"Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom
(Max Everitt Rosenbloom)

BORN   September 6 1904; Leonard's Bridge, Connecticut
DIED March 6 1976; South Pasadena, California
HEIGHT 5-11
WEIGHT 151-198 lbs
MANAGER Frank Bachman
TRAINERS Ray Arcel, Whitey Bimstein
RECORD 208-39-26 (19 KO, 23 ND, 2 NC, 1 EX)

Rosenbloom was a clever boxer who was very difficult to hit cleanly with a power punch; He chose to fight at a distance since he was not a devastating hitter; At times, he appeared to strike his opponents with open gloves and picked up the nickname "Slapsie" Maxie

Maxie fought frequently, appearing in almost 300 bouts and would battle anyone willing to fight him; During his career, he won the Light Heavyweight Championship of the World

He was extremely popular and enjoyed gala parties, the company of movie actors, women and even gamblers; After his ring tenure was over, Maxie enjoyed a career in radio, television, movies and night clubs

Herb Goldman ranked Rosenbloom as the #12 All-Time Light Heavyweight; Maxie was inducted into the Ring Boxing Hall of Fame in 1972, the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1984, the World Boxing Hall of Fame in 1985 and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1993

1923
Oct  8 Nick Scanlon                 New York, NY                     W  6
          -Some sources report 9/24/23
Oct 22 Joe Scogni                   New York, NY                     W  6
Nov  1 Jack Rivers                  New York, NY                    KO  3
Nov 12 Frankie "Young" Bartels      Brooklyn, NY                     W  6
Nov 14 Nick Scanlon                 New York, NY                     W  6
Dec  8 Jack Stone                   Brooklyn, NY                     W  6
          -Early sources report "Jan 1924" in "New York, NY"

1924
Jan 15 Jimmy Roberts                New York, NY                     W  4
Jan 19 Patsy Yodice                 Brooklyn, NY                     W  6
Feb  5 George West                  New York, NY                     L  4
Mar 11 "Sergeant" Jack Lynch        New York, NY                     W  6
Mar 22 Billy Vidabeck               Brooklyn, NY                     L  6
Apr  7 Joe Silvani                  New York, NY                     D  6
Apr 17 Jack Ford                    Yonkers, NY                      W  6
May 20 Jimmy Amato                  New York, NY                     W  6
          -Some sources report 5/28/24
May 30 Bruno Frattini               Long Branch, NJ                 ND 12
Jun 13 Frank Sweeney                Rockaway Beach, NY              TK  6
Jun 27 Jack Fogarty                 Rockaway Beach, NY               W  6
Jul  4 Joe Magnante                 Monticello, NY                  KO  4
Jul 11 Jimmy Roberts                Monticello, NY                   W  6
Jul 18 Joe McCartney                Long Branch, NJ                 ND 10
Aug  1 Joe McCartney                Long Branch, NJ                 ND 12
Sep  5 Lew Ferry                    Long Branch, NJ                 ND 10
Sep 12 Alex "Kid" Gibbons           Plainfield, NJ                  ND 12
Oct 20 Tommy West                   Trenton, NJ                     ND  8
Oct 31 Jimmy Amato                  New York, NY                     W  6
Nov 18 Jimmy Amato                  New York, NY                     W  6
Dec  8 Rocky Smith                  Trenton, NJ                     ND 10
Dec 16 Johnny Mercedes              New York, NY                     W  6

1925
Jan  1 Tommy West                   Trenton, NJ                     ND 10
Jan 19 Joe McCartney                Newark, NJ                      KO  4
Jan 27 Joe Silvani                  New York, NY                     W  6
Feb 13 Yale Okun                    New York, NY                     D  6
Feb 18 Karl Johnson                 New York, NY                     W  6
Mar  3 Joe "Hambone" Kelly          New York, NY                     W  6
Mar 11 Karl Johnson                 New York, NY                     W  6
Apr 22 "Tiger" Jack Payne           Oakland, Ca                      D  4
May  6 Sal Carlo                    Oakland, Ca                      D  4
May 13 Sal Carlo                    Oakland, Ca                      W  4
May 27 "Young" Johnny Burns         San Francisco, Ca                D  8
Jun 17 Red Uhlan                    Oakland, Ca                      L  4
Jul  3 Jack DeMave                  Long Branch, NJ                 ND 10
Jul 16 Harry Greb                   Cleveland, Oh                   ND 10
Aug  4 George Courtney              Brooklyn, NY                     W  6
Aug 22 Jimmy Slattery               Brooklyn, NY                     L  6
Oct 12 Tommy West                   Trenton, NJ                     ND 10
Nov  2 Joe Silvani                  New York, NY                    KO  9
Nov 11 "Allentown" Joe Gans         Syracuse, NY                    WF  6
Nov 23 Noel "Boy" McCormick         New York, NY                    TK 10
          -Some sources report "KO 8"

