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Harry Smith
Global ID48395
sexmale
birthdate 1907-10-28
death date 1933-09-19 (25)
divisionmiddleweight
height6′ 1″   /   185cm
aliasThe Harlem Thunderbolt
country USA
residenceHarlem, New York, USA
birth placeKingston, Jamaica
birth nameHarold Anthony Smith
won 51 (KO 38) + lost 7 (KO 1) + drawn 2 = 62
rounds boxed 326 KO% 61.29
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1932-12-07Willie Snowy Unwin22-4-1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWRTD510x3
referee: Matt Wells
The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Thursday 08 December 1932 P 16
1932-11-30Emile Lebrize19-12-4
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceLDQ710
Smith disqualified after twice being warned for butting (Associated Press)
1932-11-14Pierre Gandon37-29-10
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceLPTS1010
1932-07-12Yale Okun55-23-6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
1932-05-17George Manley76-11-9
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Larry McGrath
1932-03-24Yale Okun54-21-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS88
Smith badly cut over right eye in 1st round
1932-01-15Vincent Forgione51-42-6
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USANCNC910
1931-12-08Sandy Garrison Casanova69-5-4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
1931-10-02Jimmy Hanna39-15-11
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USALKO1010
referee: Willie Ritchie
1931-09-22Joe Anderson33-19-9
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO310
Anderson claimed that he broke his wrist. His corner threw in the towel. Anderson was knocked down in the 1st round.
1931-08-28Jimmy Hanna39-14-11
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Willie Ritchie
1931-08-11Sailor Harry Goodland16-4-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO210
1931-07-28Frank Rowsey30-4-2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS66
1931-06-08Yale Okun49-20-6
Woodcliff Park, Poughkeepsie, New York, USAWTKO310
Having sustained a badly cut eye, Okun was not allowed to enter round 3.
1931-05-05Tony Ferrante22-14-4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO2
A severe laceration to the nose and the mouth caused the fight to be stopped. New York Times
1931-04-17Chief Wilbur3-1-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO710
1931-04-10Fred Lenhart46-8-7
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO110
time: 1:31
Lenhart was floored three times. New York Times
1931-01-19Franz Boja16-8-8
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USAWTKO48
time: 2:08 | referee: Jim Brookes
1930-11-21Tait Littman20-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
1930-10-23Gorilla Jones47-9-4
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1930-10-05Eddie Matranger
USAWKO1
Oct 5 was a Sunday -- is tis correct date
1930-09-30Eddie Huelsebus14-11-4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO56
referee: Johnny McAvoy
1930-09-05Mickey Fedor30-39-15
Freeport Stadium, Freeport, New York, USAWKO3
1930-09-04Gorilla Jones47-9-4
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USANCNC912
time: 2:52 | referee: Jack Dorman
Billed for the colored middleweight championship of the World. Gorilla Jones claimed a broken hand.
1930-08-13Joe Tinsley10-5-0
Woodcliff Park, Poughkeepsie, New York, USAWKO715
Billed for the colored middleweight championship of the World.
1930-07-23Babe McCorgary25-31-2
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO310
time: 1:30
1930-06-18Yale Okun49-17-6
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1930-06-02Billy Franklin37-21-10
Freeport Stadium, Freeport, New York, USAWTKO210
1930-04-18Billy Shaw0-2-0
USAWKO1
1930-04-12Billy Franklin36-19-10
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWTKO510
A badly cut tongue forced Franklin to quit fighting. New York Times
1930-03-24Charlie Belanger47-13-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
1930-03-01Osk Till45-14-10
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWKO2
1930-02-03Connie Josenio27-11-3
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USAWKO5
1930-01-28Johnny Krieger17-9-1
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1930-01-18Jimmy Francis13-12-2
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWKO2
1930-01-07Pal Silvers57-11-6
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO510
referee: Jack Dorman
The referee "waved Smith aside as Silvers was about to collapse under a terrific right and left to the jaw." New York Times
1930-01-01Frank Kearns24-17-14
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWTKO410
referee: Billy George
Kearns used his real name Frank Kornelius.
1929-12-20Billy Green
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO2
Exact date unknown.
1929-12-11Billy Kohut1-12-3
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO410
1929-11-16Jack McVey70-24-4
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1515
Billed for the colored middleweight championship of the World.
1929-10-19Eddie Dempsey29-31-8
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWKO510
1929-10-05Bill Morangonthay2-8-2
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWKO1
1929-08-06Henry Goldberg35-15-6
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWDQ5
1929-07-15Homer Robertson27-19-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO810
This fight was held on July 15, not June 25, as reported in the Boston Globe.
1929-06-17Dick Evans28-12-1
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Dekkers
1929-06-08Billy Alger75-42-33
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1929-05-24Gary Leach12-3-3
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO1
1929-04-06Nick Palmer59-26-13
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALDQ16
1929-02-09Gummy Snyder11-0-0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1928-12-21Eddie Pfeister9-4-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO1
1928-12-15Joey Knapp30-10-4
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1928-11-24George Deschner10-22-1
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1928-11-01Willie Feldman16-0-1
Detroit, Michigan, USAWKO3
Exact date in November unknown.
1928-10-20Joe Harris5-7-2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO36
1928-10-06Jackie Miller1-1-1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO1
1928-09-22Jimmy Pisano5-2-1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO16
1928-09-08Joe Salino12-4-2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO3
1928-08-24Jimmy Sullivan
Playland Stadium, Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York, USAWKO36
1928-08-08Tommy Hommel1-1-0
Mitchel Field Arena, Mineola, New York, USAWKO26
1928-06-26Henry Shaw32-36-11
Nassau Arena, Mineola, New York, USAWTKO26
1928-06-23Billy George3-1-0
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWKO14
Smith was billed as "Henry Smith."
1928-04-07Gene McCue2-3-2
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWKO56
Pro debut for Smith

 
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