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Barney Hubbard

BORN Fought out of the North End, Boston Massachusetts
DIED February 1 1895; East Boston, Massachusetts; Some sources report February 2 1895
WEIGHT 120-124 lbs

Hubbard was described as well-built, strong, gallant and a hard-hitter; He was "game as a pebble when under fire and he seemed to delight in it;" But, he often ignored advice from his corner; He possessed some boxing science but not a great amount

He defeated such men as Dan McGivern and Mike Cooney

1889
Jul  9 Patsy Collins              near Boston, Ma                   KO  3
Sep    -Hubbard competed in a boxing competition on Labor Day in Boston, Ma

1890
May  1 Dan McGiven                Providence, RI                    KO  3
          -Some sources report 5/02/1890
May  3 -Hubbard traveled with George Dixon to England
Aug 14 Henry McGlone              Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but cancelled
Nov 18 Johnny T. Griffin          Boston, Ma                        LT 10
Dec 18 Nick Collins               New York, NY                      ND  2
          -Police intervened

1890-1891
       Mike Cooney                Boston, Ma                        EX   

1891
Jan 14 Williams                   Wakefield, Ma                     EX  4
Mar  5 Jack Havlin                Boston, Ma                        EX  3
Mar 12 Dan McGivern               Boston, Ma                        EX   
Mar 24 Jack Magee                 Boston, Ma                       SCH   
Mar 24 Jack Magee                 Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -The previous 2 bouts were to be held the same date between acts
          of a play - Cynthia, the Gypsy Queen
Mar 25 Jack Magee                 Boston, Ma                       SCH   
Mar 25 Jack Magee                 Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -The previous 2 bouts were to be held the same date between acts
          of a play - Cynthia, the Gypsy Queen
Mar 26 Jack Magee                 Boston, Ma                       SCH   
Mar 26 Jack Magee                 Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -The previous 2 bouts were to be held the same date between acts
          of a play - Cynthia, the Gypsy Queen
Mar 27 Jack Magee                 Boston, Ma                       SCH   
Mar 27 Jack Magee                 Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -The previous 2 bouts were to be held the same date between acts
          of a play - Cynthia, the Gypsy Queen
Mar 28 Jack Magee                 Boston, Ma                       SCH   
Mar 28 Jack Magee                 Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -The previous 2 bouts were to be held the same date between acts
          of a play - Cynthia, the Gypsy Queen
Sep 21 Frank Steele               Boston, Ma                        EX  3
Oct 27 -Hubbard seconded William Curtis vs Frank Kaveny in New Bedford, Ma 
Dec  8 M.F. Ryan                  Boston, Ma                         W   

1892
Jan 25 Dan McGivern               Boston, Ma                        EX  3
Feb  9 Jack Havlin                Boston, Ma                        EX   
Feb 15 Eddie Conley               Boston, Ma                        EX  3
Feb 26 Mike Cooney                Pawtucket, RI                      D  6
Mar  7 Jimmy Lynch                Boston, Ma                        EX   
Mar  7 Eddie Conley               Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar 16 Isaac "Ike" O'Neil Weir    Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar 22 -Hubbard sparred in Boston, Ma at Columbian Hall 
Apr  8 Tom Hedderton              Charlestown, Ma                   EX   
Apr 25 an unknown opponent        Cambridgeport, Ma                 EX   
Apr 29 Tom Hedderton              Boston, Ma                        EX   
May  9 Tom Hedderton              Boston, Ma                        EX   
May 20 Mike Cooney                Providence, RI                    KO 2
Oct 21 -The Brooklyn (NY) Coney Island AC was trying to match Hubbard
          and Frank Steele
Nov 18 -Hubbard was scheduled for a benefit in Boston, Ma 
Dec 12 Jim Mack                   Malden, Ma                        EX   

1893
Jan  2 -Hubbard challenged Ike Weir, Johnny Griffin, or Billy Murphy to a bout 
Mar  1 Jack White                 Boston, Ma                        EX   
Mar 10 Eddie Conley               Charlestown, Ma                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jul 20 Joe Sommers                Boston, Ma                        EX   
Oct  9 Kentucky Rosebud           Boston, Ma                       SCH   
         -This bout was scheduled but cancelled (monetary problems)

1894
Jan 16 Feeley                     Boston, Ma                        EX   
Feb 20 Buffer Noonan              Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar 29 Daniel Sheehan             Boston, Ma                        KO  1
May  2 Dan McGivern               Boston, Ma                         W  4
May 21 Frank Kavaney              Boston, Ma                        EX  3
Jun 25 Jimmy Powers               Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

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

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