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Kid Farmer
Global ID17532
sexmale
birthdate 1884-07-27
death date 1916-01-17 (31)
divisionlightweight
aliasOriginal Kid Farmer
country USA
residencePeoria, Illinois, USA
birth nameBenny Feinberg
won 30 (KO 14) + lost 11 (KO 8) + drawn 7 = 48
rounds boxed 364
Newspaper Decisions won 4 : lost 4 : drawn
rounds boxed 48
Total Bouts 56 KO% 25
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1913-11-29Tommy Belrose
Mosse Club, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWKO2
referee: Harry Slavin
St. Louis Post Dispatch.
1912-03-06Jake Barada3-3-2
Quincy, Illinois, USADPTS1010
Newspaper decision from International News Service
1908-05-12Jack Morgan13-3-1
Weast's Pavillion, Peoria, Illinois, USALKO1010
Farmer (of Chicago) collapsed after this fight and never fought again
1908-04-25Mickey Gannon10-1-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from Philadelphia Item. Farmer was badly licked.
1908-02-27Frank Mantell12-2-5
Marysville, California, USALPTS2020
referee: Eddie Smith
1908-01-23Frank Mayfield7-5-0
Sacramento, California, USAWTKO19
1907-11-27Mike Twin Sullivan19-3-13
Century A.C., Los Angeles, California, USALKO1320
referee: Charles Eyton
World Welterweight Title
1907-10-29Abdul 'The Turk' Malgan5-5-2
Naud Junction Pavilion, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
Note- Farmer's opponent was listed as "Abdul The Turk."
1907-09-28Rube Ferns45-17-9
Springfield, Illinois, USAWTKO6
1907-09-13Jack Morgan10-2-0
Illinois, USADPTS1010
Indianapolis Star.
1907-06-03Clarence English13-4-3
Omaha, Nebraska, USALKO8
1907-03-22Eugene Bezenah28-16-33
Whittington Park A.C., Hot Springs, Arkansas, USAWPTS2020
1907-02-16Eddie Chambers10-4-2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Chambers.
1907-02-09Jimmy Potts11-3-10
Cooke's Gym, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALPTS1010
Minneapolis Journal. Exact date in February uncertain
1906-12-17Billy Papke6-0-0
Riverside A.C., Peoria, Illinois, USALKO610
Papke at least fifteen pounds heavier than Farmer and it was this strength that defeated Farmer. Farmer down twice in the sixth round and took the count.
1906-11-22Joe Gregg8-1-3
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
(Philadelphia Inquirer December 9, 1906) However, the Philadelphia Item and Harrisburg Telegraph called Farmer the winner.
1906-11-17Unk Russell19-1-1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. Russell handed Farmer a severe thrashing.
1906-11-05Carl Anderson
Hammond, Indiana, USAWTKO5
referee: Jimmy Bardell
1906-05-31Paddy Nee4-14-11
Tri-City A.C., Davenport, Iowa, USAWKO1115
Results from the Pittsburgh Press.
1906-03-28Jack Simms0-1-0
Peoria, Illinois, USAWKO2
Illinois State Register.
1906-03-08Paddy Nee3-13-11
Davenport, Iowa, USALKO9
Source: New York Evening World
1906-02-27Kid Herrick42-17-30
Peoria AC, Peoria, Illinois, USAWTKO8
1906-02-19Jack Tamman
Central Park Pavilion, Peoria, Illinois, USAWPTS44
Chicago Daily Tribune.
1905-10-07Paddy Nee2-9-11
Chicago A.A., Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
Chicago Daily Tribune.
1905-09-19Eddie Gardner21-17-9
Peoria, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
1904-10-20Mike Ward19-2-4
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USALKO7
1904-10-13Otto Sieloff37-16-18
Auditorium, Indianapolis, Indiana, USADPTS1010
Indianapolis Morning Star.
1904-08-25George Krall9-5-0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item,which was a close win for Farmer.
1904-08-15Jack O'Neil16-5-3
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Farmer.
1904-08-06Jack O'Neil16-5-3
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item, in favor of Farmer. It was a close fight.
1904-06-09Harry Cobbs
9th Ward A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
Result from the Chicago Tribune.
1904-05-14Jack O'Neil16-5-3
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was in favor of O'Neil.
1904-04-14Aurelio Herrera57-8-8
Chicago, Illinois, USALKO110
1904-04-04Charles Neary13-4-15
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALKO2
1904-02-23Eddie Santry33-13-11
Ninth Ward Gym, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO5
1904-02-18Cyclone Johnny Thompson6-7-1
9th Ward A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
Fought at catch-weights. Chicago Tribune, February 19, 1904--this fight belongs to this Kid Farmer and not Young Kid Farmer as originally shown per the Chicago Inter-Ocean.
1904-02-09George Memsic8-1-6
Chicago A.A., Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66
1903-12-23Tommy Cody7-4-5
9th Ward A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
Result from the Chicago Inter-Ocean
1903-07-31Young Devaney0-1-2
Olympic A.C., Cripple Creek, Colorado, USADPTS2020
As Matt Devaney in Chicago Tribune report.
1903-07-04Young Devaney0-1-1
Opera House, Cripple Creek, Colorado, USADPTS2020
1902-12-18Barney Abel3-8-7
Apollo A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS66
1902-11-27Jack Galligan2-3-1
Apollo A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
1902-11-10Jack Dorman1-0-0
American A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66
Chicago Tribune.
1902-10-15St. Louis Tommy Sullivan0-1-1
Dubuque, Iowa, USAWPTS88
1902-10-06Clarence Forbes52-4-19
America A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
1902-09-11Tommy Sullivan55-14-24
West End A.C., Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWPTS88
referee: Harry Sharpe
1902-08-11Jimmy Reilly
America A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO1
Result from the Chicago Tribune--not sure if correct Jimmy Reilly.
1902-03-01Young Jesse
Wabash A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO56
(Chicago Tribune)
1902-02-12Harry Johnston15-3-11
Acme A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
Results from the Chicago Tribune.
1902-02-06Patsy Hogan3-5-0
Pyramid A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
Chicago Daily Tribune.
1902-01-20Lee Grant0-1-0
American A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO3
1902-01-16Al Fellows2-0-1
Pyramid A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO4
Fellows floored four times in R4 before being counted out--Chicago Tribune.
1902-01-13Lee Grant
American A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO66
1901-12-19Kid Rose0-1-0
Pyramid A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS?
As Young Rose (Chicago Tribune).
1901-12-05Young Simms
Pyramid A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS?
1901-11-21Young Fisher
Apollo Hall, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO56
(Chicago Tribune)

 
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