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Dave Smith
Global ID40065
sexmale
birthdate 1886-05-10
death date 1945-05-29 (59)
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 9″   /   175cm
reach73″   /   185cm
country Australia
residenceSydney, New South Wales, Australia
birth placeDunedin, New Zealand
won 39 (KO 19) + lost 13 (KO 11) + drawn 3 = 62
rounds boxed 748
Newspaper Decisions won 2 : lost 1 : drawn
rounds boxed 18
Total Bouts 65 KO% 29.23
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1917-05-26Jimmy Clabby67-13-20
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO1020
Australian heavyweight title
1917-04-14Albert Kid Lloyd12-4-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
Australian heavyweight title
1916-12-26Bill Squires20-10-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO1020
vacant Australian heavyweight title
Squires retired after this fight
Brisbane Courier December 27 , 1916

1916-10-28Art Magirl51-3-9
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLKO620
referee: Val Quirk
The Argus October 30, 1916
1916-10-14Joe Chip16-2-5
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
referee: Arthur Scott
Brisbane Courier October 16,1916
1916-09-02Art Magirl49-3-9
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO1220
referee: Arthur Scott
Brisbane Courier 4/9/1916
1916-08-16Les Darcy43-4-0
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLRTD1120
referee: Snowy Baker
Australian heavyweight title
Brisbane Courier August 17, 1916
1916-08-05Buck Crouse55-4-3
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO420x2
referee: Arthur Scott
The Argus August 7, 1916
1916-07-15Buck Crouse54-4-3
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO920x2
referee: Arthur Scott
Referee ,Sydney Wednesday 19 July 1916 P 1
1916-06-24Les Darcy42-4-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO1220
referee: Arthur Scott
Australian heavyweight title
The Argus June 24, 1916
1916-06-10Colin Bell36-12-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO1420x2
referee: Arthur Scott
The Argus June 12, 1916
1916-05-20Jimmy Clabby64-10-20
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020x2
referee: Arthur Scott
The Argus May 22, 1916
1915-02-13Ben Doyle7-1-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
Australian heavyweight title
1915-01-30Fritz Holland21-5-9
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
1914-08-12Jimmy Clabby61-8-19
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020
Australian heavyweight title
1914-08-01Jimmy Clabby60-8-19
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO120
Australian heavyweight title
1914-06-27Jules Dubourg8-6-0
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWTKO1120
1914-04-11Eddie McGoorty46-3-9
Baker's Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO1020
World Middleweight Title
Australian version

1914-04-02Tom Lewis1-2-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND33
1914-04-02Arthur Lowe
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND33
1914-03-07Jules Dubourg7-4-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS?
Rematch.Timaru Herald 14-03-1914.
1914-02-21Jules Dubourg7-3-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
1914-01-01Eddie McGoorty44-2-9
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO120
time: 1:30
World Middleweight Title
Australian Version
McGoorty's Australian debut. (He had recently arrived in the country with Ray Bronson and Young Saylor, per the Nov. 18 Tacoma Daily News.)

1913-12-24Gordon Coghill3-2-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND33
1913-12-13Les O'Donnell11-3-2
Olympia A.C. Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
Australian heavyweight title
1913-11-05Bill Lang26-11-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
vacant Australian heavyweight title
1913-10-25Pat Bradley12-0-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
1913-10-23Tom Townsend3-3-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND33
1913-08-13Jerry Jerome29-11-0
Olympic Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWKO1120
Australian light heavyweight title
1913-07-19Les O'Donnell10-2-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO1620
Australian light heavyweight title
1913-04-19Jerry Jerome25-10-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO1820
Australian light heavyweight title
1913-03-15Les O'Donnell9-1-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO1320
Australian light heavyweight title
1913-03-13Frank Cruse
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND33
1913-02-01Reg Midwood5-0-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO1020
vacant Australian light heavyweight title
1913-01-30Gordon Coghill
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND33
1913-01-01Ercole de Balzac6-3-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO320
1912-11-08Leo Houck20-6-3
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was a draw, but the Philadelphia Record considered Houck to be the winner.
1912-10-02Freddie Hicks5-3-0
Pilgrim A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1212
Smith fought Fred Hicks on this date and not George Ashe--Bout took place in Boston, Mass. per the Philadelphia Item.
1912-09-23George Ashe6-2-0
American A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
(Boston Globe) Also reported in the Milwaukee Free-Press, but strangely not reported in either the Philadelphia Item of the Philadelphia Record.
1912-09-21Battling Levinsky11-1-1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record in favor of Smith.
1912-09-02Eddie McGoorty41-1-8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO110
time: 1:18 | referee: Billy Joh
1912-02-24Jimmy Clabby49-7-15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS2020x2
1912-01-26Cyclone Johnny Thompson37-21-9
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
1912-01-01Jack Lester14-3-3
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWDQ1420
1911-12-09Jimmy Clabby47-7-14
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS2020x2
1911-11-11Bandsman Dick Rice6-1-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
1911-10-02Jack Howard7-0-0
Sychmore Sports Ground, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO920
1911-07-20Frank Bungardy4-5-0
National Arena, Adelaide, South Australia, AustraliaLDQ720x2
referee: Jack Law
The Advertiser ,Adelaide Friday 21 July 1911 P 12
1911-03-11Billy Papke31-5-5
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLTKO720
Smith led through six rounds, but went down three times before his corner threw in the towel. Fought at 165 pounds and Papke refused to get on the scales because he was overweight and paid a forfeit. He looked a stone heavier than Smith.
1911-02-06Cyclone Johnny Thompson36-19-9
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
1911-01-17Jimmy Clabby43-6-14
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
Based upon his previous victory over Billy Papke and this bout, Smith claims the Middleweight Championship of the World. Tacoma Daily News
1910-12-26Billy Papke31-3-5
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWDQ1020
Both weighed in under the stipulated 165 pounds for the contest and Papke looked half a stone heavier. Actual weights not announced.
1910-11-12Ted Whiting18-8-4
Olympic Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWTKO1220
referee: Peter Flannagan
Australian middleweight title
The Brisbane Courier November 14, 1910
1910-10-12Arthur Cripps30-9-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
vacant Australian middleweight title
1910-01-19Pat O'Keefe8-14-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO1720
1909-11-24Arthur Cripps28-8-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS2020
1909-10-20Jack Blackmore28-16-4
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO420
1909-09-25Albert Scanlon4-0-0
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWTKO2020
1909-08-21Billy McColl16-5-0
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWTKO1320
Australia - Queensland State heavyweight title
1909-07-20Reg Dempsey
Gaiety Athletic Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO120
1909-04-24Pat O'Keefe6-13-2
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020
1909-04-16Bill Billington1-0-0
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaNCND44
1909-03-17George Reidy2-2-0
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020
1909-02-23Ranji Burns1-1-0
Gaiety Athletic Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO920
1909-01-26Edward Starlight Rollins28-37-12
Gaiety Athletic Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO820

 
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