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Eddie Blunt
Global ID21042
sexmale
birthdate 1912-08-29
death date 1992-02-11 (79)
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 0″   /   183cm
aliasThe Dark Spoiler
country USA
residenceQueens, New York, USA
birth placeRoper, North Carolina, USA
won 36 (KO 14) + lost 20 (KO 7) + drawn 6 = 63
rounds boxed 427 KO% 22.22
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1948-05-12Bernie Reynolds28-3-0
State Armory, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USALPTS88
1946-07-11Melio Bettina71-12-3
Hartford, Connecticut, USALPTS1010
1946-06-25George Fitch37-14-2
Norwalk, Connecticut, USADPTS1010
1946-02-14Perk Daniels17-8-1
Fayette Street Garden, Baltimore, Maryland, USALTKO510
1945-11-26Nathan Mann65-10-4
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USALPTS1010
1945-09-24Nathan Mann64-9-4
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
1943-10-22Lee Savold79-27-1
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALKO110
time: 1:02 | referee: Joe Sedley
Savold rushed Blunt at the bell and quickly dropped the big man 4 times in succession.
1943-10-05Lee Savold79-26-1
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USAWSD1010
1943-02-17Turkey Thompson34-5-2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALTKO1010
referee: Billy Burke
1942-11-17Ted Lowry38-18-3
Bristol Arena, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
1942-08-27Ben Moroz14-5-0
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD88
referee: Ruby Goldstein | judge: Lou Cohen | judge: Hank Warner
1942-07-23Marty Clark22-4-2
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS88
1942-07-13Bill Petersen21-5-1
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS88
Blunt was down three times, twice in round two and once in round six.
1942-07-06Al Hart22-9-2
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1942-06-23Curtis Sheppard17-11-0
Crosley Field, Cincinnati, Ohio, USALKO910
1941-08-27Bill Poland32-3-2
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USALKO425
time: 0:43
Scheduled for 25 rounds as reported in The Ring, November 1941, page 57. Poland was down for a count of six in round two, but came back to put Blunt down for the full count with a hard right cross.
1941-02-26Babe Hunt87-31-9
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWTKO710
referee: Billy Burke
A cut over Hunt's right eyebrow, forced the stoppage.
1941-01-15Buddy Baer51-4-0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Oakland Jimmy Duffy
1940-11-25Lem Franklin15-5-1
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USALKO510
1940-08-05Tony Musto27-6-1
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USAWTKO710
Deep gash over the left eye
1940-07-15Jack Trammell47-7-2
Idora Park, Youngstown, Ohio, USALPTS1010
referee: Joe Louis
1940-05-20Abe Simon27-6-0
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1940-05-03Jim Howell18-12-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1940-04-08Abe Simon27-5-0
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
referee: Whitey Healy 5-4
1939-06-28Elza Thompson13-1-0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USADPTS44
1939-05-01Jim Howell14-10-4
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO28
1939-02-17Willie Reddish26-7-2
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1939-01-16Eddie Simms32-29-5
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALSD1010
referee: Charley Kivi | judge: Dibby Williams | judge: Larry Norrett
1938-11-16Bob Tow34-23-3
Armory, Orange, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
Blunt won six rounds, Tow two, and two were even.
1938-11-03Eddie Simms29-27-5
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWSD1010
referee: Al Grayber | judge: Alvin (Jap) Williams | judge: Willie Davies
1938-09-23Freddie Fiducia39-11-3
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1938-09-06Nathan Mann43-6-3
White City Stadium, West Haven, Connecticut, USADPTS1010
From the New Haven Journal-Courier (Laurence Fielding).
1938-08-02Henry Cooper20-11-2
Canarsie Stadium, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-07-13Henry Cooper20-10-2
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-05-13Tiger Jack Fox90-14-10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO28
time: 2:34 | referee: Arthur Donovan
Blunt was down twice before the referee stopped the contest.
1937-11-12Alberto Santiago Lovell16-1-0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USALUD1010
1937-10-27Al Gainer69-16-5
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
referee: Billy Taylor
From the New Haven Evening Register (Bob Yalen). Gainer floored for a no count in the third round. It was a close fight in which Gainer, cautious due to a 44 pound weight disadvantage, "opened up too late."
1937-10-08Hans Havlicek33-8-4
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1937-09-27Joe Lipps27-35-14
Albany, New York, USAWKO210
1937-09-11Jorge Brescia10-2-0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1937-08-05Yustin Sirutis19-6-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USANCNC38
"The boxers had gone from clinch to clinch until (referee) Goodman and the crowd would stand no more." (New York Times)
1937-06-28Red Burman51-14-0
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USALPTS1010
This was stated to be the first integrated fight held in Baltimore in 25 years.
1937-05-19Nathan Mann34-4-3
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1937-04-17Jim Howell7-3-0
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USAWTKO410
Howell suffered a dislocated should and had to give up.
1937-03-31Jack Moran12-8-1
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USAWKO18
1937-03-03Leroy Haynes42-9-2
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWDQ710
1937-01-29Jack Trammell37-1-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO16
time: 2:58 | referee: Arthur Donovan
Trammell was knocked down five times.
1937-01-09Salvatore Ruggirello29-48-0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO28
1936-12-21Joe O'Gatty3-2-2
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO48
1936-10-09Eduardo Primo9-3-2
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWTKO910
1936-09-22Indian Tiger West40-28-7
Municipal Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS44
Indian Tiger West (Arizona Kid) was variously reported as Alexander West, Alexander Kid and as one Tom Vetters.
1936-08-18Terry Mitchell21-30-2
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS66
1936-07-01Young George Godfrey2-5-0
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWKO26
1936-04-06Tony Galento56-20-2
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
referee: Gene Roman
Galento had an "easy" win over Blunt. (New York Times)Blunt was down for an 8-count in the tenth round. Galento won 7 rounds, Blunt three. (Newark Daily News, Herb Goldman.
1936-03-16Gene Mickens11-3-0
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS66
From the Newark Star-Eagle (Laurence Fielding and Herb Goldman). Mickens was down for eight in the first round.
1936-03-07Jose Moniz
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO26
1936-01-11Ralph Barbara9-12-4
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1935-12-27Jimmy Mendes36-9-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO14
1935-12-10Young George Godfrey2-3-0
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS44
1935-11-27Ralph Barbara9-11-4
Star Casino, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1935-11-25Charlie Peterson2-0-0
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO16
1935-10-28Al Walker23-14-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USADPTS66
1935-10-26Lou Kieswetter2-2-1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS44

 
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