Walter Croot BORN c. 1875-1877; Leytonstone, London, England - TopicsExpress



          

Walter Croot BORN c. 1875-1877; Leytonstone, London, England (Fought out of Newcastle, England) DIED December 7 1897; London, England (From injuries sustained in the bout with Jimmy Barry) WEIGHT 92-100 lbs Croot was a scrappy battler who was the 7 Stone 4 lbs (102 lbs) champion of England for a brief period of time During his short career, Croot defeated such men as Bill Bolton, Harry Ware and Mike Small Many old reports are very contradictory; If anyone discovers conclusive data that disagrees with these fight results, please advise Tracy Callis Undated Curly W 3 Dave Job W 3 Darby Weldon W 3 Bill Connolly W 6 Sid Scales L 3 1891 Ernie Stanton East Ham, England L 12 -Some sources report LK 12 in 1892 1892 Jun 4 Matt Evans London, England W 3 Sep 19 Joe Bennett London, England LK 11 -6 Stone 8 lbs (92 lbs) championship of England; Some sources report LK 12 1893 Mar 6 Bill Bolton London, England KO 11 -7 Stone 4 lbs (102 lbs) Championship of England May 1 Thomas Pedlar Palmer London, England LK 17 -7 Stone 4 lbs (102 lbs) Championship of England 1894 Mar 5 Andrew Wood London, England W 6 Mar Dick Parkes London, England W 6 Apr 16 Bill Bolton London, England W 3 -Some sources report W 4 on 4/21/94 Jun 28 Ernie Stanton Leytonstone, England EX 3 Dec 6 Ernie Stanton Leytonstone, England EX 3 1895 Feb 22 Thomas Pedlar Palmer London, England EX Dec 14 Bill Pike London, England ND 4 1896 Feb 17 Tom Murray London, England W 3 Feb 17 Harry Ware London, England W 3 Feb 17 Con Barrett London, England W 3 -Some sources report W 4; The previous 3 bouts were held the same date Nov 30 Mike Small London, England KO 11 -7 Stone 4 lbs (102 lbs) Championship of England 1897 Dec 6 Jimmy Barry London, England LK 20 -Bantamweight Championship of the World; Croot struck his head on the floor as he fell; He died of brain injuries following this bout; Barry was exonerated *** The Following Bout Is Reported But Not Confirmed *** 1897 Ernie Stanton in England L 12
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