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Billy Griffith
Global ID56009
sexmale
birthdate 1887-00-00
divisionwelterweight
country USA
residenceCincinnati, Ohio, USA
birth nameTony Ferguson
won 12 (KO 7) + lost 18 (KO 9) + drawn 7 = 37
rounds boxed 238
Newspaper Decisions won 5 : lost 6 : drawn 3
rounds boxed 108
Total Bouts 51 KO% 13.73
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1918-01-28Harry Krohn1-0-0
People's Theater, Cincinnati, Ohio, USALTKO3
referee: Frank Mills
Cincinnati Enquirer.
1914-04-13Jack Britton38-7-8
Heuck's Opera House, Cincinnati, Ohio, USALNWS1010
Britton won the newspaper decision. (Stevens Point Daily Journal)
1913-10-15Fighting Zunner11-0-0
Erie, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
Buffalo Morning Express
1913-07-01Mickey McIntyre8-1-6
King's Theatre, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, CanadaWDQ515
referee: Joe Francis
McIntyre had it almost all his own way when the foul was supposedly struck. Many fans said Griffiths was faking it, and even Referee Francis was in doubt. Griffiths put on a good show.Halifax Morning Chronicle
1913-05-01Mickey McIntyre7-1-6
Manchester Arena, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaLPTS1212
referee: Tommy Burns
"...McIntyre displayed lightning speed...was the aggressor throughout..." Morning Albertan and Calgary Daily Herald The Herald said, "...Mickey McIntyre has now one of the strongest claims in the ring for the welterweight championship of the world..."
1913-04-14Ray Bronson48-8-22
Olympic A.C., Cincinnati, Ohio, USADNWS1010
"Griffith had much the better of the early fighting, but Bronson finished strong." (Reno Evening Gazette)
1912-12-19Frank Jeffries0-7-3
Titusville, Pennsylvania, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1912-11-23Joe Kline5-5-0
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1912-06-10Kid Ashe14-12-16
Lyceum Theater, Cincinnati, Ohio, USAWTKO1
As Billy Griffith (Hamilton Evening Journal).
1912-04-10Tommy Sullivan23-9-4
Charleston, South Carolina, USADNWS1010
New Orleans Times-Picayune (Luckett Davis)
1912-01-20Jack Dillon31-1-5
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
referee: Tom Bodkins
"Jack Dillon's goat got away from him tonight and ere Jack could recapture the pesky animal, the timekeeper tapped the gong and Billy Griffiths had achieved the distinction of staying for six rounds with the Hoosier Hurricane." (Indianapolis Star) The Pittsburgh Post stated that Griffith was down four times and took a battering.
1911-12-23Red Raven7-1-0
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1911-11-03Tommy Devlin21-1-6
Tri City A.C., Jeffersonville, Indiana, USALPTS1010
referee: Marvin Hart
1911-05-17Glenn Coakley3-0-0
Lakewood Park, Vincennes, Indiana, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Indianapolis Star
1911-02-17Tommy Gavigan5-2-1
Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1010
1910-12-01Jack Foy9-2-0
Monroe A.C., Atlanta, Georgia, USAWKO1010
1910-11-16Cy Flynn27-9-7
Salamanca, New York, USALKO3
1910-05-30Fighting Kennedy1-0-1
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USALPTS?
referee: Joe Kalwick
Griffith was arrested and fined five dollars for assault and battery on the referee following the decision (Atlanta Constitution).
1910-05-17Jack Robinson17-17-18
Armory A.C., Atlanta, Georgia, USALPTS1010
1910-05-03Billy Bowman3-0-1
Armory Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia, USAWPTS1010
1910-04-26Jack Robinson17-16-17
Armory Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia, USADPTS?
1910-04-04Paddy Lavin26-2-9
Miller's Hall, Buffalo, New York, USALTKO3
referee: Eddie McBride
Buffalo Courier
1910-01-21Willie Fitzgerald47-15-14
Tomlinson Hall, Indianapolis, Indiana, USALTKO710
1910-01-13Jack Robinson13-16-14
Monroe A.C., Atlanta, Georgia, USALPTS1010
referee: George Monroe
1909-12-10Jack Morgan17-5-1
Clifton A.C., Cincinnati, Ohio, USADPTS1010
referee: Bud Lally
Cincinnati Enquirer.
1909-11-05Jack Foy7-0-0
Armory Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia, USAWTKO310
referee: Ed Clapp
1909-10-18Kid Ashe12-9-15
Cincinnati, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1909-07-19Jack Young14-6-5
Arena, New Castle, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1909-06-30Jack Young14-6-5
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1909-06-25Ed Givens4-4-1
Bijou Theater, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1909-04-24Jimmy Clabby33-5-13
Royal A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USALKO4
1909-03-10Kid Ashe12-9-14
Suburban A.C., Cincinnati, Ohio, USADPTS1010
As Billy Griffith (Hamilton Daily Telegraph).
1909-01-15Russell Van Horn1-3-1
Champion A.C., Springfield, Ohio, USADPTS2020
(Boston Globe)
1909-01-13Jack Morgan16-5-1
Capital A.C., Columbus, Ohio, USALPTS66
Cincinnati Enquirer.
1908-12-18Jack Morgan16-4-1
Champion A.C., Springfield, Ohio, USAWKO1320
referee: Harry Davidson
Cincinnati Enquirer.
1908-09-28Mike Donovan73-12-40
Capital A.C., Columbus, Ohio, USALPTS66
Cincinnati Enquirer.
1908-06-09Tommy Crawford0-1-1
Kane, Pennsylvania, USALPTS66
Warren Evening Mirror
1908-04-13Jack Young13-5-3
Coliseum, New Castle, Pennsylvania, USADPTS88
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. This may have been a newspaper decision.
1908-03-18Tommy Crawford0-0-1
Kane, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
Cincinnati Enquirer.
1907-12-30Jack Lynch
Kentucky, USAWKO2
Cincinnati Enquirer.
1907-07-01Harry Lewis22-7-3
National S.C., New York, New York, USALKO2
1907-06-27Gus Feldman3-5-1
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item. Griffith was an easy winner.
1907-06-20Harry Lewis21-7-3
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Lewis.
1907-05-14Jack Young11-3-3
New Castle, Pennsylvania, USALKO212
From the Pittsburgh Post.
1906-12-10Al Martin1-3-2
Erie A.C., Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWKO1115
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
1906-09-20Jack Morgan6-0-0
West Baden, Indiana, USALKO1
Ft. Wayne Daily News.
1906-07-06Charles Neary20-8-21
Hamilton, Ohio, USALKO3
"Although Griffiths landed quite a number of blows, they were ineffective, and in the third Neary sent over a hard right to the jaw that put Griffiths down and out." (Trenton Times)
1906-04-25Louis Ross
Jefferson Theatre, Hamilton, Ohio, USAWKO4
referee: John Simcoe
Cincinnati Enquirer.
1905-12-11Mike Mills
Auditorium, Indianapolis, Indiana, USADPTS66
Indianapolis Star.
1905-07-19Andy Bezenah24-0-8
Vevay, Indiana, USAWDQ310
Louisville Courier-Journal. Low blows.
1905-05-15Young Dempsey
Franklin, Indiana, USADPTS88
Indianapolis Star.

 
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