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(George) Stanton Abbott

BORN June 23 1867; London, England
DIED April 23 1941; Providence, Rhode Island
HEIGHT 5-6
WEIGHT 126-133 lbs

 

Undated
       Pat Daley                                                     D  4

1887-1890
       Billy Hook                                                    W  6
       J. Willis                                                     W  9
       Tom Euston                                                    W  6
       Tom Walker                 London, England                    W  5
       Alf Suffolk                in England                         W   
       Deaf Boon                  in England                         L   
          -The previous 2 bouts were part of a competition
       -Abbott won Coddy Neddington's 9-Stone Competition in London, England
       Bill Donohue               in England                         W  3
          -Some sources report "W 6"
       Jack Kibble                Willisden, England                 W  6
       Harry Williams             London, England                    W  6
          -Some sources report "W 8"
       Fred Mansford                                                 W  6
       Tom Walker                 London, England                    W  9
          -Some sources report "W 6"
       George Johnson             London, England                    W   
          -Abbott won a 9-Stone Competition by defeating Johnson
       Ginger Elmer               London, England                    W 12
       Bill Gibbs                 London, England                    W  6
          -Abbott won a 9-Stone Competition by defeating Gibbs
       Ginger Elmer               London, England                    L   
          -This bout was part of a 9-Stone Compeitition
          -Abbott participated in Frank Hinde's 9-Stone Competition in London, England;
           The results are not known

1888
       Harry Mead                 London, England                    W  6
Mar  6 Bill Baxter                London, England                    L  3
          -Some sources report "L 4" on 3/05/1888
Mar  6 Harry Mead                 London, England                    L  3
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
           as part of a 126-lb Competition
Jul  6 Dick Gammon                London, England                   KO  3
          -Was this man "Dick Gannon" ?
Jul 26 George Johns               London, England                    W  3
          -Reports vary - "W 2" - "KO 3"
Oct  5 M. Hyams                   London, England                    L  4
Nov 12 Jem Crimmins               London, England                   KO  5
Dec  5 Harry Denny                London, England                    L  3
          -This bout was part of a Competition by Frank Hinde;
           Some sources report 12/06/1888 at London, England
Dec 11 George Wilson              London, England                    L  3
          -Some sources report 12/13/1888 at London, England

1889
Jan  4 Harry Osborne              London, England                    L 12
Feb 20 Harry Mead                 London, England                    L  3
          -This bout was part of a Competition by Frank Hinde;
           Some sources report 2/21/1889 at London, England
Feb 23 Bill Reader                London, England                    W   
Aug 13 Billy Willis               London, England                   KO 12
Dec  9 Harry Denny                London, England                    L  3
          -Some sources report 12/12/1889 at London, Eng (Clerkenwell)

1890
Mar 27 George Johnson             London, England                    W  3
Apr  9 Bill Hook                  London, England                    W  3
May 31 Bill Gibbs                 London, England                    W  3
Dec  4 Evan Davie                 London, England                    W   
Dec  4 Harry Spurden              London, England                    W   
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Dec  5 Fred Johnson               London, England                    L  4
          -Some sources report "LK 5";
           The previous 3 bouts were part of a Lightweight Competition
Dec 15 J. Edwin                   London, England                   LK 16
          -Perhaps, the verdict was "LK 6"

1891
Mar 17 Ginger Elmer               London, England                    W 12
          -Some sources report 3/16/91
Jul 14 Bill Baxter                London, England                    W 12
Oct  5 Bill Baxter                London, England                    W 12
          -Some sources report 10/04/91;
           Some sources report "KO 12"
       Tom Wilson                 London, England                    L   
          -This bout was held as part of Frank Hinde's Competition

1892
Feb 29 Harry Overton              London, England                   KO 12
          -Some sources report "W 12"
Oct 10 Sam Baxter                 London, England                    L 10
Dec 19 Harry Spurden              London, England                    W  4
          -Some sources report 12/19/91

1893
Jan 23 Sam Baxter                 London, England                   TK 18
Apr 15 -Abbott arrived in New York City, NY
Apr 29 Jack Hopper                New York, NY                      KO  2
May  1 Tommy Devlin               Philadelphia, Pa                  KO  1
May  1 Tommy Devlin               Philadelphia, Pa                  EX  2
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
May  3 Charles "Bull" McCarthy    Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  2
          -Police intervened; Some sources report "L 2"
May  6 Charles "Bull" McCarthy    Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Jul 15 Charles "Bull" McCarthy    Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Aug 10 Mike Harris                New York, NY                      ND  4
Oct 13 Owen Ziegler               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
          -Some sources report "D 4"
Sep  4 Mike Breslin               New York, NY                      EX  3
Sep 22 Billy Vernon               Brooklyn, NY                      EX  3
          -Some sources report "D 4"
Oct    Jack McAuliffe             Brooklyn, NY                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled to be held during Oct-Nov 1893
Nov    Charles McKeever                                              L  4
Dec 22 Billy Frazier              Providence, RI                     D  4
Dec 22 Tommy Ryan                 Providence, RI                    ND  4
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date

