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Barney Ross boxer

Barney Ross image
Status inactive
Age 57
Division welterweight
Height 5′ 7″/170cm
Reach 67″/170cm
Debut 1929-08-31
Born 1909-12-23
Death 1967-01-18
Nationality USA
Residence Chicago, Illinois, USA
bouts
79
won
72
lost
4
draw
3
bouts
79
won
72
lost
4
draw
3
Status inactive
Age 57
Division welterweight
Height 5′ 7″/170cm
Reach 67″/170cm
Debut 1929-08-31
Born 1909-12-23
Death 1967-01-18
Nationality USA
Residence Chicago, Illinois, USA

Barney Ross (born Dov-Ber "Beryl" David Rosofsky; December 23, 1909 – January 17, 1967) was an American professional boxer. Ross became a world champion in three weight divisions and was a decorated veteran of World War II.Dov-Ber (or Beryl) Rosofsky was born in New York City to Isidore "Itchik" Rosofsky and Sarah Epstein Rosofsky. His father was a Talmudic scholar who had emigrated to America from his native Brest-Litovsk after barely surviving a pogrom. The family then moved from New York to Chicago. Isidore became a rabbi and owner of a small vegetable shop in Chicago's Maxwell Street neighborhood, a vibrant Jewish ghetto akin to the New York's Lower East Side of the 1920s and '30s. Dov-Ber was being raised to follow in his footsteps.

Barney Ross (born Dov-Ber "Beryl" David Rosofsky; December 23, 1909 – January 17, 1967) was an American professional boxer. Ross became a world champion in three weight divisions and was a decorated veteran of World War II.Dov-Ber (or Beryl) Rosofsky was born in New York City to Isidore "Itchik" Rosofsky and Sarah Epstein Rosofsky. His father was a Talmudic scholar who had emigrated to America from his native Brest-Litovsk after barely surviving a pogrom. The family then moved from New York to Chicago. Isidore became a rabbi and owner of a small vegetable shop in Chicago's Maxwell Street neighborhood, a vibrant Jewish ghetto akin to the New York's Lower East Side of the 1920s and '30s. Dov-Ber was being raised to follow in his footsteps.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
May 31, 1938 Henry Armstrong WWWWWW Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens World Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 25, 1938 Bobby Venner WWWWWW Shrine Auditorium, Des Moines WIN
Technical knockout
April 4, 1938 Henry Schaft WWWWLW Armory, Minneapolis WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 23, 1937 Ceferino Garcia LWWWWW Polo Grounds, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 19, 1937 Al Manfredo LLLLLL Western League Baseball Park, Des Moines WIN
NWS
June 27, 1937 Jackie Burke WDWWWW Heinemann Park, New Orleans WIN
KO
June 17, 1937 Chuck Woods LWDWWL Perry Stadium, Indianapolis WIN
KO
Jan. 29, 1937 Al Manfredo DLDDLL Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Points
Nov. 27, 1936 Izzy Jannazzo LWWWWD Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
July 22, 1936 Phil Furr WWWWWD Griffith Stadium, Washington WIN
Unanimous decision
June 22, 1936 Morrie Sherman WWWWDL City Auditorium, Omaha WIN
KO
June 10, 1936 Laddie Tonielli LLDLWW State Fair Park, Milwaukee WIN
Technical knockout
May 1, 1936 Chuck Woods WWWWWL Jefferson County Armory, Louisville WIN
Technical knockout
March 11, 1936 Gordon Wallace WWWDLL Arena, Vancouver WIN
Majority decision
Jan. 27, 1936 Lou Halper DLLWLL Convention Hall, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 29, 1935 Ceferino Garcia WLWDWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 13, 1935 Ceferino Garcia WWWWWW Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
Points
Sept. 6, 1935 Baby Joe Gans WWWWLL Multnomah Stadium, Portland WIN
KO
May 28, 1935 Jimmy McLarnin LWWWLW Polo Grounds, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
April 9, 1935 Henry Woods WWWWWW Civic Auditorium, Seattle WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 28, 1935 Frankie Klick WLDLLW Municipal Stadium, Miami World Junior-Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 10, 1934 Bobby Pacho LWWWWD Public Hall, Cleveland World Junior-Welterweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 17, 1934 Jimmy McLarnin WLWWWL Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens World Welterweight

LOSS
Split-decision
May 28, 1934 Jimmy McLarnin WWLWWW Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens WIN
Split-decision
March 27, 1934 Bobby Pacho WWLLLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles World Junior-Welterweight

WIN
Points
March 14, 1934 Kid Moro DWLWLW Auditorium, Oakland World Jr. Welterweight

WIN
Points
March 5, 1934 Frankie Klick WLLLWL Civic Auditorium, San Francisco World Junior-Welterweight

DRAW
Points
Feb. 7, 1934 Pete Nebo LLWLDD Convention Hall, Kansas City World Jr. Welterweight

