Roscoe Toles
Global ID12116
birthdate 1914-11-02
death date 1983-12-01 (69)
height6′ 2″   /   188cm
country USA
residenceMonroe, Michigan, USA
birth placeNaftel, Alabama, USA
won 40 (KO 17) + lost 10 (KO 1) + drawn 6 = 56
rounds boxed 446
Newspaper Decisions won 1 : lost : drawn
rounds boxed 6
Total Bouts 57 KO% 29.82

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1950-04-18Bill Petersen51-34-8
Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USAWUD1010
referee: Ralph Gruman | judge: Herman DeVault | judge: Packy McFarland
1950-02-20Freddie Schott43-9-1
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
Toles was an easy winner.
1949-11-15Henry Jones14-16-3
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO48
1949-04-12Lee Q. Murray58-14-3
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USAWUD1010
Toles won nine out of ten rounds and easily outboxed Murray. Both fighters tired badly in the late rounds. Neither one was the fighter he had been.
1949-02-04Al Hart34-17-3
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
1948-11-12Big Boy Brown14-18-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO810
1948-10-19Bill Petersen47-27-7
Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USAWPTS1010
1947-02-27Nate Bolden63-33-5
Jackson, Michigan, USAWKO710
1943-08-29Arturo Godoy61-16-9
Santiago de Chile, ChileLPTS1212
1942-11-14Arturo Godoy57-15-9
Ginásio do Estádio Pacaembu, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, BrazilWPTS1010
1942-10-21Arturo Godoy56-14-9
Estadio Manoel Schwartz, Río de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilWPTS1212
1942-07-11Arturo Godoy56-14-8
Estadio Chile, Santiago de Chile, ChileDPTS1212
1942-05-23Alberto Santiago Lovell36-4-2
Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, ArgentinaWPTS1212
1942-03-21Alberto Santiago Lovell36-4-1
Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, ArgentinaDPTS1212
1942-03-07Arturo Godoy55-13-8
Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, ArgentinaWPTS1212
1942-02-07Fernando Menichelli
Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, ArgentinaWKO8
1942-01-10Guillermo Lovell2-0-0
Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, ArgentinaWTKO5
1943 - Guillermo Lovell retired after his fight against Antonio Francia in La Plata, BA, Argentina
1941-11-22Alberto Santiago Lovell35-3-1
Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, ArgentinaWPTS1212
1941-11-01Arturo Godoy55-12-7
Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, ArgentinaDPTS1212
1941-09-01Buddy Walker36-3-4
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALUD1212
1941-08-04Patsy Perroni62-12-4
Municipal Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USAWUD1010
1941-07-30Al Delaney62-25-6
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USAWKO310
1941-03-18Buddy Walker31-1-3
Columbus, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1941-02-18Buddy Walker30-1-2
Auditorium, Columbus, Ohio, USADPTS1010
Walker was knocked down in rounds 3 and 4.
1940-12-06Abe Simon32-6-0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALUD1010
referee: Sam Hennessey
1940-10-07Jack Trammell50-7-2
Rayen-Wood Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWPTS1212
referee: Arthur Donovan
Trammell was down for a count of 9 in the ninth round.
1940-02-02Johnny Whiters59-8-1
Fair Grounds Coliseum, Detroit, Michigan, USAWUD1010
referee: Elmer Slim McClelland
USA Michigan State heavyweight title
Program reported in The Ring, April 1940, page 55.
1939-12-07Charlie Belanger108-57-24
Bay City, Michigan, USAWTKO78
Belanger failed to come out for round 7.
1939-09-20Patsy Perroni56-11-3
Briggs Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS66
1939-05-19Bob Pastor36-4-4
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS1010
Pastor "took control late in the 2nd round and swarmed all over Toles thereafter." (Associated Press)
1939-01-13Gus Dorazio37-4-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO78
1938-12-09Gunnar Barlund24-5-0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1938-10-24Willie Reddish24-7-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALSD1010
"Entering the ring a 2 to 1 underdog, Reddish shielded his face behind his gloves and waded in, pounding Toles with left hooks and rights to the body and whipping across rights to the head when an opening appeared." (Clearfield Progress)
1938-09-28Jimmy Adamick50-2-1
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWKO210
Following his fight with Toles, Adamick slipped into a coma for 11 hours, from which he recovered. However, he had to retire from boxing.
1938-04-29Isidoro Gastanaga60-30-1
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO710
1937-09-28Izzy Singer15-22-6
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO410
Singer down six times before the bout was stopped. This fight did not occur on 4 November 1937, as shownon page 394 of the 1944 RRB. From the Detroit News (Laurence Fielding).
1937-08-04Arturo Godoy45-5-6
University of Detroit Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USADPTS1010
1937-05-21Arturo Godoy44-4-6
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
From the Detroit News (Laurence Fielding).
1937-04-16Harry Thomas35-8-1
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
This fight was wrongly shown as occurring on 11 April 1937, in the records of both men as published in record books. The Detroit News (Laurence Fielding) gave the correct date.
1937-03-29Maxie Rosenbloom196-37-25
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS1010
1937-02-24Sandy McDonald16-9-0
Naval Armory, Detroit, Michigan, USAWKO210
From he Detroit News (Laurence Fielding). This fight did not occur on March 2, as given in the 1944 RRB.
1937-02-12Tony Cancela59-28-10
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWTKO110
time: 1:57 | referee: Luke Carr
1936-12-11Steve Dudas42-13-0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO610
Dudas suffered facial cuts. which caused the referee t0 stop the fight.
1936-11-10Frankie Edgren24-18-4
Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO110
1936-07-08Eddie Simms23-19-2
Navin Field, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
From the Detroit Free-Press (Laurence Fielding).
1936-05-27Charlie Belanger97-40-20
Naval Armory, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1935-07-22Adolph Wiater18-5-1
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS88
1935-06-07Les Schulte6-0-0
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO36
Toles had been scheduled to fight a 10-rounder with Hughey Randles (Kid Terrell) of Binghamton the previous March 15 at Hazel Park, Michigan.
1934-11-23Eddie Roushkolb11-2-0
Armory, Toledo, Ohio, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1934-11-02Pret Ferrar11-6-4
Hazel Park, Michigan, USAWPTS88
1934-09-09Johnny Vorce8-2-0
Date in 1934, location and number of rounds unknown. Source: IBRO Journal #79, p. 49.
1934-09-01Al Delaney22-1-0
Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS88
1934-08-17Chet Raynor0-1-0
Hazel Park, Michigan, USAWTKO4
1934-06-06Johnny Whiters24-4-1
No date & location in 1934, (RRB 1947)
1933-11-14Jack Trammell12-0-1
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USALKO16
1932-04-27Johnny Whiters3-1-0
Armory, Monroe, Michigan, USAWPTS44
This 1932 bout is listed without an exact date and location in Ring Record Book 1947. The date and location shown here are from a scheduled bout between the pair.
1931-10-01Claude Ferguson
Monroe, Michigan, USAWPTS66
Date uncertain.
Toles was scheduled to meet Precious Coffer at Monroe on August 7 1931.


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