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Boots Monroe

W L D
32 9 1
23 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 42
rounds 252
KOs 55%
 
global ID 85540
birth nameHorace Monroe
born 1937-03-01
debut1957-01-12 / age 19
divisionbantamweight
stanceorthodox
residence
Hollywood, California, USA
birth place
Coalgate, Oklahoma, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1967-11-01
124Centavito Antonio Hernandez1252 0 0
San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico
LTKO6/10
 L 
TKO
6/10
  
Date Approximate. Source: February 1968 Ring Magazine, page #46.
1963-01-25
126Licho Guerrero1275 1 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LTKO7/10
 L 
TKO
7/10
  
referee: Dick Young 6-3
The bout was stopped due to a bad cut over Monroe's left eye.
1961-01-19
126Danny Valdez125½16 5 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LKO1/12
 L 
KO
1/12
  
time: 2:32
vacant USA California State featherweight title
1960-11-20
Ramon Sarmiento3 2 2
San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1960-11-08
126Frank Valdez12719 5 3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
time: 0:59
Monroe had to do a lot of chasing, but perservered and finally knocked out Valdez for the full count with a right hand of the 7th.
1960-08-09
127½Noel Humphreys12723 18 6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
referee: Mushy Callahan
1960-07-07
124Ricardo Lorenzo Gonzalez12593 5 6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Tommy Hart 92-96
1960-06-21
126Vince Delgado126½16 7 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
referee: Jimmy Wilson 47-47   judges: Russ Bradford 47-48, Charley Randolph 48-47
The fight was a thriller and Monroe was not ahead by much when the fight was stopped because of eye cuts.
1960-02-16
124Hector Agundez1226 6 1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Lee Grossman 97-94   judges: Dick Young 97-93, Joey Olmos 96-96
In a televised bout Monroe piled up an early lead, slowed in the later rounds and it cost him a unanimous decision.
1959-12-29
122½Baby Brown12424 10 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Wilson 95-93   judges: Frankie Van 97-93, Dick Young 98-91
Monroe was knocked down for a three-count in the 10th round.
1959-11-07
121½Ward Yee121½14 5 4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
referee: Tommy Hart
1959-10-03
122Walt Ingram12114 5 1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: George Latka 100-88   judges: Tommy Hart 98-94, Joey Olmos 98-95
1959-08-29
122½Hector Agundez120¾5 5 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W RTD8/10
 W  
RTD
8/10
  
referee: Jimmy Wilson
1959-05-16
127Kid Irapuato126½13 4 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Wilson 96-96   judges: Charley Randolph 97-92, Mushy Callahan 93-95
Boots had a big lead going into the 7th, but Irapuato staged a desperate rally in the final rounds. The draw was met by violent dissension.
1959-03-21
120Ray Ruiz11522 7 2
Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1959-03-14
121Hector Ceballos12310 13 1
Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1959-03-08
121Hector Agundez1194 4 1
Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1959-02-07
118Jose Toluco Lopez11854 8 2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LTKO2/12
 L 
TKO
2/12
  
time: 1:57   referee: Lee Grossman
North American Bantamweight Title
1959-01-08
118Joe Medel11532 12 3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Tommy Hart 98-92   judges: Lee Grossman 98-90, Dick Young 98-94
1958-11-08
121Roque Fernandez119¼11 16 3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 1:14   referee: Jack McDonald
1958-10-16
117Herman Marques115½8 1 1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
time: 2:30   referee: Charley Randolph
USA California State bantamweight title
Marquez stopped on cuts
1958-08-28
120Nacho Escalante11720 14 1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:25   referee: George Latka
1958-08-16
122½Roberto Perro Hernandez12312 2 2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
referee: Dynamite Jackson
Monroe was knocked down for a nine-count in the 2nd round. The bout was stopped in between the 5th and 6th rounds, because of a cut over Hernandez's right eye.
1958-06-07
118Billy Peacock11843 18 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Jimmy Wilson 118-112   judges: Jack McDonald 117-113, John Thomas 118-109
USA California State bantamweight title
1958-05-03
119½Hector Rodriguez124½10 7 2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
time: 1:56   referee: Tommy Hart
No knockdowns, but Monroe had Rodriquez in a bad way when referee Tommy hart stopped the fight.
1958-03-15
123Willie Lucero12615 5 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
time: 1:21   referee: George Latka
Lucero was knocked down in the 6th round.
1958-01-25
122Kid Irapuato1208 1 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Charley Randolph 100-91   judges: Russ Bradford 100-90, Costello Cruz 98-94
1957-12-28
119German Ohm11931 5 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 2:14   referee: George Latka
1957-12-07
123¾Andy Carmona1316 1 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
time: 1:51
1957-09-28
123Memo Durante125debut
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
Durante was knocked down once in the 1st and twice in the 3rd round.
1957-09-02
Al Flores1 0 0
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1957-08-26
121Joaquin Veloz1231 1 0
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
1957-07-27
122½Willie Parker122½0 4 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO6/6
 W  
TKO
6/6
  
1957-07-15
121Joaquin Veloz1210 1 0
Plaza de Toros, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1957-06-29
122½Tony Rios122½8 4 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO5/6
 W  
TKO
5/6
  
1957-05-11
126Pico Campo119¾0 1 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO4/4
 W  
TKO
4/4
  
1957-04-13
125Clyde Nettles1271 3 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1957-03-23
124Joe Nobleza121½3 5 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W KO2/4
 W  
KO
2/4
  
1957-03-02
124½Ray Avilos1274 4 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1957-02-09
123½Clyde Nettles127½0 1 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1957-01-19
124½Rocky Fontanette1260 4 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO4/4
 W  
TKO
4/4
  
1957-01-12
124Chico Perales127debut
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO2/4
 W  
TKO
2/4
  
Monroe's Pro Debut
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Win
L
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D
Draw
N
No Contest
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Scheduled/Pending
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