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Danny Dougherty

BORN   1876; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Some sources report 1880)
DIED August 22 1931; Reading, Pennsylvania (Some sources report January 22, 1931)
HEIGHT 5-5 1/2
WEIGHT 105-122 lbs

Dougherty was a scrappy, feisty, willing battler who ranked among the top bantamweights of his day; He was fast and clever as well as being a good hitter; He benefited greatly from being a sparring partner of Terry McGovern

During his career, Danny defeated such men as Steve Flanagan, Sigmund "Sig" Hart, Tommy Feltz, Dennis "Kid" McFadden and Ike Cohen

1895
Nov  9 Frank Magee                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Nov 13 Frank Magee                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4

1896
Feb 15 W. Riley                   Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Feb 27 Tim Murphy                 Philadelphia, Pa                   D  6
Mar  9 Tim Murphy                 Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Mar 28 Jim Flanagan               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Apr  7 W. Fraley                  Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Apr  9 Frank Magee                Philadelphia, Pa                   W  6
Aug 15 Johnny Hagan               Atlantic City, NJ                  D  4
Oct  1 John Conway                Philadelphia, Pa                   W  6
Oct 15 John Booth                 Philadelphia, Pa                  KO  3
          -Some sources report "KO 4"
Nov 12 Harry Crawford             Philadelphia, Pa                  TK  5
Dec 21 Tim Callahan               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Some sources report "George Young Marshall";
          Some sources report "W 6"

1897
Mar 29 Joe Harris                 Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Apr  8 Tim Callahan               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Some sources report "D 6"
Apr 26 Joe Harris                 Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Some sources report 4/27/97
May 24 Frank Magee                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jun 28 Young Riley                Philadelphia, Pa                  KO  2
Jul 12 Frank Magee                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Sep 21 Jack "Kid" Madden          Athens, Pa                        ND 10
          -Some sources report 9/27/97
Nov  1 Kid Bernasconi             Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Nov  6 Harry Crawford             Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
         -Some sources report 11/07/97
Nov 18 George Ross                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1898
Jan 10 Steve Flanagan             Athens, Pa                        ND 15
         -Some sources report "D 15"
Feb 19 Steve Flanagan             Toronto, Ont, Canada               D 20
          -105 lb Championship of the World;
          Flanagan claimed the Championship
Mar  8 Pinky Evans                in New York                        L  8
Jul  1 Tommy Nilon                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Some sources report "Tommy Nolan"
Jul  8 Kid Bernasconi             Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Nov  5 Steve Flanagan             Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Dec 10 Kid Bernasconi             Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Dec 17 Tommy Nilon                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1899
Jan  7 Jimmy Devine               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Mar  7 Jim Johnson                New York, NY                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held (reason not known)
Mar 14 Jim Johnson                New York, NY                      ND 10
          -Some sources report "Brooklyn, NY"
Apr  1 Casper Leon                Brooklyn, NY                      ND 20
         -Some sources report "D 20"
Apr 25 George Ross                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
May 22 Frank Magee                Athens, Pa                        ND  6
Sep 16 Casper Leon                Brooklyn, NY                      ND 20
         -Some sources report "D 20"
Nov 11 Clarence Forbes            Chicago, Il                       LK  6
Nov 24 Frank "Kid" Brown          Chicago, Il                        W  6
Dec  9 Morris Rauch               Chicago, Il                        L  6
Dec 18 Sigmund "Sig" Hart         Cincinnati, Oh                    KO  6

1900
Jan  9 Alf Levy                   New York, NY                       W 12
Jan 29 George Kunniche            Baltimore, Md                      W  8
          -Kunniche was also known as "George Kinnicher"
Feb 19 Joe Hurst                  Brooklyn, NY                       W 12
Mar  9 Alf Levy                   Brooklyn, NY                       W 12
          -Some sources report "New York, NY"
Mar 12 Steve Flanagan             Brooklyn, NY                      KO 10
          -Some sources report Bantamweight Championship of the World
Apr  1 Jimmy Devine               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Some sources report 4/02/00
Apr 23 Alf Levy                   Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
May 21 Steve Flanagan             Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
May 26 Tommy Feltz                Brooklyn, NY                       W 20
          -Bantamweight Championship of the World
Aug  4 Tommy Feltz                Brooklyn, NY                       W 25
          -Bantamweight Championship of the World
Nov  2 Kid St. Clair              Louisville, Ky                    WF  2
Dec 13 Morris Rauch               Chicago, Il                       ND  6
          -Some sources report this as a Bantamweight Championship
          of the World contest; Some sources report "LF 4"

