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Paul Pender boxer

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

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 Titles Result
April 7, 1962 Terry Downes WWLWWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
July 11, 1961 Terry Downes WWWLWW Empire Pool, Wembley LOSS
Corner retirement
April 22, 1961 Carmen Basilio WWLLWW Boston Garden, Boston World Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 14, 1961 Terry Downes WWWWWW Arena, Boston World Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 10, 1960 Sugar Ray Robinson WLWWLW Boston Garden, Boston World Middleweight

WIN
Split-decision
Jan. 22, 1960 Sugar Ray Robinson WLWLWW Boston Garden, Boston World Middleweight

WIN
Split-decision
Dec. 14, 1959 Gene Hamilton LWLLLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 17, 1959 Jackson Brown WLLWLW Pierce Memorial Field, East Providence USA New England Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 17, 1959 Ralph Jones LLWWLW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 16, 1959 Joe Shaw LWLLLL Arcadia Ballroom, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 9, 1959 Young Beau Jack WWWWWW Arcadia Ballroom, Providence WIN
DQ
Jan. 5, 1959 Joe Gomes LLLWLW Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 22, 1958 Willie Kid Johnson LLDDLD Arcadia Ballroom, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 15, 1958 Pete Adams LLLLLL Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 17, 1958 Jackson Brown LLDWWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 4, 1956 Jimmy Skinner LLLWLL Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 14, 1955 Gene Fullmer WWWWWW Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 6, 1955 Freddie Mack WLWL Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 20, 1954 Ted Olla WLDDLL Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn WIN
Split-decision
Aug. 3, 1954 Larry Villeneuve WWWWWL Arena, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
March 31, 1952 Jimmy Beau WLLLWL Boston Garden, Boston LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 1, 1951 Otis Graham WLLLLL Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
April 30, 1951 Gene Hairston WWWWWL Boston Garden, Boston LOSS
KO
March 12, 1951 Joe Rindone LWWLLW Boston Garden, Boston DRAW
Points
Jan. 22, 1951 Joe Rindone LLWWLL Boston Garden, Boston LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 8, 1951 Norman Hayes LWWWWW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
KO
Dec. 11, 1950 Norman Hayes LLWWWW Mechanics Building, Boston LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 27, 1950 Harold Sampson DDDDWW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 13, 1950 Norman Horton LLWLLL Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
KO
Oct. 23, 1950 Ernie Durando LWWWWL Arena, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 9, 1950 Roy Wouters WLWWWW Miners Forum, Glace Bay WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 25, 1950 Bobby James LLLLLL Arena, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
June 22, 1950 Al Couture WWWWWL Exposition Building, Portland WIN
Technical knockout
May 3, 1950 Charley Dodson LLWLDW Exposition Building, Portland WIN
Unanimous decision
March 27, 1950 Leon Brown LLWLWW Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 23, 1950 Sonny Horne WLLLLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 19, 1949 Bill Daley WLLWLL Mechanics Building, Boston DRAW
Points
Oct. 21, 1949 Bill Daley LLWLLW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 5, 1949 Jose Contreras WLLLWL Mechanics Hall, Worcester WIN
KO
Sept. 26, 1949 Mike Gillo WLLWWW Arena, New Haven WIN
Points
Sept. 12, 1949 Ted Brassley WWLDDW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
June 9, 1949 Eddie Richardson LWLLWD Candlelite Stadium, Bridgeport WIN
KO
May 2, 1949 Mike Saad DWWWDW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
April 11, 1949 Johnny Rice WLLLWL Arena, Boston WIN
KO
March 28, 1949 George Meyers WL Arena, Boston WIN
KO
March 3, 1949 Frank Theodore WWLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
KO
Feb. 17, 1949 Mickey Lane LLWWLW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
KO
Jan. 28, 1949 Paul Williams LLLLL Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
KO