John "K.O." Eggers

DIED 1949; Jersey City, New Jersey
WEIGHT Bamtamweight-Featherweight
MANAGER Billy Jacobs
RECORD 41-9-5 (33 KO, 123 ND, 3 NC)

Eggers was an active and scrappy southpaw fighter who engaged in more than 180 bouts during his ring tenure; He was not a power hitter but was game and was stopped only five times - two of these occurring very late in his career

Eggers defeated such men as Frankie Callahan, Mike Malone, Phil McGoven, Kid Goodman, "Little" Jackie Sharkey and One-Punch Hogan

1910
Sep 29 Jimmy Howe                 New York, NY                     ND 10
Oct 12 Frankie Fleming            New York, NY                     ND  6
Oct 27 Jimmy Howe                 New York, NY                     ND 10

1911
Jan  4 Harry Winters              New York, NY                     TK  2
Feb  3 Johnny Dundee              New York, NY                     ND  4
Mar  6 "Young" Packey McFarland   Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Jun  2 Mike Malia                 New York, NY                     ND  6
Jun  7 Frankie Williams           New York, NY                     ND 10
Jul 12 Kid Fulton                 New York, NY                     ND  6
Jul 25 Kid Fulton                 Albany, NY                       KO  5
Aug  5 Kid Herman                 New York, NY                     ND   
Aug  8 Red Carroll                Brooklyn, NY                      W  4
Aug 14 George Cohan               Albany, NY                       ND 10
Aug 25 Eddie Jones                New York, NY                     ND  4
          -Some sources report "ND 6"
Aug 28 Johnny Martin              New York, NY                     ND  6
Sep 18 Kid Herman                 New York, NY                     ND  6
Sep 26 Young Albert               Coney Island, NY                 KO  1
Nov  4 Barry Hill                 New York, NY                     ND 10
Nov 25 Jim Kendrick               New York, NY                     ND 10
Dec  6 Young Reilly               New York, NY                     ND 10
Dec 20 Jimmy Carroll              New York, NY                     ND 10
Dec 30 Young Wagner               New York, NY                     ND 10

1912
Jan  6 George "K.O." Chaney       Bronx, NY                        LK  3
Feb  3 Tiger Smith                New York, NY                     ND 10
          -Some sources report "Tiger Young"
Feb 13 Eddie Sherman              Atlanta, Ga                       D 10
Feb 22 Jack "Kid" Wolfe           New York, NY                     ND 10
Mar  2 Kid Burns                  New York, NY                     ND 10
Mar 25 Tommy Buck                 New York, NY                     ND 10
Apr 26 Billy Myers                New York, NY                     ND 10
May  6 Young Lofths               New York, NY                     KO   
Jun 12 Willie Chandler            New York, NY                     ND 10
Jun 19 Eddie O'Keefe              New York, NY                     ND 10
Nov  2 Joe Mooney                 Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Nov 15 Al Shubert                 New Bedford, Ma                   L 12
Dec 10 John Rowan                 New York, NY                     KO  2
Dec 30 Joe Shears                 New York, NY                     ND  6

