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Newsboy Brown
Global ID9906
sexmale
birthdate 1905-08-17
death date 1977-02-00 (71)
divisionflyweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 1″   /   155cm
country USA
residenceLos Angeles, California, USA
birth placeRussia
birth nameDavid Montrose
won 56 (KO 12) + lost 13 (KO 1) + drawn 5 = 74
rounds boxed 674
Newspaper Decisions won 12 : lost : drawn 5
rounds boxed 144
Total Bouts 91 KO% 13.19
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1933-04-02Rodolfo Casanova17-1-0
El Toreo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLKO310
Attendance: 30,000 -- Brown's final career bout. Brown also knocked down in the 2nd round.
1932-10-18Baby Arizmendi37-4-5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
Featherweight World Title
As recognized by the California Athletic Commission.
Brown won only one round, and was on the verge of being knocked-out in three or four different rounds. "Displaying all the speed and agility of his Aztec ancestry, the brown idol of Old Mexico and Little Mexico alike, decisively whipped his Los Angeles Jewish opponent here last night before 7,000 persons." (AP)

1932-08-17Emile Pladner72-8-7
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLPTS1212
1932-06-28Baby Arizmendi36-3-5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
1932-06-07Baby Arizmendi35-3-5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
1932-04-02Lou Pacion15-5-4
Manila, Metro Manila, PhilippinesWPTS1212
1932-03-19Cris Pineda10-4-2
Manila, Metro Manila, PhilippinesWSD1212
Orient Bantamweight Title
Before a crowd of 12,000, Governor-General Theodore Roosevelt awarded Brown the title belt. Brown won on two cards, and Pineda on the other.

1932-01-28Young Tommy21-3-5
Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Jack Dempsey
USA California State bantamweight title
Description of bout.
1931-12-15Panama Al Brown84-8-10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
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.

1931-11-24Young Tommy18-2-5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
USA California State bantamweight title
Believed to have been Brown's first defense of the State Title.
1931-10-07Eugene Huat38-14-4
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLPTS1212
Attendance: 7,500
"The decision was not well received. Brown's two-fisted battling appeared to win for him a majority of rounds." Brown was knocked down in the sixth round for a no-count. The Gazette (Often incorrectly recorded as occurring October 10.)

1931-09-09Eugene Huat38-13-4
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1212
referee: Georges Rivet
1931-08-18Archie Bell49-15-12
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1931-08-06Cris Pineda9-1-2
Meadowbrook Arena, North Adams, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Ed Kent
1931-04-17Ray Montoya41-24-16
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Abe Roth
Montoya was knocked down for a nine-count in the 1st round.
1931-04-10Billy Cain14-19-6
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWKO24
1931-03-03Speedy Dado49-5-11
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO310
referee: Jack Kennedy
USA California State bantamweight title
Description of bout.
1931-02-10Speedy Dado48-5-11
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Billy Burke
USA California State bantamweight title
Title created by promoter Jack Doyle of the well-known Vernon, California, boxing venue. Dado won six rounds, Brown one, with the remaining three considered even.
1930-11-04Claude Varner20-8-7
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Kennedy
1930-10-14Claude Varner20-7-7
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Abe Roth
1930-09-09Chato Laredo16-14-4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Kennedy
Referee Kennedy announced the winner after each round: Brown won five, Laredo one, and four were even.
1930-08-19Midget Wolgast65-5-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Kennedy
1930-06-13Tommy Gardner35-3-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
1930-05-20Pablo Dano33-12-16
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Larry McGrath
1929-11-22Tommy Hughes29-13-5
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Kennedy
1929-10-04Pablo Dano28-9-15
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Joe Gorman
1929-09-27Ernie Peters18-10-7
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
1929-09-13Tommy Hughes27-11-4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
1929-06-27Ernie Hood41-5-5
Pasadena Arena, Pasadena, California, USAWTKO710
referee: Freddie Gilmore
Bout was stopped because of a cut eye suffered by Hood.
1929-06-15Alfredo Imperial14-29-13
Pismo Beach, California, USAWPTS1010
1929-06-07Blas Rodriguez33-11-4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
1929-04-05Ray Montoya24-17-12
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Billy McMahon
1929-02-01Delos 'Kid' Williams33-25-13
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USADPTS1010
1929-01-22Ernie Peters17-7-6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
1928-08-29Johnny Hill15-0-3
Orient Football Ground, Clapton, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: Sam Russell 5-9
Vacant World Flyweight Title
Recognized by California State and Great Britain
There is some evidence that the NYSAC also recognized Hill as the World Flyweight Champion after this bout.
Hill becomes Scotland's first World Champion (although Benny Lynch is often incorrectly given that distinction).
Hull Daily Mail - Thursday 30 August 1928

1928-04-24Speedy Dado27-2-7
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO610
Vacant World Flyweight Title
Recognized by California. Dado forced to pull out after six rounds due to a shoulder injury.

