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Young McGovern
Global ID450283
sexmale
divisionfeatherweight
country USA
residencePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth nameJohn Harrington
won 5 (KO 3) + lost 5 (KO 4) + drawn 0 = 10
rounds boxed 41
Newspaper Decisions won 14 : lost 11 : drawn 5
rounds boxed 186
Total Bouts 40 KO% 7.5
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1928-08-31Joe Lewis
Riverview Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO14
From Baltimore newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1928-06-07Mickey Diamond19-13-8
Manayunk A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO56
1923-02-08Benny Pascal3-0-0
Adelphia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
(Philadelphia Inquirer)
1923-01-12Billy Mahoney0-2-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Inquirer.
1922-12-25Sammy Novia2-0-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1922-11-24Joe Dario2-0-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO36
From Philadelphia newspapers.
1922-11-03Johnny Dugan4-3-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from Philadelphia newspapers.
1922-02-03Al Zaney1-1-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Zaney was billed as "Pat Zeaney," but taken to be the same as Al Zaney. From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1922-01-27Bobby Wilson4-0-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO26
1922-01-06Pat Deeney2-0-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1921-11-18Pat Murphy
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1921-10-21Ping Bodie9-12-3
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Two Philadelphia newspapers (Public Ledger and the Inquirer had it as a draw.
1921-06-10Buddy Dailen
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1921-05-20Bobby McLeod1-1-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Inquirer.
1921-04-22Young Tommy Langdon0-1-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger and the Philadelphia Inquirer.
1921-03-18Ping Bodie8-12-3
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
The Philadelphia Inquirer favored Bodie, and the Public Ledger thought that McGovern won.
1921-02-25Young Tommy Langdon0-1-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
McGovern won the newspaper decision according to both the Inquirer and the Public Ledger.
1921-02-17Joe Scully
Germantown A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1920-12-10Patsy Donovan5-1-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO26
From the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1920-07-09Johnny Dugan4-2-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Inquirer.
1920-06-25Harry Lane3-1-2
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Inquirer.
1920-06-24Johnny Rigney
Disston Ballpark, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWDQ36
From Philadelphia newspapers.
1920-06-11Billy Rhodes
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
McGovern won the newspaper verdict from Philadelphia newspapers.
1920-04-08Charlie Beecher2-0-0
Perth Amboy A.C., Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USALKO2
1919-01-31Memphis Pal Moore53-7-14
Albaugh Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USALPTS1212
Moore defends his claim as World Bantamweight champion
1918-01-18Battling Al Murray14-3-1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of McGovern from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1917-12-25Baltimore Dundee6-0-2
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
McGovern won the "newspaper decision. (Philadelphia Inquirer) The Philadelphia Public Ledger also had Young McGovern as the winner.
1917-09-07Little Bear0-0-1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO56
Result from the Philadelphia Record and the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1917-04-09Young Medway1-2-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of McGovern is from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1917-02-05Little Bear
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1916-12-25Young Freddie Diggins11-7-1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
McGovern won the newspaper decision, as given in the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1916-09-01Young Freddie Diggins11-6-1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD66
McGovern won the newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Record and the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1916-04-17Joe Tuber6-0-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of McGovern according to the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1916-03-20Johnny Ertle14-1-1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision to Ertle according to the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1916-01-07Bobby McLeod0-1-0
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of McLeod from the Philadelphia Record and from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1915-11-03Joe Tuber5-0-0
Douglas A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
The Philadelphia Record considered that McGovern deserved the newspaper decision. The Philadelphia Public Ledger regarded Tuber as the winner.
1915-05-28Young Jack Toland2-0-0
Fairhill A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Toland from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1915-01-08Willie Kane
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) in favor of Kane.
1914-10-05Young Zulu Kid5-1-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of McGovern from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1914-03-27Eddie Cavanaugh3-2-0
Kensington A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
From the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).

 
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