TEDDY BALDOCK

The pride of poplar

World Bantamweight Champion 1927

Fight Record

2 SEPTEMBER
Teddy Baldock arrived in America on the Leviathan to fight Al Brown
Trained at Gus Wilson’s training camp, Orangeburg, New Jersey; also in the camp were Vittorio Campolo, who was training to fight Phil Scott,
and Jack Sharkey, preparing for his fight with Tommy Loughran

1930

22 JANUARY
Teddy Baldock vs. Emile Pladner (Clermont-Ferrand, France)
Won on a foul 6th round
Location: Albert Hall, London
Referee: Matt Wells

Trained at Jolly Jumbo’s pub, Brighton
Sparring partners: Sid Raiteri and Jim Briley; Jack Lakey was ill so Alec Goodman superintended training

6 MARCH
Teddy Baldock vs. Charlie Rowbotham (Birmingham)
Won 11th round, referee stopped fight
Location: Ilford Skating Rink, London
Promoter: Bill Glass

Mickey Doyle and Lew Pinkus both challenged Baldock from the ring

3 APRIL
Teddy Baldock vs. Lew Pinkus (Mile End)
15 rounds on points
Location: Ilford, London

5 JULY
Teddy Baldock vs. Jimmy Docherty (Scotland)
Won KO 6th round
Location: Norwich Football Club’s ground
MC: Patsy Hagate
Promoter: Capt AJ Prince-Cox

1 SEPTEMBER
Teddy Baldock vs. Benny Sharkey (Newcastle)
Lost 15 rounds on points
Location: New St James’s Hall, Newcastle
Referee: Harry Jennings (Bradford)
Weigh-in: New St James’s Hall

7 DECEMBER
Teddy Baldock vs. Alf Kid Pattenden (Bethnal Green)
Won 15 rounds on points
Location: The Ring, Blackfriars, London

1931

12 FEBRUARY
Teddy Baldock and Miss Maisie McCrae were married at All Saints Church, Poplar

26 MARCH
Teddy Baldock vs. Gideon Potteau (Belgium)
Won KO 2nd round
Location: East Ham Skating Rink, London
(Al Brown present at ringside)

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