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George Peterson
Global ID63369
sexmale
birthdate 1884-00-00
divisionwelterweight
country USA
residenceOakland, California, USA
birth placeSweden
won 13 (KO 4) + lost 10 (KO 7) + drawn 0 = 23
rounds boxed 123 KO% 17.39
 
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1911-11-03Ike Cohen7-7-4
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALKO24
1910-04-29Denny Bowers
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS66
referee: Sam Fitzpatrick
Bowers is in the US Navy (was this actually Sailor Bert Bowers?)
1908-07-31Emile Bludan
Coliseum, San Francisco, California, USALTKO310
Police stopped the uneven bout after Peterson had been floored several times.
1907-05-31Kyle Whitney9-2-2
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALTKO44
1907-03-25Jack Burns4-0-0
Beloit, Wisconsin, USALPTS1010
1905-10-27Honey Mellody25-6-9
Spokane Amateur A.C., Spokane, Washington, USALKO10
Fought at 144lbs.
1905-07-19Buddy Ryan25-6-9
Colma Arena, Colma, California, USALTKO20
Ryan defends his claim to be World "White" Champion at 145lbs.
Shortly afterward, he was stabbed in a fracas with his manager, resulting in the loss of an eye and his retirement from boxing. By the 1920s he was running a cigar store in Chicago. July 19, 1927 Daily News Searchlight (of Bremerton, WA).

1905-06-17Jack Clancy8-0-2
San Francisco, California, USAWPTS2020
Petersen claimed Clancy's world 146lbs title
1905-02-10Frank Mayfield6-2-0
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USAWUD44
Pacific Coast Welterweight Championship
1904-11-18Billy 'Rough House' McDonald8-7-1
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
referee: Alec Greggains
McDonald took a count in the 4th. SF Call
1904-11-11Jim Casey1-0-0
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USALKO24
referee: Billy Roche
Casey is "king of the longshoremen." SF Call
1904-10-14Billy 'Rough House' McDonald8-6-1
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USAWKO44
referee: Billy Roche
1904-06-16Teddy Wolffe11-4-1
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
1904-05-05Joe Thomas3-1-0
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
1903-07-02Al Young7-5-0
Mechanics' Pavilion Annex, San Francisco, California, USALPTS44
Peterson was knocked down twice in the first three rounds.
1903-06-11Al Young7-4-0
Mechanics' Pavilion Annex, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
1902-09-05Al Ahrens2-1-0
Mechanics' Pavilion Annex, San Francisco, California, USALKO14
Many thought the ending "was suspicious." When he later went before the committee investigating, Ahrens alleged that there was a ring of bettors who controlled the actions of many local 'amateur' boxers. SF Call
1902-08-25Al Ahrens2-0-0
Mechanics' Pavilion Annex, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO24
referee: Phil Wand | judge: Andy Gallagher | judge: Milton Hayes
Arens injured his right hand. SF Call
1902-07-31Dan Barry0-2-1
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USAWKO24
referee: Eddie Graney
1902-07-18Al Young3-1-0
Olympic A.C., San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
referee: Eddie Smith | judge: Milton Hayes | judge: Jack Williamson
1902-06-24Jimmy Ryan2-2-0
Reliance A.C., Oakland, California, USAWKO14
time: 2:30
Correct Jimmy Ryan uncertain
1902-04-15George Saulsbury
Mechanics' Pavilion Annex, San Francisco, California, USALPTS44
1901-11-21Pete McGee0-2-0
Mechanics' Pavilion Annex, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
referee: Jimmy McDevitt | judge: Jim Griffin
McGee took his "customary beating" from Peterson and was badly cut. SF Call.

 
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