1926
Jan  1 Jimmy Slattery               Buffalo, NY                      L 10
Jan 11 Art Weigand                  Buffalo, NY                      L  6
Jan 18 Rocky Smith                  Philadelphia, Pa                 W 10
Jan 25 Frankie Schoell              Buffalo, NY                      D 10
Feb  2 Frank Moody                  New York, NY                     W 12
Feb 22 Rocky Smith                  Trenton, NJ                     ND 10
Mar 12 Willie Walker                Staten Island, NY                W 10
Mar 22 Jack Delaney                 Philadelphia, Pa                 L 10
Apr 19 Frankie Schoell              Buffalo, NY                      W 10
Apr 30 Tommy West                   Camden, NJ                      ND 10
Jun  5 Dave Shade                   Long Island City, NY             W 10
Jun 29 Dave Shade                   Long Island City, NY             W 12
Jul 15 Lou Scozza                   Buffalo, NY                      W 10
          -Some sources report "New York, NY"
Jul  2 Jamaica Kid                  Atlantic City, NJ               ND  8
          -Some sources report 7/23/26;
           Some sources report 7/24/26
Aug  6 Jamaica Kid                  Long Branch, NJ                 KO  6
          -Some sources report 8/07/26
Aug 19 Chuck Burns                  New York, NY                     W 10
Aug 27 Johnny Wilson                Brooklyn, NY                     W 12
Sep 14 Jimmy Francis                Long Island City, NY             W 10
Sep 20 Frankie Schoell              Buffalo, NY                      L 12
Oct  4 Johnny Wilson                Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Oct 15 Theodore "Tiger" Flowers     Boston, Ma                      WF  9
Dec 13 "K.O." Phil Kaplan           New York, NY                     W 10

1927
Jan 26 Benny Ross                   Buffalo, NY                      W 10
Feb 12 Jimmy Delaney                Cincinnati, Oh                  ND 10
Mar 17 W.L. "Young" Stribling       Boston, Ma                       L 10
Apr  2 Willie Walker                New York, NY                     W 12
Apr 11 Frankie Schoell              Buffalo, NY                      W 15
May  3 an unnamed opponent          San Francisco, Ca               EX   
Jun 21 Leo Lomski                   Long Island City, NY             L 12
Jul  4 Theodore "Tiger" Flowers     Chicago, Il                      D 10
Jul 26 Tony "Young" Marullo         Long Island City, NY             W 10
Aug  4 Bob Sage                     Detroit, Mi                      W 10
Aug 20 Lou Scozza                   Buffalo, NY                      L 10
Aug 30 Jimmy Slattery               Hartford, Ct                     L 10
          -NBA Light Heavyweight Championship of the World
Oct 17 Homer Robertson              Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Nov  9 Theodore "Tiger" Flowers     Detroit, Mi                      D 10
Nov 15 Jock Malone                  St. Paul, Mn                    ND 10
Nov 21 Pete Latzo                   Philadelphia, Pa                 W 10
Dec 12 Joe Anderson                 Cincinnati, Oh                  ND 10

