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Bruce Flowers
Global ID47321
sexmale
birthdate 1905-01-10
death date 1970-06-08 (65)
divisionlightweight
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
reach71″   /   180cm
country USA
residenceNew Rochelle, New York, USA
won 72 (KO 15) + lost 33 (KO 4) + drawn 10 = 115
rounds boxed 930
Newspaper Decisions won 2 : lost : drawn
rounds boxed 20
Total Bouts 117 KO% 12.82
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1937-09-11Eddie Alzek25-10-1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALTKO58
1937-03-12Tony Morgano43-9-5
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1936-11-14Bobby Britton9-3-2
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USALPTS66
1934-02-13Frankie Stetson57-16-9
Forman's Arena, San Jose, California, USALTKO26
1932-08-23Harry Mosco5-4-2
Passaic, New Jersey, USADPTS1010
1931-02-09Sammy Fuller34-8-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO66
referee: Jack Sheehan
1931-01-01Harry Dublinsky38-9-8
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALPTS1010
1930-11-24Ralph Lenny37-3-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1930-08-19Justo Suarez17-0-0
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USALKO610
1930-08-05Tommy Grogan48-19-6
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWKO1
1930-07-08King Tut50-15-2
Southside Ballpark, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALPTS1010
Flowers was floored in round 6
1930-06-25Herman Perlick9-10-0
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1930-06-16Harry Wallace38-27-21
Bonacker's Stadium, Rensselaer, New York, USAWTKO610
1930-05-08Cowboy Eddie Anderson68-27-23
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALPTS1010
referee: Ted Jamieson
1930-04-11King Tut49-14-2
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWDQ5
The first mixed bout in Wisconsin in 25 years
1930-03-31Herman Perlick8-8-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1930-03-10Harry Carlton13-5-2
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Watson
1930-01-31King Tut45-14-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1930-01-10King Tut45-14-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS1010
referee: Dave Barry
The judges and referee failed to agree: Referee Dave (Long Count) Barry cast his ballot for Tut, while one judge voted for Flowers and the other for a draw.
1929-12-20Billy Wallace78-21-23
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS1010
1929-12-06Pinky Kaufman18-7-1
Detroit, Michigan, USAWKO6
1929-11-23Frankie LaFay45-9-4
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-11-04Pinky Kaufman18-6-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1929-10-21Jack 'Kid' Berg69-4-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
One of the many bouts featuring Jewish boxers who were fighting on behalf of the "Palestine Relief Fund." Nearly 20,000 contributors paid $101,000 to attend.
1929-10-02Andy Callahan31-1-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1929-09-18Billy Wallace77-21-23
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1929-09-03Jake Zeramby30-1-0
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USALDQ610
time: 1:40 | referee: Jimmy Walsh | judge: John T. Glackin | judge: William T. McDermott
Flowers was disqualified for a low blow.
1929-08-12Ray Miller47-17-4
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1929-07-30Henri DeWancker42-8-5
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1929-06-21Bucky Lawless44-12-2
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USALPTS1010
referee: Emmett Ryan | judge: Dick Albino | judge: Ed Shafer | judge: ? Messrs
1929-06-05Billy Wallace72-21-23
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1929-05-23Jack 'Kid' Berg61-4-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
referee: Tommy Sheridan | judge: Stuart Douglas | judge: Joe Agnello
1929-05-10Jack 'Kid' Berg60-4-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1929-04-22Bucky Boyle24-6-4
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO510
1929-04-12Joey Abrams11-14-5
Syracuse, New York, USAWPTS1010
(Observer-Dispatch) Flowers's opponent on this date is given in his record in Self-Defense Sporting Annual, 1930 edition. This was an excellent fight, and a close one. Abrams was down in round five. (Syracuse Post-Standard, Herb Goldman)
1929-03-25Joey Kaufman31-39-15
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-03-11Joe Trabon19-10-0
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWKO110
referee: Joe Morrison
1929-02-25Jack Manley33-13-2
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWTKO910
referee: William J O'Connor
Cut eye caused stoppage- Buffalo Courier
1929-02-18Jimmy Goodrich75-24-18
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-01-11Eddie Guida27-0-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO910
1928-12-14Jimmy Goodrich73-22-18
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1928-12-07Johnny Jadick50-5-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1928-12-01Jack Bernstein53-18-6
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWKO610
time: 2:27
1928-11-17Nat Kawler18-13-3
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1928-11-07Billy Wallace63-19-23
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1010
1928-10-16Louis 'Kid' Kaplan76-16-13
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USALPTS1010
1928-08-28Dick Finnegan47-7-2
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
referee: Jimmy Walsh
1928-07-24Lope Tenorio51-17-7
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USALPTS1010
1928-06-21Billy Petrolle53-12-7
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS1010
1928-05-24Stanislaus Loayza44-7-3
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS1010
1928-05-07Sid Barbarian23-16-5
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1928-04-27Stanislaus Loayza44-6-3
Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO210
Loayza injured in a fall.
1928-04-16Nat Kawler15-10-3
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USAWTKO510
1928-03-16Billy Petrolle51-10-7
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1928-03-07Spug Myers62-11-21
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1928-02-23Eddie Wagner46-21-9
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS44
1928-02-22Whitey Shortway2-2-0
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Billy George
1928-02-09Dick Finnegan45-5-2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Joe O'Connor | judge: William T. McDermott | judge: John T. Glackin
1928-01-27Lope Tenorio50-15-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
"Tenorio smothered his dusky opponent under a terrific barrage of punches to the head for the first four rounds, but Flowers came fast in the last six stanzas to drive the tiring Filipino around the ring and earn himself a draw." (AP)
1928-01-21Eddie Elkins9-10-11
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1928-01-14Bobby Burns19-13-6
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1927-12-23Lou Paluso52-19-26
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1927-12-10Eddie Elkins9-9-11
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1927-12-03Bobby Burns17-12-6
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1927-11-22Nat Kawler15-8-2
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1927-11-14Sammy Vogel39-12-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
Such a cry of disapproval broke forth when the decision was announced, that Joe Humphries had difficulties introducing the next boxers. Many at ringside were of the opinion that Vogel was the victim of a bad decision also, in this, their second meeting. New York Times
1927-10-29Bobby Garcia63-34-9
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1927-10-14Sammy Vogel38-11-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1927-10-08Johnny Kochansky48-9-6
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO66
1927-09-17Augie Pisano43-40-17
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS66
1927-09-07Stanislaus Loayza41-4-2
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS1010
1927-08-19Johnny Kochansky48-8-6
Coney Island Stadium, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1927-08-02Jack Bernstein53-14-6
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS1010
1927-06-29Louis 'Kid' Kaplan68-13-13
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USALPTS1010
1927-06-07Al Winkler26-4-3
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS1010
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