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Boots Monroe
Global ID85540
sexmale
birthdate 1937-03-01
divisionbantamweight
stanceorthodox
country USA
residenceHollywood, California, USA
birth placeCoalgate, Oklahoma, USA
birth nameHorace Monroe
won 32 (KO 23) + lost 9 (KO 4) + drawn 1 = 42
rounds boxed 252 KO% 54.76
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1967-11-01Centavito Antonio Hernandez2-0-0
San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, MexicoLTKO610
Date Approximate. Source: February 1968 Ring Magazine, page #46.
1963-01-25Licho Guerrero5-1-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALTKO710
referee: Dick Young 6-3
The bout was stopped due to a bad cut over Monroe's left eye.
1961-01-19Danny Valdez16-5-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALKO112
time: 2:32
vacant USA California State featherweight title
1960-11-20Ramon Sarmiento3-2-2
San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, MexicoWPTS1010
1960-11-08Frank Valdez19-5-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO710
time: 0:59
Monroe had to do a lot of chasing, but perservered and finally knocked out Valdez for the full count with a right hand of the 7th.
1960-08-09Noel Humphreys23-18-6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO410
referee: Mushy Callahan
1960-07-07Ricardo Lorenzo Gonzalez93-5-6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Tommy Hart 92-96
1960-06-21Vince Delgado16-7-2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO610
referee: Jimmy Wilson 47-47 | judge: Russ Bradford 47-48 | judge: Charley Randolph 48-47
The fight was a thriller and Monroe was not ahead by much when the fight was stopped because of eye cuts.
1960-02-16Hector Agundez6-6-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWMD1010
referee: Lee Grossman 97-94 | judge: Dick Young 97-93 | judge: Joey Olmos 96-96
In a televised bout Monroe piled up an early lead, slowed in the later rounds and it cost him a unanimous decision.
1959-12-29Baby Brown24-10-2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Jimmy Wilson 95-93 | judge: Frankie Van 97-93 | judge: Dick Young 98-91
Monroe was knocked down for a three-count in the 10th round.
1959-11-07Ward Yee14-5-4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO910
referee: Tommy Hart
1959-10-03Walt Ingram14-5-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: George Latka 100-88 | judge: Tommy Hart 98-94 | judge: Joey Olmos 98-95
1959-08-29Hector Agundez5-5-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWRTD810
referee: Jimmy Wilson
1959-05-16Kid Irapuato13-4-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Jimmy Wilson 96-96 | judge: Charley Randolph 97-92 | judge: Mushy Callahan 93-95
Boots had a big lead going into the 7th, but Irapuato staged a desperate rally in the final rounds. The draw was met by violent dissension.
1959-03-21Ray Ruiz22-7-2
Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, MexicoLUD1010
1959-03-14Hector Ceballos10-13-1
Guaymas, Sonora, MexicoWTKO2
1959-03-08Hector Agundez4-4-1
Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoLPTS1010
1959-02-07Jose Toluco Lopez54-8-2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALTKO212
time: 1:57 | referee: Lee Grossman
North American Bantamweight Title
1959-01-08Joe Medel32-12-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Tommy Hart 98-92 | judge: Lee Grossman 98-90 | judge: Dick Young 98-94
1958-11-08Roque Fernandez11-16-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO210
time: 1:14 | referee: Jack McDonald
1958-10-16Herman Marques8-1-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO1012
time: 2:30 | referee: Charley Randolph
USA California State bantamweight title
Marquez stopped on cuts
1958-08-28Nacho Escalante20-14-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO310
time: 1:25 | referee: George Latka
1958-08-16Roberto Perro Hernandez12-2-2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO610
referee: Dynamite Jackson
Monroe was knocked down for a nine-count in the 2nd round. The bout was stopped in between the 5th and 6th rounds, because of a cut over Hernandez's right eye.
1958-06-07Billy Peacock43-18-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWUD1212
referee: Jimmy Wilson 118-112 | judge: Jack McDonald 117-113 | judge: John Thomas 118-109
USA California State bantamweight title
1958-05-03Hector Rodriguez10-7-2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO510
time: 1:56 | referee: Tommy Hart
No knockdowns, but Monroe had Rodriquez in a bad way when referee Tommy hart stopped the fight.
1958-03-15Willie Lucero15-5-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO710
time: 1:21 | referee: George Latka
Lucero was knocked down in the 6th round.
1958-01-25Kid Irapuato8-1-0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Charley Randolph 100-91 | judge: Russ Bradford 100-90 | judge: Costello Cruz 98-94
1957-12-28German Ohm31-5-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO410
time: 2:14 | referee: George Latka
1957-12-07Andy Carmona6-1-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO16
time: 1:51
1957-09-28Memo Durante
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO36
Durante was knocked down once in the 1st and twice in the 3rd round.
1957-09-02Al Flores1-0-0
Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoWKO3
1957-08-26Joaquin Veloz1-1-0
Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoWTKO3
1957-07-27Willie Parker0-4-0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO66
1957-07-15Joaquin Veloz0-1-0
Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoLPTS66
1957-06-29Tony Rios8-4-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO56
1957-05-11Pico Campo0-1-0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO44
1957-04-13Clyde Nettles1-3-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS44
1957-03-23Joe Nobleza3-5-0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO24
1957-03-02Ray Avilos4-4-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS44
1957-02-09Clyde Nettles0-1-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALPTS44
1957-01-19Rocky Fontanette0-4-0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO44
1957-01-12Chico Perales
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO24
Monroe's Pro Debut

 
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