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Oscar Gardner

W L D
87 18 32
61 KOs 8 KOs
last 6


bouts 138
rounds 1657
KOs 42%
 
global ID 10712
birth nameOscar Desire Gardner
aliasThe Omaha Kid
born 1872-05-19
death date1928-12-25 / age 56
debut1887-03-29 / age 14
divisionfeatherweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 3″   /   160cm
reach
63″   /   160cm
residence
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
birth place
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
144 52 1 3 2

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1901-12-20
Johnny Whittaker5 7 6
Red Light Theater, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
Omaha World Herald 21 Dec 1901
1901-10-15
Clarence Ritchie3 0 1
Olympic Club, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
LDQ3/15
 L 
DQ
3/15
  
Cleveland Plain Dealer 16 October 1901
1901-10-08
Clarence Forbes38 3 13
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
LTKO9/20
 L 
TKO
9/20
  
Cleveland Plain Dealer 9 October 1901
1901-07-03
Johnny Ritchie12 5 9
South Omaha, Nebraska, USA
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
(The Daily Tribune: Salt Lake City)
1901-06-26
Young Corbett II32 4 7
Wheel Club, Denver, Colorado, USA
LTKO6/10
 L 
TKO
6/10
  
Gardiner was floored three times before the police stopped the bout.
1901-04-30
123½Terry McGovern12351 2 4
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
LKO4/0
 L 
KO
4/0
  
referee: Harry Corbett
World Featherweight Title, 124 lbs.
1901-02-18
Tommy Dixon18 5 9
Sapp's Opera House, Galena, Kansas, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
Northwest Featherweight Championship
1901-02-15
Haich Smith1 1 0
Tilden, Nebraska, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
1901-02-07
Johnny Burns1 5 4
Alexandria A.C., Alexandria, Indiana, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
1901-01-18
Tommy Dixon18 4 9
Weir, Kansas, USA
W PTS10/0
 W  
PTS
10/0
  
Northwest Featherweight Championship
1901-01-15
Tommy Hogan11 9 6
Phoenix A.C., Memphis, Tennessee, USA
W KO6/20
 W  
KO
6/20
  
Hogan was down three times in the 5th, and several times more in the 6th.Wednesday, January 16, 1901 Paper: Boston Herald
1901-01-07
Tim Callahan29 4 19
Esoteric Club, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LKO15/0
 L 
KO
15/0
  
Tuesday, January 8, 1901 Paper: Boston Journal
1900-12-06
Buck Stelzer9 7 6
Marietta Athletic Club, Marietta, Ohio, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Andy Hollis
Gardner was outweighed by 15 pounds--Marietta Daily Leader 12-7-1900. Stelzer down twice in 1st, Gardner down once in 9th
1900-12-03
Jack Hamilton12 13 18
Mahoning A.C., Youngstown, Ohio, USA
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
1900-11-06
Martin Flaherty24 11 22
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
NNC12/0
 N 
NC
12/0
  
1900-10-24
Haich Smith1 0 0
Washington Hall, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
W KO16/20
 W  
KO
16/20
  
referee: Jimmy Bardell
1900-10-15
Billy Ryan16 6 9
Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
1900-10-13
Ole Olsen26 10 13
Chicago A.A., Chicago, Illinois, USA
LPTS6/0
 L 
PTS
6/0
  
1900-10-08
Dave Sullivan21 6 14
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
LTKO14/20
 L 
TKO
14/20
  
Gardner refused to go on for the fifteenth round, claiming a foul. The referee refused the foul plea and gave the bout to Sullivan. Source:Boston Globe
1900-10-04
124Eddie Lenny12413 5 11
Newark, Ohio, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Charles Henry
This fight occurred in Newark, Ohio, not Newark, NJ, as previously shown here.
1900-09-24
Tim Callahan27 3 19
Penn Art Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
Results from the Philadelphia Item.
1900-09-10
Shang Parrettodebut
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W DQ4/20
 W  
DQ
4/20
  
1900-08-23
124Joe Bernstein12416 9 19
Broadway A.C., New York, New York, USA
W DQ12/25
 W  
DQ
12/25
  
referee: Teddy Foley
Bernstein was disqualified for throwing Gardner over his shoulder
1900-08-10
Barney Furey4 1 5
People's A.C., Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Bud Lally
1900-08-09
Eugene Garcia9 6 7
Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1900-07-27
120½Eddie Lenny13 4 11
Broadway A.C., New York, New York, USA
W TKO21/25
 W  
TKO
21/25
  
