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Jack Roper

W L D
63 43 10
31 KOs 15 KOs
last 6


bouts 116 rating
rounds 759 ranking
KOs 27%
 
global ID 10644
birth nameClifford Byron Hammond
born 1904-03-25
death date1966-11-01 / age 62
debut1924-11-19 / age 20
divisionheavyweight
residence
Hollywood, California, USA
birth place
Ponchatoula, Louisiana, USA

Career Record

116 total bouts, view in calendar
verified
unverified
unsanctioned
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
190Luis Logan
45
6
6
175
 L 
PTS10/10
Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Oriental Heavyweight Title
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202Luis Logan
45
5
6
172½
 W  
TKO4/10
Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Oriental Heavyweight Title
The bout was stopped after Logan was down twice (Associated Press)
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209½Junior Munsell
45
7
2
186
 L 
KO2/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
time: 1:15   referee: Jack McDonald
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207½Gunnar Barlund
29
8
0
201
 L 
PTS10/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
referee: Abe Roth
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195Gunnar Barlund
28
7
0
204
 W  
TKO8/10
Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USA
Barlund was leading on points when the fight was stopped because of a severe eye cut that he had received.
time: 2:24   referee: Jack Kennedy
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204¾Joe Louis
37
1
0
201¼
 L 
KO1/10
Wrigley Field, Los Angeles, California, USA
World Heavyweight Title
time: 2:20   referee: George Blake
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194Junior Munsell
41
5
2
185
 W  
PTS10/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
referee: Charley Randolph
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205Bob Nestell
16
6
0
187
 W  
KO1/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
time: 2:58   referee: Abe Roth
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200Jorge Brescia
13
4
0
210
 W  
PTS10/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
referee: Jack Kennedy
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200Patsy Perroni
46
10
3
188
 W  
KO2/10
Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USA
time: 1:20   referee: Charley Randolph
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198Johnny Erjavec
41
16
9
183
 W  
KO5/10
Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USA
time: 2:12   referee: George Blake
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198Chuck Crowell
20
5
0
215
 D 
PTS10/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
referee: Jack Kennedy
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201½Sonny Boy Walker
18
5
5
201½
 W  
TKO8/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
time: 1:58   referee: Charley Randolph
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195Al Bray
10
3
0
207
 L 
PTS10/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
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199Eddie Simms
26
24
4
197
 W  
PTS10/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
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200Eddie Simms
25
23
4
200
 L 
PTS10/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
referee: Larry McGrath
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196Eddie Wenstob
14
7
2
181
 L 
PTS10/10
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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192Ed Murray
1
1
0
217½
 W  
KO1/10
Majestic Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). Murray was billed as "Ed Shelby" for this fight.
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198¼Arturo Godoy
40
4
5
195
 L 
KO7/10
Star Casino, New York, New York, USA
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200Eddie Mader
37
23
5
179
 W  
TKO8/10
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
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200Nathan Mann
29
4
2
186½
 L 
PTS10/10
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USA
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201Andre Lenglet
25
9
3
217
 D 
PTS10/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
referee: Larry McGrath
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Frankie Hammer
23
7
6
 D 
PTS10/10
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
referee: Joe Gorman
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205Moose Irwin
7
3
0
196
 W  
KO6/10
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
referee: Toby Irwin
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201Hank Hankinson
39
11
1
211½
 W  
PTS10/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
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199Art Lasky
38
6
3
200
 L 
TKO7/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
The bout was stopped after the 7th round, with Roper's right eye swollen shut.
referee: Larry McGrath
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195Abe Feldman
31
4
2
 W  
PTS10/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
referee: Abe Roth
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197Art Sykes
10
12
0
 L 
PTS10/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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197Art Lasky
34
5
3
197
 W  
TKO1/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
Lasky was knocked down three times.
time: 1:32
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194Dutch Weimer
36
20
0
187
 W  
PTS6/6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
referee: Charley Randolph
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182Dizzy Dugan
7
6
1
180
 W  
PTS6/6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
referee: Mushy Callahan
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195Big Sid Terris
20
12
2
 W  
KO6/6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
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198Charley Retzlaff
56
6
1
200
 L 
KO1/10
Stockton, California, USA
time: 1:15   referee: Harry Lykke
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199Tiger Jack Fox
56
10
6
183
 L 
KO1/10
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
time: 2:15   referee: Oakland Frankie Burns
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198Al Morro
5
5
0
194
 L 
PTS10/10
Civic Auditorium, Stockton, California, USA
referee: Toby Irwin
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196Fred Feary
19
2
3
206
 D 
PTS10/10
Stockton, California, USA
referee: Eddie Burns
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195Fred Feary
18
2
3
205
 L 
PTS10/10
Civic Auditorium, Stockton, California, USA
Feary was floored three times in round 1
referee: Toby Irwin 2-6
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Ed Mosebar
11
4
1
 W  
TKO1/4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
time: 0:29   referee: Mushy Callahan
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196Dynamite Jackson
40
11
2
207½
 L 
KO8/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
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192Frankie Simms
31
27
3
217
 W  
PTS8/8
Mills Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
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192Joe Sekyra
49
19
6
182
 L 
PTS10/10
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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191Wally Hunt
7
7
1
216
 W  
TKO3/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
Hunt was down five times, including two times in the first round.
referee: Charley Randolph
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193Paul Pantaleo
35
6
3
190
 W  
KO3/10
Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
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Buck Everett
25
10
1
 W  
PTS10/10
Rainbo Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
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Seal Harris
18
13
4
 W  
PTS10/10
Davenport, Iowa, USA
 W  
PTS
10/10

