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New York Jack O'Brien
Global ID69196
sexmale
birthdate 1878-01-01
divisionlightweight
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
country Canada
residenceNew York, New York, USA
birth placeNova Scotia, Canada
won 14 (KO 5) + lost 10 (KO 3) + drawn 14 = 40
rounds boxed 588 KO% 12.5
 
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1905-02-11Jack Cardiff0-1-2
Manayunk A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO36
Result from the Philadelphia Item.
1904-06-11Tom Massey
Mira Monte Hall, Montecito, California, USANCNC3
This bout had two minute rounds and was considered a "fake." Exact result unknown. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff arrested both boxers, feeling that they would be convicted of a felony. Los Angeles Times
Exact Jack O'Brien uncertain.

1902-09-12Frank Christy
Pastime A.C., Sacramento, California, USALPTS88
Exact Jack O'Brien uncertain.
1902-04-15Kid Williams14-9-2
Stockton, California, USALPTS2020
1902-03-21Rufe Turner18-5-3
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USALTKO1220
referee: Jimmy McDevitt
Both were down in the 3rd round. O'Brien was knocked down twice in the 10th round, and three times in the 12th, he got up from last knockdown but his seconds threw up the sponge.
1902-01-16George (Young) Gibbs9-1-0
Acme A.C., Oakland, California, USAWPTS1515
referee: Jack Kitchen
Gibbs was knocked down in the 13th round.
1901-11-26Perry Queenan25-14-25
Sacramento, California, USADPTS2020
referee: Phil Wand
1901-10-11Rufe Turner17-4-3
Stockton, California, USAWPTS2020
referee: Eddie Smith
Fought at 133 pounds. Turner was knocked down in the 18th round.
1901-06-28Buddy King16-2-3
Colorado A.A., Denver, Colorado, USAWPTS1010
1900-10-26Wilmington Jack Daly37-5-20
Auditorium, Waterbury, Connecticut, USADPTS2020
referee: Charlie White
Fought at 135 pounds.
1900-10-04Tim Kearns24-8-7
Nutmeg A.C., Hartford, Connecticut, USAWTKO1820
time: 2:00 | referee: Johnny White
Kearns was knocked down in the 18th, and the referee stopped the fight.
1900-07-30George 'Elbows' McFadden31-6-15
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO1325
referee: Charlie White
Fought at 133 pounds. O'Brien was knocked down three times in the 12th round, and gave up when the bell rang for the thirteenth round. Post-fight examination revealed that O'Brien had two broken ribs.
1900-06-16Tim Kearns22-8-7
Seaside A.C., Coney Island, New York, USALDQ625
referee: Charlie White
Fought at 133 pounds. O'Brien was disqualified for using a back handed punch, when he had Kearns nearly beaten (in the opinion of NY Tribune and NY Sun).
1900-04-30George 'Elbows' McFadden30-6-14
Broadway A.C., New York, New York, USADPTS2525
referee: Johnny White
Fought at 133 pounds.
1899-12-04Frank Erne23-2-14
Coney Island A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS2525
referee: George Siler
World Lightweight Title
Weight 133 pounds ringside. Erne was down in the 3rd and 9th rounds.

1899-09-29Tim Kearns16-6-7
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO1325
1899-08-21Jack Downey22-6-17
Coney Island A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO1925
1899-07-07Dal Hawkins15-5-4
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS2525
1899-05-29Martin Flaherty22-7-18
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USAWPTS2525
1899-04-19Dave Sullivan17-3-9
Coliseum, Hartford, Connecticut, USADPTS2525
1899-04-07Jack Downey21-4-17
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWDQ1525
Downey frustrated by his inability to land on O'Brien kept hitting in the clinches. Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1899-03-04Marty McCue16-11-18
Greenwood A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS2020
Foul-filled bout; O'Brien bit McCue. Brooklyn Eagle.
1899-02-18Billy Whistler21-3-26
Greenwood A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS2525
1899-02-13Oscar Gardner60-5-16
Youngstown, Ohio, USAWPTS2020
1898-12-03Billy Whistler21-3-24
Greenwood A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS2121
referee: Owen Ziegler
Stopped by Police because of late hour
1898-10-22Marty McCue16-9-14
Pelican A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS2020
1898-09-22Joe Cain5-2-6
Greenwood A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO14
1898-07-30Jim Barron14-4-4
Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS520
Police intervened
1898-02-24Yock Henniger7-9-7
Horizon A.C., Bridgeport, Connecticut, USADPTS1515
1898-01-20Yock Henniger7-8-7
Auditorium, Waterbury, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
referee: Samuel C. Austin
Results from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle and Pittsburgh Press. Henniger did the "best all around work" and the decision in favor of O'Brien was "vigorously hissed".
1897-12-02Frank Patterson7-2-7
Park City Theater, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USADPTS1010
1897-11-13Oscar Gardner36-3-10
Polo A.C., New York, New York, USALPTS1515
1897-10-28Joe Cain2-0-2
Active A.C., Maspeth, Queens, New York, USAWKO8
1897-10-18Martin Judge15-9-6
Quaker City A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USANCNC1
The referee deemed the men were faking and declared the bout a no-contest. Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1897-10-04Mark Kerwin
New Kensington, Pennsylvania, USADPTS44
Results from the Pittsburgh Press.
1897-08-30Oscar Gardner33-3-9
Greenpoint S.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS1010
1897-08-12George Johnson2-9-5
City Hall, Waterbury, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
referee: Casper Leon
1897-07-19Oscar Gardner33-3-8
Albany, New York, USADPTS1010
1897-05-26Mike Sears9-3-9
Palace A.C., New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1897-05-23Jack Delaney6-3-4
Polo A.C., New York, New York, USALPTS2020

 
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