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Red Watson

W L D
28 23 17
17 KOs 3 KOs
last 6


bouts 69
rounds 592
KOs 23%
 
global ID 40620
birth nameJames Corbett Watson
aliasRed Corbett
born 1893-12-08
debut1908-12-04 / age 14
divisionlightweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 4½″   /   164cm
reach
64½″   /   164cm
residence
San Diego, California, USA
birth place
Pueblo, Colorado, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
74 46 0 4 1

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1923-05-02
Harry Gray2 10 8
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1923-04-11
Billy Ketchell9 5 5
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1923-03-07
Walter Pinky Mason7 6 8
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1923-02-14
Billy Ketchell7 3 4
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1923-01-31
Jimmy Meyers17 7 10
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Billy McMahon
1919-02-13
Frankie Vierra1 0 3
Sacramento, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
After being convicted of burglary and receiving a sentence of 1-to-15 years, Watson was incarcerated in San Quentin State Prison starting on October, 28, 1919 and was released on parole on November 28, 1922.- Chuck Johnston
1918-11-28
Ray Neal29 6 9
Camp Kearny, San Diego, California, USA
DPTS3/3
 D 
PTS
3/3
  
1917-11-28
Ray Neal22 2 6
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1917-08-24
Wild Willie Webb19 9 5
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1917-08-08
Frank Barrieau43 6 10
Arena, Emeryville, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1917-07-04
Eddie Burns6 6 6
Ashland, Oregon, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1917-05-11
Jack Pinell0 1 0
Taft, California, USA
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
In the first minute, Watson scored a knockdown with a left. After Pinnell got up, Watson knocked him out.
1917-04-16
Kid Booker1 4 2
Blaisdell, Taft, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1917-02-14
Mexican Kid Carter12 10 2
West Oakland Club, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1917-01-17
Mexican Kid Carter11 9 1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1917-01-01
Battling Ortega27 1 3
Arena, Emeryville, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
Ortega down in the 2nd
1916-12-08
Elmer K O Brown1 0 1
Gritton's Arena, San Diego, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1916-10-26
Aurel La Forrest8 3 7
Arctic Street Arena, San Diego, California, USA
W TKO4/4
 W  
TKO
4/4
  
1916-04-01
147Nicol Simpson15411 7 3
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
NNC3/20
 N 
NC
3/20
  
referee: Val Quirk
Referee Quirk declared a no fight as both boxers were using illegal tactics
The Argus April 3, 1916
1916-03-11
146Frank O'Connor14111 7 0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
W RTD7/20
 W  
RTD
7/20
  
referee: Arthur Scott
Sydney Morning Herald
1916-03-04
146½Fred Delaney145½14 11 2
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
W KO1/20
 W  
KO
1/20
  
time: 2:02   referee: Jack Driscoll
Brisbane Courier
1916-02-19
150Mick King15419 10 2
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Jack Driscoll
Brisbane Courier
1916-01-22
143Fritz Maki14319 4 2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Arthur Scott
1915-12-04
152¾Fritz Holland153½22 10 10
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
Watson gave away a big advantage in height and reach to Holland. (Brisbane Courier)
1915-09-25
Fernand Quendreux7 13 2
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
LDQ6/20
 L 
DQ
6/20
  
1915-08-28
Fred Kay15 2 2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
1915-08-21
Henri Demlen20 8 9
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
LKO8/20
 L 
KO
8/20
  
1915-07-10
Billy Yates4 6 1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
W TKO9/20
 W  
TKO
9/20
  
1915-05-28
Joe Mandot41 9 7
Superior, Wisconsin, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Racine Journal-News. The Milwaukee Free Press scored it a draw.
1915-05-11
Mike Snyderdebut
Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
W KO6/0
 W  
KO
6/0
  
1915-04-20
Freddie Welsh62 3 6
Hudson, Wisconsin, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Free Press
1915-03-23
Ray Temple11 3 4
Arena, Hudson, Wisconsin, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Free Press
1915-02-26
Pal Brown39 4 7
Opera House, Superior, Wisconsin, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Duluth News Tribune (Brown) and Milwaukee Free Press (draw). Superior Tribune (Brown).
1915-01-19
Joe Azevedo16 8 8
Colorado A.C., Denver, Colorado, USA
W DQ11/15
 W  
DQ
11/15
  
