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Dick Smith
Global ID32097
sexmale
birthdate 1886-02-10
death date 1950-01-08 (63)
divisionlight heavyweight
country United Kingdom
residenceWoolwich, London, United Kingdom
birth placeWoolwich, London, United Kingdom
won 6 (KO 1) + lost 11 (KO 8) + drawn 1 = 18
rounds boxed 253 KO% 5.56
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1924-05-29Jack Bloomfield24-4-1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLKO415x3
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 30 May 1924 P 16
1923-05-14Joe Beckett18-8-0
Holland Park Rink, Kensington, London, United KingdomLKO1720x3
referee: John William Henry Tyler Douglas
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 15 May 1923 P 11
1922-11-06George Cook7-12-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWRTD1520x3
(Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 07 November 1922 P 16
1922-11-01Albert Kid Lloyd31-17-6
London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
1922-01-16Albert Kid Lloyd28-12-6
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x2
The match was for a 100 pounds a side and a purse of 750.
Western Daily Press - Tuesday 17 January 1922

1920-09-05Marcel Nilles7-1-0
Deauville, Calvados, FranceDPTS2020
1920-03-05Joe Beckett12-7-0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLKO520x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
If the Dec. 1919 bout is correct then this appears to be the second time that Beckett had KO'd Smith in the fifth round--reported in the London Daily Mail--March 6th, 1920.
Western Daily Press - Saturday 06 March 1920

1919-07-19Georges Carpentier75-11-5
Cirque de Paris, Paris, Paris, FranceLKO820
EBU (European) heavyweight title
IBU World (1913 - 1946) light heavyweight title
1918-11-18Frank Goddard8-1-0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLKO820x3
1918-02-25Joe Beckett7-4-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
vacant BBBofC British light heavyweight title
Title vacated by Harry Reeve
1916-10-10Harry Reeve50-15-8
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
BBBofC British light heavyweight title
1916-08-26Bombardier Billy Wells26-6-0
St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLKO920x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1916-06-05Harry Curzon2-0-0
London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
BBBofC British light heavyweight title
Lonsdale belt -- Light Heavyweight Title
1916-03-27Harry Reeve48-15-8
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
1916-02-21Bombardier Billy Wells24-6-0
Golder's Green Hippodrome, Golder's Green, London, United KingdomLKO320x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Liverpool Echo - Tuesday 22 February 1916
1915-05-31Bombardier Billy Wells22-6-0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLKO920x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Smith had Wells down for more than 10 seconds, but referee Tom Dunning, working from outside the ropes, failed to start counting until he entered the ring
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 01 June 1915

1914-03-09Dennis Haugh23-10-4
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
BBBofC British light heavyweight title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 10 March 1914
1914-01-19Dennis Haugh22-10-4
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
BBBofC British light heavyweight title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 20 January 1914

 
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