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Tiger Thomas
Global ID35586
sexmale
birthdate 1906-01-30
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
country USA
residencePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth placeWilliamsport, Pennsylvania, USA
birth nameArthur Thomas
won 39 (KO 13) + lost 19 (KO 4) + drawn 9 = 67
rounds boxed 472
Newspaper Decisions won 2 : lost 2 : drawn
rounds boxed 32
Total Bouts 71 KO% 18.31
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1932-08-01Wally Sears2-2-0
Lakewood Park, Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania, USALKO410
1932-07-25Billy Angelo46-8-4
Open Air Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
referee: Bryan Hayes
1931-11-09Billy Jones36-10-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO610
referee: Joe McGuigan
1931-09-23Dave Maier11-2-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALTKO28
1931-09-15Humberto Curi18-6-1
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1931-08-25Gorilla Jones55-12-5
Borchert Field, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALPTS1010
Sometimes recorded as a World Middleweight Title bout. It was only a first round eliminator of the NBA Middleweight Tournament. See also the Chastain-Marshall and Littman-Jenkins bouts on this card. And the Sept. 3 Cliville-Battaglia bout.
1931-08-05Pal Silvers61-21-7
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO78
time: 1:20
1931-06-17Jack McVey82-29-7
Open Air Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
1931-06-02Vincent Forgione49-39-6
Delaware County Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
Thomas drew a big hand from the crowd when he refused to strike a deep cut over Forgione's eye in the tenth. A terrifc battle.
1931-03-27Johnny Pilc6-1-2
Elks Club, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USAWRTD310
The bout was halted after round 3 as Pilc had sustained a badly cut left eye.
1931-02-12Dave Shade114-22-55
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
1931-01-26Leo Duncan9-3-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO46
1931-01-22Billy Alger80-58-36
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO810
1930-12-19Roy Dunn13-3-0
City Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia, USAWPTS88
1930-12-08Johnny Haystack27-26-6
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWKO38
1930-10-20Mike Keysock1-8-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO46
1930-09-24Billy Jones24-7-1
Open Air Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1930-08-26George Nichols40-12-4
Open Air Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
referee: Bryan Hayes
1930-07-31Babe Marshall0-4-0
109th Regiment Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1930-07-25George Nichols39-12-4
Sayre, Pennsylvania, USALPTS66
1930-07-02Johnny Roberts28-11-1
Open Air Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1930-06-11Abd El Kebir17-16-6
Open Air Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
referee: Spud Murphy | judge: Tom Gordon | judge: Frank Knaresborough
"Tiger Thomas, hard hitting welterweight, handed El Kadir (sic) of Washington, a trouncing over the ten-round distance at the Leiperville open-air arena." (from The Ring, August 1930, page 60)
1930-06-03George Nichols35-12-4
Eagles Arena, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1930-04-25Lou Scozza52-14-7
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALUD1010
referee: King Mahoney
Buffalo Courier
1930-03-31Werner Wilsch2-1-1
Eagles Arena, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO610
1930-03-19Gene Cardi17-12-1
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1930-02-14George Pavlick26-0-4
Eagles Arena, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1930-02-04Jack McVey71-25-4
New Albert Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USALPTS1010
1930-01-24Ralph Wagner16-7-1
Eagles Arena, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1930-01-01George Pavlick24-0-4
Eagles Arena, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1929-11-18Abd El Kebir15-16-5
True Reformers' Hall, Richmond, Virginia, USADPTS1010
The opponent of Thomas was reported as Billy Edwards of Washington D.C. This was Thomas's first U.S. fight since returning from France.
1929-09-05Arnold Tholley2-4-0
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceLTKO1010
US Thomas' second fight in Europe.
1929-06-26Georges Brisset8-8-2
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO5
Thomas described as an "American mulatto" who was making his debut in France.
L'Echo d'Alger 27-06-1929 has Tiger Thomas,middleweight from US. Not "Singer Thomas" as before.

1929-02-18Sailor Smith
Roanoke Auditorium, Roanoke, Virginia, USAWPTS1010
1929-02-15George Manolian41-8-3
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
According to the Boston Globe this was a bad decision.
1928-11-26Maxie Rosenbloom62-15-10
Elks Club, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1928-08-07Billy Jones1-1-0
Fair Grounds, Elsmere, Delaware, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Wilmington Evening Journal (Laurence Fielding).
1928-04-16Lou Scozza33-9-5
Elks Club, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1928-03-05Jack Ketchell10-14-1
Elks Club, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO210
1928-02-06Rocky Smith34-17-3
Elks Club, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1928-01-24Charley Arthurs16-15-9
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USAWUD88
1927-12-19Rocky Smith34-17-3
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Atlantic City Press (Herb Goldman).
1927-11-22Young Firpo28-4-1
Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, USALPTS66
1927-11-17Marine Ranieri13-11-7
Greenwich Coliseum, Tacoma, Washington, USAWPTS66
1927-11-15Tommy Moore1-0-0
Armory, Portland, Oregon, USADPTS66
1927-11-09Tommy Moore
Armory, Portland, Oregon, USALPTS66
1927-10-13Hank Rykor6-11-12
Greenwich Coliseum, Tacoma, Washington, USALPTS66
1927-10-11Rube Finn13-14-3
Armory, Portland, Oregon, USAWPTS66
1927-08-24Young Johnny Burns33-7-7
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Benny Wagner
1927-08-10Neil Campbell3-8-5
Ice Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USAWPTS66
1927-07-20Mike Schubert0-6-0
La Grande, Oregon, USAWKO210
1927-07-05Nails Gorman2-2-2
Baker City, Oregon, USAWPTS1010
1927-05-17Al Walthers26-19-6
Armory, Portland, Oregon, USAWPTS1010
1927-04-19Bert Colima101-19-14
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
Thomas was down twice in the 1st
1927-04-06Harry Dedderman4-5-3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS66
1927-03-22Oakland Billy Harms40-18-17
Armory, Portland, Oregon, USADPTS1010
1927-03-19Del Adams10-4-2
La Grande, Oregon, USAWKO4
1927-03-01Del Fontaine14-2-1
Armory, Portland, Oregon, USADPTS1010
Fontaine was down in the 6th
1926-12-23Clarence Jones3-1-0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS44
1926-11-23Lew Chester28-11-7
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USAWSD88
1926-11-09Babe McCorgary5-4-0
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1926-10-25Ted Coolidge11-8-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS66
1926-08-30Rocky Smith31-15-3
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Atlantic City Press (Herb Goldman).
1926-08-02Yale Okun29-4-3
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Atlantic City Press (Herb Goldman).
1926-07-19Mike Schultz9-12-5
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWKO18
time: 0:08
1926-05-14Tommy Cooley1-0-1
Armory, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USADPTS66
1926-04-16Tommy Cooley1-0-0
Armory, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USADPTS66
1926-03-22Jerry Hayes4-8-3
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1925-04-09Lionel Hornberger
Armory, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO16
1925-01-20Jack Graham
Armory, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USADPTS44
1925-01-01Billy Loughlin0-1-0
Armory, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USAWDQ?4
Loughlin was disqualified because of stalling.

 
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