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Rosy Rosales

W L D
48 33 8
22 KOs 9 KOs
last 6


bouts 91
rounds 663
KOs 22%
 
global ID 34982
birth nameRaphael Shaw
born 1905-00-00
debut1927-01-21 / age 22
divisionlight heavyweight
height5′ 11″   /   180cm
residence
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
birth place
Flagstaff, Arizona, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
98 66 4 1 2

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1935-09-23
165Carmen Barth155½25 3 2
Virginia Sports Corp., Richmond, Virginia, USA
LKO2/8
 L 
KO
2/8
  
1935-06-06
Roy Guinn2 2 3
Ajo, Arizona, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1935-02-22
176Maxie Rosenbloom179173 34 22
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
LTKO2/10
 L 
TKO
2/10
  
time: 0:57
1935-01-12
184Manuel Luna18615 8 2
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1934-11-08
175Jack Palmer18310 28 2
Fairmont, West Virginia, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1934-10-29
175Carl Montabano18022 15 2
Clarksburg, West Virginia, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1934-09-28
Joe Knight76 13 8
Asheville, North Carolina, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1934-08-13
Mike Mitchell13 5 2
Bellaire, Ohio, USA
LTKO4/10
 L 
TKO
4/10
  
1934-08-09
169½Jim McVey173½17 7 0
Greenlee Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Al Grayber   judges: Karl KoernFrank Smith
1934-07-06
168Joe Knight17672 13 8
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1934-05-21
Leo Duncan20 10 0
South Main St. Arena, Dayton, Ohio, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
From the Dayton Journal (Herb Goldman). Rosales looked to be "washed-up" and only broke even in some rounds, winning none.
1934-01-15
176Al Stillman17342 9 3
Coliseum, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
LTKO6/10
 L 
TKO
6/10
  
1933-11-23
Tuffy Dial8 3 3
Dallas, Texas, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1933-09-28
Maxie Rosenbloom153 27 16
Liberty Hall, El Paso, Texas, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1933-08-18
173¾Nick Popicg171½10 9 5
Armory Arena, Charleston, West Virginia, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Duggan   judges: Larry PepperGregory Krebs
1933-06-27
Johnny Roberts44 23 5
League Park, Huntington, West Virginia, USA
W TKO7/0
 W  
TKO
7/0
  
Roberts failed to answer the bell starting round 7
1933-04-27
188Buddy McArthur17730 12 2
Fairmont, West Virginia, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
This was stated to be McArthur's seventh consecutive win.
1933-04-03
Henry Firpo52 19 11
Swiss Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).
1932-12-21
172½Harry English172½20 7 3
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1932-09-05
176Tiger Jack Fox179½29 4 5
Taylor Bowl, Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1932-08-19
Al Stillman32 4 1
Battery A Arena, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
From The Ring, November 1932, page 43. An incorrect date of July 26 is given for this fight in the Nat Fleischer's All-Time Ring Record Book, 1944 edition.
1932-06-29
Ted Graham10 3 0
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1932-06-07
Tait Littman24 7 1
Arcadia Ballroom, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
Littman was floored in round 2
1932-05-10
Jack Redman28 2 0
Palais Royale, South Bend, Indiana, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Redman was knocked down in round 1.
1932-03-04
Adolf Heuser19 1 6
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LUD8/8
 L 
UD
8/8
  
referee: Johnny Brassil   judges: John T. GlackinWilliam McMinimen
1932-02-18
Martin Levandowski19 0 2
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1931-12-18
173½Larry Johnson174½24 8 1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LTKO2/8
 L 
TKO
2/8
  
N.B.A. Light Heavyweight Tournament
1931-10-26
Coleman Johns7 0 1
Memorial Hall, Dayton, Ohio, USA
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
1931-07-30
172¼Billy Jones170¼34 10 1
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
LTKO4/10
 L 
TKO
4/10
  
1931-06-15
George Nichols46 13 5
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LTKO4/10
 L 
TKO
4/10
  
It was a close fight, but Rosales suffered an eye cut and the referee had to stop it.
1931-05-27
174½Harry Allen170½12 7 0
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
time: 0:26
1931-05-12
175Chuck Wiggins19065 35 12
Armory, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from Indianapolis News
1931-05-05
Tiny Debolt11 4 2
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
NNC5/8
 N 
NC
5/8
  
1931-03-24
173Charlie Belanger17655 18 8
Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1931-03-06
170Tiger Jack Payne17448 22 10
City Auditorium, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Curley Ulrich
1931-01-13
172Joe Sekyra17637 11 6
Dayton, Ohio, USA
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1930-12-22
Battling Bozo9 4 2
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper draw. (Reno Evening Gazette) The Pittsburgh Post reported the same result.
1930-10-31
Jake Warren14 8 2
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1930-10-07
Chuck Burns29 25 9
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1930-09-12
173½Art Weigand18544 21 12
Carney Auditorium, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1930-09-05
Sammy Weiss17 6 2
League Park, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1930-07-28
Walter Palmer18 9 1
Dayton, Ohio, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1930-07-17
178Art Weigand18744 20 12
Johnson Field, Johnson City, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1930-05-07
Tiger Roy Williams18 5 3
Memorial Hall, Dayton, Ohio, USA
LDQ5/12
 L 
DQ
5/12
  
