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53 30 6
31 KOs 8 KOs
global ID 11662
role boxer
bouts 90
rounds 571
KOs 34%

status inactive
birth name Robert E. Lawson
alias Fighting Bob
born 1906-01-16
nationality
USA
death date 1980-04-05 / age 74
debut 1920-09-28
division heavyweight
height 5′ 10″   /   178cm
reach
74″   /   188cm
residence
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
birth place
Troy, Alabama, USA

Career

dateopponentw-l-d
last 6
locationresult
1932-07-01 Dutch Weimer
15 0 1
15 0 1
Coliseum, San Diego
L
TKO
3/6
1932-04-21 Seldom Heard
6 4 1
6 4 1
Doughboy Stadium, Fort Benning
W
KO
3/8
1931-11-18 Unknown Winston
26 15 4
26 15 4
City Park Arena, Miami
L
PTS
10/10
1931-03-30 Bearcat Wright
56 16 15
56 16 15
City Auditorium, Galveston
L
PTS
12/12
1931-03-06 Obie Walker
9 2 0
9 2 0
Legion Arena, Lake Worth
L
PTS
10/10
1931-01-28 Obie Walker
8 1 0
8 1 0
City Park Arena, Miami
L
PTS
10/10
1930-09-05 K.O. Brown
1 1 0
1 1 0
Legion Arena, Lake Worth
W
KO
9/15
1930-07-18 Willie Bush
12 5 0
12 5 0
Legion Arena, Lake Worth
W
KO
4/15
1930-06-23 Bearcat Wright
55 14 12
55 14 12
Macon
W
PTS
10/10
1930-04-14 Happy Hunter
13 3 4
13 3 4
West Palm Beach
L
PTS
10/10
1930-04-02 Jack Townsend
15 20 2
15 20 2
Roby's Arena, Atlanta
W
PTS
10/10
1930-03-13 Jack Townsend
15 19 2
15 19 2
Lincoln Park Arena, West Palm Beach
W
PTS
10/10
1930-03-05 Jack Townsend
15 19 1
15 19 1
City Park Arena, Miami
D
PTS
10/10
1930-01-31 Tut Jackson
74 37 12
74 37 12
City Park Arena, Miami
W
KO
?/10
1929-12-27 Henry Johnson
3 0 1
3 0 1
Auditorium, Atlanta
W
KO
9/10
1929-11-27 Unknown Winston
11 5 1
11 5 1
Cass Street Arena, Tampa
W
KO
9/10
1929-11-13 Al Jackson
2 6 0
2 6 0
City Park Arena, Miami
W
KO
2/?
1929-10-23 Walter Palmer
18 10 0
18 10 0
Memorial Hall, Dayton
D
PTS
10/10
1929-10-16 Willie McGee
debut
debut
City Park Arena, Miami
W
KO
2/?
1929-10-11 Billy Lancaster
0 4 0
0 4 0
Legion Arena, Lake Worth
W
KO
2/10
1929-06-07 Al Walker
14 8 3
14 8 3
Auditorium, Atlanta
W
DQ
4/10
1929-04-02 Al Walker
14 6 2
14 6 2
Auditorium, Atlanta
W
PTS
10/10
1929-02-04 Neal Clisby
36 15 14
36 15 14
City Auditorium, Galveston
L
SD
12/12
1929-01-08 Hale 'KO' Brown
27 7 3
27 7 3
City Auditorium, Galveston
W
MD
12/12
1928-12-18 Hale 'KO' Brown
26 7 3
26 7 3
City Auditorium, Galveston
L
DQ
6/12
1928-12-11 Jack Townsend
14 16 1
14 16 1
Auditorium, Atlanta
W
PTS
10/10
1928-12-10 Bill Hartwell
19 10 4
19 10 4
L
PTS
10/10
1928-06-30 Carl Carter
12 12 1
12 12 1
Kennel Association Track, Galveston
W
KO
5/12
1928-03-05 Neal Clisby
25 13 13
25 13 13
City Auditorium, Galveston
L
DQ
5/12
1928-02-06 Bearcat Wright
37 9 7
37 9 7
City Auditorium, Galveston
W
MD
12/12
1928-01-26 Chuck Wiggins
96 46 19
96 46 19
Prudden Auditorium, Lansing
L
PTS
10/10
1928-01-06 Neal Clisby
24 13 13
24 13 13
Kansas City
L
PTS
10/10
1927-12-19 Bill Hartwell
5 4 4
5 4 4
City Auditorium, Galveston
W
PTS
12/12
1927-11-11 Bill Hartwell
5 3 2
5 3 2
Kansas City
W
PTS
10/10
1927-11-03 Clem Johnson
14 27 3
14 27 3
City Auditorium, Galveston
W
TKO
2/?
