Clayton (Big Boy) Peterson

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Clayton Peterson

Name: Big Boy Peterson
Birth Name: Clayton Peterson
Born: 1905-03-25
Birthplace: Kiln, Mississippi, USA
Died: 1971-08-12 (Age:66)
Hometown: Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
Height: 6′ 0″   /   183cm
Reach: 79″   /   201cm
Boxing Record: click

Division: Heavyweight
Managers: Paul Le Croix, Leo P. Flynn


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  • Known in the ring as "Big Boy Peterson." He had a Swedish father and Irish mother.
  • Through Nov 15, 1925, reportedly had 23 bouts -- winning 20 with 11 kayos; drawing 2, and losing one.


The source for part of the BoxRec Fight Record is the book on the history of Swedish boxing, Ringside, by Christer Franzen.