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Ernie Schaaf

W L D
54 13 2
23 KOs 1 KOs
last 6


bouts 69 rating
rounds 522 ranking
KOs 31%
 
global ID 012071
birth nameFrederick Ernest Schaaf
born 1908-09-27
death date1933-02-14 / age 24
debut1927-03-11 / age 18
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 2″   /   188cm
reach
75″   /   191cm
residence
Wrentham, Massachusetts, USA
birth place
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
75 60 4 2 0

Career Record

75 total bouts, view in calendar
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unverified
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
207Primo Carnera
73
6
0
250
 L 
KO13/15
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
Attendance 20,000.
referee: Billy Cavanaugh
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209¼Stanley Poreda
27
4
0
203
 W  
TKO6/0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
Poreda was down twice in the 2nd and had to be carried to his corner. He was down again in the 4th and for the fourth and final time in the 6th. (New York Times)
time: 0:28   referee: Arthur Donovan
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210Unknown Winston
32
18
3
185
 W  
KO6/12
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
USA New England heavyweight title
time: 2:45   referee: Johnny Martin   judge: L.K. BillingsToby Lyons
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206Unknown Winston
31
18
3
183½
 L 
SD10/10
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Joe O'Connor   judge: Toby LyonsTom Brady
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209½Max Baer
36
7
0
200
 L 
MD10/10
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
"The bell deprived Baer of a knock-out victory. Two seconds before the fight ended Schaaf was knocked flat on his face, completely knocked out. He was dragged to his corner and his seconds worked on him for three minutes restoring him to his senses." (Associated Press)
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209½Ted Sandwina
49
23
6
201½
 W  
PTS10/10
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
referee: Jimmy Moran
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198¾Paulino Uzcudun
45
13
2
210
 W  
PTS15/15
Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
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209½Salvatore Ruggirello
21
25
0
206
 W  
TKO2/10
Brooks Field, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
time: 1:15   referee: Jack Walton   judge: Herman SunnessTony Perry
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208Stanley Poreda
24
4
0
201
 L 
PTS10/10
Stadium, West New York, New Jersey, USA
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212Tony Galento
38
11
1
224
 W  
PTS10/10
Dreamland Park, Newark, New Jersey, USA
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210Unknown Winston
28
16
3
191
 W  
KO5/10
Eastern States Coliseum, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
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210½Jack Gross
45
6
1
211
 W  
PTS10/10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
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214Ted Sandwina
49
18
6
201
 W  
UD10/10
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Billy George   judge: William DesmondC.P Phillips
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209Young Stribling
210
11
14
188½
 W  
PTS10/10
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Stribling took a solid beating. He was down in round four.
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209Salvatore Ruggirello
20
23
0
203
 W  
TKO4/10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
Ruggirello "had been rendered helpless under the steady battering of Schaff and floored for a count of eight." Ruggirello subbed for Paulino Uzcudun, who had fractured a rib. New York Times
time: 1:28   referee: Arthur Donovan
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206Giacomo Bergomas
3
3
3
226
 W  
KO2/10
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
time: 2:43   referee: Johnny Martin
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Frankie Simms
28
21
2
 W  
TKO3/10
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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208Jack Dorval
20
4
4
214
 W  
SD10/10
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Johnny Brassil   judge: Tom BradyFrank Bowman
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206Tuffy Griffiths
69
6
1
185
 W  
UD10/10
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
"The referee and two judges voted unanimously for Schaaf, but the crowd of 15,000 roared its disapproval for more than ten minutes after the fighters left the ring." (UP)
Griffiths underwent an appendectomy in November and was off until the following year.
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207Roberto Roberti
32
13
7
224
 W  
KO3/10
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Johnny Martin
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205½Victorio Campolo
14
4
1
225
 W  
KO7/0
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
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208Angus Snyder
35
4
2
200
 W  
TKO5/10
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Johnny Martin
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205Jim Maloney
47
13
2
200
 W  
TKO3/10
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
"Schaaf's terrific right hooks dropped Jimmy four times in the third but the South Boston Irishman gamely took three short counts. As he reeled around the ring, Schaaf flattened him again with a carefully aimed right to the jaw." The New York Times.
referee: Johnny Brassil
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202Leo Williams
13
14
2
191
 W  
KO2/10
American Legion Arena, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
time: 2:40
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202½Jack Gagnon
42
22
1
205
 W  
KO1/0
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
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202½Jim Maloney
47
12
2
201½
 W  
KO1/10
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
New England Heavyweight Championship
time: 1:10   referee: Johnny Brassil
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198½Paul Pantaleo
32
3
3
180¼
 W  
NWS10/10
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Schaaf won the newspaper decision (Milwaukee Journal)
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200Tommy Loughran
65
10
5
182½
 L 
UD10/10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
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199Dynamite Jackson
26
3
2
216
 W  
PTS10/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
referee: Abe Roth
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Dick Daniels
19
5
0
 W  
KO1/10
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
"Daniels was down three times before taking the full count." (Associated Press)
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200Dick Daniels
19
4
0
185
 W  
UD10/10
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Schaaf gave Daniels "a terrific 10 round beating." (New York Times) Date: Tuesday, January 27, 1931 Paper: Boston Herald (Boston, MA) Page: 16
referee: Johnny Martin
