Harry Woodson
Global ID39951
birthdate 1858-01-01
death date 1887-09-20 (29)
height5′ 7½″   /   171cm
aliasBlack Diamond
country USA
residenceSaint Paul, Minnesota, USA
birth placeCincinnati, Ohio, USA
won 11 (KO 6) + lost 6 (KO 3) + drawn 3 = 22
rounds boxed 176
Newspaper Decisions won : lost 1 : drawn
rounds boxed 0
Total Bouts 23 KO% 26.09

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1887-05-22Billy Wilson7-2-7
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALKO13
Bout took place 15 miles from Minneapolis in Dakota County (Hamilton Daily Democrat).Colored Heavyweight Championship of the World

1887-04-15McHenry Johnson10-2-10
Olympic Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALTKO610
St. Paul Daily Globe 4-16-1887 "Black Diamond gave up in 6th round after spraining his wrist".
1887-04-13Frank Taylor7-5-5
Olympic Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USADPTS1010
St. Paul Daily Globe 4-14-1887
1887-04-11Charles Hadley23-11-5
Olympic Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAWPTS1010
referee: Danny Needham
St. Paul Daily Globe 4-12-1887
1887-03-28Billy Wilson6-2-7
Exposition Rink, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALDQ615
referee: Tommy Warren
Colored Heavyweight Championship of the World

1887-02-24Billy Wilson6-2-5
Exposition Rink, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USADPTS88
referee: Patsy Cardiff
Colored Heavyweight Championship of the World

1884-12-23Charles Hadley19-4-4
Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaWKO4
St. Paul Daily Globe. Hadley's opponent was erroneous listed as being Billy Wilson. It was indeed Woodson.
1884-07-26Abe Williams
Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS?
Tracy Callis records
1884-03-23Professor Hurley
Columbus, Ohio, USAWKO3
Tracy Callis and Kevin Smith records
1883-12-24McHenry Johnson0-0-1
New York, USALNWS?
Results from the Toronto Daily Mail.
1883-11-03George Moulton
Long Island, New York, USAWTKO?
This bout took place on a Long Island train (Indiana Progress 11-08-1883).
1883-07-16C.C. Smith21-0-1
Troy, New York, USANCND33
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher . Tracy Callis records
1883-07-01Charles Hadley16-3-4
New York, New York, USALPTS?
Date Uncertain (Black Heavyweight Championship)
1883-06-03John Connors
Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USALPTS66
1883-04-17Big Bailey
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO2
Tracy Callis records
1883-04-09Gus Lambert3-1-2
American Institute Rink, New York, New York, USANCND44
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1883-04-06James McLaughlin
New York, USAWKO7
Manner of win uncertain. Source: Woodson's Mechanics Delight Boxing Card. KO reported in 4-11-1883 Waterloo Courier. Diamond laid claim to Colored Heavyweight Championship.
1883-03-21Pat Connors
New York, USADPTS1515
Sunday Morning Herald 3-25-83
1883-03-08Viro Small0-1-0
New York, New York, USAWPTS44
Tracy Callis Police Gazette collection.
1883-03-07Steve Williams
Troy, New York, USAWKO66
(1 hr. 30 minutes). Bismark Tribune
1883-02-07Charles Hadley16-1-4
New York, New York, USAWPTS33
1883-01-10Charles Hadley15-1-3
New York, New York, USALKO2
1882-12-01Alec Thompson
Cincinnati, Ohio, USAWPTS44
Tracy Callis records. Exact date uncertain.


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