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Phil Cross
Global ID89428
sexmale
birthdate 1889-09-18
death date 1978-01-01 (88)
divisionlightweight
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
country USA
residenceNew York, New York, USA
birth namePhilip Wallach
won 6 (KO 6) + lost 2 (KO 2) + drawn 0 = 8
rounds boxed 22
Newspaper Decisions won 27 : lost 12 : drawn 7
rounds boxed 410
Total Bouts 54 KO% 11.11
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1914-02-19Johnny Harvey8-5-0
Empire A.C., Harlem, New York, USALNWS1010
Consensus of New York City newspaper decisions (Jack Kincaid). This was a promotion of the Empire A.C.
1913-12-02Johnny 'Kid' Alberts12-9-1
Atlantic Garden A.C., New York, New York, USALKO610
1913-11-18Frankie Madden11-9-0
Atlantic Garden A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Cross was better. (New York Times)
1913-09-23Johnny 'Kid' Alberts11-8-1
Atlantic Garden A.C., New York, New York, USALNWS1010
(New York Times)
1913-05-28Paddy Sullivan22-6-3
St. Nicholas Rink, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Cross was better. (New York Times) Other New York City newspapers agreed (Jack Kincaid).
1913-05-05Young Erne24-10-5
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Cross from the Philadelphia Public Ledger and Philadelphia Inquirer.
1913-04-23Young Jack O'Brien7-0-1
St. Nicholas Rink, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Times.
1913-03-17Young Denny14-3-5
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USALNWS1010
referee: Dick Burke
Times-Picayune.
1913-02-22Frank Loughrey11-5-3
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala). This was the only meeting between Loughrey and Cross. They did not fight on February 22, 1912, which was an accidental duplication in Loughrey's record (IBRO #71).
1913-02-19Young Hickey5-0-0
New Star Casino, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Hickey substituted for the injured Harry Donahue (New York Times) Promoted by the Empire A.C.
1913-02-15Willie Moody17-7-2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Cross from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1913-01-29Jimmy Coffey5-0-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Coffey substituted for Young Jack O'Brien (New York Times).
1912-12-21Willie Adams2-2-0
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USALNWS1010
(New York Times)
1912-10-11Paddy Sullivan20-5-3
St. Nicholas Rink, New York, New York, USADNWS1010
Popular verdict - a draw (New York Times) This was also the decision by other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1912-09-25Johnny Marto9-0-1
St. Nicholas Rink, New York, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Times. Cross was down in round nine.
1912-09-10Johnny Marto9-0-1
St. Nicholas Rink, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Cross won the newspaper decision (New York Times).
1912-08-07Johnny Lore0-3-0
St. Nicholas Rink, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision for Cross from NY Times and NY Sun.
Cross was down in the 2nd round.

1912-07-24Battling Hurley9-2-4
St. Nicholas Rink, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision for Cross from NY Times and NY Sun.
1912-06-22Paddy Sullivan18-5-2
St. Nicholas Rink, New York, New York, USALNWS1010
Sullivan was better (New York Times). Other New York City newspapers agreed (Jack Kincaid).
1912-06-17Willie Beecher8-1-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALNWS1010
referee: Billy Joh
Consensus newspaper decision for Beecher from NY Times and other New York City newspapers (searched by Jack Kincaid). A draw from NY Sun.
Fought at 138 pounds.

1912-05-22Willie Beecher8-1-1
Empire A.C., New Star Casino, New York, New York, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers was a draw (Jack Kincaid). The venue was the New Star Casino, also called the Lenox Casino.
1912-05-13Terry Brooks4-1-4
Fordon A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Cross won the newspaper decision (New York Times).
1912-05-03Young Hickey5-0-0
Morris Park, Newark, New Jersey, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid). The 11th Ward A.C. operated at Morris Park.
1912-04-29Ralph Rose2-4-0
Fordon A.C., New York, New York, USAWKO310
Six times in three rounds Cross laid the left upper cut on Rose and toppled him over onto the canvas. The seventh time he did it Rose was stretched out.
1912-04-17Young Hickey5-0-0
Empire A.C., Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision is consensus from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid). This program was promoted by the Empire A.C.
1912-03-25Paddy Sullivan18-4-2
Fordon A.C., New York, New York, USALNWS1010
Sullivan was better (New York Times). According to Jack Kincaid, other New York City newspapers agreed.
1912-03-18Young Hickey5-0-0
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1912-03-06Cy Smith6-1-0
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper win for Cross (New York Times).
1912-02-16Benny Franklin14-14-8
New Polo A.C., New York, New York, USADNWS1010
(New York Times)
1912-02-05Cy Smith6-1-0
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper win for Cross (New York Times).
1912-01-27Johnny Moran3-7-0
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
(New York Times)
1911-12-09Young Hickey3-0-0
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USADNWS1010
(New York Times)
1911-11-18Benny Franklin14-13-8
New Polo A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1911-11-14Johnny 'Kid' Alberts5-3-0
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USAWKO310
1911-11-02Al Ketchell1-0-0
Eagles Hall, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Norwalk Hour
1911-10-26Marty Brown
Houston A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1911-10-07Billy Simpson0-1-0
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWKO210
1911-09-12Al Schumacher5-3-2
St. Nicholas Rink, New York, New York, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Times. This program was promoted by the 20th Century A.C.
1911-05-17Marty Brown
Princess A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1911-04-28Dave Dillon3-1-0
New Amsterdam Opera House, New York, New York, USAWTKO310
This program was promoted by the National S.C.
1910-09-06Kid Burns2-5-0
Brown's Gym, New York, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Evening Telegram (Paul Zabala).
1910-08-02Tony Bender18-4-3
Brown's Gym, New York, New York, USALKO210
Bender landed a right to the jaw which put Cross down for the count.
1910-07-21Marty Rowan1-0-0
Long Acre A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
(New York Times)
1910-06-27Young Guerini2-3-0
Krueger Auditorium, Newark, New Jersey, USAWNWS44
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1910-06-10Al Dominick
Lehigh A.C., Bronx, New York, USAWKO210
1910-03-31Harry Phillips0-1-0
Long Acre A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
(New York Times)
1910-03-22Terry Brooks1-0-0
New Amsterdam Opera House, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Cross was better. (New York Times) This program was promoted by the National S.C.
1910-03-04Young Terry
New Amsterdam Opera House, New York, New York, USAWNWS66
Cross won the newspaper decision. (New York Times) This was a promotion of the National S.C.
1910-02-17George Hoey3-2-1
Long Acre A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS66
Cross won the newspaper decision. (New York Times)
1910-02-07Kid Lewis0-2-0
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWNWS66
(New York Times)
1910-01-31Will Kid Boldt1-0-0
Bedford A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADNWS66
Bout was considered even. (New York Times) Philadelphia Item for Cross.
1910-01-06Al King1-2-0
Long Acre A.C., New York, New York, USAWKO16
1909-12-30George Hoey3-2-1
Long Acre A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1909-12-06Johnny Allen0-1-0
Mt. Vernon Sporting Club, Mount Vernon, New York, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid). This appears to have been Cross's professional debut.

 
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