Young Erne

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Young Erne
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Statistics
Real name Hugh Frank Clavin
Nickname(s) Yi Yi Erne, Hugh Clavin
Rated at Lightweight
Nationality United States United States
Born (1884-03-17)March 17, 1884
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died February 29, 1944(1944-02-29) (aged 59)
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 271
Wins 158
Wins by KO 16
Losses 62
Draws 50
No contests 1

Young Erne is an American boxer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In his first 36 fights, he had a record of 28-2-6.

Fights[edit]

  • Young fought Tommy Love in Philadelphia. Tommy won by decision.
  • Young fought Abe Attell in Philadelphia twice. The first fight was a draw. The second fight, Abe won by decision.
  • Young fought Young Corbett II three times in Philadelphia. The first fight Young lost by decision. The second fight they fought to a draw. The third fight Young won by decision.
  • Young fought Aurelio Herrera in Philadelphia. Young won by decision.
  • Young fought Harry Lewis four times in Pennsylvania. The first fight Harry won by decision. Erne won the other three by decision.
  • Young fought Abe Attell again in Philadelphia. Erne won by decision.
  • Young fought Jimmy Briggs to a draw in Philadelphia.
  • Young fought Freddie Welsh in Philadelphia. Young lost by decision.
  • Young also fought Kid Lavigne in Philadelphia. Young won by TKO.
  • Young would fight Young Corbett II again in Philadelphia. Young lost by decision.
  • Young then fought Johnny Summers in Philadelphia. Young won by decision.
  • Young would also fight Harlem Tommy Murphy in Philadelphia. Young won by decision.
  • Young would fight Freddie Welsh again, losing by decision.
  • Young fought Harlem Tommy Murphy again in Philadelphia. Young won by decision.
  • Young fought Billy Willis in Philadelphia. Young won by decision.
  • Young fought Jack Britton in Philadelphia. Young won by decision.
  • Young fought Willie Fitzgeral in Philadelphia. Young won by decision.
  • Young would then go on to fight Leo Houck two straight times in Pennsylvania. Houck won both fights by decision.
  • Young fought Billy Willis again in Philadelphia. Young won by decision.
  • Young would meet Billy Willis again in Philadelphia. Young won by decision.
  • Young also met Packey McFarland in Philadelphia. Young lost by decision.
  • Young would meet Young Tommy Coleman three times in Philadelphia. The first fight Erne lost win by decision. The second fight Erne won by decision. The third fight resulted in a draw.
  • Young fought Mike Gibbons but lost by decision in Philadelphia.
  • Young fought Packey McFarland again in Philadelphia. Young lost by decision.
  • Young would meet Young Tommy Coleman two more times in Philadelphia. Young would go on to lose both fights by decision.

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