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Tuffy Griffiths boxer

Tuffy Griffiths image
Status inactive
Age 61
Division heavyweight
Height 5′ 11″/180cm
Debut 1922-11-02
Born 1907-03-27
Death 1968-11-15
Nationality USA
Residence Sioux City, Iowa, USA
bouts
86
won
71
lost
12
draw
3
bouts
86
won
71
lost
12
draw
3
Status inactive
Age 61
Division heavyweight
Height 5′ 11″/180cm
Debut 1922-11-02
Born 1907-03-27
Death 1968-11-15
Nationality USA
Residence Sioux City, Iowa, 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".

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 Titles Result
Sept. 6, 1933 Tony Shucco WWWWWW Mechanics Building, Boston LOSS
KO
Aug. 9, 1933 Al Keegan WLWLLW Municipal Athletic Field, Dubuque WIN
Technical knockout
June 2, 1933 King Levinsky LLWWLW Mills Stadium, Chicago LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 24, 1933 Otto von Porat LWWWWW Coliseum, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 17, 1933 Lee Ramage WWWWWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
Points
Sept. 26, 1932 Max Baer WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 1, 1932 Johnny Risko WWLLWW Municipal Stadium, Cleveland LOSS
Points
May 30, 1932 Jack Roper WWLLWL White City Arena, Chicago WIN
KO
Sept. 23, 1931 Ernie Schaaf WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 31, 1931 Emmett Rocco LLLWLL Meyers Bowl, North Braddock WIN
KO
Aug. 24, 1931 Young Con O'Kelly WWLLDL White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
July 20, 1931 Paul Pantaleo DWLLWW White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
March 27, 1931 Tommy Loughran WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOSS
Majority decision
March 6, 1931 King Levinsky WWLLWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
Dec. 12, 1930 Young Stribling WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 31, 1930 George Neron LLLWL Coliseum, Chicago WIN
Points
Sept. 29, 1930 Emmett Rocco LWLLWL Detroit WIN
KO
July 30, 1930 Tom Heeney LLLWLW Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens WIN
Technical knockout
July 2, 1930 Johnny Risko WLWDWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
June 5, 1930 Cowboy Billy Owens WWLLLL Auditorium, Sioux City WIN
KO
April 30, 1930 Jack Gagnon LWWLDW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
April 8, 1930 Sully Montgomery WLLLWL Auditorium, Sioux City WIN
KO
March 31, 1930 Jack Gagnon WLWWLD Arena, Philadelphia LOSS
Technical knockout
March 7, 1930 Al Friedman WWWLWL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 17, 1930 Al Costello LL Coliseum, Des Moines WIN
KO
Dec. 27, 1929 Johnny Risko LLWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
Nov. 29, 1929 Paulino Uzcudun WWWWWL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Majority decision
Oct. 21, 1929 Jack Stanley LWLL Sioux City WIN
KO
Sept. 20, 1929 George Cook WLLLDL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 12, 1929 Ludwig Haymann LWLWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 29, 1929 Big Boy Peterson WDLLLL Mills Stadium, Chicago WIN
Corner retirement
Aug. 14, 1929 Sandy Seifert LLLLLL Island Park, Grand Rapids WIN
KO
Aug. 6, 1929 Jack Murphy Three Eyes Ballpark, Peoria WIN
KO
June 27, 1929 Johnny Risko LWLWLL Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
DQ
June 19, 1929 Johnny Krieger LWWWW Coliseum, Davenport WIN
KO
June 3, 1929 Billy Freas LWWLLL Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati WIN
KO
May 24, 1929 Al Friedman LLWLLL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
March 28, 1929 Leo Lomski WDWWWL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
Feb. 15, 1929 Leo Lomski WWWDWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit LOSS
Points
Feb. 4, 1929 Billy Freas LDLWWL White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 8, 1929 George Gemas WLLLWL Hippodrome, Chicago WIN
