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Battling Kopin
Global ID11276
sexmale
birthdate 1893-12-18
death date 1942-08-10 (48)
divisionwelterweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 7½″   /   171cm
country USA
residenceJamestown, New York, USA
birth placeEast Titusville, Pennsylvania, USA
birth nameAndrew Kopinskie
won 9 (KO 7) + lost 11 (KO 9) + drawn 0 = 24
rounds boxed 143
Newspaper Decisions won 27 : lost 15 : drawn 11
rounds boxed 472
Total Bouts 77 KO% 9.09
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1921-03-14Pal Reed26-4-1
Grand Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO110
referee: Phil Powers | judge: William T. McDermott | judge: Louis Sullivan
Kopin appeared to be trying to take a dive, as he went down from several light blows. The refere stopped the bout, as a result.
1919-10-10Mike Rock0-2-0
Town Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USALTKO310
Kopin broke his arm and bout was stopped
1919-09-22Eugene Brosseau7-0-0
Monument National, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLKO610
1919-01-20Leo Houck43-9-3
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USALKO36
1918-08-31Jack McCarron37-2-5
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record and The Illustrated Boxing News.
1918-08-30Tommy Robson26-10-2
Crescent Rink, Lowell, Massachusetts, USALKO1012
This fight was not held in 1917. Like several other fights of Robson, it was incorrectly placed in his published record.
1918-06-21Walter Mohr15-10-5
Commercial A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1212
1918-06-14Walter Mohr15-9-5
Commercial A.C., Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1212
1918-05-03Young Joe Borrell4-2-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Borrell from the Philadelphia Record and from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1918-03-22Kid Sheeler7-3-2
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO16
Result from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1918-01-14Harry Greb26-2-1
Skating Rink, Charleroi, Pennsylvania, USALKO110
Greb and Kopin fought one furious round. Kopin landed several good rights to the face, but Greb replied each time. Late in the round they got into a furious exchange. Twelve seconds before the bell, Greb nailed Kopin in the solar plexus and put him down for the full count. (From the Pittsburgh Post.)
1917-09-22Harry Greb20-2-1
Skating Rink, Charleroi, Pennsylvania, USALTKO310
Greb had much the best of the fight for three rounds, after which Kopin refused to continue, claiming a broken wrist. Many spectators concluded that Kopin invented an excuse to cut short the whipping to which he was being subjected. (Source: Pittsburgh Post.
1917-08-04KO Willie Loughlin15-4-1
Lyric Theatre, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Titusville Herald reported that Manyuk Review scored bout for Kopin
1917-06-21Jackie Clark21-8-11
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USANCND1010
1917-06-02Billy Kramer4-2-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALDQ46
Result from both the Philadelphia Record and the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1917-03-29KO Willie Loughlin14-3-1
Pottsville, Pennsylvania, USANCND1010
1917-03-12Eddie Moha6-3-0
Youngstown, Ohio, USADNWS88
Newspaper draw. (Warren Evening Mirror). The Pittsburgh Post had Moha winning.
1917-02-22Lockport Jimmy Duffy28-1-2
Erie, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1917-01-29KO Carroll5-1-0
Coliseum Roller Rink, Jamestown, New York, USAWNWS1010
Western New York Welterweight Title
Warren Evening Times

1917-01-08Joe Welling14-3-3
Jamestown A.C., Jamestown, New York, USALNWS1010
Welling won the newspaper decision. (Warren Evening Mirror)
1916-11-20Steve Latzo6-0-0
National A.C., Hazleton, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times Leader)
1916-11-15Young Battling Nelson0-1-0
Jamestown A.C., Jamestown, New York, USAWNWS1010
Jamestown Evening Journal
1916-10-28Frankie Maguire2-0-0
Skating Rink, Charleroi, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Illustrated Boxing Record.
1916-10-16Al Dewey13-3-2
Majestic Theatre, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
(Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader)
1916-10-14Swats Adamson8-2-0
Skating Rink, Charleroi, Pennsylvania, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Charleroi Mail
1916-10-04Steve Pendro7-0-0
Dayton A.C., Dayton, Ohio, USAWPTS1515
1916-09-27Cy Flynn29-11-9
Conneaut, Ohio, USAWKO1010
Jamestown Evening Journal
1916-09-11Jimmy Conway5-2-1
Jamestown A.C., Jamestown, New York, USAWNWS1010
Jamestown Evening Journal scored every round for Kopin
1916-07-31Battling Gates6-3-1
Airdome A.C., Rochester, New York, USALNWS88
Buffalo Courier
1916-07-03Joe Welling10-3-3
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALKO810
referee: Dick Nugent
1916-06-23Jack Britton44-9-8
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USALNWS1010
Britton "just shaded" Kopin according to Syracuse Herald; Dunkirk Evening Observer scored bout for Kopin. Buffalo Courier and Jamestown Evening Journal reports win for Kopin
1916-06-03Al Dewey13-3-2
Hazleton, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
1916-05-31Al Dewey13-3-2
Beaver Brook A.A., Hazleton, Pennsylvania, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from Allentown Democrat
1916-05-24Young Del Hawkins0-1-0
Jamestown A.C., Jamestown, New York, USAWNWS1010
(Syracuse Herald)and Jamestown Evening Journal
1916-05-19Young Fisher6-3-0
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USAWNWS1010
(Syracuse Herald)
1916-05-16Steve Latzo5-0-0
Hazleton, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
Syracuse herald scored for Latzo
1916-05-08Battling Allen2-1-0
Jamestown A.C., Jamestown, New York, USAWNWS66
Titusville Herald reported that Jamestown Post scored for Kopin as did Jamestown Evening Journal
1916-04-13Johnny Riley8-1-0
Bastable Theater, Syracuse, New York, USAWNWS1010
referee: Jack Lewis
(Syracuse Herald)
1916-04-10Bud Gregg3-2-0
Jamestown A.C., Jamestown, New York, USAWKO410
Buffalo Express
1916-03-23Harry Gattle13-1-0
Bastable Theater, Syracuse, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Buffalo Express, and from clippings in the Gattle scrapbook.
