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Nick Moran

W L D
35 32 7
11 KOs 8 KOs
last 6


bouts 74
rounds 638
KOs 15%
 
global ID 11058
birth nameNicolás Moran
born 1923-12-10
death date1993-06-23 / age 69
debut1943-07-09 / age 19
divisionwelterweight
height5′ 7″   /   170cm
residence
La Barca, Jalisco, Mexico
birth place
La Barca, Jalisco, Mexico

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1953-09-19
Gabriel Barragan12 8 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
Mexico middleweight title
1953-08-12
Bert Linam47 8 1
Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
W RTD3/10
 W  
RTD
3/10
  
1953-06-27
153Memo Garmendia15410 7 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1953-05-30
Memo Garmendia9 7 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1953-05-15
Jesse Fuentes7 2 0
Auditorio Municipal, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Bobby Fernandez 45-65   judges: Juan Bilbao 83-107, Alfredo Holguin 102-98
1953-04-21
152Jose Castaneda1488 6 2
Arena Obrero, Torreon, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico
LTKO4/10
 L 
TKO
4/10
  
The bout was halted because of an injury to Moran's right eye.
1952-12-23
156Jesse Fuentes1583 1 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LTKO5/10
 L 
TKO
5/10
  
time: 2:47   referee: Frankie Van
1952-11-20
Maurice Harper14 3 0
Winterland Arena, San Francisco, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Rocky Marciano
1952-10-27
151Charley Salas156½119 39 12
Coliseum, El Paso, Texas, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1952-10-08
Eusebio Hernandez38 14 3
Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
referee: Cyp Payo
Mexico middleweight title
1952-09-25
Charley Salas118 38 11
Coliseum, El Paso, Texas, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
1952-09-01
Eusebio Hernandez37 14 3
Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
LTKO7/12
 L 
TKO
7/12
  
referee: Bobby Fernandez
Mexico middleweight title
1952-05-14
152Bobby Dykes15489 11 6
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
LTKO5/10
 L 
TKO
5/10
  
1952-03-29
El Conscripto18 17 2
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
Mexico welterweight title
1952-02-09
Freddie Herman35 23 4
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1951-12-01
148Eusebio Hernandez14836 12 3
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
Although both men fought below the middleweight title limit, Hernandez's middleweight title was not at stake. (See The Ring, March 1952, page 60.)
1951-10-07
Charley Salas105 32 11
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
1951-06-25
148½Alex Amador14731 12 5
Coliseum Bowl, San Francisco, California, USA
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
Amador was knocked down once in the 9th round.
1951-06-05
153¾Charley Salas14397 31 11
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Abe Roth 52-58   judges: Tommy Hart 52-59, Jack McDonald 51-59
1951-05-14
148½Alex Amador145½31 11 5
Winterland Arena, San Francisco, California, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
referee: Frankie Carter
1951-04-24
150El Conscripto14618 15 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Dynamite Jackson 55-55   judges: Frankie Van 57-53, Frank Holborow 57-53
1951-04-10
Bobby Dykes75 10 6
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Charlie Murray 91-98   judges: Jimmy Scaramozi 88-99, Henry Moreno 92-98
Moran was knocked down twice in the 8th round.
1951-03-27
146½Joey Barnum14435 27 8
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Scaramozi 99-90   judges: Henry Moreno 100-96, Ward Connors 99-89
Barnum was knocked down for a nine-count in the 6th round.
1951-02-27
148John L. Davis137½35 16 1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
DTD8/10
 D 
TD
8/10
  
referee: Johnny Indrisano 38-40   judges: Frank Holborow 38-39, Tommy Hart 38-39
Moran suffered an eye cut from Davis butting him, causing the decision to be a draw. Davis was ahead on points, but Moran was the victim of the butt; if Moran had been ahead on points he would have been called the winner. (see The Ring, May 1951, page 46)
1950-11-08
Eusebio Hernandez27 12 3
Auditorio Municipal, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
LTKO7/10
 L 
TKO
7/10
  
referee: Bobby Fernandez
1950-10-14
148Tuzo Portuguez15128 9 4
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1950-08-19
Jesse Flores57 6 10
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1950-03-04
145Baby Zavala14411 13 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
Mexico welterweight title
1949-11-12
143Jose Garcia Alvarez14364 28 3
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
From The Ring, February 1950, page 48. Moran did not defeat Garcia Alvarez over 10 rounds, as was shown here previously.
1949-08-13
143Baby Zavala145½10 12 0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
vacant Mexico welterweight title
From The Ring, November 1949, page 59.
1949-06-11
141El Conscripto14213 9 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1949-05-14
144El Conscripto14013 8 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1949-03-26
141California Jackie Wilson14362 15 5
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1948-10-30
143Luis Arguelles14420 8 3
Plaza de Toros, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1948-09-19
Kid Azteca153 39 9
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Mexico welterweight title
Azteca would relinquish the Mexican welterweight title in March 1949, having reigned for more than 16 years.
1948-07-03
Simon Lucas13 8 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1948-04-20
145¾Bernard Docusen145½48 2 4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Reggie Gilmore   judges: Dynamite JacksonMushy Callahan
1948-01-31
Kid Azteca149 39 8
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
Mexico welterweight title
1947-11-29
141Bert Linam14325 2 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-11-08
140Julio Cesar Jiminez14056 14 7
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-10-11
140Carlos Malacara14051 26 15
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-09-06
141Carlos Malacara14151 26 14
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
The referee gave the decision to Moran. A few days later the local boxing commission changed the decision to a draw. (See The Ring, December 1947, page 62.)
1947-03-22
135Tony Mar13459 25 7
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LTKO2/12
 L 
TKO
2/12
  
