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George Kelly

W L D
47 19 7
5 KOs 8 KOs
last 6


bouts 73
rounds 655
KOs 7%
 
global ID 85803
debut1929-05-11
divisionlightweight
residence
Dublin, Ireland

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1938-05-06
Len Wickwar306 79 40
Theatre Royal, Dublin, Ireland
LTKO4/10
 L 
TKO
4/10
  
Boxing News December 24, 1965
1937-12-17
Chuck Flanagan23 10 4
Town Hall, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1937-12-16
Patsy Quinn16 8 4
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W DQ7/10
 W  
DQ
7/10
  
1937-11-05
Patsy Quinn15 8 4
City Hall, Cork, Ireland
LRTD8/10
 L 
RTD
8/10
  
1937-09-21
Teddy Larkham5 3 0
Croydon, London, United Kingdom
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1937-08-20
Eddie Dunne29 2 3
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
LKO6/15
 L 
KO
6/15
  
Irish lightweight title
Kelly was knocked out by a body blow. Many fans protested that it was a low blow, but ringsiders and the referee saw it as fairly landed.
1937-08-12
Frank Meacham18 14 4
Local Football Ground, Southend, Essex, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1937-06-27
Jimmy Vaughan24 11 6
Merry Fiddlers Sports Grounds, Becontree, London, United Kingdom
LKO7/10
 L 
KO
7/10
  
1937-06-24
Phil Bevan34 7 6
Skating Rink, Cricklewood, London, United Kingdom
LTKO4/10
 L 
TKO
4/10
  
1937-06-15
Peter Clayton16 3 3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W DQ4/4
 W  
DQ
4/4
  
1937-05-26
Tommy Williams23 8 3
Drill Hall, Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom
LTKO10/12
 L 
TKO
10/12
  
1937-05-20
Con Flynn36 16 8
Holborn Stadium Club, Holborn, London, United Kingdom
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
1937-05-07
Eric Boon39 3 5
Devonshire Club, Hackney, London, United Kingdom
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
1937-05-03
Freddy Carr13 8 7
Holborn Stadium, Holborn, London, United Kingdom
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
1937-04-27
Frank Meacham16 13 3
Acacia Hall, Croydon, London, United Kingdom
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1937-04-26
Mick Carney11 17 5
Holborn Stadium, Holborn, London, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1937-04-21
Joe Rubery17 6 2
Drill Hall, Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1937-04-18
Johnny Ward9 1 1
Cricklewood Sporting Club, Cricklewood, London, United Kingdom
LTKO9/10
 L 
TKO
9/10
  
1937-04-09
Johnny Softley18 11 11
Devonshire Club, Hackney, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1937-03-22
Glan Evans11 6 0
Holborn Stadium Club, Holborn, London, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
Boxing April 7 1937
1937-03-15
Harry Barnes8 3 2
Mitcham Baths, Mitcham, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1937-03-02
Tom Parkerdebut
Mitcham Baths, Mitcham, London, United Kingdom
W TKO1/8
 W  
TKO
1/8
  
1935-10-24
Sam Thompson3 6 0
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1935-10-12
Sol Severns79 27 8
Rotunda Cinema, Dublin, Ireland
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1935-09-29
Kid Dawson3 1 2
Monaghan, Ireland
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1935-08-16
Eddie Jones4 0 0
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1935-08-07
Billy Smith5 8 0
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
Irish lightweight title
1935-07-12
Mossy Condondebut
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1935-06-21
Mick McCullagh4 5 3
Wexford, Ireland
W RTD1/10
 W  
RTD
1/10
  
1935-06-07
Tommy Kenny3 4 0
Tolka Park, Dublin, Ireland
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1935-02-10
Billy Smith2 4 0
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
Irish lightweight title
1935-01-13
Benny Ethell2 3 1
The Ring, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W TKO1/8
 W  
TKO
1/8
  
