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Harlem Tommy Murphy

W L D
35 7 9
26 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 52 rating
rounds 452 ranking
KOs 18%
 
global ID 9829
born 1885-04-13
death date1958-11-26 / age 73
debut1903-02-23 / age 17
divisionlightweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 5½″   /   166cm
residence
New York, New York, USA
birth place
New York, New York, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
143 654 52 23 16

Career Record

143 total bouts, view in calendar
verified
unverified
unsanctioned
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
Phil McGovern
18
12
8
 W  
KO3/6
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
From the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala). These were, apparently, the well known fighters, and not mere namesakes.
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Frankie DeMeyer
3
5
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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134Bushy Graham
1
0
1
126¾
 W  
NWS10/10
Military A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, which reported that Graham was knocked down in rounds 5 and 9.
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134Willie Jones
11
9
5
129
 W  
NWS10/10
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
New York Times and Brooklyn Standard Union
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Pete Hartley
3
0
1
 N 
NC3/10
East New York A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Battling Hogandebut
 W  
KO5/10
Astoria S.C., Astoria, Queens, New York, USA
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133Willie Jones
11
8
5
127½
 W  
NWS10/10
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Hal Stewart
20
1
2
 D 
NWS10/10
Coliseum, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
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136Willie Beecher
15
4
2
130
 L 
NWS10/10
Long Acre A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the New York Times, and from other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Pat Bradley
10
0
0
 L 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record in favor of Bradley. Murphy was identified as the famous Harlem Tommy Murphy.
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132½Frankie Callahan
13
0
0
126¾
 D 
NWS10/10
Broadway S.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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134½Willie Ritchie
20
6
11
135½
 L 
PTS20/20
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USA
World Lightweight Title (USA Version)
referee: Jim Griffin
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Phil Bloom
3
1
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Postman A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
New York Times had a draw. Buffalo Times UP Boston Globe also had Bloom winning fight. However, Jack Kincaid lists Murphy winning after a survey of New York City newspapers.
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138Packey McFarland
69
0
5
140
 L 
NWS10/10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision for McFarland from Robert Edgren (NY Evening World), NY Times, NY Tribune, Thomas S. Rice (Brooklyn Daily Eagle), NY Sun.
referee: Billy Joh
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Ad Wolgast
48
2
10
 W  
PTS20/20
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USA
referee: Jim Griffin
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Ad Wolgast
48
2
9
 D 
PTS20/20
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USA
referee: Jim Griffin
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135Oakland Frankie Burns
13
3
4
135
 W  
TKO17/20
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USA
Manager Jack Perkins threw up the sponge to save his fighter from further punishment.
time: 0:17   referee: Jim Griffin
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Pat Bradley
7
0
0
 W  
NWS6/6
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision in favor of Murphy from both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record.
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Young Abe Brown
3
2
0
 L 
NWS10/10
St. Nicholas Rink, New York, New York, USA
Brown won the newspaper decision (New York Times).
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Abe Attell
69
7
14
 D 
PTS20/20
Coffroth's Mission Street Arena, Daly City, California, USA
referee: Jim Griffin
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134¾Leach Cross
18
3
2
134½
 L 
NWS10/10
Empire A.C., Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USA
Newspaper win for Cross (New York Times). This program was promoted by the Empire A.C.
referee: Dan Tone
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Abe Attell
67
6
14
 W  
PTS20/20
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USA
Murphy outweighed Attell by 11 pounds; ref decision
referee: Jack Welsh
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One Round Hogan
8
2
3
 D 
PTS20/20
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
Results from the San Francisco Call.
referee: Benny Selig
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Joe Bedell
2
4
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Clermont Avenue Rink, Royale A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the New York Times and from other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Joe Bedell
2
4
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Clermont Avenue Rink, Royale A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper decision for Murphy from NY Sun and other New York City newspapers (searched by Jack Kincaid).
Murphy was down four times in the 2nd round. The Sun reported 2 knockdowns in the 2nd round, and one in the 4th.
