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Beau Jack
Global ID9621
sexmale
birthdate 1921-04-01
death date 2000-02-09 (78)
divisionlightweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
reach68½″   /   174cm
country USA
residenceAugusta, Georgia, USA
birth placeAugusta, Georgia, USA
birth nameSidney Walker
won 91 (KO 44) + lost 24 (KO 4) + drawn 5 = 121
rounds boxed 856 KO% 36.36
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1955-08-12Ike Williams126-24-4
Bell Auditorium, Augusta, Georgia, USALRTD810
Jack wanted to come out for the 9th round, but the referee wouldn't let him answer the bell and stopped the fight. Augusta Chronicle
1955-07-04Willie Kid Johnson11-8-0
Beach Arena, Daytona Beach, Florida, USAWSD1010
Not a KO9 as previously listed here. Jack won a split decision. Attendance was less than 100. Source: Daytona Beach library collections
1955-04-09Ike Williams126-24-3
Bell Auditorium, Augusta, Georgia, USADPTS1010
referee: Pete Tarpley
Scoring: 5-3-2 Jack, 5-4-1 Williams, 4-4-2. Jack was knocked down once.
1955-01-20Eddie Green29-14-1
Columbia, South Carolina, USAWUD1010
1951-05-21Gil Turner19-0-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO810
time: 1:26 | referee: Charlie Daggert
1951-04-16Gil Turner17-0-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
1951-03-30Leroy Willis33-19-4
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWUD1010
1951-03-05Ike Williams117-16-3
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USALSD1010
1951-01-31Emil Barao30-33-9
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Joe Gorman
1951-01-18Del Flanagan46-0-1
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALUD1010
Attendance: 6,716. Gate: $15,678
1951-01-01Fitzie Pruden44-10-0
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALSD1010
referee: Dauber Jaeger 6-4 | judge: Harry Zaidens 6-7 | judge: Julius Goldman 4-6
1950-11-14Frankie Fernandez24-2-0
Honolulu Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USALUD1010
8-18 | 9-20 | 8-22
1950-10-03Philip Kim25-2-2
Honolulu Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USAWPTS1010
It was "a slugging match all the way. They fought on even terms till the ninth. Jack finished the stronger". (New York Times)
1950-07-17Bobby Timpson30-27-3
City Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia, USAWTKO610
1950-06-28Ronnie Harper24-21-4
Fairgrounds, Indianapolis, Indiana, USAWTKO510
1950-05-22Johnny Potenti32-1-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
1950-05-08Jackie Weber43-14-3
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USAWTKO710
1950-04-14Lew Jenkins73-40-5
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWTKO510
The bout was stopped midway into the 5th round after Jenkins could not continue following a five minute rest, after Jack had landed a hard right hand below the belt. Jack had floored Jenkins with a body shot in the 3rd.
1950-04-03Joey Carkido54-19-7
Auditorium, Hartford, Connecticut, USALPTS1010
referee: Johnny Cluney 38-48
1949-12-16Tuzo Portuguez24-5-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Al Berl 3-7 | judge: Jack Gordon 3-6 | judge: Artie Aidala 5-4
1949-10-14Kid Gavilan54-7-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALUD1010
referee: Frank Sikora
Scoring: 55-45, 58-42, 54-46
1949-09-30Livio Minelli43-6-6
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWSD1010
referee: Tommy Gilmore 48-52 | 52-48 | 52-48
1949-09-06Tote Martinez18-1-5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Frankie Van 59½-50½ | judge: Tommy Herman 60-50 | judge: Frank Holborow 58-52
1949-08-31Johnny Gonsalves13-0-1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWSD1010
referee: Eddie James | judge: Johnny Lotsey | judge: Dick Burke
James scored for Gonsalves
1949-07-13Eddie Giosa58-18-6
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWUD1010
From Washington newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1949-03-28Johnny Greco65-11-4
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLUD1010
judge: Rene Ouimet 3-6 | judge: Johnny Gow 3-6 | judge: Leon Geoffrion 2-5
Beau Jack was floored in the seventh and ninth rounds.
