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Tom Callaghan

W L D
8 3 3
3 KOs 1 KOs
last 6


bouts 14
rounds 92
KOs 21%
 
global ID 603390
born 1872-08-11
death date1898-07-00 / age 25
debut1888-04-12 / age 15
divisionbantamweight
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
residence
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
birth place
Shincliffe, County Durham, United Kingdom

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1894-10-18
115½Jack Wall117½debut
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
LDQ6/12
 L 
DQ
6/12
  
Callaghan disqualified for holding after already having been warned twice. For a £25 purse plus gate money
1893-06-12
Charlie Beadlingdebut
Drill Hall, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
For the 'North of England 8st 6lbs (118lbs) championship'. For £25 each and a £20 purse. Callaghan badly injured his left hand.
1892-01-27
115Cal McCarthy115½11 1 4
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
LKO14/20
 L 
KO
14/20
  
referee: Professor John Duffy
For a $2000 purse, $1500 to the winner and $500 to the loser. Callaghan billed as 'The Irishman' having broken his right hand the previous month, used only his left.
1891-12-16
Young Dwyerdebut
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
time: 1:30
Callaghan badly injured his right hand.
1891-12-07
Billy Kennydebut
New York, New York, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
For $200 each.
1889-12-21
Jim Lewis0 1 0
Victoria Running Grounds, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
DPTS10/0
 D 
PTS
10/0
  
referee: Tom Johnson
For £10 each. Bout declared a draw due to darkness. Crowd invaded the ring in the 1st round.
1889-11-09
Bob Greydebut
Victoria Running Grounds, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W RTD1/10
 W  
RTD
1/10
  
Rounds were of a one and a half minute duration. Grey down four times before the towel was thrown in.
1889-10-26
Ed Haleydebut
Victoria Running Grounds, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Tom Johnson
For a £20 purse.
1889-06-19
J Hinddebut
Volunteer Artillery Drill Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
1st series 8st (112lbs) competition for £5 and a silver cup.
1889-05-29
Jim Lewisdebut
Clayton Arms, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
final 118lbs competition.
1889-05-28
Tommy Browndebut
Clayton Arms, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
semi-final 118lbs competition
1889-03-04
Johnny Ryandebut
Clayton Arms, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1888-04-13
Jim Renforthdebut
The Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
LPTS3/3
 L 
PTS
3/3
  
2nd series lightweight competition. The term lightweight related to men of a very light weight (around 7st 10lbs).
1888-04-12
? Flakedebut
The Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
1st series lightweight competition. The term lightweight related to men of a very light weight (around 7st 10lbs).
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