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Peter Jackson

W L D
43 5 3
30 KOs 3 KOs
last 6


bouts 82 rating
rounds 404 ranking
KOs 30%
 
global ID 10543
aliasThe Black Prince
born 1861-07-03
death date1901-07-13 / age 40
debut1882-01-01 / age 20
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 1½″   /   187cm
reach
77″   /   196cm
residence
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
birth place
Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
100 69 8 0 10

Career Record

100 total bouts, view in calendar
verified
unverified
unsanctioned
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
Jim Jeffords
1
1
0
 L 
TKO4/20
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Jackson all but counted out after being knocked down in the fourth and Jeffords approaching. The bell sounded and the referee stopped the contest and gave it to Jeffords.
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195James J. Jeffries
6
0
2
218
 L 
TKO3/20
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
Jackson down twice in the 2nd round.
Reported weight of Jeffries varies: 210 (SF Call), 215 (wire), Jackson's - 195 (SF Call), 200 (Jackson's own words quoted in NY Journal; wire).
referee: Jim McDonald
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Gustav Wilkie
2
3
1
 N 
ND6/6
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
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Denny Kelliher
11
15
12
 W  
NWS3/3
Lyceum Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Newspaper decision for Jackson from Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Record.
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195Frank Slavin
30
2
4
185
 W  
KO10/20
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
Jackson takes over any Championship claims of Slavin. Buffalo Bill was present.
The Sportsman June 7, 1892
referee: Bernard J Angle
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Joe Butlerdebut
 W  
PTS3/3
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
This opponent used the name "Joe Butler" but was not the famous fighter by that name.
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Jack King
1
3
1
 W  
TKO2/0
Battery D Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Some reports say King was actually Al "Fish" Carter. Jackson also fought Dalton on this day.
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Captain James Dalton
3
5
2
 W  
KO3/0
Battery D Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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197James J. Corbett
7
0
2
185
 N 
NC61/0
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USA
NC-61 -- 5-oz gloves
At stake was a purse of $10,000, with $1,500 going to the loser. After the 61st round, Cook announced "It is evident that this contest is unsatisfactory to the members if this club and I declare it no contest." The fighters were paid $2,500 each. Daily Nevada State Journal
referee: Hiram Cook
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Mick Dooley
15
7
3
 D 
NWS4/4
Sydney Amateur Gymnastic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sportsman November 26, 1890
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Joe Goddard
11
1
1
 D 
PTS8/8
Crystal Palace,Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Australian heavyweight title
Jackson knocked Goddard down in the 3rd round and both men were down in the 5th
The Sportsman October 22, 1890
referee: Professor Miller
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W.H Watson
1
0
0
 N 
ND3/3
Melbourne Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Sportsman October 1, 1990
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William Powerdebut
 N 
ND3/3
Melbourne Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Sportsman October 1, 1990
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W.H Watson
1
0
0
 N 
ND3/3
Melbourne Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Sportsman September 24, 1890
referee: Professor Miller
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William Powerdebut
 N 
ND3/3
Melbourne Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Sportsman September 24, 1890
referee: Professor Miller
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Martin Costello
5
3
3
 D 
NWS4/4
McLaughlin's Athletic Hall, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
The Sportsman September 24, 1890
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Mick O'Brien
0
5
1
 W  
NWS4/4
Apollo Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Sportsman September 17, 1890
referee: Professor Miller
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Martin Costello
5
3
3
 D 
NWS4/4
Apollo Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Sportsman September 10, 1890
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Martin Costello
5
3
3
 D 
NWS4/4
Apollo Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Sportsman September 10, 1890
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Jack Burke
40
9
17
 N 
ND6/6
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Mick Dooley
15
6
3
 D 
NWS3/3
Sydney Amateur Gymnastic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sportsman September 3, 1890
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Mick Dooley
15
6
3
 D 
NWS4/4
Olympic Hall, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate Monday 1 September 1890 P 3
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Tom Johnsondebut
 W  
PTS4/4
Marysville A.C., Marysville, California, USA
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Denver Ed Smith
28
1
2
 W  
TKO5/6
Battery D Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Dick Keatingdebut
 W  
KO1/4
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Exact date unknown.
time: 1:30
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Gus Lambert
11
1
2
 N 
ND4/4
Troy, New York, USA
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Jack Fallon
37
5
8
 W  
TKO2/4
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Stopped by Police
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
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James J. Walkerdebut
 W  
KO1/4
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
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Peter Maher
21
1
0
 W  
RTD3/4
Leinster Hall, Dublin, Ireland
Jackson undertook to stop Maher in 4 rds The Freeman's Journal December 26, 1889
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W Woodhamsdebut
 W  
TKO3/4
Aquarium, Brighton, Sussex, United Kingdom
Jackson undertook to stop Woodhams in 4 rounds
The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent (Sheffield, England), Thursday, December 05, 1889
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Scotchy Gunndebut
 W  
PTS4/4
Aquarium, Brighton, Sussex, United Kingdom
Gunn was considered to be the best heavyweight in the South England area.
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Woolf Bendoff
0
4
1
 W  
TKO2/4
Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Record indicates Jackson fought Bendoff and White on the same day.
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Sailor Whitedebut
 W  
TKO3/4
Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom
White was the Champion of the British Navy.
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? Skinnerdebut
 W  
DQ2/4
Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
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Charles Burgindebut
 W  
TKO2/4
Royal Aquarium Theatre, Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Jackson undertook to stop Burgin in 4 rounds
The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent (Sheffield, England), Monday, November 25, 1889
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Horace Horrigandebut
 W  
TKO2/4
Astleys Ampitheatre, Westminster, London, United Kingdom
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Jem Smith
5
0
0
 W  
DQ2/10
New Pelican Club Gym, Soho, London, United Kingdom
Smith was disqualified for using wrestling tactics.
The North-Eastern Daily Gazette (Middlesbrough, England), Monday, November 11, 1889
referee: George Vize
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Alf Ball
2
1
0
 W  
KO2/4
Astleys Ampitheatre, Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Wednesday, October 16, 1889
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Alf Mitchell
12
4
0
 W  
PTS4/4
Astleys Ampitheatre, Westminster, London, United Kingdom
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Jem Youngdebut
 W  
PTS4/4
Astleys Ampitheatre, Westminster, London, United Kingdom
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Baby Jack Partridge
0
4
0
 W  
KO3/4
Astleys Ampitheatre, Westminster, London, United Kingdom
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Jack Fallon
33
4
8
 W  
PTS4/4
Mike Shines' Circus, New York, New York, USA
Some sources give the result as TKO2 win for Jackson. The Galveston Daily News said "In the second, third and fourth rounds he (Fallon) occasionally touched his man, but the blows lacked force".
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James Ginger McCormickdebut
 W  
KO2/0
Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Jackson used mostly short left jabs which rocked McCormick, he finished him off at the 2 minute mark of the 2nd round without throwing a right hand.
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Billy Baker
4
3
0
 W  
RTD3/4
Cronheim's Theatre, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
IBRO 53
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200Paddy Brennan
0
4
0
200
 W  
TKO1/4
Genesee Hall, Buffalo, New York, USA
Jackson split Brennan's nose and the police intervened.
referee: Hank Dean
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200Tom Lynch
0
1
0
180
 W  
DQ2/4
Genesee Hall, Buffalo, New York, USA
Lynch fought dirty, when he bit Jackson the police intervened and the referee awarded the bout to Jackson. Also on this day, Tom Lees and Jackson got into a street brawl; Lees claiming Jackson owed him money for sparring and training.
referee: Ed Higgins
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200Billy Baker
4
2
0
170
 W  
PTS4/4
Genesee Hall, Buffalo, New York, USA
IBRO 53, Buffalo Express
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Tom Lees
12
7
2
 N 
ND4/4
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
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George Peters
1
1
0
 W  
TKO3/4
Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Sailor Charles Browndebut
 W  
TKO4/0
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Tom Lees
12
7
2
 N 
ND4/4
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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Shorty Kincaiddebut
 W  
TKO2/0
Virginia City, Nevada, USA
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Patsy Cardiff
24
1
8
 W  
TKO10/0
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USA
Jackson knocked Cardiff down in the 6th and 7th rounds, the bout was stopped due to an arm injury to Cardiff.
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204Joe McAuliffe
8
0
0
219
 W  
KO24/0
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USA
Billed for the Heavyweight Championship of the Pacific Coast. Purse: $3000.
Jackson was down in the 10th round. McAuliffe was down in the 18th round. Weights (204 and 219) are from SF Evening Bulletin.
referee: Hiram Cook
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195George Godfrey
16
2
10
165
 W  
TKO19/0
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USA
Billed for the 'coloured' Heavyweight title and fought with 2 ounce gloves. James Corbett was timekeeper for Jackson.
referee: Hiram Cook
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M J Sullivandebut
 W  
KO2/0
San Francisco, California, USA
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Larry Foley
6
0
5
 D 
NWS4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 19 April 1888 P 2
referee: Jack Thompson
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Mick Dooley