Rosales was disqualified for hitting low.
1930-04-28
176Art Weigand18443 19 12
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1930-04-09
176Tiger Roy Williams16617 5 2
Memorial Hall, Dayton, Ohio, USA
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
1930-03-17
172Joe Sekyra18135 8 6
Buffalo Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
W DQ1/6
 W  
DQ
1/6
  
time: 2:46   referee: William J O'Connor
Unintentional low blow.
1930-03-10
171Lou Scozza169½51 14 7
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1930-02-14
170Fred Lenhart177½41 6 5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Lenhart was knocked down in the 2nd round.
1930-01-17
Chuck Burns25 20 9
Carney Auditorium, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1930-01-10
Jimmy Mahoney13 12 5
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1929-12-20
Billy Jones16 5 1
Carney Auditorium, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1929-11-08
Armand Emanuel32 4 1
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
LDQ9/10
 L 
DQ
9/10
  
1929-09-13
Red Fitzsimmons25 12 2
Armory, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1929-07-29
Arvin Spence6 6 1
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1929-07-16
Babe McCorgary24 26 3
Taylor Bowl, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
1929-07-04
Harry Fay11 11 2
Mansfield, Ohio, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1929-06-21
172Billy Jones1719 3 0
Outdoor Arena, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1929-05-30
Jack Barry11 8 3
Fairgrounds, Elyria, Ohio, USA
LDQ3/10
 L 
DQ
3/10
  
referee: George Forrester
Rosales was disqualified for punching low
1929-05-28
Mike Mandell16 6 0
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1929-05-07
Dick Daniels11 1 0
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper draw. (Bismarck Tribune)
1929-04-22
Johnny Grosso30 9 0
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W DQ6/10
 W  
DQ
6/10
  
Grosso landed an accidental low blow. He was over 20 pounds heavier than Rosales.
1929-03-26
Arvin Spence4 3 0
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1929-03-17
Cuban Bobby Brown27 7 2
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1929-02-05
Frank Florian0 1 0
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
1929-01-18
Pat Freeman3 1 1
Armory, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W DQ4/10
 W  
DQ
4/10
  
The Toledo News-Bee Freeman reported that Freeman was suspended for 30 days and fined half his purse for being out of condition.
1929-01-08
Swede Johnson0 1 0
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
1928-12-07
172Larry Johnson1766 2 1
Armory, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1928-10-22
Phil Herkert5 6 1
Dayton, Ohio, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1928-10-20
Nick Newman19 14 0
Cadle Tabernacle, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
NNC2/10
 N 
NC
2/10
  
Rosales fell threw the ropes and could not continue.
1928-10-16
Jim Sigman8 11 1
Canton Auditorium, Canton, Ohio, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Massillon Evening Independent
1928-07-10
169Freeman Pepper1609 11 1
Taylor Bowl, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1928-06-26
Joe Lohman17 47 8
Central Alloy Park, Massillon, Ohio, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Massillon Evening Independent
1928-06-20
Ray Fay4 11 0
Taylor Bowl, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W DQ5/0
 W  
DQ
5/0
  
1928-06-08
Jimmy Mahoney12 4 1
Mills Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1928-05-15
Tiger Jack Fox2 1 1
Stockyards Stadium, Denver, Colorado, USA
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
1928-04-25
Wilson Yarbo7 5 0
Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington, California, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1928-04-17
Andy Mitchell14 2 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1928-03-31
Bill Thaler8 2 4
Main Street Athletic Club, Los Angeles, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1928-03-21
Leo Mitchell24 5 2
Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1928-03-08
Roleaux Saguero22 15 1
Culver City Arena, Culver City, California, USA
W DQ9/10
 W  
DQ
9/10
  
1928-02-23
Leo Deibel2 0 0
Culver City, California, USA
W KO10/10
 W  
KO
10/10
  
Rosales supposedly claimed the Mexican Heavyweight Title, but this was probably a "come-on" by his manager to stir up interest.
1928-01-20
Hale 'KO' Brown9 7 3
Nogales, Arizona, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1927-11-27
Joe Ferguson0 2 1
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1927-09-12
Fred Cullen26 10 9
El Paso, Texas, USA
LTKO9/10
 L 
TKO
9/10
  
1927-08-14
Whitey Black2 11 0
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
W KO8/20
 W  
KO
8/20
  
1927-07-31
Speedy Sparks43 13 4
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
W KO3/20
 W  
KO
3/20
  
1927-07-04
Jake Kilrain7 7 0
Carlsbad, New Mexico, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1927-06-27
Jack Matlock8 7 1
El Paso, Texas, USA
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
1927-05-03
Clyde Colvin7 4 2
Nogales, Arizona, USA
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
1927-04-26
Cyclone Turner0 2 0
Artesia, New Mexico, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1927-04-18
Young Tiger Flowersdebut
El Paso, Texas, USA
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
1927-02-18
Jack McCarthy3 5 0
El Paso, Texas, USA
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
1927-02-10
George Cooperdebut
Nogales, Arizona, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1927-01-21
Sergeant Jack Lynch37 18 10
El Paso, Texas, USA
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1926-12-20
Schoolboy2 1 0
Fort Bliss Arena, El Paso, Texas, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1926-05-25
Schoolboy2 0 0
Fort Bliss Arena, El Paso, Texas, USA
W TKO5/0
 W  
TKO
5/0
  
1926-04-18
Schoolboy1 0 0
Coliseum, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
LKO2/4
 L 
KO
2/4
  
Rosales was counted out after falling from the ring.
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Draw
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No Contest
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