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Rex Layne
Global ID10351
sexmale
birthdate 1928-06-07
death date 2000-06-07 (72)
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 1″   /   185cm
country USA
residenceLewiston, Utah, USA
won 50 (KO 34) + lost 17 (KO 6) + drawn 3 = 70
rounds boxed 457 KO% 48.57
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1956-02-04Hans Friedrich19-11-6
Festhalle, Frankfurt, Hessen, GermanyLPTS1010
1956-01-22Heinz Neuhaus34-4-6
Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanyLPTS1010
1955-12-19Willie Pastrano33-4-4
Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALUD1010
referee: Francis Kercheval 2-7 | judge: Pete Giarusso 3-5 | judge: Eddie Wolfe 1-7
1955-11-29Ken Hammer25-4-4
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWMD1010
referee: Jimmy Peerless 98-96 | judge: Eddie Thal 97-97 | judge: Gus Jacobson 97-95
1955-10-07Tommy Jackson24-3-1
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALTKO610
time: 0:25 | referee: Lou Handler 48-45 | judge: Barney Blatnik 43-48 | judge: Joe Lenahan 48-46
Cut eye
1955-08-24Bob Baker41-5-1
West Jordan Park, West Jordan, Utah, USALPTS1010
1955-07-18Bob Baker40-5-1
West Jordan Park, West Jordan, Utah, USALUD1010
referee: Max Baer 4-5 | judge: James J. Braddock 3-4 | judge: Teddy Brenner 3-4
1955-04-19Willie Jackson
Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWTKO110
Jackson was floored twice in the 1st, and didn't come out for the 2nd round.
1955-02-28Bob Baker38-5-1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Ray Miller 2-7 | judge: Leo Birnbaum 2-8 | judge: Bill Recht 5-10
Layne was knocked down in the 4th.
1955-01-18Kirby Seals7-5-1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWKO610
time: 2:51
Seals was down once in the 5th, and three times in the 6th.
1954-12-12Heinz Neuhaus32-2-4
Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanyDPTS1010
1954-11-16Bill Boatsman23-6-0
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWDQ710
referee: Ken Shulsen
Boatsman was disqualified for excessive wrestling, and tackling Layne to the canvas. (Ogden Standard)
1954-10-18Willie Bean40-20-5
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWUD1010
referee: Rocky Marciano
Bean was knocked down in the 5th and 6th round.
1954-09-27Hans Friedrich10-4-6
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWTKO510
referee: Ken Shulsen
1954-08-30Chuck Woodworth13-3-1
Outdoor Arena, West Jordan, Utah, USAWUD1010
Inter-mountain Heavyweight Title
1954-07-29Derris Alle1-1-0
Arena, West Jordan, Utah, USAWKO210
time: 2:48
1954-07-12Eddie Kobb
West Jordan, Utah, USAWKO210
time: 2:16
1954-01-25Tommy Jackson12-1-1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALTKO610
Layne was knocked down twice.
1953-09-08Earl Walls25-7-0
Fairgrounds Stadium, Salt Lake City, Utah, USALKO610
time: 1:43 | referee: Ray Flores
Layne was knocked down three times in the 6th
1953-07-03Earl Walls24-7-0
Exhibition Grandstand, Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaLKO110
time: 1:03 | referee: Johnny Behr
Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title
1953-06-24Bill McClure18-26-6
Ogden Stadium, Ogden, Utah, USAWKO410
1953-04-01Ezzard Charles78-8-1
Winterland Arena, San Francisco, California, USALUD1010
referee: Frankie Carter 51-59 | judge: Toby Irwin 51-59 | judge: Johnny Lotsey 49½-60½
Layne was knocked down once in the 6th, once in the 7th and once in the 10th.
1953-02-13Roland LaStarza52-3-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Al Berl 6-3 | judge: Harold Barnes 4-5 | judge: Young Otto 4-6
1952-11-17Al Spaulding21-21-1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWKO510
time: 2:03
1952-08-08Ezzard Charles72-7-1
Ogden Stadium, Ogden, Utah, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Dempsey
Dempsey scored the fight 2 rounds for Layne, 1 round for Charles and 7 even.
1952-05-19Harry Matthews80-3-5
Pacific Livestock Pavilion, Portland, Oregon, USALUD1010
referee: Ralph Gruman | judge: Freddie Steele | judge: Eddie Volk | judge: Ralph Gruman
1952-04-12Johnny Pretzie9-11-0
Cedar City, Utah, USAWKO410
time: 1:30 | referee: Ross Woosley
Pretzie was knocked down three times in the 3rd, and four times in the 4th.
1952-04-07Bill Petersen56-42-8
Aggie Fieldhouse, Logan, Utah, USAWTKO110
time: 1:33 | referee: Ken Shulsen
Peteren was knocked down three times.
1952-03-24Bill Petersen56-41-8
Berthana Arena, Ogden, Utah, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jackie Burke 31-19
1952-02-07Willie James11-2-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALUD1010
referee: Danny Sears 92-99 | judge: John Glynn 94-99 | judge: Joe Santoro 94-98
Layne was down in the 6th, 8th, and 9th rounds.
