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Nick Moran
Global ID11058
sexmale
birthdate 1923-12-10
death date 1993-06-23 (69)
divisionwelterweight
height5′ 7″   /   170cm
country Mexico
residenceLa Barca, Jalisco, Mexico
birth placeLa Barca, Jalisco, Mexico
birth nameNicolás Moran
won 35 (KO 11) + lost 32 (KO 8) + drawn 7 = 74
rounds boxed 638 KO% 14.86
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1953-09-19Gabriel Barragan12-8-1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWPTS1212
Mexico middleweight title
1953-08-12Bert Linam47-8-1
Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoWRTD310
1953-06-27Memo Garmendia10-7-1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWPTS1010
1953-05-30Memo Garmendia9-7-1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLPTS1010
1953-05-15Jesse Fuentes7-2-0
Auditorio Municipal, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoLSD1010
referee: Bobby Fernandez 45-65 | judge: Juan Bilbao 83-107 | judge: Alfredo Holguin 102-98
1953-04-21Jose Castaneda8-6-2
Arena Obrero, Torreon, Coahuila de Zaragoza, MexicoLTKO410
The bout was halted because of an injury to Moran's right eye.
1952-12-23Jesse Fuentes3-1-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALTKO510
time: 2:47 | referee: Frankie Van
1952-11-20Maurice Harper14-3-0
Winterland Arena, San Francisco, California, USALUD1010
referee: Rocky Marciano
1952-10-27Charley Salas119-39-12
Coliseum, El Paso, Texas, USALUD1010
1952-10-08Eusebio Hernandez38-13-3
Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoWSD1212
referee: Cyp Payo
Mexico middleweight title
1952-09-25Charley Salas118-38-11
Coliseum, El Paso, Texas, USALMD1010
1952-09-01Eusebio Hernandez37-13-3
Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoLTKO712
referee: Bobby Fernandez
Mexico middleweight title
1952-05-14Bobby Dykes89-11-6
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USALTKO510
1952-03-29El Conscripto18-17-2
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLPTS1212
Mexico welterweight title
1952-02-09Freddie Herman35-23-4
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLPTS88
1951-12-01Eusebio Hernandez36-11-3
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWTKO710
Although both men fought below the middleweight title limit, Hernandez's middleweight title was not at stake. (See The Ring, March 1952, page 60.)
1951-10-07Charley Salas105-32-11
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLSD1010
1951-06-25Alex Amador31-12-5
Coliseum Bowl, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO910
Amador was knocked down once in the 9th round.
1951-06-05Charley Salas97-31-11
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALUD1010
referee: Abe Roth 52-58 | judge: Tommy Hart 51½-58½ | judge: Jack McDonald 51-59
1951-05-14Alex Amador31-11-5
Winterland Arena, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO810
referee: Frankie Carter
1951-04-24El Conscripto18-15-2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWMD1010
referee: Dynamite Jackson 55-55 | judge: Frankie Van 57-53 | judge: Frank Holborow 57-53
1951-04-10Bobby Dykes75-10-6
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USALUD1010
referee: Charlie Murray 91-98 | judge: Jimmy Scaramozi 88-99 | judge: Henry Moreno 92-98
Moran was knocked down twice in the 8th round.
1951-03-27Joey Barnum35-27-8
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USAWUD1010
referee: Jimmy Scaramozi 99-90 | judge: Henry Moreno 100-96 | judge: Ward Connors 99-89
Barnum was knocked down for a nine-count in the 6th round.
1951-02-27John L. Davis35-16-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USADTD810
referee: Johnny Indrisano 37½-39½ | judge: Frank Holborow 38-39 | judge: Tommy Hart 38-39
Moran suffered an eye cut from Davis butting him, causing the decision to be a draw. Davis was ahead on points, but Moran was the victim of the butt; if Moran had been ahead on points he would have been called the winner. (see The Ring, May 1951, page 46)
1950-11-08Eusebio Hernandez27-11-3
Auditorio Municipal, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoLTKO710
referee: Bobby Fernandez
1950-10-14Tuzo Portuguez28-9-4
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWPTS1010
1950-08-19Jesse Flores57-6-10
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoDPTS1010
1950-03-04Baby Zavala11-13-1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWPTS1212
Mexico welterweight title
1949-11-12Jose Garcia Alvarez64-28-3
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWKO210
From The Ring, February 1950, page 48. Moran did not defeat Garcia Alvarez over 10 rounds, as was shown here previously.
1949-08-13Baby Zavala10-12-0
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWTKO1012
vacant Mexico welterweight title
From The Ring, November 1949, page 59.
1949-06-11El Conscripto13-9-1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWPTS1010
1949-05-14El Conscripto13-8-1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWPTS1010
1949-03-26California Jackie Wilson62-15-5
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWPTS1010
1948-10-30Luis Arguelles20-8-3
Plaza de Toros, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWPTS1010
1948-09-19Kid Azteca153-39-9
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLPTS1010
Mexico welterweight title
Azteca would relinquish the Mexican welterweight title in March 1949, having reigned for more than 16 years.
