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Black Bill
Global ID27839
sexmale
birthdate 1905-05-01
death date 1933-04-14 (27)
divisionflyweight
height5′ 3½″   /   161cm
aliasEladio Valdes
country Cuba
residenceHavana, Cuba
birth placeHavana, Cuba
birth nameEladio Valdes
won 125 (KO 22) + lost 24 (KO 0) + drawn 13 = 165
rounds boxed 1302
Newspaper Decisions won 1 : lost 1 : drawn 1
rounds boxed 28
Total Bouts 168 KO% 13.1
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1931-01-01Felipe Andrade17-2-1
Victory Garden Stadium, San Juan, Puerto RicoWPTS1010
From El Mundo, San Juan (Jack Kincaid). Bill retired after this fight, almost totally blind from venereal disease. He killed himself in New York after three years of drinking and bouts of depression.
1930-12-25Jose Lago17-2-2
Victory Garden Stadium, San Juan, Puerto RicoDPTS1010
From El Mundo, San Juan (Jack Kincaid).
1930-11-20Antal Kocsis7-2-0
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1930-10-16Freddie Lattanzio11-15-1
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1930-10-10Bobby Zimmerman4-0-1
WPTS?
Exact date in October, number of rounds & location unknown.
1930-09-23Happy Atherton35-21-10
Tomlinson Hall, Indianapolis, Indiana, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from Indianapolis News
1930-09-17Marty Gold38-35-9
Meyers Bowl, North Braddock, Pennsylvania, USALMD1010
referee: Joe Keally | judge: Al Grayber | judge: Red Robinson
1930-07-14Willie Davies98-12-13
Meyers Bowl, North Braddock, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
referee: Al Grayber | judge: Freddie Lux | judge: Jack Henderson
Reported to be the sixth meeting between these two boxers.
Davies petitioned ontario Commission for recornition as Flyweight Champion after this bout.

1930-06-02Willie Davies95-12-13
Meyers Bowl, North Braddock, Pennsylvania, USALSD1010
referee: Al Grayber | judge: Frank Ferris | judge: Jock Simcoe
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. It was a close, exciting fight.
1930-04-28Routier Parra14-19-6
Coliseum, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWSD66
1930-03-21Midget Wolgast57-5-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1515
vacant NYSAC World flyweight title
PA World Flyweight Title
Originally billed as a semi-final flyweight tournament elimination bout "on the theory that it was not attractive enough to draw a big gate, [yet] the bout proved a better contest than the main event." (UP) Meanwhile, the NBA recognizes Frankie Genaro, not Wolgast, as Flyweight Champion. Wolgast, just 19, although NY rules prohibited under 21 from fighting more than 6 rounds.

1930-03-01Manuel Gonzalez52-12-8
Arena Polar, Havana, CubaWPTS1010
1930-02-08Routier Parra14-18-5
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1930-01-25Routier Parra14-17-5
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1930-01-11Freddie Lattanzio7-10-1
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-12-11Freddie Lattanzio7-9-1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-12-07Mickey Paul26-15-2
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWKO6
1929-11-22Eugene Huat32-7-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
A semifinal bout of the NYSAC's flyweight elimination tournament. Huat is the European Flyweight Champion at this time. "Speed and defensive ability gave the Cuban his victory over Huat. He dodged and twisted away from the Frenchman's punches so effectively that Huat's only effective punching was done in breaking away from the clinches." (United Press)
1929-11-04Willie Davies91-11-13
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
One of four bouts, on the same card, of the first round of the NYSAC's elimination tournament to produce a recognized holder of the vacant flyweight title.
1929-09-30Johnny McCoy63-20-12
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWPTS66
1929-09-17Happy Atherton33-13-8
Arena Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
referee: Herschel Osbourne
1929-08-31Tommy Abobo17-52-17
Playland Stadium, Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-07-26Marty Gold37-32-8
Playland Stadium, Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-07-10Phil Tobias20-13-10
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-06-24Harry Goldstein26-19-4
Maple Leaf Stadium, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
referee: Lou Marsh
Goldstein's manager at this time is Darky Daniels. The Globe
1929-05-11Jack McDermott6-1-2
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-04-29Routier Parra14-11-4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO910
Also reported by some as an eighth-round KO.
