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Willie Langford
Global ID11288
sexmale
birthdate 1891-01-01
death date 1920-02-04 (29)
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
country USA
residenceAlbany, New York, USA
birth placeBrooklyn, New York, USA
won 14 (KO 13) + lost 3 (KO 2) + drawn 1 = 22
rounds boxed 136
Newspaper Decisions won 13 : lost 13 : drawn 7
rounds boxed 306
Total Bouts 55 KO% 23.64
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1918-06-07Young Fisher15-8-0
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USALNWS1010
(Syracuse Herald)
1918-05-24Young Fisher15-8-0
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USAWNWS1010
referee: Tommy Ryan
(Syracuse Herald)
1918-05-17Jimmy Gray2-4-1
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USAWKO410
1918-04-22Jack Blackburn42-6-12
Palace Theatre, Toledo, Ohio, USALNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1918-03-18Harry Greb30-2-1
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS66
Greb won the newspaper decision. (Lima Daily News) The Buffalo Boxing Record and the Pittsburgh Post also reported Harry as the winner. The Post gave no details except to note that Greb had broken the "color line" by fighting Langford. Greb was admitted to the hospital on April 11 and convalesced afterwards at home under his mother's care. (Local authorities lifted the ban on mixed bouts for this fight.)
1918-03-15Young Battling Nelson1-1-0
New York, New York, USANCND1010
1918-03-04Young Battling Nelson1-1-0
Buffalo, New York, USADNWS66
Buffalo Boxing Record
1918-02-26Ted Kid Lewis148-18-11
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS1010
referee: Joe Suttner
Buffalo Boxing Record
1918-02-11Jack Twin Sullivan44-18-32
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1918-01-28Bearcat Beecher1-1-0
Buffalo, New York, USAWTKO2
referee: Joe Suttner
1918-01-25Christ Arnold1-1-0
Buffalo, New York, USAWKO2
1918-01-18Chief Halftown3-0-0
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWNWS44
Buffalo Boxing Record
1918-01-01Indian Pete Scott6-1-1
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS44
Buffalo Boxing Record
1917-12-17Jack Mitchell3-3-0
Zenobia Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USAWKO312
1917-11-14Young Sam Langford2-3-0
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USAWNWS66
(Syracuse Herald)
1917-08-17One Round Sylvester0-1-1
Zenobia Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USAWKO310
1917-07-16Fred Dyer30-6-2
Airdome A.C., Rochester, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Rochester Herald (Paul Zabala).
1917-06-25Christy Williams6-12-4
Zenobia Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1917-04-16Roddy MacDonald18-8-8
Flower City A.C., Rochester, New York, USALNWS1010
(Syracuse Herald)
1917-04-02Paul Dixon1-3-0
Flower City A.C., Rochester, New York, USAWNWS1010
(Syracuse Herald)
1917-02-16Young Ahearn19-6-2
New York, New York, USANCND1010
1916-12-25Lew Williams5-1-1
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Age
1916-12-11Young Ahearn19-6-1
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1916-10-30Johnny 'Kid' Alberts22-16-4
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADNWS1010
Newspaper draw from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle--Philadelphia Record for Alberts.
1916-10-23Young Battling Nelson0-1-0
Military A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Age
1916-09-25Johnny 'Kid' Alberts21-16-4
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USALTKO610
Claiming an injured wrist, Langford refused to continue.
1916-08-21Mike McTigue17-4-0
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1916-08-03Mike McTigue16-4-0
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USALDQ410
1916-04-24George Gunther16-19-7
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1916-04-10Nero Chink2-1-0
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1916-03-27Larry Temple21-10-9
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1916-02-21Battling Marshall2-1-0
New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
1915-12-25Battling Gans7-0-0
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO610
According to the Norwalk Hour, Gans was a former Norwalk CT boxer whose real name was Connors.
1915-11-29Nero Chink1-0-0
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO410
1915-10-12Joe Green1-4-0
New York, New York, USAWKO9
1915-09-01Battling Henry Williams0-1-0
WKO10
Precise date in 1915 & location unknown.
1915-08-01Battling Henry Williams
WKO1
Precise date in 1915 & location unknown.
1915-07-01Jimmy Kennedy
WKO1
Precise date in 1915 & location unknown.
1915-06-04Lew Williams1-0-0
Georgia, USADPTS1010
1915-05-01Eddie Palmer22-3-1
New Orleans, Louisiana, USALKO1420
Colored Middleweight Title
1915-04-05Billy Burke
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO310
1915-03-22Knockout Johnson1-0-0
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1915-03-08Frenchy Robinson0-1-0
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO610
1915-02-22Knockout Johnson1-0-0
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1914-04-13John Lester Johnson2-1-0
Olympic A.C., New York, New York, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1914-01-09Young Tommy Coleman13-5-1
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1913-12-15Young Sam Langford1-1-0
Watertown, New York, USAWNWS1010
(Boston Globe)
1913-06-30Kid Henry17-2-1
Albany, New York, USANCNC810
Henry repeatedly fouled Langford and a riot started. Police escorted Henry to the train. Buffalo Times
1913-04-01Hock Bones10-3-5
German Hall, Albany, New York, USADNWS1010
(Boston Globe)
1912-12-16Kyle Whitney25-6-10
Albany, New York, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from Albany (NY) newspapers (Paul Zabala).
1912-11-30Hock Bones10-3-5
Irving A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADNWS1010
As Young Willie Langford (The Daily Standard Union: Brooklyn).
1912-11-07Jack Denning3-3-0
Albany, New York, USANCND1010
1912-07-22Young Tommy Coleman10-1-0
German Hall, Albany, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Albany Times-Union (Paul Zabala).
1912-05-06Tommy Connors7-0-1
Irving A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALNWS1010
(Boston Globe)
1911-11-06Smoke Jones5-0-0
East Avenue A.C., Maspeth, Queens, New York, USADNWS66
Bout was considered even (New York Times).

 
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