Benny Goldberg

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Benny Goldberg
World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Name: Benny Goldberg
Born: 1919-12-21
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 2001-09-10 (Age:81)
Hometown: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 5′ 5″   /   165cm
Boxing Record: click

  • Benny Goldberg Photo Gallery
  • Excellent amateur--won 1935 Detroit Golden Gloves and 1936 Michigan AAU Title. Beat 1936 Gold Medalist Jackie Wilson in special amateur match following the Berlin Olympic Games.
  • Turned pro 1938. Reported record of 60-3, although the Ring Record Book reports 37-2-1, 1 NC, with 14 kayos.
  • Died Sept 2001 during the Jewish holidays.