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Gene Burton
Global ID11067
sexmale
birthdate 1923-10-03
death date 1970-11-00 (47)
divisionwelterweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 4½″   /   164cm
aliasGene Bart
country USA
residenceNew York, New York, USA
birth placePalm Beach, Florida, USA
birth nameEugene Burton
won 55 (KO 12) + lost 21 (KO 5) + drawn 10 = 86
rounds boxed 690 KO% 13.95
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1954-06-28Calvin Davis15-10-1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS66
1954-04-29Eddie Green28-13-1
Armory, Charlotte, North Carolina, USAWUD1010
99-94 | 98-96 | 100-90
1951-12-27Don Williams55-8-2
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
1951-11-19Georgie Johnson8-3-0
Arena, Trenton, New Jersey, USALTKO710
time: 2:45 | referee: Joe Mangold 1-4
1951-10-11Charley Spicer16-5-5
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD88
referee: Pete Pantaleo 2-5 | judge: Lou Tress 2-6 | judge: Dave Howard 2-6
1951-06-29Bobby Lee26-18-6
Mooers Field, Richmond, Virginia, USALUD1010
1951-05-21Eddie Smith11-3-0
Rainbo Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USALUD88
1951-02-06Holly Mims20-7-4
Rainbo Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWMD1010
referee: Frank Gilmer
1950-10-04Rocky Graziano55-8-6
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALKO710
time: 2:10
Burton was knocked down twice in the 7th round.
1950-09-05Andy Anderson12-17-5
Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1950-08-04Tommy Campbell38-10-3
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALUD1010
1950-07-14Tommy Campbell36-10-3
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALTKO210
time: 0:59
1950-07-07Loisel Isadore3-6-3
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWUD1010
From the New Orleans Times-Picayune (Jack Kincaid).
1950-06-12Honeychile Johnson35-10-6
Toppi Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWSD88
1950-05-03Charley Cotton20-2-0
Civic Auditorium, Toledo, Ohio, USALUD1010
1950-04-05John L. Davis25-14-1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALMD1010
referee: Johnny Lotsey | judge: Jack Downey | judge: Toby Irwin
1950-02-22George Costner69-9-4
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWSD1010
referee: Johnny Behr 49-51 | judge: Ed Hintz 51-49 | judge: Harold Marovitz 51-49
1950-01-06George Costner68-9-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALMD1010
referee: Young Otto 2-8 | judge: Frank Forbes 3-6 | judge: Frank Fullam 5-5
1949-11-30Roy Carter22-3-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO710
time: 2:24 | referee: George Walsh
1949-11-03Pat Byers40-16-0
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD88
1949-10-24Jimmy Taylor16-39-5
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1949-10-05Milton Lattimore24-23-0
Kalurah Temple, Binghamton, New York, USAWTKO48
time: 2:55
1949-03-07Chico Varona25-7-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
1949-02-28Bobby Mann27-12-3
Arena, Trenton, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
referee: Joe Mangold 4-3
1949-02-03Charley Williams51-13-3
Mosque Theater, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1212
referee: Paul Cavalier
1949-01-27Vern Lester24-23-14
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWUD88
referee: Abe Simon 7-1 | judge: Leo Birnbaum 5-3 | judge: Charlie Rosen 5-3
1948-12-16Herman McCray8-3-1
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWSD88
1948-12-06Terry Moore20-5-1
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWUD1010
1948-11-25Herman McCray8-2-1
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWSD88
1948-11-06Abdeslam Ben Buker27-4-8
Palacio de Deportes, Havana, CubaDPTS1010
1948-10-14Billy Nixon35-9-0
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO310
1948-09-12Danny Williams39-12-5
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
1948-08-18Bernard Docusen49-3-4
Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS1010
referee: Davy Miller 50-50 | judge: William O'Connell 50-50 | judge: John Bray 48-52
1948-07-27Al Mobley46-18-4
Arena, Trenton, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
referee: Paul Cavalier 4-3
1948-06-14Charley Williams42-12-3
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1948-02-13Bernard Docusen44-2-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALMD1010
referee: Arthur Donovan 3-7 | judge: Tom Guilfoyle 3-7 | judge: Joe Agnello 5-5
1948-01-12Kid Gavilan40-3-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
referee: Barney Felix 4-5 | judge: Fred Brunelli 5-4 | judge: Jack O'Sullivan 4-4
