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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 962 KO% 28.57
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1938-10-03Aurel Toma29-4-7
National Sporting Club, Kensington, 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 Filhol8-21-8
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO512x3
1937-12-13Georges Bataille18-14-4
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 Warnock45-8-5
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) Hampston87-16-3
Town Hall, Leeds, Yorkshire, United KingdomWTKO1012x3
1937-03-01Len (Nipper) Hampston86-16-3
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 Ortega46-4-10
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 Jones70-26-11
Holborn Stadium Club, Holborn, London, United KingdomWKO28x3
Boxing News 11/11/66
1936-11-16Phil Milligan13-6-3
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 Parker16-5-4
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 Warnock32-7-5
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomLPTS1212x3
referee: C.H. Douglas
Fought at 116lbs.
1935-12-19Phil Milligan10-4-3
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 Maton16-4-1
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 Pardoe7-1-1
Embassy Rink, Sparbrook, West Midlands, United KingdomWTKO1415x3
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 McEwan16-68-20
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 Miller5-9-1
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO810x3
Bout fought in Newcastle, not Glasgow, per Glasgow Herald
1934-11-07Pedro Ruiz42-21-13
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 Brady5-4-2
Parkhead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1934-08-08Maurice Huguenin32-7-3
Cathkin Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1934-06-27Jim Campbell15-12-3
Cathkin Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
BBBofC Scottish Area flyweight title
1934-05-31Peter Miller1-5-1
Parkhead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWKO312x3
1934-05-29Evan Evans0-3-2
City Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO310x3
1934-05-16Jim Campbell15-11-3
Olympic Sports Ground, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
BBBofC Scottish Area flyweight title
1934-04-17George Lowe0-1-0
Adelphi Club, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO210x3
1934-03-21Carlo Cavagnoli26-25-9
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1934-02-08Freddy Webb8-19-2
Adelphi Club, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWKO312x3
1934-01-30Jim Brady5-3-1
Music Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1933-11-09Bob (Young) Fielding32-6-5
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
Boxing November 15, 1933
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 McIntosh6-0-1
Music Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO412x3
McIntosh down twice in the first round.
1933-10-12Willie Vogan
Music Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomWKO210x3
1933-09-08Joe Cowley7-18-4
Premierland, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO812x3
1933-08-17Alec Farries1-9-1
Parkhead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO410x3
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
1933-05-24Jim Maharg13-7-1
Parkhead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
reported incorrectly as McHarg.
1933-05-11Alec Farries1-8-1
Parkhead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1933-05-05Freddie Tennant28-14-15
Premierland, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Boxing May 10, 1933 P 15
1933-05-02Jim Brady4-2-0
Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS1212x3
1933-04-21Walter Lemmon12-7-3
Premierland, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1933-03-31Paddy Docherty9-6-4
Premierland, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
Fight did not take place on Jan 31 as previously displayed. Source: BOXING 04/05/1933 (Research of Miles Templeton and Richard Ireland)
1933-03-28Jimmy Knowles2-1-1
Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomLPTS1212x3
1933-03-25Jim Brady4-1-0
Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1933-02-17Jock Aitken39-14-11
Premierland, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
Boxing February 22, 1933
1933-01-28Joe Green1-0-0
Edinburgh-Leith, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
New bout for Benny Lynch per research of Vic Hardwicke.
1933-01-25Freddie Tennant27-10-12
Premierland, Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Newcastle Daily Journal January 26, 1933
1933-01-13Dan Conlin2-1-2
Premierland, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1932-12-23Freddie Tennant26-8-11
Premierland, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
Boxing December 29, 1932 P 13 & 14
1932-12-08Jim Naughton
Scottish Stadium, Govan, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1932-12-01Paddy Docherty8-5-4
Scottish Stadium, Govan, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1932-11-18Paddy Docherty8-5-3
Premierland, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
1932-11-10George McLeod
Music Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomWKO510x3
1932-11-04Tommy Higgins1-1-1
Premierland, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1932-10-29Alec Farries1-7-0
Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1932-10-21Billy Beattie8-2-1
Hamilton, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1932-10-17Freddie Tennant20-5-9
National Sporting Club, Edinburgh-Leith, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Source : Brian Strickland
1932-10-07Jock Aitken37-12-9
Monkland AC,Town Hall, Airdrie, Scotland, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
Source: Benny Lynch book-John Fellowes
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