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Texas Jack Burke
Global ID122073
sexmale
birthdate 1869-01-01
death date 1913-10-25 (44)
divisionlightweight
stanceorthodox
country USA
residenceGalveston, Texas, USA
birth placeChicago, Illinois, USA
won 5 (KO 4) + lost 3 (KO 2) + drawn 4 = 13
rounds boxed 250 KO% 30.77
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1900-01-26Wilmington Jack Daly35-4-18
Wilmington, Delaware, USALKO2
1896-05-09Stanton Abbott18-13-10
Olympic Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USADTD66
1895-06-14Stanton Abbott17-12-5
Montreal, Quebec, CanadaDPTS1515
Kid McCoy acted as Referee
1894-05-26Jack Everhardt6-1-2
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALPTS1525
referee: Prof. Lloyd Gearhardt
Times-Picayune.
1893-10-09Charles Slusher1-2-0
Blennerhasset Island, Parkersburg, West Virginia, USAWKO1010
1893-04-06Andy Bowen14-3-3
Olympic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USANCNC110
referee: Professor John Duffy
This is the longest glove fight on record, lasting 7 hours and 20 minutes. The bout was called a 'no contest' by the referee after 110 rounds. Purse $2,500.
1892-10-01George Reynolds5-3-1
New York A.C., New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1892-03-01Danny Needham48-5-1
Metropolitan Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALKO10
Needham claimed the Welterweight title after this fight
Jack Burke substituted at the last moment for Tommy Ryan, who had become ill. Burke had been training Ryan, but was not in fight condition.

1891-09-04Charles Slusher0-1-0
Louisville, Kentucky, USAWKO8
1891-07-04Mickey Finn
Spring Palace Hall, Dallas, Texas, USAWKO6
referee: Pat O`Keefe
Fight was for the lightweight championship of Texas.
Finn down once in the 2nd round, twice in the 4th, once in the 5th.
Finn broke his arm in the 2nd round.

1891-05-25John H Clarke1-0-1
Ennis, Texas, USADPTS1010
Burke knocked Professor Clarke down in round ten but the fight was declared a draw by J. W. Turner, Referee
1891-05-18Tom Monaghan
Galveston Athletic Association, Galveston, Texas, USAWKO43
Texas Lightweight Championship
1889-09-19George LaBlanche36-4-10
Seattle, Washington, USADPTS99

 
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