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Frank Childs
Global ID11620
sexmale
birthdate 1867-07-17
death date 1934-00-00 (66)
divisionheavyweight
height5′ 9½″   /   177cm
aliasCrafty Texan
country USA
residenceChicago, Illinois, USA
birth placeTexas, USA
won 41 (KO 25) + lost 9 (KO 3) + drawn 8 = 58
rounds boxed 339 KO% 43.1
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1911-02-02Jack Taylor0-0-1
USADPTS66
Exact date & location in 1911 unknown.
1904-11-01Denver Ed Martin15-5-0
LPTS66
Exact date and location unknown.
1904-07-06Klondike Haynes24-9-2
Houghton, Michigan, USAWKO8
1904-06-02Jack Johnson17-3-6
Empire A.A., Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS66
Johnson defends world 'colored' heavyweight title
1904-03-15Chicago Jack Johnson0-1-0
Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO26
1904-03-14Chicago Jack Johnson
American A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO2
Chicago Tribune, March 15, 1904.
1902-12-01Joe Choynski52-13-5
Lyceum A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS66
1902-10-21Jack Johnson7-3-6
Hazard's Pavilion, Los Angeles, California, USALTKO1220
referee: John Brink
Childs loses his claim as world 'colored' heavyweight champion. Childs's seconds claimed he dislocated his elbow.
1902-10-09Joe Walcott75-10-10
Apollo A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO3
Childs defends his claim as world 'colored' heavyweight champion. Day after report said Ref declared this a No Contest the night of the fight. Also shows fight date 10-9-1902. Walcott quit claiming injury and that the fight be declared a draw and his half of the purse be given to charity. Childs was beating him handily at the time.
1902-02-24Denver Ed Martin9-1-0
American A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS66
Martin wins world 'colored' heavyweight title
1902-02-03Wild Bill Hanrahan9-10-2
American A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO4
1902-01-18Walter Johnson5-5-4
Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
Johnson was a last-minute substitute for Fred Russell
1902-01-06Jack Mulligan
Kenosha, Wisconsin, USAWTKO5
1901-03-16George Byers14-3-14
Hot Springs, Arkansas, USAWKO1720
Billed for the 'colored' Heavyweight title
1900-12-21Mexican Pete Everett25-11-0
Colorado A.C., Denver, Colorado, USAWPTS1010
1900-12-15Joe Butler38-13-3
Chicago A.A., Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO6
referee: George Siler
Childs defends 'black' Heavyweight title
1900-07-20Fred Russell8-3-2
Colorado A.C., Denver, Colorado, USAWPTS1010
1900-06-15Fred Russell8-2-2
Star Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
"The bout was particularly vicious..." [The Omaha Daily Bee]
1900-06-08Fred Russell8-1-2
Star Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
referee: George Siler
Chicago Daily Tribune. Russell had the best of it at the end of 4 rounds but Childs landed enough hard blows in the remaining rounds to take an unpopular decision.
1900-04-27Tommy Dixon0-0-1
Star Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO2
1900-03-17Jack Bonner38-8-13
Chicago A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66
1900-03-16George Byers13-2-11
Star A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66
Billed for the 'colored' Heavyweight title
Childs defends 'black' Heavyweight title

