Ernie Schaaf
Global ID12071
birthdate 1908-09-27
death date 1933-02-14 (24)
height6′ 2″   /   188cm
reach75″   /   191cm
country USA
residenceWrentham, Massachusetts, USA
birth placeElizabeth, New Jersey, USA
birth nameFrederick Ernest Schaaf
won 54 (KO 23) + lost 13 (KO 1) + drawn 2 = 69
rounds boxed 522
Newspaper Decisions won 4 : lost 2 : drawn
rounds boxed 60
Total Bouts 75 KO% 30.67

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1933-02-10Primo Carnera73-6-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO1315
referee: Billy Cavanaugh
Attendance 20,000.
1933-01-06Stanley Poreda27-4-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO6
time: 0:28 | referee: Arthur Donovan
Poreda was down twice in the 2nd and had to be carried to his corner. He was down again in the 4th and for the fourth and final time in the 6th. (New York Times)
1932-12-12Unknown Winston32-18-3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO612
time: 2:45 | referee: Johnny Martin | judge: L.K. Billings | judge: Toby Lyons
USA New England heavyweight title
1932-10-20Unknown Winston31-18-3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALSD1010
referee: Joe O'Connor | judge: Toby Lyons | judge: Tom Brady
1932-08-31Max Baer36-7-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALMD1010
"The bell deprived Baer of a knock-out victory. Two seconds before the fight ended Schaaf was knocked flat on his face, completely knocked out. He was dragged to his corner and his seconds worked on him for three minutes restoring him to his senses." (Associated Press)
1932-08-01Ted Sandwina49-23-6
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jimmy Moran
1932-07-25Paulino Uzcudun44-13-2
Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS1515
1932-07-07Salvatore Ruggirello21-25-0
Brooks Field, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO210
time: 1:15 | referee: Jack Walton | judge: Herman Sunness | judge: Tony Perry
1932-06-24Stanley Poreda24-4-0
Stadium, West New York, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1932-06-07Tony Galento38-11-1
Dreamland Park, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1932-05-16Unknown Winston28-16-3
Eastern States Coliseum, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USAWKO510
1932-05-13Jack Gross45-6-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1932-04-25Ted Sandwina49-18-6
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Billy George | judge: William Desmond | judge: C.P Phillips
1932-02-26Young Stribling210-11-14
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
Stribling took a solid beating. He was down in round four.
1932-02-05Salvatore Ruggirello20-23-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO410
time: 1:28 | referee: Arthur Donovan
Ruggirello "had been rendered helpless under the steady battering of Schaff and floored for a count of eight." Ruggirello subbed for Paulino Uzcudun, who had fractured a rib. New York Times
1931-12-16Giacomo Bergomas3-3-3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO210
time: 2:43 | referee: Johnny Martin
1931-12-10Frankie Simms28-21-2
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWTKO310
1931-11-19Jack Dorval20-4-4
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWSD1010
referee: Johnny Brassil | judge: Tom Brady | judge: Frank Bowman
1931-09-23Tuffy Griffiths69-6-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD1010
"The referee and two judges voted unanimously for Schaaf, but the crowd of 15,000 roared its disapproval for more than ten minutes after the fighters left the ring." (UP)
Griffiths underwent an appendectomy in November and was off until the following year.

