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Jack Petersen
Global ID17911
sexmale
birthdate 1911-09-02
death date 1990-11-01 (79)
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 1½″   /   187cm
country United Kingdom
residenceCardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
birth placeCardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
won 35 (KO 21) + lost 5 (KO 4) + drawn 0 = 40
rounds boxed 302 KO% 52.5
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1937-02-01Walter Neusel44-4-5
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomLTKO1012x3
Attendance: 14,000
1936-08-17Ben Foord34-7-4
Tigers Rugby Football Ground, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomLTKO315x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Attendance: 25,000
1936-04-23Jock McAvoy104-8-1
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
McAvoy reigning middleweight and light-heavyweight champ.
Attendance: 10,000
Derby Daily Telegraph - Friday 24 April 1936 P 15

1936-01-29Len Harvey111-11-10
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
referee: Charlie Thomas
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1935-06-25Walter Neusel42-3-5
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, United KingdomLTKO1112x3
"Neusel's eye was closed and he appeared almost as tired as Peterson when the latter refused to continue" after the 10th round. (New York Times)
Attendance: 60,000+

1935-02-04Walter Neusel41-3-5
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomLTKO1115x3
referee: C B Thomas
Towel thrown in.
Attendance: 11,600

1934-12-17George Cook41-45-10
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1934-09-10Larry Gains89-14-4
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomWTKO1315x3
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
Attendance: 70,000
1934-06-04Len Harvey109-10-9
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomWTKO1215x3
referee: C.H. Douglas
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Attendance: 90,000
1934-03-08Ben Foord14-2-2
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO1315x3
referee: Jack Smith
1934-02-26Harry Crossley41-12-8
Greyfriars Hall, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWKO1012x3
1934-02-12Reggie Meen44-26-3
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWKO215x3
Attendance: 10,000:Western Morning News - Tuesday 13 February 1934
1934-01-29Charley Smith40-17-3
Greyfriars Hall, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWKO112x3
time: 0:16 | referee: C B Thomas
1933-11-30Len Harvey106-10-9
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Attendance: 10,000
1933-07-12Jack Doyle10-0-0
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomWDQ215x3
time: 0:33 | referee: C.H. Douglas
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Doyle disqualified for low blows
Attendance: 90,000 (also reported at 60,000-70,000)
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Thursday 13 July 1933 P 3

1933-06-26George Cook37-44-10
Ninian Park, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Attendance: 50,000
1933-05-15Hein Mueller30-4-4
Ninian Park, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWKO115x3
time: 2:10
Attendance: 53,000
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 16 May 1933 P 16

1933-02-23Ernst Guehring31-4-8
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 24 February 1933 P 3
1933-01-26Jack Pettifer16-1-2
Olympia, Kensington, London, United KingdomWKO1215x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1933-01-02Hans Schoenrath15-14-5
Greyfriars Hall, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWKO912x3
1932-07-12Reggie Meen37-16-2
Wimbledon Stadium, Wimbledon, London, United KingdomWKO215x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1932-05-23Harry Crossley35-10-8
Holborn Stadium, Holborn, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
BBBofC British light heavyweight title
Petersen relinquished the title without defending
1932-05-02Tom Toner34-6-3
Drill Hall, Crystal Palace, London, United KingdomWDQ512x3
The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 03 May 1932 P 17
1932-03-28Charley Smith34-11-3
Greyfriars Hall, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWKO1515x3
Petersen outboxed for most of the fight
1932-02-22George Slack12-20-2
Holborn Stadium Club, Holborn, London, United KingdomWKO512x3
1932-02-03Dick Power10-12-1
Greyfriars Hall, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWKO115x3
time: 0:21 | referee: C B Thomas
BBBofC Welsh Area heavyweight title
Attendance 8,000
South Wales Argus 4 February 1932

1932-01-11Jack Newitt1-1-0
Holborn Stadium, Holborn, London, United KingdomWKO110x3
1931-12-21Gunner Mick Bennett8-9-1
Holborn Stadium Club, Holborn, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1931-12-14Leo Bandias8-6-1
Greyfriars Hall, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 15 December 1931 P 15
1931-12-07George Brown6-9-2
Holborn Stadium, Holborn, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 08 December 1931 P 17
1931-11-23Jack Stratton5-10-0
Holborn Stadium Club, Holborn, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 24 November 1931 P 15
1931-11-16Tom Wailes
Holborn Stadium Club, Holborn, London, United KingdomWTKO16x2
The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 17 November 1931 P 16
1931-11-13Ted Mason32-14-8
Greyfriars Hall, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWKO26x3
Peterson had two bouts on the same day. Source: Harold Alderman
1931-11-13Joe Mullings13-25-0
Lynn Institute, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWKO26x3
A private show. Peterson had two bouts on the same day. Source: Harold Alderman.
1931-11-09George Brown6-8-2
Holborn Stadium Club, Holborn, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 10 November 1931 P 4
1931-11-02George Porter10-13-2
Holborn Stadium Club, Holborn, London, United KingdomWPTS66x2
The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 03 November 1931 P 15
1931-10-26Jeff Wilson4-5-0
Holborn Stadium, Holborn, London, United KingdomWTKO46x3
The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 27 October 1931 P 15
1931-10-19Jim Campbell1-3-0
Holborn Stadium, Holborn, London, United KingdomWKO16x3
time: 0:22
The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 20 October 1931 P 17
1931-10-12Alf Noble7-12-1
Holborn Stadium, Holborn, London, United KingdomWKO16x3
time: 0:30
The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 13 October 1931 P 17
1931-09-21Bill Partridge1-0-0
Holborn Stadium, Holborn, London, United KingdomWKO46x3
Pro debut for Petersen

 
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