1949-01-17Jackie Weber38-7-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
Weber was knocked down for a nine count in the 9th round.
1948-12-17Leroy Willis30-11-4
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWUD1010
Beau Jack knew he had been in a fight. Willis lacked a damaging punch which hurt his chances. (see The RIng, March 1949, page 64.
1948-11-23Chuck Taylor25-11-2
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO310
time: 2:43 | referee: Charlie Daggert
A bolo punch sent Taylor staggering, prompting the referee to stop the bout.
1948-10-28Eric Boon95-15-5
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWTKO310
time: 1:21 | referee: Eddie La Fond
1948-07-12Ike Williams92-10-3
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO615
time: 0:33 | referee: Charlie Daggert
World Lightweight Title
1948-05-24Tony Janiro65-5-0
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWUD1010
The bout was fought in a downpour. Attendance: 8,500
1948-04-09Johnny Greco60-10-4
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWMD1010
The official scorecards were 5-4-1, 5-3-2, and 4-4-2.
1948-02-20Terry Young59-15-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Frank Fullam 5-6 | judge: Charley Shortell 4-5 | judge: Harold Barnes 5-4
1948-01-23Johnny Bratton27-10-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO810
time: 2:47 | referee: Johnny Behr
Bratton suffered a broken jaw in this fight and was forced to quit, although he appeared to be winning the bout when it was stopped.
1948-01-05Jimmy Collins40-13-3
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USAWKO210
time: 1:30
1947-12-29Billy Kearns32-16-4
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USAWPTS1010
1947-12-16Frankie Vigeant24-4-3
Auditorium, Hartford, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
1947-11-03Humberto Zavala13-28-4
Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWKO410
time: 2:50
1947-02-21Tony Janiro55-3-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO410
referee: Eddie Joseph
Jack who had recently had knee surgery, was unable to continue when he dislocated his kneecap. The 20 year old Janiro a 2 to 1 underdog gave the veteran a thorough trouncing before flooring him with a hard left hook to the head in the fourth. Beau had re-injured his kneecap when he was floored. This was the first time Jack was stopped in his brilliant pro career.
1946-10-22Buster Tyler27-8-0
Armory, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
referee: Paul Cavalier
Cavalier, "the only official under New Jersey boxing rules, gave Tyler six rounds, Beau Jack three and and called one even. Tyler was floored by the former lightweight champion in the 1st round and again in the eighth." (Dixon Daily Telegraph)
1946-08-19Danny Kapilow46-6-6
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWUD1010
1946-07-08Sammy Angott78-23-7
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWTKO710
Angott was floored for a two-count in round two and Jack was down for counts of "one" and "three" in round four. Jack rallied strongly in rounds five and six. "Angott did not answer the bell for the seventh round..His seconds said he suffered a leg cramp from kidney punches" but Jack "had Angott badly beaten when Sammy decided not to continue."
