Eddie Perkins boxer

Eddie Perkins boxer
bouts
98
won
74
lost
20
draw
3
Status
inactive
Division
super lightweight
Debut
1956-12-27
Height
5′ 5″/165cm
Reach
68″/173cm
Age
75
Born
1937-03-03
Death
2012-05-10
Nationality
USA

Perkins was born on March 3, 1937 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He compiled an amateur boxing record of 26-10.Perkins turned professional in 1956. Managed by Johnny Coulon and captured the Lineal and WBA light welterweight titles with a decision win over Duilio Loi in 1962, but lost the belt in a rematch later that year. In 1963 he then captured the Lineal, WBA and World Boxing Council light welterweight titles with a decision win over Roberto Cruz. He defended the belt twice before losing it to Carlos Morocho Hernandez in 1965. He never challenged for a major title again, and retired in 1975. His record was 74-20-2 with 21 knockouts.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1975-05-31 Franz Csandl WWWWLW Cologne LOST
Points
1974-11-11 Shoji Tsujimoto WLWWWW LOST
Unanimous decision
1974-10-26 Maxwell Malinga WWWDWW Rand Stadium, Johannesburg LOST
Points
1974-08-16 Rocky Mattioli WWWWWW Festival Hall, Melbourne LOST
Unanimous decision
1974-05-13 Ryu Sorimachi WWLWWW Korakuen Hall WIN
Unanimous decision
1974-04-27 Angel Robinson Garcia WWLLWW Community Center, Tucson WIN
Unanimous decision
1974-03-22 Armando Muniz WWLWWW Community Center, Tucson WIN
Unanimous decision
1973-05-26 Eddie Blay WDWWLW Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna WIN
Points
1973-04-21 Johnny Rico LLLWWW Community Center, Tucson WIN
Unanimous decision
1973-03-24 Aristeo Castro LLLLWL Community Center, Tucson WIN
KO
1973-01-30 Armando Muniz WWWWLW Auditorium Arena, Denver WIN
Split-decision
1972-12-15 Nelson Ruiz WW Domo Bolivariano, Barquisimeto WIN
KO
1972-07-08 Victor Ortiz WWWWWW Ponce LOST
Points
1972-05-13 Frankie Lewis LWWLWL International Amphitheatre, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1972-04-17 Jesse Avalos WDWLWW Mill Run Theater, Niles WIN
Unanimous decision
1972-04-08 Frank Flores WWLWWW Community Center, Tucson WIN
Unanimous decision
1971-10-19 Angel Espada WWLWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan WIN
Unanimous decision
1971-03-09 Dorman Crawford LLDWWW Gimnasio Nacional Eddy Cortés, San Jose WIN
Technical knockout
1970-12-18 Domingo Rubio WWWLWW Teatro Caupolican, Santiago de Chile WIN
Technical knockout
1970-11-20 Don Davis LWLLLW Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna WIN
Points
1970-09-19 Raul Rodriguez WWLWLL Coliseum, Chicago
1970-09-03 Johann Orsolics WWWWWW Stadthalle, Vienna WIN
KO
1970-08-08 Hidemori Tsujimoto WWWLWW WIN
Corner retirement
1970-07-25 Bunny Grant WWLWWL National Arena, Kingston LOST
Majority decision
1970-07-21 Pedro Adigue Jr WWLWLL Honolulu International Center, Honolulu WIN
Technical knockout
1970-04-27 Clyde Gray WWWWWW Aragon Ballroom, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1970-03-25 Lion Furuyama WWWDWW Korakuen Hall WIN
Points
1970-02-16 Dino Del Cid WWLLLL Aragon Ballroom, Chicago WIN
Points
1969-07-11 Joao Henrique WWWWWW Ginásio Estadual do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo LOST
Unanimous decision
1969-06-05 Maurice Cullen WWLLWW K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen WIN
Unanimous decision
1969-03-29 Joseph Sishi WWLLLW Curries Fountain, Durban WIN
Points
1969-03-15 Richard Kid Borias LDWWWD Curries Fountain, Durban WIN
Points
1969-01-02 Borge Krogh DLWWLW K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen WIN
Points
1968-10-19 Mackeed Mofokeng WWWWWW Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg WIN
Points
1968-09-30 Fernand Simard WWLWLL The Tower, Quebec City WIN
KO
1967-12-19 Joao Henrique WWWWWW Ginásio Estadual do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo DRAW
Points
1967-12-05 Angel Robinson Garcia WLWWLW Milan WIN
Points
1967-10-02 Adolph Pruitt LWWLWW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1967-08-19 Nicolino Locche WWWWWW Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires LOST
Points
1967-05-29 Paul Armstead WLWWWL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1967-04-03 Adolph Pruitt WWWLWW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Split-decision
1967-03-04 Joe N'Gidi WWWWWW Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg WIN
Points
1967-02-14 Vic Andreetti WWWWLW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
1966-09-25 Eugenio Espinoza DDWWWW Quito DRAW
Points
