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Francis Rossi
Global ID80772
sexmale
divisionlightweight
residencePontypridd, Wales, United Kingdom
won 29 (KO 7) + lost 22 (KO 3) + drawn 6 = 59
rounds boxed 699
Newspaper Decisions won 1 : lost 3 : drawn
rounds boxed 24
Total Bouts 63 KO% 11.11
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1929-09-10Owen Matthews17-11-2
Mark's Stadium, Tiverton, Rhode Island, USALPTS66
1927-11-09Owen Matthews9-2-0
Sanford, Maine, USALNWS66
Maine Boxing Record Book
1927-10-03Manuel Cantor4-1-0
Casino A.C., Lynn, Massachusetts, USALPTS66
1927-08-16Johnny Scully9-19-0
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS44
1927-05-12Walter Scott16-1-3
Freeman's Hall, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USAWPTS1010
1927-02-24Charlie Ricardi3-3-0
Worcester, Massachusetts, USALPTS88
1927-02-17Paul Ouellette16-5-2
Freeman's Hall, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USALPTS1010
1927-01-01Sam Lucci14-11-0
Freeman's Hall, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USALPTS1010
1926-10-05Willie Garo4-12-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS66
1926-04-08Charley Manty27-25-4
Crescent Rink, Lowell, Massachusetts, USANCNC810
Declared NC because Manty was considered 'not trying.'
1925-11-06Johnny Shugrue39-13-5
Worcester, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1925-11-04Johnny Harko17-10-1
Sanford, Maine, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Lowell Sun
1925-08-28Harry Carlson51-31-11
Brockton, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1925-08-21Lew Bedell6-10-5
Portland, Maine, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision provided by the Maine Boxing Record Book
1925-08-04Lew Bedell5-10-5
Portland, Maine, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision provided by the Maine Boxing Record Book
1925-03-27Russie LeRoy22-4-1
City Hall, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
referee: Jack Dekkers | judge: Camille Bushway | judge: Jim Keefe
1925-03-09Willie Gradwell33-13-2
New Winter Garden, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1925-01-15Tommy Flanagan24-20-10
Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWKO2
1925-01-12Joe Stonge
New Bedford, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
1925-01-01Mike Francisco
New Bedford, Massachusetts, USAWKO48
1924-11-20Sammy Marco9-8-1
Crescent Rink, Lowell, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
This was Francis Rossi from Wales--Lowell Sun.
1924-09-25Willie Gradwell27-12-2
Crescent Rink, Lowell, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1924-09-16Tommy Gerrard2-2-1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
1924-08-22Jackie Williams6-3-0
Walkover Park, Brockton, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
Rossi was knocked down twice during the bout.
1924-07-21Carl Courtney8-0-1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
1924-05-29Billy Murphy31-3-0
Crescent Rink, Lowell, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1924-02-25George Corbus2-0-0
Grand Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
referee: G. Edward Dixon | judge: Dave Nelligan | judge: Dick Henshaw
1924-02-04Chuck Prevey11-7-5
New Winter Garden, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1923-12-14Young Manti7-4-0
Eagle Hall, Brockton, Massachusetts, USALKO310
Manti substituted for Sailor Byron.
1923-11-16Harry Carlson46-28-11
Eagle Hall A.C., Brockton, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
This was Francis Rossi from Wales--this was his American debut. Francis Rossi of Wales and Francis Rossi of Brockton, MA are the same fighter. Rossi lived in Brockton, Mass. while fighting in the US.
1923-02-01Jack Kirk11-1-1
Liverpool Stadium, Pudsey Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 02 February 1923 P 16
1922-10-19Seaman Jack Davies5-1-0
Liverpool Stadium, Pudsey Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 20 October 1922 P 16
1922-10-05Harry Mason46-4-2
Premierland, Whitechapel, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
1922-09-14Seaman Jack Davies4-1-0
Liverpool Stadium, Pudsey Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 15 September 1922 P 14
1922-03-11Charlie Webb3-3-1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
1922-02-17Ben Callicott76-14-5
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
Boxing February 22, 1922
1921-11-10Andre Simeth10-4-4
Liverpool Stadium, Pudsey Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
1921-03-14Jack Josephs6-8-2
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomDPTS2020x3
Welsh Lightweight Title
Western Daily Press - Tuesday 15 March 1921

1920-12-13Curley Walker47-21-8
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Boxing December 15, 1920
1920-10-21Peter Ruddy3-4-0
Liverpool Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
1920-10-15Mario Gall34-24-13
Cosmopolitan Gymnasium, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWKO520x3
Controversial counting. Mario apparently unhurt since he was back in the ring 9 days later.
1920-07-01Billy Marchant43-7-2
Liverpool Stadium, Pudsey Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
1920-04-10Louis Ruddick51-26-7
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLDQ920x3
Reported in the Dundee Courier.
1920-03-17Mike Honeyman53-18-9
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomDPTS2020x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Boxing March 24, 1920
1920-02-27Alf Wye13-12-1
Hoxton, London, United KingdomWTKO11
1920-02-09Alf Wye13-10-1
Hoxton, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
1920-01-12Leon Poutet2-2-1
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
Source: Freeman's Journal, 13 January 1920.
1919-10-06Joe Conn57-18-5
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomNCNC1720x2
referee: John Herbert Douglas
Referee Douglas declared a no contest as both boxers were not doing their best
Western Daily Press - Tuesday 07 October 1919

1919-05-31Jim Driscoll53-2-4
Pavilion, Mountain Ash, Wales, United KingdomDPTS2020x3
Western Daily Press - Monday 02 June 1919
1919-05-08Young Joe Brooks95-34-8
Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWTKO1015x3
Cut eye stoppage.
1919-02-10Freddie Jacks51-21-7
London, United KingdomWPTS2020x3
1918-12-12Young Joe Brooks91-29-8
Liverpool Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLTKO1115x3
Liverpool Echo - Friday 13 December 1918
1918-11-14Young Joe Brooks90-29-8
Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
1917-08-20Joe Conn43-14-5
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWPTS2020x2
Boxing August 29, 1917
1917-07-16Joe Conn42-14-5
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x2
Boxing July 18, 1917
1916-09-28Johnny Lowry
Liverpool Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1916-06-28Jim Rice4-7-3
Lynn Institute, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWKO1420x3
1916-04-24Arthur Bishop0-0-1
Tredegar Hall, Newport, Wales, United KingdomDPTS2020x3
1916-03-11Arthur Bishop
Tredegar Hall, Newport, Wales, United KingdomDPTS1515x3
1916-03-02Jim Rice3-5-1
Tredegar Hall, Newport, Wales, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
1916-01-27Peter Foscoe
Liverpool Stadium, Pudsey Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLRTD610x3
Liverpool Echo - Friday 28 January 1916
1916-01-22Jim Rice3-4-1
Park Hall, Newport, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
1915-12-18Leonard Purcell
Park Hall, Newport, Wales, United KingdomWRTD1415x3

 
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