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Bob Olin
Global ID34986
sexmale
birthdate 1908-07-04
death date 1956-12-16 (48)
divisionlight heavyweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
reach72″   /   183cm
country USA
residenceBrooklyn, New York, USA
birth placeNew York, New York, USA
won 55 (KO 25) + lost 27 (KO 4) + drawn 4 = 86
rounds boxed 605 KO% 29.07
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1939-02-25Art (Young) Campbell26-10-2
Greater Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO412
referee: Joe Wallis
The Sydney Morning Herald Monday 27 February 1939 P 17
1939-02-02Gus Lesnevich41-4-5
Sydney Sports Arena, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1212
referee: Mick Lacey
The Sydney Morning Herald Friday 3 February 1939 P 15
1938-11-08Al McCoy62-9-5
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLPTS1010
referee: Mickey McGowan
1938-09-01Buddy Knox62-5-2
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLMD1010
Attendance: 5,000
1938-01-24Steve Dudas47-17-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALSD1010
1938-01-08Tiger Hairston21-5-2
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USAWTKO210
Hairston suffered a badly cut lip and the referee stopped the fight.
1937-11-17Johnny Risko60-41-6
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1010
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer (Laurence Fielding).
1937-09-28Leroy Haynes43-11-2
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO610
Cut eye stoppage with Olin "hanging on before the end" (New York Times)
1937-09-13Patsy Perroni46-9-3
Convention Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USAWTKO310
Perroni suffered a fractured jaw and was unable to come out for the 4th round. (Toledo News-Bee)
1937-06-03John Henry Lewis78-8-4
Arena, Saint Louis, Missouri, USALTKO815
referee: Walter Heisner
World Light-Heavyweight Title
Olin was knocked down once in the 4th and twice in the 8th round. Reported in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Laurence Fielding).

1937-05-04Leonard Bostick5-1-0
Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWKO18
1937-03-10Gunnar Barlund18-2-0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1937-01-15Tiger Jack Fox68-13-7
Armory, Spokane, Washington, USALTKO210
referee: Walter Wall
1936-11-02Buck Everett46-24-6
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWTKO410
time: 0:15 | referee: Muggsy Morris
From Washington newspapers.
1936-08-17Red Bruce29-11-3
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USALMD1010
referee: Al Grayber | judge: Alvin (Jap) Williams | judge: George Kutzbauer
1936-08-04Jimmy DeSola1-1-0
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1936-04-02Tommy Farr62-24-16
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
With Farr down twice, the verdict evoked a protest from Olin's manager. (Associated Press)
1935-12-10Al McCoy46-5-2
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLPTS1010
referee: George Girardin
1935-10-31John Henry Lewis45-5-3
Arena, Saint Louis, Missouri, USALUD1515
World Light-Heavyweight Title
1935-09-20Henry Firpo66-32-13
Asbury Park, New Jersey, USAWKO310
1935-04-12John Henry Lewis40-3-3
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USALPTS1010
1935-03-25Mickey Dugan16-5-1
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWPTS88
1935-02-26Dutch Weimer31-12-0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS1010
referee: Elmer Slim McClelland
Weimer won the referee's decision.
1935-01-11Fanis Tzanetopoulos5-1-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Johnny Martin
1934-11-16Maxie Rosenbloom166-33-22
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1515
referee: Arthur Donovan | judge: Harold Barnes | judge: Charley Lynch
NYSAC World light heavyweight title
World Light Heavyweight Title
Two judges agreed; Referee Donovan had voted for Rosenbloom but was not called on to register his vote. Donovan voted 8-5-2 for Rosenbloom, and the judges voted 9-5-1 and 8-6-1 for Olin.

1934-07-20Abe Feldman24-1-1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Jackie Fields
1934-06-22Bob Godwin79-10-11
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Mushy Callahan
Godwin was knocked down for a three-count in the 3rd round.
1934-05-25Bob Godwin79-9-11
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO110
time: 0:50 | referee: Charley Randolph
Godwin was knocked down three times, before the referee stopped the bout with Godwin wobbling after rising at seven from the last knockdown.
1934-04-05Lou Brouillard78-14-1
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USALPTS1010
1934-01-19Lou Brouillard75-14-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Patsy Haley | judge: Jack Britton | judge: Jimmy Riley
Haley & Reilly voted for Brouillard, while former World Champion Britton chose Olin. NYT
1933-12-22Al Gainer30-7-4
Phoenix Arena, Waterbury, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
referee: Billy Taylor
This fight has been shown incorrectly as occurring in New Haven, CT. However, the New Haven Journal-Courier reported that it occurred in Waterbury. This was a close, exciting fight.
