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Johnny Murphy

W L D
4 6 6
3 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 17 rating
rounds 229 ranking
KOs 18%
 
global ID 10685
aliasBirmingham Sparrow
born 1864-02-22
debut1884-12-12 / age 20
divisionbantamweight
residence
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
birth place
United Kingdom

Career Record

17 total bouts, view in calendar
verified
unverified
unsanctioned
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
Jim Marrowdebut
 L 
TKO2/0
Crescent A.C., Brockton, Massachusetts, USA
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Henry Mason
6
13
3
 D 
PTS6/6
Lyceum Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Correct Johnny Murphy and Harry Mason uncertain.
referee: Malachy Hogan
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Sammy Kelly
15
3
1
 L 
PTS20/20
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USA
billed for the American title at 118lbs
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115Pedlar Palmer
18
0
1
114½
 L 
PTS20/20
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
World 116lbs Bantamweight Title
According to the British National Sporting Club the bantamweight limit was now accepted as 116lbs
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Tuesday, October 13, 1896
The Standard (London, England), Tuesday, October 13, 1896
referee: Bernard J Angle
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114¼Billy Plimmer
18
1
1
114½
 D 
PTS25/25
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
World 115 lbs Bantamweight Title
According to the New Orleans Daily Picayune the title was at stake but both men weighed in over the recognized limit (110lbs) at 114lbs each
The Yorkshire Herald, and The York Herald (York, England), Wednesday, September 26, 1894
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Frank Robinsondebut
 D 
PTS3/3
Boise, Idaho, USA
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Red Phillipsdebut
 W  
TKO14/0
Armory Arena, Hailey, Idaho, USA
Purse of $200 plus gate receipts to the winner, Marquis of Queensbury rules. Murphy was down twice before the 11th round, then took command.
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121½Torpedo Billy Murphy
66
20
9
116
 N 
NC40/0
Pacific A.C., San Francisco, California, USA
Billed World 122lbs title
Finish fight suspended after both complained of injured hands -- bout was to have been continued the following day.
Johnny Murphy claimed World 122 lbs title by forfeit
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2001
referee: Mike Sullivan
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Jack Livingston
0
1
0
 W  
KO9/18
Opera House, Pocatello, Idaho, USA
Reported as Johnny Murphy, of California (Idaho Daily Statesman). Murphy was down in the 6th round. Livingston was down in 9th round. The winner received the $250 purse, $12.50 was raised from fans and given to Livingston after the bout.
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Ed Professor Dacey
1
0
0
 D 
PTS4/4
Pocatello, Idaho, USA
Murphy billed as "California" Johnny Murphy, although it's probable he is also the "Boston" Johnny Murphy.
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113½George Dixon
11
1
9
113½
 L 
KO40/0
Gladstone Club, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
World 114lbs Featherweight Title
2 oz gloves. Murphy retained his 118-120lbs title
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Cal McCarthy
7
0
2
 L 
KO4/0
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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114Ike Weir
10
0
3
118¾
 D 
PTS17/0
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Jimmy Colville
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Ed Berrydebut
 L 
KO12/0
Hammond, Indiana, USA
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
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Billy Peterson
2
0
3
 D 
PTS4/4
Theatre Comique, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
referee: Sparrow Golden
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112Billy Young
0
2
1
135
 W  
PTS6/6
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Young is billed as the lightweight champion of Maryland.
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Robert Farrelldebut
 W  
TKO3/0
Calbo Club, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Murphy claims American title at 115lbs
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