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Red Watson
Global ID40620
sexmale
birthdate 1893-12-08
divisionlightweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 4½″   /   164cm
reach64½″   /   164cm
aliasRed Corbett
country USA
residenceSan Diego, California, USA
birth placePueblo, Colorado, USA
birth nameJames Corbett Watson
won 28 (KO 17) + lost 23 (KO 3) + drawn 17 = 69
rounds boxed 592
Newspaper Decisions won : lost 4 : drawn 1
rounds boxed 46
Total Bouts 74 KO% 22.97
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1923-05-02Harry Gray2-10-8
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USALPTS44
1923-04-11Billy Ketchell9-5-5
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USAWPTS44
1923-03-07Walter Pinky Mason7-6-8
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USAWPTS44
1923-02-14Billy Ketchell7-3-4
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USALPTS44
1923-01-31Jimmy Meyers17-7-10
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USAWPTS44
referee: Billy McMahon
1919-02-13Frankie Vierra1-0-3
Sacramento, California, USALPTS44
After being convicted of burglary and receiving a sentence of 1-to-15 years, Watson was incarcerated in San Quentin State Prison starting on October, 28, 1919 and was released on parole on November 28, 1922.- Chuck Johnston
1918-11-28Ray Neal29-6-9
Camp Kearny, San Diego, California, USADPTS33
1917-11-28Ray Neal22-2-6
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USALPTS44
1917-08-24Wild Willie Webb19-9-5
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALPTS44
1917-08-08Frank Barrieau43-6-10
Arena, Emeryville, California, USALPTS44
1917-07-04Eddie Burns6-6-6
Ashland, Oregon, USAWKO310
1917-05-11Jack Pinell0-1-0
Taft, California, USAWKO14
In the first minute, Watson scored a knockdown with a left. After Pinnell got up, Watson knocked him out.
1917-04-16Kid Booker1-4-2
Blaisdell, Taft, California, USADPTS44
1917-02-14Mexican Kid Carter12-10-2
West Oakland Club, Oakland, California, USADPTS44
1917-01-17Mexican Kid Carter11-9-1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USADPTS44
1917-01-01Battling Ortega27-1-3
Arena, Emeryville, California, USADPTS44
Ortega down in the 2nd
1916-12-08Elmer K O Brown1-0-1
Gritton's Arena, San Diego, California, USAWPTS44
1916-10-26Aurel La Forrest8-3-7
Arctic Street Arena, San Diego, California, USAWTKO44
1916-04-01Nicol Simpson11-7-3
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaNCNC320x2
referee: Val Quirk
Referee Quirk declared a no fight as both boxers were using illegal tactics
The Argus April 3, 1916

1916-03-11Frank O'Connor11-7-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD720x2
referee: Arthur Scott
Sydney Morning Herald
1916-03-04Fred Delaney13-10-2
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWKO120x2
time: 2:02 | referee: Jack Driscoll
Brisbane Courier
1916-02-19Mick King10-10-1
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaDPTS2020x2
referee: Jack Driscoll
Brisbane Courier
1916-01-22Fritz Maki19-4-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020x2
referee: Arthur Scott
1915-12-04Fritz Holland22-10-10
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020x2
Watson gave away a big advantage in height and reach to Holland. (Brisbane Courier)
1915-09-25Fernand Quendreux7-12-2
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLDQ620x2
1915-08-28Fred Kay15-2-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020
1915-08-21Henri Demlen19-8-8
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO820
1915-07-10Billy Yates4-6-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO920
1915-05-28Joe Mandot41-9-7
Superior, Wisconsin, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Racine Journal-News. The Milwaukee Free Press scored it a draw.
1915-05-11Mike Snyder
Kenosha, Wisconsin, USAWKO6
1915-04-20Freddie Welsh62-3-6
Hudson, Wisconsin, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Free Press
1915-03-23Ray Temple11-3-4
Arena, Hudson, Wisconsin, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Free Press
1915-02-26Pal Brown39-4-7
Opera House, Superior, Wisconsin, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Duluth News Tribune (Brown) and Milwaukee Free Press (draw)
1915-01-19Joe Azevedo16-8-8
Colorado A.C., Denver, Colorado, USAWDQ1115
Azevedo landed a low blow and Watson could not continue, and so was awarded the fight on a foul.
