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Gunnar Barlund
Global ID10534
sexmale
birthdate 1911-01-09
death date 1982-08-01 (71)
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 1½″   /   187cm
country Finland
residenceValley Stream, New York, USA
birth placeHelsinki, Finland
birth nameGunnar Richard Bernhard Bärlund
won 56 (KO 28) + lost 30 (KO 10) + drawn 1 = 87
rounds boxed 678 KO% 32.18
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1948-04-03Bill Wilson31-6-1
Armory, Charlotte, North Carolina, USALPTS1010
1947-10-07Tommy Gomez57-6-1
Beach Auditorium, Jacksonville, Florida, USALKO510
1947-09-10Howard Chard16-16-0
Kalurah Temple, Binghamton, New York, USAWPTS1010
1947-06-06Denis Juliani6-10-1
Helsinki, FinlandWTKO610
1947-04-15Piet Wilde10-2-0
Masshallen, Gothenburg, SwedenLDQ1010
referee: Arthur Koch
Wilde down in 7th
1947-03-23Nils Andersson6-2-0
Kungliga Tennishallen, Stockholm, SwedenWMD1010
referee: Harry Ericsson
Andersson down in 8th
1946-09-14Eddie Jackson10-3-1
Dunn Field, Elmira, New York, USAWUD1010
1946-08-13Joe Matisi12-1-1
Johnson Field, Johnson City, New York, USAWPTS1010
1946-07-08Joe Matisi12-1-0
Johnson Field, Johnson City, New York, USADPTS1010
1946-04-16Joe Muscato20-4-1
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Eddie Seres 3-7 | judge: Fred Hegnauer 3-7 | judge: Anse Carroll 2-8
1946-03-13Phil Muscato33-10-0
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Luke Carr 1-9 | judge: Fred Hegnauer 2-8 | judge: Anse Carroll 3-7
1945-09-17Tami Mauriello63-7-1
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALRTD210
referee: Eddie Coulon
1945-06-08Larry Lane53-23-5
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALPTS1010
1945-05-11Lou Nova45-8-5
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALUD1010
1945-03-08Joe Baksi42-4-3
Orange Bowl, Miami, Florida, USALTKO1010
time: 1:30 | referee: Eddie Coachman
Barlund was knocked down twice in the 10th round.
1944-12-19Frank Androff26-14-5
Houston, Texas, USAWPTS1010
1944-12-15Jimmy Carollo15-5-2
City Auditorium, Galveston, Texas, USAWUD1010
referee: James J. Jeffries
1944-11-28Vince Pimpinella34-49-9
Miami Field, Miami, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1944-11-16Yancey Henry20-12-4
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALMD1010
1944-07-28Buddy Scott76-16-6
Baseball Park, Jacksonville, Florida, USALPTS1010
1944-07-18Johnny Denson37-15-3
City Auditorium, Galveston, Texas, USAWTKO510
1944-07-05Bill Petersen23-8-3
Jacksonville, Florida, USAWKO810
time: 0:15
1944-05-01Buddy Scott75-15-5
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWUD1212
referee: Mike Cusimano
1944-03-20Buddy Scott74-15-5
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALPTS1010
1944-01-27Bill Weinberg23-5-4
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO810
1943-12-17Gus Dorazio69-18-1
Denver, Colorado, USALPTS1010
1943-12-03Lindy Elliott5-6-0
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWKO310
time: 2:45 | referee: Ted Jamieson
1943-11-23Gilbert Stromquist5-3-0
Auditorium, Hartford, Connecticut, USAWTKO510
Stormquist was knocked down nine times.
1943-09-29Tami Mauriello48-5-1
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USALTKO810
A cut over Barlund's left eye, forced the stoppage.
1943-08-14Indian Foran0-2-0
Lansford, Pennsylvania, USAWKO28
1943-07-15Tommy Campanella35-10-5
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1943-06-14Dusty Wilkerson6-2-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO710
1942-01-27Tami Mauriello33-3-0
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USALTKO810
time: 2:04 | referee: Barney Felix
1941-04-04Billy Conn57-9-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALTKO810
referee: Barney Ross
Ross stopped the bout as the 8th round began.
1941-02-21Altus Allen11-2-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
A "close decision."(New York Times)
1941-01-09Harry Bobo15-3-0
Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, Maryland, USALUD1010
Buffalo Courier (AP)
1940-11-08Charley Ketchuck16-1-1
Town Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO910
1940-10-07Abe Simon30-6-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1940-09-10Melio Bettina50-10-2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USALPTS1010
1940-08-15Joe O'Gatty6-11-2
Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
Date changed from August 20 because the Boston Globe reported it to have occurred on the 15th.
1940-07-25Italo Colonello25-22-3
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO310
time: 1:45
Colonello suffered a broken ankle which ended the bout.
1940-07-04Henry Cooper29-24-2
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO710
1940-06-13Jorge Brescia16-10-0
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1940-04-05Sonny Boy Walker25-8-5
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWKO810
referee: Frankie Carter
1940-03-12Nathan Mann53-7-4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USALPTS1010
1940-01-11Jim Thompson11-10-2
Moose Temple, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1939-12-23Italo Colonello25-18-2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO78
time: 2:45 | referee: Jim Crowley
Referee Crowley called a halt because Colonello had a severe cut over his right eye.
1939-12-07Eddie Simms38-35-5
Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWPTS1010
A "decisive victory." (New York Times) Also as reported in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Jack Kincaid).
1939-11-28Henry Cooper28-18-2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS1010
1939-10-06Jack Roper62-40-10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Abe Roth
1939-08-25Junior Munsell45-6-2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Charley Randolph
"Barlund, concentrating on a murderous body attack, earned Referee Charley Randolph's decision by coming fast in the last three rounds." (Nevada State Journal)
1939-06-26Jack Roper61-40-10
Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USALTKO810
time: 2:24 | referee: Jack Kennedy
Barlund was leading on points when the fight was stopped because of a severe eye cut that he had received.
1939-06-08Tony Musto24-2-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
This was a slow fight. Barlund depended mainly on a left jab and Musto had trouble getting to close quarters, which he needed to do to offset Barlund's superior height and reach.
1939-04-14Otis Thomas15-3-1
Armory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWPTS1010
Minneapolis Tribune
1939-03-31Charley Neaves4-1-1
Armory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWKO210
1939-03-28Jack Jersey8-6-3
Mayo Civic Auditorium, Rochester, Minnesota, USAWTKO34
The bout was halted at the end of round 3.
1939-03-24Paul Hartnek13-4-1
Armory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALPTS1010
1938-12-09Roscoe Toles16-6-2
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1938-10-03Lou Nova19-1-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO710
referee: Arthur Donovan
1938-05-06Jim McVey36-16-1
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWKO210
1938-04-19Chuck Crowell22-5-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
Crowell was knocked down in the 8th round.
1938-03-04Buddy Baer44-3-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO710
referee: Billy Cavanaugh
1937-12-29Alberto Santiago Lovell18-1-0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1937-11-12Hans Havlicek33-9-4
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWKO910
1937-10-15Eddie Coderre15-9-5
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWTKO18
time: 2:16 | referee: Jack Denning
1937-06-28Maurice Strickland25-8-2
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLDQ712x3
1937-03-10Bob Olin50-20-4
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1937-02-24Nathan Mann33-4-2
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1937-01-20Tom Beaupre17-5-0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
Barlund had not lost a bout since coming to the United States. World Champion Jim Braddock, Joe Louis, and Bob Pastor were in the audience.
1936-12-02Frank Connolly17-3-2
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWKO910
1936-10-21Abe Feldman32-7-3
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1936-10-09Sandy McDonald15-7-0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWTKO210
1936-05-25Pat Marrinan4-1-0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO210x3
1936-04-17Domenico Ceccarelli18-9-7
Lorensbergs Circus, Gothenburg, SwedenWTKO610
referee: John Theorin
1936-03-20Gustave Limousin51-17-7
Lorensbergs Circus, Gothenburg, SwedenWPTS1010
referee: John Theorin
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