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Danny McBride

BORN   c. 1868 (Fought out of New York)
DIED August 8 1923
WEIGHT 105-128 lbs

 

 

McBride was among the better featherweights of his day; He was quite athletic - quick and aggressive; He also possessed some style and punched well

Many old reports are contradictory; If anyone discovers conclusive data that disagrees with these fight results, please advise Tracy Callis

Undated
       Jimmy Lynch                on the Hudson River, NY          ND  

1892
Apr 26 Muldoon's Picaninny        New York, NY                      D  3
          -This man was "Billy Hill"
           Reports vary - "D 4" - "L 4"
May  7 Connie Sullivan            New York, NY                      W  4
Jun   
-McBride was challenged by Johnny T. Griffin to a bout at 105 lbs
Jun   
-McBride was challenged by Kid Hogan to a bout at 110 lbs
Jul    Billy Murray               Brooklyn, NY                    SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled but cancelled
Aug 29 Tim Murphy                 Brooklyn, NY                    SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Sep 24 Maxey Haugh                Philadelphia, Pa                  W 15
          -Some sources report "New York, NY"
Oct    -McBride challenged Joe McGrath to a bout
Nov   
-McBridge was challenged by McAlear to a bout
Nov   
-McBride was challenged by Tim Murphy to a bout
Nov 28 Con Donovan                Brooklyn, NY                     KO  5
Nov 28 Joe McGrath                Brooklyn, NY                    SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Dec    -Efforts were being made to match McBride and Adolph "Dolly" Lyons

1893
Feb    -McBride was challenged by Kid Hogan to a bout
Feb   
-McBride was challenged by Adolph "Dolly" Lyons to a bout
Mar     Adolph "Dolly" Lyons                                      SCH  
           -This bout was scheduled but cancelled
Mar 20 -McBride seconded George Siddons vs George Dixon in Brooklyn, NY
Apr 10 Billy Plimmer              Newark, NJ                      SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Aug  7 Tim Murphy                 Brooklyn, NY                      W 10
Sep  5 Kid Hogan                  New York, NY                    SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled but not held;
           Police were present and the men would not fight
Oct    -McBride was challenged by Mike Hallahan to a bout at 112-115 lbs
Dec 30 Tim Murphy                 New York, NY                    SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

1894
Jan 10 Kid Hogan                  Jacksonville, Fl                SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb    -McBride challenged Adolph "Dolly" Lyons to a bout at 114 lbs
Feb 15 Paddy Daly                 New York, NY                      D  4
          -Some sources report 2/17/94; McBride was better
Mar 17 Tim Murphy                 New York, NY                      L  4
          -Murphy almost put McBride out several times
Mar 21 Jimmy Handler              Newark, NJ                       EX  2
Apr  7 Jack Lyman                 New York, NY                    SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled but cancelled
Apr  7 Frank Patterson            New York, NY                      W  6
          -Some sources report 4/11/94;
           Some sources report McBride fought "Jim Patterson"
Apr 28 Maxey Haugh                New York, NY                      W  6  
Jul 28 "Brooklyn" Jack Dempsey    Brooklyn, NY                      W  6
Aug  6 Buck Kennedy               Buffalo, NY                     SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; McBride did not show;
           Kennedy was the lightweight champion of Buffalo, NY
Aug  1 Jack Downey                Brooklyn, NY                      W  6

1895
Feb 23 Joe Brownley               Chicago, Il                     SCH  
          -Police intervened and arrested the men before the bout started
Mar  4 Marty McCue                Brooklyn, NY                      W  6
          -Reports vary - "W 5" - "LT 3"
Apr  1 Jimmy Rodgers              Washington, DC                    L  4
          -Some sources report "Jack Kelly" of Wilmington, De
Jul  2 Barney Reilly              Baltimore, Md                     D 15
          -Some sources report 7/03/95
Jul 27 David Cleland              Atlantic City, NJ               SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jul   
-McBride challenged anyone at 120-123 lbs
Oct  2 Frank Patterson            New York, NY                    SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known (likely cancelled)
Nov 16 Barney Reilly              Philadelphia, Pa               ND-L  4
Dec 28 Jack Grace                 New York, NY                     EX  3

