Bob Long

Long was a fearless slasher who liked to fight on the inside; He fought primarily in Chicago and Philadelphia and took on some of the best men available at 142-150 lbs

During his career, Long defeated such men as "Scaldy" Bill Quinn, Barney Connors, Martin Judge, Henry Baker and "Cyclone" Bill Larry

1898
Aug 10 Billy Stift                 Davenport, Ia                    L 10 
Dec 24 Fred Lang                   Chicago, Il                     KO  1

1899
Jan 14 "Indianapolis" Snyder       Chicago, Il                     KO  5
Feb 11 Harry Peppers               Chicago, Il                      L  6
Feb 25 "Scaldy" Bill Quinn         Chicago, Il                     WF  5
       -Some sources report "W 6"
Apr 29 "Scaldy" Bill Quinn         Chicago, Il                      W  6
May  6 Nels Ahearn                 Chicago, Il                     KO  5
Dec  1 Jack Glenn                  Chicago, Il                     KO  4
Dec  8 Dave Rauch                  Chicago, Il                     KO  4
Dec 20 Ed Morris                   Chicago, Il                     KO  3
Dec 29 Ed Denfass                  Davenport, Ia                    L 10

1900
Jan 19 Ed Denfass                  Chicago, Il                      L  6
Mar 23 Frank Scott                 Chicago, Il                      W  6
Mar 23 Jim Adams                   Chicago, Il                      D  6
       -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Apr 13 "Philadelphia" Jack O'Brien Chicago, Il                      L  6
May  4 Jack Davis                  Chicago, Il                      W  6
Sep 19 Barney Connors              Springfield, Il                 KO 11
Nov 26 Martin Judge                Springfield, Il                 TK 10

1901
Jan 22 Charley "Rough House" Burns Springfield, Il                 KO  7
       -Some sources report "KO 17"
Feb  7 Jack Curley                 Racine, Wi                      KO  2
Apr  9 Bobby Dobbs                 Memphis, Tn                     WF 16
Apr 20 Bobby Dobbs                 Memphis, Tn                      L 10
Oct  8 Billy Stift                 Webb City, Mo                    L 20 

1902
Apr  3 Dave Young                  Chicago, Il                     LK  3
Jun 18 "Young" Peter Jackson       Kansas City, Mo                 LT 16
Oct 11 Harry Walsh                 Chicago, Il                     LK  4

1903
Apr 25 Henry Baker                 Kansas City, Mo                 KO  8
Jul 21 "Cyclone" Bill Larry        Philadelphia, Pa                LK  1
Jul 28 "Cyclone" Bill Larry        Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Aug  4 "Cyclone" Bill Larry        Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Aug 18 Black Bill (Claude Brooks)  Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Sep 19 Charley Jennings            Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Sep 26 William "Cyclone" Kelly     Philadelphia, Pa                LT  5 **
Oct  2 "Cyclone" Bill Larry        Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Oct  3 William "Cyclone" Kelly     Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6 **
Oct 12 William "Cyclone" Kelly     Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6 **
Oct 24 Charley Jennings            Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Oct 26 Claude Brooks (Black Bill)  Philadelphia, Pa               SCH   
       -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Nov  3 "Cyclone" Bill Larry        Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Nov 10 William "Cyclone" Kelly     Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6 **
Nov 21 "Cyclone" Bill Larry        Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Nov 24 "Cyclone" Bill Larry        Philadelphia, Pa                TK  6
Dec  8 Charley Jennings            Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Dec 11 "Young" Peter Jackson       Baltimore, Md                   LK 11
Dec 19 Charley Jennings            Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6

          ** Some sources report Tommy "Cyclone" Kelly but it is believed
             these bouts were fought with William "Cyclone" Kelly

1904
Jan 16 Black Bill (Claude Brooks)  Philadelphia, Pa                LF  6
       -Some sources report "ND 6"
Mar 26 "Blizzard" Watts            Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
May  6 Charles Stevenson           Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jul  1 George Cole                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Aug  5 "Blizzard" Watts            Philadelphia, Pa                KO  6
Nov  4 "Cyclone" Bill Larry        Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Dec  2 Morris Harris               Philadelphia, Pa                LT  3
       -Some sources report "LK 2"

1906
Feb  1 "Cyclone" Bill Larry        Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Feb 15 Fred Blackburn              Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6 

1909
Mar 31 Jack Dillon                 Indianapolis, In                LK  5


*** Most Data Was Provided By Luckett Davis ***

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