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Benny Lynch
Global ID25607
sexmale
birthdate 1913-04-02
death date 1946-08-06 (33)
divisionflyweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 4″   /   163cm
reach65″   /   165cm
country United Kingdom
residenceGorbals, Scotland, United Kingdom
birth placeGorbals, Scotland, United Kingdom
won 88 (KO 34) + lost 14 (KO 1) + drawn 17 = 119
rounds boxed 961 KO% 28.57
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1938-10-03Aurel Toma31-4-8
Empress Hall, Earl's Court, London, United KingdomLKO310x3
time: 0:32
1938-09-27KO Morgan75-9-0
Shawfield Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomLPTS1212x3
1938-06-29Jackie Jurich34-2-2
St Mirren Football Ground, Paisley, Scotland, United KingdomWKO1215x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Lynch forfeits World Flyweight Title (overweight), and the British Board of Boxing Control declared it vacant.
Jurich's manager, Jack Rogers, claims the title in defeat, which is not generally recognized.
Peter Kane would be acknowledged the legitimate Flyweight Champion when he defeated Jurich Sept. 22, 1938.

1938-03-24Peter Kane44-1-0
Anfield Football Ground, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomDPTS1212x3
referee: C.H. Douglas
Commonly listed as for the World Flyweight Title, yet Lynch weighed 119lbs 7oz and had to pay a forfeit. The match was made at 118lbs. Source: Liverpool newspapers
1938-02-09Maurice Filhol14-26-9
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO512x3
1937-12-13Georges Bataille23-15-4
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWTKO810x3
1937-10-13Peter Kane42-0-0
Shawfield Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWKO1315x3
BBBofC British flyweight title
World Flyweight Title
Attendance: 40,000

1937-08-20Roy Underwood15-13-4
Shawfield Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO612x3
1937-06-02Jimmy Warnock46-8-5
Celtic Park Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
Attendance: 16,000. Lynch paid forfeit as he could not make stipulated 112 1/4 lbs.
1937-03-22Len (Nipper) Hampston88-16-3
Town Hall, Leeds, Yorkshire, United KingdomWTKO1012x3
1937-03-01Len (Nipper) Hampston87-16-3
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomLDQ512x3
Lynch down five times in the bout. Lynch disqualified when his second jumps into the ring in the fifth claiming a foul. The referee immediately disqualified Lynch.
1937-02-10Fortunato Ortega47-4-10
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1937-01-19Small Montana66-8-7
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
World Flyweight Title
This was the first time the Title was unified since Fidel LaBarba relinquished it ten years earlier.

1936-12-09Eric Jones73-27-11
Holborn Stadium Club, Holborn, London, United KingdomWKO28x3
Boxing News 11/11/66
1936-11-16Phil Milligan13-8-4
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO712x3
Fought at 114lbs. Lynch overweight and paid a forfeit.
1936-09-16Pat Palmer18-2-2
Shawfield Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWKO815x3
National Boxing Association World flyweight title
BBBofC British flyweight title
EBU (European) flyweight title
1936-06-16Syd Parker20-6-4
Cathkin Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWKO912x3
Fought at 115lbs. Parker also down in the 7th round.
1936-05-28Pat Warburton37-6-3
Holborn Stadium Club, Holborn, London, United KingdomWTKO39x3
Boxing June 3, 1936 P 9
1936-05-25Mickey McGuire57-10-7
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWTKO410x3
1936-03-11Jimmy Warnock33-7-5
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomLPTS1212x3
referee: C.H. Douglas
Fought at 116lbs.
1935-12-19Phil Milligan10-6-4
Adelphi Club, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1935-12-12Harry Orton47-19-9
National Sporting Club, Edinburgh-Leith, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Boxing December 18, 1935 P 16
1935-12-03Gaston Maton17-4-1
Caledonian Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1935-09-09Jackie Brown77-14-8
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWRTD215x3
time: 1:32 | referee: Moss Deyong
National Boxing Association World flyweight title
BBBofC British flyweight title
Brown floored eight times.
Boxing September 11, 1935

