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Jackie Wilson

W L D
101 45 7
20 KOs 6 KOs
last 6


bouts 154
rounds 1349
KOs 13%
 
global ID 11782
birth nameJack Benjamin Wilson
born 1909-01-01
death date1966-12-02 / age 57
debut1929-12-06 / age 20
divisionfeatherweight
height5′ 5″   /   165cm
reach
65″   /   165cm
residence
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
birth place
Westminster, South Carolina, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
155 8 0 0 1

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1947-09-22
131Simon Vergara13120 9 1
Ocean Park Arena, Santa Monica, California, USA
LTKO9/10
 L 
TKO
9/10
  
referee: Frankie Van
1947-09-01
129Joey Dolan124½41 9 3
Armory, Spokane, Washington, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1947-05-30
Jackie Turner10 5 3
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Probably same fight as the 12.05 card. Cedric Flournoy on the undercard had a fight in Cowichan Lake that date.The Ring, Aug 1947
1947-05-12
127Jackie Turner118½9 5 3
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1947-04-25
122Manny Ortega12221 4 0
Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
LKO10/10
 L 
KO
10/10
  
time: 2:03
1947-04-07
127Freddie Steele12812 2 9
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1947-01-20
129½Buddy Jacklich13315 1 1
Coliseum Bowl, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1947-01-08
126Speedy Cabanela12532 15 14
Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Johnny Bassanelli 54-56
1946-12-17
128Mario Trigo13017 9 2
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Johnny Lotsey 55-55   judges: Frank Gallagher 52-57, Charley Rose 54-56
1946-11-19
125Luis Castillo11944 24 5
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Brown
1946-10-22
125¾Luis Castillo12144 23 5
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1946-09-25
133½Star Misamis132½2 1 0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Billy Burke
1946-09-11
133½Star Misamis1361 1 0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Toby Irwin 48-61
1946-06-18
131Enrique Bolanos13437 7 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LTKO7/10
 L 
TKO
7/10
  
time: 1:17   referee: Billy Kershner
1946-05-03
128½Jackie Graves127½34 2 0
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
LUD8/8
 L 
UD
8/8
  
1946-03-26
128½Willie Pep12893 1 1
Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1946-03-11
134Willie Joyce13765 16 8
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LTKO5/10
 L 
TKO
5/10
  
"Joyce, 27, floored Wilson, 35, with a left hook to the body for a 9-count in the 5th round. When Wilson regained his feet he was battered along the ropes by Joyce and the referee stopped the fight." (Associated Press)
1945-06-25
127½Freddie Russo127¾47 0 2
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
Wilson was down for a nine-count in round 8. Wilson suffered a cut eye and fought more of the battle with that eye closed. Russo was very aggressive and kept the pressure on to take down the win.
1945-04-09
128Chalky Wright133153 37 18
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
NNC7/10
 N 
NC
7/10
  
1945-03-12
127½Cleo Shans13459 34 18
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1945-01-22
129Pedro Hernandez130½57 17 4
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1945-01-08
127¾Harry Jeffra12889 13 4
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1944-10-17
128Pedro Hernandez13056 16 4
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1944-09-19
130Cleo Shans13454 32 18
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1943-12-06
129Tony Costa13049 19 4
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
LDQ6/10
 L 
DQ
6/10
  
time: 1:33   referee: Tim Ferrick
The referee stopped it: "Wilson was pulling his punches." Tacoma News Tribune
1943-10-22
126Freddie Pope12346 3 4
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1943-10-04
125¾Larry Bolvin12836 9 2
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1943-08-30
127Lulu Costantino13176 5 6
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1943-07-26
128½Tony Costa130¾45 18 4
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1943-06-28
127½Lew Hanbury131½9 2 0
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1943-06-07
Jiggs McKnight13 13 2
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1943-05-17
128Danny Petro123½12 1 0
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
time: 1:12   referee: Charley Reynolds
"Wilson, an overwhelming favorite to win easily over the local fighter had difficulty all the way in disposing of him." Referee Reynolds stopped the fight after Wilson scored two knockdowns. United Press
1943-04-26
127Willie Pep12865 1 0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
1943-03-18
125½Jackie Callura125¼54 26 10
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LSD15/15
 L 
SD
15/15
  