1952-01-28Bob Garner42-40-4
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWKO310
time: 0:52 | referee: Ken Shulsen
1951-10-10Ezzard Charles69-6-1
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALTKO1112
referee: Buck McTiernan
Layne was saved by the bell at the count of nine in the 10th round and "was bleeding from the nose, mouth and a deep gash at the corner of his left eye when his handlers picked him up and carried him to his corner". The bout was stopped with him "helpless" after regaining his feet following another knockdown in the 11th round. (New York Times)
1951-07-12Rocky Marciano35-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO610
time: 0:35 | referee: Mark Conn
Layne was a 9-5 favorite but a right to the temple put him down for the count.
1951-06-21Henry Hall47-16-5
Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri, USAWSD1010
1951-06-09Dave Whitlock29-8-1
George Nelson Field House, Logan, Utah, USAWKO410
1951-05-28O'Dell Riley19-19-5
Arena, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWKO610
time: 2:46 | referee: Julius Fidler
Riley was knocked down in the 2nd, 5th, before being floored for the count in the 6th.
1951-05-15Eddie Cameron14-6-2
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWTKO510
time: 1:08
1951-03-09Bob Satterfield27-10-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO810
time: 2:56 | referee: Mark Conn
Layne was down for an eight count in the 1st from a right hand. Layne floored Sattefield hard with a left hook in the 8th. After Satterfield got up defenseless at the count of six, referee Mark Conn stopped the bout.
1951-02-26Bill Petersen52-38-8
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWTKO310
time: 2:13 | referee: Ken Shulsen
1951-02-09Cesar Silverio Brion29-4-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: Jack Watson 4-5 | judge: Harold Barnes 7-2 | judge: Frank Forbes 7-3
1951-01-15Bill Roberts13-2-0
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWRTD810
Roberts was unable to answer the bell for the 9th round.
1950-11-24Jersey Joe Walcott49-14-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Ruby Goldstein 6-2 | judge: Frank Forbes 6-3 | judge: Ben Grant 6-3
Walcott was a 4-1 favorite in this fight.
1950-10-23Andy Walker16-7-6
Winterland Arena, San Francisco, California, USADPTS1010
1950-10-04Dale Hall16-7-4
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS1010
1950-08-15Turkey Thompson55-12-2
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWUD1010
1950-07-18Joe Kahut50-12-6
Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USAWUD1212
referee: Ralph Gruman | judge: Eddie Volk | judge: Packy McFarland
Far West Heavyweight Title
1950-07-11Bob Blevins16-7-1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWRTD310
1950-06-26Jack Huber21-13-5
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWKO210
time: 2:06
1950-06-12Bob Dunlap18-4-1
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWKO910
time: 1:11
1950-05-29Willis Parker8-5-1
U.S.A.C. Stadium, Logan, Utah, USAWKO410
time: 2:28
1950-05-22Dave Whitlock29-4-1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWPTS1010
Whitlock was knocked down in the 7th and 9th round.
1950-04-24Grant Butcher12-3-2
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWUD1010
referee: Al Ablett 5-3 | judge: Bob Hummel 8-1 | judge: Jack Williams 6-1
1950-03-16Dave Whitlock28-3-1
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USALPTS1010
1950-02-20Dave Whitlock28-2-1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWUD1010
referee: Ken Shulsen 5-4 | judge: Bill Moran 5-4 | judge: Bob Hummel 4-3
1950-02-09Bob Golden4-2-0
Cheyenne, Wyoming, USAWPTS88
1949-12-12Joe Sandell5-5-2
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWKO310
time: 1:18 | referee: Ken Shulsen
1949-11-21Sonny Orrock14-23-5
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWTKO310
time: 1:40
Reported as Layne's 15th straight victory since turning pro.
1949-11-14Lloyd Gibson32-4-1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWKO310
time: 2:46
Gibson was knocked down twice in the 2nd, and once in the 3rd round.
1949-10-04Ponce de Leon6-3-1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWKO310
time: 2:15
1949-09-02Willie McCoy17-14-8
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO66
time: 2:59 | referee: Jimmy Wilson
1949-08-22Young Harry Wills19-15-6
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWKO610
time: 1:40
1949-08-18Gene Pearce12-6-4
Midvale, Utah, USAWTKO38
time: 0:57
1949-08-11Lee Carter11-16-3
Salina, Utah, USAWKO26
1949-08-03Buddy Thomas20-51-9
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWKO210
time: 2:44
1949-07-21Lee Carter11-14-3
Logan, Utah, USAWTKO56
1949-07-12Joe Williams2-4-0
Derks Field, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWKO16
time: 0:55
1949-06-21George Abinet4-5-1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWKO16
time: 1:31
1949-06-10Hank Thurman15-9-2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS44
1949-05-31Jim Watkins1-1-0
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWKO66
time: 1:47
1949-05-23Jim Watkins1-0-0
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWTKO16
referee: Al Ablett
Watkins was knocked down three times.

 
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