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Al Palzer

W L D
9 4 0
6 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 14
rounds 78
KOs 33%
 
global ID 39622
aliasBigfoot
born 1890-01-01
death date1917-07-26 / age 27
debut1911-02-07 / age 21
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 3″   /   191cm
residence
Decorah, Iowa, USA
birth place
Decorah, Iowa, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
18 36 0 4 0

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1915-12-21
Andre Anderson0 3 0
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
LKO1/0
 L 
KO
1/0
  
1914-05-22
Fred Fulton10 2 0
Arena, Hudson, Wisconsin, USA
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
"Fulton was giving Palzer a horrible beating until Palzer connected with a lucky right hand in the 4th that put Fulton down and out."--St. Paul Pioneer Press
1913-10-18
Dan Dailey8 1 0
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LKO2/6
 L 
KO
2/6
  
1913-09-24
229Charley Miller22917 8 9
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
New York Times
1913-09-03
227Frank Moran19420 6 2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LKO7/10
 L 
KO
7/10
  
time: 0:20
Palzer was down for an 8-count in round 3, the bell in round 6, and finally flattened by one of Moran's rights in the 7th.
1913-01-01
227Luther McCarty20514 0 1
Vernon, California, USA
LTKO18/20
 L 
TKO
18/20
  
referee: Charles Eyton
White Heavyweight Championship of the World
Many Canadian newspapers at the time were reporting that Jack Johnson was in retirement, as he had announced this several times earlier in the year. Palzer's trainer for this fight was Frank Newhouse, former baseball umpire and "noted" conditioner of athletes.
1912-11-15
220Tony Ross19419 8 6
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
referee: William H. Rocap
Palzer made a poor showing, as he was unable to land his favorite uppercut though he did manage to land several very low blows. According to both the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record Ross won the newspaper decision from the 3rd round on.
1912-06-28
228¼Bombardier Billy Wells188½9 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
referee: Billy Joh
Off-the-canvas win for Palzer
1912-02-13
228Sailor White1947 7 0
Royale A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
White was leading when Palzer landed a terrific uppercut that knocked him cold.
1911-12-28
Al Kaufman19 2 0
National A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
referee: Patsy Haley
1911-11-29
212Tom Kennedy1951 1 0
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
New York Times
1911-10-26
Soldier Delaney2 1 0
National A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1911-08-03
Tom Kennedydebut
National A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
Kennedy was knocked senseless at 2:57 of round nine but was saved by the bell. He failed to come out for round 10.
1911-05-26
Sailor White1 2 0
National S.C., New York, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
Part of a white hope elimination tournament. Judges' Decisions (New York Times). White had fought 3 previous bouts that night while Palzer had only one.
1911-05-26
Joe Rogers290debut
National S.C., New York, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
Both inflicted heavy damage, but Palzer appeared the fresher man at the end.
1911-03-09
Frank Moran7 2 1
Whirlwind A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1911-02-21
Jack McCargodebut
Brown's Gym, New York, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1911-02-07
Jim Austin2 0 0
New York, New York, USA
NND6/6
 N 
ND
6/6
  
W
Win
L
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Draw
N
No Contest
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