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Billy Myer
Global ID31982
sexmale
birthdate 1860-02-23
death date 1942-08-27 (82)
divisionlightweight
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
aliasThe Streator Cyclone
country USA
residenceStreator, Illinois, USA
birth placeStreator, Illinois, USA
won 4 (KO 3) + lost 3 (KO 3) + drawn 4 = 12
rounds boxed 245 KO% 25
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1892-12-10Jack McAuliffe22-0-7
2nd Regiment Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66x2
referee: Frank Rheims
2-minute rounds. Chicago Tribune reported a draw decision given by the referee. The Daily Inter Ocean doesn't mention any decision.
1892-09-05Jack McAuliffe21-0-7
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALKO15
referee: Professor John Duffy
World Lightweight Title
Both men weighed above the then lightweight limit (133lbs)

1891-12-22Jim Carroll3-2-2
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALKO43
1891-05-20Andy Bowen12-2-2
New Orleans, Louisiana, USADTD2
Reported as Bowen and Myer. Referee declared it a Draw due to repeated fouling by both boxers. Said all bets were off. This being a valid bout is suspect.
1891-05-19Andy Bowen12-2-1
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USADPTS2424
Billed as for American + World 134lb title. Also reported as Billy Myers with the result of TKO23.
1890-05-22Andy Bowen11-1-1
West End Athletic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALRTD28
referee: Pat Kenrick
Bowen claimed World 133lb title. Purse: $3,000.
1890-01-15Harry Gilmore40-11-5
Battery D Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USANCND66
referee: Patsy Fallon
The police intervened after about thirty seconds of the 6th round.
1889-02-13Jack McAuliffe16-0-5
Burche's Opera House, North Judson, Indiana, USADPTS64
referee: Mike McDonald
World Lightweight Title
4hrs and 27 minutes; First blood was scored by Myer in the 29th round and the first knockdown belonged to Myer when he sent McAuliffe to the floor in the 43rd round. (Daily Illinois State Register). Weights from Daily Inter Ocean (IL)
(Sketch)

1888-09-13Danny Needham25-2-0
Washington Roller Rink, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWPTS2020
referee: Joe Mannix
Lightweight Championship of America
1888-01-18Harry Gilmore37-9-4
North Judson, Indiana, USAWKO1
Northwest Lightweight Championship
Queensbury Rules and skin gloves were used; Meyer was seconded by John Brannock and Link Pope; Gilmore was seconded by Bill Bradburn and Jimmy Conelly; The referee was Frank Glover; The ring was 24 X 24; Some sources report 1888/01/19; Gilmore was KOed in 28 seconds.

1887-10-19Harry Gilmore37-8-3
Saint Croix, Wisconsin, USAWKO5
Northwest Lightweight Championship
This bout was held near Minneapolis, MN (Horseman's Landing, on the Wisconsin side of the St. Croix River) Queensbury Rules and skin gloves were used;
Meyer was seconded by James "Sparrow" Golden; Gilmore was seconded by Kip Anderson; Gilmore was ahead for most of the fight.

1886-12-28Charles Daly
Woodford, Illinois, USAWRTD31

 
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