Henry Armstrong boxer

Henry Armstrong boxer
bouts
183
won
152
lost
22
draw
9
Status
inactive
Division
welterweight
Debut
1931-07-27
Height
5′ 5½″/166cm
Reach
67″/170cm
Age
78
Born
1909-12-12
Death
1988-10-23
Nationality
USA

Armstrong was one of the few fighters to win in three or more different divisions: featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight. He defended his welterweight title a total of nineteen times.The Ring magazine named him Fighter of the Year in 1937, while the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) named him Fighter of the Year in 1940. In 2007, The Ring ranked Armstrong as the second-greatest fighter of the last 80 years. Bert Sugar also ranked Armstrong as the second-greatest fighter of all time. ESPN ranked Armstrong as number 3 on their list of the 50 greatest boxers of all time.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1945-02-14 Chester Slider WLLWWD Auditorium, Oakland LOST
Points
1945-02-06 Genaro Rojo DLWLLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
1945-01-17 Chester Slider LWLLWW Auditorium, Oakland DRAW
Points
1944-11-04 Mike Belloise WLLDWW Auditorium, Portland WIN
KO
1944-09-15 Aldo Spoldi WLWLLL Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis WIN
KO
1944-08-21 Willie Joyce LLWWWL Civic Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
Points
1944-07-14 Slugger White WWWWLL Legion Stadium, Hollywood DRAW
Points
1944-07-04 John Thomas WWWLWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOST
Unanimous decision
1944-06-21 Nick Latsios WLWWLW Griffith Stadium, Washington WIN
Unanimous decision
1944-06-15 Al 'Bummy' Davis WLWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1944-06-02 Willie Joyce WWLLWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOST
Unanimous decision
1944-05-22 Aaron Perry WWWLWW Griffith Stadium, Washington WIN
Technical knockout
1944-05-16 Ralph Zannelli LLWWWL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1944-04-25 John Thomas WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Split-decision
1944-03-24 Ralph Zannelli WLLWWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1944-03-20 Frankie Wills WWWWWW Uline Arena, Washington WIN
Unanimous decision
1944-03-14 Johnny Jones DLLWW Dorsey Park, Miami WIN
KO
1944-02-29 Jackie Byrd LLLLLL Coliseum, Des Moines WIN
KO
1944-02-23 Jimmy Garrison WDLWWL Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City WIN
Technical knockout
1944-02-07 Lew Hanbury WLWWWW Uline Arena, Washington WIN
KO
1944-01-25 Saverio Turiello LDWLDL Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City WIN
KO
1944-01-14 Aldo Spoldi LWWLWL Auditorium, Portland WIN
KO
1943-08-27 Sugar Ray Robinson WLWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
1943-08-14 Joey Silva WLLLLL Gonzaga Stadium, Spokane WIN
Points
1943-08-06 Jimmy Garrison WWWDWD Auditorium, Portland WIN
Points
1943-07-24 Willie Joyce WWWLWW Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
1943-06-11 Sammy Angott WWWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1943-05-24 Maxie Shapiro LWLDDW Convention Hall, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
1943-05-07 Tommy Jessup WWWWWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
KO
1943-05-03 Saverio Turiello LLLLDW Uline Arena, Washington WIN
Technical knockout
1943-04-02 Beau Jack WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
1943-03-22 Al Tribuani WWWLWD Convention Hall, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
1943-03-08 Tippy Larkin WWWWWL Civic Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
KO
1943-03-02 Willie Joyce WWWWLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOST
Majority decision
1943-01-05 Jimmy McDaniels LDWLWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
1942-12-14 Saverio Turiello WLLLLL Civic Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
Technical knockout
1942-12-04 Lew Jenkins LLLLLW Auditorium, Portland WIN
Technical knockout
1942-10-26 Fritzie Zivic LWWWWW Civic Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
Unanimous decision
1942-10-13 Juan Zurita WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1942-09-30 Earl Turner WWWWLW Auditorium, Oakland WIN
KO
1942-09-14 Leo Rodak LWDDWL Civic Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
Technical knockout
1942-09-07 Johnny Taylor LWLLLL Arena, Pittman WIN
Technical knockout
1942-08-26 Rodolfo Ramirez WLLWLW Auditorium, Oakland WIN
KO
1942-08-13 Jackie Burke LLWWWL John Affleck Park, Ogden WIN
Points
1942-08-03 Aldo Spoldi WWWWWD Civic Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
Technical knockout
1942-07-20 Joe Ybarra DWLLDW Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento WIN
Technical knockout
1942-07-03 Reuben Shank WWWWWL Municipal Auditorium, Denver LOST
Unanimous decision
1942-06-24 Sheik Rangel WWLWWW Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
1942-06-01 Johnny Taylor LLLWLL Civic Auditorium, San Jose WIN
Technical knockout
1941-01-17 Fritzie Zivic WWWWWD Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Technical knockout
1940-10-04 Fritzie Zivic WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
1940-09-23 Phil Furr WWLLWL Griffith Stadium, Washington WIN
KO
