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Bert Kenny
Global ID39995
sexmale
divisionheavyweight
aliasWild Bert Kenny, Burt Kenny
country Canada
residencePrince Edward Island, Canada
birth placePrince Edward Island, Canada
birth nameWilliam Kenny
won 11 (KO 9) + lost 20 (KO 8) + drawn 1 = 33
rounds boxed 179
Newspaper Decisions won 6 : lost 20 : drawn 3
rounds boxed 278
Total Bouts 62 KO% 14.52
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1925-02-16Johnny Risko8-2-0
Canton Auditorium, Canton, Ohio, USALTKO710
Date: Tuesday, February 17, 1925 Paper: Repository (Canton, OH) Page: 16
1924-07-28Frank Yarchan2-9-0
Oakland A.A., Jersey City, New Jersey, USAWDQ612
referee: Sailor Fritz
1924-03-10Jack Reddick15-1-1
Standard Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLKO610
A right uppercut put Kenny down for the count. "Kenny took a sound beating all along the route." - Toronto Star
1923-11-19Lee Anderson29-19-11
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALPTS66
1923-03-23George Hetherington3-0-0
Hulme Town Hall, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomLDQ615x3
1923-03-19Harry (Rocky) Knight1-9-0
Drill Hall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWKO215x2
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 20 March 1923 P 9
1923-03-02George Hetherington2-0-0
Hulme Town Hall, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 03 March 1923 P 18
1923-02-02Boy McCormick25-6-5
White City, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomLDQ420x3
Kenny used roughhouse tactics and was disqualified after butting McCormick.
1922-12-07Jim Rideout5-10-1
Manor Hall, Hackney, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1922-11-13Alf Bright1-7-0
Hoxton Baths, Hoxton, London, United KingdomLDQ415x3
1922-11-03Petty Officer Gardner1-0-0
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWRTD1215x3
Western Morning News - Saturday 04 November 1922
1921-12-19Joe Mullings0-1-0
Opera House, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomLTKO715x3
1921-08-13Dave Magill10-1-0
Celtic Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomLDQ315x3
1921-06-25Bandsman Dick Rice27-14-2
Bull Inn Grounds, Heeley, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomNCNC815x3
1921-03-18Paul Journee7-6-0
Cirque de Paris, Paris, Paris, FranceLTKO110
Kenny was floored twice and in bad shape when the referee stopped the fight.
1921-03-08Harry Reeve56-21-8
Lime Grove Baths, Shepherd's Bush, London, United KingdomWKO715x3
1921-02-25Tom Berry15-8-3
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWKO215x3
1921-01-13Erminio Spalla13-1-2
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLDQ620x3
Kenny and Spalla substituted for Bombardier Billy Wells and Battling Levinsky. "Kenny..spread his legs and crouched little more than knee high (and) was certainly very wild. His idea of attack was to leap wildly at his man swinging terrific rigts. Spalla met his man neatly.." Kenny was outboxed and finally disqualified for holding.
1920-07-26Frank Moran34-8-2
1st Regiment Armory, Newark, New Jersey, USALNWS1010
Moran won the newspaper decision (Chicago Tribune and Philadelphia Record).
1920-05-10Frank Carbone15-7-4
Oakland Outdoor Arena, Jersey City, New Jersey, USALNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Bayonne Review (Herb Goldman). Kenny floored Carbone in round one with a right to the jaw, and then went after Frank before he could climb off the floor. Referee John McEvoy stopped him and Kenny crowded him menacingly into a corner, where McEvoy fired a terrific right uppercut that just missed Wild Bert's jaw.
1920-01-01Battling Levinsky39-7-10
Arena Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLTKO810
referee: Lou Marsh
Kenny asked that his arm be examined in round 8. A small break was discovered and the bout was stopped.
1919-12-15Leo Houck49-9-4
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record.
1919-10-23Panama Joe Gans26-6-3
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record.
