|Real name||Michael J. Gibbons|
|Nickname(s)||St. Paul Phantom|
|Nationality||United States Of America|
|Born||July 20, 1887|
St. Paul, Minnesota
|Died||August 31, 1956 69)(aged|
|Wins by KO||38|
Michael J. Gibbons (July 20, 1887 in St. Paul, Minnesota – August 31, 1956) was an American boxer from 1908 to 1922. The brother of heavyweight Tommy Gibbons, he claimed Middleweight Champion of the World status in 1909 following Stanley Ketchel's murder. Although he never won the title, Gibbons is regarded as one of the all-time best welter and middleweight boxers by historians. Statistical boxing website BoxRec lists Gibbons as the #18 ranked middleweight of all time, while The Ring Magazine founder Nat Fleischer placed him at #9.The International Boxing Research Organization rates Gibbons as the 17th best middleweight ever and boxing historian Bert Sugar placed him 92nd in his Top 100 Fighters catalogue. Gibbons retired due to deteriorating vision. Following his boxing career he entered business in his native St. Paul, and became a member of the Minnesota Athletic Commission. Gibbons was elected to the Ring Magazine Hall of Fame in 1958, the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1992, the World Boxing Hall of Fame in 1997, and the Minnesota Boxing Hall of Fame in 2010.
|Loss||Mike O'Dowd||PTS||12||1922-05-06||Queensboro Stadium, Queens, New York|
|Win||Mike O'Dowd||NWS||10||1921-12-16||Saint Paul Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||Jeff Smith||NWS||12||1921-08-09||Armory A.A., Jersey City, New Jersey||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||Eddie McGoorty||KO||5 (10)||1921-06-17||Nicollet Park, Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Loss||Mike O'Dowd||NWS||10||1919-11-21||Saint Paul Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota||For World Middleweight Title. |
|Loss||Jeff Smith||NWS||10||1919-07-04||Association Park, Kansas City, Missouri||Newspaper Decision|
|Loss||Harry Greb||NWS||10||1919-06-23||Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||George Chip||NWS||10||1919-06-12||Three-I League Park, Terre Haute, Indiana||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||Leo Houck||NWS||8||1919-03-25||Saint Louis Coliseum, Saint Louis, Missouri||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||George Chip||NWS||10||1919-01-31||Shrine Auditorium, Duluth, Minnesota||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||Jack Dillon||NWS||10||1917-09-03||Fair Grounds, Terre Haute, Indiana||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||George Chip||NWS||12||1917-07-04||Wright Field, Youngstown, Ohio||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||Harry Greb||NWS||12||1917-02-10||National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||Jack Dillon||NWS||10||1916-11-10||Saint Paul Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||Kid Lewis||NWS||10||1916-05-18||Madison Square Garden, New York, New York||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||Jeff Smith||NWS||10||1916-03-17||Saint Paul Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||Packey McFarland||NWS||10||1915-09-11||Brighton Beach Motordrome, Brooklyn, New York||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||Leo Houck||NWS||10||1915-05-26||St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||Eddie McGoorty||NWS||10||1915-03-02||Hudson Arena, Hudson, Wisconsin||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||Al McCoy||NWS||10||1914-02-23||Irving A.C., Brooklyn, New York||Newspaper Decision|
|Loss||Eddie McGoorty||NWS||10||1912-12-04||Madison Square Garden, New York, New York||Newspaper Decision|
|Win||Jeff Smith||NWS||10||1912-04-11||New Amsterdam Opera House, New York, New York||Newspaper Decision|
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