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Digger Stanley
Global ID10738
sexmale
birthdate 1883-02-28
death date 1919-03-07 (36)
divisionbantamweight
aliasGeorge Stanley
country United Kingdom
residenceFulham, London, United Kingdom
birth placeNorwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
won 71 (KO 16) + lost 21 (KO 1) + drawn 8 = 100
rounds boxed 1019
Newspaper Decisions won : lost : drawn 2
rounds boxed 16
Total Bouts 102 KO% 15.69
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1918-07-13George Kilts2-1-0
St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLDQ620x3
1918-06-22George Kilts1-1-0
St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLDQ915x3
1918-04-22Walter Ross18-6-2
Pitfield Street Baths, Hoxton, London, United KingdomLDQ615x3
referee: J.T. Hulls
Boxing
1918-03-23Johnny Hughes40-39-12
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
1918-02-25Bill Beynon26-30-15
Queens Hall, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWKO515x3
Boxing February 27, 1918
1918-02-18Tommy Noble50-25-9
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
Boxing February 20, 1918
1918-01-28Walter Ross16-6-2
Pitfield Street Baths, Hoxton, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: J.T. Hulls
Boxing
1916-10-23Tommy Noble38-9-5
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
referee: Mr Humphreys
Boxing October 25, 1916
1916-10-09Joe Fox53-12-9
Central Baths, Bradford, Yorkshire, United KingdomLDQ1020x3
Boxing October 11, 1916
1916-09-18Sid Whatley11-4-3
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWKO320x2
Boxing September 20, 1916
1916-03-13Young Joe Brooks71-17-6
Pitfield Street Baths, Hoxton, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
1915-12-17Joe Symonds57-9-6
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLDQ1315x3
referee: Eugene Corri
Boxing December 22, 1915
1915-11-11Tommy Harrison28-10-5
Liverpool Stadium, Pudsey Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLDQ415x3
referee: Jack Smith
Billed as an eliminator for the British bantamweight title. Stanley disqualified for a low blow. Boxing November 17, 1915
1915-09-16Joe Fox45-11-8
Liverpool Stadium, Pudsey Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
1915-03-29Jimmy Barry
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomDPTS1515x3
A British bantamweight title eliminator.
1914-11-19Pedlar Palmer47-12-4
West London Stadium, Church Street, Edgware Road, London, United KingdomWRTD410x3
1914-04-20Curley Walker33-7-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLDQ1520x3
BBBofC British bantamweight title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 21 April 1914
1913-10-27Bill Beynon17-7-8
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
BBBofC British bantamweight title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 28 October 1913. Stanley won the Lonsdale Belt outright by virtue of this victory.
1913-06-02Bill Beynon16-5-7
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
BBBofC British bantamweight title
Boxing June 7, 1913
1912-10-21Alex Lafferty4-1-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
BBBofC British bantamweight title
1912-08-30Oswald Stapleton0-2-0
Chelmsford, Essex, United KingdomWKO910x2
referee: J Lindsay Forbes
Essex Newsman - Saturday 07 September 1912
1912-06-22Charles Ledoux46-6-2
Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, FranceLKO720
EBU (European) bantamweight title
Billed "Worlds" British and European Bantamweight titles.
1912-04-22Charles Ledoux44-5-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
EBU (European) bantamweight title
Billed "Worlds" British and European Bantamweight titles.
1912-02-26Jean Poesy8-2-3
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
1911-12-16Oswald Stapleton0-1-0
Skating Rink, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United KingdomWKO615x2
1911-09-14Ike Bradley66-26-7
Liverpool Stadium, Pudsey Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
BBBofC British bantamweight title
Billed "Worlds" British and European Bantamweight title. The Lonsdale Belt was not at stake as the contest was held away from the National Sporting Club. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Friday 15 September 1911
1911-02-08Tommy O'Toole12-1-1
American A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
referee: Jack O'Brien
The Philadelphia Record gave its newspaper decision to Stanley, but the Item preferred O'Toole.
1911-01-27Frankie Burns5-0-0
National Sporting Club, New York, New York, USADNWS1010
referee: Patsy Haley
Decision given as a draw in the majority of newspapers. The NY Eveneing Tribune had it for Burns, the NY Tribune had it a draw, and the NY Sun had it for Stanley. This program was promoted by the National S.C. of New York. Bout did not take place on Jan 20 as previously listed per NY Evening World.
1910-12-05Johnny Condon5-0-1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
referee: Eugene Corri
Billed as the "Worlds" European and British Bantamweight titles. The Lonsdale belt though was not at stake as the contest was held away from the National Sporting Club.
1910-10-17Joe Bowker28-7-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO820x3
referee: John Herbert Douglas
EBU (European) bantamweight title
vacant BBBofC British bantamweight title
Recognized by the National Sporting Club as the British version World 118lbs Bantamweight title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2000. The first Lonsdale Belt match at bantamweight.

