Johnny Brown

55 25 4
30 KOs 9 KOs
Box-pro
division bantam
status inactive
bouts 84
rounds 737
KOs 35.71%
career 1919-1928
debut 1919-03-13

ID# 050055
sex male
alias Philip Hickman
nationality United Kingdom
residence St George's, London, United Kingdom
birth place Spitalfields, London, United Kingdom

Boxing Pro 98 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
1928-08-29 Teddy Baldock 60 2 3
Orient Football Ground, Clapton
L-RTD

Attendance: 32, 000
Hull Daily Mail - Thursday 30 August 1928 p 116. 117. 118
1928-06-24 Sammy Shack 23 18 9
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
L-TKO
ref: Jack Hart
Boxing June 27, 1928 p 763
1928-05-24 Young Freddie Welsh 22 21 13
Ilford Skating Rink, Ilford
W-TKO
Fight belongs to Johnny Brown (St. Georges)-The Daily Mirror next day fight report Friday May 25 p.30.. The Daily Herald Saturday May 26 1928 p9-confirmed that Welsh fought Uk Bantamweight Champion Johnny Brown (St. George s), not Johnny Brown, Birmingham, Flyweight as previously posted. Only fight reported by both sources.
1928-04-26 Robert Tassin 36 12 8
Salle Wagram, Paris
L-PTS
1928-03-08 Young Clancy 12 16 2
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-PTS
Boxing March 13, 1928 p 522
1928-01-08 Kid Socks 50 23 12
Premierland, Whitechapel
L-PTS
Boxing January 10, 1928 p 379
1927-11-06 Alf Kid Pattenden 17 3 2
Premierland, Whitechapel
L-PTS
Boxing November 18, 1927 p 234
1927-10-13 Enrico Venturi 6 3 2
Queens Hall, Langham Place
D-PTS
Western Morning News - Friday 14 October 1927
1927-09-08 Nel Tarleton 21 5 1
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-PTS
Boxing September 13, 1927 p 87 & 90
1927-08-21 Len Fowler 14 13 3
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-KO
Boxing August 23, 1927 p 31
1927-07-28 Young Stanley 26 6 8
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-KO
Stanley was out for over twenty six minutes before regaining consciousness.
Boxing August 3, 1927 p 469
1927-01-29 Willie Smith 9 0 1
Town Hall, Johannesburg
L-PTS
15 rounds is correct
1926-10-11 Tommy Ryan 53 55 26
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo
L-TKO
1926-09-16 Sammy Fuller 17 4 0
Braves Field, Boston
L-TKO
Brown was reported as the featherweight champion of England.
1926-06-21 Lew Perfetti 41 8 5
University of St. Louis Athletic Field, Saint Louis
L-NWS
According to both St. Louis newspapers this fight belongs to Johnny Brown of England-Perfetti won the newspaper decision from both the St. Louis Globe and St. Louis Star.
1926-06-11 Jackie Johnston 14 4 2
Maple Leaf Stadium, Toronto
L-PTS
ref: 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.
1926-05-14 Chick Suggs 90 22 9
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-TKO
2:23    ref: Jim Crowley
1926-03-09 Bud Taylor 73 15 11
Arena, Vernon
L-PTS
1926-02-05 Carl Tremaine 77 14 9
Coliseum, Toronto
L-PTS
"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.
1925-10-19 Mick Hill 19 9 3
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden
W-KO

Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 20 October 1925 P 12
1925-09-06 Johnny Cuthbert 48 14 6
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-DQ
Boxing September 9, 1925 p 72
1925-08-16 Teddy Murton 24 10 6
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-KO
Boxing August 19, 1925 p 29
1925-04-30 Andre Routis 35 7 5
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington
W-DQ
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 01 May 1925 P 12-low blow D?q.
1925-03-26 Frank Harvey 19 5 5
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-DQ
ref: S Saville
Boxing April 1, 1925 p 122
1925-02-23 Harry Corbett 68 14 7
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden
W-RTD

Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 24 February 1925 P 12
1925-01-25 Tom Bailey 19 6 3
Premierland, Whitechapel
D-PTS
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 26 January 1925 P 14
1924-11-17 Harry Corbett 64 14 7
Pitfield Street Baths, Hoxton
L-PTS
Boxing November 19, 1924 p 232 & 233
1924-11-01 Mog Pugh 14 20 4
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-KO
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 03 November 1924 P 16
1924-10-11 Tommy Dowd 10 5 1
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-KO
Western Daily Press - Monday 13 October 1924
1924-07-20 Len Oldfield 16 14 2
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-KO
Boxing July 23, 1924 p 378
1924-07-07 Billy Colebourne 2 7 3
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-TKO
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 08 July 1924 P 4
1924-06-23 Billy Hindley 52 10 7
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-PTS
Western Daily Press - Tuesday 24 June 1924
Boxing June 25, 1924 p 312
1924-05-28 Teddy Murton 19 5 5
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-PTS
Boxing June 4, 1924 p 268
1924-05-11 Jack (Jock)
Alexander
9 6 0
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-TKO
The Sportsman - Monday 12 May 1924 p 3
1924-01-20 Harold Jones 14 15 3
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-TKO
The Sportsman - Monday 21 January 1924 p 7
1924-01-07 Billy Hindley 48 7 6
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-TKO
The Sportsman - Tuesday 08 January 1924 p 4
1923-11-26 Harry Lake 87 6 3
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden
W-PTS

Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 27 November 1923 P 7
Boxing November 28, 1923 p 248 & 249
1923-10-08 Johnny Ginger
Curley
64 8 6
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
L-PTS
Boxing October 10, 1923 p 136
1923-07-19 Albert Colcombe 14 13 4
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-TKO
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 20 July 1923 P 3
1923-06-25 Jim Higgins 13 6 1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-KO
Boxing June 27, 1923 p 153
1923-04-02 Cuddy DeMarco 20 2 1
Arena, Philadelphia
L-NWS
Newspaper decisions from both the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid) and the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) favored DeMarco.
1923-03-28 Leo (Kid) Roy 19 4 0
St. Denis Theatre, Montreal
L-UD
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
1923-01-30 Frankie Mack 8 11 7
Madison Square Garden, New York
D-PTS
The NY Times reported a featherweight from the Bronx--but the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported Johnny Brown of England.
1922-12-11 Lew McFarland 9 10 3
Arena, Philadelphia
W-NWS
(Philadelphia Inquirer)
1922-11-30 Martin Judge 14 17 14
Arena, Philadelphia
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger and Philadelphia Inquirer
1922-11-06 Frankie Conway 47 51 14
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia
W-NWS
(Philadelphia Inquirer)
1922-10-16 Tommy Murray 19 14 9
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1922-09-25 Jimmy Corp 8 5 0
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-TKO
Boxing September 27, 1922 p 106

