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Gunnar Barlund boxer

Gunnar Barlund image
Status inactive
Age 71
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 1½″/187cm
Debut 1934-09-14
Born 1911-01-09
Death 1982-08-01
Nationality Finland
Residence Valley Stream, New York, USA
bouts
87
won
56
lost
30
draw
1
bouts
87
won
56
lost
30
draw
1
Status inactive
Age 71
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 1½″/187cm
Debut 1934-09-14
Born 1911-01-09
Death 1982-08-01
Nationality Finland
Residence Valley Stream, New York, USA

Gunnar Richard Bernhard Bärlund (9 January 1911 – 2 August 1982) was a Finnish heavyweight boxer who won the European amateur title in 1934. He competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics, but lost in the first round to the eventual winner Santiago Lovell.In 1934 Bärlund turned professional and in 1936 moved to the United States, where he fought until retiring from boxing in 1948. He eventually became an American citizen, and died in Palm Beach, Florida in 1982. In 1991, his statue was erected in Helsinki. His niece Tutu Sohlberg is a retired Olympic equestrian.

Gunnar Richard Bernhard Bärlund (9 January 1911 – 2 August 1982) was a Finnish heavyweight boxer who won the European amateur title in 1934. He competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics, but lost in the first round to the eventual winner Santiago Lovell.In 1934 Bärlund turned professional and in 1936 moved to the United States, where he fought until retiring from boxing in 1948. He eventually became an American citizen, and died in Palm Beach, Florida in 1982. In 1991, his statue was erected in Helsinki. His niece Tutu Sohlberg is a retired Olympic equestrian.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
April 3, 1948 Bill Wilson LWLWWL Armory, Charlotte LOSS
Points
Oct. 7, 1947 Tommy Gomez LWWWWW Beach Auditorium, Jacksonville LOSS
KO
Sept. 10, 1947 Howard Chard LLWLLL Kalurah Temple, Binghamton WIN
Unanimous decision
June 6, 1947 Denis Juliani WWLLLL Helsinki WIN
Technical knockout
April 15, 1947 Piet Wilde LWWWWW Masshallen, Gothenburg LOSS
DQ
March 23, 1947 Nils Andersson WWLWWL Kungliga Tennishallen, Stockholm WIN
Majority decision
Sept. 14, 1946 Eddie Jackson WDWWWW Dunn Field, Elmira WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 13, 1946 Joe Matisi WWWWWD Johnson Field, Johnson City WIN
Points
July 8, 1946 Joe Matisi WWWWWW Johnson Field, Johnson City DRAW
Points
April 16, 1946 Joe Muscato WWWWWW Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 13, 1946 Phil Muscato WWWWWL Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 17, 1945 Tami Mauriello WWWWWW Coliseum Arena, New Orleans LOSS
Corner retirement
June 8, 1945 Larry Lane WWLLLL Auditorium, Saint Paul LOSS
Points
May 11, 1945 Lou Nova WLWWLW St. Nicholas Arena, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 8, 1945 Joe Baksi WLWWWL Orange Bowl, Miami LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 19, 1944 Frank Androff WLLLLL Houston WIN
Points
Dec. 15, 1944 Jimmy Carollo WLWWLW City Auditorium, Galveston WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 28, 1944 Vince Pimpinella LWLLLL Miami Field, Miami WIN
Points
Nov. 16, 1944 Yancey Henry LWLWWL Coliseum, Baltimore LOSS
Majority decision
July 28, 1944 Buddy Scott WWWLDW Baseball Park, Jacksonville LOSS
Points
July 18, 1944 Johnny Denson WWLWLL City Auditorium, Galveston WIN
Technical knockout
July 5, 1944 Bill Petersen DLDLWL Jacksonville WIN
KO
May 1, 1944 Buddy Scott WWWWWW Coliseum Arena, New Orleans WIN
Unanimous decision
March 20, 1944 Buddy Scott WWWWWW Coliseum Arena, New Orleans LOSS
Points
Jan. 27, 1944 Bill Weinberg DLWWWW Boston Garden, Boston LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 17, 1943 Gus Dorazio WWWWWW Denver LOSS
Points
Dec. 3, 1943 Lindy Elliott LWWWLW Auditorium, Milwaukee WIN
KO
Nov. 23, 1943 Gilbert Stromquist WLLWLL Auditorium, Hartford WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 29, 1943 Tami Mauriello WWLWWW MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 14, 1943 Indian Foran LL Lansford High School Stadium, Lansford WIN
KO
July 15, 1943 Tommy Campanella LLLLWW Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn WIN
Points
June 14, 1943 Dusty Wilkerson WWWLWW Arena, Philadelphia LOSS
Technical knockout
Jan. 27, 1942 Tami Mauriello WWWLLW New York Coliseum, Bronx LOSS
