Pugilistic Members Aplenty!

Pugilistic Members Aplenty!

The Cauliflower Alley Club has a long list of members from the fight fraternity, both wrestling and boxing!

CAC EB member Royal Duncan has composed a list of our beloved boxing members for you to enjoy.

Thanks to Royal for the following lists, current, as of April 29. 2021.

WORLD BOXING CHAMPION MEMBERS Compiled by Royal R. Duncan Updated 4/29/2021

Ambers, Lou (Lightweight World Boxing Champion)

Angott, Sammy (Lightweight World Boxing Champion)

Armstrong, Henry (Feather thru Light Welterweight World Boxing Champion)

Bartolo, Sal (Featherweight World Boxing Champion)

Basilio, Carmen (Welter thru Middleweight World Boxing Champion)

Becerra, Jose (Bantamweight World Boxing Champion)

Benvenuti, Nino (Middleweight World Boxing Champion)

Boose, Billy (World Middleweight Boxing Champion)

Brown, Newsboy (Flyweight World Boxing Champion)

Burman, Joe (Bantamweight World Boxing Champion)

Callahan, Mushy (Junior thru Welterweight World Boxing Champion)

Carmona, Chango (Lightweight World Boxing Champion)

Carter, Jimmy (Lightweight World Boxing Champion)

Chacon, Bobby (Jr. Lightweight thru Featherweight World Boxing Champion)

Charles, Ezzard Wrestled as the Cincinnati Cobra (Heavyweight World Boxing Champion)

Conn, Billy (Light Heavyweight World Boxing Champion)

Corbett, Young III Maybe involved in wrestling (Welterweight World Boxing Champion)

De La Hoya, Oscar (Junior Lightweight, Lightweight, Light Welterweight, Welterweight, Light Middleweight, Super Light Middleweight World Boxing Champion)

Dempsey, Jack Dempsey (pictured) was brought into Minnesota as a special referee for the Fall season opener which saw Gustafson spot The Cardiff Giant 81lbs. Sparred with Vic Christy. Jack bet Vic couldn't pin him in 1931. (Heavyweight World Boxing Champion)

Fields, Jackie (Welterweight World Boxing Champion)

Fullmer, Gene (Middleweight World Boxing Champion)

Garcia, Ceferino (Middleweight World Boxing Champion)

Garcia, Frankie (Featherweight World Boxing Champion)

Gomes, Harold (Super Featherweight World Boxing Champion)

Gonzales, Rodolfo (Lightweight World Boxing Champion)

Griffith, Emile (Welterweight, Junior Middleweight, Middleweight World Boxing Champion)

Hostak, Al (Middleweight World Boxing Champion)

Jenkins, Lew (Lightweight World Boxing Champion)

Jones, WM.. “Gorilla” (Middleweight World Boxing Champion)

Jurich, Jackie (Flyweight World Boxing Champion)

Kid Chocolate (Featherweight World Boxing Champion)

La Barba, Fidel (Flyweight World Boxing Champion)

Lemos, Richie (Featherweight World Boxing Champion)

Louis, Joe Refereed wrestling matches & wrestled himself

(Heavyweight World Boxing Champion))

McLarnin, Jimmy (Welterweight World Boxing Champion)

Macias, Raton (Bantamweight World Boxing Champion)

Mahoney, Billy (Welterweight World Boxing Champion)

Mandell, Sammy (Lightweight World Boxing Champion)

Marciano, Rocky (Heavyweight World Boxing Champion)

Maxim , Joey (Light Heavyweight World Boxing Champion)

Moore, Archie Refereed the boxing match between wrestlers “The Mighty Hercules” & “Jay Strongbow” in Georgia. (Light Heavyweight World Boxing Champion)

O'Grady, Sean (Lightweight Champion of the World)

Olson, Carl “Bobo” (Middleweight World Boxing Champion)

Padilla, Zach (Light Welterweight World Boxing Champion)

Palomino, Carlos (Welterweight World Boxing Champion)

Pazienza, Vinny (Lightweight World Boxing Champion & Light Middlweight World Boxing Champion)

Peacock, Billy (Bantamweight World Boxing Champion)

Pender, Paul (Middleweight World Boxing Champion)

