Kevin Rooney boxer

Kevin Rooney boxer
bouts
26
won
21
lost
4
draw
1
Status
inactive
Division
welterweight
Debut
1979-10-24
Height
-
Reach
-
Age
-
Born
1956-05-04
Death
-
Nationality
USA

Rooney won the 1975 147 lb Sub-Novice New York Golden Gloves Championship.citation needed He defeated Kevin Higgins of West Point in the finals. Rooney trained at the Police Athletic Leagues 120th Precinct in Staten Island, New York.citation neededRooney began professionally boxing in 1979 and acquired a record of twenty-one wins, four losses, and one draw. In his most important fight as a professional, on July 31, 1982, Rooney lost to three division world champion Alexis Argüello, who was making his first fight in the Junior Welterweight division, by a second-round knockout. He also lost to future WBA world Junior Middleweight champion Davey Moore, who avenged an amateur loss to Rooney, by a knockout in seven rounds, on June 21, 1981.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1985-06-03 Mike Picciotti WWLWWW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City LOST
Technical knockout
1985-04-10 Jaime Medina DLW Albany WIN
Unanimous decision
1985-03-06 Garland Wright LLLLLL Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Albany WIN
Unanimous decision
1984-04-11 Terry Crawley LWLWLL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton DRAW
Points
1982-11-24 Terry Crawley WWWDLL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton LOST
Corner retirement
1982-07-31 Alexis Arguello WWWWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City LOST
KO
1982-04-02 Jack Morrell WLWLLL Colonie Coliseum, Latham WIN
KO
1982-02-11 Marvin Jenkins WLWLLD Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1981-12-02 Ernest Jackson WWWDWW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1981-10-01 Orlando Montalvo LLWLLW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
KO
1981-06-21 Davey Moore WWWWWW Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City LOST
Technical knockout
1981-05-27 Bobby Plegge LWLWWL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Unanimous decision
1981-04-30 Felix Nance WDWLW Albany WIN
Unanimous decision
1981-03-25 Frank Minnigan LWWLWD Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Unanimous decision
1980-11-22 Jeff Passero WWWWLW Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Unanimous decision
1980-10-29 Curtis Pittman LL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
KO
1980-10-23 Blas Dechamps LLWD Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1980-09-10 Garland Wright DWWDLW Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Unanimous decision
1980-06-20 Clyde Graves WDW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1980-05-28 Paul Moore DLWWLL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Unanimous decision
1980-05-09 Charles Thomas LLWL Staten Island WIN
Technical knockout
1980-04-30 Frank Minnigan WWLLLW Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Technical knockout
1980-03-07 Norman Jones L Staten Island Community Gym, Staten Island WIN
Unanimous decision
1979-12-12 Jesse Rogers LLLLLL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Technical knockout
1979-11-24 Heriberto Vazquez LLL St. George Theater, Staten Island WIN
Technical knockout
1979-10-24 Arnell Johnson Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Unanimous decision