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Frank Craig
Global ID39932
sexmale
birthdate 1868-04-01
death date 1943-01-01 (74)
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
aliasThe Harlem Coffee Cooler
country USA
residenceNew York, New York, USA
birth placeColumbus, Ohio, USA
won 69 (KO 43) + lost 39 (KO 14) + drawn 10 = 119
rounds boxed 676
Newspaper Decisions won 1 : lost : drawn 1
rounds boxed 9
Total Bouts 121 KO% 35.54
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1922-08-05Jim Rideout4-10-1
Manor Hall, Hackney, London, United KingdomLPTS33x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1912-07-11Gunner Ellis
London, United KingdomLKO321x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1912-05-20E Thompson0-1-0
Loughborough, Leicestershire, United KingdomWKO1320x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1912-02-21Pat Carroll
Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWKO110x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1911-11-13E Thompson
Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1911-09-11Charles Bradley
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1911-08-12Fred Drummond3-13-1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLPTS77x3
1910-10-24Bandsman Dick Rice3-1-0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomLDQ720x3
1910-10-19Pat Kelly
Oxford, Oxfordshire, United KingdomWKO36x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1910-10-03Tom Edwards
Hammersmith, London, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1910-06-23Bill Cockayne0-5-0
King's Hall, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1910-04-30Bill Theake1-2-1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWKO46x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1910-03-30Private Pete Casling1-6-1
Manor Place Baths, Hackney, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1910-03-03Dido Plumb28-5-1
Limegrove Baths, Hackney, London, United KingdomDPTS66x3
Adams down twice in the 2nd round and knocked through the ropes in the 6th,
1910-02-14Charley Webster1-0-0
South London Palace, London, United KingdomWTKO13x3
1910-01-31Dennis Haugh6-1-1
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1910-01-27Dai Thomas
Islington, London, United KingdomLPTS66x3
Western Mail, 1st August 1910.
1910-01-24Simon Broadbend0-2-0
The Empire, Holborn, London, United KingdomWKO16x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1910-01-17Fred Drummond1-7-0
The Canterbury, Bermondsey, London, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1910-01-08Gunner Joe Mills1-2-0
The Canterbury, Bermondsey, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1910-01-01Fred Drummond1-6-0
The Paragon, West Ham, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1909-06-24Jem Roche9-3-0
Theatre Royal, Waterford, IrelandLTKO315
1909-06-23Jem Roche8-3-0
Theatre Royal, Waterford, IrelandLTKO320
1909-05-29Pat Mulcahy2-2-0
Jones's Road, Dublin, IrelandDPTS2020
vacant Irish middleweight title
1909-04-12Tom Spring1-2-0
Empire Theatre, Dublin, IrelandWKO110
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1909-04-10Seaman Fred Broadbent0-1-0
Empire Theatre, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWRTD1215x3
1909-03-17Private Farnan
Empire Theatre, Dublin, IrelandLPTS2020
1909-02-13Pat Mulcahy2-1-0
Ponsonby Barracks, Curragh, IrelandWKO710
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1909-01-04Tom Lancaster15-1-0
Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
1908-12-21Tom Lancaster14-1-0
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
1908-11-14Bob Brown0-1-0
Theatre Royal, Dublin, IrelandWKO420
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1908-09-07Tom Lancaster11-1-0
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
1908-04-23Joe White9-5-4
Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
1908-03-16Iron Hague7-1-1
Drill Hall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomLKO420x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1907-07-13Jack Scales26-12-1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomLPTS66x3
1907-06-06Harry Sherring1-2-3
Warley Barracks, Warley, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1907-05-18Harry Slounch Dixon6-9-2
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1907-04-29Jack Scales25-10-1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1907-03-09Seaman Kelly
Portsmouth, Hampshire, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1907-01-19Harry Sherring0-2-3
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomLPTS1111x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1906-12-10Peter Brown56-17-6
Beresford Street Drill Hall, Woolwich, London, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1906-12-06Mike Crawley2-4-0
Westminster, London, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1906-12-01Private Pete Casling0-4-0
Westminster, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1906-09-08Charlie Allum13-8-5
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWKO56x3
1906-08-25Mike Crawley2-3-0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWKO46x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1905-10-19C St.Clair0-1-0
Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWKO910x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1905-09-23Mike Crawley1-1-0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomLPTS66x3
1905-08-26Charlie Knock8-10-4
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWKO56x3
1905-08-12Private Pete Casling0-3-0
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWKO26x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1905-07-22Harry Slounch Dixon6-7-2
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1905-04-25Kid Davis0-0-1
Jack Scarrots booth, Neath, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1905-01-02Joe White4-2-2
Scarrott's Pavilion, Newport, Wales, United KingdomLPTS1010x2
Craig had fought a 6-round 'try-out' bout with Jim Courtney in the afternoon.
1903-07-27Jack Palmer17-3-2
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLDQ215x3
1903-06-15Harry Slounch Dixon5-4-1
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomDPTS1212x3
1902-12-26Jack Mowatt
West Philadelphia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
From the Philadelphia Item, with Craig given newspaper win.
1902-08-30Denver Ed Martin13-1-0
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLKO420x3
Martin defends world 'colored' heavyweight title
1902-08-16Denver Ed Martin12-1-0
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLTKO320x3
Martin defends world 'colored' heavyweight title
1901-11-18Philadelphia Jack O'Brien38-2-9
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLDQ720x3
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 19 November 1901
1900-09-10George Gardner24-1-2
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United KingdomLDQ420x3
Craig was disqualified for throwing Gardiner.
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Tuesday, September 11, 1900

