James J. Braddock | professional boxing record

Professional boxing record

Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Win 51–26–7
2 NC
United Kingdom Tommy Farr SD 10 01/21/1938 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City Referee had it 4–4–2, but Braddock on points.
Loss 50–26–7
2 NC
United States Joe Louis KO 8 (15) 06/22/1937 United States Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois, United States Lost World Heavyweight title. Louis down in 1st; Braddock in 8th. NYSAC recognized Louis as Champion on June 30; NBA on July 1.
Win 50–25–7
2 NC
United States Max Baer UD 15 06/13/1935 United States Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens, New York, United States Won World Heavyweight title.[10][12] Baer feinted a knockdown in the 8th round.
Win 49–25–7
2 NC
United States Art Lasky UD 15 03/22/1935 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, United States
Win 48–25–7
2 NC
United States John Henry Lewis PTS 10 11/16/1934 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, United States
Win 47–25–7
2 NC
United States Corn Griffin TKO 3 (5) 06/14/1934 United States Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens, New York, United States Both fighters down in second round.
NC 46–25–7
2 NC
United States Abe Feldman NC 6 (10) 09/25/1933 United States Memorial Field Stadium, Mount Vernon, New York, United States Benefit for Mt. Vernon Police Department Home Relief Fund. Braddock broke his right hand.
Win 46–25–7
1 NC
United States Chester Matan PTS 10 07/21/1933 United States Playgrounds Stadium, West New York, New Jersey, United States
Win 45–25–7
1 NC
United States Les Kennedy PTS 10 06/21/1933 United States Oakland Arena, Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Loss 44–25–7
1 NC
United States Al Stillman UD 10 06/19/1933 United States Arena, Saint Louis, Missouri Stillman down in first; Braddock injured his right hand with the punch. Two judges voted.
Loss 44–24–7
1 NC
United States Martin Levandowski MD 10 04/05/1933 United States Arena, Saint Louis, Missouri
Win 44–23–7
1 NC
United States Al Stillman TKO 10 (10) 03/21/1933 United States Arena, Saint Louis, Missouri Stillman down once in 9th and twice in 10th rounds.
Loss 43–23–7
1 NC
United States Al Ettore DQ 4 (8) 03/01/1933 United States Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Braddock was disqualified for 'not trying'.
Loss 43–22–7
1 NC
Weimar Republic Hans Birkie PTS 10 11/09/1932 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, United States
Win 43–21–7
1 NC
United States Martin Levandowski PTS 10 01/13/1933 United States Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Loss 42–21–7
1 NC
United States Lou Scozza TKO 6 (10) 11/09/1932 United States Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, United States Braddock stopped with a cut left eye; he had been cut in the Patrick fight.
Loss 42–20–7
1 NC
United States Tom Patrick PTS 10 10/21/1932 United States Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, United States
Win 42–19–7
1 NC
United States Dynamite Jackson PTS 10 09/30/1932 United States Coliseum, San Diego, California, United States Jackson down in the 1st round.
Loss 41–19–7
1 NC
United States John Henry Lewis PTS 10 09/21/1932 United States Civic Auditorium, San Francisco
Loss 41–18–7
1 NC
United States Tony Shucco PTS 8 07/25/1932 United States Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens, New York
Win 41–17–7
1 NC
Argentina Vicente Parrile PTS 5 06/21/1932 United States Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens, New York Walk–Out Bout after Sharkey won Schmeling.
Loss 40–17–7
1 NC
United States Charley Retzlaff PTS 10 05/13/1932 United States Boston Garden, Boston
Loss 40–16–7
1 NC
United States Baxter Calmes UD 10 03/18/1932 United States Chicago Stadium, Chicago
Loss 40–15–7
1 NC
United States Al Gainer PTS 10 12/04/1931 United States Arena, New Haven, Connecticut
NC 40–14–7
1 NC
United States Maxie Rosenbloom NC 2 (10) 11/10/1931 United States Minneapolis Auditorium, Minneapolis Braddock and Rosenbloom were accused of a pre–arranged deal. The MN Commission allowed each $350 in training expenses, the balance of their purses was donated to charity.
