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Baby Joe Gans
Global ID24675
sexmale
birthdate 1898-12-04
death date 1959-04-20 (60)
divisionwelterweight
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
country USA
residenceLos Angeles, California, USA
birth placeEl Paso, Texas, USA
birth nameGerald Slaughter
won 125 (KO 52) + lost 23 (KO 4) + drawn 13 = 162
rounds boxed 1212 KO% 32.1
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1937-11-30Jimmy LaMarr3-2-0
Avalon Arena, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USADPTS88
1937-11-12Louis Gaulke
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USADPTS66
1937-09-27George Burnette18-4-0
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USADPTS66
1937-08-17Penna Randezell
State Fair Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWPTS66
Gans floored Randezell in round one and had him groggy in the fourth. The other four rounds were fought on even terms.
1937-07-27Bobby Matthews5-5-1
State Fair Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWTKO38
referee: Ted Jamieson
1937-05-21Henry Rothier30-5-3
Avalon Arena, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USAWPTS1010
1936-05-07Jack Campbell1-1-0
Pasadena Arena, Pasadena, California, USAWTKO2
1935-12-17Al Hostak25-1-6
Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, USALPTS88
referee: Eddie Pinkman
1935-12-03Manuel Victoria48-41-21
Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, USAWKO58
"The bout last night was supposed to decide an opponent for [Freddie] Steele in the near future, but the fans booed the slow-motion fracas even after the knockout. Many left for home before it was over." Tacoma News Tribune
1935-10-01Jimmy Walsh7-8-2
Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, USAWTKO36
Walsh is the United States Navy Middleweight Champion.
1935-09-06Barney Ross56-3-3
Multnomah Stadium, Portland, Oregon, USALKO210
time: 0:24 | referee: Tom Louttit
1935-08-16Mike Payan47-19-8
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USALPTS1010
referee: John Perry
1935-07-19Ceferino Garcia72-19-9
Pismo Beach Arena, Pismo Beach, California, USALKO310
1935-07-09Johnny Martinez59-51-15
Ryan's Auditorium, Fresno, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Frank Manfredo
1935-05-17Paul Karch31-3-4
Ice Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USAWPTS1010
1935-05-10Paul Karch31-2-4
Ice Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USAWPTS66
1935-04-26Billy Constance22-6-0
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Frankie Van
1935-04-12Johnny Martinez59-50-15
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Charley Randolph
1935-03-26Ceferino Garcia66-18-9
Civic Auditorium, Stockton, California, USALKO110
USA California State welterweight title
1935-02-22Hal Hoxwood40-14-9
Labor Temple, Portland, Oregon, USAWPTS66
1935-02-07Andy DiVodi92-36-8
Greenwich Coliseum, Tacoma, Washington, USAWTKO610
"DiVodi was unable to continue after he suffered a broken left hand in striking Gans' head. The fracture caused DiVodi's mitt to swell up to almost twice its size." Tacoma News Tribune
1935-01-24Freddie Steele90-2-11
Greenwich Coliseum, Tacoma, Washington, USALKO310
1934-11-13Al Manfredo52-2-3
Ryan's Auditorium, Fresno, California, USAWPTS1010
1934-10-23Al Manfredo52-2-2
Ryan's Auditorium, Fresno, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Toby Irwin
1934-10-09Meyer Grace66-29-8
Ryan's Auditorium, Fresno, California, USAWKO310
referee: Frank Manfredo
1934-08-04Eddie Cerda58-18-8
Arena Nacional, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLPTS1010
1934-07-22Kid Azteca54-10-6
Arena Nacional, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLPTS1010
1934-07-03Joe Glick129-65-31
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USAWPTS1010
1934-05-25Emilio Martinez11-3-1
Denver, Colorado, USALPTS1010
1934-03-27Billy Neiheisel3-0-1
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USAWPTS1010
1933-12-12Ceferino Garcia47-16-9
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Frank Holborow
1933-11-22Tommy King35-5-2
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS1010
1933-10-19Andy Callahan55-3-0
Denver, Colorado, USAWPTS1010
1933-10-10Jackie Purvis35-36-8
Denver, Colorado, USAWKO6
1933-08-29Buddy Jackson5-2-0
Denver, Colorado, USAWTKO8
Jackson was unable to continue because of a hand injury
1933-08-14Jackie Aldare41-17-4
Saratoga Springs, New York, USAWPTS1010
1933-07-03Antonio Dominguez38-11-5
Bonacker's Stadium, Rensselaer, New York, USAWPTS1010
1933-06-19Jack Portney63-11-4
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USAWSD1010
referee: Al Grayber | judge: Freddie Lux | judge: Mike Moran
1933-03-17Bep van Klaveren27-6-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1933-03-03George Salvadore32-17-1
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWKO610
1933-01-30Ralph Landis14-23-9
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO3
1933-01-13Harry Devine30-11-1
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1932-12-16Eddie Wolfe46-14-7
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
Gans was knocked down in the 2nd round.
