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Jack Denning

W L D
4 6 1
3 KOs 6 KOs
last 6


bouts 13
rounds 83
KOs 8%
 
global ID 53005
born 1887-09-29
death date1957-11-12 / age 70
debut1909-08-23 / age 21
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
residence
New York, New York, USA
birth place
New York, New York, USA
other rolesReferee  Judge  

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
37 216 18 2 4

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1921-07-08
159Smiling Kid Nolan1671 4 0
Ocean Park Casino, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA
W KO3/12
 W  
KO
3/12
  
From the Long Branch Daily Record (Herb Goldman).
1916-10-05
Al Thiel3 3 2
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Thiel faught as New Al McCoy (New York Times).
1916-09-06
Eddie Nugent1 1 0
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
(Lima Times)
1914-05-28
Young Mike Donovan2 0 0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LKO4/0
 L 
KO
4/0
  
1913-06-13
158Tommy Gibbons1594 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
New York Times
1913-03-17
Howard Truesdale3 1 0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision in favor of Denning from the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid), but the Philadelphia Public Ledger had Truesdale as the winner.
1913-02-19
Jack Dillon43 2 6
Auditorium, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
LKO2/10
 L 
KO
2/10
  
1913-02-11
161Johnny Howard16310 0 0
Brown's Gym, New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the New York Times
1912-12-19
Tommy Gavigan13 2 5
Eagles Club, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
LTKO6/12
 L 
TKO
6/12
  
Date: Friday, December 20, 1912 Paper: Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) Issue: 355 Page: 10
1912-12-03
Tommy Gavigan13 2 4
Akron, Ohio, USA
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
(Chicago Tribune 12/29/1912) Official decisions were given in Cleveland at this time.
1912-11-07
Willie Langforddebut
Albany, New York, USA
NND10/10
 N 
ND
10/10
  
1912-10-07
157¾Eddie McGoorty157¾43 1 8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LTKO5/0
 L 
TKO
5/0
  
McGoorty claims World Middleweight title
"Without showing any signs of pain" Denning claimed a low blow and refused to continue, immediately "jumping through the ropes with a flash and bounding to the floor". (New York Times)
1912-09-25
162½Billy Papke16535 7 5
St. Nicholas Rink, New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
(New York Times)
1912-08-16
Jack McCarron15 2 2
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LKO2/6
 L 
KO
2/6
  
Result from the Philadelphia Item.
1912-07-29
158½Tommy Bergin160¼5 4 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision for Denning from NY Sun (outclassed by a mile) and Washington Post.
1912-03-26
153¾Mike Gibbons150½26 1 4
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
"As decisive a beating as ring followers ever saw was handed to Jack Denning by the St. Paul middleweight, Mike Gibbons, at the Fairmont Athletic Club. The battle lasted the ten round limit, but at no time did Denning have a chance." Middletown Daily-Times Press (NY)
1912-01-23
Mike Gibbons24 1 4
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
The NY papers were split as to who won.
1912-01-08
Terry Mitchell5 0 0
Carlyle A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the New York Times and other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1912-01-01
Marcel Moreau21 3 0
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
NND10/10
 N 
ND
10/10
  
1911-12-18
Freddie Hicks3 2 0
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
New York Times
1911-12-05
Ben Douglas2 3 2
Brown's Gym A.A., Far Rockaway, Queens, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
1911-10-16
Walter Coffey11 1 1
Fordham A.C, New York, New York, USA
LKO3/0
 L 
KO
3/0
  
1911-10-03
Joe Westdebut
Brown's Gym A.A., Far Rockaway, Queens, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
1911-09-19
Billy West11 15 2
Brown's Gym A.A., Far Rockaway, Queens, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
1911-08-29
Jeff Smith11 0 0
Brown's Gym A.A., Far Rockaway, Queens, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
1911-08-23
150Johnny Waltz1456 3 0
Long Acre A.C., New York, New York, USA
W KO6/0
 W  
KO
6/0
  
1911-05-04
Jimmy Moriarty8 6 4
Brooklyn A.C., Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Norwalk Hour
1911-04-07
Joe Westdebut
Prestone A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Denning was better according to the NY Times
1911-03-28
Jeff Doughertydebut
Amazon A.C., New Haven, Connecticut, USA
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1911-02-23
Paddy Lavin32 2 9
Brooklyn Beach A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
referee: Johnny McAvoy
(The Daily Standard Union)
1910-12-23
Jeff Smith7 0 0
New Amsterdam Opera House, National S.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
This program was promoted by the National S.C.
1910-12-15
Italian Joe Gans4 0 0
Brooklyn Beach A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1910-12-02
Johnny Carroll4 5 1
New Amsterdam Opera House, National S.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
1910-05-20
Dodo Maher1 2 0
New Polo A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
1909-12-07
Kid Locke11 7 5
Douglas A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record in favor of Denning. (The Item said it was a draw.)
1909-11-30
Barney Ford13 2 0
Brown's Gym, New York, New York, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
referee: William Brown
1909-08-23
Jack Curley0 1 0
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
(New York Times)
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