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Ike Chestnut
Global ID22403
sexmale
birthdate 1928-10-12
death date 1987-07-30 (58)
divisionlightweight
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
country USA
residenceNew York, New York, USA
birth placeBirmingham, Alabama, USA
birth nameIssac Chestnut
won 38 (KO 4) + lost 20 (KO 3) + drawn 7 = 65
rounds boxed 530 KO% 6.15
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1963-11-27Marcel Bizien19-10-2
State Garden, Union City, New Jersey, USALPTS88
1962-04-02Tony LaBarbara14-0-0
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USADPTS1010
referee: Lou Scozza 5-5 | judge: Lou Goldstein 5-4 | judge: Richard Fay 3-6
1962-01-24Pablo Lopez11-3-1
State Garden, Union City, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
referee: Joey Harrison 4-2
1961-08-31Johnny Bizzarro32-3-1
Erie, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
1961-06-21Jose Luis Cruz12-1-1
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoLKO310
1961-05-01Eduardo Guerrero28-7-2
Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoLDQ610
1960-11-13Antonio Rosales27-13-1
Plaza de Toros, Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoWSD1010
1960-10-03Tommy Tibbs52-54-3
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USALSD1010
Tibbs was knocked down in the eighth round but put on a strong rally in the last two rounds.
1960-08-11Felix Cervantes19-4-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALSD1010
referee: Frankie Van 96-95 | judge: Charley Randolph 95-96 | judge: Dick Young 94-98
1960-08-02Paddy Read14-8-0
New Bedford, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1960-05-24Eddie Garcia2-1-0
Auditorium Arena, Denver, Colorado, USALPTS1010
1960-03-16Leroy Jeffery16-1-0
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWUD1010
referee: Tony LaBranch
Chestnut was knocked down in the 7th round.
1959-10-31Sugar Ramos18-0-0
Nuevo Circo, Caracas, VenezuelaDPTS1010
1959-09-08Claudio Adame43-3-3
Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoWSD1010
96-98 | 97-96 | 97-96
1959-05-24Jesus Santamaria19-0-0
Arena de Colon, Colon City, PanamaWUD1010
1959-05-02Ernesto Figueroa34-11-1
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLPTS1010
1959-04-13Kid Irapuato13-3-1
Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoWPTS1010
1959-02-12Mauro Vazquez22-0-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALTKO410
referee: Mushy Callahan
1958-12-22Sonny Leon56-9-7
Nuevo Circo, Caracas, VenezuelaDPTS1010
This was Chestnut's second meeting with Sonny Leon.
1958-11-15Roberto Garcia23-5-2
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWPTS1010
1958-10-04Jose Luis Cotero36-15-5
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Lee Grossman 97-90 | judge: Dynamite Jackson 98-89 | judge: Tommy Herman 97-92
Cotero was knocked down in the 7th round.
1958-08-18Sonny Leon56-9-6
Nuevo Circo, Caracas, VenezuelaDPTS1010
Chestnut was a featherweight from Philadelphia.
1958-06-10Flash Elorde43-14-2
Honolulu Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USALUD1010
referee: Louis Freitas 45-48 | 40-50 | 45-49
1958-05-29Ernesto Parra20-10-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Lee Grossman 100-89 | judge: George Latka 100-89 | judge: Tommy Herman 99-94
1958-03-07Harold Gomes40-4-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALMD1010
referee: Arthur Mercante 4-5 | judge: Artie Aidala 4-5 | judge: Bill Recht 4-4
1957-11-21Ricardo Moreno28-3-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALTKO610
referee: Tommy Hart
The bout was stopped after the 6th round because of a cut under Chestnut's left eye and another on his left cheek. It was a thrilling fight with Moreno ahead on points.