1948-07-03Simon Lucas13-8-1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWPTS1010
1948-04-20Bernard Docusen48-2-4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALUD1010
referee: Reggie Gilmore | judge: Dynamite Jackson | judge: Mushy Callahan
1948-01-31Kid Azteca149-39-8
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLPTS1212
Mexico welterweight title
1947-11-29Bert Linam25-2-1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWPTS1010
1947-11-08Julio Cesar Jiminez56-14-7
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWPTS1010
1947-10-11Carlos Malacara51-26-15
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWPTS1010
1947-09-06Carlos Malacara51-26-14
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoDPTS1010
The referee gave the decision to Moran. A few days later the local boxing commission changed the decision to a draw. (See The Ring, December 1947, page 62.)
1947-03-22Tony Mar59-25-7
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLTKO212
Mexico welterweight title
1947-03-12Kid Gavilan32-2-0
Palacio de Deportes, Havana, CubaLPTS1010
1947-02-07Georgie Hansford93-49-17
Plaza de Toros, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWKO310
World Champion Joe Louis boxed 10 two-minute rounds with Arturo Godoy, Chilean Champion, to a disappointingly small crowd. Only one-fifth of the 60,000-seat bull ring was occupied. Louis went to San Salvador afterward.
1946-12-13Memo Llanes20-11-6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALKO610
time: 2:23 | referee: Johnny Indrisano
1946-09-16Frankie Fernandez11-0-0
Honolulu Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USALTKO710
Attended by 15,085 spectators, the largest number in Hawaiian boxing history to that time. Moran was floored in the first and seventh rounds, and took a beating in every round.
1946-08-19Billy James14-2-1
Civic Auditorium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USAWKO810
time: 0:57
1946-07-01Wesley Mouzon21-2-1
Arena Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
1946-05-13Tommy Egan34-2-3
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USALPTS1010
1946-03-22Tippy Larkin109-9-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Benny Leonard 2-8 | judge: Tom Guilfoyle 3-7 | judge: Frank Forbes 1-9
1945-12-04Bobby Yaeger34-13-4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWSD1010
referee: Billy Kershner 53-57 | judge: Johnny Indrisano 56-54 | judge: Frank Holborow 58-52
1945-11-16Tippy Larkin106-9-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
Attendance: 13,334; Gate: $53,047
Scoring: 6-4, 6-4, 7-3

1945-09-07Ike Williams66-8-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Eddie Joseph 6-9 | judge: Jack Gordon 5-7 | judge: Marty Monroe 4-6
Both Joseph and Gordon had the bout 5-5 in rounds, but favored Williams in their supplemental scoring.
1945-07-09Bob Montgomery61-10-3
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALSD1010
referee: Charlie Daggert 3-6 | judge: Harry Lasky 4-5 | judge: Leo Costella 7-1
1945-05-08Bob Montgomery61-9-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWMD1010
referee: Charley Randolph 56-54 | judge: Johnny Indrisano 56½-53½ | judge: Jack McDonald 55-55
Montgomery was knocked down in the 1st round.
1945-04-20Eddie Hudson22-20-9
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Mushy Callahan 59-51 | judge: Frank Holborow 61-49 | judge: Johnny Indrisano 62-48
Hudson was knocked down in the 4th and 6th rounds.
1945-02-16Artie Dorrell34-5-6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Mushy Callahan 56½-53½ | judge: Frank Holborow 60-50 | judge: Johnny Indrisano 57-53
1944-12-29Bobby Yaeger26-12-4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALMD1010
referee: Charley Randolph 50-60 | judge: Billy Kershner 51-59 | judge: Frankie Dolan 54½-55½
1944-12-05John Thomas42-4-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Billy Kershner 55-55 | judge: Frankie Dolan 55-55 | judge: Reggie Gilmore 52-58
1944-11-24Bobby Yaeger26-11-4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO110
time: 2:20
1944-10-02Tito Despaigne13-3-1
Ocean Park Arena, Santa Monica, California, USADPTS1010
1944-08-28Benny Evans10-2-0
Ocean Park Arena, Santa Monica, California, USAWPTS1010
1944-08-11Joey Barnum20-9-5
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWMD1010
referee: Frankie Van | judge: Jack McDonald | judge: Charley Randolph
Barnum was knocked down in the 9th round.
1944-07-07Jimmy Doyle21-5-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALUD1010
referee: Benny Whitman 49-61
1944-05-31Ace Miller5-3-0
Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington, California, USAWPTS1010
1944-04-18Ace Miller4-2-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALMD1010
judge: Abe Roth 54-56 | judge: Mushy Callahan 54-56 | judge: Frankie Van 55-55
1943-11-30Joey Barnum18-8-5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Benny Whitman 48½-61½
1943-11-16Joey Barnum18-8-4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Reggie Gilmore 54½-55½
Moran was knocked down in the 4th round. The bout was a draw under Australian rules, which required that a fighter win by three points.
1943-10-26Jorge Morelia25-17-6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USADTD310
referee: Johnny Indrisano
Morelia suffered a bad cut from a head-butt.
1943-10-05Ysidro Chillo
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS88
1943-08-24Herman Hinds
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO14
According to Bob Yalen (Mexican newspapers), Moran was scheduled to meet Salvador Torres in Mexico City (27 March 1943) and Armando Gomez, also in Mexico City, 10 April 1943. He could not locate the result of either fight.
1943-08-06Al Lewis
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USAWKO24
1943-07-09Ronnie Davis
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USAWPTS44

 
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