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Wesley Ramey
Global ID10138
sexmale
birthdate 1909-09-17
death date 1997-03-10 (87)
divisionlightweight
height5′ 4″   /   163cm
reach67″   /   170cm
country USA
residenceGrand Rapids, Michigan, USA
birth placeEverett Township, Michigan, USA
won 140 (KO 11) + lost 28 (KO 4) + drawn 12 = 180
rounds boxed 1628
Newspaper Decisions won 12 : lost : drawn 2
rounds boxed 92
Total Bouts 194 KO% 5.67
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1941-06-20Maurice Arnault29-27-6
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
Ramey's final career bout. Arnault sustained a cut eye.
1940-09-23Billy Beauhuld52-11-8
Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS88
1940-07-22Nunzio Bisogno19-12-5
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1940-04-23Dave Castilloux58-7-2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USALPTS88
A left hook to the jaw floored Ramey for an eight count in the 3rd.
1940-04-11Paul DeBello39-4-2
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1940-03-02Paul DeBello37-4-2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
1940-02-20Johnny Rinaldi26-26-4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-01-18Mike Gamiere24-7-2
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
Source for date, location, and result of this fight: the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1940-01-05Mike Gamiere23-7-2
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1010
referee: Johnny Kilbane
Ramey was knocked down in the second and tenth rounds.
1939-12-12Maxie Berger52-7-5
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USALPTS88
"An unpopular decision." (New York Times)
1939-10-16Wishy Jones61-21-11
Eagles Club, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWPTS1010
referee: Ted Jamieson
1939-09-07Joe Boscarino30-11-11
Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas, USAWUD1010
referee: Bennie Bickers
1939-08-16Paul DeBello37-3-1
Airport Stadium, Rochester, New York, USADPTS88
referee: Luke Carr
1939-08-04Armando Sicilia26-38-4
Port Huron, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1939-07-05Maxie Berger47-7-5
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLUD1010
World Junior Welterweight Title
Montreal Athletic Commission
Ramey was down in the 3rd, 4th and 7th rounds but "bounded up immediately." New York Times

1939-06-13Leonard Del Genio43-9-6
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1939-05-22Emil Joseph29-2-3
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
1939-04-19Billy Hardges7-1-0
Futuristic Ballroom, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWPTS88
referee: Julius Fidler 7-1
Ramey "had the edge all the way except in the 4th round when Hodges tagged him with a right uppercut, sending Ramey to the canvas for a 9 count." (Associated Press)attrib Billy Hodges
1939-03-28Maxie Berger43-6-5
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS1010
1939-03-14Wishy Jones60-18-10
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1939-02-21Maxie Berger42-5-5
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-01-31Emil Joseph28-1-2
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1939-01-19Joe Boscarino29-8-9
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1939-01-03Joe Boscarino28-8-9
Convention Hall, Rochester, New York, USALKO510
time: 1:24 | referee: Ray Wolford
"Down five times in a thrilling fight, not hurt." (Note from Professional Boxing Record of Wesley Ramey, a log kept by Ramey himself)
1938-12-29Russell Brock14-12-4
Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas, USAWPTS1010
1938-12-16Lew Jenkins23-8-3
Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas, USAWPTS1010
referee: Bennie Bickers
USA Texas State lightweight title
1938-10-29Paul DeBello29-1-1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-10-06Harry Weekly43-10-2
Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas, USAWPTS1010
1938-09-16Sammy Angott39-13-2
Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas, USALUD1010
1938-09-01Chino Alvarez111-36-13
Municipal Stadium, Savannah, Georgia, USAWPTS1010
1938-08-11Eddie Brink37-32-13
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1938-07-08Leo Rodak40-4-5
Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas, USAWUD1010
referee: Bennie Bickers
1938-06-28Wishy Jones56-14-9
Olympiad Arena, Houston, Texas, USALPTS1010
referee: Pepper Smith 4-6
1938-06-24Chino Alvarez110-34-13
Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas, USAWMD1010
referee: Mike Parrish
1938-06-10Al Manriquez17-15-4
Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas, USAWPTS1010
1938-06-03Bobby Britton18-14-3
Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas, USAWMD1010
referee: Bennie Bickers
1938-05-24Johnny Durso63-43-9
Muskegon, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1938-05-06Sammy Angott33-12-2
Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, USALPTS1010
From the Louisville Times (Laurence Fielding).
