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Tommy Burns

W L D
62 8 7
43 KOs 3 KOs
last 6


bouts 77 rating
rounds 505 ranking
KOs 56%
 
global ID 26506
birth nameGeoffrey Mostyn Murphy
born 1922-05-19
death date2011-02-16 / age 88
debut1936-06-06 / age 14
divisionwelterweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 7½″   /   171cm
reach
72″   /   183cm
residence
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
birth place
Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia

Career Record

77 total bouts, view in calendar
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
145½George Barnes
28
7
2
145
 L 
UD15/15
Exhibition Grounds, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Australian welterweight title
Attendance 3500. George Barnes boxed in bare feet as heavy rain before the bout made the ring greasy.
referee: Jack Haines 29-38   judge: Fred Pilbrow 33-43, Bruce Davidson 29-47
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143½Americo Agostini
19
9
4
140
 W  
PTS12/12
Newcastle Sports Ground, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
referee: Eric Cheston
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148Mickey McDonald
42
14
2
143
 W  
KO8/12
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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148Frank Donnelly
12
11
0
159
 W  
KO6/12
Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
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146¼George Barnes
26
6
2
143½
 L 
KO11/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Australian welterweight title
referee: Vic Patrick
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147¼Pran Mikus
16
13
4
147¼
 W  
PTS12/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
referee: Vic Patrick
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148Harry Hayes
35
6
2
151
 D 
PTS12/12
Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Attendance about 5000.
referee: Art Mawson
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147Harry Hayes
35
5
2
154
 W  
TKO8/12
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Hayes withdrew with an injured hand.
referee: Eric Boon
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145¾Len Dittmar
32
6
1
146¼
 L 
PTS15/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
vacant Australian welterweight title
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148½Don 'Bronco' Johnson
11
0
0
154
 W  
TKO5/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
time: 2:30   referee: Bill Henneberry
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148Mickey Tollis
46
7
10
150½
 W  
TKO8/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Attendance about 12000.
time: 2:12   referee: Bill Henneberry
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147Kevin Delaney
19
2
4
146¾
 L 
PTS15/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Australian welterweight title
Burns retired after this bout but made a comeback in 1951.Betting was 1/3 Tommy Burns
referee: Joe Wallis
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146¼Mickey Tollis
32
4
8
144¼
 W  
PTS15/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Australian welterweight title
Attendance more than 12000.
referee: Billy Teale
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147¾Mickey Tollis
32
4
7
145¾
 D 
PTS12/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
referee: Billy Teale
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148½Bobby Maloney
12
21
9
150¾
 W  
KO3/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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148Benny Evans
31
30
4
148½
 L 
PTS12/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
referee: Joe Wallis
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148½Benny Evans
31
29
4
147½
 W  
DQ6/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Evans was disqualified for butting.
time: 2:00   referee: Joe Wallis
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145½Eddie Marcus
35
16
3
147¼
 W  
KO8/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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147¼O'Neill Bell
16
5
4
147
 W  
TKO11/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Attendance: 14,000
time: 0:12   referee: Joe Wallis
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146½Hockey Bennell
67
17
9
146
 W  
KO4/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
vacant Australian welterweight title
Attendance 15000.Thousands more could were turned away.
time: 0:03   referee: Joe Wallis
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147Ronnie James
112
16
5
145
 L 
DQ4/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
referee: Joe Wallis
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147¾Jackie Daniels
23
35
1
145
 D 
PTS12/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Attendance 5500.Betting was 1/12 Tommy Burns
referee: Pat Hill
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146½Clarrie Gordon
18
6
1
145¼
 W  
KO3/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Attendance 11000.
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148¼Clarrie Gordon
18
5
1
144
 W  
PTS12/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Attendance 13000.
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146½Vic Patrick
45
2
0
136¼
 L 
KO9/15
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Australian welterweight title
Attendance: 13,000
time: 2:00   referee: Joe Wallis
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149Al Moran
10
2
0
152
 W  
TKO4/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
time: 2:12   referee: Pat Hill
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147Jimmy Brunt
13
14
2
145
 W  
PTS12/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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146¼Vic Caltaux
29
23
2
147
 W  
PTS12/12
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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147Vic Caltaux
26
21
1
146½
 W  
TKO5/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Attendance 5500.
time: 0:59   referee: Pat Hill
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147Bill Hebbard
26
27
8
149¼
 W  
TKO8/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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145½Ron Heron
5
3
1
140½
 W  
KO4/12
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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146½Laurie Peterson
18
4
1
145½
 W  
KO1/15
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Australia - Queensland State welterweight title
time: 2:57   referee: Pat Hill
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147¼Carl Dell
50
15
2
149¼
 W  
KO5/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Attendance about 6000.
time: 1:10   referee: Pat Hill
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149Tommy Hunter
54
18
14
151
 W  
KO10/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
