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Billy Alger
Global ID46217
sexmale
birthdate 1900-08-27
death date 1933-10-06 (33)
divisionwelterweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 7½″   /   171cm
aliasArizona Wildcat
country USA
residenceSan Diego, California, USA
birth placeSafford, Arizona, USA
birth nameJohn William Alger
won 82 (KO 22) + lost 61 (KO 7) + drawn 38 = 182
rounds boxed 1426
Newspaper Decisions won : lost 6 : drawn 1
rounds boxed 72
Total Bouts 189 KO% 11.64
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1931-07-17Bobby Grant8-9-5
Terminal Arena, Charleston, West Virginia, USALPTS1010
referee: Bernard Rocke
Mar 20, 1933 report in Reno Eve. Journal says Jimmy Anderson beat Alger "recently" in NJ.
1931-05-29Joe Smallwood28-11-3
Roanoke Auditorium, Roanoke, Virginia, USADPTS1010
1931-03-19Jimmy Belmont42-14-5
Palisades Rink, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
referee: Red Robinson | judge: Lou Meininger | judge: Freddie Lux
1931-03-10Leo Duncan10-4-0
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1931-02-16Phil Kaplan66-14-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS66
1931-01-22Tiger Thomas31-15-8
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USALTKO810
referee: Jack Walton | judge: Tommy Sheridan | judge: John Urbanick
1930-12-25Danny Devlin10-3-0
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1930-12-16Leo Duncan9-2-0
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1930-12-01Meyer Grace46-17-5
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALPTS88
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1930-11-18Gaby Bagdad12-5-1
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USALUD88
1930-10-24Joey Raymond22-9-5
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
1930-10-15Jimmy Herman6-5-0
Pottsville, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1930-09-29Gaby Bagdad9-5-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS66
1930-08-25Gene Buffalo14-11-2
Arena Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS66
1930-08-05Ted Goodrich24-6-4
Atlanta, Georgia, USADPTS1010
referee: Battling Budd
1930-08-01Danny Devlin9-2-0
Kutztown Park, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO810
Devlin suffered a cut eye
1930-06-25Tommy Freeman77-11-13
Taylor Bowl, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1010
1930-04-23Morrie Sherman17-3-2
Dreamland, Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS1010
1930-04-01Joe Kuhns29-17-2
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1930-03-27Billy Angelo35-6-2
Armory, Chester, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1930-03-18Pinky Kaufman18-8-1
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1930-03-04Joe Kuhns29-16-2
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO78
Kuhns, knocked down in the second and sixth rounds, suffered a deep cut over his right eye.
1930-01-11Canada Lee30-22-7
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USALTKO5
Cut eye stoppage. (New York Times)
1930-01-06Jack McVey70-25-4
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1929-12-30Babe Marshall0-1-0
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1929-09-30Andy DiVodi52-7-5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1929-09-03Matty Mario22-13-5
Woodcliff Park, Poughkeepsie, New York, USALPTS1010
1929-07-29Nick Testo66-11-5
Bonacker's Stadium, Rensselaer, New York, USALPTS1010
1929-06-17Joe Dundee79-15-10
Meyers Bowl, North Braddock, Pennsylvania, USALTKO910
referee: Al Grayber
Alger's seconds refused to allow him to answer the bell at the start of the ninth round.
1929-06-08Harry Smith15-1-0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS66
1929-02-28Frankie O'Brien26-7-0
Foot Guard Hall, Hartford, Connecticut, USALTKO310
From the Hartford Courant (Jack Kincaid).