1913
Jan  4 Young Wagner               New York, NY                     ND 10
Jan 23 Jimmy Murray               New York, NY                     ND  6
Jan 24 Eddie Sherman              New York, NY                     ND 10
Feb  8 Jack "Kid" Wolfe           New York, NY                     ND 10
Feb 18 Bob Nelson                 New York, NY                     ND  6
Feb 22 Frankie Callahan           New York, NY                     ND 10
Feb 29 Patsy White                New York, NY                     ND 10
Mar 24 Al Shubert                 New Bedford, Ma                  ND 10
Mar 29 Mickey Brown               New York, NY                     ND 10
Apr  8 "Pekin" Kid Herman         New York, NY                     ND  6
Apr 11 Frankie Fleming            New York, NY                     ND 10
Apr 12 Charles "Dutch" Brandt     Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Apr 26 Billy Myers                New York, NY                     ND 10
Apr 29 Patsy White                New York, NY                     ND 10
May  3 Irish Mohan                New York, NY                     ND 10
May 10 Young Rector               New York, NY                     ND 10
May 17 Joe Mooney                 New York, NY                     ND 10
May 23 "Jersey" Frankie Burns     Far Rockaway, NY                 ND 10
          -Some sources report 5/24/13
Jun  7 Willie Warren              New York, NY                     ND 10
Jun  9 Johnny Clark               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun 21 Barry Hill                 Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Jul  5 Charles "Dutch" Brandt     New York, NY                     ND 10
Jul 11 Al Shubert                 New York, NY                     ND 10
Jul 16 Joe Mooney                 New York, NY                     ND 10
Jul 26 Arthur "Artie" Simms       New York, NY                     ND 10
          -Some sources report "Artie Simons"
Aug  2 Frankie Callahan           New York, NY                     KO  3
Aug 16 Jimmy Powers               Far Rockaway, NY                 KO  3
Aug 20 Barry Hill                 New York, NY                     ND 10
Sep  4 Jack "Twin" Collins        New York, NY                     WF  2
Sep  6 Eddie Wallace              Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Sep 13 Jimmy Murray               New York, NY                     ND 10
Nov  1 Bobby Hubon                New York, NY                     ND 10
          -Some sources report "Sailor Newburn"
Nov  5 Charles "Dutch" Brandt     New York, NY                     ND 10
Nov  8 Frankie Callahan           New York, NY                     TK  5
Nov 15 Kid Stinger                New York, NY                     ND 10
Nov 22 Charles "Dutch" Brandt     Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Dec  3 Bobby Hubon                New York, NY                     ND 10
Dec 12 Charley Goldman            Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Dec 13 "Jersey" Frankie Burns     Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Dec 22 Charles "Battling" Lahn    Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Dec 27 Charles "Dutch" Brandt     New York, NY                     ND 10

1914
Jan 10 Joe Mooney                 New York, NY                     ND 10
Jan 20 Mike Malone                Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  4
Jan 23 Harry Smith                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb  7 "Pekin" Kid Herman         Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Feb 21 "Pekin" Kid Herman         Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Mar  6 Ed Murphy                  Memphis, Tn                      NC  1
Mar  9 Pete "Kid" Herman          New Orleans, La                  ND 10
Mar 12 Cy Young                   Atlanta, Ga                      KO  2
Mar 27 "Memphis" Pal Moore        Chattanooga, Tn                   D  8
Mar 31 James Grant                Atlanta, Ga                       W 10
Apr 20 Monk Holmgren              New Orleans, La                   D 10
May 27 Nick Nelson                Brooklyn, NY                     KO  3
May 30 Young Maier                New York, NY                     KO  2
Jun  8 Phil McGovern              New York, NY                     TK  3
Jun 13 Young Neil                 New York, NY                     KO  2
Jun 22 Barry Hill                 New York, NY                     KO  2
          -Some sources report "NC 2"
Jun 27 Marty "Kid" Taylor         New York, NY                     ND 10
Jul 11 Patsy Callahan             New York, NY                     WF  9
Jul 18 Willie Bell                Brooklyn, NY                     KO  1
Jul 20 Willie Doyle               New York, NY                     ND 10
Aug  7 Walter "Young" Eddy        New York, NY                     ND 10
Aug  8 Joe Mooney                 New York, NY                     ND 10
Aug 14 Young Jeff                 New York, NY                     KO  4
Sep  5 Eddie Harris               Brooklyn, NY                     TK  7
Sep 24 Walter Nelson              Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Sep 25 Jimmy Taylor               Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
          -Perhaps, this was "Marty "Kid" Taylor";
           Some sources report 9/26/14
Oct  3 Kid Goodman                New York, NY                     KO  4
Oct 17 "Jersey" Frankie Burns     New York, NY                     LK  5
          -Some sources report "L 5"
Nov  7 Scotty Welsh               New York, NY                     TK  4
Nov 19 Joe Chick                  Lawrence, Ma                     LK  3
Dec  4 Walter Nelson              Brooklyn, NY                     NC   
Dec  5 Mike Malia                 New York, NY                     KO  1
Dec 20 "Pekin" Kid Herman         New York, NY                     ND 10
Dec 26 Jimmy Carroll              New York, NY                     KO  1

