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Billy Berger
Global ID53913
sexmale
birthdate 1886-03-14
death date 1957-06-27 (71)
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 8″   /   173cm
country USA
residencePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
birth placePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
birth nameWilliam Neiderberger
won 8 (KO 8) + lost 2 (KO 1) + drawn 1 = 11
rounds boxed 53
Newspaper Decisions won 17 : lost 13 : drawn 10
rounds boxed 246
Total Bouts 51 KO% 15.69
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1916-02-14Leo Houck28-7-3
Lancaster A.C., Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record.
1915-12-17Young Tommy Coleman15-6-1
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Public Ledger and the Philadelphia Record in favor of Coleman.
1915-11-19Fay Keiser5-1-0
Waldemeier Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
referee: Skipper Manning
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1915-11-12Joe Borrell21-4-0
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Borrell from both the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record.
1912-03-18George Chip12-3-0
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
referee: Jack McClelland
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1912-02-17Jimmy Howard4-2-2
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
referee: Tom Bodkins
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1912-02-01Jack Dillon32-1-5
The Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USALNWS1212
The Youngstown Vindicator gave the decision to Dillon, but noted that the match was "a sizzler from start to finish" and stating that "Berger surprised the fans by his great work." The Pittsburgh Post reported it to be a draw.
1911-11-01Buck Crouse38-1-3
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALKO46
referee: Joe Choynski
From the Pittsburgh Post.
1911-10-16Buck Crouse38-1-3
American A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decisions from the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record. Crouse gave Berger a sound licking.
1911-09-05Bob Moha7-1-3
Armory, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1212
1911-08-22Buck Crouse36-1-2
Armory, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1212
referee: Maffitt Flaherty
Results from the Boston Journal.
1911-05-08Jimmy Glavin7-0-0
American A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Berger.
1911-05-01Harry Ramsey5-1-0
American A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO46
Result from both the Philadelphia Record and the Philadelphia Item.
1911-03-31Harry Fenbrook1-0-0
Germania Maennerchor Hall, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO46
From the Baltimore Sun (Jack Kincaid).
1911-03-25Jimmy Perry4-3-1
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. "Berger, fast, clever and outweighing Perry by at least twenty pounds, started in to put the former Denver fighter away early in the bout, but Perry was entirely too elusive in the first three rounds and the way he made Berger miss well intended sleep producers brought yells of delight from the fans. Perry showed he was thoroughly game and took a severe jolting to the head and jaw without flinching and in the sixth round fought back and succeeded in earning a draw. This was a fair award considering Berger's extra weight and other natural advantages he had over Perry." (Indianapolis Star)The Pittsburgh Gazette Times scored it for Berger.
1911-03-04Jack Dillon24-0-5
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
referee: Tom Bodkins
Results from the Pittsburgh Gazette Times. Berger floored twice in the third. He finished the last two rounds strong but not enough to offset Dillon's early dominance. According to the Pittsburgh Post Dillon gave Berger "a sound beating."
1911-02-25Montana Dan Sullivan3-0-1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1911-02-04Willie Lewis47-7-4
American A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item, according to which Lewis received an "artistic lacing" from Berger.
1911-01-28Harry Ramsey5-1-0
American A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision of the Philadelphia Item was "draw" for Ramsey and Berger.
1911-01-11Frank Klaus19-3-1
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. "Officials at the Northern club today began planning for another bout between Frank Klaus and Billy Berger, who last night put up the best scrap that has been seen in Pittsburgh in a decade. Throughout the six rounds it was a slam bang affair, Klaus forcing the fighting but taking by far the most punishment." (Lincoln Evening News. Jim Jab of The Pittsburgh Press gave Berger a slight shade, though he reported Berger as taking the most punishment, his eye cut and bleeding while Klaus "was not marked to any serious extent".
1910-12-31Jim Stewart1-2-0
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. Stewart took a trouncing.
1910-10-29Jack Dillon22-0-5
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. The Pittsburgh Press reported Dillon having a slight edge, as did the Gazette Times.
1910-09-24Buck Crouse22-1-1
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Results from the Pittsburgh Press.
1910-09-03Tom McMahon3-0-1
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1910-07-16George Chip6-1-0
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. Chip floored in third round.
1910-06-25George Chip6-1-0
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. The Pittsburgh Press favored Berger but stated that it was a very close bout.
1910-06-20Tommy Crawford2-7-1
New Kensington, Pennsylvania, USAWKO26
1910-05-14Battling Conners8-2-1
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1910-04-30Ralph Calloway2-5-3
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. Berger was an easy winner.
1910-01-07Frank Klaus15-1-1
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
referee: Al Martin
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. Berger floored twice in 6th.
1909-11-02Tom McMahon2-0-0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1909-10-25Jack Abbott2-0-0
Turner Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1909-10-22Tom McMahon2-0-0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. This was a close fight.
1909-10-08Tom McCune11-19-6
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWKO36
1909-06-25Jack Abbott2-0-0
Bijou Theater, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1909-06-07Tommy Crawford2-5-1
Oakland Natatorium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1909-04-20Hugh McGann3-5-1
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1909-04-19Billy Yourall9-4-3
Nonpareil A.C., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWKO56
1909-03-27Jack Abbott2-0-0
Greenfield Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1909-03-23Jack Ryan1-1-1
Waldemeier Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
referee: James McKeever
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Gazette Times. The Post scored it a draw.
1909-03-02Buck Wilson
Hiland Theater, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWKO16
1909-02-24Billy Manfredo4-3-0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1909-02-12Oscar Manning
Belmont Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWKO26
referee: Jack McClelland
1909-01-05Oscar Manning
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
referee: Billy Corcoran
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1908-12-14Jack Abbott1-0-0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1908-12-05Frank Diamond2-1-0
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
referee: Billy Corcoran
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1908-11-09Jock Simcoe3-0-0
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1908-11-03Merle Qualls
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO46
1908-11-02Battling Conners1-1-0
Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1908-10-22Battling Conners1-1-0
Southside Market House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1908-09-24Harry Meyers0-0-1
18th Regiment Armory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.

 
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