Posts by: Dan Cuoco

Freddie Steele

FREDDIE STEELE (Frederick Earl Burgett) Alias   : Tacoma Assassin Hometown: Tacoma, WA BORN   : Dec 18 1912; Seattle, WA DIED   : Aug 22 1984;...

Karel Sys

Karel Sys Alias      Charles Sys Born       February 14, 1914, Ostende   Died       June 19, 1990 Height     5′ 11″  ...

Freddie Steele

Freddie Steele was a boxing prodigy. As early as age six he dreamed of a career as a boxer. His parents hoped he would outgrow the idea. But he didn’t. Every...

Otto Von Porat

Otto Von Porat Born: September 25, 1903, Elmhult, Sweden Died: October 14, 1982, Baerum, Norway Height: 6 ft 4 inc. Weight: 181 – 203 lbs. Ethnicity:...

Jimmy Wilde

Jimmy Wilde (the “Mighty Atom”) BORN :     May 15 1892; Tylorstown, Galmorganshire, Wales DIED :       March 10 1969; Cardiff, Wales HEIGHT :   5-2...

Benny Valgar

“When it came to all around ring generalship, Benny Valgar was on a par with Benny Leonard, though Leonard packed the better punch”.—Ray Arcel.

Ellsworth (Spider) Webb

Its amazing to me that over the years one of the best middleweights of the fifties has gone unnoticed among veteran fight aficionados. As a young boy, on...

Chuck Wiggins

CHUCK WIGGINS KING OF THE BACK ALLY BRAWLERS by Robert Carson   On a mild evening in 1942, Chuck Wiggins sat drunkenly on a railing at Ohio and Illinois...

Joe Zeeman

Joe Zeeman (Joe Zeman) BORN      New York (reportedly) WEIGHT    157-185 3/4 lbs RECORD    25-28-7, 11 KO Record courtesy of Michel Gladu, Historian,...