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Packey McFarland
60
0
5
 L 
PTS20/20
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USA
Murphy was down in the 5th round. (A Thanksgiving Day bout.)
referee: Harry Foley
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Tommy Ginty
3
5
2
 L 
NWS6/6
13th Regiment Armory, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
(Boston Globe) The Philadelphia Record also reported Ginty to be the winner.
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Phil Brock
29
10
8
 W  
NWS10/10
New Amsterdam Opera House, National S.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the New York Times.
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Philadelphia Pal Moore
15
2
3
 D 
PTS12/12
Arena (Armory A.A.), Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Maffitt Flaherty
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133Philadelphia Pal Moore
15
2
3
133
 D 
NWS10/10
National S.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York Times.
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Battling Hurley
9
1
4
 W  
NWS10/10
Tri City A.C., Jeffersonville, Indiana, USA
Newspaper decision from the Indianapolis Star
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Battling Hurley
9
1
4
 W  
NWS10/10
Chadwick Park, Albany, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from Albany newspapers (Paul Zabala).
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Knockout Brown
16
2
0
 L 
KO1/10
Madison A.C., Harlem River Casino, New York, New York, USA
The Madison A.C. was promoting at the Harlem River Casino.
referee: Dan Bone
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135Knockout Brown
16
2
0
132
 W  
NWS10/10
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USA
The New York Times had it as a draw, but the consensus of New York newspapers was in favor of Murphy.
referee: Sam Lewis
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Packey McFarland
58
0
5
134
 L 
NWS10/10
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
Newspaper decision for McFarland from Robert Edgren (NY Evening World), NY Times (first round even, the others for McFarland), NY Sun, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, NY Evening Telegram, TAD (Syracuse Herald), AP (won all the way; 2nd round for Murphy, 1st and 3rd even).
Weigh-in at 3 PM, Murphy failed to appear, but Packey consented to go on all the same.
referee: Billy Joh
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Battling Kelly
3
11
2
 W  
PTS12/12
Colonial A.C., Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
Murphy spotted his lesser known opponent 15 pounds and still beat him, according to the Boston Globe.
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Philadelphia Pal Moore
13
1
3
 W  
NWS10/10
Empire A.C., Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USA
(New York Times)
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Willie Beecher
5
0
1
 W  
NWS10/10
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the New York Times, and from other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Knockout Brown
15
2
0
 L 
NWS10/10
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USA
New York Times
referee: Dan Tone
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Phil Brock
28
9
7
 D 
PTS10/10
Canton, Ohio, USA
 D 
PTS
10/10

Canton, Ohio, USA
This fight was reported as a draw in both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record. It is not clear if this was an official decision or a newspaper decision.
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Johnny Frayne
6
3
2
 D 
PTS10/10
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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Battling Hurley
8
1
2
 W  
NWS6/6
Velodrome, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record.
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Leach Cross
12
3
2
 W  
NWS10/10
Empire A.C., Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USA
The New York Times called it a draw, but most New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid) named Murphy as the winner.
referee: James Buckley
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Abe Attell
61
5
14
 L 
NWS10/10
New Amsterdam Opera House, National S.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the New York Times, and from other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid). The Philadelphia Item reported Murphy to be the winner.
referee: Tom O'Rourke
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Abe Attell
61
5
14
 W  
NWS10/10
Empire A.C., Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid) and the Philadelphia Item. The New York Times reported it as a draw.
referee: James Buckley
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Battling Hurley
8
1
2
 W  
NWS10/10
Empire A.C., Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USA
(New York Times)
referee: James Buckley
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Owen Moran
46
6
3
 W  
PTS20/20
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
referee: Eddie Smith
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Sammy Smith
18
7
2
 W  
NWS10/10
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record & Boston Globe.
referee: James Buckley
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133Joe Bedell
2
1
0
133
 W  
NWS10/10
Bedford A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the New York Times, and other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
referee: Jim Shortell
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Fred Cooneydebut
 W  
TKO4/10
Maennerchor Hall, Utica, New York, USA
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Young Erne
19
10
4
 L 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record in favor of Erne. It was an excellent fight and gave Erne probably the best win of his career.