1928
Jan  2 Frankie Schoell              Cincinnati, Oh                  ND 10
Jan  9 Garfield Johnson             Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Jan 20 Dick Evans                   Rochester, NY                    W 10
Feb  3 "K.O." Phil Kaplan           New York, NY                     W 10
          -Some sources report "KO 8"
Feb  6 Pete Latzo                   Wilkes-Barre, Pa                 L 10
Feb 17 Jack McVey                   New York, NY                     W  8
Feb 23 Willie Walker                Brooklyn, NY                     W  4
Mar  5 "Cuban" Bobby Brown          Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Mar 20 Frankie Schoell              Wilkes-Barre, Pa                 D 10
Jun  4 Tommy Milligan               London, Eng                     LK  9
Jun 17 Roland Todd                  London, Eng                      W 15
Jul 27 Lou Scozza                   Denver, Co                       L 10
Jul 31 Ted "Kid" Lewis              Long Island City, NY            WF  6
Aug  3 Harry Martone                Long Branch, NJ                  W 10
Aug 24 Leo Lomski                   Long Branch, NJ                  D 10
Sep 10 Homer Robertson              West Springield, Ma              W 10
Oct 11 "Tiger" Jack Payne           New York, NY                     W 10
Oct 22 Garfield Johnson             Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Nov 22 "Cuban" Bobby Brown          Jersey City, NJ                  W 10
Nov 26 Tiger Thomas                 Williamsport, Pa                 W 10
Dec 26 Osk Till                     Buffalo, NY                      W 10

1929
Jan 28 Jack McVey                   Rochester, NY                    W 10
Feb 19 Garfield Johnson             Wilkes-Barre, Pa                 W 10
Mar  4 Garfield Johnson             Buffalo, NY                      W  6
Mar 11 Osk Till                     New York, NY                     W 10
Mar 18 Leo Lomski                   Philadelphia, Pa                 W 10
Mar 22 "Cuban" Bobby Brown          Syracuse, NY                     W 10
Apr  3 Joe Anderson                 Cincinnati, Oh                   W 10
Apr 26 Charley Belanger             Chicago, Il                      W 10
Jun 18 Joe Anderson                 Cincinnati, Oh                   W 10
Jul  4 Joe Anderson                 Portland, Or                     W 10
Jul 12 Willie Feldman               Hoquiam, Wa                      W  6
Jul 19 Fred Lenhart                 Alan Track, Id                   L 10
Jul 30 Harry Dillon                 Portland, Or                     W 10
Aug 16 Leo "One-Punch" Williams     Rockaway Beach, NY              TK  9
Aug 24 "Tiger" Jack Payne           Brooklyn, NY                    WF  8
Aug 28 Harry Martone                Bayonne, NJ                      W 10
Aug 29 "Cuban" Bobby Brown          Franklin, NJ                     W 10
Sep 10 Hale "K.O." Brown            North Braddock, Pa               W 10
          -Some sources report "Pittsburgh, Pa"
Sep 28 "Tiger" Jack Payne           New York, NY                     W 10
Oct 14 Jimmy Slattery               Philadelphia, Pa                 W 10
Oct 21 Joe Sekyra                   New York, NY                     W 10
Nov 15 Jim Braddock                 New York, NY                     W 10
Nov 25 Jimmy Slattery               Buffalo, NY                      L 10
          -Some sources report 11/26/29
Nov 30 Leo "One-Punch" Williams     New York, NY                     W 10
Dec  9 Yale Okun                    New York, NY                     W 12

1930
Jan  3 Leo Lomski                   New York, NY                     W 10
Feb 14 Ace Hudkins                  New York, NY                     W 10
Mar 10 Larry Johnson                New York, NY                    WF  6
Apr  7 Harry Fuller                 Buffalo, NY                      W 10
Apr 30 Larry Johnson                New York, NY                     W 10
Jun  3 George Hoffman               Long Island City, NY             W 10
Jun 25 Jimmy Slattery               Buffalo, NY                      W 15
          -Light Heavyweight Championship of the World
Aug  4 Willard Dix                  Oakland, Ca                      W 10
Aug 21 Leo Lomski                   Hoquiam, Wa                      D  8
Sep 29 Battling Bozo                Birmingham, Al                  ND 10
Oct 22 Abie Bain                    New York, NY                    TK 11
          -Light Heavyweight Championship of the World
Nov 24 Patsy Perroni                Canton, Oh                      ND 10
Dec  2 Paul Swiderski               St. Louis, Mo                   NC  7