1922-08-25 Harry Lake 73 6 3
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth
L-PTS
Boxing August 30, 1922 p 46
1922-07-20 Al Foreman 28 6 6
Premierland, Whitechapel
D-PTS
ref: Will Hay
Foreman fought under the name of Bert Harris
Boxing July 26, 1922 p 380
1922-05-25 Albert Colcombe 12 8 4
Premierland, Whitechapel
W-RTD
Boxing May 31, 1922 p 252
1922-04-17 Paul Demers 28 10 4
St. Denis Theatre, Montreal
W-PTS
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
1922-04-10 George Gerardin 15 8 2
St. Denis Theatre, Montreal
W-NWS
Several sources list Johnny Brown (Philip Hickman) as Geradin's opponent-Montreal Gazette for Brown.
1922-03-17 Jackie Sharkey 45 44 21
Philadelphia
W-NWS
Reported in Boxing World and Mirror of Life March 25 1922 p.11. "Johnny Brown is proving the best of a batch of English boxers at present in America-in his latest contest in Philadelphia he outpointed Jack Sharkey in ten rds." Exact date and venue unknown at this time. This bout has not yet been substantiated by US newspaper reports.
1922-02-13 Patsy Wallace 26 28 6
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia
L-NWS
Philadelphia Inquirer for Wallace-Pittsburgh Press and Fall River Globe for Brown. Brown was a last minute substitute for Billy Mascot who never appeared.
1922-02-06 Mickey Delmont 25 25 10
St. Denis Theatre, Montreal
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from the Montreal Gazette. Brown gave Delmont "a needed lesson."
1922-01-31 Charlie Beecher 38 5 3
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York
L-PTS
1922-01-17 Bud Dempsey 13 12 3
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York
W-PTS
1921-11-28 Joe Burman 75 13 18
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia
L-NWS
Burman won the "newspaper decision." (Philadelphia Inquirer)(Philadelphia Public Ledger)
1921-11-07 Tommy Murray 15 11 8
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1921-10-24 Battling Harry
Leonard
34 16 5
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia
D-NWS
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1921-09-26 Frankie Jerome 32 7 10
Dyckman Oval, Manhattan
L-PTS
1921-09-09 Jack Hausner 6 7 0
Ocean Park Casino, Long Branch
W-NWS
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.
1921-07-14 George Nolan 6 6 3
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-RTD
Boxing July 20, 1921 p 376
1921-07-02 Jack Kid Doyle 14 6 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
L-RTD
Boxing July 6, 1921 p 344
1921-05-26 Kid Davis 6 5 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
L-PTS
Final Bantamweight belt competition
Boxing June 1, 1921
1921-05-05 Wal Jordan 2 0 1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-RTD
Semi-final Bantamweight Belt Competition
May 11, 1921 p 204
1921-04-28 George Nolan 5 5 3
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-PTS
3rd series Bantamweight competition
Boxing May 4, 1921 p 188
1921-04-21 Sammy Davies 2 0 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-PTS
2nd series Bantamweight competition
Boxing April 27, 1921 p 171
1921-04-14 Kid Logan 10 16 1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-TKO
1st series Bantamweight belt Competition
Boxing April 20, 1921 p 156
1921-03-23 Phil Bond 5 2 0
Manor Place Baths, Walworth
W-PTS
Boxing March 30, 1921 p 112
1921-03-18 Walter Rossi 36 28 10
Hearts Football Ground, Edinburgh
W-KO
1921-02-28 Berney Nolan 8 18 2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden
W-PTS
Boxing March 2, 1921 p 40
1921-02-14 Phil Bond 5 1 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-PTS
Boxing February 16, 1921 p 8 & 9
1921-02-07 Young Fogelman debut
Pitfield Street Baths, Hoxton
L-PTS
Boxing February 11, 1921 p 464 & 465
1921-01-08 George Harrison 7 2 1
The Dome, Brighton
W-PTS
Boxing January 12, 1921 p 406
1920-12-27 Bert Smiles 1 1 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-PTS
Boxing December 29, 1920 p 372
1920-12-26 Bert Smiles debut
The Ring, Blackfriars Road Matinee, Southwark
W-PTS
Boxing World and Mirror of Life - Saturday 01 January 1921
1920-12-04 Johnny Lewis 2 4 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-RTD
Boxing December 8, 1920 p 316
1920-11-01 Harry Pullen 5 8 1
W-PTS
Exact date not known at this time. Fight took place in London.
1920-10-23 Johnny Marshall 14 25 1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-PTS
Boxing October 27, 1920 p 204
1920-07-26 Jim Jeffords 2 0 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-PTS
Sporting Life
1920-06-12 Frank Lacon 0 1 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-TKO
Boxing June 16, 1920 p 397 & 399
1920-05-22 Alf Lowther 1 2 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-RTD
Boxing May 26, 1920 p 330
1920-05-13 Jerry Lyons 1 6 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-KO
Boxing May 19, 1920 p 314
1920-04-01 Johnny Gibbons 1 0 0
Holborn
W-KO
Exact date not known at this time.
1920-03-14 Jack Wayland 16 10 1
W-PTS
Exact date not known at this time.
1920-02-19 Johnny Ginger
Curley
27 5 3
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
L-RTD
Boxing World and Mirror of Life 28 February 1920
1920-02-05 Sid Peploe 18 24 4
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-PTS
Boxing February 11, 1920 p 60 & 61
1920-01-29 Sam Irving 3 0 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-KO
Boxing February 4, 1920 p 43
1919-12-18 Joe Baker 2 1 1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
L-RTD
Boxing December 24, 1919 p 510
1919-11-17 Private Jumbo Webb 3 3 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-TKO
Boxing November 19, 1919 p 398
1919-08-25 Wally Trainer 4 6 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-PTS
Boxing August 27, 1919 p 119
1919-08-13 Bill Wooder 1 0 0
Central Finsbury Radical Club, Finsbury
L-RTD
ref: HG Mankin
Boxing August 20, 1919 p 104
1919-06-05 Bernie Bedou debut
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-RTD
Boxing June 11, 1919 p 402
1919-05-24 Harry Taylor 0 1 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-KO
Boxing May 28, 1919 p 362
1919-04-26 Harry Taylor debut
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
W-PTS
Boxing April 30, 1919 p 265
1919-03-13 George Nolan debut
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
L-PTS
Boxing March 19, 1919 p 141