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Gene Fullmer

W L D
55 6 3
24 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 64
rounds 508
KOs 38%
 
global ID 9707
birth nameLawrence Gene Fullmer
aliasCyclone
born 1931-07-21
death date2015-04-27 / age 83
debut1951-06-09 / age 19
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 8″   /   173cm
reach
69″   /   175cm
residence
West Jordan, Utah, USA
birth place
West Jordan, Utah, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1963-08-10
160Dick Tiger159¾46 14 3
Liberty Stadium, Ibadan, Nigeria
LRTD7/15
 L 
RTD
7/15
  
time: 3:00   referee: Jack Hart
vacant WBC World middleweight title
WBA World middleweight title
Fullmer's manager Merv Jensen asked to have the bout stopped after the seventh.
1963-02-23
160Dick Tiger16046 14 2
Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
DPTS15/15
 D 
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Vern Bybee 69-69   judges: John Romero 70-68, Pat Diskin 67-71
WBA World middleweight title
1962-10-23
160Dick Tiger15945 14 2
Candlestick Park, San Francisco, California, USA
LUD15/15
 L 
UD
15/15
  
referee: Frankie Carter 1-10   judges: Jack Downey 5-9, Vern Bybee 5-7
vacant WBA World middleweight title
1961-12-09
159¾Benny Kid Paret156¾35 10 3
Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W KO10/15
 W  
KO
10/15
  
time: 2:30   referee: Harold Krause 42-39   judges: Bill Stremmell 43-34, John Romero 42-39
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
Paret down three times in 10th
1961-08-05
159¾Florentino Fernandez157¼30 2 0
Ogden Stadium, Ogden, Utah, USA
W SD15/15
 W  
SD
15/15
  
referee: Ken Shulsen 145-142   judges: Norman Jorgensen 148-140, Del Markham 143-145
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
Fullmer fractured his elbow during the fight
1961-03-04
159¾Sugar Ray Robinson159¾143 8 3
Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD15/15
 W  
UD
15/15
  
referee: Frankie Carter 70-66   judges: David Zenoff 70-64, Jack Tighe 70-67
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
1960-12-03
159Sugar Ray Robinson158¾143 8 2
Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA
DPTS15/15
 D 
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Tommy Hart 4-11   judges: Lee Grossman 9-5, George Latka 8-8
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
1960-06-29
159¼Carmen Basilio156½54 14 7
Derks Field, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W TKO12/15
 W  
TKO
12/15
  
referee: Pete Giacoma 108-102   judges: Del Markham 108-102, Bob Yocom 109-101
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
1960-04-20
160Joey Giardello158¼82 19 6
Montana St. College Fieldhouse, Bozeman, Montana, USA
DPTS15/15
 D 
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Harry Kessler 142-144judges: Jay Evans 145-142, Billy McFarland 145-145
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
1959-12-04
159¾Spider Webb157¾33 4 0
George Nelson Field House, Logan, Utah, USA
W UD15/15
 W  
UD
15/15
  
referee: Ken Shulsen 147-141   judges: Del Markham 148-138, Boyd Mattinson 150-132
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
1959-08-28
159½Carmen Basilio15654 13 7
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USA
W TKO14/15
 W  
TKO
14/15
  
time: 0:39   referee: Jack Downey 128-119   judges: Jack Silver 125-121, Fred Bottaro 129-121
vacant National Boxing Association World middleweight title
1959-02-20
161Wilf Greaves16227 9 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Harry Kessler 5-4   judges: Jack Gordon 6-4, Nick Gamboli 5-5
Fullmer sustained a broken jaw keeping him out of the ring for six months.
1959-01-09
160½Milo Savage163½42 43 9
Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Leonard Zuniga 98-95   judges: Charles Grace 98-94, Jack Avalon 100-91
1958-11-10
159Joe Miceli15358 33 7
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 0:38   referee: Ken Shulsen
Miceli was down twice in the 1st, and once again for the count on a right hand in the 2nd
1958-09-11
159½Spider Webb159¼29 3 0
Derks Field, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Harry Kessler 96-94   judges: Frankie Carter 97-93, Vern Bybee 97-95
1958-07-07
160Jim Hegerle15628 10 2
West Jordan, Utah, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Ken Shulsen 49-41   judges: Del Markham 50-39, Bob Yocom 50-40
1958-03-03
159Milo Savage16042 39 9
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Ken Shulsen 49-44   judges: Del Markham 50-41, Bob Yocom 49-42
1957-11-15
159½Neal Rivers15736 5 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Mark Conn 6-4   judges: Bill Recht 4-4, Artie Aidala 6-3
1957-09-04
158½Chico Vejar15774 11 2
Arena, West Jordan, Utah, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Ken Shulsen 49-42   judges: Del Markham 47-41, Bob Yocom 50-38
Vejar was down in the 3rd
1957-06-07
161Ralph Jones15744 17 4
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joey White 49-46   judges: Frank Clark 49-44, Howard Walsh 48-43
1957-05-01
159¼Sugar Ray Robinson159½139 5 2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LKO5/15
 L 
KO
5/15
  
time: 1:27   referee: Frank Sikora
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
World Middleweight Title
1957-02-18
163Ernie Durando16345 21 4
City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Ray Keech 50-45   judges: Joe Sauer 50-41, Jack Ullmer 50-42
1957-01-28
160½Wilf Greaves16211 4 1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Ken Shulsen 9-0   judges: Del Markham 6-3, Bob Yocom 8-1
1957-01-02
157¼Sugar Ray Robinson160139 4 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD15/15
 W  
UD
15/15
  
