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Harlem Tommy Murphy

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


bouts 52
rounds 452
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

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1917-07-20
Phil McGovern18 12 8
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
From the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala). These were, apparently, the well known fighters, and not mere namesakes.
1916-06-23
Frankie DeMeyer3 5 0
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1916-01-17
134Bushy Graham126¾1 0 1
Military A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, which reported that Graham was knocked down in rounds 5 and 9.
1915-12-17
134Willie Jones12911 9 5
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
New York Times and Brooklyn Standard Union
1915-12-03
Pete Hartley3 0 1
East New York A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
NNC3/10
 N 
NC
3/10
  
1915-11-23
Battling Hogandebut
Astoria S.C., Astoria, Queens, New York, USA
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
1915-11-04
133Willie Jones127½11 8 5
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1915-03-01
Hal Stewart20 1 2
Coliseum, Toledo, Ohio, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1915-01-04
136Willie Beecher13015 4 2
Long Acre A.C., New York, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the New York Times, and from other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1914-10-31
Pat Bradley10 0 0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
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.
1914-09-22
132½Frankie Callahan126¾13 0 0
Broadway S.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1914-04-17
134½Willie Ritchie135½20 6 11
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USA
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Jim Griffin
World Lightweight Title (USA Version)
1913-11-06
Phil Bloom3 1 0
Postman A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
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.
1913-10-17
138Packey McFarland14069 0 5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
referee: Billy Joh
Newspaper decision for McFarland from Robert Edgren (NY Evening World), NY Times, NY Tribune, Thomas S. Rice (Brooklyn Daily Eagle), NY Sun.
1913-04-19
Ad Wolgast48 2 10
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Jim Griffin
1913-02-22
Ad Wolgast48 2 9
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Jim Griffin
1913-01-01
135Oakland Frankie Burns13513 3 4
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USA
W TKO17/20
 W  
TKO
17/20
  
time: 0:17   referee: Jim Griffin
Manager Jack Perkins threw up the sponge to save his fighter from further punishment.
1912-10-11
Pat Bradley7 0 0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision in favor of Murphy from both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record.
1912-08-28
Young Abe Brown3 2 0
St. Nicholas Rink, New York, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Brown won the newspaper decision (New York Times).
1912-08-03
Abe Attell69 7 14
Coffroth's Mission Street Arena, Daly City, California, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Jim Griffin
1912-04-17
134¾Leach Cross134½18 3 2
Empire A.C., Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
referee: Dan Tone
Newspaper win for Cross (New York Times). This program was promoted by the Empire A.C.
1912-03-09
Abe Attell67 6 14
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Jack Welsh
Murphy outweighed Attell by 11 pounds; ref decision
1912-01-31
One Round Hogan8 2 3
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Benny Selig
Results from the San Francisco Call.
1912-01-16
Joe Bedell2 4 0
Clermont Avenue Rink, Royale A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the New York Times and from other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1911-12-26
Joe Bedell2 4 0
Clermont Avenue Rink, Royale A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
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.
1911-11-30
Packey McFarland60 0 5
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USA
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Harry Foley
Murphy was down in the 5th round. (A Thanksgiving Day bout.)
1911-10-24
Tommy Ginty3 5 2
13th Regiment Armory, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
(Boston Globe) The Philadelphia Record also reported Ginty to be the winner.
1911-10-19
Phil Brock29 10 8
New Amsterdam Opera House, National S.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the New York Times.
1911-09-12
Philadelphia Pal Moore15 2 3
Arena (Armory A.A.), Boston, Massachusetts, USA
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Maffitt Flaherty
1911-09-07
133Philadelphia Pal Moore13315 2 3
National S.C., New York, New York, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from New York Times.
1911-08-07
Battling Hurley9 1 4
Tri City A.C., Jeffersonville, Indiana, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Indianapolis Star
1911-07-27
Battling Hurley9 1 4
Chadwick Park, Albany, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from Albany newspapers (Paul Zabala).
1911-05-25
Knockout Brown16 2 0
Madison A.C., Harlem River Casino, New York, New York, USA
LKO1/10
 L 
KO
1/10
  