1927-10-17 Bearcat Wright
34 8 5
34 8 5
City Auditorium, Galveston
L
MD
12/12
1927-10-03 Yale Okun
41 11 5
41 11 5
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh
W
DQ
7/10
1927-09-06 Tom Kirby
16 7 3
16 7 3
Braves Field, Boston
W
PTS
10/10
1927-07-28 Paul Berlenbach
35 4 2
35 4 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
L
KO
7/?
1927-07-04 Brad Simmons
20 5 3
20 5 3
City Auditorium, Galveston
W
TKO
5/10
1927-05-03 Harold Mays
12 4 0
12 4 0
Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
L
DQ
4/10
1927-02-10 Tut Jackson
65 25 8
65 25 8
Auditorium, Atlanta
W
TKO
2/10
1927-01-01 Chief Metoquah
27 12 4
27 12 4
Kalamazoo
L
DQ
8/?
1926-11-22 Jim Savage
8 3 0
8 3 0
Coliseum, Chicago
D
PTS
10/10
1926-10-22 Yale Okun
33 7 3
33 7 3
Madison Square Garden, New York
L
PTS
10/10
1926-09-23 George Godfrey
30 11 1
30 11 1
Sesquicentennial Stadium, Philadelphia
L
PTS
6/6
1926-09-20 Johnny Risko
26 14 2
26 14 2
Rainbow Garden, Fremont
D
NWS
10/10
1926-08-26 Sandy Seifert
14 1 4
14 1 4
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
PTS
10/10
1926-06-28 Battling Gahee
23 17 6
23 17 6
Ciudad Juarez
L
DQ
5/?
1926-05-30 Jack Johnson
69 6 11
69 6 11
Coliseum, Ciudad Juarez
W
RTD
7/12
1926-04-16 Hughie Clements
6 8 1
6 8 1
South Main Street Armory, Wilkes-Barre
W
TKO
3/8
1926-02-24 Young Bob Fitzsimmons
28 10 2
28 10 2
Manhattan Casino, New York
L
PTS
10/10
1926-01-09 Ray Neuman
16 11 8
16 11 8
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York
L
PTS
10/10
1925-11-10 Bud Gorman
27 3 8
27 3 8
Knickerbocker A.C. Arena, Albany
L
KO
2/12
1925-10-24 Jamaica Kid
21 45 9
21 45 9
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
6/6
1925-10-09 Yale Okun
18 3 1
18 3 1
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York
L
PTS
6/6
1925-09-26 Lee Anderson
42 30 17
42 30 17
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
6/6
1925-08-22 Jack DeMave
13 7 2
13 7 2
Coney Island Stadium, Brooklyn
L
TKO
1/12
1925-06-23 Martin O'Grady
3 8 2
3 8 2
Coney Island Stadium, Brooklyn
W
KO
1/10
1925-06-19 Jeff Smith
136 29 4
136 29 4
Exposition Building, Portland
N
NC
5/12
1925-06-05 Ray Neuman
12 9 8
12 9 8
Polo Grounds, New York
W
PTS
6/6
1925-04-27 Smiling Kid Nolan
4 17 2
4 17 2
Charlotte
W
KO
2/12
1925-04-18 Mike Conroy
32 12 0
32 12 0
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York
W
PTS
10/10
1925-04-11 George Cook
15 16 4
15 16 4
Mechanics Building, Boston
L
PTS
10/10
1925-03-14 Kid Norfolk
111 25 7
111 25 7
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York
W
KO
1/?