1933-11-17Charley Massera23-5-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1933-10-09Unknown Winston40-22-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1933-08-17Al Gainer28-7-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS66
1933-07-26Sam Portney4-3-0
Fugazy Bowl, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1933-07-05Charley Massera21-5-2
Fugazy Bowl, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS1010
1933-06-19Tony Shucco48-6-1
Bonacker's Stadium, Rensselaer, New York, USALPTS1010
1933-03-10Charley Massera16-5-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS55
1933-01-20Paul Marques6-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS55
1932-12-29Martin Levandowski24-4-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALTKO510
time: 0:33
1932-11-18Tommy Walsh8-2-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1932-09-01Al Gainer23-5-0
White City Stadium, West Haven, Connecticut, USALPTS1010
referee: Jim Galvin
From the New Haven Evening Register (Bob Yalen). Both fighters came in handicapped, Gainer by a bad left foot and Olin by a bad right hand. Gainer gave Olin " a terrific battering during the last two rounds" to gain the decision. (Associated Press)
1932-07-20Muggs Kerr7-10-1
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1932-06-01Dick Fullam18-1-3
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1932-02-15Arthur Huttick14-2-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Young Otto | judge: Sidney Scharlin | judge: Tommy Sheridan
"Surviving a threatening first round in which he was rocked three times under Olin's smashing right-hand drives to the jaw, Huttick staged a recovery after the second round, and with a consistent attack to the body pounded his way to the unanimous decision of Young Otto, referee, and Judges Tommy Sheridan and Sidney Scharlin." It was later discovered that Olin broke a bone in his right hand. New York Times
1932-01-15Baxter Calmes23-3-3
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
Light Heavyweight Elimination Tournament
1931-12-30Clyde Chastain17-8-5
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWSD1010
All bouts on this card were part of the second round of the National Boxing Association's Light Heavyweight Elimination Tournament.
1931-12-18Tait Littman24-6-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO48
N.B.A. Light Heavyweight Tournament
1931-11-23Don Petrin17-5-0
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO610
The fight was stopped because of cuts suffered by Petrin.
1931-10-23Willie Bush23-7-2
Lakewood Arena, Waterbury, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
Reported in the New Haven Journal-Courier (Laurence Fielding).
1931-09-01Al Gainer19-3-0
White City Stadium, West Haven, Connecticut, USALPTS1010
referee: Bill Conway
Often incorrectly listed as occurring Sept. 10. From the New Haven Journal Courier (Laurence Fielding). Olin was saved by the bell in the ninth after Gainer knocked him unconscious. The bell rang at "three" and Olin had to be carried to his corner.
1931-08-14Willie Bush20-7-2
White City Stadium, West Haven, Connecticut, USALPTS1010
44-45
From the New Haven Journal Courier (Laurence Fielding). Bush was a last-second substitute for Al Gainer. Bush was down in the second and sixth rounds. Bush was down one point entering the final round and won the final round 5pts-3pts to win the decision. Hartford Courant.
1931-07-27Al Gainer19-2-0
White City Stadium, West Haven, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
referee: Bill Conway
From the New Haven Journal Courier (Laurence Fielding)and New Haven Evening Register (Bob Yalen). This was a close, exciting fight with many shifts in momentum. Ray Arcel was in Olin's corner.
1931-06-22Willard Dix29-12-5
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USAWKO110
1931-06-08Tony Ferrante22-15-4
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USAWTKO510
referee: Jim Crowley
Referee Crowley "halted hostilities" after Ferrante had been floored six times. New York Times
1931-03-30Joe Banovic28-11-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1931-02-24Tony Ferrante22-12-4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD1010
"A consistent rally in the closing three rounds earned the honors for Olin," however "the decision failed to meet with the approval of about 2000 fans who withnessed the struggle. So violent was the demonstration of disapproval in fact that it was impossible to introduce the principals in the 10 round semi-final that cloosed the show." New York Times
1930-12-19Joe Banovic27-9-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1930-10-22Willard Dix26-9-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
Dix was down for 9 in the 1st; Olin floored for 9 in the 4th. Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1930-09-20Eddie Huelsebus14-10-4
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
The New York Times gives the fighters as Bob Olin and Bremer Eddie
1930-09-09Tommy Walsh3-1-2
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWTKO38
1930-06-30Joe Sekyra35-9-6
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USALPTS1010
1930-06-03Ralph Ficucello15-0-2
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1930-04-30Roy Wallace29-3-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWDQ810
time: 2:35
Wallace was disqualified for a low punch.
1930-04-09George LaRocco27-17-1
New Lenox S.C., New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1930-03-11Italian Jack Herman11-21-0
New Lenox S.C., New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1930-02-24Leo Williams8-11-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-12-02Joe Banovic21-6-2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
Reported as Olin's first loss in 19 career bouts. Toronto Globe
1929-11-07George LaRocco27-16-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1929-09-30Amedeo Grillo2-6-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO38
Grillo was knocked down three times
1929-09-18Bruno Sala5-3-1
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1929-08-12Felix Milano0-3-0
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USAWKO16
time: 0:19
1929-07-23Dave King2-8-2
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
King was knocked down four times in the 1st round.
1929-07-16Jimmy Morris
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWTKO38
time: 0:51 | referee: Arthur Donovan
1929-06-17Eric Holmberg4-0-0
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USAWKO56
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