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Tommy Loughran boxer

Tommy Loughran image
Status inactive
Age 79
Division light heavyweight
Height 5′ 11½″/182cm
Reach 73″/185cm
Debut 1919-12-09
Born 1902-11-29
Death 1982-07-07
Nationality USA
Residence Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
bouts
126
won
90
lost
25
draw
10
bouts
126
won
90
lost
25
draw
10
Status inactive
Age 79
Division light heavyweight
Height 5′ 11½″/182cm
Reach 73″/185cm
Debut 1919-12-09
Born 1902-11-29
Death 1982-07-07
Nationality USA
Residence Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Loughran was one of seven children of an Irish immigrant motorman. His effective use of coordinated foot work, sound defense and swift, accurate counter punching is now regarded as a precursor to the techniques practiced in modern boxing.Loughran fought many middleweight, light heavyweight, and heavyweight champions in his career, including Gene Tunney, Jack Sharkey, and Georges Carpentier. Loughran even achieved a Newspaper Decision over fistic phenom Harry Greb, whom he first met at age 19. As a light heavyweight, he defeated two future world heavyweight champions: Max Baer and James J. Braddock. Loughran finally fought Primo Carnera for the heavyweight title but lost a decision.

Loughran was one of seven children of an Irish immigrant motorman. His effective use of coordinated foot work, sound defense and swift, accurate counter punching is now regarded as a precursor to the techniques practiced in modern boxing.Loughran fought many middleweight, light heavyweight, and heavyweight champions in his career, including Gene Tunney, Jack Sharkey, and Georges Carpentier. Loughran even achieved a Newspaper Decision over fistic phenom Harry Greb, whom he first met at age 19. As a light heavyweight, he defeated two future world heavyweight champions: Max Baer and James J. Braddock. Loughran finally fought Primo Carnera for the heavyweight title but lost a decision.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Jan. 18, 1937 Sonny Boy Walker WWWWWW Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 9, 1936 Sonny Boy Walker LWWWWW Civic Auditorium, San Francisco LOSS
Points
Dec. 3, 1936 Tom Beaupre WLWLWW Sportatorium, Dallas WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 13, 1936 Alfred Rogers LWLDLL Coliseum, San Diego WIN
Points
Oct. 9, 1936 Tony Rossalia Chestnut St. Arena, Reno WIN
KO
Sept. 16, 1936 Ray Impelletiere LWLLWW Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
July 30, 1936 Al McCoy WDWWWW Forum, Montreal DRAW
Points
July 6, 1936 Al McCoy LWDWWW Delormier Stadium, Montreal LOSS
Points
March 16, 1936 Jack London WWWWWW Colston Hall, Bristol WIN
Points
Feb. 10, 1936 Ben Foord WWLWLW Granby Halls, Leicester LOSS
Points
Jan. 15, 1936 Tommy Farr WDWWWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington LOSS
Points
Dec. 9, 1935 Andre Lenglet WWWLWW Palais des Sports, Paris DRAW
Points
Nov. 12, 1935 Maurice Strickland WLWWWW Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Points
Aug. 22, 1935 Al Delaney WWWWWL Offermann Stadium, Buffalo DRAW
Majority decision
July 29, 1935 Eddie Simms LLDWWW Maple Leaf Stadium, Toronto WIN
Split-decision
June 20, 1935 Ray Impelletiere WLLLWL Baker Bowl, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
May 20, 1935 Al Ettore WWLWWW Arena, Philadelphia USA Pennsylvania State Heavyweight

WIN
Majority decision
April 14, 1935 Vicente Parrile LWWLLW Plaza de Toros de Acho, Lima USA Pennsylvania State Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 17, 1935 Arturo Godoy WLWDWL Nunoa Sports Ground, Santiago de Chile LOSS
Points
Feb. 2, 1935 Jose Carattoli WWWWWL Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires DRAW
Majority decision
Jan. 5, 1935 Arturo Godoy WWLWDW Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 20, 1934 Arturo Godoy WLWWLW Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires DRAW
Points
