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Charlie McKeever
Global ID40016
sexmale
birthdate 1873-11-19
death date 1911-00-00 (37)
divisionwelterweight
country USA
residencePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth placeSlatington, Pennsylvania, USA
won 27 (KO 8) + lost 17 (KO 7) + drawn 8 = 53
rounds boxed 418
Newspaper Decisions won 24 : lost 5 : drawn 8
rounds boxed 205
Total Bouts 90 KO% 8.89
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1906-04-26Billy Devine14-6-1
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision is from the Philadelphia Item.
1906-04-16Honey Mellody30-6-9
Lincoln A.C., Chelsea, Massachusetts, USALKO615
referee: Jack Sheehan
1906-03-26Honey Mellody29-6-9
Lincoln A.C., Chelsea, Massachusetts, USALKO1115
referee: Maffitt Flaherty
(Boston Globe)
1905-12-28Jack Clancy8-3-2
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Result from the Philadelphia Record and the Philadelphia Item.
1905-10-16Billy Burke4-2-0
Washington S.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of a draw. McKeever was starting a comeback.
1904-03-31Hugo Kelly19-5-9
Auditorium, Indianapolis, Indiana, USALPTS1010
1903-11-20Hugo Kelly17-3-8
Milwaukee Boxing Club, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWPTS66
1903-10-06Jack Williams7-5-3
Southern A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from Philadelphia Item. McKeever was a decisive winner.
1903-06-09George Cole34-10-6
Southern A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Cole from the Philadelphia Item.
1903-02-27Joe Grim14-3-1
Ariel A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
The Philadelphia Record reported that McKeever "pounded Joe Grim badly" and walloped him 6 rounds.
1903-02-19Sammy Phillips2-7-3
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1902-12-15Philadelphia Jack O'Brien58-2-9
Washington S.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
"O'Brien appeared to be in better condition than his opponent and was fresher at the finish. He floored McKeever in the third round and the latter remained down seven seconds. McKeever was the aggressor throughout the bout, but he received much more punishment than O'Brien. The bout was considered a good one. (Daily Northwestern)
1902-11-24Charlie Haghey6-1-4
Washington S.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Philadelphia Item newspaper decision was draw.
1902-06-02Philadelphia Jack O'Brien50-2-9
Industrial Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO16
From the Philadelphia Item. O'Brien made a quick knockout victim of McKeever.
1902-04-21Young Peter Jackson49-8-14
Washington S.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALDQ66
referee: William H. Rocap
McKeever was winning when his second jumped into the ring, claiming Jackson had fouled. This caused McKeever to be disqualified (Philadelphia Inquirer).
1902-04-01Philadelphia Jack O'Brien48-2-9
Industrial Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
From the Philadelphia Record. O'Brien handed McKeever a licking.
1902-03-25Tom Markey1-2-0
West Philadelphia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of McKeever.
1902-03-10Philadelphia Jack O'Brien45-2-9
Washington A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
referee: William H. Rocap
After being knocked down in the first round, "O'Brien pulled himself together and during the remaining five rounds had clearly the better of the go." (Frederick News)
1902-01-27Philadelphia Jack O'Brien42-2-9
The Country AC, Leeds, Yorkshire, United KingdomLDQ315x3
referee: Jack Haggarty
Billed World 154lbs Middleweight title
O'Brien overweight and paid Forfeit
Edinburgh Evening News - Tuesday 28 January 1902

1902-01-04Sandy Ferguson13-4-6
London, United KingdomDPTS44x3
1901-12-09Jack Palmer9-3-1
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomNCNC215x3
referee: Mr Plummer
Palmer fouled repeatedly and the crowd broke up the bout. The referee declared it "no contest."
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005

1901-10-18Jack Bennett34-10-6
Wilmington A.C., Wilmington, Delaware, USALPTS1515
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005
1901-10-06Jack Bennett33-10-6
Wilmington A.C., Wilmington, Delaware, USALPTS1515
1901-06-18Jack Bennett31-9-6
Wilmington, Delaware, USALDQ4
referee: Jack McDonald
1901-03-21Joe Walcott67-8-8
Auditorium, Waterbury, Connecticut, USALTKO620
time: 1:49 | referee: Fred Bullen
1900-10-15Dido Plumb28-3-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
referee: John Herbert Douglas
Billed for World 152lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004
The Courier and Argus (Dundee, Scotland), Tuesday, October 16, 1900

