Martin Flaherty
Global ID10688
birthdate 1873-02-04
death date 1954-10-00 (81)
height5′ 4″   /   163cm
country USA
residenceLowell, Massachusetts, USA
won 29 (KO 13) + lost 15 (KO 7) + drawn 32 = 78
rounds boxed 960
Newspaper Decisions won : lost 2 : drawn
rounds boxed 12
Total Bouts 80 KO% 16.25

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1909-05-20Jack O'Hare1-0-1
Conlon Building, Lowell, Massachusetts, USAWTKO56
As the scheduled main event was canceled, veteran Flaherty was substituted in a 6-rounder.
1909-05-06Mike Grady4-3-3
Conlon Building, Lowell, Massachusetts, USANCNC?
Outcome not reported by the Lowell Sun.
1909-02-16Fred Sidney10-5-9
Conlon Building, Lowell, Massachusetts, USADPTS88
1906-04-19Billy Gardner28-7-16
Spindle City A.C., Lowell, Massachusetts, USADPTS?
Pre-arranged draw (Boston Globe).
1906-04-12Fred Sidney7-4-4
Spindle City A.C., Lowell, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
(Boston Globe)
1905-11-30Joe Nelson4-5-3
West End A.C., Lawrence, Massachusetts, USADPTS1212
referee: Harry B. Senter
Results from the Boston Daily Globe.
1905-04-19Young Kenny7-1-8
Lawrence, Massachusetts, USALPTS1212
As Young Kenney of Lawrence (Lowell Sun).
1905-01-09Fred Bryson12-5-7
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USAWDQ615
1904-10-21Jimmy Briggs53-14-24
Marlborough Theater, Marlborough, Massachusetts, USALKO7
referee: Jack Sheehan
1903-03-18Martin Canole7-0-3
Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
Day of month not known. Source is a partial record of Martin Canole published in the San Francisco Call, Nov. 14, 1903
1902-11-18Belfield Walcott14-9-6
Lenox A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS66
1902-10-16Sam Bolen33-9-23
Pastime A.C., New Britain, Connecticut, USADPTS2020
Reported as Sam Boland.
1902-03-14Billy Gardner21-3-11
Criterion A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
1902-03-03Willie Fitzgerald16-4-5
Washington S.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record, in favor of Fitzgerald.
1902-02-14Tommy Hogan11-12-7
Lenox A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO2
referee: Dan Donnelly
As Tommy Hogan of Chicago (Trenton Times, Boston Globe).
1902-02-07Tony Moran4-22-5
Criterion A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO10
referee: Eugene Buckley
(Boston Daily Globe)
1902-01-16Arthur Cote5-2-3
Lewiston AC, Lewiston, Maine, USADPTS1515
referee: Dennis Dunn
1901-07-25Billy Gardner17-3-9
Knickerbocker Club, Lowell, Massachusetts, USADPTS2020
referee: Bill Kelleher
1901-05-30Percy McIntyre4-5-3
Knickerbocker Club, Lowell, Massachusetts, USAWPTS?
referee: Bill Kelleher
1901-05-09George 'Elbows' McFadden34-6-17
National A.C., Waterbury, Connecticut, USALTKO320
1901-04-01Joe Gans92-7-12
Ford's Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USALTKO420
referee: George Mantz
Flaherty was down twice in the 4th round.
1900-11-06Oscar Gardner84-11-27
Hartford, Connecticut, USANCNC12
1900-08-21Jack Hamilton12-12-17
Manhattan A.C., Troy, New York, USADPTS2020
1900-03-19Danny McBride15-7-7
Prospect Club, Lynn, Massachusetts, USALDQ115
referee: Bill Daly
After being disqualified for not breaking clean, Flaherty offered to finish the match with the winner to take the entire purse, but McBride declined
1900-01-25Dal Hawkins18-6-4
Coliseum, Hartford, Connecticut, USADPTS2525
referee: Jimmy Carroll
1899-12-21Spike Sullivan37-1-4
Manhattan A.C., Troy, New York, USALKO2020
time: 2:40
1899-10-30Tim Kearns17-7-7
Hercules A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALTKO2
The first decision was a TKO2, there was a question of whether the last blow was fair or foul. The managers were awaiting a doctor's report but were of the consensus the original call would stand. Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1899-10-09Tommy Hogan7-6-6
St. Louis A.C., Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWPTS2020
1899-10-05Jack Downey22-7-17
Hercules A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS2525
For roughness and foul fighting it exceeded the anticipation of even those familiar with both men. Flaherty was the stronger and held his advantage to the end. It was a surprise to all when Referee Johnny Eckhardt declared the bout was a draw decision. Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1899-08-29Billy Gardner0-0-4
Wallingford, Connecticut, USADPTS66
referee: James H. Kelly
1899-06-17Charley Miner10-2-1
Pelican A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWDQ5
Some sources report that Flaherty won a three round decision
1899-05-29New York Jack O'Brien6-4-10
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USALPTS2525
1899-05-12Oscar Gardner67-6-19
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS2525
1899-04-18Larry Burns3-6-4
West End A.C., Albany, New York, USAWKO20
referee: Tim Hurst
1899-02-22Oscar Gardner61-6-16
Coliseum, Hartford, Connecticut, USADPTS2020
referee: Charlie White
Thia was an excellent fight. It was adverted as a championship (126 lbs).
1899-02-16Danny McBride14-4-7
Greenwood A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO520
1898-12-12Larry Burns3-5-4
Troy, New York, USAWPTS2020
1898-11-21George 'Elbows' McFadden16-4-10
Seaside Pavillion, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1515
This fight is usually omitted from McFadden's record, but was reported in the Boston Globe, which called it a "good draw."
