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Battling Jim McCreary
Global ID53815
sexmale
divisionheavyweight
country USA
residenceBoston, Massachusetts, USA
birth placeNorth Carolina, USA
won 20 (KO 7) + lost 19 (KO 10) + drawn 2 = 41
rounds boxed 298
Newspaper Decisions won 5 : lost 2 : drawn 3
rounds boxed 100
Total Bouts 51 KO% 13.73
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1926-08-10Tiger Flowers100-12-4
Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia, USALDQ310
referee: Jake Abel
1926-02-09Pete Stamaty14-4-2
Nashua Theatre, Nashua, New Hampshire, USALPTS1010
1925-11-13Bing Conley18-5-1
Lewiston, Maine, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Boston Globe. McCreary was wrongly identified as "Battling McCreevy" in the Maine Boxing Records Book.
1925-11-06Eddie Record21-13-1
Salem, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1925-08-11Roy Mitchell6-0-0
Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaLKO910
McCreary was down in the 8th but was saved by the bell.[Brooklyn Eagle]
1925-07-23Mexican Joe Lawson5-9-1
Newport, Rhode Island, USAWKO312
1925-04-24Jim Maloney13-1-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO210
referee: Johnny Brassil
McCreary was knocked down three times in each round.
1925-01-28Jim Maloney9-1-0
Portland, Maine, USALTKO110
time: 2:08
1924-11-25Sully Montgomery17-5-1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALKO1010
referee: Joe O'Connor
1924-09-09Kid Norfolk78-18-6
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1924-07-15Leo Gates19-9-3
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1924-05-16Joe McCann3-5-0
Portland, Maine, USAWNWS1212
McCreary won the newspaper decision as reported in the Boston Globe.
1924-05-05Lee Anderson32-21-11
Manchester, New Hampshire, USADPTS1010
1924-04-22Leo Gates18-8-3
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USAWNWS1212
McCreary won the newspaper decision according to the Boston Globe.
1924-04-11Jack Taylor22-15-10
Manchester, New Hampshire, USAWPTS1010
1924-02-13Jack Taylor22-14-10
Providence, Rhode Island, USAWPTS1212
1924-02-08Kid Norfolk73-17-6
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
referee: Johnny Brassil | judge: William T. McDermott | judge: Dick Henshaw
1924-01-02Jack Taylor20-13-10
Marieville Gardens, North Providence, Rhode Island, USALPTS1212
Evening Tribune 3 January 1924 p10
1923-12-13Jack Thompson20-11-5
Crescent Rink, Lowell, Massachusetts, USAWTKO610
1923-10-08Clem Johnson13-14-3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1923-04-24Kid Norfolk67-16-6
Grand Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Johnny Brassil | judge: Tom Brady | judge: John T. Glackin
1923-04-17George Robinson50-33-10
Grand Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1923-03-02Lee Anderson30-17-11
City Hall, Lewiston, Maine, USAWNWS1212
McCreary won the newspaper decision as reported in the Boston Globe. Lewiston Sun reported a draw.
1923-02-01Lee Anderson29-17-11
City Hall, Lewiston, Maine, USALRTD712
1923-01-23Jack Taylor17-11-9
Grand Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Abe (Kid) Goodman | judge: Dave Nelligan | judge: William T. McDermott
1922-07-07Young Jack Johnson
Cycle Track, Revere, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
Date: Saturday, July 8, 1922 Paper: Boston Herald (Boston, MA) Page: 7
1922-04-03Eddie Record6-3-1
Lynn, Massachusetts, USAWTKO510
1922-03-24Joe Rivers19-21-8
Salem, Massachusetts, USAWKO310
1922-02-16Smiling Kid Nolan1-8-0
Lewiston, Maine, USALDQ212
1922-01-10Joe Burke3-3-0
Grand Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
referee: George F. Freeman
1921-12-09Porky Dan Flynn34-18-9
Lewiston, Maine, USAWNWS1212
McCreary won the newspaper decision as reported in the Boston Globe .
1921-06-03Harry Wills46-5-2
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USALKO710
referee: Tommy Connolly
1921-02-08Fred Fulton58-8-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALKO210
1921-01-11John Lester Johnson16-7-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWDQ810
referee: Joe O'Connor
1920-12-10Soldier Jones8-9-0
Quebec City, Quebec, CanadaLKO110
1920-12-02Silas Green6-8-0
Mount Royal Arena, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWNWS?
"McReary," per the Montreal Gazette
1920-10-09John Lester Johnson16-6-0
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
McCreary and Johnson got into a brawl after the fight ended and Johnson was knocked out of the ring.
1920-08-27Carlo Armstrong0-5-1
Commercial A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO412
1920-07-05Jack Renault10-2-1
Biddeford, Maine, USALNWS1212
Renault won the newspaper decision according to the Boston Globe.
1920-03-12Carlo Armstrong0-4-1
Commercial A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1920-02-23Carlo Armstrong0-4-0
Crescent Rink, Lowell, Massachusetts, USADPTS88
1919-11-14Pat McCarthy4-4-3
Commercial A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1919-07-04Young Jack Johnson12-9-7
Waterville, Maine, USALKO812
1919-06-13Young Jack Johnson12-8-7
Marlborough, Massachusetts, USAWDQ312
1919-06-06Young Jack Johnson12-8-7
Lewiston, Maine, USADNWS1212
The newspaper decision was a draw according to the Boston Globe.
1919-05-22Cleve Hawkins10-13-3
Hermann Hall, Adams, Massachusetts, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the North Adams Transcript
1919-04-10George Robinson38-14-7
Lewiston, Maine, USADNWS1212
The newspaper decision was a draw according to the Boston Globe.
1919-01-14Tom Goodman2-3-0
Arena (Armory A.A.), Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
1918-12-30Battling Dane19-13-17
Central A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO28
1918-12-23Montana Dan Sullivan6-10-1
Central A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO310
1918-02-08Billy Patten0-1-0
Commercial A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO910
This is the first known fight of Battling Jim McCreary. His record was compiled almost entirely from the Boston Globe by Luckett Davis.

 
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