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Harry Hurst
Global ID45539
sexmale
birthdate 1918-05-26
death date 1979-05-13 (60)
divisionwelterweight
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
country Canada
residenceMontreal, Quebec, Canada
birth placeManchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
won 47 (KO 29) + lost 13 (KO 1) + drawn 6 = 66
rounds boxed 449 KO% 43.94
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1948-09-28Louis Joyce11-1-0
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1948-09-20Tommy Spencer14-6-0
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWKO6
time: 2:45
1948-09-02Gaby Ferland63-9-3
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLPTS1010
1948-05-18Johnny Greco60-11-4
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLPTS1212
Canada welterweight title
1947-11-03Johnny Greco57-9-4
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLUD1212
referee: Mickey McGowan | judge: James Gill | judge: Rene Ouimet | judge: Johnny Gow
Canada welterweight title
1947-06-23Vince Callahan4-8-3
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1010
1947-02-03Buddy Bailey9-9-3
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWKO6
1946-12-05Juan Carrero9-21-0
Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWKO5
1946-10-18Lenny Mancini46-8-3
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWSD1010
1946-09-12Lenny Mancini45-7-3
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1010
1946-08-22Wilcey Moore
Saint Stephen, New Brunswick, CanadaWKO6
TR Nov 1946 has Willy Moore,Boston (Not in Boxrec)
1946-07-26Ralph Walton25-23-10
Exchange Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWKO610
referee: Irving Phillips
1946-07-10Billy Napper31-42-7
Exchange Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWKO210
1946-05-13George LaRover43-11-4
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USALKO58
time: 0:43
1946-05-10Chico Barrado0-3-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO410
time: 1:00
1946-04-05Doug Carter38-10-5
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaDPTS1010
1946-02-28Joey Peralta45-42-12
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWMD1010
judge: Louis DeZwirek 5-4 | judge: Leon Germain 6-3 | judge: James Gill 5-5
1946-01-25Joey Peralta45-42-11
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaDPTS1010
referee: Irving Phillips | judge: Leon Geoffrion 5-5 | judge: Johnny Lynch 6-3 | judge: Leon Germain 4-5
1946-01-10Jackie Melton
Burlington, Vermont, USAWKO1
1945-12-14Jerry Zullo27-24-3
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWKO110
referee: Mickey McGowan
1945-09-06Jimmy O'Brien31-13-0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1944-11-27Lefty Satan Flynn70-22-7
London, United KingdomLPTS88x3
1944-10-30Joe Hyman0-1-1
Colston Hall, Bristol, Avon, United KingdomDPTS88x3
Western Daily Press - Tuesday 31 October 1944
1944-10-26Jimmy Moore31-18-1
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1943-11-03Laurie Buxton24-16-0
Queensberry Club, Soho, London, United KingdomWKO48x3
1943-10-28Jimmy Molloy20-4-2
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
1943-07-08Jimmy Molloy17-3-2
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
1943-06-03Jimmy Moore18-14-0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
1942-11-25Nick Melnick1-0-0
St. James Market Hall, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWKO3
1942-05-28Hub Smith3-2-0
Arena, Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaWKO56
"announced as an exhibition" - Globe & Mail
1942-01-16Carlos Malacara30-12-9
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1941-12-30Chester Rico29-3-2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USALPTS88
1941-12-08Charley Varre28-13-7
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1941-11-24Vince Dell'Orto48-23-7
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWMD1010
referee: Bill Lieberman | judge: Bill Cunningham | judge: Emmett Rooney
1941-11-11Julio Gonzales4-33-8
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1010
1941-10-20Carmelo Fenoy45-10-4
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Jack Dekkers | judge: Harmon Smith | judge: Jack Cunningham
1941-09-25Dave Castilloux71-9-3
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLUD1010
referee: Mickey McGowan
Canada lightweight title
Attendance: 6,006
Castilloux is also the Canadian Welterweight Champion at this time. Montreal Gazette

