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Austin Gibbons
Global ID31496
sexmale
birthdate 1869-01-01
death date 1907-12-08 (38)
divisionlightweight
residencePaterson, New Jersey, USA
birth placeLiverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
won 10 (KO 9) + lost 5 (KO 4) + drawn 1 = 18
rounds boxed 220 KO% 50
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1898-03-31Matty Matthews14-3-6
Opera House, Paterson, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1897-02-22Jimmy Handler11-7-3
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALKO1520
referee: Charley Burns
1897-01-30Bobby Dobbs47-10-18
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO36
Dobbs was down thrice in the 3rd round.
1897-01-18Wiley Evans5-11-4
Paterson, New Jersey, USAWKO28
1896-04-24Charley Johnson39-6-14
Caledonian A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO6
Not held April 19 or a ND6, as is sometimes reported.
1896-02-03Bobby Dobbs37-8-13
Paterson, New Jersey, USAWPTS66
1894-10-15Joe Walcott33-2-2
Atlantic A.C., Coney Island, New York, USALKO410
referee: John P. Eckhardt
Both men weighed in at 140lbs.
1894-05-31Charley Johnson33-1-9
Ariel A.C., Norfolk, Virginia, USANCNC24
Stopped by police; Johnson reportedly was winning.
1893-07-17Charles Bull McCarthy5-7-1
Newark, New Jersey, USADPTS44
1893-04-29Aaron Whitefleet
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO14
referee: Dominick McCaffrey
1893-03-07Mike Daly7-0-3
New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWTKO31
Winner received $6000, the Loser $500. This fight lasted 31 rounds (2:02.02), with Daly being knocked down 24 times to Gibbons zero. Bob Fitzsimmons followed the following evening.
1891-12-29Andy Bowen12-2-3
Metropolitan A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWTKO48
referee: Professor John Duffy
Bowen was hanging on the ropes defenseless, when the referee pulled Gibbons away and awarded him the fight. There were no knockdowns. It lasted 3 hours and 41 minutes. Purse: $2,000 for the winner, $500 for the loser. Both weighed 132 pounds according to Daily Picayune.
1891-09-11Jack McAuliffe19-0-7
Granite Association Clubroom, Hoboken, New Jersey, USALTKO6
referee: Jere Dunn
World Lightweight Title
Scheduled as a "finish fight" for the title. The police stopped this bout and Referee Jere Dunn declared McAuliffe the winner. Gibbons was bleeding, but was not winded or hurt. The Los Angeles Times

1891-06-16Jim Verrall7-2-0
New Pelican Club Gym, Soho, London, United KingdomWKO420x3
Billed World 134lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2002
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Wednesday, June 17, 1891

1890-11-07Mike Cushing1-1-1
Oakland Beach, Rhode Island, USAWKO19
Billed as for World 132lb title
1889-12-18Mike Cushing1-0-1
Hoboken, New Jersey, USAWKO24
Billed as for World + American 130lb title
1889-03-02Paddy Kearney
Paterson A.C., Paterson, New Jersey, USANCNC46
Held in Apollo Hall-hard gloves-police stopped the fight as both fighters were bloodied and badly used up.
1888-11-23Frank Moore
New York, New York, USAWKO9

 
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