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62 13 1
37 KOs 2 KOs
global ID 16258
role boxer
bouts 76
rounds 498
KOs 49%

status inactive
birth name George Allen Benton
alias The Mayor of North Philadelphia
born 1933-05-15
nationality
USA
death date 2011-09-19 / age 78
debut 1949-07-18
division middleweight
stance orthodox
height 5′ 10″   /   178cm
residence
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth place
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Career

dateopponentw-l-d
last 6
locationresult
1970-04-03 Juarez de Lima
36 7 5
36 7 5
Felt Forum, New York
L
UD
10/10
1970-03-25 Eddie Owens
22 10 3
22 10 3
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia
W
UD
10/10
1970-01-13 David Beckles
7 6 0
7 6 0
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia
W
KO
1/10
1969-05-01 Juarez de Lima
34 5 5
34 5 5
Arena, Philadelphia
W
SD
10/10
1968-09-24 Bobby Warthen
14 12 0
14 12 0
Arena, Philadelphia
W
TKO
1/10
1968-04-15 Danny Garcia
9 14 3
9 14 3
Arena, Philadelphia
W
TKO
2/10
1968-03-11 Oscar Freeman
17 13 1
17 13 1
Arena, Philadelphia
W
KO
2/10
1967-11-09 Hilton Whitaker
6 2 0
6 2 0
Arena, Philadelphia
W
KO
8/10
1967-10-02 Dick Young
17 4 0
17 4 0
Arena, Philadelphia
W
KO
4/10
1966-12-05 Bennie Briscoe
18 3 0
18 3 0
Arena, Philadelphia
L
RTD
9/10
1966-08-25 Milo Calhoun
20 6 5
20 6 5
Exposition Building, Portland
L
UD
10/10
1966-03-07 Luis Manuel Rodriguez
70 4 0
70 4 0
Arena, Philadelphia
L
TKO
9/10
1965-04-12 Larry Barrett
7 3 2
7 3 2
Arena, Philadelphia
W
TKO
7/10
1964-11-30 Jimmy Ellis
15 4 0
15 4 0
Arena, Philadelphia
W
MD
10/10
1964-05-18 Johnny Morris
24 7 0
24 7 0
Arena, Philadelphia
W
SD
12/12

1964-03-16 Ernest Burford
30 14 1
30 14 1
Arena, Philadelphia
W
KO
4/10
1963-11-19 Johnny Morris
23 7 0
23 7 0
Civic Arena, Pittsburgh
L
UD
12/12

