Joe 'Boy' Collins

32 27 2
21 KOs 14 KOs
Box-pro
division feather
status inactive
bouts 61
rounds 325
KOs 65.63%
career 1943-1955
debut 1943-08-06

ID# 024147
sex male
alias Boy
nationality Ireland
residence Dublin, Ireland
followers
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Box-pro 61 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
1955-06-11 Dennis Thomas 9 2 1
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-PTS
1955-05-14 Gerry McManus 4 2 1
Ulster Hall, Belfast
D-PTS
1953-05-23 Cyril Evans 29 33 5
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-TKO
1952-11-19 Jim Fisher 16 6 1
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-KO
1952-07-25 Harry Alley 12 12 2
Southwood Football Ground, Ramsgate
L-PTS
Collins down in the 3rd round.
1952-06-28 Pete Obi 1 1 0
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-RTD
3:00    
Obi retired with a badly cut mouth.
1952-02-01 Jimmy Brewer 20 4 3
Hoxton Baths, Hoxton
L-PTS
1951-12-12 Jimmy Brewer 19 3 3
Caledonian Road Baths, Islington
W-DQ
Brewer disqualified for persistent holding
1951-10-17 Alex McCready 10 5 3
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-PTS
1951-09-26 Bobby Law 2 3 0
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-PTS
1950-10-02 Johnny Haywood 7 9 1
King's Hall, Derby
L-PTS
1950-03-25 Manny Kid Francis 10 2 2
Ulster Hall, Belfast
L-PTS
Collins down in the 2nd round and again in the 8th
1950-03-04 Al Gallacher 6 0 0
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-KO
Gallacher ko'd by a right to the jaw
1950-02-04 Manny Kid Francis 10 2 1
Ulster Hall, Belfast
D-PTS
1949-11-30 Vernon Sollas 12 8 0
Kings Hall, Belfast
L-PTS
Boxing News 7 December 1949
1949-11-07 Battling Jim Hayes 75 40 13
Costa Green Stadium, Birmingham
L-TKO
Collins halted with a badly cut eye
Hayes down in the 2nd round
Boxing News 16 November 1949
1949-10-14 Laurie Morrow 13 6 1
Farrer Street Stadium, Middlesbrough
L-PTS
Boxing News 26-10-1949 p7
1949-09-30 Johnny Boom 43 25 7
Kings Hall, Belfast
W-PTS
Collins down in the 2nd round, Boom down in the 8th
Boxing News 5-10-1949 p14
1949-08-27 Bernard Ellis debut
Ulster Hall, Belfast
L-PTS
1949-05-09 Jimmy Pearce 7 0 0
Engineer's Club, West Hartlepool
L-PTS
Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail - Tuesday 10 May 1949 p 7
1949-02-26 Jimmy Green 36 15 3
Ulster Hall, Belfast
L-TKO
Collins down twice in the 6th round, twice in the 7th and once in the 8th before his corner threw in the towel
Green cut by the left eye
1948-12-04 Charley Brown 27 13 0
Ulster Hall, Belfast
L-KO
Collins down late in the 1st round
Belfast Telegraph - Monday 06 December 1948 p 3
1948-11-22 Owen Johnson 35 15 9
Drill Hall, Grimsby
L-PTS
1948-06-05 Sean Phillips 12 14 1
Tolka Park, Dublin
L-KO
1948-05-03 Jimmy Gill 69 22 10
Engineer's Club, West Hartlepool
L-PTS
Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail - Tuesday 04 May 1948 p 7
1948-04-17 Eddie Magee 5 3 2
Ulster Hall, Belfast
L-KO
Collins down twice prior to the ko
Belfast Telegraph - Monday 19 April 1948 p 3
1948-03-13 Tommy Boyle 1 4 0
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-KO
Boyle down once in each round prior to the ko
Belfast Telegraph - Monday 15 March 1948 p 3
1948-02-23 Johnny Deveraux debut
City Hall, Cork
W-RTD
1948-02-07 Sean Kiernan 0 3 0
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-TKO
Belfast Telegraph - Monday 09 February 1948 p 3

