Tod Morgan

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Tod Morgan
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Born
Albert Morgan Pilkington

(1902-12-25)December 25, 1902
DiedAugust 3, 1953(1953-08-03) (aged 50)
Statistics
Weight(s) Junior Lightweight
Height5 ft 7.5 in (1.71 m)
Reach71 in (180 cm)
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights218
Wins138
Wins by KO29
Losses45
Draws33
No contests2

Albert Morgan Pilkington (December 25, 1902 – August 3, 1953), better known as Tod Morgan, was an American boxer who took the World Jr. Lightweight Championship in 1925 in Los Angeles and held it for an impressive four years. His managers were his stepfather Frank Morgan, and later Frank Churchill, who also trained Mike Ballerino, a former Jr. Lightweight champion. [1] His trainer was "Spider" Roach. [2]

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Early life and career

Morgan was born in the small town of Dungeness, Washington, near Sequim, on December 25, 1902. [1] [3]

Tod's stepfather, Fred, put Tod in boxing as a means of getting some strength into his body. His first professional fights were in 1920, in Concrete, and Anacortes, Washington, against Johnny Bitoni, and Pete Moe, who knocked him out. After these two bouts, his stepfather Fred moved him to California. After arriving in Eureka where he fought two bouts with George Green, his stepfather began training him in the backroom of the Hoffman House in Vallejo, California, a soft-drink parlor and lunch room. Tod's first fight in Valejo was around October 1920. [1] [3] [4]

On May 24, 1922, Morgan defeated California boxer Ad Rubidoux at the Oakland Arena in Oakland, California in a ten-round points decision. [1] The bout was fiercely fought and considered the most interesting of the bouts fought that night. [5]

Taking the Pacific Coast Featherweight Title, August 1923

Morgan first took the Pacific Coast Title on August 22, 1923, against Bud Ridley in a six-round decision in Seattle. In a decisive win, he outpointed Ridley in every round but the opening of the sixth. As in previous fights, Morgan used his left to keep his opponent at a distance. Ridley's crouching style was ineffective against the left of Morgan. [6]

In another six round points decision, Morgan defended his Pacific Coast Title on September 5, 1923, against Ridley in a rematch in Seattle. Most ringside critics felt that Morgan had defeated Ridley even more decisively than in their first match. Morgan outboxed, outslugged, and effectively out maneuvered his opponent. Morgan landed far more punches than Ridley, who showed gameness, but was clearly outmatched. [7]

On January 22, 1924, Morgan knocked out accomplished boxer Frankie Britt in the third round at Crystal Pool in Seattle, Washington, retaining the Pacific Coast Featherweight Title. [1]

Wins over Joe Gorman

Morgan's first meeting with Joe Gorman on February 26, 1924, ended in a six-round draw. As the bout was non-title due to Gorman's weight of 130, the bout was tame, and Morgan landed blows easily, though not with great steam. Some ringside felt Morgan had the edge in the bout. [8]

On December 30, 1924, Morgan defeated Doc Snell at the Crystal Pool in Seattle, Washington in a six-round points decision. He had drawn with Snell two weeks earlier in Tacoma. In their Tacoma bout, several critics ringside felt Morgan had the edge, but the boxing was fast and probably close. [9] Snell would take the Pacific Coast Featherweight Title in January 1927, and would later take the Pacific Coast Jr. Lightweight Title. He had formerly held the North Central Washington Featherweight Title. [1]

On June 28, 1927, Morgan would lose to Snell in an unusual six round outdoor bout in Seattle. In the first two rounds, Morgan used his left jab cautiously to control Snell and defend against him, although Snell seemed to have an advantage in the third. Morgan floored Snell twice in the fourth round, once for a count of five. Snell recovered and decked Morgan in the fourth with a strong blow behind the ear. He dropped Morgan again briefly in that round and then continued in the fifth and sixth with a decided advantage as Morgan still appeared groggy. Snell may have come close to a knockout at several points in the final two rounds. [1] [10] [11]

Morgan would meet Gorman again on October 21 of that year for a fairly easy decision in six rounds in Seattle. [12] On June 10, 1925, Morgan would defeat Gorman again in Oakland in an easy ten round points decision. Gorman was knocked to the mat in the first, and was not a major threat in the following rounds. [13] [14]

Taking the World Jr. Lightweight Title from Mike Ballerino, December 1925

Morgan took the World Jr. Lightweight Title on December 2, 1925, in a ten-round technical knockout against Mike Ballerino at Olympic Auditorium in Los, Angeles. [15] Though putting up a typically aggressive and tireless display, the Lincoln Star wrote that Ballerino only won the first round decisively. He was down for a nine count in the third round, outpunched badly against the ropes in the sixth, and had the crowd shouting to end the bout by the ninth and tenth rounds. [16] The Associated Press wrote that Ballerino's seconds had his manager Frank Churchill throw in the towel, though they already knew Morgan had clinched the bout on points. [1]

Defeating former World Junior Lightweight Champion Steve Sullivan, June 1926

On June 3, 1926, Morgan fought Steve "Kid" Sullivan, a former World Junior Lightweight Champion, at the Brooklyn National League Baseball Park in front of 40,000 enthralled boxing fans. Morgan convincingly beat Sullivan in a sixth round Technical Knockout. The Oakland Tribune wrote Morgan dealt Sullivan "one of the worst beatings a battler ever received in an Eastern Ring" [17] The Wilkes-Barre Evening News, wrote "Tod Morgan... was not in the slightest danger of losing the world's junior lightweight championship while fighting Steve Kid Sullivan at Ebbets Field last night". [18] Sullivan was down for the count of nine in both the first and second rounds. In the sixth round, Sullivan's handlers tossed in the towel. Sullivan's most apparent injuries were cuts to his nose. [19]

Defense of the Jr. Lightweight Title, Joe Glick, September 1926

On September 30, 1926, Morgan defeated Jewish boxer Joe Glick in a fifteen-round Jr. Lightweight Championship bout at Madison Square Garden. The Associated Press gave Morgan eleven rounds, with three even, and only one to Glick. The A. P. wrote that Morgan put on "one of the nicest exhibitions of boxing put on at the Garden in some time." [1]

Defense of the Jr. Lightweight Title, Johnny Dundee, October 1926

On October 19, 1926, Morgan defeated Johnny Dundee before 14,0000 spectators in a World Jr. Lightweight Title match in a ten-round points decision at Recreation Park in San Francisco. [1] Morgan was considered to have taken six of the ten rounds against the veteran Dundee. Dundee, eleven years older than Morgan, may have injured his hand in the third round, and by the eighth was in a decided disadvantage. [20] [21]

Defense of the Jr. Lightweight Title, Carl Duane, November 1926

On November 19, 1926, Morgan defeated Carl Duane in a close match at Madison Square Garden in New York that drew 14,260 fans. The referees and judges scored a fifteen-round unanimous decision for Morgan, but the bout had its close rounds. Morgan said referring to Duane, that "he gave me the hardest fight I've had since I won the title." Morgan was bruised notably after the bout. [22] Morgan was injured by hooks to his face most notably in the thirteenth and fourteenth rounds, but Morgan scored frequently with blows to the head of Duane throughout the bout, and his defense seemed somewhat more effective. Duane took considerable punishment in the final round but managed to fight the bout without once being knocked to the mat. Morgan fought at 127 1/2 pounds. [23] [24]

Defense of the Jr. Lightweight Title, Vic Foley, May 1927

On May 28, 1927, Morgan defended his Jr. Lightweight Title again against Vic Foley in a twelve-round points decision in Vancouver, Canada. Morgan had taken six months off from active boxing prior to the bout, but was well matched with Foley, who gave him no major trouble in the bout. Morgan twice dropped Foley with two-fisted attacks. The majority of ringside critics gave eight rounds to Morgan with two even, and two to Foley. Foley was down for a count of eight in the second and more briefly in the fifth. Foley made his best stand in the fourth when he sent Morgan to the ropes. [25]

Frank Churchill becomes sole boxing manager

After Fred Morgan, Tod's acting manager died in a boating accident around August 1927, Tod adopted Billie, his stepfather's four-year-old son, on February 15, 1929. [1] [3] [4] Frank Churchill, who had managed Mike Ballerino, a Jr. Lightweight Champion, and Filipino Flyweight Champion Pancho Villa became Morgan's sole manager.