1916-03-13Jack Kelly
Jamestown, New York, USAWKO36
1916-02-28Special Delivery Hirsch2-3-0
Jamestown, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Buffalo Courier (Paul Zabala).
1916-02-17Kid Manuel4-0-0
Perry A.C., Erie, Pennsylvania, USADNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1916-02-03Jack Coyne0-4-0
Bastable Theater, Syracuse, New York, USAWNWS1010
(Syracuse Herald)
1916-01-31Curley Kuntz1-0-0
Coliseum Roller Rink, Jamestown, New York, USAWNWS66
Jamestown Evening Journal
1916-01-20Tommy Ferguson4-1-0
Bastable Theater, Syracuse, New York, USADNWS1010
referee: Billy Ryan
(Syracuse Herald)
1916-01-01Jimmy O'Hearne
Academy of Music, Titusville, Pennsylvania, USAWKO2
1915-12-20Johnny Riley8-1-0
Jamestown A.C., Jamestown, New York, USALNWS1010
Titusville Herald reported "referee and newspaper men" gave decision to Riley
1915-11-23Willie KO Brennan31-4-4
Sporting Club, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USADNWS1010
referee: Tom Davis
Buffalo Evening News
1915-11-22Fighting Zunner11-0-0
Jamestown A.C., Jamestown, New York, USAWNWS1010
referee: George Hope
Buffalo Courier and Jamestown Evening Journal
1915-11-02Fighting Zunner11-0-0
Bradford Theater, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USADNWS1010
Bradford Era
1915-10-04Johnny Riley8-1-0
Airdome A.C., Rochester, New York, USALNWS1010
referee: Joe Suttner
Buffalo Courier and Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
1915-09-20Jerry Cole8-1-1
Airdome A.C., Rochester, New York, USAWNWS1010
Buffalo Courier & Titusville Herald for Kopin
1915-09-06Johnny Riley8-1-0
Airdome A.C., Rochester, New York, USAWNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1915-05-24Kid Manuel2-0-0
Labor Temple, Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Erie Daily Times reports: Kopin - 3 rounds, Manuel - 2 rounds and 5 rounds even.
1915-05-08Battling Allen1-2-0
Jamestown, New York, USANCND1010
1915-04-18Billy Stanley
Meadville, Pennsylvania, USAWKO3
1915-04-05Al Doty1-0-0
German HOuse, Canton, Ohio, USALKO112
1914-10-26Jerry Cole5-0-1
Erie, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
Titusville Morning Herald reported that Erie Dispatch gave bout to Cole
6th meeting between these fighters, the other matches reportedly were draws

1914-09-07Fighting Zunner11-0-0
Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1914-07-04Otto Kohler4-2-0
League Park, Canton, Ohio, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1914-04-14Johnny McGowan0-0-1
Akron, Ohio, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
1914-03-18Eddie Forrest5-8-1
Perry A.C., Erie, Pennsylvania, USADNWS1010
Titusville Herald reported a draw
1914-02-19Jerry Cole1-0-0
Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Niagara Falls Gazette
1913-12-30Tommy Callahan3-0-0
Happy Hour Theater, Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Buffalo Courier -- Kopin reportedly broke bone in left forearm in first round
1913-10-16Jerry Cole1-0-0
Erie, Pennsylvania, USANCND88
Jamestown Evening Journal
1913-10-01Joe Burke9-5-0
Erie, Pennsylvania, USALNWS?
Exact date in 1913 unknown but before the Madole bout (Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader November 19, 1913)
1913-09-12Ted Willats
12th Street Rink, Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Buffalo Enquirer
1913-01-30Jerry Cole1-0-0
Academy of Music, Titusville, Pennsylvania, USADNWS1010
Titusville Morning Herald scored it a draw
1912-12-26Bert Davidson1-1-0
Convention Hall, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS66
Buffalo Evening News
1912-12-16Bert Davidson1-1-0
Celoron Park Arena, Jamestown, New York, USAWNWS1010
referee: George Hope
Titusville Morning Herald reported win for Kopin, who floored Davidson in the 7th
1912-11-21Jerry Cole1-0-0
Celoron Park Arena, Jamestown, New York, USAWNWS66
Niagara Falls Journal and Jamestown Evening Journal
1912-10-24Bert Davidson1-1-0
Jamestown, New York, USAWNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1912-03-26Joe Attwood0-0-2
Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS66
Buffalo Evening News
1912-03-20Joe Covaleski
Convention Hall, Buffalo, New York, USAWTKO3
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