|Real name||Lucien Pierre Brouillard|
|Weight(s)|| Welterweight |
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Reach||72 in (183 cm)|
|Born||May 23, 1911|
|Died||September 14, 1984 73)(aged|
|Wins by KO||67|
Lucien Pierre Brouillard, better known as Lou Brouillard, (May 23, 1911 – September 14, 1984), was a Canadian professional boxer who held the World Welterweight Titleand a version of the World Middleweight Title. Statistical boxing website BoxRec ranks Brouillard as the 14th best middleweight of all-time and the 3rd best Canadian boxer ever. During his career he faced the likes of Mickey Walker, Young Corbett III, Jimmy McLarnin, Marcel Thil, and Fred Apostoli. Brouillard was inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame in 2000 and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2006.
According to an "Oddities of the Sports World" newspaper column of Sept. 23, 1931, Brouillard started as a right-handed boxer. Early on, however, he broke some rib bones on his right side, hampering his ability to hit with his right hand. He therefore converted to a southpaw.
Brouillard turned pro in 1928 and racked up an impressive 61-7 record before his was given a title shot by Jack Thompson for the World Welterweight title. On October 23, 1931, after knocking down Thompson four times during the course of the bout, Brouillard was awarded the unanimous decision and emerged as the new titleholder.However, he would lose the title during his first defense just a few months later on January 28, 1932 to Jackie Fields.
On August 4, 1932, Brouillard bested future Hall of Famer Jimmy McLarnin via split decision in a non-title bout. In 1933 he beat another all-time great in Mickey Walker via unanimous decision over 10 rounds.
On August 9, 1933, he won the NYSAC World Middleweight Title by defeating Ben Jeby by KO at the Polo Grounds in New York. After being jointly recognized as champion by the National Boxing Association, he lost the title in his first defense against Vince Dundee via unanimous decision later that year.
After beating yet another Hall of Famer in Young Corbett III, Brouillard travelled to France to square of against Marcel Thil on November 25, 1935. Although he lost a 12-round unanimous decision, Brouillard put up a stiff challenge and was given the opportunity to rematch Thil; this time with his IBU Middleweight title on the line. Brouillard faced Thil twice more, each time being disqualified after the reigning champion fell to the ground clutching his groin.
Brouillard fought well past the age of optimal retirement, losing 10 of his last 27 fights.Despite his lack of success, he continued facing world-class opposition; including Teddy Yarosz, Gus Lesnevich, and Lloyd Marshall. Brouillard retired after a 10-round majority decision loss to Henry Chmielewski on January 12, 1940.
|Professional record summary|
|131 fights||98 wins||31 losses|