WIN
Points
Jan. 24, 1934 Billy Petrolle LLWDWW New York Coliseum, Bronx WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 17, 1933 Sammy Fuller WWLLDL Chicago Stadium, Chicago World Junior-Welterweight

WIN
Majority decision
Sept. 12, 1933 Tony Canzoneri WWWLWL Polo Grounds, New York World Lightweight

WIN
Split-decision
July 26, 1933 Johnny Farr LLLLLL Convention Hall, Kansas City World Junior-Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 23, 1933 Tony Canzoneri WWWWLW Chicago Stadium, Chicago World Lightweight

World Jr. Welterweight

WIN
Majority decision
May 3, 1933 Joe Ghnouly WWWWWL Arena, Saint Louis WIN
Points
March 22, 1933 Billy Petrolle WWWWWL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 22, 1933 Tommy Grogan WWLWLW Washington Blvd. Auditorium, Chicago WIN
Points
Jan. 30, 1933 Johnny Datto LLLWWL Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh WIN
KO
Nov. 25, 1932 Johnny Farr LLLLLL Auditorium, Milwaukee WIN
Points
Nov. 11, 1932 Goldie Hess WLLWLD Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
Oct. 21, 1932 Battling Battalino LLLWWL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 15, 1932 Frankie Petrolle LLWWLL Coliseum, Chicago WIN
KO
Aug. 26, 1932 Ray Miller WLLWLL Sparta Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
July 28, 1932 Henry Perlick LLLLLL Sparta Stadium, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
May 20, 1932 Dick Sisk DWLWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
April 5, 1932 Frankie Hughes WWWWWW Armory, Indianapolis WIN
Points
March 2, 1932 Nick Ellenwood WWLWWW Armory, Muncie WIN
Points
Feb. 18, 1932 Billy Gladstone WWWLLW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
Feb. 8, 1932 Mickey O'Neill WLDDWW Auditorium, Milwaukee WIN
Points
Nov. 18, 1931 Jimmy Lundy LWLLWL Convention Hall, Kansas City WIN
Points
Nov. 13, 1931 Young Terry LWWLWW Moline Field House, Moline WIN
Points
Nov. 4, 1931 Lou Jallos DWWWDW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
Oct. 2, 1931 Glen Camp DLWLDL Eagles Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
July 30, 1931 Jimmy Alvarado DWWLDW Navin Field, Detroit WIN
Points
July 15, 1931 Babe Ruth WLLLLL Armory, Benton Harbor WIN
Technical knockout
May 13, 1931 Billy Shaw WLLWDD Cicero Stadium, Cicero WIN
Points
May 1, 1931 Jackie Dugan LLWLLW Moline Field House, Moline WIN
KO
April 24, 1931 Lud Abella LLWWLL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
April 8, 1931 Midget Mike O'Dowd WLWLDL Moline Field House, Moline WIN
Points
March 27, 1931 Roger Bernard WWWDWL Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOSS
Points
March 20, 1931 Jackie Davis DLWLDW Cicero Stadium, Cicero WIN
Points
Feb. 20, 1931 Young Terry WDDLWW Cicero Stadium, Cicero WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 14, 1931 Henry Falegano LLLLWL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
Nov. 21, 1930 Harry Dublinsky WWWLLW Chicago Stadium, Chicago DRAW
Points
Nov. 6, 1930 Petey Mack LLDLL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
KO
Oct. 14, 1930 Sammy Binder WWDWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
KO
Sept. 19, 1930 Young Terry WLWWWD Jones & Baumrucker Park, Chicago DRAW
Points
Aug. 7, 1930 Luis Perez LLLLL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
KO
July 1, 1930 Eddie Koppy WWWLWL Michigan State Fairgrounds, Detroit WIN
Points
April 25, 1930 Mickey Genaro LLLLLL Coliseum, Chicago WIN
Points
April 21, 1930 Carlos Garcia LWLWWL Coliseum, Chicago LOSS
Points
April 8, 1930 Eddie Bojack WWW Public Hall, Cleveland WIN
Technical knockout
March 17, 1930 Jackie Davis WWWWWW Arena, Saint Louis WIN
NWS
Feb. 22, 1930 Jiro Kumagai DLWWLW Recreation Park, San Francisco WIN
Points
Jan. 24, 1930 Johnny Andrews WDWLLL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
Jan. 10, 1930 Louis New WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
Dec. 5, 1929 Al DeRose WDWLLD Ashland Blvd. Auditorium, Chicago WIN
Points
Nov. 19, 1929 Joey Barth LL Guyon's Paradise Ballroom, Chicago WIN
Points
Oct. 21, 1929 Virgil Tobin WW State Armory, San Francisco WIN
KO
Oct. 12, 1929 Joe Borola LWWWLD Main Street Athletic Club, Los Angeles WIN
Points
Sept. 14, 1929 Joe Borola LWLWWW Main Street Athletic Club, Los Angeles WIN
Points
Aug. 31, 1929 Ramon Lugo DLLWLL Main Street Athletic Club, Los Angeles WIN
Points