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Ernie Schaaf

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


bouts 69
rounds 522
KOs 31%
 
global ID 12071
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

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1933-02-10
207Primo Carnera25073 6 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LKO13/15
 L 
KO
13/15
  
referee: Billy Cavanaugh
Attendance 20,000.
1933-01-06
209¼Stanley Poreda20327 4 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO6/0
 W  
TKO
6/0
  
time: 0:28   referee: Arthur Donovan
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)
1932-12-12
210Unknown Winston18532 18 3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W KO6/12
 W  
KO
6/12
  
time: 2:45   referee: Johnny Martin   judges: L.K. BillingsToby Lyons
USA New England heavyweight title
1932-10-20
206Unknown Winston183½31 18 3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Joe O'Connor   judges: Toby LyonsTom Brady
1932-08-31
209½Max Baer20036 7 0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
"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)
1932-08-01
209½Ted Sandwina201½49 23 6
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Moran
1932-07-25
198¾Paulino Uzcudun21045 13 2
Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
1932-07-07
209½Salvatore Ruggirello20621 25 0
Brooks Field, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 1:15   referee: Jack Walton   judges: Herman SunnessTony Perry
1932-06-24
208Stanley Poreda20124 4 0
Stadium, West New York, New Jersey, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1932-06-07
212Tony Galento22438 11 1
Dreamland Park, Newark, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1932-05-16
210Unknown Winston19128 16 3
Eastern States Coliseum, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
1932-05-13
210½Jack Gross21145 6 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1932-04-25
214Ted Sandwina20149 18 6
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Billy George   judges: William DesmondC.P Phillips
1932-02-26
209Young Stribling188½210 11 14
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Stribling took a solid beating. He was down in round four.
1932-02-05
209Salvatore Ruggirello20320 23 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 1:28   referee: Arthur Donovan
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
1931-12-16
206Giacomo Bergomas2263 3 3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 2:43   referee: Johnny Martin
1931-12-10
Frankie Simms28 21 2
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1931-11-19
208Jack Dorval21420 4 4
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Johnny Brassil   judges: Tom BradyFrank Bowman
1931-09-23
206Tuffy Griffiths18569 6 1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
"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.
1931-09-10
207Roberto Roberti22432 13 7
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
referee: Johnny Martin
1931-08-31
205½Victorio Campolo22514 4 1
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO7/0
 W  
KO
7/0
  
1931-08-11
208Angus Snyder20035 4 2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
referee: Johnny Martin
1931-07-10
205Jim Maloney20047 13 2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
referee: Johnny Brassil
"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.
1931-06-29
202Leo Williams19113 14 2
American Legion Arena, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 2:40
1931-06-15
202½Jack Gagnon20542 22 1
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1931-05-26
202½Jim Maloney201½47 12 2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:10   referee: Johnny Brassil
New England Heavyweight Championship
1931-03-27
198½Paul Pantaleo180¼32 3 3
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Schaaf won the newspaper decision (Milwaukee Journal)
1931-03-13
200Tommy Loughran182½65 10 5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1931-02-24
199Dynamite Jackson21626 3 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Abe Roth
1931-02-16
Dick Daniels19 5 0
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
"Daniels was down three times before taking the full count." (Associated Press)
1931-01-26
200Dick Daniels18519 4 0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Johnny Martin
Schaaf gave Daniels "a terrific 10 round beating." (New York Times) Date: Tuesday, January 27, 1931 Paper: Boston Herald (Boston, MA) Page: 16
1931-01-23
198½Jim Braddock180½33 10 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Patsy Haley
Referee Patsy Haley and Judge Geo. Kelly vote for Schaaf; Judge Sam Austin for Braddock
1930-12-19
203Max Baer20024 3 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1930-09-02
198Babe Hunt19445 1 4
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Johnny Martin
1930-06-11
200Tommy Loughran18961 9 5
Sesquicentennial Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
Loughran took a 4-count in round one from a left hook to the jaw.
1930-04-28
200Tommy Loughran18961 8 5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Leo Houck
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.
1930-03-14
Paul Pantaleo25 1 0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1930-02-21
202KO Christner20920 5 0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1930-01-10
200Al Friedman18628 24 5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1929-12-09
Johnny Risko40 23 5
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Billy 'Kid' McPartland
1929-10-18
KO Christner19 3 0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1929-09-23
195½Jack Renault20660 12 2
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1929-07-15
192Jack Gagnon19237 14 0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
referee: Joe O'Connor
1929-07-06
Murray Gitlitz34 15 6
White City Stadium, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1929-05-24
189½Tommy Loughran185¾57 7 5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1929-03-22
194Al Friedman18822 18 4
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1929-02-15
Young Con O'Kelly40 6 5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LDQ6/10
 L 
DQ
6/10
  
referee: Johnny Martin
1929-02-11
194Al Friedman18121 16 4
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Joe O'Connor
1928-12-28
192½Johnny Risko19236 17 5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joe O'Connor   judges: Dave NelliganWilliam T. McDermott
1928-12-12
Bud Gorman27 9 3
Newark, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1928-11-21
James Jay Lawless2 2 0
Armory, Newark, New Jersey, USA
W KO7/0
 W  
KO
7/0
  
1928-10-16
196Tiger Jack Payne17637 15 6
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1928-09-04
193Big Boy Peterson196½34 10 4
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1928-07-31
191Harold Mays18516 4 0
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Johnny Martin
1928-07-16
Pat McCarthy42 22 6
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1928-05-25
190¼Big Boy Peterson19332 9 3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Johnny Martin
1928-04-30
190Harold Mays18014 4 0
113th Regiment Armory, Newark, New Jersey, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the New York Times.
1928-04-02
195¾Benny Touchstone18924 8 4
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1928-01-30
188Benny Touchstone18624 7 4
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1928-01-09
187½Emilio Solomon19421 15 1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1928-01-03
186Yale Okun17840 12 5
Newark, New Jersey, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Popular verdict - win for Schaaf. (NY Times)
1927-12-08
Murray Gitlitz23 9 4
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Elizabeth (NJ) newspaper.
1927-10-21
187Yale Okun17839 10 5
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1927-09-06
Yale Okun38 8 4
Newark, New Jersey, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
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.
1927-08-24
Ray Neuman14 17 7
West New York, New Jersey, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
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.
1927-08-16
Yale Okun37 8 4
Newark, New Jersey, USA
LDQ1/0
 L 
DQ
1/0
  
1927-07-13
188Benny Touchstone18218 5 3
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1927-07-08
Dan Lieber6 9 0
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1927-06-18
Al Friedman10 5 0
Newark, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Schaaf won the newspaper decision
1927-05-20
187Murray Gitlitz17820 5 3
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
judges: Tom FlynnCharles F. Mathison
1927-04-28
190Sgt Jack Adams2034 11 0
Armory, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
time: 1:45
1927-04-07
190Jack Gagnon18617 4 0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
referee: Jack Sheehan
1927-04-01
188Ad Stone19936 3 1
Armory, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
Result from the Elizabeth Daily Journal.
1927-03-17
Al Friedman9 4 0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1927-03-11
Jack Darnell2 2 0
Armory, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
From the Elizabeth Daily Journal (Herb Goldman). This was Schaaf's professional debut.
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S
Scheduled/Pending
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