Don Petrin
Global ID21874
birthdate 1908-10-09
death date 1979-10-00 (70)
country USA
residenceEnglewood, New Jersey, USA
won 33 (KO 12) + lost 23 (KO 8) + drawn 3 = 61
rounds boxed 397
Newspaper Decisions won 2 : lost : drawn
rounds boxed 6
Total Bouts 63 KO% 19.05

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1939-01-05Leroy Haynes45-13-2
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALKO410
1937-06-29Freddie Fiducia28-8-3
Ollemar Field, Irvington, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
referee: Whitey Healy
1937-03-08Tony Galento64-21-4
Armory, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
Galento won decisively to end his series with Petrin.
1937-02-15Jerry Pavelec4-15-0
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO210
1937-01-18Tony Galento63-21-3
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USADPTS1010
1936-03-13Red Bruce24-9-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS66
1936-02-25Bob Godwin85-18-12
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USALPTS1010
1936-02-17Charlie Baisden12-13-3
Legion Coliseum, Sarasota, Florida, USALTD910
referee: Jack Bennett
Baisden was unable to continue from a low blow, and was awarded a decision.
1936-02-03Steve Carr37-4-5
Beach Arena, Miami Beach, Florida, USALPTS1010
1936-01-06Bob Godwin82-17-12
Beach Arena, Miami Beach, Florida, USALPTS1010
1935-12-16Gordon Fortenberry29-11-5
Legion Coliseum, Sarasota, Florida, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Bennett
1935-10-05Young John Herrera27-4-1
Wembley Stadium, Kingston, JamaicaLDQ610
Petrin claimed foul and refused to continue, but ref did not allow the foul call.//According to the Daily Gleaner of Kingston (Laurence Fielding), Petrin claimed that he was fouled repeatedly and left the ring. The referee then disqualified him.
1935-08-29Yustin Sirutis12-5-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1935-06-13Paul Pross1-3-0
Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS66
1935-01-29John Henry Lewis36-3-3
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALKO710
referee: Al Grayber
1935-01-10Al McCoy28-4-2
Rikard Recreation Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1934-10-24Mickey Taylor67-48-9
Auditorium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWSD88
referee: Muggsy Morris | judge: Henri DiSibour | judge: C. Carroll Dunn
Morris and DiSibour voted for Petrin and Dunn voted for Taylor (Washington Post).
1934-09-28Al Stillman45-13-4
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWPTS88
Stillman was knocked down in round 1
1934-08-14Natie Brown27-17-6
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USALPTS1010
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1934-07-30Eddie Simms20-9-0
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS1010
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1934-07-19Popper Stopper30-22-3
Delaware County Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USAWUD88
1934-07-16Buddy McArthur37-15-4
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS88
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1934-06-14Eddie Karolak5-1-1
Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS44
1934-03-19Humberto Arce10-9-0
Newark, New Jersey, USALKO8
1933-09-27Popper Stopper28-17-3
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1933-08-14Tony Galento44-14-1
Park View Arena, Newark, New Jersey, USADPTS88
Petrin down in first
1933-05-17Jack Renault68-20-2
Plainfield, New Jersey, USAWPTS?
1933-03-13George Nichols58-19-6
Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1933-02-20Marty Fox34-4-1
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1932-10-17Frank Cawley27-8-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1932-06-20Joe Banovic32-15-3
Englewood, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1932-06-06Joe Banovic31-15-3
Englewood, New Jersey, USALKO510
1932-02-15Joe Knight37-10-6
Biscayne Arena, Miami, Florida, USALKO510
1932-01-29Bob Godwin57-4-4
Coliseum, Coral Gables, Florida, USADPTS1010
1931-12-30George Nichols51-15-5
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALTKO58
referee: Eddie Purdy
Referee Purdy stopped the bout when Petrin "was unable to defend himself and was hanging over the ropes." New York Times. All bouts on this card were part of the second round of the National Boxing Association's Light Heavyweight Elimination Tournament.
1931-12-14Eddie Malcolm1-10-0
Prospect Hall, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO78
time: 2:31
1931-11-23Bob Olin31-5-1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USALTKO610
The fight was stopped because of cuts suffered by Petrin.
1931-10-26Nick Palmer80-35-17
Prospect Hall, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO110
time: 1:40 | referee: Andy Griffin
1931-10-12Yale Okun49-21-6
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS55
Petrin scored a knockdown in the first round. New York Times
1931-08-31Tony Ferrante22-17-4
Starlight Park, Bronx, New York, USAWKO4
1931-05-22Tony Poloni
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USANCNC810
referee: Willie Ritchie
The referee ruled a no contest because "although Poloni pushed the boxing, Petrin refused to fight and stalled in the ring." (Nevada State Journal)
Poloni, who had had been crowned national amateur champion May 1, was making his pro debut.

1931-05-15Maxie Rosenbloom101-19-11
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Freddie Gilmore
Some sources report that Both men were 175 lbs or less
1931-04-07Jimmy Hanna36-10-10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS44
1931-01-23Tom Patrick8-8-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS66
referee: Larry McGrath
1930-12-16Bad News Johnson23-14-10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS88
1930-08-11Vince Babin1-7-0
Velodrome, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO48
1930-06-30Andres Castano16-9-0
Velodrome, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
1930-06-23Anthony Zawalik3-2-0
Velodrome, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO26
1930-01-16Billy Jones16-7-1
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALDQ38
According to Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid), Petrin was disqualified in the third round, not knocked out as shown here previously.
1929-12-02Willie Wilber Bertram0-1-0
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO2
1928-12-25Phil Kaplan59-14-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO410
1928-11-19Bob Shannon8-4-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1928-11-09Tiger Jack Payne39-15-6
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USANCNC910
Source of information on this fight: Illustrated Boxing Record, December 1, 1928. Payne had to fight two 10-rounders on successive nights.
1928-11-05Charley Miller14-14-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO16
1928-08-31Frankie Ousch
Ocean View A.A., Long Branch, New Jersey, USAWPTS66
1928-05-29Doc Conrad4-2-0
Velodrome, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1928-05-25Charlie Risden1-0-0
Norristown, Pennsylvania, USAWKO38
1928-01-20Sonny Pope3-0-0
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USAWNWS66
Pope floored once in second, twice in the third, and once again in the fourth round. (Newark Star-Eagle)
1927-09-20Tommy Blake0-1-0
National A.C., Newark, New Jersey, USAWDQ58
Another low blow disqualification--Petrin was dominating the fight before the end. (Newark Evening News)
1927-07-20Eddie Morgan
Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO46
1926-09-24Joe Charles1-1-0
Plainfield Armory, Plainfield, New Jersey, USAWKO26
1926-08-27Jack Spencer
Plainfield Armory, Plainfield, New Jersey, USAWKO26
1926-08-23Larry Oliver
Oakland A.A., Jersey City, New Jersey, USAWNWS?
Number of rounds not given--Newark Star-Eagle.


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