Lou Salica (age 20) was a orthodox boxer with a record of 62 wins, 17 losses, 12 draws. Starting his career on December 1932 at age 20, Lou Salica fought 91 times over 11 years as a pro. The longest KO streak that Salica has ever had is 3 throughout his 91 fights and his longest winning streak is 12 wins. This started on December 1932 and came to an end on September 1933.
In a great debut, Salica took on Damasco Seda in a 4 round fight, becoming the 3rd person to stop Seda in his 15 fight career to date. Salica's rise in boxing continued with 46 fights against fighters such as Small Montana, Midget Wolgast and Henry Hook. He had a mixed start to his career but mostly successful so far.
Salica went into his next fight against Midget Wolgast on February 14th, 1934 with a career record of 15-1-1. Coming into the fight with high confidence Salica fought his next fight against Midget Wolgast on February 14th, 1934. Unfortunately, Salica was outclassed and lost the decision on the judges scorecards taking his record to 15-1-1.
Joey Wach was Salica's next fight on November 2nd, 1937 and also the next win in his career via KO. This took his record to 36-7-7 showing a mainly successful career to date. Salica's fight against Joey Wach came in the 4th round of a 8 round fight via KO. Salica became the first person to stop Wach. Salica's win streak of 36 rose to 39 following 3 great wins, becoming the 13th person to beat Ernst Weiss, 10th person to defeat Sammy Garcia and 4th person to defeat Jimmy Urso.
Fillo Echevarria was the next fight for Salica on May 14th, 1938 and also his next career win. Echevarria was stopped in the 9th round via KO crowning Salica as the first person to stop this opponent.
Taking a knock to his career, Salica fought and was defeated by Manuel Ortiz on March 10th, 1943 taking his record to 58-16-12. Manuel Ortiz became the first person to stop Salica. The win came via TKO in the 11th round of a 15 round bout. 3 wins followed for Salica including being the 2nd person to stop Larry Torpey, 2nd person to stop Maxie Tanaka and 24th person to defeat Don Mclean.
On February 28th, 1944, Salica went into action again and beat Mario 'eladio' Colon taking the winning record to 62 wins. Salica was the 6th person to stop Mario 'eladio' and he did it in the 10th round via TKO.
On March 27th, 1944, Salica took on and was defeated by Harry Jeffra meaning his career tally went to 62-17-12 This was a disappointing end to Salica's career, losing to the better man in Jeffra over a 10 round fight. This was the last time Salica fought.