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Richie Howard

W L D
77 27 5
17 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 109
rounds 919
KOs 16%
 
global ID 26412
birth nameJohn Obed Howard
aliasKid Howard
born 1928-10-09
death date1975-01-04 / age 46
debut1945-01-01 / age 16
divisionlightweight
residence
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
birth place
Terrace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1959-07-28
137Tommy Tibbs13348 53 3
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1959-06-02
134¾Jackie Hayden134½33 10 8
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W KO8/12
 W  
KO
8/12
  
Canada lightweight title
Ring September 1959 p 52
1959-05-05
137½Tommy Nethercott134½2 3 1
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1958-11-03
135¾Tommy Tibbs133¼46 48 3
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Frank McIntosh 3-3   judges: Don Kerr 3-6, Alex Nickerson 4-3
A supplemental scoring system favored Howard.
1958-10-15
137½Vernon Lynch1326 0 3
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W KO10/10
 W  
KO
10/10
  
time: 2:27
Ring Jan 1959 p58
1958-08-15
136Keith Paris14614 22 1
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1958-07-21
136Keith Paris14714 21 1
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1958-07-08
136Vernon Lynch1314 0 2
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1958-06-10
136Johnny Juliano5 8 2
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1958-05-06
137George Seabrook1354 16 4
Forum, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1957-10-19
Jackie Hayden29 9 6
Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Canada
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
Canada lightweight title
1957-09-16
140Jackie Hayden14028 9 6
Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Canada
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1957-08-23
Bobby Soares22 14 1
Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1957-06-04
140¾Teddy Davis14268 58 6
Forum, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
LTKO8/10
 L 
TKO
8/10
  
time: 2:48
1957-05-03
138Arthur Persley13551 8 2
Halifax Forum, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1956-12-01
Willie Toweel26 1 2
Olympia Ice Rink, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1956-11-10
134½Willie Toweel134¼25 1 2
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
Commonwealth (British Empire) lightweight title
1956-10-02
Glen Flanagan81 22 12
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1956-09-04
134Teddy Davis13067 54 5
Forum, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1956-08-14
Teddy Davis66 54 5
Forum, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1956-07-03
139Teddy Davis14265 53 5
Forum, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1956-06-12
133Jackie Hayden13326 7 6
Halifax Forum, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
Canada lightweight title
1956-05-10
139Jackie Hayden13426 6 6
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1955-10-17
140Orlando Zulueta13656 23 10
Forum, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Billy Conn 2-4   judges: Harold Johnson 6-3, John O'Sullivan 4-3
1955-09-26
140Basil Marie140½28 19 1
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1955-08-16
138Basil Marie14027 19 1
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
LTKO5/10
 L 
TKO
5/10
  
1955-07-19
136Pat Marcune13438 16 3
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1955-06-28
136Kenny Lane13829 4 0
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1955-05-30
138½Kenny Lane136½26 4 0
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1955-05-03
140Young Junior13845 49 10
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1955-02-08
139½Ralph Dupas13951 6 4
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Eddie Wolfe 1-8   judges: Pete Giarusso 3-7, Phil Gaffney 1-9
1954-12-13
139½Brian Kelly139½38 15 3
Mont St. Louis Col. Auditorium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
judges: Rene Ouimet 6-3, James Regan 5-3, Desse Green 4-4
Kelly was knocked down in the 7th and 10th round.
1954-10-29
138½Orlando Zulueta136½54 19 9
Forum, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jack Delaney
Scoring: 5-4-1, 5-2-3, 3-2-5
1954-10-15
138Brian Kelly14137 14 3
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1954-09-28
134½Armand Savoie13548 18 5
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
Canada lightweight title
1954-08-31
137½Young Junior136½45 46 10
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1954-08-03
139Eddie James13510 3 1
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1954-06-15
139Armand Savoie13847 16 5
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
LTKO4/10
 L 
TKO
4/10
  
time: 1:33
1954-05-17
142Claude Fortin14423 10 5
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1954-01-22
140Tommy Bazzano14645 35 5
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
 78-77
1954-01-09
142½Frankie Freese13711 8 5
Bayfront Park Auditorium, Miami, Florida, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1953-10-30
Dennis Pat Brady73 16 4
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1953-09-29
138Charlie 'Petey' Smith13445 30 6
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1953-08-31
134Charlie 'Petey' Smith13745 29 6
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1953-07-27
Claude Fortin15 8 3
Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1953-06-29
135Larry Mujica13232 10 4
Bayfront Park Auditorium, Miami, Florida, USA
W SD8/8
 W  
SD
8/8
  
referee: Eddie Coachman
1953-06-15
135¾Santiago Gonzalez133¾4 5 0
Bayfront Park Auditorium, Miami, Florida, USA
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
Gonzalez was stopped on a cut eye.
1953-06-02
136½Al Villafarra140½7 0 1
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1953-05-22
135Frankie Ryff138¼8 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1953-04-20
135Ralph Dupas138¾37 3 3
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
LUD8/8
 L 
UD
8/8
  