time: 1:05   referee: Pat Hill
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148Terry Reilly
34
24
4
143¾
 W  
TKO7/12
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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154Bobby Rivers
54
51
9
157¾
 W  
TKO4/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Attendance about 5000.
referee: Pat Hill
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149¼Rush Milling
22
10
3
143¼
 W  
KO2/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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147½Rush Milling
21
9
3
145
 W  
PTS12/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Full house,about 500 turned away.
referee: Pat Hill
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147Jimmy Dundee
80
45
7
147¼
 W  
KO1/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
time: 1:05   referee: Pat Hill
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Ron Warner
20
5
1
 W  
KO7/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Bill Fadden
15
2
2
 W  
KO12/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
time: 2:30
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Tommy Hunter
50
17
12
 D 
PTS12/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Billy De Belindebut
 W  
TKO5/12
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Jimmy Day
91
32
17
 W  
KO9/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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144½Tommy Johns
34
15
4
138½
 W  
TKO9/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Attendance about 5000.
referee: Pat Hill
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141¼Archie Rash
23
8
1
144¾
 W  
KO3/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Attendance 4500.
time: 2:05   referee: Pat Hill
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Jimmy Dundee
75
38
7
 W  
KO6/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Tommy Hunter
47
15
11
 W  
PTS12/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Jimmy Locke
1
0
0
 W  
KO5/15
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Australia - Queensland State welterweight title
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Paddy Hooper
2
0
0
 W  
KO3/12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Lyle Law
14
3
2
 L 
TKO10/15
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Australia - Queensland State lightweight title
Attendance 5675.
referee: Pat Hill
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Bob Claphamdebut
 W  
KO5/6
Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
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Luke Brown
11
4
0
 W  
KO5/6
Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
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129Bill O'Brien
10
11
4
124
 W  
PTS6/6
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Saturday 8 July 1939 P 12
referee: Pat Hill
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129Ron Baker
1
14
1
125
 W  
TKO2/4
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Saturday 24 June 1939 P 12
referee: Pat Hill
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126Lyle Law
12
2
0
130
 D 
PTS6/6
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Saturday 20 May 1939 P 14
referee: Pat Hill
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124½Bud Andrews
4
2
1
124½
 W  
PTS4/4
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Saturday 1 April 1939 P 12
referee: Pat Hill
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124Jack McCann
3
2
1
134
 W  
TKO1/4
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Saturday 18 March 1939 P 12
referee: Pat Hill
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124½Sonny (Snowy) Close
0
4
0
129½
 W  
KO1/4
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Saturday 4 March 1939 P 12
referee: Pat Hill
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123Ron Baker
0
10
1
123
 W  
PTS4/4
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Saturday 4 February 1939 P 12
referee: Pat Hill
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125Bart Craigon
2
2
0
132
 W  
TKO2/4
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail,Brisbane Saturday 28 January 1939 P 12
referee: Pat Hill
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124Jack Conway
2
0
0
130
 W  
KO1/4
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Saturday 21 January 1939 P 16
referee: Pat Hill
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126Bart Craigon
2
1
0
126
 W  
KO1/6
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail,Brisbane Monday 5 September 1938 P 9
referee: Pat Hill
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126Ron Baker
0
8
1
125
 W  
KO2/6
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Monday 29 August 1938 P 12
referee: Pat Hill
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126Eddie Baker
2
2
0
127
 W  
TKO2/4
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Thursday 11 August 1938 P 10
referee: Pat Hill
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Ron Baker
0
6
1
 W  
PTS6/6
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Monday 1 August 1938 P 13
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Wally Pepper
0
1
2
 W  
PTS4/4
Casino, New South Wales, Australia
Date?
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125Len Fogartydebut
116
 W  
KO1/4
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Monday 11 July 1938 P 12
referee: Pat Hill
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122½Lyle Law
2
0
0
119
 W  
PTS6/6
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Thursday 23 June 1938 P 13
referee: Pat Hill
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124Chris Dowlingdebut
118
 W  
TKO2/4
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Monday 13 June 1938 P 10
referee: Pat Hill
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121Sonny (Snowy) Close
0
2
0
129
 W  
PTS4/4
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Monday 23 May 1938 P 10
referee: Pat Hill
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122Eddie Baker
1
1
0
124
 W  
PTS4/4
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Tuesday 3 May 1938 P 12
referee: Pat Hill
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120Eddie Baker
1
0
0
122
 W  
PTS4/4
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail ,Brisbane Thursday 28 April 1938 P 14
referee: Pat Hill
view  ·  event  · tape  · encyclopaedia
Wally Pepper
0
0
2
 W  
PTS4/4
Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
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Wally Pepper
0
0
1
 D 
PTS4/4
Lismore Stadium, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
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Wally Pepperdebut
 D 
PTS4/4
Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
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Ted Harris
5
0
0
 W  
KO2/4
Proston, Queensland, Australia
Date?
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