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Ted Lowry boxer

Ted Lowry image
Status inactive
Age 90
Division light heavyweight
Height 5′ 10″/178cm
Debut 1939-08-24
Born 1919-10-27
Death 2010-06-14
Nationality USA
Residence New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
bouts
148
won
70
lost
68
draw
10
bouts
148
won
70
lost
68
draw
10
Status inactive
Age 90
Division light heavyweight
Height 5′ 10″/178cm
Debut 1939-08-24
Born 1919-10-27
Death 2010-06-14
Nationality USA
Residence New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

Ted Lowry's career started out strong, with 8 successful fights (7 wins, 1 draw), before losing to Sam Shumway, whom he had previously beaten, and would defeat again in their next fight. Afterwards, he fought regularly, winning some and losing some. He twice faced future heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano, going the distance on both occasions. In doing so he became one of only three fighters to avoid being knocked out by Marciano.He retired from boxing in 1955. Overall, he compiled a record of 70 wins, 68 losses, and 10 draws, 46 wins by way of knockout.

Ted Lowry's career started out strong, with 8 successful fights (7 wins, 1 draw), before losing to Sam Shumway, whom he had previously beaten, and would defeat again in their next fight. Afterwards, he fought regularly, winning some and losing some. He twice faced future heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano, going the distance on both occasions. In doing so he became one of only three fighters to avoid being knocked out by Marciano.He retired from boxing in 1955. Overall, he compiled a record of 70 wins, 68 losses, and 10 draws, 46 wins by way of knockout.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
July 18, 1955 Johnny Hoye DLWWWW Maple Arena, Brockton LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 5, 1955 Bobby Spaeth LDWWLW Sportatorium, Dallas LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 24, 1953 Cecil Hudson LWLWLW Auditorium, Saint Paul WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 7, 1953 Cecil Hudson LLWLWL Armory, Spokane LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 30, 1953 George Parmentier LLLDLL Boise WIN
Split-decision
Jan. 23, 1953 Al Spaulding LWLLLW Armory, Walla Walla WIN
KO
Jan. 13, 1953 Joe Kahut LLLLWL Armory, Spokane WIN
Corner retirement
Sept. 1, 1952 Harry Matthews WWWWWL Bronco Stadium, Boise LOSS
KO
March 6, 1952 Joey Maxim WWWLWL Auditorium, Saint Paul LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 12, 1951 Willie James WWWWWW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 3, 1951 Roland LaStarza WWWWWW Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 25, 1951 Chubby Wright LLLLLW Coliseum, Baltimore LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 19, 1951 Cesar Brion WWWWLL Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 12, 1951 Jimmy Bivins WWLWLW Coliseum, Baltimore LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 15, 1951 Roland LaStarza WLWWWW Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 13, 1950 Rocky Marciano WWWWWW Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 17, 1950 Chubby Wright LLWWLL Meadowbrook Arena, North Adams LOSS
Split-decision
Aug. 11, 1950 Jimmy Slade WWWWWW Meadowbrook Arena, North Adams LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 13, 1950 Maynard Jones WLWDWL New Bedford LOSS
Points
June 6, 1950 Agostinho Guedes LDLLLL Page Arena, New Bedford WIN
Technical knockout
April 11, 1950 Art Henri LWLLWW Page Arena, New Bedford LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 28, 1950 Jack Hannan Porter WLDLLL Page Arena, New Bedford WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 13, 1950 Bernie Reynolds LWWWDL Arena, New Haven USA New England Heavyweight

LOSS
Points
Jan. 16, 1950 Bernie Reynolds WLWWWD Arena, New Haven USA New England Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Nov. 28, 1949 Vern Mitchell LWWLWW New Haven LOSS
Points
Nov. 14, 1949 Bernie Reynolds WWLWWW New Haven DRAW
Points
Oct. 24, 1949 Vern Mitchell WWLWWL Toronto LOSS
Points
Oct. 10, 1949 Rocky Marciano WWWWWW Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 29, 1949 Willie Bean WWLWLW Century Stadium, West Springfield LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 19, 1949 Tommy DiGiorgio LWLWLL Page Arena, New Bedford LOSS
Points
June 29, 1949 Charley Doc Williams LWDWWW Wahconah Park, Pittsfield LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 6, 1949 Jackie Swanson WWWWLW Fort Erie LOSS
Points
April 12, 1949 Phil Muscato WWWWWL Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 4, 1949 Rusty Payne WWLWWL Edgerton Park Arena, Rochester LOSS
KO
March 15, 1949 Roy Thomas LWLLWD Page Arena, New Bedford LOSS
Points
