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John O'Brien
Global ID140646
sexmale
birthdate 1867-12-20
divisionmiddleweight
country United Kingdom
residenceSomers Town, London, United Kingdom
won 4 (KO 4) + lost 7 (KO 3) + drawn 0 = 13
rounds boxed 52 KO% 30.77
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1909-03-13Alf Evans
Britannia Theatre, Hoxton, London, United KingdomLPTS33x2
referee: JT Hulls
1st series 10st 4lb Novice Competition
The Mercury,London Saturday, March 20, 1909 P 1

1901-09-27Billy Morgan11-0-0
United KingdomNCND3
1895-04-13Frank Craig36-11-3
Central Hall, Holborn, London, United KingdomLTKO120x2
O'Brien was drafted in as a last-minute substitute for Ted Pritchard who was taken ill.O'Brien who had been drinking in a pub from which he had to be fetched entered the ring blind drunk and had a job standing up before somehow getting through the first round, only to retire through the first round
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005
The Yorkshire Herald, and The York Herald (York, England), Sunday, April 14, 1895

1895-04-03Jewey Cook9-8-0
Excelsior Baths, Bethnal Green, London, United KingdomLPTS66x3
An estimated crowd of 2500
1895-02-25Jewey Cook9-8-0
Liberal and Radical Club, Finsbury, London, United KingdomNCND33x3
Benefit for Charley Williams (ex English 8st 2lbs champion).
1894-11-09Jewey Cook1-2-0
Eden Theatre, Holborn, London, United KingdomLPTS33x3
(2nd series 9 st 6 lb competition)
1894-10-08Frank Craig23-9-3
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLKO220x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
Billed World 158lbs Middleweight title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Tuesday, October 9, 1894

1892-12-02Dave Burke26-6-3
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomLPTS33x3
1st series 10st (142lbs) competition. Source: Harold Alderman.
1891-12-21Alf Mitchell12-6-0
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United KingdomWKO820x3
referee: Bernard J Angle
Billed English 158lbs Middleweight Title

BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland), Tuesday, December 22, 1891

1891-05-28Alf Ball3-2-1
The Pelican Club, Soho, London, United KingdomWKO7
referee: George Vize
A finish fight
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005
Western Mail May 29, 1891

1891-03-07Ted White20-5-0
The Pelican Club, Soho, London, United KingdomWKO915x3
Billed English 160lbs Middleweight Title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005

1890-11-25Ted Bryant1-0-0
Bob Habbijams West End School of Arms, Newman St, Soho, London, United KingdomLKO120x3
time: 0:47
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2004
1890-02-19Felix Scott4-0-0
Lyceum Theatre, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWKO320x3
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005

 
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