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Chalky Wright
Global ID9596
sexmale
birthdate 1912-02-01
death date 1957-08-12 (45)
divisionfeatherweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 6½″   /   169cm
reach69″   /   175cm
country USA
residenceSan Bernardino, California, USA
birth placeWillcox, Arizona, USA
birth nameAlbert Wright
won 162 (KO 83) + lost 45 (KO 7) + drawn 19 = 229
rounds boxed 1377 KO% 36.24
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1948-03-09Ernie Hunick12-2-0
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USALRTD310
1947-06-24Larry Cisneros66-12-4
Zimmerman Field, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USALPTS1010
referee: Joe Louis
1947-05-12Frankie Saucedo7-2-2
Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoDPTS1010
This was the date given for the fight in the El Paso Herald-Post. Weights from before postponement when fighters weighed in. Need verification. El Paso Herald-Post
1946-11-27Willie Pep107-1-1
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALKO310
time: 1:05 | referee: Julius Fidler | judge: Les Decamera | judge: Owen Murphy
1946-10-15Enrique Bolanos42-7-2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALUD1010
referee: Benny Whitman 49½-60½ | judge: Lee Grossman 51-59 | judge: Mushy Callahan 53-57
1946-08-27Johnny Dell21-11-6
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USALPTS1010
A "bum" decision according to The Ring, November 1946, page 44, whose representative gave Wright six rounds, Dell three, and one even.
1946-04-17Frankie Moore17-18-8
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Jack Downey
1946-03-27Frankie Moore16-18-8
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALKO110
time: 2:40 | referee: Frankie Carter
1946-03-05Georgie Hansford92-45-17
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWRTD310
1946-02-19Enrique Bolanos35-6-2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALUD1010
referee: Billy Kershner 53-57 | judge: Johnny Indrisano 52-58 | judge: Jack McDonald 51½-58½
1946-01-25Pedro Firpo26-32-6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Arthur Donovan 4-2 | judge: George LeCron 6-4 | judge: John Potter 7-3
1945-12-14Johnny Bratton15-4-1
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWUD1010
referee: Eddie Brown
1945-11-02Leroy Willis17-2-1
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWUD1010
1945-10-05Bobby Ruffin61-19-12
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWUD1010
From Detroit newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1945-09-21Humberto Zavala11-9-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
Wright "kidded around with Humberto Zavala for a couple of rounds tonight then went to work and galloped to an easy 10-round decision." (Associated Press)
1945-08-28Enrique Bolanos31-5-2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWSD1010
referee: Charley Randolph 53-55 | judge: Reggie Gilmore 57-51 | judge: Herb Greene 56½-51½
1945-07-31Henry Jordan31-31-5
MacArthur Stadium, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO610
1945-04-17Willie Joyce57-12-7
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Mushy Callahan 55½-54½ | judge: Frankie Van 57½-52½ | judge: Frank Holborow 56½-53½
1945-04-09Jackie Wilson99-29-7
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USANCNC710
1945-02-05Willie Joyce55-12-7
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1944-12-05Willie Pep82-1-0
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALUD1010
1944-09-29Willie Pep78-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1515
referee: Frank Fullam
NYSAC World featherweight title
1944-07-17Johnny Cockfield11-83-9
Bain Field, Norfolk, Virginia, USAWTKO510
1944-07-10Ruby Garcia24-43-8
Houston, Texas, USAWTKO810
referee: Pepper Smith
1944-06-05Vince Dell'Orto57-43-8
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWKO310
time: 0:48
1944-05-22Sammy Daniels19-13-3
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO810
Daniels started fast and dominated the first four rounds. Wright scored a knockdown in the fifth. The sixth and seventh were slugfests. In roung eight Chalky landed a terrific right that knocked Daniels through the ropes and he was counted out.
1944-05-01Clyde English17-42-9
Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO110
1944-03-05Young Finnegan16-7-1
Estadio Olimpico, Panama City, PanamaDPTS1010
1944-02-06Al Carlos11-11-1
Estadio Olimpico, Panama City, PanamaWKO610
1944-01-23Baby Al Brown7-5-3
Estadio Olimpico, Panama City, PanamaWKO510
1943-11-19Al Reasoner13-8-3
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWRTD110
1943-11-08Billy Banks31-15-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO510
1943-10-26Patsy Spataro19-12-4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO28
time: 2:16 | referee: Jack O'Sullivan
1943-08-09Angel Aviles7-8-4
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWTKO710
Wright "forced the fight truout (sic) to hammer his opponent into submission after two minutes and 17 seconds of round 7." (Coshocton Tribune)
1943-07-21Lulu Costantino75-5-6
Lakefront Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1010
1943-07-03National Kid28-7-9
Tropical Stadium, Havana, CubaWKO810
1943-06-04Phil Terranova18-4-7
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO515
time: 2:46 | referee: Frank Fullam
World Featherweight Title Eliminator
Terranova was knocked down once in the 2nd, and twice in the 5th.