Gardner was declared the winner when Lenny fell in the 21st round from the effects of a cramp in his right leg.
1900-07-06
Eddie Santry23 6 5
Convention Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
LNWS20/20
 L 
NWS
20/20
  
referee: George Siler
(Fitchburg Sentinel)
1900-07-02
Jack McClelland28 3 9
Millvale Opera House, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Patsy J. Gavin
1900-06-15
Billy Barrett20 9 15
Broadway A.C., New York, New York, USA
W DQ15/25
 W  
DQ
15/25
  
referee: Charlie White
Barrett was disqualified against Gardner, who substituted for his brother Eddie Gardner, for falling down without being hit.
1900-06-12
Billy Ryan15 2 6
Business Men's Gymnasium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W KO18/0
 W  
KO
18/0
  
1900-06-01
Harry Forbes40 5 14
Star Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
time: 1:15   referee: George Siler
1900-05-28
Larry Gleason4 2 0
People's A.C., Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
Gardner's second bout of the night (Lowell Sun).
1900-05-28
Gus Bezenah4 0 3
People's A.C., Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
referee: Bud Lally
Cincinnati Enquirer.
1900-05-10
Kid Broad14 6 11
Broadway A.C., New York, New York, USA
W DQ17/25
 W  
DQ
17/25
  
1900-05-03
Eddie Santry23 5 5
Music Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W KO5/20
 W  
KO
5/20
  
referee: George Siler
1900-04-30
Patsy Haley23 16 11
Cincinnati Athletic and Exhibition Club, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
W KO5/15
 W  
KO
5/15
  
referee: George Siler
1900-04-27
Joe Bernstein15 8 19
Broadway A.C., New York, New York, USA
W DQ16/25
 W  
DQ
16/25
  
referee: Charlie White
Bernstein was disqualified whenh he deliberately threw Gardner and fell on him
1900-04-09
Jack Hamilton11 11 14
Metropolitan A.C., Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
1900-03-29
Patsy Haley23 15 11
Shawnee, Ohio, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1900-03-09
Terry McGovern42 2 4
Broadway A.C., New York, New York, USA
LKO3/25
 L 
KO
3/25
  
time: 0:19   referee: Johnny White
World Featherweight Title, 122 lbs
McGovern down in 1st but given controversial 16 second long count, as he held onto Gardner's leg for 6 seconds while Gardner struggled to pull away to allow the referee begin counting. Gardner down 3 times in 2d and once more in 3d.
1900-02-20
Tommy White35 6 30
Tattersall's, Chicago, Illinois, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
referee: George Siler
Pre-arranged draw. According to New York Sun "Referee Siler said if the agreement to declare a draw was not made he would have given the decision to White."
1899-12-01
Harry Forbes37 3 10
Star Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Malachy Hogan
Chicago Daily Tribune.
1899-11-21
Tim Callahan15 3 17
Paterson, New Jersey, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
1899-11-14
Jack Hamilton10 7 14
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS25/25
 W  
PTS
25/25
  
1899-11-06
Marty McCue26 11 21
Hercules A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
LPTS25/25
 L 
PTS
25/25
  
referee: Charlie White
1899-09-22
Jack Hamilton9 7 14
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
LPTS25/25
 L 
PTS
25/25
  
Paddy Sullivan, Gardner's manager, punched at Referee Whites face after the decision was announced and was hustled away by the police. Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1899-05-12
Martin Flaherty22 7 17
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
DPTS25/25
 D 
PTS
25/25
  
1899-05-04
Tommy Hogan7 5 5
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
1899-04-18
124Joe Hopkins13111 13 14
Metropolitan A.C., Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
W KO15/0
 W  
KO
15/0
  
referee: Jack McClelland
1899-04-11
Billy O'Donnell13 8 12
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USA
W DQ6/20
 W  
DQ
6/20
  
O'Donnell was down early in the sixth, he had been warned for holding and butting. Los Angeles Times
1899-04-03
Joe Kane0 1 2
Davenport, Iowa, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
Minneapolis Journal
1899-03-25
Eugene Bezenah12 5 17
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1899-03-20
Fred Bogan7 2 3
Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA
W KO5/0
 W  
KO
5/0
  
