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Iron Hague
Global ID40136
sexmale
birthdate 1885-11-06
death date 1951-08-18 (65)
divisionheavyweight
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
aliasIron Bill
country United Kingdom
residenceMexborough, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
birth placeMexborough, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
birth nameJames William Hague
won 19 (KO 16) + lost 8 (KO 6) + drawn 1 = 28
rounds boxed 227 KO% 57.14
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1915-08-02Bill Curzon3-5-3
Stamford Bridge, Chelsea, London, United KingdomLKO3
1913-12-05Jewey Smith26-20-3
Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
1912-08-05Tom Cowler21-3-1
Mexborough, Yorkshire, United KingdomLKO8
referee: Tom Gamble
Spike Robson the famous Flyweight held the watch. Cowler had Hague down Seven times in rounds 6 & 7. In the 8th round Cowler did his opponent a kindness and sent "Iron" out with a body blow, followed by a glancing blow on the chin. 'Mexborough and Swindon Times August 12th 1912'
1912-07-08Bill Robb
Mexborough, Yorkshire, United KingdomWKO1
1911-04-24Bombardier Billy Wells7-1-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLKO620x3
National Sporting Club (1891-1929) British heavyweight title
1911-01-30Bill Chase
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO620x3
1911-01-02Sergeant Sunshine2-6-0
Mexborough, Yorkshire, United KingdomWKO920x3
1910-12-05Jewey Smith21-10-1
Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1910-11-07Corporal Brown1-2-0
Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWKO1820x3
1910-08-15Private W Smith0-1-0
Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
1910-05-26Sergeant Sunshine1-4-0
Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
Source: 'Boxing' 4th June 1910.
1910-02-21Jewey Smith15-9-1
Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Smith did win the fight--reported in The Hull Daily Mail and The Sheffield Daily Telegraph. Not reported as a title fight.
1910-02-11'P/O' Matthew 'Nutty' Curran12-4-1
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLKO1520x3
referee: J.T. Hulls
Billed as for the British heavyweight title. Curran cut by the right eye. Hague down three times in the 4th round and ko'd in the 15th by a right to the jaw.
1909-05-24Sam Langford50-6-18
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLKO420x3
Billed English Heavyweight Title
Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Tuesday 25 May 1909

1909-04-19Gunner Moir12-4-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO120x3
time: 2:47
EBU (European) heavyweight title
National Sporting Club (1891-1929) British heavyweight title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 20 April 1909
1908-12-14Ben Taylor23-14-3
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO220x3
1908-10-19Charlie Wilson8-3-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO420x3
referee: John Herbert Douglas
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 20 October 1908
1908-06-01Sergeant Sunshine1-2-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO420x3
as Corporal Sunshine
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 02 June 1908

1908-05-11Jack Scales32-15-2
Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWKO220x3
1908-03-16Frank Craig52-26-6
Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWKO420x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1907-10-28Jack Scales30-12-1
Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1906-12-08Charlie Knock11-17-5
Doncaster, Yorkshire, United KingdomLKO3
1905-08-04Albert Rodgers24-5-5
Volunteer Drill Hall, Doncaster, Yorkshire, United KingdomWKO620x2
referee: Tom Gamble
Billed as being for the Yorkshire heavyweight title. For £25 a side and a £50 purse. Source: Harold Alderman.
1905-04-08Dick Parkes
Doncaster, Yorkshire, United KingdomWKO1420x3
referee: Tom Gamble
1904-12-01Fred Drummond
WKO2
date and venue unknown
1904-11-01Jack Gibson
WKO2
date and venue unknown
1904-10-01Sargeant Randall
WKO4
date and venue unknown
1904-09-01Dan Lewis
WKO3
date and venue unknown

 
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