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Frankie Russell
Global ID13812
sexmale
birthdate 1891-00-00
death date 1922-04-19 (31)
divisionlightweight
country USA
residenceNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA
birth nameFrank Merenda
won 26 (KO 8) + lost 16 (KO 2) + drawn 8 = 50
rounds boxed 516
Newspaper Decisions won 9 : lost 6 : drawn
rounds boxed 146
Total Bouts 65 KO% 12.31
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1920-03-06Sailor Butler2-2-0
Camp Custer, Battle Creek, Michigan, USALNWS1010
(Miami Herald)
1919-10-06Pete Hartley25-7-9
Heinemann Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALTKO1120
Reported in the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
1919-09-15KO Mars17-5-2
Tulane Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALPTS1515
According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Mars won decisively in 15 rousing rounds.
1919-02-28Phil Virgets12-2-6
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1515
This was the first fight for both men since leaving military service.
1918-09-02George Cohan3-1-0
Augusta, Georgia, USADPTS66
1917-08-13Red Dolan13-7-4
Louisiana Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALPTS2020
1917-06-04Joe Mandot49-12-8
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USALDQ810
referee: Hub O'Brien
1917-04-14Terry Richards5-3-3
Vista Allegre Bull Ring, Panama City, PanamaLDQ1415
From the Panama Star & Herald. Russell returned home to New Orleans immediately after this fight.
1917-01-04Jimmy Hanlon29-9-9
Lyric Theater, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALTKO1620
Reported in the New Orleans Times-Picayune (Jack Kincaid).
1916-11-30Ad Wolgast58-11-13
Louisiana Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USADPTS2020
referee: Billy Haack
From the New Orleans Times-Picayune (Jack Kincaid). Not a win for Wolgast, as previously shown here, although it was said that Ad deserved the decision.
1916-10-02Joe Thomas19-6-7
Tulane Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USADPTS2020
referee: Hub O'Brien
1916-09-04Joe Mandot45-11-7
Louisiana Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWTKO1420
1916-07-25Frankie Conifrey4-0-0
Harlem-Rockaway S.C., Queens, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Boston Globe and from New York City area newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1916-06-13Ad Wolgast58-8-11
Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWDQ412
1916-05-05Frankie Nelson8-1-1
Majestic Theater, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1916-04-26Tony Zill6-1-2
Youngstown, Ohio, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1916-03-16Frankie Nelson7-1-1
Garden Theater, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS1010
Buffalo Courier
1916-02-01Joe Mooney3-1-0
Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWNWS88
(Chicago Tribune)
1916-01-17Harry Stone19-7-6
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USALDQ1820
From the New Orleans Times-Picayune (Jack Kincaid).
1915-11-15Rocky Kansas23-1-1
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1515
1915-10-25Rocky Kansas22-1-1
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USALPTS1515
1915-09-20Billy Wilson3-1-0
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1515
From the New Orleans Times-Picayune (Jack Kincaid).
1915-08-24Benny Cordova2-4-2
Soledad Theater, San Antonio, Texas, USAWPTS1010
referee: Frank Noel
1915-06-22Benny Cordova1-3-2
Beethoven Hall, San Antonio, Texas, USAWNWS1010
referee: Frank Noel
Newspaper decision from the San Antonio Light
At the insistence of Russell's manager Remy Dorr this was a no-decision bout. As the referee refused to allow hitting and holding, Dorr had demanded that if both fighters were on their feet at the finish, no decision would be rendered.

1915-05-22Otto Wallace11-4-5
Dauphine Theater, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWKO310
Reported in the New Orleans Times-Picayune (Jack Kincaid).
1915-04-21Benny Cordova1-0-1
Grand Opera House, San Antonio, Texas, USADPTS1010
referee: Frank Noel
1915-04-17Benny Palmer3-5-1
Dauphine Theater, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
From the New Orleans Times-Picayune (Jack Kincaid).
1915-04-05Joe Azevedo20-9-8
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USALPTS1515
1914-10-12Mexican Joe Rivers19-7-2
Memphis, Tennessee, USALPTS88
1914-02-09Joe Thomas15-4-5
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USADPTS1010
From the New Orleans Times-Picayune (Jack Kincaid).
1914-01-05Jack White20-11-12
Memphis, Tennessee, USALPTS88
"The busiest eight sessions of gloving seen here in some seasons." (Stevens Point Daily Journal)
1913-10-28Mexican Joe Rivers16-4-2
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Western Newspaper Union
1913-10-14Knockout Brown30-7-1
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record.
1913-09-18Philadelphia Pal Moore18-7-4
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWNWS1010
(Atlanta Constitution)
1913-07-13Johnny Lore1-3-0
McDonoghville Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWKO1115
Lore was knocked through the ropes and couldn't get back in the ring in time. New Orleans Times-Democrat (Luckett Davis)
1913-05-26Johnny Lore0-3-0
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USALPTS1010
1913-05-05Jimmy Anderson8-1-0
Memphis, Tennessee, USAWPTS88
1913-03-29Yankee Schwartz19-7-10
Royal A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
1913-02-06Frank Whitney13-5-5
Armory Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia, USALPTS1010
referee: Mike Saul
1913-01-20Knockout Brown29-4-0
Greenwall Theater, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALPTS1010
1913-01-03Battling Nelson53-16-20
Greenwall Theater, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWNWS1010
(Chicago Tribune 12-28-1913)
1912-12-16Tommy Gary3-6-3
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
1912-11-25Steve Ketchel12-0-11
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
1912-10-21Battling Burke3-4-7
Shreveport, Louisiana, USAWTKO910
1912-10-04Tom McDonald
Shreveport, Louisiana, USAWKO210
1912-09-09Willie Gibbs11-8-4
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USALDQ910
Russell became ill after the first round and was not paid for his poor showing. New Orleans Daily Picayune (Luckett Davis)
1912-08-26Joe Coster8-4-1
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
1912-08-12Jack White18-6-10
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
1912-06-29Willie Gibbs10-8-3
Greenwall Theater, New Orleans, Louisiana, USADPTS1010
1912-06-03Kid Julian8-2-1
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
1912-05-28Babe Picato6-0-3
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
1912-04-08Harry Stone6-4-4
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USADPTS1010
1912-03-25Harry Stone6-4-3
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USALNWS1010
New Orleans Times-Picayune
1912-03-04Joe Thomas7-0-3
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWNWS1010
New Orleans Daily Picayune (Luckett Davis)
1912-02-12Eddie Menney8-6-3
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWTKO310
1912-01-29Jimmy Foley5-5-7
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
Official Decisions. New Orleans Daily-Picayune (Luckett Davis)
1912-01-15Joe Thomas5-0-3
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USALPTS1010
Referee's Decision New Orleans Daily-Picayune (Luckett Davis).
1912-01-08Sailor Fallon
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWTKO210
1911-11-04Gene Delmont0-1-1
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
1911-09-25Gene Delmont0-1-0
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWNWS88
New Orleans Daily Picayune (Luckett Davis)
1911-09-11Gene Delmont
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS88
1911-09-04Kid Kelly0-1-1
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS88
1911-07-14Battling Burke1-1-1
Union City, Tennessee, USAWNWS88
New Orleans Daily Picayune (Luckett Davis)
1911-05-20Bill Graham
New Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWKO24
1911-05-13Battling Burke0-1-0
New Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USADPTS44

 
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