Gus Lesnevich

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World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Name: Gus Lesnevich
Born: 1915-02-22
Birthplace: Cliffside Park, New Jersey, USA
Died: 1964-02-28 (Age:49)
Hometown: Cliffside Park, New Jersey, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 9″   /   175cm
Boxing Record: click

Gus Lesnevich Gallery

Record Issues

A fight that has sometimes appeared on Lesnevich's record is omitted here:

  • December 17, 1935: Joe (Butch) Lynch, Newark NJ, W Points 10. This fight is usually dated as December 17. Attempts to verify it have been unsuccessful.

Preceded by:
Charles Weise
Intercity Golden Gloves 2nd Division
Middleweight Champion

Succeeded by:
Format ends

Preceded by:
Anton Christoforidis
NBA World Light Heavyweight Champion
26 August 1941–14 November 1941
Succeeded by:
Title unified
Preceded by:
Billy Conn
Conn retired, and title was split
World Light Heavyweight Champion
14 November 1941–26 July 1948
Succeeded by:
Freddie Mills