TEDDY BALDOCK

The pride of poplar

World Bantamweight Champion 1927

Fight Record

1927

16 FEBRUARY
Teddy Baldock vs. Young Johnny Brown (St George’s)
Won KO 3rd round
Location: Albert Hall, London
Referee: JWHT Douglas
(Jimmy Wilde at ringside along with Prince of Wales)
Weigh in at a hotel in Leicester Square

Trained at Hurstpierpoint
Sparring partner: Fred Patten

28 FEBRUARY
Billiard match with Sydney Lee (boy amateur champion of London)
Location: Camden Terminus Club

30 MARCH
Teddy Baldock vs. Felix Friedmann (Germany)
Won KO 2nd round
Location: Albert Hall, London

11 APRIL
Teddy Baldock entertained by admirers at a Holborn restaurant

13 APRIL
Teddy Baldock and Archie Bell sign contracts at Frascatis restaurant

5 MAY
Vacant World Bantamweight Title
Teddy Baldock vs. Archie Bell (Brooklyn, NY, USA)
Won 15 rounds on points
Location: Albert Hall, London
Referee: Sam Russell
Reception at the Lido Club
Weigh-in: The Ring, Blackfriars/Fred Dyer’s gym in the Strand

Trained at Hurstpierpoint
Sparring partners: Johnny Curley, Harry Bugler Lake, Billy Boulger, George Davies (Camden Town), Len George (Custom House)

23 MAY
Court Case with Harry Jacobs

30 JUNE
Teddy Baldock vs. Johnny Cuthbert (Sheffield)
Draw, 6 rounds
Location: Olympia, London

7 JULY
Teddy Baldock presented the illuminated address by the Mayor of Poplar

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