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Bob Godwin
Global ID13707
sexmale
birthdate 1911-05-05
death date 1980-08-00 (69)
divisionlight heavyweight
height5′ 11½″   /   182cm
country USA
residenceDaytona Beach, Florida, USA
birth placeMoultrie, Georgia, USA
won 90 (KO 29) + lost 24 (KO 13) + drawn 12 = 128
rounds boxed 1012
Newspaper Decisions won 1 : lost : drawn
rounds boxed 10
Total Bouts 129 KO% 22.48
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1941-02-24Johnny Kapovich26-9-5
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USALPTS88
1938-10-28Larry Lane26-3-0
Arena, Trenton, New Jersey, USALKO410
1938-02-04Melio Bettina31-6-2
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USALTKO710
referee: Danny Sullivan
1938-01-17Lorenzo Pack17-5-1
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USALKO910
1937-12-02Gus Dorazio28-2-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1937-11-18Joe Wagner27-5-2
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1937-11-11Stanley Hasrato17-3-4
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWKO810
1936-05-29John Henry Lewis56-7-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO110
1936-04-07Joe Knight97-15-11
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1936-03-24Leroy Brown30-17-8
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1936-02-25Don Petrin32-18-2
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1936-02-11Tony Celli26-20-5
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1936-01-23Babe Childers0-1-0
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1936-01-21Max Marek7-1-0
Beach Arena, Miami Beach, Florida, USALPTS1010
1936-01-06Don Petrin32-15-2
Beach Arena, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1935-12-09Al Delaney29-4-2
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USALKO210
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1935-09-30Buck Everett44-18-6
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS1010
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1935-03-27Leroy Brown25-13-5
Citadel Gymnasium, Charleston, South Carolina, USALKO110
Godwin was knocked out by a single right hand to the chin.
1935-03-22Al McCoy32-4-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO810
time: 2:35 | referee: Joe O'Connor | judge: James Carrig | judge: J. Frank Montgomery
1935-02-26Tony Shucco63-9-3
Daytona Beach, Florida, USADPTS1010
1935-02-15Maxie Rosenbloom172-34-22
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Jack Kennedy
1935-01-22Corn Griffin45-15-4
Post Gymnasium, Fort Benning, Georgia, USAWPTS1010
1934-10-26Fred Lenhart81-14-12
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALTKO710
referee: Larry McGrath
"It was a slam-bang, knock-down-and-drag-out affair from the opening bell." Referee McGrath stopped the bout. Los Angeles Times
1934-09-28Abe Feldman25-1-2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
1934-08-31Wesley Ketchell58-25-13
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALTKO810
referee: Abe Roth
1934-06-22Bob Olin43-13-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Mushy Callahan
Godwin was knocked down for a three-count in the 3rd round.
1934-05-25Bob Olin42-13-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALTKO110
time: 0:50 | referee: Charley Randolph
Godwin was knocked down three times, before the referee stopped the bout with Godwin wobbling after rising at seven from the last knockdown.
1934-05-04Benny Miller28-14-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO410
time: 1:17 | referee: George Blake
1934-04-20Don Conn14-9-5
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO1010
1934-04-13Mickey Walker86-14-2
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Eddie Burns
1934-03-22Johnny Risko59-36-6
Daytona Beach, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1934-01-29Mickey Walker84-14-1
Dixie Theatre, West Palm Beach, Florida, USADPTS1010
1934-01-11Maxie Rosenbloom156-28-19
Dixie Theatre, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWPTS1212x2
referee: Bob Moore
1933-12-21Maxie Rosenbloom156-28-18
Dixie Theatre, West Palm Beach, Florida, USADPTS1010
According to reporters, Godwin appeared to have the edge.
1933-11-28Henry Firpo57-21-13
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1933-10-25Corn Griffin41-9-3
Doughboy Stadium, Fort Benning, Georgia, USAWTKO510
The bout was halted after Griffin had been floored for the 3rd time in round 5.
1933-10-16Joe Knight63-12-6
Biscayne Arena, Miami, Florida, USALTKO510
Godwin was floored four times in round 5.
1933-08-30Joe Knight63-11-6
Twin City Arena, Laurel, Maryland, USAWSD1010
Seventh meeting between these two, From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940.
1933-07-10Don 'Red' Barry34-15-5
Twin City Arena, Laurel, Maryland, USAWPTS1010
From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940.
1933-06-26Charley Horn23-11-3
Twin City Arena, Laurel, Maryland, USAWKO210
time: 0:47 | referee: Ed Brockman
From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940.
1933-05-29Joe King24-13-6
Sullivan's Bowl, Charleston, South Carolina, USAWTKO710
1933-03-24Maxie Rosenbloom141-23-14
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO415
time: 1:16 | referee: Pete Hartley
NYSAC World light heavyweight title
National Boxing Association World light heavyweight title
Godwin, the N.B.A. Champion, had been cut in his title-winning effort against Joe Knight (Mar 1) and these cuts reopened in training. Godwin down twice in first.
1933-03-01Joe Knight58-10-6
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWPTS1010
National Boxing Association World light heavyweight title
Knight was defending as the NBA had previously awarded him the title
1933-02-14Johnny Miles11-0-0
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWTKO610
referee: Phil O'Connell
1933-01-23Russ Rowsey19-27-4
Brown's Arena, Charleston, South Carolina, USAWPTS1010
1933-01-09Eric Lawson37-19-5
Brown's Arena, Charleston, South Carolina, USAWPTS1010
1932-12-27Les Kennedy41-17-0
Portner's Arena, Alexandria, Virginia, USALPTS88
1932-12-06Doc Conrad22-10-2
Jacksonville, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1932-09-26Don 'Red' Barry28-9-5
Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS66
1932-08-30Maxie Rosenbloom125-23-13
Armory, Charlotte, North Carolina, USADPTS1010
1932-08-22Maxie Rosenbloom124-23-13
Twin City Arena, Laurel, Maryland, USALPTS1010
referee: Charles Short
Rosenbloom won the referee's decision.
1932-08-09Cyclone Smith18-6-5
Doughboy Stadium, Fort Benning, Georgia, USAWKO710
1932-07-01Joe Knight42-10-6
Daytona Beach, Florida, USALPTS1010
referee: Howard Livingston
Southern Light Heavyweight Title
1932-06-03Owen Phelps48-16-7
Oasis, Portsmouth, Virginia, USANCNC68
From tne Norfolk Virginian-Pilot (Laurence Fielding).
1932-05-16Joe Banovic31-15-2
Portner's Arena, Alexandria, Virginia, USADPTS88
referee: Charles Short
1932-05-02Owen Phelps46-15-7
Portner's Arena, Alexandria, Virginia, USAWPTS88
Southern Light Heavyweight Title
1932-04-12Willie Oster16-25-2
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1932-03-15Eric Lawson28-14-3
Portner's Arena, Alexandria, Virginia, USAWKO48
1932-03-08Don 'Red' Barry22-6-5
Portner's Arena, Alexandria, Virginia, USAWPTS88
referee: Heinie Miller
1932-03-04George Giacchino18-9-0
Oasis, Portsmouth, Virginia, USAWPTS1010
From the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot (Laurence Fielding).
1932-02-17Maxie Rosenbloom113-21-12
National Guard Arena, Daytona Beach, Florida, USADPTS1010
1932-01-29Don Petrin18-7-0
Coliseum, Coral Gables, Florida, USADPTS1010
1932-01-20Joe Knight37-9-6
Madison Square Garden Stadium, Miami, Florida, USAWMD1010
Southern Light Heavyweight Title
1932-01-04Owen Phelps44-13-7
Birmingham, Alabama, USAWPTS1010
1931-12-21Sammy Weiss22-9-5
Portner's Arena, Alexandria, Virginia, USAWPTS88
1931-12-01Bob Tow5-8-1
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWKO510
Tow boxed as "Jack Tunney"
1931-11-16Billy Schwartz8-2-1
Portner's Arena, Alexandria, Virginia, USAWTKO78
referee: Charles Short
1931-11-13Tony Ferrante22-18-4
Oasis, Portsmouth, Virginia, USAWPTS88
From the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot (Laurence Fielding).
1931-11-02Don 'Red' Barry22-4-3
Twin City Arena, Portsmouth, Virginia, USAWPTS88
From the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot (Laurence Fielding).
1931-10-08Battling Bozo21-5-3
Jacksonville, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1931-09-28Jimmy McDuffie1-0-2
Columbia, South Carolina, USAWKO410
1931-09-21Carl Knowles12-6-1
Birmingham, Alabama, USAWTKO?
1931-09-02Buster Newberry40-22-4
Charlotte, North Carolina, USAWTKO610
1931-08-24Jack Cotey1-2-0
Bain Field, Norfolk, Virginia, USAWKO18
From the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot (Laurence Fielding).
1931-07-31Joe King13-7-0
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami, Florida, USAWTKO310
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