Tiger Jack Fox
Global ID34979
birthdate 1907-04-02
death date 1954-04-06 (47)
divisionlight heavyweight
height5′ 11½″   /   182cm
reach75″   /   191cm
country USA
residenceSpokane, Washington, USA
birth placeUSA
birth nameJohn Linwood Fox
won 139 (KO 89) + lost 23 (KO 9) + drawn 12 = 179
rounds boxed 1112 KO% 49.72

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1950-12-09Fidel Arciniega31-28-2
Radio Rondevoo, Twin Falls, Idaho, USALKO210
time: 2:58 | referee: Milt Olsen
1949-12-16Dave Delaney0-1-0
Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaWKO2
1949-11-21Billy Carter4-0-0
Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaWKO410
1949-11-10Kaley Sonner4-5-1
Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaWKO3
This bout is mentioned in Fox's obituary in the Spokesman-Review, by Sonner who was his trainer and sparring partner during the 40's. Sonner purportedly took the fight, after Fox's opponent ran out. The date is provided by a record compiled by Tim Leone.
1949-08-27Ponce de Leon6-2-1
Fairgrounds, Sandpoint, Idaho, USAWKO510
1949-07-02Dave Delaney
City Ballpark, Anchorage, Alaska, USAWTKO410
time: 2:04
USA Alaska State heavyweight title
Fox was down twice in the 3rd, before knocking Delaney down in the round. Fox was down once in the 4th. Delaney was unable to continue when he shattered his right hand.
1948-08-09Frankie Thomas3-9-0
City Ballpark, Anchorage, Alaska, USAWKO710
time: 2:37
USA Alaska State heavyweight title
Heavyweight Championship of Alaska
Thomas was knocked down twice in the 6th, and for the count in the 7th.

1948-06-08Freddie Beshore22-4-1
Ferris Field, Spokane, Washington, USALUD1010
referee: Bud Oliver
Vacant Pacific Coast Heavyweight Title
1948-04-30Charley Eagle30-24-7
Armory, Spokane, Washington, USAWKO510
time: 1:48 | referee: Joey August
Eagle was knocked down before the bell to end the 4th round. He took two knees in the fifth, and was counted out on the last one.
1948-03-12Paul Doyle6-3-0
Armory, Spokane, Washington, USAWKO110
time: 1:37 | referee: Joey August
1947-07-30Jerry McSwain13-1-1
Ferris Field, Spokane, Washington, USALKO610
time: 2:39 | referee: Bud Oliver
1947-07-11Bill Petersen43-23-7
Armory, Spokane, Washington, USAWKO610
time: 1:22 | referee: Joey August
1947-01-27Jack Flood4-6-1
Exhibition Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaNCNC3
time: 1:55
1946-10-09Walter Hafer13-5-1
Las Vegas, Nevada, USALPTS1010
1946-09-13Al Ware23-36-7
Derks Field, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWUD1010
1946-07-22Windmill Pearce71-25-31
White Park, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWTKO310
referee: Al Ablett
Pearce down twice
The ref stopped the bout. Pearce, angry at the stoppage, swings at the ref. The ref refuses to restart the match because Pearce "slugged me five times and didn't hurt me, so how the hell is he going to hurt the Tiger?!"

