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Rinty Monaghan
Global ID24317
sexmale
birthdate 1920-08-21
death date 1984-03-03 (63)
divisionflyweight
height5′ 3″   /   160cm
reach64″   /   163cm
country United Kingdom
residenceBelfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
birth placeBelfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
birth nameJohn Joseph Monaghan
won 52 (KO 19) + lost 9 (KO 1) + drawn 8 = 69
rounds boxed 480 KO% 27.54
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1949-09-30Terry Allen53-4-0
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomDPTS1515x3
referee: Sam Russell
EBU (European) flyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) flyweight title
BBBofC British flyweight title
World Flyweight Title
Monaghan would retire in April 1950 as the World Flyweight Champion. Allen would meet Honore Pratesi to decide new champion.

1949-08-19Otello Belardinelli16-14-7
Hippodrome, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1949-04-05Maurice Sandeyron26-9-6
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
referee: C B Thomas
EBU (European) flyweight title
World Flyweight Title
1949-02-07Terry Allen50-3-0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomLPTS88x3
Monaghan down four times. He was down in the second and third and was knocked down twice in the 6th round. According to the AP, Monaghan sang "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows", in the center of the ring after the decision.
1948-06-28Charlie Squire15-3-0
Villa Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWTKO710x3
1948-03-23Jackie Paterson60-15-3
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWKO715x3
Commonwealth (British Empire) flyweight title
BBBofC British flyweight title
National Boxing Association World flyweight title
World Flyweight Title
1947-10-20Dado Marino36-6-1
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
National Boxing Association World flyweight title
Vacant World Flyweight Title
Eire Bd. of Control sancioned as World also, but BBoC did not

1947-07-16Dado Marino35-5-1
Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomLDQ910x3
1947-07-01Emile Famechon27-13-7
Olympia, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1947-03-11Terry Allen36-1-0
Seymour Hall, Marylebone, London, United KingdomWTKO110x3
1946-09-24Sammy Reynolds40-20-4
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWDQ810x3
Reynolds dq'd for low blow
1946-09-11Alex Murphy9-2-3
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1946-06-07Jackie Paterson54-11-3
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWRTD710x3
Monaghan down in r1 and r6,Paterson retired with cut over both eyes
1946-04-04Tommy Burney12-14-0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1945-11-06Bunty Doran55-6-3
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWKO415x3
BBBofC Northern Ireland Area flyweight title
1945-10-18Joe Curran80-57-5
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
1945-09-13Tommy Burney10-9-0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1945-02-09Joe (Boy) Collins4-1-0
Theatre Royal, Dublin, IrelandWPTS1010
1944-10-04Joe Meikle4-2-0
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWKO18x3
1943-07-13Ike Weir1-3-0
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
1943-02-06Harry Rogers2-2-0
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomDPTS88x3
Bout did not take place on Jun 6 as previously listed.
1942-12-26Joe Meikle2-1-0
Rialto, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1940-03-20Jimmy Gill37-5-5
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
1940-03-04Tommy Stewart24-13-2
Grosvenor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1940-01-10Paddy Ryan76-10-3
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
Boxing January 17, 1940 P 20
1939-11-08Seaman Chetty15-4-0
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1939-07-20Billy Ashton16-4-2
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS88x3
referee: Dave Richards
Boxing July 26, 1939
1939-06-28Tommy Stewart24-12-2
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1939-03-20Sammy Reynolds10-5-2
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1939-02-27Joe Curran36-29-4
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO510x3
1938-09-02Tommy Stewart21-11-2
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
1938-08-11Joe Curran30-25-3
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1938-07-23Jackie Paterson1-0-0
The Oval (Glentoran FC), Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomLKO58x3
1938-07-02Joe Kiely2-2-0
Chapel Fields Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Uncertain of Date
1938-06-18Ivor Neil
The Oval (Glentoran FC), Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWKO28x3
1938-05-27Peter Peters1-2-1
Belfast Sports Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWKO110x3
1938-05-06Joe (Battling) McCluskey0-4-2
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1938-04-15Cyclone Kelly7-23-1
Belfast Sports Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Fight did not take place on March 15 as previously listed. Source: BOXING 04/20/38
1938-03-31Cyclone Kelly7-22-1
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1938-03-01Spider Allen2-3-0
Cuba Street Sports Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWKO210x3
1938-02-04Pat Murphy6-13-1
Belfast Sports Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWTKO410x3
1938-01-21Alf Hughes5-1-1
Belfast Sports Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWKO910x3
1937-12-02Tommy Allen3-4-0
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWKO58x3
1937-11-17George Lang
Chapel Fields Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWKO110x3
1937-10-01Paddy O'Toole1-7-1
Belfast Sports Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWTKO48x3
1937-09-17Ted Meikle2-2-0
Belfast Sports Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1937-08-18Frank Benson4-0-2
Chapel Fields Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWTKO66x3
1937-08-09Ted Meikle0-1-0
Chapel Fields Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWTKO46x3
1937-07-13Ted Meikle
Chapel Fields Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1937-07-07Sam Ramsey6-3-3
Chapel Fields Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1937-06-21Mick Gibbons4-4-2
Chapel Fields Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1937-05-10Mick Gibbons4-3-2
Chapel Fields Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1937-05-01Jim Keery13-5-4
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomLPTS66x3
1936-09-18Joe Duffy
Factory Arena, Larne, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1936-07-24Young Josephs1-2-0
Larne, Northern Ireland, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1936-05-20Jack McKenzie2-0-0
Chapel Fields Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomDPTS88x3
1936-05-16Young Josephs1-1-0
Chapel Fields Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWTKO36x3
1936-04-08Young Kelly2-0-0
Chapel Fields Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1936-03-28Sam Ramsey2-1-2
Chapel Fields Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1936-03-20Sam Ramsey2-1-1
Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1936-02-22Young Josephs1-0-0
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1936-01-13Sam Ramsey2-0-1
Chapel Fields Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1935-03-29Young Finnegan
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS66x3
Decision and not a 4th round KO for Monaghan per research by Brian Strickland.
1935-02-17Vic Large0-1-0
The Ring, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWKO44x3
1934-12-19Jim Pedlow
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS44x3
1934-09-28Boy Ramsey
The Ring, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomDPTS44x3
1934-03-02Boy McCoy
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1932-04-27Jim Norney
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS44x3
New Rinty Monaghan bout added per research of Vic Hardwicke. This is the second of two documented 1932 bouts for Monaghan and there appears to be a gap until 1934 after this bout.
1932-04-13Sam Ramsey
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomDPTS44x3
New Rinty Monaghan bout added per research of Vic Hardwicke. This is the earliest documented bout for Monaghan.

 
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