1914-12-18Eddie Moy16-5-5
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS2020
This was the last 20 round bout ever fought in San Francisco. In the December 19, 1914 San Francisco Chronicle, it was reported that twenty-five minutes before midnight, Red Watson and Eddie Moy both had their hands raised before 2,500 fans.
1914-10-15Dick Hyland43-23-10
Daly City, California, USAWKO1320
1914-07-04Leach Cross26-6-3
Athletic Park, San Diego, California, USALPTS2020
referee: Jack Root
1914-05-29Leach Cross25-6-3
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USALPTS2020
referee: Jim Griffin
1914-05-08Gilbert Gallant16-4-15
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USAWDQ720
referee: Jim Griffin
Gallant delivered an unintentional low blow that disqualified him, after having been cautioned several times.
1914-03-20Gilbert Gallant16-4-14
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS2020
referee: Toby Irwin
Watson was knocked down in the 14th round.
1914-02-20Bud Anderson19-2-3
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO520
1914-01-17Kid Harrison2-2-1
Taft, California, USAWKO1320
1913-12-19Charlie 'Kid' Dalton16-9-9
Maricopa, California, USAWKO6
1913-09-12Louis Rees8-7-5
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USALPTS44
1913-08-26Oakland Frankie Burns15-4-4
Wheelmen Club, Oakland, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Jim Griffin
1913-07-11Kid Plagg
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO44
referee: Frank Schuler
1913-03-28Tommy McFarland14-8-10
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWKO1620
referee: John L. Sullivan
1913-03-07Willie Hoppe13-1-1
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
referee: Frank Schuler
Ad Wolgast was in Hoppe's corner.
1913-02-07Tommy McFarland14-8-8
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
referee: Eddie Hanlon
1913-01-17Herb White2-4-3
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALPTS44
referee: Milton Hayes
1913-01-10Lew Powell37-8-3
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
referee: Harry Foley
This was considered Powell's comeback bout.
1912-12-15Herb White2-4-2
Stockton, California, USADPTS1010
Bout held in December
1912-12-13Frank Smith8-2-6
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
1912-11-20Babe Picato7-1-3
West Oakland Club, Oakland, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Harry Foley
1912-11-08Joe Azevedo7-2-4
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
referee: Harry Foley
1912-10-11Willie Hoppe9-0-0
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALPTS44
referee: Frank Schuler
1912-09-25Tommy McFarland12-7-6
Wheelmen Club, Oakland, California, USALPTS1010
1912-09-13Charley Reilly10-8-12
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO44
referee: Frank Schuler | judge: Teddy Wolff | judge: Ike Hassen | judge: Packy Bennett
1912-06-28Oakland Frankie Burns10-3-3
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALTKO820
referee: Eddie Graney
Watson injured his arm
1912-05-31Abe Label30-13-11
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWKO810
1912-05-17Abe Label30-13-10
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
1912-05-03Tommy McFarland8-6-6
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALPTS44
1912-04-30Frankie Edwards22-14-12
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALDQ410
1912-04-19Abe Label30-13-9
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
1910-05-13Mexican Joe Rivers2-0-0
Arizona Hall, San Diego, California, USALTKO1120
This was the last bout for Red Watson (Corbett) for sometime, as he was jailed after a pool hall robbery and probation violation. When he returned in 1912, Corbett used the name Red Watson.
1910-04-28Kid Cleveland2-3-3
Naud Junction Pavilion, Los Angeles, California, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from Los Angeles Times
1910-04-14Mexican Joe Rivers1-0-0
Arena, Vernon, California, USALPTS1010
1910-03-15Kid Myers1-1-1
Maricopa, California, USAWKO620
1910-02-16Mike Kutchos11-4-4
Maricopa, California, USAWKO15
1909-12-30Mike Kutchos11-3-4
San Diego, California, USAWPTS2020
1909-10-25Kid Cleveland1-2-1
San Diego, California, USADPTS2020
1909-10-08Kid Cleveland1-1-1
San Diego, California, USAWPTS2020
1909-08-02Jimmy Austin2-3-2
Arizona Hall, San Diego, California, USADPTS2020
referee: Montana Kid
1909-07-02Jimmy Austin2-2-2
Arizona Hall, San Diego, California, USAWPTS2020

 
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