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Baby Manuel

W L D
72 33 16
31 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 121
rounds 748
KOs 25%
 
global ID 9546
aliasMiguel Menendez
born 1911-12-14
death date1983-07-00 / age 71
debut1928-02-28 / age 16
divisionfeatherweight
stancesouthpaw
height5′ 5″   /   165cm
residence
Tampa, Florida, USA
birth place
Cuba

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
122 15 0 0 1

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1938-09-08
Sammy Magrodebut
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
LKO1/8
 L 
KO
1/8
  
1938-07-20
Billy Bullock23 11 3
Arena, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1938-04-21
130Joey Silva1293 0 1
Auditorium, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1938-03-21
Leroy Born30 40 11
Richmond Market Armory, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
From Baltimore newspapers (Laurence Fielding). This was the main event of the last program held at Richmond Market Armory, which had been declared a public fire hazard.
1938-03-03
Dom Burrone23 19 4
Salisbury, Maryland, USA
W KO4/6
 W  
KO
4/6
  
From newspaper results collected by Laurence Fielding.
1938-01-01
Rodolfo Casanova62 10 0
El Toreo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LKO2/10
 L 
KO
2/10
  
1937-11-29
124½Tony Dupre12320 2 7
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LUD8/8
 L 
UD
8/8
  
1937-11-22
Ray Ingram37 20 8
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W SD8/8
 W  
SD
8/8
  
1937-10-18
Armando Sicilia19 20 3
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1937-08-16
127Bobby Dechter13050 28 11
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
1937-08-09
Ray Boree17 12 3
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W TKO5/6
 W  
TKO
5/6
  
Boree was ahead on points until sustaing an eye cut that caused the fight to be halted.
1936-08-31
127¼Norment Quarles134¼27 6 2
Mayo Island, Richmond, Virginia, USA
LKO7/10
 L 
KO
7/10
  
1936-07-22
124Petey Sarron125¼84 18 11
Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas, USA
LUD15/15
 L 
UD
15/15
  
referee: Bennie Bickers
National Boxing Association World featherweight title
Sarron down in 1st and 10th -- Manuel reported as going into this bout with 95 total bouts.
1936-05-25
135Lou Young9 11 0
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W TKO6/6
 W  
TKO
6/6
  
From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940.
1936-05-11
Jose Santos32 17 7
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1936-02-10
128Tommy Speigal127½13 0 3
Miami Beach, Florida, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1936-01-27
Chino Alvarez84 26 13
Tampa, Florida, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1936-01-17
127Tommy Speigal12712 0 3
Coliseum, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1936-01-06
Joey Raymond32 7 2
Beach Arena, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1935-12-12
129Bobby Calmes12623 8 5
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami, Florida, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1935-10-04
Frankie Wolfram23 21 6
Sioux City, Iowa, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1935-09-27
Al Manriquez12 3 2
Sioux City, Iowa, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1935-09-23
125Henry Hook12069 24 3
Sioux City, Iowa, USA
DNWS15/15
 D 
NWS
15/15
  
Newspaper decision from Associated Press
1935-09-03
Henry Hook69 23 3
Sioux City, Iowa, USA
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
1935-08-19
125½Henry Hook123¼69 22 3
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1935-07-30
Mickey Genaro29 56 6
Walkathon Arena, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1935-07-09
126Kid Barrilito12718 10 5
Walkathon Arena, San Antonio, Texas, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1935-07-02
126Jack Griffin1297 5 0
Walkathon Arena, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
referee: Bert Brannon
1935-06-25
Kid Laredo28 14 8
Walkathon Arena, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
1935-06-20
127Howard Scott12726 11 7
Fair Park Arena, Dallas, Texas, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Bennie Bickers
1935-05-30
129Roy Stice131½24 11 3
Fair Park Arena, Dallas, Texas, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Bennie Bickers
1935-04-26
129½Jerry Kennedy131¾debut
Fair Park Live Stock Arena, Dallas, Texas, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1935-03-25
130Johnny Lucas133½41 18 9
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami, Florida, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1935-02-25
126Petey Sarron12572 17 10
Miami Beach, Florida, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Oscar Pita
1935-02-04
126Bucky Burton12540 6 4
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami, Florida, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
1935-01-28
126½Young Jack Dempsey129debut
Municipal Stadium, Miami, Florida, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Red McLachlan
1935-01-14
Allie Tedesco12 4 2
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami, Florida, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1935-01-03
Patsy Severo28 11 2
Beach Arena, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Red McLachlan
1934-12-17
126Jimmy Wade136½16 7 5
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami, Florida, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1934-07-01
Benny Victor20 18 3
Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
Precise date in 1934 unknown.
1934-04-30
128Metro Sherby12810 1 0
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1934-04-16
130Patsy Burke1321 1 0
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1934-04-06
Alton Black11 0 2
Chestnut St. Arena, Reno, Nevada, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1934-02-22
129Albert Ladou12827 6 3
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
W TKO1/6
 W  
TKO
1/6
  
