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Anybody got any information on Jack Hoods management or support team a relative of mine Arthur Ford trained him and was sparring partner.Also any info on the old stables gym which is where he trained which was located top of Birchfield Road 1920/30
12-rd decision as per day after wire report, Calgary Daily Herald -- not KO 7 for Thil but Boxing News has this as the only fight Hood lost inside the distance, tko7 1931-07-27 Vince Dundee
White City Arena, London, United KingdomDPTS1010 1931-06-22 Len Harvey
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLPTS1515
~ Commonwealth (British Empire) middleweight title ~ ~ BBBofC British middleweight title ~ 1931-01-27 Jack Casey
Free Trade Hall, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1515 1930-12-04 Dave Shade
The Ring, Blackfriars, London, United KingdomDPTS1212
"The draw decision came as a fitting result although the announcement of the result was received with some disapproval from the galleries." (New York Time) 1930-10-28 Dave Shade
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomDPTS1212 1930-07-20 Jack Hyams
The Ring, Blackfriars, London, United KingdomWKO40 1930-03-20 Harry Mason
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLPTS1212
Both fighters exchanged blows at the weigh-in--Miles Templeton. 1929-12-18 Len Harvey
Olympia, Kensington, London, United KingdomDPTS1515
~ Commonwealth (British Empire) middleweight title ~ ~ BBBofC British middleweight title ~ 1929-10-21 Len Harvey
Holborn Stadium, Holborn, London, United KingdomLPTS1515
I also had put this on a previous posting that my mother used to go to school with the sister of Jack Hood. I cannot remember her name and somehow I seem to think that they lived in Lupin Street.
I guess it calls for a look in the poll books.
Quote>>>>> Charlie Rowbotham worked at John Yates and Co. Edgetool Works at
the corner of Rocky Lane and Cheston Road in Birmingham for a time and,
according to my research, Jack Hood and Tom Hood (Jack's brother? - also a
boxer?) also worked there