12
4
3
 D 
NWS4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 19 March 1888 P 2
referee: Jack Thompson
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Tom Taylor
0
3
2
 W  
NWS4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Referee ,Sydne Thursday 16 February 1888 P 7
referee: Jack Thompson
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Mick Dooley
12
4
3
 D 
NWS4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 9 February 1888 P 7
referee: Jack Thompson
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Mick Dooley
12
4
3
 N 
ND4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Martin Costello
1
2
3
 L 
PTS4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Jackson undertook to stop Costello in 4 rounds-failed and bout awarded to Costello
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 19 January 1888 P 5
referee: Jack Thompson
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Mick Dooley
11
4
2
 N 
ND2/0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Stonewall Jackdebut
 N 
ND2/0
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Steve O'Donnell
3
1
3
 W  
PTS3/3
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Steve O'Donnell
3
1
3
 N 
ND3/3
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jim Nolan
1
4
0
 W  
KO1/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jim Nolan
1
4
0
 N 
ND4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Tom Taylor
0
2
2
 N 
ND4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Steve O'Donnell
3
1
3
 W  
NWS4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 21 July 1887 P 4
referee: Jack Thompson
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Dan Hickeydebut
 N 
ND4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jim Nolan
1
3
0
 W  
NWS4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 30 June 1887 P 8
referee: Jack Thompson
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George Seale
5
4
0
 D 
NWS4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 16 June 1887 P 7
referee: Jack Thompson
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Jim Nolan
1
3
0
 W  
NWS4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 9 June 1887 P 7
referee: Jack Thompson
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Mick O'Brien
0
1
0
 W  
KO1/6
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Jackson undertook to stop O'Brien in 6 rounds
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 28 April 1887 P 7
referee: Jack Thompson
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Pat Kielydebut
 W  
NWS4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 7 April 1887 P 7
referee: Jack Thompson
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Pat Kielydebut
 N 
ND4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Pat Kielydebut
 N 
ND4/4
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Steve O'Donnell
2
1
2
 N 
ND4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Malloy
0
2
0
 N 
ND4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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189Tom Lees
10
2
2
177
 W  
TKO30/0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Australian heavyweight title
The Sportsman September 29, 1986
A finish fight
referee: George Searle
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Billy McCarthy
1
0
0
 N 
ND4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hugh Healeydebut
 N 
ND4/4
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Rileydebut
 W  
NWS3/3
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald Monday 9 August 1886 P 9
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Dan Hickeydebut
 N 
ND4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Tom Taylordebut
 N 
ND3/3
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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191Pablo Fanque
0
2
1
 L 
PTS4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Jackson undertook to stop Fanque in 4 rounds-Failed and bout awared to Fanque
Sydney Evening News May 23, 1886
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Bob Berbsdebut
 N 
ND4/4
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mick Dooley
3
0
0
 W  
RTD3/6
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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William Miller
1
0
1
 N 
ND4/4
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Larry Foley
6
0
3
 N 
ND3/3
Chiarini's Circus, Belmore, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bill Farnan
7
0
0
 D 
PTS6/6
Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Australian heavyweight title
Declared a draw when Jackson's supporters broke into the ring to save ther fighter who was in deep trouble
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Bill Farnan
6
0
0
 L 
TKO4/0
Victoria Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Australian heavyweight title
This fight was for the first Australian Heavyweight Championship under the Marquis of Queensberry rules
A finish fight
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Mick Dooleydebut
 N 
ND4/4
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Tom Lees
0
2
0
 N 
ND4/4
Academy of Music, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Tom Lees
0
1
0
 W  
PTS4/4
Academy of Music, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Tom Leesdebut
 N 
ND6/6
Academy of Music, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Cavedebut
 W  
KO1/6
Academy of Music, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Record indicates Jackson fought Cave and Lees on the same day.
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Dubbo
0
2
0
 W  
PTS0/0
Australia
 W  
PTS
0/0

Australia
Exact date and number of rounds unknown.
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Jack Hayesdebut
 D 
PTS5/5
Queen's Hotel, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Exact date unknown.
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verified
unverified
unsanctioned
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending