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Lee Savold boxer

Lee Savold image
Status inactive
Age 57
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 1″/185cm
Debut 1933-09-07
Born 1915-03-22
Death 1972-05-14
Nationality USA
Residence Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
bouts
143
won
98
lost
41
draw
3
bouts
143
won
98
lost
41
draw
3
Status inactive
Age 57
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 1″/185cm
Debut 1933-09-07
Born 1915-03-22
Death 1972-05-14
Nationality USA
Residence Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

Savold was born in Canby, Minnesota (his birth was recorded in the nearby town of Marshall). His parents were farmers and ranchers of Norwegian ancestry. As a youngster, he broke horses and herded cattle on his family ranch.At one time or another he was a bouncer, bartender, road laborer, and stockyard worker. In 1943 he joined the merchant marine and took part in several convoys to Murmansk. After retiring from boxing, he worked for Local 825 of the Operating Engineers Union.

Savold was born in Canby, Minnesota (his birth was recorded in the nearby town of Marshall). His parents were farmers and ranchers of Norwegian ancestry. As a youngster, he broke horses and herded cattle on his family ranch.At one time or another he was a bouncer, bartender, road laborer, and stockyard worker. In 1943 he joined the merchant marine and took part in several convoys to Murmansk. After retiring from boxing, he worked for Local 825 of the Operating Engineers Union.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Feb. 13, 1952 Rocky Marciano WWWWWW Convention Hall, Philadelphia LOSS
Corner retirement
June 15, 1951 Joe Louis LWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
KO
June 6, 1950 Bruce Woodcock WLWWWW White City Stadium, White City WIN
Corner retirement
Dec. 6, 1948 Bruce Woodcock WWWWLW Harringay Arena, Harringay LOSS
DQ
May 19, 1948 Pete Louthis WWLLDW Armory, Akron WIN
KO
May 4, 1948 Buddy Walker LLWWWL Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
KO
March 19, 1948 Gino Buonvino DWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
Aug. 11, 1947 Alberto Marchione LWWW Croke Park, Bronx WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 7, 1947 Ted Lowry LLWWLL Stadium, Fall River DRAW
Points
April 16, 1947 Phil Muscato WWWWWW Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 28, 1947 Duilio Spagnolo WDWLWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
March 11, 1947 Phil Muscato LWWWWW Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo LOSS
Split-decision
Jan. 28, 1947 Fitzie Fitzpatrick DDLWDW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 20, 1947 Jimmy Richie WWWWDW Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis DRAW
Points
Sept. 26, 1946 Steve Ketchell WWWWDW Casino, Fall River WIN
KO
Sept. 18, 1946 Pete Louthis WWWWWW Providence WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 28, 1946 Elmer Ray WWWWWW Ebbets Field, Brooklyn LOSS
KO
July 29, 1946 Johnny White LLLLWL Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn WIN
Unanimous decision
June 13, 1946 Jimmy O'Brien WLLLWW Rubber Bowl, Akron WIN
Unanimous decision
May 15, 1946 Bob Garner LWLLLL Armory, Akron WIN
KO
May 1, 1946 Lindy Elliott LLWLLL Armory, Akron WIN
KO
