Ernie Schaaf

53 13 2
23 KOs 1 KOs
Box-pro
division heavy
status inactive
bouts 68
rounds 512
KOs 33.82%
career 1927-1933
debut 1927-03-11

ID# 012071
birth name Frederick Ernest Schaaf
sex male
nationality USA
stance orthodox
height 6′ 2″   /   188cm
reach 75″   /   191cm
residence Wrentham, Massachusetts, USA
birth place Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA

Boxing Pro 75 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
1933-02-10 Primo Carnera 74 6 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-KO
0:51    ref: Billy Cavanaugh
Attendance 20, 000.
1933-01-06 Stanley Poreda 29 4 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
0:28    ref: Arthur Donovan
Poreda was down twice in the 2nd and had to be carried to his corner. He was down again in the 4th and for the fourth and final time in the 6th. (New York Times)
1932-12-12 Unknown Winston 32 20 4
Arena, Boston
W-KO
2:45    ref: Johnny Martin   LK Billings   Toby Lyons

1932-10-20 Unknown Winston 31 20 4
Arena, Boston
L-SD
1932-08-31 Max Baer 36 7 0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago
L-MD
"The bell deprived Baer of a knock-out victory. Two seconds before the fight ended Schaaf was knocked flat on his face, completely knocked out. He was dragged to his corner and his seconds worked on him for three minutes restoring him to his senses." (Associated Press)
1932-08-01 Ted Sandwina 48 23 6
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans
W-PTS
1932-07-25 Paulino Uzcudun 43 13 2
Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens
W-PTS
1932-07-07 Salvatore
Ruggirello
21 26 0
Brooks Field, Scranton
W-TKO
1:15    ref: Jack Walton   Tony Perry   Herman Sunness
1932-06-24 Stanley Poreda 26 4 1
Stadium, West New York
L-PTS
1932-06-07 Tony Galento 37 11 2
Dreamland Park, Newark
W-PTS
1932-05-16 Unknown Winston 28 18 4
Eastern States Coliseum, West Springfield
W-KO
1932-05-13 Jack Gross 49 6 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-PTS
1932-04-25 Ted Sandwina 48 18 6
Valley Arena, Holyoke
W-UD
1932-02-26 Young Stribling 242 14 17
Chicago Stadium, Chicago
W-PTS
Stribling took a solid beating. He was down in round four.
1932-02-05 Salvatore
Ruggirello
20 24 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
1:28    ref: Arthur Donovan
Ruggirello "had been rendered helpless under the steady battering of Schaff and floored for a count of eight." Ruggirello subbed for Paulino Uzcudun, who had fractured a rib. New York Times
1931-12-16 Giacomo Bergomas 4 3 5
Arena, Boston
W-KO
2:43    ref: Johnny Martin
1931-12-10 Frankie Simms 28 25 4
Public Hall, Cleveland
W-TKO
1931-11-19 Jack Dorval 20 4 4
Boston Garden, Boston
W-SD
1931-09-23 Tuffy Griffiths 77 10 5
Chicago Stadium, Chicago
W-UD
"The referee and two judges voted unanimously for Schaaf, but the crowd of 15, 000 roared its disapproval for more than ten minutes after the fighters left the ring." (UP)
Griffiths underwent an appendectomy in November and was off until the following year.
1931-09-10 Roberto Roberti 33 13 7
Arena, Boston
W-KO
1931-08-31 Victorio Campolo 14 4 1
Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
W-KO
1931-08-11 Angus Snyder 46 9 3
Boston Garden, Boston
W-TKO
1931-07-10 Jim Maloney 48 13 2
Boston Garden, Boston
W-TKO
"Schaaf's terrific right hooks dropped Jimmy four times in the third but the South Boston Irishman gamely took three short counts. As he reeled around the ring, Schaaf flattened him again with a carefully aimed right to the jaw." The New York Times.
1931-06-29 Leo Williams 13 15 2
American Legion Arena, West Springfield
W-KO
1931-06-15 Jack Gagnon 43 22 1
Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
W-KO
1931-05-26 Jim Maloney 48 12 2
Boston Garden, Boston
W-KO
1:10    ref: Johnny Brassil
New England Heavyweight Championship
1931-03-27 Paul Pantaleo 32 4 4
Auditorium, Minneapolis
W-NWS
Schaaf won the newspaper decision (Milwaukee Journal)
1931-03-13 Tommy Loughran 99 18 7
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-UD
1931-02-24 Dynamite Jackson 28 3 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles
W-PTS
ref: Abe Roth
1931-02-16 Dick Daniels 43 8 5
Auditorium, Minneapolis
W-KO
"Daniels was down three times before taking the full count." (Associated Press)
1931-01-26 Dick Daniels 43 7 5
Arena, Boston
W-UD
Schaaf gave Daniels "a terrific 10 round beating." (New York Times) Date: Tuesday, January 27, 1931 Paper: Boston Herald (Boston, MA) Page: 16
1931-01-23 Jim Braddock 39 12 6
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-SD
Referee Patsy Haley and Judge Geo. Kelly vote for Schaaf; Judge Sam Austin for Braddock
1930-12-19 Max Baer 24 3 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-UD
1930-09-02 Babe Hunt 56 5 6
Fenway Park, Boston
L-PTS
1930-06-11 Tommy Loughran 94 17 7
Sesquicentennial Stadium, Philadelphia
W-UD
Loughran took a 4-count in round one from a left hook to the jaw.
1930-04-28 Tommy Loughran 94 16 7
Arena, Philadelphia
W-SD
Round-by-round scoring: Referee Leo Houck 5-3-2 for Schaaf; Judge Matt Cox 4-4-2 for Scharf and called him winner on points; Judge Frank Knaresborough 6-4 for Loughran.

1930-03-14 Paul Pantaleo 25 1 1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago
D-PTS
1930-02-21 KO Christner 27 8 2
Mechanics Building, Boston
W-PTS
1930-01-10 Al Friedman 30 28 5
Boston Garden, Boston
W-PTS
1929-12-09 Johnny Risko 53 28 7
Public Hall, Cleveland
L-PTS
1929-10-18 KO Christner 26 6 2
Boston Garden, Boston
L-PTS
1929-09-23 Jack Renault 70 18 2
Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
W-PTS
1929-07-15 Jack Gagnon 38 14 0
Boston Garden, Boston
W-KO
1929-07-06 Murray Gitlitz 34 16 6
White City Stadium, West Haven
W-KO
1929-05-24 Tommy Loughran 90 15 7
Boston Garden, Boston
L-PTS
1929-03-22 Al Friedman 23 19 4
Boston Garden, Boston
W-PTS
1929-02-15 Young Con O'Kelly 39 6 5
Boston Garden, Boston
L-DQ
1929-02-11 Al Friedman 22 16 4
Arena, Boston
W-PTS
1928-12-28 Johnny Risko 49 22 7
Boston Garden, Boston
W-UD
1928-12-12 Bud Gorman 41 14 9
Armory, Newark
W-PTS
1928-11-21 James Jay Lawless 2 2 0
Armory, Newark
W-TKO
1928-10-16 Tiger Jack Payne 37 16 6
Arena, Boston
L-PTS
1928-09-04 Big Boy Peterson 40 10 4
Braves Field, Boston
W-PTS
1928-07-31 Harold Mays 24 9 0
Braves Field, Boston
W-PTS
1928-07-16 Pat McCarthy 42 22 6
Braves Field, Boston
W-PTS
1928-05-25 Big Boy Peterson 38 9 3
Arena, Boston
L-UD
1928-04-30 Harold Mays 21 9 0
113th Regiment Armory, Newark
L-NWS
Newspaper decision from the New York Times.
1928-04-02 Benny Touchstone 26 8 4
Arena, Boston
W-PTS
1928-01-30 Benny Touchstone 26 7 4
Arena, Boston
W-PTS
1928-01-09 Emilio Solomon 21 16 2
Arena, Boston
W-PTS
1928-01-03 Yale Okun 43 14 5
Newark
W-NWS
Popular verdict - win for Schaaf. (NY Times)
1927-12-08 Murray Gitlitz 23 9 4
Elizabeth
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from the Elizabeth (NJ) newspaper.
1927-10-21 Yale Okun 42 12 5
Mechanics Building, Boston
W-PTS
1927-09-06 Yale Okun 40 10 4
Halsey Street Arena, Newark
L-NWS
This was a newspaper decision, New Jersey did not have official decisions until March, 1928-- "Schaaf outpointed easily by Okun in return fight." Schaaf floored for a no-count in the sixth round. Headline from the Newark Evening News which had Schaaf winning only one round in the entire fight.
1927-08-24 Ray Neuman 20 23 9
Playgrounds Stadium, West New York
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from the Elizabeth (NJ) Daily Journal (Herb Goldman). Schaaf won the last three rounds clearly to earn the votes of the newspapermen. It was a good fight.
1927-08-16 Yale Okun 39 10 4
Halsey Street Arena, Newark
L-DQ
1927-07-13 Benny Touchstone 20 5 3
Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
D-PTS
1927-07-08 Dan Lieber 8 12 0
Elizabeth
W-KO
1927-06-18 Al Friedman 10 5 0
Newark
W-NWS
Schaaf won the newspaper decision
1927-05-20 Murray Gitlitz 20 5 3
Yankee Stadium, Bronx
W-PTS
1927-04-28 Sergeant Jack Adams 6 11 0
Armory, Elizabeth
W-KO
1927-04-07 Jack Gagnon 17 4 0
Mechanics Building, Boston
W-KO
1927-04-01 Ad Stone 58 5 2
Armory, Elizabeth
W-KO
Result from the Elizabeth Daily Journal.
1927-03-17 Al Friedman 9 4 0
Mechanics Building, Boston
W-PTS
1927-03-11 Jack Darnell 2 2 0
Armory, Elizabeth
W-TKO
From the Elizabeth Daily Journal (Herb Goldman). This was Schaaf's professional debut.