1901
Apr 12 Terry McGovern             Denver, Co                        EX  4
Apr 12 Terry McGovern             Denver, Co                        EX  4
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date 
Apr 30 Dennis "Kid" McFadden      San Francisco, Ca                 LF 10
May 29 Dennis "Kid" McFadden      San Francisco, Ca                  W 10
Nov 11 Harry Forbes               St. Louis, Mo                     LK  2
          -Bantamweight Championship of the World

1902
Jan 23 Harry Forbes               St. Louis, Mo                     LK  4
          -Bantamweight Championship of the World
Mar 26 Harry Harris               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Dougherty almost knocked out Harris in the 5th round
Apr  9 Tommy Feltz                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
May 21 Abe "Kid" Goodman          Boston, Ma                         D 15
          -Some sources report 3/31/02
May 27 George Dixon               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  7
          -The verdict was not "ND 6";
          An extra round was fought
Jun  4 Kid Sherrer                Pottsville, Pa                    KO  3
          -Some sources report "KO 4"
Jun 21 Jimmy Devine               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Aug  9 Abe "Kid" Goodman          St. Louis, Mo                     LT 15
          -Some sources report "L 15";
          Police intervened
Oct  1 Tommy Feltz                Savannah, Ga                      LK  4
          -Some sources report "LK 6"
Oct 22 Tommy Feltz                Savannah, Ga                       D 20

1903
Jan 22 Ike Cohen                  Savannah, Ga                      KO  6
Feb  5 Ike Cohen                  Savannah, Ga                      KO 13
          -Some sources report 2/13/03
Mar  6 Johnny White               Philadelphia, Pa                  KO  2
          -Some sources report 3/05/03
Mar 13 Andrew Tokell              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Apr  3 Tommy "Kid" Love           Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Apr 17 Casper Leon                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
May 15 Tommy "Kid" Love           Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jun 22 Harry Forbes               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jul  3 Mississippi (James Wells)  Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Some sources report 7/04/03
Oct 17 Jack Lansing               Reading, Pa                       ND 10
          -Some sources report 10/16/03

1904
Jan 15 Tommy Feltz                Baltimore, Md                      D 15
May 14 "Harlem" Tommy Murphy      Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
May 21 Todo Moran                 Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jun  9 Frank "Kid" Beebe          Lancaster, Pa                     ND  6
Jul  8 Tommy "Kid" Love           Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jul 22 Griffith "Griff" Jones     Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Sep 18 Jimmy Walsh                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Reports vary - 9/16/04 - 9/17/04 - 9/27/04
Nov 19 Frank "Kid" Beebe          Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Nov 26 Griffith "Griff" Jones     Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Dec 24 "Harlem" Tommy Murphy      Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1905
Jan  2 Tony Bender                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Mar 24 Tommy O'Toole              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Mar 31 Jimmy Walsh                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Some sources report 4/01/05
Apr 29 Joe "Kid" Taylor           Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
May 11 Owen Moran                 Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Reports vary - 4/13/05 - 5/12/05
Jun 15 Kid Feltman                Reading, Pa                       ND 10
Jul 20 Kid Feltman                Reading, Pa                       ND 10
          -Some sources report 7/26/05;
Aug 17 Al Grander                 Reading, Pa                       ND 10
Sep 14 Tommy Feltz                Reading, Pa                       ND 10
Sep 25 Al Grander                 Reading, Pa                       ND 10
Oct 14 Dennis "Kid" McFadden      Atlanta, Ga                       TK 10
          -Some sources report "TK 8"
Nov  7 Joe Wagner                 Allentown, Pa                     ND 15
Dec  6 Jack Langdon               Lancaster, Pa                     ND  6
Dec 12 Joe Wagner                 Atlanta, Ga                        D 15

