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Unk Russell
Global ID54224
sexmale
birthdate 1886-10-05
death date 1960-12-00 (74)
divisionwelterweight
height5′ 8″   /   173cm
aliasJohn J. Russell
country USA
residencePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth placePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
won 32 (KO 26) + lost 7 (KO 1) + drawn 2 = 42
rounds boxed 250
Newspaper Decisions won 40 : lost 30 : drawn 21
rounds boxed 557
Total Bouts 133 KO% 19.55
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1912-06-10Pete Malone7-2-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Malone won the newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1912-01-19Wildcat Ferns23-3-5
Kansas City, Missouri, USALTKO1010
referee: Dave Porteous
(Tulsa Daily World)
1911-07-11Barney Ford17-4-0
Standard Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. Philadelphia Record also had Ford winning. (The other bouts on this program were not reported in the Item.)
1911-05-13Young Kid Broad9-7-5
New Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
1911-03-14Young Otto47-4-0
Grand Avenue A.C., Kansas City, Missouri, USAWPTS1010
referee: Emmett Mellody
(Kansas City Star)
1911-02-28Pete Shaughnessy8-5-1
Joplin, Missouri, USADPTS1515
1911-01-30Harry Brewer7-0-2
Hippodrome, Kansas City, Missouri, USALPTS1010
1911-01-16Peck Miller1-2-1
Manayunk A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Peck Miller.
1911-01-07Billy Donovan9-2-1
American A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was a draw between Russell and Donnovan.
1910-12-10Joe Kline4-4-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was in favor of Russell.
1910-11-17Billy Willis19-2-1
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Willis. The Philadelphia Record scored the fight as a a draw.
1910-11-03Billy Willis19-2-1
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1910-09-22Johnny Willetts9-4-0
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post, according to which Willetts won easily.
1910-08-05Billy Donovan9-2-1
Frankford A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Donovan.
1910-04-28Eddie Stinger12-0-0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Stinger, but the Philadelphia Record saw Russell as the winner.
1910-03-08Honey Mellody41-12-12
Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS88
1910-02-17Jack Reardon9-6-3
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record, both in favor of a draw decision.
1910-02-03Eddie Stinger12-0-0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Russell.
1910-01-20Jimmy Dolan0-1-0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record, in favor of Russell.
1909-11-29Paddy Lavin24-2-9
Reading, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1909-11-25Mickey Gannon21-1-1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record were in favor of Gannon.
1909-11-06Charley Sieger5-8-11
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Russell.
1909-09-30Fred Corbett6-3-0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record. Corbett won easily.
1909-05-28Fritz White7-1-0
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Item and Philadelphia Record were in favor of Russell.
1909-05-18Billy Herman
Douglas A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item favored Herman. The Philadelphia Record called the fight a draw.
1909-05-08Paddy Lavin23-2-9
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record was in the favor of Lavin.
1909-04-23Tommy Crawford2-5-1
Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1909-04-20Harry Mansfield14-7-0
Douglas A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Philadelphia Item called this bout a draw.
1909-03-01Tommy Crawford2-5-1
Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1909-02-19Dick Nelson47-3-13
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item and Philadelphia Record, both in favor of Nelson.
1909-02-08Young Loughrey22-5-1
Washington S.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was in favor or Loughrey, and the Philadelphia Record scored the fight as a draw.
1908-12-30Young Loughrey21-4-1
Olympic Club, Essington, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1515
This fight was decided by official decision, as were all bouts held in Essington.
1908-12-03Tommy Crawford2-3-1
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO46
Result from both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record.
1908-10-10Tommy Sullivan17-4-4
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Russell tore a ligament in his arm. Sullivan won decisively according to the Philadelphia Item.
1908-10-01Harry Lewis33-7-3
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
referee: Jimmie Mason
A draw from Pittsburgh Gazette Times. No knockdowns are mentioned.
This was a great fight according to the Boston Globe, with both men fighting like tigers. Russell down in the second and Lewis down in the fourth. Globe called fight a draw.

