Frank Taylor
Global ID509741
birthdate 1862-00-00
divisionlight heavyweight
height5′ 10½″   /   179cm
aliasBlack Frank
country USA
residenceSaint Paul, Minnesota, USA
birth placeIllinois, USA
won 15 (KO 9) + lost 13 (KO 7) + drawn 14 = 43
rounds boxed 406 KO% 20.93

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1897-09-22Joe Conley
Connellsville, Pennsylvania, USANCNC6
From the Pittsburgh Press. Exact result unknown.
1896-09-17Joe Tansey3-3-0
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, USAWKO2
Results from the Pittsburgh Press.
1894-12-14Champ Kehoe
Wisconsin, USALDQ2
Tracy Callis and Kevin Smith records
1894-10-02Mike Moran
Lyons, New York, USAWKO8
Tracy Callis and Kevin Smith records
1894-06-01Big Jack0-1-0
Seneca Falls, New York, USALKO6
Exact date uncertain. Tracy Callis and Kevin Smith records.
1894-03-14Joe Dunfee4-0-1
Syracuse, New York, USALPTS44
1893-08-22Jack Conley
Muncie, Indiana, USALKO1
1892-12-12Paddy McDonald1-2-1
Lachine, Quebec, CanadaWKO3
1892-07-27Ned Buchanan
Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, CanadaLKO42
1890-05-01George Peters1-2-0
Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USADPTS1212
1889-11-04Minneapolis Jack
Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USAWKO3
1889-07-01Charley Johnson
Washington Rink, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USADPTS88
Exact date uncertain. Result printed in St. Paul Daily Globe detailed account of Johnson's ring record
1889-04-13Paul Goodside
Merrillan, Wisconsin, USAWPTS66
St. Paul Daily Globe 4-14-1889.
1889-02-19Paddy Harrington0-1-0
Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USADPTS1515
referee: Bob Williams
St. Paul Daily Globe 2-20-1889
1889-01-25Billy Wilson9-2-7
Duluth, Minnesota, USALTKO12
Colored Heavyweight Championship of the World
St. Paul Daily Globe 1-26-1889. Frank quit in 12th, stating that he could not go on with his broken hand.

1888-04-22Henry Fields
Tower, Minnesota, USAWPTS1515
St. Paul Daily Globe 4-23-1888
1888-04-15Billy Lynn2-3-0
Tower, Minnesota, USADPTS1010
referee: Mike O'Keefe
St. Paul Daily Globe 4-16-1888
1888-03-23John W Curtis1-4-1
Duluth, Minnesota, USADPTS1515
St. Paul Daily Globe 3-24-1888. 2oz gloves.
1888-02-24J P Donner0-1-1
Duluth Theatre, Duluth, Minnesota, USADPTS1010
referee: Slim Sullivan
St. Paul Daily Globe 2-25-1888
1888-01-27John W Curtis0-4-1
Duluth Theatre, Duluth, Minnesota, USALKO8
referee: James Murnane
St. Paul Daily Globe 1-28-1888. Taylor down twice in 8th.
1887-12-17J P Donner0-1-0
Ashland, Wisconsin, USADPTS1212
St. Paul Daily Globe 12-18-1887. Papers reported Donner to be Wisconsin's Middleweight Champion
1887-12-10Harris Martin30-2-6
Ashland, Wisconsin, USADPTS1010
Source: Historians Kevin Smith and Tracy Callis Police Gazette collection. Previously listed as an 8-rounder, but it was 10. 2 oz gloves used.
1887-11-21Tom Early
Ashland, Wisconsin, USAWKO1
1887-07-17Billy Hurley
Fargo, North Dakota, USAWKO3
1887-05-02Harris Martin24-2-6
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALKO38
referee: Jack Keefe
As Black Pearl of Minneapolis. Bout took place in the woods near Minneapolis for a $250 purse (Logansport Journal).
Black Pearl claimed the Colored Middleweight Championship of the World

1887-04-13Harry Woodson11-4-2
Olympic Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USADPTS1010
St. Paul Daily Globe 4-14-1887
1887-04-08McHenry Johnson9-2-10
Olympic Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALPTS1010
referee: Mike Breslauer
St. Paul Daily Globe 4-9-1887
1887-04-01Harris Martin22-2-5
Olympic Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USADPTS1212
referee: Morris Self
St. Paul Daily Globe 4-2-1887
1887-03-18Harris Martin21-2-4
Olympic Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USADPTS1010
referee: George La Blanche
Source: Historians Kevin Smith and Tracy Callis Police Gazette collection
1887-03-11Andy Goldsmith
Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAWKO4
referee: George La Blanche
St. Paul Daily Globe 3-12-1887
1887-03-04McHenry Johnson9-2-9
Olympic Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USADPTS88
referee: Barney Smith
Source: St. Paul Daily Globe 3-5-1887. Previously listed as being between the Harris Martin and Black Frank.
1887-02-25Charles Hadley22-10-5
Theatre Comique, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALPTS1111
referee: George Phillips
St. Paul Daily Globe 2-26-1887. The St. Paul Daily Globe reported that the referee allowed them to fight one extra round, that being 11 total
1887-02-18George LaBlanche18-4-6
Olympic Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALPTS66
referee: Barney Smith
St. Paul Daily Globe 2-19-1887
1887-01-21Harris Martin15-2-3
Comique Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALPTS1515
referee: Patsy Mellen
St. Paul Daily Globe 1-22-1887
1887-01-14Charles Hadley22-9-5
Olympic Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAWKO1010
referee: McHenry Johnson
St. Paul Daily Globe 1-15-1887. Hadley down 5 times. Taylor broke his right hand during the fight.
1887-01-03James Legger0-0-1
Olympic Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USADPTS55
St. Paul Daily Globe
1886-12-31Charles Hadley22-9-4
Theatre Comique, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USADPTS1515
referee: Patsy Mellen
St. Paul Daily Glove 1-1-1887
1886-12-22Harris Martin13-1-3
Olympic Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAWPTS1010
referee: William Bradburn
St. Paul Daily Globe 12-23-1886. Harris entered the fight with a broken hand.
1886-12-02Charles Hadley22-8-4
Exposition Rink, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAWPTS55
St. Paul Daily Globe 12-3-1886
1886-11-14George Williams
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWKO7
St. Paul Daily Globe 11-15-1886
1886-11-12McHenry Johnson6-2-8
Theatre Comique, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALTKO78
St. Paul Daily Globe 11-13-1886. Frank quit on account of his broken hand.
1885-12-28Bob Frazer
Olympic Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAWPTS44
St. Paul Daily Globe 12-29-1885
1884-10-27Joe Thomas
Market Hall, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAWPTS55
10-28-1884 St. Paul Daily Globe


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