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Steve Mamakos
Global ID10325
sexmale
birthdate 1917-10-25
death date 2006-07-26 (88)
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 8″   /   173cm
aliasGolden Greek
country USA
residenceWashington, District of Columbia, USA
birth placeWashington, District of Columbia, USA
birth nameSteve Gus Mamakos
won 29 (KO 10) + lost 20 (KO 12) + drawn 1 = 50
rounds boxed 347 KO% 20
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1947-10-10Eddie Wilson6-2-1
Fayette Street Garden, Baltimore, Maryland, USALTKO26
1947-06-16Mose Brown31-19-1
Radio Center Arena, Huntington, West Virginia, USALKO310
1946-09-27Clarence Wilkinson21-2-1
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USALTKO56
time: 0:42
Mamakos was floored five times before the referee stopped the fight.
1946-06-28Oscar Boyd17-15-2
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USALKO48
time: 2:20 | referee: Danny Moran
1946-06-18Bobby Dare12-2-0
Rochester, New York, USALTKO36
1946-04-30Jimmy Milligan2-4-1
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWTKO46
time: 1:35 | referee: Luke Carr
1945-08-13Reedy Evans19-6-0
Municipal Stadium, Baltimore, Maryland, USALKO610
1943-09-07John Garner9-0-0
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USALTKO710
1943-06-25Tito Taylor25-30-3
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWKO210
time: 2:55 | referee: Ted Jamieson
1943-05-19Tito Taylor25-29-3
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWPTS1010
1942-07-14Ezzard Charles22-2-1
Crosley Field, Cincinnati, Ohio, USALKO110
Mamakos was floored for "nine" before taking the full count.
1942-05-25Georgie Abrams43-5-2
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USALPTS1010
1941-08-13Johnny Colan33-4-0
Chicago Stadium Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USALKO710
1941-07-09Tami Mauriello31-1-0
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USALTKO910
time: 1:15 | referee: Eddie Joseph
Mamakos was knocked down in the 1st. The referee stopped the bout after Mamakos slipped to the floor.
1941-04-30Ernie Vigh47-6-1
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWUD1010
1941-02-21Tony Zale46-15-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALKO1415
time: 0:26 | referee: Tommy Gilmore
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
Zale was floored in the fifth round and Mamakos was actually ahead going into the 13th round. Then Zale made a terrific rally and floored Mamakos twice. Steve was still groggy when the 14th started and was soon sent down for the count.
1941-01-10Tony Zale45-15-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
Mamakos was knocked down in the 4th and 9th rounds.
1940-11-25Milt Aron62-10-6
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
1940-09-09Milt Aron62-9-5
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS1010
referee: Tommy Gilmore 51-49 | judge: Livingston Osborne 48-52 | judge: Ed Klein
Chicago Tribune.
1940-06-03Phil Furr40-32-8
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USALTKO712
referee: Eddie La Fond
District of Columbia Welterweight Title Mamakos was floored six times.
1940-04-10Izzy Jannazzo33-20-13
Riverside Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USALSD1010
referee: Harry Volkman 87-92 | judge: Dr. O.U. Singer 89-88 | judge: Jimmy Sullivan 85-96
1940-02-19Sammy Luftspring30-6-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWSD1010
referee: Billy Burke
1940-01-25Holman Williams65-7-5
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALPTS1212
1939-11-01Sammy Luftspring29-5-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-09-29Wildcat O'Connor93-23-14
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWTKO310
1939-09-18Kenny LaSalle61-19-7
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USALMD1010
Washington Post.
1939-07-20Cocoa Kid106-30-6
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALUD1010
From the Baltimore Sun (Laurence Fielding).
1939-07-10Demosthenes Wakerlis14-9-2
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWKO610
1939-05-22Ralph Zannelli36-5-3
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS1010
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1939-04-27Mickey Makar25-18-3
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWTKO210
Cut eye stoppage.
1939-03-06Vince Pimpinella20-21-5
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS1010
1939-01-02Andre Jessurun49-17-10
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWSD1010
referee: Charley Baum
Baum voted for Jessurun and both judges voted for Mamakos (New York Times)
1938-12-09Lambertine Williams7-5-2
Fallaway Arena, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWTKO610
From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940, by Buddy Ey.
1938-09-27Bobby Pacho72-45-14
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS1010
1938-08-15Georgie Abrams21-1-0
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS1010
1938-08-03Ivan Nedomatsky9-1-1
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWUD88
1938-07-19Emil Calcagni23-9-4
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS88
1938-06-06Wicky Harkins25-14-4
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS66
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1938-05-20Battling Burroughs26-10-6
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS88
1938-04-18Tony Cisco20-11-4
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWUD88
referee: Ray Bowen 74-71 | judge: Lt. Robert McFarland | judge: Bob Mulhall
1938-03-21Frank Velez3-14-1
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS66
1938-02-28Toots Bernstein20-20-9
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USALUD88
1938-02-21Frank Velez3-11-1
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWUD66
1938-01-31Joey Spangler20-14-8
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS66
1937-12-27Georgie Abrams13-0-0
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USALUD88
referee: Ray Bowen
Mamakos is sometimes shown as having fought Vic Finazzo December 9, 1937, but to date (September 22, 2010) no trace of this supposed fight has been found and it has been deleted.
1937-11-29Young Chaney
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWKO36
1937-11-22Charley Rondo7-16-4
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWKO36
1937-11-08Stanford Carrier19-10-5
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWTKO34
time: 2:50 | referee: Ray Bowen
1937-11-01Vince Solters8-3-0
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWUD44
1937-10-25Alf Baker0-1-0
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWKO14
time: 1:57
Mamakos's professional debut (Washington Post).

 
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