Laverne Roach

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Name: Laverne Roach
Born: 1925-02-22
Died: 1950-02-23 (Age:25)
Hometown: Plainview, Texas, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Boxing Record: click

Exhibit Card

  • 1945 won the New York Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions at welterweight vs. Mike Koballa.
  • 1945 won the Intercity Golden Gloves' welterweight championship vs. Gilbert Garcia.
  • Served in the United States Marine Corps.
  • One of four boxers to have died from injuries sustained in the St. Nicholas Arena


Preceded by:
Jimmy Palmer
New York Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions
Welterweight Champion

1945
Succeeded by:
Cliff Hart
Preceded by:
Johnny Wilson
Intercity Golden Gloves
Welterweight Champion

1945
Succeeded by:
Cliff Hart