Azevedo landed a low blow and Watson could not continue, and so was awarded the fight on a foul.
1914-12-18
Eddie Moy16 5 5
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
This was the last 20 round bout ever fought in San Francisco. In the December 19, 1914 San Francisco Chronicle, it was reported that twenty-five minutes before midnight, Red Watson and Eddie Moy both had their hands raised before 2,500 fans.
1914-10-15
Dick Hyland43 23 10
Daly City, California, USA
W KO13/20
 W  
KO
13/20
  
1914-07-04
Leach Cross26 6 3
Athletic Park, San Diego, California, USA
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Jack Root
1914-05-29
135Leach Cross13525 6 3
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USA
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Jim Griffin
1914-05-08
Gilbert Gallant16 4 15
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USA
W DQ7/20
 W  
DQ
7/20
  
referee: Jim Griffin
Gallant delivered an unintentional low blow that disqualified him, after having been cautioned several times.
1914-03-20
Gilbert Gallant16 4 14
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Toby Irwin
Watson was knocked down in the 14th round.
1914-02-20
Bud Anderson19 2 3
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W TKO5/20
 W  
TKO
5/20
  
1914-01-17
Kid Harrison2 2 1
Taft, California, USA
W KO13/20
 W  
KO
13/20
  
1913-12-19
Charlie 'Kid' Dalton16 9 9
Maricopa, California, USA
W KO6/0
 W  
KO
6/0
  
1913-09-12
Louis Rees8 7 5
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1913-08-26
Oakland Frankie Burns15 4 4
Wheelmen Club, Oakland, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Jim Griffin
1913-07-11
Kid Plaggdebut
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W TKO4/4
 W  
TKO
4/4
  
referee: Frank Schuler
1913-03-28
Tommy McFarland14 8 10
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W KO16/20
 W  
KO
16/20
  
referee: John L. Sullivan
1913-03-07
Willie Hoppe13 1 1
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Frank Schuler
Ad Wolgast was in Hoppe's corner.
1913-02-07
Tommy McFarland14 8 8
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Eddie Hanlon
1913-01-17
Herb White2 4 3
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Milton Hayes
1913-01-10
Lew Powell37 8 3
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Harry Foley
This was considered Powell's comeback bout.
1912-12-15
Herb White2 4 2
Stockton, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
Bout held in December
1912-12-13
Frank Smith8 2 6
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1912-11-20
Babe Picato7 1 3
West Oakland Club, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Harry Foley
1912-11-08
Joe Azevedo7 2 4
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Harry Foley
1912-10-11
Willie Hoppe9 0 0
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Frank Schuler
1912-09-25
Tommy McFarland12 7 6
Wheelmen Club, Oakland, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1912-09-13
Charley Reilly10 8 12
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W TKO4/4
 W  
TKO
4/4
  
referee: Frank Schuler   judges: Teddy WolffIke HassenPacky Bennett
1912-06-28
Oakland Frankie Burns10 3 3
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
LTKO8/20
 L 
TKO
8/20
  
referee: Eddie Graney
Watson injured his arm
1912-05-31
Abe Label30 13 11
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W KO8/10
 W  
KO
8/10
  
1912-05-17
Abe Label30 13 10
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1912-05-03
Tommy McFarland8 6 6
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1912-04-30
Frankie Edwards22 14 12
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
LDQ4/10
 L 
DQ
4/10
  
1912-04-19
Abe Label30 13 9
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1910-05-13
Mexican Joe Rivers2 0 0
Arizona Hall, San Diego, California, USA
LTKO11/20
 L 
TKO
11/20
  
This was the last bout for Red Watson (Corbett) for sometime, as he was jailed after a pool hall robbery and probation violation. When he returned in 1912, Corbett used the name Red Watson.
1910-04-28
Kid Cleveland2 3 3
Naud Junction Pavilion, Los Angeles, California, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from Los Angeles Times
1910-04-14
Mexican Joe Rivers1 0 0
Arena, Vernon, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1910-03-15
Kid Myers1 1 1
Maricopa, California, USA
W KO6/20
 W  
KO
6/20
  
1910-02-16
Mike Kutchos11 4 4
Maricopa, California, USA
W KO15/0
 W  
KO
15/0
  
1909-12-30
Mike Kutchos11 3 4
San Diego, California, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
1909-10-25
Kid Cleveland1 2 1
San Diego, California, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
1909-10-08
Kid Cleveland1 1 1
San Diego, California, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
1909-08-02
Jimmy Austin2 3 2
Arizona Hall, San Diego, California, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Montana Kid
1909-07-02
Jimmy Austin2 2 2
Arizona Hall, San Diego, California, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
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