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Young Nitchie
10
2
0
 W  
NWS6/6
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decisions from the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record were both in favor of Murphy.
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Ad Wolgast
39
1
8
 W  
NWS6/6
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. Murphy won decisively.
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Jimmy Dunn
18
8
12
 W  
NWS6/6
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
(New York Times) Newspaper decision from the .
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Matty Baldwin
66
12
39
 W  
PTS12/12
Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Maffitt Flaherty
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Willie Moody
9
2
2
 W  
KO5/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Result is from the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record.
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132Jimmy Smithdebut
 W  
TKO8/10
Utica A.C., Utica, New York, USA
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Mike Glover
5
2
1
 W  
NWS10/10
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Kid Sullivan
27
14
13
 W  
KO5/15
4th Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Owen Moran
44
5
3
 L 
PTS12/12
Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Maffitt Flaherty
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133Owen Moran
44
5
3
128
 L 
NWS10/10
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the New York Times and from other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Owen Moran
43
5
3
 L 
NWS10/10
New Amsterdam Opera House, New York, New York, USA
(New York Times)
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Frankie Madden
7
3
0
 W  
NWS10/10
National A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the New York Times and the Philadelphia Item.
referee: James Buckley
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Paddy Sullivan
3
0
0
 W  
NWS6/6
Lyric Theatre, Binghamton, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the Binghamton Press.
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Charlie Griffin
20
8
0
 W  
PTS12/12
Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Murphy had all the advantage in the first six rounds. His kangaroo style of fighting, jumping back as Griffin led then popping in and out after he had landed a blow, had Griffin guessing, and he seldom landed a blow. New York Times
referee: Maffitt Flaherty
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132Packey McFarland
50
0
1
131
 L 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision for McFarland from Philadelphia Record, Philadelphia Inquirer, Robert Edgren (NY Evening World), AP ("both men repeatedly missed swings but at the close of the bout McFarland had a shade the better of the argument").
Weigh-in at 3 P.M.
referee: Jack McGuigan
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Matty Baldwin
66
10
37
 D 
PTS12/12
Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Dan Donnelly
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133Leach Cross
10
2
1
133
 W  
NWS6/6
Ulmer Park A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item, and from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
referee: Charlie White
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Rudy Unholz
36
27
17
 W  
PTS12/12
Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Dan Donnelly
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Dick Hyland
35
11
1
 D 
NWS6/6
Navarre A.C., Ulmer Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid), and from the Philadelphia Item.
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Jack Goodman
2
0
0
 D 
NWS6/6
Navarre A.C., Ulmer Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid), and from the Philadelphia Item.
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Bert Keyes
6
5
4
 D 
NWS6/6
Navarre A.C., Ulmer Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid), and from Philadelphia Item.
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Jimmy Dunn
18
7
8
 W  
TKO4/6
Binghamton, New York, USA
Result from the Binghamton Press; not a 4-round no-decision result, as shown here previously.
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Jack Dorman
5
4
1
 D 
NWS6/6
New Polo A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid), and the Philadelphia Item.
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Battling Hurley
6
0
1
 W  
NWS6/6
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid), and from the Philadelphia Item.
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Young Erne
19
6
3
 L 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Erne who pulled off an upset.
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Kid Goodman
60
22
34
 W  
NWS6/6
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the New York Times, and from other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Kid Scaler
4
2
2
 W  
PTS10/10
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
For Lightweight Championship of the Pacific Coast, but Murphy overweight.
referee: Eddie Hanlon
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Young Loughrey
18
3
0
 L 
NWS6/6
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision is from the Philadelphia Item.
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Young Loughrey
18
3
0
 W  
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
In this rematch, Murphy was the newspaper winner from both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record, thus getting even with Loughrey.