1931
Jan 16 Gene McCue                   Hackensack, NJ                   W  8
Jan 27 Gene McCue                   Stamford, Ct                    KO  3
Feb  9 Battling Bozo                Birmingham, Al                  ND 10
Feb 20 Tony Cancela                 Tampa, Fl                        W 10
Mar  5 Marty Gallagher              Miami, Fl                        W  8
Mar 19 "Bingo" Joe Banovic          Scranton, Pa                     W 10
Apr  6 Billy Jones                  Pittsburgh, Pa                   L 10
Apr 30 George Manley                Denver, Co                       L 10
May  5 Leo Lomski                   Portland, Or                     W 10
May 15 Don Petrin                   Hollywood, Ca                    W 10
Jun  2 Fred Lenhart                 Coeur d'Alene, Id                W 10
          -Some sources report "Alan, Id"
Jun 15 Charley Belanger             Toronto, Ont, Can                W 10
Jun 29 Billy Jones                  Philadelphia, Pa                 W 10
Jul  9 "Bingo" Joe Banovic          Scranton, Pa                     W 10
Jul 22 George Manley                Denver, Co                       L 10
Aug  5 Jimmy Slattery               Brooklyn, NY                     W 15
          -Light Heavyweight Championship of the World
           (as recognized by New York state)
Sep 14 Owen Phelps                  Des Moines, Ia                  ND 10
Sep 22 Battling Bozo                Atlanta, Ga                      D 10
Oct 20 Dick Daniels                 Minneapolis, Mn                 KO  7
Oct 26 Russ Rowsey                  Charleston, SC                   W 10
Nov  2 Battling Bozo                Kansas City, Mo                  W 12
Nov 10 Jim Braddock                 Minneapolis, Mn                 NC  2
Dec 17 Walker "Cyclone" Smith       Savannah, Ga                     W 10
          -Some sources report 12/18/31

1932
Jan  1 Dave Maier                   Milwaukee, Wi                    L 10
Jan 15 Frankie Wine                 Coral Gables, Fl                 W 10
Jan 26 Gordon Fortenberry           West Palm Beach, Fl              W 10
Feb 17 Bob Godwin                   Daytona Beach, Fl                D 10
Mar 18 Joe Knight                   Daytona Beach, Fl                L 10
Mar 21 Willie Oster                 Miami, Fl                        W 10
          -Some sources report "W 12"
Apr 15 Stanley Wellise              Grand Rapids, Mi                 W 10
Apr 21 Lou Scozza                   Flint, Mi                        W 10
May 11 Harry Fuller                 Niagara Falls, NY                W 10
May 16 Harry Ebbets                 West Springfield, Ma             W 10
May 23 Donald "Red" Barry           Laurel, Md                       W 10
Jun  8 Larry Johnson                Pittsburgh, Pa                   W 10
Jun 14 Tony Shucco                  West Springfield, Ma             L 10
Jun 20 Sammy Weiss                  Allentown, Pa                    W 10
Jun 30 Martin Levandowski           Grand Rapids, Mi                 W 10
Jul 14 Lou Scozza                   Buffalo, NY                      W 15
          -Light Heavyweight Championship of the World
           (as recognized by New York state)
Aug  2 Joe Barlow                   Boston, Ma                       W 10
Aug 22 Bob Godwin                   Laurel, Md                       W 10
          -Some sources report 8/23/32
Aug 30 Bob Godwin                   Charlotte, NC                    D 10
Sep 14 Natie Brown                  Laurel, Md                       W 10
          -Some sources report 9/15/32
Sep 19 Jimmy Herman                 Hazleton, Pa                     W 10
Sep 29 Lou Scozza                   Montreal, Que, Can               W 10
Oct 12 Jack Redman                  Brooklyn, NY                     W 10
Oct 17 "Tiger" Jack Fox             Dayton, Oh                       W 10
Nov 16 John Henry Lewis             San Francisco, Ca                W 10
Nov 23 Tony Poloni                  Sacramento, Ca                   W 10
Dec  1 Jack Silva                   Stockton, Ca                     W 10
Dec  6 Tony Poloni                  San Jose, Ca                     W 10
Dec 16 Leroy Haynes                 San Francisco, Ca                W 10
Dec 20 Jack Silva                   Albuquerque, NM                  W 10
Dec 29 Billy Jones                  Chicago, Il                      W 10