Davenport, Iowa, USA
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Charley Retzlaff
43
3
1
 L 
PTS8/8
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Pete Wistort
15
12
2
 W  
KO1/6
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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194½Steve Simon
5
1
1
187½
 W  
KO2/6
Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Tommy Davenport
8
4
2
 W  
PTS4/4
Sparta Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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George Neron
10
22
5
 W  
TKO3/0
Arcadia Ballroom, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
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192½Tiger Jack Fox
25
4
4
180
 L 
RTD6/10
Shrine Temple, Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
Roper, having sustained an eye injury, failed to come out for round 7.
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200Tuffy Griffiths
69
7
1
186
 L 
KO1/10
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
time: 0:41
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Jack Redman
25
2
0
 L 
TKO6/0
Niles, Michigan, USA
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Al Friedman
35
35
6
 W  
PTS10/10
Rainbo Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
In addition to the two result found, there were three other fights scheduled for this program, according to the Chicago Tribune. They were: Sammy Levine v. Bobby Allen, 6; Marion Matuscak v. Pat McLaughlin, 4; and Joey Freeman v. Benny Goldblatt, 4.
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Buck Everett
18
3
1
 L 
PTS10/10
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
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Larry Johnson
23
8
1
 L 
PTS10/10
Knights of Columbus Hall, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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192Leo Williams
13
16
2
187
 W  
PTS8/8
Thames Arena, New London, Connecticut, USA
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192Phil Johnson
10
4
0
172
 W  
KO3/8
Thames Arena, New London, Connecticut, USA
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195Big Boy Burlap
10
19
0
 W  
PTS8/8
St. Michael's Arena, Pawcatuck, Connecticut, USA
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187Jim Braddock
33
11
3
181
 L 
KO1/6
Madison Square Garden Stadium, Miami, Florida, USA
time: 1:08
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Jack McDonald
0
4
0
 W  
KO1/10
Coliseum, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
Roper arrested after fight and charged with grand larceny for an alleged theft of a $500 diamond ring.
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Jimmy Gibbons
13
0
0
 L 
PTS6/6
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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197Angus Snyder
24
4
0
189
 L 
PTS10/10
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Leo Williams
7
5
1
 W  
PTS10/10
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Red Fitzsimmons
23
9
2
 W  
PTS10/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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188Charlie Belanger
29
6
3
177½
 D 
PTS10/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
The well-respected Davey Miller was the referee. Popular entertainer Texas Guinan was introduced from the ring; the "little lady got a big hand" from the crowd.
referee: Davy Miller
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Chief Metoquah
19
11
2
 W  
PTS10/10
Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington, California, USA
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Bad News Johnson
11
3
7
 D 
PTS6/6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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Bad News Johnson
10
2
5
 W  
PTS10/10
Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington, California, USA
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192Jack Gross
22
0
0
206
 L 
PTS10/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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Red Fitzsimmons
21
8
1
 L 
PTS10/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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Bill Cusick
19
9
1
200
 W  
KO5/6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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Tony Fuente
47
14
4
 L 
PTS10/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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Jack Savage
21
32
16
 W  
TKO2/6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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191Harold Mays
11
2
0
177
 L 
TKO8/10
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
time: 0:45   referee: Johnny Marto
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190George Smith
7
5
1
184
 W  
DQ3/6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
Referee Hylis stopped the bout when Roper was struck with a low blow.
referee: Mike Hylis
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185Charlie Belanger
14
5
2
180
 L 
PTS10/10
Armory, Portland, Oregon, USA
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193½George Godfrey
36
11
1
226
 L 
TKO5/10
Culver City Stadium, Culver City, California, USA
referee: Frank Holborow
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Jack Beasley