1938-04-28Lew Jenkins13-4-2
Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas, USAWPTS1010
1938-04-21Bobby McIntire24-2-1
Muskegon, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1938-04-11Joey Greb48-41-12
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1938-04-01Jimmy Buckler41-25-12
South Bend, Indiana, USAWPTS1010
1938-03-24Russell Hays0-1-0
Muskegon, Michigan, USAWKO710
1938-03-08Jimmy Buckler41-24-12
Armory, Muskegon, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1938-02-15Eddie McGeever38-14-10
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
McGeever also reported as Don McKeever of Scranton, PA
1938-01-12Wesley Farrell27-15-8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1937-12-21Pete Caracciola19-12-2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1937-12-10Charlie Baxter46-17-2
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWKO310
1937-11-15Jimmy Vaughn56-29-7
Columbia Gymnasium Arena, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWPTS1010
In record books, this fight has been incorrectly dated as occurring on November 13 and November 29. From the Louisville Times (Laurence Fielding).
1937-09-17Joey Alcanter16-4-5
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO710
referee: Charley Randolph
The bout was stopped, as Alcanter's eyes had swollen shut. Los Angeles Times
1937-07-26Pedro Montanez64-4-3
Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USALKO110
time: 2:40 | referee: Jack Dempsey
1937-06-07Hubert (Kid) Dennis34-7-4
Butte, Montana, USAWPTS1010
1937-05-24Charley Gomer62-35-10
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1937-05-10Jimmy Vaughn54-25-6
Broadway Theater, Butte, Montana, USAWPTS1010
1937-05-04Jimmy Buckler37-21-10
Armory, Benton Harbor, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1937-03-15Dominic Mancini31-17-2
Columbia Gymnasium Arena, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWPTS1010
Ramey scored a knockdown in the first round, and was himself knocked down in the first and fourth. Reported in the Louisville Times (Laurence Fielding).
1937-03-10Carl Guggino71-16-18
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1937-02-26Carl Guggino70-16-18
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS66
1937-02-04Tommy Rawson Jr.33-10-2
Egleston Square Stadium, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Jack Watson | judge: Al Bates | judge: Jim Shaughnessy
1937-01-22Johnny Jadick91-47-8
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USAWUD1010
1936-12-07Rafael Hurtado40-9-5
Civic Auditorium, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
Referee scored 7-2-1 in rounds for Ramey.
1936-11-20Tony Petroskey3-2-0
Muskegon, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1936-11-09Joe Doty12-14-2
Armory, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1936-10-09Frankie Wallace27-22-3
Civic Auditorium, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1936-09-29Speedy Johnson34-10-6
Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1936-09-22Johnny Green
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USAWPTS66
Ramey scored five knock downs.
1936-07-22Rafael Hurtado36-8-3
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS1010
1936-07-15Joey Zodda47-29-5
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWKO510
1936-06-24Jimmy Garrison12-1-2
Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri, USAWPTS1010
1936-06-02Joey Zodda47-29-4
Jersey City, New Jersey, USADPTS88
1936-05-19Mickey Genaro30-66-6
Muskegon, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1936-05-05Eddie Zivic33-11-4
Civic Auditorium, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USADPTS1010
1936-03-30Leonard Del Genio29-6-6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1936-03-04Bobby Pacho48-27-11
Civic Auditorium, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1936-02-18Tony Falco89-25-6
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
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