1946-05-24Leroy Evans12-4-1
Ferris Field, Spokane, Washington, USAWKO810
referee: Walter Wall
Evans was down for nine counts in the 5th and 6th round. He went down again in the 8th for the count.
1946-05-03Domingo Valin27-35-10
Gonzaga Gymnasium, Spokane, Washington, USAWTKO310
referee: Walter Wall
1946-03-22Lowell Strong7-3-0
Gonzaga Gymnasium, Spokane, Washington, USAWPTS1010
1945-09-03Bobby Zander6-0-0
Gonzaga Stadium, Spokane, Washington, USALUD1212
1945-08-22Harold Blackshear41-17-1
Gonzaga Stadium, Spokane, Washington, USAWUD1010
1945-07-20Ted Lowry46-25-6
Gonzaga Stadium, Spokane, Washington, USAWSD1010
referee: Walter Wall
1945-06-22Bobby Zander4-0-0
Armory, Spokane, Washington, USALTKO710
time: 1:07 | referee: Walter Wall
1945-05-11Al Ware21-30-7
Armory, Spokane, Washington, USAWTKO910
referee: Barney Felix
Bout was stopped by the referee after the 9th round, due to bad cuts over both of Ware's eyes.
1945-04-06Jay D Turner36-30-7
Armory, Spokane, Washington, USAWPTS1010
referee: Barney Felix
Turner was knocked down in the 1st and 6th round.
These two boxers had been scheduled to face each other in Spokane on two other occassion early in 1945.

1945-03-16George Eckes13-5-1
Armory, Spokane, Washington, USAWKO110
time: 1:21 | referee: Ace Conlon
Reported as Fox's 29th first-round knockout. Tacoma News Tribune
1944-10-14Clayton Worlds8-4-2
Armory, Spokane, Washington, USAWPTS1010
1944-07-04Jimmy Casino23-20-14
Gonzaga Stadium, Spokane, Washington, USAWPTS1010
1944-06-27Roy Hawkins0-0-1
Civic Arena, Bremerton, Washington, USAWTKO410
referee: Jimmy Donohue
Fox sent Hawkins through the ropes twice, before the referee stopped the bout.
1944-06-23Harold Blackshear38-14-0
Armory, Spokane, Washington, USAWPTS1010
Blackshear, who fought as Jimmy Buckley, was knocked down in round 2.
1944-02-01Bobby Millsap33-20-3
Indianapolis, Indiana, USAWPTS55
1941-04-29Ben Shave27-16-24
Armory, Salem, Oregon, USAWKO310
time: 2:25
1941-04-18Yancey Henry10-6-2
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USAWPTS1010
1941-01-29Al Bray20-5-3
Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USADPTS1010
referee: Collie Stoops
1940-12-13Domingo Valin22-24-7
Fairview Arena, Boise, Idaho, USAWKO210
1940-12-04Windmill Pearce71-24-31
Civic Center Auditorium, Helena, Montana, USAWKO510
time: 1:15 | referee: Jack Dempsey
Pearce down 11 times.
1940-07-16Pio Pico7-9-2
Airway Park, Boise, Idaho, USAWKO910
1940-06-21Al Delaney56-14-5
Moana Ball Park, Reno, Nevada, USAWKO912
Delaney was knocked down three times.
1940-05-20Al Delaney56-13-5
McCullough's Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWPTS1010
Delaney was knocked down four times
1940-04-29Ernie Collins40-16-10
McCullough's Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWTKO410
1940-04-24Al Delaney54-13-5
Denman Auditorium, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaLSD1010
referee: Jock McAvoy 1-5 | judge: Tom Burke 3-2 | judge: Tommy Moore 1-9
1940-02-16Eddie Wenstob27-10-4
Denman Auditorium, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaWPTS1010
This bout has been incorrectly reported by other sources as occurring on March 7, 1940.
1940-02-12Windmill Pearce69-23-30
McCullough's Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah, USAWTKO810
referee: Al Ablett
Fox "played with Arcade Pearce for seven rounds, then knocked (Pearce) out in the 8th.." (Associated Press)
1939-12-01Clarence Brown10-4-5
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USANCNC68
referee: Tommy Thomas
The referee stopped the bout, ruling that both fighters were not trying. Both of their purses were withheld. The Chicago Tribune described the bout as a "wrestling match." Fox and Brown substituted for Lem Franklin and Bob Nestell, after Nestell became ill the night before. Only 941 persons attended. Bob Soderman was on hand and later wrote: "..Fox was anything but the master fistic mechanic he had been on September 1, when he had handed this same Clarence Brown an artistic and thorough shellacking. Instead, Tiger Jack acted like he was in a trance, and Clarence Brown behaved as if hew atill under the hypnotic spell that Tiger Jack had weaved over him when they last met. Their exhibition was appalling.." Perhaps the small pay that would have received had something to do with their lethargy.
1939-11-10Elza Thompson16-1-1
Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri, USAWPTS1010
1939-10-13Andy Miller19-7-3
Kansas City, Missouri, USAWPTS1010
1939-09-15Orlando Trotter8-0-2
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO210
1939-09-01Clarence Brown8-3-4
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). Fox was a clear winner. Soderman wrote "Fox was amazing, unveiling tricks this writer had never seen before."
1939-08-08Eddie Simms36-34-5
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
referee: Red Robinson | judge: Alvin (Jap) Williams | judge: Chick Rodgers
1939-07-31George Hughes5-1-2
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USAWKO310
1939-07-13Dave Clark29-3-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1939-04-11Al Gainer73-20-5
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USADMD1010
referee: Jack Watson | judge: Jim Shaughnessy | judge: Charles Sundberg
1939-03-25Tiger Warrington22-6-0
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
referee: Jack O'Sullivan
1939-02-03Melio Bettina43-6-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO915
time: 1:22 | referee: Eddie Joseph
vacant NYSAC World light heavyweight title
1938-11-29Al Gainer73-18-5
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWUD1515
referee: Johnny McAvoy
New York State Light Heavyweight championship elimination bout. Fox, "fought only when the whim seized him." New York Times
1938-10-22Isidoro Gastanaga60-31-1
Rose Gardens Stadium, Kingston, JamaicaWKO110
time: 1:35
1938-10-08Young John Herrera40-6-1
Rose Gardens Stadium, Kingston, JamaicaWKO110
referee: Herbert MacDonald
Herrera down 3 times
Herrerra had one or two bouts in Panama at outset of 1939

