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Phil Kaplan
Global ID26150
sexmale
birthdate 1902-04-19
death date 1983-08-01 (81)
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 9½″   /   177cm
aliasKO Phil Kaplan
country USA
residenceNewark, New Jersey, USA
birth placeNewark, New Jersey, USA
won 66 (KO 34) + lost 14 (KO 1) + drawn 4 = 85
rounds boxed 569
Newspaper Decisions won 10 : lost 4 : drawn 3
rounds boxed 174
Total Bouts 102 KO% 33.33
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1931-02-16Billy Alger80-59-36
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS66
1930-07-14Juan Oliver17-11-3
Henderson's Bowl, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO810
1930-06-27Billy Kohut1-15-3
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-12-17Sammy Weiss11-1-2
Manhattan Auditorium, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1929-07-25Jimmy Roberts10-29-10
Dreamland Park, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO210
Roberts knocked down seven times. (New York Times)
1929-05-13Babe McCorgary24-23-2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
"Ten savage rounds of fighting" and "although some fans disputed the decision, it was eminently fair nonetheless." (New York Times)
1929-04-20Jimmy Roberts10-28-10
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWKO210
1928-12-25Don Petrin8-1-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO410
1928-11-23Harry Ebbets68-5-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALDQ410
time: 1:54 | referee: Lou Magnolia
Magnolia ruled Kaplan's left hook too low. New York Times
1928-10-11Rene De Vos126-13-18
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Arthur Donovan | judge: George Kelly | judge: Charles F. Mathison
A middleweight tournament elimination bout.
1928-09-24George Deschner9-19-1
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USALDQ410
1928-08-27Jack Palmer9-21-1
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USAWKO610
1928-07-17Jack McVey56-15-4
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS1010
referee: Tommy Sheridan | judge: Bill Dunn | judge: Billy John
1928-06-13Harry Martone26-15-2
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO310
1928-05-22Pinky Mitchell13-12-4
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWDQ410
referee: Eddie Forbes
Referee Forbes, wearied from the exertion of breaking Mitchell from the clinches, disqualified him, saving the boxer from going to the floor and being counted out. New York Times
1928-04-02Babe McCorgary18-12-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1928-03-05Vincent Forgione26-13-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO410
1928-02-27Abie Bain17-4-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO510
1928-02-03Maxie Rosenbloom51-12-8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1928-01-06Babe McCorgary18-10-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1927-12-26Pierre Gandon24-7-5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO410
1927-11-07Harry Ebbets53-2-5
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
Attendance: 4,000
1927-10-28Danny Fagan5-18-0
Newark, New Jersey, USAWTKO610
1927-08-05George Werner5-11-2
Ocean Park Casino, Long Branch, New Jersey, USAWKO110
1927-06-03George Courtney33-3-1
Polo Grounds, New York, New York, USALDQ28
time: 0:35
1927-04-04Homer Robertson15-6-1
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWDQ510
time: 2:56 | referee: Eddie Kennedy
Robertson became the first African-American fighter to ever appear on a main event in Motor Square Garden.
1927-01-31Joe Simonich27-20-12
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1926-12-13Maxie Rosenbloom41-8-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
1926-11-29Fred Kelly0-5-0
4th Regiment Armory, Jersey City, New Jersey, USAWTKO110
Bout stopped at 1:50 with Kelly "hopelessly outclassed". (New York Times)
1926-11-01Cowboy Padgett15-13-15
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO210
1926-08-19Dick Evans21-8-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO210
1926-07-30Larry Estridge50-12-2
Taylor Bowl, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWTKO310
Kaplan won a knockout over Estridge in the third round because the former colored middleweight champion refused to fight. New York Times
1926-07-09George Courtney24-2-1
Polo Grounds, New York, New York, USAWDQ210
time: 1:59 | referee: Eddie Purdy
1926-06-08Joe Simonich27-17-12
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS1010
1926-05-11Italian Joe Gans38-21-10
Coliseum, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1926-03-27Jack McVey39-6-1
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1212
1926-03-02Babe McCorgary3-3-0
Coliseum, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. Official decisions were not given in Missouri until September 1930.
1926-02-26Mickey Rockson27-21-21
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO410
1925-12-16Charley Long14-7-3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Eddie Hanlon
1925-12-02Tiger Johnny Cline58-22-19
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS88
1925-11-06Jimmy Darrah11-6-6
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALDQ310
1925-10-30Sailor Joe Hughes17-16-13
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO510
1925-09-30Jimmy Gorry4-2-1
Coliseum, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWTKO810
From the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Laurence Fielding). This program was the first in professional boxing for St. Louis in ten years.
