Tuffy Griffiths boxer

Tuffy Griffiths boxer
bouts
86
won
71
lost
12
draw
3
Status
inactive
Division
heavyweight
Debut
1922-11-02
Height
5′ 11″/180cm
Reach
-
Age
61
Born
1907-03-27
Death
1968-11-15
Nationality
USA

Gerald Ambrose Griffiths was born in Macy, Nebraska, the son of James Alfred Griffiths (1875 – 1933) and Rose Jane Girardot (1874 – 1956). He had three brothers and two sisters. His brother Buzz Saw Griffiths was also a boxer.Griffiths fought his first professional bout on December 11, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska. His debut was a successful one, defeating Donnie Dundee in 6 rounds. Jack O'Keefe was the manager of Griffiths. Griffiths actually preferred to be called by the name "Jerry" and not "Tuffy." He stood at 5' 11".

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1933-09-06 Tony Shucco WWWWWW Mechanics Building, Boston LOST
KO
1933-08-09 Al Keegan WLWLLW Municipal Athletic Field, Dubuque WIN
Technical knockout
1933-06-02 King Levinsky LLWWLW Mills Stadium, Chicago LOST
Unanimous decision
1933-02-24 Otto von Porat LWWWWW Coliseum, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1933-01-17 Lee Ramage WWWWWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOST
Points
1932-09-26 Max Baer WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOST
Technical knockout
1932-08-01 Johnny Risko WWLLWW Municipal Stadium, Cleveland LOST
Points
1932-05-30 Jack Roper WWLLWL White City Arena, Chicago WIN
KO
1931-09-23 Ernie Schaaf WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOST
Unanimous decision
1931-08-31 Emmett Rocco LLLWLL Meyers Bowl, North Braddock WIN
KO
1931-08-24 Young Con O'Kelly WWLLDL White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
1931-07-20 Paul Pantaleo DWLLWW White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
1931-03-27 Tommy Loughran WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOST
Majority decision
1931-03-06 King Levinsky WWLLWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
1930-12-12 Young Stribling WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOST
Unanimous decision
1930-10-31 George Neron LLLWL Coliseum, Chicago WIN
Points
1930-09-29 Emmett Rocco LWLLWL Detroit WIN
KO
1930-07-30 Tom Heeney LLLWLW Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens WIN
Technical knockout
1930-07-02 Johnny Risko WLWDWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1930-06-05 Cowboy Billy Owens WWLLLL Auditorium, Sioux City WIN
KO
1930-04-30 Jack Gagnon LWWLDW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1930-04-08 Sully Montgomery WLLLWL Auditorium, Sioux City WIN
KO
1930-03-31 Jack Gagnon WLWWLD Arena, Philadelphia LOST
Technical knockout
1930-03-07 Al Friedman WWWLWL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1930-02-17 Al Costello LL Coliseum, Des Moines WIN
KO
1929-12-27 Johnny Risko LLWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
1929-11-29 Paulino Uzcudun WWWWWL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Majority decision
1929-10-21 Jack Stanley LWLL Sioux City WIN
KO
1929-09-20 George Cook WLLLDL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1929-09-12 Ludwig Haymann LWLWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1929-08-29 Big Boy Peterson WDLLLL Mills Stadium, Chicago WIN
Corner retirement
1929-08-14 Sandy Seifert LLLLLL Island Park, Grand Rapids WIN
KO
1929-08-06 Jack Murphy Three Eyes Ballpark, Peoria WIN
KO
1929-06-27 Johnny Risko LWLWLL Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
1929-06-19 Johnny Krieger LWWWW Coliseum, Davenport WIN
KO
1929-06-03 Billy Freas LWWLLL Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati WIN
KO
1929-05-24 Al Friedman LLWLLL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
1929-03-28 Leo Lomski WDWWWL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