referee: Pete Giarusso 2-4   judges: Francis Kercheval 2-5, Phil Gaffney 0-6
1953-04-07
135Fred Monforte140½27 14 2
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
1953-03-17
135Larry Mujica133¾30 9 2
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1953-03-06
132Joey Gambino1309 0 2
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1952-10-06
136¼Orlando Zulueta13342 16 8
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1952-08-11
Juan Melendez7 8 0
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1952-07-01
Filiberto Osario37 49 11
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Exact date unknown.
1951-05-24
Jean Richard46 26 7
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1951-05-12
135½Phil Morizio133¾19 4 1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1951-04-30
Little Dynamite22 8 0
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LTKO9/10
 L 
TKO
9/10
  
referee: Marty Gallagher
1951-03-12
127Little Dynamite13120 8 0
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1951-02-20
128½Frankie Sodano126¼29 2 0
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, USA
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1951-02-05
Jimmy Cooper25 11 2
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1951-01-27
129½Charley Titone124¼51 10 9
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1951-01-06
129Charley Titone12349 10 9
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LSD8/8
 L 
SD
8/8
  
1950-11-21
133½Jean Richard14044 23 6
Mont St. Louis Col. Auditorium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Tommy Sullivan
1950-10-30
132Ray Famechon129½64 6 0
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
judges: Leon Germain 2-7, Johnny Gow 4-5, Dr. Geoffrion 4-4
1950-09-19
130Jean Richard136½44 20 6
Halifax Arena, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1950-08-31
131¾Ray Edwards127¼30 15 5
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
1950-08-17
130Guillermo Roberts1287 19 7
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
time: 1:06
1950-08-03
134Gurney Van Hook13211 7 5
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1950-07-28
126½Filiberto Osario123½31 36 11
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1950-07-26
Carl Minnis2 2 0
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1950-07-04
130½Jerry Laliberte1375 6 0
Exchange Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1950-03-03
132¼Buddy Hayes128¼90 31 3
Armouries, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1949-12-16
Jimmy Adshade8 3 0
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W KO8/10
 W  
KO
8/10
  
1949-10-21
132Crosley Irvine134½5 17 0
Halifax Arena, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
time: 0:39
Maritime Lightweight Championship
1948-12-07
131George LaFalgio130¾26 5 0
Park Arena, Bronx, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1948-11-30
Johnny (Red) DeFazio20 7 0
Jersey City Gardens, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
Richie suffered a fractured jaw.TR March 1949
1948-11-23
128½George Wright1272 19 2
Park Arena, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1948-11-16
Johnny (Red) DeFazio19 6 0
Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1948-09-14
Teddy Swain20 22 4
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1948-08-24
Tommy Wells22 17 1
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1948-07-27
128Jean Richard12830 11 3
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1948-06-29
130½Tony Riccio1297 4 1
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1948-06-01
Edgar Perrault19 3 1
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1948-05-18
129½Doc Blanchard125½22 11 3
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1948-04-19
Percy Paris15 5 3
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1948-03-01
132Vic Young13318 22 2
Armouries, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1947-12-12
Percy Paris14 3 3
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-10-24
Til LeBlanc8 4 0
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-08-19
Doc Blanchard17 8 3
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1947-07-09
Jean Richard21 5 2
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1947-06-10
129Jean Richard12421 3 2
Halifax Forum, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1947-04-11
Raymond Daoust15 10 0
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-03-28
Jimmy Adshade4 0 0
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W KO5/0
 W  
KO
5/0
  
1947-01-31
130½Russel Kid Lantz1233 3 1
Armory, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
Maritime Lightweight Title
1946-11-09
Russel Kid Lantz3 2 1
Shirley Steet Arena, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1946-08-01
Isaac Thomas3 3 0
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Exact date unknown.
1946-07-29
Isaac Thomas2 3 0
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1946-07-01
Isaac Thomas1 1 0
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
Exact date unknown.
1946-06-01
Percy Paris1 1 0
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
Exact date unknown.
1946-05-15
Isaac Thomas1 0 0
Glace Bay Forum, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
Exact date unknown.TR Aug 1946
1946-05-01
Percy Paris1 0 0
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
W KO6/0
 W  
KO
6/0
  
Exact date unknown.
1946-04-01
Isaac Thomasdebut
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
Exact date unknown.
1946-02-01
Allie Earldebut
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
Exact date unknown.
1946-01-01
Bernie Cormierdebut
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
Exact date unknown.
1945-03-01
Harry Poultondebut
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
Exact date unknown.
1945-02-01
Young Sailordebut
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
Exact date unknown.
1945-01-01
Lloyd Martindebut
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
Exact date unknown.
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S
Scheduled/Pending
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