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Billy Bevan
Global ID53755
sexmale
birthdate 1893-10-16
death date 1968-01-00 (74)
divisionfeatherweight
country USA
residenceWilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
won 18 (KO 13) + lost 3 (KO 0) + drawn 2 = 31
rounds boxed 180
Newspaper Decisions won 31 : lost 22 : drawn 7
rounds boxed 550
Total Bouts 91 KO% 14.29
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1927-04-04Hal Stevenson20-3-2
Town Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1927-01-06Ty Coleman28-6-4
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1926-12-09Tommy Galston8-14-2
Hampton Hall, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1926-12-02Dick O'Leary11-3-1
Hampton Hall, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USADPTS66
1924-08-29Mickey Doyle6-3-1
Exeter Ball Park, Exeter, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1924-04-14Tony Perry5-0-1
Town Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USALUD88
referee: Tommy Ferguson | judge: Freddie Seymour | judge: Tom Walsh
1924-03-27Fighting Joe0-0-0
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USADPTS44
1924-03-07Joe Barlow3-4-4
Nesbitt Theatre, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1924-01-15Eddie Martin0-2-0
Grand Opera House, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1922-12-14Young Jack Perry
Majestic Theatre, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
referee: Joe Tiplitz
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1922-08-14Dorey Shimar1-0-0
Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
As Battling Shimar of Williamsport (Philadelphia Inquirer).
1922-06-05Tony Daniels0-1-0
Danceland Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWKO46
1922-02-02Frankie Farmer5-3-0
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1921-11-24Tommy Shamus2-0-0
Majestic Theatre, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USADNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1921-09-30Tommy Shamus2-0-0
Majestic Theatre, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USADNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1921-09-16Jimmy Mendo5-2-0
Town Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from Scranton Republican
1921-05-10Eddie Walsh
Athletic Park, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from Scranton Republican and Wilkes-Barre Times Leader
1921-04-29Johnny Cobb1-2-0
Majestic Theatre, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1921-04-15Mickey Tenore
Majestic Theatre, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWKO310
1921-02-14Young Fulton1-1-0
Majestic Theatre, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1920-11-08Danny Kramer32-7-13
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS88
Newspaper verdict in favor of Kramer: Philadelphia Public Ledger and the Philadelphia Inquirer.
1920-09-06Johnny Buff8-1-0
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1920-08-02Young Tommy O'Toole18-2-0
Majestic Theatre, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
referee: Buck Kelly
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1920-02-17Eddie Fletcher0-3-0
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Reading Eagle
1920-01-16Dave Astey0-4-0
Ideal Park Pavilion, Endicott, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Binghamton Press
1919-12-23Terry McHugh1-0-0
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1919-09-15Joe Burman23-1-2
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Burman from three Philadelphia newspapers: Inquirer, Record, Public Ledger.
1919-06-26Young Marino3-8-2
Atlantic City A.C., Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWNWS88
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1919-05-30Harry Coulin8-0-2
Eagles A.C., Olean, New York, USANCND66
Winner not specified (Olean Evening Herald).
1919-05-26Patsy Johnson8-1-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
The Philadelphia Record called it a draw, but the Inquirer (Jack Kincaid) and the Public Ledger had Bevan winning.
1919-05-19Kewpie Callender6-1-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO56
The Philadelphia Inquirer said that Bevan scored a 5-round knockout. The Public Ledger said that the fight ended in round four.
1919-05-16Harry Coulin8-0-2
Auburn, New York, USANCND1010
Buffalo Courier had a win for Coulin but the Syracuse Herald had it a draw.
1919-04-28Joe Paul
Nesbitt Theatre, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO510
referee: Buck Kelly
Bevan's first fight in two years after serving in the US Navy in Maryland and France (Wilkes-Barre Times Leader).
1917-09-17Phil Wagner
Coliseum A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USADNWS1010
referee: Buck Kelly
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1917-07-02Abe Friedman6-1-0
Airdome A.C., Rochester, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Rochester Herald.
1917-01-26Roger O'Malley12-4-6
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USADNWS1010
referee: Joe Dunfee
Newspaper decision from the Syracuse Herald
1916-12-04Battling Lahn11-3-3
Flower City A.C., Rochester, New York, USAWNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1916-10-30Bobby Hubon0-2-0
Majestic Theatre, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWKO910
1916-09-18Frankie Burns28-2-5
Majestic Theatre, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
referee: Buck Kelly
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1916-07-17Frankie Burns28-2-5
Airdome A.C., Rochester, New York, USALNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1916-05-15Kid Williams46-4-3
Coliseum A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
referee: William H. Rocap
Bantamweight World Title, 118 ringside
Newspaper decision for Williams from Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader, Chicago Tribune.
