Harlem Tommy Murphy

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Harlem Tommy Murphy
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Statistics
Real name Tommy Murphy
Rated at Lightweight
Featherweight
Bantamweight
Height 5 ft 5 12 in (1.66 m)
Nationality United States United States
Born (1885-04-13)April 13, 1885
New York, New York
Died November 26, 1958(1958-11-26) (aged 73)
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 142
Wins 87
Wins by KO 25
Losses 30
Draws 25
No contests 0

Harlem Tommy Murphy (April 13, 1885 – November 26, 1958) was an American boxer whose career lasted from 1903 to 1917. He was a contender in three different divisions; being ranked in the bantamweight, featherweight and lightweight weight classes.[1] During his tenure as a fighter, he squared off against some of the greatest boxers of all-time, including Abe Attell, Packey McFarland, Terry McGovern, Ad Wolgast and Harry Harris.[2]

Notable bouts[edit]

Result Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes[2]
Loss United States Willie Ritchie PTS 20 1914-04-17 United States Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California For World Lightweight Title.
Loss United States Packey McFarland NWS 10 1913-10-17 United States Madison Square Garden, New York, New York Newspaper Decision
Win United States Ad Wolgast PTS 20 1913-04-19 United States Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California
Draw United States Ad Wolgast PTS 20 1913-02-22 United States Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California
Draw United States Abe Attell PTS 20 1912-08-03 United States Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California
Win United States Abe Attell PTS 20 1912-03-09 United States Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California
Loss United States Packey McFarland PTS 20 1911-11-30 United States Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California
Loss United States Packey McFarland NWS 10 1911-04-18 United States Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York Newspaper Decision
Loss United States Abe Attell NWS 10 1910-05-20 United States New Amsterdam Opera House, New York, New York Newspaper Decision
Win United States Abe Attell NWS 10 1910-04-28 United States Empire A.C., New York, New York Newspaper Decision
Win United Kingdom Owen Moran PTS 20 1910-02-28 United States Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California
Win United States Ad Wolgast NWS 6 1910-04-28 United States Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Newspaper Decision
Win United States Matty Baldwin PTS 12 1909-06-01 United States Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts
Loss United Kingdom Owen Moran PTS 12 1909-03-23 United States Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts
Loss United Kingdom Owen Moran NWS 10 1909-03-16 United States Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York Newspaper Decision
Loss United Kingdom Owen Moran NWS 10 1909-01-29 United States New Amsterdam Opera House, New York, New York Newspaper Decision
Loss United States Packey McFarland NWS 6 1908-11-18 United States National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Newspaper Decision
Draw United States Matty Baldwin PTS 12 1908-11-18 United States Armory A.A., Boston, Massachusetts
Loss United States Harry Harris DQ 8 (10) 1907-06-03 United States National S.C., New York, New York
Draw United Kingdom Johnny Summers NWS 6 1907-05-22 United States National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Win United States Young Corbett II NWS 6 1907-01-09 United States National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Loss United States Matty Baldwin PTS 15 1906-12-12 United States Pythian Rink, Chelsea, Massachusetts
Loss United States Terry McGovern TKO 1 (6) 1905-10-18 United States National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Win Canada George Dixon KO 2 (6) 1905-09-20 United States National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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