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'''1885'''
 
'''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
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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'''
 
'''1886'''
  
16 July [[Billy McCarthy]] W CO 12 Australian Billy Smith, Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney
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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
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9 November [[Billy McCarthy]] W CO 5 [[Jack Malloy]], Foley's White Horse Gym, Sydney
  
 
'''1887'''
 
'''1887'''
  
30 April Billy McCarthy DREW 35 Martin Costello, Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney
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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
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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
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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
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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'''
 
'''1888'''
  
30 January Jim Fogarty W CO 18 Charlie Dunn, Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney
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30 January [[Jim Fogarty]] W CO 18 [[Charlie Dunn]], Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney
  
 
'''1889'''
 
'''1889'''
  
18 October Jim Hall W PTS 15 Jim Fogarty, Royal Standard Theatre, Sydney
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16 October [[Jim Hall]] DREW 15 [[Jim Fogarty]], Royal Standard Theatre, Sydney. Certain reports show Hall weighing 168lbs to Fogarty's 158, possibly a misprint as the fight was made at 158lbs. With Fogarty moving into the heavyweight class following this one, Hall claimed the title
  
 
'''1890'''
 
'''1890'''
  
18 January Jim Hall W RTD 16 Peter Boland, Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney
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18 January [[Jim Hall]] (158) W RTD 16 [[Peter Boland]] (150), Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney
  
11 February Jim Hall W CO 4 Bob Fitzsimmons, Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney
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11 February [[Jim Hall]] W CO 4 [[Bob Fitzsimmons]], Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney. On 11 April, Hall (164) forced [[Eddie Welsh]] (175) to retire inside six rounds at Foley's White Horse Gym, Sydney. Reported as a defence of Hall's middleweight title, both men were well in excess of 158lbs
  
11 April Jim Hall W RTD 6 Eddie Welsh, Foley's White Horse Gym, Sydney
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13 December [[Jim Hall]] W CO 5 [[Edward Starlight Rollins]], Apollo Hall, Melbourne
 
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13 December Jim Hall W CO 5 Edward Starlight Rollins, Apollo Hall, Melbourne
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'''1891'''
 
'''1891'''
  
19 January Billy McCarthy W PTS 8 Jim Hall, Apollo Hall, Melbourne
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19 January [[Billy McCarthy]] W PTS 8 [[Jim Hall]], Apollo Hall, Melbourne. After catchweight contests against [[Jim Burge]] and [[Joe Goddard]], McCarthy set sail for America
 
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6 April Billy McCarthy W RTD 20 Jim Burge, Broken Hill. Following this contest McCarthy moved to the USA via Britain
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17 October Dan Creedon W CO 7 Edward Starlight Rollins, Apollo Hall, Melbourne
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17 October [[Dan Creedon]] (156) W CO 7 [[Edward Starlight Rollins]] (157), Apollo Hall, Melbourne
  
3 November Dan Creedon W RTD 2 Australian Jim Ryan, Abe Hicken’s AC, Melbourne
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3 November [[Dan Creedon]] (157) W RTD 2 [[Australian Jim Ryan]] (159), Abe Hicken’s AC, Melbourne
  
 
'''1892'''
 
'''1892'''
  
5 March Dan Creedon DREW 23 Martin Costello, Athletic Club, Melbourne
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5 March [[Dan Creedon]] (153) DREW 23 [[Martin Costello]] (154), Athletic Club, Melbourne
  
11 October Dan Creedon W RTD 6 Australian Jim Ryan, Darlinghurst Skating Rink, Sydney
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11 October [[Dan Creedon]] (159) W RTD 6 [[Australian Jim Ryan]] (155), 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
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15 November [[Dan Creedon]] (160) W CO 2 [[Mick Dunn]] (158), Darlinghurst Skating Rink, Sydney. Creedon went to the USA in November 1892
  
 
'''1894'''
 
'''1894'''
  
7 April Tom Duggan W RTD 7 Mick McInerney, Cumberland AC, Melbourne
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7 April [[Tom Duggan]] (155) W RTD 7 [[Mick McInerney]] (154), Cumberland AC, Melbourne
  
30 June Tom Duggan W RTD 9 Pat O’Toole, Cumberland AC, Melbourne
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30 June [[Tom Duggan]] (157) W RTD 9 [[Pat O’Toole]] (156½), Cumberland AC, Melbourne
  
18 August Tom Duggan W CO 8 Fred Preston, Nathan’s Hall, Melbourne
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18 August [[Tom Duggan]] (156½) W CO 8 [[Fred Preston]] (155), Nathan’s Hall, Melbourne
  