Difficult defense of the Jr. Lightweight Title, Joe Glick, December 1927

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Joe Glick

In a Super Featherweight title fight that was recognized by both the NBA and the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC), Morgan defeated New York Jewish boxer Joe Glick in a fourteenth round disqualification before 10,000 spectators at New York's Madison Square Garden on December 16, 1927. Glick, who was a solid opponent, dropped Morgan for nine counts once in the second and twice in the fifth, and may have won the bout had he not been disqualified for a low left to the groin in the fourteenth by referee Eddie Forbes. Morgan was hurt by loops to the head, often to the jaw, and digs to the body at several points in the bout. Glick began the first with a strong and effective attack against Morgan. Glick was first warned of a low blow in the third round, and had lost previous fights to low blows. [26] [27] Frank Getty of the Arizona Republic believed Glick may have hit below the belt on six occasions, but this was far from the opinion of the writer for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, who believed Glick had actually hit below the belt on only a few occasions. Getty of the Republic also wrote Glick may have head-butted once or twice in the bout, another clear foul. [28]

Two World Jr. Lightweight Title Defenses with Eddie Martin, May, July 1928

In May and July 1928, Morgan defeated talented "Cannonball" Eddie Martin, former World Bantamweight Champion, in two World Jr. Lightweight Title Defenses at Madison Square Garden and Ebbets Field in Brooklyn. Morgan won both bouts in two fifteen round points decisions, but the fighting was fierce, particularly in their second bout. [1]

In their brutal July bout, the Associated Press gave Morgan eight of the fifteen rounds, and Martin only four, with three even. The fighting was close throughout the contest. Morgan received a gash from a head butt in the first round, while Morgan cut Martin's right cheek in the third. In the tenth, Martin's right eyebrow was cut deeply. Morgan also had a large knot above his right eye, a bloodly nose, and a cut behind his right ear. [1] [29]

Two World Jr. Lightweight Title Defenses with Santiago Zorilla, December 1928, April 1929

Morgan fought a ten-round draw with Panamanian Santiago Zorrilla on December 3, 1928, before 15,000, at the State Armory in San Francisco. Morgan scored frequently with rights to the face of his opponent, and in the tenth briefly sent Zorrilla to the mat, but he received a badly swollen eye in the ninth. Zorrilla may not have been of the caliber of many of Morgan's previous title opponents. Morgan was able to defend adequately against the more frequent blows of Zorilla. [30]

On April 4, 1929, in another World Jr. Lightweight Title Match, Morgan won a ten-round points decision against Zorrilla before a capacity crowd at the Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles. The bout had no knockdowns, and was fast, without either boxer taking a decided edge for long, though both boxers received and dealt a number of effective blows. The bout was refereed by navy Lieutenant Jack Kennedy, a common referee of Naval bouts and a close associate of both "Abe the Newsboy" Hollandersky and Jack Dempsey. Kennedy announced the winner of each round, giving four to Morgan, only one to Zorilla, with five tied. Zorrilla had a decided disadvantage in both reach and height, having a six-inch height disadvantage over the 5' 7 1/2" Morgan. His shorter reach may have accounted for Zorrilla's difficulty in landing many telling blows against the defense of Morgan. [1] [31] [32] Morgan fought Zorrilla twice more in 1930, receiving a win and another draw.

On May 12, 1931, Morgan lost to Cecil Payne at the Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles. Payne injured Morgan's right eye in the first which affected Morgan's vision throughout the bout, and the eye was nearly closed by the third round. Morgan was down briefly for a count of one in the seventh from a staggering left to the chin, but the boxing was close in some respects through the bout. [33] Morgan may have been affected by a wrenched shoulder he had suffered around mid-April which had forced him to delay this bout with Payne. [34] Payne took six of the ten rounds. [35]

Last defense of the Jr. Lightweight Title, Sal Sorio, May 1929

In his final World Jr. Lightweight Title match, on May 20, 1929, Morgan defeated "Baby" Sal Sorio at Wrigley Field in Los Angeles in a ten-round points decision. Though Sorio had been a highly effective knockout boxer, Morgan staged an effective defense taking eight of the ten rounds for a decision. As he had in other bouts, Morgan's long left made it frequently to the head and body of Sorio, holding off his attack. Sol had the champion in distress, however in both the third and eighth rounds. Morgan was down briefly in the third, and in the eighth punished Morgan with three of his signature short right jabs. Morgan, however used his superior ring experience and longer reach to gain the victory. [36] On June 14, 1932, Morgan decisively defeated Carter in a seventh-round technical knockout at the Arcade Auditorium in Vancouver, Canada. It was a brutal defeat for Carter, and he was unable to continue in the seventh. [1]

On July 9, 1928, Goldie Hess defeated Morgan, at the Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles in a convincing ten round non-title points decision, though the scoring was only six rounds for Hess. [37] [1]

Fighting as a lightweight at 136 1/2 pounds on August 14, 1930, Morgan defeated black boxer Leslie "Wildcat" Carter at the Civic Auditorium in Seattle, Washington in a six-round points decision. After the first round, Morgan opened up with his characteristic left jab, and right crosses, hitting Carter repeatedly in the last five rounds. [38] At 134 pounds, he had drawn with Carter on September 3, 1928, at the Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia.

At 136 1/4, on July 1, 1931, Morgan again defeated Goldie Hess at the Civic Ice Arena in Seattle in an 8-round points decision. In the feature non-title bout, Morgan characteristically used his highly effective left against Hess, often with blows to Hess's face. [39] Morgan won the bout on points by a comfortable margin. [40]

On August 19, 1931, Morgan defeated Frankie Stetson at the Auditorium in Oakland, California in a ten-round points decision. Stetson was down for a count of nine in the first from a left swing by Morgan. By the seventh, Stetson was cut by a shot to the right eye from Morgan. The referee gave eight of the ten rounds to Morgan with only two to Stetson. [41]

On September 3, 1931, Morgan defeated Cecil Payne in a ten-round points decision in Sacramento, California. Morgan appeared to be the aggressor through all but three rounds, though Payne was effective in the third round. [42]

Fighting at 137 3/4 on September 22, 1931, Morgan defeated Eddie Thomas at the Armory in Portland, Oregon, in a ten-round points decision. In the fourth round, Thomas was down for a count of eight from a left hook to the chin from Morgan. [43] [1]

Other bouts with Sal Sorio, 1932

Morgan fought Sorio on two other occasions, on February 17, 1932, winning in a ten-round points decision in Sorio's home turf of San Bernardino and on August 19, 1932, at Legion Stadium in Hollywood, winning in an eighth round disqualification. In their February 17 bout, before a crowd of 900, Morgan piled up a commanding lead in points in each of the ten rounds. In the fourth and seventh Sorio attempted to rally, but his blows did not connect effectively against the defense of Morgan. Morgan effectively countered the left hook of Sorio to the body, which was an important blow in Sorio's offensive strategy. [44]

In their August 19 bout, Sorio seemed to have been losing the bout, having been dropped twice to the mat in the sixth round, once for a count of nine. In the eighth, Sorio landed a particularly "offensive punch" below the belt to Morgan and the referee ended the bout, though he had been warned about low blows in the previous round. [45]

Losing the World Jr. Lightweight Title to Benny Bass, December 1929

Morgan lost the belt on December 20, 1929, when he was KO'd by Benny Bass in the second of fifteen rounds at Madison Square Garden. [1] By this time the division was usually referenced as the Super Featherweight Title, though the weight range was nearly identical to Jr. Lightweight. Bass was the former 1927 NBA World Featherweight Champion, and an important opponent. The first round of their December bout appeared to be clearly taken by Morgan. The reigning champion connected with two blows to the chin of Bass that seemed to stagger him. Unexpectedly, in the opening of the second, Bass became the aggressor with their first close flurry of blows causing Morgan to drop to the canvas for a count of nine after a strong right to the jaw. Morgan was up only to have Bass follow him around the ring aggressively and land two more strong rights to the jaw which landed Morgan on the mat again. Morgan attempted, but was unable to rise fully before sinking again to the mat. Both of Morgan's drops to the mat occurred in less than a minute into the second round. The bout was exceptional for such a sudden and abrupt turn of events. An investigation was held after the bout on suspicion of a fixed bout, as some believed the betting was 4 to 1 for Bass before the fight, but the ruling held. Davis J. Walsh of the Times Herald, felt strongly that the fight was not fixed. [46] [47]

On July 23, 1930, Morgan defeated Don Fraser at Natatorium Park before a crowd of 6,000 in a six-round points decision in Spokane, Washington. Jack Dempsey, a California resident at the time, refereed the bout. [1]

Bouts with Eddie Mack

On August 28, 1930, Morgan defeated Eddie Mack for the only time in Seattle in a six-round unanimous decision. In a previous match on November 26, 1929, shortly before losing the World Jr. Lightweight Title, Morgan had lost to Mack in a ten-round points decision. On April 23, 1927, in a split decision, the referees called their ten-round bout at Civic Auditorium in Denver a draw. Mack was a tall lightweight from Denver, and Morgan may not have matched up well with a boxer an inch and a half taller who had boxed primarily as a lightweight.

