Red Chapman

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Red Chapman

Name: Red Chapman
Alias: Joe
Birth Name: Morris Kaplan
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 1979-10-22 (Age:78)
Height: 165cm
Pro Boxer: Record

Chapman was a highly ranked contender for the featherweight world championship in the mid-1920s. He fought (and lost to) Benny Bass in 1927 in a great fight for the NBA version of the featherweight title. Chapman claimed the Junior Featherweight Championship of the World in 1922,

  • Chapman was for some time belived dead in the fire at Pickwick Club in Boston 04-07-1925.
  • L'Echo d'Alger reported his death 09-07-1925.