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Walcott Langford
Global ID53321
sexmale
birthdate 1903-01-30
death date 1972-08-01 (69)
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
country USA
residenceChicago, Illinois, USA
birth placeEvansville, Indiana, USA
birth nameRalph Baskett
won 15 (KO 9) + lost 20 (KO 4) + drawn 4 = 44
rounds boxed 374
Newspaper Decisions won 5 : lost 6 : drawn 2
rounds boxed 106
Total Bouts 57 KO% 15.79
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1929-03-01Rene De Vos129-14-18
City Auditorium, Omaha, Nebraska, USALTKO510
referee: Jimmy Drexel
1929-01-15Bert Colima115-25-17
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
1928-10-22Joe Dundee76-13-10
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1928-09-28Frankie Schoell79-14-9
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALPTS1010
referee: Dick Nugent
1928-09-05Frankie Schoell78-14-9
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALPTS1010
referee: William J O'Connor
1928-08-11Frankie Schoell78-14-9
Terminal Outdoor Arena, Toledo, Ohio, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee
1928-06-21Tuffy Griffiths28-1-1
Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS66
1928-05-30Bert Colima110-24-15
Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoLKO715
Reported by some day-after newspapers, such as the Tacoma Times, as a KO-6. Jack Dempsey and Al Jolson were seated in the audience.
1928-05-17Al Webster47-11-16
Amphitheatre Rink, Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaLKO1015
1928-04-16Jack McKenna3-5-0
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS88
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1928-03-20Bert Colima108-22-15
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWDQ510
1928-03-02Lefty Cooper39-11-14
Sacramento, California, USALDQ5
1928-02-15Phil Krug15-5-2
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USADPTS1010
1928-02-07Young Johnny Burns37-7-7
Armory, Portland, Oregon, USALPTS1010
1928-01-31Walter Cleghorn20-4-8
Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, USADPTS66
referee: Harold Jones
1928-01-25Al Webster42-10-14
Babcock Theater, Billings, Montana, USALPTS1010
1928-01-20Benny Stanley
Kansas City, Missouri, USAWPTS1010
1928-01-17Whitey Black2-12-0
Denver, Colorado, USAWPTS1010
1927-12-19Mickey Forkins17-14-5
Columbus, Ohio, USALPTS1212
1927-12-13Del Fontaine17-8-2
Walker Theatre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaLNWS1010
referee: Billy Burke
Newspaper decision from the Manitoba Free Press
1927-12-09Red Uhlan38-18-17
Coliseum, Davenport, Iowa, USALNWS1010
referee: Dave Barry
Newspaper decision from the Davenport Democrat and Leader
1927-11-28Red Uhlan36-18-17
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS88
1927-11-07Red Uhlan35-18-17
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS88
1927-11-04Emil Baksic4-6-2
Coliseum, Davenport, Iowa, USAWKO110
1927-10-28Jock Malone73-17-7
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
Malone won every round. From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1927-08-30George Manolian31-5-3
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
Manolian survived a first-round knockdown and thrashed Langford in a sensational fight. This was definitely not a win for Langford, as shown in Langford's record in the 1928 EVERLAST BOXING RECORD.
1927-08-25Teddy Adams1-5-2
Shewbridge Field, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO610
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1927-07-06Jack McVey45-11-2
Cleveland, Ohio, USALKO1010
1927-06-07Jock Malone71-14-6
Logan Square Baseball Park, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1927-03-25Jock Malone71-14-6
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALNWS1010
The Associated Press reported that Malone "shaded" Langford. Boxing Blade (9 April 1927, page 7) gave Malone the newspaper decision, but agreed that it was a close fight.
1927-02-24Dave Shade80-17-49
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). Walcott was down 4 times and Shade won easily.
1927-02-04Bobby Barrett25-28-2
Dexter Park Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO310
1927-01-14Shuffle Callahan17-7-1
Dexter Park Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO710
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). Callahan took several counts and in the seventh round, when the referee would not stop the fight, crawled through the ropes and left the ring. (from Boxing Blade, 12 February 1927, page 10.
1926-12-03Jack Elkhart4-2-1
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO48
1926-11-12Jack Egan0-0-1
Turnverein, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO510
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1926-11-05Haakon Hansen3-0-0
Dexter Park Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision provided by Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1926-10-04Allentown Joe Gans37-9-9
Dexter Park Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USAWDQ410
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). Langford was winning until Gans landed below the belt.
1926-08-29KO White5-1-3
Opelousas, Louisiana, USAWPTS1515
1926-07-24Jack McVey40-9-1
Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS1010
referee: Joe Hess
1926-07-12KO White5-0-3
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1515
From the New Orleans Times-Picayune (Jack Kincaid).
1926-06-25KO White5-0-2
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USADPTS1515
This bout was billed as the:
Southern Light Heavyweight Championship Reported in the New Orleans Times-Picayune (Jack Kincaid), but no mention of any so-called title involved.

1926-06-07Kid Hall
Eagles Park, Evansville, Indiana, USAWKO510
1926-05-28Dan Gasparo2-0-0
East Chicago, Indiana, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1926-04-16Mickey Rockson27-22-21
East Chicago, Indiana, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1926-04-09Bob Bryant
East Chicago, Indiana, USAWTKO66
1926-03-19Rough House Williams0-0-0
Coliseum, Davenport, Iowa, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Davenport Democrat and Leader
1926-02-19Rough House Williams0-0-0
Coliseum, Davenport, Iowa, USAWNWS66
referee: Al Bellevue
Newspaper decision from the Davenport Democrat and Leader
1926-02-18Navy Rostan2-13-0
Joliet, Illinois, USANCND1010
1926-01-11Rough House Williams0-0-0
Elkhart, Indiana, USANCND1010
1925-12-14Rough House Williams
Elkhart, Indiana, USANCND1010
1925-09-18Georgie Smith1-2-0
Evansville, Indiana, USAWNWS1010
Date: Saturday, September 19, 1925 Paper: Evansville Courier and Press (Evansville, IN) Page: 8
1925-09-07Navy Rostan2-13-0
Joliet, Illinois, USANCND1010
1925-08-21Red Vickery4-1-2
Kankakee, Illinois, USANCND1010
1925-07-24Sunny Jim Williams37-8-8
Aurora Bowl, Aurora, Illinois, USALNWS88
(Chicago Tribune)
1925-07-02Wildcat Lenny
East Chicago, Indiana, USAWNWS44
(Chicago Tribune)
1925-06-22Georgie Smith0-1-0
Evansville, Indiana, USAWKO8
1925-03-16Danny Kahn0-1-0
East Chicago, Indiana, USALNWS66
(Chicago Tribune) Langford under his actual name, "Ralph Baskett."

 
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