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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

Charles Lange

BORN 1862; Cleveland, Ohio
WEIGHT 170-194 lbs

Feb 19 George Caulfield             Cleveland, Oh                     W  
       Patrick "Reddy" Gallagher    Cleveland, Oh                     L  
          -Lange quit and left the ring

Mar    Charlie Kavanagh             Cleveland, Oh                    KO  2
Mar 12
-Buffalo (NY) Times reported Lange was challenged by Jack King
Apr 18 McHenry Johnson              near Columbus, Oh                 D  4
          -Johnson was called the "Minneapolis Star"; Soft gloves were used;
           Johnson downed Lange several times; Police intervened;
           Some sources report "D 3"
Apr 22 Charles Williams             Indianapolis, In                 ND  
May 29 Jack Moriarty                Toronto, Ont, Canada              L  4
          -Moriarity lasted and claimed win; This bout was possibly fixed;
           Lange contracted to knock out Moriarity within 4 rounds; He
           failed to do so and was arrested by authorities
Jun  4 Mike Dempsey                 New York, NY                      D  3
          -Some sources report "D 4"; Dempsey was badly punished
           and knocked around;
Jun    Moriarty                     New York, NY                     KO  3
Jun 18 John P. Clow                 Indianapolis, In                SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; Lange did not show;
           A substitute filled in for Lange;
Clow knocked him out in
           three rounds

Feb 22 George Rooke                 New Orleans, La                  LT  2
Mar 25 George Fryer                 New Orleans, La                  LK 11
          -Some sources report 03/23/1885;
           Some sources report 04/01/1885
           Some sources report "LK 7"
Jul    Tom Norton                   Sacramento, Ca                    L  4

Feb 26 Dick Matthews                San Francisco, Ca                LK  5
Sep  3 D.A. McMillan                Salt Lake City, Ut                D  
          -This was a wrestling match; Falls: 1-1
Sep  6 Jerry Slattery               Salt Lake City, Ut               LF  2
          -Some sources report 09/12/1886;
           Reports vary - "LF 1" - "KO 1" - "LK 1"
Sep    -Lange opened a Sporting House in Salt Lake City, Ut
Dec 18 "Nonpareil" Jack Dempsey     Salt Lake City, Ut               EX  4
Dec 18 "Irish" Jack Burke           Salt Lake City, UT               EX  
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date

Aug 11 Herbert Slade                Salt Lake City, Ut               KO 10
Dec 18 Jim Williams                 Ogden, Ut                         D 10

May 16 Jim Williams                 Salt Lake City, Ut               TL  2

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