1943-05-25Billy Pinti16-14-4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO48
time: 0:41 | referee: Jack O'Sullivan
Pinti was down once in each round.
1943-05-17Frankie Carto25-4-2
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWTKO810
Carto's left eye was injured in the second round, and he was down for "nine" in round seven, finally taking a bad beating in round eight before the referee stopped the fight. Attendance reported as over 7000.
1943-03-10Joey Pirrone21-8-1
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWKO310
time: 2:32 | referee: Jackie Davis
1943-02-23Joey Peralta23-18-11
Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWPTS1010
referee: Harry Cook
Wright won in "10 rounds of close but uninspiring fighting.." (Associated Press) Reported in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Jack Kincaid).
1943-02-15Morris Parker13-13-5
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO410
time: 2:11
1943-01-15Joey Peralta23-17-11
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
referee: Frank Fullam
1942-11-20Willie Pep53-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1515
referee: Arthur Donovan 4-10 | judge: Joe Agnello 4-11 | judge: Bill Healy 4-11
NYSAC World featherweight title
1942-10-20Henry Vasquez30-5-3
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USAWTKO810
referee: Joe Currie
1942-10-13Carlos Cuebas39-25-12
Auditorium, Hartford, Connecticut, USAWKO410
1942-09-25Lulu Costantino58-2-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWSD1515
referee: Billy Cavanaugh | judge: Gunboat Smith | judge: Marty Monroe
NYSAC World featherweight title
1942-08-27Joe Marinelli22-8-5
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USAWKO210
1942-08-15Curley St Angelo15-16-6
Century Stadium, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USAWKO210
time: 0:24 | referee: Jack Dekkers
1942-08-06Allie Stolz47-5-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
1942-07-13Lou Transparenti30-22-1
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWTKO410
Stopped after round 4 because of a deep cut inside Transparenti's mouth.
1942-06-19Harry Jeffra77-11-2
Oriole Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWTKO1015
NYSAC World featherweight title
1942-05-07Lulu Costantino52-0-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWMD88
referee: Arthur Donovan
1942-04-06Vern Bybee39-7-9
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USALUD1010
referee: Clayton Frye | judge: Toby Irwin | judge: Frankie Brown
1942-03-24Jorge Morelia24-10-5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO610
time: 0:52 | referee: Billy Kershner
The bout was stopped after Morelia rose unsteady from an eight-count knockdown.
1942-02-18Richie Fontaine36-26-11
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS1010
1942-02-03Richie Lemos44-12-2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO610
time: 1:05 | referee: Benny Whitman
A cut left eye ended the bout.
1942-01-13Bobby Ruffin34-11-5
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USALUD1010
1941-11-28Jorge Morelia23-9-4
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USAWTKO610
referee: Billy Kershner
1941-10-31Ray Lunny30-0-2
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS1010
1941-10-14Leo Rodak66-17-6
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS1010
A "listless 10-round bout." (Associated Press)
1941-10-02Joey Peralta12-8-8
West Side Armory, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
3-6 | 3-6 | 3-6
1941-09-11Joey Archibald59-27-3
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWKO1115
time: 0:54 | referee: Harry Volkman
NYSAC World featherweight title
Maryland World Featherweight Title
1941-08-05Paco Villa34-34-15
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWKO68
time: 1:51
1941-07-17Jackie Wilson88-18-7
Oriole Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWUD1010
Wilson was down for a five count in the 8th.
1941-06-24Bobby McIntire45-21-5
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWTKO58
McIntire was down in the 1st.
1941-06-17Lloyd Pine31-50-12
West Side Armory, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO210
referee: Johnny Kelly
1941-06-03Guillermo Puentes7-3-1
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
Puentes was knocked down in the 3rd round.
1941-05-29Norment Quarles71-43-5
Garden Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
1941-05-22Sal Bartolo31-9-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
referee: Pete Hartley | judge: Marty Monroe | judge: Joe Agnello
1941-05-01Charley Varre26-9-7
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-03-17Charles Schnappauf4-0-1
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO510
Bout stopped because of a bad cut on Schnaupoff's left cheek.
1941-03-05Texas Lee Harper28-19-6
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWKO310
time: 1:35 | referee: Ray Bowen
1941-02-24Maurice Arnault29-25-6
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWTKO210
1941-02-19Frankie Terranova32-71-8
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO610
The club physician refused to allow Terranova to come out for the 6th round
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