Terry Kellar

BORN   March 7 1890; San Francisco, California
HEIGHT 6-0 1/2
WEIGHT 172 1/2-190 lbs

Kellar was a capable boxer type but not a power hitter; He won the Lightweight, Welterweight and Middleweight Championships of Utah as an amateur

During his career, Kellar defeated such men as Colin Bell, Frank Goddard, Otto Flint and Denis Haugh

1906-1907
          -Kellar won 27 bouts as an amateur in Utah

1908
Feb 19 Dale Gardner               Oakland, Ca                       D  6
Mar  3 Dale Gardner               Oakland, Ca                       L  6

1909
Jan 28 Jim Conley                 Oakland, Ca                       W  6
Feb 22 Jim Horn                   Marysville, Ca                   KO  1
          -Some sources report "Jim Howe"
Mar 19 Jack O'Shaughnessy         Oakland, Ca                      KO  5
Apr 22 Joe McGurn                 Oakland, Ca                       W  6
May  1 Lupe "Beans" Carranza      Los Banos, Ca                    KO 10
          -Some sources report "W 10"
May 21 Kid Krantz                 Oakland, Ca                       W  6
Jun  6 Walter Coffey                                                L 20
Jun 16 Fred Brooks                Oakland, Ca                       D  6
          -Some sources report 6/17/09
Jul 17 Johnny O'Keefe             Colma, Ca                         D 10
Aug 26 Fred Brooks                Oakland, Ca                       W 10
          -Some sources report "D 10"
Sep  9 Russell Kane               Marysville, Ca                    D 20
          -Some sources report "W 20"

1910
Jan 25 "Cyclone" Johnny Thompson  San Francisco, Ca                EX  8
          -Kellar was a sparring partner of Thompson
Feb 16 Vic Hansen                 Coalinga, Ca                      D 20
          -Some sources report "D 25"
Apr  1 Fred Brooks                Oakland, Ca                       D  6
          -Some sources report "D 4"
May 21 Vic Hansen                 Coalinga, Ca                      L 25
Jul 28 Joe Thomas                 Ogden, Ut                        LT 12
          -Some sources report "L 12"

1911
Apr 15 Walter Coffey              San Francisco, Ca                 L  4
Sep 6 "Sailor" Ed Petroskey       Vallejo, Ca                      LT 17
         -Some sources report 9/07/11

1912
Jan 13 "Bandsman" Dick Rice       Sydney, NSW, Aus                 LT  7
          -Some sources report "L 20"
Mar  4 Ted Whiting                Melbourne, Vic, Aus               W 20
Mar 25 Ed Williams                Melbourne, Vic, Aus               L 20
          -Some sources report "W 20"
May  4 Tim Land                   Sydney, NSW, Aus                  W 20
Jun 18 Bill "Yank" Rudd           Sydney, NSW, Aus                 KO 13
Jul  9 Colin Bell                 Sydney, NSW, Aus                  L 20
Aug 17 Les O'Donnell              Sydney, NSW, Aus                 LF 15
Aug 24 Jerry Jerome               Brisbane, Que, Aus               LF 12
Nov  4 Colin Bell                 Tamworth, NSW, Aus               WF  4
          -Some sources report 11/05/12
Dec 18 Colin Bell                 Adelaide, SA, Aus                LF  4
          -Some sources report 12/16/12

1913
Mar 15 Zulu                       Perth, WA, Aus                    L 20
May 12 Bill Walsh                 Adelaide, SA, Aus                 D 20
Jun 23 Bill Walsh                 Adelaide, SA, Aus                 L 20
          -Some sources report "W 20"
Sep  1 Bill Turner                Hobart, Tas, Aus                  W 20
Nov 25 Kelly Mansfield            Hobart, Tas, Aus                  L 20
          -Some sources report "W 20"

1914
Jan 31 Jack Whittaker             Wollongong, NSW, Aus              W 20
Apr 20 Frank Goddard              London, Eng                      KO  1
May 18 Otto Flint                 London, Eng                      TK  5
Jun  4 "Bandsman" Dick Rice       Liverpool, Eng                    L 15
Jun  8 Denis Haugh                London, Eng                       W 15
Oct  7 Jim Coffey                 New York, NY                     LT  9
          -Some sources report "LK 6"
Oct 31 Battling Levinsky          New York, NY                     ND 10
Nov 27 "Sailor" Fred Fritts       New York, NY                     ND 10
Dec  1 Tom McCarty                Far Rockaway, NY                 ND 10