Mexico welterweight title
1947-03-12
141½Kid Gavilan146¾32 2 0
Palacio de Deportes, Havana, Cuba
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1947-02-07
Georgie Hansford93 49 17
Plaza de Toros, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
World Champion Joe Louis boxed 10 two-minute rounds with Arturo Godoy, Chilean Champion, to a disappointingly small crowd. Only one-fifth of the 60,000-seat bull ring was occupied. Louis went to San Salvador afterward.
1946-12-13
142Memo Llanes14120 11 6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LKO6/10
 L 
KO
6/10
  
time: 2:23   referee: Johnny Indrisano
1946-09-16
139¼Frankie Fernandez140¾11 0 0
Honolulu Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
LTKO7/10
 L 
TKO
7/10
  
Attended by 15,085 spectators, the largest number in Hawaiian boxing history to that time. Moran was floored in the first and seventh rounds, and took a beating in every round.
1946-08-19
136½Billy James135½14 2 1
Civic Auditorium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
W KO8/10
 W  
KO
8/10
  
time: 0:57
1946-07-01
141Wesley Mouzon13821 2 1
Arena Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1946-05-13
142Tommy Egan14534 2 3
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1946-03-22
140¼Tippy Larkin140¾109 9 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Benny Leonard 2-8   judges: Tom Guilfoyle 3-7, Frank Forbes 1-9
1945-12-04
139½Bobby Yaeger13934 13 4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Billy Kershner 53-57   judges: Johnny Indrisano 56-54, Frank Holborow 58-52
1945-11-16
139½Tippy Larkin142106 9 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
Attendance: 13,334; Gate: $53,047
Scoring: 6-4, 6-4, 7-3
1945-09-07
138¼Ike Williams134¾66 8 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Eddie Joseph 6-9   judges: Jack Gordon 5-7, Marty Monroe 4-6
Both Joseph and Gordon had the bout 5-5 in rounds, but favored Williams in their supplemental scoring.
1945-07-09
140½Bob Montgomery135½61 10 3
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Charley Daggert 3-6   judges: Harry Lasky 4-5, Leo Costella 7-1
1945-05-08
141Bob Montgomery14061 9 3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Charley Randolph 56-54   judges: Johnny Indrisano 57-54, Jack McDonald 55-55
Montgomery was knocked down in the 1st round.
1945-04-20
140Eddie Hudson13622 20 9
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mushy Callahan 59-51   judges: Frank Holborow 61-49, Johnny Indrisano 62-48
Hudson was knocked down in the 4th and 6th rounds.
1945-02-16
142½Artie Dorrell144½34 5 6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mushy Callahan 57-54   judges: Frank Holborow 60-50, Johnny Indrisano 57-53
1944-12-29
134½Bobby Yaeger14026 12 4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Charley Randolph 50-60   judges: Billy Kershner 51-59, Frankie Dolan 55-56
1944-12-05
140½John Thomas13942 4 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Billy Kershner 55-55   judges: Frankie Dolan 55-55, Reggie Gilmore 52-58
1944-11-24
141½Bobby Yaeger139¼26 11 4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:20
1944-10-02
142Tito Despaigne145½13 3 1
Ocean Park Arena, Santa Monica, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1944-08-28
141Benny Evans14410 2 0
Ocean Park Arena, Santa Monica, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1944-08-11
141½Joey Barnum13920 9 5
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Van   judges: Jack McDonaldCharley Randolph
Barnum was knocked down in the 9th round.
1944-07-07
141Jimmy Doyle144½21 5 3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Benny Whitman 49-61
1944-05-31
Ace Miller5 3 0
Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1944-04-18
141½Ace Miller1424 2 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
judges: Abe Roth 54-56, Mushy Callahan 54-56, Frankie Van 55-55
1943-11-30
138Joey Barnum14418 8 5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Benny Whitman 49-62
1943-11-16
142Joey Barnum138½18 8 4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Reggie Gilmore 55-56
Moran was knocked down in the 4th round. The bout was a draw under Australian rules, which required that a fighter win by three points.
1943-10-26
138Jorge Morelia13625 17 6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
DTD3/10
 D 
TD
3/10
  
referee: Johnny Indrisano
Morelia suffered a bad cut from a head-butt.
1943-10-05
140Ysidro Chillo140½debut
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1943-08-24
137Herman Hinds137debut
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W TKO1/4
 W  
TKO
1/4
  
According to Bob Yalen (Mexican newspapers), Moran was scheduled to meet Salvador Torres in Mexico City (27 March 1943) and Armando Gomez, also in Mexico City, 10 April 1943. He could not locate the result of either fight.
1943-08-06
Al Lewisdebut
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USA
W KO2/4
 W  
KO
2/4
  
1943-07-09
Ronnie Davisdebut
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S
Scheduled/Pending
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