1931-09-10Roberto Roberti32-13-7
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO310
referee: Johnny Martin
1931-08-31Victorio Campolo14-4-1
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO7
1931-08-11Angus Snyder35-4-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO510
referee: Johnny Martin
1931-07-10Jim Maloney47-13-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO310
referee: Johnny Brassil
"Schaaf's terrific right hooks dropped Jimmy four times in the third but the South Boston Irishman gamely took three short counts. As he reeled around the ring, Schaaf flattened him again with a carefully aimed right to the jaw." The New York Times.
1931-06-29Leo Williams13-14-2
American Legion Arena, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USAWKO210
time: 2:40
1931-06-15Jack Gagnon42-22-1
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO1
1931-05-26Jim Maloney47-12-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO110
time: 1:10 | referee: Johnny Brassil
New England Heavyweight Championship
1931-03-27Paul Pantaleo32-3-3
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWNWS1010
Schaaf won the newspaper decision (Milwaukee Journal)
1931-03-13Tommy Loughran65-10-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
1931-02-24Dynamite Jackson26-3-2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Abe Roth
1931-02-16Dick Daniels17-5-0
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWKO1
"Daniels was down three times before taking the full count." (Associated Press)
1931-01-26Dick Daniels17-4-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Johnny Martin
Schaaf gave Daniels "a terrific 10 round beating." (New York Times) Date: Tuesday, January 27, 1931 Paper: Boston Herald (Boston, MA) Page: 16
1931-01-23Jim Braddock33-10-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: Patsy Haley
Referee Patsy Haley and Judge Geo. Kelly vote for Schaaf; Judge Sam Austin for Braddock
1930-12-19Max Baer24-3-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
1930-09-02Babe Hunt45-1-4
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
referee: Johnny Martin
1930-06-11Tommy Loughran61-9-5
Sesquicentennial Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
Loughran took a 4-count in round one from a left hook to the jaw.
1930-04-28Tommy Loughran61-8-5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWSD1010
referee: Leo Houck
Round-by-round scoring: Referee Leo Houck 5-3-2 for Schaaf; Judge Matt Cox 4-4-2 for Scharf and called him winner on points; Judge Frank Knaresborough 6-4 for Loughran.
1930-03-14Paul Pantaleo25-1-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS1010
1930-02-21KO Christner20-5-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1930-01-10Al Friedman28-24-5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1929-12-09Johnny Risko41-23-5
Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1212
referee: Billy 'Kid' McPartland
1929-10-18KO Christner19-3-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1929-09-23Jack Renault60-12-2
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-07-15Jack Gagnon37-14-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO610
referee: Joe O'Connor
1929-07-06Murray Gitlitz34-15-6
White City Stadium, West Haven, Connecticut, USAWKO110
1929-05-24Tommy Loughran57-7-5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1929-03-22Al Friedman22-18-4
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1929-02-15Young Con O'Kelly40-6-5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALDQ610
referee: Johnny Martin
1929-02-11Al Friedman21-16-4
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Joe O'Connor
1928-12-28Johnny Risko37-17-5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Joe O'Connor | judge: Dave Nelligan | judge: William T. McDermott
1928-12-12Bud Gorman27-9-3
Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1928-11-21James Jay Lawless2-2-0
Armory, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO7
1928-10-16Tiger Jack Payne37-15-6
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1928-09-04Big Boy Peterson34-9-4
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1928-07-31Harold Mays16-4-0
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Johnny Martin
1928-07-16Pat McCarthy42-22-6
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1928-05-25Big Boy Peterson32-8-3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALUD1010
referee: Johnny Martin
1928-04-30Harold Mays14-4-0
113th Regiment Armory, Newark, New Jersey, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the New York Times.
1928-04-02Benny Touchstone24-8-4
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1928-01-30Benny Touchstone24-7-4
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1928-01-09Emilio Solomon21-15-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1928-01-03Yale Okun40-12-5
Newark, New Jersey, USAWNWS1010
Popular verdict - win for Schaaf. (NY Times)
1927-12-08Murray Gitlitz23-9-4
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Elizabeth (NJ) newspaper.
1927-10-21Yale Okun39-10-5
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1927-09-06Yale Okun38-8-4
Newark, New Jersey, USALNWS1010
This was a newspaper decision, New Jersey did not have official decisions until March, 1928-- "Schaaf outpointed easily by Okun in return fight." Schaaf floored for a no-count in the sixth round. Headline from the Newark Evening News which had Schaaf winning only one round in the entire fight.
1927-08-24Ray Neuman14-17-7
West New York, New Jersey, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Elizabeth (NJ) Daily Journal (Herb Goldman). Schaaf won the last three rounds clearly to earn the votes of the newspapermen. It was a good fight.
1927-08-16Yale Okun37-8-4
Newark, New Jersey, USALDQ1
1927-07-13Benny Touchstone18-5-3
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS66
1927-07-08Dan Lieber6-9-0
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USAWKO3
1927-06-18Al Friedman10-5-0
Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
Schaaf won the newspaper decision
1927-05-20Murray Gitlitz20-5-3
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS66
judge: Tom Flynn | judge: Charles F. Mathison
1927-04-28Sgt Jack Adams4-11-0
Armory, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USAWKO1
time: 1:45
1927-04-07Jack Gagnon17-4-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO210
referee: Jack Sheehan
1927-04-01Ad Stone36-3-1
Armory, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USAWKO410
Result from the Elizabeth Daily Journal.
1927-03-17Al Friedman9-4-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS66
1927-03-11Jack Darnell2-2-0
Armory, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USAWTKO210
From the Elizabeth Daily Journal (Herb Goldman). This was Schaaf's professional debut.


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