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Bruce Woodcock
Global ID37004
sexmale
birthdate 1920-01-18
death date 1997-12-21 (77)
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 0½″   /   184cm
country United Kingdom
residenceDoncaster, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
birth placeDoncaster, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
won 35 (KO 31) + lost 5 (KO 4) + drawn 0 = 40
rounds boxed 200 KO% 77.5
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1950-11-14Jack Gardner20-2-0
Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, United KingdomLTKO1115x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
1950-06-06Lee Savold99-36-3
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomLTKO415
Vacant World Heavyweight Title
Recognized only by the British Boxing Board of Control

1949-06-02Freddie Mills77-16-6
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomWKO1415x3
referee: Sam Russell
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
EBU (European) heavyweight title
1949-03-26Johnny Ralph16-1-1
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO315
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
Ralph would retire in 1949 after being injured in a car crash
1948-12-06Lee Savold99-35-3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWDQ410x3
1948-09-21Lee Oma49-25-3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWKO410x3
"The fourth round had hardly got under way when Woodcock sent a right to Oma's head and he swayed with the punch, but a short time afterward he went down..(and then did)..roll from side to side and then lay flat on his back with arms outstretched...The crowd at ringside threw pennies into the ring.." The Ring, December 1948, page 56.
1947-04-15Joe Baksi51-6-3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomLTKO710x3
Woodcock was floored three times in the first round and twice in the second. He made a comeback and the fifth was his best round, but Baksi was scoring at will when the referee stopped it in the seventh.
1947-03-17Stephane Olek13-2-1
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
EBU (European) heavyweight title
1946-12-17Nils Andersson6-1-0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWTKO310x3
Badly cut eye
1946-11-15Georges Martin22-6-0
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWKO310x3
1946-09-17Gus Lesnevich54-10-5
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWKO810x3
time: 1:40
A right to the jaw put Lesnevich down for the full count, the only time in his career in which he was counted out.
1946-07-29Albert Renet21-12-3
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWKO615x3
vacant EBU (European) heavyweight title
Renet down in r4,r5 and r6 prior to KO
1946-06-04Freddie Mills67-13-6
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
Mills down in r4 Gate 45000 Pounds.
1946-05-17Tami Mauriello68-7-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO510
time: 2:15 | referee: Eddie Joseph
Attendance 14000.Betting six to one on Mauriello.Joseph stopped the bout after Woodcock rose at eight from the bout's lone knockdown.
1946-04-08Bert Gilroy74-20-8
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO210x3
Gilroy down thrice in each rd
1946-03-29George James30-15-4
Skating Rink, Hull, Yorkshire, United KingdomWTKO310x3
James down five times in r3
1945-11-27Jock Porter4-2-1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO310x3
Dundee Courier - Wednesday 28 November 1945
1945-08-24Martin Thornton17-7-0
Theatre Royal, Dublin, IrelandWTKO310
1945-07-17Jack London84-33-5
White Hart Lane (Tottenham FC), Tottenham, London, United KingdomWKO615x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
1945-05-02Cal Rooney16-5-1
Queensberry Club, Soho, London, United KingdomWTKO38x3
1944-10-09Al Delaney64-28-7
Circus Street Hall, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomWKO58x3
time: 1:50
1944-09-15George Marwick25-9-1
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO38x3
1944-08-07Joe Quigley11-20-3
City Ground, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomWTKO28x3
1944-06-19Bert Gilroy65-16-8
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWKO68x3
1944-03-13Ken Shaw4-0-1
De Montford Hall, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWTKO58x3
Dundee Courier - Tuesday 14 March 1944
1944-02-04Tom Reddington36-12-2
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWKO58x3
1943-12-27Glen Moody36-43-7
Circus Street Hall, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomWTKO68x3
1943-11-19Martin Thornton13-6-0
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO28x3
1943-06-18Glen Moody36-42-7
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO68x3
1943-05-19George Muir11-3-2
Queensberry Club, Soho, London, United KingdomWTKO48x3
1943-04-02Arnold Hayes6-4-1
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO310x3
1942-10-29George Hinchcliffe22-11-1
Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, United KingdomWTKO78x3
1942-09-25Jack Robinson40-33-7
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWKO312x3
BBBofC Northern Area light heavyweight title
1942-08-07George Davis44-25-4
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO28x3
1942-06-30Don Burton2-2-0
Olympia Skating Rink, Oldham, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO26x3
1942-06-20Len Munden10-25-3
White Hart Lane (Tottenham FC), Tottenham, London, United KingdomWTKO26x3
1942-04-21Tommy Morgan3-3-1
Watford Town Hall, Watford, Hertfordshire, United KingdomWTKO36x3
1942-02-23Charlie Bundy40-37-8
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1942-01-26Stoker Fred Clark
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO36x3
1941-06-03Alfred Ford
Drill Hall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomLPTS66x2
Derby Daily Telegraph - Wednesday 04 June 1941 P 7

 
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