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Eddie Shevlin
Global ID60267
sexmale
birthdate 1892-02-22
death date 1959-02-06 (66)
divisionwelterweight
height5′ 7″   /   170cm
country USA
residenceBoston, Massachusetts, USA
birth placeBoston, Massachusetts, USA
birth nameJohn Prendergast
won 73 (KO 20) + lost 17 (KO 3) + drawn 7 = 97
rounds boxed 879
Newspaper Decisions won 6 : lost 4 : drawn 3
rounds boxed 128
Total Bouts 110 KO% 18.18
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1925-12-18Al Mello14-1-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO810
time: 2:10 | referee: Jack Sheehan
Shevlin was down three times and took a bad licking.
1925-10-30Sheik Johnny Leonard30-12-9
City Hall, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Sheehan
1925-08-26Rocky Smith26-12-3
Bangor, Maine, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Boston Globe.
1925-08-08Buddy Clark10-8-0
Donovan Field, Salem, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1212
referee: Dick Fleming
USA New England welterweight title
1925-07-13Jack Rappaport0-3-0
Dreamland Park, Newark, New Jersey, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the New York Times. This was Jack Rappaport and not Jimmy--per the Newark Star-Eagle. The Star-Eagle also had Shevlin shading Rappaport.
1925-06-30Harry Martone18-8-1
Jersey City, New Jersey, USADNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the New York Times.
1925-05-15Sergeant Sammy Baker30-3-3
City Hall, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
referee: Joe O'Connor | judge: Jack Cunningham | judge: Camille Bushway
1925-03-26Rocky Smith24-10-3
Foot Guard Hall, Hartford, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
1925-02-03Paddy Ryan21-4-3
Foot Guard Hall, Hartford, Connecticut, USAWTKO710
Shevlin was the New England Welterweight Champion at this time. From the Hartford Times (Laurence Fielding).
1925-01-19Paddy Flynn19-12-4
Casino Hall, Lynn, Massachusetts, USAWDQ710
referee: Dick Fleming
Flynn was disqualified for head-butting.
1924-11-24Willie Harmon41-7-3
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
According to the Pittsburgh Post, Harmon won 7 of the 10 rounds.
1924-11-14Bob Lowrie5-5-2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1924-08-09Moe Herscovitch9-13-1
Arena Auditorium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaWPTS1010
From the Halifax Chronicle (Michel Gladu).
1924-07-03Nedder Healey5-5-1
Armouries, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaWPTS1010
From the Halifax Chronicle (Michel Gladu).
1924-06-30Paul Doyle53-17-7
General Electric Field, Lynn, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: G. Edward Dixon
1924-06-02Eddie Burnbrook43-3-3
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
A clear win for Shevlin according to the Pittsburgh Post.
1924-05-29Young Tansey22-8-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO410
1924-04-21Jimmy Jones16-2-0
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
Shevlin fought brilliantly and won 8 of the 10 rounds according to the Pittsburgh Post.
1924-03-21Georgie Ward21-8-1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1924-01-24Eddie Burnbrook39-3-2
109th Infantry Armory, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
1924-01-01Frankie Quill21-21-6
Nashua Theatre, Nashua, New Hampshire, USAWKO210
1923-11-02Georgie Ward20-6-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
referee: Johnny Brassil | judge: Pat Moran | judge: William T. McDermott
1923-09-21Georgie Ward19-6-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1212
referee: Jack Sheehan | judge: William T. McDermott | judge: Al Bates
1923-06-25Phil Kaplan21-1-1
Broad A.C., Newark, New Jersey, USALNWS1212
On site report from the Newark Star-Eagle for Kaplan--Boston Globe had fight even. The Newark Star-Eagle felt that Kaplan deserved a shot at Mickey Walker's welterweight title, but this fight never materialized.
1923-06-13Jimmy Jones12-1-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALUD1010
referee: Joe O'Connor
1923-05-30Alex Trambitas33-14-26
Clinton Oval, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USAWPTS1010
1923-05-14Jimmy Jones11-1-0
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. Jones was the clear winner in a sizzling fight.
1923-04-30Cowboy Padgett14-3-14
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jimmy Walsh | judge: Pat Moran | judge: William T. McDermott
1923-04-27Frankie Murphy25-16-23
Marieville Gardens, North Providence, Rhode Island, USAWTKO910
Providence News 28 April 1923
1923-04-16Jimmy Jones9-1-0
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALDQ310
This was an excellent fight until Shevlin accidentally fouled Jones, causing his disqualification.
