Johnny Shkor

From BoxRec
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Name: Johnny Shkor
Alias: Fighting Sailor
Birth Name: John Shkor
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died: 2002-02-10 (Age:82)
Height: 194cm
Pro Boxer: Record

Division: Heavyweight
Manager: Johnny Buckley
Photo #2, Photo #3

Johnny Shkor turned professional in 1939. He was managed by Johnny Buckley, who had piloted Jack Sharkey to the heavyweight title.

Shkor (Pronounced "score") joined the United States Navy during World War II. While stationed in Hawaii he won the Pacific Ocean Heavyweight Title. After being discharged in 1945, he returned to boxing.

Birth/Death dates from SSDI