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Harry English
Global ID40252
sexmale
birthdate 1915-02-09
death date 1947-07-26 (32)
divisionlight heavyweight
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
reach73″   /   185cm
country USA
residenceToledo, Ohio, USA
birth placeHull, Alabama, USA
won 36 (KO 15) + lost 15 (KO 2) + drawn 4 = 55
rounds boxed 337
Newspaper Decisions won 12 : lost 2 : drawn 1
rounds boxed 106
Total Bouts 70 KO% 21.43
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1940-05-17Booker Beckwith5-0-0
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS55
1939-06-20Bob Smith0-2-0
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1939-05-22Johnny 'Bandit' Romero120-30-7
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USALKO210
time: 1:47
1938-10-28Charley Eagle16-10-3
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USAWPTS55
From the New Haven Journal-Courier (Laurence Fielding).
1938-08-02Mickey Benson15-5-2
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1938-04-27Ed Murray4-5-1
Akron, Ohio, USAWPTS66
1935-06-10Oscar Schmeling1-8-0
Coliseum, Toledo, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1935-05-20Charley Coates7-2-0
Memorial Hall, Zanesville, Ohio, USALPTS1010
A "hairline decision." (Zanesville Signal)
1934-12-19Johnny Risko60-40-6
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USALUD1010
1934-09-17Alabama Kid67-19-9
Coliseum, Mansfield, Ohio, USALUD1010
referee: Howard Straub | judge: John Eichinger | judge: Eddie Boutwell
1934-08-21George Pavlick42-15-4
Muskegon, Michigan, USALPTS1010
1934-07-30George Cerosky
Memorial Hall, Zanesville, Ohio, USAWKO110
1934-07-10Jack Trammell16-0-1
Equestrium, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS66
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer (Laurence Fielding).
1934-05-08Tiny Groves3-7-0
Armory, Toledo, Ohio, USAWKO110
referee: Jack Dempsey
1934-04-13Gene Stanton15-29-0
Armory, Toledo, Ohio, USAWTKO510
1934-03-12Gene Stanton15-26-0
Fremont Theatre, Fremont, Ohio, USAWKO18
1934-01-26Emmett Curtice23-11-5
Armory, Toledo, Ohio, USAWKO210
1933-12-18George Nichols62-25-6
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USADPTS1010
The Toledo Blade scored the fight 7-2-1 in favor of Nichols.
1933-11-28Charlie Belanger76-33-17
Muskegon, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1933-10-16Lou Scozza73-26-8
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1933-08-31George Nichols61-23-6
Marsh Field, Muskegon, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
English was a close winner, according to the Muskegon Chronicle. Nichols won three of the last four rounds, but never could overcome English's early advantage, which included two knockdowns in the first round.
1933-08-24Billy Jones49-14-3
Culver Park, Ludington, Michigan, USALPTS1010
Vacant Colored Light Heavyweight Title
This was reported as the first title fight of its kind to be officially sanctioned by State and National commissions. Report from the Ludington (Michigan) Daily News).

1933-07-26Tony Cancela42-14-7
Dolgin Field, Toledo, Ohio, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1933-07-18Emmett Curtice21-10-4
Muskegon, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1933-07-04Ed Anderson5-12-2
Columbus, Ohio, USAWKO2
1933-05-09Charlie Belanger73-28-15
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1933-01-31KO Christner40-25-3
Armory, Toledo, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1932-12-21Rosy Rosales45-21-5
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1932-12-05Bud Creed7-0-1
Memorial Hall, Lima, Ohio, USAWKO810
1932-11-01Jack Redmond1-2-4
Armory, Adrian, Michigan, USAWPTS66
1932-10-07Bud Creed5-0-0
Memorial Hall, Lima, Ohio, USADPTS66
The rest of the card consisted of wrestling matches, one of them featuring 'Argentine strongman' Luis Firpo
1932-10-06Johnny Vorce
Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS88
Vorce's professional debut.