referee: Johnny Martin   judges: Jimmy McCarronJack Watson
National Boxing Association World featherweight title
1943-01-18
125¼Jackie Callura126½53 26 10
Arcadia Hall, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
LUD15/15
 L 
UD
15/15
  
referee: Tim Ferrick
National Boxing Association World featherweight title
1942-03-02
126¾Terry Young13439 6 4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LSD8/8
 L 
SD
8/8
  
referee: Pete Hartley   judges: Sam RobinsonGeorge Kelly
1942-02-20
127½Abe Denner12830 13 1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Johnny Martin   judges: Doc HomerHarry Sundberg
1941-12-16
126Richie Lemos12644 11 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W MD12/12
 W  
MD
12/12
  
referee: Abe Roth 7-3   judges: Jack Root 9-3, George Blake 6-6
National Boxing Association World featherweight title
1941-11-18
125¾Richie Lemos125¾44 10 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Benny Whitman   judges: George BlakeBilly Kershner
National Boxing Association World featherweight title
1941-10-27
128½Leo Rodak13466 18 6
Ice House, Toledo, Ohio, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1941-07-17
130Chalky Wright131117 28 17
Oriole Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
Wilson was down for a five count in the 8th.
1941-04-21
127½Leo Rodak13564 15 6
Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1941-04-02
127Matt Perfetti12539 7 5
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1941-02-11
129Joe Marinelli12821 2 4
Youngstown, Ohio, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1941-01-23
126Maxie Shapiro12844 5 2
Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Arthur Donovan
1940-12-12
131Frankie Terranova13630 69 7
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1940-08-20
127Harry Jeffra12763 6 1
Idora Park, Youngstown, Ohio, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Tony Zill
1940-06-03
128½Leo Rodak133¼56 11 5
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1940-04-25
125½Bobby Green12334 16 11
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Joe Louis
1940-03-31
128¾Harris Blake13311 1 2
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1940-02-12
129Frankie Covelli128½91 36 22
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1939-11-20
131Emil Joseph13333 4 3
Moose Lodge, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Red Robinson   judges: Chick RodgersJohnny Fundy
This was a very close fight with Wilson barely edging out a win.
1939-11-08
130Armando Sicilia130½27 39 4
Moose Lodge, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Red Robinson   judges: Chick RodgersJohnny Fundy
1939-08-03
125½David Kui Kong Young12031 6 2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Joe Wallis
The Sydney Morning Herald Friday 4 August 1939 P 15
1939-07-06
125David Kui Kong Young11931 5 2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
W DQ8/12
 W  
DQ
8/12
  
referee: Joe Wallis
The Sydney Morning Herald Friday 7 July 1939 P 15
1939-06-28
126Henry Moreno12538 15 10
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Jack Carroll
The Argus Melbourne,Vic Thursday 29 June 1939 P 19
1939-05-31
126Mickey Miller125½79 30 8
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Jack Carroll
The Argus Melbourne, Vic Thursday 1 June 1939 P 22
1939-04-26
124Joe Hall127105 24 7
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
W DQ10/12
 W  
DQ
10/12
  
referee: Jack Carroll
The Argus Melbourne Thursday 27 April 1939 P 18
1939-04-11
124Pedro (Joe) Velasco125½13 5 3
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
W DQ8/12
 W  
DQ
8/12
  
referee: Joe Wallis
The Sydney Morning Herald Wednesday 12 April 1939 P 19
1939-03-31
123Henry Moreno123¼35 13 10
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Pat Hill
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Saturday 1 April 1939 P 12
1939-03-24
126Pedro (Joe) Velasco125¾13 4 3
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Pat Hill
As Joe Velasco
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Previous issue Saturday 25 March 1939 P 12
1939-03-11
126Claude Varner12650 31 11
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Jack Carroll
The Argus Melbourne Monday 13 March 1939 P 7
1939-03-03
125Sammy Garcia12016 15 5
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Pat Hill
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Saturday 4 March 1939 P 12
1939-02-25
125½Joe Hall126½102 23 7
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Jack Carroll
The Argus Melbourne Monday 27 February 1939 P 14
1939-02-13
125Joe Hall127¾102 22 7
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Joe Wallis
The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 14 February 1939 P 15
1939-02-04
125½Mickey Miller124¼79 28 8
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
W KO4/12
 W  
KO
4/12
  
referee: Jack Carroll
The Argus Melbourne Monday 6 February 1939 P 18
1938-11-03
128¼Jiggs McKnight130¼9 6 0
Clarksburg Auditorium, Clarksburg, West Virginia, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
referee: Jack Dempsey
1938-06-17
124¾Leo Rodak12639 4 5
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
LUD15/15
 L 
UD
15/15
  