1963-08-31 John Henry Smith
22 6 0
22 6 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles
W
KO
2/10
1963-07-20 Allen Thomas
20 1 1
20 1 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
UD
10/10
1963-05-25 Rubin Carter
15 3 0
15 3 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L
SD
10/10
1963-04-04 Clarence Riley
21 31 5
21 31 5
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia
W
TKO
6/10
1963-03-07 Clarence Alford
17 9 1
17 9 1
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia
W
TKO
3/10
1962-11-19 Allan Harmon
27 9 4
27 9 4
Arena, Philadelphia
W
TKO
8/10
1962-08-06 Joey Giardello
87 22 8
87 22 8
Convention Hall, Philadelphia
W
UD
10/10
1962-05-28 Jesse Smith
40 8 4
40 8 4
Convention Hall, Philadelphia
W
UD
10/10
1962-04-12 Rudolph Bent
39 25 4
39 25 4
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia
W
KO
2/10
1962-03-08 Eddie Thompson
17 8 2
17 8 2
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia
W
TKO
8/10
1962-02-08 Joe Louis Adair
12 3 0
12 3 0
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia
W
KO
4/10
1961-11-03 Chico Corsey
8 34 4
8 34 4
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia
W
TKO
3/8
1960-11-02 John McCormack
26 3 0
26 3 0
Ice Rink, Paisley
L
PTS
10/10
1960-10-18 Freddie Little
22 1 0
22 1 0
Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans
W
MD
10/10
1959-12-10 Gene Washington
14 3 1
14 3 1
Alhambra A.C., Philadelphia
W
TKO
9/10
1959-10-26 Henry Hank
37 10 1
37 10 1
Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans
L
UD
10/10
1959-07-15 Holly Mims
47 19 6
47 19 6
Auditorium, Miami Beach
L
UD
10/10
1959-05-18 Bobby Boyd
52 11 3
52 11 3
Arena, Philadelphia
W
UD
10/10
1959-02-16 Young Beau Jack
17 3 0
17 3 0
Convention Hall, Philadelphia
W
KO
1/10
1958-11-17 Charley Joseph
49 10 1
49 10 1
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans
L
UD
10/10
1958-08-26 Charley Joseph
47 9 1
47 9 1
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans
W
UD
10/10
1958-07-07 Willie Dockery
22 7 3
22 7 3
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
L
SD
10/10
1958-06-12 Jim Robinson
15 4 1
15 4 1
Connie Mack Stadium, Philadelphia
W
KO
4/8
1958-04-16 Archie Whitfield
10 9 0
10 9 0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago
W
TKO
6/6
1956-08-02 Henry Ray
1 2 0
1 2 0
Park Center, Charlotte
W
KO
2/8
1955-10-21 Clarence Hinnant
33 8 0
33 8 0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia
W
MD
8/8
1955-09-30 Clarence Hinnant
33 7 0
33 7 0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia
W
SD
8/8
1955-05-02 Joe Dorsey
12 2 1
12 2 1
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans
W
TKO
7/10
1954-05-14 Leroy Coleman
39 12 0
39 12 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
D
PTS
8/8
1954-04-27 Kid Charolito Spirituano
45 11 3
45 11 3
Auditorium, Miami Beach
W
UD
10/10
1953-12-28 Bobby Jones
34 19 8
34 19 8
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn
W
SD
10/10
1953-08-13 Jimmy Franklin
14 3 0
14 3 0
Toppi Stadium, Philadelphia
W
TKO
6/8
1953-07-23 Chuck Goldsby
17 4 0
17 4 0
Toppi Stadium, Philadelphia
W
UD
8/8
1953-03-24 Joe Blackwood
63 20 8
63 20 8
Auditorium, Miami Beach
L
SD
10/10
1953-01-27 Lester Felton
55 10 3
55 10 3
Arena, Philadelphia
W
PTS
8/8
1953-01-20 Bobby Lee
30 22 7
30 22 7
Auditorium, Miami Beach
W
TKO
6/10
1952-12-23 Charley Joseph
23 0 1
23 0 1
Auditorium, Miami Beach
W
UD
10/10
1952-12-08 Leroy Coleman
33 10 0
33 10 0
Arena, Trenton
W
TKO
3/6
1952-06-05 Jackie Burke
66 12 4
66 12 4
Municipal Stadium, Philadelphia
W
TKO
6/6
1952-03-26 Moses Ward
8 1 2
8 1 2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago
W
KO
5/8
1952-03-21 Bobby Rosado
44 14 2
44 14 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
KO
4/6
1952-01-10 Holly Mims
25 10 4
25 10 4
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia
W
UD
8/8
1951-11-29 Chuck Goldsby
12 2 0
12 2 0
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia
W
KO
3/8
1951-10-11 Georgie Johnson
7 2 0
7 2 0
City Auditorium, Atlantic City
W
KO
5/?
1951-08-24 Buddy Newby
5 7 2
5 7 2
Convention Hall, Atlantic City
W
TKO
2/6
1951-07-02 Emmett Norris
21 8 1
21 8 1
Toppi Stadium, Philadelphia
W
TKO
6/8
1951-06-11 Van Butler
17 18 3
17 18 3
Toppi Stadium, Philadelphia
W
PTS
6/6
1951-04-19 Jimmy Moore
28 28 5
28 28 5
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia
W
KO
1/6
1951-04-16 Jetson Arnold
15 0 0
15 0 0
Arena, Philadelphia
W
PTS
8/8
1951-03-05 Billy Whye
10 5 2
10 5 2
Arena, Philadelphia
W
PTS
6/6
1951-02-06 Al Niang
4 0 2
4 0 2
Arena, Trenton
W
RTD
1/6
1950-06-05 Al Mobley
52 28 5
52 28 5
Municipal Stadium, Philadelphia
L
PTS
6/6
1950-05-15 Frank Gubas
5 2 0
5 2 0
Arena, New Haven
W
TKO
2/6
1950-02-02 Bucky Slocum
11 5 4
11 5 4
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia
W
UD
6/6
1950-01-05 Gene Landers
5 0 1
5 0 1
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia
W
PTS
6/6
1949-11-21 Harold Alle
24 45 5
24 45 5
Valley Arena, Holyoke
W
UD
6/6
1949-11-03 Dave Peters
19 8 1
19 8 1
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia
W
TKO
5/6
1949-08-08 Whitman Dorsch
6 7 0
6 7 0
Toppi Stadium, Philadelphia
W
PTS
4/4
1949-07-18 Chico Wade
debut
debut
Toppi Stadium, Philadelphia
W
KO
1/4
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