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Tommy "Kid" Love

BORN Fought out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
WEIGHT 105-130 lbs
1900
Jan 29 Young McMichaels             Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  2
Feb 24 Arthur Jones                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 12 John DeVoca                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  4
Mar 31 Kid Sweeney                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND   
Apr  9 Johnny "Kid" Egan            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  4
Apr 25 Johnny "Kid" Egan            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May  5 Johnny "Kid" Egan            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May 14 Frank "Kid" Beebe            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  4
Jun 29 Young McCall                 Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  5
Jul  7 Kid Lavin                    Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  4
Jul 17 Young Eden                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  4
Jul 24 Eddie Rocap                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jul 27 Phil Logan                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Aug 24 Phil Logan                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Aug 25 Kid Harkins                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep 15 Kid Harkins                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep 22 Kid Mealey                   Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  2
Sep 26 Young Walker                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  3
Oct  5 Kid Curry                    Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  4
Oct  6 Young Riley                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct  6 Jack Rice                    Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Oct 12 Harry Jackson                Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  3
Oct 13 Johnny "Kid" Egan            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 15 Phil Logan                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 20 Young Trent                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov  3 Johnny "Kid" Egan            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  4
Nov 22 Tom Markey                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 14 Phil Logan                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1901
Dec  6 Young Riley                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 16 Phil Logan                   Philadelphia, Pa                SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Dec 21 Harry Joyce                  Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  3
Dec 23 Tom Markey                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 27 Phil Logan                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1902
Jan 10 George Harris                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jan 24 Kid Bonner                   Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  1
Jan 27 Frank "Kid" Beebe            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb  1 Joe Williams                 Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  4
          -This man was not the famous Philadelphia fighter
Feb  3 Jimmy McGonigle              Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  2
Feb  8 Tommy Connolly               Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  2
Feb 10 Joe Duffy                    Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  1
Feb 15 Johnny "Spotty" Clifford     Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb 19 Frank "Kid" Beebe            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb 24 Jack Lansing                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar  1 Kid Mallon                   Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  2
Mar  2 Billy Willis                 Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  2
Mar  6 Bobby Foster                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 10 Eddie Wallace                Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  1
Mar 15 Ike Ferguson                 Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  2
Mar 17 Jack Sheeran                 Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  1
Mar 22 Billy Willis                 Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  3
Mar 24 Frank "Kid" Beebe            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 25 Johnny Devine                Baltimore, Md                     D  6
Mar 29 Phil Logan                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 31 Harry Lenny                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr  5 Billy Kolb                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr  7 Bobby Foster                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr  8 Phil Logan                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 10 Billy Kolb                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 15 Joe Williams                 Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  4
Apr 17 Billy Willis                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 28 Billy Kolb                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 30 Fred Martin                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May 12 Fred Martin                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May 15 Billy Willis                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May 17 Frank "Kid" Beebe            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun 14 Pat McCarney                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun 19 Pete Burke                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun 20 Harry Lenny                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun 26 Jack Lansing                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jul 21 Harry Lenny                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jul 24 Joe "Young" Kelly            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Aug  1 Johnny Leckner               Baltimore, Md                    KO  9
Aug 15 Bobby Royal                  Baltimore, Md                    KO  2
Aug 27 Peter "Young" Kelly          Baltimore, Md                    KO  6
Sep 17 Joe "Buck" Kelly             Philadelphia, Pa                 LF  4
Sep 29 Jack Lansing                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct  6 Joe Hurst                    Baltimore, Md                    TK  2
Oct  8 George "Young" Marshall      Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 15 Bobby Austin                 Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  2
Oct 16 Jack Lansing                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 22 Billy Kolb                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov  3 George "Kid" Henninger       Chicago, Il                       W  6
Nov 10 Willie Smith                 Chicago, Il                      KO  1
Nov 24 Morris Rauch                 Chicago, Il                       W  6
Dec 20 Morris Rauch                 Chicago, Il                       D  6