1899-03-16
Jimmy Murray2 5 4
Whittington Park, Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
1899-02-27
Joe Hopkins11 9 13
People's A.C., Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Gardner floored Hopkins in the second, fourth, and seventh, with only the gong saving him from a knockout. Gardner used straight left jabs exclusively and in the tenth had him almost out. Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1899-02-22
Martin Flaherty21 7 16
Coliseum, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Charlie White
Thia was an excellent fight. It was adverted as a championship (126 lbs).
1899-02-13
New York Jack O'Brien4 3 8
Youngstown, Ohio, USA
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
1899-02-07
Solly Smith119½26 6 13
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USA
W KO6/25
 W  
KO
6/25
  
referee: Charlie White
Featherweight Championship of America
1899-01-24
Tommy Hogan6 4 4
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
DNWS10/0
 D 
NWS
10/0
  
1899-01-09
120Dave Sullivan12517 2 7
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USA
W KO17/0
 W  
KO
17/0
  
1898-12-27
Frank Bradley5 2 4
Metropolitan A.C., Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Leslie Pearce
1898-11-29
122George Dixon12247 5 25
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USA
LPTS25/25
 L 
PTS
25/25
  
World Featherweight Title
Highly controversial decision, as the consensus among writers was that Gardner had won without question
1898-11-12
Joe Fairburn8 3 1
Quaker City A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1898-11-02
Frank Bradley4 2 3
USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
Exact date uncertain. Result printed in Minneapolis Journal in 1898
1898-10-28
116Sammy Kelly11616 3 1
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USA
W KO14/25
 W  
KO
14/25
  
billed for the American title at 118lbs
1898-09-16
Jimmy Marshall0 0 1
Monarch A.C., Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W TKO6/0
 W  
TKO
6/0
  
Reported as W6 for Gardner.
1898-09-09
124Sam Bolen12418 6 11
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USA
W KO10/25
 W  
KO
10/25
  
Bolen down in 6th and 10th
1898-08-24
Danny McMahon3 4 2
Toledo, Ohio, USA
W KO5/0
 W  
KO
5/0
  
1898-08-22
Joe Hopkins11 7 10
Olympic A.C., Buffalo, New York, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Jack Lysaght
Buffalo Express
1898-08-05
Billy Kinlowdebut
USA
W KO25/0
 W  
KO
25/0
  
exact date uncertain. Result shown in Minneapolis Journal of Gardner's record. Year and result is correct
1898-07-11
Eugene Bezenah10 4 8
Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
DPTS40/40
 D 
PTS
40/40
  
1898-07-03
Danny McMahon3 3 2
USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
exact date unknown. Result reported in St. Paul Daily news.
1898-06-30
Jack McClelland16 0 4
Metropolitan A.C., Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
W KO10/10
 W  
KO
10/10
  
referee: Leslie Pearce
Results from the Pittsburgh Press. McClelland was dropped for the count by a body blow in the final round. His seconds claimed a low blow foul. The referee deferred judgement until McClelland could be examined by physicians. He later ruled that no foul blow had been struck.
1898-06-07
Jerry Marshall21 19 13
Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
W KO13/20
 W  
KO
13/20
  
1898-06-06
Jerry Marshall21 18 13
Bridgeport A.C., Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
W KO13/20
 W  
KO
13/20
  
Pioneer Press.
1898-05-23
Fred Bogan7 1 3
West Virginia A.C., Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
W KO12/20
 W  
KO
12/20
  
1898-05-02
Jerk Grantdebut
Rochester, New York, USA
W KO9/0
 W  
KO
9/0
  
exact date uncertain. Result printed in Gardner's record published in Minneapolis Journal 1898
1898-04-07
George Stout2 2 4
Wirthwein's Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
W KO12/20
 W  
KO
12/20
  
referee: Jack Cantlon
Stout dies after being knocked out in this bout.
1898-03-22
Mike Farragher10 6 10
Columbus, Ohio, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
Reported as Furragher.
1898-03-21
Joe Fairburn8 2 1
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO6/0
 W  
KO
6/0
  
1898-03-20
Eugene Bezenah9 3 7
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
Minneapolis Tribune
1898-03-18
Jack O'Keefe0 1 1
Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
W KO10/0
 W  
KO
10/0
  
Minneapolis Tribune
1898-03-17
Patsy Haley16 8 5
Olympic A.C., Buffalo, New York, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Hernan Doescher
1898-02-22
Jack O'Keefe0 0 1
Metropolitan A.C., Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
W KO18/0
 W  
KO
18/0
  
