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Spike Robson
Global ID10737
sexmale
birthdate 1887-11-05
death date 1957-05-10 (69)
divisionfeatherweight
country United Kingdom
residenceSouth Shields, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
birth placeUnited Kingdom
birth nameFrank Robson
won 12 (KO 7) + lost 7 (KO 4) + drawn 0 = 19
rounds boxed 220
Newspaper Decisions won 5 : lost 4 : drawn 4
rounds boxed 78
Total Bouts 32 KO% 21.88
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1911-01-30Jim Driscoll50-2-3
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLTKO720x3
BBBofC British featherweight title
Billed British version World 126lbs Featherweight title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001

1910-04-18Jim Driscoll49-1-3
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLKO1520x3
referee: Tom Scott
BBBofC British featherweight title
Billed British version World 126lbs Featherweight title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001

1908-05-26Terry McGovern59-5-4
National A.C., New York, New York, USADNWS66
The fight was a draw according to The New York Times. McGovern won, but it was a "hollow victory", according to Robert Edgren in The Evening World. Oakland Tribune (wire) reported Robson beat McGovern. A different edit of the same wire (in multiple newspapers), reported "No decision was rendered, but under any conditions the fight would probably would have been declared a draw, although Robson had the better of it toward the end."
1908-04-01Joe Gans143-8-16
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO36
time: 2:25 | referee: Jack McGuigan
Robson down twice in the 3rd round.
1908-03-21Grover Hayes35-1-4
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Hayes won the newspaper decision per the Philadelphia Item. He fought the British boxer Spike Robson, and not Spike Robinson, as shown here earlier.
1908-02-22Grover Hayes34-1-4
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Hayes from the Philadelphia Item. The Philadelphia Record called this fight a draw.
1907-04-03Abe Attell42-4-10
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was "draw." This also seems to have been the result that went out ovr the wire.
1907-03-16Young Erne18-6-2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. Erne won clearly.
1907-02-20Harlem Tommy Murphy17-2-2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Robson.
1906-12-17Johnny Summers57-20-19
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWDQ420x3
referee: T Scott
BBBofC British featherweight title
Billed English 126lbs title
For £200 each and a £200 purse. Summers disqualified for hitting Robson while he was down. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 18 December 1906

1906-08-09Kid Stinger17-5-0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
According to the Philadelphia Item Robson won easily. Spike sailed for England on August 11.
1906-08-06Harlem Tommy Murphy15-1-2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. This was "a cyclonic fight."
1906-06-25Harlem Tommy Murphy14-1-2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. Robson won decisively from the highly regarded Murphy.
1906-05-28Al Grander6-0-1
Washington S.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of a draw.
1906-05-19Johnny Dwyer1-1-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of a draw.
1906-05-07Al Grander6-0-1
Washington S.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. Grander was ahead but Robson rallied to pull out the win.
1906-04-28Frank Carsey17-5-5
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
(Philadelphia Inquirer May 13, 1906)
1906-01-29Johnny Summers53-20-19
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
Billed English 126lbs title
For £200 each and a £200 purse. Title vacated by Joe Bowker

1905-10-23Joe Bowker24-2-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
referee: John Herbert Douglas
BBBofC British featherweight title
Billed English 122 lbs title
Almosted certainly belonged to 124lbs-126lbs class
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 24 October 1905

1905-03-20William Himphen18-7-1
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO415x3
1904-12-24Fred Delaney9-11-2
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO515x3
billed English 126lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001

1904-10-31Jack Roberts12-14-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWTKO1015x3
billed English 126lbs title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 01 November 1904

1904-08-20George Johnson13-17-10
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
1904-06-21Cockney Cohen13-5-1
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO2020x3
Robson extended his claim for English 124lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001

1904-03-19George Dixon64-25-43
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLKO11
1903-11-21Bill King3-1-0
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO420x3
Robson strenghthened his claim for English 124lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001

1903-10-31George Justice1-2-0
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
Robson claims English 126 lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001

1903-09-14Pedlar Palmer31-5-1
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLPTS2020x2
Billed English 124 lbs title
Not generally recognised as over 2-minute rounds
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001

1903-05-16George Dixon58-19-36
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
1903-04-11George Dixon58-17-35
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Manchester Evening News - Monday 13 April 1903
1903-02-02George Phalin3-2-0
Country Club, Leeds, Yorkshire, United KingdomWKO120x3
billed English 122lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001

1900-12-10Sailor Richardson10-4-0
Standard Theatre, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWTKO620x2
referee: Ed Plummer
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, December 15, 1900

 
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