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Peter Jackson
Global ID10543
sexmale
birthdate 1861-07-03
death date 1901-07-13 (40)
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 1½″   /   187cm
reach77″   /   196cm
aliasThe Black Prince
country Australia
residenceSydney, New South Wales, Australia
birth placeChristiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands
won 43 (KO 30) + lost 5 (KO 3) + drawn 3 = 85
rounds boxed 414
Newspaper Decisions won 8 : lost : drawn 7
rounds boxed 57
Total Bouts 100 KO% 30
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1899-08-23Jim Jeffords1-1-0
Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaLTKO420
Jackson all but counted out after being knocked down in the fourth and Jeffords approaching. The bell sounded and the referee stopped the contest and gave it to Jeffords.
1898-03-22James J. Jeffries6-0-2
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USALTKO320
referee: Jim McDonald
Jackson down twice in the 2nd round.
Reported weight of Jeffries varies: 210 (SF Call), 215 (wire), Jackson's - 195 (SF Call), 200 (Jackson's own words quoted in NY Journal; wire).

1895-05-29Gustav Wilkie2-3-1
Baltimore, Maryland, USANCND66
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1892-11-28Denny Kelliher11-15-12
Lyceum Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS33
Newspaper decision for Jackson from Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Record.
1892-05-30Frank Slavin30-2-4
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO1020x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
Jackson takes over any Championship claims of Slavin. Buffalo Bill was present.
The Sportsman June 7, 1892

1892-02-17Joe Butler
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS33
This opponent used the name "Joe Butler" but was not the famous fighter by that name.
1892-01-12Captain James Dalton3-5-2
Battery D Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO3
1892-01-12Jack King1-3-1
Battery D Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO2
Some reports say King was actually Al "Fish" Carter. Jackson also fought Dalton on this day.
1891-05-21James J. Corbett7-0-2
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USANCNC61
referee: Hiram Cook
NC-61 -- 5-oz gloves
At stake was a purse of $10,000, with $1,500 going to the loser. After the 61st round, Cook announced "It is evident that this contest is unsatisfactory to the members if this club and I declare it no contest." The fighters were paid $2,500 each. Daily Nevada State Journal

1890-11-19Mick Dooley15-7-3
Sydney Amateur Gymnastic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDNWS44
The Sportsman November 26, 1890
1890-10-20Joe Goddard11-1-1
Crystal Palace,Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS88
referee: Professor Miller
Australian heavyweight title
Jackson knocked Goddard down in the 3rd round and both men were down in the 5th
The Sportsman October 22, 1890

1890-09-26William Power0-0-0
Melbourne Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaNCND33
The Sportsman October 1, 1990
1890-09-26W.H Watson1-0-0
Melbourne Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaNCND33
The Sportsman October 1, 1990
1890-09-23William Power
Melbourne Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaNCND33
referee: Professor Miller
The Sportsman September 24, 1890
1890-09-23W.H Watson1-0-0
Melbourne Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaNCND33
referee: Professor Miller
The Sportsman September 24, 1890
1890-09-18Martin Costello5-3-3
McLaughlin's Athletic Hall, Adelaide, South Australia, AustraliaNCND44
The Sportsman September 24, 1890
1890-09-13Mick O'Brien0-5-1
Apollo Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWNWS44
referee: Professor Miller
The Sportsman September 17, 1890
1890-09-09Martin Costello5-3-3
Apollo Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDNWS44
The Sportsman September 10, 1890
1890-09-08Martin Costello5-3-3
Apollo Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDNWS44
The Sportsman September 10, 1890
1890-09-06Jack Burke39-7-20
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1890-09-02Mick Dooley15-6-3
Sydney Amateur Gymnastic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDNWS33
The Sportsman September 3, 1890
1890-08-30Mick Dooley15-6-3
Olympic Hall, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaDNWS44
Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate Monday 1 September 1890 P 3
1890-07-22Tom Johnson
Marysville A.C., Marysville, California, USAWPTS44
1890-05-19Denver Ed Smith28-1-2
Battery D Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO56
1890-04-01Dick Keating
Louisville, Kentucky, USAWKO14
time: 1:30
Exact date unknown.
1890-03-05Gus Lambert11-1-2
Troy, New York, USANCND44
1890-03-04Jack Fallon37-5-8
Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO24
Stopped by Police
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher

1890-02-20James J. Walker
Washington, District of Columbia, USAWKO14
1889-12-24Peter Maher21-1-0
Leinster Hall, Dublin, IrelandWRTD34
Jackson undertook to stop Maher in 4 rds The Freeman's Journal December 26, 1889
1889-12-02Scotchy Gunn
Aquarium, Brighton, Sussex, United KingdomWPTS44x3
Gunn was considered to be the best heavyweight in the South England area.
1889-12-02W Woodhams
Aquarium, Brighton, Sussex, United KingdomWTKO34x3
Jackson undertook to stop Woodhams in 4 rounds
The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent (Sheffield, England), Thursday, December 05, 1889

1889-11-29Sailor White
Portsmouth, Hampshire, United KingdomWTKO34x3
White was the Champion of the British Navy.
1889-11-29Woolf Bendoff0-4-1
Portsmouth, Hampshire, United KingdomWTKO24x3
Record indicates Jackson fought Bendoff and White on the same day.
1889-11-27? Skinner
Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWDQ24x3
1889-11-23Charles Burgin
Royal Aquarium Theatre, Westminster, London, United KingdomWTKO24x3
Jackson undertook to stop Burgin in 4 rounds
The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent (Sheffield, England), Monday, November 25, 1889