referee: Eddie Burns
1934-01-26
126Henry Armstrong13117 4 4
Sacramento, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1933-12-19
126Baby Tiger Flowers13025 7 13
Forman's Arena, San Jose, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: One-Round Hogan
1933-12-12
129½Charley Mannina134½24 10 3
Forman's Arena, San Jose, California, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1933-11-10
127Claude Varner13031 17 11
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1933-11-03
129Roy Stice131½19 9 3
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1933-10-27
Ted Frenchie5 2 2
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
W KO6/6
 W  
KO
6/6
  
1933-10-13
Leon Denmarkdebut
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
referee: Toby Irwin
1933-10-06
128Johnny Jones12713 8 6
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
referee: Eddie Burns
1933-09-15
128Joe Guerrero13137 15 9
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1933-09-01
Angus Smith31 11 4
Ventura, California, USA
DPTS0/0
 D 
PTS
0/0
  
1933-08-24
Jackie Red Stephens42 35 19
Pasadena Arena, Pasadena, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1933-08-10
Johnny Ryan2 1 1
Pasadena Arena, Pasadena, California, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
1933-08-04
127Jackie Red Stephens12841 35 18
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Frankie Van
1933-07-20
129Huerta Evans12527 22 9
Pasadena Arena, Pasadena, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1933-07-11
127Henry Armstrong12612 3 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1933-06-08
129Midget Mexico1358 8 4
Fair Park Live Stock Arena, Dallas, Texas, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1933-05-25
129Chief Parris13313 1 1
Fair Park Live Stock Arena, Dallas, Texas, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1933-05-18
129Midget Mexico1348 6 4
Dallas, Texas, USA
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1933-05-11
Woody Windham5 4 3
Fair Park Live Stock Arena, Dallas, Texas, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1933-04-17
Lou Terry31 14 10
Miami, Florida, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1933-03-27
Eddie Shea65 16 5
Miami, Florida, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Sometimes incorrectly attributed to Young Manuel Quintero. Source here: IBRO Journal #85, p. 83 and Manuel record from Big Spring Daily Herald 7-22-1936
1933-02-20
131Texas Kid1337 2 0
Miami, Florida, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
From Charleston News and Courier.
1933-02-06
131Baby Joe Guzman12426 5 9
Miami, Florida, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1933-01-18
Texas Kid6 2 0
Miami, Florida, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1933-01-09
Snooks Campbell36 13 8
Biscayne Arena, Miami, Florida, USA
W KO5/0
 W  
KO
5/0
  
1932-12-19
127California Joe Rivers1309 13 1
Miami, Florida, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1932-02-06
Joaquin Torregrosa6 1 4
Havana, Cuba
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1932-01-23
Frank Cruz4 2 0
Havana, Cuba
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1932-01-14
Baby Joe Guzman24 4 7
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami, Florida, USA
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1932-01-07
Padron Finnegan1 0 1
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami, Florida, USA
W KO0/8
 W  
KO
0/8
  
