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Ernie Vigh
Global ID24426
sexmale
birthdate 1919-07-03
death date 1951-07-23 (32)
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 7½″   /   171cm
country USA
residenceNew York, New York, USA
birth placeCarteret, New Jersey, USA
won 61 (KO 41) + lost 12 (KO 2) + drawn 1 = 74
rounds boxed 361 KO% 55.41
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1949-12-08Tony Bertucci27-11-3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALSD88
referee: Jim Freeman 5-3 | judge: Joe Schechter 2-6 | judge: Dave Stewart 2-6
1949-10-27Vic Costa31-33-5
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1949-10-05Billy Corbett36-11-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO28
time: 1:16
1949-09-26Jimmy Mills0-0-1
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
1949-08-29Bobby James19-11-2
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1947-09-09George Smith6-13-3
Jerome Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO28
referee: Barney Felix
Smith was down twice
1947-08-15Anton Raadik17-6-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO710
1947-07-29Horace Bailey4-11-1
Jerome Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO18
1947-06-25Joe Bennett24-23-4
Jerome Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1947-05-24Lee Black28-28-2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO58
Black gave up the fight in the fifth, claiming a dislocated shoulder. He had been down in the first round and was far behind on points.
1946-08-26Warren Corbett10-9-1
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWRTD46
referee: Patsy Boyle
1944-02-01Johnny Saxon
Bristol Arena, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USAWTKO310
1942-02-17Lou Schwartz19-12-4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO58
Schwartz was leading on the scorecards when he was dropped three times in the 5th. Vigh went into the U.S. Coast Guard following this bout.
1942-01-09Coley Welch50-5-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-12-23Augie Arellano47-27-9
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-11-28Lou Schwartz18-11-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-09-10Johnny Colan34-4-0
Chicago Stadium Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USALTKO810
Vigh was floored three times and both of his eyes were swollen shut at the end of the fight.
1941-07-23Tony Martin40-8-6
Chicago Stadium Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
This was a terrific fight with fortunes swinging to and fro. Vigh had Martin on the verge of a knockout in the last round, but Tony survived and his earlier lead pulled him through.
1941-06-05Coley Welch44-4-1
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USALPTS1010
1941-04-30Steve Mamakos25-9-1
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USALUD1010
1941-04-09Larry Kellum27-25-8
Raritan Auditorium, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USAWTKO38
time: 0:20 | referee: Paul Cavalier
Kellum was knocked down three times in the 2nd, and once in the 3rd.
1941-03-07Billy Soose30-4-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1212
Vigh was knocked down in the 1st round.
1941-02-07Billy Soose29-4-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Eddie Joseph
Soose was knocked down in the 8th.
1941-01-03Coley Welch39-2-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-12-17Gene Molnar31-22-6
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO88
time: 2:37
1940-11-26Jay Macedon34-47-14
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
According to the New York Times, Macedon was floored by a left hook in the 8th. He rose before the count could be started
1940-11-15Al Bernard45-6-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO68
time: 2:14
1940-10-22Ben Brown64-11-4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO28
time: 2:41 | referee: Jack Dorman
Brown was down once in both the 1st and 2nd rounds.
1940-09-06Augie Arellano44-21-8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1940-07-31Eddie McLaughlin2-1-0
Pelton Field, Yonkers, New York, USAWKO48
1940-07-08Eddie Rossi14-11-1
Starlight Park, Bronx, New York, USAWKO38
1940-06-04Harvey Massey48-11-15
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USALPTS88
1940-05-23Henry Chmielewski18-2-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO16
time: 0:33
1940-04-30Babe Orgovan7-19-0
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO88
time: 1:19 | referee: Pete Hartley
1940-03-26Georgie Abrams29-3-1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USALPTS88
1940-02-13Larry Kellum24-12-6
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO28
1940-01-09Bep van Klaveren55-15-7
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USALPTS88
1939-12-27Babe Orgovan7-16-0
Capitol Arena, Albany, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-12-08Butch Lynch11-18-5
Moose Temple, Newburgh, New York, USAWKO16
time: 2:33
1939-11-21Eddie Miller11-7-2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO46
time: 1:21
The bout was halted when Miller suffered a broken nose.
1939-10-20Tommy Campanella17-2-3
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWKO46
1939-09-19Butch Lynch11-13-5
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWKO56
1939-09-05Eddie Guerra14-35-5
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWTKO16
time: 1:06
1939-08-18Irish Johnny Smith2-6-2
Municipal Auditorium, Kingston, New York, USAWPTS66
1939-08-08Mickey Flanigan23-27-2
Woodcliff Park, Poughkeepsie, New York, USAWTKO18
1939-07-28Teeko Born10-13-1
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO36
Born suffered an eye cut. New York Times
1939-07-14Ramon Rodriguez5-9-2
Municipal Auditorium, Kingston, New York, USAWKO56
1939-07-03Chester Marcinkecwicz0-1-0
Cedarhurst Stadium, Cedarhurst, New York, USAWPTS66
1939-06-27Joe Casper2-4-1
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS66
1939-06-15Larry Kellum18-6-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS66
1939-05-31Eddie Guerra14-34-5
Woodcliff Park, Poughkeepsie, New York, USAWPTS66
From The Ringside Boxing Record of 1940, page 23, which erroneously gives the date as June 21.
1939-03-21Joe Casper2-2-1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS66
1939-03-11Teeko Born9-12-1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1939-02-28Petey Mike43-48-20
Queen's Boulevard Arena, Elmhurst, Queens, New York, USAWKO36
1939-02-14Charley Winklereid2-4-0
Queen's Boulevard Arena, Elmhurst, Queens, New York, USAWKO36
1939-02-10Andy Melia14-7-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1939-01-17Billy Kelly1-9-1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO26
1939-01-09Jimmy Weed3-7-0
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USAWTKO56
From the Hartford Courant (Jack Kincaid).
1939-01-06Lou Villante3-3-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO14
1938-11-29Frankie Moran3-6-0
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO16
Billed as Frank Morgan. New York Times
1938-11-08Mickey Flanigan23-24-2
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, USAWTKO46
1938-11-01George Kelly9-15-1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWKO46
Ring Record Book has Ovelli for this date, New York Times has Kelly.
1938-10-10Eddie Ran49-55-9
Belmont Arena, Garfield, New Jersey, USAWTKO18
1938-10-06Johnny Lapinski1-0-0
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWKO14
1938-09-22Jay Paganelli0-1-0
Garfield, New Jersey, USAWKO1
1938-09-16Larry Kellum4-0-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1938-09-06Ernie Mader2-6-0
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWTKO14
1938-08-25Ray Cerra3-0-1
Belmont Arena, Garfield, New Jersey, USAWKO14
1938-08-23Frankie Barnwell1-10-0
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS44
1938-08-01George Marcellino0-1-0
Columbus Hall, Stamford, Connecticut, USAWKO16
Opponent listed as "George Marcel" in Vigh's published records. Specifically, from Ring Record Book, 1941 edition. This may have been the only professional fight on the program.
1938-07-15Jack Dorsey0-5-0
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO24
1938-06-29George Knipper2-4-0
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWTKO14
1938-06-15John Skidmore
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWKO14
1938-05-18Joey Steinfeld12-9-2
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USADPTS44

 
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