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Bobby Halpern boxer

Bobby Halpern image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 5′ 10″/178cm
Debut 1958-11-17
Born 1933-04-25
Nationality USA
Residence Bronx, New York, USA
bouts
14
won
10
lost
4
draw
0
bouts
14
won
10
lost
4
draw
0
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 5′ 10″/178cm
Debut 1958-11-17
Born 1933-04-25
Nationality USA
Residence Bronx, New York, USA

Bobby Halpern's life and boxing career has been compared to World Heavyweight Champion's Sonny Liston. Both men were former convicted criminals who became professional boxers, and whose birthdates were a mystery.Depending on your source, Robert "Bobby" Halpern was born on April 25, 1933 or May 31, 1931 or March 31, 1933. Boxrec lists Halpern's birthdate as April 25, 1933. Halpern grew up in the Bronx, New York. He was half Jewish and half Irish (His mother was Irish and his father was Jewish).

Bobby Halpern's life and boxing career has been compared to World Heavyweight Champion's Sonny Liston. Both men were former convicted criminals who became professional boxers, and whose birthdates were a mystery.Depending on your source, Robert "Bobby" Halpern was born on April 25, 1933 or May 31, 1931 or March 31, 1933. Boxrec lists Halpern's birthdate as April 25, 1933. Halpern grew up in the Bronx, New York. He was half Jewish and half Irish (His mother was Irish and his father was Jewish).

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
May 15, 1978 Guy Casale WWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
KO
April 5, 1978 Johnny Kane LLLW Westchester County Center, White Plains WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 23, 1978 Johnny Kane LLL Embassy Hall, North Bergen LOSS
Technical knockout
Jan. 18, 1978 Johnny Blaine DLLLL Westchester County Center, White Plains WIN
KO
Nov. 9, 1977 Diego Roberson LLWL Westchester County Center, White Plains WIN
KO
Sept. 9, 1977 Johnny Blaine LLDLL Star Theatre, Nanuet WIN
KO
June 24, 1977 Diego Roberson L Star Theatre, Nanuet WIN
Technical knockout
May 24, 1977 Freddie McKay Westchester County Center, White Plains WIN
Technical knockout
April 19, 1977 David Conteh WWWWWL Westchester County Center, White Plains WIN
Majority decision
Nov. 23, 1976 Trevor Berbick W Halifax Forum, Halifax LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 10, 1976 Terry Lee Kidd LLL Walsh Gymnasium, South Orange WIN
KO
Dec. 19, 1958 Tom McNeeley WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Points
Dec. 1, 1958 Henry Wallitsch LWWWW St. Nicholas Arena, New York WIN
Points
Nov. 17, 1958 Attilio Tondo LL St. Nicholas Arena, New York WIN
Points