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Sammy Luftspring
Global ID45804
sexmale
birthdate 1916-05-14
death date 2000-09-27 (84)
divisionwelterweight
country Canada
residenceToronto, Ontario, Canada
birth placeToronto, Ontario, Canada
won 31 (KO 13) + lost 8 (KO 0) + drawn 0 = 39
rounds boxed 282 KO% 33.33
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1940-05-27Steve Belloise27-2-1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USALPTS88
Luftspring received an inoperable eye injury in this bout and was forced to retire from boxing.
1940-04-29Andre Jessurun57-24-12
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
Jessurun was floored three times.
1940-02-19Steve Mamakos23-5-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLSD1010
referee: Billy Burke
1940-01-08Babe Synnott30-29-2
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWUD88
referee: Jack Dekkers
1939-11-01Steve Mamakos22-4-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1939-09-11Vic Dellicurti15-6-2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1939-07-17Buster Carroll29-17-5
Sunnyside Stadium, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWTKO210
time: 2:50 | referee: Jackie Johnston
Carroll down 3 times.
1939-05-16Johnny McHale34-11-7
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-04-25Larry Anzalone17-12-4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO38
Luftspring "floored his opponent with two hard blows to the head and Anzalone bounded up without a count. But he was in no condition to continue." (New York Times)
1939-02-27Frankie Genovese33-11-4
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
1939-02-10Frankie Blair45-18-7
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-01-17Vince Pimpinella19-20-5
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD88
1939-01-10Phil Furr32-28-8
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD88
1938-12-12Tommy Bland55-34-3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWSD1010
referee: Jackie Johnston
Canada welterweight title
1938-10-03Frankie Genovese33-9-4
Mutual Street Arena, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWKO1315
referee: Herschel Osbourne
Canada welterweight title
Genovese is knocked down five times, in this scheduled 15 round bout, the first ever in Ontario.
1938-09-13Frankie Cavanna12-12-13
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-08-17Salvy Saban50-5-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1938-07-26Vince Pimpinella15-16-5
Canarsie Stadium, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-07-01Hoyt Jones24-5-3
Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO410
time: 1:12 | referee: Mushy Callahan
1938-05-24Chico Romo10-17-5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO46
1938-05-11Herb Oldaker3-1-2
Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri, USAWTKO26
1938-04-01Felix Garcia11-10-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1938-02-07Bobby Pacho66-39-13
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLSD1010
1937-12-14George Salvadore74-32-9
Mutual Street Arena, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLSD1010
1937-11-02Billy Townsend66-26-17
Mutual Street Arena, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWTKO910
time: 2:15
1937-10-08Indian Billy Lee29-15-10
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS88
1937-09-08Eddie Carroll28-11-1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWTKO48
1937-08-07Billy Humphries2-1-0
Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaWPTS88
1937-07-26Henri Auger11-1-1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWTKO56
time: 1:55
1937-06-01Tommy Bland45-25-3
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
1937-04-30Frankie Genovese22-5-4
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWSD1010
1937-04-02Gordon Wallace43-12-22
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
Canada welterweight title
1937-03-05Eddie Dempsey13-21-6
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWKO6
1937-02-03Johnny Jadick91-48-8
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWUD88
Luftspring won every round.
1937-01-05Frankie Genovese22-3-4
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWTKO1010
1936-12-09Harry Conroy
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWKO1
time: 2:30
1936-11-23Al Traino21-10-3
Arena, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS66
1936-10-19George Lees4-0-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS66
1936-09-23Mannie Hill
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWKO36
time: 1:10

 
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