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Walter Cobb

W L D
30 13 2
22 KOs 7 KOs
last 6


bouts 48
rounds 213
KOs 42%
 
global ID 12083
birth nameWalter Rich
born 1907-01-01
debut1926-10-22 / age 19
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 3″   /   191cm
residence
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
birth place
Hutchinson, Kansas, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
53 50 0 5 0

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1933-03-22
226Charley Retzlaff19345 3 1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LKO1/10
 L 
KO
1/10
  
1933-03-13
Bob Moody13 3 0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LKO2/0
 L 
KO
2/0
  
1933-02-13
225Tommy Loughran18973 15 5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1933-01-16
223Hans Birkie20022 16 2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1932-12-29
228George Godfrey25386 17 2
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1932-12-12
235George Godfrey25885 17 2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1932-11-18
223½Jack Dorval232½21 5 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1932-11-04
220Tiger Henderson1874 2 1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Johnny Martin
1932-10-12
210Arthur Huttick184½19 2 0
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1932-09-13
206Unknown Winston19029 18 3
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LKO2/10
 L 
KO
2/10
  
time: 1:55   referee: Johnny Brassil
1932-08-30
218Jack Sigmore4 1 0
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 1:45   referee: Joe O'Connor
1932-08-16
205½Chester Matan19916 11 1
Dreamland Park, Newark, New Jersey, USA
W KO5/0
 W  
KO
5/0
  
1932-07-28
Gene Stanton14 17 0
USA
NNC2/0
 N 
NC
2/0
  
1932-07-18
212½KO Christner203½32 22 1
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940.
1932-06-29
212Frank Cawley18427 8 3
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1932-05-11
221Max Baer20534 7 0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LTKO4/10
 L 
TKO
4/10
  
referee: Toby Irwin
1932-01-04
221¾Salvatore Ruggirello19918 23 0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LKO1/10
 L 
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:45
1931-11-27
221Ted Sandwina20148 15 6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
1931-11-13
202Hans Birkie18619 8 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1931-10-12
223Jack Rose1978 9 1
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO1/5
 W  
KO
1/5
  
1931-07-22
221½Babe Hunt198½52 6 4
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS5/5
 W  
PTS
5/5
  
1931-05-27
Babe Hunt51 5 4
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Hunt won the newspaper decision. (Charleston Daily Mail)
1931-05-18
223Al Walker19517 12 4
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
time: 2:24
1931-05-15
218Mack House19432 13 3
South Main Street Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
referee: Jack Walton
Cobb was originally disqualified, for pushing House to the canvas, but the commission awarded him a kayo the next day.
1931-05-08
220Jimmy Darcy20256 71 40
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
From the New Haven Journal Courier (Laurence Fielding).
1931-04-24
220Herman Heller19510 8 2
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
from the New Haven Journal Courier (Herb Goldman).Heller floored Cobb with the first punch of the fight, but was soon sent to the canvas for the full count by a series of right hands.
1931-03-17
218Jeff Carroll19929 18 2
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1931-03-05
221Ralph Ficucello18927 4 2
Madison Square Garden Stadium, Miami, Florida, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1931-02-06
222½Stanley Poreda19810 3 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LTKO3/10
 L 
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:46   referee: Jim Crowley
The bout was stopped after Cobb took an eight count. (New York Times)
1931-01-28
226George LaRocco18627 24 1
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940.
1930-05-28
218¼Seal Harris8 7 3
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
LDQ3/10
 L 
DQ
3/10
  
The referee stopped the fight "because Cobb persisted in bulling the negro." (Ironwood Daily Globe)
Cobb had previously beaten Harris in two rounds
1930-05-14
220Pietro Corri187½10 34 2
Fair Grounds Arena, Hagerstown, Maryland, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1930-04-28
217½Jack DeMave200¾36 24 7
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
referee: Leo Houck
1930-03-31
222Bill Hartwell21520 13 5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1929-10-21
Bud Gorman30 11 4
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
LKO1/10
 L 
KO
1/10
  
From Maryland results (Laurence Fielding).
1929-09-16
Bud Gorman29 11 4
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
LDQ6/10
 L 
DQ
6/10
  
1929-08-26
Johnny Grosso31 11 0
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W KO2/12
 W  
KO
2/12
  
1929-07-29
207Marty Gallagher20 3 3
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1929-05-27
Joe Briandebut
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1929-02-18
Jack League9 5 0
Convention Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1929-02-01
214George Lamson18724 15 5
Auditorium, Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1928-12-13
Freddie Reese3 2 0
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
As Walter Rich of Kansas City (Helena Daily Independent).
1928-10-29
Tiny Roebuck8 3 0
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
NND10/10
 N 
ND
10/10
  
Roebuck won the "newspaper decision."
1928-01-25
214Freddie Reese1821 0 0
Fort Scott, Kansas, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Reported in the Ring, March, 1928--p.37--This was the main event.
1928-01-16
Freddie Reese1 0 0
Fort Scott, Kansas, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
(Iola Daily Register)
1927-12-14
218Jim St.Clair2101 3 0
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1927-12-01
Tiny Roebuck4 0 0
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Oelwein Daily Register (U.P. wire)
1927-07-04
Joe Stangl1 3 1
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
1927-03-29
Babe Hunt2 0 0
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Date: Wednesday, March 30, 1927 Paper: Oregonian (Portland, OR) Page: 12
1927-03-03
Jack McDonalddebut
Kansas City, Kansas, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
(Iola Daily Register)
1927-01-10
Babe Huntdebut
Fort Scott, Kansas, USA
NND8/8
 N 
ND
8/8
  
Exact date unknown; source TR04-27
1926-11-22
Chief Korems0 2 0
Shrine Mosque, Pittsburg, Kansas, USA
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
1926-10-22
210Sgt Russel Letner1951 2 0
Turner Hall, Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
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Scheduled/Pending
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