Battling Nelson

ID# 008998

Pro Boxing
59 19 22
40 KOs 3 KOs

Pro Boxing

bouts 105
rounds 985
KOs 38.1%

status inactive
career 1896-1917
birth name Oscar Mattheus Nielsen
alias The Durable Dane
born 1882-06-05
nationality
Denmark
death date 1954-02-07 / age 71
debut 1896-09-03
division light
height 5′ 7½″   /   171cm
reach
67½″   /   172cm
residence
Chicago, Illinois, USA
birth place
Copenhagen, Denmark

Pro Boxing Career

134 boutspage
1
dateopponentw-l-d
last 6
result
1917-04-17 Freddie Welsh 116 24 16
Coliseum, Saint Louis
L
NWS
1917-03-17 Pierce Matthews 15 11 13
Saint Louis
W
TKO
1915-11-05 Jimmy Reagan 19 13 13
20th Century A.C., Kansas City
L
PTS
1915-09-06 Bobby Waugh 39 11 10
Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez
L
PTS
1915-04-24 Dale Gardner 0 2 0
Havana
W
KO
1915-03-24 Jimmy Fryer 25 24 14
Havana
W
PTS
1915-03-18 Stewart Donnelly 15 10 9
Havana
W
KO
1914-08-19 Cliff Ford 0 9 0
Soo Opera House, Sault Sainte Marie
W
PTS
1913-10-13 Ad Wolgast 67 11 14
Southside A.A., Milwaukee
L
NWS
1913-05-03 Pat Bradley 17 19 5
National A.C., Philadelphia
L
NWS
1913-04-29 Gilbert Gallant 11 3 9
Arena (Armory A.A.), Boston
L
PTS
1913-04-19 Bay Wood 16 11 13
Elm Rink, New Bedford
D
PTS
1913-03-27 Mike Malone 8 8 8
Pueblo
W
NWS
1913-03-05 Frank Ray Whitney 19 5 8
Armory Auditorium, Atlanta
L
NWS
1913-02-22 Bay Wood 15 10 11
Bristol Arena, New Bedford
D
PTS
1913-02-17 Joe Burke 20 6 14
Orpheum Theatre, Easton
W
NWS
1913-02-11 Harry Dillon 6 13 7
Tamaqua
W
TKO
1913-02-05 Jack Sorenson 3 0 1
Lakeside Auditorium, Racine
W
NWS
1913-01-03 Frankie Russell 18 3 3
Greenwall Theater, New Orleans
L
NWS
1912-12-31 Yankee Schwartz 85 27 30
Columbus
L
NWS
1912-12-20 Jim Bonner 34 20 19
Walker's Hall, Tamaqua
D
PTS
1912-12-13 Teddy Maloney 52 21 21
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia
D
NWS
1912-11-28 Leach Cross 58 23 12
44th Street A.C., New Amsterdam Opera House, New York
L
NWS
1912-11-14 Art Stewart 1 0 1
Hammond
W
NWS
1912-09-02 Steve Ketchel 13 5 12
Saint Joseph
D
PTS
1912-07-12 Mickey MacIntyre 7 1 5
Winnipeg
L
NWS
1912-07-01 Andy Bezenah 35 10 19
Auditorium Rink, Winnipeg
W
NWS
1912-03-01 Sammy Trott 7 10 14
Dayton
D
PTS
1912-02-26 Young Togo 1 5 2
Athletic Club, Fort Smith
D
PTS
1912-01-09 Tommy O'Rourke 0 2 0
Springfield
L
NWS
1911-12-31 Jack Redmond 38 16 10
West Side A.C., Gretna
W
PTS
1911-12-22 One Round Hogan 11 4 3
Madison A.C., New York
L
NWS
1911-12-18 Willie Howard 6 8 4
Irving A.C., Brooklyn
W
NWS
1911-12-15 Bobby Wilson 14 18 10
Oneida County A.C., Utica
W
NWS
1911-12-04 Andy Bezenah 35 10 16
Jeffersonville
D
NWS
1911-11-30 Joseph Spero 2 2 3
Agnes Street Theatre, Toronto
W
KO
1911-11-25 Louis De Ponthieu 31 12 4
Convention Hall, Buffalo
D
NWS
1911-11-10 Tommy Moore 5 4 0
Convention Hall, Buffalo
W
TKO
1911-11-06 Frank Loughrey 10 13 10
Grogan A.C., Watervliet
D
NWS
1911-10-25 Monte Dale 6 6 6
Mechanics Hall, Manchester
W
PTS
1911-10-19 George Alger 25 10 14
Augusta
L
NWS
1911-10-17 Philadelphia Pal Moore 50 9 13
Armory A.A., Boston
L
PTS
1911-10-11 Willie Beecher 24 17 8
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
NWS
1911-10-03 Milburn Saylor 24 5 11
Armory A.A., Boston
L
PTS
1911-09-19 Billy Nixon 10 5 1
Armory A.A., Boston
W
TKO
1911-08-04 Tommy Gaffney 1 0 0
Opera House, Medford
W
TKO
1911-07-04 Percy Cove 26 12 7
Fairgrounds, Bellingham
D
PTS
1910-11-26 Owen Moran 67 9 7
Blot's Arena, San Francisco
L
KO
1910-10-31 Anton LaGrave 9 1 5
Dreamland Pavilion, San Francisco
D
PTS
1910-10-10 Monte Dale 6 2 3
Hippodrome, Kansas City
W
TKO
1910-02-22 Ad Wolgast 56 4 10
Arena, Point Richmond
L
TKO
1910-01-21 Eddie Lang 2 0 2
Memphis A.C., Memphis
W
TKO
1909-07-13 Ad Wolgast 46 3 9
Naud Junction Pavilion, Los Angeles
L
NWS
1909-06-22 Jack Clifford 17 10 6
Auditorium, Oklahoma City
W
TKO
1909-05-29 Dick Hyland 39 15 2
Mission Street Arena, Colma
W
KO
1908-09-09 Joe Gans 157 11 21
Mission Street Arena, Colma
W
KO
1908-07-04 Joe Gans 157 10 21
Mission Street Arena, Colma
W
KO
1908-03-31 Abe Attell 61 6 15
Coliseum, San Francisco
D
PTS
1908-03-03 Jimmy Britt 12 4 2
Naud Junction Pavilion, Los Angeles
D
NWS
1908-02-04 Rudy Unholz 39 27 17
Naud Junction Pavilion, Los Angeles
L
NWS
1908-01-13 Jack Clifford 17 8 5
Opera House, Ogden
W
KO
1907-07-31 Jimmy Britt 11 3 2
Auditorium Rink, San Francisco
L
PTS
1906-09-03 Joe Gans 150 10 21
Casino Amphitheatre, Goldfield
L
DQ
1906-03-14 Terry McGovern 66 4 4
National A.C., Philadelphia
W
NWS
1905-09-09 Jimmy Britt 11 2 1
Mission Street Arena, Colma
W
KO
1905-06-06 Jack O'Neil 41 24 16
National A.C., Philadelphia
W
NWS

