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Jimmy Anthony

BORN   May 1873; Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
DIED September 17 1955; San Francisco, California
WEIGHT 109-112 lbs
Anthony was a stocky, sturdy, tough bantamweight from Australia who often tangled with heavier men; He came to America to fight with Jimmy Barry for the World Bantam title in 1897; During his career, he won the Bantamweight Championship of Australia

Jimmy defeated such men as Casper Leon, Jack Lynch, Alf Levy and Danny Mahoney

1892
Mar  5 Dos Patterson              Sydney, NSW, Aus                    W  5

          -Anthony won a 140 Pound Competition at Melbourne, Vic, Aus

       Sutherland                 Port Melbourne, Vic, Aus            W  3
       McShane                                                        W  4
       Micko Walsh                                                    W  8
       Tim Hegarty                Melbourne, Vic, Aust                D 20

1892-1893
       Kerr                                                           W  1

1893
       Tim Hegarty                in Australia                       LK 16
          -Some sources report "L 16"

1893-1895
       Charley Gibbs                                                  W  5
       Mates Dawson                                                  TK  1
       Fitzmaurice Bendigo                                           KO  8
          -Fitzmaurice was 14 pounds heavier
       Mickey Peach                                                  KO   
       Mickey Peach                                                  KO   
       Mickey Peach                                                  KO   
          -Anthony knocked Peach out three times
       Alf Levy                                                      TK  5
          -Levy's corner threw in the towel

1895
Jun 28 Danny Mahoney              San Francisco, Ca                  KO  9
          -Some sources report "KO 8"
Sep 19 Casper Leon                Brooklyn, NY                       EX  3
Nov  7 Danny Coughlin             Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  4
          -Some sources report "W 4" vs. "Dan Coglan"
Dec 12 Dave O'Connor              Paterson, NJ                        W  8

1895-1896
       Frank Smith                San Francisco, Ca                   W  1
       Jack Lynch                 Philadelphia, Pa                    W  4

1896
Jan 17 Maxie Haugh                Brooklyn, NY                        D  8
Oct 16 George Carkeek             San Francisco, Ca                  KO  3
Dec 14 Jack Ward                  San Francisco, Ca                   L 10

1897
Apr 23 Jimmy Barry                San Francisco, Ca                   L 20
          -Bantamweight Championship of the World;
           Some sources report 4/27/97
Jun 17 Jimmy Lawler               San Francisco, Ca                   D 10
          -Lawler should have received the verdict

1900
Jan 18 Mickey Welch               Seattle, Wa                         W 12
          -Some sources report 1/19/00

1903
Feb 26 Mississippi                San Francisco, Ca                  LK  1
          -Some sources report "LK 2"

1905
Jan 24 Jack Burke                 Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Feb  3 Charley Dunner             Philadelphia, Pa                   KO  1
Feb 24 Tommy Carey                Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6


*** The Following Bouts Are Reported But Not Confirmed ***

1895-1896
       Frank Smith                                                    W  1
       Danny Mahoney                                                  W  8

1896
       Casper Leon                New York, NY                       KO  2
Dec  4 Jack Ward                  Baltimore, Md                       L 10


*** Photo And Some Data Was Provided By Alan Knox ***


Review courtesy of Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization
 
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