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Rory Calhoun

W L D
45 15 2
21 KOs 5 KOs
last 6


bouts 62
rounds 435
KOs 34%
 
global ID 13501
birth nameHerman Calhoun
born 1934-09-29
death date1988-02-15 / age 53
debut1954-09-13 / age 19
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 9″   /   175cm
residence
White Plains, New York, USA
birth place
McDonough, Georgia, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1962-01-11
165Jimmy Ellis1605 1 0
Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
LKO1/10
 L 
KO
1/10
  
Calhoun retired from boxing immediately following the bout.
1961-11-13
171½Lino Rendon16915 7 1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LTKO2/10
 L 
TKO
2/10
  
referee: Teddy Martin
Calhoun was knocked down once in both the 1st and 2nd rounds.
1961-09-21
170½Franz Szuzina169½48 22 15
Sports Arena, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: John Ousky 48-45   judges: Pep Justo 49-44, Jack Myers 49-43
1961-04-12
173Eddie Cotton17137 11 1
Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1961-01-28
160¾Florentino Fernandez15628 2 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LTKO8/10
 L 
TKO
8/10
  
time: 2:31   referee: Harry Kessler
1961-01-01
163¼Hank Casey16226 3 5
Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Freddie Adams 5-4   judges: Battling Ferdie 6-4, Eddie Brown 3-5
1960-11-15
161Joey Giambra157½60 5 2
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
Scoring: 6-3-1, 6-3-1, 4-5-1
1960-04-25
163Henry Hank16341 10 1
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USA
LTKO2/10
 L 
TKO
2/10
  
time: 2:50   referee: Vern Bybee
Calhoun was knocked down in the 1st, and again in the 2nd. Calhoun was on his feet before the count of 10, but in no shape to continue.
1960-02-26
163Spider Webb162¼33 5 0
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Jack Downey 94-96   judges: Vern Bybee 97-93, Eddie James 93-97
Webb was knocked down for a seven-count in the 2nd round.
1960-02-05
164½Billy Ryan17123 2 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Ruby Goldstein 7-1   judges: Tony Rossi 7-3, Frank Forbes 9-1
Ryan was knocked down in the 6th.
1959-11-30
163Tony Masciarelli16547 46 5
Mont St. Louis Col. Auditorium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1959-11-02
166Joey White1766 10 1
Mont St. Louis Col. Auditorium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
1959-09-23
162½Rudy Ellis15815 3 1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Frank Sikora 41-50   judges: Bill Doty 43-48, Harold Marovitz 46-46
1959-07-17
162Dick Tiger16233 11 2
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Joe Palmer 3-5   judges: Richie Fazio 6-4, Harold McGrath 6-4
The fans tossed paper cups into the ring after the decision was announced.
1959-06-05
163¼Dick Tiger163½33 11 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Mark Conn 5-5   judges: Bill Recht 3-6, Bill Forst 5-4
1959-03-30
168¼Bobo Olson174¼75 10 0
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Pete Morelli 93-95   judges: Eddie James 93-98, Matt Zidich 93-96
1959-02-10
Al Hauser7 10 2
South Main Street Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
time: 1:17   referee: Manny Gelb
1958-12-15
158½Ralph Jones15447 23 4
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mike Minnich 47-43   judges: Herb Williams 48-45, Charley Bill 45-44
1958-11-21
163Ralph Jones158½46 23 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Ray Miller 4-5   judges: Bill Forst 4-5, Bill Recht 3-5
1958-10-29
164½Franz Szuzina164½45 20 14
War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joe Palmer 7-2   judges: Charles DiSalva 8-2, Harold McGrath 9-1
1958-08-18
George Mercer3 5 1
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1958-08-08
160¾Gene Armstrong15414 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Al Berl 2-7   judges: Nick Gamboli 3-6, Artie Aidala 3-7
Calhoun was knocked down in the 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 9th rounds.
1958-06-25
164Bobby Boyd16348 8 3
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Walter Brightmore   judges: John BrayJim McManus
1958-05-05
158¾Joey Giardello159½76 15 6
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Vern Bybee 90-99   judges: Eddie James 89-100, Jack Silver 91-98
1958-04-02
161½Yolande Pompey165¼33 4 4
Freedom Hall State Fairground, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1958-03-01
159¾Randy Sandy158¼20 8 1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Joe Zapustas 97-95   judges: Joe Santoro 95-96, John Savko 99-94
1958-02-20
161½Young Beau Jack163¾7 1 0
Rollaway Arena, Revere, Massachusetts, USA
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
time: 1:30
1958-01-20
160Spider Webb158½25 2 0
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USA
LKO4/10
 L 
KO
4/10
  