1900-07-06Charley Burns9-19-13
Cripple Creek, Colorado, USAWPTS2020
1900-06-09Jimmy Handler18-9-4
Seaside A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALDQ625
referee: Billy Madden
1900-04-27Jack Bonner38-9-14
Industrial A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
McKeever was better.
1900-04-06Matty Matthews36-5-14
Industrial Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
McKeever had a shade the better of the fight according to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1899-11-08Mysterious Billy Smith28-10-19
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS2020
referee: Johnny White
Sometimes recorded as a World Welterweight title fight. Both men weighed over the then welter limit of 142lbs
1899-10-20Mysterious Billy Smith28-10-19
Industrial Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1899-06-30Mysterious Billy Smith27-10-16
Broadway A.C., New York, New York, USADPTS2020
Sometimes recorded as a World Welterweight title fight but no mention of that appeared in the New York Herald while the New York Times reported it as a match made at catchweight
1899-06-26Owen Ziegler26-11-15
Coney Island A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO7
1899-04-22George Kerwin16-5-8
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS66
1899-04-07Young Mahoney5-0-0
Industrial Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
1899-03-10Eddie Connolly17-5-11
Kelly's Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
McKeever about 10 pounds heavier. Newspaper decision was a draw. Philadelphia Record
1899-02-07Rube Ferns19-4-2
Tattersall's, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
referee: George Siler
1899-01-21Charley Burns7-9-10
Tattersall's, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66
"Burns went down (in the 6th round)and writhed in agony, claiming foul. It was not allowed ...he got up and fought like a demon to the end of the round."--Salt Lake Tribune.
1898-12-23Tom Broderick6-5-3
Arena A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS6
Reported as Win for McKeever (Brooklyn Daily Eagle).
1898-10-28Wilmington Jack Daly32-2-14
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
1898-10-07Mysterious Billy Smith23-10-15
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USALPTS2525
World Welterweight Title
1898-06-21Frank McConnell3-0-0
San Francisco, California, USALPTS44
1898-04-29Wilmington Jack Daly29-1-14
Arena A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1898-04-12Matty Matthews15-3-6
Central Armory, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS2020
referee: Walter C Kelly
1898-02-11Jack Bennett15-2-3
Arena A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1898-01-07Jack Bennett14-2-2
Arena A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Results from the Pittsburgh Press.
1897-12-13Matty Matthews13-2-5
Olympic A.C., Athens, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1515
1897-10-25Tom Williams18-8-6
Quaker City A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
McKeever won the newspaper decision.
1897-09-07Young Griffo56-6-33
Olympic A.C., Athens, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1515
1897-05-26George Green6-1-1
San Francisco, California, USALKO1520
Green defended his World Welterweight title claim
1897-04-05Owen Ziegler20-7-8
Quaker City A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Zeigler "appeared to have a shade better of the argument." Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1897-03-08George (Kid) Lavigne31-0-8
Quaker City A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
(San Francisco Call)
1897-02-15Jack Everhardt13-3-8
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision for McKeever from Philadelphia Item, Philadelphia Inquirer, Boston Morning Journal. A draw from Philadelphia Record, Baltimore Sun.
1897-02-01Owen Ziegler20-6-8
Winter Circus, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1897-01-18Wilmington Jack Daly25-1-9
Winter Circus, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
"Daly is the aggressor in the first two rounds, but goes back in the last four". (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
"McKeever had the advantage in every round." (Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

1896-10-17Jerome Quigley6-2-9
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1896-10-12Charley Johnson44-8-17
Caledonian A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1896-09-10Charles Bull McCarthy8-8-6
Caledonian A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1896-09-07Billy McCarthy20-12-11
Caledonian A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1896-07-20George (Kid) Lavigne28-0-8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADNWS66x2
Results from the Philadelphia Record.Two minute rounds and no referee in the ring.
1896-04-13Young Griffo55-4-28
Empire A.C., Maspeth, Queens, New York, USAWPTS2020
referee: Tim Hurst
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1896-03-27Tommy Keenan
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS44
1896-02-26Jim Franey3-2-0
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS44
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1896-02-22Jerome Quigley5-2-5
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS44
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1896-02-15Jack Randall
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS44
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
1896-01-15Owen Ziegler16-2-6
Tuxedo A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
Results from the Philadelphia Record. This was the grand opening of the Tuxedo A.C.
1895-10-02Arthur Valentine9-1-0
Empire A.C., Maspeth, Queens, New York, USAWKO17
referee: Tim Hurst
1895-03-19Jack Everhardt10-1-3
Schuylkill Navy A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Inquirer.
1895-02-16Charles Dee
Southwark A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS3
1895-01-26Horace Leeds1-1-0
Winter Circus, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO44
referee: Jack Fogarty
Results from the Philadelphia Record. McKeever was dominating until Leeds landed a Hail Mary punch.
1895-01-05Jack Hanley3-6-1
Southwark A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO3
referee: Jimmy McHale
1894-12-25Wilmington Jack Daly12-1-2
Quaker City A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS33
Results from the Philadelphia Inquirer.
1894-12-22Owen Ziegler11-2-2
Southwark A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS4
referee: John P. Eckhardt
Results from the Philadelphia Inquirer.
1894-12-20Stanton Abbott15-8-5
Schuylkill Navy A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
Results from the Philadelphia Record.
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