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Henry Hook
Global ID10476
sexmale
birthdate 1908-03-08
death date 1999-04-11 (91)
divisionfeatherweight
height5′ 2″   /   157cm
aliasHoosier Hurricane
country USA
residenceIndianapolis, Indiana, USA
birth placeShelbyville, Indiana, USA
birth nameHenry E. Hook
won 103 (KO 27) + lost 70 (KO 5) + drawn 9 = 183
rounds boxed 1482
Newspaper Decisions won 6 : lost 7 : drawn 2
rounds boxed 126
Total Bouts 198 KO% 13.64
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1942-04-27Willie Roache9-22-3
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USALUD88
1942-02-23Billy Banks24-7-3
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALPTS88
1942-02-21Carlos Cuebas34-19-12
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1942-01-26Angelo Callura19-11-1
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USALPTS88
1942-01-23Florient Desmarais10-5-1
Arena, Lynn, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
1942-01-05Tommy Pauley23-3-4
Beach Arena, Miami Beach, Florida, USALPTS1010
1941-12-19Florient Desmarais8-4-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS88
Hook was knocked down once late in the fight but seemed far ahead on points at the end.
1941-11-17Lulu Costantino41-0-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1941-09-18Curley Nichols22-5-5
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
Nichols won a "close" decision over Hook. (New York Times)
1941-08-20Patsy Giovanelli30-1-1
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USALPTS88
Hook was knocked down in the 4th.
1941-08-08Lou Salica54-11-12
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Harry Gleicher | judge: Pat Collins | judge: Hugh Riley
1941-07-24Sammy Rivers1-37-6
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-07-10Joey Fontana71-17-11
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
1941-06-26Carlos Cuebas31-17-7
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-05-12Pedro Hernandez39-6-3
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USALPTS88
1941-05-02Matt Perfetti39-9-5
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWPTS1010
1941-04-28Joey Stack22-37-9
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USALPTS88
1940-09-30K.O. Borrado51-24-10
Town Hall, Corpus Christi, Texas, USALPTS1010
1940-09-06Noah Valdez3-2-0
Odessa, Texas, USAWTKO1115
referee: Babe Ritchie
USA Texas State featherweight title
1940-09-02K.O. Borrado48-24-10
Town Hall, Corpus Christi, Texas, USALPTS1010
1940-08-30Johnny Pacheco18-5-3
Liberty Hall, El Paso, Texas, USAWPTS88
referee: Kemal Shea
1940-08-09Clown Romero11-3-4
Liberty Hall, El Paso, Texas, USAWPTS1010
referee: Kemal Shea
USA Texas State featherweight title
1940-05-31Johnny Pacheco16-4-3
Liberty Hall, El Paso, Texas, USAWPTS88
1940-05-10Little Dado59-3-9
Pismo Beach Arena, Pismo Beach, California, USALTKO410
referee: Jack Kennedy
Hook was stopped on a cut right eye.
1940-04-22Red Hutchins65-42-18
El Paso, Texas, USAWPTS1010
1940-02-23Horace Mann19-13-6
L-st Arena, Sacramento, California, USALPTS66
referee: Oakland Jimmy Duffy
1940-01-30Little Pancho90-12-21
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Billy Burke
1940-01-16Frankie Kainrath20-6-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS66
1939-11-28Little Dado55-3-7
Stockton, California, USALTKO310
time: 1:40
Hook was knocked down three times in the 2nd, and twice in the 3rd.
1939-11-17Little Dado54-3-7
Civic Auditorium, Watsonville, California, USALPTS1010
1939-10-20Little Pancho87-12-20
Civic Auditorium, Watsonville, California, USALPTS1010
1939-10-02Horace Mann18-10-6
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USALPTS1010
1939-09-04Emilio Magana20-8-4
Mission A.C., Santa Barbara, California, USAWPTS1010
1939-08-01Richie Lemos22-5-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALTKO1010
time: 2:21 | referee: Max Baer
A cut over Hook's right eye, ended the bout.
1939-07-17Tony Ramirez23-27-9
Mission A.C., Santa Barbara, California, USAWTKO5
1939-06-26Panchito Villa29-10-1
Walkathon Arena, San Antonio, Texas, USALPTS1010
1939-06-15Jimmy Webster14-5-1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLSD88
Webster down in round 3.
1939-05-08Desmond Green4-0-2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWTKO36
time: 2:20
1939-03-27Eddie Lander12-2-2
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS88
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1939-03-01Georgie Pace21-6-0
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1010
The NBA had ordered World Bantam champion Sixto Escobar to defend against the winner of this fight but Escobar relinquished the title.
On October 29, the NBA proclaimed Pace its champion.

1939-01-23Pablo Dano103-39-31
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
1938-12-20Umio Gen17-17-10
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1938-11-21Georgie Pace19-6-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
referee: Ray N. Smillie
1938-11-10Pablo Dano101-37-31
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
From the Cleveland Press (Laurence Fielding).
1938-11-01Sixto Escobar37-16-3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
referee: Ray N. Smillie
1938-09-09Jimmy Webster10-2-0
Timmins Arena, Timmins, Ontario, CanadaDPTS1010
1938-08-30Jimmy Urso6-4-2
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1938-08-16Jackie Callura20-13-1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLUD88
1938-07-19Panchito Villa24-7-0
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1938-06-27Tommy Cobb12-8-1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
The weights obviously were mis-reported. The Gazette
1938-06-03Mog Mason38-14-3
Auditorium, Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
1938-05-23Lefty Gwynne36-5-2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWSD88
referee: Ray N. Smillie
"Lefty Gwynne was the victim of one of the poorest decisions ever handed down here when Hook was given a split nod." - Toronto Star "As poor and inexplicable a decision as this writer has seen in months and months." - Globe & Mail
1938-04-18Georgie Pace15-6-0
Mutual Street Arena, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
referee: Ray N. Smillie
1938-04-04Danny LaVerne6-4-5
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS66
1938-03-08Dave Lefton11-0-3
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USADPTS1010
1938-02-21David Kui Kong Young4-0-2
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS66
1938-02-15Young Joe Roche32-1-3
D.A.V. Arena, Modesto, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Frank Manfredo 2-5
1937-12-13Jimmy Urso3-2-0
Fairview Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USADPTS88
From the Detroit Free-Press (Laurence Fielding).
1937-12-10KO Morgan68-9-0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS1010
1937-12-07Angelo Callura6-5-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS88
1937-11-29Baby Yack10-2-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLUD1010
1937-11-13Tiburcio De La Rosa7-0-0
Arena Nacional, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLPTS1010
From Excelsior, Mexico City (Bob Yalen).
1937-10-08Spider Armstrong10-6-1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
1937-09-20Baby Yack10-1-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
referee: Tommy Farr
1937-09-03Bobby Green7-9-4
Garden Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USADPTS1010
1937-08-23Baby Yack9-1-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
1937-07-27Tommy Forte17-0-0
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1937-07-01Petey Scalzo27-0-1
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALKO36
1937-06-22Nat Litfin49-15-3
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USALPTS88
1937-06-10Nicky Jerome23-10-4
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
1937-05-25Kid Chocolate120-10-4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS1010
1937-04-27Bernie Friedkin25-3-4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
1937-04-05Indian Quintana49-11-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO38
referee: Arthur Donovan | judge: Charley Lynch | judge: Marty Monroe
1937-03-15Vince Dell'Orto8-3-3
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1937-02-23Aurel Toma20-4-7
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS1010
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