Although a no-decision bout Williams' title would be at risk if he lost inside schedule.

1916-05-11Johnny Morgan4-2-0
Genesee A.C., Syracuse, New York, USAWTKO510
referee: Jack Lewis
1916-05-08Alf Mansfield42-42-22
Tamaqua A.C., Tamaqua, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO610
Mansfield claimed the sponge was not thrown into the ring intentionally and Bevan was persuaded to finish the remaining four rounds even though the ref had stopped the bout in the sixth (Wilkes-Barre Times Leader). The Reading Times has Mansfield winning the newspaper decision--they had Mansfield winning every round except the fifth when he was floored by Bevan for a five count. They make no mention of a sponge being thrown in to stop the bout. The Reading Eagle has Mansfield winning 7 out of 10 rounds, they like the Times make no mention of a sponge being thrown in or the fight being stopped--they only gave Bevan the round where Mansfield was floored.
1916-04-17Benny McCoy9-7-6
Majestic Theatre, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1916-04-10Frankie Brown5-1-3
Monroe A.C., Rochester, New York, USAWNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)and Buffalo Express
1916-03-25Harry Coulin7-0-0
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1916-03-23Young Hogan2-1-0
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USAWKO46
1916-03-13Chick Hayes6-5-0
Rochester, New York, USAWNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1916-02-21Alf Mansfield42-42-22
Pottstown A.C., Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1212
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader--Reading Times had this fight even. Weights from the Reading Times)
1916-01-31Jimmy Murray1-1-0
Majestic Theatre, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
referee: George Fielder
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1916-01-21Alf Mansfield42-42-22
Tamaqua, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader for Bevan--Reading Times had Mansfield winning--Bevan floored for a short count in the seventh round--weights from the Reading Times). Reading Eagle had Mansfield winning every round but the first, they also reported that Bevan was floored for a short count in the seventh round.
1915-09-20Patsy Brannigan20-2-9
Coliseum A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
referee: Bluter Boyle
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1915-09-13Dutch Brandt4-1-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Dutch Brandt won the newspaper decision of both the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Record. The Philadelphia Public Ledger preferred Bevan.
1915-08-30Joe O'Donnell2-1-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger in favor of Bevan (Paul Zabala).
1915-08-25Nick Hollywood8-1-0
Manilla Grove, Coaldale, Pennsylvania, USALDQ8
referee: John J. O'Donnell
1915-07-19Mickey Dunn2-2-0
Coliseum A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
referee: George Fielder
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1915-06-14Young Freddie Diggins10-4-1
Coliseum A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWKO510
1915-05-17Freddie Haefling2-1-0
Coliseum A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
referee: Al Dewey
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1915-04-19Kid Goodman69-34-40
Coliseum A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1914-12-26Harry Coulin4-0-0
Elmwood Music Hall, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1914-11-06Eddie O'Keefe15-6-2
Coliseum A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
referee: Buck Kelly
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1914-10-12Kid Goodman69-34-40
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader); also from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1914-09-14Battling Reddy2-1-0
Peerless A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1914-05-15Young Tommy O'Toole8-0-0
Coliseum A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
referee: Hobe Ferris
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1914-05-08Joe Sieger
Coliseum A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
referee: Buck Kelly
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1914-04-24Joe Fox36-10-7
Coliseum A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
referee: Buck Kelly
(Philadelphia Record)(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1914-03-27Harry Coulin3-0-0
Elmwood Music Hall, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS66
Buffalo Times
1914-03-02Gilbert Yankee4-1-1
Italian Hall, New Castle, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New Castle News
1914-02-13Charlie Jones
Coliseum A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWKO2
1914-01-23Kid Sweeney1-0-0
Coliseum A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1913-12-19Johnny Clark5-1-0
Coliseum A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO810
1913-12-12KO Sweeney
Coliseum A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
referee: Buck Kelly
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1913-05-19Young Tommy O'Toole6-0-0
Landmessers Hall, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1913-05-09Jim McKenna
Diamond City A.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1913-02-27Eddie Cavanaugh2-1-0
Landmessers Hall, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
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