3 November Tom Duggan W PTS 20 Bill Doherty, Victoria Hall, Melbourne
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3 November [[Tom Duggan]] (156) W PTS 20 [[Bill Doherty]] (151), Victoria Hall, Melbourne
  
 
'''1895'''
 
'''1895'''
  
15 April Tom Duggan DREW 15 Mick McInerney, Victoria Hall, Melbourne. Duggan sailed to South Africa in November 1895
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15 April [[Tom Duggan]] (157) DREW 15 [[Mick McInerney]] (156), 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
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9 November [[Bill Jennings]] (151) W RTD 8 [[Australian Billy Edwards]] (148), Nathan’s Hall, Melbourne
  
 
'''1896'''
 
'''1896'''
  
14 March Australian Billy Edwards W PTS 15 Bill Jennings, Victoria Hall, Melbourne
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14 March [[Australian Billy Edwards]] (148) W PTS 15 [[Bill Jennings]] (152), Victoria Hall, Melbourne
  
23 May Australian Billy Edwards W PTS 15 Bill Jennings, Victoria Hall, Melbourne
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23 May [[Australian Billy Edwards]] (157) W PTS 15 [[Bill Jennings]] (154), Victoria Hall, Melbourne
  
11 July Australian Billy Edwards W RSC 10 Bill Jennings, Victoria Hall, Melbourne. Edwards sailed to South Africa in August 1896
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11 July [[Australian Billy Edwards]] (156) W RSC 10 [[Bill Jennings]] (155), Victoria Hall, Melbourne. Edwards sailed to South Africa in August 1896
  
5 December Bill Jennings W PTS 15 Edward Starlight Rollins, Victoria Hall, Melbourne
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5 December [[Bill Jennings]] W PTS 15 [[Edward Starlight Rollins]], Victoria Hall, Melbourne
  
 
'''1897'''
 
'''1897'''
  
16 January Bill Jennings W RSC 4 Tim Draffin Murphy, Victoria Hall, Melbourne
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16 January [[Bill Jennings]] (152) W RSC 4 [[Tim Draffin Murphy]] (146), Victoria Hall, Melbourne
  
4 September Bill Jennings W CO 7 Tim Draffin Murphy, Hibernian Hall, Melbourne
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4 September [[Bill Jennings]] (148) W CO 7 [[Tim Draffin Murphy]] (154), Hibernian Hall, Melbourne
  
 
'''1898'''
 
'''1898'''
  
19 March Bill Jennings DREW 15 Fred Preston, Nathan’s Hall, Melbourne
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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
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16 July [[Bill Jennings]] W CO 9 [[Ned Doherty]], Nathan’s Hall, Melbourne
  
 
'''1899'''
 
'''1899'''
  
14 October Tim Draffin Murphy W RTD 6 Bill Jennings, Golden Gate AC, Sydney
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14 October [[Tim Draffin Murphy]] (151) W RTD 6 [[Bill Jennings]] (156), Golden Gate AC, Sydney
  
9 December Tim Draffin Murphy W CO 9 Jack Dunne, Crystal Theatre, Broken Hill
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9 December [[Tim Draffin Murphy]] (146) W CO 9 [[Jack Dunne]] (148), Crystal Theatre, Broken Hill
  
 
'''1900'''
 
'''1900'''
  
10 January Tim Draffin Murphy W CO 2 Jack Dunne, Crystal Theatre, Broken Hill
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10 January [[Tim Draffin Murphy]] (146) W CO 2 [[Jack Dunne]] (158), 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
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20 January [[Tim Draffin Murphy]] (147) W CO 7 [[Jim Archer]] (159), Crystal Theatre, Broken Hill. Murphy sailed to the USA in February 1900
  
8 September Bill Jennings W PTS 15 Spoff Abbott, Victoria Hall, Melbourne
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8 September [[Bill Jennings]] W PTS 15 [[Spoff Abbott]], Victoria Hall, Melbourne
  
 
'''1902'''
 
'''1902'''
  
22 September Soldier Jack Thompson W CO 6 Bill Jennings, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney
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22 September [[Soldier Jack Thompson]] W CO 6 [[Bill Jennings]], Gaiety Theatre, Sydney
  
30 December Soldier Jack Thompson W CO 6 Frank Snowy Sturgeon, NSC, Sydney
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30 December [[Soldier Jack Thompson]] W CO 6 [[Snowy Frank Sturgeon]], NSC, Sydney
  
 
'''1903'''
 
