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Gene Fullmer
Global ID9707
sexmale
birthdate 1931-07-21
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 8″   /   173cm
reach69″   /   175cm
aliasCyclone
country USA
residenceWest Jordan, Utah, USA
birth placeWest Jordan, Utah, USA
won 55 (KO 24) + lost 6 (KO 2) + drawn 3 = 64
rounds boxed 508 KO% 37.5
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1963-08-10Dick Tiger46-14-3
Liberty Stadium, Ibadan, NigeriaLRTD715
time: 3:00 | referee: Jack Hart
vacant WBC middleweight title
WBA World middleweight title
Fullmer's manager Merv Jensen asked to have the bout stopped after the seventh.
1963-02-23Dick Tiger46-14-2
Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USADPTS1515
referee: Vern Bybee 69-69 | judge: John Romero 70-68 | judge: Pat Diskin 67-71
WBA World middleweight title
1962-10-23Dick Tiger45-14-2
Candlestick Park, San Francisco, California, USALUD1515
referee: Frankie Carter 1-10 | judge: Jack Downey 5-9 | judge: Vern Bybee 5-7
vacant WBA World middleweight title
1961-12-09Benny Kid Paret35-10-3
Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO1015
time: 2:30 | referee: Harold Krause 42-39 | judge: Bill Stremmell 43-34 | judge: John Romero 42-39
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
Paret down three times in 10th
1961-08-05Florentino Fernandez30-2-0
Ogden Stadium, Ogden, Utah, USAWSD1515
referee: Ken Shulsen 145-142 | judge: Norman Jorgensen 148-140 | judge: Del Markham 143-145
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
Fullmer fractured his elbow during the fight
1961-03-04Sugar Ray Robinson143-8-3
Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1515
referee: Frankie Carter 70-66 | judge: David Zenoff 70-64 | judge: Jack Tighe 70-67
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
1960-12-03Sugar Ray Robinson143-8-2
Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USADPTS1515
referee: Tommy Hart 4-11 | judge: Lee Grossman 9-5 | judge: George Latka 8-8
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
1960-06-29Carmen Basilio54-14-7
Derks Field, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWTKO1215
referee: Pete Giacoma 108-102 | judge: Del Markham 108-102 | judge: Bob Yocom 109-101
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
1960-04-20Joey Giardello83-19-6
Montana St. College Fieldhouse, Bozeman, Montana, USADPTS1515
referee: Harry Kessler 142-144 | judge: Jay Evans 145-142 | judge: Billy McFarland 145-145
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
1959-12-04Spider Webb33-4-0
George Nelson Field House, Logan, Utah, USAWUD1515
referee: Ken Shulsen 147-141 | judge: Del Markham 148-138 | judge: Boyd Mattinson 150-132
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
1959-08-28Carmen Basilio54-13-7
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USAWTKO1415
time: 0:39 | referee: Jack Downey 128-119 | judge: Jack Silver 125-121 | judge: Fred Bottaro 129-121
vacant National Boxing Association World middleweight title
1959-02-20Wilf Greaves27-9-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWMD1010
referee: Harry Kessler 5-4 | judge: Jack Gordon 6-4 | judge: Nick Gamboli 5-5
Fullmer sustained a broken jaw keeping him out of the ring for six months.
1959-01-09Milo Savage42-43-9
Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas, USAWUD1010
referee: Leonard Zuniga 98-95 | judge: Charles Grace 98-94 | judge: Jack Avalon 100-91
1958-11-10Joe Miceli58-33-7
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWKO210
time: 0:38 | referee: Ken Shulsen
Miceli was down twice in the 1st, and once again for the count on a right hand in the 2nd
1958-09-11Spider Webb29-3-0
Derks Field, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWUD1010
referee: Harry Kessler 96-94 | judge: Frankie Carter 97-93 | judge: Vern Bybee 97-95
1958-07-07Jim Hegerle28-10-2
West Jordan, Utah, USAWUD1010
referee: Ken Shulsen 49-41 | judge: Del Markham 50-39 | judge: Bob Yocom 50-40
1958-03-03Milo Savage42-39-9
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWUD1010
referee: Ken Shulsen 49-44 | judge: Del Markham 50-41 | judge: Bob Yocom 49-42
1957-11-15Neal Rivers36-5-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWMD1010
referee: Mark Conn 6-4 | judge: Bill Recht 4-4 | judge: Artie Aidala 6-3
1957-09-04Chico Vejar74-11-2
Arena, West Jordan, Utah, USAWUD1010
referee: Ken Shulsen 49-42 | judge: Del Markham 47-41 | judge: Bob Yocom 50-38
Vejar was down in the 3rd
1957-06-07Ralph Tiger Jones44-17-4
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD1010
referee: Joey White 49-46 | judge: Frank Clark 49-44 | judge: Howard Walsh 48-43
1957-05-01Sugar Ray Robinson139-5-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALKO515
time: 1:27 | referee: Frank Sikora
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
World Middleweight Title
1957-02-18Ernie Durando45-21-4
City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USAWUD1010
referee: Ray Keech
Scoring: 50-41, 50-42, 50-45
1957-01-28Wilf Greaves11-4-1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWUD1010
referee: Ken Shulsen 9-0 | judge: Del Markham 6-3 | judge: Bob Yocom 8-1
1957-01-02Sugar Ray Robinson139-4-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1515
referee: Ruby Goldstein 8-5 | judge: Harold Barnes 9-6 | judge: Frank Forbes 10-5
World Middleweight Title
1956-09-22Moses Ward22-15-2
Arena, West Jordan, Utah, USAWKO310
1956-05-25Charles Humez83-5-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Mark Conn 7-3 | judge: Leo Birnbaum 6-4 | judge: Artie Aidala 7-2
1956-04-20Ralph Tiger Jones39-15-3
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWUD1010
referee: Lou Parker 97-94 | judge: Charley Bill 96-95 | judge: George Sherman 97-89
1956-02-17Gil Turner50-10-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: Petey Della 5-3 | judge: Leo Birnbaum 6-5 | judge: Harold Barnes 3-6
Birnbaum scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but scored 6-5 for Fullmer in the supplemental scoring.