1933
Jan 20 Chuck Burns                  Winston-Salem, NC                W 10
Jan 24 Al Stillman                  St. Louis, Mo                    W 10
          -Some sources report "W 12"
Feb 22 Al Stillman                  St. Louis, Mo                    W 10
          -Early sources report this as a Light Heavyweight
           Championship of the World contest;
           Some sources report "W 15"
Mar 10 Adolf Heuser                 New York, NY                     W 15
          -Light Heavyweight Championship of the World
           (as recognized by New York state)
Mar 24 Bob Godwin                   New York, NY                    TK  4
          -Light Heavyweight Championship of the World
Apr  3 Lou Scozza                   Buffalo, NY                      L 10
Apr 19 Martin Levandowski           St. Louis, Mo                    W 10
Apr 25 Al Stillman                  Springfield, Il                  D 10
Apr 28 Harold "Millionaire" Murphy  Springfield, Mo                  W 10
May  5 Charley Belanger             Jeffersonville, In               W 10
May 26 Frankie Ryan                 Charleston, WV                   W 10
Jun  2 Buddy McArthur               Clarksburg, WV                   W 10
Jun 20 Popper Stopper               Leiperville, Pa                  W 10
Jul 10 John Henry Lewis             San Francisco, Ca                L 10
Jul 20 Fred Lenhart                 Tacoma, Wa                       D 10
Jul 31 John Henry Lewis             San Francisco, Ca                L 10
Aug  8 Meyer "K.O." Christner       Los Angeles, Ca                 KO  6
Aug 15 Dynamite Jackson             Los Angeles, Ca                  W 10
Aug 29 Leroy Haynes                 Los Angeles, Ca                  W 10
          -Some sources report 8/30/33
Sep 12 Joe Rice                     Fort Worth, Tx                   W 10
Sep 19 Chuck Burns                  San Antonio, Tx                  W 10
Sep 22 W.L. "Young" Stribling       Houston, Tx                      L 10
Sep 28 Rosey Rosales                El Paso, Tx                      W 10
Oct 16 Clyde Chastain               Chattanooga, Tn                  D 10
Nov  3 Mickey Walker                New York, NY                     W 15
          -Light Heavyweight Championship of the World
Nov 28 Clyde Chastain               Houston, Tx                      D 10
Dec  4 Wilson Dunn                  Fort Worth, Tx                   W 10
Dec 19 Charley Massera              Brooklyn, NY                     L 10
Dec 21 Bob Godwin                   West Palm Beach, Fl              D 10

1934
Jan 10 Bob Godwin                   West Palm Beach, Fl              L 12
Feb  5 Joe Knight                   Miami, Fl                        D 15
          -Light Heavyweight Championship of the World
Mar 12 Gordon Fortenberry           Orlando, Fl                      W 10
Mar 15 Walker "Cyclone" Smith       Macon, Ga                        W 10
Mar 22 Leroy Brown                  Charleston, SC                   W 10
Apr  9 Johnny Miler                 New Orleans, La                  W 10
Apr 16 Clyde Chastain               Oklahoma City, Ok                L 10
Apr 23 Al Gainer                    New Haven, Ct                    D 10
May  8 Mickey Walker                Los Angeles, Ca                  L 10
Jun  1 Dutch Weiner                 San Diego, Ca                    W 10
Jun  8 "Young" Sam Langford         Phoenix, Az                      W 10
Jun 12 Maxie Maxwell                Tucson, Az                      KO  4
Jun 15 Leo "Deacon" Kelly           Bakersfield, Ca                  W 10
Jun 26 Lee Ramage                   Los Angeles, Ca                  D 10
Jul 10 Lee Ramage                   Los Angeles, Ca                  L 10
Jul 31 Lee Ramage                   Los Angeles, Ca                  L 10
Aug  8 Pietro Georgi                Oakland, Ca                      W 10
Oct  8 Leo "Deacon" Kelly           San Francisco, Ca                W 10
Oct 22 Johnny Miler                 Des Moines, Ia                  ND 10
Nov 16 Bob Olin                     New York, NY                     L 15
          -Light Heavyweight Championship of the World
Dec  3 Al Gainer                    New Haven, Ct                    W 12
Dec 21 Tony Shucco                  Boston, Ma                       W 10