'''1903'''
  
24 February Soldier Jack Thompson W RSC 3 Jim Richardson, NSC, Sydney
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24 February [[Soldier Jack Thompson]] W RSC 3 [[Jim Richardson]], NSC, Sydney
  
21 April Arthur Cripps W PTS 20 Soldier Jack Thompson, NSC, Sydney
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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
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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 Frank Snowy Sturgeon, NSC, Sydney
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29 September [[Soldier Jack Thompson]] W CO 6 [[Snowy Frank Sturgeon]], NSC, Sydney
  
 
'''1904'''
 
'''1904'''
  
9 August Arthur Cripps W RTD 6 Soldier Jack Thompson, NSC, Sydney
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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
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2 November [[Arthur Cripps]] W PTS 20 [[Al Neill]], Fitzgerald’s Circus, Melbourne
  
 
'''1905'''
 
'''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
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7 February [[Tim Draffin Murphy]] (152) W DIS 11 [[Arthur Cripps]] (154), NSC, Sydney. Murphy sailed to South Africa in March 1905 and Cripps successfully reclaimed the title
 
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16 October Arthur Cripps W PTS 20 Ted Nelson, Melbourne
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14 November Arthur Cripps W CO 14 Soldier Jack Thompson, NSC, Sydney
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14 November [[Arthur Cripps]] W CO 14 [[Soldier Jack Thompson]], NSC, Sydney
  
 
'''1906'''
 
'''1906'''
  
16 January Arthur Cripps DREW 20 Bob Fraser, NSC, Sydney
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16 January [[Arthur Cripps]] (158) DREW 20 [[Bob Fraser]] (158), NSC, Sydney
  
6 February Arthur Cripps W PTS 20 Ted Nelson, NSC, Sydney
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6 February [[Arthur Cripps]] (157) W PTS 20 [[Ted Nelson]] (157), NSC, Sydney
  
3 April Arthur Cripps W RTD 14 Jack Blackmore, NSC, Sydney
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3 April [[Arthur Cripps]] (154) W RTD 14 [[Jack Blackmore]] (152), NSC, Sydney
  
9 July Arthur Cripps W DIS 15 Ed Williams, Cyclorama, Melbourne
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9 July [[Arthur Cripps]] W DIS 15 [[Ed Williams]], Cyclorama, Melbourne
  
6 October Arthur Cripps W DIS 4 Tim Draffin Murphy, Athletic Club, Melbourne
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6 October [[Arthur Cripps]] (156) W DIS 4 [[Tim Draffin Murphy]] (155), Athletic Club, Melbourne
  
15 October Arthur Cripps W PTS 20 Ed Williams, Cyclorama, Melbourne
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15 October [[Arthur Cripps]] W PTS 20 [[Ed Williams]], Cyclorama, Melbourne
  
 
'''1907'''
 
'''1907'''
  
5 February Arthur Cripps W RSC 9 Tim Draffin Murphy, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney. Stooed by the police
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5 February [[Arthur Cripps]] (156) W RSC 9 [[Tim Draffin Murphy]] (156), Gaiety Theatre, Sydney. Stopped by the police
  
18 February Arthur Cripps W PTS 20 Ed Williams, Cyclorama, Melbourne
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18 February [[Arthur Cripps]] W PTS 20 [[Ed Williams]], Cyclorama, Melbourne
  
11 March Arthur Cripps W PTS 20 Ted Nelson, Athletic Club, Melbourne
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11 March [[Arthur Cripps]] (159) W PTS 20 [[Ted Nelson]] (154), Athletic Club, Melbourne
  
7 May Arthur Cripps W PTS 20 Jack Blackmore, Gaiety Theatre, Sydney
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7 May [[Arthur Cripps]] (155) W PTS 20 [[Jack Blackmore]] (151), 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  
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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'''
 
'''1908'''
  
24 February Ed Williams W CO 20 Ted Nelson, Cyclorama, Melbourne
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24 February [[Ed Williams]] (155) W CO 20 [[Ted Nelson]] (148), 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
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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 Williams and [[Arthur Cripps]]
  
3 September Arthur Cripps W RSC 13 Ted Nelson, Cyclorama, Melbourne
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3 September [[Arthur Cripps]] (156) W RSC 13 [[Ted Nelson]] (149), Cyclorama, Melbourne
  
26 October Ed Williams W CO 15 Pat O’Keefe, Cyclorama, Melbourne
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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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23 December [[Arthur Cripps]] (156) W CO 10 [[Jim Griffin]] (160), The Stadium, Sydney. On 29 April 1909, [[Ed Williams]] outpointed Cripps over 20 Rounds at the Athletic Pavilion, Melbourne, to regain the title

