Jess Willard

ID# 010602

Pro Boxing
22 5 1
20 KOs 3 KOs

Pro Boxing

bouts 28
rounds 200
KOs 71.43%

status inactive
career 1911-1923
alias Pottawatomie Giant
born 1881-12-29
nationality
USA
death date 1968-12-15 / age 86
debut 1911-02-15
division heavy
stance orthodox
height 6′ 6½″   /   199cm
reach
83″   /   211cm
residence
Pottawatomie, Kansas, USA
birth place
St. Clere, Kansas, USA

Pro Boxing Career

34 bouts
dateopponentw-l-d
last 6
result
1923-07-12 Luis Angel Firpo 21 2 0
Boyle's Thirty Acres, Jersey City
L
KO
1923-05-12 Floyd Johnson 31 2 8
Yankee Stadium, Bronx
W
TKO
1919-07-04 Jack Dempsey 52 4 10
Bay View Park Arena, Toledo
L
RTD
1916-03-25 Frank Moran 30 10 4
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
NWS
1915-04-05 Jack Johnson 56 5 11
Oriental Park, Havana
W
KO
1914-04-28 George Rodel 27 10 2
Orpheum Theater, Atlanta
W
KO
1914-04-13 Dan Dailey 15 3 2
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo
W
KO
1914-03-27 Tom McMahon 24 21 8
Grand Opera House, Youngstown
L
NWS
1913-12-29 George Rodel 24 8 2
Casino, New Haven
W
KO
1913-12-12 George Davis 14 3 3
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo
W
KO
1913-12-03 Carl Morris 23 5 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
NWS
1913-11-24 Jack Reed 9 14 0
Princess Rink, Fort Wayne
W
TKO
1913-11-17 George Rodel 20 8 2
Elite Rink, Milwaukee
L
NWS
1913-08-22 Bull Young 1 2 0
Pacific A.C., Vernon
W
KO
1913-07-04 Al Williams 1 8 0
Moana Springs Arena, Reno
W
TKO
1913-06-27 Charley Miller 19 7 8
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco
D
PTS

1913-05-20 Gunboat Smith 39 9 5
Eighth Street Arena, San Francisco
L
PTS
1913-03-05 Jack Leon 1 1 0
Princess Rink, Fort Wayne
W
KO
1913-01-22 Frank Bauer 0 1 0
Princess Rink, Fort Wayne
W
TKO
1912-12-27 Soldier Kearns 14 4 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
KO
1912-12-02 Sailor White 17 15 1
Miller's Hall, Buffalo
W
KO
1912-08-19 Luther McCarty 12 3 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
D
NWS
1912-07-29 Arthur Pelkey 13 3 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
NWS
1912-07-02 Bull Young 1 1 0
South Chicago
W
KO
1912-05-29 Frank Bauer debut
Irwin Hall, Saint Charles
W
TKO
1912-05-22 Bull Young 1 0 0
Princess Rink, Fort Wayne
W
KO
1911-10-09 Joe Cox 4 1 0
Landers Theater, Springfield
L
TKO
1911-08-10 Mike McKimminsky debut
Hammon
W
PTS
1911-07-04 Frank Lyons debut
Elk City
W
PTS
1911-05-15 William Schiller 0 4 0
Outdoor Arena, near Oklahoma City
W
KO
1911-04-14 Al Mandino 0 1 0
Benevolent A.A., Oklahoma City
W
KO
1911-03-24 Lewis Fink 2 1 0
Benevolent A.A., Oklahoma City
W
KO
1911-03-07 Ed Burke debut
Jackson's Pavilion, El Reno
W
KO
1911-02-15 Lewis Fink 1 0 0
Sapulpa
L
DQ