1915
Jan 23 Tom McCarty                Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Feb    Dan "Porky" Flynn          Dayton, Oh                        D 15
Apr 19 Jack Corns                 Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
May 27 Tony Ross                  Akron, Oh                         D 10
Sep  5 "Fighting" Dick Gilbert    Colorado Springs, Co              L 15
Oct 19 "Fighting" Dick Gilbert    St. Joseph, Mo                    D 15
Nov  5 Fred Fulton                Duluth, Mn                       LK  4
Dec  3 Billy Miske                Superior, Wi                     ND 10

1916
Mar 30 Tom "Bearcat" McMahon      Baltimore, Md                     D 15
          -Some sources report "L 15"
May  3 Jack Dempsey               Ogden, Ut                         L 10
Jun 20 Tom "Bearcat" McMahon      Baltimore, Md                     L 10
Jun 30 "K.O." Bill Brennan        Rochester, NY                    ND 10
Oct  7 Jack Dempsey               Ely, Nv                           L 10
Nov 22 Al Norton                  Oakland, Ca                       L  4
Dec 19 John Palmer                Portland, Or                     TK  1

1917
Mar 27 Jim Coffey                 Brooklyn, NY                     LT  3
May  8 Al Reich                   New York, NY                     LT  5
          -Some sources report 5/05/17
Jun  1 "Sailor" Andy Schmader     Brooklyn, NY                     LK  1
Oct 29 Bob Devere                 Waterloo, Ia                     LF  2
          -Some sources report "Dayton, Oh";
           Some sources report "LT 2"  

1918
Jan  4 Harry Greb                 McKeesport, Pa                   ND 10
Jan 24 Downing                    Salt Lake City, Ut                W 10
Feb  2 "Battling" Kid McIntyre    Ogden, Ut                        EX  3
Aug 26 Jack Dempsey               Dayton, Oh                       LT  5

1919
Mar  1 Jack Dempsey               Washington, DC                   EX  3
Mar 17 Al Grayber                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Mar 18 Jim Hosic                  Allentown, Pa                     D 10
          -Some sources report "Altoona, Pa"
Apr    Jack Dempsey               Detroit, Mi                      EX  6
May 27 Jack Dempsey               Toledo, Oh                       EX  2
May 28 Jack Dempsey               Toledo, Oh                       EX   
Jun  1 Jack Dempsey               Toledo, Oh                       EX   
Jun  2 Jack Dempsey               Toledo, Oh                       EX   
Jun  9 Martin Burke               New Orleans, La                   L 15
Jun 19 Jack Dempsey               Toledo, Oh                       EX   
          -Kellar was a sparring partner for Jack Dempsey
          in preparation for his title fight with Jess Willard
Aug 11 Harry Greb                 Dayton, Oh                        L 15
Sep 17 Homer Smith                Kalamazoo, Mi                    LK  4
          -Some sources report 9/16/19;
           Some sources report "LK 3"

1920
Mar  5 Jack Dempsey               Los Angeles, Ca                  EX  3
May 10 Homer Smith                Des Moines, Ia                   LK  3
          -Some sources report "LK 4"
Oct 27 Lee Anderson               Milwaukie, Or                     L 10
Dec  9 Sam Langford               Aberdeen, Wa                      L  6

1921
May 17 Lee Anderson               Seattle, Wa                       L  4
Jul 21 Eddie O'Hare               Columbus, Oh                     LT  6


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

1908
       Jim Koukee                                                   W  6
       Artie Gardner                                               KO  4
       Jim Horn                                                     W  2
          -Some sources report "Jim Howe";
           Some sources report "KO 2"
       Sam Stewart                                                 KO 15
       Joey Russell                                                KO  3
       Larry Sullivan                                              KO  3

1909
       "Montana" Jack Sullivan                                      W 20
       Walter Coffey                                                W  4

1910
       Joe Fairbanks                                               KO  7
       Lupe "Beans" Carranza                                        W  6

1911
       George Green                                                 D 10
       Jack Sullivan                                                W 20
       Bert Burgess                                                 W 20
       Joe Elliott                                                 KO  3
       Jim Sullivan                                                KO  1
       Walter Coffey                                                W 20

1912
       Con Hill                   in Australia                     KO  3
       Jim Barry                  in Australia                      D 20

1913
       Con Hill                   in Australia                     KO 11

1915
       "Fighting" Dick Gilbert    Jacksonville, Fl                  L 15

1917
       Homer Smith                                                 ND 10

1918
       Homer Smith                                                 LK  3

1919
       Al Grayber                 Lima, Oh                         ND 15

1920
       "Sailor" Andy Schmader     Omaha, Ne                        LF  7


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


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