Oct. 6, 1934 Jose Carattoli WDWWWW Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 1, 1934 Johnny Risko WLWLLL Municipal Stadium, Freeport LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 4, 1934 Walter Neusel WWWWDW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Split-decision
March 1, 1934 Primo Carnera WWWWWW Madison Square Garden Stadium, Miami National Boxing Association World Heavyweight

NYSAC World Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 22, 1933 Ray Impelletiere WWWWWW New York Coliseum, Bronx WIN
Points
Sept. 27, 1933 Jack Sharkey LDWWLL Shibe Park, Philadelphia WIN
Split-decision
July 26, 1933 Johnny Risko WWWWLL Mills Stadium, Chicago LOSS
Split-decision
June 21, 1933 Steve Hamas WLWLWD Yankee Stadium, Bronx WIN
Unanimous decision
April 21, 1933 Isidoro Gastanaga WLLLWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
Feb. 13, 1933 Walter Cobb LWWLWD Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 10, 1933 King Levinsky LLLWLL Convention Hall, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 17, 1932 Stanley Poreda LWWWWW Arena, Philadelphia LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 29, 1932 Steve Hamas WWWWLW Shibe Park, Philadelphia WIN
Split-decision
May 11, 1932 Steve Hamas WWWWWL Convention Hall, Philadelphia LOSS
Split-decision
Jan. 15, 1932 Steve Hamas WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 18, 1931 King Levinsky WLDWWL Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 13, 1931 Paulino Uzcudun WLWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 19, 1931 Johnny Risko LWWWWW Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Points
Sept. 22, 1931 Joe Sekyra WLWWWW Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens LOSS
Majority decision
Sept. 9, 1931 Jack Gross LWWLW Baker Bowl, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
May 15, 1931 Victorio Campolo WWLDLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
March 27, 1931 Tuffy Griffiths WWWWLW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Majority decision
March 13, 1931 Ernie Schaaf LWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 6, 1931 Max Baer WLWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 26, 1931 Jack Gross WWWLWW Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Points
Nov. 21, 1930 King Levinsky WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 23, 1930 Dave Maier WWLWWW Auditorium, Milwaukee WIN
Points
Oct. 16, 1930 Dick Daniels WLWWWW Auditorium, Minneapolis WIN
NWS
June 11, 1930 Ernie Schaaf LLWWDW Sesquicentennial Stadium, Philadelphia LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 28, 1930 Ernie Schaaf WLLWWD Arena, Philadelphia LOSS
Split-decision
March 17, 1930 Jack Renault LLLDWL Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 27, 1930 Pierre Charles LWWWWW Madison Square Garden Stadium, Miami WIN
Points
Sept. 26, 1929 Jack Sharkey LWWWWW Yankee Stadium, Bronx American Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
July 18, 1929 Jim Braddock WWLWWW Yankee Stadium, Bronx NYSAC World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 24, 1929 Ernie Schaaf WWWWLW Boston Garden, Boston NYSAC World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
March 28, 1929 Mickey Walker WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 20, 1929 Joe Lohman WWWLWW Convention Hall, Tulsa World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Feb. 5, 1929 Armand Emanuel LWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
Dec. 17, 1928 Big Boy Peterson LWWLWD Coliseum, Chicago WIN
Points
Oct. 1, 1928 Jack Gross WWWWDW Baker Bowl, Philadelphia WIN
Points
July 16, 1928 Pete Latzo WWWWLW Artillery Park, Wilkes-Barre NYSAC World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 28, 1928 Armand Emanuel WWWWDW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
June 1, 1928 Pete Latzo LLWWWW Ebbets Field, Brooklyn NYSAC World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 18, 1928 Joe Sekyra WWWWLW Jefferson County Armory, Louisville WIN
NWS
