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Eddie Simms

W L D
46 47 6
26 KOs 6 KOs
last 6


bouts 100 rating
rounds 727 ranking
KOs 25%
 
global ID 12092
born 1910-09-12
death date1995-10-00 / age 85
debut1930-08-22 / age 19
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 1″   /   185cm
residence
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
birth place
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
103 30 2 1 0

Career Record

103 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
194Andy Walker
3
5
3
196
 L 
TKO4/4
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
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Bob Dunlap
11
1
0
 L 
TKO3/10
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
Simms who was down twice in the 2nd round, did not come out for the 3rd round, due to broken right hand.
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200Dee Edwards
10
1
0
193
 L 
PTS6/6
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
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196Leo Green
7
17
3
191
 W  
TKO4/4
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
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195½Lem Franklin
23
5
1
190
 L 
KO7/10
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Simms, who became Franklins's 15th kayo victim in his past 16 starts, said afterwards that he had been knocked out by a body blow.
time: 2:12
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Sonny Boy Walker
26
9
5
 L 
PTS10/10
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USA
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200Al Bray
20
5
4
218
 L 
PTS8/8
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
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200Harold Blackshear
24
7
0
196
 L 
PTS10/10
Ryan's Auditorium, Fresno, California, USA
referee: Fred Bottaro
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Jim Lane
4
8
1
 W  
PTS6/6
Ocean Park Arena, Santa Monica, California, USA
Lane was knocked down in the 5th round.
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196Red O'Malley
33
18
1
206
 W  
KO1/10
Armory, Salem, Oregon, USA
time: 2:25
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200Chuck Crowell
35
19
4
225
 W  
PTS10/10
Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USA
referee: Ralph Gruman
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Jack Coggins
23
8
5
 W  
PTS10/10
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USA
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Buddy Walker
25
0
1
 L 
PTS10/10
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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200Henry Wacker
14
4
1
195½
 L 
PTS10/10
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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200Cyclone Lynch
3
6
1
195
 W  
NWS10/10
Des Moines, Iowa, USA
 W  
NWS
10/10

Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Newspaper decision from the Mason City Globe-Gazette (A.P. wire)
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198Unknown Winston
58
47
6
197
 W  
KO2/10
Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
time: 2:19
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199Jim McVey
42
24
1
179
 W  
KO2/10
Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
McVey substituted on two days notice for Buff Mellinger
time: 0:55
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Johnny Whiters
59
9
1
 D 
PTS10/10
Auditorium Arena, Columbus, Ohio, USA
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Buddy Walker
15
0
0
 L 
PTS12/12
Auditorium Arena, Columbus, Ohio, USA
referee: Jack Dempsey 4-5
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107Buddy Walker
12
0
0
194
 L 
UD12/12
Auditorium Arena, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Walker was floored in round 1. From The Ring, May 1940, page 61.
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198Lem Franklin
11
4
1
200½
 W  
PTS10/10
Hammond, Indiana, USA
 W  
PTS
10/10

