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Johnny Miler
Global ID34983
sexmale
birthdate 1910-08-10
death date 1976-06-17 (65)
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 1″   /   185cm
country USA
residenceDetroit, Michigan, USA
birth placeHocking, Iowa, USA
birth nameJohn Miletich
won 12 (KO 7) + lost 12 (KO 7) + drawn 3 = 27
rounds boxed 153
Newspaper Decisions won 3 : lost : drawn 1
rounds boxed 36
Total Bouts 31 KO% 22.58
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1938-10-17Johnny Paychek19-3-1
Coliseum, Des Moines, Iowa, USALTKO38
referee: Alex Fidler
1937-04-16Jimmy Adamick33-0-1
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALTKO210
referee: Elmer Slim McClelland
Reportedly Adamick's 31st consecutive (33d overall) kayo in 37 bouts. Miler was reported to be just back from the Pacific Coast, where he beat Moose Irwin.
1937-02-16Moose Irwin7-8-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS66
1937-02-02Joe Bauer3-5-1
D.A.V. Arena, Modesto, California, USADTD510
referee: Fred Bottaro
The bout was declared a technical draw when Miler injured his hip, after being punched there by Bauer.
1936-11-27Bob Nestell8-0-0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALKO210
time: 1:51
1936-04-13Art (Young) Campbell21-5-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLDQ1115x2
referee: Joe Wallis
Bout stopped by the order of the Police Inspector at ringside due to "flagrant" fouls by Miler who was "cautioned a dozen times for hitting around the back." Campbell however contributed to this by turning away.
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 14 April 1936

1936-03-16Ambrose Palmer50-5-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLTKO815
referee: Joe Wallis
Cut eye stoppage
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 17 March 1936

1935-11-12Pret Ferrar14-7-4
Des Moines, Iowa, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Oelwein Daily Register (U.P. wire)
1935-10-15Harry Hobbs3-2-0
Ottumwa, Iowa, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Waterloo Daily Courier (A.P. wire)
1935-06-26Fred Lenhart84-15-12
Gonzaga Stadium, Spokane, Washington, USALTKO810
referee: Don Fraser
Although Miler's handlers claimed a seventh round blow by Lenhart was foul, and given ten minutes' rest, Miler declined to continue in the eighth round.
1935-05-10Abe Feldman27-3-2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALTKO510
referee: Mushy Callahan
Miler was stopped on a cut left eye.
1935-04-12Wesley Ketchell59-26-13
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Jess (Duke) Kenworthy
1935-03-01Frank Rowsey44-10-2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALPTS1010
1935-02-05Maxie Rosenbloom171-34-22
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
1935-01-04Ray Actis24-1-4
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USALTKO610
1934-10-22Maxie Rosenbloom166-33-22
Coliseum, Des Moines, Iowa, USADNWS1010
referee: Alex Fidler
Newspaper draw decision from the Des Moines Register.
1934-09-03Joe Goeders31-13-0
Graettinger, Iowa, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Emmetsburg Reporter
1934-08-16Johnny Neumann1-1-0
Knoxville, Iowa, USAWTKO48
1934-07-26Jack Stocker
Fairgrounds Pavilion, Oskaloosa, Iowa, USAWKO4
The 1934-6-8 Oelwein Daily Register had reported that Miler had a professional record of 28-1 (16). Among his wins being a fight with Joe Lipps in North Carolina that had initially been awarded on points to Lipps.
1934-05-29Johnny Saxon
Riverview Park, Des Moines, Iowa, USAWKO310
1934-05-23Red Fields5-0-0
Armory, Ottumwa, Iowa, USAWKO310
1934-04-23Billy Thomas8-9-2
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWKO310
referee: Richard Lebouef
1934-04-09Maxie Rosenbloom159-29-20
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALSD1010
referee: Jimmy Moran 4-6 | judge: George Van Kuren 3-5 | judge: Fred McFarlane 5-2
1934-03-01Al White23-8-2
Madison Square Garden Stadium, Miami, Florida, USAWPTS44
1933-12-12Johnny Whiters23-3-1
WPTS1010
No date & location in 1933, (RRB 1947)
1933-10-30Joe Lipps8-4-6
Asheville, North Carolina, USADPTS88
From Charleston News and Courier.
1933-10-18Ed Anderson5-13-2
Mount Clemens, Michigan, USAWPTS88
1933-03-01Flash Ryser0-5-0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWKO?
Michigan State Heavyweight Title
Exact date and result unknown/ Held in early 1933

1933-02-01Bobby Matthews2-0-0
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USAWKO13
First of Miler's two "Beeftrust" tournament fights on this date.
1933-02-01Willie Davies1-0-1
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS33
Last of Miler's two "Beeftrust" tournament fights on this date; Miler injured his thumb and had to abandon the tournament.
1933-01-12Leon Jasinski23-9-0
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWPTS66
Pro debut for Miler; there are indications though that he had already fought professionally around 1929 (see bio).

 
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