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Joe Coster

W L D
11 14 1
5 KOs 11 KOs
last 6


bouts 28 rating
rounds 195 ranking
KOs 5%
 
global ID 52557
birth nameGiuseppe Agnello
aliasJoe Agnello
born 1889-01-26
death date1974-06-20 / age 85
debut1906-05-21 / age 17
divisionfeatherweight
height5′ 5″   /   165cm
residence
Brooklyn, New York, USA
birth place
Palermo, Sicilia, Italy

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
93 575 33 21 11

Career Record

93 total bouts, view in calendar
verified
unverified
unsanctioned
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
Jack Willis
1
2
0
 L 
KO3/8
Town Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
referee: Tommy Ginty
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Willie Fuller
0
1
0
 W  
NWS6/6
Ice Palace, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Public Ledger.
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Frankie Sparksdebut
 L 
NWS6/6
Auditorium A.A., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Inquirer.
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116Sammy Smith
6
0
1
117½
 L 
TKO8/10
City Hall, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Bill Crowley   judge: Archie FairbanksTommy West
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Young Joe Tuberdebut
 L 
NWS6/6
Auditorium A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
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Reddy Bell
5
1
0
 W  
TKO5/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
From Philadelphia newspapers. Coster weighed considerably more than in the major part of his ring career.
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Terry Ketchell
1
3
0
 L 
TKO4/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Result from Philadelphia newspapers.
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Andy Smith
4
2
0
 W  
NWS6/6
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Smith billed from Allentown, Coster from Philadelphia (Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader).
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Battling Paskos
0
1
0
 W  
NWS6/6
Auditorium, Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Reading Eagle
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Dutch Brandt
4
5
0
 L 
PTS20/20
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Reported in the New Orleans Times-Picayune (Jack Kincaid).
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Johnny Nelson
4
1
0
 W  
NWS6/6
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision in favor of Coster from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
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Bobby Grant
0
1
0
 L 
KO9/10
Broadway S.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Johnny Howell
0
2
0
 W  
NWS6/6
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
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George KO Chaney
34
5
1
 L 
KO4/15
Monumental Theatre, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
From the Baltimore Sun (Jack Kincaid). Chaney used a left hook to the chin to score this knockout. There were only two professional boxing bouts on this program.
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Young McAuliffe
4
1
0
 L 
TKO3/10
Casino, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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Paddy Callahan
34
8
3
 L 
KO3/10
Broadway S.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Willie Jones
9
5
5
 D 
NWS10/10
Gowanus A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
New York Times
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Joe Stacey
1
0
0
 W  
NWS10/10
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
New York Times
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Kid Ghetto
2
5
0
 L 
NWS10/10
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
New York Times
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Kid Black
1
2
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Brown's Gym A.A., Far Rockaway, Queens, New York, USA
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Tommy Houck
12
4
1
 L 
NWS10/10
Atlantic A.A., Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York, USA
Houck won the "newspaper decision." (NY EVE Telegraam)

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Kid Julian
10
4
1
 L 
KO3/10
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
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129Paddy Callahan
33
5
3
128¾
 W  
DQ7/10
Irving A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Frankie Callahan
7
0
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Gowanus A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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124½Al Delmont
81
16
42
123½
 W  
NWS10/10
Irving A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
(Boston Globe)
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Philadelphia Pal Moore
17
7
4
 W  
NWS10/10
New York A.C., New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the Boston Globe.
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Paddy Callahan
33
4
2
 W  
DQ5/10
Irving A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Louis De Ponthieu
25
13
4
 L 
NWS12/12
Youngstown, Ohio, USA
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
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Louis De Ponthieu
25
13
4
 D 
NWS10/10
Rochester, New York, USA
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130Johnny Lore
0
3
0
140
 L 
NWS10/10
National A.C., New York, New York, USA
Lore won the newspaper decision (New York Times).
referee: William J. Rothwell
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Young Driscoll
0
2
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Royale A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the Brooklyn Eagle (Paul Zabala).
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Jack White
18
7
10
 D 
NWS12/12
Akron, Ohio, USA
 D 
NWS
12/12

