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Billy Fairburn

BORN Resided in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
WEIGHT 130-135 lbs

Billy was a brother to Joe Fairburn

1899
Jan 14 an unnamed opponent          Philadelphia, Pa                  W   
          -This bout was part of an Amateur 115-pound tournament
Sep 22 Jimmy Dempsey                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep 26 "Sailor" George Ellis        Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  3
Oct 13 Charles McCartney            Philadelphia, Pa                SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Nov  7 Harry "Reddy" Wigmore        Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  1
Dec  9 Jack Gardner                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  4
Dec 30 Young Choynski               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  4

1900
Jan  6 Frank Riley                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  4
Jan 13 Joe Moyan                    Philadelphia, Pa                SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jan 19 Gus Gardner                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jan 26 John Loxley                  Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  3
Feb  3 Lew Ryall                    Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
          -Some sources report "L 2"
Feb 10 John Loxley                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb 19 Gus Gardner                  Philadelphia, Pa                SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar  5 Billy "Kidder"Kimble         Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  4
Mar 10 Herman "Kid" Stein           Philadelphia, Pa                SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar 12 "Fighting" Joe Allen         Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
          -Some sources report "Joe Allen" fought "Joe Fairburn"
Oct 20 Frank Sankey                 Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  1
Dec 21 Young Sharkey                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1901
Dec 20 Willie Lewis                 Philadelphia, Pa                 LK  1
Dec 23 John Loxley                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1902
Jan  4 Young Sharkey                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jan 17 Herman "Kid" Stein           Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jan 27 Bill Burris                  Philadelphia, Pa                SCH   
         -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb  1 Billy "Kidder"Kimble         Philadelphia, Pa                SCH   
         -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb  8 "Fighting" Joe Allen         Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar  8 Jack Dunn                    Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  1
Mar  8 Joe Drahan                   Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  2
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Mar 22 Billy West                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 12 Young Sharkey                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 14 Billy West                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Aug  8 "Texas June Bug"             Baltimore, Md                    LK  5

1903
Oct  1 Jimmy Casey                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 26 Harry Lenny                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 28 Billy Kolb                   Philadelphia, Pa                 LK  2
Dec 19 Fred Martin                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 26 Tommy Coleman                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1904
Feb 20 Jimmy McHale                 Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  4
Mar 26 Tommy Coleman                Philadelphia, Pa                 LT  2
Apr  9 Tommy Coleman                Philadelphia, Pa                 LT  5

1905
Mar 11 Billy Kolb                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep 21 Jack Bowler                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep 23 Eddie Carter                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 16 Johnny Kelly                 Philadelphia, Pa                SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Oct 27 Young Evans                  Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  2
Nov 18 Mike Loughlin                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

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

1899
Dec  9 Frank Riley                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  4
Dec 30 Joe Shaughnessy              Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  4

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

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