Rubin "Hurricane" Carter

BORN May 6 1937; Clifton, New Jersey (Fought out of Paterson, New Jersey)
WEIGHT 156-165 1/2 lbs
MANAGERS Carmine Tedeschi, Pat Amato

The "Hurricane" was a hard-hitting middleweight battler; He would be remembered today as a capable fighter and title contender had he not been involved in murdering a group of people in a bar in 1966; Instead, this black deed comes to mind when his name is mentioned

Although he has spent the rest of his life denying his involvement, even a cursory look at the evidence shows that he was involved; Contrary to popular belief, no court has ever exonerated him

For more info go to "Ruben "Hurricane" Carter: The Other Side of the Story"

Sep 22 Pike Reed                  Annapolis, Md                     W  4
Oct 11 Joey Cooper                Reading, Pa                      KO  2
Oct 24 Frank Nelson               Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  1
Nov 17 Herschel Jacobs            Totowa, NJ                        W  4

Jan 19 Herschel Jacobs            Totowa, NJ                        L  6
Feb 14 Tommy Settles              Union City, NJ                   KO  1
Feb 28 Felix Santiago             Union City, NJ                   KO  1
Mar 16 Jimmy McMillan             Jersey City, NJ                  KO  3
Apr 16 Johnny Tucker              New York, NY                     KO  1
Apr 30 Walter Daniels             New York, NY                     KO  2
May 21 Sugar Boy Nando            New York, NY                     KO  3
Jun 23 Ernie Burford              New York, NY                      L  8
Aug  4 Ernie Burford              New York, NY                     KO  2
Oct  5 Mel Collins                Jersey City, NJ                  KO  5
Oct 27 Florentino Fernandez       New York, NY                     KO  1
Dec 22 Holly Mims                 New York, NY                      W 10

Feb  2 Gomeo Brennan              New York, NY                      W 10
Mar 30 Joe Gonzalez               New York, NY                     LK  6
May 25 Georgie Benton             New York, NY                      W 10
Sep 14 Farid Salim                Pittsburgh, Pa                    W 10
Oct 25 Joey Archer                New York, NY                      L 10
Dec 20 Emile Griffith             Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  1

Feb 28 Jimmy Ellis                New York, NY                      W 10
Jun 24 Clarence James             Los Angeles, Ca                  KO  1
Dec 14 Joey Giardello             Philadelphia, Pa                  L 15
           -WBC Middleweight Championship of the World;
            WBA Middleweight Championship of the World

Feb 12 Luis Rodriguez             New York, NY                      L 10
Feb 22 Fabio Bettini              Paris, France                    KO 10
Mar  9 Harry Scott                London, England                  TK  9
Apr 20 Harry Scott                London, England                   L 10
Apr 30 Johnny Torres              Paterson, NJ                     KO  8
May 20 Dick Tiger                 New York, NY                      L 10
Jul 14 Fate Davis                 Akron, Oh                        KO  1
Aug 26 Luis Rodriguez             Los Angeles, Ca                   L 10
Sep 18 Joe Ngidi                  Johannesburg, Trans, SAfr        KO  2

Jan  8 Wilbert "Skeeter" McClure  Chicago, Il                       W 10
Jan    Johnny Morris              Pittsburgh, Pa                    L 10
Jan 25 Stan Harrington            Honolulu, Oahu, Hi                L 10
Feb 27 Ernie Burford              Johannesburg, Trans, SAfr        KO  8
Mar  8 Wilbert "Skeeter" McClure  Toledo, Oh                        D 10
          -Due to an error in a scorecard, the Ohio Boxing Commission 
           changed the verdict to a draw
Aug  6 Juan "Rocky" Rivero        Rosario, Argentina                L 10 

Record courtesy of Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization



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