March 8, 1949 Saint Paul WWLWWL Page Arena, New Bedford vacant USA New England Light Heavyweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Jan. 27, 1949 Lee Oma DWWLWW Mosque Theater, Newark LOSS
Points
Jan. 11, 1949 Phil Muscato LWWWWW Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 7, 1948 Johnny Flynn WWWWLW Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 23, 1948 Billy Fox WWWWLD Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 26, 1948 Billy Fox LWWWWL Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo DRAW
Points
Oct. 4, 1948 Sandy McPherson LWWWLL Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 27, 1948 Roy Taylor WWLWWL Valley Arena, Holyoke WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 23, 1948 Vern Mitchell WWWWLW Coliseum, Baltimore LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 2, 1948 Archie Moore LWWWLW Coliseum, Baltimore LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 27, 1948 Mike Jacobs LLLWWW Cawley Stadium, New Bedford LOSS
Split-decision
July 20, 1948 Mike Jacobs WLLLWW Cawley Stadium, New Bedford LOSS
Points
July 1, 1948 Lee Oma LLLLLW Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn DRAW
Points
June 16, 1948 Eddie Jackson WLLWWL New Bedford WIN
KO
May 24, 1948 Omelio Agramonte WWWWWW Gran Estadio de La Habana, Havana LOSS
Points
May 10, 1948 Billy Grant LWWLLL Valley Arena, Holyoke WIN
Unanimous decision
April 6, 1948 Chubby Wright WWLWLW New Haven WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 23, 1948 Ernie Sheppard WWWWWW New Haven WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 26, 1948 Saint Paul WLWLLL Valley Arena, Holyoke WIN
Split-decision
Dec. 29, 1947 Henry Hall DLLLWW Valley Arena, Holyoke LOSS
Points
Dec. 8, 1947 Billy Gordon LLLLLL Valley Arena, Holyoke WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 27, 1947 Aaron Wade WLWWLW Valley Arena, Holyoke WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 3, 1947 Abel Gonsalves LWLLDW New Bedford WIN
KO
Aug. 28, 1947 Tony Ferry LWWWWW Casino, Fall River LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 19, 1947 Anthony Jones WWLWWW New Bedford WIN
Points
Aug. 7, 1947 Lee Savold WDLLWL Stadium, Fall River DRAW
Points
April 7, 1947 Saint Paul LWLLDL Valley Arena, Holyoke LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 24, 1947 Omelio Agramonte WWWWWW Arena, Cleveland LOSS
Points
March 20, 1947 Steve Ketchell DWLWWW Casino, Fall River WIN
Points
March 17, 1947 Willie Davis LLWLWL Edgerton Park Arena, Rochester WIN
KO
Jan. 27, 1947 Lee Q. Murray WWWWWW Armory, Stamford LOSS
Corner retirement
Dec. 23, 1946 Abel Gonsalves WLWLLD Mechanics Building, Boston LOSS
Split-decision
Nov. 11, 1946 Jose Gonzalez Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence WIN
KO
Sept. 26, 1946 Tony Gillo LLLLLL Mitchell Field, Stamford WIN
Points
Dec. 20, 1945 Cleve Bailey LLLLLL Casino, Fall River LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 20, 1945 Tiger Jack Fox WWWWWL Gonzaga Stadium, Spokane LOSS
Split-decision
July 4, 1945 Bobby Zander WWWWW Gonzaga Stadium, Spokane LOSS
Points
Dec. 26, 1944 Jimmy Reed Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
Unanimous decision
May 25, 1943 Young Gene Buffalo WWWLWW Bristol Arena, New Bedford LOSS
Points
May 6, 1943 Georgie Fuller WWLLLL Exposition Building, Portland WIN
Points
May 3, 1943 George Kochan DWWWWW St. Nicholas Arena, New York DRAW
Points
April 27, 1943 Andy Holland WWWWLD Bristol Arena, New Bedford LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 13, 1943 Soldier Montoya WLWLLL Rex Arena, Lowell WIN
Points
April 6, 1943 Andy Holland LWWWWL Bristol Arena, New Bedford DRAW
Points
March 9, 1943 Andy Holland WWLWWW Bristol Arena, New Bedford LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 25, 1943 Warren Jones L Casino, Fall River WIN
KO
Feb. 18, 1943 Deacon Johnny Brown LWLLWW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
KO
Feb. 9, 1943 Johnny O'Toole Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
KO
Feb. 4, 1943 Andy Holland WWWLWW Mechanics Building, Boston LOSS
Points
Jan. 26, 1943 Charley 'Hobo' Williams LLLWDL Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
KO
Jan. 5, 1943 Lee Q. Murray WWLLLW Bristol Arena, New Bedford LOSS
Points
Dec. 22, 1942 Lee Q. Murray DWWLLL Bristol Arena, New Bedford LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 1, 1942 George Stovall LLLLL Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
KO
Nov. 17, 1942 Eddie Blunt LLLLDW Bristol Arena, New Bedford DRAW
Points
Aug. 27, 1942 Danny Cox LDLWLW Casino, Fall River LOSS
Split-decision
Aug. 13, 1942 Buddy Thomas LDLDWD Casino, Fall River WIN
Technical knockout
July 2, 1942 Danny Cox WLWLDL Casino, Fall River LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 23, 1942 Lorenzo Strickland LLWWLL Exposition Building, Portland DRAW
