Julius Joseph Sangor
A member of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame, Sangor fought as a featherweight and junior lightweight during his career in the 1920s. During his career, he never got a title shot but fought seven world champions and beat Sammy Mandell and Charles "Bud" Taylor.
Birth and Death Dates:
b. May 4, 1903 - d. January 1982
Sangor began his professional career in the early 1920s as a featherweight and in November 1922 fought future lightweight champ Sammy Mandell in Sangor's hometown of Milwaukee. He had a good showing against Mandell and the bout ended in a 10-round no decision. The following month, Sangor fought bantamweight champion Joe Lynch in a non-title bout, which also ended in a no decision. In 1923, Sangor had a rematch with Mandell and knocked his opponent out in the seventh-round.
In the mid-1920s, Sangor continued to fight the best boxers around, facing Charles "Bud" Taylor four times between 1926-1928 (Sangor won two bouts, Taylor won one, and one was a no decision). He also fought the great Jimmy McLarnin (he was knocked out in the sixth-round), and Charley Phil Rosenberg (10-round draw) in 1926, and junior-lightweight champ Tod Morgan (10-round no decision) and Tony Canzoneri (Sangor was knocked out in the seventh-round) in 1929; he retired later that year.
Wins: 16 (7 by knockout)
No decisions: 38
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