Taking the USA California Lightweight Championship, March 1931

On March 24, 1931, Morgan defeated black boxer Goldie Hess at the Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles, in a ten-round points decision taking the USA California State Lightweight Championship. In a convincing victory, Morgan was given seven of the ten rounds with two to Hess and one even. Morgan was the aggressor, scoring points in every round effectively utilizing both rights and lefts. Morgan's greatest advantage was in the seventh when he scored with blows to the head of Hess. He was awarded the State Championship belt by actress Joan Blondell. [48]

Win over former World Lightweight Champion Sammy Mandell, July 1932

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Joe Glick

On July 8, 1932, Morgan defeated 1926 World Lightweight Champion Sammy Mandell at Legion Stadium in Hollywood California. Mandell was making a comeback and Morgan reportedly won the decision without trouble, though the bout was slow and deliberate. Morgan had the best of the match in the second and seventh, and concentrated on Mandell's body. [49] [50]

Move to Australia, 1933, and service in WWII

In 1933, Morgan moved to Australia, where he lived and boxed until his retirement from boxing in 1942. [3]

Boxing in Honolulu, Hawaii, December 1935

On December 10, 1935, Morgan fought Kid Moro in Honolulu in a bout that was billed as the Welterweight Championship of Hawaii. He won the bout in a ten-round points decision. [2] The Oakland Tribune put the date for this fight as November 15, however, and reported that Moro had accumulated enough points to take the bout. [51]

Taking the Australian Lightweight Title, March 1938

On March 12, 1938, Morgan first took the Australian Lightweight Title in a fourth-round knockout against Jimmy Dundee at Newcastle Stadium in Sydney, Australia. [1] He impressively held the title until July 3, 1941, losing in a fifteen-round points decision against Vic Patrick that was quite unpopular with the crowd. He would lose twice more to Patrick in Sydney shortly before his retirement from boxing. [1]

Morgan's last bout was on July 18, 1942, when he defeated Llew Edwards in a ten-round points decision in Melbourne, Australia. [1]

By May 1943, Morgan was serving in the Australian Army where he reached the rank of Sergeant. [52] He worked as a boxing instructor at American Army camps in Australia. [3]

Return to America after WWII

On his return from Australia in the 1940s, Morgan worked as a bellboy and boxing referee in Seattle.

After a lengthy illness, he died in Seattle, Washington, on August 3, 1953, at the age of 50. He was survived by his wife, Grace, her son, Bill, whom he had adopted, and his mother. [3] [53]

Professional boxing record

All information in this section is derived from BoxRec, [54] unless otherwise stated.

Official record

218 fights133 wins42 losses
By knockout294
By decision9737
By disqualification71
Draws33
No contests2
Newspaper decisions/draws 8

All newspaper decisions are officially regarded as “no decision” bouts and are not counted in the win/loss/draw column.

