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Al Delaney

W L D
65 31 7
25 KOs 13 KOs
last 6


bouts 103 rating
rounds 679 ranking
KOs 24%
 
global ID 12093
birth nameAlex Borchuk
aliasAlex Borchuk
born 1916-06-14
death date1997-00-00 / age 80
debut1931-06-19 / age 15
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 1½″   /   187cm
residence
Buffalo, New York, USA
birth place
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

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
Jock Porter
2
0
0
 L 
KO2/8
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
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Ken Shaw
6
1
2
 L 
PTS8/8
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
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Al Robinson
31
15
2
 W  
PTS8/8
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
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190Bruce Woodcock
18
1
0
184
 L 
KO5/8
Circus Street Hall, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
time: 1:50
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193½Freddie Mills
65
11
6
174
 L 
KO5/10
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Delaney's weight announced post combat in the Montreal Gazette.
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Ken Shaw
4
1
1
 D 
PTS8/8
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Western Morning News - Thursday 27 April 1944
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Al Robinson
31
11
2
 W  
PTS10/10
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
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197¾Bob Pastor
45
6
4
182¾
 L 
TKO6/10
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Delaney was knocked down five times.
time: 1:25
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199Eddie Wenstob
28
11
4
180½
 W  
PTS12/12
Forum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Canada heavyweight title
A "close 12-round decision." (Nevada State Journal)
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Roscoe Toles
23
8
3
 L 
KO3/10
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Tiger Warrington
23
8
1
 W  
PTS10/10
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Canada heavyweight title
Referee Fleischer--founder & publisher of The Ring--awarded Delaney with the first title belt ever awarded to a Canadian champion in any division.
(Goin' the Distance: Canada's Boxing Heritage, by Murray Greig.)
referee: Nat Fleischer
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190Wallace Cross
4
2
0
210
 L 
PTS8/8
Newark, New Jersey, USA
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195Clarence Jones
10
3
1
180½
 L 
PTS10/10
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
referee: Lou Scozza
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190Wallace Cross
4
1
0
210
 W  
PTS8/8
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USA
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188Erv Sarlin
29
6
2
174
 L 
PTS10/10
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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188Wallace Cross
4
0
0
210
 W  
PTS8/8
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USA
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189½Harry Bobo
17
3
0
203
 L 
KO8/10
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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191Buddy Walker
29
1
2
191¼
 L 
PTS10/10
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Delaney down for a 9 count in the third.
referee: Buck Alexander
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188Bill Poland
28
3
2
189½
 L 
PTS10/10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
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187¾Abe Simon
33
6
0
256½
 L 
MD10/10
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
Delaney was down for a nine count in the 3rd.
referee: Pete Hartley
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187½Willie Pavlovich
17
9
6
177¾
 W  
PTS6/6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
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189Gus Lesnevich
47
6
5
183¾
 W  
PTS10/10
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Delaney was knocked down in the 10th round.
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190Willie Reddish
33
10
2
195
 L 
PTS10/10
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USA
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190Patsy Perroni
61
12
4
186
 L 
PTS10/10
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USA
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189Bill Poland
28
3
1
193
 D 
PTS8/8
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
Delaney was floored for a nine count in the 4th round.
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187Freddie Fiducia
46
14
3
192
 L 
PTS10/10
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USA
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189Eddie Mader
44
35
7
181
 W  
TKO7/10
Beach Arena, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
Mader had to stop because of damaged eyes after an excellent fight.
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188Tiger Jack Fox
109
17
11
184
 L 
KO9/12
Moana Ball Park, Reno, Nevada, USA
Delaney was knocked down three times.
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187Tiger Jack Fox
108
17
11
182
 L 
PTS10/10
McCullough's Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Delaney was knocked down four times
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182Stan Savold
9
24
0
198
 W  
PTS10/10
Victoria Pavilion, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Tiger Jack Fox
107
16
11
 W  
SD10/10
Denman Auditorium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
referee: Jock McAvoy 5-1   judge: Tom Burke 2-3, Tommy Moore 9-1
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176Junior Munsell
47
7
2
185
 L 
PTS10/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
Delaney was knocked down six times.