1900-03-02Jack Bonner38-7-13
Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
1899-10-28Klondike Haynes10-3-0
Chicago A.A., Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO36
Childs defends 'black' Heavyweight title
1899-10-13Joe Kennedy6-3-0
Star Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66
1899-08-11Klondike Haynes10-2-0
Star Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
Childs claims Haines 'black' Heavyweight title
1899-05-26Tom (Stockings) Conroy7-6-1
Tattersall's, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66
referee: Malachy Hogan
Chicago Daily Tribune.
1899-05-19Jack Bonner36-7-11
Star Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66
referee: Malachy Hogan
1899-03-24Mexican Pete Everett24-6-0
Star Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
referee: Malachy Hogan
Everett down in 6th and bell rang at count of 9. (Chicago Tribune)
1899-03-20Ed Dunkhorst11-3-3
Cadillac A.C., Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS88
1899-03-04Bob Armstrong11-6-5
Stag A.C., Cincinnati, Ohio, USAWTKO610
Colored World Heavyweight Title
1899-01-21Joe Butler34-10-2
Tattersall's, Chicago, Illinois, USAWDQ26
1898-12-19Tom (Stockings) Conroy6-4-1
Fort Dearborn A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
referee: Malachy Hogan
1898-11-08Charley Strong5-6-4
Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
1898-09-24Henry Baker10-7-4
America A.A., Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO36
referee: George Siler
Chicago Daily Tribune.
1898-09-14George Byers7-0-6
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USALPTS2020
referee: Johnny White
Billed for the 'colored' Heavyweight title
Fought at 165 pounds.

1898-06-03Charley Strong5-5-3
Tattersall's, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66
referee: Malachy Hogan
Billed for the 'colored' Heavyweight title
1898-04-16Billy Keough4-3-0
American A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO1
1898-02-26Klondike Haynes0-1-0
Chicago A.A., Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO46
referee: George Siler
Chicago Daily Tribune.Billed for the 'colored' Heavyweight title. A six round go between Frank Childs and "Klondike" Haines, local heavy weights, which was expected to be the principal bout, was stopped by the referee in the fourth round. (1898-02-27 The Sunday News Tribune, Duluth, MN),
1898-02-07George Grant0-1-0
America A.A., Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
1898-01-29Bob Armstrong7-3-3
Chicago A.A., Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO26
referee: George Siler
Billed for the 'colored' Heavyweight title
1898-01-08Klondike Haynes
2nd Regiment Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO66
referee: Paddy Carroll
Chicago Daily Tribune.
1897-11-01George Grant
McGurn's Handball Court, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO1
1897-08-02Kentucky Rosebud18-8-11
Saint Joseph, Missouri, USAWKO3
1897-03-07Bob Armstrong5-1-3
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1895-11-15Joe Choynski29-4-2
Sam T. Jack's Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USALKO33
Childs was knocked down in the 3rd round.
1895-03-20Rufus Thompson
Tattersall's, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS88
As Rufus Sharpe.
1894-10-29Bob Harper0-1-0
McGurn's Handball Court, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO3
1894-09-22Ed Pitts
Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO2
Police intervened
1894-06-05Dan Creedon18-0-5
Madison Street Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USALTKO310
Police intervened.
1893-04-01Hank Griffin4-0-0
Los Angeles, California, USADPTS2020
Exact date unknown. This fight was listed in Griffin's record in the Oakland Tribune.
1893-02-15Australian Billy Smith16-11-10
San Francisco, California, USAWKO12
1893-01-12James J. Walker0-1-0
Palo Alto A.C., San Francisco, California, USAWKO3
1892-11-29John Rivers0-1-0
Pastime A.C., Los Angeles, California, USALDQ3
1892-11-16John Rivers
Pastime A.C., Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO4
This may be an amateur bout.
1892-08-30Al Butler
Pastime A.C., Los Angeles, California, USAWKO1
time: 0:24
KO @ 0:24, per The Los Angeles Times.
1892-03-24George LaBlanche37-10-12
Pastime A.C., Los Angeles, California, USAWDQ8
LaBlanche grabbed Childs by the waist, threw him down, and then kicked him. Despite being badly hurt, Childs got up quickly and grabbed LaBlanche in a half-nelson. Then he jerked LaBlanche into the air and threw him. The police got into the ring to stop the bout; Referee Mort Curran awarded Childs the decision. The boxers wore 4-ounce gloves. The Los Angeles Times
1892-02-18George LaBlanche37-8-12
Pastime A.C., Los Angeles, California, USAWKO3

 
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