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Sammy McCarthy

W L D
44 8 1
26 KOs 1 KOs
last 6


bouts 53
rounds 376
KOs 49%
 
global ID 32317
born 1931-09-05
debut1951-04-30 / age 19
divisionfeatherweight
residence
Stepney, London, United Kingdom
birth place
Stepney, London, United Kingdom

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1957-01-22
136Guy Gracia13632 11 4
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1956-12-17
134¾Johnny Mann13551 18 12
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1956-11-20
135Jacques Dumesnil134½26 12 6
Streatham Ice Rink, Streatham, London, United Kingdom
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1956-10-23
134¾Johnny Miller13634 5 6
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO6/8
 W  
TKO
6/8
  
1956-10-02
137Johnny Mann135¾50 17 12
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1956-06-26
133½Joe Lucy13425 8 0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
LTKO13/15
 L 
TKO
13/15
  
BBBofC British lightweight title
1956-04-03
135¾Dave Charnley13516 1 1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1956-01-24
Frank Johnson42 6 0
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1955-11-29
Jean Sneyers58 8 4
Streatham Ice Rink, Streatham, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1955-11-14
128Lucien Meraint1297 16 3
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1955-11-03
131½Willi Swoboda130½28 6 8
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
McCarthy was down for an eight-count in round one but dropped Swoboda twice in the third, the second time for the full count.
1955-10-04
128¾Juan Oscar Alvarez12820 9 8
Streatham Ice Rink, Streatham, London, United Kingdom
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1955-09-14
Andre Younsi18 8 4
Cathkin Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1955-09-06
Jesus Rubio5 32 4
Streatham Ice Rink, Streatham, London, United Kingdom
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1955-06-14
Teddy Peckham89 40 14
Streatham Ice Rink, Streatham, London, United Kingdom
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1955-01-22
125¾Billy Spider Kelly12545 5 1
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
BBBofC British featherweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) featherweight title
1954-12-07
127¾Roy Ankrah127¾32 4 0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1954-10-12
127½Pierre Richaud12614 0 1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO6/12
 W  
TKO
6/12
  
referee: Tommy Little
1954-09-14
Jo Woussem12620 7 1
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1954-08-24
127¼Enrico Macale12819 7 6
Clapton Stadium, Clapton, London, United Kingdom
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
referee: C. Davidson
1954-06-01
Ronnie Clayton80 25 8
White City Stadium, White City, London, United Kingdom
W RTD8/15
 W  
RTD
8/15
  
BBBofC British featherweight title
Clayton retires on his stool at the end of the eighth due to loss of vision.
1954-04-05
128Teddy Peckham12881 34 13
Manor Place Baths, Walworth, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1954-02-16
125¾Jean Sneyers125½50 5 3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
EBU (European) featherweight title
1953-11-03
137Ray Famechon13784 9 2
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1953-10-06
126½Hogan Kid Bassey124¾30 8 2
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1953-09-08
127½Ken Lawrence125½15 3 1
The Arena, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
W DQ6/10
 W  
DQ
6/10
  
1953-08-18
126½Gene Caffrey124½35 30 12
The Arena, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
1953-05-12
127¾Jacques Legendre125¼31 7 3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Ike Powell
1953-03-17
128¼Louis Cabo12819 12 3
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1953-02-24
127½Amleto Falcinelli125½28 23 15
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1953-02-03
127½Eugene Servais1284 7 1
Seymour Hall, Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1952-12-10
Ronnie Clayton76 23 8
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1952-11-11
126Jim Kenny12738 11 2
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1952-10-14
127Jan Maas124½15 6 3
Streatham Ice Rink, Streatham, London, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1952-09-30
128George Stewart126½26 12 3
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1952-09-09
Charlie (Young) Simpkins15 10 1
The Arena, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1952-07-29
126Johnny Molloy12738 20 2
The Arena, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1952-06-10
127½Jackie Turpin126¼73 27 7
White City Stadium, White City, London, United Kingdom
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
1952-05-20
Freddie King26 5 2
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
1952-04-21
128Denny Dawson127¾51 23 5
Manor Place Baths, Walworth, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1952-03-06
128½Pat Kelly128¼34 21 1
Seymour Hall, Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
1952-02-26
Laurie McShane13 10 0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO6/8
 W  
TKO
6/8
  
1952-02-09
126½Jim McCann126¼70 52 10
Seymour Hall, Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1952-01-14
128½Hugh Mackie12712 18 3
Manor Place Baths, Walworth, London, United Kingdom
W TKO6/8
 W  
TKO
6/8
  
1952-01-02
128½Jack Lucraft127¾23 15 2
Seymour Hall, Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1951-12-10
Zeke Brown15 28 1
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1951-11-20
Freddie Hicks35 17 8
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1951-11-06
127¾Teddy Odus126½3 2 1
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
1951-07-03
126½Jackie Horseman126½32 59 10
The Arena, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1951-06-19
127¼Peter Morrison127¾13 11 3
The Arena, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1951-05-29
128¼Jackie Leonard1288 5 2
The Arena, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
W KO3/8
 W  
KO
3/8
  
1951-05-15
Roy Groome3 9 1
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W KO3/8
 W  
KO
3/8
  
1951-04-30
127Hector McCrow126¾5 8 3
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
Pro debut for McCarthy
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Win
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Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
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