1923-03-16Al Sears17-7-0
City Hall, Lewiston, Maine, USAWTKO912
USA New England welterweight title
1923-02-03Dave Shade56-12-46
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1923-01-01Ray Pryel8-0-0
Casino Hall, Lynn, Massachusetts, USAWTKO610
Date: Tuesday, January 2, 1923 Paper: Boston Herald (Boston, MA) Page: 11
1922-12-01Phil Bloom37-18-7
Marieville Gardens, North Providence, Rhode Island, USAWPTS1010
1922-11-29Jimmy Kelly21-8-7
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1212
1922-11-20Moe Herscovitch7-8-0
Loew's Court Theatre, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1010
referee: Arthur Briere
1922-10-16Pete Latzo13-0-0
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Shevlin won according to the day after Wilkes-Barre Times Leader. Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record was a draw.
1922-10-09Dave Shade53-11-46
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: George F. Freeman | judge: Tom Brady | judge: John T. Glackin
1922-09-25Alex Trambitas32-11-25
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1922-08-10Georgie Ward15-3-1
Cycle Track, Revere, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Johnny Brassil | judge: Mike Winston | judge: Fred Lincoln
1922-07-17Jack Perry29-17-4
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
The fight between Pete Latzo and Eddie Shevlin, previously listed here for June 8, 1922, can't be confirmed and has been deleted.
1922-05-22Jack Perry27-17-4
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1922-05-09Jack Perry26-17-4
Casino, Worcester, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
Reported in the Boston Globe.
1922-05-01Nate Siegel29-8-11
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1922-02-28Nate Siegel28-7-11
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1921-12-20Paul Doyle35-9-7
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
USA New England welterweight title
1921-12-09Mickey Donley10-10-4
Infantry Hall, Providence, Rhode Island, USAWPTS1010
Providence Evening Tribune
1921-11-15Mike Morley9-2-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jerry Moore | judge: Tom Brady | judge: Herman Nickerson
USA New England welterweight title
1921-11-07Billy Logan1-1-0
Casino Hall, Lynn, Massachusetts, USAWTKO410
1921-10-03Walter Mohr21-18-9
Casino, Fall River, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1921-09-27Nate Siegel27-5-11
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Larry Sweeney | judge: Herman Nickerson | judge: Fred Lincoln
1921-07-25Steve Latzo15-4-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Larry Sweeney | judge: Tom Brady | judge: James Fitzpatrick
1921-07-04Young Kloby27-9-8
Salem, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1921-04-29Jack Perry22-6-2
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Joe O'Connor | judge: Jim Harmon | judge: James Fitzpatrick
1921-04-18Barney Adair24-9-4
Grand Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Johnny Brassil | judge: Peter Kelly | judge: Tommy Duffy
1921-03-29Jack Perry22-5-2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: George F. Freeman | judge: Herman Nickerson | judge: Walter Brown
1921-02-22Young Neil6-8-7
Commonwealth A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO210
1921-01-11Johnny Gill1-3-1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1921-01-01Johnny McLaughlin3-3-0
Marlborough, Massachusetts, USAWTKO510
1920-11-30Young Mike Donovan4-1-0
Armory, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO410
1920-11-20Johnny Summers2-1-0
Scenic Temple, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1920-11-10Eddie McAndrews3-9-0
Carlyle A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO310
1920-10-28Allentown Dundee3-2-0
Coliseum, Quincy, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Phil Powers
1920-10-09Paul Doyle21-6-5
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
(Boston Globe)
1920-09-21Eddie Flynn25-11-14
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jimmy Walsh | judge: Louis Sullivan | judge: Peter Kelly
1920-07-01Jack Britton59-11-10
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USALNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Boston Globe. Britton won decisively.
1920-03-23Paul Doyle19-5-3
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USADNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Boston Globe.
1920-03-09Nate Siegel16-2-9
Armory, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1212
1920-02-02George Alger49-19-28
Hibernian Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1212
1920-01-05George Alger48-19-28
Hibernian Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USALDQ412
1919-12-18Paul Doyle16-5-1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1212
1919-11-13Johnny Morris1-2-1
Newport, Rhode Island, USAWTKO512
1919-08-23Young Kloby19-6-8
Lawrence, Massachusetts, USALKO912
This was a sensational fight in which Shevlin was ahead most of the way until being knocked out. 12,500 persons attended the program.
1919-05-19Eddie Beattie7-8-1
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
referee: Eugene Corri
Western Daily Press - Tuesday 20 May 1919
1919-04-14Fred Newberry5-2-1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
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