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Leonard Morrow
Global ID12448
sexmale
birthdate 1926-02-12
death date 2000-08-02 (74)
divisionlight heavyweight
country USA
residenceOakland, California, USA
birth placeOklahoma, USA
won 29 (KO 18) + lost 8 (KO 4) + drawn 1 = 38
rounds boxed 231 KO% 47.37
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1954-02-11Billy Gilliam31-17-2
Winterland Arena, San Francisco, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Jack Silver
1953-12-07Willie Bean38-17-5
Winterland Arena, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Downey 56-54
1953-06-15Frank Buford21-20-7
Coliseum Bowl, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO410
referee: Frankie Brown
A cut over Buford's left eye, forced the stoppage.
1953-06-06Young Harry Wills21-21-6
Municipal Auditorium, Eureka, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Johnny Mora
1953-03-17Abel Fernandez12-10-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO810
time: 2:52 | 33-34
Morrow was knocked down in the 2nd for a five-count, and again in the 3rd round. According to the Los Angeles Times, a blow to Fernandez's Adam's apple, left him unable to continue.
1953-02-10Sonny Andrews12-6-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Reggie Gilmore 56½-53½ | judge: Dynamite Jackson 56½-53½ | judge: Frank Holborow 56½-53½
1952-12-02Junior Payne3-9-1
Auditorium, Richmond, California, USAWTKO210
referee: Johnny Lotsey
1952-09-16Harold Johnson35-5-0
Toledo, Ohio, USALKO310
time: 1:55 | referee: Tony Ousky
1952-06-09Sonny Andrews9-4-0
Sports Center, Tucson, Arizona, USAWTKO510
Andrews corner stopped the bout near the end of the 5th round, after Andrews suffered a broken right thumb. Tucson Daily Citizen
1952-05-19Ralph KO Hooker16-17-1
Pacific Livestock Pavilion, Portland, Oregon, USAWTKO38
1951-06-12Colion Chaney53-25-6
Las Vegas, Nevada, USALPTS1010
1951-06-04Ralph KO Hooker15-15-1
Sports Center, Tucson, Arizona, USAWRTD310
Mitchell did not come out for the 4th round, he was knocked down once in the 2nd, and twice in the 3rd round. Hooker fought as Bob Mitchell
1949-12-13Archie Moore108-18-7
Sports Arena, Toledo, Ohio, USALKO1015
time: 0:30
Morrow was knocked unconscious and was taken to the hospital for observation.
1949-09-21Jimmy Bivins70-16-1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALPTS1010
1949-08-16Arturo Godoy85-20-10
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO1010
referee: Eddie James
The bout was stopped by the referee, after Godoy had been warned five times to stop stalling. (Oakland Tribune)
1949-07-25Johnny Flynn45-28-2
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS1010
1949-07-05Jimmy Bivins69-15-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Frankie Van 55½-54½ | judge: Mushy Callahan 58-52 | judge: Tommy Herman 58-52
1949-05-04Oakland Billy Smith47-20-4
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWTKO310
time: 2:31 | referee: Frankie Brown
Smith was down once in the 3rd, and was being pounded on the ropes, when the bout was stopped. (Oakland Tribune) He had been on the receiving end of heavy punches in the second round. Morrow suffered cuts over his right eye and nose.
1949-04-05Watson Jones43-23-10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO810
time: 2:38 | referee: Billy Kershner
1949-03-23John Donnelly18-18-3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWKO810
time: 2:21
1948-09-01Bob Foxworth19-3-0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALTKO410
referee: Johnny Lotsey
Unfortunately a detached retina brought Foxworth's short, but sensational, career to a premature ending after the Morrow victory. Morrow took a terrible beating in the third round. The bout was stopped in the fourth round after Leoanrd, stretched across the middle strand of the ring ropes, slid to his knees to take an eight-count. Morrow suffered a damaged eye in the first round and it had swollen shut by the fourth.
1948-08-17Fitzie Fitzpatrick39-15-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO210
time: 2:50 | referee: Reggie Gilmore
Fitzpatrick was knocked down twice for nine-counts in the 1st round.
1948-07-13Fitzie Fitzpatrick39-14-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO510
time: 1:01 | referee: Benny Whitman
Morrow was knocked down for a nine-count in the 2nd round. Fitzpatrick was knocked down twice in the 3rd round, twice in the 4th, and for the count in the 5th round.
1948-06-02Archie Moore91-14-7
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWKO112
time: 2:51
USA California State light heavyweight title
1948-02-11Bert Lytell49-12-4
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWSD1010
referee: Frankie Brown | judge: Frankie Carter | judge: Joe Gorman
1948-01-14Al Spaulding16-11-1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWUD1010
Morrow was knocked down for a nine-count in the 1st round.
1947-12-17John Donnelly18-14-3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS1010
1947-11-19John Harding5-1-0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWTKO26
referee: Jack Silva
1947-10-29George Evans27-12-10
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWTKO16
1947-10-08Gil Mojica20-9-3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWTKO48
A cut left eye ended the bout
1947-06-27Paulie Peters46-15-13
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO610
1947-06-16Gil Mojica20-8-3
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS66
1947-06-04Allen Arnett21-20-3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS44
1947-05-21Dee Edwards15-6-0
Oaks Ballpark, Emeryville, California, USADPTS44
1947-04-23Eddie Keller7-17-8
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWTKO34
1947-03-19Gil Mojica18-8-2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALTKO24
referee: Jack Silver
1947-03-05Gil Mojica17-8-2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALPTS66
1946-10-30Allen Arnett16-17-3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS44

 
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