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Tom McNeeley boxer

Tom McNeeley image
Status inactive
Age 74
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 2″/188cm
Reach 79″/201cm
Debut 1958-07-17
Born 1937-02-27
Death 2011-10-25
Nationality USA
Residence Arlington, Massachusetts, USA
bouts
51
won
37
lost
14
draw
0
bouts
51
won
37
lost
14
draw
0
Status inactive
Age 74
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 2″/188cm
Reach 79″/201cm
Debut 1958-07-17
Born 1937-02-27
Death 2011-10-25
Nationality USA
Residence Arlington, Massachusetts, USA

On December 4, 1961, McNeeley challenged Floyd Patterson for the world heavyweight championship. McNeeley was on the November 13, 1961 cover of Sports Illustrated. McNeeley served eight years as the boxing commissioner of the Massachusetts State Boxing Commission.Tom McNeeley's son Peter McNeeley and father, Tom McNeeley Sr., were also boxers.

On December 4, 1961, McNeeley challenged Floyd Patterson for the world heavyweight championship. McNeeley was on the November 13, 1961 cover of Sports Illustrated. McNeeley served eight years as the boxing commissioner of the Massachusetts State Boxing Commission.Tom McNeeley's son Peter McNeeley and father, Tom McNeeley Sr., were also boxers.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
June 14, 1966 Curtis Bruce WLLLWL Four Seasons Arena, Walpole LOSS
Majority decision
March 24, 1966 Boston Jacobs LWWWL Exposition Building, Portland LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 8, 1966 Jean-Claude Roy WWWLW City Hall, Lewiston WIN
Majority decision
Feb. 12, 1966 Dick Greatorex WWWWLW Boston Garden, Boston USA New England Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 13, 1965 Marion Conner DWWWWW Boston Garden, Boston USA New England Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 15, 1965 Marion Conner WDWWWW Arena, Boston USA New England Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 31, 1965 Jose Torres WWWWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 27, 1965 James J. Beattie WWWWLW Boston Garden, Boston LOSS
KO
Feb. 13, 1965 Arnie Brower WWLWWW Boston Garden, Boston vacant USA New England Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 9, 1964 Thad Spencer WWLWWW Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica LOSS
KO
Oct. 13, 1964 Harold Carter LWLLLL Woodhouse Arenatorium, North Dartmouth WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 21, 1964 Oscar Bonavena WWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Technical knockout
July 16, 1964 Leslie Borden WWWLWL Memorial Auditorium, Burlington WIN
KO
April 25, 1964 Don Quinn LLWWWL Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 3, 1964 Doug Jones LDWWLW New York Coliseum, Bronx LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 9, 1963 Duke Sabedong LLLWLD Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 14, 1963 Duke Sabedong LWLLLW Arena, Boston WIN
DQ
Sept. 16, 1963 Earl Atley LWWLLL Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
June 17, 1963 Bill Nielsen WWWLWW City Auditorium, Omaha WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 29, 1963 Brian London WLWLWW Olympia, Kensington LOSS
Points
Dec. 14, 1962 Bob Cleroux WLWLWW Boston Garden, Boston LOSS
Split-decision
Nov. 15, 1962 Billy Tisdale WWLWLL Mechanics Hall, Worcester WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 1, 1962 Earl Atley LLWLWW Mechanics Hall, Worcester WIN
Technical knockout
June 8, 1962 Don McAteer WLLLLW Celtic Hall, Totowa LOSS
DQ
May 1, 1962 Willie Pastrano WWWLLD Arena, Boston LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 16, 1962 Don Prout WWWWWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 22, 1962 Don Prout WLWWWW Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence LOSS
Split-decision
Dec. 4, 1961 Floyd Patterson WWWLWW Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto LOSS
KO
March 21, 1961 Kitione Lave WWWLL Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 20, 1960 George Logan WLWWWL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 15, 1960 George Logan LWLWWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Majority decision
Oct. 17, 1960 James Wiley LLLLLW Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
May 16, 1960 Ulli Ritter DLWDWD Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
April 12, 1960 Tunney Hunsaker WLLLLL Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
March 14, 1960 Willi Besmanoff WWWLLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Points
Jan. 1, 1960 George Logan WWWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 27, 1959 Louis Jones LWWLLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
July 31, 1959 Louis Jones WLLWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
June 27, 1959 Cardell Farmos LWLLWW Mill Arena, West Yarmouth WIN
KO
May 25, 1959 Jeff Holmes L Arcadia Ballroom, Providence WIN
KO
May 2, 1959 Charlie Lopes WWLLW Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
April 21, 1959 Leo Pinto Woodrow Wilson Hall, New Bedford WIN
KO
March 17, 1959 Cornelius Brown LLLLLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
KO
Jan. 30, 1959 Art Mayorga WWWWLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
Dec. 19, 1958 Bobby Halpern WW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
Nov. 28, 1958 Moses Walker WWLWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
Oct. 17, 1958 Eddie Allen DW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
Oct. 6, 1958 Eddie Walker Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
KO
Aug. 14, 1958 Temple Jones L Fall River Stadium, Fall River WIN
KO
Aug. 4, 1958 Bob Harris LWWLL Arena, Norwood WIN
Technical knockout
July 17, 1958 Richie Norden LLLLLW Arena, Norwood WIN
KO