referee: Dan Bone
The Madison A.C. was promoting at the Harlem River Casino.
1911-05-11
135Knockout Brown13216 2 0
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
referee: Sam Lewis
The New York Times had it as a draw, but the consensus of New York newspapers was in favor of Murphy.
1911-04-18
Packey McFarland13458 0 5
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
referee: Billy Joh
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.
1911-03-28
Battling Kelly3 11 2
Colonial A.C., Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
Murphy spotted his lesser known opponent 15 pounds and still beat him, according to the Boston Globe.
1910-12-15
Philadelphia Pal Moore13 1 3
Empire A.C., Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
(New York Times)
1910-11-28
Willie Beecher5 0 1
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the New York Times, and from other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1910-11-10
Knockout Brown15 2 0
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
referee: Dan Tone
New York Times
1910-10-06
Phil Brock28 9 7
Canton, Ohio, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
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.
1910-10-01
Johnny Frayne6 3 2
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1910-06-21
Battling Hurley8 1 2
Velodrome, Newark, New Jersey, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record.
1910-05-25
Leach Cross12 3 2
Empire A.C., Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
referee: James Buckley
The New York Times called it a draw, but most New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid) named Murphy as the winner.
1910-05-20
Abe Attell61 5 14
New Amsterdam Opera House, National S.C., New York, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
referee: Tom O'Rourke
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.
1910-04-28
Abe Attell61 5 14
Empire A.C., Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
referee: James Buckley
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid) and the Philadelphia Item. The New York Times reported it as a draw.
1910-04-08
Battling Hurley8 1 2
Empire A.C., Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
referee: James Buckley
(New York Times)
1910-02-28
Owen Moran46 6 3
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Eddie Smith
1910-02-02
Sammy Smith18 7 2
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
referee: James Buckley
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record & Boston Globe.
1910-01-10
133Joe Bedell1332 1 0
Bedford A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
referee: Jim Shortell
Newspaper decision from the New York Times, and other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1909-12-03
Fred Cooneydebut
Maennerchor Hall, Utica, New York, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1909-11-20
Young Erne19 10 4
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
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.
1909-10-29
Young Nitchie10 2 0
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decisions from the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record were both in favor of Murphy.
1909-09-01
Ad Wolgast39 1 8
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. Murphy won decisively.
1909-06-15
Jimmy Dunn18 8 12
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
(New York Times) Newspaper decision from the .
1909-06-01
Matty Baldwin66 12 39
Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Maffitt Flaherty
1909-05-22
Willie Moody9 2 2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO5/6
 W  
KO
5/6
  
Result is from the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record.
1909-05-07
132Jimmy Smithdebut
Utica A.C., Utica, New York, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1909-05-05
Mike Glover5 2 1
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1909-04-27
Kid Sullivan27 14 13
4th Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W KO5/15
 W  
KO
5/15
  
