Category:Australian Middleweight Title Contests

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Revision as of 14:33, 19 April 2012

Weight Limit: 154lbs later rising to 160lbs

1885

1 May Edy Seymour W 4 Dubbo, Chiarini’s Circus, Sydney. The final of a middleweight tournament. Very little is known of Seymour and he failed to establish his claim

1886

16 July Billy McCarthy W CO 12 Australian Billy Smith, Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney

9 November Billy McCarthy W CO 5 Jack Malloy, Foley's White Horse Gym, Sydney

1887

30 April Billy McCarthy DREW 35 Martin Costello, Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney

2 July Jim Fogarty W CO 28 Billy McCarthy, Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney

10 September Jim Fogarty W CO 7 Tom Taylor, Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney

3 December Billy McCarthy W CO 17 Jim Burge, Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney. The final of a middleweight tournament, McCarthy claimed the title before going overseas in June 1889 without making a defence

1888

30 January Jim Fogarty W CO 18 Charlie Dunn, Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney

1889

16 October Jim Hall DREW 15 Jim Fogarty, Royal Standard Theatre, Sydney. Fogarty appears to move into the heavyweight class following this one

1890

18 January Jim Hall W RTD 16 Peter Boland, Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney

11 February Jim Hall W CO 4 Bob Fitzsimmons, Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney

11 April Jim Hall W RTD 6 Eddie Welsh, Foley's White Horse Gym, Sydney

13 December Jim Hall W CO 5 Edward Starlight Rollins, Apollo Hall, Melbourne

1891

19 January Billy McCarthy W PTS 8 Jim Hall, Apollo Hall, Melbourne

6 April Billy McCarthy W RTD 20 Jim Burge, Broken Hill. Following this contest McCarthy moved to the USA via Britain

17 October Dan Creedon W CO 7 Edward Starlight Rollins, Apollo Hall, Melbourne

3 November Dan Creedon W RTD 2 Australian Jim Ryan, Abe Hicken’s AC, Melbourne

1892

5 March Dan Creedon DREW 23 Martin Costello, Athletic Club, Melbourne

11 October Dan Creedon W RTD 6 Australian Jim Ryan, Darlinghurst Skating Rink, Sydney

15 November Dan Creedon W CO 2 Mick Dunn, Darlinghurst Skating Rink, Sydney. Creedon went to the USA in November 1892

1894

7 April Tom Duggan W RTD 7 Mick McInerney, Cumberland AC, Melbourne

30 June Tom Duggan W RTD 9 Pat O’Toole, Cumberland AC, Melbourne

18 August Tom Duggan W CO 8 Fred Preston, Nathan’s Hall, Melbourne

3 November Tom Duggan W PTS 20 Bill Doherty, Victoria Hall, Melbourne

1895

15 April Tom Duggan DREW 15 Mick McInerney, Victoria Hall, Melbourne. Duggan sailed to South Africa in November 1895

9 November Bill Jennings W RTD 8 Australian Billy Edwards, Nathan’s Hall, Melbourne

1896

14 March Australian Billy Edwards W PTS 15 Bill Jennings, Victoria Hall, Melbourne

23 May Australian Billy Edwards W PTS 15 Bill Jennings, Victoria Hall, Melbourne

11 July Australian Billy Edwards W RSC 10 Bill Jennings, Victoria Hall, Melbourne. Edwards sailed to South Africa in August 1896

5 December Bill Jennings W PTS 15 Edward Starlight Rollins, Victoria Hall, Melbourne

1897

16 January Bill Jennings W RSC 4 Tim Draffin Murphy, Victoria Hall, Melbourne

4 September Bill Jennings W CO 7 Tim Draffin Murphy, Hibernian Hall, Melbourne

20 November Bill Jennings DREW 8 Fred Preston, Victoria Hall, Melbourne

1898

19 March Bill Jennings DREW 15 Fred Preston, Nathan’s Hall, Melbourne

16 July Bill Jennings W CO 9 Ned Doherty, Nathan’s Hall, Melbourne

1899

14 October Tim Draffin Murphy W RTD 6 Bill Jennings, Golden Gate AC, Sydney

9 December Tim Draffin Murphy W CO 9 Jack Dunne, Crystal Theatre, Broken Hill

1900

10 January Tim Draffin Murphy W CO 2 Jack Dunne, Crystal Theatre, Broken Hill

20 January Tim Draffin Murphy W CO 7 Jim Archer, Crystal Theatre, Broken Hill. Murphy sailed to the USA in February 1900

8 September Bill Jennings W PTS 15 Spoff Abbott, Victoria Hall, Melbourne

1902

22 September Soldier Jack Thompson W CO 6 Bill Jennings, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney

30 December Soldier Jack Thompson W CO 6 Snowy Frank Sturgeon, NSC, Sydney

1903

24 February Soldier Jack Thompson W RSC 3 Jim Richardson, NSC, Sydney

21 April Arthur Cripps W PTS 20 Soldier Jack Thompson, NSC, Sydney

7 July Arthur Cripps W CO 17 Soldier Jack Thompson, NSC, Sydney. Cripps sailed for South Africa in July 1903

29 September Soldier Jack Thompson W CO 6 Snowy Frank Sturgeon, NSC, Sydney

1904

9 August Arthur Cripps W RTD 6 Soldier Jack Thompson, NSC, Sydney

2 November Arthur Cripps W PTS 20 Al Neill, Fitzgerald’s Circus, Melbourne

1905

7 February Tim Draffin Murphy W DIS 11 Arthur Cripps, NSC, Sydney. Murphy sailed to South Africa in March 1905 and Cripps successfully reclaimed the title

14 November Arthur Cripps W CO 14 Soldier Jack Thompson, NSC, Sydney

1906

16 January Arthur Cripps DREW 20 Bob Fraser, NSC, Sydney

6 February Arthur Cripps W PTS 20 Ted Nelson, NSC, Sydney

3 April Arthur Cripps W RTD 14 Jack Blackmore, NSC, Sydney

9 July Arthur Cripps W DIS 15 Ed Williams, Cyclorama, Melbourne

6 October Arthur Cripps W DIS 4 Tim Draffin Murphy, Athletic Club, Melbourne

15 October Arthur Cripps W PTS 20 Ed Williams, Cyclorama, Melbourne

1907

5 February Arthur Cripps W RSC 9 Tim Draffin Murphy, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney. Stooed by the police

18 February Arthur Cripps W PTS 20 Ed Williams, Cyclorama, Melbourne

11 March Arthur Cripps W PTS 20 Ted Nelson, Athletic Club, Melbourne

7 May Arthur Cripps W PTS 20 Jack Blackmore, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney

8 October Ed Williams W PTS 20 Arthur Cripps, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney. While billed as a title bout there was some dispute as to the weight and Cripps continued to claim the title

1908

24 February Ed Williams W CO 20 Ted Nelson, Cyclorama, Melbourne

8 June Jim Griffin W RTD 7 Ed Williams, Cyclorama, Melbourne. Griffin twice took on Bill Lang for the heavyweight title and the title was reclaimed by both Ed Williams and Arthur Cripps

3 September Arthur Cripps W RSC 13 Ted Nelson, Cyclorama, Melbourne

26 October Ed Williams W CO 15 Pat O’Keefe, Cyclorama, Melbourne

23 December Arthur Cripps W CO 10 Jim Griffin, The Stadium, Sydney. On 29 April 1909, Williams outpointed Cripps over 20 Rounds at the Athletic Pavilion, Melbourne, to regain the title

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