Hammond, Indiana, USA
Reported in detail in Chicago Tribune.
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196Lee Savold
48
19
1
187
 L 
NWS10/10
Coliseum, Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Savold "battered Simms to win by a wide margin." (New York Times)
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196Gunnar Barlund
31
8
0
197¾
 L 
PTS10/10
Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
A "decisive victory." (New York Times) Also as reported in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Jack Kincaid).
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Sandy McDonald
24
26
4
 W  
PTS10/10
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
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198Tony Musto
24
3
0
207
 W  
SD10/10
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Bob Soderman wrote that "Simms-Musto was a dandy fight."
referee: Tony Gilmore 53-47
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196Tiger Jack Fox
100
16
11
180½
 L 
UD10/10
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
referee: Red Robinson   judge: Alvin (Jap) WilliamsChick Rodgers
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195½Henry Wacker
9
2
1
194½
 L 
PTS10/10
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Buddy Scott
38
3
2
 W  
MD10/10
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Both judges scored it 52-48 for Simms, and the referee made it a draw.
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187Patsy Perroni
52
11
3
177
 L 
PTS10/10
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
referee: Johnny Kilbane
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196½Clarence Brown
5
3
4
193½
 L 
SD10/10
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USA
According to the Chicago Tribune, Simms should have received the decision on the strength of winning five of the ten rounds, two even and Brown taking just three. Also, Brown was floored in round five. (Bob Soderman)
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198Tommy Carter
1
2
0
178
 W  
KO3/8
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
time: 2:17
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196Johnny Whiters
55
7
1
195
 L 
SD8/8
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
referee: Johnny Kilbane
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194Dan Merritt
4
1
0
184½
 W  
PTS10/10
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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192½Buff Mellinger
13
2
2
190½
 L 
PTS10/10
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
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194Eddie Blunt
26
6
2
218
 W  
SD10/10
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
referee: Charley Kivi   judge: Dibby WilliamsLarry Norrett
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197Lem Franklin
8
2
0
199
 W  
TKO8/10
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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197Johnny Whiters
52
7
1
196
 L 
PTS10/10
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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198Jim McVey
40
18
1
 W  
TKO5/10
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer (Laurence Fielding). McVey was down twice and suffered a badly cut eyebrow.
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198Unknown Winston
55
43
6
198
 W  
PTS10/10
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
From the Cleveland Press (Laurence Fielding).
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197Eddie Blunt
24
6
2
219
 L 
SD10/10
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
referee: Al Grayber   judge: Alvin (Jap) WilliamsWillie Davies
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196½Jim Howell
13
8
4
207½
 W  
PTS10/10
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
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197Johnny Whiters
49
7
1
194
 L 
PTS10/10
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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197Phil Brubaker
26
6
3
203
 N 
NC7/10
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
Referee Billy Burke stopped the fight becasue it "appeared to be queer." Also reported that both came into the fight with cuts over their eyes and complaining of bad hands
referee: Billy Burke
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198Wild Bill Boyd
12
0
0
190
 W  
PTS10/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
Boyd was knocked down in the 1st and 7th round.
referee: Charley Randolph
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187Chuck Crowell
19
4
0
221
 W  
PTS10/10
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
referee: Jack Downey
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Al Bray
12
4
1
209
 L 
PTS10/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
Simms was knocked down in the 2nd and 4th round.
referee: Abe Roth
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198Al Bray
12
4
0
204
 D 
PTS10/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
Simms was knocked down in the 4th and 9th round.
referee: Jack Kennedy
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197Jack Roper
54
38
9
199
 L 
PTS10/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
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195Sonny Boy Walker
16
4
4
205
 L 
PTS10/10
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
referee: Toby Irwin
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200Jack Roper
54
37
9
200
 W  
PTS10/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
referee: Larry McGrath
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198Sonny Boy Walker
16
4
3
201
 D 
PTS10/10
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
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198Tom Beaupre
20
7
1
196
 W  
PTS10/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
referee: George Blake
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200Phil Brubaker
19
5
3
198
 W  
KO1/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
time: 1:10   referee: Abe Roth
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197Alberto Santiago Lovell
13
1
0
192
 L 
PTS10/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
referee: Charley Randolph
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195Joe Louis
27
1
0
202¼
 L 
TKO1/10
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Referee Donovan stopped the bout because "another blow might have resulted fatally." This is the first time Simms had been knocked out in 52 contests. (AP)
time: 0:26   referee: Arthur Donovan
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198½Leroy Haynes
41
9
2
197½
 L 
MD10/10
Islam Grotto, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
referee: Red Robinson   judge: George MacBethAlvin (Jap) Williams
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201½Lorenzo Pack
9
0
0
212
 D 
PTS10/10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
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196½Roscoe Toles
6
4
1
194½
 L 
PTS10/10
Navin Field, Detroit, Michigan, USA
From the Detroit Free-Press (Laurence Fielding).
