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Blink McCloskey
Global ID11650
sexmale
divisionwelterweight
country USA
residencePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth nameLouis Silverman
won 32 (KO 9) + lost 41 (KO 18) + drawn 20 = 94
rounds boxed 921
Newspaper Decisions won 12 : lost 12 : drawn 14
rounds boxed 225
Total Bouts 132 KO% 6.82
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1921-03-10Louis Piochelle3-1-0
Casino Music Hall, Algiers, AlgeriaLPTS1212
Previous KO wins for Piochelle: Belkacem (1914),Bremond,Heyries (twice),Cettour,Joe Smith,Derensy (1918-1921)
1921-01-09Piet van der Veer14-1-0
Circus Schouwburg, Rotterdam, NetherlandsLKO210
1920-08-01Ange Cutayer
Alexandria, EgyptDPTS1010
Exact date is unavailable.
1920-07-03Mohamed Chehata
Alexandria, EgyptWPTS1010
1920-03-15Paul Hams6-2-3
Continental Boxing Club, Paris, Paris, FranceDPTS1010
On April 24, McCloskey's friends reported him to be missing. However, as it turned out, he had gone to Egypt.
1920-02-18Eugene Stuber15-18-3
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceLPTS1212
Recent victories in Switzerland for Stuber: Boechli KO 3,Raguet KO 2, Baurer KO 4 (in Basel)
1920-02-07Erminio Spalla7-0-0
Teatro Lirico, Milan, Lombardia, ItalyLTKO812
referee: Caversario
1920-01-25Jeff DePaus3-2-2
Antwerpen, Antwerpen, BelgiumLPTS1010
1920-01-10Georges Carpentier78-11-5
Bordeaux, Gironde, FranceLKO210
1919-10-10Bob Scanlon15-14-6
Nouveau Cirque, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1919-04-27Gustave Marthuin4-15-2
Kursaal, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, FranceWPTS1010
1919-04-07Gustave Marthuin4-14-2
Bordeaux, Gironde, FranceWTKO610
1919-01-12Albert Lurie8-7-1
Agen, Lot-et-Garonne, FranceDPTS1010
1918-09-01Albert Lurie8-6-1
Bordeaux, Gironde, FranceWTKO1820
1918-06-16Albert Lurie8-5-1
Bordeaux, Gironde, FranceWPTS1515
1918-02-06Joe Borrell23-7-0
Alhambra, Bordeaux, Gironde, FranceLDQ315
1918-02-05Jack Johnson43-6-8
Teatro Circo Price, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, SpainLRTD620
McCloskey retired after round 6 with an injury to his right hand.
1915-01-28George Gunther15-18-7
West London Stadium, Marylebone, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
McCloskey was fighting for the first time in a long while. He had gained a lot of weight and "was literally wobbling with fat."
1914-05-08Georges Bernard19-9-3
Premierland, Paris, Paris, FranceLKO610
McCloskey injured his right hand and had to quit. He outweighed Bernard by 18 pounds.
1914-02-09Bob Scanlon13-10-4
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
1914-01-15Albert Amiel
Tunis, TunisiaWPTS1010
Exact date not available.
1914-01-01? Valladon
Tunis, TunisiaWPTS1010
Exact date not available.
1913-12-05Georges Bernard15-8-3
Premierland, Paris, Paris, FranceLPTS1010
McCloskey took a severe beating.
1913-05-19Buck Crouse45-1-3
Exposition Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALKO56
referee: Yock Henniger
From the Pittsburgh Post.
1913-04-04Jack McCarron20-2-2
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USALTKO810
1913-02-14Joe Thomas20-14-7
Father Mathew Hall, Lowell, Massachusetts, USALTKO812
1912-12-16Howard Morrow13-0-5
Alhambra, Syracuse, New York, USALTKO210
referee: Tom Cawley
1912-07-29Willie KO Brennan19-4-4
Buffalo, New York, USALNWS1010
1912-05-27Jack McCarron14-2-2
American A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of McCarron from the Philadelphia Item.
1912-02-09Bob Scanlon9-5-4
Élysée Montmartre, Paris, Paris, FranceLKO815
McCloskey was unconcious for half an hour. New York Times
1912-01-08Arthur Harman3-5-2
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomDPTS2020x3
1911-12-04Young Johnny Johnson11-29-3
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
1911-09-29Johnny Mathieson1-1-0
Liverpool Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
1911-09-23Jack Kingsland4-16-2
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomDPTS1515x3
1911-09-16Steve Smith1-0-0
Liverpool Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
1911-07-12Stoker Hulls
Celtic Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomLTKO715x3
McCloskey took a beating and then suffered a bad cut, and quit.
