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Jim Judge

BORN   c. 1875; Scranton, Pennsylvania
DIED 1956 (age 81)
WEIGHT 130-143 lbs


Judge was a capable fighter who defeated such men as “Philadelphia” Tommy Ryan (twice), Sam Tonkins, Dick Case, Tom Williams, “Australian” Billy Edwards, Jim Austin, Kid Carter, Charley O’Rourke and “Mysterious” Billy Smith during his career; He also fought draws with “Philadelphia” Tommy Ryan, Mike Leonard, Frank Bartley, Young Smyrna and Tommy Cleary

Jan 30 M. Ridenbaugh              Scranton, Pa                      W   

Apr    T. Ellis                   Scranton, Pa                      W  4
Aug 16 –Some sources report that Judge (of Scranton) won 
          the Lightweight Tournament held last winter at 
          Scranton, Pa
Aug 28 Jerome Quigley             Camden, NJ                       ND  3
          -Police intervened
Dec 11 Charlie Woods              Camden, NJ                       KO 13
          -Some sources report "W 14" near Haddenfield, NJ

May 14 Mike Leonard               Scranton, Pa                      D  6
Jun 17 Mike Leonard               Scranton, Pa                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; Police intervened

Jan 31 "Philadelphia" Tommy Ryan  Philadelphia, Pa                  W  6
          -Some sources report that Martin Judge boxed Ryan
Oct 20 Kid Bernasconi             Philadelphia, Pa                  L  6

Apr 29 Sam Tonkins                New York, NY                     KO  4
          -Some sources report "KO 3"
May 20 Jack McWilliams            Scranton, Pa                      W 15
Dec  9 "Philadelphia" Tommy Ryan  Scranton, Pa                      W 20
          -Some sources report "D 20"

Feb  2 "Philadelphia" Tommy Ryan  Scranton, Pa                      D 20
          -This was an "agreed" draw
Mar 14 Frank Bartley              Scranton, Pa                      D 20
Aug  2 Dick Case                  Scranton, Pa                     ND 20
          -Some sources report 8/04/98
Aug 23 Tom Williams               Scranton, Pa                     KO  1
Oct  3 "Mysterious" Billy Smith   Scranton, Pa                     LK 20
Oct 10 Young Smyrna               Trenton, NJ                       D 20

Apr  8 Joe Walcott                Toronto, Ont, Can                LK 11
          -Some sources report "LK 7"
Oct 14 "Australian" Billy Edwards Brooklyn, NY                     KO 20
Oct 28 Patsy Corrigan             Brooklyn, NY                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Dec  9 Jim Austin                 Brooklyn, NY                      W 20

Jan  6 Billy Hanrahan             Brooklyn, NY                     LT 18
          -Some sources report "L 18";
           Police intervened
Feb 24 Edward "Kid" Carter        Brooklyn, NY                     KO  5
Mar 26 Mike Donovan               Buffalo, NY                       W 20
          -Some sources report 3/27/00
Jun 30 Edward "Kid" Carter        Brooklyn, NY                     LT 12
Oct  8 Edward "Kid" Carter        Paterson, NJ                     LT  3
          -Police intervened
Nov 14 "Mysterious" Billy Smith   Savannah, Ga                     WF 11

Mar 11 Jack "Twin" Sullivan       Fall River, Ma                    L 12
Oct 27 "Australian" Tim Murphy    Chicago, Il                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

Feb 24 Tommy Cleary               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

May 25 Charley O'Rourke           Cambridge, Ma                    KO 12
          -Some sources report "W 12"
Jul 15 Jack "Twin" Sullivan       Boston, Ma                        L 10

Apr  7 Jim Donovan                New York, NY                     ND  6
Compiled By Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization