A Brooklyn heavyweight in the 1930s, Demedowitz fought professionally under the tutelage of the great Sid Terris.
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A heavyweight, Demedowitz began his professional career in the mid-1930s. In March 1936, he fought fellow Jewish heavyweight, Henry Cooper at Broadway Arena in Brooklyn and won a six-round decision. The previous year, he lost to Red Boyette, the former New York State National Guard heavyweight champion, on a second-round technical knockout.
Brooklyn, New York
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