|131||Loss||98–31–2||MD||12||Jan 12, 1940|
|130||Loss||98–30–2||UD||12||Dec 06, 1939|
|129||Loss||98–29–2||SD||12||Nov 09, 1939|
|128||Loss||98–28–2||PTS||10||Sep 29, 1939|
|127||Loss||98–27–2||PTS||10||Jun 20, 1939|
|126||Win||98–26–2||UD||10||Jun 02, 1939|
|125||Loss||97–26–2||PTS||10||Apr 05, 1939|
|124||Draw||97–25–2||PTS||10||Mar 17, 1939|
|123||Win||97–25–1||TKO||10 (12)||Dec 30, 1938|
|122||Loss||96–25–1||PTS||10||Nov 07, 1938|
|121||Win||96–24–1||KO||6 (10)||Sep 23, 1938|
|120||Loss||95–24–1||PTS||10||Mar 23, 1938|
|119||Loss||95–23–1||TKO||7 (10)||Feb 18, 1938|
|118||Win||95–22–1||PTS||12||Dec 10, 1937|
|117||Win||94–22–1||UD||12||Oct 22, 1937|
|116||Win||93–22–1||KO||2 (10)||Sep 09, 1937|
|115||Loss||92–22–1||PTS||10||Feb 15, 1937|
|114||Loss||92–21–1||DQ||6 (15)||Feb 15, 1937|
|113||Win||92–20–1||PTS||10||Dec 04, 1936|
|112||Loss||91–20–1||PTS||10||Oct 09, 1936|
|111||Win||91–19–1||KO||8 (15)||Jun 26, 1936|
|110||Loss||90–19–1||DQ||4 (15)||Jan 20, 1936|
|109||Win||90–18–1||SD||15||Dec 20, 1935|
|108||Loss||89–18–1||UD||12||Nov 25, 1935|
|107||Loss||89–17–1||UD||10||Sep 20, 1935|
|106||Win||89–16–1||PTS||10||Jul 04, 1935|
|105||Win||88–16–1||UD||10||Apr 17, 1935|
|104||Win||87–16–1||PTS||10||Mar 22, 1935|
|103||Win||86–16–1||TKO||7 (10)||Mar 15, 1935|
|102||Win||85–16–1||TKO||4 (10)||Feb 05, 1935|
|101||Win||84–16–1||TKO||4 (10)||Dec 25, 1934|
|100||Win||83–16–1||MD||10||Nov 23, 1934|
|99||Loss||82–16–1||PTS||10||Oct 08, 1934|
|98||Win||82–15–1||TKO||7 (10)||Sep 07, 1934|
|97||Win||81–15–1||TKO||8 (10)||Aug 20, 1934|
|96||Loss||80–15–1||PTS||10||Jul 12, 1934|
|95||Win||80–14–1||KO||6 (10)||Jun 11, 1934|
|94||Win||79–14–1||PTS||10||May 11, 1934|
|93||Win||78–14–1||PTS||10||Apr 05, 1934|
|92||Win||77–14–1||PTS||10||Mar 05, 1934|
|91||Win||76–14–1||KO||5 (10)||Feb 16, 1934|
|90||Win||75–14–1||SD||10||Jan 19, 1934|
|89||Loss||74–14–1||MD||10||Nov 24, 1933|
|88||Loss||74–13–1||UD||15||Oct 30, 1933||Lost NYSAC middleweight title|
For vacant NBA middleweight title
|87||Win||74–12–1||TKO||8 (10)||Sep 22, 1933|
|86||Win||73–12–1||KO||7 (15)||Aug 09, 1933||Won NYSAC middleweight title|
|85||Win||72–12–1||PTS||10||Jul 06, 1933|
|84||Win||71–12–1||UD||10||May 16, 1933|
|83||Loss||70–12–1||MD||10||Feb 24, 1933|
|82||Win||70–11–1||UD||10||Jan 09, 1933|
|81||Loss||69–11–1||PTS||10||Dec 19, 1932|
|80||Loss||69–10–1||UD||10||Oct 07, 1932|
|79||Win||69–9–1||PTS||10||Sep 09, 1932|
|78||Win||68–9–1||SD||10||Aug 04, 1932|
|77||Win||67–9–1||KO||2 (10)||Jun 15, 1932|
|76||Loss||66–9–1||UD||10||Apr 29, 1932|
|75||Win||66–8–1||SD||10||Apr 08, 1932|
|74||Win||65–8–1||PTS||10||May 31, 1932|
|73||Loss||64–8–1||UD||10||Jan 28, 1932||Lost NBA and lineal welterweight titles|
|72||Draw||64–7–1||PTS||10||Dec 15, 1931|
|71||Win||64–7||DQ||7 (10)||Dec 10, 1931|
|70||Win||63–7||KO||3 (10)||Dec 02, 1931|
|69||Win||62–7||UD||15||Oct 23, 1931||Won NBA and lineal welterweight titles|
|68||Win||61–7||PTS||10||Aug 25, 1931|
