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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

Ed Cuffe

BORN Fought out of San Francisco, California
WEIGHT 150-165 lbs
Aug  7 Joe Choynski               San Francisco, Ca                 EX   
Jul 20 Jack McAuley               San Francisco, Ca                 LK  7
Nov 14 George Bush                Centreville, Ca                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but cancelled; Cuffe had an injured hand
Dec 22 Paddy Gorman               San Francisco, Ca                 LT  4

Apr 26 Tom Avery                  San Francisco, Ca                 TK  4
          -Avery collapsed and died; The cause of death was heart failure
Jun 19 Billy Mahan                Los Angeles, Ca                   EX   
Jul 31 -Cuffe seconded George Mulholland vs Billy Mahan in Los Angeles, Ca
Aug 20 -Cuffe seconded Joe Ellingsworth vs Denny Kelliher in Los Angeles, Ca
Sep 26 -Cuffe seconded Tommy Danforth vs Joe Soto in Los Angeles, Ca
Oct 31 Pete McCoy                 Los Angeles, Ca                   LK  2
          -The bout was initially set for 10/24/89
Nov 27 Joe Cotton                                                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but cancelled; Cuffe injured a hand in training
Dec 24 W.J. Patterson             San Bernardino, Ca                 ?   
          -This bout was held; The outcome is not known;
           Article reads like San Bernardino hosted the bout;
           Virgil Earp was to be the referee; Cuffe refused to
           go on after five rounds (not enough money)

Jun 15 Jim Hall                   Sacramento, Ca                    LT  5
          -This man was the black "Jim Hall";
           Several sources say Cuffe would not fight past
           five rounds due to lack of money involved

Feb 28 George Coyle               Port Townsend, Wa                 KO  7
Aug 12 John P. Donner             Spokane, Wa                       KO 18
Nov  9 Billy Ross                 Portland, Or                      KO  1

Feb 16 Pat McHugh                 Portland, Or                       D 11

May 30 Pat McHugh                 Great Falls, Mt                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
May 31 T.N. Jones                 Great Falls, Mt                   KO  4
Jun 13 Dick Carroll               Great Falls, Mt                   LF  4
          -Cuffe threw Carroll and was disqualified
Jul 20 Dick Carroll               Great Falls, Mt                   LK  1

Feb 27 Jackson (of St. Paul, Mn)  Anaconda, Mt                       L  3

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

Jan  9 Mike Cleary                Seattle, Wa                       KO  3
          -Was this man THE Mike Cleary ???

Undated (Prior to 1892/01/27)
       Harry McCanley                                                L  3

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