1947-12-09Bernard Docusen44-1-4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Reggie Gilmore 56½-53½ | judge: Dynamite Jackson 56-54 | judge: Benny Whitman 55½-54½
1947-11-19Leon Haire32-5-1
Rose Bowl Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO1010
1947-10-06Johnny Bratton26-8-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD1010
referee: Tommy Thomas 52-48 | judge: Jim McManus 58-42 | judge: James Lynch 53-47
1947-09-25Danny Kapilow47-10-7
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD1010
1947-08-19Larry Cisneros67-12-4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Reggie Gilmore 61-49 | judge: Billy Kershner 64-46 | judge: Steve Nyland 59-51
1947-06-25Nick Castiglione26-21-5
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO610
1947-06-06Johnny Bratton25-7-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD1010
referee: Davy Miller | judge: Arthur Oberg | judge: George Kenny
1947-04-21Doug Ratford26-15-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
referee: Charley Daggert 5-5 | judge: Leo Costella 6-3 | judge: Lou Tress 4-5
1947-01-27Ike Williams77-9-3
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD1010
referee: Johnny Behr
1947-01-17Danny Robinson18-9-1
Rainbo Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO910
time: 1:40 | referee: Tommy Thomas
1946-12-03Bee Bee Wright27-2-1
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWSD1010
referee: Art Tarzan McGivern 5-4 | judge: Willie Davies 3-5 | judge: Art Brownlee 6-4
1946-11-22Freddie Dawson42-4-2
Rainbo Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS1010
The Ring,Feb 1947 reported that Dawson was given the verdict in this rematch,but protests from the crowd made the judges change it to a draw.
1946-10-17Tommy Campbell11-1-0
Rainbo Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO910
time: 0:50 | referee: Johnny Behr
1946-09-04Dorsey Lay33-9-1
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
referee: Mike Hogan
1946-08-22Freddie Dawson40-4-2
Rainbo Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
1946-06-17Willie Russell40-11-2
Crosley Field, Cincinnati, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1946-02-14Lennox Dingle25-10-4
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS88
1946-01-16Willie Russell32-10-2
Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1946-01-03Willie Cheatum19-37-11
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS88
1945-11-26Danny Kapilow40-4-5
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALKO110
time: 1:27
1945-10-22Doll Rafferty29-11-3
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
referee: Ernie Sesto
1945-08-28Ike Williams65-8-1
Arena Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
referee: Irving Kutcher 2-8 | judge: Leo Costella 1-7 | judge: Frank Knaresborough 4-6
Although Williams won decisively with his consistent work, Burton put on some rousing flurries.
1945-08-20Sammy Angott75-22-6
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
referee: Freddie Mastrean 2-7 | judge: Willie Davies 5-5 | judge: Freddie Lux 4-4
Davies favored Burton in supplemental scoring.
1945-07-24Freddie Dawson32-3-1
Arena Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALSD1010
1945-07-03Willie Russell23-8-1
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1945-04-16Dave Freeman16-3-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS88
1945-02-19Dorsey Lay23-4-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALSD1010
1945-02-06Eddie Sloan0-1-0
Arena, Trenton, New Jersey, USAWKO38
time: 0:25
1945-01-29Santa Bucca21-3-1
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO510
Bout was stopped after Bucca rose unsteady from a knockdown.
1944-12-25Dorsey Lay22-3-1
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
1944-12-15Ralph Walton12-6-6
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS66
1944-12-12Jimmy Hatcher67-12-5
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWSD88
1944-12-04Bobby Winters17-17-2
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS66
1944-11-20Billy Nixon14-1-0
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO38
1944-10-23Jimmy Buzzelli3-5-0
Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO38
1944-09-19Johnny Bellus69-25-8
Union City, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
Burton fought as "Gene Bart." See The Ring, December 1944, page 52.
1944-06-12Bobby Root17-9-2
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS66
1944-04-24Johnny Cool29-8-0
Arena, Trenton, New Jersey, USAWKO46
time: 1:32 | referee: Joe Valentine
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