Abe Cohen competed in the Melbourne Olympics of 1956, the World Championships of 1968 and 1961, and the Pan American Games of 1955. He was US National Men’s Epee champion in two consecutive years: 1955 (the last year of the three-touch epee championship) and 1956. He was the AFLA President’s 3-Weapon Champion in 1955 and ’56. In 1957 & 1958, he was the winner of the Giorgio Santelli Masters’ Sabre. As a collegiate fencer, he was a member of the NCAA Champion CCNY team in 1948.