Boxer Profile

arthur persley

92

Wins

26

Losses

5

Draws

22.8%

KO %
  • Stance: Unknown
  • Age: 98
  • Date Of Birth: 23 Oct 1922
  • Height: Unknown
  • Reach: Unknown
  • Country: United States
  • Universal ID : 482207
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Career Highlights

Age 19 boxer started his career on December 1941 building a record of 92-26-5 over 27 years, last fighting 0 ago in September 1969. The longest KO streak that Persley has ever had is 3 throughout his 123 fights and his longest winning streak is 15 wins. This started on December 1941 and came to an end on March 1951.


December 1941 - January 1957

Early Career

In a successful debut, Persley fought George Bradford in a 4 round fight defeating him over the distance and becoming only the 15th person to defeat Bradford. Continuing on from his debut, Persley had an impressive start to his career as he went on to fight 61 fights including once in 1941, once in 1942 and 55 times between 1943 and 1957 against fighters such as Percy Bassett, Roy Andrews and Roy Andrews.


October 31st, 1948

Arthur Persley Vs Joe Brown

Taking the first knock of his career, Persley fought Joe Brown on October 31st, 1948 and was defeated by Brown. Taking the first setback of his career, the October 31st, 1948 Brown defeat went the full distance and ended via PTS.


December 3rd, 1948

Arthur Persley Vs Melvin Bartholomew

Persley's next defeat of his career came against Melvin Bartholomew on December 3rd, 1948 taking his career record to 5-2-0. Persley failed to reach the later rounds of this tough 10 round fight, Bartholomew was too much and stopped Persley early to become the only person to stop Persley. The fight ended in round 3 via KO. Persley then went on to win a further 22 fights taking his record to 26 wins, 2 losses and 2 draw.


January 26th, 1951

Arthur Persley Vs Mandy Leal

Pushing his career further, Persley fought Mandy Leal on January 26th, 1951 adding to his winning record. Becoming the first person to stop Mandy Leal, Persley beat Leal via KO in the 2nd round of a 6 round fight. Fight against Roy Andrews followed taking his record to 29-2-2.


June 8th, 1951

Arthur Persley Vs Luther Rawlings

Persley went into his next fight against Luther Rawlings on June 8th, 1951 with a career record of 29-3-2. Rawlings upset Persley, stopping him in the 3rd round and becoming only the 2nd person to stop Persley. Fights against boxers including George Dunn, Percy Bassett and Roy Andrews followed where he won 77 fights taking his winning streak to 84 wins.


June 12th, 1967

Arthur Persley Vs Jaguar Kakizawa

Persley went into his next fight against Jaguar Kakizawa on June 12th, 1967 with a career record of 84-23-5. Outclassed, Persley took another loss as the judges awarded Kakizawa the UD win on a great performance.


Latest Fight

The next defeat of Persley's career came against Kang-il Suh on September 13th, 1969. This took his career record to 92-26-5. Showing he is not at the level he once was, Persley took a decision loss to end his 123 fight career. The fight ended in a PTS loss for Persley.

arthur persley opponents

PTS

Kang-Il Suh (39-11-0)

Sat, 13 Sep - 1969
round 10 of 10
Unknown
ring rust
KO

Lion Furuyama (12-0-0)

Wed, 25 Sep - 1968
round 7 of 10
Unknown
+1.8 lbs southpaw
KO

Kenshichiro Date (20-7-2)

Thu, 5 Sep - 1968
round 10 of 10
Unknown
-1.0 lbs
UD

Rokuro Ishiyama (31-7-2)

Thu, 15 Aug - 1968
round 10 of 10
Unknown
KO

Carl Panchito (0-1-0)

Sun, 28 Apr - 1968
round 7 of 0
Unknown
PTS

Alfredo Fuentes (0-8-0)

Wed, 3 Apr - 1968
round 10 of 10
Unknown
PTS

Alfredo Fuentes (0-7-0)

Tue, 27 Feb - 1968
round 10 of 10
Unknown
PTS

Sugar Cane Carreon (24-13-5)

Sat, 23 Dec - 1967
round 10 of 10
Unknown
PTS

R Narita (0-1-0)

Sat, 14 Oct - 1967
round 10 of 10
Unknown
PTS
Sat, 2 Sep - 1967
round 10 of 10
Unknown

arthur persley KNOCKOUTS AND POWER

22.8%
KNOCKOUT %
55%
EST. POWER
70%
EST. CHIN/BODY

arthur persley results


PTS (46.3%)
KO (18.7%)
UD (16.3%)
TKO (12.2%)
SD (5.7%)
TD (0.8%)

arthur persley stats

2.87%

Round KO Percentage

975

Rounds boxed

10

Been Stopped

28

Opponents Stopped

8.13%

Been KO'd Percentage

1.03%

Been KO'd Round Percentage

7.8

Average Winning Round

8.2

Average Losing Round

Opponent Stats

3890

Total Fight Count

55%

est. Power Average

57.2%

est. Punch Resistance

Best Wins

Hardest Hitting Opponents

Toughest Opponents

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