No.ResultRecordOpponentTypeRound, timeDateLocationNotes
218Win133–42–33 (10)Young Llew EdwardsPTS12Jul 18, 1942West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
217Loss132–42–33 (10) Vic Patrick TKO11 (12), 1:40Mar 9, 1942Sydney Stadium, Sydney, AustraliaPolice intervened
216Loss132–41–33 (10) Vic Patrick PTS15Sep 11, 1941Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
215Loss132–40–33 (10) Vic Patrick PTS15Jul 3, 1941Sydney Stadium, Sydney, AustraliaLost Australian lightweight title
214Win132–39–33 (10) Vic Patrick DQ5 (12)Jun 5, 1941Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
213Win131–39–33 (10)Ron McLaughlinPTS12Mar 15, 1941West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
212Loss130–39–33 (10)Alan WestburyPTS15Feb 8, 1941Greater Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle, Australia
211Win130–38–33 (10)Alan WestburyPTS12Feb 1, 1941Greater Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle, Australia
210Draw129–38–33 (10)Ron McLaughlinPTS12Jan 18, 1941Greater Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle, Australia
209Win129–38–32 (10)Joe HallDQ11 (15)Dec 26, 1940North Sydney Oval, Sydney, AustraliaRetained Australian lightweight title
208Win128–38–32 (10)Tiger Charley ParksDQ3 (12)Dec 14, 1940Broken Hill Stadium, Broken Hill, Australia
207Win127–38–32 (10)Len FayPTS12Nov 25, 1940Grenfell Street Stadium, Adelaide, Australia
206Win126–38–32 (10)Tiger Charley ParksTKO4 (15)Oct 29, 1940Town Hall, Kalgoorlie, Australia
205Win125–38–32 (10)Johnny HutchinsonPTS12Apr 24, 1940West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
204Loss124–38–32 (10)Clever HenryPTS12Apr 13, 1940West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
203Win124–37–32 (10)Fighting CarlosTKO12 (12)Mar 26, 1940Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
202Win123–37–32 (10)Herb BishopPTS12Feb 23, 1940W.A.C.A. Grounds, Perth, Australia
201Win122–37–32 (10)Claude VarnerTKO7 (12)Feb 15, 1940W.A.C.A. Grounds, Perth, AustraliaRetained Australian lightweight title
200Win121–37–32 (10)Claude VarnerPTS12Jan 26, 1940W.A.C.A. Grounds, Perth, Australia
199Win120–37–32 (10)Paddy BoxallRTD3 (15)Dec 26, 1939Hollywood Stadium, Perth, AustraliaWon Australian lightweight title
198Win119–37–32 (10)Danny LaVernePTS12Nov 10, 1939Hollywood Stadium, Perth, Australia
197Loss118–37–32 (10)Danny LaVernePTS12Oct 6, 1939Hollywood Stadium, Perth, Australia
196Loss118–36–32 (10)Paddy BoxallPTS15Jun 30, 1939Hollywood Stadium, Perth, AustraliaLost Australian lightweight title
195Draw118–35–32 (10)Johnny HutchinsonPTS12May 12, 1939Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Australia
194Win118–35–31 (10)Graham EvansRTD10 (15)Feb 24, 1939Unity Theatre, Perth, Australia
193Win117–35–31 (10)Herb BishopPTS15Dec 26, 1938Hollywood Theatre, Perth, Australia
192Win116–35–31 (10)Bob KingKO6 (15)Dec 9, 1938Hollywood Theatre, Perth, Australia
191Loss115–35–31 (10)Herb BishopPTS12Sep 12, 1938Town Hall, Kalgoorlie, Australia
190Win115–34–31 (10)Mickey LeonardTKO8 (12)Jul 22, 1938Unity Stadium, Perth, Australia
189Win114–34–31 (10)Herb BishopPTS12Jul 7, 1938Town Hall, Kalgoorlie, Australia
188Win113–34–31 (10)Ron McLaughlinKO10 (12)May 11, 1938Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, Australia
187Win112–34–31 (10)Jimmy DundeeRTD6 (12)Apr 29, 1938Lithgow Stadium, Lithgow, Australia
186Win111–34–31 (10)Jimmy DundeeKO6 (15)Mar 12, 1938Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle, AustraliaWon Australian lightweight title
185Win110–34–31 (10)Manuel CuzzuliniTKO4 (12)Mar 5, 1938Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle, Australia
184Win109–34–31 (10)Herb BishopPTS12Oct 5, 1937Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, Australia
183Win108–34–31 (10)Jimmy DundeeKO4 (12)Sep 21, 1937Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, Australia
182Win107–34–31 (10)Clever HenryPTS15Jun 30, 1937Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, Australia
181Win106–34–31 (10)Bert OsbornePTS15Jun 9, 1937Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, Australia
180Win105–34–31 (10)Herb BishopPTS15May 19, 1937Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, Australia
179Win104–34–31 (10)Sid ClarkeKO5 (15)Apr 23, 1937Agricultural Hall, Wollongong, Australia
178Win103–34–31 (10)Mickey LeonardKO2 (15)Mar 20, 1937Broken Hill Stadium, Broken Hill, Australia
177Loss102–34–31 (10)Saverio TurielloPTS15Feb 3, 1936Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
176Loss102–33–31 (10)Kid MoroPTS10Nov 15, 1935Civic Auditorium, Honolulu, Hawaii
175Loss102–32–31 (10)Gordon WallacePTS10May 8, 1935Denman Auditorium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
174Loss102–31–31 (10)Willard BrownPTS15Feb 4, 1935Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
173Win102–30–31 (10)Reg HickeyKO8 (15)Dec 10, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
172Loss101–30–31 (10)Jack PortneyPTS15Dec 3, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
171Draw101–29–31 (10)Jack PortneyPTS15Nov 12, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
170Loss101–29–30 (10)Herb BishopPTS10Nov 5, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
169NC101–28–30 (10)Herb BishopNC5 (15)Oct 15, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australianon contest as both boxers were "unusually cautious"
168Loss101–28–30 (9)Jack CarrollPTS15Aug 27, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
167Draw101–27–30 (9)Reg HickeyPTS15Aug 8, 1934Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Australia
166Win101–27–29 (9)Herb BishopPTS15Jul 30, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
165Win100–27–29 (9)Tommy JohnsKO1 (15), 2:30Jul 16, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
164Win99–27–29 (9) Jimmy Kelso KO8 (15), 2:20Jul 2, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
163Loss98–27–29 (9)Joe GhnoulyPTS15Apr 30, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
162Draw98–26–29 (9) Jimmy Kelso PTS15Nov 20, 1933Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
161Win98–26–28 (9) Jimmy Kelso PTS15Nov 11, 1933West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
160Loss97–26–28 (9) Jimmy Kelso PTS15Oct 30, 1933Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
159Loss97–25–28 (9)Jack CarrollPTS15Oct 9, 1933Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
158Draw97–24–28 (9) Nel Tarleton PTS15Sep 25, 1933Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
157Win97–24–27 (9)Bobby BlayPTS15Sep 4, 1933Sydney Stadium, Sydney, AustraliaNot to be confused with Bobby Flay
156Win96–24–27 (9)Leo DardeenKO6 (10)Jul 13, 1933Arena, White Center, Washington, US
155Win95–24–27 (9)Victor Kid PonceKO2 (15)May 30, 1933Arcade Auditorium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
154Win94–24–27 (9)Pastor CalopePTS6May 15, 1933Auditorium, Wenatchee, Washington, US
153Win93–24–27 (9)Eddie SantryPTS6May 5, 1933Elks Club, Bremerton, Washington, US
152Win92–24–27 (9)Pastor CalopePTS6May 3, 1933Eagles Hall, Yakima, Washington, US
151Win91–24–27 (9)Albie DaviesPTS8Apr 25, 1933Arcade Auditorium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
150Win90–24–27 (9)Pastor CalopePTS6Apr 7, 1933Elks Club, Bremerton, Washington, US
149Win89–24–27 (9)Pastor CalopePTS6Mar 29, 1933Labor Temple, Everett, Washington, US
