Paul Pender boxer

Paul Pender boxer
bouts
48
won
40
lost
6
draw
2
Status
inactive
Division
middleweight
Debut
1949-01-28
Height
5′ 10″/178cm
Reach
72″/183cm
Age
72
Born
1930-06-20
Death
2003-01-12
Nationality
USA

Paul Pender (June 20, 1930 – January 12, 2003), was an American boxer and fire-fighter from Massachusetts who held the World Middleweight Championship.He was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the son of William and Anna (Leicester) Pender. A 1949 graduate of Brookline High School, Pender was recruited as an all American football player at Michigan State University and Penn State, but instead, chose to enter professional boxing, while attending Staley College. Although a champion, he regarded boxing as his second job and being a Brookline fire fighter his first. As an amateur, he won the New England welterweight championship.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1962-04-07 Terry Downes WWLWWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1961-07-11 Terry Downes WWWLWW Empire Pool, Wembley LOST
Corner retirement
1961-04-22 Carmen Basilio WWLLWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1961-01-14 Terry Downes WWWWWW Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1960-06-10 Sugar Ray Robinson WLWWLW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Split-decision
1960-01-22 Sugar Ray Robinson WLWLWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Split-decision
1959-12-14 Gene Hamilton LWLLLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1959-08-17 Jackson Brown WLLWLW Pierce Memorial Field, East Providence WIN
Unanimous decision
1959-03-17 Ralph Jones LLWWLW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1959-02-16 Joe Shaw LWLLLL Arcadia Ballroom, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
1959-02-09 Young Beau Jack WWWWWW Arcadia Ballroom, Providence WIN
1959-01-05 Joe Gomes LLLWLW Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
1958-12-22 Willie Kid Johnson LLDDLD Arcadia Ballroom, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
1958-12-15 Pete Adams LLLLLL Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1958-11-17 Jackson Brown LLDWWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1956-12-04 Jimmy Skinner LLLWLL Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1955-02-14 Gene Fullmer WWWWWW Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn LOST
Unanimous decision
1955-01-06 Freddie Mack WLWL Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1954-12-20 Ted Olla WLDDLL Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn WIN
Split-decision
1954-08-03 Larry Villeneuve WWWWWL Arena, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1952-03-31 Jimmy Beau WLLLWL Boston Garden, Boston LOST
Technical knockout
1951-10-01 Otis Graham WLLLLL Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1951-04-30 Gene Hairston WWWWWL Boston Garden, Boston LOST
KO
1951-03-12 Joe Rindone LWWLLW Boston Garden, Boston DRAW
Points
1951-01-22 Joe Rindone LLWWLL Boston Garden, Boston LOST
Unanimous decision
1951-01-08 Norman Hayes LWWWWW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
KO
1950-12-11 Norman Hayes LLWWWW Mechanics Building, Boston LOST
Unanimous decision
1950-11-27 Harold Sampson DDDDWW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1950-11-13 Norman Horton LLWLLL Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
KO
1950-10-23 Ernie Durando LWWWWL Arena, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1950-10-09 Roy Wouters WLWWWW Miners Forum, Glace Bay WIN
Unanimous decision
1950-09-25 Bobby James LLLLLL Arena, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1950-06-22 Al Couture WWWWWL Exposition Building, Portland WIN
Technical knockout
1950-05-03 Charley Dodson LLWLDW Exposition Building, Portland WIN
Unanimous decision
1950-03-27 Leon Brown LLWLWW Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
1950-01-23 Sonny Horne WLLLLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1949-12-19 Bill Daley WLLWLL Mechanics Building, Boston DRAW
Points
1949-10-21 Bill Daley LLWLLW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1949-10-05 Jose Contreras WLLLWL Mechanics Hall, Worcester WIN
KO
1949-09-26 Mike Gillo WLLWWW Arena, New Haven WIN
Points
1949-09-12 Ted Brassley WWLDDW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1949-06-09 Eddie Richardson LWLLWD Candlelite Stadium, Bridgeport WIN
KO
1949-05-02 Mike Saad DWWWDW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1949-04-11 Johnny Rice WLLLWL Arena, Boston WIN
KO
1949-03-28 George Meyers WL Arena, Boston WIN
KO
1949-03-03 Frank Theodore WWLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
KO
1949-02-17 Mickey Lane LLWWLW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
KO
1949-01-28 Paul Williams LLLLL Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
KO