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Maxie Berger
Global ID13064
sexmale
birthdate 1917-02-23
death date 2000-08-00 (83)
divisionwelterweight
height5′ 8″   /   173cm
country Canada
residenceMontreal, Quebec, Canada
birth placeMontreal, Quebec, Canada
won 98 (KO 25) + lost 23 (KO 6) + drawn 9 = 131
rounds boxed 960 KO% 19.08
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1946-03-01George Costner44-8-3
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALKO610
Berger was knocked down four times during the bout.
1946-02-18Ralph Zannelli67-27-4
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USALPTS1010
Zanelli knocked his opponent out of the ring in the 1st round. After climbing back, Berger suddenly dropped to his knees and was counted out by referee Ben McCollough. Rhode Island Boxing Commissioner Tom Ferrick overruled the verdict and ordered the fight to be continued. (Coshocton News)
1946-02-11Charley Fusari33-0-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALUD1010
1946-01-22Vince LaSalva27-15-6
Park Arena, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1945-12-04George 'Red' Doty45-46-6
Park Arena, Bronx, New York, USAWKO78
1945-10-30Patsy Spataro24-19-7
Park Arena, Bronx, New York, USAWUD88
1945-02-13Johnny Green29-4-5
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALKO710
time: 2:08 | referee: Eddie Seres
1945-01-22Ike Williams61-6-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO410
1945-01-16Johnny Green28-4-4
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USADPTS1010
referee: Lou Scozza | judge: Leo Stachowiak | judge: Willie DeJames
Referee Lou Scozza voted for Green, Judge Leon Stachowiak for Berger, Judge Willie DiJames a draw.
1945-01-09Solomon Stewart9-8-1
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD88
1945-01-02Sheik Rangel51-16-19
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD88
1944-12-26Ernest 'Cat' Robinson34-50-4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD88
referee: Al Berl 8-0 | judge: Jack Denning 8-0 | judge: Charlie Rosen 7-1
1944-12-16Vince LaSalva18-9-4
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1944-12-05Alex Doyle33-40-7
Arena, Trenton, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
referee: Harry Coplan 8-0
1944-10-06Roy Peterson2-1-1
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO110
1944-03-22Tommy Bell26-4-1
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALKO110
time: 2:27
Berger suffered a broken ankle when knocked down.
1944-02-15Beau Jack57-8-3
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USALUD1010
referee: Joe Sedley
1944-01-18Pete Galiano39-83-16
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWKO210
time: 0:25
1943-12-13Ernest 'Cat' Robinson34-39-4
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS1010
1943-12-01Chuck Hunter4-0-0
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS88
1943-11-12Pete Galiano38-81-16
Highland Park, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
1943-11-01Willie Smith3-4-0
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USAWKO210
1943-05-08Jerry Fiorello32-26-13
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS88
referee: Pete Sanstol
Former Bantamweight World Champion Pete Sanstol - then serving in the US Army Air Corps - refereed.
1943-03-09Saverio Turiello89-55-34
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1943-03-01George Wilson2-23-4
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWTKO310
time: 3:00 | referee: Dave Goggin
1943-02-09Carmen Notch45-19-4
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1942-12-22Bobby Richardson6-1-0
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS88
1942-12-01Bobby Richardson6-0-0
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS88
1942-11-03Ernest 'Cat' Robinson29-28-4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1942-10-05Gene Johnson9-17-5
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1942-07-04Al Lust12-0-0
Victoria Pavilion, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaLKO1212
time: 2:10
Western Canada welterweight title
Berger had been ahead 6 rounds to 4 with one even when the knockout came. Canadian Boxing Federation refused to recognize Lust as Canadian champ, siting the fact that Montreal's Dave Castilloux had not lost his title in the ring.

