Bob Fitzsimmons

ID# 010552

Pro Boxing
61 8 4
57 KOs 7 KOs

Pro Boxing

bouts 79
rounds 320
KOs 72.15%

status inactive
career 1885-1914
birth name Robert James Fitzsimmons
alias Ruby
born 1863-05-26
nationality
United Kingdom
death date 1917-10-22 / age 54
debut 1885-03-01
division light heavy
stance orthodox
height 5′ 11½″   /   182cm
reach
71½″   /   182cm
residence
Timaru, New Zealand
birth place
Helston, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Pro Boxing Career

100 bouts
dateopponentw-l-d
last 6
result
1914-02-20 Jersey Bellew debut
Municipal Hall, South Bethlehem
W
NWS
1914-01-29 Dan Sweeney 0 3 0
Athletic Club, Williamsport
W
NWS
1909-12-27 Bill Lang 19 5 1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney
L
KO

1907-07-17 Jack Johnson 43 5 9
Washington S.C., Philadelphia
L
KO
1906-01-31 Charlie Haghey 19 14 8
Webster
W
KO
1905-12-20 Philadelphia Jack O'Brien 131 8 22
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco
L
RTD
1904-07-23 Philadelphia Jack O'Brien 115 6 21
Baker Bowl, Philadelphia
W
NWS
1903-11-25 George Gardner 37 4 3
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco
W
PTS
1903-10-14 Joe Grim 32 40 15
Southern A.C., Philadelphia
W
NWS
1903-09-30 Con Coughlin 1 4 0
Washington S.C., Philadelphia
W
TKO
1902-12-27 Mike Ranke debut
Bozeman
W
KO
1902-12-19 Steward debut
Butte
W
KO
1902-07-25 James J Jeffries 16 0 2
San Francisco A.C., San Francisco
L
KO
1900-08-24 Tom Sharkey 36 5 6
Coney Island A.C., Brooklyn
W
KO
1900-08-10 Gus Ruhlin 27 5 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
KO
1900-04-30 Ed Dunkhorst 14 8 5
Hercules A.C., Brooklyn
W
KO
1900-03-27 Jim Daly 40 15 9
First Regiment Armory, Philadelphia
W
TKO
1899-10-28 Geoff Thorne 2 1 0
Tattersall's, Chicago
W
KO
1899-06-09 James J Jeffries 10 0 2
Coney Island A.C., Brooklyn
L
KO
1897-06-05 Lew Joslin debut
Leadville
W
KO
1897-03-17 James J Corbett 10 0 3
The Race Track Arena, Carson City
W
KO
1896-12-02 Tom Sharkey 20 2 3
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco
L
DQ
1896-02-21 Peter Maher 99 3 2
near Langtry, TX
W
KO
1895-04-19 Mike Connors debut
New York
W
KO
1895-04-16 Al Allich debut
New York
W
KO
1894-09-26 Dan Creedon 19 0 5
Olympic A.C., New Orleans
W
KO
1894-07-28 Frank Kellar 3 4 4
Driving Park, Buffalo
W
KO
1894-06-18 Joe Choynski 25 4 0
Boston Theater, Boston
D
PTS
1893-09-05 Jack Hickey 1 1 1
Caledonian Park, Newark
W
TKO
1893-05-30 Dan Coner debut
Philadelphia A.C., Philadelphia
W
KO
1893-05-06 Mike Brennan 1 5 1
Boston
W
KO
1893-04-21 Joe Godfrey 2 6 3
Academy of Music, Philadelphia
W
KO
1893-04-21 Mike Monoghan 4 2 1
Academy of Music, Philadelphia
W
KO
1893-04-21 Alexander Kilpatrick 0 1 0
Academy of Music, Philadelphia
W
KO
1893-04-15 Jack Sheridan debut
Philadelphia
W
TKO
1893-04-12 Dan Curry debut
Philadelphia
W
KO
1893-04-12 Hank Smith 0 1 0
Philadelphia
W
KO
1893-04-12 Alexander Kilpatrick debut
Philadelphia
W
KO
1893-03-31 Jack Warner debut
Baltimore
W
TKO
1893-03-25 Phil Mayo debut
2nd Regiment Armory, Chicago
W
KO
1893-03-15 Dan Bayliff 1 0 0
Indianapolis
D
PTS
1893-03-08 Jim Hall 46 10 11
Crescent City Club, New Orleans
W
KO
1892-12-10 Jack Britton debut
Newark
W
RTD
1892-09-03 Millard Zender debut
Anniston
W
KO
1892-05-11 Jerry Slattery 6 4 1
Miners 8th St Theater, New York
W
KO
1892-05-06 Joe Godfrey 2 5 3
Philadelphia
W
RTD
1892-04-29 James Farrell debut
Newark
W
PTS
1892-04-28 Thomas Robbins debut
Newark
W
RTD
1892-04-28 Tom Burns debut
Newark
W
RTD

