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Billy Plimmer
Global ID64206
sexmale
birthdate 1869-02-06
death date 1929-02-23 (60)
divisionbantamweight
height5′ 3½″   /   161cm
country United Kingdom
residenceBirmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
birth placeBirmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
won 21 (KO 10) + lost 6 (KO 3) + drawn 3 = 32
rounds boxed 323
Newspaper Decisions won : lost 1 : drawn
rounds boxed 4
Total Bouts 33 KO% 30.3
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1900-09-21George Corfield22-8-2
Gymnastic Club, Stalybridge, Cheshire, United KingdomDPTS2020x2
The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent (Sheffield, England), Saturday, September 22, 1900
1900-02-12Harry Ware13-5-2
Gymnastic Club, Stalybridge, Cheshire, United KingdomLPTS2020x2
referee: George Dunning
The Yorkshire Herald, and The York Herald (York, England), Tuesday, February 13, 1900
1899-04-03Harry Ware11-5-2
Olympic Club, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomLKO1920x3
referee: George Dunning
billed World 114lbs title
BBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, April 8, 1899

1898-12-12Pedlar Palmer21-0-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLTKO1720x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
World 116lbs Bantamweight Title
BBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
The Standard (London, England), Tuesday, December 13, 1898

1897-03-09Sammy Kelly10-2-1
Olympic Club, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomLKO2020x3
Advertised as being for the World 115lbs title
The Dundee Courier & Argus (Dundee, Scotland), Wednesday, March 10, 1897
The Pall Mall Gazette (London, England), Wednesday, March 10, 1897

1896-09-07George Corfield16-4-1
Norfolk Drill Hall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
billed English 112lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent (Sheffield, England), Tuesday, September 08, 1896

1895-11-25Pedlar Palmer17-0-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLDQ1020x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
World 112lbs Title
According to the British National Sporting Club the bantamweight limit was now accepted as 112lbs
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Tuesday, November 26, 1895

1895-05-27George Corfield14-3-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO720x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
Billed World & English 110lbs titles
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
The Dundee Courier & Argus (Dundee, Scotland), Tuesday, May 28, 1895
The Yorkshire Herald, and The York Herald (York, England), Tuesday, May 29, 1895

1895-01-12Barney Reilly1-0-0
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS44
The Philadelphia Inquirer
1894-12-01Billy Whistler5-0-4
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USANCND44
1894-11-26Charley Kelly3-1-0
Seaside A.C., Coney Island, New York, USAWKO320
World 114lbs Bantamweight Title
BBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
The Leeds Mercury (Leeds, England), Wednesday, November 28, 1894

1894-09-24Johnny Murphy4-3-4
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USADPTS2525
World 115 lbs Bantamweight Title
According to the New Orleans Daily Picayune the title was at stake but both men weighed in over the recognized limit (110lbs) at 114lbs each
The Yorkshire Herald, and The York Herald (York, England), Wednesday, September 26, 1894

1893-08-22George Dixon30-1-14
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent (Sheffield, England), Friday, August 25, 1893
1893-04-26Eddie Burke
Ariel A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO2
referee: Jack Fogarty
1892-12-28Joe McGrath8-0-1
Seaside A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO8
referee: John P. Eckhardt
Billed World 110 lbs title
Fight to a finish. Purse: $2500 ($2000 to the winner, $500 to the loser). McGrath was down four times in the 6th round, and multiple times in the 7th. McGrath's second threw up the sponge.
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003

1892-08-08Jerry Barnett4-1-1
Coney Island A.C., Coney Island, New York, USAWPTS88
referee: P.J. Donahue
1892-06-14Willie Tucker
Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO3
1892-05-09Tommy Spider Kelly6-2-4
Coney Island A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO10
referee: Al Smith
Billed World 108lbs title
Promoted by Coney Isalnd AC at "old West End casino"
A finish fight
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003

1892-01-12Kid Hogan1-0-0
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS88
referee: Warren Lewis
Hogan's Pro Debut
1891-05-30Jem Stevens5-1-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWRTD1520x3
billed English 112 lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper May 31, 1891

1891-04-02Jem Stevens5-0-0
London, United KingdomWTKO15
1891-02-13Charlie Mansford7-8-0
Kennington Social Club, Kennington, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Final English 110lbs championship competition
Plimmer had bye in the semi-final as his opponent Bill Moore was injured
The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent (Sheffield, England), Saturday, February 14, 1891

1891-02-11Sid Phillips1-5-0
Kennington Social Club, Kennington, London, United KingdomWPTS88x2
1st series 110lbs Competition
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Monday, February 9, 1891

1890-08-11Arthur Westley8-1-0
Ormonde Club, Walworth, London, United KingdomWKO1320x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
billed English 107lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
The Yorkshire Herald, and The York Herald (York, England), Saturday, August 16, 1890

1890-04-02Tim Buckley3-1-0
South London Gym, Kennington, London, United KingdomWKO520x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
billed English 107lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
Reynolds's Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, April 6, 1890

1890-01-13Harry Coope
Alf Greenfield's Saloon, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS88x3
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Tuesday, January 14, 1890
1889-10-22J Brown
Alf Greenfield's Saloon, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomNCNC512x3
Police intervened as stopped the fight as fighters were not using correct boxing gloves
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Thursday, October 24, 1889

1889-08-13Bill Willis
London, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1889-06-02Joe Farrell0-1-0
London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1889-02-23Patsy Sheehan2-1-0
Royal Aquarium Theatre, Westminster, London, United KingdomLPTS44x3
final Frank Hindes'104lbs world championship competition
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Monday, February 25, 1889

1889-02-21Tim Buckley1-0-0
Royal Aquarium Theatre, Westminster, London, United KingdomWPTS33x3
2nd series Frank Hinde's 104lbs Championship Competition
Reynolds's Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, February 24, 1889

1889-02-18Jack Sweeney
Royal Aquarium Theatre, Westminster, London, United KingdomWPTS33x3
1st series Frank Hinde's 104lbs World Championship Competition
The Morning Post (London, England), Tuesday, February 19, 1889

1889-01-09Mike Moran
Red Lion Hotel, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS88x3
referee: H.E. Cleveland
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Thursday, January 10, 1889

 
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