Harry (Champ) Segal
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Name: Harry Champ Segal
Alias: Siegel/ Battling Champ
Birthplace: New York, New York, USA
Hometown: New York, New York, USA
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- Harry Segal, who began his career under the ring name Battling Champ, was reputed to be a good club fighter with a stiff punch who managed the boxing careers of KO Phil Kaplan, 'Slapsie' Maxie Rosenbloom, Benny Valger, Charley Phil Rosenberg, KO Phil Kaplan, and many other fighters.
- 'Champ' Segal was also a racketeer and associate of mobsters Frankie Carbo and Bugsy Siegel, having been arrested at various times in his criminal career for murder, fixing fights and loan sharking.
- Convicted in September 1974 of bookmaking; appeal denied and he sentenced to a jail term.
- BIOGRAPHY -- Segal, Hyman R., They called him Champ;: The story of Champ Segal and his fabulous era (Citadel Press: 1959)