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Les Darcy
Global ID39979
sexmale
birthdate 1895-10-31
death date 1917-05-24 (21)
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
reach71″   /   180cm
aliasThe Maitland Wonder
country Australia
birth placeStradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
birth nameJames Leslie Darcy
won 46 (KO 29) + lost 4 (KO 0) + drawn 0 = 50
rounds boxed 535 KO% 58
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1916-09-30George Chip30-8-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO920
referee: Arthur Scott
World Middleweight Title
Australian Version
Darcy died of pneumonia on 24th May 1917
Brisbane Courier October 2, 1916

1916-09-09Jimmy Clabby66-10-20
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
referee: Arthur Scott
World Middleweight Title
Australian version
Brisbane Courier September 11, 1916

1916-08-16Dave Smith36-9-3
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWRTD1120
referee: Snowy Baker
Australian heavyweight title
Brisbane Courier August 17, 1916
1916-06-24Dave Smith35-7-3
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO1220
referee: Arthur Scott
Australian heavyweight title
The Argus June 24, 1916
1916-05-29Buck Crouse53-3-3
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO220
referee: Arthur Scott
Sydney Morning Herald
1916-05-13Alex Costica15-5-3
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO420
referee: Arthur Scott
World Middleweight Title
Australian Version
The police stopped the fight after Costica had been badly punished
The Argus May 15, 1916

1916-04-08George KO Brown11-10-4
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
referee: Arthur Scott
The Argus April 10, 1916
1916-03-25Les O'Donnell14-8-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD720
referee: Arthur Scott
Australian heavyweight title
The Argus March 27, 1916
1916-02-19Harold Hardwick4-3-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO720
referee: Arthur Scott
Australian heavyweight title
The Argus February 21, 1916
1916-01-15George KO Brown9-7-4
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
referee: Arthur Scott
The Argus January 17, 1916
1915-12-27Eddie McGoorty55-5-9
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO820
referee: Arthur Scott
World Middleweight Title
Australian Version
After McGoorty was down in the 8th "he had no chance of winning" and his corner threw in the towel. (Brisbane Courier)

1915-11-01Billy Murray47-7-6
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWRTD620
referee: Val Quirk
Melbourne Argus
1915-10-23Jimmy Clabby62-9-19
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
referee: Arthur Scott
World Middleweight title
Australian Version
Sydney Morning Herald

1915-10-09Fred Dyer30-3-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD620
referee: Harald Baker
World Middleweight Title
Australian Version
Sydney Morning Herald

1915-09-04Billy Murray47-5-6
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
referee: Harald Baker
World Middleweight Title
Australian Version
Sydney Morning Herald

1915-07-31Eddie McGoorty51-4-9
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO1520
referee: Harald Baker
World Middleweight Title
Australian Version

Sydney Morning Herald

1915-06-12Mick King9-6-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD1020
referee: Harald Baker
Australian middleweight title
World middleweight title
Australian Version

Sydney Morning Herald

1915-05-22Jeff Smith27-2-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWDQ220
referee: Harald Baker
World Middleweight Title
Australian Version
Sydney Morning Herald

1915-05-01Fritz Holland21-7-9
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWRTD1320x2
referee: Ed Newhouse
Melbourne Argus
1915-04-03Henri Demlen16-6-8
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO520
referee: Harald Baker
Sydney Morning Herald
1915-03-13Fritz Holland21-6-9
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
referee: Harald Baker
Sydney Morning Herald
1915-02-27Frank Loughrey14-5-8
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
referee: Harald Baker
Sydney Morning Herald
1915-01-23Jeff Smith24-2-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLDQ520
referee: Harald Baker
World Middleweight Title
Australian Version

Sydney Morning Herald

1914-12-26Fred Dyer28-2-2
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020
referee: Peter Flannagan
Brisbane Courier December 28, 1914
1914-11-07Gus Christie19-3-1
Rushcutter's Bay Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
referee: Harald Baker
Sydney Morning Herald
1914-10-05Victor KO Marchand10-6-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO520
referee: Harald Baker
Sydney Morning Herald
1914-09-12Fritz Holland19-5-8
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLDQ1820x2
referee: Harald Baker
Sydney Morning Herald
1914-07-18Fritz Holland18-5-8
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020x2
referee: Harald Baker
Sydney Morning Herald
1914-04-23Billy McNabb5-3-0
Andrews Stadium, West Maitland, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD420x2
referee: Walter Weekes
Newcastle Morning Herald
1914-03-21Bob Whitelaw22-13-4
Andrews Stadium, West Maitland, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO520
referee: Walter Weekes
This previously showed as Australian Welterweight Title. This is not the case as weights show.
Newcastle Morning Herald

1914-01-30Young Hanley3-9-1
Olympia A.C. Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD520
referee: Walter Weekes
Sydney Morning Herald
1914-01-05Jack Clarke20-15-2
Olympia A.C. Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO920
referee: Walter Weekes
Date and Darcy's opponent confirmed by local, contemporary newspaper. (Note, not 15 January, and not Jack Clare, as given by other sources)The Referee/Sydney Morning Herald
1913-11-03Bob Whitelaw21-12-4
Victoria Theatre, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020
referee: Arthur Scott
Australian welterweight title
Newcastle Morning Herald
1913-10-25Billy McNabb2-2-0
Maitland Stadium, Maitland, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
referee: Jim Barron
Maitland Mercury
1913-09-27Joe Shakespeare0-5-1
Maitland Stadium, Maitland, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD720
referee: W. Brien
Maitland Mercury
1913-07-19Reg Regio Delaney4-4-1
Andrew's Ascot Stadium, Maitland, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD820
referee: W. Brien
Maitland Mercury
1913-03-15Billy Hannan21-8-3
Andrew's Ascot Stadium, Maitland, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO1820
referee: Mick Dunn
Police Intervened
Maitland Mercury

1912-12-14Jim Burns0-1-0
Adelphi Hall, West Maitland, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO1120
referee: W. Brien
Maitland Mercury
1912-11-04Dave Depena2-2-0
Summer Park, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO920
referee: Arthur Scott
Newcastle Morning Herald
1912-09-28Peter Barnes
Summer Park, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD910
referee: Les O'Donnell
Final 10 st Competiion
Maitland Mercuty

1912-09-21Peter Devon
Summer Park, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD68
referee: Les O'Donnell
Semi-Final 10 st Competition
Newcastle Morning Herald

1912-09-14Harry Richards
Summer Park, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS88
referee: Les O'Donnell
Newcastle Morning Herald
1912-08-24Jim Burns
Summer Park, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS66
referee: Jack Read
Newcastle Morning Herald
1912-05-04Tom Page
Summer Park, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1010
referee: Les O'Donnell
Final 10 st Competition
Newcastle Morning Herald

1912-04-27Harry Emery
Summer Park, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS88
referee: Les O'Donnell
Semi-final 10 st Competition
Newcastle Morning Herald

1912-04-06? Rhymer
Summer Park, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO68
referee: Les O'Donnell
Newcastle Morning Herald
1912-03-30R Fairbairn
Summer Park, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD46
referee: Les O'Donnell
Newcastle Morning Herald
1911-07-26Tom Donohue0-1-0
Andrew's Ascot Stadium, Maitland, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS44
referee: Sam Chapman
Maitland Mercury
1910-01-02Sid Pascoe
Andrew's Ascot Stadium, Maitland, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO210
Date in 1910 unknown
1910-01-01Guv'nor Balsa
Thornton, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1110
Date in 1910 unknown

 
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