1932-11-28Jackie Mason27-19-8
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO2
1932-10-07Eddie Moore36-6-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO28
1932-07-29Jay Macedon15-12-7
Parkway Stadium, Hempstead, New York, USAWPTS1010
1932-07-12Joey Harrison22-5-5
Passaic, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1932-06-10Al Lamont23-23-13
Bugle Field, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWPTS1010
From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940.
1932-05-20Hy Diamond30-12-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO78
time: 0:39 | referee: Ed Smith
"Gans so far outclassed his rival that Referee Gunboat Smith halted the proceedings" to save Diamond from further punishment. (This bout was reduced from 10 to 8 rounds.) New York Times
1932-04-18Ritchie Martell19-21-3
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWKO48
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1932-03-21Johnny Rossi15-3-1
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1932-03-10Al Trainor49-10-5
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS88
1932-02-19Eddie Wolfe37-12-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
"Gans floored his rival in the second round, but his rival jumped right up." New York Times
1931-12-15Lou Brouillard65-7-0
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaDPTS1010
referee: Georges Rivet
Often incorrectly reported as occurring at Worcester, MA, USA.
1931-11-02Mike Sarko27-31-7
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1931-09-08Eddie Ran26-9-4
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USALPTS88
1931-07-15Eddie Ran26-7-4
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
Ran subbed for Paulie Walker. "Gans dropped Ran for the count of nine in the sixth round." New York Times
1931-06-22Angel Tejeiro40-27-10
Woodcliff Park, Poughkeepsie, New York, USAWPTS1010
1931-06-09Jackie Brady52-30-9
Meyers Bowl, North Braddock, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1931-03-06Lou Brouillard53-7-0
Worcester, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1931-02-27Bucky Lawless61-19-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
Gans won "easily" and "came within the proverbial eyelash of knocking out his rival in the 8th round", putting him down for counts of nine and then eight. (New York Times)
1931-01-19Mike Rago5-5-2
Convention Hall, Rochester, New York, USADPTS66
1930-12-16Babe Anderson28-11-7
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
1930-09-30Vincent Hambright17-8-2
Open Air Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1930-09-17Young Saylor49-10-10
Meyers Bowl, North Braddock, Pennsylvania, USAWKO310
referee: Al Grayber | judge: Joe Keally | judge: Red Robinson
1930-08-26Giuseppe Reguzzoni27-2-0
Hamtramck Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1930-08-15Ralph Landis10-13-8
Golden City Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO1
1930-08-07Eddie Murdock22-17-14
Polo Grounds, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1930-07-16Matty Mario25-15-6
Dreamland Park, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1930-07-02Sergeant Sammy Baker97-20-5
Taylor Bowl, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWTKO1212
Baker hospitalized after match with head injury; released on July 4
1930-06-19Paddy Creedon1-1-1
Dreamland Park, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO6
1930-02-15Billy Drako51-48-12
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWTKO710
"The crowd booed both boxers almost continually from the third round on." (UP)
1930-02-04Andy DiVodi56-8-5
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1930-01-21Jack 'Kid' Bates39-25-17
New Albert Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO110
1930-01-04Martin Oroz27-3-3
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
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