1896
Jan  9 Tom Brady                  New York, NY                      W  4
Jan 31 Martin Flaherty            New York, NY                      W  8
          -Reports vary - "W 6" - "W 10"
Feb 22 Martin Flaherty            New York, NY                      L  8
          -Some sources report "LK 7"
Feb 27 Casper Leon                New York, NY                    SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb 29 Charles Miner              New York, NY                    SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar 21 Jack Skelly                Brooklyn, NY                      D  6
          -The bout was originally set for ten rounds;
           McBride refused to fight under those conditions;
           It was then set for six rounds and it was to be
           called a "draw" if both men were standing at the end;
           During the fight, referee Johnny Eckhardt sent both
           men to their corners in the middle of round five;
           He said they were faking; McBride claimed an injured
           hand; Skelly said he was scientific and not a heavy
           hitter; Then, they continued

May  6 Tommy White                Brooklyn, NY                      L 10
          -Some sources report "New York, NY"
May 30 Marty McCue                New York, NY                      W  6
Jun 19 Nick Collins               New York, NY                     KO  3
          -Some sources report "W 5"
Aug  8 Jack Burge                 Brooklyn, NY                      D  3
          -Some sources report "ND 3" vs "Jim Burge"; Police intervened
Aug 26 Jack Burge                 New York, NY                     EX  8
          -Some sources report "Jim Burge"
Aug 31 Joe Gans                   Baltimore, Md                     D 20
          -The National Police Gazette (9/19/96) reported, “By terms of the
           agreement, if both men were on their feet at the end of the
           twentieth round the contest was to be declared a draw
..."
Sep 25 Johnny Gorman              New York, NY                      W  8
Oct 16 William "Spike" Sullivan   New York, NY                      D 15

1897
Mar 17 Jack Williams              Brooklyn, NY                      W 20
Apr 24 Jack Williams              Brooklyn, NY                     KO 13
          -Some sources report "KO 3"
Jun  2 Sam Bolen                                                  SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jun  2 Tommy Shortell             New York, NY                      L 20
          -Some sources report "L 15"
Jun 14 Jimmy Larkins              New York, NY                    SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jun 19 Young Gorman               Brooklyn, NY                    SCH  
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Oct 28 Joe Flaherty               Bridgeport, Ct                   LF 10
          -Some sources report "Martin Flaherty";
           Reports vary - "L 10" - "LT 10"
Nov 15 Hugh Fitzsimmons           Brooklyn, NY                     TK  2
          -Some sources report "New York, NY"; Police intervened

1898
Feb 21 Tommy Shortell             Trenton, NJ                      WF  3
          -McBride won by disqualification
Mar 28 George Siddons             New Haven, Ct                     W 10
          -Some sources report "Boston, Ma"
May 28 Joe Bernstein              Brooklyn, NY                      D 20
May 28 Jack Waldron               Paterson, NJ                      D 10
          -Sources report the previous 2 bouts held the same date
Jul 18 Jack Downey                Brooklyn, NY                     WF  6
          -McBride won by disqualification; Some sources report "WF 5"
Aug 22 Jack Downey                Brooklyn, NY                      D 25
Oct  3 Tommy White                Brooklyn, NY                     LT  6
          -126 lbs Championship of America;
           Reports vary - "L 6" - "KO 6"


1899
Feb 16 Martin Flaherty            Brooklyn, NY                     LK  5
May  5 Danny Cuneo                Brooklyn, NY                     TK  3
May 27 Marty McCue                Brooklyn, NY                     LT 10
          -Some sources report "L 10"
Nov  6 Louden Campbell            Pittsburgh, Pa                   LT  6

1900
Mar 19 Martin Flaherty            Lynn, Ma                         WF  1
          -McBride won by disqualification
Jul 24 Tommy Cleary               Philadelphia, Pa                 NC  1
          -This bout was cancelled during the first round;
           McBride was drunk; Some sources report "LK 1"
           in "New York, NY"

1904
Feb 20 Pat Connors                Philadelphia, Pa               ND-L  6
Dec 31 Young Wise                 Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  3


*** Photo (Fighting Pose) Was Provided By William Schutte ***


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