time: 2:21   referee: Jack Downey
1957-11-22
160Bobby Boyd15946 7 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 0:25   referee: Al Berl
1957-10-18
160½Rocky Castellani16067 13 6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Harry Kessler 9-1   judges: Harold Barnes 9-1, Tony Castellano 8-1
1957-08-26
158½Joey Giambra16051 4 2
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jack Downey 97-93   judges: Frankie Carter 97-93, Jack Silver 96-95
1957-07-19
160Germinal Ballarin15943 6 5
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joe Palmer 5-4   judges: Harold McGrath 6-3, Dick Albino 7-2
1957-06-21
159Joey Giambra157¾50 4 1
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Ruby Goldstein 5-4   judges: Frank Forbes 4-4, Nick Gamboli 4-5
1957-05-17
158Joey Giardello16069 15 6
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Lou Parker 46-45   judges: Herb Williams 45-47, Charley Bill 45-46
1957-03-19
161¾Georgia Kid164½13 10 4
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
time: 2:44   referee: Cy Gottfried
1957-02-27
160Charley Cotton155½40 15 1
Denver, Colorado, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Ray Keech 47-48   judges: Jack Bloom 48-43, Jack Ullmer 49-46
1957-02-19
160½Leroy Oliphant161½5 1 1
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
1956-10-12
160½Johnny Sullivan16267 20 3
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
Sullivan was knocked down before the bell to end the 7th round.
1956-08-29
162Spider Webb156½15 1 0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joey White 44-46   judges: Howard Walsh 45-46, Lou Caparelli 44-45
1956-08-06
158Charley Cotton152½39 10 1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Dave Feld 3-5   judges: Arthur Schwartz 6-3, Joe Agnello 6-4
1956-06-22
160½Willie Vaughn15929 11 8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 2:28   referee: Ruby Goldstein
Vaughn was down in the 3rd, and twice in the 8th.
1956-05-14
160½Randy Sandy155½14 3 1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 2:42   referee: Ray Miller
Sandy was knocked down three times, forcing an automatic stoppage.
1956-04-09
161Jackie LaBua158¾25 9 0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mark Conn 7-3   judges: Harold Barnes 8-2, Joe Vaccarella 8-5
LaBua was knocked down in the 4th. Vaccarella scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but went to supplemental scoring.
1956-03-09
163½Andre Tessier163½17 5 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
time: 1:14   referee: Ben Jeby
Tessier was knocked down in the 4th and 5th.
1956-02-20
161¾Angelo DeFendis165¼12 1 0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
time: 3:00   referee: Teddy Martin
DeFendis was deemed unable to continue between the fifth and sixth round by the ring doctor. He had been knocked down before the bell.
1956-01-23
160½Jerry Luedee164½18 1 0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Larry Napp 5-4   judges: Charlie Rosen 5-4, Al Singer 5-3
1955-12-01
158½Charley Salas154131 47 13
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
time: 0:22   referee: Abe Roth
1955-11-03
160Clifton Lester16035 26 5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
referee: Reggie Gilmore
Lester was knocked down for a six-count in the 2nd round, and again in the 3rd.
1955-10-06
157Sonny Gill157½19 4 1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
referee: Lee Grossman
1955-09-15
160Curtis Coffield1603 7 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W KO4/4
 W  
KO
4/4
  
1955-09-01
156½Russ Gilliam151½28 56 10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1955-08-11
164½Freddy Milton170½8 3 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
1955-06-20
162Stan Micheaux1577 6 2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W TKO6/6
 W  
TKO
6/6
  
time: 0:24
1955-05-06
158Al Hauser162½5 3 2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1955-03-18
160¼Mel Collins155½8 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1955-03-07
160¾Don Bryant160¼1 3 0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1955-01-31
159¾Curtis Bruce158½5 5 0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
time: 2:42
1955-01-24
160Tommy Dixon156¾19 37 5
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO4/4
 W  
TKO
4/4
  
time: 2:30
1954-11-26
160Jerry Luedee158½9 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1954-11-08
158Hardy Smallwood156½4 0 0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1954-09-27
163Angelo DeFendis1654 0 0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1954-09-13
161John Gibson1560 2 0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
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