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Johnny Banks

W L D
11 8 17
3 KOs 3 KOs
last 6


bouts 37
rounds 185
KOs 8%
 
global ID 128630
aliasThe Darkey Wizard
born 1861-12-25
debut1883-01-10 / age 21
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
residence
New York, USA
birth place
Richmond, Virginia, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1899-08-12
Jack Root23 0 0
Chicago, Illinois, USA
LKO1/0
 L 
KO
1/0
  
1897-06-18
Paddy McGuigan0 2 4
Greenwood A.C., New York, New York, USA
DPTS3/3
 D 
PTS
3/3
  
1896-08-31
Paddy McGuigan0 2 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1896-07-25
Paddy McGuigan0 1 3
Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1896-07-20
Paddy McGuigan0 1 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
DPTS3/3
 D 
PTS
3/3
  
1896-02-28
Paddy McGuigan0 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
DPTS3/3
 D 
PTS
3/3
  
1891-04-04
168Tommy Kelly142debut
West Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
DPTS16/0
 D 
PTS
16/0
  
Results from The Evening World(NY). The police stopped the bout and it was declared a draw.
1891-01-22
Mike Leary1 1 1
Eighth-Street Theatre, New York, New York, USA
NND0/0
 N 
ND
0/0
  
Results from The Sun(NY). Exact result unknown.
1889-04-06
Tom Rileydebut
New York, USA
LKO9/0
 L 
KO
9/0
  
referee: Jimmy Larkins
Results from the Boston Daily Globe.
1888-02-20
Ed Binney7 0 0
Pelican Club, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LRTD14/12
 L 
RTD
14/12
  
referee: Joe Lannon
Results from the Boston Daily Globe. A decision was unable to be reached after the scheduled 12 rounds were fought, so an additional three more were ordered (as well as a promise of extra money for the reluctant Banks). When Binney began to batter Banks in the 14th round he (Banks) quit.
1887-01-26
144James Desverney146debut
New York, New York, USA
LDQ9/0
 L 
DQ
9/0
  
Results from the St. Paul Daily Globe.
1886-11-06
Kentucky Rosebud7 1 2
Theatre Comique, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1886-10-23
Jake Carter0 1 0
Arthur Chambers' Saloon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1886-10-02
Jake Carterdebut
Arthur Chambers' Saloon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS4/0
 W  
PTS
4/0
  
Results from the Philadelphia Inquirer.
1886-09-11
Kentucky Rosebud5 1 2
Clarks Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
Results from the Philadelphia Record, according to which Rosebud was "awarded" the decision.
1886-09-02
Rosebuddebut
Clarks Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Alf Lunt
Results from the Philadelphia Record. The newspaper reports that Banks defeated "another colored sparrer termed Rosebud", implying that this was not Kentucky Rosebud, who was Banks's frequent opponent.
1886-08-19
Jack Lynch1 0 0
Clarks Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1886-08-09
John Spencer10 0 1
Clarks Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1886-08-07
Kentucky Rosebud3 1 1
Clarks Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1886-08-03
Kentucky Rosebud1 1 1
Clarks Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Denny Butler
Results from the Philadelphia Record. This was a vicious bout. When the referee gave the fight to the Rosebud Banks protested stridently.
1886-07-31
Kentucky Rosebud1 1 0
Clark's Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Jack Kelly
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1886-07-29
Lem Connellydebut
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1886-07-28
Baltimore Billdebut
Clarks Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1886-07-27
Ike Hollsteddebut
Clarks Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1886-07-26
John Roodydebut
Clarks Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W RTD3/4
 W  
RTD
3/4
  
referee: Alf Lunt
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1886-04-03
Eighth Ward Ponydebut
Theatre Comique, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1886-03-27
Yank Brown0 1 0
Theatre Comique, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Jack Fogarty
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1886-03-23
Jim Bowersdebut
Theatre Comique, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
referee: James Dawson
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1886-02-18
Jim Smithdebut
Theatre Comique, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1886-02-13
James Albersdebut
New York, New York, USA
DPTS14/0
 D 
PTS
14/0
  
Results from the NY Herald.
1886-02-09
Jack Fallon7 0 2
New York, New York, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1886-02-02
Yank Browndebut
Theatre Comique, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1885-05-22
Albert Spiersdebut
New York, New York, USA
W RTD9/0
 W  
RTD
9/0
  
referee: Phil Lynch
Results from the New York Times.
1885-05-12
Jack Ashton0 0 2
New York, New York, USA
DPTS3/0
 D 
PTS
3/0
  
Results from The Sun(NY).
1885-04-21
Bill Davisdebut
New York, New York, USA
W RTD3/0
 W  
RTD
3/0
  
Results from The Sun (NY).
1885-03-20
Jim Connorsdebut
Billy Madden's Athletic Hall, New York, New York, USA
DPTS3/3
 D 
PTS
3/3
  
Results from the NY Sun
1883-01-10
Joe Butlerdebut
New York, New York, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
This bout occurred between 1883-1888.
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No Contest
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