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Young Loughrey
18
3
0
 D 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item, which reported that Loughrey's showing was a surprise.
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Bert Keyes
5
3
3
 D 
NWS6/6
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid), and from the Philadelphia Item.
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Dick Hyland
35
11
1
 W  
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Murphy won five of the six rounds with cleaner blows, beating Hyland at his infighting game. New York Times Both the Philadelphia Record and the Philadelphia Item considered Murphy to be the winner.
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Bert Keyes
4
3
2
 D 
NWS6/6
Crown A.C., Clermont Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USA
New York Times
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Rouse O'Brien
26
5
7
 W  
NWS6/6
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
In every one of the six rounds there was not a semblance of a lull. The sixth was one succession of wicked exchanges. Murphy's raps were heavier, and a well delivered upper cut shook "Rouse" until his teeth rattled. As Rouse's seconds entered the ring at the final bell he fainted, he was revived by careful and strenuous methods and was able to shake Murphy's hand. New York Times
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Harry Harris
37
2
7
 L 
DQ8/10
National S.C., Lyric Hall, New York, New York, USA
Murphy was disqualified for using his head in a clinch. He held a commanding lead up to this point but both boxers were cut and battered. New York Times
referee: Johnny White
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Johnny Summers
59
21
20
 D 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record, both in favor of a draw. Murphy was down once in the 1st round and twice in the 2nd round.
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Tony Bender
10
1
2
 W  
KO3/6
National S.C., Lyric Hall, New York, New York, USA
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Young Kid Broad
4
1
0
 W  
NWS6/6
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Kid Sullivan
24
8
10
 W  
KO2/15
Ford Opera House, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
referee: Bert Crowhurst
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Howard Smith
3
2
0
 W  
NWS6/6
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Spike Robson
12
4
0
 L 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Robson.
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Young Corbett II
56
9
11
 W  
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Murphy gave Corbett a severe beating in every round of this fight. In the third, Corbett began to hurl epithets to try and rattle Murphy, who just smiled and rattled two rights off Corbett's jaw with such orce as to shut him up. i>New York Times The Philadelphia Item also reported Murphy as the winner.
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Matty Baldwin
55
10
35
 L 
PTS15/15
Pythian Rink, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA
This program ended boxing in Chelsea for some time. Some of the fighters on the program were arrested.
referee: Jack Sheehan
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Dick Cullen
21
12
5
 W  
KO2/15
Lincoln A.C., Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA
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Kid Goodman
58
15
33
 W  
PTS15/15
Lincoln A.C., Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Hector McInnes
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Johnny Dwyer
1
1
0
 D 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. It was a surprise that Dwyer held Murphy to a draw.
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Spike Robson
11
4
0
 W  
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. This was "a cyclonic fight."
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Al Grander
6
0
1
 W  
TKO5/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Result from the Philadelphia Item.
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Spike Robson
11
4
0
 L 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. Robson won decisively from the highly regarded Murphy.
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Chick Tucker
11
6
2
 W  
KO4/4
South Brooklyn A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Location South Brooklyn A.C. as found by Jack Kincaid (New York City newspapers).
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Billy Maynard
5
10
3
 W  
KO1/3
Morrisania A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
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Howard Smith
3
1
0
 W  
KO3/3
Metropolitan A.C., Lion's Palace, New York, New York, USA
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Bert Keyes
2
1
2
 D 
NWS3/3
Metropolitan A.C., Lion's Palace, New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid) and the Philadelphia Item.
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Benny Yanger
49
3
18
 W  
TKO4/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Result from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Murphy.
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Phil Logan
5
1
0
 W  
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
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Billy Greenwooddebut
 W  
NWS3/3
Jefferson A.C., New Assembly Hall, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Johnny Burdick
2
4
0
 W  
NWS3/3
New Polo A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item and from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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George Hoeydebut
 W  
NWS3/3
Long Acre A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item and from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Tommy Mowatt
17
14
13
 W  
KO2/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
From the Philadelphia Item.
