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Dick Burge

W L D
11 7 2
7 KOs 3 KOs
last 6


bouts 21 rating
rounds 149 ranking
KOs 33%
 
global ID 40071
born 1865-12-19
death date1918-03-15 / age 52
debut1887-02-14 / age 21
divisionlightweight
height5′ 7″   /   170cm
residence
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Career Record

21 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
Jerry Driscoll
8
3
0
 N 
NC2/15
Standard Theatre, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
Billed English 158lbs Middleweight Title
The Referee declared the fight a no contest as both fighters were not fighting fairly
Gloucester Citizen - Tuesday 29 January 1901
referee: Ed Plummer
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146Jack Scales
2
0
0
174
 W  
KO1/20
The New Palace Club, Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Billed:English Heavyweight Title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2006
referee: Eddie Plumber
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140½Bobby Dobbs
64
12
20
143
 L 
RTD8/20
Peoples Palace, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
Billed for World 144-lb title
Purse £850
Burge claimed a foul which was not granted
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004
The Dundee Courier & Argus (Dundee, Scotland), Tuesday, December 13, 1898
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, December 17, 1898
referee: George Dunning
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148Arthur Akers
9
1
0
162
 W  
KO1/20
New Adelphi Club, The Strand, London, United Kingdom
It was stated the fight was a blatant 'fix' arranged by Burge and Charlie Mitchell
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, September 10, 1898
time: 1:05   referee: George Dunning
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146Dick O'Brien
20
6
5
160
 W  
DQ4/20
Olympic Club, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, January 1, 1898
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142Tom Causer
10
2
0
137
 W  
KO1/20
The Bolingbrooke Club, Walworth, London, United Kingdom
Billed for World & English 144lbs titles
BBBC Boxing Yearbook
Reynolds's Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, October 10, 1897
time: 1:01   referee: Bob Watson
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142Tom Causer
9
2
0
138
 L 
DQ7/20
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
BBBofC British lightweight title
Billed for English 142-144lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004
The North-Eastern Daily Gazette (Middlesbrough, England), Tuesday, June 01, 1897
referee: Bernard J Angle
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144Eddie Connolly
11
2
3
137
 D 
PTS10/10
Olympic Club, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Billed World 144 lbs Title
Purse £100
BBBC Boxing Yearbook
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Friday, January 29, 1897
The Standard (London, England), Friday, January 29, 1897
referee: George Dunning
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136George (Kid) Lavigne
27
0
8
134
 L 
TKO17/20
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
World 138lbs Lightweight Title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2002
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Tuesday, June 2, 1896
referee: Bernard J Angle
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144Jem Smith
7
2
0
178
 L 
DQ9/20
The Bolingbroke Club, Clapham Junction, London, United Kingdom
Billed English heavyweight Title
Burge was falling down repeatedly without being hit.
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2006
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Wednesday, November 27, 1895
The Standard (London, England), Wednesday, November 27, 1895
referee: Bernard J Angle
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138Tom Williams
18
3
6
139½
 W  
KO3/20
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
Billed World 140 lbs Lightweight Title (British version)
BBBC Yearbook 2004
Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette - Tuesday 22 January 1895 P 4
referee: Bernard J Angle
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Ted Pritchard
8
2
0
 L 
KO2/10
Eden Palace of Varieties, Holborn, London, United Kingdom
The bout was strongly suspected of being 'fixed' in order to bring off a betting coup
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Tuesday, November 27, 1894
referee: Joe Steers
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Harry Nickless
5
1
0
 W  
KO28/0
The Bolingbroke Club, Clapham Junction, London, United Kingdom
Billed for World & English 140 lbs Lightweight Title (British version)
BBBC Yearbook 2004
Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales), Saturday, May 5, 1894
referee: Bob Watson
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137Lachie Thompson
6
7
0
145
 W  
KO2/20
Kennington Social Club, Kennington, London, United Kingdom
Burge claimed English 144 lbs Title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004
The Yorkshire Herald June 29, 1892
referee: George Vize
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133Jem Carneydebut
132½
 W  
DQ11/20
The Hop and Malt Exchange, The Borough, London, United Kingdom
World 134 lbs Lightweight Title
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Tuesday, May 26, 1891
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Alf Kirkbride
0
1
0
 W  
PTS3/3
Floral Hall, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Final All England 140 lbs Competition
Boxing Yearbook 2004
The Yorkshire Herald April 8, 1888
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Anthony Diamond
2
1
0
 W  
PTS12/12
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
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138Johnny Robinson
4
0
0
136½
 D 
PTS12/12
St George's Drill Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
Billed for English 138lb title
The Newcastle Weekly Courant (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England), Saturday, November 10, 1888
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140Frank Howson
1
1
0
134
 L 
DQ2/12
The Grand Cross, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Boxing Yearbook 2004
The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent February 28, 1893
referee: JT Hulls
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Frank Howson
1
0
0
 W  
KO8/8
Ginnetts Circus, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
Lightweight Title of The North
The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent November 14, 1887

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Ben Seth
29
5
0
 L 
PTS6/6
Oxford Street, London, United Kingdom
Seth down in the 1st round, Burge down in the 3rd.
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