Gordon Pouliot

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Name: Gordon Pouliot
Born: 1927-07-11
Birthplace: Miles City, Montana, USA
Died: 2004-03-04 (Age:76)
Hometown: Miami, Florida, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 2″   /   188cm
Boxing Record: click

Gordon Pouliot was born on July 11, 1927 in Miles City, Montana. (Some sources incorrectly list his birthplace as being in Minnesota.) While he was a member of the First Marine Division, United States Marine Corps, during World War II, his parents moved to Minnesota. Returning from the war, he went to work for his father.

Pouliot began boxing as an amateur between 1942 and 1949, capturing three District and Golden Gloves Heavyweight Championships. He turned pro in 1949. Fighting out of Miami he fought Bobby Dykes, Danny Nardico and many other top fighters.

Pouliot spent twenty-eight years in law enforcement and retired as a United States Customs Agent.

Pouliot's career record last appeared in the 1957 Ring Record Book, pages 649 and 650--which contains many errors. His profile appeared in the 1996 IBRO Journal Issue No. 50 (he had just become a member of the International Boxing Research Organization after researching boxing history since 1946). In that "new member" profile, at p. 14, he states that he engaged in 48 pro fights from 1949 until 1962. As of 2011, BoxRec has 39 documented fights, with his last fight occurring February 18, 1959.