Akron, Ohio, USA
(Chicago Tribune 12/29/1912)
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Louis De Ponthieu
25
13
4
 N 
ND10/10
Rochester, New York, USA
De Ponthieu won the newspaper decision (No source given)
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Frankie Russell
10
1
3
 L 
PTS10/10
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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Eddie O'Keefe
13
2
1
 L 
NWS10/10
St. Nicholas Rink, New York, New York, USA
(New York Times)
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Ty Cobb
8
6
2
 W  
PTS10/10
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
 W  
PTS
10/10

Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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123Jimmy Walsh
32
9
16
118
 N 
NC8/10
Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USA
Referee Tone disqualified both boxers for holding and Commissioner Frank O'Neil ordered the manager of the club not to pay either fighter (New York Times).
referee: Dan Tone
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123Eddie O'Keefe
13
2
1
120½
 W  
NWS10/10
Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USA
(New York Times)
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Joe Shugrue
8
0
0
 W  
NWS10/10
New Amsterdam Opera House, New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the New York Times, and from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid). This program was promoted by the National S.C.
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126½Knockout Brown
25
2
0
134
 W  
NWS10/10
Irving A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Coster won the "newspaper decision." (New York Times)
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Louis De Ponthieu
23
11
4
 W  
NWS10/10
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USA
(New York Times)and (NY Sun) -AMSTERDAM EVENING RECORDER reports Coster winning consensus opinion.
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Willie Jones
9
5
5
 W  
NWS10/10
Albany, New York, USA
 W  
NWS
10/10

Albany, New York, USA
Coster won the newspaper decision (New York Times).
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Kid Ghetto
1
3
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Joe Shugrue
7
0
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Consensus newspaper decision from Brooklyn newspapers in favor of Coster Jack Kincaid).
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Willie Jones
9
5
5
 W  
NWS10/10
Irving A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Young Abe Brown
3
2
0
 W  
NWS10/10
National S.C., New York, New York, USA
Coster won the newspaper decision (New York Times).
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Packy Hommey
10
1
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Fordon A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Source NY Times Coster won
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Ty Cobb
8
4
1
 L 
NWS10/10
Standard A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Cobb won the newspaper decision (New York Times).
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Tommy Houck
6
2
0
 W  
NWS10/10
New Star A.C., New York, New York, USA
Coster won the "newspaper decision." (New York Times)
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Patsy Kline
19
6
3
 L 
KO5/10
Fordham A.C, New York, New York, USA
referee: Sam Lewis
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Kid Julian
7
1
0
 L 
NWS10/10
Syracuse A.C., Syracuse, New York, USA
(New York Times and Syracuse Herald)
referee: Tom Cawley
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Mexican Joe Rivers
10
0
1
 L 
TKO13/20
Arena, Vernon, California, USA
Rivers claims World Featherweight title at 122lbs
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125Joe Mandot
20
4
4
125
 L 
PTS8/8
Southern A.C., Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Memphis Commercial Appeal. Coster floored in the first and sixth.
referee: Billy Haack
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122Frankie Conley
29
5
7
122
 W  
UD20/20
West Side A.C., Gretna, Louisiana, USA
Coster claims World Featherweight title at 122lbs because Abe Attell would not put his title at risk
referee: Wallace Wood   judge: T.S. Andrews
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Charlie Griffin
20
10
4
 D 
NWS10/10
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
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Benny Kaufman
21
1
3
 L 
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was a draw, but the Philadelphia Record considered Kaufman the winner.
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125Patsy Kline
19
3
3
 W  
DQ1/10
Whirlwind A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
This was not a "no contest" as sometimes shown.
referee: Sam Lewis
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Willie Beecher
5
0
1
 L 
NWS10/10
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper win for Beecher (New York City newspapers, Jack Kincaid). This program was promoted by the Vanderbilt A.C.
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Abe Attell
66
5
14
 L 
NWS10/10
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper reports differ as to who won. Syracuse Herald said Attell "pretty well battered at the end". New York Times report a win for Attell as does the NY Herald. NY Tribune has this bout a draw.
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Jack Ritchie
0
1
0
 W  
KO1/10
New York, New York, USA
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Tommy O'Toole
12
1
1
 W  
NWS6/6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Coster won the newspaper decision given by the Philadelphia Record. The Philadelphia Item had it as a draw.
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Jimmy Walsh
31
9
14
 W  
NWS10/10
Marathon A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Coster won the newspaper decision (New York Times).
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Young O'Leary
2
2
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Frankie Burns
4
0
0
 L 
NWS10/10
Olympic A.C., New York, New York, USA
Consensus of New York City newspaper decisions favored Burns.
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Phil McGovern
11
2
3
 W  
NWS10/10
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
New York Times
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Young Wagner
8
0
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
Coster won the "newspaper decision." (New York Times).
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Charley Goldman
15
2
2
 D 
NWS10/10
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
(New York Times)
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Biz Mackey
28
14
10
 W  
NWS10/10
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
Coster and Mackey did not meet July 19, 1911, as shown before. It was a duplication.
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Kid Bernstein
0
4
0
 W  
KO3/0
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
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Young Dyson
4
3
5
 D 
PTS15/15
Providence, Rhode Island, USA
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Harry Forbes
80
11
25
 L 
KO8/10
Bedford A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Forbes down in 5th, Coster in 8th; both fighters arrested after bout
referee: James Shortell
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Jimmy Walsh
29
8
13
 L 
NWS6/6
American A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Bout cut from 10 to 6 rounds. No decision bout (Boston Globe).
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Phil McGovern
10
2
2
 D 
NWS10/10
Bedford A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
New York Times
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Philadelphia Pal Moore
10
0
1
 L 
NWS10/10
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USA
New York Times
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Young Giantdebut
 W  
KO1/6
Bedford A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Joe Wagner
13
13
6
 L 
NWS10/10
Bedford A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Wagner won the "newspaper decision."