1919-09-26Larry Williams16-10-2
Bridgeport, Connecticut, USALPTS88
1919-09-11Leo Houck46-9-4
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record and Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1919-08-28Frank Mayo
Atlantic City S.C., Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALDQ18
1919-07-24Jeff Clark88-21-15
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1919-06-02Joe Borrell24-8-0
Open-Air Arena, Jersey City, New Jersey, USALDQ28
1919-05-22Kid Norfolk38-12-4
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1919-04-15Joe Jeannette82-10-8
Spring A.C., West Hoboken, New Jersey, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Jersey Journal (Jack Kincaid).
1918-04-27Johnny Wolgast3-2-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO26
Wolgast was down twice in the first round and again in the second. Kenny went in for the knockout but suffered a broken arm in the melee and had to quit.
1917-10-30Billy Miske17-1-1
Arena (Armory A.A.), Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO512
1917-10-06Zulu Kid17-2-0
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Evening Telegram (Paul Zabala).
1917-09-28Larry Williams15-9-1
National A.C., Marieville, Rhode Island, USADPTS1212
Pawtucket Times.
1917-09-18Billy Miske17-0-1
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALNWS1010
"Wild Bill Kenny was decidedly tame last night at the Broadway Sporting Club after he had been pounded and hammered for ten rounds by Billy Miske." Trenton Evening Times) The Philadelphia Record reported the same result. Kenny was down for a nine-count in the second round at the bell, and took three counts in round nine.
1917-07-30Kid Norfolk28-10-4
Airdome A.C., Rochester, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Rochester Herald.
1917-07-20Kid Norfolk28-10-4
Harlem S.C., New York, New York, USALNWS1010
New York Times
1917-05-26Battling Levinsky33-5-6
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record and the Illustrated Boxing Record.
1917-03-31Sailor Grande23-11-9
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record.
1917-03-03Tommy Gibbons9-0-0
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Telegram (Paul Zabala).
1917-01-06Bob McAllister11-1-5
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record.
1916-07-08Jack Dempsey19-1-5
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Telegram (Paul Zabala). Kenny was floored twice in the bout.
1916-04-22Bartley Madden5-1-0
Queensboro A.C., Long Island City, Queens, New York, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Illustrated Boxing Record.
1916-03-07Battling Levinsky27-3-3
Park Theatre, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Norwalk Hour
1916-02-16Bartley Madden5-1-0
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid)
1916-02-05Willie Meehan54-10-26
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Times.
1916-01-17Sailor Czarmanski
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO56
From the (Paul Zabala).
1916-01-01Jack Driscoll2-10-1
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USAWTKO110
1915-11-20Al Thiel1-3-2
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USALDQ810
Kenny's opponent was "New Al McCoy," who fought more frequently under his actual name, Al Thiel.
1915-10-09KO Sweeney17-2-5
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Telegram (Paul Zabala).
1915-09-10Leo Houck27-7-3
New Polo A.C., New York, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Illustrated Boxing Record.
1915-04-23Joe Sailor Goettinger
135th Street A.C., New York, New York, USAWKO110
1915-04-17Frank Mantell35-17-20
Irving A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Telegram (Paul Zabala).
1915-03-02Emmett 'Kid' Wagner7-3-0
135th Street A.C., New York, New York, USADNWS1010
(New York Times)
1915-02-15Joe Twin McCarty0-1-0
Broadway S.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO110
referee: Johnny Haukop
McCarty was out on his feet but convinced the ref the bell had gone so Haukup waved Kenny in again to finish the job.
1914-08-07George Ashe12-4-1
Brown's Gym A.A., Far Rockaway, Queens, New York, USALTKO410
1914-06-26Battling Levinsky21-2-1
Brown's Gym A.A., Far Rockaway, Queens, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Times. This was said to be the sixth professional fight for Kenny.
1914-06-16Young Hickey6-0-1
Brown's Gym A.A., Far Rockaway, Queens, New York, USALDQ610
1914-06-05Jack Twin Sullivan44-17-32
Elmira, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Elmira Herald (Paul Zabala).
1914-05-15Jack Curphey2-1-0
Elmira, New York, USAWKO310
1914-05-09Whitey Allen1-5-0
Brooklyn, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Tracy Callis).
1914-04-25Walter Hansen
National A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Times.

 
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