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Pedlar Palmer
Global ID10701
sexmale
birthdate 1876-09-25
death date 1949-02-13 (72)
divisionbantamweight
height5′ 3″   /   160cm
reach64″   /   163cm
aliasBox O'Tricks
country United Kingdom
residenceCanning Town, London, United Kingdom
birth placeCanning Town, London, United Kingdom
birth nameThomas Palmer
won 47 (KO 6) + lost 14 (KO 9) + drawn 4 = 65
rounds boxed 600 KO% 9.23
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1919-03-10Jim Driscoll52-2-4
Hoxton Music Hall, Hoxton, London, United KingdomLTKO44x3
1914-11-19Digger Stanley65-12-7
West London Stadium, Church Street, Edgware Road, London, United KingdomLRTD410x3
1912-08-02Jim Lloyd28-14-10
Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS44x3
1912-07-27Sam Russell3-0-0
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWDQ3
1912-03-25Pete Walton
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS77x3
1912-03-02George Moore9-15-4
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWDQ5
With 10 seconds remainig in rd.4 Moore asked one of his attendants for the smelling salts and in his anxiety splashed Ammonia in his eye.Suffering terrible agony the fight resumed only for one of Moore's seconds to enter the ring.The referee had no option than to disgualify him. 'Boxing March 9th 1912'
1912-01-24Alec Lambert1-3-0
London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1912-01-06Darkey Haley19-11-6
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1911-12-07Darkey Haley18-10-6
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLKO10
1906-05-28Cockney Cohen21-10-2
Drill Hall, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWDQ415x3
Cornishman - Thursday 31 May 1906
1906-04-28William Himphen26-12-1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1906-03-26Cockney Cohen20-10-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomDPTS1515x3
1906-02-28Charlie Lampey2-3-5
London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
1905-11-13Cockney Cohen19-8-1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomLKO620x2
Cohen claims English 122 lbs title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 14 November 1905

1905-09-25Cockney Cohen19-7-1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
1905-08-05Bob White
West Hartlepool, County Durham, United KingdomWKO6
1905-06-17George Moore4-6-2
London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1905-05-29George Moore4-6-1
National Sporting Club, London, United KingdomDPTS1515x3
Billed English 122lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001

1905-03-20Joe Bowker21-2-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLTKO1215x3
Billed vacant British version World & English 124lbs Featherweight title
Title vacated by Ben Jordan
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001

1904-12-12Ben Jordan15-1-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
Billed English 124lbs featherweight title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001

1904-10-17Young Joseph13-2-3
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x2
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 18 October 1904
1904-08-08W.J. (Watty) Austin14-0-2
Camps Bay Pavilion, Cape Town, Western Cape, South AfricaWPTS2020
South African featherweight title
1904-07-11W.J. (Watty) Austin14-0-1
Camps Bay Pavilion, Cape Town, Western Cape, South AfricaDPTS2020
referee: CW Adams
South African featherweight title
1904-05-23Dan Hyman7-1-0
Wanderers Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWRTD920
1904-03-14H Alexander
Hull, Yorkshire, United KingdomLKO4
1903-11-09George Dixon61-23-41
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLPTS2020x2
Billed World 120lbs title
Palmer overweight and Dixon took over his claim by forfeit
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001

1903-10-23Jim Williams11-11-0
New National Athletic Club, Marylebone, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
1903-09-14Spike Robson4-0-0
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWPTS2020x2
Billed English 124 lbs title
Not generally recognised as over 2-minute rounds
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001

1903-06-27George Dixon58-21-38
London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1903-05-11Digger Stanley32-1-2
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS1212x2
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 12 May 1903
1903-04-02Fred Delaney9-8-0
Barking, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1903-02-16Harry Ware17-8-3
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS1212x2
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 17 February 1903
1902-12-15Will Curley9-2-1
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLKO815x3
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 16 December 1902
1902-10-23Jim Williams11-8-0
The National AC, Marylebone, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x2
Edinburgh Evening News - Friday 24 October 1902
1902-09-08George Dixon57-14-32
New National Athletic Club, Marylebone, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 9 September 1902
1902-06-16Digger Stanley18-0-1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1902-01-27Jim Williams10-5-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLKO215x3
Billed English 116lbs Bantamweight Title
Edinburgh Evening News - Tuesday 28 January 1902

