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Sailor Ed Petroskey
Global ID52245
sexmale
birthdate 1888-04-09
death date 1959-09-03 (71)
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 9″   /   175cm
country USA
residenceSacramento, California, USA
birth placePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
won 16 (KO 9) + lost 23 (KO 4) + drawn 19 = 59
rounds boxed 467
Newspaper Decisions won : lost 4 : drawn
rounds boxed 26
Total Bouts 63 KO% 14.29
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1921-06-12Lee Anderson18-8-9
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoLPTS?
1921-02-07Frank Carbone19-10-5
Louisiana Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALPTS1515
Petroskey was 25 pounds heavier than Carbone.
1920-12-22Frank Carbone17-9-5
Pilsbury Winter Gardens, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALKO1515
1920-12-13Martin Burke13-2-1
Pilsbury Winter Gardens, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALPTS1515
An easy win for Burke. From the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
1920-09-15Mike O'Dowd44-3-2
Ice Palace, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger and the Philadelphia Inquirer.
1920-05-04Cliff Jordan14-7-6
Arena, Vernon, California, USADPTS44
1920-03-24Mike McTigue27-6-1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALPTS44
1920-02-23Boy McCormick18-4-5
Mare Island, California, USALPTS1010
It was announced after this fight in the San Francisco Chronicle that McCormick would leave for home. He had suffered a knuckle injury in his last fight.
1920-02-13Ted Schneider4-2-1
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USAWTKO34
referee: Frank Fields
1919-12-25Bill Brennan31-5-3
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper win for Brennan from the Philadelphia Public Ledger, the Inquirer,and the Record.
1919-10-13Harry Greb40-2-1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Greb won the newspaper decision. (Bridgeport Stadard Telegram) The Philadelphia Public Ledger, the Philadelphia Record, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Pittsburgh Post also reported Greb as the winner. The Post said that Greb gave Petroskey an awful beating, but the Sailor stuck it out. It was just a very one-sided fight. Petroskey landed only a few blows, none of consequence. The crowd called for it to be stopped, but the referee let it continue to the end.
1918-04-05Spud Murphy14-2-2
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALPTS44
1918-02-09Willie Meehan70-12-33
Gritton's Arena, San Diego, California, USALPTS44
1918-01-09Jimmy Darcy15-12-16
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USALPTS44
This is believed to be the first bout in which Trambitas fought as Jimmy Darcy
1917-12-26Packey Kinton0-0-1
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USADPTS44
It was felt that Petroskey "won."
1917-12-12Henry Pross0-1-0
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USAWTKO24
1917-07-18Machine Gun Hopkins
Dreamland Arena, San Diego, California, USAWTKO24
1917-06-08Art Collins0-2-1
Gritton's Arena, San Diego, California, USAWPTS44
Collins was a black boxer.
1916-12-14Billy Murray50-10-7
Taft, California, USALPTS44
1916-11-16Jack Pinell
Taft, California, USAWKO24
1916-11-01Billy Murray49-10-7
Arctic Street Arena, San Diego, California, USALPTS44
1916-03-24Packey Kinton
Gritton's Arena, San Diego, California, USADPTS44
1915-02-04Dick Gilbert10-14-5
Denver, Colorado, USALPTS66
This was a slow six-rounder according to the Pueblo Journal, 5 February 1915 (Herb Goldman). Petroskey announced his retirement in April 1915
1914-11-26Billy Murray45-4-6
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USALKO220
referee: Toby Irwin
1914-07-31George Chip21-5-1
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USALPTS2020
referee: Toby Irwin
1914-07-03Jack Dillon58-2-7
Association Park, Kansas City, Missouri, USALPTS1010
1914-05-26George Chip19-5-1
Arena, Vernon, California, USALKO1220
1914-02-12Jimmy Clabby58-7-18
Arena, Vernon, California, USALPTS2020
Bout had been postponed from Jan 17, 1914 becasue of Petroskey's illness
1913-12-17Leo Bens11-0-6
Butte, Montana, USAWPTS1212
1913-11-27Jack Dillon48-2-6
Butte, Montana, USALPTS1212
referee: Jack McDonough
Petroskey down in the 8th round.
1913-10-03Jimmy Clabby56-7-18
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USALPTS2020
referee: Benny Selig
1913-09-09Bob McAllister3-0-1
Eighth Street Arena, San Francisco, California, USADPTS2020
referee: Jim Griffin
1913-08-08Bob McAllister3-0-0
Eighth Street Arena, San Francisco, California, USADPTS2020
referee: Jim Griffin
Pacific Coast Middleweight Title
This was McAllister's first 20-round bout. SF Call

