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Joe "Kid" Tyler
(Joseph Tyler)

BORN Fought out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
WEIGHT 112-135 lbs
1902
Feb 13 Young Sharkey              Pittsburgh, Pa                     KO  4
Mar  5 Kid Curtis                 Allegheny, Pa                       W  6
Dec 19 Tough Brogan               Pittsburgh, Pa                      D  4

1903
Jan 17 Paddy Nee                  Allegheny, Pa                      ND  4
Feb 16 Dave Battlestone           Pittsburgh, Pa                     KO  4
Mar  9 Tough Brogan               Pittsburgh, Pa                      W  4
          -Some sources report "NC 4" in "Allegheny, Pa"
Mar 25 Billy Williams                                               SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar 28 Paddy Holliday             Pittsburgh, Pa                     NC  2
May  6 -Tyler was challenged by Jimmy Dunn to a bout
Nov 19 Billy Manning              Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Nov 30 Harry Allen                Philadelphia, Pa                   TK  4
Dec  9 Jack Durane                Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Dec 14 Todo Moran                 Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Dec 31 Billy Manning              Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6

1904
Jan  1 "Philadelphia" Jimmy Devine Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jan  7 Todo Moran                 Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Jan  9 Frank "Kid" Beebe          Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Feb 13 Jack McClelland            Pittsburgh, Pa                      L   
Apr 22 Jack Bruce                 Pittsburgh, Pa                     LK  3
Sep  5 Harry Brown                Charleroi, Pa                       D  4
Sep 17 -Tyler was called the 120 pound Champion of Pittsburgh; 
           He was said to be unbeaten in 50 bouts (Trenton Times)
Sep 28 Todo Moran                 Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Oct  3 Harry Lewis                Chester, Pa                        ND  6
Oct  6 "Philadelphia" Jimmy Devine Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Oct 10 Jack McClain               Chester, Pa                        ND  6
Oct 17 Harry Smith                Chester, Pa                        LF  3
Oct 21 Billy Manning              Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Nov  5 Harry Lewis                Philadelphia, Pa                   LT  1
Nov 23 Eugene Lowe                Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Nov 28 Jack McClain               Chester, Pa                        ND  6
Dec  5 George "Young" Mack        Chester, Pa                        ND  6
Dec  9 "Young" Joe Grim           Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Dec 17 Mississippi                Philadelphia, Pa                   LK  5
Dec 31 Jack McClain               Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6

1905
Jan 31 Frank "Young" Haines       Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Feb 21 Mississippi                Philadelphia, Pa                   LT  2
Mar  3 "Philadelphia" Jimmy Devine Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Mar 13 Ollie Butler               Philadelphia, Pa                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar 25 Paddy Nee                  Allegheny, Pa                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar 30 Charles Simmons            Philadelphia, Pa                   NC  1
          -The referee stopped the bout due to the huge difference in weight
May  4 Billy Ryan                 Charleroi, Pa                      ND  3
          -The Pittsburgh (Pa) Daily Post reported that the lights went out during
            a storm; After waiting nearly an hour, the bout was stopped; Three
            rounds of a scheduled four-round bout had been concluded
May 18 Young Rennekamp            Esplen, Pa                         ND  6
Nov 17 an unnamed opponent        Connellsville, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Dec 21 Phil Brock                 Pittsburgh, Pa                     NC  1
          -Some sources report "LF 1"

1906
Jan  3 Jack Bain                  Monongahela, Pa                   SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb 12 Young Bijou                Brownsville, Pa                    TK  3
Feb 16 Biz Mackey                 Sebring, Oh                         D  6
May 21 Jack Young                 New Castle, Pa                      L  6
Aug 20 Jimmy Dunn                 Erie, Pa                            L 15
Oct 12 Johny Whittier             Columbus, Oh                      SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Oct 15 Tommy Lynch                New Castle, Pa                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Nov  6 Phil Brock                 Erie, Pa                            L 15
Nov  8 Cliff Ford                 Catasauqua, Pa                     TK  5
Dec 21 Tommy Feltz                Columbus, Oh                        W 15

1907
Feb 14 Eddie Snyder               Spring Valley, Il                  LK  3
Apr  4 Jack Whittaker             Columbus, Oh                        D 10
Apr 27 Al Martin                  Jeannette, Pa                      ND  6
May 14 Young Bijou                Allegheny, Pa                      ND  6
Sep 21 Al Martin                  Uniontown, Pa                      ND  6
Dec  4 Tommy Connelly             Pittsburgh, Pa                     ND  6
Dec 30 Kid Snyder                 Butler, Pa                         KO  2

1908
Feb 12 Jack McClelland            Ambridge, Pa                        D 10
Mar 16 Tommy Trimble              Pittsburgh, Pa                     ND  4

1909
Jan 27 Battling Terry             Pittsburgh, Pa                     ND  6
Feb 10 Battling Terry             Pittsburgh, Pa                     ND  6
Feb 25 Jimmy "Skipper" Manning    Pittsburgh, Pa                     LK  2
Apr 16 Kid White                  Pittsburgh, Pa                     ND  5
May  7 Tommy Lynch                Pittsburgh, Pa                     ND  6
May 20 Joe Getz                   Johnstown, Pa                      ND  6
Nov 10 Joe Getz                   Greensburg, Pa                     ND 10
Dec 24 Solly Stroup               Charleroi, Pa                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held;
           Attendance was low and it was cancelled

1910
Jan 12 Patsy Hayden               Greensburg, Pa                    ND  6
Feb 14 Patsy Murphy               New Castle, Pa                    KO  6
Feb 18 Tommy Conlon               Pittsburgh, Pa                    LK  6
Feb 28 Matty Collins              New Castle, Pa                    LK  2
Mar  3 Johnny Kilbane             Cleveland, Oh                     LK  3
Mar 29 Johnny Callan              New Castle, Pa                    ND  6

1912
Mar 11 Tommy Jones                New Castle, Pa                    ND  6

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

1908
Nov 23 Young Carney               Salem, Ma                          L  6
          -Carney was from Lynn, Ma

1910
Feb 28 Walter Hines               New Castle, Pa                     L  6
Aug  8 Billy Wagner                                                  L  8

*** Most Data Provided By William Schutte and Luckett Davis ***

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