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Mick Leahy

W L D
46 19 7
16 KOs 5 KOs
last 6


bouts 72
rounds 581
KOs 22%
 
global ID 13122
born 1935-03-12
death date2010-01-05 / age 74
debut1956-10-22 / age 21
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
residence
Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
birth place
Cork, Ireland

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1965-03-19
Jupp Elze20 2 1
Sporthalle, Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Boxing News March 26, 1965
1965-02-27
158Nino Benvenuti157¾52 0 0
Palazzo Dello Sport, Milan, Lombardia, Italy
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1964-12-14
159Wally Swift157¾49 11 3
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Jack Hart
BBBofC British middleweight title
1964-10-09
158½Laszlo Papp158½26 0 2
Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
EBU (European) middleweight title
After this title fight, the Hungarian government refused to allow him to fight for the world title in 1965 because boxing for financial gain was "incompatible with socialist principles." Papp retired from the sport with an undefeated record of 27-0-2.
1964-09-03
159½Sugar Ray Robinson163160 13 5
Ice Rink, Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Ike Powell
1964-04-21
162Dante Pelaez16217 6 2
Farrer Street Stadium, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
LTKO8/10
 L 
TKO
8/10
  
referee: Fred Winthrip
1964-03-16
158Larry Carney16020 3 1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Billy Connelly 99-93   judges: Joe Santarpia 99-93, Joe Ricciotti 99-97
1964-02-13
159Tuna Scanlan15837 14 2
Carlaw Park, Auckland, New Zealand
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Frank Pearcey 228-237   judges: Bob Lyall 228-236, Henry Stock 235-231
Eliminator for Commonwealth (British Empire) Middleweight Title
1963-10-22
159¾Gomeo Brennan157¼53 8 5
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Jack Hart
vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) middleweight title
1963-08-26
160½Gil Diaz153¼13 9 2
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Austin O'Connor
1963-05-28
159¼George Aldridge158¾35 12 2
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
W TKO1/15
 W  
TKO
1/15
  
time: 1:45   referee: Ike Powell
BBBofC British middleweight title
Aldridge was knocked down twice.
1963-02-13
158Wally Swift155½40 8 2
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Tommy Little
Final Eliminator for BBBofC British Middleweight Title
1962-12-10
159Wally Swift15640 8 1
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
Final Eliminator for BBBofC British Middleweight Title
1962-11-10
155½Joey Archer159½31 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Devlin 3-7   judges: Al Berl 2-8, Frank Forbes 1-9
Leahy was knocked down twice in the 7th round.
1962-10-11
158½Harry Scott160½16 7 2
Free Trade Hall, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1962-09-10
158Wally Swift155¼37 7 1
Free Trade Hall, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1962-06-29
157¾Orlando Paso16014 17 0
Tolka Park, Dublin, Ireland
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1962-06-05
159Gomeo Brennan15751 6 4
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1962-03-27
159Wilf Greaves160¾34 22 1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Tommy Little
Leahy was knocked down in the 4th and 6th rounds.
1962-02-22
157Sandy Luke16014 6 2
Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1962-01-15
157½Orlando Paso16014 13 0
Free Trade Hall, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1961-12-05
156Ted Wright15537 8 4
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
"..An exceptionally clean contest, and a real crowd-pleaser." (Boxing News, December 8, 1961, page 8)
1961-10-31
146Brian Curvis145¼21 0 0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
LKO8/15
 L 
KO
8/15
  
time: 2:10
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
BBBofC British welterweight title
1961-04-20
149½Tanos Lambrianides146½15 3 1
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1961-03-23
149Cecil Shorts14918 5 1
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1961-02-23
Jimmy McGrail16 0 0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Eliminator for BBBofC British Welterweight Title
1960-12-15
149Ola Michael1428 5 1
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Boxing News 23/12/60
1960-11-26
150¼Johnny Melfah14817 11 5
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Boxing News 2/12/60
1960-10-27
149½Larry Baker14724 19 3
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Boxing News 4/11/60
1960-09-13
148Tanos Lambrianides14513 2 0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
Boxing News 16/9/60
1960-08-13
148Boswell St Louis14657 18 13
Grosvenor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Boxing News 19/8/60
1960-07-15
150Bob Cofie1445 1 0
Gurranbraher Hall, Cork, Ireland
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Boxing News 22/7/60
1960-04-23
150Peter Sharpe14628 13 0
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Boxing News 29/4/60
1959-10-26
158½Tuna Scanlan156¾22 9 2
Town Hall, Wellington, New Zealand
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Phin Stone
1959-10-12
153Billy Todd14927 4 0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
W TKO11/12
 W  
TKO
11/12
  
