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Bill Speary
Global ID12793
sexmale
birthdate 1918-05-04
death date 1967-10-24 (49)
divisionlightweight
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
country USA
residenceNanticoke, Pennsylvania, USA
birth placeNanticoke, Pennsylvania, USA
won 29 (KO 7) + lost 23 (KO 6) + drawn 2 = 54
rounds boxed 417 KO% 12.96
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1945-10-11Pat Celli6-31-2
Biscayne Arena, Miami, Florida, USALKO26
1944-05-29Archie Wilmer9-6-0
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1944-03-27Julie Kogon64-21-12
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USALKO510
1944-03-02Julie Kogon63-21-11
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USADPTS1010
1944-01-31Julie Kogon62-20-11
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USALPTS1010
1943-12-13Billy Banks31-17-3
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USALPTS1010
1943-04-02Sammy Fuller54-16-3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALKO110
time: 1:32
1943-03-08Ike Williams27-4-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO26
1943-02-15Willie Pep60-0-0
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALPTS1010
1943-01-19Willie Pep57-0-0
Auditorium, Hartford, Connecticut, USALPTS1010
1943-01-08Johnny Greco28-4-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO18
time: 2:28
1942-11-13Pedro Hernandez48-11-4
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USAWPTS1010
1942-10-06Carmine Fatta47-10-4
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO38
1942-08-31George Harper14-21-3
Fairgrounds, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1942-08-03Billy Davis30-16-5
Fairgrounds, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1942-07-20Bobby Ruffin42-12-7
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USALPTS1010
Speary was knocked down for a nine count in the 10th.
1942-07-13Johnny Cockfield11-50-7
Fairgrounds, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1942-06-22Cleo Shans34-19-17
West Side Armory, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1942-04-13Jackie Callura48-22-9
Victory Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALUD1010
referee: Red Dolan 86-98 | judge: Mike Cusimano 87-96 | judge: Tuck Fraley 87-100
1942-03-20Jimmy Hatcher57-7-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1942-02-02Harry Jeffra71-10-2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLSD1010
referee: Billy Burke | judge: Fred Nobert | judge: Les Black
Globe and Mail scored it 5-3-2 for Jeffra.
1942-01-12Lulu Costantino45-0-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALUD88
1941-12-02Jimmy Hatcher54-7-2
West Side Armory, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
referee: Joe Sweeney 5-4 | judge: Hugh Brislin 4-4 | judge: Mike Bernstein 4-4
1941-11-10Georgie Pace32-9-2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWUD1010
1941-10-27Spider Armstrong31-19-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO610
Speary was knocked down in round 1
1941-10-20Jimmy Hatcher52-7-2
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALPTS1010
1941-09-25Leon Haire10-0-0
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1941-08-28Joey Peralta10-8-8
West Side Armory, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1941-06-23Johnny Marcelline36-23-9
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1941-05-15Mike Raffa20-2-0
West Side Armory, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1212
1941-04-22Paul 'Tennessee' Lee49-60-14
West Side Armory, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO910
1941-03-04Mike Raffa20-1-0
West Side Armory, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
Speary was knocked down in the 9th round.
1941-01-17Mike Raffa19-1-0
Rochester, New York, USALPTS1010
1941-01-06Harry Jeffra65-7-1
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USALUD1212
Speary was knocked down three times
1940-12-09Aurel Toma39-9-10
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO58
1940-12-02Jimmy Gilligan49-33-6
Town Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1940-11-19Harry Jeffra64-6-1
West Side Armory, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
referee: Leo Houck
1940-10-01Joey Archibald56-21-3
West Side Armory, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
referee: Leo Houck
1940-09-10Joe Amico12-9-1
T & C Arena, Wilmington, Delaware, USAWPTS66
referee: Joe Denny
Delaware's first pro show after a long lapse. Former heavyweight champion Jack Johnson attended. A delay prevented him from officiating.
1940-09-09Dominick Fiantini11-5-1
Fair Grounds Arena, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1940-08-20Al Brown0-1-1
West Side Armory, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1940-07-29Billy Davis5-0-0
Fairgrounds, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWUD88
1940-07-16Eddie O'Leary5-0-0
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWUD88
1940-06-17Firpo Lopez0-1-0
Rocky Glen Bowl, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1940-05-17Johnny Forte12-0-0
West Side Armory, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1940-05-07Joey Hoffman
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO16
Hoffman retired after round 1 with an ankle injury.
1940-05-03Harvey LaCalle
Tamaqua, Pennsylvania, USAWKO5
1940-04-19Len D'Andrea3-5-1
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1940-04-08Paulie Jackson0-2-0
Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1940-03-29Leroy Ponzi5-3-1
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1940-03-11Paulie Jackson0-1-0
Town Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
referee: Pete Susky
1940-03-05Jimmy Mingo
Anthracite A.C., Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWKO1
1940-03-04Paulie Jackson
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
Pro debut for Jackson.
1940-02-07Tony Hayes
Armory, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO26
Speary's professional debut.

 
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