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Henry Firpo
Global ID25839
sexmale
birthdate 1908-01-01
death date 1980-05-01 (72)
divisionmiddleweight
aliasThe Bald Eagle
country USA
residenceLouisville, Kentucky, USA
birth nameHenry Hintleman
won 71 (KO 17) + lost 40 (KO 12) + drawn 14 = 127
rounds boxed 988
Newspaper Decisions won 15 : lost 3 : drawn 3
rounds boxed 207
Total Bouts 148 KO% 11.49
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1938-03-28Pete Thomas14-12-1
Columbia Gymnasium Arena, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWPTS66
From the Louisville Times (Laurence Fielding).
1938-03-21Freddie Eiler24-15-5
Columbia Gymnasium Arena, Louisville, Kentucky, USALPTS44
From the Louisville Times (Laurence Fielding). This was the main event of a benefit program for Dom Mancini, who was in danger of losing his eyesight.
1937-10-08Elmer Apple19-5-0
Mackin Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWPTS88
From the Louisville Times (Laurence Fielding).
1937-01-11Freddie Eiler20-15-4
Columbia Gymnasium Arena, Louisville, Kentucky, USALPTS88
From the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).
1936-12-21Freddie Eiler20-14-4
Columbia Gymnasium Arena, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWPTS44
From the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding). This was part of a charity program of four-rounders (except one six-rounder).
1936-08-10Freddie Eiler16-13-3
Swiss Park Open Air Arena, Louisville, Kentucky, USALPTS1010
From the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).
1936-05-25Billy Thomas15-22-4
Columbia Gymnasium Arena, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWPTS88
From the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).
1936-05-01Lou Couzzens14-5-2
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USALKO210
1936-03-12Al Manfredo57-7-5
American Legion Hall, Los Banos, California, USALKO210
1936-02-04Freddie Steele103-2-11
Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, USALKO210
time: 0:58
1935-12-16Luther Orr5-3-4
Columbia Gymnasium Arena, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWTKO510
From the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).
1935-12-04Bill McDowell52-23-6
Columbia Gymnasium Arena, Louisville, Kentucky, USADPTS33
From the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding). This was a charity program. McDowell fought twice on the program.
1935-10-08Paul Pirrone74-23-3
Akron, Ohio, USALKO3
1935-09-20Bob Olin47-15-4
Asbury Park, New Jersey, USALKO310
1935-08-09Ken Overlin50-9-1
Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1935-04-29John Andersson22-9-13
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1935-02-08Bob Turner36-20-11
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1935-01-21Al Stillman47-15-4
Columbia Gymnasium Arena, Louisville, Kentucky, USALKO310
From the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).
1935-01-14Bobby Matthews2-2-0
Paducah, Kentucky, USALPTS1010
1935-01-01Dave Maier25-6-1
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALKO610
1934-12-11Wally Sears14-12-0
Pottsville, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1934-12-07Johnny Pilc16-13-5
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1934-11-23Billy Ketchell31-8-7
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
Ketchell's opponent sometimes incorrectly identified as Joe Kaminski
1934-11-02Wally Sears13-11-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO48
1934-10-12Harry Paul23-4-12
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO18
1934-09-28Al Trainor53-11-8
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1934-07-30Joe Lipps11-9-11
Charlotte, North Carolina, USAWPTS1010
1934-06-27Joe Knight71-13-8
American Legion Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USALKO710
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1934-06-11Lou Brouillard80-14-1
Providence, Rhode Island, USALKO610
1934-04-30Roscoe Manning20-10-3
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1934-01-30Marty Simmons18-11-4
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1934-01-04Leo Tiger Flowers3-2-1
Quincy, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
1933-12-04Joe King30-15-6
Biscayne Arena, Miami, Florida, USAWKO310
1933-11-28Bob Godwin74-9-8
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USALPTS1010
1933-11-11Clyde Chastain35-16-11
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1933-10-29Dave Shade127-24-57
Houston, Texas, USADPTS1010
1933-10-16Rosy Baker37-13-7
Swiss Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USADNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).Firpo was fouled in round six, but was given a rest and resumed the fight rather than claim victory on the foul.
1933-10-10Emilio Martinez7-2-1
Denver, Colorado, USALKO8
1933-10-02Rosy Baker37-12-7
Swiss Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWNWS1111
Newspaper decision from the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding). The fight actually did go 11 rounds; not a mistake. There are mistakes in all of the record books in relation to this fight. The data shown here is correct.
1933-08-31Tiger Roy Williams38-15-5
Shewbridge Field, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1933-08-24Ray Tramblie46-19-1
Shewbridge Field, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS88
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1933-08-07Kid Leonard22-5-0
Moline, Illinois, USALPTS88
1933-07-31Bud Saltis14-20-2
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1933-06-12Ray Tramblie45-17-1
Punch Bowl, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).
1933-06-02Freddie Heinz15-12-1
Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1933-05-10Rosy Baker36-12-3
South Bend, Indiana, USADPTS1010
Exact date in 1933 unknown. Source: IBRO Journal #92, p. 105
1933-05-05Dave Shade126-24-56
Swiss Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USALNWS1010
Shade won the newspaper decision (Louisville Courier-Journal) (Laurence Fielding). Shade and Firpo did not fight in Chicago in the previous month, as previously listed here.
1933-04-24Jess Akers23-11-3
Swiss Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).
1933-04-03Rosy Rosales45-22-5
Swiss Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).
1933-03-21Jack Kilbourne45-11-6
Swiss Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWNWS1010
Firpo won the newspaper decision. (Mansfield News)
1933-02-27Billy Thomas5-6-1
Swiss Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWKO510
From the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).
1933-02-13Alabama Kid47-14-7
American Auditorium, Dover, Ohio, USALSD1010
referee: Billy Goodwin
1933-01-24Sunny Jim Williams64-17-13
Coliseum Arena, Coshocton, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1933-01-09Alabama Kid43-13-7
Coliseum Arena, Coshocton, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1933-01-02Sammy Slaughter32-6-3
Dayton, Ohio, USALTKO110
1932-11-28Freddie Eiler6-6-0
Swiss Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Louiaville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).
1932-11-04Benny Miller24-11-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALPTS1010
1932-09-26Jackie Purvis32-27-6
Swiss Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).
1932-08-22Jackie Purvis32-27-6
Punch Bowl, Louisville, Kentucky, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding). This was a very close fight in which Firpo might have had a slight edge which he lost by landing a low blow.
1932-08-20Alabama Kid36-12-7
Dover, Ohio, USALPTS1010
Exact date in 1932 unknown.
1932-07-12Mickey Patrick16-7-3
Sparta Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS1010
1932-06-06Rudy Marshall34-11-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Johnny Brassil
1932-05-06Jackie Fields69-7-2
Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, USALNWS1010
The feature of the annual Derby Eve fight card, Newspaper decision from the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).
1932-03-29Tiger Roy Williams30-9-5
Coliseum, Davenport, Iowa, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Waterloo Daily Courier (A.P. wire)
1932-03-21Dutch Leonard3-0-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
1932-02-29Leo Larrivee44-10-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWSD1010
referee: Joe O'Connor
1932-02-08Dave Shade119-23-56
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
Shade was crediting with winning nine of the ten rounds.
1932-01-19Bud Saltis9-12-1
Armory, Indianapolis, Indiana, USAWPTS1010
1932-01-11Willie Oster14-22-2
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
1932-01-04Clyde Hull52-30-12
Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWTKO810
Result from the Louisville Courier-Journal.
1931-12-18Angel Clivilles28-4-2
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALPTS1010
1931-12-11Gorilla Jones60-12-5
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALPTS1010
Gorilla won 6 rounds, Firpo won 2, and 2 were even.
1931-11-19Oddone Piazza13-1-0
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USADPTS1010
Piazza down in the 2nd round. Semifinal in NBA middleweight elimination tournament.
1931-10-12Gary Leach28-5-4
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWKO210
Part of the NBA Midddleweight Title Elimination Series to determine the successor to Mickey Walker.
1931-09-03Tiger Roy Williams28-6-4
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWPTS1010
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