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Young Pluto
Global ID10713
sexmale
birthdate 1871-09-13
death date 1931-03-03 (59)
divisionfeatherweight
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
aliasJoe Pluto
country Australia
residencePerth, Western Australia, Australia
birth placeSaint John, New Brunswick, Canada
birth nameWilliam Dudley Brown
won 17 (KO 11) + lost 8 (KO 4) + drawn 12 = 42
rounds boxed 372
Newspaper Decisions won : lost 3 : drawn 1
rounds boxed 17
Total Bouts 46 KO% 23.91
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1911-08-21Alec Rogers
Fremantle Stadium, Freemantle, Western Australia, AustraliaWTKO720
referee: Paddy Basto
1909-06-02Paddy King11-6-1
His Majesty's Theatre, Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaLTKO520
1900-10-05Cocker Tweedie5-4-1
Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO320
1899-11-29Bill Fielder6-2-0
Godwin Club, Shoreditch, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
1899-04-22Tim Callahan10-3-13
Pelican A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS2020
1899-02-21Joe Fairburn8-3-1
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1899-02-03Joe Bernstein9-4-15
Greenwood A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS2020
1899-01-17George Dixon48-5-25
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USALKO1020
time: 1:31 | referee: Johnny White
World Featherweight Title
Pluto over the stipulated weight of 122

1898-12-17Sam Keenan
Boulder Mechanic's institute, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, AustraliaWTKO420
referee: Joe Cody
Source Kalgoorlie Miner (at some point Pluto was the Boxing Editor of this newspaper)
1898-07-04Kid Williams
Dawson, Alaska, USAWKO2
Pluto had traveled to the Yukon in March 1898 as part of the Gold Rush
1894-11-10Bennie Marks1-1-0
Theatre Royal, Coolgardie, Western Australia, AustraliaWKO1220
Western Australian State lightweight title
Both fighter's fined at warden's Court for having participated in a prizefight

1893-09-27George Burkenshaw
St George's Hall, Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaWDQ520
referee: Richard (Dickie) Walker
West Australian Bulletin
1893-02-02Jack McGowan10-1-7
Cumberland Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS1120
referee: W.R. Virgoe
Police intervened
1893-01-06Charley Abrahams0-2-0
Cumberland Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS66
referee: Sol Grieg
The Sportsman
1891-11-14Young Griffo41-1-10
Clarke's Theatre, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLNWS44
Williamstown Chronicle.
1890-12-26Herb McKell0-1-0
Commotion Gymnasium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWDQ68
referee: Elijah Jackson
The Sportsman December 31, 1890
1889-12-12Young Griffo26-1-9
Melbourne Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS70
referee: W Power
A finish fight
70 rounds-Fight commenced at 8.45 pm and finished at 2.00 am.
The Sportsman December 18, 1889. The Referee newspaper noted that Griffo was robben and should have received the decision.

1889-06-10Nipper Peakes2-2-3
Apollo Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS88
referee: Bill Curran
The Sportsman June 12, 1889 P 4
1889-04-29Nipper Peakes2-2-1
Apollo Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS88
referee: Bill Curran
The Sportsman May 1, 1889
1889-02-21A Burgess
Broadmeadows, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS25
referee: Joseph Thompson
A finish fight
The Sportsman February 27, 1889

1889-02-04Jack King2-0-2
Hibernian Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaNCND44
The Sportsman
1888-11-03Young Griffo14-1-6
Hibernian Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDNWS33
referee: Jack Thompson
The Sportsman November 5, 1888
1888-09-12Jack Rees
Albury, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO18
The Sportsman
1888-09-01Young Griffo10-1-4
Apollo Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLNWS44
The Referee said Griffo had it "all over" Pluto.
1888-06-06Young Griffo7-1-3
Victor's Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS13
The Sportsman
1888-05-25Young Griffo7-1-2
Open Field,Lilydale, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS19
A finish fight
The Sportsman May 30, 1888. The Referee newspaper said Griffo was by far the superior fighter.

1888-05-07Jack O'Shea0-0-1
Hibernian Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS66
referee: Ted Gurney
The Sportsman May 9, 1888
1888-04-30Young Griffo7-1-0
Victor's Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS88
referee: Sam Nixon
The Sportsman May 2, 1888. Possibly a prearranged draw. The Referee newspaper makes it clear that Griffo was the better man.
1888-03-12Jack Grieg
Victor's Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS88
referee: Abe Aitken
The Sportsman March 14, 1888
1888-03-05Billy Williams3-4-0
Victor's Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS66
referee: Bill Buck
The Sportsman
1888-02-20George Griffiths
Victor's Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWKO68
referee: Bill Buck
The Sportsman
1888-01-09Jack O'Shea0-0-0
Victor's Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS88
referee: Sam Nixon
The Sportsman
1887-06-27Jack King1-0-0
Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLKO3
Australian featherweight title
1886-09-04Abe Willis
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS44
Date uncertain
1886-08-28? Ryall
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO24
1886-08-07? Deneze
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1886-07-31Billy Williams
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1886-07-26 Morris1-2-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO34
1886-07-24Will Brummy Fuller2-2-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO24
1886-07-17 Duneef
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND88
1886-07-14Bill Scott0-0-1
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO24
1886-07-12Bill Scott0-0-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS44
1886-07-10? Hourigan
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND33
1886-06-01Young Brown
Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO44
Date uncertain -- reportedly Pluto was touring with the Newton & Lees Show, meeting all comers
1885-07-01Young Berry
Drill Hall, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South AfricaWPTS44
Date uncertain
1885-06-01Young Sultan
Drill Hall, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South AfricaWPTS44
Date uncertain

 
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