1935-05-06Charlie Hazell66-41-14
Cathkin Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWKO110x3
Boxing May 8, 1935
1935-04-15Tommy Pardoe8-1-1
Embassy Rink, Sparbrook, West Midlands, United KingdomWRTD1415x3
Eliminator for British Flyweight title
1935-03-04Jackie Brown71-14-6
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS1212x3
referee: Johnny Summers
Fought at 116lbs. Weights not announced, but Lynch was heavier. Brown down in the first and fourth rounds. Verdict was loudly booed by the crowd.
1935-01-07Bobby Magee71-16-6
City Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
Boxing January 16, 1935
1934-12-13Sandy McEwan21-69-21
National Sporting Club, Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1934-12-05Tut Whalley39-17-7
Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomWDQ810x3
1934-11-29Johnny Griffiths0-4-0
National Sporting Club, Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomWKO110x3
time: 2:12
1934-11-12Peter Miller8-11-1
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO810x3
Bout fought in Newcastle, not Glasgow, per Glasgow Herald
1934-11-07Pedro Ruiz46-21-13
City Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1934-10-25Billy Johnstone
Adelphi Club, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWKO510x3
1934-09-26Valentin Angelmann57-10-5
Cathkin Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
referee: Jack Smith
1934-08-30Jim Brady17-6-2
Parkhead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
Dundee Courier - Friday 31 August 1934 P 10
1934-08-08Maurice Huguenin37-8-3
Cathkin Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1934-06-27Jim Campbell17-16-4
Cathkin Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
BBBofC Scottish Area flyweight title
1934-05-31Peter Miller4-7-1
Parkhead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWKO312x3
Dundee Courier - Friday 01 June 1934 P 10
1934-05-29Evan Evans0-3-2
City Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO310x3
1934-05-16Jim Campbell16-15-4
Olympic Sports Ground, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
referee: Gus Hart
BBBofC Scottish Area flyweight title
Dundee Courier - Thursday 17 May 1934 P 4
1934-04-17George Lowe0-1-0
Adelphi SC, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWRTD28x3
Dundee Courier - Wednesday 18 April 1934 P 9
1934-03-21Carlo Cavagnoli25-24-9
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Dundee Courier - Thursday 22 March 1934 P 9
1934-02-08Freddy Webb8-20-2
Adelphi SC, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWKO312x3
Dundee Courier - Friday 09 February 1934 P 9
1934-01-30Jim Brady16-5-1
Music Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
Eliminator BBBof C Scottish Area Flyweight Title
Dundee Courier - Wednesday 31 January 1934 P 10

1933-11-09Bob (Young) Fielding32-6-5
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
Dundee Courier - Friday 10 November 1933 P 4
1933-10-29Bert Kirby112-39-10
Palais de Danse, West Bromwich, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
"Lynch fought strongly to win every round." Glasgow Herald
1933-10-24Boy McIntosh15-0-1
Music Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO410x3
Semi-final Eliminator BBBofC Scottish Area Flyweight Title
Dundee Courier - Wednesday 25 October 1933 P 4

1933-10-12Willie Vogan1-2-1
Music Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomWKO210x3
1933-09-08Joe Cowley9-18-5
Premierland, Bridgeton, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO712x3
Dundee Courier - Saturday 09 September 1933 P 7
1933-08-17Alec Farris1-11-2
Parkhead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO415x3
Dundee Courier - Friday 18 August 1933 P 9
1933-06-29Billy Kid Hughes16-12-4
Parkhead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO912x3
Hughes down in the second, third, eighth, and twice in the ninth round before the towel was offered from his corner.
1933-06-15Billy Warnock2-7-1
Parkhead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO1112x3
1933-05-25Jim Maharg13-8-1
Parkhead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
Dundee Courier - Friday 26 May 1933 P 3
1933-05-11Alec Farris1-10-2
Parkhead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS88x3
Dundee Courier - Friday 12 May 1933 P 3
1933-05-05Freddie Tennant29-13-15
Premierland, Bridgeton, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x2
Dundee Courier - Saturday 06 May 1933 P 8
1933-05-02Jim Brady8-2-0
Premierland, Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS1212x2
referee: James Reid
Dundee Courier - Wednesday 03 May 1933 P 10
1933-04-21Walter Lemmon13-7-3
Premierland, Bridgeton, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x2
Dundee Courier - Saturday 22 April 1933 P 8
1933-03-31Paddy Docherty13-8-6
Premierland, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
Dundee Courier - Saturday 01 April 1933 P 4
1933-03-28Jimmy Young Knowles6-2-1
Premierland, Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomLPTS1212x2
referee: James Reid
Dundee Courier - Wednesday 29 March 1933
1933-03-25Jim Brady8-1-0
The Ring, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x2
Dundee Courier - Monday 27 March 1933 P 4
1933-02-17Jock Joe Aitken40-14-11
Premierland, Bridgeton, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS1010x2
Dundee Courier - Saturday 18 February 1933 P 7
1933-01-27Joe Green2-0-0
Janet Street Boxing Pavilion, Leith, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x2
New bout for Benny Lynch per research of Vic Hardwicke.
1933-01-25Freddie Tennant28-9-12
Premierland, Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x2
referee: Eugene Henderson
Dundee Courier - Thursday 26 January 1933 P 4
1933-01-13Dan Conlin4-2-2
Premierland, Bridgeton, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1932-12-23Freddie Tennant27-8-11
Premierland, Bridgeton, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
Dundee Courier - Saturday 24 December 1932 P 7
1932-12-08Jim Tiger Naughton1-6-0
Scottish Stadium, Govan, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS66x2
1932-12-01Paddy Docherty12-7-5
Scottish Stadium, Govan, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1932-11-18Paddy Docherty12-7-4
Premierland, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS1010x2
Dundee Courier - Saturday 19 November 1932 P 8
1932-11-10George McLeod
Music Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomWKO510x3
1932-11-04Tommy Higgins2-2-2
Premierland, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x2
Dundee Courier - Saturday 05 November 1932 P 4
1932-10-29Alec Farris1-8-0
Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1932-10-21Billy Beattie7-2-1
Hamilton, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1932-10-17Freddie Tennant20-5-9
National Sporting Club, Edinburgh-Leith, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Source : Brian Strickland
1932-10-07Jock Joe Aitken38-12-9
Monkland AC,Town Hall, Airdrie, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
Source: Benny Lynch book-John Fellowes
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