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Walter Cobb
Global ID12083
sexmale
birthdate 1907-01-01
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 3″   /   191cm
country USA
residenceBaltimore, Maryland, USA
birth placeHutchinson, Kansas, USA
birth nameWalter Rich
won 30 (KO 22) + lost 13 (KO 7) + drawn 2 = 48
rounds boxed 213
Newspaper Decisions won : lost 5 : drawn
rounds boxed 50
Total Bouts 53 KO% 41.51
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1933-03-22Charley Retzlaff45-3-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALKO110
1933-03-13Bob Moody13-3-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALKO2
1933-02-13Tommy Loughran73-15-5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
1933-01-16Hans Birkie22-16-2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
1932-12-29George Godfrey86-17-2
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1932-12-12George Godfrey85-17-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1932-11-18Jack Dorval21-5-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1932-11-04Tiger Henderson4-2-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Johnny Martin
1932-10-12Arthur Huttick19-2-0
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS1010
1932-09-13Unknown Winston29-18-3
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USALKO210
time: 1:55 | referee: Johnny Brassil
1932-08-30Jack Sigmore4-1-0
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO410
time: 1:45 | referee: Joe O'Connor
1932-08-16Chester Matan16-11-1
Dreamland Park, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO5
1932-07-28Gene Stanton14-17-0
USANCNC2
1932-07-18KO Christner32-22-1
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USADPTS1010
From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940.
1932-06-29Frank Cawley26-8-3
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1932-05-11Max Baer34-7-0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALTKO410
referee: Toby Irwin
1932-01-04Salvatore Ruggirello18-23-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALKO110
time: 1:45
1931-11-27Ted Sandwina48-15-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO28
1931-11-13Hans Birkie19-8-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1931-10-12Jack Rose8-9-1
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO15
1931-07-22Babe Hunt52-6-4
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS55
1931-05-27Babe Hunt51-5-4
Kansas City, Missouri, USALNWS1010
Hunt won the newspaper decision. (Charleston Daily Mail)
1931-05-18Al Walker17-12-4
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USAWKO16
time: 2:24
1931-05-15Mack House31-13-2
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWKO2
1931-05-08Jimmy Darcy56-71-40
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USAWKO210
From the New Haven Journal Courier (Laurence Fielding).
1931-04-24Herman Heller10-8-2
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USAWKO110
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.
1931-03-17Jeff Carroll29-18-2
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWKO210
1931-03-05Ralph Ficucello27-4-2
Madison Square Garden Stadium, Miami, Florida, USAWPTS66
1931-02-06Stanley Poreda10-3-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO310
time: 2:46 | referee: Jim Crowley
The bout was stopped after Cobb took an eight count. (New York Times)
1931-01-28George LaRocco27-24-1
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWTKO210
From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940.
1930-05-28Seal Harris8-7-3
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALDQ310
The referee stopped the fight "because Cobb persisted in bulling the negro." (Ironwood Daily Globe)
Cobb had previously beaten Harris in two rounds

1930-05-14Pietro Corri10-34-2
Fair Grounds Arena, Hagerstown, Maryland, USAWKO110
1930-04-28Jack DeMave36-24-7
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO26
referee: Leo Houck
1930-03-31Bill Hartwell20-13-5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1929-10-21Bud Gorman30-11-4
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USALKO110
From Maryland results (Laurence Fielding).
1929-09-16Bud Gorman29-11-4
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USALDQ610
1929-08-26Johnny Grosso31-11-0
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO212
1929-07-29Marty Gallagher20-3-3
Carlin's Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWPTS1212
1929-05-27Joe Brian
Kansas City, Missouri, USAWKO3
1929-02-18Jack League8-5-0
Convention Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, USAWTKO310
1929-02-01George Lamson22-14-4
Auditorium, Saint Joseph, Missouri, USAWKO110
1928-12-13Freddie Reese3-2-0
Kansas City, Missouri, USAWKO310
As Walter Rich of Kansas City (Helena Daily Independent).
1928-10-29Tiny Roebuck8-3-0
Kansas City, Missouri, USANCND1010
Roebuck won the "newspaper decision."
1928-01-25Freddie Reese1-0-0
Fort Scott, Kansas, USALNWS1010
Reported in the Ring, March, 1928--p.37--This was the main event.
1928-01-16Freddie Reese1-0-0
Fort Scott, Kansas, USALNWS1010
(Iola Daily Register)
1927-12-14Jim St.Clair1-3-0
Kansas City, Missouri, USAWKO110
1927-12-01Tiny Roebuck4-0-0
Kansas City, Missouri, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Oelwein Daily Register (U.P. wire)
1927-07-04Joe Stangl1-3-1
Kansas City, Missouri, USAWKO4
1927-03-29Babe Hunt2-0-0
Kansas City, Missouri, USALNWS1010
Date: Wednesday, March 30, 1927 Paper: Oregonian (Portland, OR) Page: 12
1927-03-03Jack McDonald
Kansas City, Kansas, USAWKO1
(Iola Daily Register)
1927-01-10Babe Hunt
Fort Scott, Kansas, USANCND88
Exact date unknown; source TR04-27
1926-11-22Chief Korems0-2-0
Shrine Mosque, Pittsburg, Kansas, USAWTKO3
1926-10-22Sgt Russel Letner1-1-0
Turner Hall, Saint Joseph, Missouri, USAWKO18

 
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