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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

Billy Steffers

BORN   circa 1871
HEIGHT April 9 1898; Maumee, Ohio (consumption)
WEIGHT 135 lbs

 

Steffers was a quick and scrappy fighter who carried a solid punch; He is most famous for his one round knockout of the great Charles "Kid" McCoy

During his career, Billy defeated such men as McCoy, Jack Davis, Billy O'Brien, Billy Chambers and Danny McMahon

1892
       Jack Davis                                                  KO 14

1893
Sep 28 Billy O'Brien               Toledo, Oh                      KO  3

1894
Apr  5 Arthur Gaffney              Toledo, Oh                      KO  2
May 10 Charles "Kid" McCoy         Cleveland, Oh                   KO  1
Jul    Charles Slusher             Toledo, Oh                       L 20
          -Some sources report 7/01/94
Aug 29 Charles "Kid" McCoy         Cleveland, Oh                    L 10

1895
May 31 Danny McMahon               Dayton, Oh                      KO 12
Sep 24 Frank Roy                   Cleveland, Oh                   TK  3
Oct 15 Mike Farragher              Cleveland, Oh                    D  8
Oct 29 Frank Garrard               Toledo, Oh                      NC  3

1896
Dec 22 Billy Chambers              Cleveland, Oh                   KO  2

1897
Apr 24 Sammy Callahan              Cleveland, Oh                    D 15
          -Some sources report 4/23/97
May 17 Paddy Fenton                New York, NY                    LK  6
Jun 21 Bob Kane                    Troy, NY                         D 10
Jun 23 Tom Moriarty                Elmira, NY                      LK  2

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