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Sammy Fuller
Global ID9435
sexmale
birthdate 1906-06-10
death date 1979-05-30 (72)
divisionwelterweight
height5′ 3½″   /   161cm
reach62″   /   157cm
country USA
residenceBoston, Massachusetts, USA
birth placeBoston, Massachusetts, USA
birth nameSabino Ferullo
won 55 (KO 22) + lost 17 (KO 2) + drawn 3 = 75
rounds boxed 585
Newspaper Decisions won : lost 1 : drawn
rounds boxed 10
Total Bouts 76 KO% 28.95
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1943-04-16Ralph Zannelli54-14-4
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO510
1943-04-02Bill Speary29-17-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO110
time: 1:32
1943-02-04Joe De Jesus30-57-5
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
The Ring, April 1943, page 36, gives the date incorrectly as February 5 and refers to De Jesus as "Joe Torres," a name that he also used.
1937-12-17Bobby Pacho66-38-13
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWMD1010
referee: Johnny Brassil | judge: Joe O'Connor | judge: Toby Lyons
1937-05-24Andy Callahan65-10-2
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWSD1010
referee: Johnny Martin 95-93 | judge: Johnny Brassil 98-95 | judge: J. Frank Montgomery 95-96
1937-03-22Andy Callahan64-10-2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALSD1010
referee: Joe O'Connor 95-97 | judge: J. Frank Montgomery 93-99 | judge: Al Mello 97-94
1937-02-12Andy Callahan64-9-2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO110
time: 2:30 | referee: Johnny Martin | judge: William McMinimen | judge: Jim Shaughnessy
1935-03-01Lou Ambers43-1-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1515
referee: Jack Dempsey
1934-12-21Bobby Pacho38-18-8
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1934-12-14Eddie Cool71-15-8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1934-11-30Johnny Jadick83-24-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO410
time: 1:57 | referee: Jim Crowley
Fuller scored two nine-count knockdowns, and a third knockdown, before Referee Crowley stopped the bout after Jadick's right leg buckled while he tried to get up. Fuller "registered one of the most impressive triumphs of his career...." New York Times
1934-11-16Young Peter Jackson44-5-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1934-08-13Dick Edwards
Old Orchard Beach, Maine, USAWKO210
1934-04-02Harry Carlton24-17-6
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1933-11-17Barney Ross46-2-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALMD1010
referee: Joe McNamara 49-51 | judge: Livingston Osborne 50-50 | judge: W.A. Battyle 47-53
World Junior-Welterweight Title
1933-10-21Billy Petrolle87-20-10
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Danny Ridge | judge: Sidney Scharlin | judge: Joe Hartman
1933-09-08Billy Petrolle87-20-9
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
referee: Johnny Brassil | judge: Tom Brady | judge: John T. Glackin
1933-07-10KO Castillo21-4-8
Portland, Maine, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from Boston Globe
1932-12-16Jimmy McLarnin50-8-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO810
time: 2:58 | referee: Pete Hartley
Fuller was knocked down in the 1st and 2nd, and twice in the 8th.
1932-12-06Billy Wallace92-25-27
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
This was the main event of Ed Bang's Second Annual Christmas News Fund program (The Ring, February 1932, page 47).
1932-05-20Jack 'Kid' Berg96-6-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWSD1212
referee: Ed Smith | judge: George Kelly | judge: Charles F. Mathison
Claimed World Junior-Welterweight Title
Smith and Kelly voted for Fuller, while Mathison's verdict went to Berg, "who got most of the cheers as the pair left the ring." New York Times

1932-04-01Jack 'Kid' Berg96-6-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
referee: Jack Denning | judge: Marty Monroe | judge: Charley Lynch
1932-03-18Billy Wallace88-24-27
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO710
time: 1:49 | referee: Jed Gahan
1932-03-02Eddie Holmes34-23-6
Casino, Fall River, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1932-02-26Ray Miller63-23-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1932-02-16Ted Kid Drew23-5-1
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USAWKO912
1931-11-16Andy Callahan48-3-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALSD1212
referee: Johnny Martin
USA New England lightweight title
referee Martin scored the bout to Fuller, both judges to Callahan
1931-11-09Ernie Mandell9-5-2
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USADPTS1010
Previously listed as taking place 1931-10-26, but Fuller fought in Rochester NY on that day. The date shown here is the scheduled date.