1906
          -Dougherty retired from boxing (only to return later)

1907
May 13 Tommy Feltz                Wilkes-Barre, Pa                  ND  6
Jun 15 Tommy O'Keefe              Philadelphia, Pa                  LT  3

1909
Feb  1 "Young" Kid Broad          Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Mar 11 Frank "Kid" Beebe          Philadelphia, Pa                  LT  4

1910
Jan 25 Willie Smith               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jan 27 Abe Pilkington             Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Feb 16 Jimmy Loeber               Reading, Pa                       ND  6
          -Some sources report "Jimmy Toland"
Apr  7 Jimmy Toland               Reading, Pa                       ND  6
Apr 19 Johnny Loeber              Reading, Pa                       ND  6
Oct 18 Lew Rodgers                Philadelphia, Pa                  KO  1
Oct 18 Frank Green                Philadelphia, Pa                  KO  3
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Nov 15 Young Preston              Philadelphia, Pa                  TK  4
          -Some sources report "KO 5"
Nov 29 "Handsome" Charlie Smith   Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Dec 13 Young Preston              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Dec 16 Kid Henry                  Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1911
Jan 10 Tommy Reilly               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Some sources report "Tommy Kelly";
          Some sources report "ND 3"
Feb  3 Hughey Madole              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Feb 25 Tommy Reilly               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Some sources report "Tommy Kelly"
Mar 13 Frankie Burns              Pittston, Pa                      KO  6
          -Some sources report 3/16/11
Mar 31 Frankie Burke              Wilkes-Barre, Pa                  ND  6
          -Some sources report "Frankie Burns";
          Some sources report 3/30/11
Apr  7 Willie Adams               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jun  2 Young Palmer               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jun 23 Tommy Reilly               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Oct 13 Young Ketchell             New York, NY                      ND  6
Nov 30 Joe Daly                   Philadelphia, Pa                  LK  1

1912
Feb 16 Buck Mallard               Philadelphia, Pa                  TK  4
          -Some sources report "W 4"
Feb 23 Hugh O'Brien               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Mar 22 Tommy Reilly               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Mar 30 Kid Henry                  Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Apr 13 Eddie Dennis               Philadelphia, Pa                  LK  3
Sep 30 Kid Statue                 Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1913
Apr  8 "Handsome" Charlie Smith   Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Apr 22 Mike Flemming              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
May  9 Buck Mallard               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1914
Aug 24 Danny Murphy               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6


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

Undated (likely 1895-1897)
       Young Boyle                                                   W  8
       Whitey Dougherty                                              W  3
       Young Nagel                                                   W  3
       Tom Fennessey                                                 W  4
       Jack Phillips                                                 W  3
       Frank Burke                                                   W  4
       T. O'Donnell                                                  W  4
       Whitey Dougherty                                             KO  7
       Kid Marshall                                                  W  4
       Tom Monoghan                                                  W  6
       P. Donovan                                                    W  6
       Young Coan                                                    W  4
       Young Gillespie                                               W  4
       Billy Smith                                                   W  4
       Milt Tierney                                                  W  3
       Jack Needham                                                  W  3
       Young Coan                                                    W  4
       Mick Cochran                                                  W  3
       Jack Ashton                                                   W  3
       Jack Needham                                                  W  3
       Tom Fennessey                                                 W  6
       Billy Smith                                                  KO  3
       Young Monoghan                                                D  6
       Eddie Lenny                                                   D  6
       Tom Fennessey                                                 D  6
       Billy Smith                                                   L  6
       Billy Smith                                                  LK  7

1896
       Steve Flanagan             Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1910
       Charles Thomas                                               LK  3


*** Photo And Much Data Was Provided By William Schutte ***

*** Much Data Was Provided By Luckett Davis ***


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

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