TEDDY BALDOCK

The pride of poplar

World Bantamweight Champion 1927

The Pride of Poplar Opponents

  • al-brown

    Al Brown (Colon, Panama)

    Fought between 1922 - 1942, 167 bouts, Won 134, Lost 19, Drew 13.
    NYSAC, NBA and IBU World Bantamweight Champion 1929 - 1935
    Recognised as IBU World Bantamweight Champion 1938
    Panama and Latin America's first World Boxing Champion.
    In 1951, a penniless 48-year-old Panama Al Brown died of tuberculosis in New York City. Originally buried in New York City, his remains later were interred at Amador Guerrero Cemetery in Panama City, Panama.

  • al-barber

    Alf Barber (Brighton)

    Fought between 1924 - 1928, 23 bouts, Won 14, Lost 9, Drew 0.

  • AntoineMerlo

    Antoine Merlo (France)

    Fought between 1925 - 1930, 11 bouts, Won 3, Lost 7, Drew 1
    NB Record probably incomplete.

  • ArchieBell

    Archie Bell (Brooklyn, New York, USA)

    Fought between 1923 - 1933, 99 bouts, Won 58, Lost 24, Drew 13.
    Was matched with Baldock for the British version of the then vacant World Bantamweight Title. He was considered leading Bantamweight contender by the British International Sports Syndicate after beating Johnny Vacca who had previously twice beaten Fidel LaBarba the World Flyweight Champion.

  • BillyKidHughes

    Billy Kid Hughes (Maesteg, Wales)

    Fought between 1920 - 1938, 131 bouts, Won 61, Lost 45, Drew 23, (2 No Contest).

  • BuglerLake

    Harry Bugler Lake (Plymouth)

    Fought between 1917 - 1933, 198 bouts, Won 119, Lost 61, Drew 18. British & European Bantamweight Champion 1923.

  • DickCorbett

    Dick Corbett (Bethnal Green)

    Fought between 1926 -1943, 184 bouts, Won 131, Lost 36, Drew 17.
    British Bantamweight Champion 1931 - 1932 and 1934.
    Commonwealth (Brtitish Empire) Champion 1930 - 1932 and 1934.
    Died from an accident at the Bethnal Green tube station during World War II, when 176 people were killed in the air-raid shelter.

  • DodOldfield

    Dod Oldfield (Leeds)

    Fought between 1922 - 1934, 123 bouts, Won 58, Lost 44, Drew 19,
    (2 No Contest).

  • EmilePladner

    Emile Pladner (Clermont-Ferrand, France)

    Fought between 1926 -1936, 133 bouts, Won 104, Lost 16, Drew 13.
    European amateur Flyweight Champion 1925
    French Flyweight Champion 1927
    French Bantamweight Champion 1931 - 1935
    European Bantamweight Champion
    NBA and IBU World Flyweight Champion 1929 Pladner "was a successful sculptor in Paris before turning professional.