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Klondike Haynes
Global ID40261
sexmale
birthdate 1878-01-01
death date 1949-02-03 (71)
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 0″   /   183cm
aliasBlack Hercules
country USA
residenceChicago, Illinois, USA
birth nameJohn W Haynes
won 24 (KO 14) + lost 11 (KO 8) + drawn 3 = 41
rounds boxed 215
Newspaper Decisions won 5 : lost 3 : drawn 2
rounds boxed 60
Total Bouts 51 KO% 27.45
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1911-01-16George Kid Cotton3-1-0
Labor Temple, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USANCNC56
This was a very poor fight. The police intervened due to mutual fouling. The Pittsburgh Press credits Cotton with a newspaper win, stating that he floored Klondike several times and was having the better of the contest.
1909-11-02Sam Langford52-6-18
Armory, Boston, Massachusetts, USALKO212
time: 1:35
Langford defends world 'colored' heavyweight title claim
1909-07-13Sam Langford51-6-18
Bijou Theater, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Langford claims World 'colored' Heavyweight title after Jack Johnson refuses to meet him. Langford reported to have had the better of fight by the Pittsburgh Post.
1906-06-14Black Bill11-5-3
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision as given in the Philadelphia Item.
1904-09-15Tom Foley2-1-0
Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS1010
Source of the report of this fight? If in Chicago, it must have been held in private as fights were allowed only over 6 round distance.
1904-07-06Frank Childs40-8-7
Houghton, Michigan, USALKO8
1904-04-16George Lawler2-5-0
Houghton, Michigan, USALDQ5
1904-02-24Frank Mayo0-5-0
Oelwein, Iowa, USAWKO?
KO round unknown. What is the source of this fight?
1903-12-26Sandy Ferguson24-7-10
9th Ward A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USALTKO66
Chicago Daily Tribune. Klondike's seconds threw up the sponge.
1903-10-01Frank Mayo0-4-0
Dubuque, Iowa, USAWKO12
1903-05-25Tim Hurley4-6-4
Beloit, Wisconsin, USAWPTS44
Klondike boxed twice this day, with Hurley and Frank Mayo.
1903-05-25Frank Mayo0-3-0
Beloit, Wisconsin, USAWTKO44
Klondike boxed twice this day in Beloit, with Mayo and Tim Hurley.
1903-05-09Frank Mayo0-2-0
Beloit, Wisconsin, USAWKO?
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1902-03-15Walter Johnson5-7-4
Chicago A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66
1902-03-01Fred Russell13-7-2
Chicago, Illinois, USALKO36
1902-02-16Billy Clark0-1-0
Chicago A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
1901-12-21Billy Clark
Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
1900-12-27Jack Johnson4-1-1
Phoenix A.C., Memphis, Tennessee, USALTKO1420
Klondike refused to continue after round 14
The fight previously listed here as occurring on May 26, 1902, with Jack Johnson in Memphis, supposedly won by Johnson on 13-round knockout, is undoubtedly a duplication of this fight. No report of a second Memphis fight has ever come to the surface. Also, the second fight did not appear in either the Police Gazette or Andrews record books and made its appearance as an incorrect dating in the 1941 Ring All-Time Record Book, the correctly dated fight being omitted. This produced the confusion and sometimes fights on both dates are listed.

1900-11-13Jim Brady0-8-2
Tattersall's, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO46
Klondike fought Brady for a second time, not Jim "Bradley," as previously shown.
1900-11-06Joe Goddard32-14-7
Star Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Philadelphia Item reported this fight, but not the Chicago Tribune.
1900-10-30Jim Brady0-7-2
Star A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
1900-10-16Jim Barnes1-0-1
Tattersall's, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO46
Reported as a knockout win for Klondike in the fourth round, not the first, in Reported as a four-round knockout in the Chicago Tribune.
