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Joe Bowker
Global ID18000
sexmale
birthdate 1883-07-20
death date 1955-10-22 (72)
divisionbantamweight
height5′ 3½″   /   161cm
aliasThomas Mahon
country United Kingdom
residenceSalford, Lancashire, United Kingdom
won 38 (KO 10) + lost 9 (KO 5) + drawn 1 = 49
rounds boxed 472 KO% 20.41
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1919-10-09Charlie Ward7-12-3
Empire Theatre, New Cross, London, United KingdomWKO1520x3
Rifleman Charley Ward?
1916-07-17Harold Walker9-9-2
Free Trade Hall, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS?
Not a 6th round KO as previously displayed. BOXING 07/19/1916
1914-05-11Robert Dastillon62-9-14
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
1914-02-16Biz Mackey33-21-11
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO510x3
1913-11-24Francis Charles7-1-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1913-02-03Young Johnny Cohen41-7-6
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
1912-01-29Charles Ledoux42-4-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLTKO1015x3
1911-12-18George Allen
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO2
1911-05-29Paul Til10-7-6
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWDQ1420x3
1911-03-27Con Houghton1-0-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWTKO8
1910-12-12Alec Lambert0-1-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO620x3
1910-10-17Digger Stanley57-8-7
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLKO820x3
referee: John Herbert Douglas
EBU (European) bantamweight title
vacant BBBofC British bantamweight title
Recognized by the National Sporting Club as the British version World 118lbs Bantamweight title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2000. The first Lonsdale Belt match at bantamweight.

1910-03-07Jean Audouy3-3-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWTKO820x3
EBU (European) bantamweight title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
1909-04-19Johnny Summers66-23-21
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomNCND33x3
1909-03-20Tommy O'Toole9-0-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO26
referee: Jack McGuigan
As Jem Bowker of England (Philadelphia Inquirer). Result also as given in the Philadelphia Record and Philadelphia Item.
1909-03-16Al Delmont58-8-32
Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1212
1908-04-27Charlie Griffin18-6-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLTKO820x3
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 28 April 1908
1907-12-16Cockney Cohen24-11-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 17 December 1907
1907-06-03Jim Driscoll41-2-4
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLKO1720x3
BBBofC British featherweight title
Billed English 122 lbs title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 04 June 1907

1907-03-02Harry Smith0-4-1
Public Hall, Canning Town, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
Fight a points win and not a 5th round TKO as previously displayed. Source: Sporting Life
1906-05-28Jim Driscoll38-2-4
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: John Herbert Douglas
BBBofC British featherweight title
Billed English 126lbs title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 29 May 1906

1906-03-14Bill Fielder8-5-1
Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1905-10-23Spike Robson11-2-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
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

1905-07-02Wally Pickard
Nouveau Cirque, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS66
La Presse
1905-05-29Pinky Evans10-5-4
National Sporting Club, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
Billed World 116lbs Bantamweight Title
Bowker announces move upto featherweight
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 30 May 1905

1905-03-20Pedlar Palmer36-8-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWTKO1215x3
Billed vacant British version World & English 124lbs Featherweight title
Title vacated by Ben Jordan
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001

1904-10-17Frankie Neil12-1-3
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
World 116lbs Bantamweight Title
Later, the Title again becomes vacant. Owen Moran would win it April 22, 1907; then the title becomes vacant once more.
Monte Attell would win it by knocking out Frankie Neil on June 19, 1909.
GManchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 18 October 1904

1904-05-30Owen Moran16-3-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
BBBofC British bantamweight title
Billed English 116lbs title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 31 May 1904

1903-11-09Al Fellows7-2-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWTKO915x3
Billed Vacant British version of World 116lbs Bantamweight title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 10 November 1903

1903-10-05Bill King3-0-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
BBBofC British bantamweight title
Billed English 118lbs title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 06 October 1903

1903-05-25Andrew Tokell9-3-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
BBBofC British bantamweight title
English 118 lbs Title
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 26 May 1903

1903-03-25Andrew Tokell9-2-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Billed English 116lbs title
BBC Boxing Yearbook 2000

1902-12-15Harry Ware17-7-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Billed English 116lbs title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 16 December 1902

1902-09-16Charlie Hickman
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO3
1902-06-02Bill Fielder7-3-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 03 June 1902
1902-05-10Jack Guyon23-6-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1902-04-21Bill Lampshire13-2-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1902-03-10'Young' Harry Paul46-23-5
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 11 March 1902
1902-02-02Albert Wheeler4-2-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWRTD5
1901-12-14Jack Guyon22-4-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS66x2
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Monday 16 December 1901
1901-01-21Jack Guyon17-3-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLPTS66x3
1901-01-14Sam Walters
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS33x2
Semi-final 116lbs Competition
Manchester Courier Januuary 1, 1901

1901-01-14Buck Shine
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS66x2
Final 116 lbs Competition
One of two bouts Bowker had on the same day.
Manchester Courier Januuary 1, 1901

1901-01-03Jim Pennington
Boxing Club, Bolton, Lancashire, United KingdomLPTS33
7st 6lbs Open Competition Semi-final
Source: Manchester Sporting Chronicle (research of Miles Templeton and Richard Ireland)
1 of 2 bouts on the day for Bowker

1901-01-03T Turner
Boxing Club, Bolton, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS66
7st 6lbs Open Competition 1st Series
Source: Manchester Sporting Chronicle (research of Miles Templeton and Richard Ireland)
1 of 2 bouts on the day for Bowker

1900-07-10Bill Doyle0-2-0
United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Exact date & location unknown.
1900-06-10Tom Owens
United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Exact date & location unknown.
1900-05-10Pat Daley11-7-0
United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Exact date & location unknown.
1900-01-01Tom Perkins
United KingdomWPTS66x3
Exact date & location unknown.

 
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