Scotty Robert Olson (born 26 February 1968), known as Scotty Olson, and nicknamed Bulldog is a Canadian former flyweight boxer. He won the Light Flyweight Gold Medal in the 1986 Commonwealth Games, and reached the quarterfinals of the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul.[1][2] He also represented Canada at the 1987 Pan American Games.[3]

Scotty Olson
Statistics
Real nameScotty Robert Olson
Nickname(s)Bulldog
Weight(s)Flyweight
Height5 ft 1 in (1.55 m)
Reach62 in (157 cm)
NationalityCanadian
Born (1968-02-26) 26 February 1968 (age 51)
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights40
Wins34
Wins by KO25
Losses4
Draws2

He also became International Boxing Organization and United States Boxing Association flyweight champion,[4] before retiring in 2002, having recorded 34 wins, 25 knockouts, 4 losses and 2 draws, one of his losses, a 10th-round knockout defeat against Michael Carbajal in a long-awaited bout. [5]He now coaches coaches to help train Canadian boxers.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scotty Olson BoxRec bio". Retrieved 20 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Hall of Fame Honoured Members". Retrieved 20 February 2015.
  3. ^ "10.Panamerican Games - Indianapolis, USA - August 8-23 1987". amateur-boxing.strefa.pl. Retrieved 21 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Former champion boxer Olson in coma". Edmonton Journal. 21 January 2015. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Scotty Olson boxing record". Retrieved 20 February 2015.