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Abe Attell
Global ID10723
sexmale
birthdate 1883-02-22
death date 1970-02-06 (86)
divisionfeatherweight
height5′ 4″   /   163cm
reach66″   /   168cm
aliasThe Little Hebrew
country USA
residenceSan Francisco, California, USA
birth placeSan Francisco, California, USA
birth nameAbraham Washington Attell
won 72 (KO 39) + lost 9 (KO 4) + drawn 16 = 99
rounds boxed 1023
Newspaper Decisions won 39 : lost 9 : drawn 6
rounds boxed 454
Total Bouts 153 KO% 25.49
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1917-01-08Phil Virgets9-2-4
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USALTKO415
Reported in the New Orleans Times-Picayune (Jack Kincaid).
1915-09-06Frankie Callahan
Gloversville, New York, USAWKO310
1913-07-24Willie Beecher9-3-1
Atlantic A.A., Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York, USALNWS1010
referee: Charles Draycott
A horrible fight according to the Boston Globe--they gave no indication of who won the fight in their report. According to Jack Kincaid, New York City newspapers had Beecher winning. Trenton Times had Beecher winning
1913-04-28George KO Chaney27-4-1
Empire Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWPTS1515
referee: Billy Joh
From the Baltimore Sun (Jack Kincaid), which said this was a "raw" decision by Referee Joh and called it the "worst decision ever made in a Baltimore boxing ring." The Deputy Marshal ordered an investigation, declaring the decision "rotten."
1913-04-15Benny Kaufman21-5-4
Orpheum Theater, Atlanta, Georgia, USANCNC710
referee: Mike Saul
Promoter Henry Norton stopped the bout and declared it a "no contest."
1913-04-03Jimmy Walsh32-9-19
Forty-Fourth Street A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Attell won the "newspaper decision." (New York Times)
1913-03-19Oliver Kirk2-1-0
Forty-Fourth Street A.C., New York, New York, USAWTKO3
1912-11-27Oliver Kirk1-0-0
Saint Louis, Missouri, USALTKO68
Attell quit at end of sixth, saying he was all in.
1912-10-24Jimmy Walsh32-9-18
Pilgrim A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1212x2
The agreement called for 124 pounds but Attell could not make that weight; this bout fought with two-minute rounds
1912-09-13Harry Thomas13-2-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision consesus from New York papers (see wiki)
1912-08-03Harlem Tommy Murphy31-6-7
Coffroth's Mission Street Arena, Daly City, California, USADPTS2020
referee: Jim Griffin
1912-07-03Eddie Marino3-11-6
Tacoma A.C., Tacoma, Washington, USAWPTS1010
referee: Frank McGeehan
1912-04-23Jimmy Carroll15-12-10
Capital AC, Sacramento, California, USAWKO720
referee: Sol Levinson
1912-03-09Harlem Tommy Murphy30-6-7
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USALPTS2020
referee: Jack Welsh
Murphy outweighed Attell by 11 pounds; ref decision
1912-02-22Johnny Kilbane26-3-5
Arena, Vernon, California, USALPTS2020
referee: Charles Eyton
World Featherweight Title, 122 lbs.
1912-01-18Knockout Brown25-2-0
National S.C., New York, New York, USALNWS1010
Brown won the "newspaper decision." Attell blamed this surprise loss to an overdose injection of cocaine into his hurting thumb. March 4 Tacoma News Tribune.
NYSAC suspended Attell for "stalling."

1911-12-02Willie Jones9-5-5
Gowanus A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Attell won the newspaper decision (New York Times).
1911-12-01Patsy Kline20-7-3
Navarre A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Attell won the newspaper decision (New York Times).
1911-11-23Leo Johnson8-0-0
Malvern A.C., Bronx, New York, USAWTKO510
1911-11-20Willie Jones9-5-5
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
New York Times
1911-11-15Young Johnny Cohen38-5-5
Houston A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Attell won the "newspaper decision." (New York Times)
1911-11-03Herman Smith6-2-0
International A.C., Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS1010
referee: Maurice Collins
Buffalo Times and Buffalo Enquirer
1911-09-20Matt Wells8-0-2
Madison A.C., New York, New York, USALNWS1010
New York Times
1911-03-31Frankie Burns5-0-1
New Amsterdam Opera House, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Burns down in 9th and 10th
Trenton Times called it for Attell, who re-innjured his arm; Burns won according to the New York Times; Lowell Sun called it for Attell, reporting that both weighed 118 at ringside
Syracuse Herald called it for Attell. Consensus of New York City newspapers favored Attell. This was a promotion of the National S.C.

