and gloves were used for this bout. Mitchell-130 Tully-170
1881-02-01W Caradoff
Antwerpen, Antwerpen, BelgiumWPTS44
This gloved bout lasted 16 minutes. Mitchell-133 Caradoff-175
1879-01-01Young Bill Kennedy2-0-0
London, United KingdomDPTS?
Kennedy was the Lightweight Champion of England. Gloves were used for this bout, exact date unknown.
1877-03-01Chelsea Pride
London, United KingdomWKO2
Exact date and real name of opponent unknown.
1877-02-01? Hutchinson
WPTS?
Exact date, location, number of rounds and first name of opponent unknown.
1877-01-01Andy Gray
WPTS?
Exact date, location and number of rounds unknown.

 
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