BoxRec


Bill Poland
Global ID25054
sexmale
birthdate 1917-10-14
death date 2005-02-04 (87)
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 2″   /   188cm
country USA
residenceBronx, New York, USA
birth placeNew York, New York, USA
won 39 (KO 29) + lost 8 (KO 4) + drawn 3 = 50
rounds boxed 235 KO% 58
 
biography

 Lb St Kg   |   date   |   ratings off on
 
|  
 
print

dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1947-03-12Kid Riviera13-6-1
Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USALKO510
Poland was dropped seven times preceding the K.O. and was saved by the bell on two occasions.
1947-01-08Al Hoosman18-3-0
International Amphitheatre, Chicago, Illinois, USALKO410
1946-12-17Johnny White7-20-2
Park Arena, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1946-10-05Dan Merritt17-32-3
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO38
1946-09-09Marty Clark29-6-3
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWKO38
1946-08-26Jimmy Gardner21-19-4
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWKO38
1946-08-13Joe Thomas0-11-0
Norwalk, Connecticut, USAWKO210
The Ring,Nov 1946
1943-04-16Jim Bowden8-15-3
Jacksonville, Florida, USAWTKO910
9 rounds, per the Tacoma News-Tribune Poland stopped Bowden in 5 rounds according to Tom Ephrem's report in The Ring, July 1943, page 58, but on page 41 of the same issue it says "9 rounds," and The Ring Record Book, 1947 issue, says it ended in the ninth.
1942-07-21Lee Savold73-23-1
Scott Stadium, Toledo, Ohio, USALKO910
This "Bomber for MacArthur" fight card was sponsored by American Federation of Labor -- Poland given 5-minute rest in 4th after a low blow
1942-07-07Joe Baksi29-1-2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USADPTS88
1942-06-03Connie Norden15-1-1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Billy Burke
1941-09-15Harry Bobo24-4-0
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALKO610
time: 2:50 | referee: Al Grayber
1941-08-27Eddie Blunt33-10-3
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWKO425
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.
1941-06-26Harry Bobo23-3-0
Municipal Stadium, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO810
1941-02-13Joe O'Gatty7-14-3
Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWPTS1010
1941-01-30George Hughes10-6-2
Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO510
1941-01-10Al Delaney59-19-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1940-09-23Al Delaney57-16-5
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USADPTS88
Delaney was floored for a nine count in the 4th round.
1940-06-20Jack Marshall13-3-4
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO58
time: 0:23 | referee: Jim Crowley
1940-05-03Danny Hassett38-10-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
Bill Duffy, Poland's manager, arrested on leaving the Garden on charge of "vagrancy!"
1940-03-26Mario Liani3-22-3
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO66
1940-02-09Jack Marshall11-2-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1940-01-29Al Smith1-7-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO26
time: 0:50
1940-01-22Enzo Avon4-0-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO16
time: 2:50
Avon, down three times in all, was counted out at 2:50.
1940-01-10Silent Joe Hill7-5-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO46
Cut eye stoppage
1939-12-11Eli Dodge16-25-8
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO26
1939-11-27Alex Youssem4-6-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO36
1939-03-09Henry Cooper20-16-2
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USALPTS1010
referee: Tony Galento
1939-02-18Mickey Dugan21-16-3
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO46
1939-01-25Tommy Tucker36-1-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS66
1938-12-12Mickey Dugan4-7-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USADPTS88
Dugan reported as being from San Francisco
1938-11-14Johnny Krieger21-14-2
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1938-10-28Joe St. Peter5-6-2
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USAWTKO15
The New Haven Journal-Courier called Poland's opponent "Joe Adams," probably the same as Joe St. Peter. "Roy Kelly" definitely was not his opponent, as he fought Lou Brouillard in a 10-rounder at about this time.
1938-08-30Ken Pearson3-2-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO66
1938-08-12Paul Atlas9-4-3
Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS66
Note- Poland was down in the first round while Atlas was down in the second.
1938-07-29Gene Garner11-9-5
Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO56
referee: Abe Roth
Garner was down three times in the third round and sustained a cut over the left eye towards the end of the fourth round that eventually led to Referee Abe Roth to stop the bout.
1938-06-22Gene Bonin11-12-5
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS44
1938-06-08Mike Alfano4-4-2
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS66
1938-05-24Phil Donato2-10-0
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWKO26
1938-05-13Charley Fisher4-3-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO14
1938-05-04Danny Ladner5-16-1
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWKO14
time: 2:34
1938-04-20Paul Pross2-13-0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWTKO24
1938-04-06Billy Comiskey4-5-0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWKO14
time: 1:43
1938-03-22Tommy Mahan3-1-0
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS44
1938-03-15Tiger Roy Williams46-42-7
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWKO14
1938-02-05George Wesselhoff3-9-0
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USAWKO14
1938-01-25Jack Babian0-1-0
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWKO14
time: 1:24
1937-09-29Billy Harris
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALPTS44
1937-08-02Ralph Pancoast1-9-0
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO44
referee: Jack Downey
1937-07-19Roy Grider
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWKO14
time: 0:35

 
verified    
 
unverified    
 
unsanctioned

© BoxRec : this data may be incomplete and/or inaccurate : page processed in 0.1619 seconds