1899-11-24Tommy West19-5-8
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALTKO14
West knocked Craig down sixteen times, seven in the last round. Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1899-10-15Jack Root26-0-0
Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS66
1899-10-03Jack Root25-0-0
Tattersall's, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS66
Craig down in the fifth round.
1899-09-18Tommy Ryan54-1-8
Coney Island A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALTKO1020
time: 2:30 | referee: George Siler
Billed World & American 158lbs Middleweight Titles Craig unable to get down to 158lbs

Ryan down in 2d; Craig down 9 times in 9th and once in 10th
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005

1898-11-25George Chrisp22-6-0
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO1220x3
referee: JT Hulls
Billed World 160lbs Middleweight Title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, December 3, 1898

1898-10-17Australian Billy Edwards13-2-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO1215x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
England Open middleweight title
Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales), Tuesday, October 18, 1898
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, October 22, 1898

1897-10-23Dick O'Brien19-6-5
Olympic Club, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomLKO220x3
Billed World & American 158lbs Middleweight Title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005
Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, October 24, 1897

1896-05-11Tom Duggan15-2-5
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO1220x2
referee: Bernard J Angle
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Tuesday, May 12, 1896
1895-10-14Dan Creedon23-1-7
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
Billed World Middleweight 158lbs title
Creedon down in 6th
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Tuesday, October 15, 1895

1895-04-13John O'Brien4-5-0
Central Hall, Holborn, London, United KingdomWTKO120x2
O'Brien was drafted in as a last-minute substitute for Ted Pritchard who was taken ill.O'Brien who had been drinking in a pub from which he had to be fetched entered the ring blind drunk and had a job standing up before somehow getting through the first round, only to retire through the first round
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005
The Yorkshire Herald, and The York Herald (York, England), Sunday, April 14, 1895

1895-03-11Frank Slavin31-4-4
Central Hall, Holborn, London, United KingdomLKO120x3
referee: George Vize
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Tuesday, March 12, 1895
The Yorkshire Herald, and The York Herald (York, England), Tuesday, March 12, 1895

1895-02-04Felix Scott8-7-0
Central Hall, Holborn, London, United KingdomLPTS44x3
Craig had contracted to knock out Scott and failed to do so
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher

1894-12-17Ted Pritchard9-2-1
Holloway Road Baths, Holloway, London, United KingdomWKO13x3
time: 1:46 | referee: J.C. Calder
Billed World 158lbs Middleweight title
Not generally recognised as a title fight as over 3 rounds
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005
The Pall Mall Gazette (London, England), Tuesday, December 18, 1894

1894-11-23Alf Mitchell12-7-0
London, United KingdomWKO24x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1894-11-22Charles Bannister
London, United KingdomWPTS44x3
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1894-11-21Sammy Phillips
London, United KingdomWKO2
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
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