1903
Jan  5 Mike Munger                  Chicago, Il                      KO  3
Feb 19 Jimmy Dunn                   St.Louis, Mo                      W 15
Feb 20 Jimmy Dunn                   New Castle, Pa                   ND 15
Mar 27 Charles "Chick" Tucker       Philadelphia, Pa                SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held
Apr  3 Danny Dougherty              Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 20 Harry Forbes                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May 15 Danny Dougherty              Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun 16 Young Erne                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jul 14 George Munroe                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jul 28 George Munroe                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Aug 15 Jack Ashton                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  4
Aug 25 Jack Durane                  Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  4
Sep 18 Harry Forbes                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep 22 Jack Durane                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct  9 George "Kid" Decker          Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 16 Eddie Lenny                  Chester, Pa                      ND  6
Nov 23 Billy Kolb                   Chester, Pa                      ND  6
Dec  3 Billy Willis                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 12 Chester Goodwin              Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 22 Eddie Haney                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1904
Jan 23 "Harlem" Tommy Murphy        Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jan 30 "Harlem" Tommy Murphy        Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb 11 Eddie Haney                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar  5 Hugh McGovern                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 14 Tony Bender                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 24 William "Billy" Maharg       Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 16 Eugene Lowe                  Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  4
Apr 23 Eddie Lenny                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 26 Tommy Feltz                  Baltimore, Md                     W 15
May 19 William "Billy" Maharg       Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May 28 Tony Bender                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun  9 George "Kid" Decker          Lancaster, Pa                    ND  6
Jul  8 Danny Dougherty              Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Aug  4 Rosario "Kid" Locke          Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep  8 Rosario "Kid" Locke          Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct  8 Casper Leon                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 21 George "Kid" Decker          Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 17 Johnny Allen                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 26 Tony Bender                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 29 Johnny Allen                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1905
Jan  2 Tommy Feltz                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jan 13 Phil Logan                   Philadelphia, Pa                SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held;
           Love refused to fight due to small crowd size
Jan 15 Tommy Devlin                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jan 28 Tommy Devlin                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 17 Harry Lewis                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 12 Jack McClain                 Wilmington, De                    D  6
Apr 13 Kid Stinger                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 29 Frank "Kid" Carsey           Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun 22 Eddie Rocap                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun 29 Johnny Allen                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Aug 21 Jack O'Neil                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep  2 Tommy Devlin                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep 14 Johnny Allen                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct  7 Frank "Kid" Carsey           Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct  9 Johnny Allen                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 21 Johnny Miley                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 30 Corky Smith                  Youngstown, Oh                   KO  4
Nov 25 Johnny Dohan                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec  7 Jack Durane                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 14 Hugh McGovern                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 20 Tony Bender                  New York, NY                     ND  3

1906
Jan  8 Tony Bender                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jan 18 Tommy Herman                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jan 24 Tommy Herman                 Wilmington, De                    D  6
Jan 26 Frank "Young" Haines         Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb  7 Frank "Kid" Beebe            Wilmington, De                    L  6
Mar  8 Freddie Welsh                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 10 Johnny Allen                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 12 William "Billy" Maharg       Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 29 Frank "Kid" Beebe            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 30 Kid Stinger                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr  4 Frank "Young" Haines         Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr  9 Johnny "Kid" Hogan           Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  4
Apr 14 Kid Gilbert                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 21 Freddie Welsh                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May 10 William "Billy" Maharg       Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun  4 Willie Moody                 Lancaster, Pa                    ND  6

1907
Mar  1 Gus Bezenah                  Hot Springs, Ar                   L 20
Mar 28 Rosario "Kid" Locke          Philadelphia, Pa                SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar 28 Eddie Lenny                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 11 Battling Stinger             Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May  2 Tommy O'Keefe                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May 16 Frank "Kid" Beebe            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun  6 Johnny "Kid" Hogan           Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  4
Jun 20 Tommy Feltz                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jul 11 Battling Stinger             Philadelphia, Pa                 WF  6
Jul 25 Tommy Ward                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Aug  8 Phil Griffin                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Aug 29 "Young" Jack Hanlon          Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 28 Young Donohue                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 18 Joe "Young" Thiel            Wilmington, De                    L 10

1908
Jan 28 Jack Britton                 Reading, Pa                      ND  6
Jun 25 Dick Doyle                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jul  2 Frank "Kid" Beebe            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jul 11 Hook McDonald                Reading, Pa                      ND  6
Jul 16 Battling Stinger             Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jul 28 "Young" Jack Hanlon          Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Aug 13 Jimmy "Bull" Casey           Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  1
Sep  7 Eddie "Spike" McAvoy         Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep 14 Bert O'Donnell               Wilkes-Barre, Pa                 ND  6
Oct  5 Tommy Ginty                  Wilkes-Barre, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 30 Tony Haney                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 16 Percy Cove                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 19 Barney Ford                  Lancaster, Pa                    ND  6
Dec 25 Young Farrell                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1909
Jan  8 Young Marlowe                Philadelphia, Pa                 LT  3
          -Love broke a collar bone
May 21 Young Farrell                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun 29 Kid Flint                    Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1915
May 20 Darby Casper                 Philadelphia, Pa                 LT  3

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

1900
Apr 10 Billy Kolb                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1902
Oct    Kid Herman [Landfield]       Chicago, Il                      TK  5
Oct    George "Kid" Henninger       Chicago, Il                      KO  2
Nov    Young Stiff                  Chicago, Il                      KO  3

1903
Feb  5 Jimmy Dunn                   St.Louis, Mo                      W 15
       Young O'Leary                Milwaukee, Wi                    LK  3

*** The Following Bout Is Reported ***

1906
Jan 12 Kid Pantz                    Augusta, Me                      LK  4
          -Pantz did not fight the real "Tommy Love"; He fought an imposter

*** Much Data Was Provided By William Schutte and Luckett Davis ***

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