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Panama Al Brown
Global ID8994
sexmale
birthdate 1902-07-05
death date 1951-04-11 (48)
divisionbantamweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 9″   /   175cm
reach72½″   /   184cm
aliasKid Theophilo
country Panama
residenceParis, France
birth placeColon, Panama
birth nameAlphonso Teofilo Brown
won 130 (KO 60) + lost 19 (KO 0) + drawn 14 = 163
rounds boxed 1314
Newspaper Decisions won 2 : lost 2 : drawn
rounds boxed 38
Total Bouts 167 KO% 35.93
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1942-12-04Kid Fortune18-9-2
Club Tropical, Colon City, PanamaWPTS1010
referee: Colon Al Brown
1942-08-30Leocadio Torres15-8-4
Estadio Olimpico, Panama City, PanamaDPTS1515
referee: Ramon Arosemena | judge: Arturo Illueca | judge: Rafael Fernandez
Panamanian featherweight title
1942-03-08Eduardo Carrasco6-3-1
Estadio Olimpico, Panama City, PanamaLPTS1010
referee: Ramon Arosemena
1941-10-26Eduardo Carrasco5-2-1
Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City, PanamaLPTS1010
referee: Ramon Arosemena
Carrasco knocked down two times in 1st round
1941-09-07Kid Fortune14-6-2
Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City, PanamaWKO210
referee: Ramon Arosemena
Fortune knocked down in 1st round
1941-07-26Battling Nelson23-9-5
Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City, PanamaWKO410
time: 2:48 | referee: Ramon Arosemena
1941-07-14Leocadio Torres13-2-1
Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City, PanamaWKO810
time: 1:45 | referee: Ramon Arosemena
1939-05-06Mariano Arilla55-19-19
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USAWKO38
time: 1:38
1939-04-22Cristobal Jaramillo16-21-4
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USAWTKO410
time: 1:41 | referee: Al Reich
Jaramillo was down three times before the bout was stopped. New York Times
1938-04-13Valentin Angelmann83-19-7
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO810
Unable to make the bantam weight limit any longer, Brown soon afterward abandoned his claim to the IBU World Title.
The Ring, August 1985, p. 27.

1938-03-04Baltasar Sangchili73-14-11
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1515
vacant IBU World (1913 - 1946) bantamweight title
Brown recognized as "world bantamweight champion" by the IBU. Bang, Mar 18, 1938 .
Sixto Escobar is considered the World Bantam Champion by virtually all other boxing commissions.

1937-12-22Young Perez88-25-15
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO510
1937-11-25Joseph Decico36-12-8
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
Decico floored three times in the 5th.
1937-10-08Francis Augier26-24-12
Salle Communale de Plainpalais, Geneva, SwitzerlandWKO210
1937-09-23Maurice Huguenin61-16-6
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO3
1937-09-09Andre Regis34-13-11
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO115
time: 1:05 | referee: Rene Schemann
1935-09-13Pete Sanstol93-6-8
Bislet Stadium, Oslo, NorwayLUD1010
referee: Otto Griese
Attendance: 15,000
Both Brown & Sanstol retire after this rematch bout. Brown then comes back two years later.

1935-06-01Baltasar Sangchili56-10-10
Plaza de Toros, Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana, SpainLPTS1515
referee: Rene Schemann 2-13
IBU World (1913 - 1946) bantamweight title
1935-04-24Javier Torres29-13-11
Teatro Circo Olympia, Barcelona, Cataluña, SpainWTKO210
1935-04-12Luigi Quadrini55-38-19
Teatro Circo Price, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, SpainWPTS1010
1935-03-18Baltasar Sangchili55-10-10
Plaza de Toros, Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana, SpainLPTS1010
Source:03/19/1935 El Mercantil Valenciano
1935-03-09Gustavo Ansini12-4-5
Central Sporting Club, Paris, Paris, FranceDPTS1010
1935-03-02Henri Barras8-20-8
Central Sporting Club, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1934-12-24Freddie Miller134-13-5
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceLPTS1010
1934-12-09Francois Machtens40-45-8
Lille, Nord, FranceWPTS1010
1934-11-01Young Perez76-13-13
Parc du Belvedere, Tunis, TunisiaWKO1015
referee: Mario Del Fante
IBU World (1913 - 1946) bantamweight title
Perez was counted out after refusing to carry on fighting, claiming he had been fouled.
1934-06-30Johnny Edwards12-8-3
Stadion Letzigrund, Zurich, SwitzerlandLUD1010
Edwards won five rounds (including the last three), Al Brown four, and one was even. Al Brown was knocked down for a count of four in the ninth round. (Swiss newspaper L'Impartial)
1934-05-17Gustave Humery57-13-1
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceLDQ6
Brown suffered cuts, bruises and a brain concussion after being mobbed by enraged fans. The referee stopped the bout after having warned Brown three times for using illegal tactics. Brown so angered the crowd that they stormed the ring, trashed ringside seats, broke down the ring posts, and ripped up the canvas. They also piled into Brown with their fists. One slugged him with a walking stick. At least 20 were pummeling Brown when policemen fought their way through and rescued him. By then he was bleeding and semi-conscious. It was another 20 minutes before the arena was eventually cleared.
1934-04-16Kid Francis95-11-11
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
Around this time the NBA stripped Brown of the title for not honoring a contract to fight Rodolfo (Baby) Casanova.
Sixto Escobar
became the NBA's next Bantamweight Champion.