148Draw88–24–27 (9)Albie DaviesMD15Mar 4, 1933Pacific Stadium, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
147Loss88–24–26 (9)Alvin LewisPTS6Dec 20, 1932Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, US
146Draw88–23–26 (9)Henry WoodsMD6Dec 6, 1932Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, US
145Win88–23–25 (9)Albie DaviesPTS10Dec 1, 1932Pacific Stadium, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
144Draw87–23–25 (9)Albie DaviesPTS6Nov 8, 1932Arcade Auditorium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
143Loss87–23–24 (9)Kenny LaSallePTS10Sep 9, 1932Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
142Win87–22–24 (9)Baby Sal SorioDQ8 (10)Aug 19, 1932Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
141Win86–22–24 (9) Sammy Mandell PTS10Jul 8, 1932Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
140Loss85–22–24 (9)Don FraserSD6Jun 23, 1932Arena, Dishman, Washington, US
139Win85–21–24 (9)Leslie 'Wildcat' CarterTKO7 (8)Jun 14, 1932Arcade Auditorium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
138Loss84–21–24 (9) Mushy Callahan PTS10May 6, 1932Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
137Win84–20–24 (9)Johnny AlbinTKO8 (10)Mar 3, 1932Orange Belt A.C., San Bernardino, California, US
136Win83–20–24 (9)Baby Sal SorioPTS10Feb 17, 1932Orange Belt A.C., San Bernardino, California, US
135Loss82–20–24 (9)Don FraserPTS6Jan 21, 1932Greenwich Coliseum, Tacoma, Washington, US
134Win82–19–24 (9)Eddie VolkPTS6Jan 1, 1932Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, US
133Loss81–19–24 (9) Bobby Pacho TKO7 (10), 1:47Nov 10, 1931Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, US
132Win81–18–24 (9)Sammy SantosUD8Oct 14, 1931Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, US
131ND80–18–24 (9)Paddy SullivanND4Oct 8, 1931Port Angeles, Washington, US
130Win80–18–24 (8)Sammy SantosPTS10Sep 30, 1931Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, US
129Win79–18–24 (8)Eddie ThomasPTS10Sep 22, 1931Armory, Portland, Oregon, US
128Win78–18–24 (8)Cecil PaynePTS10Sep 3, 1931Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, US
127Win77–18–24 (8)Frankie StetsonPTS10Aug 19, 1931Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
126Loss76–18–24 (8) Bobby Pacho PTS10Aug 11, 1931Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USLost USA California State lightweight title
125Win76–17–24 (8)Goldie HessPTS8Jul 1, 1931Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, US
124Loss75–17–24 (8)Cecil PaynePTS10May 12, 1931Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, US
123Win75–16–24 (8)Ramon OrtegaKO2 (4)Apr 10, 1931Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, US
122Win74–16–24 (8)Goldie HessPTS10Mar 24, 1931Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USWon USA California State lightweight title
121Loss73–16–24 (8)Billy TownsendPTS10Feb 17, 1931Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, US
120Win73–15–24 (8)Battling SikiPTS10Jan 16, 1931Phoenix, Arizona, US
119Win72–15–24 (8)Hector McDonaldPTS10Oct 21, 1930Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, US
118Win71–15–24 (8)Santiago ZorrillaPTS8Sep 23, 1930Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, US
117Win70–15–24 (8)Eddie MackPTS6Aug 28, 1930Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, US
116Win69–15–24 (8)Leslie 'Wildcat' CarterPTS6Aug 14, 1930Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, US
115Win68–15–24 (8)Joey CoffmanPTS6Jul 25, 1930Greenwich Coliseum, Tacoma, Washington, US
114Win67–15–24 (8)Don FraserPTS6Jul 23, 1930Natatorium Park, Spokane, Washington, US
113Draw66–15–24 (8)Santiago ZorrillaSD15Jun 6, 1930Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
112Loss66–15–23 (8) Benny Bass KO2 (15), 0:51Dec 20, 1929Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, USLost NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles
111Loss66–14–23 (8)Eddie MackPTS10Nov 26, 1929Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, US
110Draw66–13–23 (8)Billy TownsendPTS10Nov 1, 1929Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
109Loss66–13–22 (8)Goldie HessPTS10Jul 9, 1929Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, US
108Win66–12–22 (8)Baby Sal SorioPTS10May 20, 1929Wrigley Field, Los Angeles, California, USRetained NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles
107Draw65–12–22 (8)Eddie MackSD10Apr 23, 1929City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, US
106Win65–12–21 (8)Santiago ZorrillaUD10Apr 4, 1929Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USRetained NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles
105Loss64–12–21 (8)Eddie MackUD10Jan 8, 1929City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, US
104Loss64–11–21 (8)Joey SangorNWS10Jan 1, 1929State Armory, San Francisco, California, USNYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles at stake;
(via KO only)
103Draw64–11–21 (7)Santiago ZorrillaPTS10Dec 3, 1928State Armory, San Francisco, California, USRetained NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles
102Loss64–11–20 (7)King TutNWS10Oct 2, 1928Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
101Draw64–11–20 (6)Leslie 'Wildcat' CarterPTS10Sep 3, 1928Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
100Win64–11–19 (6) Eddie Martin PTS15Jul 18, 1928Ebbets Field, New York City, New York, USRetained NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles
99Win63–11–19 (6) Eddie Martin PTS15May 24, 1928Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, USRetained NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles
98Loss62–11–19 (6)Jack DuffyNWS10Apr 3, 1928Armory, Toledo, Ohio, US
97Win62–11–19 (5)Ritchie KingPTS10Feb 24, 1928Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
96Win61–11–19 (5) Joe Glick DQ14 (15), 2:09Dec 16, 1927Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, USRetained NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles;
Glick was DQ'd for a low blow which knocked Morgan down
95Loss60–11–19 (5)Dick FinneganPTS10Dec 2, 1927Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, US
94Loss60–10–19 (5)Stanislaus LoayzaDQ9 (10)Sep 20, 1927Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, US
93Loss60–9–19 (5)Doc SnellPTS6Jun 28, 1927Dugdale Park, Seattle, Washington, US
92Win60–8–19 (5)Vic FoleyPTS12May 28, 1927Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaRetained NYSAC and The Ring super featherweight titles
91Loss59–8–19 (5)Phil McGrawMD10Jan 7, 1927Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, US
90Win59–7–19 (5) Carl Duane UD15Nov 19, 1926Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, USRetained NYSAC and The Ring super featherweight titles
89Win58–7–19 (5) Johnny Dundee PTS10Oct 19, 1926Recreation Park, San Francisco, California, USRetained NYSAC and The Ring super featherweight titles
88Win57–7–19 (5) Joe Glick PTS15Sep 30, 1926Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, USRetained NYSAC and The Ring super featherweight titles
87Loss56–7–19 (5)Tommy O'BrienPTS10Aug 4, 1926Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, US
86Win56–6–19 (5)Johnny KochanskyNWS10Jul 9, 1926Boyle's Thirty Acres, Jersey City, New Jersey, US
85Win56–6–19 (4)Ted BlattNWS10Jul 5, 1926Olympic Arena, New York City, New York, US
84Loss56–6–19 (3) Babe Herman UD10Jun 24, 1926Cycle Track, Revere, Massachusetts, US
