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Oakland Frankie Burns

W L D
42 22 24
13 KOs 7 KOs
last 6


bouts 88
rounds 616
KOs 13%
 
global ID 54920
birth nameFrancis/Frank Edward Burns
born 1891-01-16
death date1944-10-11 / age 53
debut1909-07-13 / age 18
divisionlightweight
height5′ 7½″   /   171cm
residence
Oakland, California, USA
birth place
Fresno, California, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
97 82 1 5 3

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1930-04-17
Billy Ladell7 0 2
Coliseum, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1930-03-27
Kid Warrendebut
Coliseum, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
W PTS0/0
 W  
PTS
0/0
  
Burns was a veteran fighter from California.
1930-01-21
140Billy Burkett1383 1 0
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
Burns was described as a 22-year veteran from Oakland
1929-10-02
Henry Janco20 12 1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LTKO1/6
 L 
TKO
1/6
  
Janco's opponent was old-timer Frankie Burns of Oakland, CA, who was trying an ill-conceived comeback.
1929-02-15
Zenaydo Chavez2 0 1
Orange County A.C., Santa Ana, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Charley Randolph
1929-02-08
Zenaydo Chavez2 0 0
Orange County A.C., Santa Ana, California, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Freddie Gilmore
1925-01-23
Jack Silver35 4 16
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1924-09-26
Sammy Mandell25 2 3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1924-07-18
Johnny Adams46 9 15
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
Pacific Coast Lightweight Title
Final match of the Pacific Coast Lightweight Tournament. The winner received a gold belt.
1924-06-13
Dick Hoppe31 13 20
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1923-06-19
Johnny Reisler10 8 8
Arena, Vernon, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1923-05-15
Sailor Ashmore19 3 4
Arena, Vernon, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1923-01-09
Frankie Farren48 27 28
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1922-12-20
Joe 'Petie' Coffey38 28 34
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1922-10-25
Frankie Farren47 26 27
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1922-04-20
Bobby Michaels21 13 2
Eagles A.C., Tacoma, Washington, USA
W DQ3/0
 W  
DQ
3/0
  
The Ring June 1922 has Michaels winning by KO in the third round.
1922-04-06
Jimmy Rivers5 3 1
Tacoma, Washington, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
1921-11-11
Billy McCann15 3 3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1921-05-24
Gene Cline26 7 5
Arena, Vernon, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1921-03-15
Chet Neff55 22 75
Arena, Vernon, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1921-02-15
Phil Salvadore27 14 8
Arena, Vernon, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1921-02-08
Phil Salvadore27 13 8
Arena, Vernon, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1920-12-08
Dave Shade36 9 38
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
Sometimes also credited to a Steve Shade by area newspapers.
1920-09-22
Dave Shade34 8 34
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1920-08-04
Willie Robinson64 18 30
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1920-06-16
Frankie Farren32 18 19
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1920-05-12
Joe Miller17 13 19
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1920-03-17
Joe Azevedo35 25 19
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1920-01-16
138Willie Jackson13219 5 3
Maltosia Hall, Buffalo, New York, USA
LKO5/10
 L 
KO
5/10
  
referee: Joe Suttner
1919-11-11
Frankie Conifrey5 1 0
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Reading Eagle and Philadelphia Record
1919-09-17
Allie Nack15 6 2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1919-08-20
Oakland Jimmy Duffy48 8 12
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Bob Shand   judges: Billy BrackettMike MacDonough
1919-07-04
Oakland Jimmy Duffy47 8 10
Oaks Ballpark, Emeryville, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Bob Shand   judges: Billy BrackettMike MacDonough
The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Burns won, however Bob Shand of the Oakland Tribune (who refereed the bout) reported the referee had a draw, while the other two judges split their verdict.
1919-06-11
Joe Miller16 9 14
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1919-02-28
Dick Stosh6 2 1
Albaugh Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
From Baltimore newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1918-07-07
? Mantelldebut
France
W KO8/0
 W  
KO
8/0
  
Part of a benefit card held in France during World War I. Burns is in the 35th Engineers, and Mantell is in the United States Cavalry. Exact date in early July unknown. Mantell is reported to be from Brooklyn, and having a substantial fight record so far.
1917-09-01
134Patsy Cline13510 1 3
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USA
LKO8/10
 L 
KO
8/10
  
NY Sun 2 Sep 1917
1917-08-02
Young Joe Rivers4 2 0
Hermann Hall, Adams, Massachusetts, USA
LKO4/12
 L 
KO
4/12
  
Rivers was from New York, Burns from California.
1917-07-25
Willie Hoppe31 7 9
Arena, Emeryville, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1917-07-11
Mexican Joe Rivers31 10 3
Arena, Emeryville, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1917-07-04
Johnny McCarthy22 9 16
Ashland, Oregon, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1917-06-27
Ray Campbell19 19 15
Arena, Emeryville, California, USA
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
1917-03-16
Willie Hoppe30 7 7
Dreamland Pavilion, Seattle, Washington, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Chet McIntyre
1917-02-26
Young Otto56 8 2
New York, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
(Chicago Tribune)
1917-01-26
Ed McLarney9 3 0
Dreamland Pavilion, Seattle, Washington, USA
W KO4/4
 W  
KO
4/4
  
referee: Tommy Burns
1917-01-10
Lloyd Madden1 2 3
Dreamland Pavilion, Seattle, Washington, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
Madden knocked down in 2nd
1917-01-01
Preston Brown9 3 0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision in favor of Brown from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record.
1916-12-20
Sammy Good17 9 25
West Oakland Club, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1916-09-20
Grover Hayes52 15 15
National A.C., Providence, Rhode Island, USA
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
1916-08-25
Willie Jones13 11 5
Providence, Rhode Island, USA
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
1916-07-21
Johnny McCarthy20 6 16
Coffroth's Open Air Pavilion, Daly City, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1916-06-16
Willie Hoppe28 5 5
Mission Street Arena, Daly City, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1916-03-20
Westside Jimmy Duffy5 6 0
Olympic A.C., New York, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record, plus consensus from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1916-02-07
Ad Wolgast54 8 11
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
(Chicago Tribune)
1916-01-24
Benny Palmer5 7 2
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1916-01-10
Otto Wallace13 5 5
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1915-10-28
Stanley Yoakum37 10 22
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
DPTS15/15
 D 
PTS
15/15
  
1915-04-22
Mexican Joe Rivers20 9 2
Association Park, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Walter Bates
(Kansas City Star)
1915-04-09
Mexican Joe Rivers20 9 2
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision - Draw (AP)
1915-03-26
133Harvey Thorpe1333 0 2
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Reported in the Pueblo Star-Journal of 27 Kansas City.
1915-03-10
Harvey Thorpe2 0 2
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
LTKO4/10
 L 
TKO
4/10
  
"The referee stopped the bout after Burns had been knocked down twice." Tacoma Daily News
1914-11-26
Jack Gillis2 2 5
Arena, Vernon, California, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1914-11-24
Joe Azevedo15 7 8
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Toby Irwin
1914-08-18
Eddie Moy16 4 4
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Toby Irwin
1914-07-15
Eddie Moy16 4 3
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS15/15
 D 
PTS
15/15
  
1914-04-07
George Mason5 0 1
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Jim Griffin
1914-01-30
Gilbert Gallant16 4 12
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Jim Griffin
1913-11-25
Johnny McCarthy17 5 14
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
1913-11-07
Johnny McCarthy16 5 12
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1913-10-10
Tommy McFarland16 10 12
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
referee: Toby Irwin
1913-08-26
Red Watson11 8 9
Wheelmen Club, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Jim Griffin
1913-05-27
Willie Hoppe14 1 2
Wheelmen's Club, Oakland, California, USA
W KO9/10
 W  
KO
9/10
  
referee: Toby Irwin
This was Hoppe's first scheduled 10-rounder. About five weeks later, Hoppe's hands were severely injured by a fireworks explosion.
1913-04-16
Joe Azevedo9 3 5
Wheelmen's Club, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1913-01-01
135Harlem Tommy Murphy13531 6 8
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USA
LTKO17/20
 L 
TKO
17/20
  
time: 0:17   referee: Jim Griffin
Manager Jack Perkins threw up the sponge to save his fighter from further punishment.
1912-12-10
Frankie Conley30 12 8
Crescent Theater, Eureka, Utah, USA
DTD3/15
 D 
TD
3/15
  
Police interfered in the third round and the referee gave a "draw" decision. Burns believed to be "Oakland Frankie" and Conley either the Kenosha, Wis. Conley or Conley from Kansas City.--Eureka (Utah) Reporter, 12/13/1912
1912-09-09
One Round Hogan10 4 4
Eighth Street Arena, San Francisco, California, USA
W KO10/20
 W  
KO
10/20
  
referee: Jim Griffin
1912-08-14
Danny O'Brien4 3 8
Wheelmen Club, Oakland, California, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
time: 1:00   referee: Toby Irwin
1912-06-28
Red Watson6 4 4
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W TKO8/20
 W  
TKO
8/20
  
referee: Eddie Graney
Watson injured his arm
1912-06-05
Louis Rees5 1 0
Wheelmen's Club, Oakland, California, USA
W DQ8/10
 W  
DQ
8/10
  
referee: Toby Irwin
Low blow to the groin
1912-03-29
Johnny Frayne7 5 5
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W KO9/10
 W  
KO
9/10
  
referee: Eddie Graney
1912-02-29
Johnny Frayne7 5 4
West Oakland Club, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Frank Schuler
1912-01-24
Jack Britton22 6 7
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1911-09-29
Matty Baldwin74 17 45
Dreamland Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Toby Irwin
1911-05-27
Ad Wolgast45 1 9
Eighth Street Arena, San Francisco, California, USA
LTKO17/20
 L 
TKO
17/20
  
World Lightweight Title (USA Version)
1911-02-27
Lew Powell37 6 3
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W TKO19/20
 W  
TKO
19/20
  
referee: Eddie Smith
1911-01-27
One Round Hogan8 0 3
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W DQ12/20
 W  
DQ
12/20
  
referee: Jack Welsh
Hogan persisted in butting and holding despite numerous warnings.
1910-10-28
Harry Baker8 7 0
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Eddie Smith
1910-08-31
Owen Moran47 7 3
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
referee: Benny Selig
San Francisco Call and NY Times gave bout to Moran. Referee Selig said he would have awarded verdict to Moran.
1910-08-05
One Round Hogan5 0 3
Dreamland Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
LDQ4/0
 L 
DQ
4/0
  
1910-06-07
Tommy Carey7 2 2
Newark, New Jersey, USA
DNWS6/6
 D 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1910-05-16
Frankie Madden10 4 0
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
New York Times
1910-04-11
133Harry Trendall1389 2 3
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Trendall subbed on three hours' notice, per the Tacoma Daily News.
1910-03-28
Phil Knight7 5 1
Grand Avenue A.C., Kansas City, Missouri, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1910-03-18
Billy Snailham29 7 15
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1909-09-14
Willie Ritchie8 3 4
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Sol Levinson
1909-08-26
Frankie Edwards14 8 7
West Oakland Club, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS0/0
 W  
PTS
0/0
  
Edwards' opponent was listed as "Frank Burns."
1909-07-13
Frankie Edwards14 7 4
San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Billy Roche
W
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L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
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