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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Lineal Champion

Mike Glover
(Michael J. Cavanaugh)

BORN   December 18 1890; Lawrence, Massachusetts
DIED July 11 1917; Middletown, Massachusetts
HEIGHT.. 5-9
WEIGHT 135-150 lbs
MANAGERS Dave Dougherty, Al Lippe

Glover was a tough customer; While he was not the slickest of boxers, he was scrappy, durable and hard to beat; He was stopped only once and that came early in his career

During his career, Mike defeated such men as Ted "Kid" Lewis, Matt Wells, Johnny "Kid" Alberts, Jacob "Soldier" Bartfield and Thomas "Silent" Martin

1908
Mar 17 Red Shaw                   New York, NY                       TK  2
Mar 24 Babe Cullen                New York, NY                       ND  4
Mar 31 Jim Gardner                New York, NY                       KO  3
Apr  6 George Hoey                New York, NY                       ND  4
Apr 21 Joe Sells                  New York  NY                       ND  6
Apr 28 Tony Bender                New York, NY                       ND  6
May 25 Leach Cross                New York, NY                       NC  5
Jun    Marty Phillips             New York, NY                       KO  5
Jun    Marty Rowan                New York, NY                       ND  6
Jul    Fred Dipples               New York, NY                       ND  6
Sep    Harry Lortz                New York, NY                       ND  6
Sep 23 Harry Scroggs              New York, NY                       ND  6
Oct  3 Charley "Twin" Miller      Philadelphia, Pa                   KO  5
Oct 24 Fred Corbett               Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Nov    "Jersey" Tom Murphy        New York, NY                       KO  5
Nov    Harry Powers               New York, NY                       ND  6
Dec 18 Frankie Madden             New York, NY                       LK  5

1909
Jan 19 Billy Willis               Reading, Pa                        ND  6
Jan 30 Peck Miller                Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Feb 23 Eddie Carter               New York, NY                       ND 10
Apr 19 Billy Herman               New York, NY                       ND 10
May  5 "Harlem" Tommy Murphy      New York, NY                       ND 10
May 31 Jack Curley                New York, NY                       ND 10
Sep    Tony Bender                New York, NY                       ND 10
Oct    Jack Smith                 New York, NY                       ND 10
Nov 12 Young Nitchie              Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Dec    Jack Cardiff               New York, NY                       KO  4

1910
Jan 18 Marty Rowan                New York, NY                       ND 10
Jan 22 Billy Donovan              Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Jan 29 Willie Moody               Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Feb  8 Charlie Sieger             New York, NY                       ND 10
Feb 22 Johnny Dohan               New York, NY                       ND 10
Mar 10 Jeff Doherty               New Haven, Ct                       W 15
Mar 22 Billy Leary                New York, NY                       ND 10
Mar 28 Marty Rowan                Cohoes, NY                         ND 10
Apr  6 Harry Ferns                New York, NY                       WF  7
May    Dodo Maher                 New York, NY                       KO  9
Jul 22 Willie Howard              Rockaway, NJ                       KO  5
Oct    Fred Sidney                                                    D  8
Nov 23 Ted Nelson                 New York, NY                       ND 10
Dec 13 Dick Nelson                New Haven, Ct                       D 15

1911
Jan 28 Battling Levinsky          Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Feb  4 Jack Dillon                Pittsburgh, Pa                     ND  6
Mar  4 Young Erne                 Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Apr  3 Battling Levinsky          Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
          -Some sources report 3/04/11
Apr 10 Harry Ramsey               Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Apr 24 Frank Perron               Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
May 22 Albert "Buck" Crouse       Pittsburgh, Pa                     ND  6
Jun    Peck Miller                Pittsburgh, Pa                     ND  6
Sep    Young Nitchie              Pittsburgh, Pa                     ND  6
Nov  1 Pat Breslin                New York, NY                       ND 10
Nov  4 Joe Kastner                Brooklyn, NY                       KO  1

1912
Jan  6 Young Johnson              Paris, Fr                           W 10
Jan 20 Harry Mathieson            Paris, Fr                           D 10
Feb 15 Harry Duncan               Hoxton, Eng                        WF 13
Mar 25 Young Hickey               Albany, NY                         ND 10
Apr  9 Charley Victor             New York, NY                       KO  6
May    Jack Simcoe                New York, NY                       KO  7
Jun  6 Jeff Smith                 New York, NY                       ND 10
Oct    Fighting Zunner            New York, NY                       ND 10
Nov 22 Tommy Coleman              New York, NY                       ND 10
Dec 12 Tommy Coleman              New York, NY                       ND 10

1913
Jan  7 Tommy Maloney              Brooklyn, NY                       ND 10
Jun 21 "Italian" Joe Gans         Brooklyn, NY                       ND 10
Jul  9 Gus Platts                 New York, NY                       ND 10
Jul 16 Young Hickey               New York, NY                       ND 10
Jul 22 Marcel Thomas              Boston, Ma                         TK  4
Aug  7 Paddy Sullivan             Rockaway, NJ                       KO  7
Sep 29 Young Denney               New Orleans, La                    ND 10
Oct 13 Perry "Kid" Graves         Brooklyn, NY                       ND 10
Oct 25 Bill Fleming               Brooklyn, NY                       ND 10
Nov 27 Jack Britton               Brooklyn, NY                       ND 10

1914
Jan 19 Jack Britton               New York, NY                       ND 10
Feb 17 Jacob "Soldier" Bartfield  Brooklyn, NY                       ND 10
May 23 Bill Fleming               Chicopee, Ma                        W 12
May 30 Howard Briggs              Cambridge, Ma                       W 10
Jun  5 Al Britton                 Cambridge, Ma                       W 10
Jul  7 Perry "Kid" Graves         Brooklyn, NY                       ND 12
Jul 23 Marcel Thomas              Boston, Ma                         KO  4
Sep 25 Bill Fleming               Oldtown, Me                        ND  6
Oct 29 K.O. Sweeney               Waterbury, Ct                       W 10

1915
Feb  5 Howard Briggs              Abington, Ma                        W 10
Feb 22 Battling Downey            Boston, Ma                         KO  3
Jun  1 Matt Wells                 Boston, Ma                          W 12
          -Welterweight Championship of the World
Jun 22 Jack Britton               Boston, Ma                          L 12
          -Welterweight Championship of the World
Aug  3 Ted "Kid" Lewis            Boston, Ma                          L 12
Aug 28 Young Grady                North Adams, Ma                    KO  7
Sep 23 Thomas "Silent" Martin     North Adams, Ma                     W 12
Nov  8 Johnny "Kid" Alberts       Gloucester, Ma                      W 12
Nov 30 Ted "Kid" Lewis            Boston, Ma                          W 12
Dec 14 Jacob "Soldier" Bartfield  Boston, Ma                          W 12
Dec 18 Bay Woods                  Manchester, NH                      W 12

1916
Jan  3 Joe Chick                  Gloucester, Ma                      W 12
Jan  7 Billy Kramer               Milwaukee, Wi                      KO 10
Mar 21 Joe Eagan                  Boston, Ma                          D 12
Jun 13 Ted "Kid" Lewis            Boston, Ma                          L 12

*** Assistance Was Provided By Tony Triem ***

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

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