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Dennis O'Keefe

W L D
8 3 1
6 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 12 rating
rounds 86 ranking
KOs 16%
 
global ID 26168
birth nameDennis L. O'Keefe
born 1897-04-15
death date1951-04-17 / age 54
debut1917-01-29 / age 19
divisionlightweight
residence
Chicago, Illinois, USA
birth place
Chicago, Illinois, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
38 252 15 8 3

Career Record

38 total bouts, view in calendar
verified
unverified
unsanctioned
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
Charley Trembley
2
3
0
 W  
KO3/0
Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA
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Bobby Green
15
6
3
 L 
TKO8/8
Mullen-Sager Arena, Aurora, Illinois, USA
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Johnny Karr
10
0
2
 L 
TKO4/12
Youngstown, Ohio, USA
From the Pittsburgh Post.
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Jimmy Clabby
79
20
23
 L 
NWS10/10
Harbor Auditorium, East Chicago, Indiana, USA
Newspaper decision from the Hammond Times
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147Bermondsey Billy Wells
19
2
3
147
 L 
NWS10/10
Floyd Fitzsimmons' Arena, Michigan City, Indiana, USA
Newspaper decision from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram
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Vic Hirsch
1
0
0
 W  
TKO7/10
Mullen-Sager Arena, Aurora, Illinois, USA
time: 1:19
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Eddie Welsh
5
0
0
 W  
KO2/0
Floyd Fitzsimmons' Arena, Michigan City, Indiana, USA
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Morrie Schlaifer
11
6
0
 W  
PTS10/10
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
 W  
PTS
10/10

Omaha, Nebraska, USA
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147Dave Shade
51
11
46
143¾
 L 
NWS10/10
Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
O'Keefe down just at bell ending tenth round
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Morrie Schlaifer
9
6
0
 L 
NWS10/10
Coliseum, Davenport, Iowa, USA
Newspaper decision from the Davenport Democrat and Leader
referee: Ed Smith
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Paul Doyle
35
10
7
 L 
PTS10/10
Casino A.C., Lynn, Massachusetts, USA
Date: Tuesday, March 7, 1922 Paper: Boston Herald (Boston, MA) Page: 10
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Harry Silva
16
7
2
 W  
PTS8/8
Grand Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
referee: Phil Powers   judge: Herman NickersonJD Henshaw
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Navy Rostan
1
9
0
 W  
NWS10/10
U.S.S. Commodore, Illinois, USA
(Chicago Tribune)
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Jimmy Nikol
2
0
0
 W  
KO9/10
U.S.S. Commodore, Illinois, USA
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Tommy Neary
4
0
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Empress Theater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
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142Pinky Mitchell
4
0
2
134½
 L 
NWS10/10
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
O'Keefe fractured his left hand and broke his right. Later, a piece of his shin bone was removed and grafted into his right hand.
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Frank Barrieau
67
12
21
 D 
PTS15/15
Victoria Pavilion, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Decision rendered by referee Stewart according to the Calgary Herald. Barrieau had a measurable lead after twelve rounds, but O'Keefe came back like gangbusters in the 14th and 15th rounds to earn a draw.
referee: Billy Stewart
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Johnny Griffiths
27
2
7
 W  
NWS10/10
Twin Cities A.C., East Chicago, Indiana, USA
(Chicago Tribune)
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Navy Rostan
1
5
0
 W  
NWS10/10
South Bend, Indiana, USA
(Chicago Tribune)
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Billy Doig
13
0
11
 W  
NWS10/10
Gary, Indiana, USA
 W  
NWS
10/10

Gary, Indiana, USA
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146¼Jack Britton
59
11
10
146
 L 
NWS10/10
Coliseum, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
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Eddie Fitzsimmons
16
3
1
 W  
NWS10/10
Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
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Charley Dunn
10
3
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Indiana Harbor, Indiana, USA
(Chicago Tribune)
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Tommy Comiskey
7
0
0
 D 
NWS10/10
Empire Theatre, Rock Island, Illinois, USA
Newspaper decision from the Davenport Times
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Navy Rostan
1
3
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Waterloo Theatre, Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Newspaper decision from the Waterloo Times-Tribune
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Tommy Comiskey
7
0
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Chautauqua Park Coliseum, Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Newspaper decision from the Waterloo Times-Tribune
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Charlie McCarthy
3
3
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Ironwood, Michigan, USA
(Chicago Tribune)
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Eddie Mullaney
1
3
0
 W  
KO7/12
Akron, Ohio, USA
 W  
KO
7/12

Akron, Ohio, USA
Mullaney substituted for Al Doty, who "did a fade away just ten minutes before the bell rang to start his scheduled 12 rounds scrap with Dennis O'Keefe of Chicago." (Coshocton Tribune)
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Tommy Comiskey
7
0
0
 W  
NWS10/10
Chautauqua Park Coliseum, Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Newspaper decision from the Waterloo Times-Tribune
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Harry Schuster
1
2
5
 W  
NWS10/10
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
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Johnny Griffiths
19
2
4
 L 
NWS10/10
Empress Theater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
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Harry Schuster
1
2
5
 W  
NWS8/8
Empress Theater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
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Arthur Classen
8
2
3
 D 
NWS10/10
Akron, Ohio, USA
 D 
NWS
10/10

Akron, Ohio, USA
Newspaper decision from the Massillon Evening Independent
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Steve Choynski
1
3
0
 W  
NWS8/8
Empress Theater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
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Jack Hughes
0
2
0
 W  
TKO3/0
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
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Reb Russell
3
1
0
 D 
NWS8/8
Racine, Wisconsin, USA
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Free Press
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Young Denny
26
13
6
 L 
NWS10/10
Gary, Indiana, USA
 L 
NWS
10/10

Gary, Indiana, USA
Denny won the "newspaper decision."
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Joe Sullivandebut
 W  
NWS8/8
Hammond, Wisconsin, USA
(Chicago Tribune)
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Win
L
Loss
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Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
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