Tom Heeney boxer

Tom Heeney boxer
bouts
68
won
37
lost
22
draw
8
Status
inactive
Division
heavyweight
Debut
1920-02-12
Height
5′ 10½″/179cm
Reach
72″/183cm
Age
86
Born
1898-05-18
Death
1984-06-15
Nationality
New Zealand

Thomas Heeney (18 May 1898 – 15 June 1984) was a professional heavyweight boxer from New Zealand, best known for unsuccessfully challenging champion Gene Tunney for the heavyweight championship of the world in New York City on 26 July 1928.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1933-03-27 Stanley Poreda WWWWWL St. Nicholas Arena, New York LOST
Technical knockout
1933-03-07 Charley Retzlaff LWWWW Auditorium, Saint Paul LOST
1932-12-06 Patsy Perroni WWWWWW Public Hall, Cleveland LOST
Points
1932-10-25 John Schwake WWLWL Coliseum, Saint Louis DRAW
Points
1932-03-16 Hans Birkie WLWLLW Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
1932-02-22 Max Baer WWWWWW Seals Stadium, San Francisco LOST
Points
1931-10-26 Giacomo Bergomas LDDWWW St. Nicholas Arena, New York DRAW
Points
1931-10-05 Jose Santa WLWWWL Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence DRAW
Points
1931-09-10 Jose Santa WWLWWW Mark's Stadium, Tiverton WIN
Points
1931-04-20 Jimmy Slattery LWLW Buffalo Auditorium, Buffalo LOST
Points
1931-04-06 Johnny Risko LWLLLL Arena Gardens, Toronto LOST
Points
1931-03-06 Charley Retzlaff WLWWWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit LOST
Technical knockout
1931-01-16 Max Baer WWLWWL Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
KO
1930-10-13 Emmett Rocco WLLWLL Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh LOST
Points
1930-09-29 Frank Cawley WWWWWW Kingston Armory, Kingston LOST
Unanimous decision
1930-09-08 George Panka DWWWWW Meyers Bowl, North Braddock WIN
Points
1930-07-30 Tuffy Griffiths WLWWWW Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens LOST
Technical knockout
1929-09-26 George Hoffman WDWLWW Yankee Stadium, Bronx WIN
Points
1929-08-15 Victorio Campolo WLWWWW Ebbets Field, Brooklyn LOST
Technical knockout
1929-05-29 Elzear Rioux WWWLWW Forum, Montreal WIN
1929-03-12 Otto von Porat WLWWWW Coliseum, Chicago LOST
Unanimous decision
1929-03-01 Jim Maloney WWWWDW Boston Garden, Boston LOST
Points
1928-07-26 Gene Tunney WWWWWW Yankee Stadium, Bronx LOST
Technical knockout
1928-03-01 Jack Delaney LWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
1928-01-13 Jack Sharkey WWWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York DRAW
Split-decision
1927-10-26 Johnny Risko WWWWWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Points
1927-09-30 Jim Maloney WWLWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
1927-09-08 Paulino Uzcudun WWWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York DRAW
Points
1927-08-04 Bud Gorman WWWLWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
1927-06-24 Jack DeMave WWDWWW Coney Island Stadium, Brooklyn WIN
Points
1927-04-01 Paulino Uzcudun WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Points
1927-02-25 Charley Anderson WLLWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1926-10-25 Jack Stanley WWWWWD National Sporting Club, Covent Garden WIN
Points
1926-08-09 Bartley Madden WWLLWL Croke Park, Dublin WIN
Points
1926-07-10 Phil Scott WLWWWL The Dell (Southampton FC), Southampton LOST
Points
1926-07-05 Tom Berry LLWWWD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
1926-03-18 Charley Smith WWWWWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
1925-11-14 George 'Blackie' Miller WLDLLL Town Hall, Durban LOST
1925-10-10 George 'Blackie' Miller LWLDLL Town Hall, Johannesburg WIN
1925-07-01 Vic Morace City Hall, Cape Town WIN
KO
1925-06-15 Johnny Squires WWWWWL City Hall, Cape Town WIN
Corner retirement
1925-04-09 Johnny Squires WWWWWW Town Hall, Johannesburg WIN
Points
1925-02-12 George Cook LWWDDW Premierland, Whitechapel LOST
Points
1925-01-19 Trooper Jim Young National Sporting Club, Covent Garden WIN
KO
1924-11-03 Frans Hendrickx LLWLWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark
1924-09-22 Phil Scott WWWDWW The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark LOST
Points
1924-02-19 Ern Young L Town Hall, Tokomaru Bay WIN
Technical knockout
1923-12-26 Jim O'Sullivan WWWL Opera House, Palmerston North WIN
KO
1923-11-10 Jim O'Sullivan WWW Opera House, Gisborne WIN
1923-10-26 Jim Savage Princess Theatre, Napier WIN
KO
1923-09-26 Jim O'Sullivan WW Town Hall, Auckland LOST
Points
1923-08-14 Brian McCleary LWWLW King Edward's Barracks, Christchurch WIN
Technical knockout
1923-08-02 Jim Flett LLWLLL Opera House, Gisborne WIN
Technical knockout
1923-06-04 Cyril Whittaker WLWWWW Town Hall, Auckland WIN
Technical knockout
1923-01-01 Jack Complin LLWLWW Sydney Stadium, Sydney WIN
Technical knockout
1922-12-18 Ern Waddy WWDLL Unley Stadium, Adelaide DRAW
Points
1922-08-12 Charlie Taylor LWWWW Star Theatre, Mackay DRAW
Points
1922-07-22 Tom Batho Theatre Royal, Townsville WIN
Technical knockout
1922-06-30 Colin Bell WWDWWW Olympic Theatre, Mackay LOST
Points
1922-06-03 Jack Leahy WWWWWW Olympic Theatre, Mackay WIN
Points
1922-05-01 Jim Flett WWLLWL Olympic Theatre, Mackay WIN
Points
1922-03-17 Colin Bell LWWDWW Olympic Theatre, Mackay LOST
Points
1922-02-11 Max Gornik LLWWWL Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane WIN
Corner retirement
1921-10-27 Colin Bell WWWLWW Opera House, Gisborne DRAW
Points
1921-07-23 Jack Cole LLWWWW Kaikohu Hall, Te Karaka WIN
Points
1921-02-11 Albert Pooley WLLLLW Opera House, Gisborne WIN
Points
1920-10-27 Albert Pooley WWLLL Opera House, Gisborne WIN
Points
1920-06-08 George Modrich LW Opera House, Gisborne WIN
Points
1920-02-12 Bill Bartlett WLWW Opera House, Gisborne WIN
Technical knockout