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Walter Byars
Global ID11109
sexmale
birthdate 1931-12-06
death date 1996-03-07 (64)
divisionwelterweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
country USA
residenceBoston, Massachusetts, USA
won 18 (KO 4) + lost 9 (KO 0) + drawn 1 = 28
rounds boxed 221 KO% 14.29
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1959-12-18Eddie Jordan18-0-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALMD1010
Jordan was reportedly undefeated entering this fight
1959-10-27Butch Craig0-2-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
1959-03-09Roger Harvey12-7-2
Arcadia Ballroom, Providence, Rhode Island, USALPTS1010
1958-04-10Del Flanagan88-15-2
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALMD1010
1957-11-20Kid Gavilan106-28-5
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALUD1010
referee: Frank Sikora 45-47 | judge: Franklin Spike McAdams 45-47 | judge: Howard Walsh 45-47
1957-08-23Isaac Logart49-7-5
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALUD1010
referee: Jackie Swartz 36-49 | judge: Jack Aspery 38-50 | judge: Bill Appleton 36-49
1957-06-12Virgil Akins43-15-1
Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USALUD1010
referee: Paddy Mills 96-99 | judge: Charles E Ford 94-96 | judge: Johnny Burton 96-99
1957-05-25Tony DeMarco53-9-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALMD1010
referee: Tommy Rawson 95-99 | judge: Joe Santoro 90-99 | judge: John Norton 96-96
1957-03-08Garnet Hart20-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Ruby Goldstein 6-2 | judge: Joe Agnello 7-3 | judge: Bill Recht 8-2
1956-12-04Kid Gavilan105-22-5
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWSD1010
referee: Tommy Rawson 98-96 | judge: Tom McNeeley Sr. 97-95 | judge: John Savko 96-97
1956-11-19Steve Ward26-2-0
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWMD1212
referee: Joe Cashman 117-112 | judge: Dan Hamel 115-112 | judge: Maurice Chenaille 115-115
USA New England welterweight title
1956-10-17Grant Campbell3-1-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD88
Byars scored three knockdowns in scoring a one-sided decision over Grant.
1956-05-10Wilbur Wilson24-21-3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USADMD1010
referee: Joe Zapustas 96-96 | judge: Jim Shaughnessy 96-96 | judge: Tom McNeeley Sr. 100-92
USA New England welterweight title
1956-03-27Bobby Murphy15-1-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO512
time: 2:23 | referee: Joe Zapustas
USA New England welterweight title
1956-02-23Bobby Murphy15-0-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Billy Connelly 100-92 | judge: Joe Ricciotti 99-94 | judge: Joe Santoro 99-87
USA New England welterweight title
1955-10-31Sal DiGuardia16-6-0
Arcadia Ballroom, Providence, Rhode Island, USAWDQ1010
1955-10-15Al Duarte8-25-2
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
1955-09-12Bubba Norman1-0-0
Maple Arena, Brockton, Massachusetts, USAWPTS66
1955-07-11Willie Stevenson14-1-0
Maple Arena, Brockton, Massachusetts, USAWUD88
1955-06-29Jimmy Soo26-0-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS88
1955-05-17Cliff Hutchinson16-0-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS66
1955-04-23Willie Stevenson11-0-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS66
1955-04-16Willie Stevenson10-0-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS66
1955-03-14Pat Kelly28-17-3
Arcadia Ballroom, Providence, Rhode Island, USAWKO4
1955-01-17Truman Jarrett
Providence, Rhode Island, USAWPTS66
1954-12-14Frankie Neeves2-0-0
Providence, Rhode Island, USAWPTS44
1954-10-14Norman Shaw7-12-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO24
time: 1:45
1954-09-30Everett Perry5-0-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO24
time: 2:15

 
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