Erich Seelig
Global ID10522
birthdate 1910-07-15
death date 1984-01-19 (73)
height5′ 8″   /   173cm
country Germany
residenceAtlantic City, New Jersey, USA
birth placeBydgoszcz, Poland
won 41 (KO 8) + lost 14 (KO 3) + drawn 7 = 63
rounds boxed 542 KO% 12.7

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1940-12-03Tami Mauriello23-0-0
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USALTKO78
1940-01-19Ralph DeJohn37-6-2
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USADPTS1010
1939-12-11Al Hostak50-2-8
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALKO115
time: 1:21 | referee: Tony LaBranch
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
1939-07-28Glen Lee50-12-5
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Abe Roth 7-3
1939-06-08Ken Overlin96-17-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
Seelig was the aggressor and the fans got on is side. However, Overlin landed effective punches whenever Seelig caught him.
1939-05-01Fred Apostoli35-5-0
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USALSD1010
referee: Tony LaBranch | judge: Dibby Williams | judge: Jim Parker
1939-02-03Teddy Yarosz96-10-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS88
1938-12-20Ken Overlin90-15-2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWUD1010
1938-11-04Glen Lee48-10-4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USADTD410
time: 1:32 | referee: Jack Kennedy
Declared a technical draw when Seelig sustained a badly cut eye while ahead on points.
1938-10-14Carmen Barth41-11-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
1938-06-17Mario Caroselli12-5-2
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS1010
1938-05-10Billy Conn39-8-1
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALMD1010
referee: Red Robinson
1938-02-14Al Quaill28-9-0
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
referee: Red Robinson | judge: Karl Kohen | judge: George MacBeth
1938-01-24Joey Parks27-3-3
Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWPTS1010
From the records of Seelig and Parks, 1939 edition of the Boxing News Record, and The Ring, April 1938, page 53.
1937-12-06Carmen Barth37-10-3
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS88
1937-10-04Casper LaRosa19-30-12
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, USAWPTS1010
1937-08-17Frank LoBianco13-34-12
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWTKO58
Referee refused to allow LoBianco to continue after the end of the 5th due to a deep cut.
1937-04-23Carmen Barth36-7-3
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
referee: Freddy Block
The Ring, July 1937, page 62, stated that this was "one of the greatest fights in the history of the fight game" in Cleveland. It was a terrific slugfest.
1937-03-20Jackie Aldare56-38-12
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO610
Cut eye stoppage.
1937-03-02Jimmy Belmont61-34-6
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1937-01-23Eddie Maguire35-24-6
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS1010
1936-11-18Tony Fisher7-14-1
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1936-10-14Harry Balsamo19-0-0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USALTKO110
referee: Johnny Marto
1936-05-25Eddie Peirce26-10-8
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1936-04-02Eddie Peirce24-10-7
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
referee: Moss Deyong
1935-12-16Paul Pirrone75-24-3
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWUD1010
1935-12-02Mickey Walker94-18-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO710
1935-11-11Charlie Belanger90-37-19
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO410
1935-09-23Al Rossi28-13-7
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO810
1935-05-26Alex Bell5-4-0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWTKO610x3
1935-03-11Eddie Wenstob2-0-1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomDPTS1212x3
1934-12-10George Brennan5-1-0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWTKO512x3
referee: C.H. Douglas
Derby Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 11 December 1934 P 9
1934-10-31Gustave Roth61-4-9
Palais des Sports, Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, BelgiumLPTS1212
referee: Ritzi 226-239 | judge: Rabret 233-239 | judge: Kestemont 229-238
Source: Journal " Les Sports" 02-11-1934
1934-09-28Kid Tunero31-4-2
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1934-07-25Jack (Kid) Casey143-47-15
Wandsworth Stadium, Wandsworth, London, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1934-06-27Carmelo Candel25-6-4
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, Paris, FranceLPTS1010
1934-06-04Archie Sexton142-23-20
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
Boxing June 6, 1934
1934-03-17Gustave Roth57-3-9
Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, BelgiumLPTS1515
EBU (European) middleweight title
1934-01-29Marcel Thil95-22-13
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceLPTS1212
1933-12-22Tino Rolando23-10-4
Central Sporting Club, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1933-10-06Jack Etienne107-34-10
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO1415
1933-09-08Claude Bassin31-45-19
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS88
1933-08-12Dino Tempesti15-11-5
Deauville, Calvados, FranceWPTS1010
1933-05-22Marcel Thil92-22-13
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceLPTS1212
Not a title fight as earlier weights of 159-156 indicated. Weights from Le Petit Parisien.
1933-02-26Helmut Hartkopp16-8-4
Flora Theater, Hamburg, GermanyWPTS1212
Germany BDB light heavyweight title
1932-12-26Adolf Witt13-2-1
Flora, Hamburg, GermanyNCND212
First Witt was made the winner by disq. (low blow) in the 2nd round and new German light heavyweight champion, but Witt`s seconds were in the ring during the referee was still counting. The protest of the Seelig party had success, the result was changed in ND and the title was given vacant again.
1932-11-03Rene De Vos149-22-22
Neue Welt, Berlin, GermanyWPTS88
1932-09-15Karl Eggert9-1-3
Neue Welt, Berlin, GermanyWPTS88
1932-07-01Karl Ogren16-3-2
Bockbrauerei, Berlin, GermanyDPTS88
1932-06-03Johann Trollmann19-6-6
Bockbrauerei, Berlin, GermanyWPTS1010
1932-03-31Arie van Vliet53-32-11
Tennis Halle, Berlin, GermanyLDQ510
Seelig was disqualified for a low blow
1932-03-08Edmond Schumacher0-1-0
Alberthalle, Leipzig, Sachsen, GermanyWPTS88
1932-02-05Francois Lepage4-5-3
Kristallpalast, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, GermanyWPTS88
1932-01-15Francois Stevens4-7-0
Sportpalast, Schoeneberg, Berlin, GermanyWPTS88
1931-11-12Hans Seifried16-13-12
Zirkus Busch, Mitte, Berlin, GermanyWPTS1212
Germany BDB middleweight title
1931-10-10Franz Krueppel12-6-9
Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanyWPTS88
1931-09-18Walter Funke50-7-14
Spichernsaele, Berlin, GermanyWPTS88
1931-07-05Walter Anklam5-0-2
Dirt-Track Bahn, Hamburg, GermanyWPTS66
1931-04-30Hein Heeser32-20-18
Zirkus Busch, Mitte, Berlin, GermanyWPTS88
1931-04-10Otto Lauer17-14-8
Spichernsaele, Berlin, GermanyWPTS88
1931-03-13Georg Gebstedt5-8-2
Stadthalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, GermanyWPTS88
1931-02-27Walter Poehnisch6-11-9
Spichernsaele, Berlin, GermanyWPTS66
1931-02-06Alex Kiausch24-14-8
Spichernsaele, Berlin, GermanyWPTS66
German weights, venues, and names are from Box-Sport, German boxing newspaper.


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