Frankie Neil
(Francis James Neil)

BORN   July 25 1883; San Francisco, California
HEIGHT 5-5 1/2
WEIGHT 115-118 lbs
RECORD 28-14-4 (25 KO, 12 ND, 1 NC)

Neil was a scrappy boxer who carried a good punch that provided most of his wins and enabled him to capture the Bantamweight Championship of the World during his career

He defeated Harry Forbes, Clarence  Forbes, Billy DeCoursey, "Fighting" Dick Hyland, Harry Tenny and "Young" Britt during his career; He also waged some long battles with Abe Attell, Owen Moran, Monte Attell, Joe Bowker, Harry Baker, Eddie Hanlon and Johnny Reagan

1900
Nov  8 Charles Anderson           San Francisco, Ca                KO  1
Nov 19 John Scott                 San Francisco, Ca                KO  1
Dec 20 George Gibbs               San Francisco, Ca                KO  1
Dec 23 Ivy Powell                 San Francisco, Ca                KO  2
Dec 27 Eddie Hanlon               San Francisco, Ca                 L  4

1901
Jan 12 Kid Goldie                 San Francisco, Ca                KO  1
Jan 17 Kid Goldie                 San Francisco, Ca                KO  1
Jan 29 Kid Malone                 San Francisco, Ca                KO  1
Feb  2 Jack Kane                  San Francisco, Ca                 D  4
Feb 15 George Dougherty           San Francisco, Ca                KO  3
Mar  3 John Margarini             San Francisco, Ca                KO  2
Mar 15 Jack Kane                  San Francisco, Ca                KO  1
Mar 21 George White               San Francisco, Ca                 D  4
Apr 19 Dave Gilmore               San Francisco, Ca                KO  1
Apr 26 Harry Baker                San Francisco, Ca                KO  1
Jun  6 H. McLaughton              San Francisco, Ca                KO  2
Jun 20 Tommy Dixon                San Francisco, Ca                KO  1
Jul 31 Eddie Hanlon               San Francisco, Ca                 L  4

1902
Mar 12 Robbie Johnson             San Francisco, Ca                KO  2
Apr 11 Eddie Hanlon               Oakland, Ca                       D 15
Dec 23 Harry Forbes               Oakland, Ca                      LT  7
          -Bantamweight Championship of the World

1903
Jan 15 Clarence Forbes            San Francisco, Ca                KO  6
Feb  6 Tommy Snailham             Oakland, Ca                      NC   
Aug 13 Harry Forbes               San Francisco, Ca                KO  2
          -Bantamweight Championship of the World
Sep  4 Billy DeCoursey            Los Angeles, Ca                  KO 15
          -Some sources report this bout as a Bantamweight Championship
          of the World contest; Some sources report 9/05/03; Some sources 
          report 9/06/03; Police intervened
Oct 16 Johnny Reagan              Los Angeles, Ca                   D 20
          -Bantamweight Championship of the World

1904
May 27 Tommy Moore                Chicago, Il                      KO  1
Jun 17 Harry Forbes               Chicago, Il                      KO  3
Jul 27 Hugh McGovern              Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Aug 31 "Harlem" Tommy Murphy      Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 17 Joe Bowker                 London, Eng                       L 20
          -Bantamweight Championship of the World

1905
Jan 31 "Fighting" Dick Hyland     San Francisco, Ca                KO 15
Jul 28 Harry Tenny                Colma, Ca                         W 25

1906
Feb 28 Harry Tenny                San Francisco, Ca                KO 14
Jul  4 Abe Attell                 Los Angeles, Ca                   L 20
          -Featherweight Championship of the World
Jul 27 Kid Long                   Los Angeles, Ca                  TK  2
Aug  7 Harry Baker                Los Angeles, Ca                   L 20

1907
Nov 22 Owen Moran                 San Francisco, Ca                LT 16

1908
Jan 31 Abe Attell                 San Francisco, Ca                LT 13
          -Featherweight Championship of the World
May  6 Ad Wolgast                 Milwaukee, Wi                     L 10
Aug 13 Fred O'Brien               New York, NY                     ND  6
Sep  5 Jack Langdon               Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  6
Sep 19 Tommy O'Toole              Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct  2 Frankie Moore              Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct  3 Joe Wagner                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Oct 19 Joe Wagner                 New York, NY                     ND  6
Dec 15 Owen Moran                 Boston, Ma                        L 12

1909
Feb 18 Boyo Driscoll              New York, NY                     ND 10
Mar  1 Frank "Kid" Beebe          Schenectady, NY                  ND 10
Mar 23 Abe Attell                 Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Apr 26 Owen Moran                 New Haven, Ct                     L 12
May  4 Young Britt                Baltimore, Md                    WF 11
May 14 Bert O'Donnell             Wilkes-Barre, Pa                 ND  6
Jun 19 Monte Attell               Colma, Ca                        LK 18
          -Bantamweight Championship of the World
Sep 10 Patsy McKenna              North Vancouver, BC, Can         KO  1
Sep 29 Billy Lauder               Vancouver, BC, Can                L 15

1910
Jan 28 Young Britt                Baltimore, Md                    WF 13
Feb 24 Abe Attell                 New York, NY                     ND 10
Feb 25 Willie Jones               Baltimore, Md                    LK 13


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