1911-01-30Tommy Kilbane11-4-9
Eagles Club, Cleveland, Ohio, USANCNC410
Attell broke his right humeral bone. He claimed that Kilbane had intentionally twisted his arm and, when they stumbled, fell on Attell. Eau Claire Leader AP reported that Referee McKay ruled it a no contest.
1911-01-23Billy Allen16-3-8
Alhambra, Syracuse, New York, USADNWS1010
referee: Tom Cawley
Draw according to Syracuse Post Standard. Attell won the "newspaper decision." New Orleans Daily-Picayune (Luckett Davis)
1911-01-13Patsy Kline19-3-3
New Amsterdam Opera House, New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
The National S.C. promoted this program.
1911-01-09Joe Coster5-1-1
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper reports differ as to who won. Syracuse Herald said Attell "pretty well battered at the end". New York Times report a win for Attell as does the NY Herald. NY Tribune has this bout a draw.
1910-11-30Philadelphia Pal Moore13-1-3
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Times, Philadelphia Item, etc. Attell weighed in in street clothes.
Moore down in fourth; Attell down in seventh, and "sat in the middle of the ring with his legs crossed, laughing"

1910-11-13Frankie Conley28-3-6
West Side A.C., Gretna, Louisiana, USALNWS1515
referee: Dave Barry
Scheduled to be for World Featherweight Title. Weights reported as shown in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. Conley was more aggressive and won most of the rounds.
1910-11-09Owen Moran47-7-5
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record declined to name a winner of this "fight." It was allowed to go the full distance, but there was little action. It seems that the best choice is to call it a draw.
1910-10-28Eddie Kelly21-12-11
Mohawk Valley A.C., Amsterdam, New York, USAWKO4
1910-10-27Biz Mackey30-14-10
Brown's Gym, New York, New York, USAWTKO610
Mackey was floored three times in the sixth before his seconds stopped the bout.
1910-10-24Johnny Kilbane19-1-4
Hippodrome, Kansas City, Missouri, USAWPTS1010
referee: Leo Shea
1910-10-10Jack White7-1-8
Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaWNWS1515
Attell won the newspaper decision. (Indianapolis Star)
1910-10-07Frankie White6-3-5
Hippodrome, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Free Press
1910-09-16Charley White23-2-1
Hippodrome, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Free Press. Bout fought at catchweights so Attell's Featherweight Title was not at risk. Source: Lincoln Evening News
1910-09-05Billy Lauder11-3-6
Mission Hill, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaWKO715
referee: Jimmy Sewell
Lightweight Championship of Calgary
1910-08-22Eddie Marino3-6-2
Calgary, Alberta, CanadaWKO315
referee: Jimmy Sewell
Although sometimes recorded as a title fight the match was made at the lightweight limit.
1910-06-24Owen Moran47-7-3
Naud Junction Pavilion, Los Angeles, California, USAWNWS1010
Fought at 124lbs, weigh-in 5pm. Newspaper decision for Attell by LA Herald
1910-05-20Harlem Tommy Murphy29-4-3
New Amsterdam Opera House, National S.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
referee: Tom O'Rourke
Newspaper decision from the New York Times, and from other New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid). The Philadelphia Item reported Murphy to be the winner.
1910-04-28Harlem Tommy Murphy29-4-3
Empire A.C., Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USALNWS1010
referee: James Buckley
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid) and the Philadelphia Item. The New York Times reported it as a draw.
1910-04-01Owen Moran46-7-3
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USAWNWS1010
(Chicago Tribune 1/1/1911)
1910-03-18Johnny Marto8-0-1
New Amsterdam Opera House, National S.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Attell won the "newspaper decision." (New York Times)
1910-02-28Harry Forbes81-11-25
Troy, New York, USAWTKO7
Forbes down four times and seconds pick him up before final count can be administered.
1910-02-24Frankie Neil20-10-3
Long Acre A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Attell won the "newspaper decision."
1910-01-01Eddie Kelly21-10-11
Savannah, Georgia, USAWTKO515
Police stopped the bout
1909-12-06Charley White21-0-0
Phoenix A.C., Memphis, Tennessee, USAWPTS88
referee: Dave Barry
1909-11-22Johnny Moran1-1-0
Memphis, Tennessee, USAWPTS88
World Featherweight Title
Both fighters made 122lbs by 6pm.

1909-10-08Patsy Kline14-2-2
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Attell won the "newspaper decision." (Los Angeles Times and Boston Globe had Attell winning). The Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record called Attell the winner by a wide margin.
1909-10-05Buck 'Twin' Miller5-2-0
Douglas A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record. Attell was an easy winner.
1909-09-14Tommy O'Toole11-0-0
Armory, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1212
referee: Charlie White
World Featherweight Title
Both fighters weighed in at 122 at 6 o'clock (Philadelphia Inquirer).

1909-09-06Eddie Kelly21-10-11
Luna Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. Attell was an easy winner.
1909-08-18Harry Stone0-0-1
Convention Hall, Saratoga, New York, USADNWS1010
The New York Times had Attell winning this fight easily while the NY Sun, Amsterdam Evening Recorder, and Brooklyn Daily Eagle called it a draw. Boston Globe called the fight even, as did SF Call (wire), which reported "Stone came with a rush that earned him a draw.
1909-04-26Biz Mackey26-9-8
Southern Theatre, Columbus, Ohio, USAWTKO810
referee: Eddie Davis
World Featherweight Title
Attell cracked a knuckle in his right hand during the bout, the same one he had injured against jabez White. Afterwards, he had to lay off several months.

