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Harry English

W L D
36 15 4
15 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 55
rounds 337
KOs 21%
 
global ID 40252
born 1915-02-09
death date1947-07-26 / age 32
debut1927-12-12 / age 12
divisionlight heavyweight
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
reach
73″   /   185cm
residence
Toledo, Ohio, USA
birth place
Hull, Alabama, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
70 106 12 2 1

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1940-05-17
174Booker Beckwith1755 0 0
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LPTS5/5
 L 
PTS
5/5
  
1939-06-20
179Bob Smith1760 2 0
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1939-05-22
177½Johnny 'Bandit' Romero173120 30 7
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
LKO2/10
 L 
KO
2/10
  
time: 1:47
1938-10-28
178¼Charley Eagle17216 10 3
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
W PTS5/5
 W  
PTS
5/5
  
From the New Haven Journal-Courier (Laurence Fielding).
1938-08-02
179¼Mickey Benson183½15 5 2
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1938-04-27
Ed Murray4 5 1
Akron, Ohio, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1935-06-10
Oscar Schmeling1 8 0
Coliseum, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1935-05-20
Charley Coates7 2 0
Memorial Hall, Zanesville, Ohio, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
A "hairline decision." (Zanesville Signal)
1934-12-19
185Johnny Risko19559 40 6
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1934-09-17
176Alabama Kid156¾67 19 9
Coliseum, Mansfield, Ohio, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Howard Straub   judges: John EichingerEddie Boutwell
1934-08-21
George Pavlick42 15 5
Muskegon, Michigan, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1934-07-30
George Ceroskydebut
Memorial Hall, Zanesville, Ohio, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1934-07-10
Jack Trammell16 0 1
Equestrium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer (Laurence Fielding).
1934-05-08
178Tiny Groves1943 7 0
Armory, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
referee: Jack Dempsey
1934-04-13
185Gene Stanton21015 29 0
Armory, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
1934-03-12
Gene Stanton15 26 0
Fremont Theatre, Fremont, Ohio, USA
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
1934-01-26
178Emmett Curtice178¼23 11 5
Armory, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1933-12-18
175George Nichols16962 25 6
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
The Toledo Blade scored the fight 7-2-1 in favor of Nichols.
1933-11-28
Charlie Belanger76 33 17
Muskegon, Michigan, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1933-10-16
177Lou Scozza17274 26 8
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1933-08-31
George Nichols61 23 6
Marsh Field, Muskegon, Michigan, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
English was a close winner, according to the Muskegon Chronicle. Nichols won three of the last four rounds, but never could overcome English's early advantage, which included two knockdowns in the first round.
1933-08-24
173Billy Jones17549 14 3
Culver Park, Ludington, Michigan, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Vacant Colored Light Heavyweight Title
This was reported as the first title fight of its kind to be officially sanctioned by State and National commissions. Report from the Ludington (Michigan) Daily News).
1933-07-26
178Tony Cancela18542 14 7
Dolgin Field, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1933-07-18
Emmett Curtice21 10 4
Muskegon, Michigan, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1933-07-04
Ed Anderson5 12 2
Columbus, Ohio, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1933-05-09
175Charlie Belanger18273 28 15
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1933-01-31
180KO Christner20040 25 3
Armory, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1932-12-21
172½Rosy Rosales172½45 21 5
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1932-12-05
Bud Creed7 0 1
Memorial Hall, Lima, Ohio, USA
W KO8/10
 W  
KO
8/10
  