1913-02-28Willie Meehan32-7-21
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
referee: Frank Schuler
"It was a whirlwind mill, in which both men stood up and slugged and assimilated all the punishment that came their way without flinching." SF Call
1913-02-05Sailor Grande5-1-5
Flosden Arena, Vallejo, California, USAWKO1520
referee: Jim Griffin
1913-01-16Vic Hansen19-2-6
Taft, California, USAWTKO820
1912-12-18Sailor Grande4-1-4
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USALPTS1010
1912-08-09Otto Berg1-0-5
Sacramento, California, USAWPTS2020
referee: Billy Burke
1912-07-04Otto Berg1-0-4
Wheelmen's Club, Oakland, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Toby Irwin
1912-06-07Jack Fitzgerald0-2-1
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
1912-05-22Howard Morrow13-0-2
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Toby Irwin
1912-02-22Frank Klaus25-3-2
Auditorium Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USALPTS2020
referee: Jack Welsh
Klaus claimed World Middleweight title
"The fighters stood in the middle of the ring and exchanged punches round after round, until the audience wondered how either was able to take so much punishment. Klaus was handicapped with a blood poisoned bad hand.'" Boxing, March 9th 1912

1912-01-01George KO Brown2-1-4
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Toby Irwin
As "Chicago (KO) Brown." Tacoma Daily News
1911-12-06Brick Burgess3-4-4
West Oakland Club, Oakland, California, USAWPTS44
1911-10-24Fritz Holland7-2-4
Wheelmen's Club, Oakland, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Harry Foley
1911-10-13Fritz Holland7-2-3
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
1911-09-06Terry Kellar8-6-6
Flosden Arena, Vallejo, California, USAWTKO1720
referee: Toby Irwin
1911-08-18Brick Burgess3-4-3
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
referee: Frank Schuler
"Sailor Petroskey" and "Frank Burgess" per the SF Chronicle.
1911-08-04Brick Burgess3-4-2
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
1911-07-19Kid George5-5-4
Wheelmen's Club, Oakland, California, USADPTS66
Petrosky was down in the second round while Kid George was down in the sixth. It was felt that Kid George had a shade in the bout.
1911-07-14Battling Robinson1-1-1
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
1911-06-27Jack Drumgoole3-4-3
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USANCNC?4
A report containing a result of this bout was not found in the San Francisco Chronicle.
1911-05-26Patsy McKenna4-1-3
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
Attributed to Patsy McKensor
1911-05-03Kid George4-5-3
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USADPTS66
Petrosky was down in the first round.
1911-04-26Patsy McKenna4-1-2
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
1911-04-21Kid George4-5-2
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
1911-04-05Patsy McKenna4-1-1
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USADPTS66
1911-01-18Brick Burgess2-3-0
West Oakland Club, Oakland, California, USALNWS66
Note- Burgess won the newspaper decision according to the San Francisco Chronicle, as Petrosky was down three times.
1910-11-30Ike Cohen2-2-2
West Oakland Club, Oakland, California, USAWKO16
1910-09-30Kid George4-2-1
Dreamland Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USADPTS1010
referee: George Schilling
1910-08-26Rufus Williams1-0-0
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALKO2
Petrosky was down several times in this bout.
1910-08-12Frank Jeffries0-4-3
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWKO44
Jeffries was a substitute for Buck Crouse.
1910-05-27Fritz Holland1-1-0
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALPTS44

 
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