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Johnny Farr
Global ID10119
sexmale
birthdate 1903-04-29
death date 1997-10-19 (94)
divisionfeatherweight
height5′ 1″   /   155cm
country USA
residenceCleveland, Ohio, USA
birth placeCleveland, Ohio, USA
birth nameJohn Farinacci
won 46 (KO 4) + lost 48 (KO 3) + drawn 14 = 109
rounds boxed 887
Newspaper Decisions won 2 : lost 9 : drawn
rounds boxed 110
Total Bouts 120 KO% 3.33
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1934-04-23Petey Hayes47-7-6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1934-04-02Bucky Burton30-3-3
Biscayne Arena, Miami, Florida, USALPTS1010
1934-03-19Eddie Shea73-20-6
Biscayne Arena, Miami, Florida, USAWPTS1010
referee: Red McLachlan
1934-03-04Baby La Paz4-4-1
Payret Theatre, Havana, CubaLPTS1010
1934-01-19Jimmy Vaughn30-11-2
Equestrium, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS66
referee: Tommy Mulgrew
1933-07-26Barney Ross44-2-2
Convention Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, USALTKO610
World Junior-Welterweight Title
1933-06-06Petey Sarron59-11-9
Portner's Arena, Alexandria, Virginia, USALPTS88
Reported as an 8-rounder in the Washington Post.
1933-05-01Kid Chocolate86-5-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
referee: Joe McGuigan
World Junior Lightweight Title,Pennsylvania sanctioned
Farr was down four times.

1933-04-04Benny Bass118-18-4
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
Farr floored three times in the fight and his left eye was cut open in the fourth round--Chester Times.
1932-11-25Barney Ross38-2-2
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALPTS1010
Farr was floored four times
1932-10-04Kid Chocolate80-5-1
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS1010
1932-09-12Steve Halaiko35-7-1
Edgerton Park Arena, Rochester, New York, USALPTS1010
1932-08-10Kid Chocolate77-5-1
Parkway Outdoor Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Piqua Daily Call (U.P. wire)
1932-06-24Chico Cisneros48-17-9
Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS88
1932-06-22Kid Chocolate75-4-1
Meyers Bowl, North Braddock, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
referee: Al Grayber | judge: Lou Meininger | judge: Freddie Lux
Results from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Farr floored in the second, fifth and eighth rounds.
1932-05-20Eddie Shea61-15-5
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USANCND1010
Shea won the newspaper decision (source needed)
1931-12-10Santiago Zorrilla68-20-15
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS88
1931-12-03Joe Ghnouly21-2-1
Coliseum, Saint Louis, Missouri, USALPTS1010
From the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Laurence Fielding).
1931-10-23Tommy Paul50-5-6
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Dick Coffey
1931-09-11Frank Bojarski29-1-2
Carney Auditorium, Erie, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1931-08-11Jose Estrada16-15-9
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALPTS1212
referee: Jimmy Moran 3-7
1931-07-28Jose Estrada16-15-8
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USADPTS1010
referee: Jimmy Moran
1931-04-06Bushy Graham84-16-7
State Fair Grounds, Columbus, Ohio, USALTKO810
referee: Jack Dempsey
1931-03-26Freddie Miller76-5-3
Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USALNWS1010
1931-03-09Johnny Cook14-11-7
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1515
referee: Jimmy Moran
1931-02-23Ervin Berlier26-4-1
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
referee: Red Dolan
1931-01-26Tony Canzoneri74-8-8
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALNWS1010
referee: Jack Dempsey
Newspaper decision from the New York Times and New Orleans Times-Picayune
1930-12-10Ray Miller53-21-4
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1930-11-13Freddie Miller72-4-3
Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
Farr "made a whirlwind finish that brought him the judges decision." (Associated Press).
1930-10-22Rosey Stoy74-6-4
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1930-10-02Freddie Miller71-4-3
Cincinnati, Ohio, USALPTS1010
Farr down in the fourth round.
1930-08-18Johnny Cook13-8-7
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
1930-08-11Eddie Wolfe23-8-4
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
This was Farr's second win over Wolfe.
1930-08-06Andy Callahan37-2-0
O'Sullivan Park, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1930-06-11Sammy Dorfman50-5-7
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USALPTS1010
1930-05-14Tony Canzoneri68-7-8
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USALPTS1010
From the Hartford Courant (Jack Kincaid).
1930-04-15Dick Finnegan51-9-2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jimmy Walsh
"Showing little of his previous speed and skill, Dick (Honeyboy) Finnergan returned to the ring tonight after a year's absence and dropped a close decision". (Associated Press)
1930-04-07Chico Cisneros35-9-6
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1515
referee: Paul (Doc) Schaefer
1930-03-18Louis 'Kid' Kaplan88-19-13
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USALPTS1010
From the Hartford Courant (Jack Kincaid).
1930-03-10Cowboy Eddie Anderson67-27-21
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USADPTS1010
referee: Jack Dempsey
This fight was decided by the referee's decision
1930-01-28Steve Smith41-39-17
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1929-11-29Sammy Fuller28-6-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1929-10-18Tony Canzoneri61-6-8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
Attendance: 7,605
1929-09-30Jose Ramon Diaz9-10-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
1929-09-18Pete Nebo18-11-4
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
1929-08-19Henri DeWancker39-7-5
Municipal Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1929-07-15Andy Martin38-8-6
Meyers Bowl, North Braddock, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
1929-06-12Ernie Mandell5-4-1
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USALPTS1010
Providence News 13 June 1929 p11
1929-04-30Young Montreal61-34-8
Providence, Rhode Island, USALPTS1010
1929-04-29Benny Bass80-10-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1929-04-16Rosey Stoy69-6-4
Rayen-Wood Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Youngstown Vindicator
1929-04-03Harry Blitman36-1-1
Youngstown, Ohio, USALNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
1929-03-11Jake Zeramby24-1-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1928-12-04Billy Wallace65-20-23
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1010
1928-10-22Jimmy Hackley56-28-18
Dayton, Ohio, USAWPTS1212
1928-04-24Young Nationalista41-27-18
Denver, Colorado, USAWPTS1010
1928-03-30Harry Blitman24-0-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALPTS1010
1928-01-04Joe Glick87-24-16
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1010
1927-12-09Benny Bass67-6-2
Detroit, Michigan, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Associated Press. Each fighter fined $250 for their "performance" in the bout.
1927-11-08Bud Taylor53-6-5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
1927-11-02Benny 'Kid' Carter13-5-8
Oakland, California, USADPTS1010
1927-09-09Ignacio Fernandez14-4-2
Mills Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1927-08-10Benny Bass63-6-2
Olympic Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALUD1010
Often incorrectly reported as August 11.
1927-05-12Frankie Gruber
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALNWS66
From Boxing Blade, 28 May 1927, page 8.
1927-05-10Johnny Hill36-5-7
Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS1212
1927-04-19Johnny Hill36-4-7
Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS1212
1927-03-09Babe Herman77-25-17
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS1212
1927-02-16Eddie Shea14-4-1
Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1212
1926-12-02Eddie Shea14-2-1
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS1212
1926-11-12Johnny Datto46-17-28
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS1212
Referee Decision Cleveland Plain Dealer 1926-11-13
1926-08-12Chick Suggs86-16-7
Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS1212
1926-07-29Benny Bass50-5-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1926-05-12Eddie Shea11-2-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
1926-04-13Pete Sarmiento33-10-8
Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS1212
1926-03-17Jimmy McLarnin26-2-2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Benny Whitman
McLarnin took a six-month layoff after this bout. Los Angeles Times
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