KO
Dec. 28, 1928 Chuck Doris WWLLWL Cadle Tabernacle, Indianapolis WIN
KO
Dec. 26, 1928 Garfield Johnson WDWLLL Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
Points
Dec. 21, 1928 Charley Belanger DWLWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
Nov. 30, 1928 Jim Braddock WLDDLW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 20, 1928 Jackie Williams WWLLLL Coliseum, Davenport WIN
KO
Nov. 15, 1928 Jimmy Mahoney WLLDDL Auditorium, Sioux City WIN
KO
Nov. 9, 1928 Joe Anderson WLLWWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Corner retirement
Oct. 29, 1928 Harry Dillon WDLWWL White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
Oct. 11, 1928 KO White WWLWLL Coliseum, Davenport WIN
NWS
Sept. 27, 1928 Mike McTigue LLDDLL Midway Gardens, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 27, 1928 KO White LWWLWL Midway Gardens, Chicago WIN
Points
Aug. 22, 1928 Tony Marullo WLLLLL Logan Square Baseball Park, Chicago WIN
KO
Aug. 13, 1928 Del Fontaine LWWWLL White City Open Air Stadium, Chicago WIN
KO
July 12, 1928 Haakon Hansen WLWDLW Mills Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
June 21, 1928 Walcott Langford DLWLLL Comiskey Park, Chicago WIN
Points
June 8, 1928 Tommy O'Brien WLWLLW Mills Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
April 30, 1928 Jack Elkhart LWLLLL Coliseum, Chicago WIN
Points
April 2, 1928 Lowell Bobby Brown WWWLWD White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
March 23, 1928 Tommy O'Brien LLWWLW Coliseum, Chicago WIN
Points
March 16, 1928 Arthur Flynn LWWWWW Coliseum, Chicago WIN
Points
March 12, 1928 George Barna LWDLLL Auditorium, Sioux City WIN
KO
Feb. 27, 1928 Harry Roberts WLLWLW Coliseum, Chicago WIN
Points
Feb. 20, 1928 Joe Miller LDLLLL White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 7, 1928 Johnny DeCoursey LLDLLL Ashland Blvd. Auditorium, Chicago WIN
Points
Oct. 21, 1927 George Barna LWLWDL Omaha WIN
Points
Sept. 16, 1927 Ted Ross WDLWL Mills Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
Sept. 12, 1927 Joe Corrado L Shewbridge Field, Chicago WIN
KO
Aug. 5, 1927 Albert Knipp DWLWLW Electric Park, Waterloo WIN
NWS
July 4, 1927 Frankie Farr W Legion Stadium, Walthill WIN
KO
June 10, 1927 Washie Hendricks LWWDWL Eau Claire WIN
KO
April 1, 1927 Ted Ross WDLW WIN
KO
March 1, 1927 Joe Corrado WIN
KO
Jan. 24, 1927 Louis Mays WWWWWW Knights of Columbus Gym, Sioux City WIN
NWS
Dec. 20, 1926 Glenn Lage WWWWWD Fort Dodge WIN
NWS
Sept. 6, 1926 Louis Mays WLWWWD WIN
Points
July 29, 1926 Tommy McGuire WDWL Yankton WIN
Points
July 5, 1926 Jack O'Toole LLLDLL West Point DRAW
Points
July 1, 1926 Jimmy Kelley WIN
KO
June 11, 1926 Donnie Dundee WDLLW Stock Yards Stadium, Sioux City WIN
NWS
May 3, 1926 Rollie French DDWD Knights of Columbus Gym, Sioux City LOSS
DQ
April 16, 1926 Billy Hoon LWWWLW Auditorium, Cedar Rapids WIN
NWS
March 1, 1926 Jake McRoberts WIN
KO
Feb. 10, 1926 Sammy Sacco WLLLL WIN
Points
Jan. 29, 1926 My Sullivan DWWLWW Auditorium, Sioux City LOSS
NWS
Dec. 11, 1925 Donnie Dundee WD Athletic Club, Omaha WIN
Points
Sept. 19, 1925 Frank Larrabee WDWLDL Cudahy Recreation Hall, Sioux City LOSS
NWS
Sept. 1, 1925 Rollie French D Sioux Falls DRAW
Points
Aug. 22, 1925 Johnny Valardi WDDLDD Cudahy Recreation Hall, Sioux City WIN
KO
Aug. 18, 1925 Frank Larrabee WWDWLD South Baseball Park, South Sioux City WIN
Points
June 10, 1925 Pat Sweeney DeSmet WIN
Points
April 30, 1925 Jakie Snook W DeSmet WIN
Points
April 23, 1925 Lee Kimberly Yankton WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 6, 1925 George Atwood WWWLDD Auditorium, Sioux City WIN
NWS
Oct. 18, 1924 George Atwood WWWLD Cudahy Recreation Hall, Sioux City DRAW
NWS
Sept. 26, 1924 George Atwood WWWL Norfolk DRAW
Points
Sept. 1, 1924 George Atwood WWW Mizzou Park, Sioux City WIN
NWS
Nov. 2, 1922 Sammy Abrams Metropolitan A.C., Sioux City LOSS
NWS