referee: Ruby Goldstein 8-5   judges: Harold Barnes 9-6, Frank Forbes 10-5
World Middleweight Title
1956-09-22
160Moses Ward16222 15 2
Arena, West Jordan, Utah, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1956-05-25
158Charles Humez159¾83 5 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mark Conn 7-3   judges: Leo Birnbaum 6-4, Artie Aidala 7-2
1956-04-20
160Ralph Jones157½39 15 3
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Lou Parker 97-94   judges: Charley Bill 96-95, George Sherman 97-89
1956-02-17
157¾Gil Turner151½50 10 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Petey Della 5-3   judges: Leo Birnbaum 6-5, Harold Barnes 3-6
Birnbaum scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but scored 6-5 for Fullmer in the supplemental scoring.
1956-01-04
157½Rocky Castellani15963 9 6
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Lou Palmer 97-94   judges: Charley Bill 92-95, Herb Williams 96-92
1955-11-25
156¾Eduardo Lausse159½63 6 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mark Conn 3-7   judges: Joe Agnello 3-7, Bert Grant 3-6
Fullmer was down in the 8th.
1955-09-28
155Bobby Boyd161¼34 6 2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Tony Zale 96-97   judges: Harold Marovitz 94-97, Lou Caparelli 94-96
1955-09-12
155½Al Andrews15835 13 2
Ogden Stadium, Ogden, Utah, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Ken Shulsen 8-0   judges: Bob Yocom 8-1, Del Markham 8-0
1955-07-26
154½Del Flanagan157½74 9 2
Civic Center, Butte, Montana, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1955-06-20
154½Gil Turner15348 7 1
West Jordan Park, West Jordan, Utah, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: James J. Braddock 5-3
The location of this fight is sometimes incorrectly given as Salt Lake City.
1955-04-04
154Gil Turner15147 7 0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mark Conn 2-8   judges: Bert Grant 3-7, Arthur Schwartz 3-6
"The only knockdown in this bruising affair occurred in the sixth. Following a combination, Turner landed a left hook that sent Fullmer through the ropes. Fullmer, in a groggy state, took a nine-count." -William J. Briordy, The New York Times
1955-03-21
156Govan Small1569 4 4
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1955-02-14
156Paul Pender159½25 4 2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Ray Miller 6-4   judges: Bert Grant 7-3, Bill Recht 5-3
1955-01-31
156Marcel Assire16020 4 5
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Al Berl 9-0   judges: Americo Schiavone 10-0, Charlie Rosen 8-1
1954-11-15
155¼Peter Mueller155½63 8 11
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Petey Scalzo 8-1   judges: Jerry Carnegie 8-1, Americo Schiavone 6-4
1954-11-08
154Jackie LaBua158¼23 5 0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: George Walsh 8-1   judges: Joe Agnello 7-2, Bert Grant 8-2
1954-08-16
153Dick Wolfe15948 26 29
West Jordan Park, West Jordan, Utah, USA
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
time: 1:27
Wolfe was down twice in the 4th round.
1954-07-29
153Reno Abellira15614 2 0
Arena, West Jordan, Utah, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1954-07-12
157Govan Small8 2 4
West Jordan, Utah, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1954-06-05
157Rio Rico1616 6 1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 2:59
1954-05-17
155Andy Anderson158½18 33 8
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W RTD7/10
 W  
RTD
7/10
  
referee: Ken Shulsen
Anderson's corner would not let him continue after the 7th round. Anderson suffered a bad cut in the 7th round.
1954-04-26
158Charley Cato15834 35 8
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:43
Cato down twice for eight-counts before the knockout blow.
1954-02-06
Kid Leon25 16 8
West Jordan Junior High, West Jordan, Utah, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1952-09-20
159Armando Cotero1537 6 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
1952-08-08
152Mickey Rhodes15612 6 2
Ogden Stadium, Ogden, Utah, USA
W KO6/0
 W  
KO
6/0
  
1951-10-17
Baby Raydebut
Vernal, Utah, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1951-10-10
148Rudy Zadell14819 37 2
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Buck McTiernan   judges: Buck StyperkArt Tarzan McGivern
1951-10-03
Gary Hanleydebut
West Jordan, Utah, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1951-09-25
149Garth Panter16028 5 1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
judges: Bill Jefferson 4-4, Norman Jorgensen 6-4, Milo Nicki 6-3
1951-09-14
Sam Healy1 11 1
Uintah High School Gym, Vernal, Utah, USA
W TKO4/0
 W  
TKO
4/0
  
Healy down four times before the bout was stopped.
1951-09-07
Charley Cato31 27 8
West Jordan, Utah, USA
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
1951-08-25
Buddy Sloan18 19 3
Hurricane, Utah, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1951-08-24
Sam Healy1 10 1
Hurricane, Utah, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1951-08-01
167Carlos Martinez1654 2 3
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USA
W TKO1/4
 W  
TKO
1/4
  
1951-07-16
Lamar Petersondebut
West Jordan, Utah, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1951-07-09
155Eddie Duffy1670 1 0
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W KO2/4
 W  
KO
2/4
  
time: 0:46
1951-07-02
Eddie Duffydebut
Vernal, Utah, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1951-06-23
Gary Carrdebut
Midvale, Utah, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1951-06-16
Andy Jacksondebut
West Jordan, Utah, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1951-06-09
160Glen Peck0 3 2
George Nelson Field House, Logan, Utah, USA
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
time: 1:52
Peck went down three times in the round.
Fullmer's pro debut, per Deseret News
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
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