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Lockport Jimmy Duffy
Global ID11863
sexmale
birthdate 1889-06-12
death date 1960-04-30 (70)
divisionlightweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 10½″   /   179cm
reach71½″   /   182cm
country USA
residenceBuffalo, New York, USA
birth placeLockport, New York, USA
birth nameJames Duffy
won 35 (KO 23) + lost 8 (KO 5) + drawn 4 = 52
rounds boxed 298
Newspaper Decisions won 60 : lost 12 : drawn 26
rounds boxed 912
Total Bouts 150 KO% 15.33
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1921-01-21Rocky Kansas32-4-4
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALKO112
time: 2:19 | referee: Jack Hewitt
1920-12-13Mixer Mitchell2-0-0
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALPTS1010
referee: Dick Nugent
1920-07-27Jack Perry19-5-0
Bison Stadium, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1920-06-25Johnny Tillman20-6-8
Omaha, Nebraska, USADNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1920-06-11Johnny Paske11-6-0
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USADNWS1010
referee: Dick Nugent
Buffalo Boxing Record
1920-04-22Jock Malone15-2-1
Rock Island, Illinois, USALDQ5
1920-04-06Willie KO Brennan37-4-5
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1920-03-17Young Denny34-16-7
Savannah, Georgia, USADPTS1212
1920-02-09Charlie McCarthy4-4-0
Thurston Auditorium, Lockport, New York, USAWKO310
1920-01-01Willie KO Brennan36-4-5
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS1010
referee: Joe Suttner
Buffalo Courier
1919-12-05Frankie Schoell5-2-1
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
Buffalo Boxing Record
1919-11-17Benny Leonard53-4-0
Convention Hall, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USALTKO215
referee: Billy 'Kid' McPartland
Promoted as for World Lightweight Title at 140 pounds ringside.
Duffy was knocked down three times in each round, the last time the referee stopping the fight.
Tulsa Daily World called it a “hoax” and reported the spectators were utterly disgusted by Duffy’s performance, him being scared or not even trying to put up a fight for unknown reasons.

1919-11-05Jack Doyle1-5-1
International Theater, Niagara Falls, New York, USAWKO310
1919-10-13Andy Russell0-0-3
Monument National, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWTKO310
referee: George Lapage
Referee Lapage stopped the bout. Russell had just returned from overseas, where he had engaged in several military boxing tournaments. Montreal Herald. (This did not occur Oct. 13 in Winnipeg, as originally entered.)
1919-07-02Bobby Sullivan8-0-0
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1919-04-22Fighting Zunner11-0-2
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
Buffalo Boxing Record
1919-03-24Patsy Cline16-1-4
Francias Theatre, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLKO210
1919-03-14Fighting Zunner11-0-2
Harrison A.C., Lockport, New York, USAWNWS1010
referee: Bobby McLaughlin
Buffalo Courier
1918-10-27Frank Carroll3-4-3
Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaWKO6
1918-06-06Harry Boyle7-2-0
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS44
Buffalo Boxing Record
1918-06-03Patsy Cline15-1-4
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1918-05-03Rocky Kansas26-3-1
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS1010
Kansas won the "newspaper decision" in 4 out of 6 Buffalo papers.
1918-03-27Jack Britton50-10-10
Armory Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia, USALDQ810
referee: Billy Haack
American Welterweight Title
1918-03-25Jack Welsh
Oil City, Pennsylvania, USAWKO3
1918-02-18Ted Kid Lewis147-18-11
Coliseum, Toledo, Ohio, USALTKO115
The bout was halted after Duffy had been floored for the third time.
1918-02-12Johnny Tillman20-2-5
Armory, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1212
"Several times a knockout seemed emminent, but both were fighting gamely as the bout ended." Calgary Daily Herald According to the Boston Globe, Duffy deserved the decision.
1918-01-01Jack Britton47-10-10
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS1010
referee: Joe Suttner
Buffalo Courier
1917-10-26Young Murphy5-3-0
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USAWTKO1010
referee: Jack Lewis
1917-07-03Soldier Bartfield29-3-0
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWDQ610
referee: Dick Nugent
Buffalo Express
1917-06-25Red Cap Wilson10-10-4
NCND1010
Precise date & location of bout unknown at present.
1917-06-11Soldier Bartfield29-3-0
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USADNWS1010
referee: Dick Nugent
Soldier Bartfield by greater aggressivness and cleaner and harder hitting, won over Jimmy Duffy in a hard ten-round bout here tonight. Duffy was rocked in the third and and ninth rounds. (Boston Globe) The Buffalo Courier had Bartfield as the winner and the Buffalo Boxing Record listed the result as a draw. Buffalo Evening news reports "Duffy clearly outpointed Bartfield"
1917-05-25Matt Wells19-11-3
Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaWNWS1010
(Chicago Tribune)
1917-04-30Joe Hirst8-6-1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and from the Philadelphia Record, both in favor of Duffy.
1917-04-25Red Cap Wilson10-9-4
NCND1010
Precise date & location of bout unknown at present.
1917-04-20Johnny Griffiths15-2-4
Youngstown, Ohio, USALNWS1212
Griffiths won the newspaper decision. (Daily Review) The Pittsburgh Post reported the same result, but said it was a close fight.
1917-04-10Matt Wells19-11-2
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
referee: Dick Nugent
Duffy was better. Buffalo Courier
1917-03-16Bryan Downey16-0-0
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
referee: Joe Suttner
Buffalo Courier
1917-02-22Battling Kopin7-2-0
Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1917-02-19Kid Curley8-5-1
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
(Buffalo Daily Courier)& Lockport Union-Sun Journal
1917-02-05Eddie McAndrews0-1-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO56
Result from two Philadelphia newspapers (Public Ledger, Record.
1917-01-01Jack Britton46-9-10
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS1010
World Welterweight Title
Britton won 'Newspaper Decision' (New York Times)