1915
Jan  2 Young Solly                New York, NY                     TK  3
Jan 12 Pete "Kid" Herman          Atlanta, Ga                       L 10
Feb  1 Willie Doyle               New York, NY                     ND 10
Feb  2 Young Rector               New York, NY                     ND 10
Feb  6 Joe Daly                   New York, NY                     ND 10
Mar  6 Walter "Young" Eddy        New York, NY                     KO  8
Mar 19 Hugh Rodden                Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Mar 27 Louisiana                  New York, NY                     ND 10
Apr 13 Kohoma Kid                 Far Rockaway, NY                 ND 10
Apr 19 Hugh Rodden                Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Apr 27 Louisiana                  New York, NY                     ND 10
May  7 Benny McCoy                Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
May 10 Benny McCoy                New York, NY                     ND 10
May 22 Ed Siegel                  New York, NY                     ND 10
May 29 Joe Mooney                 New York, NY                     ND 10
Jun 19 Eddie O'Keefe              Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Jul  3 Walter Nelson              New York, NY                     ND 10
Aug  7 Frankie Conley             Quebec, Que, Can                 ND 10
Aug 14 Patsy Brannigan            New York, NY                     ND 10
Aug 26 Frankie Conley             Quebec, Que, Can                 ND 10
Sep 24 Walter Nelson              Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Oct 18 Marty "Kid" Taylor         Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Oct 27 Tommy Buck                 Quebec, Que, Can                 ND 10
Nov 16 Terry Martin               Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Nov 25 Jack Campbell              Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 28 Eddie Campi                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 11 Jack "Kid" Wolfe           New York, NY                     LF  5
          -Some sources report "LK 5"
Dec 20 Dave Medar                 New York, NY                     NC  3
          -Some sources report "NC 1"
Dec 25 Lew Stinger                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1916
Jan 14 "Little" Jackie Sharkey    Brooklyn, NY                     KO  3
Jan 15 Young Bruno                Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Jan 21 Marty "Kid" Taylor         Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Jan 27 Hugh Rodden                Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Feb 19 Eddie Miller               New York, NY                     TK  6
Mar  4 Eddie Campi                Bronx, NY                        ND 10
Mar 18 Frankie Fleming            New York, NY                     ND 10
Apr  5 Pete "Red" McDonald        New York, NY                     ND 10
Apr 10 Joe Daly                   Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
May 13 Willie Fitzsimmons         New York, NY                     ND 10
Jun 19 Steve "Kid" Sullivan       Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Jul 10 One-Punch Hogan            New Orleans, La                   W  6
Aug  7 Terry Martin               New York, NY                     ND 10
Aug 19 Milt Blier                 New York, NY                     KO  8
Aug 28 Tim Callahan               New York, NY                     KO  2
Aug 29 Mark Spencer               New York, NY                     KO  8
Sep  4 Harry Gardner              Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Sep 11 "New York" Terry Martin    Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Sep 15 "New York" Terry Martin    New York, NY                     ND 10
Oct 16 Jem Mace                   Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Nov  6 Pete "Kid" Herman          New Orleans, La                   L 20
Nov 18 Charles "Dutch" Brandt     Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Dec 16 Willie Curry               Staten Island, NY                KO  6
Dec 22 Young Pierce               New York, NY                     KO  3

1917
Jan  8 Al Wagner                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jan 13 Alvin Miller               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 19 Frankie Britt              Manchester, NH                    L 12
Apr  5 "Little" Jackie Sharkey    New York, NY                     ND 10
Apr 30 "Jersey" Frankie Burns     Bridgeport, Ct                    D 12
Jun  4 Young McAuliffe            Bridgeport, Ct                    W 12
Jun 16 Happy Smith                Long Island City, NY             ND 10
Jun 22 Joe Morgan                 Boston, Ma                        D 12
Aug  4 Eddie O'Keefe              New York, NY                     ND 10
          -Some sources report "ND 6" in Philadelphia, Pa
Sep  3 Bernie Hahn                Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  1
Sep 17 Pete "Kid" Herman          Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 30 Billy Hughes               Bridgeport, Ct                    W 15
Nov 26 Kid Koster                 New Orleans, La                  LK 14
Dec 28 Billy DeFoe                Bridgeport, Ct                   LK  1

1918
Apr  6 Frank Clark                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 26 Gussie Lewis               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1921
Jun 11 Johnny Winters             New York, NY                     TK  7 
Oct 13 "New York" Terry Martin    New York, NY                      W 12
*** The Following Bouts Are Reported But Not Confirmed ***

1913
       Al Shubert                                                  ND 10
       Al Shubert                                                   L 12

1914
       "Memphis" Pal Moore        Memphis, Tn                       D  8
          -Perhaps, this is the 3/27/14 bout

1916
       "Little" Jackie Sharkey                                     ND 10

1919
       Al Shubert                                                   L 12


*** Most Data Was Provided By Paul Zabala And Jack Kincaid ***


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