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Bobby Cassidy boxer

Bobby Cassidy image
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Height 5′ 11″/180cm
Debut 1963-03-19
Born 1944-04-19
Nationality USA
Residence Levittown, New York, USA
bouts
79
won
59
lost
16
draw
3
bouts
79
won
59
lost
16
draw
3
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Height 5′ 11″/180cm
Debut 1963-03-19
Born 1944-04-19
Nationality USA
Residence Levittown, New York, USA

Cassidy was a southpaw (left-handed) who was world-rated in the junior middleweight, middleweight, light heavyweight and cruiserweight divisions. In 1975, he was ranked number one in the world as a light heavyweight by the World Boxing Council.In 1963, Cassidy, from Levittown, Long Island, New York, scored a one-punch, 39-second knockout in his professional debut at Sunnyside Garden. He went on to compile a ring record of 59 wins, 16 losses, three draws, one no contest and 27 knockouts. Among the notable fighters that he defeated were Don Fullmer, Jimmy Dupree, Tom Bethea, Isaac Logart, Ramon Ranquello, Tommy Hicks and Christy Elliott. He also fought world champions Luis Manuel Rodríguez, Rodrigo Valdez and Alessandro Mazzinghi.

Cassidy was a southpaw (left-handed) who was world-rated in the junior middleweight, middleweight, light heavyweight and cruiserweight divisions. In 1975, he was ranked number one in the world as a light heavyweight by the World Boxing Council.In 1963, Cassidy, from Levittown, Long Island, New York, scored a one-punch, 39-second knockout in his professional debut at Sunnyside Garden. He went on to compile a ring record of 59 wins, 16 losses, three draws, one no contest and 27 knockouts. Among the notable fighters that he defeated were Don Fullmer, Jimmy Dupree, Tom Bethea, Isaac Logart, Ramon Ranquello, Tommy Hicks and Christy Elliott. He also fought world champions Luis Manuel Rodríguez, Rodrigo Valdez and Alessandro Mazzinghi.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Jan. 19, 1980 Kid Samson LLDLWL Holiday Inn, Hempstead WIN
Corner retirement
June 29, 1979 Dan Kiser WLWLL Long Island Arena, Commack WIN
Technical knockout
May 11, 1979 John Capobianco WWWWWW Long Island Arena, Commack USA New York State Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 17, 1978 Ramon Ranquello WLWWWW The Aladdin, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 17, 1978 Dave Horne LLLLLL Long Island Arena, Commack WIN
KO
June 18, 1977 Christy Elliott WWLDLW Long Island Arena, Commack Promoted as for Irish-American Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 16, 1977 Willie Taylor LDWDLL Aboard USS Lexington, Pensacola WIN
Split-decision
Nov. 24, 1976 Ramon Ranquello DDWLWW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Unanimous decision
May 23, 1976 Ramon Ranquello WLDDWL County Field House, Erie LOSS
Technical knockout
April 14, 1976 Dennis Cochrane WLWLWL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 5, 1975 Luis Vinales LLLLLL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 30, 1975 Macka Foley WWLLWL Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale WIN
Unanimous decision
May 23, 1975 Ruben Figueroa LLLLLW Long Island Arena, Commack WIN
KO
March 24, 1975 Karl Zurheide LWLLWL Richfield Coliseum, Richfield WIN
Unanimous decision
March 8, 1975 John Girowski LLWWLL Long Island Arena, Commack WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 13, 1974 Randy Stevens LWWLLL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Technical knockout
July 19, 1974 Juan Aguilar LWLLLL Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 28, 1974 Jorge Victor Ahumada DWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
KO
Sept. 17, 1973 Jimmy Dupree LWWWDW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
June 20, 1973 Jimmy Dupree WLWWWD Catholic Youth Center, Scranton LOSS
Split-decision
May 2, 1973 Tommy Hicks WWLWWL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Technical knockout
March 21, 1973 Jimmy Dupree WWLWWW Catholic Youth Center, Scranton DRAW
Points
Oct. 20, 1972 Tom Bethea LWWLLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
May 24, 1972 Jose Gonzalez WWWWLW Felt Forum, New York LOSS
Technical knockout
April 11, 1972 Gil Diaz WLLLLW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Technical knockout
March 1, 1972 Joe Jones LLLLLW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
KO
Aug. 9, 1971 Rodrigo Valdes LWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Technical knockout
