Jackie Wilson (boxer)
|Real name||Jack Benjamin Wilson|
January 1, 1909|
Westminster, South Carolina
|Died||December 2, 1966(aged 57)|
|Wins by KO||20|
Wilson fought Tommy Paul twice. Wilson won both times in Pennsylvania by decision in the first fight and by TKO in the second fight. He fought Sammy Angott and won by decision in Pennsylvania. He also fought Freddie Miller two times. The first fight Wilson won by decision in Motor Square Garden. The second fight he won by decision in Cincinnati. He fought Speedy Dado in California and won by decision. He fought Sammy Angott in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and lost by decision.
Wilson fought Leo Rodak four times. The first three fights went to a draw. The fourth fight was for the World Featherweight Title the Maryland State Version. Rodak won by decision in Baltimore, Maryland. Wilson fought Rodak for a fifth and sixth time. Rodak won the fifth fight by decision in Chicago. The sixth fight Rodak again won by decision in Ohio.
Wilson fought David Kui Kong Young two straight times. The first fight Wilson won by DQ in Australia. The second fight he won by decision in Australia. He fought Maxie Shapiro in Baltimore, Maryland and won by decision. He fought Willie Joyce in Washington, D.C., and lost by TKO.
He fought Richie Lemos for the National Boxing Association World featherweight title and won by decision in Los Angeles, California. In a rematch for the belt, Wilson beat Lemos again by decision in Los Angeles, California. Wilson also fought the great Willie Pep. Pep won by decision in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.