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Harry Devine
Global ID71578
sexmale
divisionwelterweight
stancesouthpaw
country USA
residenceWorcester, Massachusetts, USA
birth nameHarold G. Devine
won 39 (KO 6) + lost 17 (KO 6) + drawn 4 = 60
rounds boxed 500 KO% 10
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1941-01-16Billy Barbour7-9-2
New Bedford, Massachusetts, USALTKO36
1935-08-12Jimmy Purcell29-19-8
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO515x2
referee: Joe Wallis
The Sydney Morning Herald August 13, 1935
1935-07-01Jack Portney77-15-6
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLTKO1015x2
time: 1:18 | referee: Joe Wallis
The Sydney Morning Herald July 2, 1935
1935-02-28Frankie Britt47-14-0
Casino, Fall River, Massachusetts, USALSD1212
USA New England welterweight title
Devine was floored in round eleven.
1934-12-21Werther Arcelli33-3-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
referee: Jack Dempsey | judge: J. Frank Montgomery | judge: James Carrig
USA New England welterweight title
1934-12-10Eddie Ran45-34-8
Rikard Recreation Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO610
referee: Johnny Brassil
1934-11-16Frankie Britt45-13-0
Casino, Fall River, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1934-07-30Tommy Jones39-16-4
Heywood Arena, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USADPTS88
referee: Dave Goggin | judge: Jack Cunningham | judge: Harmon Smith
1934-06-11Pancho Villa71-46-2
North Street Rink, Salem, Massachusetts, USAWTKO612
referee: Jack Watson
USA New England welterweight title
1934-04-06Werther Arcelli29-2-2
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWDQ812
referee: Johnny Martin
USA New England welterweight title
1934-03-16Mickey Serrian19-5-2
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1934-02-02Jackie Davis51-13-10
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
1933-12-12Frankie Graham12-4-4
Fair Park Live Stock Arena, Dallas, Texas, USAWPTS1010
1933-11-17Charlie Webber28-6-4
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1933-10-17Chino Alvarez72-22-11
Jacksonville, Florida, USAWPTS1010
Report in THE RING, December 1933, page 64.
1933-09-22Henry Emond30-9-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS66
1933-02-10Emil Rossi30-21-7
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1933-01-13Baby Joe Gans98-12-9
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1932-10-07Paris Apice36-13-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS55
referee: Johnny Martin | judge: J. Frank Montgomery | judge: William Desmond
1932-03-18Tony Falco49-5-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO310
An injury over his right eye prevented Devine's starting the fourth round. New York Times
1932-01-22Frank Bojarski36-3-2
Carney Auditorium, Erie, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1932-01-08Frank Bojarski36-2-2
Carney Auditorium, Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1931-11-10Johnny Gonzales48-28-12
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD44
referee: Jimmy Walsh
1931-09-10Spec Friend7-10-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALSD44
1931-08-20Joe Carpino13-7-0
St. Michael's Arena, Pawcatuck, Connecticut, USALTKO28
"Devine was winning by a mile when a cut was opened over his right eye and the referee halted hostilities." (THE RING, November 1931, page 49)
1931-07-08Vic Darr7-4-0
Westerly, Rhode Island, USAWTKO58
1931-06-23Aldo Linz18-8-5
Fairgrounds, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWTKO810
Linz suffered a hand injury and the fight had to be stopped.
1931-04-10Joey Kaufman34-52-18
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1931-03-20Andy Andrucci11-9-0
Carney Auditorium, Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1931-03-06Benny McArthur12-10-2
Carney Auditorium, Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1931-02-20Ray Collins27-15-6
Carney Auditorium, Erie, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
1931-01-30Jackie Davis13-2-2
Cicero Stadium, Cicero, Illinois, USAWPTS66
1931-01-16Jimmy O'Brien9-2-0
Thames Arena, New London, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
From the Hartford Courant (Jack Kincaid).
1930-12-12Bobby Mays36-8-4
Town Hall, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
Mays was knocked down in the eighth round.
1930-11-13Benny 'Kid' Carter28-29-11
Town Hall, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USAWKO210
1930-10-27Bobby Mays35-7-4
Bristol Arena, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1930-10-03Pancho Villa47-24-1
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1930-07-18Hy Diamond24-5-0
Fairgrounds, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1930-06-09Darcy White4-0-0
Bristol Arena, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USALDQ510
1930-05-12Sonny Suggs17-4-1
Casino, Fall River, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
1930-04-15Pancho Villa43-21-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
referee: Jimmy Walsh
A clear win for Devine according to the Boston Globe.
1930-02-12Pancho Villa41-19-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS66
1930-01-24Frankie Moore24-18-0
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1930-01-01Bobby Mays29-7-4
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
"Harry Devine..was the victim of a daring daylight robbery staged in Mechanics hall..Bobby Mays of New Haven..was presented with a belated Christmas gift..the rawest verdict that could possibly be handed a man in the roped square." Frederick Glassman, THE RING, March 1930, page 58.
1929-12-13Bobby Mays28-7-4
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
"A sizzling ten spot..Mays nosed out Harry (but) the decision was too close for comfort." (Frederick Glassman in THE RING, February 1930, page 57)
1929-11-22Dino Tempesti12-3-3
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1929-09-27Maurice Holtzer50-17-4
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1929-08-23Johnny Drew43-12-4
Fairgrounds, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1929-07-26Tony Mandell59-11-5
Fairgrounds, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWTKO410
"Devine defeated Tony Mandell, local "firecracker," by TKO in the 4th round, at the fairgrounds." THE RING, October 1929, page 23.
1929-07-12Sammy Chernoff12-8-4
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Dekkers
1929-06-28Johnny Drew43-10-4
Fairgrounds, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
According to THE RING, August 1929, page 35, this was Devine's tenth professional fight.
1929-06-07Benny 'Kid' Carter25-17-11
Fairgrounds, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1929-05-02Tony Santello14-12-0
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1929-04-12Chick Suggs100-36-12
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1929-01-09Chick Suggs95-33-12
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO610
Devine suffered a hand injury and had to give up the fight. Devine substituted for Red Chapman.
1928-12-21Henry Janco13-5-1
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
Boston Herald 22 December 1928
1928-11-30Johnny Sheppard37-24-4
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1928-11-09Cap Columbo7-15-3
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1928-10-19Tony Carney22-19-1
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1928-09-21Tony Santello14-7-0
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
This was Devine's professional debut.

 
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