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Pappy Gault
Global ID27116
sexmale
birthdate 1929-02-08
death date 1971-12-29 (42)
divisionbantamweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 3″   /   160cm
reach64″   /   163cm
country USA
residenceSpartanburg, South Carolina, USA
birth placeSpartanburg, South Carolina, USA
birth nameWilliam Henry Gault Jr.
won 68 (KO 25) + lost 26 (KO 5) + drawn 2 = 96
rounds boxed 777 KO% 26.04
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1959-01-01Ross Calvin7-9-1
Memphis, Tennessee, USALPTS1010
Bout held in January
1958-08-14Ross Calvin6-6-0
Memphis, Tennessee, USALTKO810
Gault suffered a cut eye stoppage.
1958-06-07Walt Ingram11-2-0
Municipal Stadium, Weirton, West Virginia, USALUD1212
referee: Dan Grossi
1958-05-13Len Matthews9-0-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD88
1957-11-20Bobby Bell43-31-6
Newburgh, New York, USALPTS1010
1957-10-30Baltazar Junior Flores16-0-0
Beaumont, Texas, USALPTS1010
1957-10-19Jimmy Connors11-0-1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALUD88
referee: Eddie Bradley 69-80 | judge: James Carrig 72-80 | judge: John Norton 74-79
1957-04-11Johnny Hand3-7-1
Memorial Auditorium, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USAWUD1515
referee: Harry Ward 9-4 | judge: Warren Sanders 10-3 | judge: Guard Wyatt 11-3
Southern Bantamweight Title
1956-08-15Ricardo Moreno22-2-1
Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoLKO310
1956-05-21Manny Moroz
Memorial Stadium, Florence, South Carolina, USAWTKO810
1956-02-16Bobby Singleton13-3-2
Memorial Auditorium, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USAWUD1010
referee: Harry Ward
Fight was for the United States bantamweight championship.
1956-01-26Jimmy Calcutta7-5-0
Memorial Auditorium, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USAWTKO710
1955-12-22Johnny O'Brien29-24-6
Spartanburg, South Carolina, USAWPTS1515
1955-11-29Willie Pep195-7-1
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida, USALUD1010
1955-11-18Freddy Hartell2-1-0
Knoxville, Tennessee, USAWKO3
1955-09-27Willie Pep193-7-1
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USALUD1010
1955-08-09Filiberto Osario44-71-13
Spartanburg, South Carolina, USAWUD1010
1955-07-12Paul Jorgensen29-3-0
Houston, Texas, USALUD1010
1955-06-27Jimmy Calcutta6-4-0
American Legion Stadium, Florence, South Carolina, USAWTKO312
1955-05-31Jimmy Calcutta6-3-0
American Legion Stadium, Florence, South Carolina, USAWUD1010
1955-04-09Keeny Teran24-3-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALTKO210
time: 2:52
1955-02-21Ernie Martinez31-12-3
Denver, Colorado, USALUD1010
1954-12-09Johnny O'Brien27-22-6
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USALMD1515
referee: Billy Shell 142-146 | judge: Steve O'Connell 135-147 | judge: Joe Lynn 141-141
Billed for the United States Bantamweight Title
1954-11-16Filiberto Osario43-71-13
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USALSD1010
1954-10-02Willie Toweel12-0-0
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaLPTS1010
1954-08-03Gil Geekie2-3-0
Memorial Auditorium, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USAWUD1212
1954-07-27Billy Short5-1-1
Charlotte, North Carolina, USADPTS1010
referee: Marion Diehl 98-98 | judge: Norment Quarles 100-79 | judge: Clayton Rowe 95-98
1954-05-22Filiberto Osario43-68-13
Armory, Charlotte, North Carolina, USAWUD1010
1954-03-15Nate Brooks8-1-0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Petey Scalzo 0-10 | judge: Bert Grant 0-10 | judge: Americo Schiavone 0-10
1954-01-10Chamroen Songkitrat4-1-1
Bangkok, ThailandLPTS1010
1953-11-13Jimmy Carruthers16-0-0
Sydney Sports Ground, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLUD1515
referee: Harry (Toot) Mack | judge: Jack English 106-150 | judge: Sir Frank Packer 111-150 | judge: Ron Walden 82-150
World Bantamweight Title
Attendance about 40,000 (also reported at 32,500).