10
6
2
 W  
KO1/10
Civic Auditorium, Fresno, California, USA
time: 0:19
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George Godfrey
34
11
1
 L 
KO9/10
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
Roper claimed a foul, which the San Francisco Chronicle felt was legitimate.
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Charlie Belanger
12
4
2
 L 
PTS6/6
Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, USA
referee: Harold Jones
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Roy Cliffe
16
8
5
 W  
KO1/6
Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, USA
referee: Harold Jones
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Owen Phelps
13
3
0
 L 
PTS10/10
Arcadia Hall, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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Frank Kid Williams
3
10
1
 W  
PTS6/6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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Johnny Walker
2
0
0
 W  
KO2/10
Orange Belt A.C., San Bernardino, California, USA
referee: Ben McFarland
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Marvin Schecter
0
2
0
 W  
PTS10/10
Pasadena, California, USA
A "close" decision. (Reno Evening Gazette)
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Frank Kid Williams
3
8
1
 W  
PTS6/6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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187Harry Lee
14
11
10
169
 D 
PTS10/10
Tucson, Arizona, USA
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Jack Williams
0
1
0
 L 
PTS6/6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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Marine Ranieri
8
6
4
 W  
PTS6/6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
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Ernie Owens
33
10
13
 L 
PTS6/6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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Young Ford
3
5
2
 W  
KO4/0
Pasadena, California, USA
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Joe Woods
2
0
1
 W  
PTS6/6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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Roy Cliffe
12
5
3
 L 
PTS6/6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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Jack Lewis
1
0
0
 W  
PTS10/10
Pasadena, California, USA
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Jimmy Byrne
17
4
2
 W  
DQ6/6
Arena, Vernon, California, USA
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Frank Kid Williams
2
4
1
 W  
PTS8/8
Culver City, California, USA
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Charlie Belanger
6
1
1
 L 
PTS10/10
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USA
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Chief Metoquah
11
4
1
 L 
KO9/10
Pasadena, California, USA
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Jimmy Byrne
17
2
2
 W  
PTS6/6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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Ernie Owens
24
8
12
 W  
PTS10/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
Roper won six of the ten rounds
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Ernie Owens
24
7
12
 W  
PTS6/6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
Referee Lee gave Roper the win, which was "about as bad as they come." (Associated Press)
referee: Harry Lee
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Nick Newman
15
9
0
 L 
PTS6/6
Arena, Vernon, California, USA
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Sergeant Jack Lynch
30
13
7
 D 
PTS8/8
Tucson, Arizona, USA
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Bob Clinedebut
 W  
TKO3/6
Arena, Vernon, California, USA
referee: Ralph Davis
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Roy Cliffe
5
2
1
 W  
PTS6/6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
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Sam Eisman
5
4
1
 W  
TKO3/6
Maier Park, Vernon, California, USA
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Ed Warner
18
15
10
 W  
KO10/10
Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington, California, USA
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Dave Taylor
3
1
2
 W  
PTS10/10
Pasadena, California, USA
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Frank Freeman
1
2
0
 W  
KO1/10
Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington, California, USA
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Joe Welshdebut
 W  
KO3/0
Pasadena, California, USA
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Willie Goldsteindebut
 W  
KO2/0
Arena, Vernon, California, USA
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Red Fitzsimmons
3
1
1
 L 
PTS4/4
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
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Jack O'Dare
7
3
3
 D 
PTS4/4
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
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Hal Yont
2
0
1
 L 
PTS4/4
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
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Hal Yont
2
0
0
 D 
PTS4/4
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
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verified
unverified
unsanctioned
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending