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Robert Cohen
Global ID16261
sexmale
birthdate 1930-11-15
divisionbantamweight
height5′ 3″   /   160cm
country France
residenceParis, France
birth placeBone, Algeria
won 36 (KO 14) + lost 4 (KO 2) + drawn 3 = 43
rounds boxed 355 KO% 32.56
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1959-07-13Peter Lock6-0-1
Raylton Sports Club, N'Dola, ZambiaLPTS1010
1956-06-29Mario D'Agata42-5-2
Stadio Olimpico, Roma, Lazio, ItalyLTKO715
referee: Teddy Waltham
World Bantamweight title
. Referee Waltham waved the fight off after the 6th round when apparently Cohen gave his assent to withdrawing. Cohen violently protested this point later. D'Agata had dropped Cohen in the 6th.

1955-12-11Cherif Hamia22-1-0
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceLTKO1010
time: 1:27 | referee: Rene Schemann
Cohen knocked down in both the second and seventh rounds. Both fighters are Algerian. (UPI)
1955-09-03Willie Toweel20-0-0
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaDPTS1515
referee: Wilf Lubbe
World Bantamweight Title
Toweel floored four times in this bout--he was knocked down three times in the second round, twice for counts of three, and once for a no count. Toweel was floored once more for a short count in the tenth round.

1954-12-20Roy Ankrah32-5-0
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWTKO410
1954-09-19Chamroen Songkitrat6-2-1
National Stadium Gymnasium, Bangkok, ThailandWSD1515
referee: Teddy Waltham 73½-70½ | judge: Nat Fleischer 73½-72½ | judge: Chuer Chaksuraksa 71½-72
Vacant World Bantamweight Title
Cohen initially weighed 118 1/4 but made weight half-hour later. Cohen severely sprained his right hand in the fifth round and Songkitrat suffered a broken nose in the sixth and bled heavily as the bout progressed. 60,000 fans jammed into the National Stadium to witness the bout including the King and Queen of Thailand.

1954-05-15Mario D'Agata24-4-2
La Pepinere Stadium, Tunis, TunisiaWPTS1010
Close tough fight--Cohen suffered a cut eye in the first round from a head butt and D'Agata floored in the ninth round for a short count by a powerful straight right that caught D'Agata on the jaw. The decision was roundly booed. The Ring, Aug. 1954.
1954-04-30Manny Kid Francis25-10-2
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1954-04-07Eddie Carson60-21-4
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Johnny Sharpe of The Ring had Cohen winning every round. June 1954 issue of The Ring.
1954-02-27John Kelly21-0-0
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWKO315x3
EBU (European) bantamweight title
Kelly was down five times in second round, which included being dropped heavily just before the round ended, and he was dragged to his corner by a second. Sent out for the third round, Kelly was quickly overpowered and floored again, the sixth knockdown ending the fight. Source: British Pathé newsreel.
1953-12-14Jake Tuli23-0-1
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Great fight with Tuli being floored six times and Cohen once--The Ring, March 1954.
1953-11-06Maurice Sandeyron44-19-9
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1515
France bantamweight title
1953-10-17Dante Bini17-17-10
Stade Philip, Casablanca, MoroccoWPTS1010
1953-09-25Teddy Peckham77-32-11
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO610x3
1953-05-31Gaetano Annaloro28-15-7
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, FranceDPTS1010
1953-04-15Pappy Gault51-5-1
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1953-03-28Jean Sneyers45-5-1
Palais des Sports, Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, BelgiumDPTS1010
Weights not given, but Sneyers outweighed Cohen by over three pounds--The Ring, July 1953. The Ring felt that Cohen won.
1953-03-19Gaetano Annaloro27-14-7
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1953-02-23Jean Sneyers45-4-1
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1953-01-19Maurice Sandeyron43-17-9
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWRTD910
Sandeyron floored three times in the ninth round before fight was stopped.
1952-12-19Marcel Mathieu16-11-2
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWRTD710
1952-11-17Andre Valignat32-4-3
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1952-10-20Theo Medina87-36-11
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1952-10-02Dante Bini13-12-9
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1952-09-18Roland Gibert13-3-1
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO18
1952-06-30Tino Cardinale13-44-18
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS88
1952-05-29Andre Jasse5-3-0
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWRTD910
1952-05-15Robert Meunier6-0-2
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWRTD88
1952-04-05Robert Garcia12-0-0
Oran, AlgeriaWPTS88
1952-03-17Felix Vanderdonck0-4-0
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWTKO48
1952-02-25Robert Lefuevre0-2-1
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS88
1952-02-03Jean Binet7-6-2
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1952-01-19Georges Lafage0-1-0
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS66
1952-01-05Edmond Moletto2-0-1
Paris Stadium, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS88
1951-12-29Lucien Gougelin3-3-0
Paris Stadium, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS88
1951-12-16Michel Martin1-2-0
Palais de Mutualite, Paris, Paris, FranceWTKO88
1951-12-02Robert Meunier1-0-2
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceLPTS88
1951-11-04Sideki Yansanne
Metz, Moselle, FranceWTKO66
1951-10-17Florent Druart0-1-0
Central Sporting Club, Paris, Paris, FranceWTKO56
1951-10-11Henri Pageot0-7-0
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO56
1951-09-26Emile Cordillot0-2-0
Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS66
1951-09-20Francis Pandocchi1-0-0
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS66
1951-09-12Leon Gauche
Paris Central, Paris, Paris, FranceWTKO26

 
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