Mike Donovan

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Birthday
27, 1847
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 24, 1918 (70)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
27, 1847
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 24, 1918 (70)

About

Bare-knuckle boxer of the sport's early era who was elected into the Boxing Hall of Fame. He compiled a career record of 25-4-7.

Before Fame

He grew up in a tough era, with bare knuckle boxing being the norm.

Trivia

He was nicknamed 'The Professor,' for treating boxing like a science.

Family Life

He had eight children with his wife Cecilia.

Associated With

He occasionally sparred with President Theodore Roosevelt.