World Featherweight Title
Maryland State Version
1938-05-09
126Norment Quarles13246 12 4
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1938-03-22
126½Sammy Angott132¼32 12 2
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1938-01-21
125Varias Milling128½54 43 24
Rainbo Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1938-01-10
127½Leo Rodak12638 4 4
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USA
DMD10/10
 D 
MD
10/10
  
One official votes in favor or Wilson, and the other two called it a draw.
1937-10-12
128Everett Rightmire128¾79 9 7
Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Reported in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Laurence Fielding).
1937-09-17
124¾Leo Rodak125¼37 4 3
Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
DPTS15/15
 D 
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Walter Heisner 75-75   judges: Al Graf 74-76, Harry Cook 77-73
Also from the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Laurence Fielding).
1937-08-19
127Leo Rodak12837 4 2
Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
Reported in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. This fight did not occur on August 17, as sometimes shown.
1937-08-06
127Al Manriquez12914 9 4
Uptown Arena, Sioux City, Iowa, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
According to THE RING, Manriquez was "completely outclassed."
1937-07-26
126½Richie Fontaine12929 14 8
Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1937-07-05
125Speedy Dado124100 37 18
Stockton, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1937-06-15
Pete DeGrasse76 47 28
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Larry McGrath
1937-05-10
129Joey Brown12616 12 19
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO4/8
 W  
KO
4/8
  
1937-04-26
128½Freddie Miller127184 21 7
Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
Wilson "outpunched and outsmarted the former featherweight champ and won a split decision."
1937-04-12
127Armando Sicilia12719 17 2
Knights of Columbus Club, Springfield, Illinois, USA
DTD7/10
 D 
TD
7/10
  
referee: Jim Welton
Wilson was well ahead when Sicilia suffered a cut eye. The Illinois Boxing Commission had instituted a rule that a technical draw would be declared in such a case, but this unjust rule seems to have been quickly withdrawn.
1937-03-22
127Charley Burns13633 8 5
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1937-02-22
128¼Mike Belloise129½52 5 5
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Red Robinson   judges: George KutzbauerAlvin (Jap) Williams
This was a sizzling bout in which Wilson barely edged out a win.
1937-02-09
129½Freddie Miller127½183 19 6
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Red Robinson   judges: Alvin (Jap) WilliamsGeorge Kutzbauer
Some disputed the decision, but the Pittsburgh Press felt it was a just verdict.
1936-12-28
130½Lee Sheppard13622 11 2
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1936-10-26
129½Bobby Dean131½38 15 6
Moose Lodge, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 2:22   referee: Buck McTiernan
1936-09-08
125Tommy Speigal130½19 0 4
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
This was Spiegel's first loss in 29 professional fights.
1936-06-16
Tommy Rogers15 14 3
Monmore Green Greyhound Stadium, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W TKO4/12
 W  
TKO
4/12
  
Rogers had to retire with a badly cut eye but Wilson was ahead in the fight.
1936-05-22
George Gee20 7 4
Millbay Rinkeries, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO7/12
 W  
KO
7/12
  
1936-05-08
Jack Middleton6 6 1
Millbay Rinkeries, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO2/12
 W  
KO
2/12
  
Middleton's head struck the floor hard when he was knocked out and he was out cold.
1936-03-31
128Johnny McGrory12844 5 2
Caledonian Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W RTD10/12
 W  
RTD
10/12
  
referee: Bill Strelly
Dundee Courier - Wednesday 01 April 1936 P 4
1936-03-06
Douglas Kestrell54 26 15
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1936-02-21
Stan Jehu20 37 8
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1936-01-27
Jackie Lenihan2 0 1
Opera House, Cork, Ireland
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1936-01-12
Ronnie James47 0 4
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Dundee Courier - Monday 13 January 1936 P 4
1935-12-12
128Gilbert Johnstone12815 7 0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W RTD5/10
 W  
RTD
5/10
  
