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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- English Bare Knuckle Champion

Jack Bartholomew

BORN   1763; Brentford, Middlesex, England (Some sources report 1760)
DIED July 14 1803; Almonry, Westminster, England (cirrhosis of the liver)
HEIGHT.. 5-9 1/2
WEIGHT 168-175 lbs
BACKER Lord Camelford

Bartholomew was a first rate scientific fighter who was fast, durable and a hard hitter; He was a market gardner by trade

Jun  8 Jack Firby                Hounslow, Eng               (50:00)  W 13

Jan 30 Will Wood                 Ealing at Harrow, Eng       (16:00) LF 15
Aug 22 Tom Owen                  Moulsey Hurst, Eng          (30:00)  W 26
          -Championship of England;
           Some sources report "Sunbury Common, Eng";

          * Some historians do not accept this fight as a title contest

Jan  7 Jem Belcher               St. George's Fields, Eng    (40:00)  D 51
          -Championship of England;
           The elapsed time and # of rounds is questionable
May 15 Jem Belcher               Finchley Common, Eng        (20:00)  L 17
          -Belcher claimed the Championship of England

Record courtesy of Jan Skotnicki, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization



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