|Real name Daniel Malloy|
Wins by KO 5
Name Danny Malloy
Stance Orthodox stance
Rated at Welterweight
No contests 0
Total fights 20
Number of contests 0
|Born 9 February 1929 (age 94) Denny, Falkirk, Scotland, UK (1929-02-09)|
Daniel "Danny" Malloy (born 9 February 1929) is a Scottish former professional boxer and footballer. He is best known for winning the BBBofC Scottish Area Welterweight Championship by defeating Willie Whyte on 3 October 1953 at King's Hall, Belfast, United Kingdom. He also played for Stenhousemuir in the Scottish Football League.
Danny was born in Stripside, Denny, Falkirk and is the eldest of the 5 children to Thomas Malloy (b.1907 - d.1959) & Helen Jane Wilson (b.1908 - d.2013). Danny's siblings and mother soon immigrated to Canada in the early 1960s resulting Danny to be the only one who stayed in Scotland.
He married Elizabeth (née McCulloch) on 22 May 1953 and they have three children, Ann, Thomas & Helen. Danny also has four grandchildren. He now lives in Haggs, a village near Bonnybridge. His cousin is also named Danny Malloy who was also a professional footballer.
In March 2011, Danny was honoured by Falkirk Council after receiving a street named after him in Denny which was called "Malloy Court". The honour was for his contribution to sport.
On 7 February 2013, his wife Elizabeth died at the age of 83.