referee: Vic Patrick
1959-09-21
153½Brian Sheehan147½22 3 0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
W KO1/12
 W  
KO
1/12
  
referee: Vic Patrick
1959-09-07
158¾Clive Stewart160¾50 6 2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
W TKO6/12
 W  
TKO
6/12
  
referee: Vic Patrick
Cut Eye Stoppage
1959-07-27
158½Clive Stewart160¾50 5 2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
referee: Vic Patrick
Cut eye stoppage.
1959-07-03
148¾George Barnes148¾38 16 4
Festival Hall, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Les Parker
1959-06-19
148½Jack Walsh147¾16 2 2
Festival Hall, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
W TKO5/12
 W  
TKO
5/12
  
referee: Les Parker
Cut eye stoppage.
1959-06-08
149½George Barnes148½38 15 4
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Vic Patrick
1959-05-22
148½Joe N'Gidi148¾20 3 1
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Terry Reilly
1959-05-11
149Sandy Manuel145½39 16 3
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Vic Patrick
1959-05-01
146½Bruno Ravaglia145½22 0 1
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Terry Reilly
1959-04-10
146½Don Barnes145½16 6 0
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Terry Reilly
1959-02-02
Eddie Bee14 7 0
Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1959-01-17
147½Paddy Graham14629 9 0
Indoor Stadium, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Chris Maggs
1958-12-01
149Santos Martins147¼39 29 3
Drill Hall, Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1958-11-11
146Boswell St Louis14644 15 11
Thimblemill Baths, Smethwick, West Midlands, United Kingdom
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1958-09-18
148¾Sandy Manuel14533 14 3
Indoor Stadium, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1958-06-26
Boswell St Louis42 14 11
Indoor Stadium, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1958-05-05
Johnny Melfah13 5 3
Town Hall, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1958-04-21
149Sam Lamptey149¼1 0 1
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
attrib Sam Lamptney
1958-02-11
148¾Leo Molloy144¾31 11 3
Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
LTKO2/8
 L 
TKO
2/8
  
1958-01-13
148½Jimmy Croll14934 9 4
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
LTKO4/8
 L 
TKO
4/8
  
Cut eye stoppage
1957-12-10
Peter Smith35 24 5
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1957-11-25
Johnny Melfah7 4 3
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1957-11-11
Ron Richardson27 14 1
Wembley Town Hall, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1957-10-28
Tommy Tagoe4 1 1
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
LKO1/8
 L 
KO
1/8
  
1957-10-22
147½Jackie Butler147½41 10 2
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1957-09-17
149Terry Gill14911 0 0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1957-09-02
146¼Ray Corbett147½19 18 3
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W KO6/8
 W  
KO
6/8
  
1957-05-30
143¾Ray Corbett14519 17 2
The Hippodrome, Dudley, West Midlands, United Kingdom
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1957-05-21
149¼Bob Roberts146¼5 6 0
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1957-05-06
147½Peter Goldie151¾10 3 1
Civic Hall, Bedworth, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
1957-03-16
154Don Doherty154½5 1 0
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1957-03-04
Bob Batey4 6 3
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W TKO1/6
 W  
TKO
1/6
  
1957-01-29
147Tex Williams149¾1 2 0
Drill Hall, Willenhall, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
1956-12-03
150Des Wilkins1496 2 0
Town Hall, Walsall, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1956-11-06
Sammy Royals0 1 0
Windmill Club, Spalding, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1956-11-01
150Richard Mensah146½debut
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
1956-10-22
151½Steve Gee144½4 1 2
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W TKO1/6
 W  
TKO
1/6
  
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Win
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Draw
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No Contest
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