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Bob "Stonewall" Allen
(Robert Allen)

BORN   December 10 1866; Atlanta, Georgia
HEIGHT 5-7
WEIGHT 120-140 lbs
MANAGER Tom O'Rourke

Allen was a short, squat, sturdy battler and plenty tough; He hit hard, was game and could take punishment; During his career, he became a good friend of Joe Walcott and Joe Gans; In 1903, "Stonewall" was shot in the head 4 times but survived and continued fighting; In 1906, in addition to fighting, he began preaching as an evangelist

1892
Nov  5 Joe Walcott                Boston, Ma                        LT  3

1893
Apr  7 Tom Lucas                  Boston, Ma                         L  6

1894
May 28 Andy Watson                Boston, Ma                         D  4
Jul 13 Kid Burt                   Boston, Ma                         D  6
Jul 16 America Barnett            Boston, Ma                         D  6
Jul 27 George Read                Boston, Ma                         W  6
Oct  1 William Price              South Boston, Ma                  KO 17
          -This was a "finish" fight

1896
Jan 17 Billy Lightfoot            Brooklyn, NY                      TK  3
          -Lightfoot refused to continue

1897
Nov  5 Tim Kearns                 Manchester, NH                     D 10

1898
Jan 24 Joe "Kid" Robinson         Boston, Ma                        EX  3
Jan 28 Joe "Kid" Robinson         Boston, Ma                         D  6
Mar  4 Tim Kearns                 Lynn, Ma                           D 12
Mar  8 Tim Kearns                 Lynn, Ma                           D 12
Apr 15 Ed Maher                   Lynn, Ma                          EX  3
Apr 20 Joe Mullins                Manchester, NH                    WF  2
Apr 28 Charles Scarville          Lynn, Ma                          EX   
May  5 John E. Butler             Lynn, Ma                           D 12
Jul 15 John Dwyer                 Lynn, Ma                           W  8
Jul 22 "Young" Peter Jackson      Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Aug 22 Martin Riley               Boston, Ma                         D  6
Oct 31 Steve Mahoney              Boston, Ma                        ND  2
          -Police intervened

1899
Jun 28 Marty McCue                New London, Ct                    LF 15
Jul 31 Jerry Marshall             Brooklyn, NY                       L 20

1900
Oct 25 Colby McDermott            Gloucester, Ma                     D  4

1902
Apr 11 Belfield Walcott           Boston, Ma                         L  6

1903
Mar  4 Joe Handler                Boston, Ma                         W  6
Apr  3 Sam Langford               Boston, Ma                         L  6
          -Some sources report "D 6"
Apr 16 Sam Langford               Boston, Ma                         L  6
May  6 Fred Sidney                Boston, Ma                        LK  4

1904
Mar 10 Howard Wilson              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Mar 17 Vernon Campbell            Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Apr  8 Benny Harris               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Oct 20 Howard Wilson              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Nov 10 Kid Quinn                  Philadelphia, Pa                  TK  5
          -Some sources report "Kid Sullivan"
Nov 25 Kid Henry                  Wilmington, De                     L  6
Dec 22 Kid Henry                  Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1906
Jan 11 Joe Gaynor                 Staten Island, NY                 ND  3
Jan 12 an unnamed opponent        New York, NY                      ND  3
Jan    Denny Hall                 Brooklyn, NY                      ND  3

1908
Oct 14 Alec Brown                 Washington, DC                     W  3

1909
Feb  9 Kid Hall                   Baltimore, Md                      D 15
Apr 16 Johnny Martin              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Apr 22 Johnny Dougherty           Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Some sources report 4/24/09
Apr 29 Johnny Dougherty           Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
May  6 George Krall               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
May 17 Jack Rowan                 Philadelphia, Pa                  LT  3
May 27 Oscar Martin               Philadelphia, Pa                  WF  6
Jun  7 "Young" Sam Langford       Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jun 10 See Saw Kelly              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jun 14 "Young" Sam Langford       Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jun 17 See Saw Kelly              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jun 24 Kid Johnson                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Some sources report "Young" Jack Johnson"
Jul  1 Jack Harris                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jul 22 Sam Willis                 Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jul 27 Frank Hunter               Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known


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

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