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Abel Fernandez boxer

Abel Fernandez image
Status inactive
Age 85
Division heavyweight
Debut 1950-04-18
Born 1930-07-14
Death 2016-05-03
Nationality USA
Residence Los Angeles, California, USA
bouts
24
won
12
lost
11
draw
1
bouts
24
won
12
lost
11
draw
1
Status inactive
Age 85
Division heavyweight
Debut 1950-04-18
Born 1930-07-14
Death 2016-05-03
Nationality USA
Residence Los Angeles, California, USA

Fernandez was born in Los Angeles, California, on July 14, 1930. His mother was Yaqui Indian and his father, Mexican Indian. He was the youngest of a large family and lost his mother at birth. He attended Belmont High School in Los Angeles, and at the age of 16, enlisted in the United States Army and became a paratrooper.While there, he won the title, Middleweight Boxing Champ of the Asiatic Forces. In 1950, as an amateur, he won the light heavyweight title in Los Angeles Golden Gloves competition After his discharge, he was a professional boxer from 1950 to 1953, when he studied acting and began appearing in films.

Fernandez was born in Los Angeles, California, on July 14, 1930. His mother was Yaqui Indian and his father, Mexican Indian. He was the youngest of a large family and lost his mother at birth. He attended Belmont High School in Los Angeles, and at the age of 16, enlisted in the United States Army and became a paratrooper.While there, he won the title, Middleweight Boxing Champ of the Asiatic Forces. In 1950, as an amateur, he won the light heavyweight title in Los Angeles Golden Gloves competition After his discharge, he was a professional boxer from 1950 to 1953, when he studied acting and began appearing in films.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 17, 1953 Leonard Morrow LWWLWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
Technical knockout
Jan. 27, 1953 Freddie Beshore WLLWWW Auditorium, Portland LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 6, 1953 Sonny Andrews LWLWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 21, 1952 Freddie Beshore WLWLLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 20, 1952 Jack Nelson WWWLWW Legion Stadium, Hollywood LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 5, 1952 John McFalls WWLWDW Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Technical knockout
April 26, 1952 Babe Edwards WWLLLD Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Unanimous decision
April 5, 1952 Tommy Harrison WWLWWL Legion Stadium, Hollywood vacant USA California State Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 18, 1952 Eddie Cotton WLLWWW Eagles Auditorium, Seattle LOSS
Technical knockout
Jan. 29, 1952 Sammy Saunders Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 11, 1951 Tommy Harrison WLWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
Nov. 23, 1951 Tommy Harrison WWLWWW Legion Stadium, Hollywood LOSS
Points
Oct. 30, 1951 Bob Couch WL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
Oct. 23, 1951 Mike Angustain DLWWDW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 12, 1951 Bob Couch W Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Points
Sept. 28, 1951 Walter Landry LWWWWL Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 19, 1950 Watson Jones LLLLLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
KO
July 11, 1950 Lonnie Malone WWDWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
Points
June 6, 1950 Lonnie Malone WWWWDW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
Points
May 16, 1950 Lonnie Malone WDWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles DRAW
Points
May 12, 1950 Monte Clark WLLWLL Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Technical knockout
May 5, 1950 Joe Cardenas LWLWLL Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Technical knockout
April 25, 1950 Al Hernandez DLDLWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
April 18, 1950 Al Hernandez DDLDLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points