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Jack Munroe
Global ID11632
sexmale
birthdate 1877-06-21
death date 1942-02-13 (64)
divisionheavyweight
height5′ 11½″   /   182cm
aliasThe Cape Breton Miner
country Canada
residenceElk Lake, Ontario, Canada
birth placeCape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
won 12 (KO 9) + lost 4 (KO 1) + drawn 3 = 19
rounds boxed 100
Newspaper Decisions won 1 : lost 1 : drawn
rounds boxed 12
Total Bouts 21 KO% 42.86
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1906-04-04Alf Allen3-7-4
Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaWPTS88
Munroe, joined the famous Princess Pats regiment of Canada and fought in France in WW1. Was wounded in the arm and had his right hand amputated as a result.
1905-10-02Tom Murphy
Sydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaWPTS66
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1905-06-26Jack Johnson22-4-6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Johnson won the newspaper decision. Munroe was at least 20 pounds over his best weight and carried a spare tire.(Fort Wayne Journal Gazette) According to the Philadelphia Item, Jack Johnson "battered" Munroe.
1905-05-17Hank Pardello
Savannah, Georgia, USAWKO56
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1905-04-22James E (Doc) Payne13-11-5
Atlanta, Georgia, USAWKO66
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1905-03-25James E (Doc) Payne13-11-4
Atlanta, Georgia, USADPTS66
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1904-08-26James J. Jeffries18-0-2
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USALKO220
time: 0:45 | referee: Eddie Graney
World Heavyweight Title
1904-02-27Tom Sharkey37-7-6
2nd Regiment Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
referee: Bert Crowhurst
Munroe won the newspaper decision in a fight put on by the Interstate A.C.. (Syracuse Herald)
1903-12-15Al Limerick1-0-0
Criterion A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO415
referee: Dan Donnelly
Tom O'Rourke, Limerick's manager, threw in the sponge. Limerick had been matched to fight Gus Ruhlin in August at Fort Erie, but it was called off by police.
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher

1903-11-07Peter Maher125-12-4
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO46
referee: Jack McGuigan
Both men scored brief knockdowns in the first round of a fierce and bloody battle.
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher

1903-01-09Denis Ike Hayes13-17-2
Butte, Montana, USALPTS44
Munroe failed to stop Hayes and lost $100 forfeit
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher

1903-01-06Montana Jack Sullivan
Anaconda, Montana, USADPTS44
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1902-01-25C Stokes
Phoenix, Arizona, USAWKO1
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1901-09-12Martin Mulverhill1-4-1
Eureka, Nevada, USAWKO2
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher ; attrib T Mulverhill
1901-06-11Jack Shaughnessy
Tunnell City, Wisconsin, USAWKO2
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1901-04-18Hank Griffin19-2-3
Watsonville, California, USADPTS2020
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1901-04-01William Rodenbach
San Francisco, California, USAWPTS?
Won by default.
1901-03-08J Galvin
San Francisco, California, USAWKO1
1901-03-07C Millward
San Francisco, California, USAWKO1
1900-09-18Jack Welsh
Washington Hall, San Francisco, California, USALPTS44
referee: Harry Maginnis | judge: Speck Smith | judge: Milton Hayes
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1900-05-05Hank Griffin16-1-3
Watsonville, California, USALPTS2020
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher

 
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