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182Emmett McDonald
6
1
0
205
 W  
PTS10/10
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
referee: Clayton Frye
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Newsboy Millich
32
9
6
 W  
TKO5/10
Transbay Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
A bad cut suffered by Millich led to the stoppage.
referee: Toby Irwin
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200Unknown Winston
58
46
6
216
 W  
PTS10/10
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
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180Newsboy Millich
32
8
6
178
 W  
PTS10/10
Sacramento, California, USA
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183Harold Blackshear
13
1
0
190
 L 
KO6/10
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
Delaney was knocked down twice in the 5th, and 4 times in the 6th.
referee: Billy Burke
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182Nash Garrison
51
22
4
201
 W  
TKO1/10
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
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186Harold Blackshear
11
0
0
196
 W  
PTS10/10
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
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187½Chuck Crowell
29
10
3
213
 L 
TKO4/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
time: 2:05   referee: Jack Kennedy
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Walter Neusel
49
6
6
 L 
PTS10/10
Festhalle, Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
Delaney down 8 times
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186Jack London
68
31
5
221
 L 
KO8/12
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
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Tony Arpino
5
20
0
 W  
KO2/12
Colston Hall, Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom
Arpino subbed for Charlie Bundy.
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188Merlo Preciso
49
19
10
175¼
 W  
PTS10/10
Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Delaney had Preciso down in the first and the fifth rounds. Hull Daily Mail - Tuesday 17 January 1939
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192¼Claudio Villar
12
9
2
196¼
 W  
KO7/10
National Sporting Club, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
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188¼Merlo Preciso
48
18
9
173½
 W  
KO9/10
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
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Arno Koelblin
32
12
7
 W  
PTS12/12
Westfalenhalle, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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204Jack London
65
31
5
213¾
 L 
PTS10/10
White City Greyhound Stadium, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
The fighters traded knockdowns, one each, with the local boy getting the decision.
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Jack London
62
30
5
 W  
DQ4/10
New Cross Baths, New Cross, London, United Kingdom
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198Max Zona
22
13
1
200
 W  
TKO7/8
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
From the Detroit News (Laurence Fielding).
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Maurice Strickland
28
9
2
 L 
PTS10/10
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
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183Norman Baines
19
8
1
224
 W  
PTS10/10
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
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178¼Harry Staal
22
13
5
198½
 W  
TKO7/10
National Sporting Club, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Stopped on an eye injury after round 7.
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Jim Howell
7
5
1
 W  
PTS6/6
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USA
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179¾Ralph Barbara
14
19
6
182
 W  
TKO5/8
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
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183½Unknown Winston
50
34
5
190
 W  
PTS10/10
Lakewood Arena, Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
From the Boston Globe.
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178Izzy Singer
14
15
5
182
 D 
PTS10/10
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Singer was down in the first round but came back to give a very good account of himself, causing Referee Whitey Healey to score it a draw.
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Buck Everett
44
23
6
 L 
UD10/10
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
referee: Denny Hughes
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181Tony Galento
57
20
2
218
 D 
PTS8/8
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Referee Jim Manly scored it 3-3-2, including one round taken from Delaney for holding and heeling. (Newark Evening News, Herb Goldman)
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178Charley Massera
35
16
5
183
 W  
PTS8/8
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
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Billy Nichy
28
12
1
 W  
SD8/8
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
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179Tony Galento
56
19
2
235
 W  
PTS6/6
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
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181½Billy Ketchell
39
20
7
177
 W  
PTS8/8
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
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180Joe Lipps
24
19
14
175½
 W  
PTS8/8
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
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179½Bob Pastor
8
1
1
183
 D 
PTS6/6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
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181Steve Dudas
35
7
0
190½
 L 
PTS6/6
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
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183Terry Mitchell
21
24
2
182
 W  
PTS8/8
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
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187Bob Godwin
82
16
12
180
 W  
KO2/10
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
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186½George Nichols
66
27
7
167½
 D 
PTS6/6
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
Nichols down in first
referee: Luke Carr
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185½Johnny Freeman
31
34
3
184
 W  
PTS6/6
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
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185Tommy Loughran
83
21
7
188½
 D 
MD6/6
Offermann Stadium, Buffalo, New York, USA
Judges Russo and Krysinski called it a draw. Referee gave the edge to Delaney.
