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Walter DeBaum

WEIGHT 130-135 lbs

DeBaum was popular in the New York area as a boxer, instructor and referee

He had a good reputation as a fighter but data is rare; If anyone comes across information, please contact Tracy Callis

1883
Jan    Joe Ellingsworth             New York, NY                     EX  3
Feb 24 Joe Heiser                   New York, NY                      W   
Feb 24 Rotherly                     New York, NY                     KO  1
Feb 24 Frank Bonham                 New York, NY                      W   
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Apr 21 Harry Gilmore                New York, NY                     LK  4
          -DeBaum was Amateur Lightweight Champion of New York
           at this time
Oct 25 Joe Ellingsworth             New York, NY                     EX  3

1884
Feb 28 R. Rodin                     New York, NY                      W   
Feb 28 Joe Heiser                   New York, NY                      L   
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Mar 26 Joe Heiser                   New York, NY                      L  3
       Frank Crysler                                                  L   

1885
Feb 10 Jack Hopper                  Brooklyn, NY                     EX  3
Feb 19 Joe Heiser                   New York, NY                     EX   
       Jack Hopper                  New York, NY                      L 12

1885-1886
          -DeBaum operated a hall in New York, NY and conducted boxing
           tournaments

1892
Jan  4 -DeBaum referred the Bill Dunn vs Frank Craig bout in Stamford, Ct
Sep 24 Walter Campbell             New York, NY                       L 10

1894
Feb 24 Walter Campbell              New York, NY                     EX  4
          -This bout was not held 2/19/1894 as reported by some sources;
           Some sources report "EX 3"; Some sources report "L 4"

*** Photo Provided By William Schutte ***

Review courtesy of Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization
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