1901-03-18Harry Harris35-2-6
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: John Herbert Douglas
World Bantamweight Title, 116 lbs
Harris later abandons the title, unable to make the weight limit. Danny Dougherty would claim the vacant title on May 26, 1902.
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 19 March 1901

1900-11-12Harry Ware14-6-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
referee: John Herbert Douglas
Billed English 116lbs Bantamweight Title
BBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
The Leeds Mercury (Leeds, England), Tuesday, November 13, 1900
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, November 17, 1900

1900-05-28Harry Ware14-5-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
referee: John Herbert Douglas
billed World and English 114lbs titles
BBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, June 2, 1900

1899-09-12Terry McGovern29-2-4
Westchester A.C., Tuckahoe, New York, USALKO125
time: 2:32 | referee: George Siler
World 116lbs Bantamweight Title
First world championship bout, Queensberry Rules, to end by a one-round KO. McGovern would abandon the title in 1900. Harry Harris would then claim it, but his claim was disputed until he defeated Thomas Pedlar Palmer. Then Harris, too, would abandon the title. Danny Dougherty would win the vacant title on May 26, 1900.
Attendance: 10,000

1899-04-17Billy Rotchford11-0-4
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWDQ315x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
World 116lbs Bantamweight Title
Sources: The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent (Sheffield, England), Tuesday, April 18, 1899
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, April 22, 1899

1898-12-12Billy Plimmer21-3-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWTKO1720x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
World 116lbs Bantamweight Title
BBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
The Standard (London, England), Tuesday, December 13, 1898

1897-10-18Dave Sullivan14-0-7
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
Billed World 118lbs Bantamweight Title
Billed as World title fight but in fact Sullivan scaled over at 118 lbs
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, October 23, 1897

1897-01-25Ernie Stanton16-2-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWTKO1420x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
Billed World 118lbs Bantamweight Title
The Philadelphia Inquirer states that Palmer won in the 15th round.
The Pall Mall Gazette (London, England), Tuesday, January 26, 1897
The Standard (London, England), Tuesday, January 26, 1897

1896-10-12Johnny Murphy4-3-5
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
World 116lbs Bantamweight Title
According to the British National Sporting Club the bantamweight limit was now accepted as 116lbs
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Tuesday, October 13, 1896
The Standard (London, England), Tuesday, October 13, 1896

1896-01-30George Dixon39-2-19
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS66
1895-11-25Billy Plimmer20-1-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWDQ1020x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
World 112lbs Title
According to the British National Sporting Club the bantamweight limit was now accepted as 112lbs
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Tuesday, November 26, 1895

1894-10-15Ernie Stanton10-1-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
billed English 108lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003

1894-06-25Bill Mortimer4-4-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWTKO520x3
billed English 106lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003

1893-09-07Ted Wood
London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1893-07-17Albert Gould
London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1893-05-29Mike Small5-4-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1893-05-01Walter Croot2-2-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO1720x3
billed English 102lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003

1892-10-01Ted Willis
WPTS?
Date Unknown
1892-09-01George Wood0-1-0
WPTS?
Date Unknown
1892-08-01Dick Edwards
WPTS?
Date Unknown
1892-07-01Ted Sounders
WPTS?
Date Unknown
1892-06-01Will Morse
WPTS?
Date Unknown
1892-05-01Ginger Wright
WPTS?
Date Unknown
1892-04-01Tom Shane
WPTS?
Date Unknown
1892-03-01Ernie Stanton2-0-0
Plaistow, London, United KingdomWPTS33x3
Final 8st competition. Exact date unknown.
1892-02-01Arthur Wigg
WPTS?
Date Unknown; attrib Arthur Wigg
1892-01-01San Swamburg
WPTS?
Date Unknown
1891-01-01WC Bond
WPTS1111
Date Unknown

 
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