Buffalo Express O'Keefe down 10 times.
1898-02-21
122Luke Stevens1227 2 6
Olympic A.C., Buffalo, New York, USA
W KO9/20
 W  
KO
9/20
  
referee: Hernan Doescher
Wilkes-Barre Times 22 February 1898
1898-01-11
Eugene Bezenah9 2 6
Metropolitan A.C., Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
W PTS21/21
 W  
PTS
21/21
  
Morning Herald ,Lexington, KY 12 January 1898
1897-12-22
Johnny Lavack11 2 11
O.N.G. Armory, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1897-12-13
Eugene Bezenah9 2 5
People's A.C., Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
DPTS15/15
 D 
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Jim Freney
1897-11-29
George Stout2 2 3
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
DPTS15/15
 D 
PTS
15/15
  
1897-11-19
Johnny Van Heest55 7 21
Fairview Park, Dayton, Ohio, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Alex Cameron
1897-11-18
Billy Rotchford8 0 3
Olympic A.C., Buffalo, New York, USA
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Walter C Kelly
1897-11-13
New York Jack O'Brien2 2 3
Polo A.C., New York, New York, USA
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
1897-10-18
Luke Stevens7 1 3
Rienzi A.C., Rochester, New York, USA
W KO6/25
 W  
KO
6/25
  
1897-10-06
Johnny Van Heest55 6 20
Opera House, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
W KO11/20
 W  
KO
11/20
  
referee: Eugene Bezenah
(Lexington Hearald)
1897-09-15
Tommy Dixon17 0 7
National A.C., Rochester, New York, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
1897-08-30
New York Jack O'Brien1 2 1
Greenpoint S.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1897-07-19
New York Jack O'Brien0 2 0
Albany, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1897-07-15
Billy O'Brien0 1 0
New York, USA
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
exact date uncertain. Result printed in Gardner's ring record published in Minneapolis Journal in 1898
1897-07-12
Jack Hamilton3 2 6
Empire A.C., Troy, New York, USA
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
1897-07-04
Jimmy Marshalldebut
Bellefontaine, Ohio, USA
DPTS10/0
 D 
PTS
10/0
  
1897-06-19
Charles Leopold1 3 0
National S.C., New York, New York, USA
W KO7/0
 W  
KO
7/0
  
1897-06-14
Maxie Haugh14 6 17
Greenpoint S.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Joe Ward
Results from the Princeton Union
1897-06-05
Charles Leopold1 2 0
National S.C., New York, New York, USA
W KO5/0
 W  
KO
5/0
  
1897-04-19
Austin Rice4 2 3
Palace A.C., New York, New York, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
1897-04-10
Torpedo Billy Murphy84 31 16
Polo A.C., New York, New York, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
1897-04-01
Jack Grantdebut
Fifth Avenue A.C., New York, New York, USA
W TKO9/0
 W  
TKO
9/0
  
This was the inaugural bout of the new Fifth Avenue Club.
1897-03-27
Willie O'Briendebut
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
1897-03-16
Bradford Branchdebut
East Buffalo, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
exact date uncertain. Result printed in Gardner's 1898 record in Minneapolis Journal.
1897-03-13
Solly Smith21 5 11
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
Gardner down once each in the 8th, 17th, and 18th rounds but Smith count not put him out. Fought at 120lbs.
1896-12-28
Bobby Quaid3 1 0
Bohemian Athletic Club, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
Kansas City Journal 12-29-1896
1896-10-01
Young Peter Jackson6 0 0
Lyceum Theater, Denver, Colorado, USA
LNWS4/4
 L 
NWS
4/4
  
(Denver Weekly Republican)
1896-03-09
Eugene Bezenah6 0 2
Opera House, Covington, Kentucky, USA
DPTS15/15
 D 
PTS
15/15
  
Pre-arranged draw if both are on their feet at the end of 15th round.
1895-12-02
Johnny Van Heest48 4 14
Excelsior Springs, Missouri, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
St. Paul Daily Globe
1895-10-06
George Stoutdebut
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
W DQ23/0
 W  
DQ
23/0
  
North Platte semi-weekly Tribune 10-8-1895
1895-05-26
120Tommy Dixon12010 0 3
Kansas City, Kansas, USA
LTKO36/0
 L 
TKO
36/0
  