referee: Billy Cavanaugh   judge: Danny RussoJohn Krysinski
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190Buddy Baer
22
1
0
236½
 L 
KO4/4
Offermann Stadium, Buffalo, New York, USA
time: 0:34   referee: Luke Carr
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190½Larry Johnson
32
26
1
190
 W  
PTS6/6
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
referee: Luke Carr
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187½Frank Wotanski
7
7
6
190
 W  
TKO3/0
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
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183Johnny Vorce
15
4
0
177
 W  
PTS8/8
I.M.A. Auditorium, Flint, Michigan, USA
It was on this program that Joe Louis fought an exhibition bout with Roscoe Toles (see The Ring, July 1935), page 62, and Louis's Wiki biography.
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184Anthony Ashrut
10
2
1
224
 W  
KO1/6
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
time: 1:51   referee: Luke Carr
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268Bill Fogarty
2
9
2
 W  
TKO1/6
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
Badly cut eye. Buffalo Courier
referee: Luke Carr
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180Johnny Vorce
12
2
0
179
 L 
PTS6/6
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Delaney fought under his true name, "Alex Borchuck." From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
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180Joe Louis
5
0
0
191
 L 
TKO4/10
Naval Armory, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Canadian Al Delaney began boxing under his real name Alex Borchuk. According to THE RING, November 1934, page 62, "Borshuck (sic)..had the better of the going until the fourth round, when he was floored three times, and (his) Manager Jack Beaton threw in the towel."
referee: Elmer Slim McClelland
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Roscoe Toles
3
2
0
 W  
PTS8/8
Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Ed Anderson
7
14
3
 W  
KO3/8
Wigle Park, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Tiny Groves
3
8
0
 W  
KO2/0
Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Hank Kiser
0
5
0
 W  
TKO2/8
Windsor Stadium, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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179Jack Dane
10
3
2
172¼
 W  
PTS6/6
Mutual Street Arena, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Apparent last minute substitute for Harry Fuller of Niagara Falls.
referee: Herschel Osbourne
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Bud Creed
12
1
3
 W  
PTS8/8
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Exact date unknown.
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182Albert North
0
1
0
200
 W  
KO2/6
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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182Paul Ambers
0
1
0
190
 W  
PTS6/6
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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190Paul Ambersdebut
189
 W  
PTS4/4
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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180Frank Jonesdebut
190
 W  
KO3/0
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Len Darcy
11
17
4
 W  
PTS6/6
Windsor Arena, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Flash Ryser
0
7
0
 W  
PTS0/0
Hazel Park, Michigan, USA
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Tiger McClelland
3
1
0
 W  
PTS6/6
Wigle Park, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Tommy Moleydebut
 W  
TKO3/6
Wigle Park, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Ossie Brown
0
1
0
 W  
TKO2/0
Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Bert Paxton
11
11
2
 W  
PTS3/3
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Last of both fighters' three "Beeftrust" tournament fights on this date; Delaney won the tournament.
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Mitz Minikel
18
15
1
 W  
KO3/3
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Second of Delaney's three "Beeftrust" tournament fights on this date.
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Alex Schragel
2
7
0
 W  
KO1/3
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
First of Delaney's three "Beeftrust" tournament fights on this date.
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Tiger McClelland
2
1
0
 L 
TKO3/6
Empire Theatre, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Chet Raynordebut
 W  
PTS4/4
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Bill Morris
0
1
0
 W  
KO2/6
Windsor Arena, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Delaney had been scheduled to meet Jack Hutton on Windsor's first outdoor card of the season held on June 30 at Wigle Park.
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179Chuck Doris
7
9
4
184
 W  
PTS6/6
Border Cities A.C., Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Battling Traceydebut
 W  
KO3/6
Border Cities A.C., Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Henry Uledebut
 W  
KO2/4
Windsor Arena, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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verified
unverified
unsanctioned
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending