Petey Sarron

100 23 12
22 KOs 1 KOs
division feather
status inactive
bouts 135
rounds 1298
KOs 16.3%
career 1924-1939
debut 1924-12-02

ID# 009591
birth name Peter Joseph Sarron
sex male
nationality USA
stance orthodox
height 5′ 3″   /   160cm
reach 63″   /   160cm
residence Birmingham, Alabama, USA
birth place Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Boxing Pro 155 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
1939-07-17 Sammy Angott 48 13 2
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh
L-UD
1939-06-15 Yucatan Kid 33 10 3
City Stadium, Richmond
W-MD
Richmond Police Benefit, crowd of 14, 000 on hand.
1939-03-30 Wishy Jones 79 19 11
City Auditorium, Birmingham
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from the Birmingham News
1938-12-16 Yucatan Kid 30 8 2
Beach Arena, Miami Beach
W-PTS
1938-12-05 Mike Gamiere 19 4 1
Arena, Cleveland
W-PTS
1938-10-03 Yucatan Kid 29 6 2
Griffith Stadium, Washington
W-PTS
Sarron's first fight after an elbow operation
1938-05-20 Lou Gevinson 9 3 0
Griffith Stadium, Washington
W-PTS
1938-04-11 Joey Green 35 7 5
American Legion Arena, Mobile
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from the Associated Press
1938-03-15 Joey Temmes 66 29 16
Greenwood
W-PTS
1938-02-15 Bobby Britton 18 13 3
Coliseum, Coral Gables
W-PTS
1937-12-20 Ray Ingram 53 27 19
City Auditorium, Richmond
W-PTS
1937-12-08 Carl Guggino 83 20 19
Hippodrome, New York
W-PTS
1937-10-29 Henry Armstrong 72 11 7
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-KO
2:36    ref: Arthur Donovan

World Featherweight Title
Armstrong gives up NBA and New York versions shortly after to concentrate on Lightweight and Welterweight titles
1937-09-09 Teddy Braun 8 0 3
Old Drill Hall, Cape Town
W-PTS
1937-09-04 Freddie Miller 196 21 6
Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
W-PTS
ref: Tiny Dean

A "slashing fight all the way" with Sarron flooring Miller twice for "a decisive victory." (Associated Press)
1937-07-31 Freddie Miller 195 21 6
Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
L-PTS
1937-06-19 Harry Mizler 41 5 0
Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
L-DQ
"Sarron struck Mizler a low blow in the first round of a scheduled ten-rounder and was disqualified. His title was not at stake." (UP)
1937-05-06 Dave Crowley 80 20 9
Harringay Arena, Harringay
L-DQ
Sarron DQ'd for hitting with an open glove after repeated warnings.
1937-04-15 Harry Mizler 40 4 0
Harringay Arena, Harringay
W-PTS
1937-02-27 Andy Martin 59 22 12
Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
W-KO
1937-01-16 Laurie Stevens 21 0 0
Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
W-KO
1936-09-14 Nick Camarata 24 6 4
City Stadium, Richmond
D-PTS
This was part of a Police Benevolent Association promotion and 10, 000 fans attended.
1936-08-26 Jackie Carter 25 14 5
Idora Park, Youngstown
W-PTS
1936-07-31 Davey Abad 84 41 18
Legion Stadium, Hollywood
W-PTS
1936-07-22 Baby Manuel 68 26 21
Sportatorium, Dallas
W-UD

Sarron down in 1st and 10th -- Manuel reported as going into this bout with 95 total bouts.
1936-07-07 Bobby Dean 42 15 6
Griffith Stadium, Washington
W-KO
0:40    
Dean down five times in the bout. From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1936-06-23 Lloyd Pine 27 7 10
League Park, Akron
W-PTS
Nontitle fight. Sarron built up a big lead, then withstood a late rally by Pine in the last two rounds to win the decision.
1936-06-15 Nick Camarata 22 4 4
Jai Alai Fronton, Arabi
W-PTS
1936-05-11 Freddie Miller 182 16 5
Griffith Stadium, Washington
W-MD

LaFond and Schuyler scored for Sarron, while Eller scored the fight a draw. There were no knockdowns.
1936-03-02 Freddie Miller 179 16 5
Coliseum, Coral Gables
L-PTS
ref: Leo Shea

Referee and sole judge Shea scored the fight 6-3-6 in rounds for Miller. Two of the six rounds given to Miller were due to Sarron fouls.
1936-01-16 Carl Guggino 58 12 15
Miami Stadium, Miami
W-PTS
1935-12-05 Carl Guggino 58 12 14
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami
D-PTS
ref: Leo Shea
1935-11-28 Jimmy McNamara 19 6 6
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami
W-PTS
1935-11-06 Andy Martin 57 19 12
City Auditorium, Birmingham
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from the Birmingham News
1935-09-30 California Joe
Rivers
34 23 2
Griffith Stadium, Washington
W-PTS
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1935-09-14 Young Chocolate 6 1 0
Rose Gardens Stadium, Kingston
W-UD
1935-08-12 Joey Temmes 56 13 16
Griffith Stadium, Washington
W-PTS
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1935-03-25 California Joe
Rivers
29 21 2
Auditorium, Washington
W-PTS
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1935-03-08 Frankie Covelli 67 18 12
Coliseum, Coral Gables
W-PTS
1935-02-25 Baby Manuel 56 21 18
Beach Arena, Miami Beach
W-PTS
1935-02-18 Patsy Severo 30 13 3
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami
W-PTS
1935-01-28 California Joe
Rivers
29 20 2
Auditorium, Washington
W-PTS
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1934-10-15 Frankie Wallace 22 10 2
Arena, Philadelphia
W-PTS
1934-09-24 Benny Bass 162 34 9
Arena, Philadelphia
W-MD
ref: Joe McGuigan 4-4   Herman Cherin 6-3   Al Voice 5-3
1934-08-27 Benny Bass 161 33 9
Griffith Stadium, Washington
W-DQ
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1934-06-29 Al Foreman 111 21 13
Griffith Stadium, Washington
W-SD
DiSibour voted for Foreman (Washington Post). From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1934-05-11 Lew Feldman 57 17 10
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-PTS
1934-03-27 Ray Schneider 19 13 3
Duval County Armory, Jacksonville
W-PTS
1934-03-12 Bucky Burton 38 4 3
Biscayne Arena, Miami
W-PTS
1934-02-19 Bucky Burton 37 4 3
Biscayne Arena, Miami
L-SD
ref: 49-51    49-51    51-49
1934-02-07 Freddie Miller 121 10 4
Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati
L-PTS
1934-01-23 Frankie Covelli 52 13 11
Portner's Arena, Alexandria
L-PTS
1933-12-11 Bucky Burton 35 3 3
Biscayne Arena, Miami
W-PTS
1933-11-28 Varias Milling 32 22 16
Portner's Arena, Alexandria
W-PTS
1933-11-01 Freddie Miller 114 10 4
Portner's Arena, Alexandria
L-UD
ref: Heinie Miller 34-47   Denny Hughes 42-58   George King 52-54
1933-10-17 Eddie Burl 58 39 12
Portner's Arena, Alexandria
W-PTS
1933-09-20 Mickey Genaro 23 52 7
Twin City Arena, Laurel
W-PTS
1933-08-15 Eddie Burl 57 39 11
Twin City Arena, Laurel
D-PTS
From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940.
1933-07-18 Eddie Burl 56 39 11
Twin City Arena, Laurel
L-PTS
From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940.
1933-06-06 Johnny Farr 49 51 15
Portner's Arena, Alexandria
W-PTS
Reported as an 8-rounder in the Washington Post.
1933-06-01 Johnny Datto 95 60 37
City Auditorium, Birmingham
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from the Birmingham News
1933-05-12 Johnny Datto 95 59 37
Northside Arena, Pittsburgh
W-TKO
0:29    ref: Joe Zivic
1933-05-09 Tommy Paul 66 12 7
Portner's Arena, Alexandria
D-PTS
1933-04-25 Tommy Paul 66 12 6
Portner's Arena, Alexandria
D-MD
Two judges had a draw, referee Short had Paul winning (Washington Post).
1933-03-28 Miki Gelb 31 3 3
Portner's Arena, Alexandria
W-PTS
1933-03-07 Benny Schwartz 92 37 7
Portner's Arena, Alexandria
W-KO
1933-02-14 Frankie DeAngelo 38 24 14
Portner's Arena, Alexandria
W-TKO
1:00    ref: Charles Short
1933-01-25 Charley Van Reedon 58 7 6
Duval County Armory, Jacksonville
D-PTS
1932-04-29 Harry Sankey 66 29 15
Arena, New Haven
L-PTS
From the New Haven Journal Courier (Laurence Fielding). This fight was not held in Greenwood, Mississippi, or any other southern location, and not on May 1, as sometimes shown.
1932-04-22 Fidel LaBarba 61 11 7
Olympia Stadium, Detroit
L-PTS
NBA Featherweight Title Elimination Bout.
1932-03-24 Chico Cisneros 52 19 12
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami
W-PTS
1932-02-25 Chico Cisneros 52 19 11
Biscayne Arena, Miami
D-PTS
1932-02-11 Charley Van Reedon 52 4 6
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami
W-KO
1932-01-19 Mickey Genaro 22 37 5
Duval County Armory, Jacksonville
W-UD
1931-11-26 Gilbert Castillo 38 12 4
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami
W-PTS
1931-11-17 Charley Van Reedon 49 3 6
Armory, Jacksonville
W-PTS

1931-11-09 Midget Mike O'Dowd 81 42 22
City Auditorium, Birmingham
W-TKO
0:15    
Previously undated November bout confirmed by New Orleans Picayune. DK: The New Orleans newspaper had an incorrect date. The card was covered by "The Birmingham News". O'Dowd was knocked down six times.
1931-11-04 Eddie Burl 40 26 10
Armory, Jacksonville
W-PTS
Previously unknown date between August and November, fight now confirmed by New Orleans Picayune.
1931-07-24 Gilbert Castillo 33 10 4
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami
W-PTS
1931-07-10 Gilbert Castillo 33 9 4
Cinderella Ballroom, Miami
W-PTS
1931-07-04 Midget Mike O'Dowd 80 41 21
American Legion Stadium, Greenwood
D-PTS
(The Greenwood Commonwealth)
1931-06-11 Babe Ruth 40 28 14
American Legion Stadium, Greenwood
W-PTS
Correct date per Monroe News-Star (AP results).
1931-06-08 Davey Abad 56 28 12
City Auditorium, Birmingham
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from the Birmingham News
1931-04-27 Mickey Genaro 20 32 3
City Auditorium, Birmingham
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from the Birmingham News
1931-03-16 Tony Leto 68 20 12
City Auditorium, Birmingham
W-KO
1931-02-02 Emil Paluso 57 15 5
City Auditorium, Birmingham
W-NWS
Newspaper decision from the Birmingham News
1930-08-05 Johnnie Leckie 29 7 0
Opera House, Palmerston North
W-PTS
MANAWATU STANDARD, 6 AUGUST 1930, PAGE 4
1930-06-21 Sammy Shack 28 31 9
Kensington Drill Hall, Dunedin
W-PTS
OTAGO DAILY TIMES, 23 JUNE 1930, PAGE 6
1930-05-03 Tommy Donovan 19 1 0
Speedway Stadium, Dunedin
L-PTS
OTAGO DAILY TIMES, 5 MAY 1930, PAGE 7
1930-03-29 Tommy Donovan 17 1 0
Kilbirnie Stadium, Wellington
L-PTS
EVENING POST, 31 MARCH 1930, PAGE 15-Attendance over 14, 000 a NZ record
1930-03-15 Tommy Donovan 16 1 0
Western Park, New Plymouth
L-DQ
Taranaki Herald March 17, 1930
1930-02-04 Johnnie Leckie 25 6 0
Town Hall, Wellington
W-RTD
EVENING POST, 5 FEBRUARY 1930, PAGE 7
1930-01-01 Johnnie Leckie 25 5 0
Municipal Theatre, Napier
W-PTS
The Daily Telegraph January 2, 1930
1929-12-27 Billy Grime 82 30 9
Town Hall, Auckland
W-KO
NEW ZEALAND HERALD, 28 DECEMBER 1929, PAGE 12
1929-12-17 Billy Grime 82 29 9
Town Hall, Wellington
W-TKO
ref: BA Guise   Ned Perry   JE Staples
EVENING POST, 18 DECEMBER 1929, PAGE 10
1929-12-02 Jack Jones 27 19 1
Town Hall, Wellington
W-TKO
EVENING POST, 3 DECEMBER 1929, PAGE 7
1929-11-08 Billy Grime 81 28 9
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane
W-PTS
Brisbane Courier November 9, 1929
1929-10-12 Billy Grime 80 27 9
Sydney Stadium, Sydney
W-RTD
Grime retired at the end of the 9th round with an injured left eye.
The Sydney Morning Herald, October 14, 1929
1929-09-07 Billy Grime 79 27 9
Sydney Stadium, Sydney
L-PTS
"Sarron at time had his opponent in difficulties and whilst many would not have been surprised at a verdict in favour of the American, the referees announcement for Grime brought forth a storm of applause.
The Sydney Morning Herald September 9, 1929
1929-08-14 Dick Corbett 50 12 6
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane
D-PTS
Brisbane Courier August 15, 1929
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