1957-09-14Jose Luis Cotero34-12-5
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Mushy Callahan 95-93 | judge: Jimmy Wilson 97-93 | judge: Tommy Hart 96-92
1957-08-15Ernesto Parra19-7-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWMD1010
referee: Charley Randolph 98-92 | judge: Tommy Hart 96-93 | judge: Tommy Herman 96-96
1957-06-20Kid Anahuac33-9-4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO810
time: 2:20 | referee: Tommy Hart 64-64
Anahuac was counted out on one knee after taking a hard right over the heart.
1957-04-25Lauro Salas77-43-10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWMD1010
referee: Frankie Van 96-96 | judge: Jimmy Wilson 97-96 | judge: Jack McDonald 97-94
1957-03-15Gil Cadilli26-8-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Mark Conn 5-4 | judge: Frank Forbes 6-3 | judge: Bert Grant 6-4
1957-01-04Isidro Martinez16-3-1
Capitol Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USALUD1010
referee: Charley Reynolds 85-99 | judge: Julian Whitestone 88-99 | judge: Benny Alperstein 87-100 | 89-96
Chestnut was knocked down for the first time in his career in the 3rd round.
1956-11-21Tommy Bain30-4-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWSD1010
referee: Frankie Van 95-94 | judge: Mushy Callahan 97-92 | judge: Dick Young 94-95
1956-10-30Gil Cadilli24-8-4
City Auditorium, Houston, Texas, USALSD1010
1956-09-21Miguel Berrios32-8-1
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALSD1010
referee: Johnny Weber 45-44 | judge: Jack Aspery 43-46 | judge: Al Goodman 40-48
1956-08-07Jesse Rodriguez14-14-1
Exchange Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWUD1010
referee: Bobby Leitham 8-1 | judge: Roch Bouchard 4-3 | judge: Harry Shulman 6-4
1956-06-27Carmelo Costa30-3-3
Capitol Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWTKO810
Bout was stopped after Costa arose from the bout's only knockdown.
1956-05-30George LaMalza17-8-2
Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas, USAWTKO310
1956-05-04Cherif Hamia24-1-1
Capitol Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USALMD1010
referee: Charley Reynolds 92-92 | judge: Joe Bunsa 93-94 | judge: Julian Whitestone 94-96
Hamia was down for no count in the 3rd.
1956-01-06Russell Tague40-8-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1955-12-02Tony Puleo9-4-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS88
1955-11-22Freddie Moore1-3-0
Tampa, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1955-07-30Martin Guije Rodriguez26-6-4
Havana, CubaLPTS1010
1955-05-17Doug Medley58-20-6
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD88
referee: Bernie Weismann 78-76 | judge: Louis Straka 78-75 | judge: Arthur Duxler 79-72
1955-03-11Jesse Rodriguez10-9-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1954-11-26Frankie Sodano48-7-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1954-09-10Bobby Bell37-21-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS66
1954-09-01Bobby Bell37-21-3
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS66
1954-07-19Harry R. Smith14-4-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1954-05-25Bobby Davis5-3-0
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USAWPTS66
1954-04-30Harry R. Smith12-3-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1954-04-16Jose Francisco Ramos18-14-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1954-02-16Carmelo Costa17-0-2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALUD88
referee: Harry Ebbets 2-5 | judge: Sidney Scharlin 1-7 | judge: Steve Acunto 3-5
1954-01-08Al Tisi17-7-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1953-11-06Al Tisi15-7-3
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USADPTS88
1953-10-03Stoney Gaudette2-6-0
New Britain, Connecticut, USAWPTS66
1953-08-26Charlie McGarrity16-25-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS66
1953-06-25Tommy Tibbs23-29-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD88
1953-06-19Joe Wilkinson5-4-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO66
time: 2:49 | referee: Al Lind
1953-04-20Filiberto Osario39-57-13
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS44
1953-04-03Cecil Schoonmaker37-17-9
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1953-03-30Clint Miller60-22-5
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1953-03-03Cecil Schoonmaker37-16-9
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1953-01-16Sergio Penalver13-2-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1953-01-05Cecil Schoonmaker37-15-9
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS44

 
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