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Johnny "Young" Rosner

BORN   June 18 1895; New York, New York
HEIGHT 5-0
WEIGHT 105-112 lbs
MANAGERS Clarence Gillespie, Dick Curley, Charley Rose

 

Rosner was a talented and capable fighter; He was not a heavy hitter but was a very able boxer; During his career, he won the Flyweight Championship of America and fought Jimmy Wilde for the IBU Flyweight Championship of the World

Johnny defeated such men as Young Montreal, "Young" Zulu Kid and Joe "Young" Tuber - and bested a number of others in "No Decision" bouts

Charley Rose (in 1968) ranked Rosner as the #6 All-Time Flyweight

1910
Nov 26 Young Sieger                New York, NY                    ND  6

1911
Oct  9 Battling Reddy              New York, NY                    ND   

1912
Feb  8 Charley Young               New York, NY                    ND 10
Feb 19 Battling Kiddy              New York, NY                    ND 10
Mar 31 Battling Henry              New York, NY                    ND 10
Apr 10 Johnny Morgan               New York, NY                    ND  6
Apr 25 Johnny Morgan               New York, NY                    ND 10
May 24 Battling Kiddy              New York, NY                    ND 10
Jun  8 Charley Young               Far Rockaway, NY                ND 10
Aug 10 Young Brooks                New York, NY                    ND 10
Oct 26 Kid Curtis                  Bronx, NY                       KO  1
Dec  4 Jimmy Taylor                New York, NY                    ND  6
Dec 30 Artie Simons                New Orleans, La                  L 10

1913
Jan  3 Eddie Coulon                New Orleans, La                  L  8
Jan 10 Johnny Bedell               Staten Island, NY               ND 10
Jan 13 Pete "Kid" Herman           New Orleans, La                  L  8
          -Some sources report "D 10" on 7/03/13
Jan 15 Jimmy Curtis                New York, NY                    ND 10
Jan 27 Eddie Coulon                New Orleans, La                  L  8
Feb  2 Battling Kiddy              New York, NY                    ND  8
Feb 15 Jimmy Curtis                Brooklyn, NY                    ND 10
Mar  3 Battling Kiddy              New York, NY                    ND 10
Apr  4 Battling Kiddy              New York, NY                    ND 10
Apr 29 Matty Murphy                Brooklyn, NY                    KO  3
Jun 10 Pinky Burns                 Brooklyn, NY                    ND 10
Sep  1 Jimmy O'Neil                Rockaway Beach, NY              ND 10
Dec 13 Young Duffy                 Long Island City, NY            KO  8

1914
Jan  4 Pinky Burns                 New York, NY                    ND 10
Jan 23 Maxie London                New York, NY                    KO  7
Jan 25 Willie Astey                New York, NY                    ND 10
Apr 25 "Young" Zulu Kid            Brooklyn, NY                    ND 10
May  7 Jimmy Fitzpatrick           New York, NY                    KO  1
May 23 "Young" Zulu Kid            Brooklyn, NY                    ND 10
Jun  4 "Young" Zulu Kid            New York, NY                    ND 10
Jun 11 "Young" Zulu Kid            New York, NY                    ND  6
Jun 13 "Young" Zulu Kid            New York, NY                    ND 10
Jul 10 "Young" Zulu Kid            Rockaway, NY                    ND 10
Sep 12 Young Diamond               New York, NY                    ND 10
Sep 19 Johnny Russell              Long Island, NY                 ND 10
Nov 14 Johnny Russell              Bronx, NY                       ND 10

1915
Jan 21 Willie Astey                New York, NY                    ND 10
Feb 22 "Young" Terry McGovern      Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Apr  3 Corona Kid                  New York, NY                    ND 10
May  5 Bobby Crews                 New York, NY                    ND 10
Jun  6 Jimmy Curtis                New York, NY                    KO  7
Jul  7 "Young" Zulu Kid            New York, NY                    ND 10
Aug  1 Young Martino               New York, NY                    ND 10
          -Some sources report "Young Marino" at "Brooklyn, NY"
Aug 15 Sammy Diamond               New York, NY                    ND 10
          -Some sources report "Rockaway, NY"
Sep  7 Abe "Kid" Goodman           Rockaway, NY                    ND 10
Dec 11 Willie Astey                Bronx, NY                       ND 10
Dec 25 Joe "Young" Tuber           Philadelphia, Pa                ND   