1938-09-08Yustin Sirutis20-9-1
Idora Park, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1938-06-24Fred Lenhart101-21-13
Gonzaga Stadium, Spokane, Washington, USAWKO310
time: 1:46 | referee: Walter Wall
1938-06-09Yustin Sirutis20-8-1
Velodrome, Nutley, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
1938-05-25Willie Reddish23-6-2
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1938-05-13Eddie Blunt22-4-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO28
time: 2:34 | referee: Arthur Donovan
Blunt was down twice before the referee stopped the contest.
1938-05-10Jersey Joe Walcott22-5-2
Convention Hall, Camden, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1938-04-11Jack Trammell45-6-2
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
referee: Al Grayber | judge: Abe Breman | judge: Alvin (Jap) Williams
Trammell was knocked down twice in round 1.
1938-03-24Tony Shucco70-12-8
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
referee: Johnny Brassil 95-96 | judge: Jim Shaughnessy 97-95 | judge: Al Bates 95-95
1938-03-11Johnny Whiters46-6-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO46
time: 2:15 | referee: Arthur Donovan
1938-03-05Jim Howell11-8-2
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
1938-02-26Gene Mickens14-7-0
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USAWTKO110
time: 2:11 | referee: Jack O'Sullivan
1938-02-18Lou Brouillard97-22-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO710
referee: Joe O'Connor | judge: Eddie Curley | judge: Al Bates
1938-01-28Hank Hankinson45-17-1
Armory, Spokane, Washington, USAWKO110
time: 2:30 | referee: Walter Wall
1938-01-07Mickey McAvoy8-20-2
Armory, Spokane, Washington, USAWKO110
time: 1:17
1937-11-22Al Gainer69-17-5
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1515
1937-10-11Red Bruce37-19-3
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWKO210
referee: Tommy Grant
1937-10-02Yustin Sirutis19-6-0
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
1937-09-11Joe Finazzo19-31-8
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USAWTKO110
time: 2:31
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