Pep, Willie (Featherweight World Boxing Champion)

Ramos, Mando (Lightweight World Boxing Champion)

Ritchie,Willie (Lightweight World Boxing Champion)

Robinson, Sugar Ray (Welter thru Middleweight World Boxing Champion)

Rosenbloom, Maxie (Light Heavyweight World Boxing Champion)

Ruelas, Rafael (When they were champs)

Ruelas, Gabriel (Super Featherweight World Boxing Champion) (When they were champs)

Salas, Lauro (Lightweight World Boxing Champion)

Schmeling, Max Refereed pro wrestling matches. (Heavyweight World Boxing Champion)

Soose, Billy (Middleweight World Boxing Champion)

Sharkey, Jack (Heavyweight World Boxing Champion)

Steele, Freddy Refereed 1950 match in Bremerton,(Middleweight World Boxing Champion)

WA between the Gorky Brothers (Soldat & Ivan) vs. Jack Kiser & Bill Melby)

Sullivan, Kid (Junior Lightweight World Boxing Champion)

Terranova, Phil (Featherweight World Boxing Champion)

Walcott, Jersey Joe 2 mixed matches-Lou Thesz wrestled; Walcott boxed. Both worked either 8/15/63 or 4/15/63 in Memphis. 2nd match between the 2 took place in Jacksonville, 9/29/66. Joe also did this with Buddy Rogers twice. (Heavyweight World Boxing Champion)

Walker, Mickey (Welter-Middleweight World Boxing Champion)

Zale, Tony (Middleweight World Boxing Champion) Zivic, Fritzie Maybe involved in wrestling (Welterweight World Boxing Champion)

Zurita, Juan (Lightweight World Boxing Champion)

BOXING MEMBERS Compiled by Royal R. Duncan Updated 4/29/2021

Abrahamson, Irv (Publishes “Boxing World”)

Aragon, Art “Golden Boy”

Attell, Young Abe Azteca, Kid

Azzard, Johnny

Baer, Max Jr.

Baffert, Al (Also a wrestler)

Bain, Abie or Abe

Barbi, Vince (Also an actor)

Barnum, Joey

Bean, Willie

Berman, Abe

Bolonos, Enrique

Brooks, Monroe

Bugner, Joe

Calhoun, Rory

Callahan, Mush

Carelli, Umberto “Babe”

Cesario, Johnny

Cobb, Randall (Tex)

Columbo, Jimmie (Boxing Commissioner)

Couture, Al

Del Ripa, Louis

Donato, Vincent

Downey,Arthur “The Fighting Bellhop”

Dundee, Angelo

Dundee, Chris

Eaden, George “Dud”

Fernandez, Abel

Finn, Mickey

Fraser, Don

Froio, James

Fullmer, Don

Garcia, Rudy

Gennaro, Joseph “Blackie”

Godfrey, Hy

Gonzalez, Paul – 1984 Olympic Gold Light Flyweight Gold Medalist

Griffin, Babe

Hamilton, Larry “The Kid”

Heller, Peter

Hernandez, Genaro

Henry, Clarence

Holloway, Duke

Jordan, Tex

Kelly, Brian

LaChance, Lefty

Latka, George

Layne, Rex

Lennon, Jimmy

Lennon Jr., Jimmy

Luckman, George (Board Member)

Luftspring, Sammy

Lunny, Ray

Massick,Bob

Masters, Monte

Mastro,Dick

Mastro, Earl

Martin, Everett (Big Foot) (Came to a banquet in 1987)

Mauriello, Joe

Mercante, Arthur

Mock, Spider

Monaghan, Monty

Muniz, Armando

Nova, Lou

O'Halloran, Jack

Padilla, Zack

Perez, Adolfo

Quarry, Jerry

Quarry, Mike

Redman, Izzy

Rome, Tony

Sauer, Sailor Don

Shields, Randy

Spina, Charlie

Spoldi, Aldo

Stein, Yung Sammy

Steindler, Howie

Stromquist, Gil

Sublett, Hugh

Sugar, Bert

Tuzzolino, Charlie or Chuck (Board Member)

Vejar, Chico

Warren, Harry

Weill, Marty

Welch, Suey

Wepner, Chuck

Zanelli, Ralph