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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

       Jack Davis                                                  KO 14

Sep 28 Billy O'Brien               Toledo, Oh                      KO  3

Apr  5 Arthur Gaffney              Toledo, Oh                      KO  2
May 10 Charles "Kid" McCoy         Cleveland, Oh                   KO  1
Jul 29 Charles Slusher             Toledo, Oh                       L 20
          -Some sources report 07/01/1894
Aug 24 George Boyce                Dayton, Oh                      KO  3
Aug 29 Charles "Kid" McCoy         Cleveland, Oh                    L 10

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

Dec 22 Billy Chambers              Cleveland, Oh                   KO  2

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

       Tom McCune                                                   L 10
          -This was said to be McCune's first Professional bout;
           It was held during the Fall 1894

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