March 1, 1946 Arturo Godoy WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago
NC
Jan. 7, 1946 Al Hoosman WWWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 22, 1945 Dixie Lee Oliver WWLLLL Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn WIN
KO
Dec. 3, 1945 Al Hoosman WWWWWW St. Nicholas Arena, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 7, 1945 Kid Riviera WWLLWD Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City WIN
KO
Dec. 15, 1944 Gus Dorazio LWWWLL Auditorium, Saint Paul WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 7, 1944 Joe Baksi WWWWLW Wrigley Field, Chicago LOSS
Majority decision
May 26, 1944 Joe Baksi WWWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 10, 1944 Joe Baksi WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Split-decision
Nov. 5, 1943 Tami Mauriello LWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 22, 1943 Eddie Blunt LDWDLW Arena, Cleveland WIN
KO
Oct. 5, 1943 Eddie Blunt LLDWDL Armory, Akron LOSS
Split-decision
Aug. 9, 1943 Lou Nova LLWLWW Wrigley Field, Chicago WIN
KO
April 16, 1943 Lem Franklin WLLLWL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
KO
March 15, 1943 Jack Marshall LLLWLL Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City WIN
KO
Feb. 15, 1943 Lem Franklin WWLLLW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
KO
Jan. 22, 1943 Nate Bolden WWWDWL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 27, 1942 Jimmy Bivins WLWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 16, 1942 Johnny Kapovich LLLLLW Coliseum, Baltimore WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 30, 1942 Tami Mauriello DWWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 22, 1942 Johnny Flynn WWLLLL Armory, Akron WIN
KO
Sept. 17, 1942 Tony Musto WLDLLW Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 21, 1942 Tony Musto LWLDLL Griffith Stadium, Washington LOSS
Split-decision
July 21, 1942 Bill Poland WWWLLD Scott Stadium, Toledo WIN
KO
May 25, 1942 Lou Nova LWWWWL Griffith Stadium, Washington WIN
Technical knockout
April 24, 1942 Jack Marshall WWWWLL Toledo WIN
Points
March 23, 1942 Wallace Cross WLLLWW Laurel Garden, Newark WIN
KO
March 18, 1942 Ted Wint WWLLDW New York Coliseum, Bronx WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 2, 1942 Neville Beech LLDLW Turner's Arena, Washington WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 2, 1941 Buddy Knox LLWWWD Armory, Paterson WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 28, 1941 Jack Marshall WLWWWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 31, 1941 Tony Degutis Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
KO
Oct. 17, 1941 Ralph Kosky LWWLLL Detroit WIN
KO
Sept. 17, 1941 Lou Brooks WWWWWW Wilmington Park, Wilmington WIN
KO
Aug. 27, 1941 Claudio Villar WWWWWW Griffith Stadium, Washington WIN
KO
Aug. 12, 1941 Harry Bobo WWWWWL Forbes Field, Pittsburgh LOSS
KO
July 22, 1941 Solly Krieger WLLLWL Ebbets Field, Brooklyn WIN
Points
July 14, 1941 Erv Sarlin LWLWWW Hickey Park, Millvale WIN
Unanimous decision
June 26, 1941 King Kong WLWWDL Municipal Stadium, Baltimore WIN
KO
May 26, 1941 Harry Bobo WWWWWW Forbes Field, Pittsburgh LOSS
Split-decision
April 7, 1941 Mike Alfano LWWLLL Atlanta WIN
Technical knockout
March 17, 1941 Henry Wacker WWWLWL Auditorium, Saint Paul WIN
KO
Feb. 19, 1941 Selman Martin DLLWLW Coliseum, Des Moines WIN
NWS
Nov. 29, 1940 Billy Conn WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 9, 1940 Arne Andersson LWLWLD Auditorium, Saint Paul WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 16, 1940 Andy Miller WLWWWW Coliseum, Des Moines vacant USA Iowa State Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Aug. 19, 1940 Bob Nestell WWLWWL Riverview Park, Des Moines WIN
KO
Aug. 5, 1940 Domingo Valin LDLLLL Lexington Park, Saint Paul WIN
Technical knockout
July 15, 1940 Billy Miske Jr. WWLWWL Lexington Park, Saint Paul WIN
KO
June 24, 1940 Johnny Whiters LLDWWW Riverview Park, Des Moines WIN
NWS
June 13, 1940 Red Bruce WDLLLD Electric Park, Waterloo WIN
KO
April 11, 1940 Eddie Boyle LLLLLD Coliseum, Des Moines WIN
KO
March 28, 1940 Johnny Whiters WWWLLD Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis LOSS
Majority decision
Jan. 10, 1940 Jim Robinson LLWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 29, 1939 Arne Andersson WLLWWW City Auditorium, Omaha WIN
Points
Dec. 18, 1939 Eddie Simms WLLWWL Coliseum, Des Moines WIN
NWS
Dec. 4, 1939 Maurice Strickland LWWWWL Coliseum, Des Moines WIN
KO
Nov. 24, 1939 Pal Silvers LWWLLW Armory, Mason City WIN
KO
Oct. 30, 1939 Buddy Baer LWWWWW Coliseum, Des Moines LOSS
NWS
Oct. 9, 1939 Louis Gray LL Riverview Park, Des Moines WIN
KO
Sept. 20, 1939 Jack O'Sullivan WWLWWW Briggs Stadium, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 5, 1939 Lester Miller LLLLLL Belmont Park, Garfield WIN
KO
Sept. 1, 1939 Johnny Sionas LLDWLL Atlantic Stadium, Long Branch WIN
Corner retirement
Aug. 8, 1939 Danny LaMarre LDLLLL Western League Baseball Park, Des Moines WIN
Technical knockout
July 28, 1939 Henry Jones DLWLWL Electric Park, Waterloo WIN
Corner retirement
July 24, 1939 Johnny Brown LLLDLL Hill Baseball Park, Cedar Rapids WIN
Technical knockout
July 17, 1939 Andy Miller LWLWLW Riverview Park, Sioux City LOSS
NWS
June 22, 1939 Johnny Brown LLLLDL Lexington Park, Saint Paul WIN
Points
March 20, 1939 Lem Franklin WWWWL Marigold Gardens, Chicago LOSS
KO
March 1, 1939 Tom Kenneally WWWWWW Auditorium, Saint Paul WIN
KO
Jan. 27, 1939 Tom Kenneally WWWWWW White City Arena, Chicago LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 2, 1939 Webster Epperson LWWWWW Palace Theatre, Minneapolis WIN
KO
July 28, 1938 Frankie Jones WWWLLL Riverview Park, Sioux City WIN
KO
July 21, 1938 George Hill WL Riverview Park, Sioux City WIN
KO
July 7, 1938 Tuffy Dial LWLWLW Riverview Park, Sioux City WIN
NWS
May 5, 1937 Domingo Valin WLLDLW Auditorium, Oakland LOSS
KO
Feb. 17, 1937 Al Bray WLWWLW Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco LOSS
Points
Nov. 20, 1936 Phil Brubaker WWDLWL Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 30, 1936 Charley Coates LWLLWW Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
Points
Sept. 30, 1936 Carl Walker WLLLWW Civic Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
KO
Sept. 11, 1936 Ford Smith LLLLDL Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
KO
Aug. 12, 1936 Sonny Boy Walker WWWLWW Civic Auditorium, San Francisco LOSS
Points
July 22, 1936 Sonny Boy Walker WWWWLW Civic Auditorium, San Francisco LOSS
Points
July 17, 1936 Don Conn LLLLLL Coliseum, San Diego WIN
Points
July 3, 1936 Danny Alberts LWWWWL Coliseum, San Diego WIN