1910-02-14Young Pierce14-3-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomDPTS2020x3
Billed World 118lbs title, though this billing was withdrawn as Pierce was not the American champion. BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
1909-12-27Dick Golding3-6-0
The Queens Theatre, Poplar, London, United KingdomWKO310x3
1909-11-03Oswald Stapleton
The Athenaeum Club, Angel Court, Throgmorton Street, City of London, London, United KingdomWKO56x3
1909-06-14Alf Mitchell
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1909-05-24Jimmy Walsh29-8-11
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomDPTS1515x3
Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Tuesday 25 May 1909. For a purse of £350.
1909-03-22Bill Jordan0-2-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1908-11-19Wally Morgan3-8-2
Cromwell Arms, Putney Bridge, London, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1908-10-19Sam Keller8-1-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
referee: John Herbert Douglas
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 20 October 1908
1908-04-14Young Sullivan
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x2
1908-03-30Ike Bradley51-15-3
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x2
1908-03-07William Himphen28-19-2
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1908-02-22Wally Morgan3-6-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1907-11-30Wally Morgan3-4-2
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x2
1907-11-27Young Lilley47-13-8
Marlborough Lines Gymnasium, Aldershot, Hampshire, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1907-09-12Bob Kendrick38-23-15
Harry Thorne's Gym, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLDQ920x3
referee: J.T. Hulls
For £50 a side and a purse. Stanley disqualified for biting. Source: Harold Alderman.
1907-06-06Al Delmont47-7-22
Harry Thorne's Gym, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLDQ1220x3
referee: E.A. Humphreys
Stanley loses his disputed claim to World 116lbs Bantam title. Stanley disqualified for a low blow. BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2000
1906-12-13Ike Bradley44-12-3
Harry Thorne's Gym, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
Billed World & English 112lbs Bantamweight Titles. For £190 purse. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Friday 14 December 1906 >
1906-05-21Harry Slough51-14-6
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO1820x3
billed English 112lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2000

1906-02-10Billy Hughes0-2-0
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWRTD1620x3
1906-01-20Ike Bradley39-9-3
Gym Club, Dale Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
Billed World & English 112lbs Bantamweight titles
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2000

1905-12-18Darkey Haley6-6-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1905-10-20Jimmy Walsh23-3-9
Pythian Rink, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USALPTS1515
referee: Eugene Buckley
Billed for Walsh's World 116lbs Bantamweight title claim
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2000

1905-07-01George Moore4-7-2
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomLPTS66x3
1905-06-24Darkey Haley6-4-2
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1905-04-17Louis D'Or
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWRTD710x3
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 18 April 1905. D'Or, who was really English jockey Wally Pickard (then riding in France) retired with an injured shoulder.
1905-01-23Owen Moran22-5-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
billed World 114lbs title

1904-11-19Syd Wilmott
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO420x3
billed British Imperial Empire 114lbs title
BBC Boxing Yearbook 2000

1904-10-17Harry McDermott19-3-0
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO1920x3
referee: J Shovet
billed World and English 108lbs titles
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003

1904-07-11Harry McDermott19-2-0
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO615x3
referee: Billy Bell
billed World and English 108lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003 Stanley down five times in the 5th round. For a £300 purse

1904-06-06Jimmy Walsh19-2-8
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomDPTS1515x3
billed World title 112lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2000

1904-04-18Jimmy Walsh19-1-8
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
referee: John Herbert Douglas
Billed World 112lbs title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 19 April 1904

1903-12-14Jack Walker34-9-4
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Billed English 112lbs title
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 15 December 1903. For £150 purse

1903-11-09Owen Moran14-2-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 10 November 1903. Although no title billing Stanley claimed the English title at the weight.
1903-10-12George Dixon61-22-41
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1903-08-01George Dixon58-22-38
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomLPTS66x3
1903-07-11Jim Williams11-9-0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1903-05-11Pedlar Palmer29-5-1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomLPTS1212x2
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 12 May 1903
1903-04-02Jack Guyon24-9-1
Wood Lane Drill Hall, Shepherd's Bush, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003
1903-03-14Jim Kenrick54-30-5
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1903-03-02Jack Walker33-7-3
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
referee: Joe Steers
billed World and English 110lbs titles
Fight not a recognised championship as bout over 12 rounds
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2003. For £25 each and a £50 purse

1903-02-21Jack Guyon24-8-1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1903-02-14Jim Denhart15-15-2
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1903-02-07Jack Guyon24-8-0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1903-01-17Dave Morbin10-10-1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1903-01-12Tom Rippington0-0-1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
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