1909-03-23
Owen Moran44 5 3
Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Maffitt Flaherty
1909-03-16
133Owen Moran12844 5 3
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the New York Times and from other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1909-01-29
Owen Moran43 5 3
New Amsterdam Opera House, New York, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
(New York Times)
1909-01-08
Frankie Madden7 3 0
National A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
referee: James Buckley
Newspaper decision from the New York Times and the Philadelphia Item.
1908-12-30
Paddy Sullivan3 0 0
Lyric Theatre, Binghamton, New York, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Binghamton Press.
1908-12-22
Charlie Griffin20 8 0
Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Maffitt Flaherty
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
1908-11-18
132Packey McFarland13150 0 1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
referee: Jack McGuigan
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.
1908-09-29
Matty Baldwin66 10 37
Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USA
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Dan Donnelly
1908-09-02
133Leach Cross13310 2 1
Ulmer Park A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
referee: Charlie White
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item, and from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1908-07-28
Rudy Unholz36 27 17
Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Dan Donnelly
1908-07-14
Dick Hyland35 11 1
Navarre A.C., Ulmer Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid), and from the Philadelphia Item.
1908-07-07
Jack Goodman2 0 0
Navarre A.C., Ulmer Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid), and from the Philadelphia Item.
1908-06-23
Bert Keyes6 5 4
Navarre A.C., Ulmer Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid), and from Philadelphia Item.
1908-06-09
Jimmy Dunn18 7 8
Binghamton, New York, USA
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
Result from the Binghamton Press; not a 4-round no-decision result, as shown here previously.
1908-05-01
Jack Dorman5 4 1
New Polo A.C., New York, New York, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid), and the Philadelphia Item.
1908-04-22
Battling Hurley6 0 1
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid), and from the Philadelphia Item.
1908-04-11
Young Erne19 6 3
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Erne who pulled off an upset.
1908-04-08
Kid Goodman60 22 34
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the New York Times, and from other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1908-01-31
Kid Scaler4 2 2
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Eddie Hanlon
For Lightweight Championship of the Pacific Coast, but Murphy overweight.
1907-12-18
Young Loughrey18 3 0
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision is from the Philadelphia Item.
1907-12-07
Young Loughrey18 3 0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
In this rematch, Murphy was the newspaper winner from both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record, thus getting even with Loughrey.
1907-11-28
Young Loughrey18 3 0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item, which reported that Loughrey's showing was a surprise.
1907-11-27
Bert Keyes5 3 3
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid), and from the Philadelphia Item.
1907-09-11
Dick Hyland35 11 1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
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.
1907-07-25
Bert Keyes4 3 2
Crown A.C., Clermont Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
New York Times
1907-06-28
Rouse O'Brien26 5 7
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
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
1907-06-03
Harry Harris37 2 7
National S.C., Lyric Hall, New York, New York, USA
LDQ8/10
 L 
DQ
8/10
  
referee: Johnny White
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
1907-05-22
Johnny Summers59 21 20
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
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.
1907-05-01
Tony Bender10 1 2
National S.C., Lyric Hall, New York, New York, USA
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
1907-04-29
Young Kid Broad4 1 0
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1907-03-28
Kid Sullivan24 8 10
Ford Opera House, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W KO2/15
 W  
KO
2/15
  
referee: Bert Crowhurst
1907-03-13
Howard Smith3 2 0
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1907-02-20
Spike Robson12 4 0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Robson.
1907-01-09
Young Corbett II56 9 11
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
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.
1906-12-12
Matty Baldwin55 10 35
Pythian Rink, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Jack Sheehan
This program ended boxing in Chelsea for some time. Some of the fighters on the program were arrested.
1906-11-06
Dick Cullen21 12 5
Lincoln A.C., Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA
W KO2/15
 W  
KO
2/15
  
1906-10-09
Kid Goodman58 15 33
Lincoln A.C., Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Hector McInnes
1906-09-07
Johnny Dwyer1 1 0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. It was a surprise that Dwyer held Murphy to a draw.
1906-08-06
Spike Robson11 4 0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. This was "a cyclonic fight."
1906-07-27
Al Grander6 0 1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO5/6
 W  
TKO
5/6
  
Result from the Philadelphia Item.
1906-06-25
Spike Robson11 4 0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. Robson won decisively from the highly regarded Murphy.
1906-05-21
Chick Tucker11 6 2
South Brooklyn A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO4/4
 W  
KO
4/4
  
Location South Brooklyn A.C. as found by Jack Kincaid (New York City newspapers).
1906-04-25
Billy Maynard5 10 3
Morrisania A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
W KO1/3
 W  
KO
1/3
  
1906-04-21
Howard Smith3 1 0
Metropolitan A.C., Lion's Palace, New York, New York, USA
W KO3/3
 W  
KO
3/3
  