Jan. 6, 1928 Leo Lomski DWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York NYSAC World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 12, 1927 Jimmy Slattery WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York NYSAC World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Majority decision
Nov. 14, 1927 Pat McCarthy WLWWLL Arena, Philadelphia NYSAC World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 7, 1927 Mike McTigue WWWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York NYSAC World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 8, 1927 Benny Ross WLWWLL Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
Majority decision
July 20, 1927 Tony Marullo WLWWLL Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens WIN
Points
May 3, 1927 Young Stribling WWWWWW Ebbets Field, Brooklyn WIN
Unanimous decision
April 6, 1927 Tom Kirby DDWWWD 108th Field Artillery Armory, Philadelphia WIN
Points
March 16, 1927 Joe Lohman LLLDDL 108th Field Artillery Armory, Philadelphia WIN
Points
Feb. 15, 1927 Johnny Risko DWLLDW South Main Street Armory, Wilkes-Barre WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 10, 1927 Tony Marullo WWWLLW Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 29, 1926 George Manley WWWDWW Tomlinson Hall, Indianapolis WIN
NWS
Oct. 29, 1926 Chuck Wiggins LWWLWD Providence WIN
DQ
Oct. 18, 1926 Martin Burke WDWWL Madison Gardens, Chicago WIN
Points
Oct. 8, 1926 Frankie Schramm Manhattan Auditorium, Allentown WIN
KO
Sept. 23, 1926 Jimmy Delaney WWLWL Sesquicentennial Stadium, Philadelphia WIN
Points
July 30, 1926 Johnny Risko WWLLLW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Points
July 2, 1926 George Manley WWWWWW League Park, Omaha WIN
Points
June 17, 1926 Georges Carpentier WWWLLD Sesquicentennial Stadium, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
April 13, 1926 Tom Kirby WWWLWW Arena, Boston WIN
Points
April 5, 1926 Yale Okun WLWWWL Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
March 15, 1926 Yale Okun WWLWWW Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 12, 1926 Chuck Wiggins WWLWWW Armory, Grand Rapids WIN
NWS
Feb. 8, 1926 Ad Stone WWLWWL Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Points
Jan. 6, 1926 Joe Packo DLWWDL Armory, Grand Rapids WIN
NWS
Jan. 1, 1926 Billy Freas WWLWWW Armory, Grand Rapids WIN
NWS
Dec. 25, 1925 Emilio Solomon LLWLLL Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Points
Oct. 26, 1925 Ad Stone WWWWLW Arena, Philadelphia LOSS
Points
Oct. 5, 1925 Benny Ross LWLLWW Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
Points
Sept. 24, 1925 Jack Burke LWLLLL Shibe Park, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 11, 1925 Tony Marullo LLWWL Yankee Stadium, Bronx WIN
Unanimous decision
July 16, 1925 Jack Delaney WLWWWW Shibe Park, Philadelphia DRAW
Points
June 11, 1925 Martin Burke LWWWW Dexter Park Stadium, Woodhaven, Queens WIN
Points
March 28, 1925 Young Stribling WWWLWW Recreation Park, San Francisco LOSS
Points
Feb. 18, 1925 Jack Reeves DDDWDL Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
Feb. 7, 1925 Billy Freas LWLLWW Stadium, Culver City WIN
Points
Feb. 4, 1925 Buck Holley WLWWDW Auditorium, Oakland DRAW
Points
Jan. 1, 1925 Frankie Maguire WWWWW Armory, Williamsport WIN
Points
Nov. 20, 1924 George Blake Armory, Williamsport WIN
KO
Oct. 13, 1924 Harry Greb WWWWWD Arena, Philadelphia DRAW
Split-decision
July 11, 1924 Joe Lohman DLLLLW Erie Arena, Erie WIN
Points
June 26, 1924 Young Stribling WWWWWW Yankee Stadium, Bronx LOSS
Points
June 16, 1924 Jack Smith Moose Hall, Shamokin WIN
KO
May 19, 1924 Ad Stone WWWWWW Shetzline Ballpark, Philadelphia DRAW
Points
April 28, 1924 Charley Nashert WWLLWW Danceland Arena, Detroit WIN
NWS
Feb. 19, 1924 Jack Delaney WWWWW Mechanics Building, Boston LOSS
Points
Feb. 12, 1924 Johnny Wilson LWWWLW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Points
Dec. 25, 1923 Harry Greb LWWWWL Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh LOSS
