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George Kid Cotton
Global ID40217
sexmale
birthdate 1890-00-00
divisionheavyweight
country USA
residencePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
birth placeBaton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
won 8 (KO 7) + lost 13 (KO 10) + drawn 1 = 24
rounds boxed 125
Newspaper Decisions won 4 : lost 7 : drawn 1
rounds boxed 81
Total Bouts 36 KO% 19.44
 
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1918-03-30Bill Tate12-8-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO16
Result from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1916-10-13Harry Wills25-4-2
Harlem S.C., New York, New York, USALTKO410
The referee stopped the fight to save Cotton from further punishment.
1916-06-03Harry Wills24-4-2
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USALTKO410
Cotton quit after taking a severe beating for four rounds. NY Age 6/8/1916
1916-05-19Rough House Ware4-9-3
Harlem S.C., New York, New York, USAWTKO510
Result from May 20, 1916 Lima Daily News which stated Cotton's opponent as Kid Ware. Venue and name Roughhouse Ware from May 19, 1916 New York Times.
1916-03-24Joe Jeannette76-9-8
East New York A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALKO210
New York Evening Telegram 25 March 1916
1916-02-03John Lester Johnson11-3-0
Unity Cycle Club, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USALTKO712
1915-03-24Al Kubiak23-14-2
Manchester, New Hampshire, USALPTS1515
1915-02-05Al Kubiak23-13-2
Granite State A.A., Manchester, New Hampshire, USAWPTS1515
referee: Patsy Sweeney
This was a fierce battle in which Kubiak was knocked down twice (Boston Globe).
1914-08-25Sam Langford88-8-21
Atlas A.A., Boston, Massachusetts, USALKO412
referee: Jack Sheehan
Langford defends world 'colored' heavyweight title claim.
1914-04-15Sam Langford85-8-21
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USALPTS88
Langford defends world 'colored' heavyweight title claim. Langford down in the first round.
1914-01-08Harry Wills10-1-2
Northside A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USALKO410
From the New Orleans Times-Picayune (Herb Goldman).
1913-12-23Rough House Ware1-1-3
Madison Square A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWKO610
1913-11-05Jeff Clark61-3-9
Northend A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USADPTS1010
1913-10-03Harry Wills8-1-2
Pelican Stadium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALKO310
Reported in the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
1913-04-16Joe Jeannette57-8-5
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO46
Both the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Public Ledger reported a 4-round knockout win for Jeannette.
1912-08-08Jeff Clark46-3-7
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
referee: Tom Bodkins
Results from the Pittsburgh Gazette Times. Draw from the Pittsburgh Post.
1912-02-14Harry Wills4-0-0
Louisiana A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWKO210
1912-02-05John Wille9-9-8
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
referee: Eddie McGoorty
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1912-01-06Tony Ross18-7-5
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post, according to which Cotton was the clear winner.
1911-11-25Al Kubiak16-9-2
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWKO56
From the Pittsburgh Post.
1911-11-04Tony Ross18-7-5
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. Cotton was down twice and was thoroughly licked.
1911-09-30Tim Sullivan4-5-3
New Kensington, Pennsylvania, USANCNC16
From the Pittsburgh Post.
1911-04-28Jeff Clark34-3-7
Joplin, Missouri, USALNWS1515
Newspaper decision from the Nevada State Journal.
1911-02-09Morris Harris15-7-0
National A.C., New York, New York, USALKO710
1911-01-30Tony Ross15-6-5
Labor Temple, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. Ross gave Cotton a drubbing.
1911-01-16Klondike Haynes24-11-3
Labor Temple, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USANCNC56
This was a very poor fight. The police intervened due to mutual fouling. The Pittsburgh Press credits Cotton with a newspaper win, stating that he floored Klondike several times and was having the better of the contest.
1910-12-20Walter Monahan1-1-0
Labor Temple, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Monaghan down in 4th.
Sources: Chicago Tribune; New Orleans Daily-Picayune (Luckett Davis)Heavyweight champion Jack Johnson acted as chief second for his protégé Monahan.

1910-12-13Al Kubiak14-7-2
Labor Temple, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision provided by the Pittsburgh Press. However, according to the Pittsburgh Post, Cotton won and floored Kubiak twice in the process.
1910-12-05Frank Moran4-1-1
Princess Auditorium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWKO16
referee: Eddie Kennedy
The Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh Gazette Times and Pittsburgh Leader state that Moran was knocked down and out by Kid Cotton. He tried to claim a foul but referee Eddie Kennedy would not allow it and proceeded to count Moran out. Moran, enraged by Kennedy's refusal of the foul, attacked Kennedy starting a free-for-all. Strangely the Pittsburgh Post mentions none of this stating that Moran won by DQ.
1910-11-26Jack Reed7-4-0
Old City Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO16
1910-11-15Al Kubiak14-7-2
Labor Temple, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision provided by the Pittsburgh Post.
1910-10-18Jack Twin Sullivan40-15-31
Labor Temple, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. This was a big upset as Cotton was said to be having just his fourth professional fight.
1910-09-27Tony Ross15-6-4
Labor Temple, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. It was a close fight.
1910-09-20Morris Harris14-6-0
Labor Temple, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision provided by Pittsburgh Post.
1910-09-13Al Benedict2-1-0
Labor Temple, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWKO36
1910-01-17Battling Jim Johnson2-0-0
Phoenix A.C., Memphis, Tennessee, USALPTS88

 
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