Mexican Joe Rivers boxer

Mexican Joe Rivers boxer
bouts
78
won
40
lost
24
draw
13
Status
inactive
Division
lightweight
Debut
1908-01-14
Height
5′ 4½″/164cm
Reach
68½″/174cm
Age
65
Born
1892-03-19
Death
1957-06-25
Nationality
USA

Rivers was born in Los Angeles on March 19, 1892 to Andrew Ybarra. He was a fourth generation Californian. He was of Spanish-Indian descent.On February 22, 1911, he defeated Jimmy Reagan, a former Bantamweight World Champion by a technical knockout in the thirteenth round of a scheduled twenty. Reagan took a "terrific beating" and was knocked down four times prior to the thirteenth round when he was knocked down twice more by Rivers before the fight was called by Referee Eyeton. The bout took place in the Arena in Vernon, California, considered in the city of Los Angeles. The referee was Charles Eyton.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1924-07-30 Young McGovern DWWLWL San Fernando LOST
Points
1924-06-11 Jimmy Brown WDLLLL San Fernando WIN
KO
1924-05-29 Eddie Sylvester DLWLDL El Rio NC
No Contest
1924-03-12 Lonny Parsons LLL Rialto Theater, Centralia DRAW
Points
1923-04-05 Joe Skinner LW Freeport S.C., Freeport LOST
Points
1923-04-03 Pete McCarthy DLDLWL Albuquerque WIN
KO
1922-06-27 Bobby Harper WWWDDW Armory, Portland LOST
KO
1921-12-23 Frank Beaver DLWLWL Gandolfo Theatre, Yuma WIN
Points
1921-11-16 Jake Stahl DDDDDW Dreamland Arena, San Diego DRAW
Points
1921-10-06 Mike O'Leary LLWDDW Athletic Club, San Bernardino DRAW
Points
1921-03-17 Andy Biddell debut Honolulu WIN
Points
1920-12-14 Phil Salvadore WWLWDD Arena, Vernon LOST
Points
1920-09-17 Kid Mexico WLWWDW Bakersfield LOST
Points
1920-01-12 Kid Booker DDLWLD Taft DRAW
Points
1919-11-07 Gene Delmont WDLLWW Arcadia Hall, Phoenix DRAW
Points
1919-10-29 Harry Casey LDWWDD Crystal Pool, Seattle WIN
Points
1919-10-22 Alex Trambitas DWDDDW Heilig Theater, Portland LOST
Points
1918-09-02 Joe Miller WDWDDW Arena, Emeryville DRAW
Points
1918-08-16 Willie Robinson DWLWW Dreamland Rink, San Francisco WIN
Points
1918-08-09 Joe White WWDWWD Dreamland Rink, San Francisco LOST
Points
1918-07-19 Johnny McCarthy WDLWWD Dreamland Rink, San Francisco LOST
Points
1918-07-09 Johnny McCarthy LWDLWW Shipbuilder's Club, Oakland DRAW
Points
1918-07-05 Tillie Herman WDLWWW Dreamland Rink, San Francisco LOST
Points
1918-07-04 Joe Benjamin WWDDLW Turlock DRAW
Points
1918-05-31 Tillie Herman WWDLWW Civic Auditorium, San Francisco LOST
Points
1918-03-22 Chief Abernathy WDDDWW Gritton's Arena, San Diego LOST
Points
1917-12-21 Joe Benjamin WWDWDD 11th Street Playhouse, Portland WIN
KO
1917-11-04 Bobby Waugh DDWDLW Silver City LOST
1917-10-06 Johnny McCarthy DWLDWW Race Track Arena, Reno LOST
Points
1917-08-31 Willie Hoppe DDWDDD Dreamland Rink, San Francisco DRAW
Points
1917-08-24 Johnny McCarthy WWDWLD Dreamland Rink, San Francisco LOST
Points
1917-08-15 Willie Hoppe WDDWDD Arena, Emeryville DRAW
Points
1917-07-11 Oakland Frankie Burns DWLDWD Arena, Emeryville WIN
Points
1917-06-21 Lee Morrissey LWWDLD Auditorium Theater, Pocatello WIN
Points
1917-06-07 Al Young DWLWDL Orpheum Theatre, Ogden WIN
1917-04-24 Johnny Harvey LDWDLW Pioneer Sporting Club, New York LOST
KO
1917-03-23 Westside Jimmy Duffy LWLDWL Harlem S.C., New York WIN
1917-03-19 Johnny O'Leary LWLLLW Columbus WIN
KO
1917-02-19 Frankie Murphy LDDDLW Columbus WIN
KO
1916-12-08 Richie Mitchell WLDDWD Auditorium, Milwaukee LOST
1916-11-20 Joe Thomas LWDWWD Tulane Arena, New Orleans WIN
KO
1916-10-09 Joe Sherman DWWWLL Heuck's Opera House, Cincinnati WIN
1916-09-04 Johnny Griffiths WDLWDD League Park, Canton LOST
1916-04-21 Louis Rees LLWWL Venice A.C., Venice WIN
Points
1916-01-24 Richie Mitchell WLWWWW Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati WIN
1915-11-25 Lee Morrissey WWLDDD Saint Anthony WIN
KO
1915-11-08 Johnny Dundee WWWWDW Auditorium, Milwaukee LOST
1915-08-16 Stanley Yoakum LLWWWW Denver WIN
Points
1915-07-23 Johnny Dundee WWWWWW Ebbets Field, Brooklyn LOST
1915-07-12 Albany Jack Johnson WLWLLL Chadwick Park, Albany DRAW
1915-07-06 Gilbert Gallant LWLLLW Atlas A.A., Boston DRAW
Points
1915-06-15 Johnny Harvey WWLWWL Harlem River Casino, New York WIN
1915-05-12 Harvey Thorpe DLWDWL Kansas City WIN
Points
1915-04-22 Oakland Frankie Burns WWDLWD Association Park, Kansas City WIN
Points
1915-04-09 Oakland Frankie Burns DWWDLW Kansas City DRAW
1915-01-18 Frankie Callahan DWLDWW Memphis LOST
KO
1914-12-08 Johnny Dundee WLWDWD Arena, Vernon LOST
Points
1914-10-15 Battling Moran W Hudson A.C., Hudson WIN
Technical knockout
1914-10-12 Frankie Russell WWWLLD Memphis WIN
Points
1914-10-04 Joe Mandot WWWLWW McDonoghville Park, New Orleans LOST
Points
1914-09-07 Willie Beecher WWWLWW Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
1914-08-11 Leach Cross WWDLWW Arena, Vernon LOST
Points
1914-07-04 Matty McCue WLDWWL Arena, Vernon WIN
KO
1914-03-17 Freddie Welsh WWWWWL Arena, Vernon LOST
Points
1914-01-23 Ad Wolgast DLLWLW Dreamland Park, Milwaukee DRAW
1913-11-27 Leach Cross WWWDWL Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
1913-10-28 Frankie Russell WWLWWW Orleans A.C., New Orleans WIN
1913-07-04 Willie Ritchie WLDWDW Eighth Street Arena, San Francisco LOST
KO
1913-04-08 Leach Cross WWDLLW St. Nicholas Arena, New York WIN
1913-02-22 Knockout Brown LWWWWL Arena, Vernon WIN
KO
1913-01-14 Leach Cross WLLWWW Empire A.C., Manhattan Casino, New York DRAW
1912-11-28 Joe Mandot WWWWWD Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
1912-09-02 Joe Mandot WLDWWW Arena, Vernon LOST
Points
1912-07-04 Ad Wolgast WWWLWW Arena, Vernon LOST
KO
1912-03-16 Jack White WDDWWL Arena, Vernon WIN
Technical knockout
1912-01-01 Frankie Conley DLLWLD Arena, Vernon WIN
Technical knockout
1911-11-18 Frankie Conley LDLLWL Arena, Vernon DRAW
Points
1911-10-28 George Kirkwood WWWWDD Arena, Vernon WIN
Technical knockout
1911-09-04 Johnny Kilbane WWDLDW Arena, Vernon LOST
KO
1911-07-04 Joe Coster LWLDWL Arena, Vernon WIN
Technical knockout
1911-06-10 Tommy Dixon LWLLLW Arena, Vernon WIN
1911-05-19 George Kirkwood WWWWWW Dreamland Rink, San Francisco DRAW
Points
1911-05-06 Johnny Kilbane WWDWWD Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
1911-02-22 Jimmy Reagan DWLDWL Arena, Vernon WIN
Technical knockout
1911-01-14 Danny Webster DWLLLW Arena, Vernon WIN
Technical knockout
1911-01-02 Willie Cappelli WWLDLL Arena, Vernon WIN
Technical knockout
1910-11-24 Frankie Sullivan LWWDDW Arena, Vernon WIN
KO
1910-06-07 Martin Leahy DDW Naud Junction Pavilion, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
1910-05-13 Red Watson DWWWLD Arizona Hall, San Diego WIN
Technical knockout
1910-04-14 Red Watson WDDWWW Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
1910-03-29 Willie Cappelli DWWWLD Naud Junction Pavilion, Los Angeles WIN
1908-01-14 Young Webber debut Pacific A.C., Los Angeles WIN
KO