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Eddie Cotton
Global ID10857
sexmale
birthdate 1926-06-15
death date 1990-06-24 (64)
divisionlight heavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 0″   /   183cm
aliasGun
country USA
residenceSeattle, Washington, USA
birth placeMuskogee, Oklahoma, USA
won 56 (KO 33) + lost 23 (KO 5) + drawn 2 = 81
rounds boxed 610 KO% 40.74
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1967-08-02Ernie Gipson33-34-6
Anchorage, Alaska, USAWKO110
time: 2:56
1967-05-08Bob Foster24-4-0
Coliseum, Washington, District of Columbia, USALKO312
time: 1:58 | referee: Charley Reynolds
Cotton was knocked down once in the 1st, and for the count in the 3rd round.
1967-03-22Bobby Stininato33-13-2
Carlaw Park, Auckland, New ZealandWTKO912
referee: Bob Lyall | judge: Henry Stock | judge: Dick Gould
Cut eye stoppage
1967-01-10Bobby Rascon33-8-1
Sports Arena, Tacoma, Washington, USAWKO610
time: 0:21 | referee: Jimmy Rondeau
1966-12-13Charlie Hall7-31-3
Sports Arena, Tacoma, Washington, USAWTKO110
time: 2:51 | referee: Jimmy Rondeau
1966-11-03Roger Rouse29-5-3
Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USALMD1212
referee: Fred Apostoli 116-116 | judge: Whitey Domstad 113-118 | judge: Jimmy Rondeau 115-117
1966-08-15Jose Torres37-1-1
Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALUD1515
referee: Nat Torres 67-70 | judge: Mike Petrovich 67-68 | judge: Ron Amos 67-69
WBC World light heavyweight title
WBA World light heavyweight title
1966 Fight of the Year - Ring Magazine
1966-04-20Emil Umek5-5-0
Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaWUD1010
referee: Tommy Paonessa 50-39 | judge: Jack Turner 50-32 | judge: Doug Powell 50-36
1966-02-22Sipa Fine7-3-2
Carlaw Park, Auckland, New ZealandWKO712
referee: Bob Lyall | judge: Dick Gould | judge: Henry Stock
1965-10-23Roger Rouse25-5-3
Civic Center, Butte, Montana, USALRTD710
referee: Joe Simonich
Cotton's manager George Chemeres asked for the fight to be stopped, due to bad cuts over Cotton's left eye. Rouse led by combined scores of 210-191 on the judges scorecards.
1965-09-30Andy Kendall16-2-2
Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USAWTKO1012
referee: Pat McMurtry
Kendall was knocked down in the 10th round, the bout was stopped after the 10th, due to a cut over Kendall's right eye.
1965-08-13Roger Rouse25-5-2
Civic Center, Butte, Montana, USADPTS1010
referee: Joe Simonich 98-98 | judge: Al Lodell 98-92 | judge: James R. Shea 95-96
1965-07-30Piero Del Papa27-1-3
Pisa, Toscana, ItalyLPTS1010
1965-05-11Wayne Thornton32-7-1
Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USALMD1212
referee: Joey August 112-114 | judge: Anthony Petronella 113-115 | judge: John Nenizich 115-115
Thornton was knocked down in the 2nd round.
1964-12-15Wayne Thornton31-7-1
Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USALTKO912
time: 3:00 | referee: Whitey Domstad 84-87 | judge: Ray Smith 88-87 | judge: Joey Sangor 87-86
Bout was stopped because of a bad cut over Cotton's left eye.
1964-07-03Wayne Thornton30-6-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Zach Clayton 3-5 | judge: Frank Forbes 4-5 | judge: Bill Recht 5-3
Cotton was knocked down in the 3rd round.
1964-03-13Johnny Persol11-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO410
time: 2:37 | referee: Zach Clayton
1964-02-21Johnny Persol10-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Arthur Mercante 4-5 | judge: George Walsh 4-6 | judge: Bill Recht 5-3
Persol was knocked down in the 6th round.
1963-12-16Don Bale11-10-2
Bellingham, Washington, USAWTKO210
Bale was floored three times, causing the referee to stop the fight.
1963-10-29Henry Hank56-17-3
Flint Arena, Flint, Michigan, USAWUD1515
referee: Jack Stein 146-140 | judge: T. Ray Johnson 148-147 | judge: Francis Shepherd 146-140
Michigan Version of World Light Heavyweight Title
1963-06-27Chic Calderwood35-3-1
Ice Rink, Paisley, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1963-06-18Bob McKinney26-3-1
West High School Gym, Bremerton, Washington, USAWUD1010
referee: Whitey Domstad 99-93 | judge: Sam Heller 99-95 | judge: John Nenizich 99-95
1963-05-29Honey Peterson
Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, Washington, USAWKO310
time: 2:37
1963-01-18Mauro Mina42-2-2
Estadio Nacional, Lima, PeruLUD1212
referee: Fausto Callirgos | judge: Enrique Negron 227-239 | judge: Alberto Varela 230-238 | judge: Roberto Guislain 229-240
Attendance: 35,000
1962-12-05Von Clay17-8-2
Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, Washington, USAWUD1010
referee: Whitey Domstad 99-89 | judge: Norman Kunde 100-91 | judge: John Nenizich 100-91
1962-10-17Mauro Mina40-2-2
Estadio Nacional, Lima, PeruLUD1010
referee: Jose Salardi | judge: Roberto Guislain 194-199 | judge: Enrique Negron 193-198 | judge: Carlos Beltran 195-198
Attendance: 32,900
1962-08-17Pekka Kokkonen18-9-2
Olympic Stadion, Helsinki, FinlandWPTS1010
1962-06-03Pekka Kokkonen18-8-2
Olympic Stadium, Stockholm, SwedenWPTS1010
referee: Tommy Little
1962-05-11Joey Bowman
Aberdeen, Washington, USAWKO210
1961-08-29Harold Johnson65-8-0
Sicks' Stadium, Seattle, Washington, USALSD1515
referee: Jimmy Rondeau 145-147 | judge: Norman Kunde 145-147 | judge: Sam Heller 148-144
National Boxing Association World light heavyweight title
1961-05-24Neal Rivers46-14-3
Bellingham, Washington, USAWTKO610
time: 1:55
1961-04-12Rory Calhoun44-12-2
Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, USAWUD1010
1961-02-27Mike Holt41-10-4
Athletic Park, Wellington, New ZealandWPTS1212
referee: Phin Stone | judge: Brian O'Brien | judge: W.P. Sommerville
1961-02-09Johnny Halafihi24-6-3
Carlaw Park, Auckland, New ZealandWPTS1212
referee: Frank Pearcey
1960-11-10George Mahoni12-3-1
Carlaw Park, Auckland, New ZealandWKO1112
referee: Frank Pearcey
1960-01-21George Mahoni9-2-1
Carlaw Park, Auckland, New ZealandWPTS1212
referee: Eric Armishaw
1959-10-15Hank Casey23-2-5
Coliseum, Spokane, Washington, USALSD1010
referee: Joey August 95-96 | 99-91 | judge: Carl Maxey 95-96
1959-09-15Sixto Rodriguez21-1-1
Auditorium, Richmond, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Jack Downey 95-98
1958-12-11Roque Maravilla29-3-1
Boise, Idaho, USAWUD1010
1958-10-08Sonny Ray16-5-6
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Louisville, Kentucky, USALMD1010
1957-11-05Archie Moore163-21-8
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USALPTS1010
Cotton was knocked down three times
1957-05-23Al Hogan7-4-0
Exhibition Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaWTKO510
time: 2:35
1955-06-13Dave Whitlock34-14-2
Coliseum Bowl, San Francisco, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Frankie Carter 51½-58½
1955-04-27Gene Brixen17-9-4
Victoria Pavilion, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaWTKO510
time: 2:13 | referee: Dave Boyer
1955-03-08Doug Harper28-7-3
Victoria Pavilion, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaWKO510
time: 2:23
Pacific Northwest Light Heavyweight Title
1955-02-17Bill Boatsman23-7-0
Exhibition Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaWTKO610
time: 1:12 | referee: Ab Keyes
1955-02-10Larry Watson37-21-2
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USAWMD88
referee: Whitey Domstad 40-40 | judge: Ely Caston 41-39 | judge: Jimmy Grant 42-38
1955-01-11Frankie Daniels23-9-1
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USAWDQ510
referee: Jimmy Wilson
Daniels was disqualified for two low blows.
1954-11-30Murray Burnett4-21-1
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USAWPTS88
1954-07-22Henry Hall56-19-5
Callister Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaWSD1010
referee: Ab Keyes 49-46 | judge: Billy Oates 46-49 | judge: Bert Lowes 46-48
1954-03-25Bill Boatsman23-4-0
Armory, Portland, Oregon, USAWPTS1010
referee: Freddie Steele
1954-03-06Bill Boatsman23-3-0
Cowlitz County Fairgrounds, Longview, Washington, USAWUD1010
1953-08-25Rusty Payne49-22-2
Ice Arena, Tacoma, Washington, USAWPTS1010
1953-07-14Frankie Daniels18-7-1
Ice Arena, Tacoma, Washington, USALMD1010
referee: Davey Ward | judge: Ples Irwin | judge: Al Whitman
1953-03-12Lonnie Malone20-7-3
Exhibition Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaWTKO310
1953-02-05Ron Whittle29-17-10
Armory, Tacoma, Washington, USAWKO610
referee: Davey Ward
Whittle was knocked down eight times.
1952-11-12Jimmy Ingram6-4-0
Armory, Tacoma, Washington, USAWTKO210
time: 2:10 | referee: Davey Ward
1952-10-30Frankie Crane22-7-1
Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaWTKO910
time: 0:45
1952-03-18Abel Fernandez9-5-1
Eagles Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USAWTKO410
time: 2:10 | referee: Davey Ward
1952-02-21Bobby Wise2-6-2
Exhibition Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaWKO410
time: 2:00
1951-12-10Ron Whittle26-12-9
Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaWKO910
1951-11-15Joe Kahut54-16-7
Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaWUD1010
1951-04-14Rusty Payne47-22-2
Auditorium, Eureka, California, USALSD1010
1950-09-08Clinton Bacon18-4-2
Denver, Colorado, USALPTS1010
1950-04-18Don Lee52-20-11
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jimmy Wilson
1950-03-28Pedro Jimenez37-46-33
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USAWKO18
time: 2:35 | referee: Billy Petelle
1949-12-06John L Sullivan25-12-3
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USAWKO18
1949-10-04Bob Murphy36-2-1
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USALKO610
1949-06-03Roy Kennedy2-4-3
Eagles Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USAWKO36
1949-01-07Phil Sampson8-5-0
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USAWTKO610
Sampson was knocked down twice in the 1st and once in the 6th round.
1948-10-28Mel Brown29-5-1
Exhibition Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaLPTS88
1948-08-24Warren Holland10-12-2
Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, USAWKO36
time: 1:57
1948-06-29Roy Wouters10-2-1
Civic Ice Arena, Seattle, Washington, USAWTKO56
referee: Jimmy Wilson
Referee Wilson stopped the bout due to cuts. Tacoma News Tribune
1948-06-11Frankie Gimbel22-9-3
Butte, Montana, USAWKO310
1948-05-04George Cote7-10-2
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USAWKO16
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