1948-01-17 Benny Lacey 6 2 1
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-KO
Belfast Telegraph - Monday 19 January 1948 p 2
1947-12-26 Sean Phillips 12 10 1
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-PTS
Belfast Telegraph - Saturday 27 December 1947 p 4
1947-11-22 Sean Kiernan 0 1 0
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-KO
Kiernan ko'd by a counter right to the jaw
1947-10-18 Bobby Magee 118 42 13
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-TKO
Magee down on five occasions before being halted
Belfast Telegraph - Monday 20 October 1947
1947-10-04 Max Brady 65 29 8
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-TKO
Brady halted after a clash of heads left him with a cut eye
1947-08-30 Billy Wells 1 4 0
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-KO
1947-08-02 Max Brady 64 28 8
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-TKO
Brady halted with a badly swollen eye
1947-07-05 Jimmy Thompson 1 4 0
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-KO
Belfast Telegraph - Monday 07 July 1947
1947-06-11 Bunty Doran 64 8 4
Ulster Hall, Belfast
L-KO
2:29    
Belfast Telegraph - Thursday 12 June 1947 p 6
1947-05-05 Max Brady 63 27 8
Kings Hall, Belfast
W-PTS
1947-02-08 Norman Lewis 68 18 5
Town Hall, Maesteg
L-KO
1:10    

Western Mail, February 10, 1947
1947-01-18 Mickey Donovan 2 10 0
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-KO
Belfast Telegraph - Monday 20 January 1947 p 2
1946-10-21 Teddy Gardner 23 3 3
Engineers Club, Darlington
L-PTS
1946-10-19 Jack Mussen 37 22 3
Ulster Hall, Belfast
L-KO
1946-09-14 Charlie Meikle 6 12 1
Ulster Hall, Belfast
L-KO
1946-07-25 Stan Rowan 17 1 2
The Stadium, Liverpool
L-KO
1946-07-12 Tommy Madine 22 21 4
Dalymount Park, Dublin
W-PTS

Bout was 15 rounds not 12 as previously recorded. Source: Irish Independent, 13 July 1946
1946-03-08 Jackie Bryce 28 13 3
Theatre Royal, Dublin
L-PTS
1945-09-20 Tommy Burney 10 10 0
The Stadium, Liverpool
L-KO
1945-08-24 Jimmy Webster 3 0 0
Theatre Royal, Dublin
L-KO
1945-06-15 Con Caffrey 5 4 2
Dalymount Park, Dublin
W-PTS
1945-03-09 Johnny Caross debut
Rotunda Cinema, Dublin
W-TKO
1945-02-09 Rinty Monaghan 38 6 7
Theatre Royal, Dublin
L-PTS
1944-09-16 Billy Phelan 4 5 2
Dalymount Park, Dublin
W-TKO
Irish bantamweight title
1944-09-15 Billy Phelan 4 4 2
Dalymount Park, Dublin
W-KO

1944-05-13 Tommy Madine 19 16 4
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-PTS
Source : Brian Strickland
1944-02-04 Tommy Madine 19 14 4
Theatre Royal, Dublin
W-PTS
Source : Brian Strickland
1943-12-18 Bunty Doran 44 6 2
Ulster Hall, Belfast
L-KO
1943-10-16 Charlie Meikle 2 6 1
Ulster Hall, Belfast
L-KO
1943-09-18 Ike Weir 5 4 0
Ulster Hall, Belfast
W-RTD
Northern Whig - Monday 20 September 1943
1943-08-20 Paddy Alford 2 0 0
Dalymount Park, Dublin
W-RTD
1943-08-06 Chick Feery 1 4 1
Dalymount Park, Dublin
W-RTD