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Young Ahearn
Global ID11269
sexmale
birthdate 1892-12-18
death date 1979-09-00 (86)
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 8½″   /   174cm
reach70½″   /   179cm
aliasThe Brooklyn Dancing Master
country United Kingdom
residenceBrooklyn, New York, USA
birth placePreston, Lancashire, United Kingdom
birth nameJacob K. Woodward
won 29 (KO 15) + lost 19 (KO 13) + drawn 4 = 59
rounds boxed 498
Newspaper Decisions won 55 : lost 11 : drawn 14
rounds boxed 714
Total Bouts 139 KO% 10.79
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1924-10-17Charley Arthurs12-11-8
Junior Order Hall, Newark, New Jersey, USADNWS1010
From the Newark Star-Eagle (Herb Goldman).
1924-02-15Buck Fleming7-5-0
Troxler's Arena, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO210
1923-12-20Bull Anderson1-9-0
Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
Ahearn was reported as the famous 'dancing-master' of the middleweight division a dozen years ago. This was the main event of one of the bi-monthly boxing cards of the B.R.T. Employees Benefit Association; the other fights apparently being amateur affairs.
1922-09-26Billy Naylor
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS66
1921-11-21Frank Carpenter7-3-2
Auditorium, Freeport, New York, USALPTS1010
1921-09-19Vince Coffey8-6-1
Auditorium, Freeport, New York, USALPTS1212
1921-08-12Harold Abbott5-3-0
Steeplechase A.A., Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York, USAWPTS1010
1921-07-11Jack McFarland4-3-2
Auditorium, Freeport, New York, USAWPTS1212
1921-06-28Billy Bush1-3-0
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1921-06-27Frank Carpenter3-1-2
Auditorium, Freeport, New York, USAWPTS1212
1921-05-02Dave Rosenberg6-0-2
Auditorium, Freeport, New York, USALPTS1010
1921-04-07Young Hoffman1-3-0
National A.C., New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1921-02-07Jack McClelland9-10-4
Lyceum S.C., Troy, New York, USALKO315
Referee McCormick.
1920-02-23Eugene Brosseau11-0-0
Monument National, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLKO110
time: 2:40
1920-01-10Eddie Tremblay5-4-1
Phoenix Arena, Waterbury, Connecticut, USALKO810
Tremblay is billed as the Canadian middleweight champion at this time. Honours were about even until Eddie rushed Ahearn and dropped him with a terrific right on the jaw.
1920-01-09Jackie Clark28-8-12
New Amsterdam Hall, West Hoboken, New Jersey, USADNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Jersey Journal was a draw.
1919-10-20Johnny Wilson29-14-2
Fenway A.A., Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALKO110
1919-09-17Jimmy O'Hagan9-1-0
Providence, Rhode Island, USANCNC1115
1919-08-25Johnny Wilson28-14-2
Fenway A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USALKO610
Wilson used a body attack to knock out Ahearn. A left to the body ended the fight.
1919-07-19Johnny Wilson28-14-1
O'Sullivan Park, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USADPTS1212
This was a bad decision--Wilson won the fight. He struck the referee in anger after the draw was announced. (Boston Globe) According to the Boston Globe, Wilson's opponent was the well known middleweight, Young Ahearn. Previously, his opponent was shown as "Jake Ahern." Ahearn's name was actually Jacob Woodward; "Ahern" is just a misspelling.
1919-06-10George Robinson39-15-8
Armory, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1212
1919-05-30Young Neil5-6-7
Crescent Rink, Lowell, Massachusetts, USAWTKO612
Neil was a last minute substitute for Jack Britton--fight stopped in the sixth round. As Jake Ahearn-- (Boston Globe)
1919-05-20George Robinson39-14-8
Armory, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1212
1919-04-11Pal Reed10-0-0
Commercial A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1212
1918-09-09George Robinson33-13-5
Twentieth Century A.C., Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
1917-04-23Jeff Smith34-3-1
Louisiana Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALKO520
Smith knocked out Ahearn with a left hook to the body.
1917-04-02Harry Greb14-2-0
Power Auditorium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALKO16
referee: Eddie Kennedy
Greb knocked out Ahearn in less than a minute with a short, chopping right to the jaw. It was a one-punch knockout. Greb had rushed Ahearn into the ropes and Ahearn's right foot slid of the the floor of the ring, causing him to leave himself open while trying to get his balance. (Source: Pittsburgh Post.