1935
Jan  7 Al Stillman                  St. Joseph, Mo                   W 10
Jan 14 Johnny Nelson                Syracuse, NY                     W 10
Jan 29 Frank Rowsey                 Los Angeles, Ca                  W 10
Feb  5 Johnny Miler                 Los Angeles, Ca                  W 10
Feb 15 Bob Godwin                   Hollywood, Ca                    W 10
Feb 22 Rosey Rosales                Phoenix, Az                     KO  2
Mar 15 Frank Rowsey                 Hollywood, Ca                    W 10
Apr  3 Terris Hill                  Wilmington, Ca                  KO  3
Apr 19 Charley Massera              Hollywood, Ca                    W 10
May  2 Homer Brandeis               Oakland, Ca                      W 10
May 14 Oscar Rankins                Los Angeles, Ca                  W 10
May 22 Harold "Millionaire" Murphy  Wilmington, Ca                   W  6
Jun  7 Ford Smith                   Hollywood, Ca                    W 10
Jun 13 Harold "Millionaire" Murphy  Ventura, Ca                      W  6
Jun 18 Abe Feldman                  Los Angeles, Ca                  W 10
Jul 17 John Henry Lewis             Oakland, Ca                      W 10
Jul 19 Ellsworth "Hank" Hankinson   Hollywood, Ca                    L 10
Aug 12 Ellsworth "Hank" Hankinson   Oakland, Ca                      L 10
Aug 16 Harold "Millionaire" Murphy  Reno, Nv                         W  8
Aug 21 George Simpson               San Francisco, Ca                W 10
Sep  6 "Tiger" Jack Fox             Spokane, Wa                      D 10
Oct 11 "Tiger" Jack Fox             Spokane, Wa                      L 10
          -Light Heavyweight Championship of the Washington state
Nov  1 Frank Rowsey                 Hollywood, Ca                    W 10
Nov 15 James "Cannonball" Green     Ventura, Ca                      D  6
Nov 29 John Henry Lewis             San Francisco, Ca                W 10

1936
Jan 17 Tuffy Dial                   Phoenix, Az                      W 10
          -Some sources report 2/07/36
Jan 28 Charley "Killer" Coates      Los Angeles, Ca                  W 10
Feb 22 Johnny Sikes                 Tonopah, Nv                      W 10
Jun  8 George Simpson               Sydney, NSW, Aus                KO  3
          -Some sources report 6/20/36
Jul 20 Leo "Deacon" Kelly           Sydney, NSW, Aus                 W 15
Aug 14 Leo "Deacon" Kelly           Melbourne, Vic, Aus              D 15

1937
Jan  5 King Levinsky                Los Angeles, Ca                  W 10
Feb  9 Jack Kranz                   Modesto, Ca                      W  8
Mar 11 Tom Beaupre                  Dallas, Tx                       W 10
Mar 29 Roscoe Toles                 Detroit, Mi                      W 10
Apr 27 Alberto Lovell               Los Angeles, Ca                  L 10
Jun  8 Lee Ramage                   Los Angeles, Ca                  W 10
Jul 16 Johnny Erjavac               Hollywood, Ca                    W 10
Sep 17 Jimmy Adamick                Detroit, Mi                      W 10
Sep 29 Nash Garrison                Oakland, Ca                      W 10
Oct 12 Bob Nestell                  Los Angeles, Ca                  W 10
Nov 19 Jimmy Adamick                Detroit, Mi                     LK  2
Dec  7 Alphonse "Big Boy" Bray      Los Angeles, Ca                  W 10
Dec 16 Cowboy Jay                   Hermosa Beach, Ca                W  6

1938
May 20 Odell Pollee                 San Diego, Ca                   KO  5
Jun  3 Lou Nova                     Los Angeles, Ca                  W 10
Aug  5 Bob Pastor                   Los Angeles, Ca                  D 10

1939
Jun 26 Al Ettore                    Los Angeles, Ca                 KO  3

*** The Following Bouts Are Reported But Not Confirmed ***

1935
Mar  3 Homer Brandeis               Oakland, Ca                      W 10

1936
Jan 15 Johnny Sikes                 Las Vegas, Nv                    W 10


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