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Phil McGovern
10
2
2
 L 
NWS10/10
New York, New York, USA
IBRO Journal #82
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Johnny Daly
5
1
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Bedford A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
(New York Times)
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Phil McGovern
10
2
2
 L 
NWS10/10
Bedford A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
New York Times
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George Dennisdebut
 W  
NWS10/10
Swedish-American A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Johnny Coulon
32
1
0
 D 
NWS10/10
Bedford A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
Newspaper decision for Coster from NY Times, wire ("Coster was possessed of a left that worried Coulon and made the champion look like a novice at different periods.").
Newspaper decision for Coulon from NY Evening Telegram, Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
Weigh-in at 110 pounds at 10 PM.
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Joe Wagner
12
11
6
 W  
PTS6/6
Knickerbocker A.C., Albany, New York, USA
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Kid Murphy
23
10
9
 D 
NWS10/10
Dobler Park, Albany, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from the Albany Evening Journal (Paul Zabala).
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Kid Murphy
23
10
9
 L 
NWS6/6
Brown's Gym, New York, New York, USA
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Young O'Leary
1
0
0
 L 
NWS6/6
Roman A.C., New York, New York, USA
Coster (as Kid Koster) floored for a short count in the third round. (Boston Globe)
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Willie Schumacher
7
2
0
 W  
NWS6/6
New York, New York, USA
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Willie Schumacher
7
2
0
 W  
NWS6/6
Brown's Gym, New York, New York, USA
(New York Times)
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Joe Adamsdebut
 W  
KO2/6
Brown's Gym, New York, New York, USA
Bout attrib. to Young Coster (New York Times).
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Terry Edwards
5
11
14
 D 
NWS6/6
Dry Dock A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
NY Times called this a draw
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Young O'Learydebut
 D 
NWS6/6
Dry Dock A.C., New York, New York, USA
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Willie Schumacher
5
2
0
 D 
NWS6/6
New York, New York, USA
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Tommy Sheadebut
 W  
NWS3/3
New York, New York, USA
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Bobby Mooredebut
 L 
NWS6/6
Carlyle A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
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unverified
unsanctioned
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending