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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

Young Smyrna
(Charles Meredith)

BORN Resided in Chester, Pennsylvania
WEIGHT 133-138 lbs
1897
Mar  9 John Hanlon                 Chester, Pa                       D  6
Mar 31 Pat Coan                    Chester, Pa                       W  6
Apr 13 Martin Judge                Chester, Pa                       D  6
May  4 "Philadelphia" Jack O'Brien Chester, Pa                       D  4
Jun  8 Martin Judge                Athens, Pa                        L  6
Sep  7 Martin Judge                Athens, Pa                        W 10
Sep 27 Dan McConnell               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct  9 Howard Wilson               Chester, Pa                       D  6
Oct 18 Dan McConnell               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 25 Joe Dougherty               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 22 Pat Sullivan                Chester, Pa                       W  6
Dec 22 Martin Judge                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Dec 30 Jack Corcoran               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1898
Jan  8 Dan McConnell               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jan 31 "Philadelphia" Jack O'Brien Philadelphia, Pa                  L  6
Mar  2 James Martin                Baltimore, Md                    LT  4
Mar 31 Jack McKeever               Baltimore, Md                    ND  6
Apr 11 Joe Gans                    Baltimore, Md                    LT  3
          -Police intervened
Apr 15 "Philadelphia" Jack O'Brien Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May 13 Martin Judge                Allentown Pa                      D   
Jun 17 Isadore "Izzy" Strauss      Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jul 15 Isadore "Izzy" Strauss      Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Aug 26 Joe Gans                    Baltimore, Md                    LT 15
Oct  1 Isadore "Izzy" Strauss      Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 10 Martin Judge                Trenton, NJ                       D 20
Oct 29 Joe Dougherty               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov  8 Tommy Cleary                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 26 Hugh McWinters              Brooklyn, NY                      W 20
Dec 31 Charlie Smith               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
          -Some sources report "TK 2"

1899
Jan 13 Joe Gans                    Baltimore, Md                    LK  2
Jan 25 Joe Devlin                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb  7 Eddie Kennedy               Johnstown, Pa                     D  8
May 11 John "Young" Mahoney        Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  3

1900
Jan 27 Jack Blackson               Chester, Pa                      ND 10
Feb  3 Billy Farren                Chester, Pa                      ND 10
Oct 22 Frank Swartz                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
          -Some sources report "Charles Schwartz"

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