1940-07-17 Lew Jenkins WWWWWW Polo Grounds, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1940-06-21 Paul Junior WWWWLD Exposition Building, Portland WIN
Technical knockout
1940-05-24 Ralph Zannelli WWWLWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1940-04-26 Paul Junior WWWWWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1940-03-01 Ceferino Garcia WWWWWW Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles DRAW
Points
1940-01-24 Pedro Montanez WWLWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1940-01-04 Joe Ghnouly LWLLWW Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis WIN
KO
1939-12-11 Jimmy Garrison WWWWLW Arena, Cleveland WIN
KO
1939-10-30 Bobby Pacho LWDLLL Municipal Auditorium, Denver WIN
Technical knockout
1939-10-24 Jimmy Garrison LWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
1939-10-20 Richie Fontaine DDLWLL Civic Auditorium, Seattle WIN
Technical knockout
1939-10-13 Howard Scott LLLLLL Armory, Minneapolis WIN
KO
1939-10-09 Al Manfredo WLWWLW Riverview Park, Des Moines WIN
Technical knockout
1939-08-22 Lou Ambers WWWWWW Yankee Stadium, Bronx LOST
Unanimous decision
1939-05-25 Ernie Roderick WWWWWW Harringay Arena, Harringay WIN
Points
1939-03-31 Davey Day WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1939-03-16 Lew Feldman WLWWWL Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis WIN
KO
1939-03-04 Bobby Pacho LWDWWL Tropical Stadium, Havana WIN
Technical knockout
1939-01-10 Baby Arizmendi WDWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
1938-12-05 Al Manfredo WWLWLW Arena, Cleveland WIN
Technical knockout
1938-11-25 Ceferino Garcia WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1938-08-17 Lou Ambers WWWWDW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Split-decision
1938-05-31 Barney Ross WWWWWW Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens WIN
Unanimous decision
1938-03-30 Lew Feldman WLLWWW Hippodrome, New York WIN
KO
1938-03-25 Eddie Zivic LLWLLL Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1938-03-15 Baby Arizmendi DLLWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
1938-02-28 Charley Burns WLWLLL Armory, Minneapolis WIN
KO
1938-02-25 Everett Rightmire WDWWWW International Amphitheatre, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1938-02-09 Al Citrino WWWDWW Civic Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
Technical knockout
1938-02-01 Chalky Wright WDWLWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1938-01-22 Tommy Brown LWLWLL Labor Temple, Tucson WIN
KO
1938-01-21 Frankie Castillo LLLLWL Legion Arena, Phoenix WIN
Technical knockout
1938-01-12 Enrico Venturi WWWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
1937-12-12 Johnny Jones LLLLLL Coliseum Arena, New Orleans WIN
KO
1937-12-06 Tony Chavez WWWDWW Arena, Cleveland WIN
Technical knockout
1937-11-23 Joey Brown WLWLDW Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
KO
1937-11-19 Billy Beauhuld WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1937-10-29 Petey Sarron WLLLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
1937-10-18 Joe Marciente DLLLLL Arena, Philadelphia WIN
KO
1937-09-21 Bobby Dean WWWWLL Rayen-Wood Auditorium, Youngstown WIN
KO
1937-09-16 Johnny DeFoe LLLLLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1937-09-09 Charley Burns DLLWLW Hickey Park, Millvale WIN
KO
1937-08-31 Orville Drouillard WLLLLD University of Detroit Stadium, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1937-08-16 Johnny Cabello LWLLWD Griffith Stadium, Washington WIN
Corner retirement
1937-08-13 Eddie Brink WDLWLW Dyckman Oval, Manhattan WIN
KO
1937-07-27 Benny Bass WWWWWW Baker Bowl, Philadelphia WIN
KO
1937-07-19 Lew Massey LLWDLD Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens WIN
Technical knockout
1937-07-08 Alf Blatch WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1937-06-15 Jackie Carter WWDLDL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
1937-06-09 Mark Diaz DLDLLL Pasadena Arena, Pasadena WIN
KO
1937-05-28 Wally Hally WWWWWD Wrigley Field, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
1937-05-04 Frankie Klick LLLWLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
1937-04-06 Pete DeGrasse WLLWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1937-03-19 Aldo Spoldi WWWWDW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1937-03-12 Mike Belloise WLWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1937-03-02 California Joe Rivers WWWWLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
1937-02-19 Varias Milling WDWDLW Coliseum, San Diego WIN
KO
1937-02-02 Moon Mullins LWWDL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
1937-01-19 Tony Chavez WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1937-01-01 Rodolfo Casanova WWWWLW El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City WIN
KO
1936-12-03 Tony Chavez WWWWWW Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis LOST
1936-11-17 Joey Alcanter WDWWDW Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis WIN
Corner retirement
1936-11-02 Gene Espinosa LDLLWW Eastside Arena, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1936-10-27 Mike Belloise WWDWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
1936-09-08 Dommy Ganzon WWDWWW Civic Auditorium, Stockton WIN
KO
1936-09-03 Elmer 'Buzz' Brown LLWWWD Multnomah Stadium, Portland WIN
Points
