Lou Brooks
Global ID29460
birthdate 1920-02-19
death date 1988-01-01 (67)
height5′ 11″   /   180cm
aliasLarrupin' Lou
country USA
residenceWilmington, Delaware, USA
birth placeWilmington, Delaware, USA
won 28 (KO 17) + lost 14 (KO 3) + drawn 2 = 44
rounds boxed 297 KO% 38.64

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1945-08-08Watson Jones31-16-6
Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoLKO410
referee: Cyp Payo
USA Texas State heavyweight title
1945-05-03Buddy Scott81-16-6
Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoWUD1010
Southwest Heavyweight Championship
1945-03-23Tiger Sheppard17-13-1
Liberty Hall, El Paso, Texas, USAWUD1010
referee: Cyp Payo
1945-03-09Clayton Worlds9-5-2
Liberty Hall, El Paso, Texas, USALUD1010
Brook's was fighting after four unsuccessful eye operations, without his career manager ,who was activated in the military.
1943-06-14Melio Bettina65-11-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO110
referee: Irving Kutcher
Bettina, making his first start since joining the Army a year ago, lashed a left hook across Brooks' left eye, causing temporary blindness. New York Times . A lace from Bettina's glove blinded Brook's eye which resulted in Brooks being banned from boxing in Pennsylvania for lack of vision. The UP called this a freak ko.
1943-05-10Herbert Marshall27-12-5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1943-04-26Lee Q. Murray27-4-2
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALUD1515
1943-04-15Bill Gashaw0-1-0
Saint Mary's Catholic Club, York, Pennsylvania, USAWKO18
time: 2:06
1943-04-05Joe Baksi32-1-3
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALUD1010
1943-03-08Herbert Marshall26-10-5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1943-03-01Al Hart25-9-2
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USALPTS1010
1943-02-15Battling Monroe7-8-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO210
1943-02-08Charley Eagle24-16-6
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALUD1212
Close decision. Eagle got off to a big lead and Brooks came back in the late rounds.
1943-01-18Charley Eagle23-16-6
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALPTS1010
1942-11-23Big Boy Brown8-3-1
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALSD1515
Maryland Commission Heavyweight Championship (Duration) The decision was booed. Attendance 6000.
1942-11-09Tony Musto31-17-3
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWPTS1212
1942-10-27Yancey Henry17-9-3
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
referee: Al Grayber | judge: Freddie Lux | judge: George Lupinacci
1942-10-19Tony Musto31-16-3
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWSD1010
Musto was down for a nine count in the third. The bout kept the crowd on it's feet much of the time.
1942-10-12Al Blake22-8-1
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USALSD1010
1942-10-08Red Bush30-22-3
Blue Hen Arena, Wilmington, Delaware, USAWKO310
time: 1:59 | referee: Joe Denny
1942-09-28Big Boy Brown7-3-0
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USADPTS1010
1942-07-10Joey Maxim14-4-0
Wilmington Park, Wilmington, Delaware, USALSD1010
referee: Joe Denny | judge: Charlie Welsh | judge: Al Merritt
A much disputed decision.
1942-05-25Buddy Walker37-7-4
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO110
time: 0:59
1942-05-04Johnny Kapovich32-14-5
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO110
time: 0:42
1942-04-20Danny Cox9-3-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
Cox knocked down four times.
1942-03-23Joey Maxim11-2-0
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALSD1010
1942-03-10Gus Dorazio58-13-1
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
1942-01-26Gus Dorazio58-12-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWSD1010
referee: Matt Adgie
Dorazio down in third. Attendance 7,500. Dorazio down twice.
1942-01-05Herbie Katz49-13-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
1941-12-29Joe O'Gatty7-21-3
State Armory, Wilmington, Delaware, USAWKO28
time: 1:02 | referee: Joe Denny
1941-11-10Johnny Kapovich32-13-5
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO810
1941-11-03Johnny Kapovich32-12-5
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO110
time: 2:00 | referee: Charley Baum
1941-10-14Napoleon Mitchell6-2-0
Broadwood A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO16
time: 2:39
1941-09-23Bob Smith9-6-0
Leiperville Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USAWKO16
time: 1:56 | referee: Willie Clark
Smith went to the floor from a left hook to the jaw.
1941-09-17Lee Savold63-23-1
Wilmington Park, Wilmington, Delaware, USALKO610
referee: Joe Denny
Hard fought bout. Brooks takes on Savold within five months of turning pro. Brooks was counted out on one knee by a shot to the solar plexus. 7,200 paid with over 8,000 attending. Current Delaware Governor Walter Bacon, Jimmy(The Baron)Dougherty and promoter Herman Taylor were in attendance.
1941-08-04Bill Weinberg14-2-3
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWSD66
1941-07-28Charley Brant12-19-2
T & C Arena, Wilmington, Delaware, USAWKO68
referee: Joe Denny
Brandt down six times.
1941-07-06Jim Costello1-3-0
T & C Arena, Wilmington, Delaware, USAWKO16
1941-07-03Charley Brant12-18-2
Madrid Palestra, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
referee: Jimmy Morrissey
1941-06-30Frank Donofrio20-23-4
T & C Arena, Wilmington, Delaware, USAWKO26
time: 1:17 | referee: Joe Denny
1941-06-19Sammy Slatko0-1-0
Madrid Palestra, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USAWKO28
time: 2:10
1941-06-16George Kostelac1-3-0
T & C Arena, Wilmington, Delaware, USAWKO18
time: 2:28 | referee: Joe Denny
1941-05-26Andy Sfrisi
T & C Arena, Wilmington, Delaware, USAWKO36
time: 2:37
1941-05-23Joe Flood3-1-1
Williams Grove Park, Williams Grove, Pennsylvania, USAWKO26
time: 0:26
Pro debut for Brooks


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