1953-09-12Cleo Ortiz1-2-1
Textile Hall, Greenville, South Carolina, USAWKO6
time: 0:36
1953-09-02Teddy Roberts8-10-0
Arena, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWPTS1010
1953-08-17Billy Peacock16-3-0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALSD1212
referee: Petey Scalzo 4-7 | judge: Artie Aidala 5-7 | judge: Charley Shortell 6-5
North American Bantamweight Title
1953-07-21Alex Santoy8-0-1
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USAWMD1010
judge: Herman Schuchardt 94-94 | judge: Jack Avalon 100-91 | judge: Eddie Lopez 98-93
1953-07-16Yogi O'Bera0-3-0
Textile Hall, Greenville, South Carolina, USAWKO612
time: 1:58 | referee: Harry Ward
1953-06-08Billy Lima53-37-6
Columbus, Georgia, USAWTKO910
1953-05-23Manny Castro4-10-1
Memorial Auditorium, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USAWTKO1012
referee: Harry Ward
1953-04-15Robert Cohen25-1-1
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceLPTS1010
1953-04-02Billy Lima53-35-6
Memorial Auditorium, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USAWUD1010
1953-03-26Maurice Treadway
Municipal Auditorium, Aiken, South Carolina, USAWKO410
1953-03-02Curtis Ennis0-1-0
Asheville, North Carolina, USAWKO4
1953-02-23Buddy Baggett18-15-3
American Legion Auditorium, Roanoke, Virginia, USAWPTS1515
referee: Walter Buckner
North American Bantamweight Title
According to the local newspaper, Baggett had 60 fights, losing only 17, and winning 23 by K.O.

1953-02-12Jim Merritt
Asheville, North Carolina, USAWKO1
1953-01-26Charlie DeBow38-20-5
Quebec City, Quebec, CanadaWMD1010
1953-01-16Johnny Arduini22-9-3
Memorial Auditorium, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USAWKO510
time: 1:35 | referee: Eddie Farrer
1952-12-02Fernando Gagnon89-23-8
Quebec City, Quebec, CanadaWUD1212
North American Bantamweight Title
1952-10-27Fernando Gagnon89-22-8
Quebec City, Quebec, CanadaWUD1212
judge: Camile Angers 9-2 | judge: Antonio Laverdiere 8-2 | judge: Jack Filion 5-4
North American Bantamweight Title
1952-09-29Pupi Garcia12-2-1
Havana, CubaLTKO310
1952-08-30Pupi Garcia11-2-1
Havana, CubaLKO810
1952-07-24Bert Callahan28-11-2
Armory, Charlotte, North Carolina, USAWPTS66
1952-07-15Enrique Lamelas10-0-1
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USADPTS1010
1952-06-13Buddy Baggett18-14-3
Memorial Auditorium, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USAWUD1010
1952-04-08Orlando Echevarria29-7-3
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1952-03-22Bert Callahan28-10-2
Recreation Center Auditorium, Anderson, South Carolina, USAWTKO610
1952-02-28Don Webber14-7-0
Municipal Auditorium, Aiken, South Carolina, USAWPTS1010
1952-01-26Don Webber13-6-0
Memorial Auditorium, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USAWPTS1010
1951-04-20Julius Luke10-21-8
Macon, Georgia, USAWPTS88
1951-04-02Bill Bossio25-6-1
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS88
Gault was knocked down in the 2nd round.
1951-03-15Al Redlund
Aiken, South Carolina, USAWKO2
1951-01-19Bill Bossio23-5-1
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USALPTS1010
1951-01-03Tommy Blevins1-0-0
Asheville, North Carolina, USAWPTS88
Date Approximate. Source: March 1951 Ring Magazine, page #54.
1950-11-14Bert Callahan18-8-2
Charlotte, North Carolina, USAWPTS66
1950-10-10Frankie Sodano27-2-0
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, USALUD88
1950-05-31Julius Luke8-15-5
Duncan Park, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USAWUD1010
1950-04-07Julius Luke8-14-5
Augusta, Georgia, USAWPTS1010
1950-04-03Bert Callahan15-7-2
Jacksonville, Florida, USAWPTS88
1950-03-20Kid Bailey2-8-1
County Hall, Charleston, South Carolina, USAWUD88
1950-03-04Julius Luke8-11-5
County Hall, Charleston, South Carolina, USAWUD88
1950-02-03Bert Callahan11-6-2
Armory, Gastonia, North Carolina, USAWPTS66
1950-01-05Bert Callahan9-5-2
Municipal Auditorium, Aiken, South Carolina, USAWTKO310
Date: Friday, January 6, 1950 Paper: Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, GA) Section: A Page: 8
1949-12-01Jerry Kortright8-11-5
Township Auditorium, Columbia, South Carolina, USAWPTS1010
1949-11-10Julius Luke8-10-4
Township Auditorium, Columbia, South Carolina, USAWPTS1010
1949-09-22Lew Yonkers13-10-5
Asheville, North Carolina, USAWPTS1010
1949-09-07Don Cooper2-1-0
Asheville, North Carolina, USAWKO6
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