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Roscoe Toles

W L D
40 10 6
17 KOs 1 KOs
last 6


bouts 56 rating
rounds 446 ranking
KOs 30%
 
global ID 12116
born 1914-11-02
death date1983-12-01 / age 69
debut1931-10-01 / age 16
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 2″   /   188cm
residence
Monroe, Michigan, USA
birth place
Naftel, Alabama, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
57 6 1 0 0

Career Record

57 total bouts, view in calendar
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
195Bill Petersen
51
34
8
207
 W  
UD10/10
Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USA
referee: Ralph Gruman   judge: Herman DeVaultPacky McFarland
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193Freddie Schott
43
9
1
214
 W  
PTS10/10
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Toles was an easy winner.
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192½Henry Jones
14
16
3
183½
 W  
TKO4/8
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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200Lee Q. Murray
58
14
3
205
 W  
UD10/10
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Toles won nine out of ten rounds and easily outboxed Murray. Both fighters tired badly in the late rounds. Neither one was the fighter he had been.
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194Al Hart
34
17
3
217½
 W  
PTS10/10
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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198Big Boy Brown
14
18
2
220
 W  
TKO8/10
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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197Bill Petersen
47
27
7
201
 W  
PTS10/10
Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USA
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196Nate Bolden
63
33
5
190
 W  
KO7/10
Jackson, Michigan, USA
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Arturo Godoy
61
16
9
 L 
PTS12/12
Santiago de Chile, Chile
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206¼Arturo Godoy
57
15
9
199
 W  
PTS10/10
Ginásio do Estádio Pacaembu, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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209¾Arturo Godoy
56
14
9
199
 W  
PTS12/12
Estadio Manoel Schwartz, Río de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Arturo Godoy
56
14
8
 D 
PTS12/12
Estadio Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile
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204½Alberto Santiago Lovell
36
4
2
201¾
 W  
PTS12/12
Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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204¼Alberto Santiago Lovell
36
4
1
202¼
 D 
PTS12/12
Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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Arturo Godoy
55
13
8
 W  
PTS12/12
Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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204¼Fernando Menichellidebut
212
 W  
KO8/0
Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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Guillermo Lovell
2
0
0
 W  
TKO5/0
Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
1943 - Guillermo Lovell retired after his fight against Antonio Francia in La Plata, BA, Argentina
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205½Alberto Santiago Lovell
35
3
1
211¾
 W  
PTS12/12
Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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Arturo Godoy
55
12
7
 D 
PTS12/12
Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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198Buddy Walker
36
3
4
194
 L 
UD12/12
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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201Patsy Perroni
62
12
4
196
 W  
UD10/10
Municipal Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USA
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Al Delaney
62
25
6
 W  
KO3/10
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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198Buddy Walker
31
1
3
190
 W  
PTS10/10
Columbus, Ohio, USA
 W  
PTS
10/10

