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Buddy Baer

W L D
53 7 0
49 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 60 rating
rounds 163 ranking
KOs 79%
 
global ID 12131
birth nameJacob Henry Baer
born 1915-06-11
death date1986-07-18 / age 71
debut1934-09-23 / age 19
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 6″   /   198cm
reach
84″   /   213cm
residence
Sacramento, California, USA
birth place
Denver, Colorado, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
62 14 2 0 0

Career Record

62 total bouts, view in calendar
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Win
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Loss
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Draw
N
No Contest
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Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
250Joe Louis
51
1
0
206½
 L 
KO1/15
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
World Heavyweight Title
Baer down 3 times.
time: 2:56   referee: Frank Fullam
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237½Joe Louis
48
1
0
201¾
 L 
DQ7/15
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
World Heavyweight Title
Louis down in first, Baer down three times in sixth. Last knockdown of Baer after the bell, according to Baer's manager, who then refuses to leave the ring, upon which Baer is disqualified.
referee: Arthur Donovan   judge: Jimmy SullivanJohn Trigg
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240Tony Galento
77
25
5
247
 W  
TKO7/10
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Galento quit when he claimed a broken left hand.
referee: Eddie La Fond
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243Eddie Blunt
31
10
3
219
 L 
PTS10/10
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
referee: Oakland Jimmy Duffy
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241Harold Blackshear
21
6
0
192
 W  
TKO3/10
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
time: 2:45   referee: Frankie Carter
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246Valentin Campolo
12
6
2
225
 W  
KO1/12
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
Campolo was knocked down twice.
time: 1:53
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249Nathan Mann
55
7
4
188
 W  
TKO7/12
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
Mann was knocked down twice in the 7th. After the 2nd knockdown, he traded with Baer briefly, before letting the referee know that he didn't want to continue.
time: 1:36   referee: Arthur Donovan
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240Lee Savold
46
19
1
188
 W  
NWS8/8
Coliseum, Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Newspaper decision from the Oelwein Daily Register (U.P. wire)
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248Charley Neaves
4
2
1
210
 W  
KO2/10
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
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248Maxie Doyle
0
2
0
195
 W  
TKO3/10
Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Baer floored Doyle ten times.
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248Sandy McDonald
24
25
4
215
 W  
KO2/10
Hubber Park, Lubbock, Texas, USA
referee: Travis McCall
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255Big Boy Brackey
27
12
2
218
 W  
TKO2/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
Brackey was knocked down once in the 1st round, and three times in the 2nd round.
time: 1:10   referee: Jack Kennedy
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256Chuck Crowell
28
8
3
213
 W  
KO1/10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
Crowell was knocked down four times.
time: 0:54   referee: Jack Kennedy
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242½Gunnar Barlund
21
4
0
200¼
 L 
TKO7/10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
referee: Billy Cavanaugh
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243Eddie Hogan
24
3
0
222½
 W  
TKO3/6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
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243¾Abe Simon
16
1
0
250
 W  
TKO3/8
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
"Simon gave Baer a beating in the 1st round and had him in distress, but he came back in the next two sessions with a succession of blows to the body and head that had his huge opponent reeling when the bout was stopped" (New York Times).
time: 2:38
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Jack London
58
29
5
 W  
PTS10/10
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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Jim Wilde
21
9
2
 W  
TKO4/10
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
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Patrick Michael Barry
1
0
0
 W  
KO1/10
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
time: 2:46
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Salvatore Ruggirello
28
45
0
 W  
KO2/10
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Art Oliverdebut
 W  
KO4/6
Platteville, Wisconsin, USA
This result is given as reported in the Milwaukee Sentinel. Oliver has been reported erroneously to have fought Max Baer on this date.
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232Pret Ferrar
16
7
4
182
 W  
NWS6/6
Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Newspaper decision from the Oelwein Daily Register (U.P. wire)
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240Babe Hunt
80
25
5
230
 W  
KO1/6
Rock Springs, Wyoming, USA
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237Jack Conroy
0
1
0
200
 W  
KO1/10
Lincoln Field, Twin Falls, Idaho, USA
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247James J. Russell
8
6
1
195
 W  
KO1/6
Memorial Ball Park, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, USA
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237Don Baxterdebut
 W  
PTS6/6
Recreation Park, Lewiston, Idaho, USA
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240Bill Deveredebut
200
 W  
KO2/6
Multnomah Stadium, Portland, Oregon, USA
time: 0:07
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Charley Simpson
0
2
0
 W  
KO0/0
Marshfield, Oregon, USA
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238Ray Jarecki
0
4
0
255
 W  
KO1/6
Ogden Stadium, Ogden, Utah, USA
time: 0:35   referee: Bill Glasmann
