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Lew Tendler
Global ID11936
sexmale
birthdate 1898-09-28
death date 1970-11-15 (72)
divisionlightweight
stancesouthpaw
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
reach70″   /   178cm
country USA
residencePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth placePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
won 59 (KO 38) + lost 11 (KO 1) + drawn 2 = 74
rounds boxed 535
Newspaper Decisions won 86 : lost 5 : drawn 6
rounds boxed 678
Total Bouts 171 KO% 22.22
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1928-06-18Nate Goldman25-14-6
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO510
Tendler's last-known documented bout.
1928-01-20Ace Hudkins50-9-12
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Tommy Sheridan | judge: Jimmy Gearns | judge: Harold Barnes
1928-01-02Jack McFarland20-14-6
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO810
1927-12-12Hilario Martinez43-13-5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWSD1010
1927-11-07Vincent Forgione26-11-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1927-10-03Pat Haley41-12-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO18
referee: Benny Leonard
1927-09-12Sailor Darden9-34-2
Sesquicentennial Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1927-08-30Willie Greb33-12-3
Carnival Park, West Manayunk, Pennsylvania, USAWKO410
1927-08-09Danny Gordon12-11-7
Carnival Park, West Manayunk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO810
1927-04-12Ace Hudkins43-8-12
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALPTS1010
Tendler floored twice in the 4th round.
1927-03-15Young Harry Wills34-16-6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO810
1926-11-01Tommy Jordan23-14-4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALDQ410
"Tendler was winning handily until a heavy left-hand smash to the stomach dropped Jordan to the canvas in the fourth. The Brooklyn boy's claim of foul was sustained by the referee." (AP)
1926-10-15Farmer Joe Cooper5-2-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
Described at the time as "one of the most sensational fights ever seen in a New York ring." (AP)
1926-10-04Danny Gordon10-8-7
Carnival Park, West Manayunk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
Tendler was floored for a 9-count in the 5th round and Gordon was down for "nine" in round 10.
1926-09-15Al Conway6-2-0
Airport, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Chester Times, which reported Tendler's opponent as Bon Conway.
1926-09-01Joe Reno8-12-0
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1926-07-29Mickey Forkins17-10-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO5
1926-07-12Joe Reno8-11-0
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1926-06-28Meyer Cohen35-6-2
Hurley Stadium, Hartford, Connecticut, USALPTS1010
referee: Jim Keefe
1926-06-25Georgie Russell22-14-4
Bacharach Ball Park, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO68
1926-05-28Basil Galiano42-14-5
Coney Island Stadium, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1926-05-19Don Boyer5-0-0
Armory, Toledo, Ohio, USAWTKO612
The towel was thrown in after round 6.
1926-05-03Jack McFarland16-12-6
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWNWS1010
(New York Times & Chester Times for Tendler)
1926-04-19Joe Reno8-10-0
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USADNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Atlantic City Press (Herb Goldman). A wire report had Reno winning, but it wasn't so.
1925-07-16Joe Dundee50-10-8
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
1925-06-08Jack Zivic24-8-1
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
1925-04-06Tony Julian15-11-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO310
Referee Arthur Nolan stopped the bout.
1925-03-16Nate Goldman18-10-6
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1925-02-23Joe Reno5-7-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO510
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1925-01-19Jack Zivic19-7-0
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALTKO510
referee: Leo Houck
Reported as being Tendler's first career KO loss. This was a technical knockout according to the Pittsburgh Post.
1924-12-25Joe Tiplitz43-13-4
108th Field Artillery Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Zabala & Kincaid).
1924-11-24Joe Libby13-2-0
108th Field Artillery Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Zabala & Kincaid).
1924-08-18KO Mars26-15-6
Redland Field, Cincinnati, Ohio, USAWNWS1010
Popular verdict - a win for Tendler. (New York Times)
1924-07-21Bobby Barrett19-11-0
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Zabala & Kincaid).
1924-06-02Mickey Walker34-6-0
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
referee: James Brennan | judge: Owen Barrett | judge: Harry McMahon
National Boxing Association World welterweight title
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Zabala & Kincaid).
1924-04-15Sailor Friedman22-5-2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1924-03-17Ted Marchant7-12-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO410
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Kincaid & Zabala).
1924-02-18Pinky Mitchell11-3-3
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWNWS1010
WI Comission suspends Mitchell until April 1 for showing up late for weigh-in
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal

