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Abe Simon

W L D
36 10 1
25 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 47
rounds 250
KOs 53%
 
global ID 12129
born 1913-01-01
death date1969-10-24 / age 56
debut1935-03-11 / age 22
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 4″   /   193cm
reach
82″   /   208cm
residence
Queens, New York, USA
birth place
Richmond Hill, New York, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1942-03-27
255¼Joe Louis207½52 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LTKO6/15
 L 
TKO
6/15
  
time: 0:16   referee: Eddie Joseph
World Heavyweight Title
Simon was down at the bell in both the second and fifth rounds.
1941-10-20
255Lem Franklin20126 5 1
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
LTKO5/10
 L 
TKO
5/10
  
time: 1:33   referee: Joe Sedley
Simon was down in the 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th rounds. Franklin broke his hand again.
1941-10-06
256Turkey Thompson186½28 4 1
Gilmore Field, Los Angeles, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Benny Whitman
1941-06-17
259Jay D Turner214½23 17 4
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
Turner was unable to answer the bell for the start of the 6th round. (New York Times)
1941-06-09
255¼Pete Tamalonis179½11 8 1
Starlight Park, Bronx, New York, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 0:56   referee: Dave Walsh
1941-03-21
254½Joe Louis20246 1 0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
LTKO13/20
 L 
TKO
13/20
  
time: 1:20   referee: Sam Hennessey 2-9   judges: Dad Butler 1-3, Frank Neville 4-7
World Heavyweight Title
Simon was on the canvas four times before being stopped.
1941-02-03
254Jim Thompson23915 11 2
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
A "disputed decision." (Associated Press)
1940-12-23
256½Al Delaney187¾59 18 6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Pete Hartley
Delaney was down for a nine count in the 3rd.
1940-12-06
254Roscoe Toles201½22 7 2
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Sam Hennessey
1940-11-11
254Nick Fiorentino22624 11 1
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
Fiorentino was down three times in the 1st.
1940-10-07
258½Gunnar Barlund198½39 10 0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1940-07-13
254Ed Murray21311 15 2
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USA
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
time: 2:40   referee: Jack O'Sullivan
1940-06-18
255Nick Fiorentino22123 9 1
Hawkins Stadium, Albany, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1940-05-20
248Eddie Blunt22030 7 3
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1940-04-08
250Eddie Blunt21628 7 3
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Whitey Healy 4-5
1940-03-25
257Hardrock Harden195¾58 15 6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W RTD3/8
 W  
RTD
3/8
  
Harden was unable to answer the bell for the 4th round.
1940-03-04
249Clint Moran2186 6 4
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 2:14
Moran was down three times, according to the New York Times.
1940-02-12
256Jersey Joe Walcott19226 7 2
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USA
W KO6/8
 W  
KO
6/8
  
time: 2:32   referee: Paul Cavalier
1940-01-22
267Willie Reddish19529 9 2
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1939-12-06
253½Willie Reddish19729 8 2
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1939-11-06
246Marty Gallagher20843 26 6
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1939-03-31
250Lem Franklin196½9 3 0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Phil Collins
1939-03-27
253½Mickey McAvoy216¾8 22 2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
time: 1:25
1938-06-22
250Al Bray21113 4 2
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1938-05-25
258Jim Whitest2012 2 0
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
Whitest failed to come out for round 2
1938-04-20
252Al Hart2204 3 0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1938-04-01
250Elza Thompson2246 0 0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1938-02-21
250Jim Thompson232¾9 7 2
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Simon was knocked down for a nine-count in round one.
1938-02-07
253Jim Thompson238¾9 6 2
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1937-08-30
250Buddy Baer243¾42 3 0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
LTKO3/8
 L 
TKO
3/8
  
time: 2:38
"Simon gave Baer a beating in the 1st round and had him in distress, but he came back in the next two sessions with a succession of blows to the body and head that had his huge opponent reeling when the bout was stopped" (New York Times).
1937-05-15
253¾Leonard Dixon20813 13 1
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USA
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
1937-04-28
254Jack Torrance2534 0 0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
1937-03-13
257Al Hart2180 1 0
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USA
W TKO1/6
 W  
TKO
1/6
  
1936-10-21
251Lou Nova193½7 0 1
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1936-08-03
250¼George Nicholson197¾3 3 0
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
time: 1:07   referee: Jack Denning
1936-06-16
258George Nicholson200½3 2 0
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1936-05-27
253½Lou Berg220¼3 0 0
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
time: 2:18
1936-05-11
254½Vicente Parrile20717 12 1
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
Source: Fight results in Olean (N.Y.) Times Herald. Parrile fought as "Stanley Ketchell."
1936-04-18
255½Paul Pross2142 7 0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
1936-03-11
252¼Roberto Roberti230¾33 19 7
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1935-12-21
250½Hans Kohlhaas208½2 3 0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1935-08-29
Jack Kelly31 15 0
Saratoga Springs, New York, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1935-07-05
251Artie Suess2050 2 0
Luna Park Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO1/6
 W  
TKO
1/6
  
1935-06-25
254½Chris Karchi182½6 16 0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
W TKO1/4
 W  
TKO
1/4
  
time: 2:51   referee: Jack Denning   judges: Charley LynchTommy Shortell
1935-05-13
Johnny Erjavec11 3 6
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
time: 0:40
Simon's opponent was given as "Johnny Erceg." Presumably this was Johnny Erjavec, as "Erceg" is not otherwise known.
1935-04-06
248¼Mickey McAvoy189½5 6 1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
time: 2:11
1935-03-11
Jim Dowling9 12 0
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
Pro debut for Simon.
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Win
L
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D
Draw
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No Contest
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