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George Dawson
Global ID103007
sexmale
birthdate 1867-10-07
death date 1947-05-11 (79)
divisionlightweight
height5′ 7½″   /   171cm
reach68″   /   173cm
aliasGentleman George
country Australia
residenceSydney, New South Wales, Australia
birth placeDark Corner, New South Wales, Australia
won 11 (KO 11) + lost 1 (KO 1) + drawn 3 = 16
rounds boxed 292
Newspaper Decisions won : lost 1 : drawn
rounds boxed 6
Total Bouts 17 KO% 64.71
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1893-05-13Al O'Brien2-6-1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USANCND44
1893-04-08Tommy Ryan20-0-3
2nd Regiment Armory, Chicago, Illinois, USALNWS66
Previously listed as occuring on 04/18/1893. Dawson was knocked down in the third and fourth rounds. No decision was rendered, but Ryan had a shade according to Boston Globe and Washington Post.
1892-12-08Doc O'Connell1-0-0
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USAWKO20
referee: Billy Jordan
Fight to a finish for World 140 lbs Title
BBBC Yearbook 2004
A purse of $3,000 was at stake, with $250 going to the loser.

1892-07-26Danny Needham49-5-1
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USAWTKO29
Billed as a finish fight for World 140 lbs Welterweight Title
Before the fight there were several two-round exhibitions given by "Dal Hawkins and Cook, Sol Smith and his brother, George Mackenzie and John Jones, R. Dobbs and the Black Pearl and Henry Peppers and Billy Smith." (SF Morning Call)

1892-04-18Billy Gallagher1-0-0
California A.C., San Francisco, California, USAWTKO42
BBBC Yearbook 2004
1891-10-31Tom Williams15-2-5
Melbourne Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLKO4
referee: W.R. Virgoe
Australian lightweight title
The Sportsman November 2, 1891
1891-04-28Dummy Mace34-8-8
Sydney Amateur Gymnastic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD17
Australian lightweight title
The Sportsman April 29, 1891
1890-11-25Jim Burge7-2-6
Sydney Amateur Gymnastic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO3340
referee: Sid Bloomfield
Australian lightweight title
Police intervened
The Sportsman November 26, 1890

1890-08-12Billy (Shadow) Maber2-0-1
Sydney Amateur Gymnastic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO2025
referee: Sid Bloomfield
Australian lightweight title
The Sportsman August 13, 1890
1890-04-28Jim Burge7-2-5
Sydney Amateur Athletic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS5050
referee: Major McDonald
Australian lightweight title
The Sportsman April 30, 1890
1889-06-01Jim Burge4-2-2
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS39
referee: Jack Thompson
Australian lightweight title
A finish fight
The Sportsman June 5, 1889

1889-03-16Ambrose Taylor0-0-1
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD38
The Sportsman March 20, 1889
1889-03-02Mick McCarthy0-1-1
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS88
referee: Sid Bloomfield
The Sportsman March 6, 1889
1888-02-18Artie Pritchard
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD9
referee: J Austin
A finish fight
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 23 February 1888 P 7

1887-11-09Hughie Napier
Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO3
1887-03-06Mick McCarthy
Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO8
1887-02-06Costello Smith
Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWKO3

 
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