Billy Kelly

45 17 4
17 KOs 3 KOs
Box-pro
division fly
status inactive
bouts 66
rounds 394
KOs 25.76%
career 1921-1931
debut 1921-09-23

ID# 044646
sex male
nationality USA
residence Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
birth place New York, New York, USA

Boxing Pro 76 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
1931-01-22 Gilbert Castillo 28 5 4
Watres Armory, Scranton
L-TKO
ref: Al Dewey
1930-12-08 Tony Morgano 17 4 2
Arena, Philadelphia
L-KO
1930-06-06 Danny Dempsey 22 13 4
Town Hall, Scranton
W-UD
1930-05-23 Pinky Silverberg 32 25 14
Watres Armory, Scranton
W-PTS
1930-04-25 Frisco Bautista 13 61 5
Watres Armory, Scranton
W-KO
1930-04-03 Kyu Kimura 40 15 16
Columbus Hall, Yonkers
W-PTS
1930-03-20 Joe Simonetti 13 9 3
Columbus Hall, Yonkers
W-TKO
1930-02-06 Freddie Williams 3 30 0
Columbus Hall, Yonkers
W-KO
2:23    
The Yonkers Statesman
1929-12-28 Nick DeSalvo 20 64 17
Olympia Boxing Club, New York
W-PTS
1929-12-14 Willie Oliveri 1 4 1
Olympia Boxing Club, New York
W-PTS
1929-05-06 Al Jackson 24 5 8
Town Hall, Scranton
L-KO
1928-12-06 Dick O'Leary 31 9 5
South Main Street Armory, Wilkes-Barre
L-PTS
1928-05-01 Freddie Haverlak 8 1 0
South Main Street Armory, Wilkes-Barre
D-PTS
1928-03-26 Willie Davies 71 9 10
Town Hall, Scranton
L-SD
1928-02-27 Ernie Jarvis 82 34 18
Town Hall, Scranton
D-PTS
1928-02-07 Willie Davies 68 8 10
Ashland Blvd. Auditorium, Chicago
L-PTS
1928-01-23 Midget Wolgast 41 3 0
Town Hall, Scranton
W-UD

1928-01-02 Blas Rodriguez 34 10 8
Town Hall, Scranton
W-UD
1927-10-28 Frankie Genaro 67 9 6
Watres Armory, Scranton
W-PTS
1927-10-13 Hal Stevenson 23 7 4
Town Hall, Scranton
W-MD
1927-09-12 Corporal Izzy
Schwartz
56 32 16
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
L-PTS
One of three bouts on the card, at the beginning of the NYSAC Elimination Tournament, to determine a successor to World Flyweight Champion Fidel LaBarba. (Alex Burlie failed to show, and Joey Ross came in two pounds overweight.)
1927-08-02 Joey Ross 35 20 6
American Legion Arena, West Springfield
W-PTS
1927-04-25 Ty Coleman 44 8 4
Town Hall, Scranton
W-PTS
1927-03-07 Ty Coleman 42 8 4
Town Hall, Scranton
L-MD
1927-01-21 Trip Limbaco 9 4 6
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-PTS
1926-12-13 Harry Goldstein 23 8 5
Valley Arena, Holyoke
L-PTS
1926-11-05 Joey Ross 32 15 6
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York
W-DQ
1926-10-11 Al Beauregard 9 5 3
Valley Arena, Holyoke
W-TKO
1926-10-02 Joe Jacoy 1 1 1
Walker A.C., New York
W-TKO
1926-09-30 Frankie Gallagher 2 4 0
Playgrounds Stadium, West New York
W-NWS
Newspaper decisions "The Jersey Journal" (Jersey City, NJ). Correct boxers? Both Kelly and Gallagher were identified from New York City.
1926-09-27 Ruby Bradley 33 17 2
Valley Arena, Holyoke
L-PTS
1926-09-11 Black Bill 82 12 10
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W-PTS
Black Bill was scheduled to meet Johnny Breslin. New York Times
1926-08-30 Harry Traub 7 5 5
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens
L-PTS
1926-07-17 Johnny Murton 31 20 2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W-PTS
1926-07-08 Bert Laws 9 3 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-PTS
1926-05-17 Joe Jacoy 1 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
D-PTS
1926-05-10 Manny Wexler 22 13 3
Town Hall, Scranton
W-PTS

