Young Peter Jackson (boxer born 1877)
|Young Peter Jackson|
|Real name||Sim Thompkins|
|Nickname(s)||The Baltimore Demon|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Reach||70 in (178 cm)|
October 31, 1877|
|Died||September 14, 1923
|Wins by KO||59|
Young Peter Jackson (31 October 1877 – 14 September 1923) was a boxer active between 1895 and 1914. During his career, he was able to achieve victories over some of the most storied fighters of all-time, including Sam Langford, Barbados Joe Walcott, Philadelphia Jack O'Brien, and Mysterious Billy Smith. He also squared off against the legendary Jack Johnson in a bout for the latter's World "Colored" Heavyweight Title.
Born Sim Thompkins in Baltimore, Maryland, he named himself after the great colored heavyweight bare-knuckle champ Peter Jackson when he became a practitioner of the sweet science. Known as "The Baltimore Demon", the 5'6" boxer fought at a weight of between 148 and 160 lbs. In his career, he racked up 77 wins (59 via knock out) against 24 losses (he was knocked out twice) and 27 draws. He also won five, lost nine and drew one newspaper decisions.
|Loss||Gunboat Smith||PTS||10||1904-09-30||Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California|
|Loss||Sam Langford||PTS||20||1907-11-12||Pacific A.C., Los Angeles, California||For World "Colored" Middleweight Title.|
|Loss||Joe Jeanette||NWS||6||1907-03-08||Spring Garden A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Newspaper Decision|
|Loss||Sam Langford||PTS||15||1906-11-21||Rochester, New York|
|Win||Sam Langford||TKO||5||1906-06-13||Southbridge, Massachusetts|
|Loss||Jack Johnson||NWS||12||1905-12-01||Eureka A.C., Baltimore, Maryland||For World "Colored" Heavyweight Title.
|Draw||Sam Langford||PTS||15||1905-09-29||Germania Maennerchor Hall, Baltimore, Maryland|
|Loss||Sam Langford||PTS||15||1905-06-16||Douglas A.C., Chelsea, Massachusetts|
|Loss||Sam Langford||PTS||15||1905-05-26||Highland A.C., Marlborough, Massachusetts|
|Loss||Philadelphia Jack O'Brien||PTS||10||1905-04-07||4th Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland|
|Loss||Philadelphia Jack O'Brien||DQ||2 (15)||1905-03-24||4th Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland|
|Draw||Dixie Kid||PTS||15||1904-12-26||Germania Maennerchor Hall, Baltimore, Maryland|
|Win||Barbados Joe Walcott||KO||4 (10)||1904-06-10||Germania Maennerchor Hall, Baltimore, Maryland|
|Draw||Barbados Joe Walcott||PTS||(20)||1903-06-18||Balanee Box, Portland, Oregon||For World Welterweight Title.|
|Loss||Philadelphia Jack O'Brien||NWS||6||1902-04-28||Washington S.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Newspaper Decision|
|Draw||Barbados Joe Walcott||PTS||10||1902-03-13||Germania Maennerchor Hall, Baltimore, Maryland|
|Loss||Barbados Joe Walcott||NWS||6||1902-01-13||Penn Art Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Newspaper Decision|
|Loss||Barbados Joe Walcott||PTS||20||1901-11-28||Music Hall, Baltimore, Maryland|
|Win||Mysterious Billy Smith||TKO||2||1901-06-14||Germania Maennerchor Hall, Baltimore, Maryland|
|Loss||Mysterious Billy Smith||TKO||18||1900-09-11||Cleveland, Ohio|
|Win||Philadelphia Jack O'Brien||KO||13 (20)||1900-02-14||Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California|
|Loss||Young Griffo||DQ||4 (12)||1898-03-26||Red Bluff, California|
- Young Peter Jackson's Boxing Record. BoxRec.com. Retrieved on 2014-05-18.
- "Young Peter Jackson". Cyber Boxing Zone. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
- "Young Peter Jackson". BoxRec. Retrieved 26 May 2012.