1894
Jan  8 Jack Falvey                Providence, RI                     W 15
          -Some sources report "TK 15"
Feb 28 Harry Gilmore              Chicago, Il                       KO  5
          -Some sources report "KO 4"
Mar 13 Bobby Dobbs                New York, NY                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but cancelled
Mar 22 Nick Collins               New York, NY                      EX  4
Mar 26 Willie Clark               New York, NY                      KO  3
          -Some sources report "KO 5"
Mar 27 Billy Dacey                New York, NY                      TK  1
Mar 28 Jerry Sullivan             New York, NY                      WF  1
          -Sullivan repeatedly grabbed and wrestled;
           The referee stopped the bout
Apr  7 Charles "Bull" McCarthy    New York, NY                       D  6
May  7 Andy Bowen                 New Orleans, La                    D 10
May 21 Martin Denny               London, England                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held;
           Abbott refused to sign the agreement to fight
Jul  4 Billy Myer                 Boston, Ma                         W 15
          -Myer dominated the fight but Abbott had a great last round;
           Myer was on the verge of being knocked out
Jul 19 Johnny Young               Alexandria, Va                    TK  4
          -Reports vary - "KO 5" - "TK 5" - "KO 9"
Aug  6 Jimmy Nelson               New London, Ct                   SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Aug 21 Jack Everhardt             New Orleans, La                   LK 25
Sep 25 Jack Everhardt             New Orleans, La                    D 25
Oct 13 Owen Ziegler               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Oct 30 Charles Gehring            Baltimore, Md                     KO  3
Dec  5 Jack Hanley                Philadelphia, Pa                  LT  4
          -Some sources report "ND 4"
Dec 20 Charles McKeever           Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1895
Feb 27 Tom Hayes                  New York, NY                       W  6
          -Some sources report "KO 6" on 2/28/95
Feb 28 George Mickle              New Bedford, Ma                   ND  6
Mar 14 Charles Gehring            Baltimore, Md                      D  6
Mar 19 Owen Ziegler               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Mar 26 Eddie Jackson              Washington, DC                    KO  4
Mar 29 Charley Holcomb            Washington, DC                    EX  4
          -Some sources report "ND 4"
May  1 Jack Falvey                Providence, RI                     D  6
May 15 Al O'Brien                 New York, NY                      ND  6
          -Some sources report 5/16/95
Jun  3 Leslie Pearce              Boston, Ma                         L 20
          -Some sources report "Baltimore, Md"
Jun 14 "Texas" Jack Burke         Montreal, Que, Canada              D 15
Jul  8 Billy Duke                 Baltimore, Md                     KO  8
Aug 19 Owen Ziegler               Baltimore, Md                      L 20
Oct 24 Maurice Hagerstrom         New York, NY                       W  6
          -Some sources report "W 9" on 10/25/97
Nov 22 Leslie Pearce              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
          -Some sources report 11/23/95
Dec  7 Jack Randall               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
          -Some sources report 12/07/97
Dec 16 Billy Ernst                Paterson, NJ                      ND  6
          -Reports vary - 12/20/95 in New York City, NY;
           Another date of 12/16/97;
           Some sources report "D 6"; Some report "L 8"
Dec 30 "Wilmington" Jack Daly     Washington, DC                     D 37
          -This man was "Cornelius T. Moriarty"

1896
Jan 13 Al O'Brien                 South Bethlehem, Pa               ND  6
Jan 18 Al O'Brien                 New York, NY                      ND  4
Feb  1 Al O'Brien                 Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Feb  4 Leslie Pearce              Boston, Ma                         D 15
Feb 24 Paddy Sheehan              Bethlehem, Pa                     ND  6
Feb 26 Tom Moriarty               Holyoke, Ma                        D 20
          -This man was "Cornelius T. Moriarty";
           (also known as "Wilmington" Jack Daly);
           Some sources report 2/27/96 at Springfield, Ma
Mar  2 Paddy Sheehan              South Bethlehem, Pa               ND  6
Apr 19 Paddy Fenton               Boston, Ma                         D  8
          -Some sources report 4/20/96;
           This was a "Pre-arranged Draw"
May  9 "Texas" Joe Burke          Brooklyn, NY                      TD  6
          -Some sources report "Boston, Ma"
May 31 Joe Mullens                                                  TK  6
Jul  3 Johnny Young               Albany, NY                         D 10
          -Some sources report 7/04/96
Aug  8 Eddie Connelly             St. John, NB, Canada              LK  5
          -Reports vary "L 5" - "L 6" - "D 6";
           Some sources report 8/13/96
Aug 17 Kid McPartland             New York, NY                       L  8
          -Some soruces report "L 10"
Aug 23 John Ryan                  Burnville, RI                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but cancelled due to a dispute 
           over the winner/loser share of purse
Sep    George Ryan                Blackstone, RI                    ND   
          -Some sources report "LT"
Oct 29 William "Matty" Matthews   Buffalo, NY                       LK  7
          -Some sources report "LK 6"
Nov 20 Billy Ernst                Brooklyn, NY                      LK  4
Dec  5 Mike Leonard               Brooklyn, NY                      LK  3

1897
Jan 18 Jack Bennett               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Some sources report "New York, NY"
Mar  9 Dan McConnell              Trenton, NJ                        L 10
          -Some sources report "L 12"
Mar 27 Mike Farragher             New York, NY                      LT  7
          -Some sources report "LT 8" on 3/29/97
Apr 19 Charles Woods              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
May  3 Tommy Hayes                New York, NY                      ND 10
Sep  6 Jack Falvey                Newport, RI                        L 15
Oct 25 Maurice Hagerstrom         New York, NY                      TK  9
          -Some sources report "W 9"
Nov 24 Leslie Pearce              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Nov 29 Joe Gans                   Baltimore, Md                     LT  5
          -Some sources report "L 5"
Dec  7 Jack Randall               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Dec 16 Billy Ernst                Paterson, NJ                       D  6

1898
May 23 Martin Riley                                                 L  6
       Ginger Elmer               London, England                   W 12

1899
Feb 27 Leslie Pearce              Wheeling, WV                     LK 11 


*** The Following Bouts Are Reported But Not Confirmed ***

1896
       Jack Bennett               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
          -Perhaps, this the same as the 1/18/97 bout

1897
       Jack Tighe                 Scranton, Pa                      W 15

1898
       Ginger Elmer               London, England                   W 12

*** Much Data Was Provided By William Schutte ***

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