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Battling Siki
Global ID32085
sexmale
birthdate 1897-09-16
death date 1925-12-15 (28)
divisionlight heavyweight
height5′ 10½″   /   179cm
reach75″   /   191cm
aliasSingular Senegalese
country Senegal
residenceParis, Paris, France
birth placeSaint Louis, Senegal
birth nameAmadou M’Barick Fall
won 60 (KO 32) + lost 24 (KO 4) + drawn 4 = 88
rounds boxed 703
Newspaper Decisions won 1 : lost 2 : drawn
rounds boxed 32
Total Bouts 91 KO% 35.16
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1925-11-13Lee Anderson35-28-12
104th Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland, USALPTS1212
1925-08-18Billy Vidabeck19-3-1
Playgrounds Stadium, West New York, New Jersey, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Times.
1925-08-08Joe Silvani2-6-1
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USALDQ812
referee: Andy Griffin
1925-07-23Jimmy Francis5-2-1
Playgrounds Stadium, West New York, New Jersey, USAWKO2
referee: Sailor Fritz
Two days later, Siki was stabbed during a street brawl and hospitalized.
1925-07-10Chief Halbran8-4-1
Steeplechase A.A., Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York, USAWKO312
referee: Jack O'Sullivan
1925-06-29Art Weigand20-6-6
Bison Stadium, Buffalo, New York, USALPTS66
referee: Joe Morrison
1925-03-13Paul Berlenbach23-1-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO1012
time: 1:12
The referee "stopped the bout which was nothing short of slaughter after 1:12 of the 10th session.
The former champion had withstood the terrific blows of his rival as long as he could expect to and longer than any ordinary man would have survived."
(New York Times)

1924-12-04Jack Burke11-6-1
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS1212
1924-11-27Frank Kearns16-4-7
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USADPTS1010
referee: Tommy Connolly
1924-11-14Tony Marullo23-10-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1212
1924-11-07Roscoe Hall0-5-0
Passaic Armory, Passaic, New Jersey, USAWTKO610
1924-08-20Mike Conroy25-9-0
Lorain, Ohio, USALTKO810
This was the main bout on a benefit show for the Lorain tornado relief. At the commencement of the 9th round Siki, his left eye closed in the 6th, went to centre ring and exclaimed "I am getting nothing for this. I quit." (New York Times)
1924-08-11Homer Smith30-15-0
Bison Stadium, Buffalo, New York, USALPTS1010
referee: Dick Nugent
Siki down in 9th. Buffalo Commercial
1924-08-04Dixie Kid7-4-2
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWRTD310
Dixie Kid quits
1924-08-02Sergeant Jack Lynch22-9-6
Clinton Oval, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USALPTS1010
1924-07-18Blacksmith Russell2-0-0
Textile Field, Manchester, New Hampshire, USAWKO710
Both were booed by the crowd.
1924-07-12Ray Bennett3-3-2
Bellaire, Ohio, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the World Almanac
1924-02-14Tut Jackson54-10-3
Fort Hayes Arena, Columbus, Ohio, USALPTS1010
1924-02-08Joe White6-7-0
Rochester, New York, USAWPTS1010
1924-01-31Joe Lohman10-8-1
Kenwood Armory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALNWS1010
referee: George Barton
Lohman won the newspaper decision. (Bismarck Tribune)
1924-01-21Battling Owens3-6-0
Louisiana Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALPTS1515
As reported in the New Orleans Times-Picayune (Jack Kincaid).
1924-01-14Young Norfolk0-1-0
Southern A.C., Memphis, Tennessee, USAWPTS88
Norfolk down in the second, Siki down in the sixth.
1924-01-07Tony Stabenau8-1-1
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWKO210
time: 0:47 | referee: Dick Nugent
1923-12-25Jack Taylor19-13-10
Adelphia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1923-11-20Kid Norfolk71-17-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1515
1923-08-05Gaston Marmouget13-5-0
Arenes du Bouscat, Bordeaux, Gironde, FranceWKO312
1923-07-08Marcel Nilles21-4-1
Stade Buffalo, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO215
1923-06-16Emile Morelle2-5-0
Velodrome d'Hiver, Paris, Paris, FranceLDQ620
Siki was disqualified for hitting low. Siki refused to weigh in for the bout so officials at ringside announced that no title was at stake.
1923-03-17Mike McTigue55-9-2
La Scala Theatre, Dublin, IrelandLPTS2020
referee: Jack Smith
World Light Heavyweight Title
Apparently, the fighters did not weigh in for this bout

1922-09-24Georges Carpentier83-12-5
Buffalo Stadium, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO620
referee: Henri Bernstein
EBU (European) light heavyweight title
EBU (European) heavyweight title
IBU World (1913 - 1946) light heavyweight title
World Light Heavyweight Title
Both fighters down in third; Carpentier down in fifth; Carpentier down in sixth; the ringside judges disqualified Siki, but members of the French Federation overruled them and declared Siki the victor.

