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Nat Litfin

W L D
73 36 5
21 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 114
rounds 720
KOs 18%
 
global ID 42049
born 1912-01-01
debut1929-02-04 / age 17
divisionfeatherweight
height5′ 7″   /   170cm
residence
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
115 6 1 0 0

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1944-10-20
140¼Jackie Connors1469 24 1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
1944-09-25
139¾Tommy Mills13915 10 3
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1944-09-05
139Tommy Murray1356 11 1
Roosevelt Stadium, Union City, New Jersey, USA
W KO6/8
 W  
KO
6/8
  
1944-08-25
Tommy Mills15 8 3
Boardwalk Arena, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1944-08-11
136Tommy Mills13614 8 3
Boardwalk Arena, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1944-08-01
136Dom Amoroso13512 2 0
Roosevelt Stadium, Union City, New Jersey, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1944-06-30
138Ernie Davis0 2 0
Dunn Field, Trenton, New Jersey, USA
W KO6/8
 W  
KO
6/8
  
1942-08-20
132½Willie Pep12846 0 0
White City Stadium, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1942-06-16
138½Patsy Spataro137¼12 8 3
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1942-03-03
135¾Petey Scalzo134¾86 7 6
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1942-01-05
136Lulu Costantino131½44 0 4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LUD8/8
 L 
UD
8/8
  
1941-11-04
134½Petey Scalzo131¾84 6 6
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1941-08-11
130Victor Corchado12412 21 6
Carpet City Arena, Thompsonville, Connecticut, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1941-06-16
135¾Al Reid127¾55 28 13
Starlight Park, Bronx, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1941-03-04
134½Frankie Conn135¾38 5 3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1941-01-06
126½Frankie Donato11811 0 0
Broadwood A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1940-12-16
130Frankie Donato12010 0 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
Donato suffered a no count knockdown in the 7th.
1940-12-09
127½Marcus Pitte123½12 10 1
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1940-10-22
131Andy Vasquez12914 7 8
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1940-08-23
132½Vince Dell'Orto12939 19 8
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1940-07-19
Vince Dell'Orto37 18 8
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1940-05-27
129¾Pablo Dano124¼112 49 36
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1940-05-13
130¾Vince Dell'Orto13036 17 8
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1940-05-06
128Hank Nakamura12815 11 7
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 1:33   referee: Joe Gelinas
1940-01-22
128¼Petey Scalzo127¼65 3 2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LUD8/8
 L 
UD
8/8
  
referee: Arthur Donovan
1940-01-02
128Monty Pignatore12932 12 6
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1939-10-28
128¼Matt Perfetti12933 2 3
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1939-10-16
126½Pablo Dano128¾109 43 31
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1939-07-28
Young Johnny Buff8 14 1
Morris County Arena, Mount Freedom, New Jersey, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1938-12-05
128¼Cristobal Jaramillo12616 18 4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1938-11-01
127Al Reid126¼37 16 11
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1938-07-18
125Al Reid12633 15 10
Dyckman Oval, Manhattan, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
The rest of the card was rained out. New York Times
1938-06-07
Harold 'Snooks' Lacey29 10 5
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1938-05-24
123¾Johnny Compo12420 21 9
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1938-05-04
122Sixto Escobar12236 15 3
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Eddie Joseph
1938-04-19
125¼Eddie Hass12718 10 6
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1938-03-15
125¾Petey Scalzo125½37 0 2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1938-03-02
124½Joey Izzo12928 17 6
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1938-01-25
125½Johnny Compo12219 17 8
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1938-01-11
121½Al Mancini120½15 2 2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1937-12-28
122½Jackie Corcoran128½5 10 4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1937-11-30
124¾George Carlo128¾13 5 3
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
time: 1:39
1937-11-09
126Sammy Crocetti126½7 7 3
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1937-08-10
122Ramon Rodriquez116½1 2 1
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1937-08-03
127Harold 'Snooks' Lacey12322 8 4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1937-07-21
122½Cyril Joseph124½10 8 2
Dyckman Oval, Manhattan, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1937-06-22
124¼Henry Hook12376 33 4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1937-06-08
122½Les Guesno12617 20 4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W KO5/6
 W  
KO
5/6
  
