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Last updated on 2017/12/05

American Middleweight Title

Barney McFadden 1891/10/31 Boston, MA
Defeats Illinois champion Henry O. Pearson.
Ed Atherton 1895/01/25
Defeats Pete Schumacher; still/again champion as of 1902/02/10; Frank S. Lewis is billed as champion in Winnipeg, MB on 1896/07/07.
Frank Coleman 1903/10/01<
Ed Atherton [2] 1906/05/22<
Defeats another claimant Max Muller in Springfield, MA on this day.
Jim Barnes 1906/05/29 Springfield, MA
Harvey Parker 1906/12/11<
Recognized in Boston, MA.
Jim Barnes [2] 1907/01/08<  
Billed as champion in Lewiston, ME; still recognized in Boston, MA as of 07/10/08.
George McLaughlin 1907/04/04<
Fred Beell 1907/12/11<
Fred Bartl is also billed as champion in Minnesota as of 08/02/29.
Americus (Gus Schoenlein) 1908/04/08Baltimore, MD
Walter Willoughby 1908/12/10<
Recognized in Syracuse, NY.
Joe Hanson 1909/04/28<  
Recognized in Boston, MA, billed as having defeated Willoughby.
Sam Anderson 1909/06/04<  
Recognized in Boston, MA and Washington, DC.
Jack Olson 1909/10<  
Billed as champion in Dubuque, IA; may start claiming World Title after defeating Dan McBride, billed as Canadian champion, on 09/10/25 in Dubuque, IA.
Samuel Murbarger 1909/11/10<
Joe Turner 1910/03/22<  
Also defeats another claimant Young Monday on 10/11/10 in Charlotte, NC; may be vacant after Turner wins World Title on 11/03/24.
Scotty McClure 1912/07/13< `
Claims the title in Lawrence, KS.
Young Hackenschmidt 1915/10/24<
Waino Ketonen 1917/02/24<
Joe Acton 1917/04/13<
Claims the title in Home City, KS.
Ben Reuben 1917/06/03<
World champion, often referred to as the American champion in Chicago, IL.
Henry Irslinger 1918/05/13<
Claims both world and American titles.
Frank Burns 1919/12/18<
Recognized in Florida; still champion as of 20/01/06.
Billy Schober 1920/02<
Recognized as United States Middleweight Title.
Paul Bowser 1920/02/19 Newark, OH
Has also claimed the title before the match and defeats Schoeber to end the dispute.

Kid Ross 1920/02/23<  
Billed as champion in Mishawaka, IN.

Emiel Vander Leenden 1926/12/10<  
Billed as champion in Detroit, MI.