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Oakland Frankie Burns
Global ID54920
sexmale
birthdate 1891-01-16
death date 1944-10-11 (53)
divisionlightweight
height5′ 7½″   /   171cm
country USA
residenceOakland, California, USA
birth placeFresno, California, USA
birth nameFrancis/Frank Edward Burns
won 42 (KO 13) + lost 22 (KO 7) + drawn 24 = 88
rounds boxed 616
Newspaper Decisions won 1 : lost 5 : drawn 3
rounds boxed 82
Total Bouts 97 KO% 13.4
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1930-04-17Billy Ladell7-0-2
Coliseum, Coral Gables, Florida, USALPTS44
1930-03-27Kid Warren
Coliseum, Coral Gables, Florida, USAWPTS?
Burns was a veteran fighter from California.
1930-01-21Billy Burkett3-1-0
Legion Arena, West Palm Beach, Florida, USALPTS44
Burns was described as a 22-year veteran from Oakland
1929-10-02Henry Janco20-12-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO16
Janco's opponent was old-timer Frankie Burns of Oakland, CA, who was trying an ill-conceived comeback.
1929-02-15Zenaydo Chavez2-0-1
Orange County A.C., Santa Ana, California, USAWPTS66
referee: Charley Randolph
1929-02-08Zenaydo Chavez2-0-0
Orange County A.C., Santa Ana, California, USADPTS66
referee: Freddie Gilmore
1925-01-23Jack Silver35-4-16
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALPTS1010
1924-09-26Sammy Mandell25-2-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALPTS44
1924-07-18Johnny Adams46-9-15
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALPTS44
Pacific Coast Lightweight Title
Final match of the Pacific Coast Lightweight Tournament. The winner received a gold belt.

1924-06-13Dick Hoppe31-13-20
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS44
1923-06-19Johnny Reisler10-8-8
Arena, Vernon, California, USAWPTS44
1923-05-15Sailor Ashmore19-3-4
Arena, Vernon, California, USADPTS44
1923-01-09Frankie Farren48-26-28
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USADPTS44
1922-12-20Joe 'Petie' Coffey38-28-34
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS44
1922-10-25Frankie Farren47-26-27
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USADPTS44
1922-04-20Bobby Michaels21-13-2
Eagles A.C., Tacoma, Washington, USAWDQ3
The Ring June 1922 has Michaels winning by KO in the third round.
1922-04-06Jimmy Rivers5-3-1
Tacoma, Washington, USAWKO16
1921-11-11Billy McCann15-3-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS44
1921-05-24Gene Cline26-7-5
Arena, Vernon, California, USALPTS44
1921-03-15Chet Neff55-22-75
Arena, Vernon, California, USAWPTS44
1921-02-15Phil Salvadore27-14-8
Arena, Vernon, California, USAWPTS44
1921-02-08Phil Salvadore27-13-8
Arena, Vernon, California, USAWPTS44
1920-12-08Dave Shade36-9-38
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USADPTS44
Sometimes also credited to a Steve Shade by area newspapers.
1920-09-22Dave Shade34-8-34
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USADPTS44
1920-08-04Willie Robinson64-18-30
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS44
1920-06-16Frankie Farren32-18-19
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS44
1920-05-12Joe Miller17-13-19
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS44
1920-03-17Joe Azevedo35-25-19
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USADPTS44
1920-01-16Willie Jackson19-5-3
Maltosia Hall, Buffalo, New York, USALKO510
referee: Joe Suttner
1919-11-11Frankie Conifrey5-1-0
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Reading Eagle and Philadelphia Record
1919-09-17Allie Nack15-6-2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USADPTS44
1919-08-20Oakland Jimmy Duffy48-8-12
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USADPTS44
referee: Bob Shand | judge: Billy Brackett | judge: Mike MacDonough
1919-07-04Oakland Jimmy Duffy47-8-10
Oaks Ballpark, Emeryville, California, USADPTS44
referee: Bob Shand | judge: Billy Brackett | judge: Mike MacDonough
The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Burns won, however Bob Shand of the Oakland Tribune (who refereed the bout) reported the referee had a draw, while the other two judges split their verdict.
1919-06-11Joe Miller16-9-14
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USADPTS44
1919-02-28Dick Stosh6-2-1
Albaugh Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO210
From Baltimore newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1918-07-07? Mantell
FranceWKO8
Part of a benefit card held in France during World War I. Burns is in the 35th Engineers, and Mantell is in the United States Cavalry. Exact date in early July unknown. Mantell is reported to be from Brooklyn, and having a substantial fight record so far.
