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Rory Calhoun
Global ID13501
sexmale
birthdate 1934-09-29
death date 1988-02-15 (53)
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 9″   /   175cm
country USA
residenceWhite Plains, New York, USA
birth placeMcDonough, Georgia, USA
birth nameHerman Calhoun
won 45 (KO 21) + lost 15 (KO 5) + drawn 2 = 62
rounds boxed 435 KO% 33.87
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1962-01-11Jimmy Ellis5-1-0
Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, USALKO110
Calhoun retired from boxing immediately following the bout.
1961-11-13Lino Rendon15-7-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALTKO210
referee: Teddy Martin
Calhoun was knocked down once in both the 1st and 2nd rounds.
1961-09-21Franz Szuzina48-22-15
Sports Arena, Toledo, Ohio, USAWUD1010
referee: John Ousky 48-45 | judge: Pep Justo 49-44 | judge: Jack Myers 49-43
1961-04-12Eddie Cotton37-11-1
Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, USALUD1010
1961-01-28Florentino Fernandez28-2-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO810
time: 2:31 | referee: Harry Kessler
1961-01-01Hank Casey26-3-5
Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWSD1010
referee: Freddie Adams 5-4 | judge: Battling Ferdie 6-4 | judge: Eddie Brown 3-5
1960-11-15Joey Giambra60-5-2
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALSD1010
Scoring: 6-3-1, 6-3-1, 4-5-1
1960-04-25Henry Hank41-10-1
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USALTKO210
time: 2:50 | referee: Vern Bybee
Calhoun was knocked down in the 1st, and again in the 2nd. Calhoun was on his feet before the count of 10, but in no shape to continue.
1960-02-26Spider Webb33-5-0
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USALSD1010
referee: Jack Downey 94-96 | judge: Vern Bybee 97-93 | judge: Eddie James 93-97
Webb was knocked down for a seven-count in the 2nd round.
1960-02-05Billy Ryan23-2-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Ruby Goldstein 7-1 | judge: Tony Rossi 7-3 | judge: Frank Forbes 9-1
Ryan was knocked down in the 6th.
1959-11-30Tony Masciarelli47-46-5
Mont St. Louis Col. Auditorium, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWUD1010
1959-11-02Joey White6-10-1
Mont St. Louis Col. Auditorium, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWKO610
1959-09-23Rudy Ellis15-3-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALMD1010
referee: Frank Sikora 41-50 | judge: Bill Doty 43-48 | judge: Harold Marovitz 46-46
1959-07-17Dick Tiger33-11-2
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: Joe Palmer 3-5 | judge: Richie Fazio 6-4 | judge: Harold McGrath 6-4
The fans tossed paper cups into the ring after the decision was announced.
1959-06-05Dick Tiger33-11-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
referee: Mark Conn 5-5 | judge: Bill Recht 3-6 | judge: Bill Forst 5-4
1959-03-30Bobo Olson75-10-0
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USALUD1010
referee: Pete Morelli 93-95 | judge: Eddie James 93-98 | judge: Matt Zidich 93-96
1959-02-10Al Hauser7-10-2
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO1010
time: 1:17 | referee: Manny Gelb
1958-12-15Ralph Tiger Jones47-23-4
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWUD1010
referee: Mike Minnich 47-43 | judge: Herb Williams 48-45 | judge: Charley Bill 45-44
1958-11-21Ralph Tiger Jones46-23-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Ray Miller 4-5 | judge: Bill Forst 4-5 | judge: Bill Recht 3-5
1958-10-29Franz Szuzina45-20-14
War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Joe Palmer 7-2 | judge: Charles DiSalva 8-2 | judge: Harold McGrath 9-1
1958-08-18George Mercer3-5-1
Sherbrooke, Quebec, CanadaWTKO610
1958-08-08Gene Armstrong14-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Al Berl 2-7 | judge: Nick Gamboli 3-6 | judge: Artie Aidala 3-7
Calhoun was knocked down in the 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 9th rounds.
1958-06-25Bobby Boyd48-8-3
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD1010
referee: Walter Brightmore | judge: John Bray | judge: Jim McManus
1958-05-05Joey Giardello77-15-6
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USALUD1010
referee: Vern Bybee 90-99 | judge: Eddie James 89-100 | judge: Jack Silver 91-98
1958-04-02Yolande Pompey33-4-4
Freedom Hall State Fairground, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWTKO610
1958-03-01Randy Sandy20-8-1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWSD1010
referee: Joe Zapustas 97-95 | judge: Joe Santoro 95-96 | judge: John Savko 99-94
1958-02-20Young Beau Jack7-1-0
Rollaway Arena, Revere, Massachusetts, USAWKO510
time: 1:30
1958-01-20Spider Webb25-2-0
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USALKO410
time: 2:21 | referee: Jack Downey
1957-11-22Bobby Boyd46-7-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO210
referee: Al Berl
1957-10-18Rocky Castellani66-13-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Harry Kessler 9-1 | judge: Harold Barnes 9-1 | judge: Tony Castellano 8-1
1957-08-26Joey Giambra51-4-2
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Jack Downey 97-93 | judge: Frankie Carter 97-93 | judge: Jack Silver 96-95
1957-07-19Germinal Ballarin43-6-5
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Joe Palmer 5-4 | judge: Harold McGrath 6-3 | judge: Dick Albino 7-2
1957-06-21Joey Giambra50-4-1
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USADPTS1010
referee: Ruby Goldstein 5-4 | judge: Frank Forbes 4-4 | judge: Nick Gamboli 4-5
1957-05-17Joey Giardello70-15-6
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALSD1010
referee: Lou Parker 46-45 | judge: Herb Williams 45-47 | judge: Charley Bill 45-46
1957-03-19Georgia Kid13-10-4
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWTKO610
time: 2:44 | referee: Cy Gottfried
1957-02-27Charley Cotton40-15-1
Denver, Colorado, USAWSD1010
referee: Ray Keech 47-48 | judge: Jack Bloom 48-43 | judge: Jack Ullmer 49-46
1957-02-19Leroy Oliphant5-1-1
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, USAWTKO510
1956-10-12Johnny Sullivan67-20-3
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWTKO810
Sullivan was knocked down before the bell to end the 7th round.
1956-08-29Spider Webb15-1-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALUD1010
referee: Joey White 44-46 | judge: Howard Walsh 45-46 | judge: Lou Caparelli 44-45
1956-08-06Charley Cotton39-10-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: Dave Feld 3-5 | judge: Arthur Schwartz 6-3 | judge: Joe Agnello 6-4
1956-06-22Willie Vaughn29-11-8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO810
time: 2:28 | referee: Ruby Goldstein
Vaughn was down in the 3rd, and twice in the 8th.
1956-05-14Randy Sandy14-3-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO110
time: 2:42 | referee: Ray Miller
Sandy was knocked down three times, forcing an automatic stoppage.
1956-04-09Jackie LaBua25-9-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Mark Conn 7-3 | judge: Harold Barnes 8-2 | judge: Joe Vaccarella 8-5
LaBua was knocked down in the 4th. Vaccarella scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but went to supplemental scoring.
1956-03-09Andre Tessier17-5-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO58
time: 1:14 | referee: Ben Jeby
Tessier was knocked down in the 4th and 5th.
1956-02-20Angelo DeFendis12-1-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO510
time: 3:00 | referee: Teddy Martin
DeFendis was deemed unable to continue between the fifth and sixth round by the ring doctor. He had been knocked down before the bell.
1956-01-23Jerry Luedee18-1-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Larry Napp 5-4 | judge: Charlie Rosen 5-4 | judge: Al Singer 5-3
1955-12-01Charley Salas131-47-13
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO910
time: 0:22 | referee: Abe Roth
1955-11-03Clifton Lester35-26-5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO310
referee: Reggie Gilmore
Lester was knocked down for a six-count in the 2nd round, and again in the 3rd.
1955-10-06Sonny Gill19-4-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO110
referee: Lee Grossman
1955-09-15Curtis Coffield3-7-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO44
1955-09-01Russ Gilliam28-56-10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS44
1955-08-11Freddy Milton8-3-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO14
1955-06-20Stan Micheaux7-6-2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO66
time: 0:24
1955-05-06Al Hauser5-3-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1955-03-18Mel Collins8-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1955-03-07Don Bryant1-3-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1955-01-31Curtis Bruce5-5-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO16
time: 2:42
1955-01-24Tommy Dixon19-37-5
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO44
time: 2:30
1954-11-26Jerry Luedee9-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1954-11-08Hardy Smallwood4-0-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1954-09-27Angelo DeFendis4-0-0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS44
1954-09-13John Gibson0-2-0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS44

 
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