1934-06-17
Billy Gilmore53 25 9
Tolka Park, Dublin, Ireland
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
Irish lightweight title
1933-11-08
Billy Hugman3 6 0
Winter Gardens, Morecambe, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
Source: Irish Independent, 10 November 1933.
1933-06-24
Jim Learoyd176 43 25
Grosvenor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 26 June 1933 P 15
1933-03-03
Martin Yates3 5 0
The Ring, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1933-02-19
Jack Lawrence0 3 0
The Ring, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1933-02-03
Jack Glover66 36 15
St Marys Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1933-01-16
Billy Granelly10 18 5
St Marys Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Source: Irish Independent, 17 January 1933
1932-12-25
Billy Gilmore46 18 8
The Ring, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Source: Irish Press, 26 December 1932
1932-12-19
Nobby Baker62 54 17
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1932-12-07
Jack Garland29 15 4
The Ring, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Source: Boxing 14/12/1932 page 14
1932-11-04
Jack Garland29 13 3
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1932-06-18
Jackie Flynn5 3 0
Grosvenor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Source: Sunday Independent, 19 June 1932
1932-06-02
Billy Quinlan45 7 6
Dalymount Park, Dublin, Ireland
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1932-02-10
Al Kenny73 78 23
St Marys Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
Boxing February 17, 1932
1931-11-18
Mick Gilroy0 2 0
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1931-10-24
Al Kenny69 71 21
Mallin Hall, Dublin, Ireland
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Eugene Corri
Source: Irish Press, 25 October, 1931
1931-07-19
Phil Malloy5 2 0
Tolka Park, Dublin, Ireland
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1930-07-17
Phil Malloy3 2 0
Dunmore Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1930-04-16
Gunboat Smith10 11 8
St Marys Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1930-03-28
Jim Learoyd82 28 19
Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Boxing April 2, 1930 P 632
1930-03-14
Ned 'Kid' Caulfield11 7 3
Guild Hall, Derry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1930-03-07
Bob Bell1 3 0
Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1930-02-26
Jim Birch16 18 5
St Marys Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1930-02-23
Len (Tiger) Smith47 28 15
Rotunda Cinema, Dublin, Ireland
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
1930-01-29
Jim McQuade4 3 2
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
Source: Irish Independent, 30 Janaury 1930
1930-01-19
Len (Tiger) Smith46 24 15
Dublin, Ireland
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
Date uncertain
1930-01-10
Tommy Kenny7 0 3
North Queen Street Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1930-01-03
Gunboat Smith10 7 7
North Queen Street Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1929-12-22
Len (Tiger) Smith45 22 15
Rotunda Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
1929-11-29
Bob Bell0 1 0
Belfast Sports Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
Source for entire show: Irish Independent, 30 November 1929.
1929-08-18
Packey McFarland16 5 3
Tolka Park, Dublin, Ireland
LDQ6/10
 L 
DQ
6/10
  
1929-07-21
Gunboat Smith10 6 7
Queen's Theatre, Dublin, Ireland
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1929-06-15
Jim McCleery0 0 1
Rotunda Cinema, Dublin, Ireland
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1929-05-26
Nash (Young) Shakespeare4 5 2
Rotunda Cinema, Dublin, Ireland
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1929-05-03
Frank McAloran43 14 7
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
LKO8/15
 L 
KO
8/15
  
vacant Irish featherweight title
Boxing May 15, 1929
1929-03-15
Charles McMillan2 0 1
North Queen Street Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1929-03-06
Harold Ratchford89 26 23
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
Source : Vic Hardwicke
1929-02-15
Gunboat Smith10 5 7
St Marys Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1929-02-10
Al Kenny26 24 9
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
Source : Brian Strickland
1929-01-25
Jack Mackdebut
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W KO3/8
 W  
KO
3/8
  
Mack down seven times in the first round, six times in the second and counted out on his second trip to the canvas in the third round. Source: Irish Independent, 26 January 1929.
1928-12-19
Ned 'Kid' Caulfield9 4 2
Opera House, Derry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
Debut for Irish amateur champion Kelly.
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