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Fred Woods

BORN Fought out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
WEIGHT 150-158 lbs

Woods was known as a steady puncher from the call of time; He took a lot of punishment but was game

A number of scheduled bouts for Woods have been found but not the results; If anyone can provide the outcome results for these, it is appreciated

Further, many old reports are contradictory;  If anyone discovers conclusive data for these fight results or can add valid data to this record, please advise Tracy Callis

1885
       Jack Fogarty                                                 LK  2

1884-1886
       Mike Lucie                 Philadelphia, Pa                   D  4

1886
Jul 17 Mike Boden                 Philadelphia, Pa                   W  4
       Pete McCoy                                                    D  4

1887
Jan 13 Johnny Reagan              Boston, Ma                         D  7
          -Some sources report 1886; Some sources report "New York, NY"
Feb 17 Johnny Reagan              Philadelphia, Pa                   D  4
           Some sources report 1886
Mar 16 Denny Butler               Boston, Ma                         W  7
Apr  4 Johnny Reagan              Long Island City, NY               W 10
          -Some sources report that Reagan was better;
           Some sources report 1886

1889
Oct 14 Young Frenchy              San Francisco, Ca                 EX  2
Oct 14 Joe Choynski               San Francisco, Ca                 EX  3
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Nov 11 George Hagen               Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Nov 21 Frank Burke                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND   
Nov 25 Billy Yeager               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1891
Jul 11 Denny Kelliher             Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
Dec    Young Mitchell             Philadelphia, Pa                  LK  1
          -Some sources report "L 1"

1892
Jan 30 Jack Haughey               Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb  6 Pat Burke                  New York, NY                       W  7
          -Some sources report "D 7"
Feb  8 George Hagen               Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb 20 Joe Butler                 Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb 28 Frank Siffel               Philadelphia, Pa                   D  4
Feb    Pat Burke                  Hoboken, NJ                      SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled for Feb-Mar 1892;
           The outcome is not known
Mar 12 Johnny Reagan              Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar 26 Fred Myers                 New York, NY                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Apr  2 Don Glennon                Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Apr 16 Jack Haughey               Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Apr 20 Frank Siffel               Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
May  1 Bob Fitzsimmons            Philadelphia, Pa                  EX  3
May  2 Bob Fitzsimmons            Philadelphia, Pa                  EX  3
May  5 Bob Fitzsimmons            Philadelphia, Pa                  EX  3
May  7 Bob Fitzsimmons            Philadelphia, Pa                  EX  3
May 14 Mike Lucie                 Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jun 18 Jack Magee                 Providence, RI                    LK 30
          -Some sources report 6/09/92
Oct  1 Frank Craig                New York, NY                       L  5
Oct 15 Joe Butler                 Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Oct 22 Eddie Woods                Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Oct 22 Ed Binney                  Philadelphia, Pa                ND-W  4
Oct 28 Frank Myers                New York, NY                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Nov 30 Fred Morris                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  3
          -Police intervened due to the disorderly crowd
Dec  3 Fred Morris                Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Dec 31 Denny Kelliher             Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  3

1893
Feb  4 Martin "Buffalo" Costello  Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but cancelled;
           Costello sprained a wrist
Feb  4 Jack Haughey               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Feb 11 Fred Morris                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Feb 22 Mike Brennan               Philadelphia, Pa                ND-W  6
Feb 25 Martin "Buffalo" Costello  Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar 25 Bill Dunn                  Philadelphia, Pa                ND-W  6
Mar 29 Billy McCarthy             Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but postponed
Apr  8 Billy McCarthy             Philadelphia, Pa                  ND   
May 27 Fred Morris                Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but postponed
Jun 14 James Williams             Philadelphia, Pa                ND-D  3
Jun 24 James Glynn                Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jun 24 Frank Wilson               Philadelphia, Pa                ND-W  3
Jun 24 James Williams             Philadelphia, Pa                ND-W  3
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Jul  1 Frank Williams             Philadelphia, Pa                  ND   
Jul 17 Con Riordan                Philadelphia, Pa                ND-L  4
          -Riordan weighed fully 170 lbs; Woods looked small
           in comparison; Riordan knocked down Woods two times
           in round one; Woods fought gamely; Riordan took it easy
Aug  2 -Woods was scheduled to spar in Philadelphia, Pa
Oct 21 James Glynn                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND   
Oct 28 James Glynn                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND   
Nov  4 -Woods was scheduled to spar in Philadelphia, Pa
Nov 11 James Glynn                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND   
Nov 18 -Woods was scheduled to spar in Philadelphia, Pa
Dec 16 -Woods was scheduled to spar in Philadelphia, Pa
Dec 30 -Woods was scheduled to spar in Philadelphia, Pa

