TEDDY BALDOCK

The pride of poplar

World Bantamweight Champion 1927

Fight Record

29 AUGUST
Teddy Baldock vs. Johnny Brown (St George’s)
Won 2nd round, retired
Location: Clapton, London
Referee: Eugene Corri

Trained at Fox and Hound, Carshalton, also mentioned the Ex-Servicemen’s Hut
Sparring partners: Billy Boulger (Canning Town), Nobby Clark (Poplar), Albert Jeal and Arthur Lloyd

8 OCTOBER
Teddy Baldock vs. Mick Hill (Tooting)
Won 14th round, referee stopped fight
Location: The Ring, Blackfriars, London
Referee: Sam Russell

25 OCTOBER
Teddy Baldock vs. Phil Lolosky (Aldgate)
Won KO 3rd round
Location: Albert Hall, London
Referee: Matt Wells

26 OCTOBER
Teddy Baldock was taken to Harley Street and after an examination was told that his left metacarpal was fractured in three places. The bone was removed by Dr Becker who returned to South Africa with it

1929

FEBRUARY
Teddy Baldock returned to the gym after the operation on his hand

21 MARCH
Teddy Baldock vs. Jerome Van Paemel (Belgium)
Won 9th round, referee stopped fight
Location: Albert Hall, London
Referee: Matt Wells

16 MAY
Teddy Baldock vs. Alf Kid Pattenden (Bethnal Green)
Won 15 rounds on points
Location: Olympia, London

Trained at The Pelham Arms, Brighton, and Chinese Gardens, Hurstpierpoint, with Harry Corbett, Fred Green (Blackfriars), Alf Mancini and Nel Tarleton
Sparring partners: George Davies (Kentish Town), Arthur Boddington (Wellingborough), Sammy King (Poplar)
Referee: PJ Moss

5 AUGUST
Teddy Baldock vs. Gideon Potteau (Belgium)
Won 11th round, retired
Location: Blackpool Football Ground

27 AUGUST
Teddy Baldock left Southampton on the Leviathan for New York after forgetting his passport. Other passengers included: boxer Archie Sexton
(father of Dave, former West Ham United player and Manchester United and Chelsea manager) Jack Harris, Packey O’Gatty and Sir Thomas Lipton

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