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Johnny Brown
Global ID50055
sexmale
birthdate 1902-07-18
death date 1976-07-01 (73)
divisionbantamweight
aliasPhilip Hickman
country United Kingdom
residenceSt George's, London, United Kingdom
birth placeSpitalfields, London, United Kingdom
won 52 (KO 29) + lost 25 (KO 9) + drawn 4 = 81
rounds boxed 717
Newspaper Decisions won 8 : lost 3 : drawn 1
rounds boxed 102
Total Bouts 93 KO% 31.18
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1928-08-29Teddy Baldock60-2-3
Orient Football Ground, Clapton, London, United KingdomLRTD215x3
referee: Eugene Corri
BBBofC British bantamweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) bantamweight title
Attendance: 32,000
Hull Daily Mail - Thursday 30 August 1928

1928-06-24Sammy Shack19-17-7
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLTKO1415x3
referee: Jack Hart
Boxing June 27, 1928
1928-04-26Robert Tassin9-2-2
Cirque de Paris, Paris, Paris, FranceLPTS1010
1928-03-08Young Clancy6-16-2
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomDPTS1515x3
Boxing March 13, 1928
1928-01-08Kid Socks50-23-12
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
Boxing January 10, 1928
1927-11-06Alf Kid Pattenden17-3-2
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
Boxing November 18, 1927
1927-10-13Enrico Venturi6-3-2
Queens Hall, Langham Place, London, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
Western Morning News - Friday 14 October 1927
1927-09-08Nel Tarleton21-5-1
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Boxing September 13, 1927
1927-08-21Len Fowler11-12-3
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWKO415x3
1927-07-28Young Stanley25-6-7
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWKO915x3
Stanley was out for over twenty minutes before regaining consciousness.
Boxing August 3, 1927

1927-01-29Willie Smith9-0-1
Town Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaLPTS1515
referee: Bob Storbeck
15 rounds is correct
1926-10-11Tommy Ryan25-21-13
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALTKO810
referee: William J O'Connor
1926-09-16Sammy Fuller17-4-0
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO110
referee: Jerry Moore
Brown was reported as the featherweight champion of England.
1926-06-11Jackie Johnston13-4-2
Maple Leaf Stadium, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
referee: Lou Marsh
Brown was dropped for no-count in the fourth. "The best bout on the card... Superior footwork as much as anything else accounted for the local boy's victory." - Globe & Mail. "It was a mighty interesting bout and Johnston showed vast improvement in everything." - Toronto Star.
1926-05-14Chick Suggs79-16-7
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO510
1926-03-09Bud Taylor39-5-3
Arena, Vernon, California, USALPTS1010
1926-02-05Carl Tremaine39-5-4
Coliseum, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
referee: Alex Sinclair
"Brown was down at least ten times during the bout, and when the final gong sounded he was in that familiar position. That he escaped being knocked out cleanly was due to his superb condition, great recuperative power and bulldog courage." - Globe & Mail. "Tremaine gave a most convincing demonstration of why the champion and the contenders in his class consistently sidestep him." - Toronto Star. Brown, of the U.K., was reported to be the European Champion at this time.
1925-10-19Mick Hill12-9-3
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO1220x3
referee: John Herbert Douglas
BBBofC British bantamweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) bantamweight title
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 20 October 1925 P 12
1925-09-06Johnny Cuthbert48-14-6
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWDQ820x3
Boxing September 9, 1925
1925-08-16Teddy Murton20-10-6
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWKO115x3
Boxing August 19, 1925
1925-04-30Andre Routis33-6-5
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWDQ515x3
referee: Joe Palmer
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 01 May 1925 P 12
1925-03-26Frank Harvey16-5-5
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWDQ615x3
referee: S Saville
Boxing April 1, 1925
1925-02-23Harry Corbett68-14-7
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWRTD1620x3
referee: John Herbert Douglas
EBU (European) bantamweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) bantamweight title
BBBofC British bantamweight title
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 24 February 1925 P 12
1925-01-24Tommy Bailey18-6-3
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomDPTS1515x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 26 January 1925 P 14
1924-11-17Harry Corbett64-14-7
Pitfield Street Baths, Hoxton, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: Pat O'Keefe
Boxing November 19, 1924
1924-11-01Mog Pugh5-9-0
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWKO515x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 03 November 1924 P 16
1924-10-11Tommy Dowd10-5-1
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWKO115x3
Western Daily Press - Monday 13 October 1924
1924-07-20Len Oldfield12-11-2
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWKO315x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Boxing July 23, 1924
1924-07-07Billy Colebourne2-6-3
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWTKO715x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 08 July 1924 P 4
1924-06-23Billy Hindley52-10-7
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Western Daily Press - Tuesday 24 June 1924
1924-05-28Teddy Murton15-5-5
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Boxing June 4, 1924
1924-05-10Jack (Jock) Alexander7-6-0
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWTKO815x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 12 May 1924 P 14
1924-01-19Harold Jones6-11-1
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWTKO315x3
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 21 January 1924 P 12
1924-01-07Billy Hindley48-7-6
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWTKO1415x3
Boxing January 9, 1924
1923-11-26Bugler Harry Lake86-6-3
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
referee: John William Henry Tyler Douglas
EBU (European) bantamweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) bantamweight title
BBBofC British bantamweight title
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 27 November 1923 P 7
1923-10-08Johnny Curley62-8-6
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Boxing October 10, 1923
1923-07-19Albert Colcombe8-10-1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWTKO215x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 20 July 1923 P 3
1923-06-25Jim Higgins13-6-1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWKO420x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Boxing June 27, 1923
1923-04-02Cuddy DeMarco3-1-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS88
Newspaper decisions from both the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid) and the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) favored DeMarco.