1906-03-24
Bert Keyes2 1 2
Metropolitan A.C., Lion's Palace, New York, New York, USA
DNWS3/3
 D 
NWS
3/3
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid) and the Philadelphia Item.
1906-02-17
Benny Yanger49 3 18
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
Result from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Murphy.
1906-02-03
Phil Logan5 1 0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1906-01-15
Billy Greenwooddebut
Jefferson A.C., New Assembly Hall, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS3/3
 W  
NWS
3/3
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1906-01-12
Johnny Burdick2 4 0
New Polo A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS3/3
 W  
NWS
3/3
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item and from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1906-01-11
George Hoeydebut
Long Acre A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS3/3
 W  
NWS
3/3
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item and from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1906-01-06
Tommy Mowatt17 14 13
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
From the Philadelphia Item.
1906-01-01
122Chick Tucker12611 6 2
Hudson A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS3/3
 W  
NWS
3/3
  
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).
1905-12-08
Frank Carsey14 5 5
New Polo A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS4/4
 W  
NWS
4/4
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item and from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1905-12-04
Alf Greenwood1 4 0
Columbia A.C., New York, New York, USA
W NWS3/3
 W  
NWS
3/3
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1905-11-18
Rouse O'Brien25 4 5
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
The Philadelphia Item reported that Murphy edged out O'Brien in a close, exciting fight.
1905-11-13
Jimmy Dunn7 5 6
Broadway Theater, South Sharon, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO6/12
 W  
KO
6/12
  
1905-10-18
Terry McGovern58 5 4
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LTKO1/6
 L 
TKO
1/6
  
time: 2:08   referee: Jack McGuigan
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.
1905-09-20
George Dixon66 27 49
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
Result is from the Philadelphia Item.
1905-08-28
Frank Carsey13 5 5
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item and Philadelphia Inquirer in favor of Murphy over Carsey.
1905-07-27
Johnny Ryandebut
Rutland, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO4/15
 W  
TKO
4/15
  
1905-07-17
Tony Bender9 1 2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision in favor of Murphy from the Philadelphia Item.
1905-05-10
Hughey McGovern10 3 2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. This was a hotly-fought battle.
1905-04-22
Johnny Allen17 3 0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item, in favor of Murphy.
1905-03-18
Phil Logan5 1 0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. This was reported to be a great fight with a surprising outcome.
1905-02-22
122Chick Tucker12211 5 1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was in favor of Murphy.
1905-01-28
Abe Attell29 4 7
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision is from the Philadelphia Item. Attell boxed brilliantly to outpoint Murphy.
1904-12-24
Danny Dougherty25 8 9
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Murphy. This was considered to be an upet.
1904-12-03
Phil Logan4 1 0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was in favor of Logan.
1904-09-28
Hughey McGovern9 1 2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
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.
1904-08-31
Frankie Neil12 1 3
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. The outcome of this fight was regarded as a definite upset.
1904-08-06
Kid Beebe8 4 0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. Beebe received a licking from Murphy.
1904-07-18
Kid Locke7 3 0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was in favor of a draw.
1904-05-14
Danny Dougherty25 8 9
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
Dougherty won the newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1904-01-30
Tommy Love31 2 2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. This was the second newspaper win for Love over Murphy.
1904-01-23
Tommy Love31 2 2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Love.
1903-12-12
Kid Beebe8 3 0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1903-12-02
Bobby Flynn1 0 0
Guttenburg, New York, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
1903-10-12
Ike Cohen3 6 3
Guttenburg, New York, USA
W KO6/20
 W  
KO
6/20
  
1903-08-04
Joe Sheppard1 2 0
New York, New York, USA
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
Unverifiable; might have been held in private.
1903-06-24
Frank Lennydebut
New York, New York, USA
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
Unverifiable; might have been held in private.
1903-05-06
Charley Flanagan0 1 0
New York, New York, USA
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
Unverifiable; might have been held in private.
1903-04-11
Kid Dooley2 5 4
New York, New York, USA
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
Unverifiable; might have been held in private.
1903-03-24
Terry Youngdebut
Meriden, Connecticut, USA
W KO5/6
 W  
KO
5/6
  
1903-02-23
Tony Bender3 0 0
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
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Scheduled/Pending
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