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Peter Sullivan

BORN   Fought out of Fall River, Massachusetts
WEIGHT 130-135 lbs
1900
Nov 26 Mike Schroeder             Fall River, Ma                    D  4

1901
Feb 18 Martin Canole              Fall River, Ma                    L 12

1902
Apr 12 Martin Canole              Fall River, Ma                   LK  6

1903
Nov  4 Kid Hessell                Fall River, Ma                    W   
Nov  9 Pete "Kid" Coffey          New Bedford, Ma                   W 15
Dec 29 John Jay                   Boston, Ma                      SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

1904
Feb  8 John L. Sullivan Jr.       New Bedford, Ma                   L   
Feb 22 Guy Ashley                 New Bedford, Ma                   D  8
May  2 Guy Ashley                 New Bedford, Ma                   W 15
          -Some sources report "L 15"
May 16 Tommy Sullivan             New Bedford, Ma                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
May 30 Jig Stone                  New Bedford, Ma                   D 15
Nov 24 Jimmy Briggs               New Bedford, Ma                   W 15

1905
Jan 16 Jimmy Briggs               New Bedford, Ma                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known;
            Many bouts in the state were scheduled and cancelled around this time
Jan 24 Jimmy Briggs               New Bedford, Ma                  WF 15
Feb 20 Blink McCloskey            Fall River, Ma                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb 22 Danny Duane                New Bedford, MA                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar  1 Willie Lewis               New Bedford, Ma                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but cancelled
Apr 10 Jimmy Gardner              New Bedford, Ma                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Apr 13 Blink McCloskey            Fall River, Ma                   TK  7
Apr 19 Jimmy Gardner              New Bedford, Ma                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but prevented by police;
            Some sources report 4/20/1905
Jun 13 Adam Ryan                  Chelsea, Ma                       D 15
Jul 13 Blink McCloskey            Thornton, RI                     TK  7
          -Some sources report "Providence, RI"
Jul 19 Mike "Twin" Sullivan       Providence, RI                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but cancelled
Jul 26 Pete "Kid" Coffey          Manchester, NH                   WF 13
Sep  7 Terry Martin               Manchester, NH                    L 15

1906
Jan 11 Charley Sieger             Lawrence, Ma                      D 12
Feb 26 Arthur Cote                Augusta, Me                      KO  4
Mar 17 Billy Willis               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr  2 Terry Martin               Augusta, Me                      LT  6
May 17 Martin Canole              Providence, RI                   TK 11
Sep  4 Willie Fitzgerald          Providence, RI                   LK  7
Sep 28 Arthur Cote                Biddeford, Me                     D 10
          -Some sources report "D 9"
Nov 24 Jack O'Neil                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 10 Willie Fitzgerald          Dayton, Oh                        D 20

1907
Apr 27 David Rowe                 Price, Ut                        KO  4
May 18 Jim Hodgin                 Helper, Ut                       KO  3
Jun 14 Tom Prendergast            Denver, Co                        W 10
Jul 19 Battling Mulhall           San Francisco, Ca                KO  4
Jul 24 "Cyclone" Johnny Thompson  Ogden, Ut                         W 20
Jul 26 Martin Lawler              San Francisco, Ca                 W  4
Nov 22 Rudolph "Rudi" Unholz      Ogden, Ut                         D 20

1908
May 30 Charlie "Kid" Dalton       Vernon, Ca                        L 15
Jun 20 Howard Baker               Los Angeles, Ca                   W 15
Jun 29 "Cyclone" Johnny Thompson  Salt Lake City, Ut               LK 12
          -Some sources report "Ogden, Ut"
Nov  9 Frankie Downey             Murray, Ut                       KO  3

1909
Jan 15 "Cyclone" Johnny Thompson  Pocatello, Id                     W 20
Aug 18 Artie Gardner              Salt Lake City, Ut                D  4
Oct 19 "Indian" Joe Gregg         Sacramento, Ca                    W 20
Dec 10 "Indian" Joe Gregg         Sacramento, Ca                    D 20

1910
Jan  7 Birdlegs Collins           Ogden, Ut                         D 20
Feb 11 Birdlegs Collins           Ogden, Ut                         D 20
May 12 "Cyclone" Johnny Thompson  Salt Lake City, Ut               LK  9
Jun 13 Maurice Thompson           Butte, Mt                         D 15
Jul  4 "Cyclone" Johnny Thompson  Pocatello, Id                    LT  9

1912
Jan 31 Bay Woods                  Fall River, Ma                    L 12

1913
Sep 18 Charley Midkiff            Blackfoot, Id                     W 10
Sep 19 Yankee Rue                 Blackfoot, Id                    ND   
Sep 22 -Sullivan was given a benefit in Salt Lake City, Ut;
          He was in St. Mark's Hospital with typhoid fever
Oct 11 Nig James                  Park City, Ut                    KO  6

*** The Following Bouts Are Reported; Likely, Not This "Peter Sullivan"  ***

1904
Feb 15 Frank Bruce                Sand Point, Id                    W  3
          -Bruce went down from a blow in round three and faked being knocked out;
           Referee stopped the bout and declared Sullivan the winner
Mar 19 Jim Young                  San Francisco, Ca                EX  3
Apr  3 -San Francisco (Ca) Call reported that Sullivan sparred last week in
          San Francisco in the Pythian Castle Hall
May 25 Jack Adams                 San Francisco, Ca                 W  4
Aug 12 Walter "Young" Dempsey     Oakland, Ca                       L   
Dec  5 Matt Granfield             San Francisco, Ca                TK  2

1905
Jan 27 Jack Keegan                San Francisco, Ca                TK  2
Feb 25 Joe Ward                   San Francisco, Ca                TK  1
Jul 26 Frank Flories              San Francisco, Ca                 W   
Aug 29 Jack Rodney                San Francisco, Ca                 L   


*** Top Photo Was Provided By William Schutte ***

Review courtesy of Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization
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