1917-03-10Zulu Kid16-1-0
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USALKO710
1917-02-16Willie Langford9-3-1
New York, New York, USANCND1010
1917-02-08Tommy Robson11-4-0
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
1917-02-05Italian Joe Gans19-2-0
Military A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1917-01-19Billy Bush0-1-0
New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
(Chicago Tribune)
1916-12-25Jimmy O'Hagan8-0-0
German Hall, Albany, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from Albany Times-Union.
1916-12-11Willie Langford9-3-1
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1916-10-24Len Rowlands7-2-2
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Free Press
1916-10-18Zulu Kid15-1-0
Sohmer Park, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaDNWS1010
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1916-10-04Alex Costica15-6-3
Sohmer Park, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWRTD510
1916-09-08Jack Blackburn41-6-12
Harlem S.C., New York, New York, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record.
1916-08-25Zulu Kid14-1-0
Flower City A.C., Rochester, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Rochester Herald.
1916-08-23Jack Blackburn41-6-12
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Blackburn from both the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record.
1916-05-30Zulu Kid14-1-0
Washington Park A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record and the New York Evening Telegram (Paul Zabala).
1916-05-19Gus Christie22-5-1
Cleveland A.C., Cleveland, Ohio, USADNWS1010
(Chicago Tribune)
1916-05-09Al McCoy28-4-3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1916-05-05Zulu Kid14-1-0
East New York A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1916-02-22George Chip27-7-2
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWDQ510
referee: Johnny Haukop
1916-01-18Mike Gibbons42-1-4
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALKO110
time: 1:30
Ahearn's World Middleweight title claim was at stake. Attendance: 7,500. Gate: $23,618
1916-01-01Al McCoy27-4-3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
World Middleweight Title
Although a no-decision bout McCoy's title was at stake if he lost inside the distance
New York Times. Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).

1915-12-25Zulu Kid13-1-0
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1915-11-25Emmett 'Kid' Wagner7-4-0
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
New York Times
1915-11-12Al Rogers26-10-12
Elmwood Music Hall, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1915-10-16Zulu Kid13-1-0
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Brooklyn Eagle (Paul Zabala).
1915-09-09Al McCoy27-3-3
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
World Middleweight Title
Although a no-decision bout McCoy's title was at stake if he lost inside the distance (Chicago Tribune 12-26-1915) Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).

1915-07-24George Rodel26-12-2
Brighton Beach Racetrack, Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
(New York Times)In every round except the ninth, middleweight Young Ahern outboxed and outfought the big Boer.
1915-06-07Leo Houck27-7-3
Capitol District A.C., Albany, New York, USAWNWS10
New York Times
1915-04-22Leo Houck26-7-3
Irving A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
New York Times
1915-04-17Gus Christie19-4-1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Ahearn won the newspaper decision according to the Philadelphia Record and the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala)
1915-03-20Italian Joe Gans17-0-0
Irving A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Times, and from other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1915-03-17Jimmy Clabby62-9-19
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
The Philadelphia Record thought that Clabby won, but the Philadelphia Public Ledger preferred Ahearn.
1915-02-13Willie Lewis56-15-8
Havana, CubaWKO220
Western Times - Monday 15 February 1915
1915-01-01Jack Dillon63-2-7
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
A draw from Philadelphia Inquirer. The Philadelphia Public Ledger called Ahearn the winner.
1914-11-26Buck Crouse52-3-3
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
The Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) considered Ahearn the winner of the newspaper decision and the Philadelphia Record called it a draw.
1914-11-14Leo Houck23-7-3
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision for Ahearn from both the Philadelphia Inquirer (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record.
1914-10-31Freddie Hicks9-5-1
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USAWTKO710
1914-06-15Sid Burns50-9-2
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWKO220x3
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 16 June 1914
1914-05-29Harry Duncan16-11-3
Prince's Theatre, Preston, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 30 May 1914
1914-05-25Private Pete Braddock3-1-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO8
1914-03-20Eddie Elton4-1-0
London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
Exact date in March unknown.
1914-03-13Johnny Mathieson13-9-1
Preston, Lancashire, United KingdomWKO7
1914-03-11Adrien Hogan21-3-0
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO1120
1914-02-14Georges Papin14-6-3
Wonderland, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1515
1914-01-23Gunner Budgen30-8-2
Adelphi AC, Preston, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Boxing January 31, 1914
1914-01-03Marcel Thomas30-16-16
Wonderland, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1515
1913-12-11Johnny Basham34-8-5
Liverpool Stadium, Pudsey Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
1913-11-22Henri Piet14-10-2
Wonderland, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO7
1913-10-29Albert Badoud18-10-4
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceLKO1820x2
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