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Mike Raffa

W L D
39 9 3
21 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 51
rounds 347
KOs 41%
 
global ID 45933
aliasSergeant/Corp.
born 1918-05-28
death date1963-07-07 / age 45
debut1939-04-17 / age 20
divisionfeatherweight
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
residence
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
birth place
Newell, West Virginia, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1947-12-04
128½Red Grant128debut
Arena, Youngstown, Ohio, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1947-10-29
130Eddie Bertolino13131 6 3
City Auditorium, Galveston, Texas, USA
LTKO6/10
 L 
TKO
6/10
  
Raffa suffered a cut over his left eye
1947-04-11
Billy Miller57 21 0
Memorial Auditorium, East Liverpool, Ohio, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Kenny Davis 5-5   judges: Jimmy Massey 2-4, Sherman Rader 3-7
1947-03-10
Gene Spencer61 43 19
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1947-01-14
Gene Spencer59 42 18
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1946-12-09
Miguel Barragan1 2 0
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
1946-09-24
126Johnny Gebert12727 20 3
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1946-09-03
Mario Chico Morales43 24 3
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Cox
1946-08-12
126Juste Fontaine13534 9 0
Zivic Arena, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
LTKO5/10
 L 
TKO
5/10
  
time: 2:57   referee: Ernie Sesto
1946-06-26
130Johnny Gebert13027 16 3
Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1946-04-10
129Eddie Bertolino13221 4 2
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1946-03-20
129Paulie Jackson13032 29 3
Dayton, Ohio, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1946-03-12
Eddie Bertolino20 4 2
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1946-02-28
130Ollie Cobbins1281 0 1
Aragon Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 1:59
1945-05-08
Stacky Rowe8 6 5
City Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
W KO6/0
 W  
KO
6/0
  
1942-12-01
129Lulu Costantino13062 3 5
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1942-09-15
131Bobby Ivy130½48 17 9
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Ivy was down in the 10th round.
1942-05-25
129Joey Archibald124½60 30 5
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
time: 1:29   referee: Buck McTiernan
1942-05-11
128Joe Marinelli12822 7 5
Columbia Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1942-04-06
130Cleveland Brown13314 7 2
Columbia Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W KO8/0
 W  
KO
8/0
  
1942-02-23
Cleveland Brown13 6 2
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Reported as the first mixed-race bout in Kentucky.
1941-10-13
127½Jue Yee Kong1270 2 0
Columbia Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1941-09-23
126Bud Christie1270 1 0
Weirton, West Virginia, USA
W KO3/8
 W  
KO
3/8
  
1941-09-15
129Petey Scalzo13082 6 6
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1941-09-08
128Joey Stack12424 42 9
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W KO6/0
 W  
KO
6/0
  
Raffa had Stack on the floor five times previously to the knockout
1941-08-12
126Harry Jeffra12568 10 1
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Al Grayber   judges: Chick RodgersGeorge Martzo
1941-07-21
129Jimmy Maddox130½10 35 9
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W TKO5/0
 W  
TKO
5/0
  
1941-05-19
128Jimmy Gilligan12749 36 6
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1941-05-15
Bill Speary22 2 0
Kingston Armory, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1941-03-04
125½Bill Speary12720 2 0
Kingston Armory, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Speary was knocked down in the 9th round.
1941-01-17
126¾Bill Speary126½20 1 0
Rochester, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
Speary down 3 times in third. Buffalo Courier
1940-12-06
Henry Smith9 2 1
Rochester, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1940-12-02
129Everett Rightmire130102 23 10
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1940-09-23
129½Young Johnny Buff1309 25 2
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1940-08-23
127Johnny Cello1221 0 0
Highshool Athletic Field, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:30   referee: Joe Louis
1940-07-29
128Sammy Crocetti12911 20 3
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
time: 0:35
1940-06-27
Pete DeGrasse77 61 30
Patterson Field, East Liverpool, Ohio, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Chuck Mason
1940-06-15
Leon Jones0 1 0
Youngstown, Ohio, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1940-05-15
Firpo Lopez1 0 0
Scranton Stadium, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1940-02-06
124¼Monty Pignatore129½32 13 6
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1940-01-16
Johnny Cockfield4 13 5
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO6/6
 W  
KO
6/6
  
1940-01-02
129¾Solly Pearl128¼8 9 2
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
time: 0:40
1939-11-27
131½Jackie Carter13438 28 10
Weirton Steel Arena, Weirton, West Virginia, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
Raffa entered this bout with a reported record of 9-0.
1939-10-30
125Jimmy Gilligan12443 27 5
Weirton Steel Arena, Weirton, West Virginia, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Jack Dempsey
1939-10-16
125Joey Sulk1276 18 4
Winland Auditorium, East Liverpool, Ohio, USA
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
time: 2:05   referee: Jack Dempsey   judges: Rudy HalpateJack Covert
1939-08-28
124Joey Sulk1246 17 4
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1939-07-10
130½Eddie Tuscher1283 6 0
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/4
 W  
KO
2/4
  
1939-06-12
130Eddie Tuscher1243 5 0
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1939-05-12
126½Jackie Murray1251 0 0
Weirton Steel Arena, Weirton, West Virginia, USA
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
1939-04-21
Eddie Scott25 19 3
Fairview Garden, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1939-04-17
127Andy Canal1261 9 1
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W KO3/4
 W  
KO
3/4
  
This was Raffa's professional debut. From the Chicago Tribune, Bob Soderman.
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D
Draw
N
No Contest
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