83Win56–5–19 (3) Steve Sullivan TKO6 (15)Jun 3, 1926Ebbets Field, New York City, New York, USRetained NYSAC and The Ring super featherweight titles
82Win55–5–19 (3)Eddie BradyNWS12Mar 29, 1926Rayen-Wood Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, US
81Draw55–5–19 (2)Charlie O'ConnellPTS12Mar 17, 1926Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, US
80Win55–5–18 (2)Don DavisNWS10Feb 26, 1926East Chicago, Indiana, US
79Win55–5–18 (1) Jimmy Goodrich NWS10Feb 22, 1926Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US
78Win55–5–18Stewart McLeanPTS10Jan 13, 1926Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
77Win54–5–18Sammy CompagnoTKO7 (10)Jan 7, 1926Armory, Portland, Oregon, US
76Win53–5–18 Mike Ballerino TKO10 (10)Dec 2, 1925Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USWon NYSAC and The Ring super featherweight titles
75Win52–5–18Harry WallachPTS10Sep 9, 1925Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USRetained Pacific Coast featherweight title
74Win51–5–18Stewart McLeanPTS10Jun 19, 1925Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
73Win50–5–18Joe GormanPTS10Jun 10, 1925Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
72Draw49–5–18Stewart McLeanPTS10Apr 22, 1925Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
71Win49–5–17Gene DelmontPTS10Mar 13, 1925Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
70Win48–5–17Doc SnellPTS6Dec 30, 1924Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, US
69Draw47–5–17Doc SnellPTS6Dec 18, 1924Glide Rink, Tacoma, Washington, US
68Win47–5–16Ad MackieUD6Nov 25, 1924Legion Auditorium, Olympia, Washington, US
67Win46–5–16George SpencerDQ6 (6)Nov 11, 1924Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, US
66Win45–5–16Joe GormanPTS6Oct 21, 1924Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, US
65Win44–5–16Danny EdwardsTKO5 (6)Oct 2, 1924Legion Auditorium, Olympia, Washington, US
64Win43–5–16Stewart McLeanPTS4Apr 22, 1924Arena, Vernon, California, US
63Win42–5–16John BedentPTS4Apr 10, 1924Location unknownExact date unknown
62Draw41–5–16Joe GormanPTS6Feb 26, 1924Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, USRetained Pacific Coast featherweight title
61Win41–5–15Frankie BrittKO3 (6)Jan 22, 1924Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, USRetained Pacific Coast featherweight title
60Win40–5–15Danny NunesUD6Jan 8, 1924Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, USRetained Pacific Coast featherweight title
59Draw39–5–15Frankie BrittPTS6Jan 3, 1924Tacoma, Washington, US
58Win39–5–14Fighting George SollisPTS6Dec 27, 1923Glide Rink, Tacoma, Washington, US
57Win38–5–14Dandy Danny DillonDQ4 (6)Sep 26, 1923Arena, Seattle, Washington, US
56Draw37–5–14Dandy Danny DillonPTS6Sep 12, 1923Arena, Seattle, Washington, US
55Win37–5–13Bud RidleyPTS6Sep 5, 1923Arena, Seattle, Washington, USRetained Pacific Coast featherweight title
54Win36–5–13Bud RidleyPTS6Aug 22, 1923Arena, Seattle, Washington, USWon Pacific Coast featherweight title
53Loss35–5–13Eddie Spec RamiesPTS4Jun 5, 1923Arena, Vernon, California, US
52Win35–4–13Frankie McCannPTS4May 25, 1923Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
51Win34–4–13Wildcat Willie O'BrienPTS4May 18, 1923Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
50Win33–4–13Frankie McCannPTS4May 4, 1923Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
49Win32–4–13Joe 'Petie' CoffeyPTS4Apr 25, 1923Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
48Win31–4–13Jimmy HackleyPTS4Feb 2, 1923Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
47Win30–4–13Dandy Danny DillonPTS4Jan 23, 1923Arena, Vernon, California, US
46Win29–4–13California Joe LynchPTS4Jan 1, 1923Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
45Win28–4–13Jimmy MendoPTS4Dec 13, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
44Draw27–4–13Jimmy MendoPTS4Dec 6, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
43Win27–4–12Vic MoranPTS4Aug 22, 1922Arcadia Pavilion, San Francisco, California, US
42Loss26–4–12Eddie MacyPTS4Aug 9, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
41Win26–3–12Eddie Spec RamiesPTS4Aug 4, 1922Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, US
40Win25–3–12Johnny McManusPTS4Jul 12, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
39Win24–3–12Dynamite Joe MurphyPTS4Jul 7, 1922Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, US
38Win23–3–12Trench KingPTS4Jun 30, 1922Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, US
37Win22–3–12Sailor Frank VictolaKO2 (4)Jun 23, 1922Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, US
36Loss21–3–12California Joe LynchPTS4May 31, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
35Win21–2–12Ad RubidouxPTS4May 24, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
34Draw20–2–12Young FarrellPTS4May 3, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
33Win20–2–11Dynamite Joe MurphyPTS4Apr 12, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
32Win19–2–11Fighting George SollisPTS4Apr 5, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
31Win18–2–11California Joe LynchPTS4Mar 1, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
30Draw17–2–11California Joe LynchPTS4Feb 22, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
29Win17–2–10Johnny McManusPTS4Jan 31, 1922Arena, Vernon, California, US
28Win16–2–10Russ PiercePTS4Jan 25, 1922Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, US
27Loss15–2–10George ThompsonPTS4Jan 9, 1922Coliseum, San Diego, California, US
26Draw15–1–10George ThompsonPTS4Jan 2, 1922Coliseum, San Diego, California, US
25Draw15–1–9Willie ShyrockPTS4Dec 12, 1921Coliseum, San Diego, California, US
24Win15–1–8Bud MillerKO2 (4)Dec 5, 1921Coliseum, San Diego, California, US
23Win14–1–8Willie ShyrockPTS4Nov 15, 1921Arena, Vernon, California, US
22Win13–1–8Jimmy HackleyPTS4Nov 8, 1921Arena, Vernon, California, US
21Win12–1–8Willie ShyrockPTS4Nov 1, 1921Arena, Vernon, California, US
20Draw11–1–8Ad RemyPTS4Oct 7, 1921L. Street Arena, Sacramento, California, US
19Win11–1–7Young Georges CarpentierPTS4Sep 16, 1921L. Street Arena, Sacramento, California, US
18Win10–1–7Willie ShyrockPTS4Sep 10, 1921Location unknownExact date unknown
17Win9–1–7Young Georges CarpentierPTS4Sep 2, 1921Hoffman A.C., Sacramento, California, US
16Draw8–1–7Alex McDonaldPTS4Aug 8, 1921Vallejo, California, US
15Win8–1–6Trench KingPTS4Jul 8, 1921Pastime A.C., Sacramento, California, US
14Draw7–1–6Alex McDonaldPTS4Jun 15, 1921Location unknownExact date unknown
13Draw7–1–5Trench KingPTS4May 20, 1921L. Street Arena, Sacramento, California, US
12Win7–1–4Alex McDonaldPTS4May 10, 1921Vallejo, California, US
11Win6–1–4Frankie NoveyPTS4May 6, 1921L. Street Arena, Sacramento, California, US
10Draw5–1–4Trench KingPTS4Apr 15, 1921Location unknownDate unknown
9Win5–1–3Alex McDonaldPTS4Apr 10, 1921Location unknownDate unknown
8Win4–1–3Young Mike GibbonsPTS4Apr 6, 1921Benicia, California, US
7Win3–1–3Sammy GirschPTS4Feb 10, 1921Location unknownDate unknown
6Win2–1–3Joe BellPTS4Jan 10, 1921Location unknownDate unknown
5Win1–1–3Young Mike GibbonsPTS4Nov 23, 1920Vallejo, Washington, US
4Draw0–1–3George Young GreenPTS4Oct 23, 1920Vallejo, Washington, US
3Draw0–1–2Young PorterPTS3May 14, 1920Concrete Theatre, Concrete, Washington, US
2Loss0–1–1Pete MoeKO? (?)Mar 26, 1920Anacortes, Washington, US
1Draw0–0–1Johnny BitoniPTS4Mar 12, 1920Concrete Theatre, Concrete, Washington, US