1946-05-31Johnny Greco46-6-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Eddie Joseph 8-2 | judge: George LeCron 8-2 | judge: Frank Forbes 7-3
1946-02-08Johnny Greco46-6-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
referee: Ruby Goldstein 5-3 | judge: Frank Forbes 5-5 | judge: Marty Monroe 4-5
1946-01-04Morris Reif42-8-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO410
time: 2:01 | referee: Arthur Donovan
1945-12-14Willie Joyce64-15-8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Benny Leonard 7-2 | judge: Jimmy Hagan 7-3 | judge: Frank Forbes 7-3
1944-08-04Bob Montgomery59-8-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWMD1010
referee: Billy Cavanaugh 6-2 | judge: Frank Forbes 5-5 | judge: Bill Healy 6-3
1944-03-31Juan Zurita125-21-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Frank Fullam 7-2 | judge: Marty Monroe 6-4 | judge: Jimmy Hagan 6-3
1944-03-17Al Bummy Davis55-7-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Billy Cavanaugh 9-1 | judge: Joe Agnello 10-0 | judge: Frank Forbes 10-0
1944-03-03Bob Montgomery57-8-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1515
referee: Young Otto 6-8 | judge: Marty Monroe 8-7 | judge: Bill Healy 6-8
NYSAC World lightweight title
1944-02-15Maxie Berger89-16-8
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWUD1010
referee: Joe Sedley
1944-01-28Sammy Angott73-18-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
referee: Frank Fullam 5-5 | judge: Charles Draycott 3-7 | judge: Marty Monroe 6-4
1944-01-07Lulu Costantino81-7-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: Eddie Joseph 2-8 | judge: Marty Monroe 5-4 | judge: Bob Cunningham 5-4
1943-11-19Bob Montgomery55-6-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1515
referee: Young Otto 7-6 | judge: Joe Agnello | judge: Bill Healy
NYSAC World lightweight title
Scoring: 7-6-2, 10-5, 10-4-1; Montgomery was a 4-1 favourite
1943-10-04Bobby Ruffin52-15-10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Frank Fullam 3-7 | judge: Sam Robinson 3-7 | judge: Jimmy Gearns 2-8
1943-07-19Johnny Hutchinson66-20-7
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO610
time: 2:01 | referee: Irving Kutcher
1943-06-21Maxie Starr1-2-2
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWTKO610
time: 1:55 | referee: Eddie La Fond
Starr "was floored for a count of nine in the first round and hit the canvas twice in the fifth, taking counts of 5 and 9." Associated Press
1943-05-21Bob Montgomery50-6-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1515
referee: Arthur Donovan | judge: Bill Healy | judge: Marty Monroe
NYSAC World lightweight title
Official scorecards: 9-6, 10-5, 10-3-2, all for Montgomery.
1943-04-02Henry Armstrong127-16-7
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Billy Cavanaugh | judge: George LeCron | judge: Bill Healy
Scoring in rounds: 5-3-2, 8-2, 7-2-1
1943-03-05Fritzie Zivic127-34-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1212
referee: George Walsh 7-5 | judge: Bob Cunningham 7-5 | judge: Bill Healy 6-5
1943-02-05Fritzie Zivic126-33-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Young Otto 6-3 | judge: Sam Robinson 6-4 | judge: Marty Monroe 6-4
As for that "low" blow, when Otto called it and took that eighth round away from Fritzie, it set off some extra fancy fireworks. The boos came down off the Garden's second "shelf" for more than five minutes. Reno Gazette
1942-12-18Tippy Larkin89-7-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO315
referee: Young Otto
vacant NYSAC World lightweight title
Recognition as World Champion in New Jersey was also at stake. Larkin was down once in the 1st and 3rd, and had to be carried to his corner when he was counted out in the 3rd.
1942-11-13Allie Stolz49-5-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO710
referee: Frank Fullam
Stolz was a 3-1 favorite. A cut on Stolz's left eyelid and left eyebrow forced the stoppage at the end of the 7th round.
1942-10-12Terry Young44-11-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
1942-10-02Chester Rico37-4-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1942-09-28Joe De Jesus28-52-5
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWKO410
time: 1:40
Not 09/22 as previously displayed here. Source: Washington Post. According to The Ring, December 1942, page 51, and Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding), Beau Jack fought Joe Torres (De Jesus), not Torrens, as was previously shown.
1942-08-28Billy Murray52-2-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1942-08-18Carmine Fatta45-9-3
MacArthur Stadium, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO18
time: 2:48
1942-08-01Ruby Garcia18-18-5
Twin City Arena, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USAWTKO68
time: 1:59 | referee: Gene Roman
1942-07-07Cosby Linson26-3-5
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWTKO88
time: 2:17 | referee: Johnny McAvoy
The referee stopped the bout, because Linson could not see through an injured eye.
1942-07-03Bobby McIntire45-22-5
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO68
1942-06-23Guillermo Puentes7-13-1
MacArthur Stadium, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO18
time: 2:52 | referee: Jed Gahan
1942-05-22Bobby Ivy47-14-9
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1942-01-05Carmelo Fenoy44-14-4
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Jack Dekkers | judge: Harmon Smith | judge: Bill Cunningham
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