1942-04-13Fritzie Zivic116-29-6
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
referee: Red Robinson
1942-03-16Dave Bruce5-7-3
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1942-03-12Joe De Jesus22-41-5
Jersey City, New Jersey, USAWKO2
1942-02-20Sugar Ray Robinson27-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO212
time: 1:43 | referee: Frank Fullam
1942-01-12Carmen Notch37-13-3
University Field House, Toledo, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1941-12-12Pete DeRuzza36-27-8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO68
time: 1:08 | referee: Jack O'Sullivan
Bout was stopped because of cuts over both of DeRuzza's eyes.
1941-12-02Al Nettlow48-10-4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USALMD88
referee: Johnny Marto | judge: Billy 'Kid' McPartland | judge: Nick Gamboli
Referee Marto and Judge McPartland voted for Nettlow, while Judge Gamboli called the fight a draw. NYT
1941-11-17Beauford Glover6-4-0
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1941-10-20Sammy Secreet19-8-1
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1010
1941-09-10Sammy Secreet17-7-1
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1010
1941-08-20Dave Castilloux70-9-3
Ball Park, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLUD1010
referee: Nat Fleischer
Canada welterweight title
1941-06-16Dave Castilloux69-9-3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLUD1010
referee: Benny Leonard
"The best Maxie could do on the Globe & Mail scorecard was win 2 rounds." - Globe & Mail
1941-04-29Pete DeRuzza34-26-7
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1941-04-22Joe De Jesus17-27-4
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWTKO310
referee: Billy Burke
De Jesus down twice.
1941-04-14Manuel Villa I60-30-10
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWUD1010
1941-04-02Eddie Dunne52-23-3
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWTKO510
1941-03-18Johnny Rinaldi28-35-4
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWTKO410
"Berger made hamburger of Renaldi and gave Toronto ring customers the most polished bit of action in years." - Toronto Star. Fight stopped by doctor due to two bad cuts over Renaldi's left eye.
1941-03-05Mike Gamiere28-12-4
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWTKO710
1941-02-21Tony Ferrara19-14-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-02-03Bobby McIntire45-18-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-01-20Tony Marteliano39-3-9
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALUD88
1940-12-27Pete DeRuzza33-25-6
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, USADPTS88
DeRuzza survived a nine count in the second round. (New York Times)
1940-12-10Johnny Bellus65-21-8
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS1010
1940-10-29Billy Beauhuld53-11-8
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-09-17Vic Dellicurti25-8-2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-08-22Carl Guggino100-33-21
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS88
1940-06-18Bernie Miller25-2-2
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1010
1940-06-10Bobby McIntire42-14-4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-05-29Tony Ferrara14-10-2
Pelton Field, Yonkers, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-05-07Bobby McIntire41-13-4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
referee: Johnny McAvoy
1940-04-10Bernie Miller25-1-1
Golden Gate Arena, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
1940-04-02Johnny Rohrig40-19-8
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-03-19Tony Ferrara14-8-2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-02-06Johnny Rinaldi26-25-4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-12-12Wesley Ramey135-23-12
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
"An unpopular decision." (New York Times)
1939-10-24Norment Quarles64-25-4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-09-26Leonard Del Genio44-11-6
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-09-12Norment Quarles62-24-4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-09-06Felix Garcia12-18-6
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWTKO310
time: 1:31 | referee: Mickey McGowan
World Junior Welterweight Title
Montreal Athletic Commission
Bout stopped by McGowan after Garcia had been down three times in the round. Montreal Gazette

1939-07-05Wesley Ramey132-22-11
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWUD1010
World Junior Welterweight Title
Montreal Athletic Commission
Ramey was down in the 3rd, 4th and 7th rounds but "bounded up immediately." New York Times

1939-06-20Ambrose Logan4-7-0
Cedarhurst Stadium, Cedarhurst, New York, USAWKO28
1939-06-12Carl Guggino91-27-19
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-04-18Buster Carroll28-16-4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO28
1939-04-11Johnny Rohrig36-12-8
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
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