1932-01-01
126Frankie Gierke1258 2 3
Legion Arena, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
1931-12-14
Benny Tressito8 10 2
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami, Florida, USA
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
1931-12-03
Mutt Griffin49 32 15
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami, Florida, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1931-11-19
Young Figueredo8 4 5
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami, Florida, USA
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1931-06-17
Frankie Minerva18 17 5
Mitchel Field Arena, Mineola, New York, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1931-05-27
118Jerry Baladar124debut
Mitchel Field Arena, Mineola, New York, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
Manuel is from Port Washington, NY, per the New York Times.
1931-04-17
122Sammy Gelber12329 6 2
Park Arena, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
From the Waterbury Republican (Laurence Fielding, Herb Goldman).
1931-03-30
Jackie O'Day1 1 0
Park Arena, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
From the New Haven Journal Courier (Laurence Fielding).
1931-01-26
124½Matty Standish126½1 0 0
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1930-11-05
Paris Apice13 5 0
Mitchel Field Arena, Mineola, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1930-10-20
Henry Schacter13 3 2
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1930-09-24
Ted Christie2 1 1
Mitchel Field Arena, Mineola, New York, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1930-09-10
Beezy Thomas2 7 0
Mitchel Field Arena, Mineola, New York, USA
W TKO5/0
 W  
TKO
5/0
  
1930-08-27
Pete Berrydebut
Mitchel Field Arena, Mineola, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1930-06-30
115¼Battling Tito1204 10 5
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1930-06-04
Joe Knight0 1 0
Cass Street Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
1930-05-16
112Irish Eddy1122 5 0
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1930-04-04
Irish Eddy1121 5 0
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1930-03-18
Baby Joe Guzman8 2 3
Waterfront Park, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
LPTS0/0
 L 
PTS
0/0
  
1930-03-17
Young Shortina1 0 0
Legion Coliseum, Sarasota, Florida, USA
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1930-03-05
119½Battling Tito1194 7 5
Plant Field, Tampa, Florida, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1930-02-10
Ray Halldebut
Legion Coliseum, Sarasota, Florida, USA
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
referee: Jack Bennett
1930-01-20
117Babe Gregory120debut
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
LTKO5/6
 L 
TKO
5/6
  
1929-12-09
Young Fernandez13 3 1
Athletic Club Arena, Key West, Florida, USA
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
referee: Pete Nebo
1929-11-22
109½Baby Reyes11210 8 4
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1929-11-01
Patent Leather Kid6 4 4
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1929-10-28
110½Baby Joe Guzman112½3 1 3
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1929-08-02
110Baker Boy1120 0 1
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO5/6
 W  
TKO
5/6
  
1929-07-22
108¾Baby Joe Guzman111½1 0 2
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1929-06-17
109Battling Dundee1101 1 0
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1929-05-27
112Frank Rodriguez112debut
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1929-04-29
110Battling Oscar1165 16 2
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1929-04-08
111¼Baby Joe Guzman110debut
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1929-03-25
Joe Soledodebut
Legion Coliseum, Sarasota, Florida, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1929-02-26
112Joe Kid Belen1150 1 0
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1929-02-11
Ben McClain0 0 1
Legion Coliseum, Sarasota, Florida, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1929-01-29
? Saldagodebut
Waterfront Park, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1929-01-25
Irish Eddy1 1 0
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1928-12-17
Young Santos1 0 2
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1928-10-22
108Kid Manuel105debut
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1928-10-17
Six Cylinder5 2 0
Wales A.C., Lake Wales, Florida, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1928-09-10
105Six Cylinder1004 2 0
Lakeland, Florida, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
The Tampa Tribune reported that Baby Manuel was from the Cuban Club (in Tampa).
1928-09-10
112Chino Alvarez1121 0 2
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1928-08-27
117Six Cylinder953 2 0
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1928-07-30
103Baby Chino1030 1 1
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1928-06-18
Young Ayala4 1 0
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1928-04-02
99Six Cylinder952 2 0
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1928-02-28
95Young Ayala983 1 0
Cuban Club, Tampa, Florida, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S
Scheduled/Pending
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