Starting his career off on April 1948, Herman Cosgrove is now a 0 year pro with an ever growing wealth of experience. With 12 fights under his belt it's still unclear how far Cosgrove can push himself or if we've already seen the best of him. He started his best winning streak on April 1948 however, this came to an end on December 1948. In this period he won a total of 4 fights.
In an impressive debut, Cosgrove kept his calm and defeated Dave Mitchell over 6 rounds via a judges decision. This was only the 3rd time Mitchell had been taken the full distance. Following his debut, Cosgrove had an impressive start to his career as he went on to fight 6 fights including 6 times in 1948 against fighters such as Petey Servin, Bobby Polowitzer and Dave Mitchell.
Cosgrove went into his next fight against Frankie Carini on June 29th, 1948 with a career record of 1 wins. On June 29th, 1948, Cosgrove took on and was defeated over the distance by Frankie Carini in his first career defeat. Cosgrove lost via PTS in a valiant effort. Fights against boxers including Bobby Polowitzer, Fernand Cervan and Petey Servin followed where he won 7 fights taking his winning streak to 6 wins.
Pushing his career further, Cosgrove fought Rocky Brisebois on February 1st, 1949 adding to his winning record. Continuing his career, Cosgrove fought Rocky Brisebois in 1949 over 6 rounds. Cosgrove was the 2nd person to go the distance with Rocky Brisebois.
Cosgrove kept his losses at 2 by beating Levi Cote on March 3rd, 1949. Cosgrove was the 6th person to beat Levi Cote where he showed his talent as a technical boxer, beating him over 6 rounds in his 11th professional fight.
Cosgrove went into his next fight against Armand Savoie on March 28th, 1949 with a career record of 8 wins. Armand Savoie was Cosgrove's next opponent of his career in 1949. The fight was scheduled for 6 and Cosgrove was the 4th person to go the distance with Savoie where the fight ended in a loss for Cosgrove.