1929-04-15Hal Stevenson26-12-4
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWTKO810
referee: William J O'Connor
1929-04-08Johnny McCoy59-19-12
Coliseum, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS88
The inaugural card of Monday night smokers. Toronto Globe
1929-03-30Mickey Paul20-12-2
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWTKO5
1929-03-18Mickey Paul19-11-2
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWPTS66
1929-03-14Marty Gold37-28-8
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1929-02-23Freddie Lattanzio4-7-1
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-02-15Marty Gold37-27-8
Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
1929-02-09Routier Parra13-8-3
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-01-26Tommy Abobo12-44-12
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1928-12-29Pinky Silverberg28-17-14
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1928-12-03Joey Ross27-19-12
Coliseum, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
referee: Herschel Osbourne
1928-11-20Corporal Izzy Schwartz58-26-11
LPTS1010
Unconfirmed bout. Exact date & location unknown.
1928-11-17Young Chappie17-17-5
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1928-11-11Benny Tell30-24-19
NCND1010
Exact date & location unknown.
1928-09-01Young Granado13-1-3
Havana, CubaWPTS1010
1928-08-30H Betancourt
WKO10
KO-5? Exact date & location unknown.
1928-08-18John Dempsey
WDQ5
Exact date & location unknown.
1928-08-08Corporal Izzy Schwartz55-25-11
WPTS1010
Exact date & location unknown.
1928-06-16Enrique Valdes5-12-1
Arena Colon, Havana, CubaWPTS88
1928-05-30Gilbert Castillo4-1-0
Havana, CubaWPTS1010
Exact date unknown.
1928-03-10Enrique Valdes5-11-1
Arena Colon, Havana, CubaWPTS1010
1928-03-03Ramon Perez13-5-1
Arena Colon, Havana, CubaWPTS1010
Exact date & location unknown. (Source: THE RING May 1928.)
1928-02-25Anselmo Kid Salgado14-11-1
Arena Colon, Havana, CubaWKO26
1927-11-15Gilbert Castillo1-0-0
Havana, CubaWKO1010
Exact date unknown -- source TR0228
1927-09-10Luis Kiki Torres2-1-0
Nuevo Fronton, Havana, CubaWPTS1010
1927-07-20Willie Cubic3-0-0
Newark, New Jersey, USAWNWS1010
(Newark Star-Eagle)
1927-04-11Phil Tobias8-6-6
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1927-02-28Matty White17-0-1
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USADNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Atlantic City Press (Herb Goldman).
1927-02-05Joey Ross19-9-8
Walker A.C., New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1927-01-19Pinky Silverberg18-7-9
Walker A.C., New York, New York, USAWPTS66
Benefit for Sam Langford
1927-01-08Blas Rodriguez21-6-2
Walker A.C., New York, New York, USADPTS1212
1927-01-01Davey Adelman21-8-3
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1926-12-13Ruby Bradley35-18-2
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
referee: Johnny Martin | judge: John T. Glackin | judge: Tommy Duffy
1926-11-05Happy Atherton17-3-4
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1926-10-02Joey Ross19-8-7
Walker A.C., New York, New York, USADPTS66
This is the first show at the Walker Athletic Club, formerly called the Commonwealth Sports Club.
1926-09-11Billy Kelly25-7-2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS66
Black Bill was scheduled to meet Johnny Breslin. New York Times
1926-08-30Benny Marks29-8-12
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USAWDQ710
Marks was disqualified for continued low punching, he had been warned from the fourth round until the finish.
1926-08-27Tommy Hughes10-5-2
Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1010
1926-07-17Mickey Gill26-7-10
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
1926-07-05Willie Davies33-3-7
Arena Colon, Havana, CubaDPTS1212
1926-06-02Willie Davies33-3-6
Havana, CubaDPTS1212
1926-04-24Lalo Dominguez30-10-6
Havana, CubaNCND33
1926-04-14Enrique Valdes4-3-1
Arena Colon, Havana, CubaWKO912
1926-03-31Henny Catena42-18-7
Havana, CubaWPTS1212
1926-03-15Johnny Breslin23-10-7
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1926-03-06Bobby Green32-9-10
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1926-02-20Eddie Ziegler3-10-2
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1926-02-15Benny Tell10-9-5
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
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