1928-03-23Howard Mayberry29-12-7
Kenwood Armory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWKO9
A left hook to the body and right to the jaw in the ninth produced the knockout for Newsboy Brown. Sioux City Journal
1928-01-03Johnny McCoy44-12-11
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
World Flyweight Title
As recognized by California.
Description of bout.

1927-12-16Corporal Izzy Schwartz47-24-11
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1515
vacant NYSAC World flyweight title
Description of bout.
1927-10-28Frenchy Belanger23-4-10
Coliseum, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
referee: Lou Marsh
Reported as Belanger's first 10-rounder. He scored two nine-count knockdowns in the fourth round. Brown was cautioned for hitting when told to break; twice in the ninth and once in the tenth, he was warned for kidney punching. The Globe
1927-09-15Frankie Novey35-41-34
Culver City, California, USAWPTS1010
1927-08-01Johnny Stack
Culver City, California, USAWKO7
Exact date unknown.
1927-06-14Johnny Vacca26-8-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
1927-05-09Harry Goldstein21-7-2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1927-04-18Alex Burlie20-5-6
Arena Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
referee: Lou Marsh
Burlie is the Canadian Flyweight Champion at this time. Based upon this loss, Burlie loses the Canadian Flyweight Title and announces his retirement, which is short-lived. Reporter and Referee Marsh said Burlie had won the first five rounds and fought the best bout of his career.
1927-03-26Ernie Peters8-2-2
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS88
1927-03-14Willie Davies45-4-10
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALMD1010
referee: Eddie Kennedy | judge: Frank Brown | judge: Red Robinson
1927-03-07Artie Shiere3-4-0
Auditorium, Sioux City, Iowa, USAWTKO410
1927-02-05Happy Atherton19-5-4
Walker A.C., New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1927-01-21Frankie Genaro46-6-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1926-12-21Young Nationalista30-19-15
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
1926-10-05Fidel LaBarba15-2-2
Arena, Vernon, California, USADPTS1010
1926-06-25Teddy Silva27-17-21
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
1926-05-13Johnny Godinez4-7-3
Pasadena, California, USAWPTS1010
Newsboy Brown won every round. Source: AP
1926-03-02Frankie Novey30-29-26
Civic Auditorium, Fresno, California, USAWPTS88
Description of bout.
1926-02-19Young Nationalista26-14-12
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO610
referee: Freddie Gilmore
1925-11-27Corporal Izzy Schwartz27-18-8
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
1925-10-14Frankie Genaro42-4-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
1925-08-19Alkie Akol7-4-6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS88
1925-08-05Frankie Grandetta21-17-13
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS66
1925-06-05Young Nationalista21-10-8
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USADPTS1010
1925-05-01Georgie Rivers27-10-19
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALPTS1010
1925-04-17Fidel LaBarba4-2-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Larry McGrath
1924-11-18Henry 'Kid' Wolfe9-7-2
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
1924-11-10Marty Gold14-2-4
Arena, Trenton, New Jersey, USAWNWS1010
Trenton Evening Times
1924-10-27Kid Fredericks4-8-0
Arena, Trenton, New Jersey, USAWNWS88
Eight round bout and newspaper decision per Trenton Evening Times.
1924-10-21Johnny Royce8-2-0
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USAWKO48
1924-09-26Frankie Murray11-8-4
Armory, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1924-09-09Willie Woods9-11-2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
Correct date from the Lowell Sun.
1924-08-30Wilbur Cohen18-9-3
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1924-06-14Kid Pancho47-11-6
Auditorium, Sioux City, Iowa, USAWNWS1010
referee: Curley Ulrich
Brown "newspaper" win per the Sioux City Journal
Pancho was knocked down three times in round 8--twice for nine counts and once for eight.

1924-04-21Johnny Walker1-1-0
East Chicago, Indiana, USAWKO310
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). Brown landed a right to the jaw which put Walker down hard, striking his head on the "ring floor with a loud thud. He was carried from the ring unconscious, but was later revived.."
1924-03-04Kid Pancho45-10-6
Market Hall, San Antonio, Texas, USADNWS1212
referee: Jack Shelton
Newspaper decison from the San Antonio Express
1924-02-26Kid Pancho45-10-6
Market Hall, San Antonio, Texas, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decison from the San Antonio Express
1924-02-08Freddie Dunn1-0-0
Auditorium, Sioux City, Iowa, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Sioux City Journal
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