|67||Win||60–7||UD||10||Jul 23, 1931|
|66||Win||59–7||KO||8 (10)||Jun 09, 1931|
|65||Win||58–7||TKO||8 (10)||May 15, 1931|
|64||Win||57–7||KO||2 (10)||May 1, 1931|
|63||Win||56–7||KO||1 (10)||Apr 27, 1931|
|62||Win||55–7||TKO||5 (8)||Apr 17, 1931|
|61||Win||54–7||PTS||10||Mar 27, 1931|
|60||Win||53–7||PTS||10||Mar 06, 1931|
|59||Win||52–7||KO||10 (10)||Feb 13, 1931|
|58||Win||51–7||TKO||6 (8)||Feb 06, 1931|
|57||Win||50–7||TKO||7 (10)||Jan 30, 1931|
|56||Win||49–7||PTS||8||Jan 01, 1931|
|55||Win||48–7||TKO||3 (6)||Dec 15, 1930|
|54||Win||47–7||TKO||4 (8)||Oct 17, 1930|
|53||Win||46–7||KO||2 (8)||Sep 26, 1930|
|52||Loss||45–7||DQ||5 (10)||Sep 25, 1930|
|51||Win||45–6||PTS||10||Aug 28, 1930|
|50||Win||44–6||TKO||4 (10)||Aug 21, 1930|
|49||Win||43–6||PTS||10||Jul 03, 1930|
|48||Win||42–6||PTS||8||Jul 02, 1930|
|47||Win||41–6||KO||4 (8)||Jun 11, 1930|
|46||Win||40–6||PTS||10||May 9, 1930|
|45||Win||39–6||KO||3 (8)||Mar 23, 1930|
|44||Win||38–6||TKO||6 (8)||Mar 04, 1930|
|43||Win||37–6||PTS||8||Mar 28, 1930|
|42||Win||36–6||TKO||5 (8)||Mar 21, 1930|
|41||Win||35–6||PTS||8||Mar 14, 1930|
|40||Win||34–6||PTS||8||Feb 28, 1930|
|39||Win||33–6||TKO||6 (8)||Feb 21, 1930|
|38||Win||32–6||KO||2 (8)||Feb 14, 1930|
|37||Win||31–6||TKO||4 (8)||Feb 07, 1930|
|36||Win||30–6||PTS||8||Jan 24, 1930|
|35||Win||29–6||KO||3 (8)||Jan 17, 1930|
|34||Win||28–6||TKO||6 (8)||Jan 01, 1930|
|33||Win||27–6||KO||5 (8)||Dec 06, 1929|
|32||Win||26–6||TKO||6 (8)||Nov 22, 1929|
|31||Loss||25–6||PTS||8||Oct 17, 1929|
|30||Win||25–5||TKO||5 (6)||Oct 07, 1929|
|29||Loss||24–5||PTS||10||Oct 03, 1929|
|28||Win||24–4||KO||2 (6)||Sep 25, 1929|
|27||Win||23–4||TKO||5 (8)||Sep 19, 1929|
|26||Win||22–4||KO||2 (6)||Sep 11, 1929|
|25||Win||21–4||PTS||8||Sep 05, 1929|
|24||Win||20–4||TKO||5 (8)||Aug 23, 1929|
|23||Win||19–4||PTS||8||Aug 15, 1929|
|22||Win||18–4||PTS||8||Jun 25, 1929|
|21||Win||17–4||TKO||3 (6)||Jun 13, 1929|
|20||Win||16–4||PTS||10||Jun 13, 1929|
|19||Win||15–4||KO||7 (8)||Jun 07, 1929|
|18||Win||14–4||TKO||4 (8)||May 31, 1929|
|17||Win||13–4||TKO||3 (?)||May 24, 1929|
|16||Win||12–4||TKO||5 (10)||May 7, 1929|
|15||Win||11–4||KO||2 (8)||Apr 23, 1929|
|14||Loss||10–4||PTS||8||Apr 19, 1929|
|13||Loss||10–3||PTS||8||Mar 15, 1929|
|12||Win||10–2||PTS||6||Mar 07, 1929|
|11||Win||9–2||KO||2 (6)||Feb 28, 1929|
|10||Loss||8–2||PTS||6||Feb 21, 1929|
|9||Win||8–1||KO||2 (6)||Feb 15, 1929|
|8||Win||7–1||KO||3 (6)||Jan 18, 1929|
|7||Loss||6–1||PTS||6||Oct 04, 1928|
|6||Win||6–0||PTS||4||Sep 21, 1928|
|5||Win||5–0||KO||4 (6)||Aug 30, 1928|
|4||Win||4–0||PTS||4||Aug 27, 1928|
|3||Win||3–0||TKO||5 (6)||Aug 16, 1928|
|2||Win||2–0||KO||3 (4)||Jul 12, 1928|
|1||Win||1–0||KO||1 (4)||Jun 28, 1928|
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|Awards and achievements|
| World Welterweight Champion|
October 23, 1931 – January 28, 1932
| NYSAC World Middleweight Champion |
August 9, 1933 – October 30, 1933