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Ceferino Garcia
Global ID9601
sexmale
birthdate 1906-08-26
death date 1981-01-01 (74)
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
reach70″   /   178cm
aliasCipriano (Pedro) Garcia
country Philippines
residenceLos Angeles, California, USA
birth placeNaval, Biliran, Philippines
won 118 (KO 74) + lost 30 (KO 6) + drawn 14 = 162
rounds boxed 1156 KO% 45.68
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1945-01-15Bill McDowell137-83-25
City Auditorium, Houston, Texas, USALPTS1010
1944-10-16George Baratko25-11-3
Houston, Texas, USAWKO3
1944-10-06Kid Azteca122-31-8
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWPTS1010
1944-09-25Willis Johnson7-13-4
Ocean Park Arena, Santa Monica, California, USAWTKO1010
Ceferino was behind on points until he connected with his "bolo punch", flooring Johnson five times before the bout was stopped
1942-02-24California Jackie Wilson41-3-2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALUD1010
referee: Mushy Callahan 1-7 | judge: Abe Roth 0-5 | judge: Johnny Indrisano 1-8
1941-12-01Anton Christoforidis44-10-7
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1010
"Garcia could not get a good shot with his famous bolo punch, but it was an interesting fight." (The Ring, February 1942.)
1941-09-15Billy Soose33-5-0
Gilmore Field, Los Angeles, California, USADTD812
time: 1:45 | referee: Abe Roth
Bout was halted due to an eye injury suffered by Soose.
1941-08-19Bobby Pacho87-70-18
Ryan's Auditorium, Fresno, California, USAWKO310
time: 1:36 | referee: Toby Irwin
Pacho was knocked down twice.
1941-07-11Jimmy Casino21-15-11
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO810
referee: Mushy Callahan
The bout was stopped due to badly cut and swollen left eye, sustained by Casino.
1940-09-12Steve Belloise29-2-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1940-05-23Ken Overlin108-17-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1515
referee: Arthur Donovan | judge: Steve Hamas | judge: George LeCron
NYSAC World middleweight title
Garcia "was a disappointment to his fans. Expected to blast his foe to the ground with his famed right hand punch, the defending champion instead allowed the challenger to dictate the procedure of warfare, then his foe proceeded to outpoint him at every turn." The New York Times The official scorecards, round-by-round, were 10-5, 7-6-2, and 9-5-1, all in favor of Overlin.
1940-04-24Allen Matthews85-18-4
Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri, USAWTKO410
referee: Bobby Stewart
Matthews was knocked down once in the 3rd and 4th round.
1940-03-01Henry Armstrong105-12-7
Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USADPTS1010
referee: George Blake
Billed as a World Middleweight Title fight recognized only by California. This is George Blake's last assignment as a referee, according to his obituary in the Dec. 21, 1952 New York Times.
1939-12-23Glen Lee50-14-5
Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Manila, Metro Manila, PhilippinesWTKO1315
referee: Jack Dempsey
NYSAC World middleweight title
Referee Dempsey stopped the bout a few seconds before the round was due to end, as Lee rose groggily from his second knockdown of the round. Lee had been down for eight and then nine. A light drizzle fell throughout the fight and made the canvas flooring slippery. This is the first world title bout ever held in the Philippine Islands.
1939-10-02Fred Apostoli38-5-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO715
time: 2:07 | referee: Billy Cavanaugh
NYSAC World middleweight title
Apostoli was knocked down three times in the 7th round. The referee waved the count off at "2" on the final knockdown.
1939-08-08Bobby Pacho82-52-16
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO510
referee: Abe Roth
1939-07-04Bobby Pacho81-51-15
Civic Auditorium, Stockton, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Harry Atwood
Sometimes reported as occurring July 1. Pacho floored in the second, sixth, ninth and tenth rounds.
1939-06-15Walter Woods49-3-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO410
time: 0:17
Woods was floored for two counts in the first round, but came back to win the second. Garcia scored three knockdowns in round three and put Woods down for the full count in 17 seconds of the fourth.
1939-04-21Al Romero32-10-4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO1010
time: 1:30 | referee: Abe Roth
Romero was knocked down three times, the bout was stopped on a cut.
1939-03-28Chief Parris59-22-11
Civic Auditorium, Stockton, California, USAWKO310
"The knockout came on a left hook to the chin.." (United Press)
1939-03-17Lloyd Marshall16-3-1
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO510
referee: Toby Irwin
Bout was stopped due to cuts over both of Marshall's eyes.
1939-02-22Lloyd Marshall16-2-1
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS1010
1939-02-07Al Trulmans70-20-14
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USAWKO210
referee: Toby Irwin
1939-01-27Dick Foster32-8-4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO810
time: 1:20 | referee: Charley Randolph
1938-11-25Henry Armstrong90-11-7
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1515
referee: Arthur Donovan 6-9 | judge: Billy 'Kid' McPartland 6-9 | judge: George LeCron 7-8
World Welterweight Title
1938-07-25Jackie Burke83-17-18
Ogden Stadium, Ogden, Utah, USAWTKO215
time: 1:04 | referee: George Blake
1938-07-04Jackie Burke82-16-18
Stockton, California, USAWKO410
referee: Fred Bottaro
1938-06-17Frankie Blair45-14-7
Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO310
time: 2:50 | referee: George Blake
Blair was knocked down three times in the 3rd round.