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122Chick Tucker
11
6
2
126
 W  
NWS3/3
Hudson A.C., New York, New York, USA
The Evening World, The Sun and Boston Journal awarded the fight to Murphy. A draw from the Philadelphia Item and from some New York City newspapers (according to Jack Kincaid).
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Frank Carsey
14
5
5
 W  
NWS4/4
New Polo A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item and from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Alf Greenwood
1
4
0
 W  
NWS3/3
Columbia A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Rouse O'Brien
25
4
5
 W  
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
The Philadelphia Item reported that Murphy edged out O'Brien in a close, exciting fight.
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Jimmy Dunn
7
5
6
 W  
KO6/12
Broadway Theater, South Sharon, Pennsylvania, USA
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Terry McGovern
58
5
4
 L 
TKO1/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
A right to the jaw put Murphy down for "3." When he arose another right sent him down and he took another "3" count. McGovern then landed a left to Murphy's jaw and he was down again, at which point the referee stopped the fight. One source fof this fight is the Philadelphia Item.
time: 2:08   referee: Jack McGuigan
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George Dixon
66
27
49
 W  
KO2/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Result is from the Philadelphia Item.
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Frank Carsey
13
5
5
 W  
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item and Philadelphia Inquirer in favor of Murphy over Carsey.
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Johnny Ryandebut
 W  
TKO4/15
Rutland, Massachusetts, USA
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Tony Bender
9
1
2
 W  
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision in favor of Murphy from the Philadelphia Item.
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Hughey McGovern
10
3
2
 W  
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. This was a hotly-fought battle.
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Johnny Allen
17
3
0
 W  
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item, in favor of Murphy.
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Phil Logan
5
1
0
 L 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. This was reported to be a great fight with a surprising outcome.
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122Chick Tucker
11
5
1
122
 W  
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was in favor of Murphy.
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Abe Attell
29
4
7
 L 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision is from the Philadelphia Item. Attell boxed brilliantly to outpoint Murphy.
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Danny Dougherty
25
8
9
 W  
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Murphy. This was considered to be an upet.
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Phil Logan
4
1
0
 L 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was in favor of Logan.
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Hughey McGovern
9
1
2
 D 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Murphy and McGovern fought six of the fastest rounds ever witnessed in this city, Murphy was down in the first from a right to the jaw. At the end of the bout, both were tired and distressed. The contest was considered a draw. New York Times The Philadelphia Item also reported the newspaper decision as a draw.
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Frankie Neil
12
1
3
 W  
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. The outcome of this fight was regarded as a definite upset.
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Kid Beebe
8
4
0
 W  
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. Beebe received a licking from Murphy.
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Kid Locke
7
3
0
 D 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was in favor of a draw.
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Danny Dougherty
25
8
9
 L 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Dougherty won the newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
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Tommy Love
31
2
2
 L 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. This was the second newspaper win for Love over Murphy.
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Tommy Love
31
2
2
 L 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Love.
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Kid Beebe
8
3
0
 D 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
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Bobby Flynn
1
0
0
 D 
PTS20/20
Guttenburg, New York, USA
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Ike Cohen
3
6
3
 W  
KO6/20
Guttenburg, New York, USA
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Joe Sheppard
1
2
0
 W  
KO2/8
New York, New York, USA
Unverifiable; might have been held in private.
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Frank Lennydebut
 W  
KO2/8
New York, New York, USA
Unverifiable; might have been held in private.
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Charley Flanagan
0
1
0
 W  
KO2/8
New York, New York, USA
Unverifiable; might have been held in private.
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Kid Dooley
2
5
4
 W  
KO1/8
New York, New York, USA
Unverifiable; might have been held in private.
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Terry Youngdebut
 W  
KO5/6
Meriden, Connecticut, USA
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Tony Bender
3
0
0
 D 
PTS8/8
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
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verified
unverified
unsanctioned
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending