Mel Coogan

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Mel Coogan
Real name Melvin George Coogan
Weight(s) Lightweight
Nationality United States United States
Born (1896-08-06)August 6, 1896
Brooklyn, NY
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 183
Wins 120
Wins by KO 18
Losses 32
Draws 29
No contests 2

Melvin George Coogan (August 6, 1896 – December 27, 1957) was an American boxer from Brooklyn. He was undefeated in his first nine fights with a record of 7-0-9.

Coogan fought Frankie Callahan in Brooklyn, New York. but lost by decision. He fought Johnny Dundee in Jersey City, New Jersey, where he won by decision. He also fought Lew Tendler. Both fighters fought to a no contest in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From 1914 to 1919 he had a record of 65-7-10. Coogan never had a title shot.

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