1929-02-15 Leo Lomski WWWDWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit LOST
Points
1929-02-04 Billy Freas LDLWWL White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1929-01-08 George Gemas WLLLWL Hippodrome, Chicago WIN
KO
1928-12-28 Chuck Doris WWLLWL Cadle Tabernacle, Indianapolis WIN
KO
1928-12-26 Garfield Johnson WDWLLL Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
Points
1928-12-21 Charley Belanger DWLWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
1928-11-30 Jim Braddock WLDDLW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Technical knockout
1928-11-20 Jackie Williams WWLLLL Coliseum, Davenport WIN
KO
1928-11-15 Jimmy Mahoney WLLDDL Auditorium, Sioux City WIN
KO
1928-11-09 Joe Anderson WLLWWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Corner retirement
1928-10-29 Harry Dillon WDLWWL White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
1928-10-11 KO White WWLWLL Coliseum, Davenport WIN
1928-09-27 Mike McTigue LLDDLL Midway Gardens, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1928-08-27 KO White LWWLWL Midway Gardens, Chicago WIN
Points
1928-08-22 Tony Marullo WLLLLL Logan Square Baseball Park, Chicago WIN
KO
1928-08-13 Del Fontaine LWWWLL White City Open Air Stadium, Chicago WIN
KO
1928-07-12 Haakon Hansen WLWDLW Mills Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
1928-06-21 Walcott Langford DLWLLL Comiskey Park, Chicago WIN
Points
1928-06-08 Tommy O'Brien WLWLLW Mills Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
1928-04-30 Jack Elkhart LWLLLL Coliseum, Chicago WIN
Points
1928-04-02 Lowell Bobby Brown WWWLWD White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
1928-03-23 Tommy O'Brien LLWWLW Coliseum, Chicago WIN
Points
1928-03-16 Arthur Flynn LWWWWW Coliseum, Chicago WIN
Points
1928-03-12 George Barna LWDLLL Auditorium, Sioux City WIN
KO
1928-02-27 Harry Roberts WLLWLW Coliseum, Chicago WIN
Points
1928-02-20 Joe Miller LDLLLL White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1928-02-07 Johnny DeCoursey LLDLLL Ashland Blvd. Auditorium, Chicago WIN
Points
1927-10-21 George Barna LWLWDL Omaha WIN
Points
1927-09-16 Ted Ross WDLWL Mills Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
1927-09-12 Joe Corrado L Shewbridge Field, Chicago WIN
KO
1927-08-05 Albert Knipp DWLWLW Electric Park, Waterloo WIN
1927-07-04 Frankie Farr W Legion Stadium, Walthill WIN
KO
1927-06-10 Washie Hendricks LWWDWL Eau Claire WIN
KO
1927-04-01 Ted Ross WDLW WIN
KO
1927-03-01 Joe Corrado WIN
KO
1927-01-24 Louis Mays WWWWWW Knights of Columbus Gym, Sioux City WIN
1926-12-20 Glenn Lage WWWWWD Fort Dodge WIN
1926-09-06 Louis Mays WLWWWD WIN
Points
1926-07-29 Tommy McGuire WDWL Yankton WIN
Points
1926-07-05 Jack O'Toole LLLDLL West Point DRAW
Points
1926-07-01 Jimmy Kelley WIN
KO
1926-06-11 Donnie Dundee WDLLW Stock Yards Stadium, Sioux City WIN
1926-05-03 Rollie French DDWD Knights of Columbus Gym, Sioux City LOST
1926-04-16 Billy Hoon LWWWLW Auditorium, Cedar Rapids WIN
1926-03-01 Jake McRoberts WIN
KO
1926-02-10 Sammy Sacco WLLLL WIN
Points
1926-01-29 My Sullivan DWWLWW Auditorium, Sioux City LOST
1925-12-11 Donnie Dundee WD Athletic Club, Omaha WIN
Points
1925-09-19 Frank Larrabee WDWLDL Cudahy Recreation Hall, Sioux City LOST
1925-09-01 Rollie French D Sioux Falls DRAW
Points
1925-08-22 Johnny Valardi WDDLDD Cudahy Recreation Hall, Sioux City WIN
KO
1925-08-18 Frank Larrabee WWDWLD South Baseball Park, South Sioux City WIN
Points
1925-06-10 Pat Sweeney DeSmet WIN
Points
1925-04-30 Jakie Snook W DeSmet WIN
Points
1925-04-23 Lee Kimberly Yankton WIN
Technical knockout
1925-02-06 George Atwood WWWLDD Auditorium, Sioux City WIN
1924-10-18 George Atwood WWWLD Cudahy Recreation Hall, Sioux City DRAW
1924-09-26 George Atwood WWWL Norfolk DRAW
Points
1924-09-01 George Atwood WWW Mizzou Park, Sioux City WIN
1922-11-02 Sammy Abrams Metropolitan A.C., Sioux City LOST