Columbus, Ohio, USA
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199Buddy Walker
30
1
2
193
 D 
PTS10/10
Auditorium, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Walker was knocked down in rounds 3 and 4.
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201½Abe Simon
32
6
0
254
 L 
UD10/10
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
referee: Sam Hennessey
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198Jack Trammell
50
7
2
190¼
 W  
PTS12/12
Rayen-Wood Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USA
Trammell was down for a count of 9 in the ninth round.
referee: Arthur Donovan
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200½Johnny Whiters
59
8
1
207
 W  
UD10/10
Fair Grounds Coliseum, Detroit, Michigan, USA
USA Michigan State heavyweight title
Program reported in The Ring, April 1940, page 55.
referee: Elmer Slim McClelland
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196Charlie Belanger
108
57
24
189
 W  
TKO7/8
Bay City, Michigan, USA
Belanger failed to come out for round 7.
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201Patsy Perroni
56
11
3
188
 W  
PTS6/6
Briggs Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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199Bob Pastor
36
4
4
189
 L 
PTS10/10
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Pastor "took control late in the 2nd round and swarmed all over Toles thereafter." (Associated Press)
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197½Gus Dorazio
37
4
0
188½
 W  
TKO7/8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
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196¾Gunnar Barlund
24
5
0
197½
 W  
PTS10/10
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USA
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195Willie Reddish
24
7
2
189½
 L 
SD10/10
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
"Entering the ring a 2 to 1 underdog, Reddish shielded his face behind his gloves and waded in, pounding Toles with left hooks and rights to the body and whipping across rights to the head when an opening appeared." (Clearfield Progress)
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196Jimmy Adamick
50
2
1
186
 W  
KO2/10
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Following his fight with Toles, Adamick slipped into a coma for 11 hours, from which he recovered. However, he had to retire from boxing.
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Isidoro Gastanaga
60
31
1
 W  
TKO7/10
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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199Izzy Singer
15
22
6
192
 W  
TKO4/10
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Singer down six times before the bout was stopped. This fight did not occur on 4 November 1937, as shownon page 394 of the 1944 RRB. From the Detroit News (Laurence Fielding).
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Arturo Godoy
45
5
6
 D 
PTS10/10
University of Detroit Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Arturo Godoy
44
4
6
 W  
PTS10/10
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
From the Detroit News (Laurence Fielding).
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198Harry Thomas
35
8
1
198
 W  
PTS10/10
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
This fight was wrongly shown as occurring on 11 April 1937, in the records of both men as published in record books. The Detroit News (Laurence Fielding) gave the correct date.
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196Maxie Rosenbloom
196
37
25
187
 L 
PTS10/10
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Sandy McDonald
16
9
0
 W  
KO2/10
Naval Armory, Detroit, Michigan, USA
From he Detroit News (Laurence Fielding). This fight did not occur on March 2, as given in the 1944 RRB.
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195Tony Cancela
59
28
10
196
 W  
TKO1/10
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
time: 1:57   referee: Luke Carr
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195Steve Dudas
42
13
0
189
 W  
TKO6/10
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Dudas suffered facial cuts. which caused the referee t0 stop the fight.
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195Frankie Edgren
24
18
4
186
 W  
TKO1/10
Detroit, Michigan, USA
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194½Eddie Simms
23
19
2
196½
 W  
PTS10/10
Navin Field, Detroit, Michigan, USA
From the Detroit Free-Press (Laurence Fielding).
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Charlie Belanger
97
40
20
 W  
PTS10/10
Naval Armory, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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194Adolph Wiater
18
5
1
190¾
 D 
PTS8/8
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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197Les Schulte
6
0
0
 W  
KO3/6
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Toles had been scheduled to fight a 10-rounder with Hughey Randles (Kid Terrell) of Binghamton the previous March 15 at Hazel Park, Michigan.
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Eddie Roushkolb
11
2
0
 W  
NWS6/6
Armory, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
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Pret Ferrar
11
6
4
 W  
PTS8/8
Hazel Park, Michigan, USA
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Johnny Vorce
8
2
0
 L 
PTS0/0
 L 
PTS
0/0

Date in 1934, location and number of rounds unknown. Source: IBRO Journal #79, p. 49.
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Al Delaney
22
1
0
 L 
PTS8/8
Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Chet Raynor
0
1
0
 W  
TKO4/0
Hazel Park, Michigan, USA
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Johnny Whiters
24
4
1
 L 
PTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6

No date & location in 1934, (RRB 1947)
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185Jack Trammell
12
0
1
183
 L 
KO1/6
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USA
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Johnny Whiters
3
1
0
 W  
PTS4/4
Armory, Monroe, Michigan, USA
This 1932 bout is listed without an exact date and location in Ring Record Book 1947. The date and location shown here are from a scheduled bout between the pair.
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Claude Fergusondebut
 W  
PTS6/6
Monroe, Michigan, USA
Date uncertain.
Toles was scheduled to meet Precious Coffer at Monroe on August 7 1931.
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