Eddie McGoorty fought many of the great Hall of Famers
during his time such as Jack Dillon, Battling Levinsky, Mike Gibbons, Harry
Greb, and Les Darcy.
McGoorty won the Wisconsin State Amateur title when
only 15. A pro for 11 years, he was kayoed in Australia by Les Darcy in
15 rounds on July 31, 1915.
McGoorty fought for the world middleweight championship
title twice in 1913 against Frank Klaus. On both occasions he was unable
to capture the title.
Eddie passed away on November 2, 1929 at the early age
Tale Of The Tape
Born: July 31, 1889
Place: Eureka, Wisc
Alias: Eddie Van Dusart
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 165 lbs.
Reach: 73 in.
Death: Nov 2, 1929
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