Boxer Profile

coley welch

"fighting iceman"

109

Wins

26

Losses

6

Draws

36.2%

KO %
  • Stance: Orthodox
  • Age: 102
  • Date Of Birth: 8 Feb 1919
  • Height: 5.58 ft (1.70 m)
  • Reach: Unknown
  • Country: United States
  • Universal ID : 740490
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Career Highlights

Before finishing his career in April 1949 orthodox boxer Welch built up a record of 109 wins, 6 draws, and 26 losses, starting at age 17 on May 1936 and ending 12 years later at . Welch's longest win streak is 18 fights between May 1936 and October 1938. His longest KO streak in his 141 fights is 8 fights long.


May 1936 - May 1941

Early Career

Welch's pro career began against Ted Gagne (0-1-1) in a 3 round contest. Welch got the PTS win via a judges decision. Welch continued his mostly successful career with numerous fights following his debut against boxers including Sal Canata, Dom Labbe and Tommy Reagan. Fights included fighting 9 times in 1936, 10 times in 1937 and 50 times between 1938 and 1941.


October 1st, 1936

Coley Welch Vs Frisco Dick

Welch went into his next fight against Frisco Dick on October 1st, 1936 with a career record of 6 wins. Coming into the fight with high confidence Welch fought his next fight against Frisco Dick on October 1st, 1936. Unfortunately, Welch was outclassed and lost the decision on the judges scorecards taking his record to 6-1-0. Welch's win streak of 6 rose to 9 following 3 wins against boxers such as Bobby Woolwich, Frisco Dick and Newt Cole.


January 1st, 1937

Coley Welch Vs Lee Anderson

Welch lost to Lee Anderson in his next fight. Taking place on January 1st, 1937, Welch's career record after this fight stood at 9-3-0. Lee Anderson became the first person to stop Welch. The win came via TKO in the 2nd round of a 4 round bout. Fights against boxers including Tommy Reagan, Dave White and Johnny Lawless followed where he won 15 fights taking his winning streak to 23 wins.


March 24th, 1938

Coley Welch Vs Jimmy Mcdougal

Welch entered his next fight with a mostly successful record of 23-4-1 and took this to 24 wins with a win against Jimmy Mcdougal on March 24th, 1938 via TKO. Welch's fight against Jimmy Mcdougal came in the 3rd round of a 8 round fight via TKO. Welch became the first person to stop Mcdougal. Welch then went on to win a further 49 fights taking his record to 65 wins, 11 losses and 2 draw.


November 14th, 1941

Coley Welch Vs Izzy Jannazzo

Pushing his career further, Welch fought Izzy Jannazzo on November 14th, 1941 adding to his winning record. Welch was the 2nd person to stop Izzy and he did it in the 7th round via KO. Fights against boxers including Ralph Zannelli, Sonny Horne and Ralph Zannelli followed where he won 56 fights taking his winning streak to 106 wins.


December 7th, 1948

Coley Welch Vs J. C. Wilkins

Taking a knock to his career, Welch fought and was defeated by J. C. Wilkins on December 7th, 1948 taking his record to 106-24-6. Welch was beaten by J. C. Wilkins in the 6th round. Welch had only ever been stopped 5 times previously in his career.


Latest Fight

Welch's next defeat of his career came against Jose Contreras on April 5th, 1949. This was a challenging final career fight for Welch, Welch was taken the full 10 rounds in a PTS loss. Welch's career ended in a records of 109 wins,26 losses, and 6 draws.

coley welch opponents

PTS

Jose Contreras (11-12-5)

Tue, 5 Apr - 1949
round 10 of 10
Unknown
-4.0 lbs
UD

Buddy Farrell (52-33-10)

Thu, 10 Mar - 1949
round 10 of 10
Unknown
-1.3 lbs
TKO

Al Couture (50-36-12)

Mon, 14 Feb - 1949
round 6 of 10
Unknown
-6.0 lbs
UD

Bobby Davis (11-15-8)

Fri, 28 Jan - 1949
round 10 of 10
Unknown
-4.5 lbs
TKO

Al Couture (50-35-12)

Mon, 17 Jan - 1949
round 2 of 10
Unknown
-6.5 lbs
TKO

J.c. Wilkins (27-16-4)

Tue, 7 Dec - 1948
round 6 of 10
Unknown
-0.5 lbs ring rust
TKO

Tommy Sullivan (18-1-0)

Mon, 2 Jun - 1947
round 8 of 10
Unknown
+10.3 lbs
UD

Juan Serrano (14-12-1)

Thu, 15 May - 1947
round 10 of 10
Unknown
-4.5 lbs
MD

Cleve Bailey (21-27-4)

Tue, 15 Apr - 1947
round 10 of 10
Unknown
-0.2 lbs
PTS

Joe Blackwood (35-5-5)

Fri, 14 Feb - 1947
round 10 of 10
Unknown
-7.0 lbs

coley welch KNOCKOUTS AND POWER

36.2%
KNOCKOUT %
61%
EST. POWER
76%
EST. CHIN/BODY

coley welch results


PTS (34.8%)
KO (22.7%)
UD (21.3%)
TKO (15.6%)
SD (2.1%)
MD (1.4%)
RTD (1.4%)
DQ (0.7%)

coley welch stats

5.15%

Round KO Percentage

991

Rounds boxed

5

Been Stopped

51

Opponents Stopped

3.55%

Been KO'd Percentage

0.5%

Been KO'd Round Percentage

6.7

Average Winning Round

7.8

Average Losing Round

Opponent Stats

5894

Total Fight Count

55.6%

est. Power Average

61.4%

est. Punch Resistance

Best Wins

Hardest Hitting Opponents

Toughest Opponents

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