1934-04-07Maurice Dubois16-1-0
Palais des Expositions, Geneva, SwitzerlandWTKO210
1934-02-19Young Perez70-10-13
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1515
IBU World (1913 - 1946) bantamweight title
1933-12-08Luigi Quadrini54-31-19
Grand Casino, Oran, AlgeriaWPTS1010
1933-11-12Alfredo Magnolfi17-14-16
Casablanca, MoroccoWPTS1010
1933-10-01Georges LePerson14-5-2
Stade Communal de Saint Eugène, Algiers, AlgeriaWPTS1010
1933-07-03Johnny King100-16-8
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
referee: Jack Dare
IBU World (1913 - 1946) bantamweight title
This probably was the British Boxing Control Version. Reported as Brown's 10th title defense.
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 04 July 1933 P 16

1933-06-12Dave Crowley56-8-5
Olympia, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1933-05-13Dick Burke45-9-5
Blundell Park (Grimsby Town FC), Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, United KingdomWTKO1212x3
referee: Arthur Myers
Cut eye stoppage. Both made stipulated 120lbs.
1933-05-07Arthur Boddington63-46-16
Royton NSB, Royton, Lancashire, United KingdomWRTD312x2
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 08 May 1933 P 2
1933-04-30Tommy Hyams54-17-8
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWKO915x3
referee: Matt Wells
Hams down eight times in total, the last time flat on his face from a right hook. The referee stopped the fight without a count.
1933-03-19Domenico Bernasconi42-17-5
Palazzo Dello Sport, Milan, Lombardia, ItalyWUD1212
referee: Jack Hart 230-215 | judge: Antonio Villa 233-231 | 235-227
IBU World (1913 - 1946) bantamweight title
1933-03-05Johnny Peters32-15-7
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Around this time Brown received notice that the California State Athletic Commission had deposed him, and declared Speedy Dado its World Bantamweight Champion. "Panama" Al Brown: 1902-1951, by Eduardo Arroyo, p. 138.:Hull Daily Mail - Monday 06 March 1933
1933-02-09Henri Poutrain10-10-3
Palais de Mutualite, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1932-12-08Francois Machtens27-30-3
Palais de Mutualite, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1932-12-03Henri Scillie73-17-9
Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, BelgiumDPTS1010
1932-12-01Dick Burke42-6-4
Norfolk Road Drill Hall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
referee: Jimmy Wilde
The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 02 December 1932 P 19
1932-11-14Emile Pladner74-9-7
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO210
Brown entered the bout with a high fever and was hospitalized afterwards. Soon after this bout, doctors discovered Pladner to be almost blind in one eye & his boxing license therefore suspended
1932-10-23Nicolas Petit-Biquet43-21-10
Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, BelgiumWPTS1010
1932-10-18Francois Machtens26-28-3
Antwerpen, Antwerpen, BelgiumWPTS1010
1932-09-26Mose Butch26-6-2
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
referee: Al Grayber | judge: Frank Brown | judge: Frank Ferris
1932-09-19Emile Pladner73-8-7
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWKO115
time: 2:21
National Boxing Association World bantamweight title
Attendance: 5,000
Canadian Boxing Federation Version; this may have been for the NYSAC version, too
Pladner is the European Bantamweight Champion at this time. Toronto Globe