1894
Jan  8 -Woods was scheduled to spar in Philadelphia, Pa
Jan 25 Dick O'Brien               Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jan 25 James Glynn                Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb  3 -Woods was scheduled to spar in Philadelphia, Pa
Feb 19 Billy McCarthy             Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Feb 22 Jim Black                  Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
          -Some sources report "ND"
Mar  7 Ed Warren                  Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Apr  7 James Glynn                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND   
Apr 12 James Glynn                Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Apr 21 Joe Butler                 Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
May 12 Jimmy Ryan                 Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
May 14 Joe Butler                 Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
May    -Woods was challenged by Peter Courtney (Trenton) to a bout
May    -Woods offered to fight Frank "Indian" Wongo at 145-155 lbs
Jun 11 Joe Butler                 Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jun 18 Joe Butler                 Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Aug  4 Mick Dunn                  Philadelphia, Pa                ND-L  3
          -Some sources report "L 6"
Sep  3 Jack "Bubbles" Davis       Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Sep    -Woods offered to fight Jack Davis or the Cuban Wonder at 154 lbs
Sep 15 Cuban Wonder               Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Sep 22 Joe Butler                 Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Oct  8 James Glynn                Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Sep 29 Joe Butler                 Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Sep 29 Jack Hanley                Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Oct  6 Jerry Mahoney              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND   
Oct 13 Jerry Mahoney              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND   
          -This was a "cyclone" set-to
Oct 20 -Woods was scheduled to spar in Philadelphia, Pa
Oct 24 -Woods was scheduled to spar in Philadelphia, Pa
Nov  3 Jack Langdon               Philadelphia, Pa                ND-W   
Nov 15 Jack Gormley               Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Nov 19 Jack McDonough             Buffalo, NY                       LK  6
          -Some sources report "L 6"
Dec  1 -Woods was scheduled to spar in Philadelphia, Pa
Dec 28 Billy Hennessey            Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Dec 29 Young Mitchell             Philadelphia, Pa                  ND   

1895
Jan 19 Mick Dunn                  Brooklyn, NY                       L  6
          -Dunn forced the fighting and landed many hard blows;
           Both men got in hard licks; Dunn had height and reach
           advantage; Woods was game and made up the disadvantages
           he faced with effort
Jan 28 Tommy Ryan                 Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jan    -Woods was challenged by Joe Dunfee to a bout
Mar 26 Paddy Gorman               Hoboken, NJ                      SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but cancelled;
           Gorman refused to fight for the money decided upon
Mar  4 -Woods was scheduled to spar in Philadelphia, Pa
Jul 20 Paddy Gorman               Sea Isle City, NJ                SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Oct  3 -Woods was scheduled to spar in Philadelphia, Pa
Oct  9 Fred Morris                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Nov  5 "Scaldy" Bill Quinn        Pottsville, Pa                     L  3
          -Some sources report "LT 3"

1896
Mar 12 Mike Boden                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND-D  4
Sep 17 Billy Payne                Philadelphia, Pa                   D  6
Oct 31 Dick Moore                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND-L  6

1897
Oct 25 Lon Beckwith               Philadelphia, Pa                ND-W  6

1900
Oct  5 Harry Peppers              Philadelphia, Pa                  LT  6 


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

Undated
       Paddy Duffy                                                   D   

1891-1892 (Prior to 12/07/92)
       Peter Maher                                                   L   

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