1923-03-28Leo (Kid) Roy20-4-0
St. Denis Theatre, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLUD1010
referee: Arthur Briere
Roy "furnished the greatest local boxing surprise a short time ago when he easily outpointed Johnny Brown at the St. Denis Theatre. In that bout he was conceded little chance of victory, but held command throughout." May 5 Montreal Gazette
1922-12-11Lew McFarland6-9-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
(Philadelphia Inquirer)
1922-11-30Martin Judge4-1-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1922-11-06Frankie Conway8-9-1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
(Philadelphia Inquirer)
1922-10-16Tommy Murray6-5-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1922-09-25Jimmy Corp6-4-0
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWTKO515x3
referee: Jack Goodwin
Boxing September 27, 1922
1922-08-25Bugler Harry Lake72-6-3
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: Charles Barnett
Boxing August 30, 1922
1922-07-20Al Foreman20-4-4
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomDPTS1515x3
Foreman fought under the name of Bert Harris.
1922-05-25Albert Colcombe6-5-1
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWRTD910x3
referee: Jack Goodwin
Boxing May 31,1922
1922-04-17Paul Demers26-10-3
St. Denis Theatre, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1010
One "of the cleverest exhibitions of boxing witnessed in Montreal in years." Part of the card that inaugurated decision fights in the city of Montreal, and the first under the jurisdiction of the newly-appointed Athletic Commission. The judges were Art Ross and Dr. Demartigny. Montreal Gazette
1922-04-10George Gerardin7-3-0
St. Denis Theatre, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWNWS1010
Several sources list Johnny Brown (Philip Hickman) as Geradin's opponent
1922-02-13Patsy Wallace4-6-1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS88
(Philadelphia Inquirer)
1922-02-06Mickey Delmont8-8-2
St. Denis Theatre, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Montreal Gazette. Brown gave Delmont "a needed lesson."
1922-01-31Charlie Beecher16-2-2
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York, New York, USALPTS1212
1922-01-17Bud Dempsey8-8-1
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1921-11-28Joe Burman31-2-5
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS88
Burman won the "newspaper decision." (Philadelphia Inquirer)(Philadelphia Public Ledger)
1921-11-07Tommy Murray5-5-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1921-10-24Battling Harry Leonard10-1-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1921-09-26Frankie Jerome15-2-3
Dyckman Oval, Manhattan, New York, USALPTS1010
1921-09-09Jack Hausner8-7-0
Ocean Park Casino, Long Branch, New Jersey, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Long Branch Daily Record (Herb Goldman). Hausner was the harder hitter, but Brown (an Englishman) the cleverer boxer. This fight did not occur in New York City, as was shown here previously.
1921-07-14George Nolan6-4-1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWRTD1020x3
referee: Ted Broadribb
Boxing July 20, 1921
1921-07-02Jack Kid Doyle3-6-0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLRTD220x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Boxing July 6, 1921
1921-05-26Kid Davis1-5-0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
Final Bantamweight belt competition.
1921-05-05Wal Jordan0-0-1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWRTD410x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Bantamweight belt competition, Semi-final
1921-04-28George Nolan5-3-1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Bantamweight competition, third series.
1921-04-21Sammy Davies2-0-0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
Bantamweight competition, second series.
1921-04-14Kid Logan1-8-0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWTKO36x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Bantamweight belt competition, first series.
1921-03-23Phil Bond0-1-0
Manor Place Baths, Walworth, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Boxing March 30, 1921
1921-03-18Walter Rossi27-21-8
Hearts Football Ground, Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomWKO815x3
1921-02-28Berney Nolan3-9-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1921-02-14Phil Bond
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
1921-02-07Young Fogelman
Pitfield Street Baths, Hoxton, London, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
1921-01-08George Harrison4-2-0
The Dome, Brighton, Sussex, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1920-12-27Bert Smiles
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Boxing December 29, 1920
1920-12-04Johnny Lewis
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWRTD410x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Boxing December 8, 1920
1920-11-01Harry Pullen2-6-1
London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Exact date not known at this time. Fight took place in London.
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