1925-09-14Willie Harmon54-8-3
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USADPTS1010
1925-09-03Al Ferrara11-5-2
102nd Medical Regiment Armory, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1925-07-23Sergeant Sammy Baker34-4-3
Velodrome, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1925-06-06Jack McVey36-5-0
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USALDQ412
1925-06-01Vic Hirsch9-9-2
Covington, Kentucky, USAWKO210
1925-05-29Frankie Welsh7-5-0
Aurora Bowl, Aurora, Illinois, USAWNWS1010
(Chicago Tribune, Bob Soderman) Previously, this fight was duplicated here as occurring on April 30, 1925, and the duplicate has been deleted.
1925-04-01Frankie Venchall7-9-0
Manhattan S.C., New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1925-03-03Rocky Smith24-9-3
Foot Guard Hall, Hartford, Connecticut, USAWKO1112
1925-02-09Vic Hirsch9-8-2
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWKO910
1924-10-01Jack Britton70-14-17
Boyle's Thirty Acres, Jersey City, New Jersey, USAWNWS1010
New York Times, Newark Evening News, and the Chicago Tribune had Kaplan winning the fight. The Times wrote that Kaplan dominated the fight. The Observer-Dispatch wire report had Britton winning.
1924-08-27Eddie Burnbrook43-4-3
Velodrome, New York, New York, USAWPTS1212
1924-07-25Harry Martone13-5-1
Playgrounds Stadium, West New York, New Jersey, USALDQ312
1924-07-16Vic Brog17-1-0
Metropolitan Velodrome, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1924-06-27Pete Latzo21-1-2
109th Infantry Armory, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USALMD1010
referee: Slim Brennan | judge: Tom Rowland | judge: Freddie Seymour
Both judges had it for Latzo while the referee scored it a draw.
1924-06-02Harry Martone12-4-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWDQ78
1924-04-24Harry Martone10-3-0
Hoboken, New Jersey, USALDQ512
Kaplan was floored and his handlers threw water on him to revive him.
1924-02-25Mike Dempsey16-7-3
Convention Hall, Rochester, New York, USADPTS1010
referee: Art Straub
"Kaplan was the better boxer, but Dempsey hit harder and Kaplan on the verge of a knockout in the third round." The fight was even. (Syracuse Herald)
1924-02-19Fred Archer14-12-4
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York, New York, USAWTKO910
referee: Johnny McAvoy
1924-01-07Jimmy Kelly23-15-8
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USALDQ212
1923-12-18Jack Britton69-14-17
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1923-12-08Jack McVey28-3-0
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1212
1923-11-27Phil Krug9-3-1
Newark, New Jersey, USALNWS1212
(Observer-Dispatch and Newark Star-Eagle)
1923-09-23Phil Krug9-3-1
Newark, New Jersey, USAWNWS1212
Krug suffered a bad gash under his right eye in the eighth round that hindered his ability to come back--Newark Star-Eagle.
1923-08-31Johnny Nichols12-4-0
Arena, Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York, USAWPTS1212
1923-06-25Eddie Shevlin60-11-6
Broad A.C., Newark, New Jersey, USAWNWS1212
On site report from the Newark Star-Eagle for Kaplan--Boston Globe had fight even. The Newark Star-Eagle felt that Kaplan deserved a shot at Mickey Walker's welterweight title, but this fight never materialized.
1923-06-13Pete Latzo16-0-0
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS1212
Draw was a big surprise as Kaplan appeared to have the advantage in eight of the twelve rounds. Latzo only won the sixth and seventh rounds. (New York Times)
1923-05-28Jack McFarland8-6-6
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USAWKO812
1923-05-07Jimmy Kelly22-11-8
Harlem-Fairmont A.C., New York, New York, USAWPTS1212
1923-04-30Jimmy O'Gatty11-10-2
Lyceum Theater, Troy, New York, USAWTKO612
1923-04-07Frank D'Annunzio3-5-2
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO1112
1923-04-02Izzy Tanner3-2-1
Bolton Hall, Troy, New York, USAWKO612
1923-03-19Frankie Laureate12-3-0
Bolton Hall, Troy, New York, USAWPTS1212
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