Dundee Courier - Friday 13 December 1935 P 11
1935-11-07
Cuthbert Taylor99 40 11
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Boxing November 13, 1935 P 25
1935-10-24
Spike Robinson6 8 2
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W TKO3/12
 W  
TKO
3/12
  
1935-10-10
Willie Gannon39 27 7
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
This was Wilson's European debut. Information on his fights in Great Britain and Ireland are taken from reports in BOXING (England).
1935-07-22
131Sammy Angott1275 0 0
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
1935-07-04
126Sammy Crocetti1272 0 1
High School Stadium, Dubois, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
referee: Jack Dempsey
1935-06-25
Johnny Mitchell21 22 1
Idora Park, Youngstown, Ohio, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1935-06-10
126½Frankie Wolfram12721 17 5
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1935-05-27
130Al Farone128½9 25 4
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Joe Orisini   judges: George KutzbauerGeorge MacBeth
1935-03-28
130Patsy Hennigan13327 16 3
Palisades Rink, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA
LDQ8/10
 L 
DQ
8/10
  
referee: Red Robinson
Wilson was ahead on points when disqualified. Wilson's second entered the ring to protest a foul, thus prompting the DQ.
1934-12-15
Joe Conde45 15 1
El Toreo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
From Excelsior, Mexico City (Bob Yalen). This is the correct date of the only meeting between Conde and Wilson.
1934-07-19
124¾Mose Butch12442 14 3
Greenlee Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Joe Orisini   judges: Karl KoernBud Smith
This was the last meeting between Wilson and Butch. Contrary to record books, they did not fight on December 23, 1934. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, there was no program in the Pittsburgh area that night.
1934-01-08
127½Johnny Mitchell12620 19 1
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W KO6/8
 W  
KO
6/8
  
1933-12-20
Everett Rightmire22 1 3
Sioux City, Iowa, USA
DNWS8/8
 D 
NWS
8/8
  
Official decisions were not given in Iowa at this time.
1933-12-04
127Dario Moreno1272 3 3
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1933-11-27
128Johnny Fitzpatrick12869 46 13
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
This fight was reported in the Chicago Tribune and is correctly shown in the 1986-87 RING RECORD BOOK as occurring on November 27 and as a six-rounder. Fitpatrick was floored three times in round six.
1933-08-18
127Ernie Ratner129½9 11 4
Long Branch, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1933-07-06
Benny Britt28 19 7
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Reported in the New York Daily News.
1933-06-05
124½Tommy Paul125½67 12 8
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 1:12   referee: Red Robinson
Paul entered the ring with a badly cut eyebrow and the cut was reopened after he had secured a lead, causing the fight to to be stopped, and giving Wilson the win.
1933-05-08
124½Eddie Shea129½66 16 5
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Al Grayber   judges: Frank BrownJock Simcoe
1933-04-13
123¼Johnny Pena123½50 19 10
Northside Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1933-04-03
124½Tommy Paul123¾67 11 6
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Red Robinson   judges: Frank BrownLou Meininger
Meininger voted for Paul
1933-03-17
123¼Johnny Mitchell127¾13 13 1
Northside Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jack Henderson   judges: Mike MoranPhil Scello
1933-03-03
122¼Ross Fields120½41 6 2
Northside Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Al Grayber   judges: Mike MoranFrank Brown
Fields floored three times in first round for short counts. Wilson was an easy winner in this rematch of the fight two and a half months before, in which he was stopped.
1933-02-03
121¼Midget Wolgast117¼100 8 5
Northside Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Al Grayber   judges: Frank BrownPhil Scello
1932-12-19
124Ross Fields12239 5 2
Castle Bowl, New Castle, Pennsylvania, USA
LTKO10/10
 L 
TKO
10/10
  
