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Joe Thomas

W L D
21 15 7
15 KOs 7 KOs
last 6


bouts 44
rounds 387
KOs 24%
 
global ID 11712
aliasJoseph Daily
born 1886-08-30
death date1926-02-01 / age 39
debut1902-09-19 / age 16
divisionmiddleweight
residence
San Francisco, California, USA
birth place
Beverly, Massachusetts, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
63 139 10 4 5

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1921-02-19
Jack Twin Sullivan50 20 32
Commonwealth A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LTKO3/10
 L 
TKO
3/10
  
referee: George F. Freeman
1920-02-27
Jimmy Whitedebut
May's Opera House, Piqua, Ohio, USA
LNWS4/4
 L 
NWS
4/4
  
Newspaper decision from the Piqua Daily Call
Thomas, of Columbus, was the former lightweight champion of California. He reportedly played around and let White take the decision.
1917-01-29
128½Phil Logan119½2 0 0
Coliseum Roller Rink, Jamestown, New York, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Jamestown Evening Journal
1913-02-14
Blink McCloskey24 26 17
Father Mathew Hall, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO8/12
 W  
TKO
8/12
  
1912-12-27
Bill MacKinnon21 10 10
Father Mathew Hall, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
1912-12-13
163Billy Grupp1536 3 0
New Polo A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
As Willie Grupp of St. Louis (Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader).
1912-12-03
Larry English10 0 1
Watervliet A.C., Watervliet, New York, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
(Utica Herald-Dispatch)
1912-07-04
Jack Dillon34 2 5
Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
LTKO8/10
 L 
TKO
8/10
  
1912-04-12
Terry Martin41 17 10
Father Mathew Hall, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
W KO8/12
 W  
KO
8/12
  
1911-11-15
Fritz Holland8 2 6
Wheelmen Club, Oakland, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Jack Welsh
Thomas was down twice in the first round.
1911-10-21
Vic Hansen16314 1 4
Coalinga, California, USA
LTKO13/20
 L 
TKO
13/20
  
referee: Eddie Hanlon
Hansen not out for 14th
1911-06-16
Leo Houck18 4 2
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1911-04-05
Bill MacKinnon15 9 7
Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
1911-02-07
158Frank Mantell16023 6 10
City Hall, Augusta, Maine, USA
LNWS12/12
 L 
NWS
12/12
  
Newspaper decision from the Boston Globe.
1911-02-04
Andy Morris8 7 4
Portland, Maine, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Boston Globe.
1911-01-18
Tommy Sullivan23 8 4
Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
DNWS15/15
 D 
NWS
15/15
  
(Dunkirk Evening News)
1910-11-28
Connie Schmidt3 1 1
Marathon A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
NND10/10
 N 
ND
10/10
  
Schmidt won the newspaper decision. (Correct Joe Thomas uncertain.)
1910-10-20
Harry Ramsey4 1 0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
(Philadelphia Item) The Philadelphia Record also gave Thomas the newspaper decision.
1910-10-18
Connie Schmidt3 1 0
Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
(Boston Globe)
1910-07-28
Terry Kellar8 4 6
Fair Grounds, Ogden, Utah, USA
W TKO12/20
 W  
TKO
12/20
  
referee: Tom Painter
Intermountain Middleweight Title, 158 lbs
1910-05-19
Billy Papke27 3 5
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
LKO16/20
 L 
KO
16/20
  
referee: Jack Welsh
"Papke Wins Rawest Frameup in Years" SF Call
1910-03-21
Eddie Chambers13 9 3
Willis A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
Result is from the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record.
1910-03-03
Montana Jack Sullivan3 0 4
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision was in favor of Thomas from both the Philadelphia Record and the Philadelphia Item.
1910-01-21
Harry Mansfield16 7 0
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision in favor of Mansfield from the Philadelphia Item. The Philadelphia Record saw Thomas as the winner. (Note: Mansfield and Thomas did not meet on 25 January 1910. This supposed fight, previously listed here, was a duplicate of their actual fight of 21 January 1910. References: Philadelphia Item and Philadelphia Record.)
1909-12-18
Frank Klaus15 1 1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
The Philadelphia Item considered Thomas to be the winner. The Philadelphia Record considered it to be a draw.
1909-12-07
Tommy Crawford2 6 1
Associate Hall, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
W KO5/12
 W  
KO
5/12
  
