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Cleve Hawkins
(Clive Hawkins; the "Canadian Wolf")

BORN Fought out of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
DIED March-June 1937
WEIGHT 175-180 lbs

 

 

Hawkins was a scrappy competitor who had a rough career; He possessed fairly good skills but had the misfortune of fighting in an era of outstanding talent

During his career, Cleve defeated such men as Kid Carter, George Robinson and Henry Carrese

1906
May 1 Jack Blackburn              New York, NY                       LK  2
          -Some sources report 5/02/06;
           Some sources report "L 2"

1909
       Joe Uvanni                                                     D  6
Mar    -Hawkins was a sparring partner of Joe Walcott
Sep 13 Joe Butler                 Rochester, NY                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Oct  1 Kid Carter                 Utica, NY                          KO 10

1910
Jan 31 George Cole                Rochester, NY                      LT  4
Apr 12 Mike Donovan               Rochester, NY                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but cancelled
Apr 12 Billy Griffin              Rochester, NY                      ND 10

1911
Feb 10 Jack Parres                Duluth, Mn                         KO  7
Jul 18 Spike Robinson             Duluth, Mn                         ND  8
          -Police intervened
Nov 24 Ike Cohen                  San Francisco, Ca                   L  4

1912
Jul 12 Henry Carrese              San Francisco, Ca                  KO  3
Aug 19 Willie Meehan              El Verano, Ca                       D  6

1914
Nov 23 Dan "Porky" Flynn          Montreal, Que, Canada              ND 10

1915
Jan 22 Jim Elliott                New York, NY                       KO  2
Jan 22 Jim Driscoll               Montreal, Que, Canada              KO  1
          -Different sources report the previous 2 bouts on the same date
Mar 19 Joe Jeannette              Montreal, Que, Canada              ND 10
Apr 23 George "Boer" Rodel        Montreal, Que, Canada              ND 10

1916
Feb  4 John Lester Johnson        New York, NY                       ND 10
Feb 28 Sam Langford               New York, NY                       ND 10
May 26 Horace "Soldier" Jones     Quebec City, Que, Canada           LT  4
Sep 18 Ed "Gunboat" Smith         New York, NY                       LT  3
Dec 21 Homer Smith                Allentown, Pa                      ND 10

1917
Jan 19 "Sailor" Charles Grande    New York, NY                       LK  5
May 14 "Sailor" Jack Carroll      Pittsfield, Ma                     KO  4
Nov  1 Clay Turner                Adams, Ma                           L 12

1918
Mar 11 Jack Thompson              Philadelphia, Pa                   LK  3
Jun 24 Clay Turner                Pittsfield, Ma                      L 10
          -Some sources report 6/25/18
       Homer Smith                                                   LK  1
       "Panama" Joe Gans                                              L 12
Dec 13 George Robinson            Marlboro, Ma                        L 10

1919
Jan 31 George Leggett             Marlboro, Ma                        L   
Mar 14 George Robinson            Marlboro, Ma                        W 12
May 22 "Battling" Jim McCreary    Adams, Ma                           D 12
Aug 27 Leo Anderson               New Bedford, Ma                     W 10
Sep 19 Jamaica Kid                Clinton, Ma                         L 12
Sep 22 Kid Norfolk                North Adams, Ma                     L 12
Oct 12 Silas Green                Pittsfield, Ma                     LT 12
Nov  8 Arthur Pelkey              Sherbrooke, Que, Canada             L 10

1920
Jan  1 Paul Samson-Koerner        Poughkeespie, NY                   LK  7
Feb 10 Arthur Pelkey              Windsor, Ont, Canada                L 10
          -Some sources report 2/08/20 in "Winnipeg, Man, Canada"
May  7 Kid Norfolk                Detroit, Mi                        ND 10
Jun 18 Jack Renault               Athol, Ma                           L 10
Jun    Jack Renault               Ottawa, Ont, Canada                 L 12
          -Some sources report July 1920

1921
Apr  7 George Robinson            Lynn, Ma                            W 10
Dec  8 Young Turner               Holyoke, Ma                         W   

1922
Mar 30 Leo Gates                  Johnstown, NY                       L 10
Apr 24 Yussel Perlstein           Pittsfield, Ma                     LK  4

1924
Oct 21 Theodore "Tiger" Flowers   Atlanta, Ga                        LK  3


*** The Following Bouts Are Reported But Not Confirmed ***

1919
       George Robinson            Marlboro, Ma                        D 12
          -Some sources report 1/01/19
Aug 27 "Italian" Joe Gans         Thornton, RI                        L 12
          -Some sources report 8/28/19 in "Providence, RI"

1921
       Leo Gates                                                      W  8

*** Much Data Was Provided By Mike DeLisa ***

Review courtesy of Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization