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Tom Couhig

HEIGHT 5-6
WEIGHT 135-142 lbs

 

 

Couhig was a tough competitor who carried a solid punch; He came to fight; In his toughest contests, he tangled with William "Matty" Matthews four times and Frank Erne once

During his career, Couhig defeated such famous men as
William "Matty" Matthews, William "Kid" McPartland, Eddie Connolly, Roxy Kanell, James "Curley" Supples, Billy Moore, Eddie Burns (two times) and Martin Duffy (two times); He fought draws against Frank Erne, Otto Sieloff and Cy Flynn

1899
Mar  6 Jack Haslip                  Dunkirk, NY                      KO  3
          -Some sources report 3/07/99
Mar 22 Fred Wolfe                   Dunkirk, NY                      KO  2
Apr  4 Sam Callahan                 Dunkirk, NY                       D 15
May 23 "Woburn" Tom McCarthy        Dunkirk, NY                      TK  7
          -Some sources report "Buffalo" Tom McCarthy
Jun 27 Julius Smith                 Dunkirk, NY                      KO  7
Jul 17 Eddie Burns                  Buffalo, NY                       W 20
Sep 11 Billy Moore                  Buffalo, NY                       W 20
Oct  2 Jack Carrig                  Buffalo, NY                      KO 14
          -Some sources report "TK 18"

1900
Jan 22 Joe Youngs                   Buffalo, NY                      LF  6
Mar  8 Eddie Burns                  Jamestown, NY                     L 20
May  7 Roxy Kanell                  Buffalo, NY                      TK  6
          -Some sources report "W 6"
May 30 Eddie Burns                  Buffalo, NY                      TK  8
Jul 12 Kid Leibrich                 Titusville, Pa                   KO  3
Aug 30 Frank Erne                   Buffalo, NY                       D  6
Nov 22 Joe Keefe                    Erie, Pa                         KO  2

1901
Jan  1 William "Kid" McPartland     Erie, Pa                          W 20
Jan 18 Tommy Kennedy                Hamilton, Ont, Canada            TK  5
Apr 10 Eddie Connolly               Louisville, Ky                   TK 11
          -Police Intervened; Some sources report "W 11"
Apr 29 William "Matty" Matthews     Louisville, Ky                    L 20
          -Welterweight Championship of the World
May 11 Jimmy Sause                  Dunkirk, NY                      LK  4
Oct 28 William "Matty" Matthews     Fort Erie, Ont, Canada           LF  5

1902
Feb 17 James "Curley" Supples       Fort Erie, Ont, Canada           TK 17
Mar  6 William "Matty" Matthews     Hot Springs, Ar                   W 20
Apr 21 Martin Duffy                 Chicago, Il                       W  6
May 24 Martin Duffy                 Toronto, Ont, Canada              W 20
Jul 18 Otto Sieloff                 Chicago, Il                       D  6

1903
Feb 23 William "Matty" Matthews     Pittsburgh, Pa                    L 10

1904
Sep 12 Cy Flynn                     Bradford, Pa                      D 15

1906
Jan 15 Tommy Trainor                Erie, Pa                         TK  6

*** The Following Bout Is Reported But Not Confirmed ***

1920
Jan 16 K.O. Mars                    Dunkirk, NY                      KO  3
*** Photo  and Some Data Was Provided By William Schutte ***

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