Ike Cohen

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Name: Ike Cohen
Alias: The Fighting Jew
Hometown: San Francisco, California, USA
Boxing Record: click

Ike Cohen (sometimes spelled Cohn) originally came from Salt Lake City to the San Francisco area early in his career, in 1910, before eventually settling down in Seattle. [1][2]

Cohen was known as a ring comedian. [3] For example, he would stick out his face to his opponent and after he was punched, he would dance a jig to the amusement of the crowd. Then he might engage in some serious fighting before resuming his antics. Oct. 20, 1914 Tacoma Daily News

Prior to his October 1914 bout with Casey Jones, Cohen had already met Sailor Ed Petroskey, Sailor Grande, Rufus Williams, Otto Berg, Pat Bradley, Willie Meehan, and Montana Dan Sullivan. Source: Everett Morning Tribune, October 10, 1914.

He helped co-found the Seattle Boxing Association in 1930.