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Davey Day
Global ID9452
sexmale
birthdate 1912-08-12
death date 1990-10-02 (78)
divisionlightweight
aliasDavid Daitch
country USA
residenceChicago, Illinois, USA
birth placeChicago, Illinois, USA
won 61 (KO 29) + lost 9 (KO 2) + drawn 4 = 74
rounds boxed 477 KO% 39.19
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1941-10-10Bob Montgomery36-3-3
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALKO110
time: 2:59 | referee: Davy Miller
1941-02-03Billy Marquart40-12-0
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
1941-01-10Nick Castiglione14-9-3
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO110
1940-05-03Sammy Angott53-14-3
Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, USALPTS1515
referee: Jack Dempsey
National Boxing Association World lightweight title
NBA title had been stripped from Lou Ambers for his failure to meet Davey Day in a title fight
Scoring: 6-5-4

1940-03-29Norment Quarles68-29-4
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
1939-12-08Sammy Angott52-13-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWMD1212
referee: Joe McNamara 61-59 | judge: Ed Hintz 63-57 | judge: E. Allen Frankel 60-60
1939-10-06Sammy Angott50-13-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALSD1010
referee: Tommy Gilmore 48-52 | judge: Ed Klein 47-53 | judge: Willam Battye 52-48
1939-05-23Pedro Montanez88-5-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO810
time: 2:37 | referee: Frank Fullam
A cut eye caused the fight to be stopped, causing the crowd to "jeer thunderously". Day was "clearly beaten as far as the fight had gone, although the battle he put up was a gallant and credible one." (New York Times) The subjectivity of the fight game--The (Chicago Tribune )wrote that "Day's victory was a popular one" and that most ringsiders had the fight even going into the eighth round. The Hartford Courant also had the fight even going into the eigth round.
1939-03-31Henry Armstrong96-11-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO1215
time: 2:49 | referee: Billy Cavanaugh
World Welterweight Title
1938-12-12Howard Scott60-31-10
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWMD1010
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). One judge called it a draw and the other two officials votes for Day.
1938-11-29Harvey Woods26-7-6
124th Field Artillery Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO910
This was a special show, run for a Christmas benefit. According to <>The Ring, February 1939, page 60, saw "Day, in his methodical execution..administer a terrific lacing to Woods.." 11,000 fans attended.
1938-10-26Pete Lello28-4-1
Park Casino, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
1938-09-27Wally Hally28-13-4
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
This was an easy win for Day. (Chicago Tribune, Bob Soderman)
1938-09-07Harvey Woods24-5-6
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1938-05-31Norment Quarles46-13-4
Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-05-02Pete Caracciola19-14-2
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). Two of the officials gave Day every round and the other scored it 9-1 on rounds for Davey.
1938-03-28Tommy Speigal37-8-5
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
Spiegel was down twice in the second round.
1938-03-02Charley Gomer69-41-10
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1937-12-06Johnny Morro25-8-5
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). Morro staggered Day in the 2nd and 3rd round, butwas himself floored for a nine-count in round five.
1937-10-22Enrico Venturi59-9-12
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
1937-09-07Charley Gomer63-39-10
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO310
Gomer was saved by the bell in the 1st round, "weathered" the second and was floored for the full count mid-way through the 3rd. (New York Times)
1937-07-26Johnny Durso58-38-6
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO610
Durso was down once in the 1st, twice in the 5th and three times in the 6th before the bout was halted. (New York Times) Also reported in the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1937-06-02Jimmy Garrison18-4-3
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO810
time: 1:59 | referee: Tommy Thomas
1937-04-26Charlie Baxter41-12-2
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO210
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1937-02-10Lou Ambers61-4-6
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Frank Fullam 5-4 | judge: Jack Britton 3-6 | judge: Billy 'Kid' McPartland 3-6
1936-11-20Joe Vignali37-14-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO78
1936-10-26Joey Greb44-36-10
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
1936-10-05Carl Fasnaugh22-8-4
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO910
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1936-07-27Geno Salvatore25-7-4
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO410
referee: Joe McNamara
1936-05-01Johnny Durso47-31-4
Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWPTS88
From the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).
