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Andy Bowen

W L D
15 4 5
7 KOs 3 KOs
last 6


bouts 26
rounds 517
KOs 27%
 
global ID 64402
born 1867-05-03
death date1894-12-15 / age 27
debut1887-01-16 / age 19
divisionlightweight
height5′ 5″   /   165cm
residence
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
birth place
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1894-12-14
133George (Kid) Lavigne13523 0 6
Auditorium Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
LKO18/25
 L 
KO
18/25
  
referee: Professor John Duffy
Billed for American Lightweight Title -- 133-lb limit
Bowen died from injuries recieved in this fight
1894-08-08
Jim Carroll4 3 2
Auditorium Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
DPTS25/25
 D 
PTS
25/25
  
referee: Professor John Duffy
Purse-$1,500 (winner was to get $1,200, loser - $300). Bowen down in the 9th round.
1894-05-07
130Stanton Abbott13512 6 3
Auditorium Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
Pre-arranged draw if both men are on their feet at the end.
1893-05-31
Jack Everhardt3 0 1
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W RTD85/0
 W  
RTD
85/0
  
referee: Prof. Lloyd Gearhardt
85 rounds, lasting 5 hours and 35 minutes. Purse - $2,000.
The fight was for the lightweight championship of the South.
1893-04-06
129¾Texas Jack Burke131½4 1 2
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
NNC110/0
 N 
NC
110/0
  
referee: Professor John Duffy
This is the longest glove fight on record, lasting 7 hours and 20 minutes. The bout was called a 'no contest' by the referee after 110 rounds. Purse $2,500.
1893-01-05
Joe Fieldendebut
Crescent City A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W KO22/0
 W  
KO
22/0
  
Purse-$2,000-$500. Report states Fielden was 30-0 coming into this bout.
1892-10-23
Johnny Eckertdebut
Plaquemine, Louisiana, USA
W KO18/0
 W  
KO
18/0
  
Purse-$1,000
1892-02-18
Jimmy Murphy0 0 2
Chicago, Illinois, USA
NND8/8
 N 
ND
8/8
  
No such bout was mentioned in Feb 19 Daily Inter Ocean.
1891-12-29
132Austin Gibbons1324 1 0
Metropolitan A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
LTKO48/0
 L 
TKO
48/0
  
referee: Professor John Duffy
Bowen was hanging on the ropes defenseless, when the referee pulled Gibbons away and awarded him the fight. There were no knockdowns. It lasted 3 hours and 41 minutes. Purse: $2,000 for the winner, $500 for the loser. Both weighed 132 pounds according to Daily Picayune.
1891-05-20
Billy Myer4 1 2
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
DTD2/0
 D 
TD
2/0
  
Reported as Bowen and Myer. Referee declared it a Draw due to repeated fouling by both boxers. Said all bets were off. This being a valid bout is suspect.
1891-05-19
Billy Myer4 1 1
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
DPTS24/24
 D 
PTS
24/24
  
Billed as for American + World 134lb title. Also reported as Billy Myers with the result of TKO23.
1890-09-16
130½Jim Carroll133½2 1 2
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
LKO21/0
 L 
KO
21/0
  
referee: Professor John Duffy
Billed for World and American 134lbs & 135 lbs titles. Purse: $2,500 to the winner, $500 to the loser.
1890-05-22
130¾Billy Myer133½4 0 1
West End Athletic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W RTD28/0
 W  
RTD
28/0
  
referee: Pat Kenrick
Bowen claimed World 133lb title. Purse: $3,000.
1890-02-09
134Charley Johnson1379 0 1
Abita Springs, Louisiana, USA
LPTS43/0
 L 
PTS
43/0
  
referee: George Queen
$1,000 purse. Originally a Draw. The referee reserved his decision for two days, but finally awarded the stakes and purse to Johnson. Source: Historians Tommy Scharf & Tracy Callis
1890-01-31
Louis Bezenah2 1 0
Southern A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1889-12-22
132Jimmy McHale136debut
Southern A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
Purse: $500 and 75 percent of the gate money. Although billed to be fought under Queensberry rules, with gloves, but the rounds ended after knockdowns, and McHale was unable to come for the 3rd round.
1889-08-04
Tom Ryandebut
Sportsmen's Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W TKO3/5
 W  
TKO
3/5
  
referee: Dennis Butler
Times-Picayune.
1889-05-19
Charles Wilsondebut
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
referee: Tim Hurat
Kid Gloves-$100 a side.
1887-09-01
Mike Murraydebut
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Exact date unknown.
1887-07-01
Joe Oliverdebut
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
Exact date unknown.
1887-06-01
Skinner Nortondebut
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W PTS2/2
 W  
PTS
2/2
  
Exact date unknown.
1887-05-01
Jack Doyledebut
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W PTS5/5
 W  
PTS
5/5
  
Exact date unknown.
1887-04-01
Frank Pentidebut
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W PTS7/7
 W  
PTS
7/7
  
Exact date unknown.
1887-03-01
Johnny Wilsondebut
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
Exact date unknown.
1887-02-01
Mike Murphydebut
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W PTS2/2
 W  
PTS
2/2
  
Exact date unknown.
1887-01-16
Jim Glassdebut
Park Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
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