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197¾Jack Trammell
28
1
1
190¾
 L 
PTS8/8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
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194Otis Thomas
6
0
1
202
 L 
PTS10/10
Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
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195John Henry Lewis
52
7
3
180
 L 
PTS10/10
Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
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193½Charley Massera
34
14
5
183¾
 L 
PTS10/10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
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194½Bob Pastor
8
0
0
185½
 D 
PTS6/6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
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Bearcat Wright
57
17
19
 L 
KO3/0
Ulmer, Iowa, USA
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195½Willie Reddish
14
3
1
183
 L 
PTS10/10
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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195Tommy Loughran
82
21
7
187
 L 
SD10/10
Maple Leaf Stadium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Loughran suffered a cut under his right eye in round 4. Globe & Mail scored it 6-4 for Loughran.
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198Al Ettore
46
6
2
190
 W  
PTS10/10
Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
This was reported in the Pittsburgh Post to have been a great fight.
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Ed Anderson
7
16
3
 W  
KO1/10
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
From Simms's record in the 1936 edition of the Everlast Boxing Record, page 42, but the date is given as February 20. (No program was held in Cleveland on that date.)
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196Jack Kranz
16
3
0
193
 W  
PTS10/10
Hazel Park, Michigan, USA
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Hans Birkie
31
28
7
 D 
PTS10/10
Canton Auditorium, Canton, Ohio, USA
referee: Johnny Kilbane
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199Tony Cancela
49
22
10
189
 L 
PTS8/8
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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195¾Natie Brown
28
17
6
193
 L 
PTS10/10
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Don Petrin
26
11
2
 L 
PTS10/10
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
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197Charley Massera
25
8
4
182
 L 
PTS10/10
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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195Henry Gerken
19
21
3
187
 W  
KO4/0
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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191½Dick Daniels
23
10
1
188
 L 
PTS10/10
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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196Joe Doctor
29
20
0
193
 W  
NWS10/10
Idora Park, Youngstown, Ohio, USA
Newspaper decision from the Youngstown Vindicator
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192Cowboy Billy Owens
23
24
2
204
 W  
KO1/10
Coliseum, Mansfield, Ohio, USA
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Jack Kelly
31
14
0
 W  
TKO1/10
Idora Park, Youngstown, Ohio, USA
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Charlie Belanger
73
29
16
 L 
PTS10/10
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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192Patsy Perroni
29
6
1
183
 L 
PTS8/8
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Joe Kennedy
0
1
0
 W  
KO1/0
Geneva, Ohio, USA
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Hans Birkie
24
16
3
 L 
PTS10/10
Euclid Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
From The Ring, May 1933, page 42.
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194Adolf Heuser
24
1
6
170
 L 
PTS10/10
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Angus Snyder
37
6
2
 W  
KO1/6
Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer (Laurence Fielding). Billy Wallace boxed three two-round exhibitions: with Frankk Brasio, Louis Severo, and Eddie Lord.
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193Harold Scarney
27
8
3
185½
 L 
PTS6/6
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
"Scarney was near a knockout several times but came back bravely to win the nod of the judges." (Mansfield News)
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Natie Brown
17
11
3
 L 
PTS6/6
Equestrium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Gene Stanton
14
16
0
 W  
KO5/8
Equestrium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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KO Christner
31
19
0
 W  
PTS6/6
Equestrium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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193½Frankie Wine
56
32
14
193
 W  
PTS6/6
Equestrium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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193Jack O'Neil
0
4
0
205
 W  
KO1/8
Moose Coliseum, Lorain, Ohio, USA
time: 0:24
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Johnny Parker
2
6
1
 W  
PTS6/6
Equestrium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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George Panka
14
6
4
 W  
KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0

This fight is shown without date or location as a 1932 fight in Simms's record in EVERLAST and POST, however Panka's name is misspelled as Banka.
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Pat Smith
1
1
1
 W  
TKO5/6
Canton Auditorium, Canton, Ohio, USA
The pair had already been scheduled to meet in a 6-rounder the previous August 8 at Akron's Firestone stadium.
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193Chet Shandel
31
8
4
215
 W  
KO2/6
Equestrium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
time: 1:03
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Jack Pallat
2
3
0
 W  
TKO6/6
Equestrium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Johnny Cheick
2
2
0
 W  
TKO3/4
Equestrium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer (Laurence Fielding).
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Jack O'Dowd
12
3
1
 W  
KO1/6
Equestrium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer (Laurence Fielding).
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Dan Forbesdebut
 W  
KO6/6
Equestrium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer (Laurence Fielding).
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Joe Roske
3
1
0
 W  
KO1/6
Equestrium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer (Laurence Fielding).
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Chet Shandel
24
7
3
 L 
KO1/6
Harvard Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Frank Florian
3
9
0
 W  
KO1/4
Equestrium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Dan Seganishdebut
 W  
KO1/0
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Seganish pretended to be Joe Lillich of Rochester, NY.
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verified
unverified
unsanctioned
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending