National Boxing Association's Quarterly Ratings: 1942

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Announced January 7, 1943:

Heavyweights
Light Heavyweights
Middleweights

Joe Louis, Champion
Logical contender

  1. Billy Conn

Outstanding boxers

  1. Melio Bettina
  2. Tami Mauriello
  3. Turkey Thompson
  4. Pat Valentino
  5. Lee Savold
  6. Roscoe Toles

Honorable mentions
Harry Bobo
Buddy Baer
Big Boy Brown
Joey Maxim
Lou Brooks
Tony Musto

Gus Lesnevich, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Jimmy Bivins
  2. Ezzard Charles
  3. Billy Soose
  4. Anton Christoforidis

Outstanding boxers

  1. Nate Bolden
  2. Ken Overlin
  3. Freddie Mills
  4. Tommy Tucker
  5. Johnny Colan

Honorable mentions
Booker Beckwith
Jock McAvoy
Herbie Katz
Jack Coggins

Tony Zale, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Georgie Abrams
  2. Tony Ciancola Martin

Outstanding boxers

  1. Ernie Vigh
  2. Coley Welch
  3. Fred Apostoli
  4. Holman Williams
  5. Kid Tunero
  6. Steve Belloise
  7. Eddie Booker

Honorable mentions
Lloyd Marshall
Charley Burley
Jake LaMotta
Tommy Yarosz

Welterweights
Lightweights
Featherweights

Freddie (Red) Cochrane, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Sugar Ray Robinson
  2. Henry Armstrong
  3. California Jackie Wilson

Outstanding boxers

  1. Fritzie Zivic
  2. Marty Servo
  3. Young Kid McCoy
  4. Cocoa Kid

Honorable mentions
Earl Turner
Sheik Rangel
Freddie Archer
Mike Kaplan
Jimmy Edgar
Al Davis
Ernie Roderick
Raul Carabantes
Garvey (Lefty) Young
Tony Motisi
Johnny Jackson

Title Vacant

Leading contender

  1. Beau Jack

Logical contenders

  1. Willie Joyce
  2. Allie Stolz
  3. Juan Zurita
  4. Bob Montgomery
  5. Maxie Shapiro
  6. Luther (Slugger) White
  7. John Thomas
  8. Cleo Shans
  9. Joey Peralta
  10. Johnny Greco

Outstanding boxers

  1. Tippy Larkin
  2. Dave Castilloux

Honorable mentions
Carmine Fatta
Jimmy Hatcher
Ellis Phillips
Ray Lunny
George Latka
Vern Bybee

Jackie Wilson, Champion
Logical contender

  1. Willie Pep

Outstanding boxers

  1. Chalky Wright
  2. Lulu Costantino
  3. Sal Bartola
  4. Mike Raffa
  5. Jackie Callura

Honorable mentions
Leon Haire
Pedro Hernandez
Frankie Carto
Ronnie James
Tom Smith

Bantamweights
Flyweights

Manuel Ortiz, Champion
Logical contender

  1. David Kui Kong Young

Outstanding boxers

  1. Lou Salica
  2. Carlos Chavez
  3. Benny Goldberg
  4. Rush Dalma
  5. Jimmy Brady

Honorable mentions
Mario Morales
Ham Wiloby
Tony Olivera

Little Dado, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Jackie Paterson
  2. Peter Kane

Outstanding boxers

  1. Sammy Reynolds
  2. Norman Lewis
  3. Joe Curran

Honorable mentions
Paddy Ryan
Frankie (Kid) Bonser
Hugh Cameron


Announced October 29, 1942:

Heavyweights
Light Heavyweights
Middleweights

Joe Louis, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Billy Conn
  2. Bob Pastor

Outstanding boxers

  1. Melio Bettina
  2. Lee Savold
  3. Tami Mauriello
  4. Roscoe Toles
  5. Pat Valentino

Honorable mentions
Turkey Thompson
Buddy Baer
Tony Musto
Connie Norden
Harry Bobo
Buddy Scott

Gus Lesnevich, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Jimmy Bivins
  2. Ezzard Charles

Outstanding boxers

  1. Billy Soose
  2. Tommy Tucker
  3. Freddie Mills
  4. Ken Overlin
  5. Anton Christoforidis

Tony Zale, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Georgie Abrams
  2. Tony Martin
  3. Nate Bolden

Outstanding boxers

  1. Ernie Vigh
  2. Coley Welch
  3. Fred Apostoli
  4. Holman Williams
  5. Charley Burley
  6. Kid Tunero
  7. Steve Belloise
Welterweights
Lightweights
Featherweights

Freddie (Red) Cochrane, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Sugar Ray Robinson
  2. Fritzie Zivic
  3. Henry Armstrong
  4. Marty Servo
  5. California Jackie Wilson

Sammy Angott, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Allie Stolz
  2. Tippy Larkin

Outstanding boxers

  1. Willie Joyce
  2. Lenny Mancini
  3. Maxie Shapiro
  4. Bob Montgomery

Jackie Wilson, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Chalky Wright
  2. Willie Pep
  3. Lulu Costantino
  4. Mike Raffa

Outstanding boxers

  1. Sal Bartola
  2. Pedro Hernandez
  3. Jackie Callura
Bantamweights
Flyweights

Manuel Ortiz, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. David Kui Kong Young

Outstanding boxers

  1. Lou Salica
  2. Carlos Chavez
  3. Rush Dalma
  4. Benny Goldberg
  5. Jimmy Brady

Little Dado, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Jackie Paterson
  2. Peter Kane

Outstanding boxers

  1. Sammy Reynolds
  2. Joe Curran
  3. Frankie (Kid) Bonser


Announced July 14, 1942:

Heavyweights
Light Heavyweights
Middleweights

Joe Louis, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Billy Conn
  2. Bob Pastor
  3. Lee Savold

Outstanding boxers

  1. Pat Valentino
  2. Turkey Thompson
  3. Tommy Gomez
  4. Joe Muscato
  5. Buddy Baer
  6. Lou Nova
  7. Connie Norden
  8. Gus Dorazio
  9. Harry Bobo
  10. Buddy Scott

Gus Lesnevich, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Jimmy Bivins
  2. Billy Soose
  3. Booker Beckwith
  4. Ezzard Charles

Tony Zale, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Georgie Abrams
  2. Tony Martin
  3. Charley Burley
Welterweights
Lightweights
Featherweights

Freddie (Red) Cochrane, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Sugar Ray Robinson
  2. Marty Servo
  3. California Jackie Wilson
  4. Cocoa Kid

Sammy Angott, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Allie Stolz
  2. Bob Montgomery
  3. Tippy Larkin

Jackie Wilson, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Chalky Wright
  2. Lulu Costantino
  3. Mike Raffa
Bantamweights
Flyweights

Lou Salica, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Manuel Ortiz
  2. David Kui Kong Young
  3. Carlos Chavez

Little Dado, Champion
Logical contender

  1. Jackie Paterson


Announced April 15, 1942:

Heavyweights
Light Heavyweights
Middleweights

Joe Louis, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Billy Conn
  2. Bob Pastor

Outstanding boxers

  1. Harry Bobo
  2. Lem Franklin
  3. Abe Simon
  4. Melio Bettina
  5. Lou Nova
  6. Turkey Thompson
  7. Lee Savold

Honorable mentions
Buddy Baer
Al Bray
Pat Valentino

Gus Lesnevich, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Jimmy Bivins
  2. Billy Soose
  3. Booker Beckwith
  4. Ken Overlin

Outstanding boxers

  1. Ezzard Charles
  2. Joey Maxim
  3. Johnny Colan
  4. Tommy Tucker
  5. Freddie Mills

Tony Zale, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Georgie Abrams
  2. Tony Martin

Outstanding boxers

  1. Steve Belloise
  2. Ernie Vigh
  3. Fred Apostoli
  4. Coley Welch
Welterweights
Lightweights
Featherweights

Freddie (Red) Cochrane, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Sugar Ray Robinson
  2. California Jackie Wilson
  3. Charley Burley
  4. Young Kid McCoy

Outstanding boxers

  1. Tony Motisi
  2. Fritzie Zivic

Sammy Angott, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Bob Montgomery
  2. Lenny Mancini
  3. Allie Stolz

Jackie Wilson, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. Chalky Wright
  2. Lulu Costantino
  3. Jackie Callura
Bantamweights
Flyweights

Lou Salica, Champion
Logical contenders

  1. David Kui Kong Young
  2. Manuel Ortiz
  3. Tony Olivera

Little Dado, Champion
Logical contender

  1. Jackie Paterson

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References

  • Evening Star [1]
  • Daily Illinois State Journal. Springfield, Illinois. Thursday, January 7 1943. P.9.
  • Evening Star [2]
  • Chicago Daily News. Chicago, Illinois. Tuesday, July 14 1942. P.17
  • Knoxville News-Sentinel. Knoxville, Tennessee. Wednesday, July 15 1942. P.14
  • Beaumont Journal. Beaumont, Texas. Wednesday, April 15 1942. P.15.
  • San Franciso Chronicle. San Francisco, California. Thursday, April 15 1942. P.18.