1916
Jan  9 Scotty Walsh                New York, NY                    ND 10
          -Some sources report 1/08/16
Apr 24 Jimmy Wilde                 Liverpool, England              LK 11
          -IBU Flyweight Championship of the World
May 18 Johnny "Digger" Evans       Liverpool, England               W 15
          -Some sources report 5/20/16; Was there a second bout ?
Oct  3 Willie Astey                New York, NY                    ND 10
Nov  1 Terry Martin                Providence, RI                  LT  8

1917
Feb  8 Mickey Dunn                 New York, NY                    ND 10
Mar 16 Kid Rago                    New York, NY                    KO  1
Mar 17 Johnny "Young" Solzberg     Brooklyn, NY                     D 10
Mar 27 Benny Valger                New York, NY                    LF  4
Apr 15 Mickey Dunn                 New York, NY                    ND 10
Apr 28 Joe "Young" Tuber           Philadelphia, Pa                KO  3
May  7 Al "Battling" Murray        Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
          -Some sources report 5/06/17
May 10 Muckles Reilly              Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jul  6 "Young" Terry McGovern      Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jul 23 Joe Dorsey                  Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Aug 15 Steve Flessner              Providence, RI                   W 12
Sep 21 Young Montreal              Providence, RI                   W 12
Sep 27 Al "Battling" Murray        Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Sep 28 "Young" Zulu Kid            Brooklyn, NY                    KO  7
          -Flyweight Championship of America
Nov  7 Barney Snyder               Providence, RI                   D 12
Nov 14 Battling Chuck              Brooklyn, NY                    ND 10

1918
Jan  1 Joe "Young" Tuber           Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Feb 18 Pinky Burns                 Governor's Island, NY           EX  3
Apr 29 Paddy Owens                 Chelsea, Ma                      W 12
May 23 Eddie Lavery                Akron, Oh                       ND 10
Jun 10 Eddie Lavery                Akron, Oh                       ND 10
Jun 20 Joey Leonard                New York, NY                    ND  6 
          -Some sources report "EX 6"
Jun 26 Joe "Young" Tuber           Penns Grove, NJ                 ND  6
Jul 22 Mickey Delmont              Trenton, NJ                     ND  8
Aug 10 Young Nelson                Perth Amboy, NJ                 KO  2
Sep 17 Mickey Carey                Chester, Pa                     ND  8

1919
Apr 10 Young Montreal              Providence, RI                   L 12
          -Flyweight Championship of America
May  5 Mickey Delmont              Elizabeth, NJ                   ND  8
May 29 Corona Kid                  Bayonne, NJ                     ND  8
Jun 23 Johnny Buff                 Jersey City, NJ                 ND  8
          -Some sources report 7/11/19
Jul  9 Pinky Burns                 Binghamton, NY                  ND 10
Aug 17 Pinky Burns                 Penns Grove, NJ                 ND 10
Oct  2 Maxie Williamson            Binghamton, NY                  ND 10
Oct  9 Maxie Williamson            Binghamton, NY                  ND 10
Nov 10 Frankie Mason               Kalamazoo, Mi                   ND 10
Dec  6 Frankie Mason               Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
          -Some sources report 12/05/19

1920
May 20 Eddie Lavery                Barberton, Oh                    L 10
Jun  7 Johnny McCoy                Cleveland, Oh                   ND 10
Sep  9 Frankie Mason               Lima, Oh                        ND 12
          -Some sources report "Cedar Point, Oh"
Nov 10 Al "Battling" Murray                                        ND  6
Dec 27 Mickey Nelson               New York, NY                     W 12

1921
Apr 18 Al "Battling" Murray        Camden, NJ                      ND  8
Sep  9 Mickey Delmont              Scranton, Pa                    ND 10
Oct  1 Jimmy Lavender              Philadelphia, Pa                ND  8
Dec  1 Kid Pancho                  San Antonio, Tx                 ND 10
Dec 19 Frankie Genaro              New York, NY                     L 10

1922
Apr 10 Frankie Brown               Westmoreland, NY                LK  3

1923
Nov 19 Kid Pancho                  San Antonio, Tx                 ND 12


*** The Following Bout Is Reported But Not Confirmed ***

1920
Dec 13 Frankie Genaro              New York, NY                     L 12



*** Photo Provided By Bill Schutte ***


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

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