Loss 40–14–7 United States Joe Sekyra PTS 10 10/09/1931 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City
Draw 40–13–7 United States Andy Mitchell PTS 10 09/03/1931 United States Navin Field, Detroit
Win 40–13–6 United States Jack Kelly PTS 10 03/30/1931 United States New Haven Arena|, New Haven, Connecticut
Win 39–13–6 United States Jack Roper KO 1 (6) 03/05/1931 United States Madison Square Garden Stadium, Miami
Loss 38–13–6 United States Ernie Schaaf SD 10 01/23/1931 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City
Win 38–12–6 United States Phil Mercurio KO 2 (6) 01/23/1931 United States Boston Garden, Boston Mercurio went down 3 times in round 1, and then was counted out in the 2nd.
Loss 37–12–6 United States Babe Hunt PTS 10 08/11/1930 United States Braves Field, Boston
Win 37–11–6 United States Joe Monte PTS 10 07/02/1930 United States Fenway Park, Boston
Loss 36–11–6 United States Harold Mays PTS 10 06/05/1930 United States Playgrounds Stadium, West New York, New Jersey
Loss 36–10–6 United States Billy Jones UD 10 04/07/1930 United States Arena, Philadelphia
Loss 36–9–6 United States Leo Lomski SD 10 17/01/1930 United States Coliseum, Chicago Lomski knocked down in 2nd and 5th rounds.
Win 36–8–6 United States Jake Warren KO 2 (6) 12/07/1929 United States Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York
Loss 35–8–6 United States Maxie Rosenbloom PTS 10 11/15/1929 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City
Loss 35–7–6 United States Yale Okun PTS 10 08/27/1929 United States Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles
Loss 35–6–6 United States Tommy Loughran UD 15 07/18/1929 United States Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York For NYSAC World Light Heavyweight titles. In September 1929 Loughran gave up his claim to the Light Heavyweight Title to compete at heavyweight.
Win 35–5–6 United States Eddie Benson KO 1 (8) 04/22/1929 United States Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York
Win 34–5–6 United States Jimmy Slattery TKO 9 (10) 03/11/1929 United States Madison Square Garden, New York Cit
Win 33–5–6 United States George Gemas KO 1 (10) 02/04/1929 United States Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey
Loss 32–5–6 United States Leo Lomski MD 10 01/18/1929 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City
Win 32–4–6 United States Tuffy Griffiths TKO 2 (10) 11/30/1928 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City Griffiths was floored 4 times in the 2nd round.
Win 31–4–6 United States Pete Latzo PTS 10 10/17/1928 United States Newark Armory, Newark, New Jersey Latzo's jaw was broken, and he was forced to cancel his Nov 30 bout with Tuffy Griffiths. Braddock met Griffiths in his place.
Loss 30–4–6 United States Joe Sekyra PTS 10 08/08/1928 United States Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, New York Braddock cut over left eye in 7th.
Draw 30–3–6 Kingdom of Italy Nando Tassi PTS 10 07/25/1928 United States Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, New York
Draw 30–3–5 United States Billy Vidabeck NWS 10 06/27/1928 United States Playgrounds Stadium, West New York, New Jersey Newspaper decision from New York City area newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
Loss 30–3–4 United States Joe Monte PTS 10 06/07/1928 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York
Win 30–2–4 United States Jimmy Francis NWS 10 05/16/1928 United States Playgrounds Stadium, West New York, New Jersey Newspaper decision from New York City area newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
Win 29–2–4 United States Jack Darnell KO 4 (10) 05/07/1928 United States Grotto Auditorium, Jersey City, New Jersey
Win 28–2–4 United States Paul Swiderski PTS 8 01/06/1928 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City
Draw 27–2–4 United States Joe Monte PTS 10 10/07/1927 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City
Loss 27–2–3 Weimar Republic Herman Heller NWS 10 09/21/1927 United States Playgrounds Stadium, West New York, New Jersey Newspaper decision from New York City area newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
Win 27–1–3 United States Vic McLaughlin NWS 10 08/10/1927 United States Playgrounds Stadium, West New York, New Jersey Newspaper decision from The New York Times.
