International Boxing Hall of Fame
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|Real name||Bob Montgomery|
|Birth date||February 10, 1919(1919-02-10)|
|Birth place||Sumter, SC, U.S.|
|Death date||August 25, 1998 (aged 79)|
|Wins by KO||37|
Montgomery, was an exceptionally quick-fisted lightweight who fought many great matches with Beau Jack, Ike Williams and others; He turned professional in 1938; Bob won recognition by New York state as Lightweight Champion of the World after beating Beau Jack in May 1943, but lost it in a rematch in November of that year
He went undefeated in his first 23 fights going 22-0-1 winning the Pennsylvania State Lightweight Title.
In 1942 Montgomery had two battles with Maxxie Shapiro. In the first fight he lost by decision in Philadelphia. The second fight he won by unanimous decision in Philadelphia.
Montgomery also beat Petey Scalzo by TKO in Philadelphia.
Bob Montgomery was also a promoter at the end of his career.