1908-09-07Harry Lewis31-7-3
Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1212
As he usually did, Lewis handed Russell a good licking.
1908-07-21Russell Van Horn1-2-1
Columbus, Ohio, USAWKO310
1908-07-14Harry Lewis31-7-3
Auditorium, Bangor, Maine, USALNWS66
referee: Maffitt Flaherty
Newspaper decision from the Boston Globe.
1908-05-23Harry Lewis29-7-3
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Lewis. The Philadelphia Record considered the fight to be a draw.
1908-05-09Harry Lewis29-7-3
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Lewis handed Russell a trouncing according to the Philadelphia Item.
1908-04-27Jack Fitzgerald3-0-0
West End A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO46
This result is from the Philadelphia Record.
1908-04-04Honey Mellody37-9-10
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item, an upset win for Russell.
1908-03-16Jack Fitzgerald3-0-0
West End A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Russell.
1908-03-05George Krall16-11-1
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO46
Result is from the Philadelphia Item.
1908-02-29Battling Jack Nelson7-0-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1908-02-21Kid Haney5-0-0
Ontario A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO46
Result from the Philadelphia Item was in favor of Russell,
1908-02-12Luther Royles
Gallipolis, Ohio, USAWKO410
1908-02-11Barney Lafferty
Charleston, West Virginia, USAWKO310
1908-02-08Willie Fitzgerald44-15-12
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decisions from the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record were both in favor of Russell.
1908-01-25Mickey Gannon9-1-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decisions from the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record wre both in favor of Russell.
1908-01-22Jimmy Potts41-3-16
Sharkey A.C., New York, New York, USAWKO26
1907-11-29Billy Clark
Industrial Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item, which reported that Russell had the edge but it was a close fight. The Philadelphia Record called it a draw.
1907-11-08Jimmy Gardner47-5-19
Industrial Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. Gardner handed Russell a sound beating in this fight.
1907-11-05Jimmy Dougherty1-1-0
Bijou Theater, Reading, Pennsylvania, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1907-10-29Larry Conley3-1-0
Chelsea, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1212
This, and other New England fights of Russell, are from the Boston Globe.
1907-09-24Jimmy Briggs65-23-31
Chelsea, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1907-09-18Russell Van Horn0-0-1
Columbus, Ohio, USALDQ710
1907-08-15Willie Fitzgerald40-14-12
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid), and from the Philadelphia Item).
1907-08-01Jack Reardon7-3-1
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS33
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. Russell fought two three-rounders on this date and was upset by Reardon.
1907-08-01Billy Kolb21-9-3
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS33
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. This was on of two three-rounders that Russell fought on this date.
1907-05-31Ambrose McGarry4-4-1
New Polo A.C., New York, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1907-05-30Morris Goldberg7-4-0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO36
Result from the Philadelphia Item.
1907-05-20Ambrose McGarry4-4-1
Washington S.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Russell.
1907-05-09Boxer Kelly9-1-0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. Kelly suffered a severe licking.
1907-03-30Willie Fitzgerald39-14-10
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item & the Philadelphia Record were both in favor of Fitzgerald. This was a close fight.
1907-03-02Ambrose McGarry4-4-1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. Russell handed McGarry a severe drubbing.
1907-02-02Ambrose McGarry4-4-1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record in favor of Russell.
1907-01-16George Jansen8-6-3
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of a draw.
1907-01-05Joe Gregg10-1-3
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Russell.
1907-01-01Maurice Sayers13-13-8
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record was in favor of Russell.
1906-12-15Young Erne17-6-2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was a draw between Erne and Russell.
1906-11-17Kid Farmer25-5-5
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. Russell handed Farmer a severe thrashing.
1906-11-02Kid Sullivan23-7-10
Eureka A.C., Baltimore, Maryland, USAWTKO1015
referee: Bert Crowhurst
1906-10-27Young Erne17-6-2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was "draw."
1906-10-06Young Erne17-6-2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was in favor of a draw.
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