1917-09-01Patsy Cline10-1-3
Fairmont A.C., Bronx, New York, USALKO810
NY Sun 2 Sep 1917
1917-08-02Young Joe Rivers4-2-0
Hermann Hall, Adams, Massachusetts, USALKO412
Rivers was from New York, Burns from California.
1917-07-25Willie Hoppe31-7-9
Arena, Emeryville, California, USADPTS44
1917-07-11Mexican Joe Rivers31-10-3
Arena, Emeryville, California, USALPTS44
1917-07-04Johnny McCarthy22-9-16
Ashland, Oregon, USADPTS1010
1917-06-27Ray Campbell19-19-15
Arena, Emeryville, California, USAWKO14
1917-03-16Willie Hoppe30-7-7
Dreamland Pavilion, Seattle, Washington, USADPTS44
referee: Chet McIntyre
1917-02-26Young Otto56-8-2
New York, New York, USALNWS1010
(Chicago Tribune)
1917-01-26Ed McLarney9-3-0
Dreamland Pavilion, Seattle, Washington, USAWKO44
referee: Tommy Burns
1917-01-10Lloyd Madden1-2-3
Dreamland Pavilion, Seattle, Washington, USADPTS44
Madden knocked down in 2nd
1917-01-01Preston Brown9-3-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Brown from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record.
1916-12-20Sammy Good17-9-25
West Oakland Club, Oakland, California, USAWPTS44
1916-09-20Grover Hayes52-15-15
National A.C., Providence, Rhode Island, USALPTS1515
1916-08-25Willie Jones13-11-5
Providence, Rhode Island, USALPTS1515
1916-07-21Johnny McCarthy20-6-16
Coffroth's Open Air Pavilion, Daly City, California, USALPTS44
1916-06-16Willie Hoppe28-5-5
Mission Street Arena, Daly City, California, USALPTS44
1916-03-20Westside Jimmy Duffy5-6-0
Olympic A.C., New York, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record, plus consensus from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1916-02-07Ad Wolgast54-8-11
Kansas City, Missouri, USADNWS1010
(Chicago Tribune)
1916-01-24Benny Palmer5-7-2
Memphis, Tennessee, USAWPTS88
1916-01-10Otto Wallace13-5-5
Kansas City, Missouri, USADPTS1010
1915-10-28Stanley Yoakum37-10-22
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USADPTS1515
1915-04-22Mexican Joe Rivers20-9-2
Association Park, Kansas City, Missouri, USALPTS1010
referee: Walter Bates
(Kansas City Star)
1915-04-09Mexican Joe Rivers20-9-2
Kansas City, Missouri, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision - Draw (AP)
1915-03-26Harvey Thorpe3-0-2
Kansas City, Missouri, USAWPTS1010
Reported in the Pueblo Star-Journal of 27 Kansas City.
1915-03-10Harvey Thorpe2-0-2
Kansas City, Missouri, USALTKO410
"The referee stopped the bout after Burns had been knocked down twice." Tacoma Daily News
1914-11-26Jack Gillis2-2-5
Arena, Vernon, California, USADPTS66
1914-11-24Joe Azevedo15-7-8
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USAWPTS1515
referee: Toby Irwin
1914-08-18Eddie Moy16-4-4
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USAWPTS1515
referee: Toby Irwin
1914-07-15Eddie Moy16-4-3
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USADPTS1515
1914-04-07George Mason5-0-1
Piedmont Pavilion, Oakland, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jim Griffin
1914-01-30Gilbert Gallant16-4-12
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS2020
referee: Jim Griffin
1913-11-25Johnny McCarthy17-5-14
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS2020
1913-11-07Johnny McCarthy16-5-12
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALPTS44
1913-10-10Tommy McFarland16-10-12
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWKO110
referee: Toby Irwin
1913-08-26Red Watson11-8-9
Wheelmen Club, Oakland, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jim Griffin
1913-05-27Willie Hoppe14-1-2
Wheelmen's Club, Oakland, California, USAWKO910
referee: Toby Irwin
This was Hoppe's first scheduled 10-rounder. About five weeks later, Hoppe's hands were severely injured by a fireworks explosion.
1913-04-16Joe Azevedo9-3-5
Wheelmen's Club, Oakland, California, USAWPTS1010
1913-01-01Harlem Tommy Murphy31-6-8
Coffroth's Arena, Daly City, California, USALTKO1720
time: 0:17 | referee: Jim Griffin
Manager Jack Perkins threw up the sponge to save his fighter from further punishment.
1912-12-10Frankie Conley30-12-8
Crescent Theater, Eureka, Utah, USADTD315
Police interfered in the third round and the referee gave a "draw" decision. Burns believed to be "Oakland Frankie" and Conley either the Kenosha, Wis. Conley or Conley from Kansas City.--Eureka (Utah) Reporter, 12/13/1912
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