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Tommy Cross

W L D
45 25 8
9 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 79 rating
rounds 627 ranking
KOs 11%
 
global ID 9460
birth nameThomas Ellis
aliasRooster Cross
debut1934-01-01
divisionlightweight
residence
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth place
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Career Record

79 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
146¼Jiggs Donohue
15
3
0
142
 L 
PTS8/8
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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138Tippy Larkin
79
7
0
135
 L 
KO6/8
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Larkin went into the ring without his trunks
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136½Aldo Spoldi
84
23
5
140
 L 
TKO3/8
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
Bout stopped on a bad cut on Cross' eyebrow.
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136Leonard Bennett
74
41
18
144½
 L 
PTS8/8
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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139Julie Kogon
46
14
8
135¾
 D 
PTS8/8
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USA
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138½Billy Davis
15
9
4
141½
 L 
PTS10/10
Gardens, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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139Julie Kogon
44
12
8
134
 W  
PTS8/8
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Ted Christie
46
18
3
 W  
KO8/10
New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
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131Abe Denner
27
9
1
128
 W  
PTS10/10
Bristol Arena, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
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138Harry Hurst
20
0
2
134½
 L 
PTS10/10
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
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137Mike Evans
28
3
1
139¾
 L 
PTS8/8
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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138Charley Sulic
7
6
2
140
 D 
PTS8/8
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
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139½Buck Streator
11
3
1
140
 W  
TKO5/6
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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140Lennox Dingle
16
3
1
137
 W  
PTS8/8
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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136¼Victor Troise
19
23
9
140¼
 W  
PTS8/8
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
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135Mike Kaplan
33
4
4
144
 L 
TKO5/10
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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139Paul Junior
82
8
4
145
 L 
PTS8/8
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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139½Tommy Speigal
69
20
6
134
 W  
PTS10/10
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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137George Zengaras
44
13
6
137
 L 
PTS10/10
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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137Joey Silva
10
11
5
137½
 W  
PTS10/10
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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136½George Zengaras
42
11
6
135
 L 
PTS10/10
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Mike Evans
20
0
1
 L 
PTS10/10
Cambria Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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136George Zengaras
35
10
6
135
 L 
PTS8/8
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
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136Johnny Rohrig
36
13
8
128¼
 L 
PTS10/10
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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134Paul DeBello
33
3
1
135½
 L 
PTS8/8
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
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135Joey Ferrando
54
9
3
140
 L 
PTS10/10
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Ferrando won decisively.
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134Teddy Baldwin
21
15
3
135
 W  
PTS10/10
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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135Al Nettlow
37
4
2
137
 L 
PTS10/10
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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137Al Nettlow
36
4
2
139
 L 
PTS10/10
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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136½Lou Ambers
76
6
7
138
 L 
UD10/10
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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133Eddie Cool
92
25
14
141
 D 
PTS10/10
Arena Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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134Gene Gallotto
27
21
4
137
 W  
PTS10/10
Garden Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
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134Mickey Duca
18
19
8
136
 W  
PTS10/10
Garden Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
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132Pedro Montanez
73
5
3
137¼
 D 
PTS10/10
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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133Lew Massey
71
36
9
136
 W  
PTS10/10
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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131Gene Gallotto
26
15
4
133¼
 W  
PTS10/10
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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132½Eddie Cool
92
24
14
140
 W  
PTS10/10
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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133Norment Quarles
43
11
4
135½
 L 
TKO3/10
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Mike Piskin
14
4
1
 N 
NC10/10
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Ruled no contest with "14 seconds of last round to go." (Mansfield News Journal)
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132Tony Fernandez
10
7
2
133
 W  
TKO3/10
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Bout stopped after Fernandez took two nine counts and sustained a badly cut mouth. New York Times
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135½Midget Wolgast
141
28
15
139½
 W  
PTS10/10
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Wolgast was knocked down in the 1st round.
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133½Charley Gomer
63
40
10
133½
 W  
PTS10/10
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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131¼Pete Galiano
18
25
7
138½
 W  
PTS10/10
Cambria Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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132¼Al Casimini
35
20
8
136¼
 W  
KO1/10
Cambria Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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131Al Casimini
35
19
8
136
 W  
PTS10/10
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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134½Benny Bass
152
25
5
130½
 L 
PTS10/10
Baker Bowl, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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131Midget Wolgast
140
25
14
136
 W  
MD10/10
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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133¾Lew Massey
68
31
7
135
 D 
PTS10/10
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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133Midget Wolgast
139
25
14
138
 L 
PTS10/10
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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130Norman Rahn
13
12
6
140
 W  
PTS8/8
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Charley Gomer
60
30
10
 W  
PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10

Exact date and location unknown.
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132Eddie McGeever
28
9
7
138
 D 
PTS10/10
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
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133Lou Alpert
12
13
4
132
 W  
PTS10/10
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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132½Eddie McGeever
25
9
7
135
 L 
PTS10/10
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
McGeever received the decision, as shown in The Ring, February 1937, page 58. Also reported in Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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130Johnny DeFoe
23
13
9
128
 W  
PTS10/10
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
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131Pete Galiano
12
21
6
136
 W  
PTS10/10
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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130Pete Galiano
12
20
6
132
 W  
PTS8/8
Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid)
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Dom Burrone
15
4
3
 W  
PTS6/6
Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
From The Ring, November 1936, page 42.
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130½Harry Booker
21
12
3
134
 W  
PTS4/4
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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135½Tony Muscarello
6
5
0
129
 W  
KO1/4
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
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George Dixon II
6
2
2
 L 
PTS6/6
Chicago Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
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Gene Gallotto
16
2
3
 W  
PTS6/6
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Meyer Rowan
18
12
3
 D 
PTS8/8
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
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128Joey Evansdebut
133
 W  
PTS6/6
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Rudy Hollis
1
3
2
 W  
PTS6/6
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Tommy Mollis
14
6
1
 W  
PTS10/10
New Albert Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
From notes by Laurence Fielding.
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Ruby Budman
9
4
3
 W  
PTS6/6
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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126½Frankie Hayes
30
29
5
128½
 W  
KO3/6
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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Jeff Furrone
2
1
2
 W  
PTS6/6
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
From the Wilmington Evening Journal (Laurence Fielding).
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Billy Purnell
45
22
5
 W  
PTS10/10
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
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129Eddie Cooper
3
6
0
129
 W  
KO2/6
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
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135Vincent Reed
14
4
1
132
 W  
PTS6/6
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
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129Speedy Dixon
0
1
0
135
 W  
KO3/6
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding). Evidently this was one of a series of programs intended for the development of new talent, even though held in a very large baseball stadium.
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126Claude Cirilli
1
0
0
125
 W  
TKO2/6
Delaware County Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USA
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Tommy Mollis
12
4
1
 W  
PTS10/10
New Albert Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
From notes of Laurence Fielding. Also scheduled to fight on this program: Dennis Moody v. Harry Dillon, 8; Johnny Rucker v. Willie Green, 6.
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Jackie Thomas
3
1
1
 W  
PTS6/6
New Albert Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940.
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Billy Purnell
40
20
4
 L 
PTS8/8
New Albert Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940. Cross's opponent was referred to as "Young Kid Norfolk."
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Willie Green
0
1
0
 W  
PTS8/8
New Albert Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940.
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126¾Gene Gallottodebut
125½
 D 
PTS6/6
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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unverified
unsanctioned
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending