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Paul Jorgensen boxer

Paul Jorgensen image
Status inactive
Age 73
Division featherweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Debut 1953-04-28
Born 1935-04-05
Death 2008-08-05
Nationality USA
Residence Port Arthur, Texas, USA
bouts
94
won
82
lost
8
draw
4
bouts
94
won
82
lost
8
draw
4
Status inactive
Age 73
Division featherweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Debut 1953-04-28
Born 1935-04-05
Death 2008-08-05
Nationality USA
Residence Port Arthur, Texas, USA

Jorgenson was born in Tallulah, Louisiana and made his residence in Port Arthur, Texas.Jorgensen made his professional debut on April 27, 1954 with a four-round points win against Infant Valdez in Houston, Texas. Jorgensen won his first sixteen fights, including a win against Eddie Bertolino on June 1, 1954. It was in the rematch against Bertolino on September 28, 1954 that Jorgensen suffered his first loss. Like many boxers of his day, Jorgensen fought frequently - often twice a month. Jorgensen continued to fight and generally to win, facing tough competition like Redtop Davis, Lulu Perez, Jackie Blair, Carmelo Costa, Victor Manuel Quijano, Harold Gomes, and Battling Torres. Jorgensen retired after a losing to Battling Torres on September 6, 1960. Jorgensen managed to cram an amazing number of fights (93) in a relatively short career (7½ years). His final record was 81 wins (35 by knockout), 8 losses, and 4 draws. Jorgensen died August 6, 2008 in Port Arthur, Texas.