1905-06-02 Kid Sullivan 15 9 8
Eureka A.C., Baltimore
D
PTS
1905-05-22 Abe Attell 35 4 10
National A.C., Philadelphia
L
NWS
1905-02-28 Young Corbett II 57 7 11
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco
W
TKO
1904-12-20 Jimmy Britt 8 2 1
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco
L
PTS
1904-11-29 Young Corbett II 57 6 11
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco
W
TKO
1904-09-05 Aurelio Herrera 65 9 8
Montana A.C., Butte
W
PTS
1904-07-29 Eddie Hanlon 13 3 7
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco
W
TKO
1904-05-20 Martin Canole 17 1 5
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco
W
KO
1904-04-05 Joe (Spider) Welsh 23 9 2
Salt Palace, Salt Lake City
W
TKO
1904-02-05 Jack O'Neil 34 13 10
Badger A.C., Milwaukee
W
PTS
1904-01-16 Art Simms 31 5 10
Milwaukee A.C., Milwaukee
W
KO
1903-12-28 Clarence English 8 2 1
Saint Joseph
W
PTS
1903-11-10 George Memsic 4 0 4
Badger A.C., Milwaukee
W
PTS
1903-10-16 Charles Neary 9 5 12
Badger A.C., Milwaukee
L
PTS
1903-09-03 Daredevil Tildon debut
Chicago
N
NC
1903-08-26 Eddie Sterns 0 0 1
Michigan City
L
KO
1903-07-24 Mickey Riley 5 4 11
Hurley
D
PTS
1903-07-15 Mickey Riley 5 4 11
Ashland
N
NC
1903-06-27 Clarence English 8 1 0
Kansas City
D
PTS
1903-06-20 Larry McDonald 7 0 3
Harvey
W
KO
1903-06-19 Mickey Riley 5 4 10
Panorama Building, Milwaukee
D
PTS
1903-06-16 Young Scotty 6 8 6
Fond du Lac
W
PTS
1903-05-22 Stockings Kelly 0 2 1
Milwaukee
W
KO
1903-04-24 Cyclone Johnny Thompson 34 6 3
Milwaukee A.C., Milwaukee
W
PTS
1903-03-04 Adam Ryan 15 6 14
Capital Theater, Little Rock
D
PTS
1903-01-06 Sammy Maxwell 5 1 0
Hot Springs
W
KO
1902-12-26 Christy Williams debut
Hot Springs
W
KO
1902-12-02 Billy Mayfield debut
Hot Springs
W
PTS
1902-06-14 Battling Hurley debut
Hammond
D
PTS
1902-05-17 Pudden Burns debut
Hegewisch
W
PTS
1902-04-12 Danny McMahon 17 11 8
West Pullman
D
PTS
1902-04-05 William Rossler debut
Harvey
W
KO
1902-03-21 Cyclone Johnny Thompson 20 2 0
Wabash A.C., Chicago
W
PTS
1902-03-17 Kid Ryan 7 13 5
American A.C., Chicago
W
KO
134 boutspage
1