Charles Fischer

Title History


  • Cook County Illinois Middleweight Amateur title;
  • Cook County Illinois Light Heavyweight Amateur title;
  • World’s Middleweight title defeating Johnny Meyers (January 7, 1929);
  • World’s Light Heavyweight title defeating Billy Edwards (December 5, 1929 in Kansas City, Missouri);


Career Highlights


  • Charles Fischer trained along side Ed “Strangler” Lewis..
  • January 5, 1931: Charles “Midget” Fischer invented the Piledriver against “Sailor” Jack Wood in Kansas City, Missouri..
  • For a great detailed story of Charles Fischer please go to
  • November 16, 1982: Charles “Midget” Fischer passed away at the age of 84..

    Michael Melland wrote in I just visited the site after emailing you a couple of months ago with the Midget Fischer info…. THANKS for adding Charles “Midget” Fischer to the gallery ! He’d have liked that.