1941-09-02George Zengaras55-24-7
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-08-05Felix Garcia12-27-6
Hawkins Stadium, Albany, New York, USAWKO38
1941-06-24Sammy Angott59-15-5
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLMD1010
referee: Tommy Bland | judge: Bobby Laurence | judge: Fred Nobert
Referee Tommy Bland scored it a draw, while the two judges had it for Angott. The Globe & Mail scored it 6-4 for Angott. Toronto Star scored it 4-3-3 for Angott.
1941-06-10Paco Villa33-33-15
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-05-12Joey Bagnato24-6-1
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWKO410
time: 2:07 | referee: Tommy Bland
A left hook to the stomach and a right hand to the jaw put Bagnato down for the 10 count.
1941-04-22Dave Castilloux69-8-2
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaDPTS1010
referee: Mickey McGowan
Canada lightweight title
Castilloux defending, by order of Candadian Boxing Federation President Frank Hogan. Attendance: 6,477
Hurst, "a kid out of Montreal's west-end, with dynamite in both fists and the love of a good brawl in his heart, gave himself a shove along boxing's glory road...." Montreal Gazette

1941-03-24Tommy Cross42-19-7
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS1010
1941-02-14Joe McGurk
Tower Circus, Blackpool, Lancashire, United KingdomDPTS88x3
Lancashire Evening Post - Saturday 15 February 1941
1941-02-04Chester Rico20-2-1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-12-16Charley Burns40-34-8
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWKO610
time: 2:15
"The Montrealer, punching even better than he has in other local bouts gave away eleven pounds to the durable Burns and belted him merrily with right and left hands but he couldn't make much impression. Not until he pitched his high fast one in the sixth. Burns didn't get up from that." - Globe & Mail
1940-12-07Victor Troise19-26-9
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS88
1940-12-02Mickey LaMarr17-10-5
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS88
referee: Billy Burke
1940-11-28Billy Bullock35-18-4
Riverside Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWTKO78
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1940-11-11Lloyd Lasky39-50-13
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWKO16
time: 0:59 | referee: Bobby Laurence
"Hurst hit the American with a smashing right just over the heart and the Philadelphian had to be carried out of the ring on a stretcher. He was attended in the emergency hospital room in the Gardens and pronounced okay by doctors." - Globe & Mail
1940-10-19Benny Cartagena11-14-5
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-09-21Norment Quarles71-35-4
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
Report states this in Hurst's 23rd consecutive victory.
1940-09-07Tommy Fontana25-25-5
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO26
1940-08-12Charley Gilley26-18-2
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWTKO56
time: 1:00 | referee: Charley Reynolds
1940-07-15Bob Reilly5-3-0
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWKO36
time: 1:40
1940-06-18Johnny Dube54-28-5
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWKO4
time: 2:52
1940-05-16KO Labbe28-8-1
Lachine Arena, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWKO510
time: 0:38 | referee: Gordie Sauve
The first professional card to be staged at this venue. Montreal Gazette
1940-02-19Ford Stovall4-9-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWTKO46
referee: Bobby Laurence
"Hurst demonstrated his usual pulverizing punch and Stovell demonstrated remarkable courage getting up in the first, third and fourth rounds after taking respective counts of six, eight and eight. The end came as a towel fluttered into the ring at the fourth knockdown." - Globe & Mail
1940-02-05Jeff Furrone13-18-3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWKO36
time: 2:50
1940-01-02Charley Butters
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWKO26
time: 1:55
1939-11-02Beverley Carter1-1-0
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS66
1939-09-06Frankie DeCarlo11-12-2
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWTKO56
DeCarlo's seconds tossed in the towel at his signal, after he had been on the floor for the third time in the round. Montreal Gazette
1939-07-12Ralph Walton
The Tower, Quebec City, Quebec, CanadaWKO2
time: 0:45
Hurst's professional debut. He was the former Canadian amateur lightweight champion. Montreal Gazette
1939-02-01Johnny Delaney
WKO2
Exact date and location unknown.
1939-01-01Jackie Arnault
WKO1
Exact date and location unknown.

 
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