Robert Lous "Bob" Olin (July 4, 1908, in New York City – December 16, 1956, in New York City) was an American boxer. He was the World Light Heavyweight champion in 1934.[1]

Boxing career

In 1928 Olin won the New York City Golden Gloves 175 lb (79 kg) Open Championship. He won all 35 of his amateur fights, as well as the New York Metropolitan Amateur Athletic Union title.[1]

In 1934, he won the world Light Heavyweight championship from Maxie Rosenbloom. Olin lost his title to John Henry Lewis in October 1935. In a rematch in June 1937, Olin failed to regain the title.[1] He retired in 1939 with a record of 55–27–4 (25 KO).[1]

His trainer was Ray Arcel.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Olin, Bob". Jews In Sports. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Jewish sports legends: the International Jewish Hall of Fame. 2003. Retrieved January 20, 2011. 
  3. ^ The International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. 1992. Retrieved January 20, 2011.