1926-03-22 Johnny Breslin 23 11 8
Arena, Philadelphia
W-PTS
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1926-03-19 Mike Durano 17 7 6
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-PTS
1926-03-05 Johnny Penden 2 0 0
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York
W-PTS
1926-01-29 Manny Wexler 17 10 3
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-PTS
1926-01-11 George Marks 69 10 15
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
L-PTS
1925-12-28 Willie Bonaventure 1 2 0
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
W-TKO
0:56    ref: Jim Crowley
1925-11-16 Nick DeSalvo 5 15 3
New Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
W-PTS
1925-10-26 Mike Durano 13 6 6
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
L-DQ
1925-10-09 Spider Ryan 15 19 14
Arena, Syracuse
W-TKO
Ryan retired after round with an injured jaw.
1925-08-22 Nat Savitsky 2 4 0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W-PTS
Correct Billy Kelly uncertain
1925-07-24 Hal Stevenson 13 2 2
Watres Armory, Scranton
L-UD
1925-05-04 Hal Stevenson 11 1 1
Town Hall, Scranton
W-SD
1925-04-24 Alex Burlie 11 2 4
Arena, Syracuse
L-PTS
As Alex Burley of Toronto (Syracuse Herald).
1925-04-03 Alex Burlie 11 2 3
Arena, Syracuse
D-PTS
As Alex Burley of Toronto (Syracuse Herald).
1925-03-27 Jose Devell 0 1 0
Watres Armory, Scranton
W-PTS
1925-03-20 Frankie Garcia 2 0 0
Arena, Syracuse
W-KO
1925-02-23 Johnny Fagan 6 14 6
Town Hall, Scranton
W-UD
1925-02-20 Spider Ryan 15 17 12
Arena, Syracuse
W-PTS
1925-01-23 Sam Reno 6 1 2
Arena, Syracuse
W-PTS
1925-01-19 Tuffy Mack debut
Town Hall, Scranton
W-KO
1924-06-13 Victor St Onge 12 4 5
Arena, Syracuse
W-PTS
As Kid Vick (Syracuse Herald).
1924-04-11 Bobby Hamilton 8 8 6
Arena, Syracuse
L-PTS
1924-02-25 Willie Brown 2 2 3
Town Hall, Scranton
W-TKO
1924-02-11 Joe Buck debut
Town Hall, Scranton
W-KO
1923-12-07 Kid Mack 0 3 2
Nesbitt Theatre, Wilkes-Barre
W-TKO
1923-10-08 Terry Munley 3 0 0
Grand Opera House, Wilkes-Barre
D-NWS
Newspaper decision from Wilkes-Barre Record
1923-06-28 Johnny Shannon debut
Town Hall, Scranton
W-TKO
1923-06-14 Tommy Jones debut
Town Hall, Scranton
W-KO
Kelly spotted Jones close to twenty pounds.
1923-05-17 Young McTigue debut
Town Hall, Scranton
W-TKO
1923-05-03 Mickey Walker debut
Olimo Gardens, Carbondale
W-KO
1923-04-26 Ty Coleman 11 0 1
Town Hall, Scranton
L-NWS
Newspaper decision from Scranton Republican
1923-03-01 Tony Perry 0 0 1
Town Hall, Scranton
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from Scranton Republican
1923-02-16 Jack Higgins 0 1 0
Town Hall, Scranton
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from Scranton Republican
1922-09-19 Kid Mack 0 0 1
Town Hall, Scranton
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from Scranton Republican and Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader. As Young Mack of Kingston
1922-09-04 Steve McKenna debut
Athletic Park, Scranton
W-TKO
1922-08-02 Kid Mack debut
Athletic Park, Scranton
D-NWS
Newspaper decision from Scranton Republican and Wilkes-Barre Times Leader (both draw)
1922-01-12 Young Harrison debut
Town Hall, Scranton
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from Scranton Republican
1921-12-01 Duggie Gibson debut
Town Hall, Scranton
L-NWS
Newspaper decision from Scranton Republican
1921-09-23 Kid Davis debut
Town Hall, Scranton
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from Scranton Republican