Jorgenson was born in Tallulah, Louisiana and made his residence in Port Arthur, Texas.Jorgensen made his professional debut on April 27, 1954 with a four-round points win against Infant Valdez in Houston, Texas. Jorgensen won his first sixteen fights, including a win against Eddie Bertolino on June 1, 1954. It was in the rematch against Bertolino on September 28, 1954 that Jorgensen suffered his first loss. Like many boxers of his day, Jorgensen fought frequently - often twice a month. Jorgensen continued to fight and generally to win, facing tough competition like Redtop Davis, Lulu Perez, Jackie Blair, Carmelo Costa, Victor Manuel Quijano, Harold Gomes, and Battling Torres. Jorgensen retired after a losing to Battling Torres on September 6, 1960. Jorgensen managed to cram an amazing number of fights (93) in a relatively short career (7½ years). His final record was 81 wins (35 by knockout), 8 losses, and 4 draws. Jorgensen died August 6, 2008 in Port Arthur, Texas.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 6, 1960 Battling Torres WWLWWL Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston LOSS
Split-decision
July 12, 1960 Henry Watson LWWWLW Bishop Byrne Stadium, Port Arthur WIN
Unanimous decision
June 14, 1960 Ray Duran WWWL Beaumont Boxing Club, Beaumont WIN
KO
June 6, 1960 Gallito Reyes LWLWWL McDonald's Sportatorium, Lake Charles WIN
Technical knockout
May 3, 1960 Henry Watson LLLWWW Sportatorium, Beaumont WIN
Unanimous decision
April 12, 1960 Carlos Macias WWLL Sportatorium, Beaumont WIN
KO
July 20, 1959 Harold Gomes WWWWWW Pierce Memorial Field, East Providence vacant National Boxing Association World Super Featherweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 4, 1959 Bobby Garza LLWWLL Bandera WIN
Technical knockout
May 5, 1959 Rudy Gonzales LWWLDL Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa WIN
KO
April 6, 1959 Juan Padilla LLWLLD McNeese State College, Lake Charles WIN
Corner retirement
March 27, 1959 Harold Gomes WLWWWW Auditorium, Miami Beach LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 11, 1959 Victor Manuel Quijano WLLLWW Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston WIN
Split-decision
Jan. 12, 1959 Ray DeLeon LLLWWL Sportatorium, Beaumont WIN
KO
Dec. 29, 1958 Bobby Bell LLLLLL Cotton Bowl, Dallas WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 9, 1958 Kid Aztequita LWLLWL Tyler WIN
KO
Dec. 2, 1958 Gallito Reyes WWLWWW Sportatorium, Beaumont WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 17, 1958 Ruben Munoz WWLWLL Ector County Coliseum, Odessa WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 11, 1958 Kid Aztequita LLWLLW Sportatorium, Beaumont WIN
KO
Sept. 29, 1958 Ruben Munoz LWWLWL Ector County Auditorium, Odessa WIN
Split-decision
July 23, 1958 Joey Lopes LWWWLL Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston DRAW
Points
June 24, 1958 Rocky Randell WLWWLW Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston WIN
Unanimous decision
June 3, 1958 Baltazar Junior Flores WWWWWW Fairgrounds Arena, Beaumont WIN
Technical knockout
April 28, 1958 Russell Tague DLLLLL Sportatorium, Dallas WIN
Technical knockout
March 20, 1958 Ernesto Parra WLWLLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
March 8, 1958 Ray Portilla LLLLLL Monterrey WIN
Points
Feb. 25, 1958 Gil Cadilli LLDLWW Houston WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 3, 1958 Tommy Cox Sportatorium, Beaumont WIN
KO
Dec. 10, 1957 Gaby Paliotti WWLWWW Houston WIN
KO
Nov. 26, 1957 Manuel Baptista LDLLLL Sportatorium, Beaumont WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 11, 1957 Sonny Leon WDDWWD Caracas WIN
Points
Oct. 17, 1957 Ernesto Figueroa WWLWWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
Sept. 30, 1957 Davey Dupas WWLLWW Stewart Stadium, Beaumont WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 9, 1957 Sonny Leon WWDDWW Nuevo Circo, Caracas DRAW
Points
July 16, 1957 Gil Cadilli LWWWLL Sabine Athletic Club, Port Arthur DRAW
Points
June 1, 1957 Paul Smith LWWWWW Pleasure Pier Arena, Port Arthur WIN
Points
April 23, 1957 Charlie DeBow WWDWLD Sportatorium, Beaumont WIN
Unanimous decision
April 16, 1957 Davey Walden LLLWWW Coliseum, Houston WIN
Unanimous decision
March 30, 1957 Jesse Rodriguez LLWWLW National Guard Armory, Port Arthur WIN
Technical knockout
March 19, 1957 Bobby Satchell LWLLWL City Auditorium, Galveston WIN
KO
March 11, 1957 Charlie DeBow LWWWDW Tyler WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 25, 1957 Frankie Zolliner Sportatorium, Beaumont WIN
KO
Feb. 12, 1957 Bobby Bell WLLDLL Houston WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 12, 1956 Carmelo Costa WWLLDL Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 20, 1956 Carmelo Costa WWWLLD Houston WIN
Split-decision
July 31, 1956 Carmelo Costa WWWWLL Houston DRAW
Points
July 4, 1956 Jackie Blair WLWWWL Stroud Park Outdoor Ring, Port Arthur WIN
Unanimous decision
June 18, 1956 Kid Campeche WLLLLL Sports Arena, Corpus Christi WIN
Unanimous decision
May 17, 1956 Lulu Perez LWLWLL Houston WIN
Unanimous decision
May 1, 1956 Jose Andreas DLLLLL McNeese State College, Lake Charles WIN
Corner retirement
April 24, 1956 Ted Dean WLLLDL Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio WIN
Technical knockout
April 3, 1956 Davey Walden WWWWWW Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston WIN
Unanimous decision
March 22, 1956 Joe Boland LWLLWW Sportatorium, Dallas WIN
Technical knockout
March 13, 1956 Joe Govea WWLLWW Sportatorium, Beaumont WIN
KO
Feb. 7, 1956 Teddy Davis WWWWLW Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston WIN
Split-decision
Jan. 17, 1956 Lauro Salas LWWWWL Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston WIN
Majority decision
Nov. 22, 1955 Young Junior LLLLLW Houston WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 1, 1955 Kid Campeche LLLLWW City Auditorium, Houston WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 10, 1955 Joe Boland WWWLWL Stroud Park Outdoor Ring, Port Arthur WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 13, 1955 J.W. Henry WWWWWW Pleasure Pier Arena, Port Arthur WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 30, 1955 Teddy Davis WWWWWL Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston LOSS
Split-decision
Aug. 1, 1955 Joe Boland WWWWLW Stroud Park Outdoor Ring, Port Arthur vacant USA Texas State Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 19, 1955 Johnny Villanueva LLLLWL Fort Worth vacant USA Texas State Featherweight

WIN
KO
July 12, 1955 Pappy Gault LLLLWW Houston vacant USA Texas State Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 21, 1955 Kid Campeche WWDLLL Sportatorium, Beaumont vacant USA Texas State Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 14, 1955 Buddy Baggett WWLLLL LaGrave Field, Fort Worth vacant USA Texas State Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 31, 1955 Owen Romero WWWWWL Sportatorium, Beaumont vacant USA Texas State Featherweight

WIN
KO
May 5, 1955 Mike Tourcotte LLLWLL Sportatorium, Beaumont vacant USA Texas State Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 26, 1955 Ray Powell LLLLLL Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston vacant USA Texas State Featherweight

WIN
KO
April 12, 1955 Celso Hidalgo WDWLLL Sportatorium, Beaumont WIN
KO
March 29, 1955 Harold Dade LLWLLL City Auditorium, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
March 8, 1955 Robert Alaniz WLLWWW Sportatorium, Beaumont WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 22, 1955 Johnny Guebara DLLLWL Sportatorium, Beaumont WIN
KO
Feb. 8, 1955 Tony Dupas WWWWWW Coliseum Arena, New Orleans WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 18, 1955 Ernie Ramos WLWWWL Sportatorium, Beaumont WIN
KO
Jan. 1, 1955 Tony Dupas WWWWWW Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans LOSS
Split-decision
Dec. 21, 1954 Johnny Guebara LLDLLL Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio LOSS
Split-decision
Oct. 26, 1954 Hector Bacquettes LWDWWL City Auditorium, Galveston WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 28, 1954 Eddie Bertolino WWLWWL City Auditorium, Galveston LOSS
Split-decision
June 1, 1954 Eddie Bertolino WWWLWW City Auditorium, Galveston WIN
Split-decision
May 18, 1954 Santiago Gonzalez WLWLLW City Auditorium, Galveston WIN
Unanimous decision
May 4, 1954 Joey Vasquez LLWWWL City Auditorium, Galveston WIN
Unanimous decision
April 29, 1954 Bob Henry DLDLLL Ringside Club, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
April 13, 1954 Mike Tourcotte LDWWWL City Auditorium, Galveston WIN
Unanimous decision
March 9, 1954 Tony Garcia LDWWLW City Auditorium, Galveston WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 15, 1953 Bobby Garza DWLLDD Houston WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 1, 1953 Lorenzo Garcia WWWWLW Houston WIN
Points
Sept. 1, 1953 Bobby Garza WLWLDW Houston WIN
Points
Aug. 18, 1953 Henry Luera LLLWWW Houston WIN
Split-decision
June 23, 1953 Tony Olivas WWWLWL Houston WIN
KO
June 9, 1953 Henry Luera DDWWLL City Auditorium, Houston WIN
Points
May 26, 1953 James Kinnard WWWLLL Ringside Club, Houston WIN
KO
May 20, 1953 Joe O'Toole City Auditorium, Houston WIN
Points
May 12, 1953 Bob Henry LDLLD Ringside Club, Houston WIN
Points
April 28, 1953 Baby Valdez LLWLLL Ringside Club, Houston WIN
Points