1931-10-26Mickey Blair20-9-0
Convention Hall, Rochester, New York, USAWKO210
1931-07-20Babe Herman93-43-19
Mark's Stadium, Tiverton, Rhode Island, USAWKO110
1931-07-13Pancho Villa54-30-1
Battery Park, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1931-06-29Steve Halaiko23-4-1
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Johnny Martin
1931-03-06Tony Canzoneri75-8-8
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Joe O'Connor | judge: Jim Shaughnessy | judge: Dave Nelligan
1931-02-09Bruce Flowers72-28-9
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO66
referee: Jack Sheehan
1931-01-23Young Montreal64-35-8
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USAWPTS1010
1930-11-17Andy Callahan38-3-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
referee: Jimmy Walsh
USA New England lightweight title
1930-08-25Andy Callahan38-2-0
Mark's Stadium, Tiverton, Rhode Island, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Fennell
USA New England lightweight title
1930-07-28Augie Pisano43-58-21
Mark's Stadium, Tiverton, Rhode Island, USAWKO310
time: 2:50
1930-07-15Billy Lynch39-6-1
Mark's Stadium, Tiverton, Rhode Island, USAWPTS1010
1930-05-26Andy Callahan36-2-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
vacant USA New England lightweight title
1930-02-07Benny Bass94-11-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWDQ510
time: 2:43 | referee: Jimmy Walsh
"Bass consistently offended in the opening rounds and was warned. Fuller was carried from the ring several minutes after the foul blow". (New York Times) According to the Boston Globe, the fight was nearly even on points when it ended.
1929-11-29Johnny Farr35-23-12
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-10-25Jake Zeramby31-1-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1929-10-07Midget Kilburn8-16-5
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWTKO110
time: 1:15 | referee: Billy George | judge: Jack Cunningham | judge: Peter Burbank
1929-06-20Jake Zeramby28-1-0
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USALDQ310
referee: Jimmy Walsh
1929-05-30Chick Suggs100-38-12
Mark's Stadium, Tiverton, Rhode Island, USAWKO810
1929-01-07Johnny Harko43-11-1
Fall River, Massachusetts, USAWTKO210
1928-07-02Dick Finnegan45-7-2
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1928-03-26Chick Suggs93-25-10
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jimmy Walsh | judge: William T. McDermott | judge: John T. Glackin
USA New England featherweight title
1927-08-29Johnny Sheppard30-19-4
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1927-04-22Chick Suggs87-20-9
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jimmy Walsh | judge: John T. Glackin | judge: William T. McDermott
1927-02-28Red Chapman55-16-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jimmy Walsh | judge: John T. Glackin | judge: William T. McDermott
1927-01-17Tony Thomas14-11-2
Casino, Fall River, Massachusetts, USAWKO110
1926-10-18Johnny Sheppard30-16-3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Johnny Martin | judge: Jim Harmon | judge: Dave Nelligan
1926-09-16Johnny Brown49-17-2
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO110
referee: Jerry Moore
Brown was reported as the featherweight champion of England.
1926-06-28Carl Tremaine41-5-4
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: G. Edward Dixon | judge: Pat Moran | judge: John T. Glackin
1926-05-18Chick Suggs80-16-7
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
USA New England featherweight title
1926-04-01Mickey Blaine20-6-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO38
referee: Jerry Moore
1926-01-19Tony Thomas13-9-2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO610
referee: Jerry Moore | judge: Dave Nelligan | judge: Pat Moran
1925-12-18Matty Cordes8-8-1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
Cordes substituted for Louis Prince.
1925-10-23Mike Castle27-17-4
Winter Garden, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1925-10-05Mike Castle26-16-4
Winter Garden, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1925-09-11Tony Carney9-10-1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO610
referee: Abe (Kid) Goodman | judge: John T. Glackin | judge: William T. McDermott
1925-08-28Matty Cordes8-6-1
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
referee: Jerry Moore | judge: John T. Glackin | judge: William T. McDermott
1925-05-18Johnny Vacca8-2-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1925-04-11Tony Carney9-9-1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1925-03-30Pat Kneeland
Infantry Hall, Providence, Rhode Island, USAWKO410
1925-03-12Joe Clifford7-15-8
Providence, Rhode Island, USAWPTS1010
1925-03-06Clovis Durand8-6-0
Providence, Rhode Island, USAWKO110
1925-02-03Tony Carney8-7-1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1925-01-20Johnny Vacca5-0-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS88
1924-11-05Charlie Baxter8-11-3
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
referee: Abe (Kid) Goodman | judge: Pat Moran | judge: John T. Glackin
1924-10-03Willie Woods10-12-2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
Date: Saturday, October 4, 1924 Paper: Boston Herald (Boston, MA) Page: 6
1924-08-15Benny Nelson15-10-1
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO4
1924-06-13Frankie Hebert15-1-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
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