1956-01-04Rocky Castellani62-9-4
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWSD1010
referee: Lou Palmer 97-94 | judge: Charley Bill 92-95 | judge: Herb Williams 96-92
1955-11-25Eduardo Lausse63-6-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Mark Conn 3-7 | judge: Joe Agnello 3-7 | judge: Bert Grant 3-6
Fullmer was down in the 8th.
1955-09-28Bobby Boyd34-6-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALUD1010
referee: Tony Zale 96-97 | judge: Harold Marovitz 94-97 | judge: Lou Caparelli 94-96
1955-09-12Al Andrews35-13-2
Ogden Stadium, Ogden, Utah, USAWUD1010
referee: Ken Shulsen 8-0 | judge: Bob Yocom 8-1 | judge: Del Markham 8-0
1955-07-26Del Flanagan74-9-2
Civic Center, Butte, Montana, USAWUD1010
1955-06-20Gil Turner48-7-1
West Jordan Park, West Jordan, Utah, USAWPTS1010
referee: James J. Braddock 5-3
The location of this fight is sometimes incorrectly given as Salt Lake City.
1955-04-04Gil Turner47-7-0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Mark Conn 2-8 | judge: Bert Grant 3-7 | judge: Arthur Schwartz 3-6
"The only knockdown in this bruising affair occurred in the sixth. Following a combination, Turner landed a left hook that sent Fullmer through the ropes. Fullmer, in a groggy state, took a nine-count." -William J. Briordy, The New York Times
1955-03-21Govan Small9-4-4
Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWPTS1010
1955-02-14Paul Pender25-4-2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Ray Miller 6-4 | judge: Bert Grant 7-3 | judge: Bill Recht 5-3
1955-01-31Marcel Assire20-4-5
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Al Berl 9-0 | judge: Americo Schiavone 10-0 | judge: Charlie Rosen 8-1
1954-11-15Peter Mueller63-8-11
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Petey Scalzo 8-1 | judge: Jerry Carnegie 8-1 | judge: Americo Schiavone 6-4
1954-11-08Jackie LaBua23-5-0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: George Walsh 8-1 | judge: Joe Agnello 7-2 | judge: Bert Grant 8-2
1954-08-16Dick Wolfe38-24-21
West Jordan Park, West Jordan, Utah, USAWKO410
time: 1:27
Wolfe was down twice in the 4th round.
1954-07-29Reno Abellira14-2-0
Arena, West Jordan, Utah, USAWUD1010
1954-07-12Govan Small8-2-4
West Jordan, Utah, USAWPTS1010
1954-06-05Rio Rico6-6-1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWTKO110
time: 2:59
1954-05-17Andy Anderson18-33-8
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWRTD710
referee: Ken Shulsen
Anderson's corner would not let him continue after the 7th round. Anderson suffered a bad cut in the 7th round.
1954-04-26Charley Cato34-35-8
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWKO110
time: 1:43
Cato down twice for eight-counts before the knockout blow.
1954-02-06Kid Leon25-16-7
West Jordan Junior High, West Jordan, Utah, USAWKO110
1952-09-20Armando Cotero7-7-0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWUD66
1952-08-08Mickey Rhodes12-6-2
Ogden Stadium, Ogden, Utah, USAWKO6
1951-10-17Baby Ray
Vernal, Utah, USAWKO1
1951-10-10Rudy Zadell19-37-2
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
referee: Buck McTiernan | judge: Buck Styperk | judge: Art Tarzan McGivern
1951-10-03Gary Hanley
West Jordan, Utah, USAWKO1
1951-09-25Garth Panter28-5-1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWMD1010x2
judge: Bill Jefferson 4-4 | judge: Norman Jorgensen 6-4 | judge: Milo Nicki 6-3
1951-09-14Sam Healy1-11-1
Uintah High School Gym, Vernal, Utah, USAWTKO4
Healy down four times before the bout was stopped.
1951-09-07Charley Cato31-27-8
West Jordan, Utah, USAWKO410
1951-08-25Buddy Sloan18-18-3
Hurricane, Utah, USAWKO2
1951-08-24Sam Healy1-10-1
Hurricane, Utah, USAWKO1
1951-08-01Carlos Martinez4-2-3
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USAWTKO14
1951-07-16Lamar Peterson
West Jordan, Utah, USAWKO1
1951-07-09Eddie Duffy0-1-0
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWKO24
time: 0:46
1951-07-02Eddie Duffy
Vernal, Utah, USAWKO1
1951-06-23Gary Carr
Midvale, Utah, USAWKO3
1951-06-16Andy Jackson
West Jordan, Utah, USAWKO1
1951-06-09Glen Peck0-3-2
George Nelson Field House, Logan, Utah, USAWKO14
time: 1:52
Peck went down three times in the round.
Fullmer's pro debut, per Deseret News

 
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