1932-11-01
165Jack Redmond1651 2 4
Armory, Adrian, Michigan, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1932-10-07
Bud Creed5 0 0
Memorial Hall, Lima, Ohio, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
The rest of the card consisted of wrestling matches, one of them featuring 'Argentine strongman' Luis Firpo
1932-10-06
Johnny Vorcedebut
Detroit, Michigan, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
Vorce's professional debut.
1932-09-27
165George Trenkle18517 18 3
Shea Gymnasium, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W NWS8/8
 W  
NWS
8/8
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1932-08-16
165Jack Redmond1641 2 4
Shea Gymnasium, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W NWS8/8
 W  
NWS
8/8
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1932-08-02
165Joe Lohman17334 68 11
Shea Gymnasium, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W NWS8/8
 W  
NWS
8/8
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1932-07-26
Freddie Heinz13 6 1
Saginaw, Michigan, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1932-06-21
162Tiger Moore1631 6 1
Shea Gymnasium, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W NWS8/8
 W  
NWS
8/8
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1932-06-07
164Roy Miller1676 6 1
Shea Gymnasium, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W NWS8/8
 W  
NWS
8/8
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1932-06-03
Mickey Balabon6 8 1
Esmond Athletic Field, Sandusky, Ohio, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1932-05-20
Bob Shaw5 4 1
Fisher's Hall, Sandusky, Ohio, USA
W KO4/8
 W  
KO
4/8
  
1932-04-12
165Leon Nichols1657 7 1
Shea Gymnasium, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W NWS8/8
 W  
NWS
8/8
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1932-03-28
Frankie Misko16 2 0
Adrian, Michigan, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1932-03-12
Freddie Heinz12 4 1
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W PTS0/0
 W  
PTS
0/0
  
1932-03-07
153Carl Turner149½9 6 3
Columbus, Ohio, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
As the main event of the show Jack Dempsey scored first round knockouts over Eddie Anderson and Johnny Chick in exhibition matches
1931-12-21
161Lynn Jordan16021 16 2
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1931-11-11
KO Kelly33 13 3
Muncie, Indiana, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
The decision was "unpopular at the ringside, as English was thought to have earned a draw." (Coshocton Tribune)
1931-10-29
Billy Brent8 12 1
Muncie, Indiana, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1931-08-13
Albert Engle6 2 0
Culver Park, Ludington, Michigan, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1931-06-29
157Marcus Noll1566 5 0
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1931-06-19
158Tiger Joe Walters15816 2 2
Empire Theatre, Toledo, Ohio, USA
DNWS8/8
 D 
NWS
8/8
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1931-06-03
Ted Meyers3 4 2
Roi Davis Auditorium, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
1931-05-20
Tommy O'Brien10 5 1
Roi Davis Auditorium, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
1931-05-06
158Precious Coffer3 0 0
Roi Davis Auditorium, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
English was scheduled to meet Eddie Dickey in an 8-rounder at Toledo's Roi Davis Auditorium the following May 13.
1931-04-08
Frankie Palmo18 8 7
Armory Arena, Piqua, Ohio, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Tommy Gary
1931-04-01
Pete LaCrosse2 0 2
Toledo, Ohio, USA
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
Exact date unknown.
1931-01-19
Charley Long38 34 8
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1930-11-24
Tiger Joe Walters6 2 0
Springfield, Ohio, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1930-11-18
Johnny Hoekstra17 9 4
Rainbow Gardens, Ludington, Michigan, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1930-09-16
Billy Hall19 7 4
Culver Park, Ludington, Michigan, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Ludington Daily News
1930-08-25
Zack Harrison6 0 0
Terminal Outdoor Arena, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
1930-08-11
Louis Adamski3 3 1
Swayne Field, Toledo, Ohio, USA
LNWS0/0
 L 
NWS
0/0
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1930-08-04
Tommy Adair1 5 1
Terminal Outdoor Arena, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W NWS0/0
 W  
NWS
0/0
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1930-06-23
140Jimmy Collins5 2 1
Empire Theatre, Toledo, Ohio, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1930-05-05
140Stanley Meyers1401 0 0
Empire Theatre, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W DQ3/4
 W  
DQ
3/4
  
Meyers was disqualified for hitting on the break.
1930-04-21
140Don Sharkey1407 3 4
Empire Theatre, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1930-03-10
141Jimmy Collins1402 1 1
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USA
LTKO1/4
 L 
TKO
1/4
  
1929-09-30
124Lloyd Bennett12 2 0
Ford Club, Rossford, Ohio, USA
W NWS4/4
 W  
NWS
4/4
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1929-05-13
Battling Fredericksdebut
Terminal Building, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
1929-02-18
Albert Johnson2 0 0
Terminal Building, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1927-12-12
Joe Patsondebut
East Side Gymnasium, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
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