1932-08-17Roland LeCuyer14-16-1
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWTKO610
The crowd of 5,500 booed this bout. The Gazette
1932-07-10Kid Francis89-9-5
Arènes du Rond-Point du Prado, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, FranceWSD1515
referee: Carlo Lomazzi | judge: Chabannes | judge: James Sparks
IBU World (1913 - 1946) bantamweight title
When Judge Dr. James Sparks, commander of the American Legion in France, cast a vote for Brown, a riot broke out among the fans (who thought hometown boxer Francis had won), and Sparks was badly beaten up. Several hundred gendarmes were required to save him. Sparks had agreed with the French judge, while the Italian judge favored Francis. The match was officially declared "no contest" because Sparks's score card had been destroyed by the mob before he could hand it in. The next day the IBU awarded the bout to Brown.
1932-06-25Vittorio Tamagnini23-1-1
Palazzo Dello Sport, Milan, Lombardia, ItalyLUD1010
referee: Carlo Lomazzi | judge: Carlo Volpi | judge: S. Forni
1932-06-18Eugene Huat45-16-4
Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
Huat down in second round.
1932-06-13Nel Tarleton77-8-5
Anfield Football Ground, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomDPTS1515x3
referee: Gus Platts
1932-05-31Francois Machtens21-24-3
Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1932-05-28Luigi Quadrini50-26-17
Ninian Park, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWRTD615x3
1932-05-18Dominique Di Cea9-22-14
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1932-03-14Golf Ball Bernard9-3-0
New Bedford, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1932-01-04Speedy Dado61-10-11
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALUD1010
referee: Jack Dempsey
1931-12-15Newsboy Brown52-8-5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Harry Lee
Considered a big upset, with Newsboy winning six rounds, Al three, and one round even. Panama Al had made Newsboy Brown contract to come in overweight, so as not to risk his World Bantam Title.
Description of bout.

1931-11-18Art Chapdelaine25-8-2
Colisee de Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, CanadaWKO710
Attendance: 3,000
Brown scored an eight-count and nine-count in the first round, and another nine-count in the sixth. Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

1931-10-27Eugene Huat39-14-4
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWUD1515
referee: Bert Schneider
National Boxing Association World bantamweight title
World Bantamweight Title
Per the Montreal Athletic Commission & Canadian Boxing Federation
Attendance: 11,000: Gate; $18,000
This was the first time in Montreal history that the no-foul rule was enforced, to avoid any possibility similar to the recent Huat-Newsboy Brown tangle. "The contest was so one-sided that it became tiresome to the thousands who gathered around the ringside and many kept calling to Brown to go on and knock Huat out." Montreal Gazette

1931-09-21Ginger Jones21-6-6
Pavilion, Mountain Ash, Wales, United KingdomWKO915x3
1931-08-25Pete Sanstol77-2-5
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWSD1515
referee: Gen. John V. Clinnin | judge: Tommy Murphy | judge: Gasper Demers
National Boxing Association World bantamweight title
NYSAC World bantamweight title
Canadian Boxing Federation & Montreal Athletic Commission World Bantamweight Title
"It was the biggest gate in the history of boxing in Montreal." New York Times
12,300 fans paid $27,400. (Calgary Daily Herald)
Brown stripped of NYSAC Title in Sep 1934

1931-06-15Johnny Cuthbert106-24-17
Olympia, Kensington, London, United KingdomLDQ815x3
referee: Tom Gamble
Cuthbert down in the third and fifth rounds.
1931-05-21Teddy Baldock73-3-3
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO1215x3
referee: Owen Moran
Referee Moran stopped the bout after Baldock had been floored four times and was still on his knees after the last knockdown.
Attendance: 12,000

1931-04-30Julien Verbist8-7-4
Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO810
Often incorrectly recorded as occurring April 23.
1931-04-15Roger Simende49-18-11
Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO310
The proceeds of this bout were devoted to financing an expedition across Central Africa under the direction of the Trocadero Museum in Paris. New York Times
1931-04-13Jack Garland19-6-2
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 14 April 1931 P 15
1931-03-23Douglas Parker60-36-5
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWTKO1115x3
Brown floored Parker three times in the seventh, and Parker's seconds threw in the sponge after Parker was knocked down in the 11th round. Source:The Scotsman
1931-03-09Billy Farrell18-10-1
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO315x3
referee: Joe Bowker
The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 10 March 1931 P 15
1931-02-11Nic Bensa61-20-9
Salle Playel, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
1930-11-08Nic Bensa60-18-8
Velodrome d'Hiver, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS1010
referee: Henri Bernstein
1930-10-22Jose Girones67-6-2
Plaza de Toros Monumental, Barcelona, Cataluña, SpainDPTS1010
referee: Henri Bernstein
Referee was sole judge; both boxer wore "foul-proof" cups.
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