Otto Von Porat

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von_porat_ottoOtto Von Porat

Born: September 25, 1903, Elmhult, Sweden

Died: October 14, 1982, Baerum, Norway

Height: 6 ft 4 inc.

Weight: 181 – 203 lbs.

Ethnicity: Norwegian

Managers: George DeBray; Sig Hart; Jack O’Keefe; Ed Stevenson

Compiler: Bob Soderman, IBRO 61 – June 1999

Updated: Luckett Davis

Photo: Courtesy of Harry Shaffer

TB   KO   WD   WF   D    LD   LF   LK   ND   NC
53  24    12    1    0   5    2    4     5    0

1924 Olympic Games, Paris, France, Heavyweight Gold Medalist

 

    Opponent                   Country           Result

— Charles T. Jardine         Australia         W KO   2

— Ricardo Bertalazzo         Italy             W KO   2

— Alfreddo Porzio            Argentina         W PTS  3

— Soren Petersen             Denmark           W PTS  3

 

 

Professional Record

 

1926

 

Oct 19 Big Ben Sullivan        Chicago, IL       W KO   2

Nov 26 Jimmy Delaney           Chicago, IL       W PTS 10

Dec 22 Martin Burke            New York, NY      L TKO  8

 

1927

 

Apr  1 Duke Horn               Minneapolis, MN   W KO   7

Apr 19 Tiny Herman             Minneapolis, MN   W KO   4

May 20 Sully Montgomery        Minneapolis, MN   ND-W  10

Jun  7 Sully Montgomery        Minneapolis, MN   ND-W  10

Jul 21 Young Stribling         Minneapolis, MN   ND-L  10

Aug 23 Big Boy Peterson        Minneapolis, MN   ND-L  10

Nov  4 Big Boy Peterson        Minneapolis, MN   ND-L  10

Dec 19 Ted Sandwina            Chicago, IL       W KO   2

 

1928

 

Jan 20 Sam Silverberg          Chicago, IL       W KO   2

Feb 27 Gordon Smith            Chicago, IL       W KO   1

Apr 30 Tiny Roebuck            Chicago, IL       W KO   1

May 15 Napoleon Jack Dorval    Chicago, IL       L PTS 10

Jun 11 Tony Stabeneau          Chicago, IL       W KO   2

Jul  5 Sandy Seifert           Chicago, IL       W TKO  4

Aug  9 Pierre Charles          Chicago, IL       W PTS 10

Oct 17 Chuck Wiggins           Chicago, IL       W FOUL 3

Nov  5 Paulino Uzcudun         New York, NY      L PTS 10

Nov 27 King Solomon            Chicago, IL       W PTS 10

 

1929

 

Jan 11 Battling Levinsky       Grand Rapids, MI  W TKO  5

Jan 17 Tom Sayers              Davenport, IA     W KO   3

Feb  1 Jack Gagnon             New York, NY      W TKO  4

Mar 12 Tom Heeney              Chicago, IL       W PTS 10

Apr 15 Johnny Risko            Boston, MA        L PTS 10

May 10 Jack DeMave             Chicago, IL       W KO   2

Jun 10 Emmett Rocco            Chicago, IL       W TKO  8

Jun 27 Meyer K.O. Christner    New York, NY      W TKO  9

Oct  4 Tom Sayers              Peoria, IL        W KO   1

Nov  4 Charley Smith           Chicago, IL       W KO   1

Dec  9 Phil Scott              New York, NY      L FOUL 2

 

1930

 

Jan 10 Paulino Uzcudun         New York, NY      L PTS 10

Apr  1 Angus Snyder            St. Paul, MN      W PTS 10

May 28 Jack Gagnon             Chicago, IL       W KO   6

Jun 20 Young Stribling         Chicago, IL       L KO   1

Oct 10 Angus Snyder            Chicago, IL       L FOUL 1

Nov  6 Jack Renault            Chicago, IL       W PTS 10

 

1931

 

Jun 20 Soren Peterson          Oslo, Norway      W TKO  5

Aug 23 Harry Persson           Stockholm, Sweden W TKO  1

 

1932

 

Jun 17 Maurice Griselle        Oslo, Norway      W KO   6

Oct 21 Hein Muller             Berlin, Ger       W KO   6

 

1933

 

Feb 24 “Tuffy” Griffith        Chicago, IL       L TKO  8

Mar 24 Biff Bennet             Eau Claire, WI    W KO   4

Apr 21 Hans Birkie             Chicago, IL       W PTS 10

Jun  1 Dick Daniels            Minneapolis, MN   W KO   2

Sep 29 Hans Schoenrath         Oslo, Norway      W PTS 10

Nov 16 Gustav Limousin         Oslo, Norway      W PTS 10

Dec 16 Pierre Charles          Brussels, Belgium L KO   2

 

1934

 

Apr 16 Paul Swidereski         Paris, France     W PTS 10

may 21 Don McCorkindale        Cardiff, Wales    W PTS 10

Sep 28 Al Sauvage              Paris, France     W PTS 10

Nov 17 Obie Walker             Geneva, Switzerl  L PTS 10