Posts by: Dan Cuoco

Jose (Toluco) Lopez

Jose (Toluco) Lopez was born Jose Lopez Hernandez on June 21, 1932 in El Oro, Mexico. He was nicknamed “Toluco” after the city of Toluca where he began his...

Ernie Maurer

Ernie Maurer BORN      September 3 1912; Navarre, Ohio DIED      April 12 1985; Tifton, Georgia HEIGHT    5-5 WEIGHT    118-126 lbs MANAGER  ...

Len Matthews

Back during the 1950s, the most fertile breeding ground in boxing had to be a section of North Philadelphia known as Strawberry Mansion. Gil Turner, Jimmy...

October 29, 1938. . . In the 22 Brand-Whitlock Homes, a Federal Housing project in intercity Toledo, Ohio, a young girl was in labor for the 1st time in her...

Ricardo was born in the small mining town of Chalchihuites in the state of Zacatecas on February 7, 1937. He left school to work as a metal breaker at the...

German Ohm

German Ohm was born of German ancestry on May 28, 1936 in Mexico City, Mexico. He was raised in Ciudad Lerado. Leredo is a little town in La Laguna where there...

Eddie Owens

Eddie Owens had an outstanding amateur career, never losing a bout in Western Massachusetts in over 35 fights.

Oddone Piazza

ODDONE PIAZZA Italian middleweight Born : 28 November 1908, San Antonio Val del Pasubio (Italy) Died : 21 September 1967, Boston, MA Height: 5:10"; Weight:...

Larry Rawson

Larry Rawson (Big Boy Rawson) Born:     c. 1909, Boston, MA Died:     May 24, 1937 Weight:   174-198 lbs Compiler: Luckett Davis   TB  KO  WD ...