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Cole "Kid" Watson
(Paul Watson)

BORN   Resided in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
WEIGHT 115-135 lbs


Watson managed the Keystone AC in Philadelphia (Third Street and Girard Avenue) during the early years of 1900; He also refereed bouts, and trained/seconded various boxers

1898
Mar 11 Jimmy Duffy                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Mar 18 Danny Coughlin              Philadelphia, Pa               SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Apr 15 John "Kid" Coan             Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Apr 29 Harry Crawford              Philadelphia, Pa               SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Apr 29 Young Golden                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
May 27 Billy McAnany               Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jun  3 Jack Montroy                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jun 24 Fred Johnson                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jul 15 Jack Ashton                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Aug 29 Fred Johnson                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Sep  5 Jimmy Simister              Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Sep 26 Harry "Reddy" Wigmore       Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6

1899
Aug 14 Tim Callahan                Philadelphia, Pa                LT  5

1900
Mar 17 "Brooklyn" Tommy Sullivan   New York, NY                    LK  6
Apr 27 "Brooklyn" Tommy Sullivan   New York, NY                     L 12
Sep  8 Jimmy Simister              Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Sep 22 Harry "Reddy" Wigmore       Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Sep 29 Herman "Kid" Stein          Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Oct  4 Eddie McCaffrey             Philadelphia, Pa               SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Nov  3 Jimmy Simister              Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Nov 10 Charles Mulhall             Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Nov 12 Jimmy Simister              Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Dec  3 Lew Ryall                   Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Dec  8 Danny Cain                  Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Dec 15 Charles Mulhall             Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Dec 21 Elwood McCloskey            Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6

1901
Apr 12 Jimmy Simister              Philadelphia, Pa               SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held;
           It was prevented by the Director of Public Safety
Dec  6 Jimmy Simister              Philadelphia, Pa               SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

1902
Jan 18 Jimmy Simister              Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Feb 19 Sammy Smith                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Mar 22 Jimmy Simister              Philadelphia, Pa               SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; 
           There was an illness in the family of Cole Watson
Mar 26 George "Young" Erne         Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Apr  5 Joe Fairburn                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Aug 28 George "Young" Erne         Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6

1903
May 23 Lew Ryall                   Philadelphia, Pa               SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

1904
Feb 16 Billy Clarke                Scranton, Pa                    ND   
          -Watson and Clarke were to give a bag-punching exhibition
           but sparring took place; The local sheriff stopped the contest
Dec 20 Billy Clarke                Scranton, Pa SCH e -ST
          -This bout was scheduled but postponed

1905
Jan 17 Billy Clarke                Avoca, Pa                      SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; Police prevented the contest

***  Much Data Was Provided By Luckett Davis ***

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