Billy Celebron (age 23) was a orthodox boxer with a record of 51 wins, 10 losses, 1 draws. Starting his career on November 1933 at age 23, Billy Celebron fought 62 times over 5 years as a pro. Celebron's longest KO streak is 5 fights long out of his 62 career fights.
Getting rid of his debut fight nerves early, Celebron took on Russell Beals in November 1933 and claimed a stoppage victory (round 1, KO). Celebron was the first person to have ever stopped Beals. Following on from his debut, Celebron continued his mostly successful career by fighting in a further 31 fights. In this time he fought Pee wee Jarrell, Sherald Kennard and Dick Demaray to name just a few, fighting 3 times in 1933 and 10 times in 1935 in this period.
Keeping his losses at zero, Celebron fought on July 17th, 1934 beating Kenny Austin. Becoming the first person to stop Kenny Austin, Celebron beat Austin via KO in the 1st round of a 8 round fight. Fights against Bobby Lamonte, Puggy Weinert and Frank Knauer followed where he won all 3 fights taking his winning streak to 16 wins.
Taking the first knock of his career, Celebron fought Billy Miller on September 24th, 1934 and was defeated by Miller. Taking the first setback of his career, the September 24th, 1934 Miller defeat went the full distance and ended via PTS. Celebron continued his success in the next 24 fights taking his record to 38 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws.
Celebron kept his losses at 3 by beating Harry Dublinsky on February 19th, 1936. Becoming the 2nd fighter to stop Dublinsky, Celebron beat Dublinsky via TKO in the 8th round of a 12 round fight.
Celebron went into his next fight against Fritzie Zivic on May 22nd, 1936 with a career record of 41-6-0. Celebron failed to reach the later rounds of this tough 10 round fight, Zivic was too much and stopped Celebron early to become the only person to stop Celebron. The fight ended in round 1 via KO. 13 wins followed where Celebron went on to fight Paulie Walker, Bill Mcdowell and Bob Turner amongst others, prolonging his win streak.
Ken Overlin was next in line for Celebron where unfortunately, he was defeated on January 16th, 1939 taking his record to 51-9-1. A valiant but fruitless effort for Celebron. Celebron fell just short and was defeated by Overlin over the full 10 round distance.
The next defeat of Celebron's career came against Al Quaill on April 17th, 1939. This took his career record to 51-10-1. This was a challenging final career fight for Celebron, Celebron was taken the full 10 rounds in a PTS loss. Celebron's career ended in a records of 51 wins,10 losses, and 1 draws.