1924-01-28Ray Mitchell8-3-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Zabala & Kincaid).
1924-01-01Nate Goldman11-5-6
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1923-12-28Pep O'Brien12-2-1
109th Infantry Armory, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
referee: Pop O'Brien | judge: Ellis Riskin | judge: Tom Walsh
1923-11-19Jack Palmer3-4-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Tendler won the "newspaper decision" (Chicago Tribune)
1923-07-24Benny Leonard69-5-0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USALUD1515
referee: Andy Griffin | judge: Charles F. Mathison | judge: Billy 'Kid' McPartland
World Lightweight Title
1923-06-25Tim Droney10-10-1
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Tendler won the "newspaper decision."
1923-06-18Pal Moran38-19-9
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1923-01-29Jack Lawler23-8-10
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO58
referee: Frank O'Brien
Reported in the Philadelphia Inquirer.
1923-01-19Pal Moran38-17-9
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1515
Tendler had Moran "weary and dazed" in the last three rounds. New York Times
1922-11-03Johnny Mendelsohn10-1-0
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal. Tendler was an easy winner.
1922-09-11Ever Hammer32-14-12
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Tendler "won an easy victory." (Wichita Daily Times) The Philadelphia newspapers gave their decisions to Tendler.
1922-07-27Benny Leonard68-5-0
Boyle's Thirty Acres, Jersey City, New Jersey, USALNWS1212
referee: Harry Ertle
World Lightweight Title
Weights at 2 pm
Referee Harry Ertle in post-fight interview, given to a reporter of New York Morning World, voiced his opinion that "It was Leonard all the way". Newspaper decision for Leonard from Jersey Journal, Damon Runyon (New York American), Igoe (New York Morning World), Heywood Broun (New York Morning World), W. O. McGeehan (New York Herald), Jack Lawrence (New York Tribune), W. J. Macbeth (New York Tribune), Harry Newman (New York Daily News), New York Times, W. H. Hicks (New York Evening Journal), Sam Taub (New York Morning Telegraph), Fred Keats (New York Evening Sun), Frank O’Connell (New York Evening Telegram), Dan Lyons (New York Globe), Alfred W. M’Cann (New York Globe), New York Evening Mail, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, P.T. Knox (Cleveland Plain Dealer), James W. Gantz (Philadelphia North American), Philadelphia Record, Perry Lewis (Philadelphia Inquirer), Cullen Cain (Philadelphia Public Ledger), Louis H. Jaffe (Philadelphia Evening Public Ledger), Pittsburgh Gazette-Times, C. Edward Sparrow (Baltimore Sun), Ringsider (Trenton Evening Times), AP, Davis J. Walsh (INS), Westbrook Pegler (United News), Henry L. Farrell (UP) Newspaper decision for Tendler from James J. Corbett (Universal Service), Philadelphia Bulletin Newspaper draw from Vincent Treanor (New York Evening World), George B. Underwood (New York Evening Telegram), James K. McGuinness (New York Evening Telegram), Grantland Rice (New York Tribune), Sam P. Hall (Chicago Herald-Examiner), F. J. Collins (Springfield Daily Republican) "Benny Leonard won by a shade" The Ring Magazine.

1922-06-06Bobby Barrett13-2-0
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO78
From Philadelphia newspapers. Fought at catchweights.
1922-05-05Johnny Dundee59-8-18
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1515
referee: Patsy Haley | judge: Tommy Shortell | judge: Charles Meegan
1922-04-17Tim Droney8-7-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Both the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid) and the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) gave the newspaper decision to Tendler.
1922-04-10Charley Pitts21-13-13
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALDQ712
referee: Andy Griffin
The referee, Andy Griffin, declared Pitts the winner on a foul blow.
1922-03-13Alex Hart7-1-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1922-03-11Johnny Sheppard9-11-1
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO312
1922-02-24Oakland Jimmy Duffy68-8-18
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO812
referee: Billy 'Kid' McPartland
The NYSAC would not allow Hyman Gold to fight under his usual moniker of "Jimmy Duffy" because there were already two other fighters in the area with that name. Duffy-Gold failed to answer the bell for the 8th round, claiming he was fouled.
1922-02-01Mel Coogan49-5-10
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USANCNC18
Ruled "no contest" after the two had bumped heads hard and Coogan was injured.
1922-01-02Barney Adair28-13-4
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision provided by Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1921-12-16Sailor Friedman11-2-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1515
1921-11-24Manuel Azevedo18-2-5
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO28
Azevedo was knocked out of the ring and failed to get back in time. Had taken severe punishment up to that time. (From various Philadelphia newspapers.)
1921-10-21Rocky Kansas41-4-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1515
1921-09-13Sailor Friedman10-2-2
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
The Philadelphia Inquirer had Friedman winning, but the Public Ledger and the called Tendler the winner.
1921-08-24Sailor Friedman10-2-2
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision: Public Ledger called it a draw, but the Record and the Inquirer both had Tendler winning.
1921-07-04Tim Droney6-5-0
Lauer's Park, Reading, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Tendler won the newspaper decision. (Iowa City Press Citizen)
1921-02-28Sailor Friedman10-2-1
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
Tendler broke his thumb in round 2

1921-01-26Willie Jackson22-5-6
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
1921-01-01Otto Wallace34-22-17
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO48
From the Philadelphia Record.
1920-12-25Chick Simler5-13-4
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO78
referee: James Brennan
From Philadelphia newspapers.
1920-11-25Johnny Tillman20-8-12
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger, the Record, and the Inquirer, all in favor of Tendler.
1920-11-08Harlem Eddie Kelly8-17-8
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO58
From Philadelphia newspapers.
1920-10-26Joe Welling23-4-5
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal.
1920-09-18Frankie Callahan30-6-3
Lawrence, Massachusetts, USAWTKO512
1920-07-12Willie Jackson20-5-4
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Three Philadelphia newspapers (Public Ledger, Inquirer, Record) had Tendler winning the newspaper decision.
1920-06-09Richie Mitchell10-1-1
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
Georges Carpentier fought an exhibition on this card

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