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Florrie Barnett

BORN Fought out of London, England; Then, came to America and fought out of New England
WEIGHT 152-161 lbs

Barnett was a capable, willing fighter whose skills were more like a "rough-and-ready" battler than a finesse boxer; Florrie was a brother of Jerry and Charlie Barnett; After fighting, he became a manager and matchmaker in New York
 
The old reports are very contradictory; If anyone discovers conclusive data that disagrees with these results, please advise

1878
Oct  5 Tom Hope                   London, England                 SCH   
Oct 12 Tom Hope                   London, England                 SCH   
Oct 19 Tom Hope                   London, England                 SCH   
Oct 26 Tom Hope                   London, England                 SCH   
Nov  2 Tom Hope                   London, England                 SCH   
Nov  9 Tom Hope                   London, England                 SCH   
Nov 16 Tom Hope                   London, England                 SCH   
Nov 23 Tom Hope                   London, England                 SCH   
Nov 30 Tom Hope                   London, England                 SCH   
Dec  7 Tom Hope                   London, England                 SCH   
Dec 14 Tom Hope                   London, England                 SCH   
Dec 21 Tom Hope                   London, England                 SCH   
          -The previous 12 bouts were scheduled; The outcomes are not known

1879
Jan  4 Denny Harrington           London, England                 SCH   
Mar 29 Mickey Rees                London, England                 SCH   
          -The previous 2 bouts were scheduled; The outcomes are not known
Apr  1 Jem Stewart                London, England                  EX   
Apr  5 Mickey Rees                London, England                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
May 26 Denny Harrington           London, England                  LF  2
          -Middleweight Championship of the World;
          Barnett had an injured shoulder from training
          Some sources report "LK 2" for the United Kingdom 164 lbs Championship
Jul    George "Young" Hope        London, England                   W  3
Jul 25 Young Griffiths            London, England                   L  3
          -The previous 2 bouts were part of a 160 pounds Heavyweight
          Silver Cup Competition; Some sources report 7/26/1875

1880
Jan 20 J.H. Carr                  London, England                  EX  3
          -Some sources report "H.J. Carr"

1882
       Joe Pendergast             New York, NY                     LT  2
          -Barnett's knee was injured (broken) during a fall
Sep    -Barnett challenged Tug Collins to a match

1883
Mar    James Clark                Scranton, Pa                      W   
Apr 11 Joe Pendergast             New York, NY                     EX  3
          -Barnett broke a knee cap in this bout
       Young English              Boston, Ma                       EX   
Nov    Mike Cleary                New York, NY                     EX  3
          -Some sources report "LK 3"

1884
Jan 14 John Keefe                 Boston, Ma                       EX   
Feb  1 George Godfrey             Boston, Ma                       EX  3
          -Some sources report 2/02/84;
          Some sources report "L 3"
Feb 13 Mickey Dyar                Boston, Ma                       EX   
Feb 15 Thomas Early               Boston, Ma                       EX   
Feb 19 Thomas Early               Boston, Ma                       EX   
Apr  8 an unnamed opponent        Boston, Ma                       EX   
May  8 John L. Sullivan           St. Louis, Mo                    EX   
May 21 John L. Sullivan           Toledo, Oh                       EX   
Aug 13 Jack Stewart               Boston, Ma                      SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

1885
Jun 22 Con Tobin                  Troy, NY                          L  6
          -Some sources report "L 5"

1887
Dec  7 Frank Glover               Chicago, Il                      EX  4

1889
May 26 -Barnett claimed his brother, Jerry, was the Amateur Bantamweight  
          Champion of America

1890
Mar 21 -Barnett seconded Jimmy Carroll vs Jack McAuliffe in San Francisco, Ca
Jul 31 Charlie Barnett            Brooklyn, NY                     EX   
Aug 25 Charlie Barnett            Brooklyn, NY                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Oct 17 Charlie Barnett            Brooklyn, NY                     EX   
Oct 19 Charlie Barnett            Brooklyn, NY                     EX   
Dec 31 Charlie Barnett            Brooklyn, NY                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

1891
May 18 Charlie Barnett            Brooklyn, NY                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

1892
Jan 11 Charlie Barnett            Bergen Point, NJ                 EX   
          -Some sources report "New York, NY"
Jan 12 -Barnett attended the Billy Plimmer-Kid Hogan bout in Brooklyn, NY
Jul 15 Billy Cunningham           New York, NY                     EX   

1893
Jan 28 Charles Barnett            New York, NY                     EX   

1895
Jun 27 Charlie Barnett            New York, NY                     EX   
Dec 28 Charlie Barnett            New York, NY                     EX   

1896
Feb 29 Jerry Barnett              New York, NY                     EX   
Mar 11 Jerry Barnett              New York, NY                     EX  3

1897
Apr  7 Johnny Gorman              White Plains, NY                  D  4

1903
Dec 25 -Barnett refereed the Terry Edwards vs Jack Flanagan in New York, NY

1906
Jun  4 Owen Flynn                 New York, NY                     NC  1


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