Gerry Cooney

28 3 0
24 KOs 3 KOs
division heavy
status inactive
bouts 31
rounds 113
KOs 77.42%
career 1977-1990
debut 1977-03-02

ID# 002463
sex male
alias Gentleman
age
nationality USA
stance orthodox
height 6′ 6″   /   198cm
reach 81″   /   206cm
residence Huntington, New York, USA
birth place Manhattan, New York, USA

Boxing Pro 31 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
1990-01-15 George Foreman 64 2 0
Convention Center, Atlantic City
L-TKO
1987-06-15 Michael Spinks 30 0 0
Convention Center, Atlantic City
L-TKO
2:51    ref: Frank Cappuccino   Tom Kaczmarek 38-38   Harold Lederman 39-37   John Stewart 37-39
Advertised as for World heavyweight Title
Cooney down twice rd 5.
1986-05-31 Eddie Gregg 24 1 1
Cow Palace, Daly City
W-TKO
1:26    ref: Rudy Ortega
1984-12-08 George Chaplin 22 6 2
Veteran's Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix
W-TKO
2:50    ref: Robert Ferrara   Joe Garcia   Mike Munoz   Howard Richey
1984-09-29 Philipp Brown 23 0 2
Sullivan Arena, Anchorage
W-TKO
2:37    ref: Bill McConkey   Jim Henderer   Rudy Ortega   Mitch Pike
1982-06-11 Larry Holmes 39 0 0
Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas
L-TKO
2:52    ref: Mills Lane   Duane Ford 111-113   Dave Moretti 111-113   Jerry Roth 109-115

Cooney had 3 points deducted for low blows. Per Commission report, fight was stopped by referee when Cooney's trainer entered the ring.
1981-05-11 Ken Norton 42 6 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
0:54    ref: Tony Perez   Tony Castellano   Harold Lederman
1980-10-24 Ron Lyle 39 6 1
Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale
W-KO
1980-05-25 Jimmy Young 25 9 2
Convention Hall, Atlantic City
W-RTD
A cut over Young's right eye, led to a stoppage at the end of the 4th round.
1979-12-14 Leroy Boone 12 3 0
Convention Hall, Atlantic City
W-TKO
0:55    ref: Larry Hazzard   Eva Shain   Charlie Spina
1979-11-09 John Dino Denis 35 2 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
1:14    ref: Tony Perez   Artie Aidala   John Maschio
1979-10-19 Malik Dozier 4 2 1
Long Island Arena, Commack
W-TKO
1979-08-22 Broderick Mason 10 3 0
Felt Forum, New York
W-KO
1979-06-29 Tom Prater 19 10 1
Felt Forum, New York
W-TKO
2:13    ref: Tony Perez

1979-02-26 Charlie Johnson 15 3 0
Felt Forum, New York
W-KO
1979-01-13 Eddie Lopez 12 1 0
Convention Center, Miami Beach
W-UD
1978-12-15 Grady Daniels 7 3 0
Felt Forum, New York
W-RTD
1978-11-01 Sam McGill 15 5 1
Westchester County Center, White Plains
W-UD
ref: George Coyle 8-0   Artie Aidala 8-0   Nick Gamboli 8-0   
McGill was knocked down in the fourth round.
1978-10-04 Charley Polite 16 35 3
Westchester County Center, White Plains
W-KO
Polite substituted for Jerry Thompkins.
1978-06-22 GG Maldonado 12 6 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
2:56    ref: Joe Santarpia
1978-03-17 ST Gordon 6 2 0
The Aladdin, Las Vegas
W-DQ
1978-02-11 Gary Bates 19 18 4
Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas
W-KO
1978-01-27 Austin Johnson 0 1 0
Calderon Theatre, Hempstead
W-KO
1:23    ref: Billy Graham
1978-01-14 Terry Lee Kidd 0 4 0
Colonie Hill Catering Hall, Hauppauge
W-KO
0:29    
Indications are that Kidd was delayed by a snowstorm and Rocky Gonzales impersonated him
1977-12-21 Jimmie Sykes 2 2 0
Roll-A-Rama, Brooklyn
W-KO
1977-11-30 Quinnie Locklear 0 1 0
Westchester County Center, White Plains
W-KO
1977-11-18 Joe Maye 2 21 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-KO
1977-08-03 Matt Robinson 5 11 4
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-PTS
Robinson was knocked down in the third round.
1977-03-20 Jose Rosario 0 1 0
Exposition Center, Louisville
W-KO
1977-03-02 Joe Roberson 0 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-KO
1:58    
Roberson was knocked down twice during the bout.
1977-02-15 Bill Jackson 0 7 0
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
W-KO
1:32    
Pro debut for Cooney.