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Abe Denner

W L D
32 22 1
11 KOs 3 KOs
last 6


bouts 55
rounds 404
KOs 20%
 
global ID 12785
born 1914-06-26
death date1969-08-00 / age 55
debut1937-02-24 / age 22
divisionfeatherweight
height6′ 0″   /   183cm
residence
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
birth place
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
56 6 1 0 0

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1943-02-23
Angel Aviles5 4 3
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1943-01-26
126Lefty LaChance12755 13 7
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
Denner was knocked down once in the 2nd and 8th round.
1942-12-17
Ray Brown14 1 0
Casino, Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
LTKO4/10
 L 
TKO
4/10
  
1942-12-01
125½Leon Haire13420 2 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LKO1/10
 L 
KO
1/10
  
1942-10-26
128Tippy Larkin13787 7 0
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USA
LKO2/10
 L 
KO
2/10
  
time: 2:53
1942-10-09
129Allie Stolz13348 5 2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1942-07-21
125Willie Pep125½43 0 0
Bulkeley Stadium, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
USA New England featherweight title
1942-05-28
124½Davey Crawford12924 35 13
Casino, Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1942-05-11
126¾Vince Dell'Orto130½48 29 9
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1942-04-27
125Benny Goldberg11923 0 1
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1942-02-20
128Jackie Wilson127½90 20 7
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Johnny Martin   judges: Doc HomerHarry Sundberg
1942-01-30
127½Lefty LaChance12530 7 6
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
time: 2:58
1941-12-08
126Leon Haire126½13 0 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1941-10-27
128¼Leon Haire127½11 0 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1941-09-08
125Frankie Donato12519 2 0
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1941-06-23
Harold 'Snooks' Lacey61 15 12
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
USA New England featherweight title
1941-05-01
128Vankie Watson1283 21 1
Casino, Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1941-04-01
128Tommy Cross13142 20 7
Bristol Arena, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1941-02-28
126½Florient Desmarais128½6 3 0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
Desmarais had to retire from the fight at the end of the fourth round because of a cut and having received a bad trouncing.
1941-02-13
131½Honey Mellody135½39 17 5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1941-01-14
125¾Mel Williams134¾2 6 3
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W TKO1/8
 W  
TKO
1/8
  
time: 1:19   referee: Eddie Joseph
Billed as John Mel Williams. Williams was down twice.
1940-10-21
127½Charley Gomer135½86 53 14
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1940-10-07
129Pete Galiano13328 60 12
Infantry Hall, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1940-09-23
128½Carl Guggino137½100 34 23
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1940-04-22
127¾Mike Belloise12875 13 10
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1940-03-15
128¾Harry Gentile133½13 43 3
Marieville Gardens, North Providence, Rhode Island, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 1:32
1940-02-01
125¾Sal Bartolo12523 7 3
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
referee: Johnny Martin
USA New England featherweight title
Sal was winning on points when he suffered a badly cut ear, causing the fight to be stopped. This was a USA New England Title Bout per the Boston Globe.
1939-12-28
128Sal Bartolo12721 7 3
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Johnny Martin
1939-11-16
129Joe Ghnouly13559 23 7
Casino, Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1939-10-02
129Herbie Gilmore12415 6 5
Bristol Arena, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1939-04-25
Martin Riley22 10 1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1939-04-18
128Vernon Cormier12767 29 10
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1939-02-16
129½Honey Mellody134½37 11 4
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Johnny Martin
USA New England lightweight title
1939-01-02
126½Cristobal Jaramillo12816 19 4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1938-12-13
128Armando Sicilia129¼24 31 4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1938-11-25
Tony Dupre30 5 8
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Johnny Martin   judges: William McMinimenEddie Curley
USA New England featherweight title
1938-11-07
Tommy Ricco12 7 1
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1938-10-18
128¾Johnny Litto127½12 9 4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1938-08-15
128George Harper127¼11 4 1
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1938-06-06
Tony Dupre25 3 8
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1938-04-04
Joey Straiges27 13 8
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Eddie La Fond
1938-03-17
147Eddie Salvas1453 1 0
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USA
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
1938-03-07
Armando Sicilia22 23 3
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W SD8/8
 W  
SD
8/8
  
judge: Frank Schuyler
1938-02-22
130Frank DeLillo1359 8 6
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1938-02-17
130Kiki Stanley13229 6 3
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision provided by the Maine Boxing Record Book, Kennebec Journal (Augusta, ME), and the Boston Globe.
1938-02-09
George Harper6 2 1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
referee: Johnny Brassil   judges: Jim ShaughnessyAl Bates
1937-11-12
138Eddie Hass13114 7 5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W SD6/6
 W  
SD
6/6
  
1937-10-25
131Gene Gregory13217 5 8
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
1937-09-20
133Ralph Morgan13513 15 1
Marieville Gardens, North Providence, Rhode Island, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
1937-09-09
Johnny Sorenson3 2 0
Providence, Rhode Island, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1937-07-13
Pat Foley17 2 2
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LUD6/6
 L 
UD
6/6
  
1937-06-23
130Johnny Sorenson1282 0 0
St. Catherine's Park, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1937-04-02
Joe Monte4 2 0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1937-03-18
Jackie Collins13 14 0
Casino, Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO5/6
 W  
TKO
5/6
  
1937-03-11
Tony Spencedebut
Egleston Square Stadium, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO3/4
 W  
TKO
3/4
  
referee: Jerry Moore   judges: Jim ShaughnessyAl Bates
1937-02-24
Pat O'Brien11 3 4
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W UD4/4
 W  
UD
4/4
  
referee: Joe O'Connor   judges: Al MelloWilliam McMinimen
Denner's professional debut
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