Buddy Baer
Global ID12131
birthdate 1915-06-11
death date 1986-07-18 (71)
height6′ 6″   /   198cm
reach84″   /   213cm
country USA
residenceSacramento, California, USA
birth placeDenver, Colorado, USA
birth nameJacob Henry Baer
won 53 (KO 49) + lost 7 (KO 2) + drawn 0 = 60
rounds boxed 163
Newspaper Decisions won 2 : lost : drawn
rounds boxed 14
Total Bouts 62 KO% 79.03

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1942-01-09Joe Louis51-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO115
time: 2:56 | referee: Frank Fullam
World Heavyweight Title
Baer down 3 times.

1941-05-23Joe Louis48-1-0
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USALDQ715
referee: Arthur Donovan | judge: Jimmy Sullivan | judge: John Trigg
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.

1941-04-08Tony Galento77-25-5
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWTKO710
referee: Eddie La Fond
Galento quit when he claimed a broken left hand.
1941-01-15Eddie Blunt31-10-3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Oakland Jimmy Duffy
1940-12-17Harold Blackshear21-6-0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWTKO310
time: 2:45 | referee: Frankie Carter
1940-06-06Valentin Campolo12-6-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO112
time: 1:53
Campolo was knocked down twice.
1940-05-03Nathan Mann55-7-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO712
time: 1:36 | referee: Arthur Donovan
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.
1939-10-30Lee Savold46-19-1
Coliseum, Des Moines, Iowa, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Oelwein Daily Register (U.P. wire)
1939-10-13Charley Neaves4-2-1
Kansas City, Missouri, USAWKO210
1939-10-12Maxie Doyle0-2-0
Little Rock, Arkansas, USAWTKO310
Baer floored Doyle ten times.
1939-10-05Sandy McDonald24-25-4
Hubber Park, Lubbock, Texas, USAWKO210
referee: Travis McCall
1939-04-04Big Boy Brackey27-12-2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO210
time: 1:10 | referee: Jack Kennedy
Brackey was knocked down once in the 1st round, and three times in the 2nd round.
1939-03-10Chuck Crowell28-8-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO110
time: 0:54 | referee: Jack Kennedy
Crowell was knocked down four times.
1938-03-04Gunnar Barlund21-4-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO710
referee: Billy Cavanaugh
1937-12-17Eddie Hogan24-3-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO36
1937-08-30Abe Simon16-1-0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO38
time: 2:38
"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).
1937-05-24Jack London58-29-5
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1937-05-06Jim Wilde21-9-2
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWTKO410x3
1936-12-09Patrick Michael Barry1-0-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO110
time: 2:46
1936-10-19Salvatore Ruggirello28-45-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWKO210
1936-10-08Art Oliver
Platteville, Wisconsin, USAWKO46
This result is given as reported in the Milwaukee Sentinel. Oliver has been reported erroneously to have fought Max Baer on this date.
1936-09-14Pret Ferrar16-7-4
Des Moines, Iowa, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Oelwein Daily Register (U.P. wire)
1936-09-04Babe Hunt80-25-5
Rock Springs, Wyoming, USAWKO16
1936-09-02Jack Conroy0-1-0
Lincoln Field, Twin Falls, Idaho, USAWKO110
1936-08-31James J. Russell8-6-1
Memorial Ball Park, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, USAWKO16
1936-08-29Don Baxter
Recreation Park, Lewiston, Idaho, USAWPTS66
1936-08-25Bill Devere
Multnomah Stadium, Portland, Oregon, USAWKO26
time: 0:07
1936-08-24Charley Simpson0-2-0
Marshfield, Oregon, USAWKO?
1936-07-24Ray Jarecki0-4-0
Ogden Stadium, Ogden, Utah, USAWKO16
time: 0:35 | referee: Bill Glasmann
1936-07-17Rags Wood
Convention Hall, Ada, Oklahoma, USAWKO14
When Wood's scheduled opponent was unable to fight, Bear, in Ada as part of brother Max's entourage, substituted.
1936-07-13Charles Montgomery4-12-2
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USAWKO?
1936-04-22Andre Lenglet20-8-2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Young Corbett III
1936-03-25Jack Petric13-16-2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWKO14
1936-03-02Harold Murphy49-19-9
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
referee: Toby Irwin
1936-02-19Wally Hunt18-16-3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWKO14
time: 1:36 | referee: Toby Irwin
1935-09-24Ford Smith27-11-7
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USALPTS66
1935-08-29Jack Doyle14-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO16
time: 2:38 | referee: Billy Cavanaugh
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.
1935-07-26Artie Suess0-3-0
Boardwalk Arena, Long Branch, New Jersey, USAWKO410
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.
1935-07-18Al Delaney28-3-0
Offermann Stadium, Buffalo, New York, USAWKO44
time: 0:34 | referee: Luke Carr
1935-06-25Frank Wotanski7-9-6
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWKO16
time: 0:54 | judge: Charley Lynch | judge: Tommy Shortell
Wotanski substituted for Big Boy Rawson, who was ordered to withdraw following the weigh-in.
1935-05-23Big Boy Brackey12-1-2
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWKO14
1935-04-18Ed Anderson8-17-3
National Guard Armory, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USAWPTS44
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.
1935-04-17Tommy Davenport9-10-2
I.M.A. Auditorium, Flint, Michigan, USAWKO16
From The Ring, July 1935, page 62. Max Baer fought a six-round exhibition with Harold Anderson on this program.
1935-04-12Corn Griffin45-17-4
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO24
Griffin was floored seven times, the last time for the full count.
1935-04-10Harry Nelson3-2-2
Civic Auditorium, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWKO310
1935-03-20Frank Connolly7-1-2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWKO16
referee: Jess (Duke) Kenworthy
1935-01-28Tommy Davenport8-9-2
Municipal Stadium, Miami, Florida, USAWKO110
referee: Red McLachlan
Baer knocked out Davenport in 4 rounds in an exhibition match held 1935-4-17 at Flint, MI
1935-01-21Monty Hogan
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USAWKO14
According to the Sarasota Herald the kayo came in less than 30 seconds.
1935-01-10Babe Hunt72-17-5
Rikard Recreation Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS44
referee: Joe O'Connor
1935-01-04Jack O'Dowd23-9-2
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWKO26
time: 2:10
1934-12-28Gene Stanton15-30-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO16
From the Chicago Tribune )Bob Soderman).
1934-12-21Henry Surrette11-13-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO16
time: 2:47
1934-12-19Bumbo Myers17-22-2
Wheeling, West Virginia, USAWKO24
time: 2:00
1934-12-14Big Boy Cook
Kansas City, Missouri, USAWKO16
1934-12-10Mickey McGoorty
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWKO14
time: 1:22
1934-12-06Red Fields5-2-0
Coliseum, Des Moines, Iowa, USAWTKO16
1934-12-04Johnny Baker1-6-1
Waterloo Theatre, Waterloo, Iowa, USAWKO26
1934-11-23Frank Ketter10-12-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO14
time: 0:25
1934-11-13Gene Garner8-5-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO16
time: 1:31 | referee: Abe Roth
1934-10-24Jack Petric11-10-1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWKO56
referee: Oakland Jimmy Duffy
1934-10-10Maxie Brown1-4-0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWKO14
time: 1:30
1934-09-23Tiny Abbott13-7-1
Eureka, California, USAWKO18


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