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Abe Simon
Global ID12129
sexmale
birthdate 1913-01-01
death date 1969-10-24 (56)
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 4″   /   193cm
reach82″   /   208cm
country USA
residenceQueens, New York, USA
birth placeRichmond Hill, New York, USA
won 36 (KO 25) + lost 10 (KO 4) + drawn 1 = 47
rounds boxed 250 KO% 53.19
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1942-03-27Joe Louis52-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO615
time: 0:16 | referee: Eddie Joseph
World Heavyweight Title
Simon was down at the bell in both the second and fifth rounds.

1941-10-20Lem Franklin26-5-1
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALTKO510
time: 1:33 | referee: Joe Sedley
Simon was down in the 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th rounds. Franklin broke his hand again.
1941-10-06Turkey Thompson28-4-1
Gilmore Field, Los Angeles, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Benny Whitman
1941-06-17Jay D Turner23-17-4
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWTKO610
Turner was unable to answer the bell for the start of the 6th round. (New York Times)
1941-06-09Pete Tamalonis11-8-1
Starlight Park, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO210
time: 0:56 | referee: Dave Walsh
1941-03-21Joe Louis46-1-0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALTKO1320
time: 1:20 | referee: Sam Hennessey 2-9 | judge: Dad Butler 1-3 | judge: Frank Neville 4-7
World Heavyweight Title
Simon was on the canvas four times before being stopped.

1941-02-03Jim Thompson15-11-2
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USALSD1010
A "disputed decision." (Associated Press)
1940-12-23Al Delaney59-18-6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWMD1010
referee: Pete Hartley
Delaney was down for a nine count in the 3rd.
1940-12-06Roscoe Toles22-7-2
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWUD1010
referee: Sam Hennessey
1940-11-11Nick Fiorentino24-11-1
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO210
Fiorentino was down three times in the 1st.
1940-10-07Gunnar Barlund39-10-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1940-07-13Ed Murray11-15-2
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USAWTKO48
time: 2:40 | referee: Jack O'Sullivan
1940-06-18Nick Fiorentino23-9-1
Hawkins Stadium, Albany, New York, USAWPTS1010
1940-05-20Eddie Blunt30-7-3
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1940-04-08Eddie Blunt28-7-3
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
referee: Whitey Healy 4-5
1940-03-25Hardrock Harden58-15-6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWRTD38
Harden was unable to answer the bell for the 4th round.
1940-03-04Clint Moran6-6-4
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO210
time: 2:14
Moran was down three times, according to the New York Times.
1940-02-12Jersey Joe Walcott26-7-2
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO68
time: 2:32 | referee: Paul Cavalier
1940-01-22Willie Reddish29-9-2
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1939-12-06Willie Reddish29-8-2
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO410
1939-11-06Marty Gallagher43-26-6
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS1010
1939-03-31Lem Franklin9-3-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
referee: Phil Collins
1939-03-27Mickey McAvoy8-22-2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO28
time: 1:25
1938-06-22Al Bray13-4-2
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USALPTS66
1938-05-25Jim Whitest2-2-0
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO26
Whitest failed to come out for round 2
1938-04-20Al Hart4-3-0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWKO26
1938-04-01Elza Thompson6-0-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
1938-02-21Jim Thompson9-7-2
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
Simon was knocked down for a nine-count in round one.
1938-02-07Jim Thompson9-6-2
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1937-08-30Buddy Baer41-3-0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USALTKO38
time: 2:38
"Simon gave Baer a beating in the 1st round and had him in distress, but he came back in the next two sessions with a succession of blows to the body and head that had his huge opponent reeling when the bout was stopped" (New York Times).
1937-05-15Leonard Dixon13-14-1
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USAWKO18
1937-04-28Jack Torrance4-0-0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWTKO26
1937-03-13Al Hart0-1-0
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USAWTKO16
1936-10-21Lou Nova7-0-1
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USALPTS66
1936-08-03George Nicholson3-3-0
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USAWTKO26
time: 1:07 | referee: Jack Denning
1936-06-16George Nicholson3-2-0
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USAWPTS66
1936-05-27Lou Berg3-0-0
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO36
time: 2:18
1936-05-11Vicente Parrile16-12-1
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO16
Source: Fight results in Olean (N.Y.) Times Herald. Parrile fought as "Stanley Ketchell."
1936-04-18Paul Pross2-7-0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO26
1936-03-11Roberto Roberti33-19-7
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USAWTKO810
1935-12-21Hans Kohlhaas2-3-0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1935-08-29Jack Kelly31-15-0
Saratoga Springs, New York, USAWKO26
1935-07-05Artie Suess0-2-0
Luna Park Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO16
1935-06-25Chris Karchi6-16-0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO14
time: 2:51 | referee: Jack Denning | judge: Charley Lynch | judge: Tommy Shortell
1935-05-13Johnny Erjavec7-4-6
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USAWKO16
time: 0:40
Simon's opponent was given as "Johnny Erceg." Presumably this was Johnny Erjavec, as "Erceg" is not otherwise known.
1935-04-06Mickey McAvoy5-6-1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO36
time: 2:11
1935-03-11Jim Dowling9-12-0
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USAWKO26
Pro debut for Simon.

 
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