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Edward McGlinchey

BORN   1855; Fought out of Bridgeport, Connecticut
DIED September 13 1883; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
WEIGHT 145-155 lbs

McGlinchey was a scrappy competitor who met some of the best men of his day; He mostly instructed young boxers and engaged in exhibitions and sparring sessions

The old reports are very contradictory; If anyone discovers conclusive data that disagrees with these results, please advise

1878
Oct    Marcellus Baker            Bangor, Me                        D  2
          -Some sources report 10/1/1873;
          Police intervened;
Dec 31 Young King                 New York, NY                     EX   

1879
Jan  1 Pete McCoy                 New York, NY                     EX  3
Mar 10 Pete McCoy                 New York, NY                     EX   
Apr 21 Pete McCoy                 New York, NY                     EX   
Feb 25 William C. McClellan       New York, NY                     EX   
Feb 25 Professor Kimball          New York, NY                     EX  3
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
       Mike Donovan               New York, NY                     LF  6
Sep 29 Jack Gallagher             New York, NY                     EX   

1880
Mar 20 Pete McCoy                 New York, NY                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Oct    Mike Donovan               Boston, Ma                        D  5
Nov 11 Billy Madden               New York, NY                     EX   
Nov    Mike Donovan               Boston, Ma                        L  3
Nov 24 Mike Donovan               Bridgeport, Ct                    D  6
Dec    Mike Donovan               New York, NY                      L  3
Dec    Pete McCoy                 New York, NY                     EX  4
Dec 13 Billy Fields               New York, NY                     EX   
Dec 23 Johnny Reilly [McGinty]    New York, NY                     EX  3

1881
Jan    William C. McClellan       New York, NY                     EX  3
Jan 15 -McGlinchey challenged Billy Edwards to a bout
Feb 25 Mike Donovan               New York, NY                     EX  5
Apr    Billy Fields               New York, NY                     EX   
Dec    William C. McClellan       New York, NY                     EX   

1882
Jan  9 Sammy Blake                Boston, Ma                      SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jan 14 Mike Donovan               New York, NY                     EX   
Feb  9 Dan Dwyer                  Boston, Ma                      SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known;
          Some sources report 1/09/82
Feb 28 Johnny Reilly [McGinty]    Bridgeport, Ct                   EX   
Mar    William C. McClellan       Bridgeport, Ct                   EX   
Apr 27 Charlie Norton             New York, NY                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
May 29 Lew Hicks                  New York, NY                     EX   
Aug 22 Fred Bullin                Bridgeport, Ct                    W   
          -This was a "private" fight
Nov 10 John Clark                 New York, NY                     EX   
Dec 28 Mike Cleary                New York, NY                     EX   

1883
Mar 16 -McGlinchey was scheduled to have a benefit in Bridgeport, Ct


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