1925-02-26 Soldier George Jones
9 5 2
9 5 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
KO
4/6
1925-02-14 Frank Yarchan
8 14 4
8 14 4
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York
W
TKO
2/12
1925-02-02 Jack Showers
2 7 0
2 7 0
Sussex Avenue Armory, Newark
W
TKO
1/10
1925-01-28 Young Jack Johnson
22 29 12
22 29 12
Mechanics Building, Boston
W
DQ
5/8
1925-01-16 Roscoe Hall
1 7 0
1 7 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
KO
3/6
1924-10-06 Al Rood
3 5 0
3 5 0
Stadium, Troy
W
KO
2/6
1924-09-23 Dan Leicher
debut
debut
Stadium, Troy
W
KO
4/6
1924-09-15 Cowboy Billy Owens
4 1 0
4 1 0
Stadium, Troy
W
KO
4/10
1924-08-05 Mike Conroy
27 8 0
27 8 0
Bison Stadium, Buffalo
W
PTS
6/6
1924-05-26 Alex Gibbons
15 11 1
15 11 1
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo
W
PTS
6/6
1924-05-12 Kid Norfolk
106 23 7
106 23 7
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo
W
DQ
2/6
1924-04-28 Tom Cowler
62 33 2
62 33 2
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo
D
PTS
6/6
1924-03-19 Tiger Flowers
54 8 4
54 8 4
Nashville
L
KO
6/8
1924-02-18 Tiger Flowers
51 8 4
51 8 4
Coliseum, Toledo
L
TKO
10/12
1924-02-06 Jack Ward
0 8 0
0 8 0
Rayen-Wood Auditorium, Youngstown
L
KO
2/12
1924-01-15 Pedro Lopez
1 1 1
1 1 1
Rayen-Wood Auditorium, Youngstown
W
KO
2/6
1923-11-07 Pedro Lopez
1 1 0
1 1 0
Washington Court House
D
PTS
10/10
1923-10-23 Battling Owens
1 6 0
1 6 0
Washington Court House
W
NWS
12/12
1923-10-08 Battling Gahee
17 9 5
17 9 5
Oak Hill Auditorium, Youngstown
L
NWS
10/10
1923-09-03 Battling Gahee
16 8 5
16 8 5
Washington Court House
W
PTS
12/12
1923-08-24 Frank Hunter
1 2 0
1 2 0
Gayety Theater, Baltimore
W
TKO
1/8
1923-08-16 Kid Bell
0 1 1
0 1 1
Washington Court House
W
KO
1/10
1923-08-13 Jack Leslie
7 6 2
7 6 2
Tomlinson Hall, Indianapolis
W
NWS
10/10
1923-08-08 Walter Archer
1 2 0
1 2 0
Springfield
W
KO
3/12
1923-05-30 Battling Davenport
1 0 0
1 0 0
Bijou Ring, Nashville
W
KO
3/8
1923-03-30 Battling Gahee
16 8 4
16 8 4
Nashville
D
PTS
8/8
1923-02-21 Tiger Flowers
37 6 2
37 6 2
Nashville
L
PTS
8/8
1921-05-30 Gus Camp
13 15 6
13 15 6
Central Park, Pittsburgh
D
NWS
?/?
1920-11-09 Irish Gorgas
15 14 3
15 14 3
Academy Theater, Pittsburgh
L
NWS
4/4
1920-10-22 Dick Sweeney
1 0 0
1 0 0
Labor Temple, Pittsburgh
W
KO
2/6
1920-10-12 Dick Sweeney
debut
debut
Academy Theater, Pittsburgh
L
KO
1/3
1920-09-28 Gus Camp
7 12 5
7 12 5
Academy Theater, Pittsburgh
L
NWS
4/4
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