referee: Red Robinson
1932-12-02
123Juan Cruz1226 12 1
Northside Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
referee: Al Grayber   judges: Frank BrownFreddie Lux
1932-08-25
122Joey Bozak1239 9 5
Greenlee Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
referee: Jack Henderson   judges: Freddie LuxLou Meininger
1932-08-18
Nat Litfin27 5 2
Greenlee Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
referee: Jack Henderson   judges: Lou MeiningerJock Simcoe
1932-06-23
123½Chico Cisneros128½47 17 9
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Red Robinson   judges: Jock SimcoeJoe Zivic
This was a hotly contested fight.
1932-06-17
122½Johnny Cataline1269 4 2
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
referee: Jack Henderson   judges: Jock SimcoeJoe Zivic
1932-05-16
122Steve Senich1269 7 3
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
referee: Red Robinson
1932-03-21
122Matty Mathewson11830 9 3
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W SD8/8
 W  
SD
8/8
  
referee: Red Robinson   judges: Frank BrownJock Simcoe
1932-03-09
122Mose Butch121½22 5 2
Moose Temple, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Red Robinson   judges: Jim McLaughlinFrank Brown
From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Wilson was too shifty and difficult to hit for southpaw Butch.
1932-02-26
122Willie Davies118115 19 16
Kapphan's Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Al Grayber   judges: Frank FerrisLou Meininger
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
1932-02-12
123Johnny Warner12517 6 1
Kapphan's Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO6/8
 W  
KO
6/8
  
referee: Red Robinson
1932-01-04
123Ross Fields12129 3 2
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W MD6/6
 W  
MD
6/6
  
referee: Al Grayber   judges: Frank BrownFrank Ferris
1931-12-28
Jimmy Gilligan2 0 0
Toronto, Ohio, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1931-12-07
125½Steve Senich1288 6 1
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
referee: Al Grayber   judges: Frank BrownFreddie Lux
1931-10-26
125½Young Chaney1251 0 0
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Eddie Kennedy   judges: Frank BrownFrank Ferris
1931-09-24
122Johnny Datto126½78 39 34
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
LKO3/10
 L 
KO
3/10
  
Wilson down twice in Round 3.
1931-09-10
122½Marty Gold11944 40 11
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
referee: Eddie Kennedy   judges: Jock SimcoeFrank Hogan
1931-09-03
123Johnny Warner123½15 4 0
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
referee: Red Robinson   judges: Jimmy BeesenFreddie Lux
Warner floored in second round.
1931-08-11
122Al Iovino123½8 5 3
Meyers Bowl, North Braddock, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
referee: Eddie Kennedy   judges: Frank HoganLou Meininger
Iovino floored in the third round.
1931-08-06
121½Lew Caputo122½11 12 4
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1931-07-16
122½Johnny Haggerty125¼12 15 6
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
referee: Jack Henderson   judges: Frank FerrisJock Simcoe
Results from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Haggerty floored in the second and third rounds.
1931-06-29
Sammy Paris13 18 9
Meyers Bowl, North Braddock, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Joe Keally   judges: Lou MeiningerJock Simcoe
1931-05-11
123Babe Peleco128½4 8 3
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Al Grayber   judges: Freddie LuxLou Meininger
1931-03-13
121Ross Fields117½15 1 1
Moose Temple, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1930-11-28
Bud Mahoneydebut
Moose Lodge, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
Mahoney failed to answer the bell for round four.
1930-09-11
118Mose Butch119¼5 1 1
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Joe Keally   judge: Lou Meininger
1930-08-14
118Mose Butch121¼3 1 1
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD6/6
 L 
UD
6/6
  
referee: Joe Keally   judges: Freddie LuxLou Meininger
1930-07-14
117Jackie Ward3 3 1
Meyers Bowl, North Braddock, Pennsylvania, USA
LSD6/6
 L 
SD
6/6
  
referee: Jack Henderson   judges: Al GrayberFreddie Lux
1930-05-05
Mose Butchdebut
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Al Grayber   judges: Joe KeallyJock Simcoe
This was the professional debut of Butch. Grayber called it a draw after the two judges split.
1930-04-24
Jack Benton8 2 3
Palisades Rink, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1930-04-17
Ross Fields7 0 0
Palisades Rink, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1930-03-18
Lefty Fosterdebut
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1929-12-20
115½Young Ketchell1126 1 0
Moose Lodge, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1929-12-06
115¼Jimmy Thomas1184 1 0
Moose Lodge, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
referee: Red Robinson   judges: Frank BrownFrank Ferris
This was Wilson's professional debut. The early fights of his career were found by Luckett Davis in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the principal reference for his fights until he went to Great Britain in 1935.
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