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Al Singer
Global ID10110
sexmale
birthdate 1906-09-06
death date 1961-04-20 (54)
divisionlightweight
height5′ 4½″   /   164cm
country USA
residenceBronx, New York, USA
birth placeNew York, New York, USA
birth nameAbraham Singer
won 62 (KO 26) + lost 9 (KO 4) + drawn 2 = 73
rounds boxed 410 KO% 35.62
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1935-11-11Johnny Toomey6-7-1
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWTKO510
Singer was unable to floor Toomey, who fought well, but the referee stopped it when Toomey had no chance to win.
1935-11-07Al Dunbar41-19-5
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, USAWTKO18
1935-10-21Frankie Warno1-7-1
Arena, Trenton, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
referee: Al Goldy
1935-10-14Bucky Keyes12-7-3
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWTKO410
Keyes was floored in the second and third rounds and was unable to offer much resistance in the fourth, so the fight was stopped. (Newark Evening NewsM, Herb Goldman).
1931-12-11Battling Battalino37-12-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO210
Battalino a last-minute sub for Kid Chocolate, who had been arrested
1931-12-01Tommy Crowley43-23-4
Columbus Hall, Yonkers, New York, USAWPTS88
1931-11-16Johnny Gaito18-4-9
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1931-08-28Eddie Martin80-10-4
Coney Island Stadium, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO210
time: 1:31 | referee: Jed Gahan
Referee Gahan stopped the bout to save Martin from further punishment. Attendance: 4,000. New York Times
1931-07-10Eddie Shapiro13-23-16
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USAWPTS88
1931-06-18Lew Massey38-10-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
Singer's first bout since losing his lightweight title to Tony Canzoneri seven months earlier. New York Times
1930-11-14Tony Canzoneri73-8-8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO115
time: 1:06 | referee: Johnny McAvoy
World Lightweight Title
"In one of the most startling upsets of modern times" Singer was counted out at 1:06. "A left hook to the mouth sent Singer down and out, and almost out of the ring." James P. Dawson, New York Times

1930-10-14Eddie Mack77-7-8
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD1010
1930-09-11Jimmy McLarnin46-6-3
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USALKO310
time: 2:21
A right to the jaw floored Singer for the count; he had been down earlier in the round for a nine-count.
1930-07-17Sammy Mandell68-7-6
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWKO115
time: 1:46 | referee: Arthur Donovan | judge: William P. Donnano | judge: Hugh Riley
World Lightweight Title
1930-05-23Ignacio Fernandez30-20-10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1930-03-17Eddie Wagner54-32-10
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO310
Singer scored six knockdowns: twice in the second round and four times in the third. New York Times
1930-01-31Stanislaus Loayza56-11-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
"A stirring battle crowded with action" and having "for its climax a reckless, pulse-throbbing recovery in which the lad threatened with defeat rallied and with a single blow almost became the conqueror rather than the conquered." (New York Times)
1930-01-13Georgie Day40-31-19
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO38
1929-11-29Pete Nebo20-11-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO410
referee: Danny Ridge
1929-11-16Al 'Rube' Goldberg27-23-5
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO26
1929-11-11Johnny Sheppard37-28-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO710
1929-10-21Davey Abad44-18-10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
One of the many bouts featuring Jewish boxers who were fighting on behalf of the "Palestine Relief Fund." Nearly 20,000 contributors paid $101,000 to attend.
1929-10-11Young Zazzarino20-3-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO610
time: 1:44 | referee: Danny Ridge
Zazzarino down twice in 6th.
Attendance: 19,435

1929-08-29Kid Chocolate41-0-1
Polo Grounds, New York, New York, USALSD1212
Attendance 50000,Gate Receipts $225000
1929-08-13Gaston Charles33-18-10
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWKO210
1929-07-24Andre Routis55-21-7
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO210
referee: Eddie Forbes
1929-07-08Carl Duane43-15-6
Starlight Park, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS1010
referee: Arthur Donovan | judge: Billy Joh | judge: Joe Hartman
Feature bout of Sheriff Lester Patterson's Bronx Lions Christmas Fund benefit.
1929-06-26Dominick Petrone41-24-15
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-06-17Augie Pisano43-50-21
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Jack Denning
1929-06-06Leo (Kid) Roy67-18-3
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO110
time: 2:41 | referee: Johnny Marto
1929-05-17Ignacio Fernandez24-15-10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO310
Feature bout of the Bronx Hospital benefit card. Attendance: 10,000. Jack Dempsey was introduced from the ring to a "joyous welcome." The New York Times
1929-04-19Patsy Ruffalo19-5-7
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
referee: Elmer Slim McClelland
1929-03-15Bud Taylor62-11-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-02-08Bud Taylor62-10-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWDQ410
time: 0:52 | referee: Patsy Haley
Judges Tommy Flynn & Marty Monroe. Max Schmeling was in the audience.
1929-01-21Sammy Novia17-10-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1929-01-14Joe Ryder28-32-12
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1928-12-14Tony Canzoneri51-5-7
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
Attendance: 21,630; Gross Receipts: $59,955.02; Promoter: Tom McArdle.
1928-12-03Pete Zivic38-28-10
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO610
1928-11-16Lou Moscowitz19-13-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO58
time: 2:02
1928-11-08Johnny Lawson7-7-3
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO58
referee: Lou Magnolia
Referee Magnolia stepped between them, assisted Lawson to his feet, and waved Singer aside.
1928-10-22Al Tripoli28-9-12
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWUD66
referee: Eddie Forbes | judge: Tom Flynn | judge: Bob Cunningham
1928-10-05Johnny Lawson7-6-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWDQ26
1928-09-22Chick Suggs95-30-12
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1928-09-10Vic Burrone38-19-11
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1928-08-21Smiling Springer5-8-5
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWTKO46
time: 2:21 | referee: Jack O'Sullivan
1928-08-13Tony Pellegrino14-4-1
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USAWPTS66
1928-08-03Pancho Dencio3-26-11
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USAWTKO36
referee: Johnny Marto
1928-07-24Petey Mack15-9-2
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USADPTS66
1928-07-03Pete Herman1-0-1
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS66
1928-06-21Tommy Gerval3-18-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO46
time: 1:55 | referee: Andy Griffin
1928-06-11Petey Mack15-8-2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1928-05-28Georgie Mack5-3-2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1928-05-14George Nickfor20-9-8
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO36
1928-04-18Lew Hurley42-14-5
Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1928-04-11Sonny Parson5-6-2
Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USAWKO26
1928-04-07Joe Barbara12-7-3
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1928-03-17George Goldberg4-4-1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1928-03-03Joey Katkish14-8-8
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1928-02-04Sammy Chernoff1-2-3
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USALPTS66
1928-01-14Herman Wallace12-4-4
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1927-12-31Harry Traub10-12-6
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWKO26
1927-12-17George Goldberg3-3-0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS66
1927-11-12George Goldberg2-3-0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS66
1927-11-09Tommy Brady4-8-1
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York, New York, USAWTKO36
The bout was halted by order of Dr. J. Brier, NYSAC physician, to save Brady from further punishment.
1927-10-29Murray Fuchs2-11-2
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1927-10-22Guy Mastrion23-5-6
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1927-10-04Sammy Chernoff1-1-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1927-09-29Tommy Rivetti5-1-0
Columbus Hall, Yonkers, New York, USAWPTS44
1927-09-17Jim Reilly0-1-0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO24
1927-08-27Murray Fuchs2-10-2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1927-08-06Joe Barbara8-4-2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS44
1927-07-30Joe Salamone1-5-0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS44
1927-07-02Jim Reilly
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO34

 
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