Points
June 17, 1942 Billy Grant DLLLLW Arena, New Haven WIN
Technical knockout
June 11, 1942 Gene Mickens LWLLLL Casino, Fall River WIN
KO
May 14, 1942 Al Boros LLLLLL Casino, Fall River WIN
Points
April 23, 1942 Jimmy Davis LWWWLW Casino, Fall River WIN
Points
March 26, 1942 Abel Gonsalves WWWLLW Casino, Fall River WIN
Unanimous decision
March 19, 1942 Jimmy Davis WLLWWW Casino, Fall River WIN
KO
Feb. 26, 1942 Vince Pimpinella LLWDLW Casino, Fall River LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 19, 1942 Danny Devlin LWLLLW Casino, Fall River WIN
KO
Feb. 9, 1942 Italian Jack Dempsey WWWLWW New Bedford LOSS
Points
Jan. 26, 1942 Willie Pavlovich LLLWWW New Bedford WIN
KO
Jan. 6, 1942 Willie Pavlovich LLLLWW Bristol Arena, New Bedford LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 9, 1941 Italian Jack Dempsey WWWWLW Bristol Arena, New Bedford USA New England Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 18, 1941 Roy Kelley WLDLLL Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
KO
Nov. 14, 1941 Vince Pimpinella LLWLLW Mechanics Building, Boston DRAW
Points
Aug. 26, 1941 Al Gilbert DWLDWL Sargent Field, New Bedford WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 18, 1941 Eddie Peirce WDWWW Bristol Arena, New Bedford LOSS
Split-decision
Aug. 5, 1941 Eddie Peirce LWDWW Bangor LOSS
Points
May 15, 1941 Frank Zamaris WWWLWL Portland WIN
KO
April 15, 1941 Al Sinibaldi LLLLDW Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
Technical knockout
April 3, 1941 Pat Mangini WLWLLL Casino, Fall River WIN
Split-decision
March 18, 1941 Bill Weinberg LWWWDD Bristol Arena, New Bedford LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 6, 1941 Pat Mangini WWWLWL Casino, Fall River WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 28, 1941 Jackie Fisher LWWWWL City Hall, Augusta USA Maine State Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 11, 1941 Eddie Guerra LLLLLW Bristol Arena, New Bedford USA Maine State Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 30, 1941 Jackie Fisher WLWWWW Exposition Building, Portland USA Maine State Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Jan. 23, 1941 Eddie McLaughlin LWLWWW Exposition Building, Portland LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 16, 1941 Johnny Seaman WWWWWW New Bedford LOSS
Points
Nov. 19, 1940 Larry Kellum LLWLLL Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 29, 1940 Larry Kellum LLLWLL Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
Points
Sept. 12, 1940 Coley Welch WDLWWW Exposition Building, Portland LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 1, 1940 Danny Needham WWLWLL Exposition Building, Portland LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 11, 1940 Coley Welch WWWDLW Exposition Building, Portland LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 13, 1940 Danny Needham LWWLWL Exposition Building, Portland WIN
Corner retirement
May 28, 1940 Larry Baker LLLWW Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
Technical knockout
May 21, 1940 Larry Baker LLLW Bristol Arena, New Bedford LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 14, 1940 Jack Dubois LWWLLL New Bedford WIN
Technical knockout
April 30, 1940 Irish Johnny Smith LWLLLW New Bedford WIN
Technical knockout
April 16, 1940 Young Dempsey WWWLWW Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
KO
April 2, 1940 Italian Jack Dempsey LWWWWL Bristol Arena, New Bedford LOSS
Points
March 12, 1940 Young Dempsey LLLWWW Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 13, 1940 Italian Jack Dempsey WLWWWW New Bedford WIN
KO
Feb. 6, 1940 Sam Shumway LLLLLW Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
KO
Jan. 30, 1940 Sam Shumway WLLLLL Bristol Arena, New Bedford LOSS
Points
Jan. 23, 1940 Sam Shumway LLWLLL Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
KO
Jan. 9, 1940 Sam Lano Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
KO
Jan. 1, 1940 Jackie Wolgast WLLLLD Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 21, 1939 Jimmy Savage L Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
Points
Dec. 12, 1939 Mickey O'Brien Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
KO
Dec. 5, 1939 Don Card LW New Bedford WIN
KO
Nov. 28, 1939 Jimmy Day Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
KO
Nov. 21, 1939 Tommy Doyle Bristol Arena, New Bedford WIN
KO
Nov. 7, 1939 Don Card L Bristol Arena, New Bedford LOSS
Points
Oct. 24, 1939 Jackie Wolgast WWLLLL Bristol Arena, New Bedford DRAW
Points
Oct. 5, 1939 Johnny Cardidin Portland WIN
KO
Sept. 7, 1939 Ernie Swan WLWWW Exposition Building, Portland WIN
KO
Aug. 24, 1939 Winfield Allen WW Exposition Building, Portland WIN
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