1909-11-30
Bill MacKinnon10 3 4
Schenectady, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1909-11-04
Jack Fitzgerald6 4 0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Item and Philadelphia Record in favor of Thomas.
1909-09-20
Bartley Connolly8 8 13
Glens Falls, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1909-08-17
Harry Mansfield15 7 0
Douglas A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record gave the newspaper decision to Thomas.
1909-06-29
Tommy Sullivan21 6 4
Armory, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
1909-05-03
Joe Williamsdebut
American A.C., Schenectady, New York, USA
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
1909-05-02
Jimmy Williamsdebut
American A.C., Schenectady, New York, USA
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
1909-02-25
Hugo Kelly30 8 21
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
LKO5/10
 L 
KO
5/10
  
1908-11-24
Sailor Burke14 1 0
Armory, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
1908-08-18
Stanley Ketchel43 2 4
Coliseum, San Francisco, California, USA
LTKO2/20
 L 
TKO
2/20
  
1908-01-21
Jack Twin Sullivan37 9 28
Los Angeles, California, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Sullivan "outclassed" Thomas. (Syracuse Herald)
1907-12-12
Stanley Ketchel38 2 4
Recreation Park, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
Ketchell claims World Middleweight title
1907-09-02
Stanley Ketchel37 2 4
Mission Street Arena, Colma, California, USA
LKO32/45
 L 
KO
32/45
  
referee: Billy Roche
Ketchel claimed the World Welterweight Title after this bout, although bout held at 150 pounds
Ketchel's glove split and replaced in the 13th; Thomas down in 16th; Ketchel down in 27th
1907-07-04
160Stanley Ketchel14737 2 3
Marysville, California, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Eddie Smith
1907-05-18
Tommy Sullivan13 3 4
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Sullivan won the "newspaper decision" from the Philadelphia Record, but Thomas won the newspaper decision of the Philadelphia Item. It was a close fight.
1907-03-05
Honey Mellody36 7 10
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item, which reported that Thomas had a decided advantage.
1906-11-30
Al Neill29 13 10
San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Thomas fought twice on 11/30/06. He stated he would beat Neill inside of 10 rounds or forfeit the decision. He didn't. Lake County Times
1906-11-30
Frank McConnell15 11 1
San Francisco, California, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1906-10-24
Dick Fitzpatrick10 7 10
Colma, California, USA
W KO10/30
 W  
KO
10/30
  
1906-09-29
Harry Lewis14 6 3
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Thomas was better. (National Police Gazette)
1906-09-03
Honey Mellody32 6 10
Lincoln A.C., Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO11/15
 W  
TKO
11/15
  
Date: Tuesday, September 4, 1906 Paper: Boston Herald (Boston, MA) Page: 9
1906-08-02
Charlie Battling Lucasdebut
Long Acre A.A., New York, New York, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
There were five other bouts on this card (New York Times).
1906-07-12
Joe Grim16 15 2
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision for Thomas from Trenton Times ("Thomas did not stop Grim, but he gave the Italian champion a hard trouncing") and Pawtucket (RI) Evening Times ("Thomas was entitled to the verdict at the finish"). The Philadelphia Item also said that Grim was badly drubbed by Thomas.
1906-06-11
Mike Donovan66 12 32
Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1906-01-31
George Herberts3 2 0
Colma, California, USA
W TKO10/30
 W  
TKO
10/30
  
As George Herberts of Crocketts, CA (Philadelphia Inquirer).
1906-01-11
Al Neill29 12 10
Vallejo, California, USA
W TKO14/0
 W  
TKO
14/0
  
1905-08-29
Jack Clancy8 2 2
Palm A.C., Vallejo, California, USA
W KO9/20
 W  
KO
9/20
  
1905-07-19
George Brown5 2 0
Colma Arena, Colma, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Billy Roche
1905-02-24
Jack McLaughlindebut
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
McLaughlin is from London. This is his local debut. SF Call
1905-01-13
Frank Mayfield5 1 0
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Jimmy McDevitt
Pacific Coast Welterweight Title
1904-06-24
Teddy Wolffe11 5 1
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Alec Greggains
1904-05-17
Jack Stewartdebut
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Jimmy McDevitt   judges: Dan ArnoldAngel NealJim Ragget
Stewart is in the US Navy. SF Call
1904-05-05
145George Peterson1456 3 0
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1903-09-23
George Braun3 0 0
San Francisco A.C., San Francisco, California, USA
W KO3/4
 W  
KO
3/4
  
1903-08-26
George Plattdebut
Mechanics' Pavilion Annex, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
KO? Platt is the United States Navy (welter? middle?) Champion. (Billy Platt?) SF Call
1902-11-20
130Tom Moran130debut
Sixth Street Gym, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1902-09-19
Jack Moriarty1 0 0
San Francisco A.C., San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Alec Greggains   judge: Andy Gallagher
As John Moriarty. (San Francisco Call)
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
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Scheduled/Pending
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