1932-09-27George Trenkle17-18-3
Shea Gymnasium, Toledo, Ohio, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1932-08-16Jack Redmond1-2-4
Shea Gymnasium, Toledo, Ohio, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1932-08-02Joe Lohman34-68-11
Shea Gymnasium, Toledo, Ohio, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1932-07-26Freddie Heinz13-6-1
Saginaw, Michigan, USALPTS1010
1932-06-21Tiger Moore1-6-1
Shea Gymnasium, Toledo, Ohio, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1932-06-07Roy Miller6-6-1
Shea Gymnasium, Toledo, Ohio, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1932-06-03Mickey Balabon6-8-1
Esmond Athletic Field, Sandusky, Ohio, USAWKO310
1932-05-20Bob Shaw5-4-1
Fisher's Hall, Sandusky, Ohio, USAWKO48
1932-04-12Leon Nichols7-7-1
Shea Gymnasium, Toledo, Ohio, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1932-03-28Frankie Misko16-2-0
Adrian, Michigan, USALPTS1010
1932-03-12Freddie Heinz12-4-1
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USAWPTS?
1932-03-07Carl Turner9-6-3
Columbus, Ohio, USAWPTS66
As the main event of the show Jack Dempsey scored first round knockouts over Eddie Anderson and Johnny Chick in exhibition matches
1931-12-21Lynn Jordan21-16-2
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1931-11-11KO Kelly33-13-3
Muncie, Indiana, USALSD1010
The decision was "unpopular at the ringside, as English was thought to have earned a draw." (Coshocton Tribune)
1931-10-29Billy Brent8-12-1
Muncie, Indiana, USADPTS1010
1931-08-13Albert Engle6-2-0
Culver Park, Ludington, Michigan, USAWPTS88
1931-06-29Marcus Noll6-5-0
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1931-06-19Tiger Joe Walters16-2-2
Empire Theatre, Toledo, Ohio, USADNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1931-06-03Ted Meyers3-4-2
Roi Davis Auditorium, Toledo, Ohio, USAWKO28
1931-05-20Tommy O'Brien10-5-1
Roi Davis Auditorium, Toledo, Ohio, USAWTKO28
1931-05-06Precious Coffer3-0-0
Roi Davis Auditorium, Toledo, Ohio, USAWKO28
English was scheduled to meet Eddie Dickey in an 8-rounder at Toledo's Roi Davis Auditorium the following May 13.
1931-04-08Frankie Palmo18-8-7
Armory Arena, Piqua, Ohio, USALPTS88
referee: Tommy Gary
1931-04-01Pete LaCrosse2-0-2
Toledo, Ohio, USAWKO4
Exact date unknown.
1931-01-19Charley Long37-34-8
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USAWPTS44
1930-11-24Tiger Joe Walters6-2-0
Springfield, Ohio, USALPTS88
1930-11-18Johnny Hoekstra17-9-4
Rainbow Gardens, Ludington, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1930-09-16Billy Hall19-7-4
Culver Park, Ludington, Michigan, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Ludington Daily News
1930-08-25Zack Harrison6-0-0
Terminal Outdoor Arena, Toledo, Ohio, USAWKO36
1930-08-11Louis Adamski3-3-1
Swayne Field, Toledo, Ohio, USALNWS?
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1930-08-04Tommy Adair1-5-1
Terminal Outdoor Arena, Toledo, Ohio, USAWNWS?
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1930-06-23Jimmy Collins5-2-1
Empire Theatre, Toledo, Ohio, USADPTS66
1930-05-05Stanley Meyers1-0-0
Empire Theatre, Toledo, Ohio, USAWDQ34
Meyers was disqualified for hitting on the break.
1930-04-21Don Sharkey7-3-4
Empire Theatre, Toledo, Ohio, USAWPTS44
1930-03-10Jimmy Collins2-1-1
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USALTKO14
1929-09-30Lloyd Bennett12-2-0
Ford Club, Rossford, Ohio, USAWNWS44
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1929-05-13Battling Fredericks
Terminal Building, Toledo, Ohio, USAWKO14
1929-02-18Albert Johnson2-0-0
Terminal Building, Toledo, Ohio, USAWPTS44
1927-12-12Joe Patson
East Side Gymnasium, Toledo, Ohio, USAWPTS44

 
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