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Rags Wooddebut
 W  
KO1/4
Convention Hall, Ada, Oklahoma, USA
When Wood's scheduled opponent was unable to fight, Bear, in Ada as part of brother Max's entourage, substituted.
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Charles Montgomery
4
12
2
 W  
KO0/0
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
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Andre Lenglet
21
8
2
 L 
PTS10/10
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
referee: Young Corbett III
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254Jack Petric
13
16
2
220
 W  
KO1/4
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
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250Harold Murphy
49
19
9
194
 W  
PTS4/4
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
referee: Toby Irwin
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Wally Hunt
18
16
3
 W  
KO1/4
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
time: 1:36   referee: Toby Irwin
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238Ford Smith
27
11
7
209
 L 
PTS6/6
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
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238Jack Doyle
14
1
0
204
 W  
KO1/6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
This bout was scheduled for six rounds, as the NYSAC prohibited boxers under the age of twenty one to participate in contests of longer duration. Baer is twenty years old at this time. Doyle was down three times before Referee Kavanaugh waved it off and led him to his corner.
time: 2:38   referee: Billy Cavanaugh
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237Artie Suess
0
3
0
205
 W  
KO4/10
Boardwalk Arena, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA
Suess, an unknown, put up little resistance. He had been down once already when a couple of stiff lefts from Baer put him down in a heap, with two teeth loosened. The referee stopped it and the audience was very unhappy with the affair.
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236½Al Delaney
28
3
0
190
 W  
KO4/4
Offermann Stadium, Buffalo, New York, USA
time: 0:34   referee: Luke Carr
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239Frank Wotanski
7
9
6
205
 W  
KO1/6
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
Wotanski substituted for Big Boy Rawson, who was ordered to withdraw following the weigh-in.
time: 0:54   judge: Charley LynchTommy Shortell
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236½Big Boy Brackey
12
1
2
212
 W  
KO1/4
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
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246Ed Anderson
8
17
3
206
 W  
PTS4/4
National Guard Armory, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
Anderson reportedly is from Detroit. Baer's brother Max, the heavyweight champion, boxed a four-round exhibition with Battling J.D. on this card. Tacoma News Tribune Also, from the Milwaukee Journal.
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Tommy Davenport
9
10
2
 W  
KO1/6
I.M.A. Auditorium, Flint, Michigan, USA
From The Ring, July 1935, page 62. Max Baer fought a six-round exhibition with Harold Anderson on this program.
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238½Corn Griffin
45
17
4
189
 W  
KO2/4
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Griffin was floored seven times, the last time for the full count.
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242Harry Nelson
3
2
2
206
 W  
KO3/10
Civic Auditorium, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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244Frank Connolly
7
1
2
243
 W  
KO1/6
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
referee: Jess (Duke) Kenworthy
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236Tommy Davenport
8
9
2
192½
 W  
KO1/10
Municipal Stadium, Miami, Florida, USA
Baer knocked out Davenport in 4 rounds in an exhibition match held 1935-4-17 at Flint, MI
referee: Red McLachlan
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Monty Hogandebut
 W  
KO1/4
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
According to the Sarasota Herald the kayo came in less than 30 seconds.
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239Babe Hunt
72
17
5
197
 L 
PTS4/4
Rikard Recreation Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Joe O'Connor
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240Jack O'Dowd
23
9
2
210
 W  
KO2/6
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
time: 2:10
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236Gene Stanton
15
30
0
216
 W  
TKO1/6
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
From the Chicago Tribune )Bob Soderman).
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241Henry Surrette
11
13
2
199½
 W  
KO1/6
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
time: 2:47
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Bumbo Myers
17
22
2
 W  
KO2/4
Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
time: 2:00
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226Big Boy Cookdebut
242
 W  
KO1/6
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
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238Mickey McGoortydebut
215½
 W  
KO1/4
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
time: 1:22
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240Red Fields
5
2
0
 W  
TKO1/6
Coliseum, Des Moines, Iowa, USA
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240Johnny Baker
1
6
1
208
 W  
KO2/6
Waterloo Theatre, Waterloo, Iowa, USA
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240Frank Ketter
10
12
2
202½
 W  
KO1/4
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
time: 0:25
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242Gene Garner
8
5
3
187
 W  
KO1/6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
time: 1:31   referee: Abe Roth
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249Jack Petric
11
10
1
212
 W  
KO5/6
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
referee: Oakland Jimmy Duffy
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Maxie Brown
1
4
0
195
 W  
KO1/4
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
time: 1:30
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Tiny Abbott
13
7
1
 W  
KO1/8
Eureka, California, USA
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