Technical knockout
June 12, 1936 Hank Hankinson WLWLW Coliseum, San Diego LOSS
Points
May 22, 1936 Blondy Ryan LWLLLL Coliseum, San Diego WIN
Technical knockout
April 17, 1936 Alfred Rogers LLLWWL Coliseum, San Diego LOSS
Points
April 9, 1936 Buster Alexander LWLLDL Coliseum, San Diego WIN
KO
April 3, 1936 Coleman Johns WWDLLW Coliseum, San Diego WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 28, 1936 Jack Darcy WLWWLL Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 10, 1936 Rush Heise LLLWLL Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Points
Dec. 27, 1935 Russ Wasser WLWLWW Auditorium, Minneapolis WIN
Points
Sept. 19, 1935 Verne Trickle WLLWLL Auditorium, Saint Paul WIN
Points
Aug. 7, 1935 Eddie Slake LLLLWD Comiskey Park, Chicago WIN
Points
June 13, 1935 Frank Androff LWWWDW Auditorium, Minneapolis LOSS
Points
May 27, 1935 Andy Miller WWLWWW Riverview Park, Sioux City LOSS
NWS
May 20, 1935 Bill Kemp Armory, Minneapolis WIN
KO
May 2, 1935 Andy Miller WLWLWW Auditorium, Saint Paul WIN
Technical knockout
April 18, 1935 Verne Trickle WDLWWL Opera House, Armstrong DRAW
NWS
April 4, 1935 Jack Gibbons WWWWWW Auditorium, Minneapolis LOSS
Points
March 25, 1935 Verne Trickle LWDLWW Eagles' Club, Minneapolis WIN
Points
March 15, 1935 Billy Treest WWWWWL Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOSS
Technical knockout
March 4, 1935 Frank Androff WWWLWW Auditorium, Minneapolis LOSS
Points
Jan. 14, 1935 Jack Charvez LWLWLW Auditorium, Minneapolis WIN
Points
Jan. 4, 1935 Larry Udell WWLLLL Auditorium, Minneapolis WIN
Points
Dec. 28, 1934 Russ Wasser WWDWWW Auditorium, Minneapolis WIN
Points
Dec. 14, 1934 Verne Trickle WLWLWD Auditorium, Minneapolis WIN
Points
Nov. 26, 1934 Ario Soldati L Minneapolis A.C., Minneapolis WIN
Points
Nov. 15, 1934 Pat Arnold WWDDLL Minneapolis LOSS
Points
Oct. 30, 1934 Russ Wasser WWWWW Auditorium, Minneapolis DRAW
Points
Oct. 19, 1934 Eddie Wenstob WW Empire Theatre, Edmonton LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 21, 1934 Art McGovern Saint Paul WIN
KO
Aug. 16, 1934 Freddie Eiler WWLLDD Saint Paul WIN
Points
Aug. 2, 1934 Johnny Maras Saint Paul WIN
KO
July 23, 1934 Jack Charvez LWWLWW Riverview Park, Sioux City LOSS
NWS
June 29, 1934 George Fritz DDLWLD Fort Dodge LOSS
Technical knockout
May 16, 1934 Verne Trickle WLWWWW Electric Park, Waterloo WIN
NWS
May 15, 1934 Jack Casper DD Duluth WIN
KO
May 3, 1934 Bill Anderson L Auditorium, Saint Paul WIN
KO
April 13, 1934 Dave Maier WWWWLL Auditorium, Minneapolis LOSS
KO
March 23, 1934 George Eckes WWWLLW Shubert Theater, Minneapolis LOSS
Points
March 9, 1934 Pat Arnold LLWWLW Shubert Theater, Minneapolis LOSS
Points
March 6, 1934 Pat Arnold WLLWWL Auditorium, Saint Paul LOSS
Points
Feb. 19, 1934 Larry Udell WWWWWD Auditorium, Saint Paul LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 1, 1934 George Eckes WWWWWL Auditorium, Minneapolis WIN
KO
Nov. 27, 1933 Barney McLaughlin L Minneapolis A.C., Minneapolis WIN
KO
Nov. 1, 1933 Mike Schwerbach Auditorium, Minneapolis WIN
NWS
Oct. 17, 1933 Porky McPartlin LWD Auditorium, Saint Paul LOSS
NWS
Oct. 10, 1933 Barney McLaughlin Auditorium, Minneapolis WIN
KO
Oct. 5, 1933 Tiger Cy Bielfeldt L Fargo Auditorium, Fargo WIN
KO
Sept. 18, 1933 Johnny Simpson WWWLLL Rochester LOSS
Points
Sept. 7, 1933 Harry Bryan Sioux Falls WIN
KO