National Sparring

March 26, 2011 § Leave a comment

National Sparing

A comparision of battles during the 1st War of Scottish Independence and the boxer Ken Buchanan’s matches against English boxers, the text below appears on the two shields which were installed in the factory adjacent to the old Spart Boxing Club where Ken Buchanan trained.

National

Battles of the 1st War of Scottish Independence

  • 1296    Battle of Dunbar    L
  • 1296    Berwick devastated    L
  • 1297    Battle of Sterling Bridge    W
  • 1297    Elgin Castle captured    W
  • 1297    Banff Castle captured    W
  • 1297    Inverness Castle captured    W
  • 1297    Urquhart Castle besieged    W
  • 1298    Battle of Falkirk    L
  • 1299    Sterling Castle captured    W
  • 1300    Caelaverock Castle captured    L
  • 1301    Bothwell Castle captured    L
  • 1301    Peebles Castle captured    L
  • 1301    Selkirk Castle captured    L
  • 1304    Sterling Castle siege    L
  • 1312    Dundee Castle captured    W
  • 1313    Perth Castle captured    W
  • 1314    Battle of Bannockburn    W
  • 1314    Edinburgh Castle captured    W

Sparring

Ken Buchanan vs English Boxers

 

 

  • 1965    Brian Rocky Tonks    W    TKO
  • 1965    Vic Woodhall    W    TKO
  • 1965    Billy Williams    W    TKO
  • 1966    Tommy Tiger    W    PTS
  • 1966    Tommy Tiger    W    PTS
  • 1966    Chris Elliott    W    PTS
  • 1966    Ivan Whiter    W    PTS
  • 1966    Mickey Laud    W    PTS
  • 1966    Al Keen    W    PTS
  • 1966    Phil Lundgren    W    PTS
  • 1967    Winston Laud    W    PTS
  • 1967    Al Rocca    W    TKO
  • 1967    Maurice Cullen    W    KO
  • 1968    Ivan Whiter    W    PTS
  • 1970    Brian Hudson    W    KO
  • 1980    Des Gwillam    W    PTS
  • 1981    Steve Early    L    PTS
  • 1981    Lance Williams    L    PTS
  • 1982    George Feeney    L    PTS
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