Art Lasky
Global ID10643
birthdate 1908-11-16
death date 1980-04-02 (71)
height6′ 4″   /   193cm
reach76″   /   193cm
country USA
residenceMinneapolis, Minnesota, USA
birth placeEvansville, Minnesota, USA
birth nameArthur Lakofsky
won 40 (KO 34) + lost 7 (KO 5) + drawn 6 = 53
rounds boxed 288
Newspaper Decisions won 4 : lost 2 : drawn
rounds boxed 50
Total Bouts 59 KO% 57.63

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1939-01-09Nathan Mann44-6-4
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USALTKO310
From the Hartford Courant (Jack Kincaid).
1938-09-19Harold Murphy49-24-9
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USADPTS1010
1938-09-05Moon Mullins2-0-0
Richburg, Mississippi, USADPTS1010
1936-06-30Johnny Paychek12-2-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO510
time: 1:40 | referee: Frankie Van
1936-06-19Alfred Rogers8-5-0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Jack Kennedy
1936-05-15Jack Roper50-33-7
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO710
referee: Larry McGrath
The bout was stopped after the 7th round, with Roper's right eye swollen shut.
1936-04-09Joe Bauer3-1-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
1936-03-27Sonny Boy Walker5-1-2
Phoenix, Arizona, USAWTKO810
1936-01-28Bob Cook0-2-0
San Jose, California, USAWKO2
time: 0:50 | referee: Elmer Cox
In the first round, Cook hit Lasky with some rights to the chin, but the punches lacked steam. In the second, Cook was knocked down three times and the referee stopped the bout. A number of fans thought that the bout was phony.
1936-01-22Tony Cancela59-25-10
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Fred Bottaro
Lasky was knocked down in the 2nd round.
1936-01-17Jack Roper48-32-7
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALTKO110
time: 1:32
Lasky was knocked down three times.
1936-01-03Frank Wallulis22-3-4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO410
time: 1:12 | referee: Charley Randolph
1935-09-19Charley Retzlaff57-7-2
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALTKO1010
referee: Ed Shave
Minnesota State Heavyweight Title
Lasky down in 10th for count of 3

1935-06-21Ford Smith26-11-7
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USALTKO610
referee: Toby Irwin
1935-03-22Jim Braddock43-23-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1515
referee: Arthur Donovan | judge: George LeCron | judge: Marty Monroe
1934-11-23King Levinsky52-23-4
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS1010
1934-10-05Steve Hamas34-3-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1010
Lasky lost one round because of a foul
1934-06-12King Levinsky50-22-4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: George Blake
1934-03-20Lee Ramage37-6-4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Abe Roth
The crowd booed Referee Roth's decision. Attendance: 11,000
1934-02-20Benny Miller27-13-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO510
referee: George Blake
Miller's corner threw in the towel, after he was knocked down for the 2nd time in the 5th round.
1934-02-06Johnny Freeman28-31-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO510
referee: Steve Nyland
Freeman was knocked down in the 2nd and 3rd round.
1934-01-26Billy Donohue23-6-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO510
time: 1:08
1934-01-12Tom Patrick28-21-4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO310
time: 2:52
1933-12-29Jack Van Noy24-20-2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO510
referee: Larry McGrath
1933-12-18Andy Mitchell36-11-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO110
time: 2:47
1933-12-01Fred Lenhart77-13-11
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWKO310
time: 2:38 | referee: Larry McGrath
Washington state legalized prize-fighting, effective June 8, 1933. On Dec. 11, George Adams, chairman of the state athletic commission, named the very first state champions of each division. (There was no middleweight champion selected, however.) Lenhart became the first Light-heavyweight and Heavyweight Champion of Washington.
1933-11-17Tom Patrick28-20-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Harry Lee
1933-10-17Tony Souza17-6-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO410
1933-10-11Jack Willis10-5-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO36
1933-07-04Leo Duncan16-7-0
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, USAWKO58
1933-06-22Ed Prante10-7-0
Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Winona Republican-Herald
1933-05-12Charley Retzlaff46-4-1
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALTKO610
Minnesota State Heavyweight Title
1933-05-03Tiger Jack Fox39-6-5
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO58
1933-03-31Hans Birkie27-16-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1933-03-07Paul Pantaleo35-7-3
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAWTKO510
referee: Mike Gibbons
1932-12-16Joe Doctor29-11-0
Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAWKO4
1932-11-29Joe Sekyra48-18-6
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWKO710
1932-10-21Harold Murphy25-1-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO46
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1932-09-01Primo Carnera61-6-0
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALNWS1010
referee: Mike Gibbons
Carnera won the newspaper decision. (Bismarck Tribune, AP)Attendance 4,000.
1932-08-08Tom Jones5-13-1
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
1932-07-22George Neron10-23-5
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO28
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1932-07-07Buck Everett21-7-1
Arcadia Ballroom, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWKO710
1932-06-30Mitz Minikel18-12-1
Oshkosh A.C., Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USAWKO3
1932-01-18Dick Daniels19-8-0
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALNWS1010
referee: George Barton
Daniels won the newspaper decision. (Wisconsin Rapids Raily Tribune, Minneapolis Tribune) Crowd: 10,000. Gate:$15,900.
1931-12-04Tim Charles23-13-10
Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USAWKO210
1931-11-24Pete Wistort13-8-2
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWKO110
1931-05-25Angus McDonald8-2-1
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWKO310
Lasky "retired" around this time because of managerial problems
1931-05-11Marion Matuszak2-0-4
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1931-03-27Art Maxwell6-2-0
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWTKO36
1931-02-27Mike Mandell21-13-0
Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Bismarck Tribune (A.P. wire)
1931-02-16Mike Mandell21-13-0
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
1931-01-19Billy Thompson12-6-0
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWKO1
Thompson, who fought as Big Boy Stemmerman at this stage of his career, had reportedly scored 17 knockouts in 25 fights.
1931-01-08Jimmy Gibbons16-0-0
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWTKO2
Gibbons down twice in the 2nd, both times from Lasky left hooks. Gibbons was completely unconscious after the last knockdown, but manager Mike Gibbons threw in the towel as the referee reached the count of 6, making it a TKO.
1930-12-16Angus McDonald5-1-1
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWNWS66
Lasky won the newspaper decision. (Bismarck Tribune)
1930-11-14Lou Gates
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWKO24
St. Paul Pioneer Press
1930-10-16Sammy Baker
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWKO1
1930-05-28Snubs Ganaway5-0-0
Electric Park, Waterloo, Iowa, USAWKO38
1930-05-21Percy Cameron5-2-0
Electric Park, Waterloo, Iowa, USAWKO28
1930-05-01Sam Baker12-12-2
Date Uncertain, reportedly May 1930


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