1900-08-20Peter Maher120-8-4
Trenton A.C., Trenton, New Jersey, USALDQ520
referee: Bert Crowhurst
Klondike was down five times in the 5th round. As he was rising the 5th time, he grabbed Maher's legs and threw him down, jumped on his abdomen with his knees and started hitting him on the head. As Maher was warding off the blows, Klondike tried to bite him before the referee was able to pull him off. (Trenton Daily True American)
1900-07-17Ed Denfass7-1-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1900-06-25Jack Johnson4-1-0
Galveston A.C., Galveston, Texas, USADPTS2020
referee: Jim Scanlon
It had been agreed beforehand that the bout would be ruled a draw if both fighters were on their feet at the end of 20 rounds.
1900-05-21Rufus Graham1-1-0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Philadelphia Item reported that Graham won newspaper decision.
1900-05-12Charley Stevenson16-5-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Philadelphia Item reported that Klondike had the better of this fight.
1900-05-07Henry Brum0-2-0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO26
1900-04-28Rufus Graham1-1-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
The Philadelphia Item reported that Klondike had the better of the fight.
1900-04-07Charley Stevenson16-5-0
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
The Philadelphia Item reported that Klondike had a decisive margin over Stevenson.
1900-02-24John Morley
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO36
1900-02-17Henry Brum0-1-0
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO26
Result from the Philadelphia Item.
1900-02-05Thunderbolt Ed Smith0-1-0
Industrial A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Philadelphia Item reported that Klondike had considerably the better of this fight.
1900-02-02Harry Peppers10-7-3
Pelican A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USANCNC26
referee: Andy Rambo
Both fighters obviously weren't trying, the referee stopped the fight.
1900-01-27Denver Ed Martin3-1-0
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
This was Klondike's first fight in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Item reported that Martin beat him by a good margin.
1899-12-08George Lawler2-2-0
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWPTS66
1899-10-28Frank Childs25-4-5
Chicago A.A., Chicago, Illinois, USALKO36
Childs defends 'black' Heavyweight title
1899-10-05Frank Scott1-1-3
Ben Harbour, Illinois, USANCND44
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1899-08-11Frank Childs24-4-4
Star Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS66
Childs claims Haines 'black' Heavyweight title
1899-06-21Joe Goddard32-10-7
Adelphi Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USAWDQ46
referee: George Siler
In a rough bout, Goddard threw "Klondike" onto the floor and then hit him while he was still down. Los Angeles Times Fight reported to have ended in round four in the Chicago Tribune. Klondike did not fight Goddard in New York City on July 3, 1899, as previously listed. This appears to be a duplication of their actual fight of June 21 in Chicago.
1899-05-27Scaldy Bill Quinn12-13-12
Howard Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO26
Chicago Daily Tribune. Quinn was reportedly giving up "23 pounds of weight" to Klondike.
1899-05-19Bill Stone
Ben Harbour, Illinois, USAWKO8
Date uncertain-Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1899-05-12George Grant0-3-0
Star Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
1899-05-06Jack Johnson3-0-0
Howard Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO56
referee: Malachy Hogan
Chicago Daily Tribune. "...Johnson knocked Haines down in Round one with an uppercut, and only the bell saved Klondyke..."George Siler Haines claimed 'black' Heavyweight title. Date of May 8 reported in the Chicago Tribune.
1899-04-29Jim Fordy
Lyceum Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO26
referee: Malachy Hogan
1899-03-31Henry Baker10-8-4
Fort Dearborn A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
referee: Malachy Hogan
Results from the Chicago Tribune.
1899-02-24Dick Woods
Dearborn A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO26
1899-01-30Dan Bayliff1-1-1
Seventh Regiment Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
1898-11-15George Grant0-2-0
Madison Hall, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
This is the first fight of Klondike for which a report appeared in the Chicago Tribune.
1898-02-26Frank Childs15-3-1
Chicago A.A., Chicago, Illinois, USALTKO46
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),
1898-01-08Frank Childs12-3-1
2nd Regiment Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USALKO66
referee: Paddy Carroll
Chicago Daily Tribune.

 
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