1922-07-27Harry Reeve62-28-11
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, FranceWTKO615
1922-07-23Hans Dressler1-2-0
Circus Schouwburg, Rotterdam, NetherlandsWTKO56
1922-06-23Marcel Nilles16-1-1
Velodrome d'Hiver, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1515
1922-05-19Harry Reeve62-28-8
Hippodrome-paleis, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, BelgiumDPTS1010
1922-05-11Harry Reeve62-27-8
Theater Carré, Amsterdam, NetherlandsWPTS1010
1922-04-26Alfred Baker5-0-1
Frontón Condal, Barcelona, Cataluña, SpainWPTS1212
referee: Juan Casanovas
1922-04-16Louis Piochelle10-2-0
Stade Municipal, Algiers, AlgeriaWPTS1212
Siki's record was according to his own count now: 29 wins in 31 fights, only two losses, to Audouny (1913) and Leonard (1919)
Interview: L'Echo d'Alger 24-04-1922

1922-03-31Martinus Vige3-0-1
Circus Schouwburg, Rotterdam, NetherlandsWTKO610
1922-03-23Frank Hoche26-3-7
Iris Park, Barcelona, Cataluña, SpainWPTS1010
Siki arrived at the venue after a 30-hour train trip from Rotterdam.
1922-03-15Alphonse Rogiers4-3-2
Salle de Trocadero, Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, BelgiumWPTS1010
1922-03-03Jules Lenaers6-8-1
Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, FranceWTKO2
1922-02-03? Iter
Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, FranceWTKO2
Iter retires after 2 rounds
1922-01-17Alphonse Rogiers4-2-2
Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1212
1921-12-03Paul Journee9-9-0
Velodrome d'Hiver, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1515
London Sportsman December 7, 1921
1921-11-21Jean Leroi9-16-3
Paris, Paris, FranceWTKO3
Leroi retires after 3 rounds
1921-10-21Jean Leroi9-15-3
Magic City, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO2
1921-10-02Battling Marcot0-4-0
Arènes des Amidonniers, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, FranceWTKO515
1921-09-21Ercole de Balzac37-13-11
Continental Boxing Club, Paris, Paris, FranceWTKO2
DeBalzac retires after 2 rounds
1921-08-21Constant Barrick4-4-1
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, FranceWPTS1010
1921-07-02Gabriel Pionnier17-10-4
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWTKO715
1921-06-14Harry Reeve56-23-8
De Doelen, Rotterdam, NetherlandsWPTS1010
1921-04-29Jeff DePaus8-9-3
Antwerpen, Antwerpen, BelgiumWPTS1010
1921-03-15Hugo Podzuhn5-3-0
Sagebiel, Hamburg, GermanyWTKO1015
Podzuhn retires after 10 rounds
1921-02-25Giuseppe Spalla11-4-2
Zirkus Busch, Mitte, Berlin, GermanyWTKO915
Spalla retires after 9 rounds
1921-02-05Bertus Ahaus9-10-0
Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, NetherlandsWPTS1010
1921-01-19Herman Sjouwerman2-0-0
Paleis voor Volksvlijt, Amsterdam, NetherlandsWPTS1010
1921-01-14Hans Breitenstraeter15-3-2
Admiralspalast, Mitte, Berlin, GermanyWPTS1515
1920-12-04Jeff DePaus7-7-3
Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, NetherlandsWPTS1010
1920-10-25Nicol Simpson15-17-4
Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, NetherlandsWKO115
1920-08-30Tom Berry11-6-2
Circus Schouwburg, Rotterdam, NetherlandsLPTS1515
1920-07-17Tom Berry11-5-2
Circus Schouwburg, Rotterdam, NetherlandsWPTS1010
1920-07-04Willem Westbroek20-4-0
Circus Schouwburg, Rotterdam, NetherlandsWTKO510
referee: Kees Kolm
1920-06-27Daan Holtkamp3-3-0
Circus Schouwburg, Rotterdam, NetherlandsWKO210
1920-06-13Bertus Ahaus8-5-0
Circus Schouwburg, Rotterdam, NetherlandsWPTS1010
1920-05-29Jimmy Lyggett Sr3-2-0
Cirque de Paris, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1920-05-02Willem Westbroek18-3-0
Circus Schouwburg, Rotterdam, NetherlandsWKO710
referee: J.H.W. Van Ophuysen
1920-04-28Rene De Vos29-6-9
Cirque de Paris, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1920-04-16Jeff DePaus4-3-3
Antwerpen, Antwerpen, BelgiumWPTS1515
1920-04-09Victor KO Marchand17-14-2
Nouveau Cirque, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO815
1920-04-02Maurice Lefevre2-0-1
Nouveau Cirque, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1920-03-26Leon Derensy2-0-0
Nouveau Cirque, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO3
1920-02-16Jean Audouy10-15-4
Théâtre des Nouveautés, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, FranceWTKO4
1920-01-12Frederic Henrys2-0-0
Théâtre des Nouveautés, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, FranceWPTS1212
1919-12-29Felix Leonard19-15-4
Théâtre des Nouveautés, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, FranceLPTS1010
1919-12-08Eugene Stuber15-17-3
Théâtre des Nouveautés, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, FranceWTKO210
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