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Jem Roche
Global ID40326
sexmale
birthdate 1878-01-01
death date 1934-11-28 (56)
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 7½″   /   171cm
country Ireland
residenceWexford, Ireland
birth placeIreland
won 18 (KO 9) + lost 6 (KO 4) + drawn 0 = 24
rounds boxed 283 KO% 37.5
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1913-12-26Johnny Mathieson13-8-1
Antient Concert Rooms, Dublin, IrelandWPTS2020
1913-09-19Young John Sullivan3-4-0
WTKO1520
vacant Irish heavyweight title
Location unknown.
1913-09-17Young John L. Sullivan1-3-2
Antient Concert Rooms, Dublin, IrelandWTKO1520
1912-12-26Jack Rowan13-11-0
Antient Concert Rooms, Dublin, IrelandWDQ1720
referee: J Frank Bradley
Rowan, who was floored for a count of nine in the sixth round, was disqualified by referee Frank Bradley for repeated holding.
1912-12-09Young Johnny Johnson15-45-3
Antient Concert Rooms, Dublin, IrelandWPTS2020
1911-09-18Johnny Mathieson1-2-0
Antient Concert Rooms, Dublin, IrelandLPTS2020
1910-08-18'P/O' Matthew 'Nutty' Curran16-4-1
Empire Theatre, Dublin, IrelandLKO620
Irish heavyweight title
Roche down four times in the 6th round.
1910-05-16'Gunner' Mick Healey
Empire Theatre, Dublin, IrelandWPTS2020
referee: J Frank Bradley
Healey down in second fourth and tenth rounds and twice in the eleventh. Source for entire show: irish Independent, 17 May 1910.
1909-08-26'Cyclone' Billy Warren1-4-0
Empire Theatre, Dublin, IrelandWPTS2020
1909-08-02Simon Broadbend0-1-0
Empire Theatre, Dublin, IrelandWRTD1020
Attributed to "Seaman Broadbent"
1909-07-09'Cyclone' Billy Warren0-4-0
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomLTKO3
Warren claims Irish Heavyweight Championship, but his claim was disputed due to the rounds being only of two minute duration and Warren wasn't Irish.
1909-06-24Frank Craig56-33-7
Theatre Royal, Waterford, IrelandWTKO315
1909-06-23Frank Craig56-32-7
Theatre Royal, Waterford, IrelandWTKO320
1908-04-30Bill Squires19-4-0
Empire Theatre, Dublin, IrelandLTKO420
1908-03-17Tommy Burns37-2-8
Theatre Royal, Dublin, IrelandLKO120
time: 1:28 | referee: R P Watson
World Heavyweight Title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Wednesday 18 March 1908

1907-10-12Charlie Wilson7-1-1
Dublin, IrelandWPTS88
1906-08-30Young John Sullivan1-1-0
Dublin, IrelandWPTS2020
Irish heavyweight title
1905-12-26Young John Sullivan1-0-0
Dublin, IrelandWTKO1820
Irish heavyweight title
1905-09-20Young John Sullivan
Dublin, IrelandLPTS2020
1905-08-07C St.Clair
Dublin, IrelandWPTS1010
1905-04-24Corporal McFadden0-4-0
Dublin, IrelandWKO12
1904-12-10Private Harris
Dublin, IrelandWKO6
1903-08-27Joe Hagan
Antient Concert Rooms, Dublin, IrelandWPTS88
World middleweight champion Philadelphia Jack O'Brien not only promoted the show but offered £10 to anyone who could stay four rounds with him. There were no takers.
1900-08-25Jack Fitzpatrick4-0-0
Antient Concert Rooms, Dublin, IrelandWKO420
referee: Mr Humphreys
Irish middleweight title
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Monday, August 27, 1900

 
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