1892-04-27 James Malone debut
Newark
W
RTD
1892-04-26 Charles Puff debut
Newark
W
KO
1892-03-02 Peter Maher 38 1 0
Olympic Club, New Orleans
W
RTD
1891-05-01 Harris Martin 45 2 11
Washington Rink, Minneapolis
N
ND
1891-04-27 Abe Coughle debut
Battery D Armory, Chicago
W
TKO
1891-01-14 Jack Dempsey 50 1 10
Olympic Club, New Orleans
W
RTD
1890-07-28 Arthur Upham 3 0 2
Audubon Club, New Orleans
W
KO
1890-05-29 Billy McCarthy 11 3 12
California A.C., San Francisco
W
RTD
1890-05-17 Frank Allen 0 0 0
California A.C., San Francisco
W
RTD
1890-03-01 Professor Jack West 0 2 0
Foley's Hall, Sydney
W
KO
1890-02-22 Edward Starlight Rollins 11 2 7
Foley's Hall, Sydney
W
TKO
1890-02-11 Jim Hall 21 5 8
Foley's Hall, Sydney
L
KO

1890-02-10 Edward Starlight Rollins 11 2 5
Foley's Hall, Sydney
D
NWS
1890-02-01 Dave Conway debut
Foley's Hall, Sydney
W
KO
1889-12-16 Dick Ellis 3 4 1
Royal Standard Theatre, Sydney
W
RTD
1889-11-30 Professor Jack West 0 1 0
Foley's Hall, Sydney
W
KO
1889-11-26 Pat Kiely 1 4 3
Foley's Hall, Sydney
D
NWS
1889-01-19 Jim Hall 5 2 4
Foley's Hall, Sydney
W
RTD

1888-12-01 McEwan debut
Foley's Hall, Sydney
W
NWS
1888-11-24 Jim Hall 5 2 3
Foley's Hall, Sydney
D
NWS
1888-11-10 Jim Hall 5 1 3
Foley's Hall, Sydney
W
NWS
1888-05-08 Mick Dooley 15 4 8
Amateur Athletic Club, Sydney
N
ND
1888-04-17 Bill Slavin 1 4 2
Foley's Hall, Sydney
D
NWS
1888-03-17 Bill Slavin 1 4 1
Foley's Hall, Sydney
D
NWS
1888-03-05 Bill Slavin 1 3 1
Foley's Hall, Sydney
W
TKO
1888-02-11 Billy McCarthy 8 1 6
Foley's Hall, Sydney
D
NWS
1888-01-26 Tom Taylor 1 3 3
Foley's Hall, Sydney
D
NWS
1888-01-23 Dan Hickey 0 0 1
Centennial Hall, Sydney
D
PTS
1888-01-01 Frank Slavin 17 2 4
Foley's Hall, Sydney
N
ND
1887-09-24 Dave Travers debut
Foley's Hall, Sydney
W
KO
1887-05-28 Jim Hall 3 0 3
Foley's Hall, Sydney
L
NWS
1887-04-04 George Eager debut
Foley's Hall, Sydney
W
KO
1887-03-21 Bill Slavin 1 0 1
Foley's Hall, Sydney
W
TKO
1887-03-01 Dick Sandall 3 1 2
Foley's Hall, Sydney
W
RTD
1887-02-15 George Seale 5 3 1
Foley's Hall, Sydney
W
PTS
1887-02-12 Jack Bonner debut
Foley's Hall, Sydney
W
NWS
1887-01-01 Frank Slavin 8 0 1
Foley's Hall, Sydney
D
NWS
1886-11-01 Jack Malloy 1 2 1
Foley's Hall, Sydney
D
PTS
1886-10-09 McArdle 0 1 0
Foley's Hall, Sydney
N
ND
1886-10-07 Australian Billy Smith 1 3 0
Foley's Hall, Sydney
N
ND
1886-08-25 Tom Lees 7 2 3
Foley's Hall, Sydney
L
NWS
1886-08-07 McArdle debut
Foley's Hall, Sydney
W
NWS
1886-06-05 Mick Dooley 8 1 0
Foley's Hall, Sydney
L
NWS
1886-06-02 Mick Dooley 7 1 0
Foley's Hall, Sydney
L
NWS
1886-05-22 Steve O'Donnell 1 1 0
Foley's Hall, Sydney
N
ND
1886-05-15 Mick Dooley 5 1 0
Foley's Hall, Sydney
L
RTD
1886-05-08 Brinsley debut
Foley's Hall, Sydney
D
NWS
1886-02-02 Pablo Fanque debut
The Green, Dawes Point, Sydney
W
KO
1885-05-01 Jack Greentree debut
Sydney
W
KO
1885-04-01 Alf Brinsmead debut
Sydney
W
KO
1885-03-01 Joe Riddle debut
Sydney
W
PTS