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Rudy Cruz

W L D
49 10 3
11 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 63
rounds 530
KOs 17%
 
global ID 13881
aliasRudolpho
born 1925-08-13
death date1988-01-08 / age 62
debut1943-08-13 / age 18
divisionlightweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 6½″   /   169cm
reach
70″   /   178cm
residence
Los Angeles, California, USA
birth place
Los Angeles, California, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1952-01-01
Bobby Brewer14 21 4
Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1951-12-14
138Joe Fisher13623 6 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mushy Callahan 56-54   judges: Frank Holborow 59-52, Lee Grossman 58-52
1951-11-16
139Manuel Rivera136½17 17 3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 2:02   referee: Frankie Van
1951-10-05
138¼Manny Madrid138¼26 5 2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TD5/10
 W  
TD
5/10
  
time: 2:02   referee: Mushy Callahan 22-22   judges: Dynamite Jackson 24-21, Frank Holborow 24-21
Fights stopped when an accidental butt by Madrid opened a gash over Cruz' right eye
1951-09-14
139¾Tote Martinez139¾26 9 9
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joe Stone 59-51   judges: Tommy Hart 59-52, Tommy Herman 58-52
1951-08-03
138½James Botelho132½10 5 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:35   referee: Mushy Callahan
Botelho was knocked down twice in the 2nd round.
1951-07-13
138½Freddie Herman13634 15 4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Van 60-51   judges: Charley Randolph 59-51, Lee Grossman 59-51
1951-06-15
136Johnny Gonsalves13621 3 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Joe Stone 64-68   judges: Tommy Hart 65-68, Tommy Herman 64-69
This bout was an eliminator to determine a California-based challenger for the World Lightweight Title.
1951-04-28
Manuel Rivera16 16 2
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1951-04-07
136½Mario Trigo13552 25 8
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1951-03-06
137Joey Barnum13735 26 8
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Charlie Murray 99-86   judges: Henry Moreno 99-94, Herman Schuchardt 94-91
1951-02-20
139Mario Trigo13850 25 8
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Scaramozi 94-95   judges: Charlie Murray 96-96, Happy Hancock 95-98
1950-12-18
138Ike Williams144113 15 3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Charley Daggert 1-9   judges: Frank Knaresborough 2-8, Zach Clayton 2-7
1950-11-27
137½Arthur King13643 4 0
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1950-10-17
138Joey Lopes13614 1 1
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1950-08-08
137Archie Whitewater13535 9 3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Van 57-53   judges: Dynamite Jackson 55-56, Frank Holborow 58-53
1950-06-26
136½Archie Whitewater13533 9 3
Coliseum Bowl, San Francisco, California, USA
LTKO9/10
 L 
TKO
9/10
  
time: 1:50
Cruz was knocked down twice, before his manager Gus Wilson threw in the towel.
1950-05-19
132Eddie Bertolino13048 11 3
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Scaramozi
1950-04-18
136Tote Martinez13721 5 5
San Jose, California, USA
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1950-03-18
136Paulino Montes13540 11 1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1950-02-25
135Julio Cesar Jiminez13864 22 7
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
This was not a Mexican lightweight title fight.
1950-02-03
135½Felix Ramirez13527 11 8
Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1949-11-29
138Jimmy Carter135½44 8 6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Charley Randolph 55-55   judges: Jimmy Wilson 56-55, Frank Holborow 56-54
1949-08-08
134½Jack Hassen134½29 1 0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
Betting was Jack Hassan 1/3. Rudy Cruz earned 2500 pounds for his four Australian bouts,his best was 1200 pounds for the Jack Hassan bout.
1949-07-08
136½Norman Gent14029 5 4
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Terry Reilly
1949-06-10
133¾Pierre Montane13425 5 3
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Terry Reilly
1949-05-27
136Archie Kemp133½8 2 3
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Terry Reilly
1949-02-01
136Robert Takeshita14134 1 1
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
NNC7/10
 N 
NC
7/10
  
referee: Walter Cho
Referee Cho declared the fight a NC because "neither fighter made a real effort to fight." Cruz was floored three times in the second round.
1948-12-08
Jesse Flores47 5 5
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1948-10-05
136¾Tommy Campbell136½26 3 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LTKO5/10
 L 
TKO
5/10
  
time: 1:08   referee: Johnny Indrisano
1948-09-07
137½Tommy Campbell137½25 3 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Benny Whitman 54-57   judges: Reggie Gilmore 53-57, Frank Holborow 52-58
1948-06-28
137½Eddie Giosa13747 16 5
Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Pete Giarusso
1948-05-05
138Ike Williams140½90 10 3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Eddie Gorman 50-60   judges: Frankie Carter 53-58, Toby Irwin 51-59
1948-02-18
138½John L. Davis134½12 4 1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-12-15
139Jesse Flores138½37 3 3
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1947-11-28
140½Buddy Holderfield140½13 5 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mushy Callahan 59-52   judges: Charley Randolph 60-50, George Goodman 60-50
1947-08-15
136½Billy Gibson13418 18 5
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Mushy Callahan 56-55   judges: Benny Whitman 56-52, Tommy Herman 55-55
1947-07-25
Kid Filipino25 16 2
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-06-13
138½Memo Llanes132½21 14 6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
referee: Mushy Callahan
A bad cut over Llanes left eye, forced a stoppage after the 7th round.
1947-05-02
136Baby Beau Jack135½4 1 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Benny Whitman 58-52   judges: Frankie Van 58-52, Joey Goodman 59-52
1947-04-08
El Conscripto9 2 0
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-03-14
136½Vic Grupico136½27 6 8
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Billy Kershner 60-48   judges: Dynamite Jackson 60-49, Mushy Callahan 59-49
1947-01-24
136½Jesse Flores13829 1 3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Reggie Gilmore 59-52   judges: Jack McDonald 57-54, Frankie Van 57-53
1946-12-10
135Saul Torres13611 18 0
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
referee: Bert Brannon
1946-11-08
136Eddie Hudson13531 29 11
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Abe Roth 63-47   judges: Benny Whitman 59-51, George Goodman 59-51
1946-10-04
137Johnny Suarez13710 2 2
Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1946-09-24
Baby Yucatan37 32 7
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Scaramozi 9-1   judge: Nando Flores 6-4
1946-06-25
Gordon House14 1 1
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1946-06-18
134Tony Mar13356 24 7
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Bert Brannon 7-2   judges: Jimmy Scaramozi 6-2, Charlie Murray 5-5
1946-03-19
137Tony Mar13654 23 7
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Charlie Murray 4-5   judges: Bert Brannon 5-3, Jimmy Scaramozi 6-3
1946-02-26
140Eddie Weller14615 7 7
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
Weller was knocked down three times in the 7th round.
1946-02-05
143½Billy Deeg14867 33 12
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1945-11-20
148Oliver Hamm148½5 8 2
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1943-12-21
133Chuey Figueroa13313 1 4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1943-11-19
134Leo Romanello1367 1 0
Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Packy McFarland
1943-11-09
135Chick Laws134½5 1 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1943-11-04
George Ortega15 17 0
Glacier Gardens, San Diego, California, USA
W KO3/4
 W  
KO
3/4
  
1943-10-19
Lopez Gonzalesdebut
Ryan's Auditorium, Fresno, California, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1943-10-12
135Joe Savidan1355 11 5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1943-10-08
George Ortega15 16 0
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1943-10-01
131Luis Salas133½4 10 5
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1943-08-27
132Tony Mendez1271 2 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO3/4
 W  
TKO
3/4
  
1943-08-13
134Barney Chacon135debut
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
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