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Jack McAuliffe

"Napoleon of the Ring"

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Jack McAuliffe
Real name Jack McAuliffe
Nickname(s) Napoleon of the Ring
Rated at Lightweight
Nationality Irish American
Birth date March 27, 1866(1866-03-27)
Birth place Cork, Ireland
Death date November 5, 1937 (aged 71)
Boxing record
Total fights 36 + many more "unofficial" bouts
Wins 31
Wins by KO 22
Losses 0
Draws 6

Jack McAuliffe (born March 27, 1866 in Cork, Ireland November 5, 1937 in Forest Hills, New York) was an Irish-American boxer. Jack McAuliffe parents were Cornelius McAuliffe and Jane Bailey who were living at 5 Christ Church Lane, Cork City at the time of Jack's birth.

McAuliffe emigrated to the United States in 1871, where he spent his early years in Bangor, Maine. He was known as a strong two handed fighter with "cat-like" reflexes. Fighting out of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, he was one of only nine boxers to remain undefeated throughout his entire career.[1] He was the Lightweight Champion of the World from 1886 to 1893. McAuliffe was inducted into the Ring Boxing Hall of Fame in 1954 and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1995. [1]