1936-04-27Mike Primich13-4-0
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO410
1935-11-22Roger Bernard64-29-9
Guyon's Paradise Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
1935-11-08Baby Arizmendi62-10-6
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALMD1010
referee: Norm McGarrity 49-51 | judge: Ed Hintz 44-56 | judge: Ed Klein 50-50
1935-10-14Geno Salvatore24-4-3
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
1935-07-29Al Roth27-11-9
Dyckman Oval, Manhattan, New York, USALPTS1010
1935-07-17Joe Ghnouly43-11-3
Muehlebach Field, Kansas City, Missouri, USADPTS1010
1935-06-17Patsy Severo32-13-2
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
1935-05-13Ernie Ratner10-19-5
Des Moines, Iowa, USAWKO210
1935-02-21Bobby Pacho38-21-8
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USAWSD1010
The referee voted for Pacho,and the two judges favored Day. Pacho landed a terrific right to the jaw in round two which had Day in trouble. Bobby was guilty of repeatedly butting Day.
1934-11-02Frankie Sagilio18-0-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD1010
The official scores were 51-49, 54-46, and 53-37, all in favor of Day. Actually it was even fight for nine rounds but Day floored Sagilio in the 10th.
1934-09-17Frankie Cinque45-20-5
Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWTKO46
referee: Danny Ridge
1934-07-30Frankie Sagilio17-0-1
Mills Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS1010
referee: Phil Collins
1934-07-11Stanislaus Loayza75-29-5
Sparta Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO810
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1934-06-19Joey Kleko12-2-3
Western Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO58
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). The following fights were scheduled for this program, but not reported: Eddie Chinski v. Frank Keevil, 5; Davey White v. Jack Lazar, 4; Steve Zenie v. Charles Russo, 4.
1934-05-28Frankie Marchese28-42-15
Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS66
1934-04-23George Engle8-6-3
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO78
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1934-03-27Kenny Reed11-1-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO14
referee: Jackie Fields
1934-03-14Gus Vegas7-6-4
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWKO16
1934-03-05Patsy Burke1-0-0
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS66
1934-02-07Tommy Corbett31-7-7
Convention Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, USALPTS66
1934-01-24Danny Rosen28-6-2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWKO46
time: 2:08
1933-11-17Paul Dazzo25-4-5
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66
1933-11-06Billy Gladstone20-8-3
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO26
1933-10-27Luis Navarro1-8-0
Cicero Stadium, Cicero, Illinois, USAWKO15
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1933-10-23George Engle5-2-2
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1933-08-15Art Donovan4-8-4
Western Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO24
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1933-07-26Andy Villion
Mills Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO14
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1933-07-18Eddie Smith0-9-0
Western Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO14
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1933-06-23Izzy Lubansky6-1-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS44
1933-06-09Billy Locks1-2-0
Sparta Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO26
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1933-05-03Carl Schaeffer1-0-1
Arena, Saint Louis, Missouri, USADPTS66
1933-04-28Joey Haines1-0-1
Cicero Stadium, Cicero, Illinois, USAWTKO35
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1933-02-22Buddy Kearns1-13-0
Washington Blvd. Auditorium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS44
1933-02-06Freddie Dolph6-1-1
Washington Blvd. Auditorium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO45
1933-01-13Tony Paul3-0-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS44
1932-12-20Lou Vine11-6-0
Kid Howard's Gym, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
1932-10-21Joey Bozak9-10-5
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS44
1932-07-28Louis Epstein5-2-1
Sparta Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO24
1932-02-26Sammy Levine9-3-5
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS44
1932-02-08Joey Bozak7-7-5
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS44
1931-11-13Bert Viscioni2-1-1
Moline Field House, Moline, Illinois, USAWPTS44
1931-10-30Frank Barrucci
Eagles Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS44
This is from Day's published record. The fight was shown as scheduled by the Chicago Tribune.
1931-10-23Tod Kelly0-1-1
Eagles Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO24
1931-10-09Jimmy Mason3-5-1
Eagles Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS44

 
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