Tom Gummer former 1920's British middleweight champion who also fought the great Ted "Kid" Lewis SIGNED and INSCRIBED (twice on front and reverse) black & white 5 1/2" x 3 1/2" photo. Inscription on reverse reads "Best Wishes To David, Tom Gummer Ex Middle-weight Champion".
Tom Gummer vs Ted "Kid" Lewis - 16th February 1922
Tom Gummer - 1920 - 1921
Rotherham's Tom Gummer won the vacant British title with a 14th round TKO of former champion Jimmy Sullivan on the 29th March 1920.
On December 12th 1920 Gummer was knocked out in the ninth by Frenchman Ercole de Balzac (AKA Billy Balzac) in a European title challenge.
Tom then lost his British title in his first defence to Gus Platts, suffering a sixth round TKO on March 28th 1921 in Sheffield. Gummer in his last fight fought the great Ted "Kid" Lewis, losing by knockout in the first round.
Ted "Kid" Lewis vs Tom Gummer
16th February 1922, The Dome, Brighton, Sussex.
Lewis W KO 1