Babe Herman (boxer)

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Babe Herman (April 15, 1902 – 1966) was an American featherweight boxer.[1]

Born as Herman J. Sousa in Sacramento, California, he stood 5' 4". His record was 91 (KO 23) wins + 45 (KO 9) losses + 19 draws.

On December 18, 1925, he challenged Louis "Kid" Kaplan for the featherweight title at Madison Square Garden, losing in a fifteen-round decision.[2]

[3] His managers were Jack Kearns, Dan McKetrick, and Fred Pearl. He boxed a total of 1269 rounds in a total 167 bouts.


  1. ^ Biodata
  2. ^ "Babe Herman". BoxRec. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  3. ^ Boxing record

External links

  • New York Times article (pay to read)
  • Boxing record

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