Revision as of 13:54, 21 March 2013

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. Certain reports show Hall weighing 168lbs to Fogarty's 158, possibly a misprint as the fight was made at 158lbs. With Fogarty moving into the heavyweight class following this one, Hall claimed the title

1890

18 January Jim Hall (158) W RTD 16 Peter Boland (150), Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney

11 February Jim Hall W CO 4 Bob Fitzsimmons, Foley’s White Horse Gym, Sydney. On 11 April, Hall (164) forced Eddie Welsh (175) to retire inside six rounds at Foley's White Horse Gym, Sydney. Reported as a defence of Hall's middleweight title, both men were well in excess of 158lbs

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. After catchweight contests against Jim Burge and Joe Goddard, McCarthy set sail for America

17 October Dan Creedon (156) W CO 7 Edward Starlight Rollins (157), Apollo Hall, Melbourne

3 November Dan Creedon (157) W RTD 2 Australian Jim Ryan (159), Abe Hicken’s AC, Melbourne

1892

5 March Dan Creedon (153) DREW 23 Martin Costello (154), Athletic Club, Melbourne

11 October Dan Creedon (159) W RTD 6 Australian Jim Ryan (155), Darlinghurst Skating Rink, Sydney

15 November Dan Creedon (160) W CO 2 Mick Dunn (158), Darlinghurst Skating Rink, Sydney. Creedon went to the USA in November 1892

1894

7 April Tom Duggan (155) W RTD 7 Mick McInerney (154), Cumberland AC, Melbourne

30 June Tom Duggan (157) W RTD 9 Pat O’Toole (156½), Cumberland AC, Melbourne

18 August Tom Duggan (156½) W CO 8 Fred Preston (155), Nathan’s Hall, Melbourne

3 November Tom Duggan (156) W PTS 20 Bill Doherty (151), Victoria Hall, Melbourne

1895

15 April Tom Duggan (157) DREW 15 Mick McInerney (156), Victoria Hall, Melbourne. Duggan sailed to South Africa in November 1895

9 November Bill Jennings (151) W RTD 8 Australian Billy Edwards (148), Nathan’s Hall, Melbourne

1896

14 March Australian Billy Edwards (148) W PTS 15 Bill Jennings (152), Victoria Hall, Melbourne

23 May Australian Billy Edwards (157) W PTS 15 Bill Jennings (154), Victoria Hall, Melbourne

11 July Australian Billy Edwards (156) W RSC 10 Bill Jennings (155), 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 (152) W RSC 4 Tim Draffin Murphy (146), Victoria Hall, Melbourne

4 September Bill Jennings (148) W CO 7 Tim Draffin Murphy (154), Hibernian 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 (151) W RTD 6 Bill Jennings (156), Golden Gate AC, Sydney

9 December Tim Draffin Murphy (146) W CO 9 Jack Dunne (148), Crystal Theatre, Broken Hill

1900

10 January Tim Draffin Murphy (146) W CO 2 Jack Dunne (158), Crystal Theatre, Broken Hill

20 January Tim Draffin Murphy (147) W CO 7 Jim Archer (159), 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 (152) W DIS 11 Arthur Cripps (154), 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 (158) DREW 20 Bob Fraser (158), NSC, Sydney

6 February Arthur Cripps (157) W PTS 20 Ted Nelson (157), NSC, Sydney

3 April Arthur Cripps (154) W RTD 14 Jack Blackmore (152), NSC, Sydney

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

6 October Arthur Cripps (156) W DIS 4 Tim Draffin Murphy (155), Athletic Club, Melbourne

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

1907

5 February Arthur Cripps (156) W RSC 9 Tim Draffin Murphy (156), Gaiety Theatre, Sydney. Stopped by the police

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

11 March Arthur Cripps (159) W PTS 20 Ted Nelson (154), Athletic Club, Melbourne

7 May Arthur Cripps (155) W PTS 20 Jack Blackmore (151), 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 (155) W CO 20 Ted Nelson (148), 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 Williams and Arthur Cripps

3 September Arthur Cripps (156) W RSC 13 Ted Nelson (149), Cyclorama, Melbourne

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

23 December Arthur Cripps (156) W CO 10 Jim Griffin (160), The Stadium, Sydney. On 29 April 1909, Ed Williams outpointed Cripps over 20 Rounds at the Athletic Pavilion, Melbourne, to regain the title

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