1937-06-02
123¼Cyril Joseph12210 7 2
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1937-05-25
123Georgie Holmes120¾22 13 2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1937-02-20
123Johnny Scibelli123¾11 10 3
Mecca Temple, New York, New York, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1937-02-06
Jose Lago29 4 5
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1936-12-15
123Willie Felice12610 8 3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1936-10-15
123Tony Manini12018 8 6
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LSD8/8
 L 
SD
8/8
  
1936-10-12
125Jackie Corcoran1275 7 4
Plainfield, New Jersey, USA
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
1936-08-18
Billy Hill1 3 1
Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1936-07-28
121Joey Archibald12031 10 3
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1936-06-22
122Jimmy Perrin120½25 2 5
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1936-05-21
Dominic Pasculli2 6 0
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO4/6
 W  
KO
4/6
  
1936-04-07
124Joe Coskey123¾4 11 0
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
time: 2:10
1936-01-27
121Johnny Mauro12329 6 4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1935-11-04
123Leo Rittenour1213 5 0
I.M.A. Auditorium, Flint, Michigan, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1935-08-19
121¼Bucky Burton123½41 7 4
Beach Arena, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
1935-04-24
119½Dick Welsh121½55 20 9
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1934-11-08
116¾Eugene Huat117¾55 29 5
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
This card was part of the second round of the world's bantamweight elimination tournament, which was sanctioned by the NBA and the Montreal Athletic Commission. Montreal Gazette
1934-10-08
121Frankie Mirabel122½12 4 0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Joe Orisini
1934-08-06
123½Jimmy Gilligan118½13 9 4
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS5/5
 W  
PTS
5/5
  
referee: Joe Orisini   judges: Stanley PhillipsBud Smith
The date of this fight is incorrectly given as July 8 in Litfin's published record.
1934-06-25
123Georgie Pace122¼debut
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
LKO1/6
 L 
KO
1/6
  
1934-03-05
122Frankie Wolfram12413 12 2
Palisades Rink, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1934-02-05
122Frankie Bauman11737 14 10
Palisades Rink, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
referee: Al Grayber
Reported as a 3-round tko win for Litfin in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, not in 6 rounds, as sometimes given.
1933-11-06
121Mose Butch12434 11 2
Moose Temple, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Red Robinson   judges: Lou MeiningerPhil Scello
1933-07-17
124Young Dickson122debut
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
This fight was on a program consisting entirely of four-round bouts.
1933-06-30
122Jimmy Thomas12138 16 2
Meyers Bowl, North Braddock, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Joe Orisini   judges: Mike MoranLou Meininger
1933-06-22
123Charley Burns12510 3 1
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1933-05-08
Andy Kosel122½6 2 0
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO5/6
 W  
TKO
5/6
  
referee: Al Grayber   judges: Frank BrownJock Simcoe
1933-04-03
127Charley Burns1268 2 1
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1933-03-20
124½Charley Burns1276 2 1
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1932-12-09
125½Davey Brown12325 17 4
Northside Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
referee: Red Robinson
1932-09-15
124½Danny Billick123½6 7 2
Greenlee Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
1932-08-18
Jackie Wilson22 6 2
Greenlee Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD8/8
 L 
UD
8/8
  
referee: Jack Henderson   judges: Lou MeiningerJock Simcoe
1932-08-04
123½Willie Davies121119 22 17
Greenlee Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LSD8/8
 L 
SD
8/8
  
referee: Jack Henderson   judges: Freddie LuxJock Simcoe
1932-06-07
129Ritchie Thomas12512 8 0
Ryan's Auditorium, Fresno, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Eddie Burns
"Litfin whipped Richie Thomas tonight, but got no better then a draw." (Fresno Bee) The Bee had Litfin winning dominating three out of the four rounds.
1932-05-20
Jose Rayodebut
Pismo Beach Arena, Pismo Beach, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1932-03-29
125½Paul Medrano12630 4 4
Ryan's Auditorium, Fresno, California, USA
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
1932-03-15
Gene Espinosa5 5 3
Ryan's Auditorium, Fresno, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
This is without a doubt Nat Litfin--who fought under a variety of names in California--as Abie Lifton in Fresno Bee report.
1932-03-01
121Gene Jens12119 6 6
Ryan's Auditorium, Fresno, California, USA
W KO6/6
 W  
KO
6/6
  