1889-11-21Horace Horrigan
Astleys Ampitheatre, Westminster, London, United KingdomWTKO24x3
1889-11-11Jem Smith5-0-0
New Pelican Club Gym, Soho, London, United KingdomWDQ210x3
referee: George Vize
Smith was disqualified for using wrestling tactics.
The North-Eastern Daily Gazette (Middlesbrough, England), Monday, November 11, 1889

1889-10-15Alf Mitchell12-4-0
Astleys Ampitheatre, Westminster, London, United KingdomWPTS44x3
1889-10-15Alf Ball2-1-0
Astleys Ampitheatre, Westminster, London, United KingdomWKO24x3
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Wednesday, October 16, 1889
1889-10-14Jem Young
Astleys Ampitheatre, Westminster, London, United KingdomWPTS44x3
1889-10-07Baby Jack Partridge0-4-0
Astleys Ampitheatre, Westminster, London, United KingdomWKO34x3
1889-08-19Jack Fallon33-4-8
Mike Shines' Circus, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
Some sources give the result as TKO2 win for Jackson. The Galveston Daily News said "In the second, third and fourth rounds he (Fallon) occasionally touched his man, but the blows lacked force".
1889-08-09James Ginger McCormick
Hoboken, New Jersey, USAWKO2
Jackson used mostly short left jabs which rocked McCormick, he finished him off at the 2 minute mark of the 2nd round without throwing a right hand.
1889-08-08Billy Baker4-3-0
Cronheim's Theatre, Hoboken, New Jersey, USAWRTD34
IBRO 53
1889-08-05Paddy Brennan0-4-0
Genesee Hall, Buffalo, New York, USAWTKO14
referee: Hank Dean
Jackson split Brennan's nose and the police intervened.
1889-07-30Tom Lynch0-1-0
Genesee Hall, Buffalo, New York, USAWDQ24
referee: Ed Higgins
Lynch fought dirty, when he bit Jackson the police intervened and the referee awarded the bout to Jackson. Also on this day, Tom Lees and Jackson got into a street brawl; Lees claiming Jackson owed him money for sparring and training.
1889-07-29Billy Baker4-2-0
Genesee Hall, Buffalo, New York, USAWPTS44
IBRO 53, Buffalo Express
1889-07-27Tom Lees12-7-2
Erie, Pennsylvania, USANCND44
1889-07-25George Peters1-1-0
Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO34
1889-07-11Sailor Charles Brown
Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO4
1889-06-15Tom Lees12-7-2
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USANCND44
1889-05-11Shorty Kincaid
Virginia City, Nevada, USAWTKO2
1889-04-26Patsy Cardiff24-1-8
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USAWTKO10
Jackson knocked Cardiff down in the 6th and 7th rounds, the bout was stopped due to an arm injury to Cardiff.
1888-12-28Joe McAuliffe8-0-0
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USAWKO24
referee: Hiram Cook
Billed for the Heavyweight Championship of the Pacific Coast. Purse: $3000.
Jackson was down in the 10th round. McAuliffe was down in the 18th round. Weights (204 and 219) are from SF Evening Bulletin.

1888-08-24George Godfrey16-2-10
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USAWTKO19
referee: Hiram Cook
Billed for the 'coloured' Heavyweight title and fought with 2 ounce gloves. James Corbett was timekeeper for Jackson.
1888-06-20M J Sullivan
San Francisco, California, USAWKO2
1888-04-17Larry Foley6-0-5
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1888-03-17Mick Dooley12-4-3
Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1888-02-11Tom Taylor0-3-2
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWNWS44
referee: Jack Thompson
Referee ,Sydne Thursday 16 February 1888 P 7
1888-02-04Mick Dooley12-4-3
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDNWS44
referee: Jack Thompson
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 9 February 1888 P 7
1888-01-26Mick Dooley12-4-3
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1888-01-14Martin Costello1-2-3
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS44
referee: Jack Thompson
Jackson undertook to stop Costello in 4 rounds-failed and bout awarded to Costello
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 19 January 1888 P 5

1887-12-24Mick Dooley11-4-2
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND2
1887-11-26Stonewall Jack
Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND2
1887-10-22Steve O'Donnell3-1-3
Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS33
1887-10-01Steve O'Donnell3-1-3
Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND33
1887-09-24Jim Nolan1-4-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO14
1887-08-25Jim Nolan1-4-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1887-08-06Tom Taylor0-2-2
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1887-07-16Steve O'Donnell3-1-3
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWNWS44
referee: Jack Thompson
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 21 July 1887 P 4
1887-07-09Dan Hickey0-0-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1887-06-25Jim Nolan1-3-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWNWS44
referee: Jack Thompson
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 30 June 1887 P 8
1887-06-11George Seale5-4-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDNWS44
referee: Jack Thompson
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 16 June 1887 P 7
1887-06-04Jim Nolan1-3-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWNWS44
referee: Jack Thompson
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 9 June 1887 P 7
1887-04-23Mick O'Brien0-1-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO16
referee: Jack Thompson
Jackson undertook to stop O'Brien in 6 rounds
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 28 April 1887 P 7

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