Featherweight Championship of America
Held in a cornfield outside of Kansas City, Kansas.
Dixon was knocked through the ropes in the 2nd round. Gardner was down in the 14th, 28th, 34th, 35th and 36th rounds, last time his seconds throwing up the sponge.
1895-03-31
120Mike Delougherty143debut
Strangler Creek, Kansas, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
Dougherty unconscious for 6 minutes. The Evening Bulletin.
1895-03-16
Jack Cummingsdebut
Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1895-01-26
Jimmy Evansdebut
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
"Gardner weighed about 125 and Evans was about ten pounds heavier". (Kansas City Star)
1894-11-27
118Solly Smith11815 4 6
Buffalo A.C., Buffalo, New York, USA
W DQ5/15
 W  
DQ
5/15
  
referee: John P. Eckhardt
Smith was disqualified for punching Gardner while the latter was down
1894-11-20
Tom Leedebut
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
Undated bout. Result printed in Kansas City Journal 1894
1894-11-17
Tom Cavanaughdebut
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
W KO9/0
 W  
KO
9/0
  
exact day in November uncertain. Kansas City Daily Journal
1894-11-09
Jack Collins2 2 0
Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA
W KO6/0
 W  
KO
6/0
  
1894-09-05
California Jack Dempsey2 5 1
Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
Kansas City Daily Journal
1894-08-06
Jack O'Keefedebut
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1894-08-01
Eddie Thompsondebut
USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
exact date and location not known. Kansas City Daily Journal 5-19-1895
1894-03-29
Johnny Van Heest40 3 7
Twin City A.C., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
DPTS41/0
 D 
PTS
41/0
  
referee: Frank Seelye
Oregonian 30 March 1894
1894-02-26
Dominick Barnes0 1 0
Twin City A.C., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
W KO5/0
 W  
KO
5/0
  
Omaha World Herald 27 February 1894
1894-02-03
Eddie Schoenborn2 3 2
Twin City A.C., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
W TKO9/15
 W  
TKO
9/15
  
St. Paul Daily Globe. Referee stopped the one-side fight.
1894-01-01
Tom Kearneydebut
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
exact date unknown. Kansas City Daily Journal
1893-12-29
Young Needham0 1 0
Fargo A.C., Fargo, North Dakota, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
st. Paul Daily Globe 12-30-1893
1893-07-31
Tommy Dixon8 0 1
Phoenix A.C., Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
LKO13/25
 L 
KO
13/25
  
Northwest Featherweight Championship
1893-06-17
Eddie Schoenborn2 2 2
USA
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
Kansas City Daily Journal
1893-06-10
Solly Smith13 1 3
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
W KO6/0
 W  
KO
6/0
  
Kansas City Daily Journal
1893-05-25
Frank Bordeauxdebut
Twin City A.C., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
St. Paul Daily Globe 5-26-1893
1893-05-08
Solly Smith13 0 3
Phoenix A.C., Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: John Barnes
St. Paul Daily Globe
1893-04-25
Young Needhamdebut
Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
Excat date uncertain in 1893. Result printed in St. Paul Daily Globe
1893-04-20
Eddie Schoenborn2 2 1
Phoenix A.C., Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: John Barnes
St. Paul Daily Globe
1893-03-16
Eddie Schoenborn2 1 1
Phoenix A.C., Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Hank Seeley
1892-09-01
Scotty Gordondebut
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
W KO9/0
 W  
KO
9/0
  
Minneapolis Journal. Knocked out two men in one night. Exact date in 1892 uncertain
1892-09-01
Harley Davisdebut
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
Minneapolis Journal. Knocked out two men in the same night. Exact date in 1892 not certain
1892-08-11
Jimmy Porterdebut
Twin City A.C., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
W KO22/40
 W  
KO
22/40
  
Featherweight Championship of the Northwest
1891-11-11
Charley Heenandebut
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
W KO6/0
 W  
KO
6/0
  
1891-08-22
John Cordindebut
Arthur Rothery's place, Douglas street, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
W KO7/20
 W  
KO
7/20
  
Gardner knocked Cordin down in the 7th round and "while he was down he made a lunge at him, and for this foul the fight was awarded Cordin." Fought at 120 pounds. (Omaha World-Herald)
Omaha Sunday Bee reported Oscar Gordon losing on a foul in the 15th round to John Corydon. Original verdict of KO for Gardner was upheld after crowd hissed at referee. (St. Paul Daily News)
1887-03-29
Alfred Hamiltondebut
Sioux City, Iowa, USA
W KO5/0
 W  
KO
5/0
  
Pro debut for Gardner
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