1966-07-31 Lennox Beckles LWWWWW Georgetown LOST
Unanimous decision
1966-05-02 Mel Ferguson LWWLWW Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1965-10-25 Kenny Lane WWLWLL Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans WIN
Unanimous decision
1965-08-03 Jose Napoles WWWWWW Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez LOST
Unanimous decision
1965-05-28 Johnny DePeiza WLWWWW Port-of-Spain WIN
Points
1965-01-18 Carlos Hernandez WWWWLW Nuevo Circo, Caracas LOST
Split-decision
1964-09-18 Mario Rossito WWWWLD Plaza de Toros Santamaria, Bogota WIN
Unanimous decision
1964-09-05 Mauro Vazquez LLWLWW Plaza de Toros Monumental, Monterrey WIN
Technical knockout
1964-06-24 Les Sprague WWWWWW Exhibition Stadium, Regina WIN
Unanimous decision
1964-04-18 Bunny Grant WWLWWW National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Unanimous decision
1964-01-04 Yoshinori Takahashi WWWWWW Kokugikan WIN
KO
1963-10-01 Joey Limas DLDWLW Civic Auditorium, Albuquerque WIN
Technical knockout
1963-08-27 Bobby Scanlon WWWWLL Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento WIN
Unanimous decision
1963-06-15 Roberto Cruz WLWLWW Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Manila WIN
Unanimous decision
1963-02-25 Angel Robinson Garcia DWWLWW Palais des Sports, Paris WIN
Points
1963-01-14 Sadok Omrane LWWLDW Palais des Sports, Paris WIN
KO
1962-12-15 Duilio Loi WWWWWL Palazzo dello Sport (Pad. 3 Fiera), Milan LOST
Points
1962-09-14 Duilio Loi WWWWWW Velodromo Vigorelli, Milan WIN
Unanimous decision
1962-06-08 Dick Gilford WLWLLW Coliseum, Fort Wayne WIN
Points
1962-03-26 Mel Middleton WWWWWW Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
1961-10-21 Duilio Loi WLWWWW Palazzo dello Sport (Pad. 3 Fiera), Milan DRAW
Split-decision
1961-07-10 Mauro Vazquez LDWLWW Tijuana WIN
Unanimous decision
1961-06-12 Carlos Hernandez WWWWDW Caracas WIN
Points
1961-05-06 Baby Vasquez WWLWWW Monterrey WIN
Split-decision
1961-02-27 Chuck Taylor LWWWWL Marigold Gardens, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1961-01-12 LC Morgan WLLWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOST
Unanimous decision
1960-11-18 Chico Santos WWLLWL Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento WIN
Unanimous decision
1960-09-28 Gene Gresham WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1960-08-10 Joey Lopes LLWWD Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1960-05-18 Paolo Rosi WWWLWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1960-03-30 Chico Rollins WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1960-01-12 Larry Boardman WLWWWW Auditorium, Miami Beach WIN
Unanimous decision
1959-11-28 Alfredo Urbina WLWWWW Arena Mexico, Mexico City LOST
Corner retirement
1959-09-24 Carl Hubbard WWWWDD Alhambra A.C., Philadelphia LOST
Unanimous decision
1959-06-04 Hilario Morales WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
1959-04-08 Paul Armstead WDWWLW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Split-decision
1959-01-21 Lahouari Godih WLWLLL Capitol Arena, Washington LOST
Split-decision
1958-12-17 Baby Vasquez LLWWWL Capitol Arena, Washington WIN
Technical knockout
1958-11-12 Frankie Ryff WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1958-09-24 Cecil Shorts WWWWWL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1958-06-25 Candy McFarland WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Split-decision
1958-05-14 Cecil Shorts WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOST
Unanimous decision
1958-04-16 Joey Parks WWWLLW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1958-03-04 Willie Dillon WWWWLL Joe Louis Gymnasium, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1958-01-29 Alan Kennedy LLLWWL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1958-01-14 Chuck Adkins WWLWLW Joe Louis Gymnasium, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1957-12-18 Don Ward WDWLLW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1957-10-30 Carlo Sarlo LWWWLW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1957-09-11 Jimmy McCoy WWWLLD Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1957-08-09 Solomon Boysaw WWWWWW Public Hall, Cleveland LOST
Points
1957-05-03 Billy Williams WL Freedom Hall, Louisville WIN
Points
1957-04-17 Jerry Jordan W Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Split-decision
1957-01-23 Jerry Jordan Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOST
Split-decision
1956-12-27 Norman Johnson WWLWWW Arena, Milwaukee LOST
Unanimous decision