1929-02-22Alf Ros23-9-10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO910
time: 2:30
1929-01-05Joey Silvers66-19-16
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO16
1929-01-01Tommy Daley12-4-0
Casino Hall, Lynn, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1928-11-17Izzy Grove22-9-3
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWDQ210
Grove suspended by NY Commission as a result of this fight
1928-11-03Izzy Grove22-9-2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS66
1928-10-29Vince Dundee51-3-9
Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1928-10-22Sammy Aaronson15-7-3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO310
1928-10-08Jimmy Finley74-18-12
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1928-09-29Pal Silvers44-4-5
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS66
1928-09-19Tommy Jordan25-23-5
Mitchel Field Arena, Mineola, New York, USAWPTS1010
1928-09-11Red Herring123-28-22
Stadium, Troy, New York, USAWDQ412
Herring was disqualified for punching low.
1928-08-31Tommy Jordan25-22-5
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USAWPTS88
Sometimes incorrectly attributed to an Al Gordon, and occurring in New Jersey.
1928-08-29Izzy Grove19-9-2
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS1010
1928-08-11Pal Silvers42-4-5
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALDQ56
time: 1:53
1928-07-16Johnny Roberts8-6-1
Charlotte, North Carolina, USALPTS1010
1928-06-25Gorilla Jones17-2-0
Akron, Ohio, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision and report by the Chicago Tribune. This fight did not occur on August 14, as incorrectly shown in record books.
1928-05-08Johnny Windsor4-7-3
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USADPTS1010
1928-05-07Pal McDonald7-0-3
Coliseum, Coral Gables, Florida, USALPTS1010
1928-04-24Laddie Lee17-8-0
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USADNWS1212
Newspaper decision was a draw according to the Boston Globe. This fight was held on April 24, not April 27 as shown in the MAINE BOXING RECORDS BOOK.(Also Portland Press Herald)
1928-04-16Sergeant Sammy Baker68-14-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1928-04-03Alex Simms18-8-7
Waterfront Park, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1928-03-26Johnny Windsor4-4-2
Coliseum, Coral Gables, Florida, USADPTS1010
1928-03-20Jean Mangeot7-8-4
Waterfront Park, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1928-03-16Alex Simms17-7-7
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1928-03-13Bobby Marriott46-15-4
Waterfront Park, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1928-03-02Jean Mangeot7-7-4
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1928-02-28Bobby Marriott45-13-4
Waterfront Park, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1928-02-21Ted Goodrich8-2-1
Waterfront Park, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USAWKO710
1928-02-17Jack McFarland21-15-6
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USALPTS1010
referee: Jess O'Brien
1928-02-06Alex Simms16-6-4
Coliseum, Coral Gables, Florida, USADPTS1010
1928-01-30Farmer Joe Cooper13-5-4
Coliseum, Coral Gables, Florida, USADPTS1010
1928-01-06Billy Light14-1-0
Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALNWS1010
referee: George Barton
Popular verdict - a win for Light (Everett Daily Herald)
1927-12-19Hilario Martinez43-14-5
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
From the Boston Globe. Martinez gave a brilliant exhibition of boxing.
1927-12-02George 'Kid' Alberts12-10-0
Auditorium, Omaha, Nebraska, USADPTS1010
1927-10-06Sergeant Sammy Baker63-13-4
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1927-09-29Clyde Hull28-4-4
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
Hull was knocked down in the tenth round.
1927-09-01Farmer Joe Cooper11-4-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1927-08-18Jimmy Finley64-10-10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1927-08-04Georgie Ward31-13-1
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USALNWS1010
Ward won the newspaper decision according to the Fresno Bee
1927-07-29Joey LaGrey13-1-4
Ocean Park Casino, Long Branch, New Jersey, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Long Branch Daily Record (Herb Goldman).
1927-07-20Willie Harmon63-12-6
Newark, New Jersey, USALNWS1010
This was a newspaper win for Harmon and not an official draw as previously shown per the Newark Star-Eagle. New Jersey did not have official decisions until March of 1928.
1927-07-08Harry Martone23-12-1
Bayonne, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1927-06-30Tommy Jordan24-16-4
West New York, New Jersey, USALNWS1010
Jordan won the newspaper decision
1927-06-20Clyde Hull24-4-3
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USALPTS1212
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