Oliver Shanks boxer

Oliver Shanks boxer
bouts
32
won
19
lost
12
draw
1
Status
inactive
Division
heavyweight
Debut
1936-09-28
Height
6′ 1″/185cm
Reach
-
Age
54
Born
1915-11-15
Death
1970-00-00
Nationality
Canada

He was born in Edmonton, Alberta, but later took up residence in Montreal, Quebec.In 1936 he was eliminated in the second round of the light heavyweight class after losing his fight to Hannes Koivunen. He turned pro shortly after his return home to Canada.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1943-06-15 Jimmy O'Brien W MacArthur Stadium, Brooklyn LOST
Points
1943-05-18 Jimmy Gordon LWLLLL Broadway Arena, Brooklyn WIN
KO
1941-10-27 Joey Maxim WWWWWW Marigold Gardens, Chicago LOST
KO
1941-04-22 Larry Bouchard WWWLWL Forum, Montreal WIN
Technical knockout
1940-09-04 Mickey McAvoy LDLLWL Forum, Montreal WIN
Corner retirement
1940-04-03 Young Tunney Lust WWLDWW Edmonton LOST
KO
1939-09-06 Tommy Osborne WWLWWL Forum, Montreal WIN
KO
1938-10-19 Al McCoy LWLWWL Forum, Montreal LOST
Technical knockout
1938-09-01 Tommy Osborne WW Forum, Montreal WIN
KO
1938-06-18 Babe Beattie WLWWLL Sherbrooke WIN
KO
1938-05-09 Emil Scholz LWLLLL Forum, Montreal LOST
Technical knockout
1938-01-24 Ted Keating WWWWWW Mutual Street Arena, Toronto LOST
Points
1937-10-15 George Nicholson LLLWWW Hippodrome, New York LOST
KO
1937-10-08 Jack Tebo LLWLDL Hippodrome, New York WIN
Points
1937-09-21 Henry Cooper WLWWWD Broadway Arena, Brooklyn WIN
KO
1937-08-13 Leon Bunton Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach LOST
KO
1937-07-27 Phil Sommese WWLWLD Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens LOST
Technical knockout
1937-07-15 Eli Dodge LLLLWD Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
1937-07-02 Eli Dodge WLLLLW Arena, Rockaway Beach, Queens DRAW
Points
1937-06-18 Joe Fedz LLLLLL Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn WIN
Technical knockout
1937-06-07 Jimmy Adamick WWWWWW Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo LOST
KO
1937-05-25 John Thomas Broadway Arena, Brooklyn LOST
KO
1937-04-17 George Davis WLWLWW Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn WIN
Points
1937-03-30 George Gress LLLWLL Broadway Arena, Brooklyn WIN
Points
1937-02-25 Joe McDougal LWWLLW Star Casino, New York WIN
Points
1937-02-06 Gene Muhlmeyer DLL Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn WIN
KO
1937-02-02 Joe St. Peter WD Broadway Arena, Brooklyn LOST
KO
1936-11-09 Andy Hudson LLLDLL State Armory, Danbury WIN
KO
1936-10-21 Paul Joffre LW Mount Royal Arena, Montreal WIN
KO
1936-10-10 Leo Salvas WLLLWL Sherbrooke WIN
Points
1936-10-03 Jumbo Gavin Burlington WIN
KO
1936-09-28 Jim Willoughby Forum, Montreal WIN
KO