Unofficial record

218 fights138 wins45 losses
By knockout294
By decision10240
By disqualification71
Draws33
No contests2

Record with the inclusion of newspaper decisions in the win/loss/draw column.

No.ResultRecordOpponentTypeRound, timeDateLocationNotes
218Win138–45–33 (2)Young Llew EdwardsPTS12Jul 18, 1942West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
217Loss137–45–33 (2) Vic Patrick TKO11 (12), 1:40Mar 9, 1942Sydney Stadium, Sydney, AustraliaPolice intervened
216Loss137–44–33 (2) Vic Patrick PTS15Sep 11, 1941Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
215Loss137–43–33 (2) Vic Patrick PTS15Jul 3, 1941Sydney Stadium, Sydney, AustraliaLost Australian lightweight title
214Win137–42–33 (2) Vic Patrick DQ5 (12)Jun 5, 1941Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
213Win136–42–33 (2)Ron McLaughlinPTS12Mar 15, 1941West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
212Loss135–42–33 (2)Alan WestburyPTS15Feb 8, 1941Greater Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle, Australia
211Win135–41–33 (2)Alan WestburyPTS12Feb 1, 1941Greater Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle, Australia
210Draw134–41–33 (2)Ron McLaughlinPTS12Jan 18, 1941Greater Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle, Australia
209Win134–41–32 (2)Joe HallDQ11 (15)Dec 26, 1940North Sydney Oval, Sydney, AustraliaRetained Australian lightweight title
208Win133–41–32 (2)Tiger Charley ParksDQ3 (12)Dec 14, 1940Broken Hill Stadium, Broken Hill, Australia
207Win132–41–32 (2)Len FayPTS12Nov 25, 1940Grenfell Street Stadium, Adelaide, Australia
206Win131–41–32 (2)Tiger Charley ParksTKO4 (15)Oct 29, 1940Town Hall, Kalgoorlie, Australia
205Win130–41–32 (2)Johnny HutchinsonPTS12Apr 24, 1940West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
204Loss129–41–32 (2)Clever HenryPTS12Apr 13, 1940West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
203Win129–40–32 (2)Fighting CarlosTKO12 (12)Mar 26, 1940Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
202Win128–40–32 (2)Herb BishopPTS12Feb 23, 1940W.A.C.A. Grounds, Perth, Australia
201Win127–40–32 (2)Claude VarnerTKO7 (12)Feb 15, 1940W.A.C.A. Grounds, Perth, AustraliaRetained Australian lightweight title
200Win126–40–32 (2)Claude VarnerPTS12Jan 26, 1940W.A.C.A. Grounds, Perth, Australia
199Win125–40–32 (2)Paddy BoxallRTD3 (15)Dec 26, 1939Hollywood Stadium, Perth, AustraliaWon Australian lightweight title
198Win124–40–32 (2)Danny LaVernePTS12Nov 10, 1939Hollywood Stadium, Perth, Australia
197Loss123–40–32 (2)Danny LaVernePTS12Oct 6, 1939Hollywood Stadium, Perth, Australia
196Loss123–39–32 (2)Paddy BoxallPTS15Jun 30, 1939Hollywood Stadium, Perth, AustraliaLost Australian lightweight title
195Draw123–38–32 (2)Johnny HutchinsonPTS12May 12, 1939Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Australia
194Win123–38–31 (2)Graham EvansRTD10 (15)Feb 24, 1939Unity Theatre, Perth, Australia
193Win122–38–31 (2)Herb BishopPTS15Dec 26, 1938Hollywood Theatre, Perth, Australia
192Win121–38–31 (2)Bob KingKO6 (15)Dec 9, 1938Hollywood Theatre, Perth, Australia
191Loss120–38–31 (2)Herb BishopPTS12Sep 12, 1938Town Hall, Kalgoorlie, Australia
190Win120–37–31 (2)Mickey LeonardTKO8 (12)Jul 22, 1938Unity Stadium, Perth, Australia
189Win119–37–31 (2)Herb BishopPTS12Jul 7, 1938Town Hall, Kalgoorlie, Australia
188Win118–37–31 (2)Ron McLaughlinKO10 (12)May 11, 1938Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, Australia
187Win117–37–31 (2)Jimmy DundeeRTD6 (12)Apr 29, 1938Lithgow Stadium, Lithgow, Australia
186Win116–37–31 (2)Jimmy DundeeKO6 (15)Mar 12, 1938Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle, AustraliaWon Australian lightweight title
185Win115–37–31 (2)Manuel CuzzuliniTKO4 (12)Mar 5, 1938Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle, Australia
184Win114–37–31 (2)Herb BishopPTS12Oct 5, 1937Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, Australia
183Win113–37–31 (2)Jimmy DundeeKO4 (12)Sep 21, 1937Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, Australia
182Win112–37–31 (2)Clever HenryPTS15Jun 30, 1937Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, Australia
181Win111–37–31 (2)Bert OsbornePTS15Jun 9, 1937Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, Australia
180Win110–37–31 (2)Herb BishopPTS15May 19, 1937Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, Australia
179Win109–37–31 (2)Sid ClarkeKO5 (15)Apr 23, 1937Agricultural Hall, Wollongong, Australia
178Win108–37–31 (2)Mickey LeonardKO2 (15)Mar 20, 1937Broken Hill Stadium, Broken Hill, Australia
177Loss107–37–31 (2)Saverio TurielloPTS15Feb 3, 1936Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
176Loss107–36–31 (2)Kid MoroPTS10Nov 15, 1935Civic Auditorium, Honolulu, Hawaii
175Loss107–35–31 (2)Gordon WallacePTS10May 8, 1935Denman Auditorium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
174Loss107–34–31 (2)Willard BrownPTS15Feb 4, 1935Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
173Win107–33–31 (2)Reg HickeyKO8 (15)Dec 10, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
172Loss106–33–31 (2)Jack PortneyPTS15Dec 3, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
171Draw106–32–31 (2)Jack PortneyPTS15Nov 12, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
170Loss106–32–30 (2)Herb BishopPTS10Nov 5, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
169NC106–31–30 (2)Herb BishopNC5 (15)Oct 15, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australianon contest as both boxers were "unusually cautious"
168Loss106–31–30 (1)Jack CarrollPTS15Aug 27, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
167Draw106–30–30 (1)Reg HickeyPTS15Aug 8, 1934Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Australia
166Win106–30–29 (1)Herb BishopPTS15Jul 30, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
165Win105–30–29 (1)Tommy JohnsKO1 (15), 2:30Jul 16, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
164Win104–30–29 (1) Jimmy Kelso KO8 (15), 2:20Jul 2, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
163Loss103–30–29 (1)Joe GhnoulyPTS15Apr 30, 1934Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
162Draw103–29–29 (1) Jimmy Kelso PTS15Nov 20, 1933Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
161Win103–29–28 (1) Jimmy Kelso PTS15Nov 11, 1933West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
160Loss102–29–28 (1) Jimmy Kelso PTS15Oct 30, 1933Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
159Loss102–28–28 (1)Jack CarrollPTS15Oct 9, 1933Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
158Draw102–27–28 (1) Nel Tarleton PTS15Sep 25, 1933Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia
157Win102–27–27 (1)Bobby BlayPTS15Sep 4, 1933Sydney Stadium, Sydney, AustraliaNot to be confused with Bobby Flay
156Win101–27–27 (1)Leo DardeenKO6 (10)Jul 13, 1933Arena, White Center, Washington, US
155Win100–27–27 (1)Victor Kid PonceKO2 (15)May 30, 1933Arcade Auditorium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
154Win99–27–27 (1)Pastor CalopePTS6May 15, 1933Auditorium, Wenatchee, Washington, US
153Win98–27–27 (1)Eddie SantryPTS6May 5, 1933Elks Club, Bremerton, Washington, US
152Win97–27–27 (1)Pastor CalopePTS6May 3, 1933Eagles Hall, Yakima, Washington, US
151Win96–27–27 (1)Albie DaviesPTS8Apr 25, 1933Arcade Auditorium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
150Win95–27–27 (1)Pastor CalopePTS6Apr 7, 1933Elks Club, Bremerton, Washington, US
149Win94–27–27 (1)Pastor CalopePTS6Mar 29, 1933Labor Temple, Everett, Washington, US
148Draw93–27–27 (1)Albie DaviesMD15Mar 4, 1933Pacific Stadium, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
147Loss93–27–26 (1)Alvin LewisPTS6Dec 20, 1932Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, US
146Draw93–26–26 (1)Henry WoodsMD6Dec 6, 1932Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, US
145Win93–26–25 (1)Albie DaviesPTS10Dec 1, 1932Pacific Stadium, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
144Draw92–26–25 (1)Albie DaviesPTS6Nov 8, 1932Arcade Auditorium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
143Loss92–26–24 (1)Kenny LaSallePTS10Sep 9, 1932Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
142Win92–25–24 (1)Baby Sal SorioDQ8 (10)Aug 19, 1932Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
141Win91–25–24 (1) Sammy Mandell PTS10Jul 8, 1932Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
140Loss90–25–24 (1)Don FraserSD6Jun 23, 1932Arena, Dishman, Washington, US
139Win90–24–24 (1)Leslie 'Wildcat' CarterTKO7 (8)Jun 14, 1932Arcade Auditorium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
138Loss89–24–24 (1) Mushy Callahan PTS10May 6, 1932Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
137Win89–23–24 (1)Johnny AlbinTKO8 (10)Mar 3, 1932Orange Belt A.C., San Bernardino, California, US
136Win88–23–24 (1)Baby Sal SorioPTS10Feb 17, 1932Orange Belt A.C., San Bernardino, California, US
135Loss87–23–24 (1)Don FraserPTS6Jan 21, 1932Greenwich Coliseum, Tacoma, Washington, US
134Win87–22–24 (1)Eddie VolkPTS6Jan 1, 1932Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, US
133Loss86–22–24 (1) Bobby Pacho TKO7 (10), 1:47Nov 10, 1931Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, US
132Win86–21–24 (1)Sammy SantosUD8Oct 14, 1931Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, US
131ND85–21–24 (1)Paddy SullivanND4Oct 8, 1931Port Angeles, Washington, US
130Win85–21–24Sammy SantosPTS10Sep 30, 1931Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, US
129Win84–21–24Eddie ThomasPTS10Sep 22, 1931Armory, Portland, Oregon, US
128Win83–21–24Cecil PaynePTS10Sep 3, 1931Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, US
127Win82–21–24Frankie StetsonPTS10Aug 19, 1931Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
126Loss81–21–24 Bobby Pacho PTS10Aug 11, 1931Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USLost USA California State lightweight title
125Win81–20–24Goldie HessPTS8Jul 1, 1931Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, US
124Loss80–20–24Cecil PaynePTS10May 12, 1931Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, US
123Win80–19–24Ramon OrtegaKO2 (4)Apr 10, 1931Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, US
122Win79–19–24Goldie HessPTS10Mar 24, 1931Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USWon USA California State lightweight title
121Loss78–19–24Billy TownsendPTS10Feb 17, 1931Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, US
120Win78–18–24Battling SikiPTS10Jan 16, 1931Phoenix, Arizona, US
119Win77–18–24Hector McDonaldPTS10Oct 21, 1930Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, US
118Win76–18–24Santiago ZorrillaPTS8Sep 23, 1930Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, US
117Win75–18–24Eddie MackPTS6Aug 28, 1930Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, US
116Win74–18–24Leslie 'Wildcat' CarterPTS6Aug 14, 1930Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, US
115Win73–18–24Joey CoffmanPTS6Jul 25, 1930Greenwich Coliseum, Tacoma, Washington, US
114Win72–18–24Don FraserPTS6Jul 23, 1930Natatorium Park, Spokane, Washington, US