1916-12-20Johnny Lustig4-6-1
Walnut A.C., Lockport, New York, USAWNWS1010
(Syracuse Herald)
1916-12-14Young Denny24-12-6
Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWNWS1212
"St. Louis boxing fans saw Jimmy Duffy and Young Denny do everything but box for twelve rounds. Duffy got the decision." (Sandusky Star Journal)
1916-12-11Eddie Melzer2-0-0
Cincinnati, Ohio, USAWKO810
1916-11-02Milburn Saylor34-18-8
Valentine Theatre, Toledo, Ohio, USAWDQ812
Saylor was disqualified for holding and hitting. He had taken a bad beating throughout the fight.
1916-10-27Johnny Griffiths15-2-4
Buffalo, New York, USADNWS1010
Newspaper draw. (Sandusky Star Journal)
1916-10-20Frank Whitney21-11-8
Lyric Theater, Atlanta, Georgia, USAWPTS1010
1916-10-13Indian Pete Scott4-1-1
Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaWNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1916-10-02Willie Beecher18-6-3
Flower City A.C., Rochester, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Buffalo Courier, and the Rochester Herald (Paul Zabala).
1916-07-03Bryan Downey13-0-0
Columbus, Ohio, USADNWS1212
The Cincinnati Enquirer gave it to Downey. The Chicago Tribune gave it to Duffy.
1916-05-30Johnny O'Leary33-7-18
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
O'Leary was knocked down in the second round. Duffy was nine pounds heavier. (Billed as O'Leary from Winnipeg, Canada. Buffalo Courier) Buffalo Evening News scored it 7-2-1 for Duffy.
1916-05-11Young Abe Attell6-5-12
Denver, Colorado, USAWKO3
1916-04-13Johnny Griffiths14-2-3
Gray's Armory, Cleveland, Ohio, USADNWS1010
The Massillon Evening Independent saw Griffiths in front, the Newark Advocate reported a draw. The Pittsburgh Post reported a draw.
1916-04-07Johnny O'Leary32-7-18
Garden Theater, Buffalo, New York, USADNWS1010
referee: Joe Suttner
"O'Leary's fighting ability, with his terrible hitting, had the crowd on their toes for the whole 10 rounds.... This is the first time Buffalo fight fans ever saw Duffy take a licking from a smaller opponent." Tacoma Daily News
1916-02-21Ted Kid Lewis132-15-9
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
World Welterweight Title
"Duffy had the better of the fight in three rounds, Lewis in one and the others were even." (Lima Daily News)

1916-01-31Willie KO Brennan32-4-4
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USADNWS1010
Buffalo Boxing Record
1916-01-24Jack Perry2-1-0
Columbus, Ohio, USAWPTS1212
Duffy gave Perry "a very artistic lacing." (Fort Wayne News)
1916-01-21Hal Stewart20-2-2
Majestic Theatre, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Fort Wayne News
1916-01-17Battling Gates6-3-1
Rochester, New York, USAWNWS1010
"Duffy won in every round and had Gates on the verge of a knockout when the tenth round ended." (Newark Advocate)
1916-01-07Milburn Saylor31-17-8
Garden Theater, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
"Duffy won on points with scarcely the loss of a round." (Sandusky Star Journal)
1915-12-16Frankie Daley12-2-0
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Buffalo Courier Also,as reported in the Pittsburgh Post.
1915-11-23Ted Kid Lewis131-14-9
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALKO112
time: 1:00
Sometimes recorded in the Ring Record Book as a World Welterweight Title bout but according to Lewis it was a fight at catchweight
1915-11-16Jimmy Coffey10-2-1
Broadway S.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWDQ710
referee: Johnny Haukop
Coffey was warned about hitting low in the second round, he persisted in his tactics, and the referee disqualified him for a low blow in the seventh. New York Times
1915-11-11Frankie McCann4-1-0
Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1915-10-25Willie Beecher17-5-2
German Hall, Albany, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from Albany, New York, newspapers (Paul Zabala).
1915-04-08Charley White45-5-2
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
referee: Joe Suttner
"Newspaper opinion gave Duffy the decision." Buffalo Courier (6-3-1 rds.)
Duffy was down in first; White in second.

1915-03-03Frankie Callahan17-1-2
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
referee: Joe Suttner
Duffy won the newspaper decision. (Buffalo Courier)
Callahan was down in the 4th and 10th.

1915-02-22Harry Stone17-7-6
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
referee: Dick Nugent
Buffalo Courier
1915-01-25Phil Bloom4-1-0
Washington Rink, Rochester, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Rochester Herald (Paul Zabala). Brooklyn Eagle for Bloom.
1915-01-15Johnny Dundee17-0-5
Hippodrome, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Free Press
1915-01-01Sam Robideau10-0-1
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
Duffy was better, each man scored a knockdown, but Robideau was severely punished by Duffy's straight lefts. (Washington Post)The Buffalo Evening News also said that Duffy was the winner.
1914-11-19Freddie Welsh61-3-6
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
Duffy won the newspaper decision. (Indianapolis Star)
1914-11-12Kid Holland1-3-0
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWDQ4
1914-10-12Al Dewey12-2-2
American A.C., Schenectady, New York, USALNWS1010
Buffalo Courier had a win for Duffy, Schenectady Gazette had Dewey winning.
1914-08-24Jack Read27-14-3
Buffalo, New York, USANCND1010
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