With a career lasting 5 years, southpaw Clarence Henry started off his career at age 22 on July 1948, last fighting in 0 and building a record of 34-6-1. Henry in his 42 fights. Henry's longest KO streak is 3 fights long out of his 42 career fights.
In July 1948, Henry took Al Timmons the full 4 round distance in a PTS decision debut win on the judges scorecards. Henry continued his mostly successful career with numerous fights following his debut against boxers including Don Espensen, Bob Murphy and Rusty Payne. Fights included fighting 7 times in 1948 and 8 times in 1950.
On August 9th, 1949, Henry went into action again and beat Baby dutch Culbertson taking the winning record to 9 wins. Henry was the first person to stop Baby dutch Culbertson and he did it in the 9th round via TKO. Henry's wins continued and went from 9 wins to 10 after he then defeated Jay Lambert.
Jimmy Bivins was next in line for Henry where unfortunately, he was defeated on September 27th, 1949 taking his record to 10-1-1. Jimmy Bivins became the first person to stop Henry. The win came via TKO in the 8th round of a 10 round bout. Fights against boxers including Turkey Thompson, Omelio Agramonte and Bob Murphy followed where he won 16 fights taking his winning streak to 24 wins.
Henry went into his next career fight with a record of 24-2-1 and took this to 25 wins with a win against Embrel Davidson on May 23rd, 1951. Davidson was stopped in the 8th round via TKO crowning Henry as the first person to stop this opponent. Henry's win streak of 25 rose to 28 following 3 great wins, becoming the 20th person to defeat Jimmy Bivins, 13th person to beat Omelio Agramonte and 15th person to defeat Frank Buford.
On November 23rd, 1951, Henry went into action again and beat Bob Baker taking the winning record to 29 wins. Becoming the first person to stop Bob Baker, Henry beat Baker via KO in the 8th round of a 10 round fight. Fights against boxers including Maynard Jones, Bob Satterfield and Shirley Pembleton followed where he won 6 fights taking his winning streak to 33 wins.
On December 21st, 1953, Henry went into action again and beat Bob Baker taking the winning record to 34 wins. Baker was a great challenge for Henry, losing over the full 10 round distance and crowning Henry as the 4th person to have defeated Baker.
Henry went into his next fight against Tommy Jackson on March 1st, 1954 with a career record of 34 wins. Jackson proved too much for Henry over 10 rounds by earning the decision win and bringing Henry's 42 fight career as a pro to an end.