1898-09-26Jimmy Dunn0-0-1
Fall River, Massachusetts, USALNWS6
Results from the Lowell Sun.
1898-07-04George Siddons22-13-17
Nutmeg A.C., Hartford, Connecticut, USAWPTS1515
1898-06-06Billy O'Donnell13-6-7
Olympic A.C., Buffalo, New York, USADPTS2020
referee: Jack Sheehan
1898-03-08Jimmy Gorman5-1-1
Manhattan A.C., Troy, New York, USAWPTS2020
1898-02-15Larry Burns3-3-3
Troy, New York, USAWKO18
1897-12-07Dan McConnell4-8-3
Franklin A.C., New Haven, Connecticut, USAWKO?
McConnell substituted for Tommy Shortell who failed to appear. Although out-weighed by fifteen pounds, Flaherty had him almost going at times. Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1897-11-16Larry Burns2-3-3
Manhattan A.C., Troy, New York, USALDQ1020
referee: Ed Tighe
1897-10-28Danny McBride10-2-5
Horizon A.C., Bridgeport, Connecticut, USAWDQ10
One of McBride's seconds entered the ring and interfered, the referee awarded the bout to Flaherty. Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1897-09-21George Siddons19-11-17
New London A.C., New London, Connecticut, USAWPTS2020
1897-05-24Joe Hopkins9-7-6
Empire A.C., Buffalo, New York, USADPTS2020
1897-05-04Solly Smith22-5-11
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS2525
1897-03-17Dal Hawkins13-3-2
The Race Track Arena, Carson City, Nevada, USALKO1
time: 1:04 | referee: Malachy Hogan
1897-02-20Frank Erne17-0-11
New York A.C., New York, New York, USAWUD2020
referee: Arthur Moore
1897-02-08Joe Mullins2-3-1
Olympic A.C., Buffalo, New York, USADPTS2020
referee: Jack Sheehan
1896-12-07Larry Burns1-2-2
Empire A.C., Buffalo, New York, USADPTS1515
referee: Jack Lysaght
1896-10-26Johnny Gorman5-4-6
Nutmeg A.C., Hartford, Connecticut, USADPTS1515
referee: Samuel C. Austin
1896-09-28Jack Downey18-2-9
Brooklyn Bridge A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS1515
1896-06-16George Dixon42-2-20
West Newton Street Armory, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS2020
referee: Jimmy Colville
Fought at 124lbs. Flaherty shed 1 1/2 lbs to make weight.
1896-04-20Jack Foley1-1-0
West Newton Street Armory, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO68
1896-04-06Johnny Gorman5-3-1
Eureka A.C., Long Island City, Queens, New York, USADPTS88
1896-03-25Al Beliveau
Paper City A.C., Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWTKO5
Beliveau was billed as the New England Lightweight Champion.
1896-03-07Jack Skelly5-4-1
Grand Central Palace, New York, New York, USADPTS66
referee: Charles H. Sagel
1896-03-05Spike Sullivan2-0-0
Music Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1212
referee: Bill Daly
Results from the Boston Daily Globe. Flaherty was much the better. It was agreed beforehand that it would be called a draw if both fighters were on their feet at the final bell.
1896-02-22Danny McBride7-0-1
New York A.C., New York, New York, USAWPTS88
referee: Maxwell E Moore
1896-02-04Joe Mullen1-0-0
Music Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS66
1896-01-31Danny McBride6-0-1
New Manhattan A.C., New York, New York, USALPTS88
J.J. Frawley, the new referee of the club, showed himself to be so clearly incompetent he was loudly booed and hissed by the spectators. Flaherty had carried the fight, cut McBride's right eye open and almost had him out at the final gong. The judges disagreed and a draw was the least expected. Frawley declared McBride had won, Flaherty sobbed in his corner while the crowd booed vociferously. Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1895-09-02Joe Mullins0-0-1
New London A.C., New London, Connecticut, USAWDQ1
Results from the Boston Daily Globe.
1895-07-31Patrick Hennessey
Gladstone A.C., Lowell, Massachusetts, USADPTS2020
referee: Thomas Scully
Results from the Boston Daily Globe.
1895-04-12Jerry Sullivan1-0-1
Nashua, New Hampshire, USADPTS66
referee: Thomas Scully
Flaherty's first bout since breaking his arm in a fight with "Starlight" in Boston (Boston Globe).
1895-01-21Young Starlight0-0-1
Charles Bank A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO515
Flaherty sustained two broken bones in his left hand and wanted to continue, the referee awarded the bout to Starlight. Los Angeles Times
1894-12-29Billy Joh
New Manhattan A.C., New York, New York, USALPTS66
Reported as Willie Joe (Lowell Sun). Joh won judges verdict. The Sun (NY)
1894-09-25Kentucky Rosebud17-3-8
Opera House, Worcester, Massachusetts, USADPTS44
1893-12-15Robert Burns2-2-1
Metropole A.C., Providence, Rhode Island, USAWDQ18
Referee Brown.
1893-02-20Robert Burns2-1-1
Metropole A.C., Providence, Rhode Island, USAWKO32
referee: William Mahoney
Fought at 118 pounds.
Burns down once in the 5th round, twice in the 13th, four times in the 32th. Flaherty down once in the 12th round, twice in the 13th. (Providence News)

1892-12-28Billy Leedam
Seaside A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1891-11-28Abe Kid Lloyd
Streator, Illinois, USADPTS60
Source: Chicago Daily Inter Ocean, Chicago Herald.
1891-04-20George Dixon13-1-9
Battery D Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS66
Dixon had the best of the fight until the police stopped it at the end of the 6th round.
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