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Last updated on 2017/08/28

World Light Heavyweight Title
[New England]

Americus (Gus Schoenlein) 1909/03/17 Baltimore, MD
American champion, defeats European champion Bob Monogoff to be recognized as world champion; defends against Cyclone Burns on 12/05/13 in Boston, MA.
Cyclone Burns 1912/10/22<  
Claims the title when Americus "has outgrown" the division according to Boston Herald on 12/10/23.

Renato Gardini 1920/09/06 Boston, MA
Defeats William Demetral.
Earl Caddock 1921/02/14 New York, NY
Defeats Jim Londos; defends against Renato Gardini in Boston, MA on 21/04/11; still champion as of 21/05/31; still champion in Pennsylvania and New York as of 21/11/29.
John Pesek 1923/03/15 Boston, MA
Defeats George Kotsonaros.
Steve Passas1931/11/04Boston, MA
Defeats Art Flynn.
Great Mephisto1933/01/10Boston, MA
Steve Passas [2] 1933/10/11Boston, MA
Charles Moquin 1933/11/15Bedford, NH
George Dusette1934/04/07<
Sometime after 34/03/12.
Fred Bruno 1934/05/04<
Steve Passas [3] 1934/07<
A local paper in Lewiston, ME on 35/01/04 says Passas "won from Bruno only to lose it to his old nemesis from Detroit" (Dusette).
George Dusette [2] 1934/07/20
Still champion as of 35/01/04.
Jose Firpo1935/05/28<
George Dusette [3] 1935/08/22<
Paul Adams1936/01/06<
Steve Passas [4] 1936/02/03<
Jackie Nichols1936/05/04<
Jacques Bernard 1936/09/09<
Some sources have Sandy MacDonals defeating Paul Adams for the title on 38/02/09 in Boston, MA, but Paul Adams wrestles and injures Arthur O'Mahoney on that day in Boston (Springfield Republican, Springfield, MA, 38/02/10; The Ottawa Journal, 38/02/11).
Steve Passas [5] 1938/09/28<
Also holds World Junior Heavyweight Title in Providence, RI but loses it to Curley Donchin in 38/12; continues to be recognized as light heavyweight champion in Bridgeport, CT.
George Becker1939/01/20Bridgeport, CT
Dave Levin1939/03/10Bridgeport, CT
George Becker [2]1939/04/14Bridgeport, CT
Karol Krauser1939/05/12Bridgeport, CT
Maurice Boyer1939/09/29Bridgeport, CT
Bobby Bruns1939/11/10Bridgeport, CT
Billed as World Heavyweight Title after this match.

* See World Heavyweight Title.

Gus Johnson 1941/12/17<
Recognized in Boston, MA.

Jackie Nichols [2] 1942/05/08<
Claims the title in Biddeford, ME; former champion as of 42/11/07.
Jackie Nichols [3] 1948/07/28<
Billed as champion in Holyoke, MA.

Pinky Gardner 1949/12/14<
Recognized in Schenectady, NY.

Paul Carpenter 1957/07/16<
Billed as champion in Massachussetts; still champion as of 58/05/29.