Nov Barney Harris Virginia City, Nv KO 10
-Some sources report "KO 14"
Aug 21 George Barnes Idaho City, Id KO 9
-Some sources report "KO 13"
Jun 20 Johnny "Chicken" Devine San Francisco, Ca KO 105
-Devine was also known as the "Shanghai Chicken'"
Burns Sacramento, Ca KO 16
-Burns was a local blacksmith
Feb 11 Jack Lynch Pleasant Ranch, Ca KO 8
-This bout was held near San Francisco, Ca
Apr 13 Johnny McElroy Point Isabel, Ca D 108
-This bout was called due to darkness
May 14 Johnny "Young" Boyne Fighting Isle, Mi KO 26
-Some sources report "KO 15" at "Detroit, Mi";
Boyne was also known as "Mackey's Novice"
Dec 17 Fred Bussey Lansing Station, In WF 75
Sep 25 Johnny Mulligan near Green Bay, Wi W 91
-Some sources report "D 19"
-McAlpine retired from boxing in contests (only to return later)
May 25 -McAlpine was an umpire for Tim Collins vs Billy Edwards in Long Island, New York
Nov 30 -McAlpine seconded Joe Coburn vs Jem Mace in Bay St. Louis, Louisiana
"San Francisco" Dutch Sam San Francisco, Ca L
Barney Farley San Francisco, Ca L 88
May 11 George Sharp Oakland, Ca SCH
-This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Apr 2 James Rodda Nevada City, Ca WF 11
Sep -McAlpine trained Jack Murphy vs Barney Campbell in Virginia City, Nv
Apr 25 Johnny Reilly New York, NY EX
Oct 1 Con Morris Chicago, Il D 4
-Some sources report "L 4"
Dec 10 Frank Olivers Chicago, Il KO
-Some sources report "EX" vs "Frank Owens"
Apr 24 Professor McCarthy New York, NY EX 2
May 16 -McAlpine was an umpire for Charlie Norton vs Jim Frawley in New York, New York
Jun -McAlpine was managing/training Frank White
Nov 10 Harry Monroe New York, NY EX 3
Nov 16 Fred Connors New York, NY EX 3
Nov 30 Jimmy Murray New York, NY EX
Mar 27 -McAlpine was arrested in Troy, NY for arranging a fight between
Paddy Connors and Black Diamond
Apr 18 C.A.C. Smith Schenectady, NY EX 3
-Some sources report "L 4"
Aug 14 -McAlpine seconded Jack Boylan vs "Nonpareil" Jack Dempsey in New York, NY
Sep 17 "Nonpareil" Jack Dempsey New York, NY D 4
Jul George Taylor New York, NY EX
-This bout was probably held during Jul-Aug 1884;
Perhaps, it was held 02/08/1884
Oct W.H. Butt Minneapolis, Mn EX
Oct 27 Thomas Jefferson St. Paul, Mn L 4
Nov 1 John S. Barnes near St. Paul, Mn LK 7
-Some sources report "LK 4" in "Red Rock, Mn"
Feb 1 Young Kerrigan Milwaukee, Wi EX 3
Feb 1 Chris Murphy Milwaukee, Wi EX 3
-The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Jan 20 Jack Kirby near Rochester, NY LT 2
-Some sources report 01/23/1886; McAlpine threw up his hands,
said he was not in condition to fight and left the ring
Jan 21 -Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle reported there was no fight
between McAlpine and Kirby
Jul 25 John Lawrence Detroit, Mi EX
Aug 6 -Boston (Ma) Globe reported McAlpine was the boxing instructor at the
Detroit (Mi) Royal Gymnasium
Sep 16 Mike Gainey Terre Haute, In EX
*** Much Data And Photo Was Provided By William Schutte ***
Review courtesy of
Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing