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Dennis O'Keefe
Global ID26168
sexmale
birthdate 1897-04-15
death date 1951-04-17 (54)
divisionlightweight
country USA
residenceChicago, Illinois, USA
birth placeChicago, Illinois, USA
birth nameDennis L. O'Keefe
won 8 (KO 6) + lost 3 (KO 2) + drawn 1 = 12
rounds boxed 86
Newspaper Decisions won 15 : lost 8 : drawn 3
rounds boxed 252
Total Bouts 38 KO% 15.79
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1923-11-28Charley Trembley2-3-0
Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USAWKO3
1923-08-09Bobby Green15-6-3
Mullen-Sager Arena, Aurora, Illinois, USALTKO88
1922-11-07Johnny Karr10-0-2
Youngstown, Ohio, USALTKO412
From the Pittsburgh Post.
1922-11-03Jimmy Clabby79-20-23
Harbor Auditorium, East Chicago, Indiana, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Hammond Times
1922-09-04Bermondsey Billy Wells13-2-3
Floyd Fitzsimmons' Arena, Michigan City, Indiana, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram
1922-08-25Vic Hirsch1-0-0
Mullen-Sager Arena, Aurora, Illinois, USAWTKO710
time: 1:19
1922-07-04Eddie Welsh5-0-0
Floyd Fitzsimmons' Arena, Michigan City, Indiana, USAWKO2
1922-05-26Morrie Schlaifer11-6-0
Omaha, Nebraska, USAWPTS1010
1922-05-01Dave Shade51-11-46
Kenosha, Wisconsin, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
O'Keefe down just at bell ending tenth round

1922-03-24Morrie Schlaifer9-6-0
Coliseum, Davenport, Iowa, USALNWS1010
referee: Ed Smith
Newspaper decision from the Davenport Democrat and Leader
1922-03-06Paul Doyle35-10-7
Casino A.C., Lynn, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
Date: Tuesday, March 7, 1922 Paper: Boston Herald (Boston, MA) Page: 10
1922-02-20Harry Silva16-7-2
Grand Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
referee: Phil Powers | judge: Herman Nickerson | judge: JD Henshaw
1921-11-18Navy Rostan1-9-0
U.S.S. Commodore, Illinois, USAWNWS1010
(Chicago Tribune)
1921-10-21Jimmy Nikol2-0-0
U.S.S. Commodore, Illinois, USAWKO910
1921-08-12Tommy Neary4-0-0
Empress Theater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
1921-01-01Pinky Mitchell4-0-2
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALNWS1010
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.

1920-10-19Frank Barrieau67-12-21
Victoria Pavilion, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaDPTS1515
referee: Billy Stewart
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.
1920-07-17Johnny Griffiths27-2-7
Twin Cities A.C., East Chicago, Indiana, USAWNWS1010
(Chicago Tribune)
1920-05-27Navy Rostan1-5-0
South Bend, Indiana, USAWNWS1010
(Chicago Tribune)
1920-04-27Billy Doig13-0-11
Gary, Indiana, USAWNWS1010
1920-04-07Jack Britton59-11-10
Coliseum, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
1920-02-25Eddie Fitzsimmons16-3-1
Kenosha, Wisconsin, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
1920-02-13Charley Dunn10-3-0
Indiana Harbor, Indiana, USAWNWS1010
(Chicago Tribune)
1920-01-08Tommy Comiskey7-0-0
Empire Theatre, Rock Island, Illinois, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Davenport Times
1919-10-21Navy Rostan1-3-0
Waterloo Theatre, Waterloo, Iowa, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Waterloo Times-Tribune
1919-09-01Tommy Comiskey7-0-0
Chautauqua Park Coliseum, Waterloo, Iowa, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Waterloo Times-Tribune
1919-08-27Charlie McCarthy3-3-0
Ironwood, Michigan, USAWNWS1010
(Chicago Tribune)
1919-07-15Eddie Mullaney1-3-0
Akron, Ohio, USAWKO712
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)
1919-07-04Tommy Comiskey7-0-0
Chautauqua Park Coliseum, Waterloo, Iowa, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Waterloo Times-Tribune
1919-05-09Harry Schuster1-2-5
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
1919-04-11Johnny Griffiths19-2-4
Empress Theater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
1919-03-21Harry Schuster1-2-5
Empress Theater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
1919-03-07Arthur Classen8-2-3
Akron, Ohio, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Massillon Evening Independent
1919-03-05Steve Choynski1-3-0
Empress Theater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Journal
1918-05-24Jack Hughes0-2-0
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWTKO3
1918-04-08Reb Russell3-1-0
Racine, Wisconsin, USADNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Free Press
1917-09-03Young Denny26-12-6
Gary, Indiana, USALNWS1010
Denny won the "newspaper decision."
1917-01-29Joe Sullivan
Hammond, Wisconsin, USAWNWS88
(Chicago Tribune)

 
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