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|Real name||Thomas Loughran|
|Nickname(s)||Phantom of Philly|
|Rated at||Light Heavyweight|
|Birth date||November 29, 1902(1902-11-29)|
|Birth place||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Death date||July 7, 1982 (aged 79)|
|Wins by KO||17|
Loughran's effective use of coordinated foot work, sound defense and swift, accurate counter punching is now regarded as a precursor to the techniques practiced in modern boxing. Loughran fought many middleweight, light heavyweight, and heavyweight champions in his career - including Gene Tunney, Jack Sharkey and Georges Carpentier. Loughran even achieved a Newspaper Decision over fistic phenom Harry Greb. Loughran was but 19 years old when he first met Greb.
While Loughran is remembered among boxing's elite, his career was marred by his fragile hands and jaw.