Frankie Martin
Global ID37938
birthdate 1911-01-01
height5′ 3″   /   160cm
country Canada
residenceMontreal, Quebec, Canada
birth placeMontreal, Quebec, Canada
won 41 (KO 10) + lost 12 (KO 2) + drawn 2 = 55
rounds boxed 387 KO% 18.18

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1938-03-07Jackie Callura17-12-1
Mutual Street Arena, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
Canada featherweight title
1937-12-28Jackie Callura17-9-1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWSD88
referee: Ray N. Smillie
Martin down in round 3 and 4. Toronto Star and Globe & Mail scored it for Callura.
1937-08-11Georgie Pace10-5-0
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLKO6
1937-07-26Baby Yack8-1-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLUD1010
referee: Ray N. Smillie
Canada bantamweight title
1937-06-14Baby Yack6-1-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLSD1010
Canada bantamweight title
Yack's first main event
1937-04-28KO Morgan64-9-0
Naval Armory, Detroit, Michigan, USALTKO810
1937-02-22Buddy Hayes6-0-0
Armory Arena, Miami, Florida, USAWKO310
1937-01-30Fillo Echevarria66-14-6
Havana, CubaLDQ510
1937-01-20Spider Armstrong7-4-1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
1936-10-30Fillo Echevarria66-13-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1936-10-21Henry Hook73-27-4
Mount Royal Arena, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1010
referee: Mickey McGowan
Martin won five rounds, while Hook took two. Both fought for recognition as the contender for Sixto Escobar's title. Montreal Gazette
1936-09-28Baltasar Sangchili68-12-10
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWUD1010
1936-07-24Kid Hart3-2-0
Nova Scotia, CanadaWPTS1010
1936-03-04Joey Soldato20-7-7
Plattsburgh Barracks, Plattsburgh, New York, USAWPTS66
1935-10-02Harry Gerson14-1-2
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1212
referee: Joe Glickman
Canada bantamweight title
Martin retains
1935-08-07Indian Quintana33-7-1
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1010
1935-07-24Dave Castilloux8-2-0
Delormier Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLPTS1010
1935-06-05KO Blouin11-4-0
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWKO210
time: 2:08
1935-03-01Eddie Heathfield2-1-0
Precise date & location of bout unknown.
1935-01-11Raoul Kid Lacasse5-0-0
Royal Hall, Drummondville, Quebec, CanadaWPTS?
Referee: Kid Hamel. Date uncertain.
1934-12-20Felipe Andrade34-5-5
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLPTS1010
This bout was part of the second round of the bantamweight elimination tournament, sanctioned by the National Boxing Association and the Montreal Athletic Commission, to find a successor to former World Champion Panama Al Brown--who had been dethroned by both the NBA and the MAC. (On this same card, Harry Gerson won by default over Detroit's Red Casson.) Montreal Gazette
1934-11-28Lefty Gwynne14-2-2
Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1010
Canada bantamweight title
1934-11-08Lefty Gwynne14-1-2
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWMD1010
vacant Canada bantamweight title
With this majority decision win, Martin succeeded his brother-in-law, Bobby Leitham, as the Canadian Champion. This bout was part of the second round of the world's bantamweight elimination tournament, which was sanctioned by the NBA and the Montreal Athletic Commission. Montreal Gazette
1934-09-19Joey Archibald18-5-2
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1010
1934-06-06Lefty Gwynne12-1-1
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaDPTS88
1934-03-02Frankie Wolfram13-11-2
Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1934-02-21KO Morgan37-6-0
Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS66
1933-11-27Lefty Gwynne9-1-1
Mutual Street Arena, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLSD88
referee: Alex Sinclair
Martin down in round 6.
1933-11-01Johnny Ladao14-18-6
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS66
Reported as Martin's seventh consecutive win (with three KOs). The Gazette
1933-10-27Matty Mathewson39-13-4
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USAWTKO56
1933-10-18Richie Carter7-1-3
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWKO66
1933-10-03Lefty Gwynne9-0-1
Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaWPTS66
1933-09-27Dominick Nico17-12-11
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS55
1933-09-13Eddie Martin8-3-0
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWTKO2
1933-08-30Biff Lemieux1-2-0
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS66
1933-02-01Armand Martin
Precise date and location unknown. This may belong to Eddie Martin, not Frankie.
1932-11-21Lefty Gwynne4-0-0
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS55
1932-10-10Matty Mathewson34-11-3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
1932-09-29Harry Leibovitz11-3-2
Baseball Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS66
1932-06-29Harry Leibovitz11-2-2
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1010
1932-05-26Art Giroux26-9-1
Mount Royal Arena, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLPTS1010
Martin was knocked down for an 8-count in the 7th round.
1932-05-18Ernie Booth0-3-0
Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaWKO3
1932-04-28Harry Leibovitz11-1-2
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS88
1932-04-06Tommy Palacio20-15-11
Mount Royal Arena, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS88
1932-02-26Arthur Gagne2-4-1
Cornwall, Ontario, CanadaWPTS66
1932-01-22Ted Kid Barra1-0-1
Burlington, Vermont, USAWPTS88
1931-09-07Tommy McBeigh10-17-5
Exact date and location unknown
1931-08-24Johnny Rosen2-11-3
Exact date and location unknown
1931-06-30Sid Cooke0-0-1
Plattsburgh, New York, USAWTKO3
The bout was stopped after round 3 because of a hand injury sustained by Cooke.
1931-06-06Young Silva0-1-0
Barre, Vermont, USAWPTS66
"Young Sylvie," per the Nov. 30, 1934 Montreal Gazette
1931-05-26Midget Bedelle
Plattsburgh, New York, USAWKO4
1930-09-02Scotty Adair1-2-0
Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaWPTS66
Also said to have occurred Sept. 4. Montreal Gazette
1929-10-07Billy Green
Quebec City, Quebec, CanadaDPTS66
1929-08-21Timmy Butts0-0-2
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS66
1929-06-19Lucien Gariepy0-2-1
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS44
Martin's professional debut. He had been the Canadian 112-lb. national champion, and a member of Canada's 1928 Olympic boxing team. Montreal Herald. (Sometimes incorrectly recorded as occurring June 23.)


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