Bob Sage
Global ID11342
birthdate 1899-05-24
death date 1940-10-00 (41)
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
country USA
residenceDetroit, Michigan, USA
birth placeDetroit, Michigan, USA
birth nameRobert E. Sage
won 22 (KO 10) + lost 12 (KO 3) + drawn 2 = 36
rounds boxed 255
Newspaper Decisions won 10 : lost 5 : drawn
rounds boxed 150
Total Bouts 51 KO% 19.61

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1928-05-07Cuban Bobby Brown12-4-2
Detroit, Michigan, USALKO7
1928-03-07Tommy Billiards9-7-3
Biscayne Arena, Miami, Florida, USAWKO910
1928-02-22Tillie Herman47-50-23
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWRTD410
referee: Sailor Roy Benson
Herman injured his ankle and retired in his corner after the 4th round. Both boxers were down in the bout.
1927-08-04Maxie Rosenbloom46-10-7
Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS1010
"Rosenbloom took every round but the match was slow with both boxers lacking punch." Source:Benton Harbor News-Palladium
1927-07-20Jack McVey47-11-2
Taylor Bowl, Cleveland, Ohio, USALNWS1010
McVey won the newspaper decision. (Lima News)
1927-06-17Tiger Flowers110-15-4
Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS1010
referee: Elmer Slim McClelland
1926-07-08Jimmy Slattery74-5-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1926-06-16Jack Delaney60-7-2
Detroit, Michigan, USALNWS1010
Delaney had an "easy time with Bob Sage." (Daily Northwestern); Sage down in the 7th.
1925-11-27Tony Marullo26-16-2
Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS1010
Marullo won the judges' decision. (Masnfield News)
1925-10-02Al Webster19-4-6
Liberty Theater, Missoula, Montana, USADPTS1212
1925-09-07Al Webster17-4-6
Race Track, Alan, Idaho, USALPTS1515
1925-08-20Mickey Rockson26-17-19
Punch Bowl Arena, Alan, Idaho, USAWPTS1515
1925-07-21Leo Lomski27-2-1
Dugdale Park, Seattle, Washington, USALPTS66
1925-07-10Ted Kid Lewis181-27-13
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALPTS1010
1925-06-19Jack Reddick29-6-3
Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaWPTS1010
Reddick is the Canadian Middleweight Champion at this time
1925-05-27Frankie Schoell60-11-7
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALPTS1010
1925-02-28Santiago Esparraguera30-8-2
Havana, CubaLKO1
1925-02-10Mike Wallace2-4-2
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1925-01-09Harry Greb83-6-3
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USALNWS1010
Report from the Pittsburgh Post: There is no indication that this was a title fight. Greb won every round easily. In the closing rounds. Harry was landing ten blows for every one that Sage got through. There was a capacity crowd on hand and they cheered every punch that Sage landed. Greb fought at top speed and "fully lived up to his name of being the Pittsburgh whirlwind." Sage was always trying and was unmarked at the end except for swollen lips.
1924-11-21Billy Britton13-6-5
Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
Sage was credited with seven rounds. Judge's Decision (Atlanta Constitution)
1924-11-07Tom Burns1-3-0
Detroit, Michigan, USAWNWS1010
Sage won the newspaper decision. (Coshocton Tribune)
1924-09-09Bert Colima76-12-14
Arena, Vernon, California, USALPTS44
1924-09-02Bert Colima76-11-14
Arena, Vernon, California, USAWDQ14
1924-08-22Tom Kelly6-9-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS44
1924-08-15Mickey Rockson19-13-16
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS44
1924-08-01Mickey Rockson19-13-15
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USADPTS44
1924-07-04Billy Conley14-20-10
Wallace, Idaho, USAWPTS1515
Sage had just graduated from law school.
1924-05-12Norman Genet12-1-3
Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO7
1924-03-17Tony Marullo18-9-2
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALTKO815
time: 3:00 | referee: Tommy Walsh
1924-03-10Ted Moore39-8-0
Detroit, Michigan, USALNWS1010
Moore won the newspaper decision. (Sheboygan Press Telegram)
1924-02-11Tom Burns0-1-0
Detroit, Michigan, USAWKO?
Number of rounds unknown
1924-01-14Anthony Downey18-4-0
Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1923-12-11Charley Nashert33-10-4
Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWPTS88
Billed as Young Fitzsimmons.
1923-11-27Jack McClelland17-15-4
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO28
referee: Abe (Kid) Goodman | judge: William T. McDermott | judge: John T. Glackin
1923-06-11Joe Packo8-1-0
Empire Theatre, Toledo, Ohio, USAWDQ1012
Packo was disqualified for hitting low.
1923-04-30Phil Krug8-2-1
Detroit, Michigan, USAWNWS1010
Sage won the newspaper decision. (Mansfield News)
1923-04-09Young Fisher25-27-7
Detroit, Michigan, USAWNWS1010
1923-03-21Cowboy Padgett14-3-14
Detroit, Michigan, USAWNWS1010
Sage gave Padgett "a nice beating in 10 rounds." (Lincoln Star)
1923-01-08Bryan Downey39-6-10
Detroit, Michigan, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram
1923-01-01Tom Burns
Exact date and location unknown / Held in 1923
1922-11-27Navy Rostan2-11-0
Danceland Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from Detroit Free Press. Sage floored Rostan four times in the first four rounds.
1922-10-16Jock Malone34-3-3
Danceland Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWDQ610
Malone fouled Sage with an unintentional low blow.
1922-09-04George Shade32-22-19
Danceland Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from Detroit Free Press
1922-05-15Billy Ehmke6-4-1
Danceland Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Detroit Free Press>. Sage damaged his right hand early in the fight, yet won every round, using only his left hand in most of them.
1922-05-01Jackie Clark39-17-15
Danceland Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Detroit Free Press (Herb Goldman). For eight rounds it was a slow fight and even, but Sage made a strong finish to win. There were no knockdowns.
1922-03-13Pat Walsh7-2-0
Danceland Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWKO210
From the Detroit Free Press (Herb Goldman). It was claimed that Walsh could not hear the count after stopping hard blow to the head and going down, and was counted out.
1922-02-22Jack Phillips0-0-0
Armouries, Windsor, Ontario, CanadaWKO510
From the Detroit Free Press (Herb Goldman). It was a one-punch knockout, accomplished by landing a short right cross to the chin.
1922-01-30Battling Buxton
Danceland Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWKO310
From the Detroit Free Press (Herb Goldman).
1921-12-12Steve Choynski7-10-0
Elks Club, Detroit, Michigan, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Detroit Free Press (Herb Goldman).
1921-11-25Billy Ross
Danceland Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO210
Sage was floored for a nine-count in round one but arose to give Ross a bad licking.
1921-11-04Harry Raskin2-2-0
Detroit, Michigan, USAWNWS1010
As K.O. Sage (Chicago Tribune).


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