1911-07-03Dixie Kid46-10-6
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWDQ315x3
1911-05-31Peter Brown69-31-10
Skating Rink, Paris, Paris, FranceDPTS1010
1911-05-03Dennis Haugh15-5-3
L'Hippodrome, Clichy, Paris, FranceDPTS1212
1911-02-22Harry Lewis52-11-5
Hippodrome, Paris, Paris, FranceLPTS2525
Lewis claims World Middleweight title
1911-02-01Harry Lewis49-11-5
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceLTKO315
McCloskey could not continue after one of his cornermen accidentally got ammonia in his eyes. It had been an even fight until then.
1910-12-31Marcel Moreau15-3-0
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1212
1910-10-01Jeff Van Andernock
Aix-en-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, FranceWKO510
1910-05-31Emanuel Tsaloumas
Cairo, EgyptWTKO110
1910-05-16Charley Hitte16-5-2
Tunis, TunisiaDPTS1010
1910-05-09Alexandre Meunier
Tunis, TunisiaWPTS66
1910-03-12Henri 'K.O.' Marchand4-6-0
Liege, Liege, BelgiumLDQ510
1910-02-18Bob Scanlon5-3-3
Élysée Montmartre, Paris, Paris, FranceNCNC715
France welterweight title
Blow to the groin.Referee decided ND.
1910-01-14Bob Scanlon4-3-3
Élysée Montmartre, Paris, Paris, FranceLPTS1515
1909-08-18Battling La Croix2-0-2
Fr. Bineau, Neuilly, Hauts-de-Seine, FranceLKO810
1909-08-08Battling La Croix2-0-1
Fr. Bineau, Neuilly, Hauts-de-Seine, FranceDPTS1010
1909-07-10Curly Watson110-29-14
Arena, Charing Cross, London, United KingdomLPTS66x3
1909-06-14Charlie Knock23-26-8
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomLPTS66x3
1909-04-10Griff Jones5-1-0
New York, New York, USALTKO36
1909-01-19Jack Gorman
Saint Joseph, Missouri, USAWPTS1515
1908-11-07Jack Dougherty2-4-1
West Side A.C., McDonoughville, Louisiana, USALPTS1515
referee: Otto Schoenfeld
Times-Picayune.
1908-09-25Frank Carroll1-0-0
Club National, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1515
1908-01-09Kid Griffo6-10-4
Long Acre A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1907-09-06Kid Williams12-12-3
Brown's Gym A.A., Far Rockaway, Queens, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision is from the Boston Globe.
1907-03-28Young Joe Grim10-10-1
Long Acre A.C., New York, New York, USAWDQ26
1907-03-05George 'Elbows' McFadden45-13-21
Brown's Gym, New York, New York, USAWNWS66
Result from New York newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1907-02-12Patsy Sweeney47-19-21
Brown's Gym, New York, New York, USADNWS66
From New York newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1907-01-17Cub White10-2-3
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision is from Philadelphia Item. McCloskey had been out of the ring for a long time.
1906-05-07Ambrose McGarry3-1-0
Marlborough A.C., New York, New York, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Boston Globe.
1906-04-30Dick Miller
Marlborough A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1906-04-20Joe Youngs10-13-14
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USADNWS44
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1906-04-10Eddie Stanton1-1-0
Morrisania A.C., Bronx, New York, USAWNWS33
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1905-12-28Sammy Smith16-6-2
Roman A.C., New York, New York, USALNWS33
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1905-12-18Alf Greenwood1-4-0
Hudson A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS33
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1905-08-23Larry Conley2-0-0
Chelsea, Massachusetts, USALTKO1315
1905-08-10Harry Edels0-2-1
Bellows Falls, Vermont, USALDQ1115
1905-07-13Peter Sullivan3-4-3
Thornton, Rhode Island, USALTKO715
This match was made at 138 pounds, meaning that each fighter was supposed to make that weight.
1905-06-05Fred Douglas9-8-2
Gloucester A.C., Gloucester, Massachusetts, USALPTS88
referee: Harry Hodgkins
Originally scheduled as a 15-rounder but cut to 8 rounds because of poor attendance.
1905-06-02Arthur Cote11-13-10
City Hall, Augusta, Maine, USAWPTS1212
1905-05-15Guy Ashley6-2-6
Brockton, Massachusetts, USADPTS1212
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