1938-05-06Glen Lee45-8-3
Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Abe Roth
1938-03-25Tony Roccaforte35-23-9
Honolulu, Hawaii, USAWKO1
1938-03-12Otto Blackwell13-9-7
Honolulu, Hawaii, USAWKO710
1938-02-18Manuel Victoria50-48-22
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USAWKO410
time: 0:28
1938-01-28Mickey Serrian33-22-7
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO210
time: 2:58 | referee: Charley Randolph
1938-01-01Otto Blackwell13-8-5
Pismo Beach Arena, Pismo Beach, California, USAWKO210
referee: Benny Whitman
1937-09-23Barney Ross69-3-3
Polo Grounds, New York, New York, USALUD1515
referee: Billy Cavanaugh 5-7 | judge: Marvin Goldberg 4-9 | judge: George LeCron 4-9
World Welterweight Title
One of four title bouts on Promoter Mike Jacobs' "Carnival of Champions" fight card: including Sixto Escobar-Harry Jeffra for the Bantamweight Title, Lou Ambers-Pedro Montanez for the Lightweight Title, and Fred Apostoli-Marcel Thil for the IBU Middleweight Title. "In as masterful an exhibition of boxing, as admirable a demonstration of fighting courage and as determined a stand a champion has flashed in recent years, Ross matched his wits against the power of his challenger's punches and won the unanimous decision."
The New York Times.
Ross broke his left hand during this bout. The official scoring on rounds was: Cavanaugh 7-5-3 for Ross; Goldberg 9-4-2 for Ross; LeCron 9-4-2 for Ross.

1937-07-22Bobby Pacho61-35-13
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO910
time: 2:29 | referee: Johnny McAvoy
1937-06-11Phil Furr27-14-7
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Kennedy
1937-05-21George Salvadore71-28-9
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Abe Roth
Salvadore was knocked down in the 1st and 3rd round.
1937-05-07Phil McQuillan21-16-4
Civic Auditorium, Watsonville, California, USAWKO210
1937-03-23Jack Wade
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USAWTKO110
referee: Jack Downey
Wade down three times. As Little Tiger Wade
1937-02-23Glen Lee37-5-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
referee: George Blake
1937-02-05Chief Parris57-14-6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO410
referee: Larry McGrath
1937-01-12Otto Blackwell9-3-3
Civic Auditorium, Stockton, California, USAWKO110
time: 0:45
1936-12-18Ray Acosta27-12-8
Pismo Beach Arena, Pismo Beach, California, USAWKO110
time: 0:22
1936-10-30Izzy Jannazzo28-14-10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS1515
1936-09-11Cleto Locatelli80-14-7
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1936-08-11Leon Zorrita26-5-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO510
time: 2:08
1936-07-17Kid Azteca73-13-7
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO510
time: 1:17 | referee: Abe Roth
1936-06-09Young Peter Jackson51-8-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
1936-05-08Jackie Burke50-6-14
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO810
time: 1:19 | referee: George Blake
Burke was knocked down twice in the 8th round.
1936-03-27Lou Halper26-21-9
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO610
time: 2:57 | referee: Charley Randolph
1936-03-02Jackie Burke48-6-13
Orpheum Theatre, Ogden, Utah, USADPTS1010
referee: Bill Glasmann
1936-02-07Gordon Wallace32-9-21
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Larry McGrath
1936-01-13Al Manfredo56-6-5
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Oakland Jimmy Duffy
USA California State welterweight title
1935-11-29Barney Ross58-3-3
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALUD1010
The official scoring was 58-42, 57-43, and 59-41, all in favor of Ross. There were no knockdowns.
1935-11-20Gordon Wallace32-8-21
Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaWPTS1212
1935-11-12Otto Blackwell5-2-2
Ice Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USAWPTS1010
referee: James J. Braddock
1935-10-23Gordon Wallace32-8-20
Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaDPTS1010
referee: Ralph Gruman
1935-10-18Joe Bernal20-2-3
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS1010
1935-09-13Barney Ross57-3-3
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USALPTS1010
1935-08-16Sammy Brown38-9-12
Frank Chance Field, Fresno, California, USAWKO310
1935-07-19Baby Joe Gans119-19-10
Pismo Beach Arena, Pismo Beach, California, USAWKO310
1935-07-04Sammy O'Dell50-12-7
Stockton, California, USAWKO510
1935-06-21Al Romero23-2-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Johnny Indrisano
1935-05-31Meyer Grace68-30-8
Watsonville, California, USAWKO110
Garcia was down once, before knocking out Grace.
1935-05-17Al Manfredo54-3-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
1935-04-26Guy McKinney12-11-3
Pismo Beach Arena, Pismo Beach, California, USAWKO110
time: 2:10
1935-04-18Al Manfredo53-3-3
Sacramento, California, USALPTS1010
1935-03-26Baby Joe Gans114-18-10
Civic Auditorium, Stockton, California, USAWKO110
USA California State welterweight title
1934-12-07Bep van Klaveren36-8-5
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALPTS1010
referee: George Blake
1934-11-16Manuel Victoria42-38-18
Civic Auditorium, Watsonville, California, USAWKO310
referee: Eddie Burns
1934-10-30Bep van Klaveren36-7-5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Kennedy
1934-09-28Erwin Bige27-20-9
Civic Auditorium, Watsonville, California, USAWKO210
1934-09-24Flash Butler1-1-0
Bakersfield Arena, Bakersfield, California, USAWKO210
USA California State welterweight title
1934-09-11Tony Roccaforte24-16-4
Ryan's Auditorium, Fresno, California, USAWKO210
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