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Mike Kaplan
Global ID24544
sexmale
birthdate 1917-01-07
death date 1990-05-10 (73)
divisionwelterweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 7″   /   170cm
country USA
residenceBoston, Massachusetts, USA
birth placeBoston, Massachusetts, USA
won 46 (KO 11) + lost 7 (KO 3) + drawn 6 = 59
rounds boxed 443
Newspaper Decisions won 1 : lost 1 : drawn
rounds boxed 20
Total Bouts 61 KO% 18.03
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1942-03-27Lew Jenkins50-20-5
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Johnny Martin | judge: Joe Blumsack | judge: Tommy Rawson
1942-02-27Johnny Dean52-56-15
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWKO410
time: 2:17
1941-12-18California Jackie Wilson39-3-2
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALTKO310
referee: Tony LaBranch
Kaplan was knocked down in the 2nd, after he was floored again in the 3rd, one of his cornermen entered the ring. The referee immeadiately stopped the fight. (AP)
1941-11-21Young Kid McCoy44-6-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
1941-10-27Mayon Padlo47-6-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
1941-09-08Bob Montgomery35-3-3
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
"Montgomery came roaring from behind in the sixth to floor Kaplan twice for no counts and followed through in the eighth and ninth to gain an unanimous 10-round decision." (Clearfield Progress)
1941-05-22Freddie Camuso26-16-5
Casino, Fall River, Massachusetts, USAWUD1212
USA New England welterweight title
1941-04-18Fritzie Zivic107-24-5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Johnny Martin | judge: J. Frank Montgomery | judge: Harry Sundberg
1941-03-20Charley Burns41-37-8
Casino, Fall River, Massachusetts, USAWKO110
1941-02-28Eddie Dunne52-21-3
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO310
1941-02-17Tony Marteliano40-3-9
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
1941-01-14Tony Ferrara19-13-4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-12-02Saverio Turiello80-39-33
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1940-10-28Milt Aron62-9-6
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
1940-10-08Al Gauthier71-33-2
Bristol Arena, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USAWKO212
time: 2:27
USA New England welterweight title
1940-09-14Johnny Rinaldi28-31-4
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-08-12Milt Aron62-9-4
Gardens, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
1940-06-13Tommy Cross39-17-6
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO510
1940-05-07Joey Ferrando58-12-3
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO410
1940-03-04Joey Silva10-15-5
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1940-02-23Freddie Cochrane47-29-7
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-02-16Frankie Britt77-36-3
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1212
USA New England welterweight title
1940-01-22Fritzie Zivic89-22-4
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALSD1010
1939-12-22Eddie Brink43-45-13
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
referee: Joe Vaccarella
1939-12-01Eddie Brink43-44-13
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1939-08-22Frankie Cavanna14-16-13
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO66
1939-08-08Leonard Del Genio44-10-6
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-06-22Joe Marsh14-3-8
Portland, Maine, USAWNWS1010
Kaplan won the newspaper decision. (Tacoma News Tribune and Boston Globe)
1939-06-16Johnny Craven35-21-8
Eastern States Coliseum, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1939-05-23Ray Napolitano49-43-12
Bristol Arena, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USAWTKO910
1939-05-12Cocoa Kid105-28-6
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWSD1010
referee: Johnny Brassil
1939-03-24Cocoa Kid104-28-5
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
referee: Johnny Brassil | judge: Jim Shaughnessy | judge: ? Sunberg
1939-03-03Joe Ghnouly58-21-7
Stanley Arena, New Britain, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
Weight of the fighters and number of rounds from the Fresno Bee. Also from the Hartford Courant (Jack Kincaid).
1939-02-17Jimmy Leto98-15-7
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1939-02-10Johnny Mack22-8-2
Stanley Arena, New Britain, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
From The Ring, May 1939, page 64, and the Boston Globe.
1938-11-18George Martin17-4-2
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWMD1010
referee: Johnny Brassil | judge: Jim Shaughnessy | judge: J. Frank Montgomery
1938-08-29Honey Mellody35-9-4
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO210
1938-07-21Paul Junior58-6-2
Portland, Maine, USALNWS1010
Junior won the newspaper decision. (Lowell Daily Sun) and Daily Kennebec Journal (Augusta, ME)--Boston Globe had Kaplan rallying to win by taking the last five rounds and the newspaper decision. The Portland Express and Lewiston Journal had the fight even.
1938-07-15KO Castillo50-14-9
Bath, Maine, USALTKO3
1938-05-27Ralph Zannelli31-2-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALSD1010
referee: Johnny Brassil | judge: William McMinimen | judge: Al Bates
Reportably Kaplan entered the fight with a 22 fight winning streak.
1938-05-02Lew Raymond66-36-17
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1938-03-31Snag Trowbridge36-33-12
Beach Arena, Miami Beach, Florida, USADPTS1010
Although he won eight out of ten rounds the best Mike Kaplan received in his one-sided fight with Snag Trowbridge was a draw--a crowd of 4500 booed the decision--Boston Globe in day after fight report.
1938-03-17Joey Raymond52-14-6
Beach Arena, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1938-02-09Honey Mellody35-8-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
referee: Johnny Brassil 95-95 | judge: Jim Shaughnessy 95-97 | judge: Al Bates 97-96
USA New England lightweight title
1937-12-17Eddie Zivic37-22-5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Johnny Brassil | judge: Joe O'Connor | judge: Toby Lyons
1937-11-12Pat Foley19-2-3
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD88
1937-10-22Tommy Brouillard13-5-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD66
1937-09-30Pat Foley19-2-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS66
1937-09-02Joe Coll8-3-2
Meadowbrook Arena, North Adams, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
Correct number of rounds and the correct name of Kaplan's opponent from the Boston Globe.
1937-08-02Al Freda4-3-2
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWKO66
1937-07-01Tony Sacco12-11-2
Meadowbrook Arena, North Adams, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
1937-06-21Mario Carbone
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWKO16
referee: Jack Dekkers
1937-05-10Joe Coll5-0-2
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWUD66
1937-02-12Karol Pieton2-4-2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO46
referee: Johnny Martin | judge: William McMinimen | judge: Jim Shaughnessy
1937-01-01Bobby Britton10-3-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWSD88
referee: Jerry Moore | judge: J. Frank Montgomery | judge: Jim Shaughnessy
1936-12-18Bobby Joyce1-1-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS66
1936-12-03Alex D'Angelo4-0-3
Egleston Square Stadium, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS66
referee: Jack Watson | judge: Al Bates | judge: J. Frank Montgomery
1936-11-26Ralph Morgan12-11-1
Egleston Square Stadium, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS66
referee: Jerry Moore | judge: Jim Shaughnessy | judge: William McMinimen
1936-11-13Ralph Morgan12-10-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS44
referee: Joe O'Connor
Result from the Boston Globe.
1936-11-06Dom Colantonio3-1-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS44
Result from the Boston Globe--Colantonio saved by the bell in the third round.
1936-10-29Charley Ersey1-3-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS44
referee: Joe O'Connor | judge: Al Bates | judge: William McMinimen
Apparently Kaplan's pro debut

 
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