Points
Dec. 10, 1923 Roland Todd WWWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
Nov. 14, 1923 Ted Moore WWWWWW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Points
Oct. 11, 1923 Harry Greb WWLWWW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Points
Sept. 14, 1923 Jimmy Delaney LWWWWW Coliseum, Oklahoma City DRAW
Points
Aug. 14, 1923 Teddy Taylor Baseball Park, Minersville WIN
KO
Aug. 2, 1923 Mike McTigue WWWWWL Playgrounds Stadium, West New York LOSS
NWS
June 25, 1923 Mike McTigue WWWWWW Shetzline Ballpark, Philadelphia WIN
NWS
June 18, 1923 Jeff Smith WLWWWW Shibe Park, Philadelphia LOSS
NWS
March 8, 1923 Jeff Smith WWWWWW 109th Infantry Armory, Scranton WIN
NWS
Jan. 30, 1923 Harry Greb WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 15, 1923 Harry Greb WWWWWW Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh LOSS
NWS
Jan. 8, 1923 Pal Reed LLWLWL Broad A.C., Newark WIN
NWS
Dec. 11, 1922 Lou Bogash WWWWWW Arena, Philadelphia LOSS
NWS
Sept. 25, 1922 George Shade WDLLLW Olympia A.C., Philadelphia WIN
NWS
Aug. 24, 1922 Gene Tunney WWLWWW Shibe Park, Philadelphia DRAW
NWS
July 10, 1922 Harry Greb WWWWWW Shibe Park, Philadelphia LOSS
NWS
May 12, 1922 Young Fisher DWDLLW Arena, Syracuse WIN
Points
April 28, 1922 Jimmy Darcy WLWLWW Arena, Syracuse WIN
Unanimous decision
April 6, 1922 Frank Carbone LLLWLL Ice Palace, Philadelphia WIN
NWS
March 21, 1922 Jackie Clark WWLWW Ice Palace, Philadelphia WIN
NWS
March 16, 1922 Mike McTigue WWWLWD Town Hall, Scranton WIN
NWS
Feb. 28, 1922 Bryan Downey WLDWDW Ice Palace, Philadelphia WIN
NWS
Feb. 7, 1922 Fay Keiser LWLWLW Ice Palace, Philadelphia WIN
NWS
Jan. 24, 1922 Jimmy Darcy LLLWLW Ice Palace, Philadelphia WIN
NWS
Dec. 20, 1921 Vincent Lopez Ice Palace, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 8, 1921 Len Rowlands WLWLLL Ice Palace, Philadelphia WIN
NWS
Oct. 6, 1921 Pat Bradley LLWWWW Ice Palace, Philadelphia WIN
NWS
Sept. 30, 1921 Alex Miller LWWWLW Cambria A.C., Philadelphia WIN
NWS
Sept. 17, 1921 Roy Hurst DLWWLL National A.C., Philadelphia WIN
KO
Sept. 6, 1921 Frankie Britton DWWWWW 11th Street Arena, Philadelphia WIN
NWS
Aug. 15, 1921 Frankie Britton LDWWWW 11th Street Arena, Philadelphia LOSS
NWS
May 23, 1921 Jules Jewell Ritchie DWWDL Maple Grove Park, Lancaster WIN
NWS
May 9, 1921 Alex Costica WDDLLL National A.C., Philadelphia WIN
NWS
May 3, 1921 Jack Fink WDLLLL Auditorium A.A., Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
April 15, 1921 Jack Reck LLLWLL Armory, Reading WIN
NWS
March 29, 1921 Charlie O'Neill WLWLL Auditorium A.A., Philadelphia DRAW
NWS
March 12, 1921 Leo Dillon W National A.C., Philadelphia WIN
NWS
March 1, 1921 Johnny McLaughlin LLDLLL Auditorium A.A., Philadelphia WIN
NWS
Feb. 21, 1921 Al Nelson DWWWD Bob Wright's Coliseum, Highlandtown WIN
Points
Feb. 8, 1921 Johnny Kelly WLLWDL Auditorium A.A., Philadelphia WIN
NWS
Feb. 1, 1921 Hugh Blair Auditorium A.A., Philadelphia WIN
KO
Jan. 25, 1921 Jack Renzo WWWWW Ardmore WIN
Points
Jan. 11, 1921 Kid West DLWLDW Auditorium A.A., Philadelphia WIN
NWS
Jan. 1, 1921 Lew Schupp WWWWLL Fulton Opera House, Lancaster WIN
NWS
Nov. 15, 1920 Rube Bennett LWWWL Fulton Opera House, Lancaster WIN
NWS
July 19, 1920 Johnny Viggi LLLWWD Knickerbocker A.C., Philadelphia LOSS
Technical knockout
July 6, 1920 Joe Smith LLL Knickerbocker A.C., Philadelphia WIN
KO
June 18, 1920 Tommy Coyle National A.C., Philadelphia WIN
KO
June 3, 1920 Bernie McLaughlin Madison A.C., Philadelphia WIN
NWS
May 7, 1920 Johnny Dougherty LWLLWD Cambria A.C., Philadelphia WIN
NWS
April 9, 1920 Johnny Dougherty LWLLW Cambria A.C., Philadelphia DRAW
NWS
March 26, 1920 Philadelphia Joe Welling LWLWLW Cambria A.C., Philadelphia WIN
NWS
Feb. 17, 1920 Happy Jack McWilliams LDWDWW Auditorium A.A., Philadelphia LOSS
NWS
Jan. 27, 1920 Jim McBride Auditorium A.A., Philadelphia WIN
NWS
Jan. 1, 1920 Kid Emanuel WL Auditorium A.C., Philadelphia
NC
Dec. 9, 1919 Eddie Carter Auditorium A.C., Philadelphia WIN
KO