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Eddie Connolly
Global ID11011
sexmale
birthdate 1876-11-18
death date 1936-00-00 (59)
divisionwelterweight
height5′ 8½″   /   174cm
country Canada
residenceSaint John, New Brunswick, Canada
birth placeSaint John, New Brunswick, Canada
won 28 (KO 16) + lost 23 (KO 14) + drawn 18 = 69
rounds boxed 736
Newspaper Decisions won 1 : lost : drawn 1
rounds boxed 26
Total Bouts 71 KO% 22.54
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1904-01-15Honey Mellody14-2-4
Lenox A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO115
time: 2:45 | referee: Dan Donnelly
1903-12-16Charley Hitte5-1-0
Albany, New York, USALTKO920
1903-08-10Jack Twin Sullivan21-2-18
Victoria Rink, Saint John, New Brunswick, CanadaDPTS1010
referee: William O'Keefe
St. John's Daily Sun, 08/11/1903.
1903-07-22Jack Twin Sullivan21-2-17
Armouries, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaDPTS1010
1903-04-13Pat Daley12-9-0
Horse Repository, Hill St, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
referee: George Dunning
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 17 February 1903
1903-01-26Tom Woodley10-5-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Billed for the World 148lbs title
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 27 January 1903

1902-12-29Curly Supples16-6-8
Coronation Gymnasium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS1515x2
referee: Bob Watson
UPDATE: Curley Supples fought as Jem Clark and later admitted that it was he who had defeated Connolly. The Jim Clark bout has been deleted.
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 30 December 1902

1902-11-24Jack Palmer15-3-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
Billed English 158lbs Middleweight title
Connolly not eligible to box for the English title

1902-09-15Tom Woodley9-5-2
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomLPTS1110x3
Billed World, English & Imperial Empire 144 lbs Title
The Referee ordered another round to make a decision
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 16 September 1902

1902-08-23Jack Palmer12-3-1
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLTKO620x3
1902-07-19Jack Palmer11-3-1
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
1902-06-21Pat Daley12-8-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
referee: Tom Scott
Billed for the World 144lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004

1902-04-28Charley Burns12-27-15
Pyramid A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO36
1902-04-18Barney Connors6-3-3
Wabash A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO46
1902-03-29Owen Ziegler36-19-17
Chicago A.A., Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66
1902-02-22Billy Gardner20-3-11
Criterion A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO5
1902-01-06Joe Gans103-7-13
Washington S.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALDQ56
referee: William H. Rocap
Connolly butted Gans three or four times under the chin according to (Philadelphia Record). Philadelphia Inquirer reported the bout stopped with Connolly being practically helpless. The Philadelphia Item reported Gans as the winner.
1901-11-22Spike Sullivan42-4-6
St. Patrick's Hall, New Haven, Connecticut, USALKO815
1901-04-10Tom Couhig13-2-2
Monarch A.C., Louisville, Kentucky, USALTKO1120
referee: Emil Graeser
Louisville Courier Journal.
1901-02-22Patsy Sweeney34-3-12
Crescent A.C., Hartford, Connecticut, USALTKO520
1900-11-29Owen Ziegler31-18-16
Coliseum, Hartford, Connecticut, USALKO220
1900-09-21Professor Joe Robinson3-1-4
Kirtland A.C., Lynn, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1515
referee: Bill Daly
(Boston Globe)
1900-09-11Dal Hawkins22-8-5
Tattersall's, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS66
1900-08-13Rube Ferns31-6-3
Olympic A.C., Buffalo, New York, USALTKO1525
World Welterweight Title
Connolly's seconds threw in the sponge. Buffalo Times

1900-06-05Matty Matthews39-5-15
Seaside A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS2525
referee: Billy Madden
Welterweight Championship of the World
Fought at 140lbs.

1900-05-21Jack Twin Sullivan1-1-1
Roanoke A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1515
referee: Eugene Buckley
1900-05-15Perry Queenan19-11-20
Tattersall's, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
referee: Malachy Hogan
1900-04-19Jack Twin Sullivan1-0-1
Roanoke A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USAWDQ8
1900-03-19Matty Matthews34-5-14
Hercules A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALTKO1425
time: 2:34 | referee: Charlie White
1900-01-29Wilmington Jack Daly36-4-18
Olympic A.C., Buffalo, New York, USADPTS2020
referee: Eddie McBride
1899-12-15Kid McPartland33-6-10
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS2525
referee: Charlie White
1899-10-27Matty Matthews27-5-12
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS2525
referee: Johnny White
1899-09-04Tom Broderick9-6-3
Coliseum, Hartford, Connecticut, USAWNWS2020
From the Boston Daily Globe. George Siddons and Marty McCue were scheduled to fight after Connolly-Broderick, but their fight was cancelled.
1899-07-31Matty Matthews24-5-12
Coney Island A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS2525
referee: George Edwards
1899-06-16Tim Kearns13-6-7
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALTKO2225
Kearns knocked Connolly down 4 times in the last round.
1899-05-09George Kerwin16-5-9
Olympic A.C., Buffalo, New York, USAWTKO420
1899-03-24Kid McPartland29-6-8
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS2525
referee: Johnny White
1899-03-10Charlie McKeever23-5-5
Kelly's Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
McKeever about 10 pounds heavier. Newspaper decision was a draw. Philadelphia Record
1899-01-16Spike Sullivan23-0-3
Hyperion Theater, New Haven, Connecticut, USADPTS2020
1898-12-17Jack Bennett19-2-4
Crescent A.C., Toronto, Ontario, CanadaDPTS1515
referee: Walter C Kelly
1898-11-26George Kerwin16-2-6
Commercial A.C., Saint Louis, Missouri, USADPTS2020
referee: Tim Hurst
1898-10-27Tom Broderick5-4-3
Waverly A.C., Yonkers, New York, USAWTKO10
referee: Frank Abraham
Broderick got smelling salts in his eyes between rounds and when he was unable to come out for the tenth round referee, Frank Abrahall counted him out (Brooklyn Daily Eagle).
1898-07-25Joe Mullins2-4-3
Mechanics Institute, Saint John, New Brunswick, CanadaWDQ2
referee: William O'Keefe
1898-06-23Jack Robinson1-2-0
Mechanics Institute, Saint John, New Brunswick, CanadaDPTS1212
referee: William O'Keefe
1898-03-22Charley McHugh
Saint John, New Brunswick, CanadaWKO1
1898-02-15Tim Kearns0-2-2
Central Armory, Cleveland, Ohio, USADPTS2020
referee: Ed McKean
1897-12-16Dal Hawkins14-3-3
Knickerbocker A.C., San Francisco, California, USALKO1420
1897-09-14Owen Ziegler21-7-8
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USALPTS2020
referee: Phil Wand
1897-06-26Johnny Laughlin1-2-2
Olympic A.C., Buffalo, New York, USAWKO1320
1897-06-04Wilmington Jack Daly28-1-10
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS2020
referee: Sam C Austin
1897-04-30George (Kid) Lavigne31-0-8
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALTKO1125
referee: Billy Roche
World Lightweight Title
1897-02-20Myler Keogh4-2-0
Antient Concert Rooms, Dublin, IrelandDPTS33
referee: Sergeant Major Buckley
Connolly undertook to stop Keogh in 3 rounds-failed
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Monday, February 22, 1897

1897-02-19Ted Griffiths
Antient Concert Rooms, Dublin, IrelandWKO13
referee: Mr Burnett
Connolly undertook to stop Griffiths in 3 rounds
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Saturday, February 20, 1897

1897-02-19? Larahay
Antient Concert Rooms, Dublin, IrelandWKO23
referee: Mr Burnett
Connelly undertook to stop Larahay in 3 rounds
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Saturday, February 20, 1897

1897-01-28Dick Burge7-5-1
Olympic Club, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
referee: George Dunning
Billed World 144 lbs Title
Purse £100
BBBC Boxing Yearbook
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Friday, January 29, 1897
The Standard (London, England), Friday, January 29, 1897

1896-11-24Tom Causer6-1-0
Olympic Club, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWKO520x3
Billed for World 133lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2002
The Dundee Courier & Argus (Dundee, Scotland), Wednesday, November 25, 1896

1896-08-13Stanton Abbott18-13-11
Mechanics Institute, Saint John, New Brunswick, CanadaDPTS66
With the police threatening to arrest everyone in the building, Connolly and Abbott fought six friendly rounds. Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1896-04-23Billy Ernst11-5-3
Music Hall, Lynn, Massachusetts, USALKO9
1896-02-10Maurice Hagerstrom4-2-1
West Newton Street Armory, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO115
time: 1:04
1896-01-10Jimmy Dime23-1-2
Cleveland A.C., Cleveland, Ohio, USAWTKO312
referee: Walter C Kelly
Billed for World + USA 133lb title. Dime suffered a broken arm.
1895-10-15Frank Garrard2-0-1
Cleveland, Ohio, USAWKO3
referee: Walter C Kelly
1895-07-01Joe Flaherty6-9-3
Kirkland A.C., Lynn, Massachusetts, USADPTS1313
referee: Mike Scanlan
1895-04-19Leslie Pearce1-1-0
Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1515
1895-03-28Paddy Fenton3-0-3
Suffolk A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USALDQ1515
referee: Spencer Williams
Boston Globe
1895-02-10Jimmy Dime23-0-1
Cleveland, Ohio, USAWTKO3
1895-01-28Billy Welsh
Suffolk A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO5
Connolly knocked Welsh down 15 times.
1894-12-13Johnny Griffin5-4-3
Saint John, New Brunswick, CanadaWPTS66
1894-11-19Peter Manning1-2-0
Saint John, New Brunswick, CanadaWKO2
1894-10-21Peter Manning1-1-0
Saint John, New Brunswick, CanadaWKO1
Connolly knocked Manning down four times in the 1st minute of the bout.
1894-05-21Danny Smith
Saint John, New Brunswick, CanadaWPTS44
1894-04-03George Addison
Saint John, New Brunswick, CanadaWPTS55
Canada featherweight title

 
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