Mike Farragher

BORN   Fought out of Youngstown, Ohio
WEIGHT  122-135 lbs


Farragher was a scrappy, feisty fighter who tangled with the best of his time; Win, lose, or draw, he always gave it his best shot

During his career, he defeated such men as Jim Gallagher, Jeff Powers, Tommy Broderick, Jimmy Reeder, and Stanton Abbott (according to some reports)

Farragher also fought "draws" with Johnny Lavack, Billy Steffers, Tom McCune, Joe Martin, and Buck Stelzer

Dec 27 Mike Dugan                 near Youngstown, Oh              ND  7
          -Police intervened

Jun  8 Pat Trahey                 West Middlesex, Pa               KO  5

Feb  1 Jim Gallagher              near Homestead, Pa               WF 23
          -Some sources report "KO 23" at "Youngtown, Oh"
Feb 28 Jeff Powers                Cleveland, Oh                     W 25
          -A "Draw" was declared after fifteen rounds;
           Ten more rounds were fought to determine a winner
Apr 19 Johnny Lavack              Cleveland, Oh                     D 25
Jul  9 John Parry                 Wheeling, WV                     KO 13
Oct 15 Billy Steffers             Cleveland, Oh                     D  8
Nov  4 Paddy Smith                Wheeling, WV                     ND  7
          -Police intervened
Dec 16 John Parry                 Homestead, Pa                     D  6

Feb 24 Kid Lloyd                  Youngstown, Oh                   KO 17
          -Some sources report "Elwood City, Pa"
Apr 25 Joe Mullins                New York, NY                      L  8
          -Farragher used the name "Mike Murphy"

Jan 16 William "Spike" Sullivan   New York, NY                     LT 11
Jan 26 Tom McCune                 Perth Amboy, NJ                   D  4
Jan 30 Tommy Broderick            New York, NY                      W 10
Feb  3 Mickey McManus             Albany, NY                        L 10
          -Some sources report "Mike Manus" at "New York, NY"
Mar 20 Sam Callahan               New York, NY                      D 10
Mar 27 Stanton Abbott             New York, NY                     TK  7
          -Some sources report "TK 8" on 3/29/97
Apr  3 Jack Williams              New York, NY                      D 10
Apr 10 William "Matty" Matthews   New York, NY                     LT  2
Aug  9 Joe Martin                 Nottingham, Oh                    D 45
          -Some sources report "Youngstown, Oh"
           Some sources report "Cleveland, Oh"
Sep 27 Peter Sheehan              McKeesport, Pa                    D 10
          -Some sources report "Pittsburgh, Pa"

Jan 25 Buck Stelzer               Wheeling, WV                      D 20
Mar 22 Oscar Gardner              Columbus, Oh                     LK  3
Apr 22 Joe Martin                 Springfield, Oh                  LF 10
Aug 16 "Philadelphia" Tommy Ryan  Willoughby, Oh                   LK  9
Dec 12 Steve Smith                Troy, NY                          L 10

Jan 23 Steve Butler               Troy, NY                          D 10
Feb  4 Eugene Riordan             Little Falls, NY                  D 10
Mar  7 Mike "Kid" Hopkins         Little Falls, NY                 KO  2
Mar 23 Tommy Broderick            Yonkers, NY                      LK 12
May  9 Jim Gorman                 Troy, NY                         LK  5
May 22 Jimmy Reeder               Youngstown, Oh                   KO  5
          -Some sources report "Altoona, Pa"
Jun  5 Louden Campbell            Youngstown, Oh                    L 20
Dec 28 James "Squirrel" Finnerty  Niles, Oh                        KO 13
          -Some sources report "LK 13"

Apr 25 Jimmy Reeder               Youngstown, Oh                   LK  6
          -Some sources report "Tamaqua, Pa"

Feb 26 Phil Cassidy               Youngstown, Oh                    W 12
***  Much Data Was Provided By William Schutte ***

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