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198½Jim Braddock
33
10
3
180½
 W  
SD10/10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
Referee Patsy Haley and Judge Geo. Kelly vote for Schaaf; Judge Sam Austin for Braddock
referee: Patsy Haley
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203Max Baer
24
3
0
200
 W  
UD10/10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
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198Babe Hunt
45
1
4
194
 L 
PTS10/10
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Johnny Martin
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200Tommy Loughran
61
9
5
189
 W  
UD10/10
Sesquicentennial Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Loughran took a 4-count in round one from a left hook to the jaw.
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200Tommy Loughran
61
8
5
189
 W  
SD10/10
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Round-by-round scoring: Referee Leo Houck 5-3-2 for Schaaf; Judge Matt Cox 4-4-2 for Scharf and called him winner on points; Judge Frank Knaresborough 6-4 for Loughran.
referee: Leo Houck
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Paul Pantaleo
25
1
0
 D 
PTS10/10
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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202KO Christner
20
5
0
209
 W  
PTS10/10
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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200Al Friedman
28
24
5
186
 W  
PTS10/10
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Johnny Risko
40
23
5
 L 
PTS12/12
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
referee: Billy 'Kid' McPartland
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KO Christner
19
3
0
 L 
PTS10/10
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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195½Jack Renault
60
12
2
206
 W  
PTS10/10
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
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192Jack Gagnon
37
14
0
192
 W  
KO6/10
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Joe O'Connor
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Murray Gitlitz
34
15
6
 W  
KO1/10
White City Stadium, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
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189½Tommy Loughran
57
7
5
185¾
 L 
PTS10/10
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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194Al Friedman
22
18
4
188
 W  
PTS10/10
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Young Con O'Kelly
40
6
5
 L 
DQ6/10
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Johnny Martin
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194Al Friedman
21
16
4
181
 W  
PTS10/10
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Joe O'Connor
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192½Johnny Risko
36
17
5
192
 W  
UD10/10
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Joe O'Connor   judge: Dave NelliganWilliam T. McDermott
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Bud Gorman
27
9
3
 W  
PTS10/10
Newark, New Jersey, USA
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James Jay Lawless
2
2
0
 W  
KO7/0
Armory, Newark, New Jersey, USA
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196Tiger Jack Payne
37
15
6
176
 L 
PTS10/10
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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193Big Boy Peterson
34
10
4
196½
 W  
PTS10/10
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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191Harold Mays
16
4
0
185
 W  
PTS10/10
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Johnny Martin
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Pat McCarthy
42
22
6
 W  
PTS10/10
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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190¼Big Boy Peterson
32
9
3
193
 L 
UD10/10
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Johnny Martin
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190Harold Mays
14
4
0
180
 L 
NWS10/10
113th Regiment Armory, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Newspaper decision from the New York Times.
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195¾Benny Touchstone
24
8
4
189
 W  
PTS10/10
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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188Benny Touchstone
24
7
4
186
 W  
PTS10/10
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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187½Emilio Solomon
21
15
1
194
 W  
PTS10/10
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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186Yale Okun
40
12
5
178
 W  
NWS10/10
Newark, New Jersey, USA
Popular verdict - win for Schaaf. (NY Times)
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Murray Gitlitz
23
9
4
 W  
NWS10/10
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
Newspaper decision from the Elizabeth (NJ) newspaper.
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187Yale Okun
39
10
5
178
 W  
PTS10/10
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Yale Okun
38
8
4
 L 
NWS10/10
Newark, New Jersey, USA
This was a newspaper decision, New Jersey did not have official decisions until March, 1928-- "Schaaf outpointed easily by Okun in return fight." Schaaf floored for a no-count in the sixth round. Headline from the Newark Evening News which had Schaaf winning only one round in the entire fight.
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Ray Neuman
14
17
7
 W  
NWS10/10
West New York, New Jersey, USA
Newspaper decision from the Elizabeth (NJ) Daily Journal (Herb Goldman). Schaaf won the last three rounds clearly to earn the votes of the newspapermen. It was a good fight.
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Yale Okun
37
8
4
 L 
DQ1/0
Newark, New Jersey, USA
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188Benny Touchstone
18
5
3
182
 D 
PTS6/6
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Dan Lieber
6
9
0
 W  
KO3/0
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
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Al Friedman
10
5
0
 W  
PTS10/10
Newark, New Jersey, USA
Schaaf won the newspaper decision
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187Murray Gitlitz
20
5
3
178
 W  
PTS6/6
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
judge: Tom FlynnCharles F. Mathison
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190Sgt Jack Adams
4
11
0
203
 W  
KO1/0
Armory, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
time: 1:45
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190Jack Gagnon
17
4
0
186
 W  
KO2/10
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Jack Sheehan
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188Ad Stone
36
3
1
199
 W  
KO4/10
Armory, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
Result from the Elizabeth Daily Journal.
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Al Friedman
9
4
0
 W  
PTS6/6
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Jack Darnell
2
2
0
 W  
TKO2/10
Armory, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
From the Elizabeth Daily Journal (Herb Goldman). This was Schaaf's professional debut.
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