Harold Green (born: Nov. 24, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York; died Sept. 2001) was a Middleweight boxers from 1942 - 1953.
Harold Green was from the same neighborhood which produced Murder Inc., Al (Bummy) Davis and Mike Tyson. He was rated as high as the #2 Middleweight in the world by The Ring Magazine.
Green beat Rocky Graziano twice in 1944 and KOed Joey Giardello in 1950.
Green's overall record is 70W with 23 KOs, 3D, 14L.
Was the Heavyweight champion from 1934-35. Fought with a Star of David on his shorts. Always some dispute whether he was really Jewish; or marketing ploy. It is known that his father was Jewish, but speculated that he was raised Catholic. Father of Max Baer, Jr. who played Jethro on Beverly Hillbillies.
is a Ukrainian-born Jewish-American boxer from Brooklyn, New York in the welterweight division. He is a practicing Orthodox Jew, and became so after he moved to Brooklyn. He does not fight on the Sabbath or Jewish holidays and follows Jewish dietary laws.
Was a major boxing promoter of the 20s and 30s. Began as a ticket scalper. Signed Joe Louis to an exclusive contract in 35. Put on major fights in the Garden. Died in 1953.
is a British-based Israeli heavyweight boxer, currently International Boxing Organization's (IBO's) Intercontinental heavyweight champion, with a 27–1 record. Greenberg has been nicknamed the Lion from Zion.
is a Belarusian-born Israeli professional boxer, based in the United States.He is a former World Boxing Association (WBA) super welterweight champion. Foreman turned professional in January 2002 in the Junior Middleweight Division and remained undefeated for 29 fights until June 5, 2010, in which he lost by TKO in the ninth round to Miguel Cotto.
Attell learned to fight growing up in an Irish neighborhood. He was featherweight champ for eight years (1901-08). Overall record was 171-9.
Hollandersky was known as the Newsboy. Possibly most prolific fighter of all time. Reputed to have fought some 1,309 bouts.
Levine was a middleweight (1941-1949) whose most famous fight was with Sugar Ray Robinson (11/6/46) in which he almost KOed Robinson in the 5th round. A long count might have saved Robinson. Robinson managed to rebound and knock out Levine in the 10th round, but he never could remember the fight after the 5th round. It has been claimed that Robinson said no one ever hit him harder than Levine did in the 5th round of that fight. Levine never got a title shot. His overall record was 50W(36KO), 6D, 15L.
Ross was a World lightweight champ from 33-35; welterweight 34;35-38. Grew up in an Orthodox home in Chicago, and his father opposed him going into the ring and wanted him to be a Hebrew teacher. After his fathers death, Ross became the familys support. He was a war hero and becamed addicted to morphine for his wounds. Successful fight back from addiction was made into the movie Monkey On My Back.
Probably the second best Jewish heavyweight after Max Baer (who is considered to be Jewish by some boxing historians and not Jewish by others), so maybe the best all-time Jewish heavyweight.