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Lew Farber
Global ID41534
sexmale
birthdate 1912-01-01
divisionfeatherweight
height5′ 3″   /   160cm
aliasLou
country USA
residenceNew York, New York, USA
birth placeNew York, New York, USA
won 48 (KO 9) + lost 27 (KO 1) + drawn 9 = 84
rounds boxed 590 KO% 10.71
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1938-02-12Dommy Ganzon11-5-1
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
The Argus ,Melbourne Monday 14 February 1938 P 17
1938-01-15Mickey Miller73-23-7
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1515x2
1937-12-06Mickey Miller72-23-7
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1212
referee: Joe Wallis
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 7 December 1937 P 17
1937-10-10Conrado Conde36-23-6
Havana, CubaDPTS1010
1937-09-18Fillo Echevarria69-14-7
Arena Cristal, Havana, CubaLPTS1010
1937-08-03Jimmy Lancaster15-10-9
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO58
Cut eye stoppage
1937-07-20Johnny Compo14-14-7
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1937-07-02Al Gillette41-68-12
Arena, Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York, USAWPTS66
1937-06-25Harold 'Snooks' Lacey21-7-3
Arena, Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1937-06-18Connie Holmes17-17-1
Arena, Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York, USAWKO38
1937-05-24Frankie Anselm39-18-10
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1937-03-24Sammy Garcia7-2-4
Mecca Sports Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1937-03-01Chang Collura6-7-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO16
1936-05-29Baltasar Sangchili67-11-10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1936-05-08Al Reid12-6-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1936-02-07Bernie Friedkin18-1-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1936-01-17Jimmy Falco4-1-0
Stauch's Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1935-08-28Chick Delaney21-7-7
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Oakland Jimmy Duffy
1935-03-16Star Frisco39-13-9
Manila, Metro Manila, PhilippinesLPTS1010
Correct date, number of rounds, and location from the Chicago Tribune.
1935-03-02Cris Pineda19-14-5
Rizal Stadium, Manila, Metro Manila, PhilippinesWPTS1212
Farber claims World Junior Featherweight title (122 lbs)
1935-02-16Little Pancho55-9-15
Rizal Stadium, Manila, Metro Manila, PhilippinesLPTS1010
1934-10-06Rodolfo Casanova30-4-0
Arena Nacional, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLKO810
1934-08-30Vittorio Tamagnini32-3-3
Dyckman Oval, Manhattan, New York, USALPTS88
1934-06-15Little Pancho48-9-14
Civic Auditorium, Watsonville, California, USADPTS1010
referee: One-Round Hogan
For a small town like Watsonville, this main event drew a good gate for the time, $1,700. Scheduled to fight again on June 29, 1934 at the same venue, both fighters "ran out" after they discovered that the attendance was less than 300.
1934-05-18Pablo Dano53-21-21
Pismo Beach Arena, Pismo Beach, California, USALPTS1010
1934-04-20Gene Espinosa37-15-6
Pismo Beach Arena, Pismo Beach, California, USAWPTS1010
1934-04-06Gene Espinosa37-14-6
Pismo Beach Arena, Pismo Beach, California, USAWKO1
1934-02-22Pablo Dano52-20-20
Pismo Beach Arena, Pismo Beach, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Benny Whitman
1933-12-22Speedy Dado86-18-14
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Frank Holborow
1933-11-22Joe Tei Ken33-9-11
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USALPTS1010
1933-11-16Chuck Hildebrand5-2-0
Denver, Colorado, USAWPTS1010
1933-10-26Freddie Lattanzio16-24-5
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO4
1933-08-17Mike Belloise19-0-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS66
1933-08-01Jimmy Martin9-2-1
Fugazy Bowl, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1933-07-13Midget Wolgast107-9-7
Fugazy Bowl, Brooklyn, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: Jack Britton | judge: John Phelan | judge: Sidney Scharlin
1933-07-03Johnny Ladao14-15-5
Englewood, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
Correct date from the Washington Post. This would have been an official decision and not a newspaper verdict as previously shown.
1933-05-15Damasco Seda3-16-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS55
1933-05-08Mike Belloise16-0-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USADPTS66
"The bout was keenly contested all the way." New York Times
1932-10-10Eddie Reed30-10-1
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USALSD1010
referee: Chet Lucia
1932-08-29Damasco Seda2-9-0
Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USAWKO3
1932-08-01Eddie Reed30-10-0
Heywood Arena, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
referee: Roy Rice
1932-07-08Pete DeGrasse50-20-14
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USALPTS66
1932-05-03Baby Arizmendi34-3-5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Frank Holborow
1931-12-15Bobby Leitham15-6-7
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLMD1010
1931-10-15Cris Pineda10-3-2
Auditorium, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USAWSD1010
referee: Jack Watson
1931-07-31Jimmy 'Kid' Smith10-3-6
Oasis, Portsmouth, Virginia, USAWPTS88
1931-07-20Dick Welsh34-10-5
Bain Field, Norfolk, Virginia, USALPTS88
From the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot (Laurence Fielding).
1931-06-25Gregorio Vidal48-9-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1931-06-17Willie Davies107-17-13
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaDPTS88
1931-06-12Dick Welsh34-9-5
Oasis, Portsmouth, Virginia, USAWPTS88
From the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot (Laurence Fielding).
1931-06-01Midget Wolgast74-6-2
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
referee: Jack Dekkers | judge: Jack Cunningham | judge: C.P Phillips
1931-05-04Midget Wolgast73-6-2
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
referee: Jack Dekkers | judge: C.P Phillips | judge: Jack Cunningham
1931-04-22Vernon Cormier30-12-1
St. Denis Theatre, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLPTS1010
1931-02-27Peter Jackson10-8-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1931-01-26Gilbert Castillo29-5-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO5
Castillo coud not start round five because of a cuts. (New York Times)
1930-12-23Sammy Tisch30-20-6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1930-12-12Danny London9-11-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1930-09-02Bobby Leitham11-4-4
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS88
Leitham sustained a badly injured ear. Montreal Herald
1930-08-11Art Chapdelaine17-6-0
Heywood Arena, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
referee: Jack Dekkers
1930-08-06Arthur Gagne1-2-1
Baseball Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWKO46
1930-07-28Buster Nadeau20-19-1
Heywood Arena, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
1930-07-11Ray Ortega9-10-3
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USAWTKO46
referee: Johnny McAvoy
"Farber dropped his opponent for counts of seven and nine in the second and third rounds, respectively, before Referee John MacAvoy [sic] intervened in the fourth, when Farber again floored his rival." New York Times. (Sometimes incorrectly recorded as a third-round KO.)
1930-06-16Earl Duquette17-12-1
Heywood Arena, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
1930-06-02Earl Duquette16-12-1
Heywood Arena, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USALPTS88
referee: Jack Watson | judge: C.P Phillips | judge: Jack Cunningham
1930-04-19Vincent Renta3-1-2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS44
1930-03-24Art Chapdelaine15-4-0
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
referee: Jack Dekkers
1930-03-14Paris Apice5-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1930-02-24Bobby Green33-11-11
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1930-02-10Bobby Green32-11-11
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USALPTS66
1930-02-04Al Peters16-9-1
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS66
1930-02-01Vincent Renta2-0-1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS44
1930-01-14Al Peters15-8-1
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS44
1929-12-23Davey Brown12-4-1
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USAWPTS44
1929-12-10Tony Gallo0-2-0
Uptown Lenox S.C., New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1929-11-16Charley Charneski14-6-2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS44
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