113Draw71–18–24Santiago ZorrillaSD15Jun 6, 1930Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
112Loss71–18–23 Benny Bass KO2 (15), 0:51Dec 20, 1929Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, USLost NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles
111Loss71–17–23Eddie MackPTS10Nov 26, 1929Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, US
110Draw71–16–23Billy TownsendPTS10Nov 1, 1929Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
109Loss71–16–22Goldie HessPTS10Jul 9, 1929Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, US
108Win71–15–22Baby Sal SorioPTS10May 20, 1929Wrigley Field, Los Angeles, California, USRetained NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles
107Draw70–15–22Eddie MackSD10Apr 23, 1929City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, US
106Win70–15–21Santiago ZorrillaUD10Apr 4, 1929Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USRetained NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles
105Loss69–15–21Eddie MackUD10Jan 8, 1929City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, US
104Loss69–14–21Joey SangorNWS10Jan 1, 1929State Armory, San Francisco, California, USNYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles at stake;
(via KO only)
103Draw69–13–21Santiago ZorrillaPTS10Dec 3, 1928State Armory, San Francisco, California, USRetained NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles
102Loss69–13–20King TutNWS10Oct 2, 1928Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
101Draw69–12–20Leslie 'Wildcat' CarterPTS10Sep 3, 1928Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
100Win69–12–19 Eddie Martin PTS15Jul 18, 1928Ebbets Field, New York City, New York, USRetained NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles
99Win68–12–19 Eddie Martin PTS15May 24, 1928Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, USRetained NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles
98Loss67–12–19Jack DuffyNWS10Apr 3, 1928Armory, Toledo, Ohio, US
97Win67–11–19Ritchie KingPTS10Feb 24, 1928Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
96Win66–11–19 Joe Glick DQ14 (15), 2:09Dec 16, 1927Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, USRetained NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring super featherweight titles;
Glick was DQ'd for a low blow which knocked Morgan down
95Loss65–11–19Dick FinneganPTS10Dec 2, 1927Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, US
94Loss65–10–19Stanislaus LoayzaDQ9 (10)Sep 20, 1927Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, US
93Loss65–9–19Doc SnellPTS6Jun 28, 1927Dugdale Park, Seattle, Washington, US
92Win65–8–19Vic FoleyPTS12May 28, 1927Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaRetained NYSAC and The Ring super featherweight titles
91Loss64–8–19Phil McGrawMD10Jan 7, 1927Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, US
90Win64–7–19 Carl Duane UD15Nov 19, 1926Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, USRetained NYSAC and The Ring super featherweight titles
89Win63–7–19 Johnny Dundee PTS10Oct 19, 1926Recreation Park, San Francisco, California, USRetained NYSAC and The Ring super featherweight titles
88Win62–7–19 Joe Glick PTS15Sep 30, 1926Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, USRetained NYSAC and The Ring super featherweight titles
87Loss61–7–19Tommy O'BrienPTS10Aug 4, 1926Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, US
86Win61–6–19Johnny KochanskyNWS10Jul 9, 1926Boyle's Thirty Acres, Jersey City, New Jersey, US
85Win60–6–19Ted BlattNWS10Jul 5, 1926Olympic Arena, New York City, New York, US
84Loss59–6–19 Babe Herman UD10Jun 24, 1926Cycle Track, Revere, Massachusetts, US
83Win59–5–19 Steve Sullivan TKO6 (15)Jun 3, 1926Ebbets Field, New York City, New York, USRetained NYSAC and The Ring super featherweight titles
82Win58–5–19Eddie BradyNWS12Mar 29, 1926Rayen-Wood Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, US
81Draw57–5–19Charlie O'ConnellPTS12Mar 17, 1926Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, US
80Win57–5–18Don DavisNWS10Feb 26, 1926East Chicago, Indiana, US
79Win56–5–18 Jimmy Goodrich NWS10Feb 22, 1926Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US
78Win55–5–18Stewart McLeanPTS10Jan 13, 1926Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
77Win54–5–18Sammy CompagnoTKO7 (10)Jan 7, 1926Armory, Portland, Oregon, US
76Win53–5–18 Mike Ballerino TKO10 (10)Dec 2, 1925Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USWon NYSAC and The Ring super featherweight titles
75Win52–5–18Harry WallachPTS10Sep 9, 1925Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USRetained Pacific Coast featherweight title
74Win51–5–18Stewart McLeanPTS10Jun 19, 1925Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
73Win50–5–18Joe GormanPTS10Jun 10, 1925Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
72Draw49–5–18Stewart McLeanPTS10Apr 22, 1925Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
71Win49–5–17Gene DelmontPTS10Mar 13, 1925Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
70Win48–5–17Doc SnellPTS6Dec 30, 1924Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, US
69Draw47–5–17Doc SnellPTS6Dec 18, 1924Glide Rink, Tacoma, Washington, US
68Win47–5–16Ad MackieUD6Nov 25, 1924Legion Auditorium, Olympia, Washington, US
67Win46–5–16George SpencerDQ6 (6)Nov 11, 1924Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, US
66Win45–5–16Joe GormanPTS6Oct 21, 1924Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, US
65Win44–5–16Danny EdwardsTKO5 (6)Oct 2, 1924Legion Auditorium, Olympia, Washington, US
64Win43–5–16Stewart McLeanPTS4Apr 22, 1924Arena, Vernon, California, US
63Win42–5–16John BedentPTS4Apr 10, 1924Location unknownExact date unknown
62Draw41–5–16Joe GormanPTS6Feb 26, 1924Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, USRetained Pacific Coast featherweight title
61Win41–5–15Frankie BrittKO3 (6)Jan 22, 1924Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, USRetained Pacific Coast featherweight title
60Win40–5–15Danny NunesUD6Jan 8, 1924Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, USRetained Pacific Coast featherweight title
59Draw39–5–15Frankie BrittPTS6Jan 3, 1924Tacoma, Washington, US
58Win39–5–14Fighting George SollisPTS6Dec 27, 1923Glide Rink, Tacoma, Washington, US
57Win38–5–14Dandy Danny DillonDQ4 (6)Sep 26, 1923Arena, Seattle, Washington, US
56Draw37–5–14Dandy Danny DillonPTS6Sep 12, 1923Arena, Seattle, Washington, US
55Win37–5–13Bud RidleyPTS6Sep 5, 1923Arena, Seattle, Washington, USRetained Pacific Coast featherweight title
54Win36–5–13Bud RidleyPTS6Aug 22, 1923Arena, Seattle, Washington, USWon Pacific Coast featherweight title
53Loss35–5–13Eddie Spec RamiesPTS4Jun 5, 1923Arena, Vernon, California, US
52Win35–4–13Frankie McCannPTS4May 25, 1923Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
51Win34–4–13Wildcat Willie O'BrienPTS4May 18, 1923Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
50Win33–4–13Frankie McCannPTS4May 4, 1923Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
49Win32–4–13Joe 'Petie' CoffeyPTS4Apr 25, 1923Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
48Win31–4–13Jimmy HackleyPTS4Feb 2, 1923Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, US
47Win30–4–13Dandy Danny DillonPTS4Jan 23, 1923Arena, Vernon, California, US
46Win29–4–13California Joe LynchPTS4Jan 1, 1923Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
45Win28–4–13Jimmy MendoPTS4Dec 13, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
44Draw27–4–13Jimmy MendoPTS4Dec 6, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
43Win27–4–12Vic MoranPTS4Aug 22, 1922Arcadia Pavilion, San Francisco, California, US
42Loss26–4–12Eddie MacyPTS4Aug 9, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
41Win26–3–12Eddie Spec RamiesPTS4Aug 4, 1922Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, US
40Win25–3–12Johnny McManusPTS4Jul 12, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
39Win24–3–12Dynamite Joe MurphyPTS4Jul 7, 1922Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, US
38Win23–3–12Trench KingPTS4Jun 30, 1922Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, US
37Win22–3–12Sailor Frank VictolaKO2 (4)Jun 23, 1922Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, US
36Loss21–3–12California Joe LynchPTS4May 31, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
35Win21–2–12Ad RubidouxPTS4May 24, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
34Draw20–2–12Young FarrellPTS4May 3, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
33Win20–2–11Dynamite Joe MurphyPTS4Apr 12, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
32Win19–2–11Fighting George SollisPTS4Apr 5, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
31Win18–2–11California Joe LynchPTS4Mar 1, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
30Draw17–2–11California Joe LynchPTS4Feb 22, 1922Auditorium, Oakland, California, US
29Win17–2–10Johnny McManusPTS4Jan 31, 1922Arena, Vernon, California, US
28Win16–2–10Russ PiercePTS4Jan 25, 1922Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, US
27Loss15–2–10George ThompsonPTS4Jan 9, 1922Coliseum, San Diego, California, US
26Draw15–1–10George ThompsonPTS4Jan 2, 1922Coliseum, San Diego, California, US
25Draw15–1–9Willie ShyrockPTS4Dec 12, 1921Coliseum, San Diego, California, US
24Win15–1–8Bud MillerKO2 (4)Dec 5, 1921Coliseum, San Diego, California, US
23Win14–1–8Willie ShyrockPTS4Nov 15, 1921Arena, Vernon, California, US
22Win13–1–8Jimmy HackleyPTS4Nov 8, 1921Arena, Vernon, California, US
21Win12–1–8Willie ShyrockPTS4Nov 1, 1921Arena, Vernon, California, US
20Draw11–1–8Ad RemyPTS4Oct 7, 1921L. Street Arena, Sacramento, California, US
19Win11–1–7Young Georges CarpentierPTS4Sep 16, 1921L. Street Arena, Sacramento, California, US
18Win10–1–7Willie ShyrockPTS4Sep 10, 1921Location unknownExact date unknown
17Win9–1–7Young Georges CarpentierPTS4Sep 2, 1921Hoffman A.C., Sacramento, California, US
16Draw8–1–7Alex McDonaldPTS4Aug 8, 1921Vallejo, California, US
15Win8–1–6Trench KingPTS4Jul 8, 1921Pastime A.C., Sacramento, California, US
14Draw7–1–6Alex McDonaldPTS4Jun 15, 1921Location unknownExact date unknown
13Draw7–1–5Trench KingPTS4May 20, 1921L. Street Arena, Sacramento, California, US
12Win7–1–4Alex McDonaldPTS4May 10, 1921Vallejo, California, US
11Win6–1–4Frankie NoveyPTS4May 6, 1921L. Street Arena, Sacramento, California, US
10Draw5–1–4Trench KingPTS4Apr 15, 1921Location unknownDate unknown
9Win5–1–3Alex McDonaldPTS4Apr 10, 1921Location unknownDate unknown
8Win4–1–3Young Mike GibbonsPTS4Apr 6, 1921Benicia, California, US
7Win3–1–3Sammy GirschPTS4Feb 10, 1921Location unknownDate unknown
6Win2–1–3Joe BellPTS4Jan 10, 1921Location unknownDate unknown
5Win1–1–3Young Mike GibbonsPTS4Nov 23, 1920Vallejo, Washington, US
4Draw0–1–3George Young GreenPTS4Oct 23, 1920Vallejo, Washington, US
3Draw0–1–2Young PorterPTS3May 14, 1920Concrete Theatre, Concrete, Washington, US
2Loss0–1–1Pete MoeKO? (?)Mar 26, 1920Anacortes, Washington, US
1Draw0–0–1Johnny BitoniPTS4Mar 12, 1920Concrete Theatre, Concrete, Washington, US

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