Win 26–1–3 United States George LaRocco UD 6 07/21/1927 United States Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York
Win 25–1–3 United States Jimmy Francis NWS 10 07/13/1927 United States Playgrounds Stadium, West New York, New Jersey Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record.
Win 24–1–3 United States Jimmy Francis NWS 10 06/08/1927 United States Playgrounds Stadium, West New York, New Jersey Newspaper decision from The New York Times.
Loss 23–1–3 United States Paul Cavalier NWS 10 05/27/1927 United States Arcola Park, Paramus, New Jersey Henry Hascup's record for Cavalier in IBRO #55 shows two Newspaper scores for this fight, 7–3 and 8–2 in favor of Cavalier.
Draw 23–0–3 United States George LaRocco PTS 6 05/19/1927 United States Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York
Win 22–0–2 United States Jack Stone NWS 10 05/19/1927 United States Playgrounds Stadium, West New York, New Jersey Braddock knocked down for first time in career, but won. (Source: Boxing Blade, May 28, 1927, page 6.)
Win 21–0–2 United States Stanley Simmons TKO 1 (6) 05/02/1927 United States Oakland Arena, Jersey City, New Jersey Simmons down 4 times
Win 20–0–2 United States Frankie Lennon TKO 3 (6) 04/19/1927 United States Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Win 19–0–2 United States Tom McKiernan KO 2 (?) 03/15/1927  United States Bout held during March; possibly Wilkes–Barre.
Win 18–0–2 Nick Fadil PTS 6 03/08/1927 United States Pioneer Sporting Club, New York City
Win 17–0–2 United States Lou Barba PTS 4 03/03/1927 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City
Win 16–0–2 United States Jack Nelson PTS 6 02/15/1927 United States Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Win 15–0–2 United States Johnny Alberts KO 4 (6) 02/01/1927 United States Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Win 14–0–2 United States George LaRocco KO 1 (4) 01/28/1927 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City
Draw 13–0–2 United States Doc Conrad NWS 4 12/20/1926 United States 4th Regiment Armory, Jersey City, New Jersey Christmas Fund Show. Jersey Journal & Hudson Dispatch both called this a draw.
Win 13–0–1 United States Joe Hudson PTS 6 12/08/1926 United States Manhattan A.C., New York City
Win 12–0–1 United States Al Settle PTS 6 12/04/1926 United States Walker A.C., New York City
Win 11–0–1 United States Lou Barba PTS 6 11/12/1926 United States Pioneer Sporting Club, New York City
Win 10–0–1 United States Carmine Caggiano KO 1 (6) 09/30/1926 United States Playgrounds Stadium, West New York, New Jersey
Win 9–0–1 United States Ray Kennedy KO 1 (6) 09/16/1926 United States Playgrounds Stadium, West New York, New Jersey
Win 8–0–1 United States Mike Rock KO 1 (6) 09/13/1926 United States Oakland Arena, Jersey City, New Jersey
Win 7–0–1 United States Gene Travers KO 1 (6) 09/07/1926 United States Oakland Arena, Jersey City, New Jersey
Win 6–0–1 United States Walter Westman TKO 3 (6) 07/09/1926 United States Boyle's Thirty Acres, Jersey City, New Jersey
Win 5–0–1 United States Jim Pearson TKO 2 (?) 06/28/1926 United States Oakland Arena, Jersey City, New Jersey
Win 4–0–1 United States Leo Dobson KO 1 (4) 06/18/1926 United States Boyle's Thirty Acres, Jersey City, New Jersey
Win 3–0–1 United States Willie Daily KO 1 (?) 05/03/1926 United States Jersey City, New Jersey
Win 2–0–1 United States Jack O'Day KO 1 (?) 05/02/1926 United States Jersey City, New Jersey
Win 1–0–1 United States Phil Weisberger KO 2 (6) 04/22/1926 United States Knights of Columbus, Ridgefield Park, New Jersey Deschner down twice in 1st round.
Draw 0–0–1 United States Al Settle NWS 4 04/13/1926 United States Amsterdam Hall, Union City, New Jersey Jersey Journaland Hudson Dispatch both called this a draw. Pro debut for Braddock.
Sources:[23][24]
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