April 26, 1971 Don Fullmer LWLDDL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Split-decision
March 30, 1971 Paul Kasper LLLWLL Auditorium, Miami Beach
NC
Jan. 26, 1971 Luis Rodriguez WWLWWW Auditorium, Miami Beach LOSS
Split-decision
Oct. 28, 1970 Carter Williams LLWLWW Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
KO
Oct. 13, 1970 Johnny Burnside WWWWDW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 17, 1970 Luis Vinales LWLLDL Municipal Stadium, Freeport LOSS
Split-decision
July 16, 1970 Freddie Martinovich LWLLLL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Points
June 22, 1970 Sammy Floyd LL Municipal Stadium, Freeport WIN
Technical knockout
May 27, 1970 Bob Harrington LLLWLL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
KO
March 16, 1970 Bobby Warthen LLLLLL Audubon Ballroom, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 13, 1969 Santiago Fernandes WDWWWL Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
Sept. 24, 1969 Bob Bailey WWWWWL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
KO
July 30, 1969 Sonny Moore LLLLLL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
KO
May 23, 1969 Bob Benoit WWWWWW Auditorium, Worcester LOSS
Split-decision
April 5, 1968 Sandro Mazzinghi WWWWWW Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 26, 1967 Linnes Johnson WWLWWL Auditorium, Miami Beach WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 30, 1967 Gypsy Joe Harris WWWWWW Arena, Philadelphia LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 11, 1967 Danny Perez WWLWLW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 28, 1967 Bo Hogberg WWLWWW Johanneshov, Stockholm DRAW
Points
March 29, 1967 Carmelo Hernandez WWLDWW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 6, 1967 Johnny Wood WWWWWL Olympia Ice Rink, Johannesburg LOSS
Points
Nov. 29, 1966 Gordon Lott WWWWWW Auditorium, Miami Beach WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 2, 1966 Celedonio Lima WDWLWD Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 26, 1966 Clyde Taylor LLWLWD Four Seasons Arena, Walpole WIN
Unanimous decision
June 22, 1966 Vinnie Martinez WDLLLL Municipal Stadium, Freeport WIN
Unanimous decision
March 18, 1966 Pete Toro LWWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Points
Feb. 8, 1966 Danny Garcia WDWWWW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 7, 1966 Pete Toro WLWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
KO
Oct. 21, 1965 Bobby Bartels WLWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 25, 1965 Isaac Logart WLWLLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
June 7, 1965 Gil Diaz LWDLLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
March 16, 1965 Ossie Marcano WWWLLW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens LOSS
Split-decision
Dec. 11, 1964 Frankie Olivera LWLWLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 24, 1964 Tommy Haynes LDLLWW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 6, 1964 Billy Collins WWLLLL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens LOSS
Split-decision
July 24, 1964 Tommy Brown DLWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Split-decision
May 15, 1964 Jesus Coma LWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
March 24, 1964 Johnny Torres LLWLWW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 28, 1964 Gil Diaz WLLWLW Madison Square Garden, New York DRAW
Points
Feb. 4, 1964 Frankie Olivera DDWWLW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 17, 1963 Felix Santiago LWLLLL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 26, 1963 Felix Santiago WLWLLL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Points
Oct. 25, 1963 Al Sewell LWLWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
Oct. 8, 1963 Domingo Ortiz WLLLLL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 24, 1963 Domingo Ortiz WWLLLL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Points
Aug. 24, 1963 Danny Andrews DLLWLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
Aug. 13, 1963 Jesus Coma LLD Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Points
July 16, 1963 Al Sewell DLWLW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
KO
June 18, 1963 James Jolly L Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Technical knockout
June 4, 1963 Al Sewell DLW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Points
April 20, 1963 Joe Falu LLL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Points
March 19, 1963 Bobby Noble L Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
KO