As Abie Lifton from Los Angeles in Fresno Bee report. Jens floored twice in the sixth round for nine counts and when he went down a third time, the fight was stopped.
1932-02-16
124Nash Calderon12418 11 4
Ryan's Auditorium, Fresno, California, USA
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
As Abie Lifton of Los Angeles in Fresno Bee report. round correction from the Fresno Bee--day after fight report.
1932-01-29
121Pee Wee Gale1219 3 2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1932-01-22
130Bruce McDowell5 6 6
Ventura A.C., Ventura, California, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1931-12-15
Battling Dodo7 5 3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
As Nate Liftin in LA Times report. Dodo was knocked down for a count in the third round.
1931-07-28
126Ray Cervantes2 8 1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1931-07-17
Vernon Jackson12535 13 9
Ventura A.C., Ventura, California, USA
LKO4/0
 L 
KO
4/0
  
1931-06-10
Jimmy Demarzodebut
Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1931-05-13
Clem Avila6 6 1
Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
Litfin won in a slow fight--Long Beach Press Telegram.
1931-03-25
Santiago Lujan9 3 4
Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington, California, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
Litfin fought Santiago Lujon on this date, not Dan Diaz as was shown here previously. (Long Beach Press Telegram)
1931-03-11
Robert Rodriguez8 9 2
Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1930-10-22
Cliff Campbell2 0 0
Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
Result from the Long Beach Press Telegram.
1930-10-08
Ritchie Thomas2 2 0
Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington, California, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
Result from the Long Beach Press Telegram.
1930-04-11
Kid Dardinelladebut
Compton, California, USA
LDQ2/6
 L 
DQ
2/6
  
Both the LA Times and Long Beach Press Telegram had Litfin undefeated in his last seven fights coming into this one. Litfin fought Kid Dardinella on this date and not Jesse Vasquez as was previously shown. Litfin disqualified for hitting Dardinella while he was down--Litfin was way ahead when the referee stopped the fight. (Long Beach Press Telegram)
1930-04-01
Joe Hernandez15 13 2
Orange Belt A.C., San Bernardino, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1930-03-03
Ray Gonzales1 1 0
Eastside Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1930-01-25
Eagle Thomas8 35 4
Main Street Athletic Club, Los Angeles, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1930-01-14
Luis Echeveste5 3 1
Orange County A.C., Santa Ana, California, USA
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
1929-12-31
Tony Moreno10 2 2
Orange County A.C., Santa Ana, California, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Bob White
1929-10-02
Johnny Navarro2 0 0
Ocean Park, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1929-09-13
Joe Navarrodebut
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
It is likely that Joe Navarro and Johnny Navarro are one and the same.
1929-08-14
Faster Manalo4 18 7
Ocean Park, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1929-07-04
Tony Eaton0 2 0
Weston, West Virginia, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1929-06-13
Nick Malone0 2 0
Junction Park, New Brighton, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO4/4
 W  
KO
4/4
  
1929-04-26
Nick Malonedebut
Moose Lodge, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1929-03-25
Scotty Graham1 1 0
Washington, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1929-03-15
Sammy Paris0 2 0
Moose Lodge, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1929-03-05
116Young Ketchell1146 0 0
Kincaid's Garden, Steubenville, Ohio, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Steubenville Herald-Star
1929-02-15
George Tomasky5 3 1
Moose Lodge, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Joe Keally
1929-02-04
Scotty Graham1 0 0
Washington, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S
Scheduled/Pending
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