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Al Singer
American boxer

Al Singer

Al Singer
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American boxer
Was Athlete Boxer
From United States of America
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 6 September 1909, New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Death 20 April 1961 (aged 51 years)
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Al "The Bronx Beauty" Singer (September 6, 1909 in New York, NY – April 20, 1961) was an American boxer. He was born in the Lower East Side in New York City. Singer captured the World Lightweight Championship in July, 1930, with a first round knockout (1:46) of champion Sammy Mandell. He surrendered the title four months later to Tony Canzoneri in a first round KO. Three years earlier, Singer and Canzoneri had battled to a 10-round draw. In his career, Singer won 61 of 72 pro fights (25 by KO), drawing twice, and losing nine. On April 20, 1961 he died of a heart attack in New York City. Singer, who was Jewish, was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2006.

Notable bouts

Result Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Loss United States Battling Battalino TKO 2 (10) 1931-12-11 United States Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Win United States Lew Massey PTS 10 1931-06-18 United States Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Loss United States Tony Canzoneri KO 1 (15) 1930-11-14 United States Madison Square Garden, New York, New York Lost World Lightweight Title.
Loss Canada Jimmy McLarnin KO 3 (10) 1930-09-11 United States Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York
Win United States Sammy Mandell KO 1 (15) 1930-07-17 United States Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York Won World Lightweight Title.
Loss Cuba Kid Chocolate SD 12 1929-08-29 United States Polo Grounds, New York, New York
Win France Andre Routis KO 2 (10) 1929-07-24 United States Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, New York
Win United States Bud Taylor PTS 10 1929-03-15 United States Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Win United States Bud Taylor DQ 4 (10) 1929-02-08 United States Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Draw United States Tony Canzoneri PTS 10 1928-12-14 United States Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
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