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Billy Edwards
Global ID31485
sexmale
birthdate 1844-12-21
death date 1907-08-12 (62)
divisionlightweight
height5′ 4½″   /   164cm
aliasMake-Believe Billy
country United Kingdom
residenceBirmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
birth placeBirmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
won 1 (KO 1) + lost 2 (KO 1) + drawn 1 = 6
rounds boxed 184 KO% 16.67
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1884-05-12Charlie Mitchell21-1-5
New York, New York, USALKO3
Edwards was being beaten so bad by Mitchell, the British Champ, police had to stop it.
1877-03-19W C McClellan
New York, New York, USANCND4
1876-06-05Steve Taylor
Brooklyn Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USANCND15
1874-03-11William Fawcett
Private Show, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWKO41
A finish fight
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001

1872-09-04Arthur Chambers1-0-0
Walpole Island, Ontario, CanadaLDQ26
Lightweight Championship of America
Chambers scored first blood and first fall. Edwards bit Chambers in the shoulder. Referee: Bill Tracy. $2,000 a side.

1871-05-24Tim Collins
Huntington, Long Island, New York, USADPTS95
Lightweight Championship of America
95 Rounds (2:23:00) This bout was stopped due to darkness.

 
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