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Billy Murray
Global ID53008
sexmale
birthdate 1892-04-18
death date 1926-03-04 (33)
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
reach74″   /   188cm
aliasFighting Billy Murray
country USA
residenceTucson, Arizona, USA
birth placePetaluma, California, USA
birth nameJohn H. Marques
won 59 (KO 44) + lost 16 (KO 6) + drawn 9 = 86
rounds boxed 668
Newspaper Decisions won 2 : lost 4 : drawn
rounds boxed 60
Total Bouts 92 KO% 47.83
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1922-10-17Jake Hyer1-0-0
Arena, Vernon, California, USALPTS44
1920-03-08Johnny Wilson31-14-2
Casino Hall, Lynn, Massachusetts, USALTKO212
Source: Boston Globe. The date of this fight is often incorrectly shown as March 9, 1920.
1918-10-04K O Kruvosky25-8-9
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALTKO34
1918-09-27Spud Murphy17-3-8
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
1918-09-20Spud Murphy17-3-7
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
1918-09-19Marine Hansel2-1-0
Fort McDowell, California, USAWKO14
1918-09-13Marty Farrell9-1-3
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
1918-09-06K O Kruvosky24-7-8
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
1918-08-15Billy Neal1-1-3
Camp Fremont, California, USAWTKO34
1918-08-12Sergeant O'Neill
Fort McDowell, California, USAWPTS44
1918-07-20Jack Hall16-4-1
Angel Island, California, USANCNC?4
Result unknown
1918-06-11Frank Barrieau53-9-14
Shipbuilder's Club, Oakland, California, USALPTS44
1917-06-13Frank Barrieau36-6-10
West Oakland Club, Oakland, California, USALPTS44
1917-06-05Battling Ortega34-2-5
Oaks Ballpark, Emeryville, California, USALPTS44
1917-03-07Jack Hall10-1-1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS44
1917-01-31Battling Rector8-2-1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS44
1917-01-24Mexican Kid Carter11-9-2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS44
1916-12-14Sailor Ed Petroskey12-13-17
Taft, California, USAWPTS44
1916-11-01Sailor Ed Petroskey11-12-17
Arctic Street Arena, San Diego, California, USAWPTS44
1916-09-04Bob McAllister7-1-5
Coffroth's Open Air Pavilion, Daly City, California, USALPTS44
1916-04-11Al Sommers6-0-6
Rose City A.C., Portland, Oregon, USADPTS66
1916-03-17Jimmy Darcy6-4-9
Rose City A.C., Portland, Oregon, USAWPTS66
Trambitas was down in the 3rd
1916-03-14Steve Reynolds11-9-10
Tivoli Theater, Seattle, Washington, USAWPTS44
referee: Lonnie Austin
1916-03-02Frank Farmer13-3-8
Glide Rink, Tacoma, Washington, USALPTS44
referee: Arthur Schock
1915-11-01Les Darcy34-4-0
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLRTD620
referee: Val Quirk
Melbourne Argus
1915-09-18Eddie McGoorty52-5-9
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO420
1915-09-04Les Darcy31-4-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020
referee: Harald Baker
World Middleweight Title
Australian Version
Sydney Morning Herald

1915-07-24Mick King9-7-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020
1915-05-11George KO Brown9-7-4
Kenosha, Wisconsin, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Free Press
1915-04-06Jack Dillon65-2-7
Arena, Hudson, Wisconsin, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Free Press
1915-02-02Tommy Gibbons8-0-0
Arena, Hudson, Wisconsin, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Free Press
1915-01-08Eddie McGoorty50-4-9
Hippodrome, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Free Press; Indianapolis Star (Umpire Bill Brennan)
1914-12-15Tommy Nickola22-5-8
Oakland, California, USAWTKO515
Nicola's seconds threw up the sponge. Murray's manager at this time is Jack Kearns, who later was made famous by his future client Jack Dempsey. Tacoma Daily News
1914-11-26Sailor Ed Petroskey11-10-16
San Francisco, California, USAWKO220
1914-09-30George Chip22-5-1
San Francisco, California, USALKO420
1914-07-04George Chip20-5-1
San Francisco, California, USALKO1415
1914-06-11Al McCoy26-3-3
St. Nicholas Rink, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision was a draw according to the New York Times, but most New York City newspapers gave it to Murray (Jack Kincaid). It was felt that this was a dreadful fight.
1914-05-21Al McCoy26-3-3
St. Nicholas Rink, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Murray won the newspaper decision according to the New York Times, and to other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1914-04-03Jimmy Clabby59-7-18
Coffroth's Open Air Pavilion, Daly City, California, USADPTS2020
referee: Jim Griffin
1914-02-23Leo Houck22-6-3
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USAWTKO1420
1914-01-30Tommy Nickola16-4-6
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO610
referee: Jim Griffin
1914-01-23Al Rogers26-6-8
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
referee: Jim Griffin
1914-01-01Anton LaGrave20-5-11
Sacramento, California, USAWTKO810
LaGrave's corner threw in the towel.
1913-12-12Fritz Holland15-5-7
DPTS2020
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-12-05Jack Machedo
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWKO34
1913-11-19Toby Miller5-7-3
West Oakland Club, Oakland, California, USAWTKO34
1913-11-11Johnny McCarthy17-5-12
DPTS2020
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown. ("McCarty," per 1915 T. S. Andrews.)
1913-10-20Johnny McCarthy16-5-11
DPTS2020
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown. ("McCarty," per 1915 T. S. Andrews.)
1913-09-09Toby Miller5-5-3
WKO2
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-08-18Joe Greggains8-5-1
WKO14
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-07-27Stockyards Tommy Murphy0-1-0
WKO10
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-07-07Joe Greggains8-4-1
WKO14
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-06-26Anton LaGrave19-3-10
WKO14
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-06-16Russell Kane1-4-2
WKO5
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-06-06Russell Kane1-3-2
WKO10
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-05-25Jack Fitzgerald0-3-0
WKO7
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-05-15Jack Fitzgerald0-2-0
WKO5
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-05-05Spike Madison
WKO7
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-04-24Norman Stone4-2-3
WKO5
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-04-04Elmer Carlson
WKO5
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-03-23Eddie Troy
WKO9
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-03-13Tommy Tucker0-1-0
WKO3
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-03-03Frank Fields32-9-14
WKO2020
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown. (Win on points?)
1913-02-22Frank Purtell
WKO2
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-02-02Jimmy O'Day
WKO6
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-01-17Joe Greggains8-2-1
Sacramento, California, USAWKO3
1913-01-10Kid Lafayette1-1-1
WKO3
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1913-01-01Montana Kid5-7-5
WKO11
Exact date in 1913 & location unknown.
1912-12-12Frank Fields32-9-13
DPTS2020
Exact date in 1912 & location unknown.
1912-11-11Mickey Donovan0-1-0
WKO7
Exact date in 1912 & location unknown.
1912-10-10Frank Fields32-8-13
WKO8
Exact date in 1912 & location unknown.
1912-09-19Eddie Cerf4-2-1
WKO5
Exact date in 1912 & location unknown.
1912-09-09Mickey Donovan
WKO12
Exact date in 1912 & location unknown.
1912-09-02Chick Brown2-0-1
Fellows, California, USAWTKO11
1912-08-08Harvey Knight
WKO4
Exact date in 1912 & location unknown.
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