Technical knockout
April 4, 1941 Billy Conn WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 21, 1941 Altus Allen WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
Jan. 9, 1941 Harry Bobo LLWLWW Coliseum, Baltimore LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 8, 1940 Charley Ketchuck WWWWWW Watres Armory, Scranton WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 7, 1940 Abe Simon WWLWWW St. Nicholas Arena, New York LOSS
Points
Sept. 10, 1940 Melio Bettina WWLWLW New York Coliseum, Bronx LOSS
Points
Aug. 15, 1940 Joe O'Gatty LLLLLL Summer Street Arena, Fitchburg WIN
Points
July 25, 1940 Italo Colonello WLLDLL Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn WIN
Technical knockout
July 4, 1940 Henry Cooper WLLLLL Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn WIN
KO
June 13, 1940 Jorge Brescia LLWWLW Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn WIN
Points
April 5, 1940 Sonny Boy Walker LWWWWW Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
KO
March 12, 1940 Nathan Mann WWWWWW New York Coliseum, Bronx LOSS
Points
Jan. 11, 1940 Jim Thompson LLLWWL Moose Temple, Pittsburgh WIN
Points
Dec. 23, 1939 Italo Colonello WLLLLW Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 7, 1939 Eddie Simms LWLLWW Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 28, 1939 Henry Cooper WLWWLW New York Coliseum, Bronx WIN
Points
Oct. 6, 1939 Jack Roper WWWWLW Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Points
Aug. 25, 1939 Junior Munsell WLWWWW Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Points
June 26, 1939 Jack Roper WWWWWL Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles LOSS
Technical knockout
June 8, 1939 Tony Musto WLWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
April 14, 1939 Otis Thomas WWWWWL Armory, Minneapolis WIN
Points
March 31, 1939 Charley Neaves WWLWDW Armory, Minneapolis WIN
KO
March 28, 1939 Jack Jersey DLWLLL Mayo Civic Auditorium, Rochester WIN
Technical knockout
March 24, 1939 Paul Hartnek WWWLWW Armory, Minneapolis LOSS
Points
Dec. 9, 1938 Roscoe Toles WDWWWL Hippodrome, New York LOSS
Points
Oct. 3, 1938 Lou Nova WDLWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Technical knockout
May 6, 1938 Jim McVey LWLLLW Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
KO
April 19, 1938 Chuck Crowell WLWDWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
March 4, 1938 Buddy Baer WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 29, 1937 Alberto Santiago Lovell WWWWWW Hippodrome, New York WIN
Points
Nov. 12, 1937 Hans Havlicek WLWDWL Hippodrome, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 15, 1937 Eddie Coderre DLLWWL Hippodrome, New York WIN
Technical knockout
June 28, 1937 Maurice Strickland WWLWDD Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington LOSS
DQ
March 10, 1937 Bob Olin LLWLWL Hippodrome, New York LOSS
Points
Feb. 24, 1937 Nathan Mann WDWWWW Hippodrome, New York LOSS
Points
Jan. 20, 1937 Tom Beaupre WLWWLW Hippodrome, New York WIN
Points
Dec. 2, 1936 Frank Connolly WWWLWW Hippodrome, New York WIN
KO
Oct. 21, 1936 Abe Feldman WLLWLD Hippodrome, New York WIN
Points
Oct. 9, 1936 Sandy McDonald WWWWLW Hippodrome, New York WIN
Technical knockout
May 25, 1936 Pat Marrinan LWWWWL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
April 17, 1936 Domenico Ceccarelli LLDWDW Lorensbergs Circus, Gothenburg WIN
Technical knockout
March 20, 1936 Gustave Limousin WWWWLL Lorensbergs Circus, Gothenburg WIN
Points
Feb. 12, 1936 Hans Schoenrath WDWDDL Saalbau Friedrichshain, Prenzlauer Berg WIN
Points
Dec. 20, 1935 Joe La Roe WWWLWL Helsinki WIN
KO
Oct. 18, 1935 Presidio Pavesi WDDLL Lorensbergs Circus, Gothenburg WIN
KO
Oct. 5, 1935 Werner Selle DWWWDW Rheinlandhalle, Cologne WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 20, 1935 Vincenz Hower WWWWLW Neue Welt, Neukoelln WIN
Points
Sept. 8, 1935 Charley Smith LLWLLL Masshallen, Gothenburg WIN
KO
June 25, 1935 Ben Foord WLWWWW Wembley Stadium, Wembley WIN
Points
May 16, 1935 Arno Koelblin WLWWDD Helsinki WIN
KO
Dec. 7, 1934 Rienus De Boer WDDWWW Lorensbergs Circus, Gothenburg WIN
Points
Nov. 9, 1934 Federico Malibran WLLLWL Lorensbergs Circus, Gothenburg WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 5, 1934 Arno Koelblin WWDLWW Gothenburg LOSS
DQ
Sept. 14, 1934 Jeff Wilson LLLLDD Lorensbergs Circus, Gothenburg WIN
KO