John L Sullivan

ID# 010547

Pro Boxing
38 1 1
32 KOs 1 KOs

Pro Boxing

bouts 41
rounds 131
KOs 78.05%

status inactive
career 1879-1892
birth name John Lawrence Sullivan
alias The Boston Strong Boy
born 1858-10-15
nationality
USA
death date 1918-02-02 / age 59
debut 1879-03-13
division heavy
stance orthodox
height 5′ 10½″   /   179cm
reach
74″   /   188cm
residence
Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA
birth place
Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA

Pro Boxing Career

41 bouts
dateopponentw-l-d
last 6
result
1892-09-07 James J Corbett 8 0 2
Olympic Club, New Orleans
L
KO
1888-01-05 William Samuells debut
Philharmonic Hall, Cardiff
W
TKO
1887-01-18 Patsy Cardiff 22 0 6
Washington Roller Rink, Minneapolis
D
PTS
1886-11-13 Paddy Ryan 0 0 0
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco
W
KO
1886-09-18 Frank Herald 4 0 0
Coliseum Rink, Pittsburgh
W
TD
1885-08-29 Dominick McCaffrey 7 2 3
Chester Drving Park, near Cinncinati
W
PTS
1885-06-13 Jack Burke 20 3 3
Driving Park, Chicago
W
PTS
1885-01-19 Paddy Ryan debut
Madison Square Garden, New York
N
NC
1885-01-12 Alf Greenfield 4 3 0
Institute Hall, Boston
W
PTS
1884-11-18 Alf Greenfield 4 2 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
TD
1884-11-10 John Laflin debut
New York
W
KO
1884-05-02 Enos Phillips debut
Nashville
W
KO
1884-05-01 William Fleming debut
Memphis
W
KO
1884-04-29 Dan Henry debut
Hot Springs
W
KO
1884-04-10 Al Marx debut
Grand Opera House, Galveston
W
KO
1884-03-06 George M Robinson debut
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco
W
DQ
1884-02-06 James Lang debut
Seattle
W
KO
1884-02-01 Sylvester Le Gouriff debut
Astoria
W
KO
1884-01-12 Fred Robinson debut
Butte
W
KO

1883-12-04 Mike Sheehan debut
Davenport
W
TKO
1883-11-26 Morris Hefey debut
Saint Paul
W
KO
1883-11-03 Jim Miles debut
East Saint Louis
W
TKO
1883-10-17 James McCoy 1 0 0
McKeesport
W
KO
1883-08-06 Herbert Maori Slade 0 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
TKO
1883-05-14 Charlie Mitchell 15 0 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
TKO
1882-11-17 P J Rentzler debut
Theatre Comique, Washington
W
TKO
1882-10-30 Charley ODonnell debut
Chicago
W
KO
1882-10-16 S P Stockton debut
Fort Wayne
W
KO
1882-09-23 Henry Higgins debut
St. James A.C., Buffalo
W
TKO
1882-07-04 Jimmy Elliot 1 0 0
Brooklyn
W
KO
1882-04-20 John McDermont debut
Grand Opera House, Rochester
W
TKO
1881-09-03 Jack Burns debut
Chicago
W
KO
1881-08-13 Captain James Dalton debut
W
KO
1881-07-21 Dan McCarty debut
Philadelphia
W
KO
1881-07-11 Fred Crossley debut
Philadelphia
W
KO
1881-05-16 John Flood debut
Yonkers
W
KO
1881-03-31 Steve Taylor 0 3 0
Harry Hill's, New York
W
TKO
1880-12-24 Professor John Donaldson 1 0 0
Pacific Garden, Cincinnati
W
RTD
1880-06-28 George Rooke 0 1 0
Boston
W
KO
1879-03-14 Johnny Cocky Woods debut
Boston
W
KO
1879-03-13 Jack Curley debut
Boston
W
KO