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Billy McCarthy
Global ID10789
sexmale
birthdate 1860-01-01
death date 1931-10-30 (71)
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 6½″   /   169cm
aliasProfessor
country Australia
residenceSydney, New South Wales, Australia
birth placePoplar, London, United Kingdom
won 21 (KO 16) + lost 18 (KO 10) + drawn 11 = 67
rounds boxed 624
Newspaper Decisions won 3 : lost : drawn 4
rounds boxed 30
Total Bouts 74 KO% 21.62
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1899-06-03Jim Cassidy
Pelican A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS1010
1898-12-18Harry Guyon
Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO6
1897-02-22Australian Jim Ryan11-7-3
Hot Springs, Arkansas, USALKO12
1897-01-14Billy Needham
Brooklyn Bridge A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS1010
Gate receipts were so poor that this was the only bout on the card. Billed as Billy Leedam. Referee: Joe Choynski
1896-12-31Nick Burley31-5-3
Tuxedo A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO2
McCarthy down in the 2nd round.
1896-12-21Tommy Ryan34-1-7
Empire A.C., Buffalo, New York, USALTKO720
1896-09-07Charlie McKeever18-2-2
Caledonian A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS66
1896-03-17Paddy Smith5-4-2
Galveston, Texas, USAWKO10
1895-09-04Herman Bernau0-2-0
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALKO4
1895-04-27Dan Creedon20-1-7
Tremont Opera House, Galveston, Texas, USALKO1
1895-03-16Solly Smith15-5-7
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USANCND44
1895-02-02Billy Layton2-1-0
Galveston, Texas, USAWKO3
1894-09-05Nonpareil Jack Dempsey50-3-10
Auditorium Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USADPTS2020
referee: Professor John Duffy
1894-04-23Charles Lynch1-0-0
Boston, Massachusetts, USANCND44
1894-04-07Brooklyn Jimmy Carroll3-0-0
Lenox Lyceum, New York, New York, USALPTS66
referee: Charles H. Sagel
1894-03-13Dick Moore42-6-7
Cribb's Club, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
1894-02-19Fred Woods3-3-5
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USANCND66
1893-11-25Frank Craig13-6-3
New York A.C., New York, New York, USALPTS66
1893-11-01Tom McCarthy1-3-1
Gallitzen, Pennsylvania, USAWDQ4
Date uncertain. As Tom (Woburn) McCarthy.
1893-10-02Jim Burge15-7-10
Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USANCND44
1893-09-20Mysterious Billy Smith8-1-3
2nd Regiment Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS66
Smith won the bout, per Chicago Tribune
1893-07-04Harry Newmier
New York, New York, USALPTS6
1893-06-12Frank Craig11-4-3
Winter Circus, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS44
1893-05-18George LaBlanche37-11-12
New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWKO16
referee: Professor George Scott
1893-04-29Paddy Gorman6-4-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
referee: Dominick McCaffrey
1893-03-25Billy Wilson11-3-7
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO2
1893-03-20Jack McGee10-2-5
Coney Island A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS1010
1892-02-08Ted White23-6-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO1320x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1891-10-19Arthur Bobbett9-9-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO1220x3
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005
1891-10-12Arthur Bobbett9-8-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO12
1891-07-21Alec Greggains2-1-0
Pacific A.C., San Francisco, California, USALTKO26
referee: John Dougherty
McCarthy retired with a broken arm
1891-05-04Joe Goddard14-1-2
O'Bierne's Athletic Hall, Broken Hill, New South Wales, AustraliaLRTD612
referee: R.B. Pell
Goddard undertook to stop McCarthy within 12 rounds
Barrier Miner, Broken Hill May 5, 1891

1891-04-06Jim Burge9-3-6
O'Bierne's Athletic Hall, Broken Hill, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD20
referee: R.B. Pell
Australian middleweight title
A fight to a finish
Barrier Miner, Broken Hill April 7, 1891

1891-01-19Jim Hall23-7-4
Apollo Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS88
Australian middleweight title
The Sportsman January 24, 1891
1890-05-29Bob Fitzsimmons17-2-2
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USALKO5
referee: Hiram Cook
A fight to a finish
San Francisco Chronicle May 30, 1890

1890-02-18Nonpareil Jack Dempsey48-2-10
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USALTKO28
referee: Hiram Cook
World 158lbs Middleweight Title
1889-11-20Denny Kelliher10-10-11
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USAWTKO23
1889-08-27Joe Choynski1-1-0
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USANCND44
1889-08-14George Kessler0-0-1
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USANCND33
1889-07-11Frank Allen
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USANCND44
1889-05-20Charlie Dunn1-1-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS1515
referee: Dick Sandall
The Sportsman May 22, 1889
1889-04-22Jim Fogarty7-4-3
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS88
1888-11-03Mick Dooley13-4-3
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS88
The Sportsman November 5, 1888
1888-04-21Australian Billy Smith5-5-4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS17
1888-04-16Australian Billy Smith5-5-3
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS1515
The Sportsman April 18, 1888
1888-04-07Australian Billy Smith5-5-2
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS88
referee: Jack Thompson
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 12 April 1888 P 3
1888-02-21Jack Malloy2-7-3
Victoria Theatre, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD48
referee: Peter Jackson
Final Middleweight Competition
Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate Wednesday 22 February 1888 P 5

1888-02-20Australian Billy Smith5-4-2
Victoria Theatre, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS44
referee: Peter Jackson
Middleweight Competition
Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate Tuesday 21 February 1888 P 8

1888-02-11Bob Fitzsimmons9-1-2
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDNWS44
referee: Jack Thompson
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 16 February 1888 P 7
1888-02-04Martin Costello3-2-3
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDNWS44
referee: Jack Thompson
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 9 February 1888 P 7
1887-12-26Frank Slavin13-2-2
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS17
A finish fight
1887-12-03Jim Burge1-1-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO17
Australian middleweight title
A finish fight
1887-11-01Jim Nolan1-6-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO12
Australia - New South Wales State middleweight title
A finish fight
1887-10-15Jim Nolan1-5-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO12
1887-09-17Paddy Gorman4-1-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS2020
1887-08-25Jim Fogarty4-3-2
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1887-07-16? O'Donohue
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWNWS44
referee: Jack Thompson
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 21 July 1887 P 4
1887-07-02Jim Fogarty3-2-2
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO29
Australian middleweight title
1887-06-25Jim Fogarty3-2-2
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDNWS44
referee: Jack Thompson
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 30 June 1887 P 8
1887-06-11Jim Fogarty3-2-2
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWNWS66
referee: Jack Thompson
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 16 June 1887 P 7
1887-05-28Jack Fuller3-2-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWNWS44
referee: Jack Thompson
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 2 June 1887 P 7
1887-04-30Martin Costello0-1-1
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS35
referee: Sid Bloomfield
Australian middleweight title
A finish fight
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 5 May 1887 P 7

1886-11-09Jack Malloy0-2-1
Foley's White Horse Gym, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO5
Australian middleweight title
1886-10-09Jack Malloy0-2-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1886-10-02? Goodman0-0-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1886-09-04? Goodman
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1886-08-28Jack Malloy0-2-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1886-08-25Paddy Gorman0-0-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1886-08-25Peter Jackson4-2-2
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1886-08-07Dan Hickey0-0-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDNWS44
The Sydney Morning Herald Monday 9 August 1886 P 9
1886-07-31Harry Peters
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1886-07-16Australian Billy Smith1-1-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO12
Australian middleweight title
1886-07-10Bill Burgess
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1886-04-10Australian Billy Smith1-1-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND33

 
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