1936-08-18 Juan Zurita LWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1936-08-04 Baby Arizmendi LDWWDW Wrigley Field, Los Angeles WIN
Points
1936-06-22 Johnny DeFoe WWLDWW Fox Theater, Butte WIN
Points
1936-05-19 Bobby Leyvas LLWWDW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
1936-03-31 Richie Fontaine DWLWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
1936-02-26 Richie Fontaine WWDWL Auditorium, Oakland LOST
Points
1936-01-01 Joe Conde WWLLWD El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City LOST
Points
1935-12-06 Alton Black WLLWWL Chestnut St. Arena, Reno WIN
Technical knockout
1935-11-27 Midget Wolgast WWLWWW Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
1935-11-12 Leo Lomelli WWWDWW Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Technical knockout
1935-10-21 Lester Marston LLLLWL Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Technical knockout
1935-09-18 Perfecto Lopez WWLLWW Civic Auditorium, San Francisco DRAW
Points
1935-09-13 Alton Black WWLLWW Chestnut St. Arena, Reno WIN
Technical knockout
1935-06-25 Varias Milling WLLLLD Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
1935-05-28 Davey Abad WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
1935-05-10 Mark Diaz DWLLLD Ventura A.C., Ventura WIN
Points
1935-04-16 Frankie Covelli WWWWLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
1935-04-06 Tully Corvo DWWWWW L-st Arena, Sacramento WIN
Technical knockout
1935-03-31 Davey Abad WWWWWW El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City LOST
Points
1935-03-19 Sal Hernandez WWWDDW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
1935-02-16 Rodolfo Casanova WWLWWW Arena Nacional, Mexico City LOST
1935-01-01 Baby Arizmendi WWLWWW El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City LOST
Unanimous decision
1934-12-15 Ventura Arana WWWWWW El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
1934-12-01 Joe Conde WLWWWW Arena Nacional, Mexico City WIN
Technical knockout
1934-11-04 Baby Arizmendi WWWLWW Arena Nacional, Mexico City LOST
Points
1934-09-28 Perfecto Lopez DLLWLL Ventura A.C., Ventura WIN
Points
1934-09-13 Max Tarley DWLLDD Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento WIN
KO
1934-09-07 Joe Sanchez WLDWWD Ventura A.C., Ventura WIN
Technical knockout
1934-08-28 Perfecto Lopez LDDLLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
1934-07-17 Perfecto Lopez LDLDDL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
1934-06-14 Davey Abad WLLLWW Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento WIN
Points
1934-06-05 Vicente Torres WWLWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
1934-05-22 Johnny DeFoe WDLWWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
1934-05-04 Kid Moro WLWLWL Civic Auditorium, Watsonville DRAW
Points
1934-03-27 Young Danny D Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1934-03-06 Perfecto Lopez WWDWLL Bakersfield Arena, Bakersfield WIN
Points
1934-02-13 Benny Pelz DLLLDW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
1934-01-26 Baby Manuel WWWWWD Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento WIN
Points
1933-12-14 Gene Espinosa WWWWWW Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento WIN
Technical knockout
1933-11-23 Kid Moro WWWWLL Civic Auditorium, Stockton DRAW
Points
1933-11-03 Kid Moro WWWWWL Pismo Beach Arena, Pismo Beach WIN
Points
1933-10-19 Johnny Granone WDWLDW Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento WIN
Technical knockout
1933-10-11 Perfecto Lopez WWWWDW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles DRAW
Points
1933-09-05 Perfecto Lopez DLWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles DRAW
Points
1933-08-30 Hoyt Jones LWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles DRAW
Points
1933-08-08 Bobby Calmes DWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1933-07-29 Benny Pelz WDLLLD Main Street Athletic Club, Los Angeles WIN
Points
1933-07-11 Baby Manuel WWWWWD Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOST
Points
1933-06-28 George Haberski W Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington WIN
Points
1933-06-07 Ricky Hall WWDWWW Pismo Beach Arena, Pismo Beach WIN
KO
1933-05-31 Max Tarley WWLLDL Pico Arena, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1933-05-24 Young Bud Taylor LLLWLL Pico Arena, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1933-04-28 Perfecto Lopez WWWWLD Ventura A.C., Ventura WIN
Points
1933-03-21 Paul Wangley WLLLDL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1933-02-17 George Dundee L Ventura A.C., Ventura WIN
Points
1933-02-03 Johnny Ryan LWW Ventura A.C., Ventura WIN
Points
1932-12-31 Young Corpuz WLWLDW Pismo Beach Arena, Pismo Beach WIN
Points
1932-12-13 Gene Espinosa WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
1932-12-01 Vince Trujillo debut Los Angeles WIN
KO
1932-10-01 Max Tarley LLDLWD Los Angeles WIN
Points
1932-09-27 Al Greenfield LWWWLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOST
Points
1932-08-30 Eddie Trujillo debut Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOST
Points
1931-12-07 Victor Kid Ponce DLWLLW Culver City Stadium, Culver City LOST
Points
1931-07-31 Sammy Burns WWLLWW Hickey Park, Millvale WIN
Points
1931-07-27 Al Iovino LDWDWL Meyers Bowl, North Braddock LOST
KO