1909-03-26Frankie White1-0-0
Dayton A.C., Dayton, Ohio, USAWKO820
Quite possibly a title fight as reported in the 'Milwaukee Free Press' newspaper
1909-03-23Frankie Neil17-8-3
Bedford A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Attell won the "newspaper decision." (New York Times)
1909-03-18Patsy Kline11-2-2
Whirlwind A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
referee: Charlie White
Attell won the "newspaper decision." (New York Times)
1909-03-10Young Pierce13-2-0
Olympic Club, Essington, Pennsylvania, USAWKO615
From the Philadelphia Ledger--"For five rounds it was one of the greatest exhibitions of boxing that has ever been witnessed in this vicinity."
1909-03-01Young Pierce13-2-0
Washington S.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Attell from the Philadelphia Record and the Philadelphia Item. The rest of the program was outstanding, but the results are unavailable: Yankee Schwartz v. Tommy West, 6; Nathan Ehrlich v. Joe Burns, 6; Johnny Krause v. Young Smedley, 6; Yellow Dixon v. Charlie Gibson, 6.
1909-02-19Jim Driscoll48-2-4
National A.C., New York, New York, USALNWS1010
referee: Charlie White
Newspaper decision for Driscoll from NY Times, Robert Edgren (NY Evening World), NY Sun, NY Evening Telegram, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Washington Post, Cleveland Plain Dealer, AP ("Driscoll had a shade the better of the contest").
Newspaper decision for Attell from Bat Masterson (NY Morning Telegraph), NY Herald.
Article in The Ring magazine of January 1946 lists the following New York newspapers scoring for Driscoll: Evening Journal, Evening World, Times, Tribune, Press, Morning World, Sun, American, Evening Mail; Brooklyn Times scored it a draw; Morning Telegraph gave decision to Attell.
Unable to force Attell into a title fight Driscoll was recognized in Europe as World Featherweight champion. Fought at 125lbs.

1909-02-04Eddie Kelly20-8-11
Southern A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWTKO710
World Featherweight Title
Kelly floored four times in the seventh before his seconds stopped the fight.

1909-01-14Freddie Weeks10-1-1
Goldfield A.C., Goldfield, Nevada, USAWKO1020
referee: Eddie Graney
World Featherweight Title
Both easily made 122lbs. Weeks was outclassed.

1908-12-29Biz Mackey23-8-8
West Side A.C., Gretna, Louisiana, USAWKO815
referee: Dave Barry
World Featherweight Title
Mackey floored four times in the 8th round.

1908-12-11Ad Wolgast36-1-8
Naud Junction Pavilion, Los Angeles, California, USADNWS1010
referee: Charles Eyton
The Los Angeles Times called the fight even. The Los Angeles Herald had Attell winning. The men weighed in at 122lbs at 6pm.
1908-11-25Freddie Welsh24-2-3
Jeffries' Arena, Vernon, California, USALPTS1515
referee: Charles Eyton
1908-09-07Owen Moran41-5-2
Mission Street Arena, San Francisco, California, USADPTS2323
referee: Jack Welsh
World Featherweight Title
Scheduled for 23 rounds. Moran wanted 25, Attell wanted 20 rounds.

1908-07-29Eddie Marino1-0-1
Sandpoint, Idaho, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Doc Kearns
Scheduled for 20 rounds but cut to ten just before opening bell. The San Francisco Call
1908-06-26Matty Baldwin66-10-37
Grand Union A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS66
Attell won the \"newspaper decision.\" (Ibro journal #81)
1908-04-30Tommy Sullivan72-25-26
Coliseum, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO420
Match made at 123 and Featherweight limit was 122 lbs. Neither fighter made the agreed-to 123-lbs and weight moved to 126lbs for Sullivan.
Police Captain Anderson stepped into the ring and instructed Referee Alvie King to stop the one-sided affair after Sullivan had been knocked down three times.

1908-04-20Eddie Kelly20-6-11
Sound Beach, Washington, USAWKO820
referee: Johnny Reid
World Featherweight Title
Attell chewed gum throughout the bout. Often incorectly recorded as a W-8. Source here: Tacoma Daily News. Reno Gazette reports this as title bout.

1908-03-31Battling Nelson41-12-13
Coliseum, San Francisco, California, USADPTS1515
referee: Eddie Smith
1908-02-28Eddie Kelly20-5-11
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO720
referee: Jack Welsh
World Featherweight Title
1908-01-31Frankie Neil16-5-3
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO1320
referee: Jack Welsh
World Featherweight Title
1908-01-01Owen Moran40-5-1
Coffroth's Arena, Colma, California, USADPTS2525
referee: James J. Jeffries
World Featherweight Title
Attell's seconds: Battling Nelson, Kid Farmer, Monte & Caesar Attell. Moran's seconds: Alf Weeks, Tiv Kreling, and Prof. Jim Kelly.

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