|Real name||Tom Berry|
|Born||February 14, 1890|
Poplar, London, England
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
|Wins||43 (KO 13)|
|Losses||32 (KO 10)|
Tom Berry (February 14, 1890 – 1943) was an English professional light-heavy and heavyweight boxer active from the 1910s to the 1930s. He won the National Sporting Club (NSC) subsequently known as the British Boxing Board of Control, the British Light Heavyweight title and the British Empire Light Heavyweight title.
Berry's professional fighting weight varied from 167+1⁄2 lb (76.0 kg; 11 st 13.5 lb) as a Light heavyweight boxer to 187+1⁄2 lb (85.0 kg; 13 st 5.5 lb) as a heavyweight boxer.
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On 16 April 1918, Tom Berry's first professional boxing match was against Ben Kelly, to whom he lost on points at Haagsche Zoo, The Hague, Netherlands. Despite this initial defeat, he emerged victorious in the following bouts:
Throughout the 1920s, Berry's career saw a mix of wins, losses and draws:
Berry earned his first title after a points victory over Syd Pape,winning the British light heavyweight title at the National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London on 9 March 1925. Following this success, his career continued to see a mixture of highs and lows:
Berry's second title came after a points victory over Dave Magill.This event saw him achieve the British Empire Light heavyweight title at King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester on 31 January 1927. He later lost on points to Gipsy Daniels while defending the British light heavyweight title and British Empire Light heavyweight title at Holland Park Rink, Kensington, London on 25 April 1927.
After this, Berry suffered a string of defeats, including:
In Tom Berry's final professional boxing match, he lost by technical knockout defeat against Jack Pettifer at Holborn Stadium, London on 17 November 1930.
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