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John O'Brien
Global ID20205
sexmale
birthdate 1937-02-20
death date 1979-03-30 (42)
divisionfeatherweight
country United Kingdom
residenceMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
birth placeGlasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
won 30 (KO 15) + lost 17 (KO 8) + drawn 0 = 47
rounds boxed 327 KO% 31.91
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1971-07-26Manny Santos25-7-1
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLTKO1010
referee: Terry Reilly
1971-06-21Manny Santos24-7-1
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLPTS1010
referee: Terry Reilly
1971-03-26Jeff White20-3-1
Festival Hall, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLPTS1010
referee: Des Crabbe 45-47
1971-03-15Anthony Morodi60-6-1
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
1971-01-25Anthony Morodi59-5-1
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
referee: Terry Reilly
1970-09-12Don Johnson50-23-3
Earls Court, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
1970-08-18Gilberto Biondi22-12-3
San Remo Ballroom, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWTKO710
referee: Vic Patrick
Cut Eye Stoppage
1970-02-23Paul Rourre23-15-2
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United KingdomWTKO210x3
1969-09-08Ernie Baronet16-13-1
City Hall, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaWRTD410
1969-08-30Arnold Taylor15-2-1
Ellis Park Tennis Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1010
1969-03-24Jimmy Revie19-1-0
Grosvenor House (World Sporting Club), Mayfair, London, United KingdomLRTD515x3
time: 3:00 | referee: Wally Thom
vacant BBBofC British featherweight title
Title vacated by Howard Winstone; O'Brien retired at end of 5th round due to badly swollen eye.
1968-10-30Ray Opuku2-5-0
Town Hall, Hamilton, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO38x3
referee: Tommy Hendrie
Boxing News 8/11/68
1968-09-23Daniel Vermandere23-1-2
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United KingdomWTKO58x3
referee: Pat Floyd
Boxing News 27/9/68
1967-11-24Johnny Famechon39-4-5
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLTKO1115
referee: Terry Reilly
Commonwealth (British Empire) featherweight title
Cut eye stoppage.
1967-02-03Floyd Robertson32-12-4
Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, GhanaWRTD1315
Commonwealth (British Empire) featherweight title
1965-12-11Mario Diaz36-9-0
El Toreo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLTKO810
Boxing News January 7, 1966
1965-09-07Jesus Saucedo6-11-1
Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, United KingdomWKO410x3
Saucedo died of injuries sustained in this fight.
1965-02-04Rafiu King43-11-4
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomLTKO510x3
referee: Frank Wilson
Boxing News 12/2/65
1964-12-07Dennis Adjei15-10-2
Free Trade Hall, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO710x3
Boxing News 11/12/64
1963-12-09Howard Winstone42-1-0
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: Bill Williams
EBU (European) featherweight title
BBBofC British featherweight title
1963-09-12Bobby Fisher10-4-1
Ice Rink, Paisley, Scotland, United KingdomWKO210x3
referee: George Smith
Boxing News 20/9/63
1963-04-05Lino Mastellaro18-2-2
Milan, Lombardia, ItalyLPTS1010
1963-02-28Con Mount Bassie26-30-1
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWKO58x3
Boxing News 8/3/63
1963-02-07George Bowes33-9-2
Tower Circus, Blackpool, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO68x3
referee: Jack Lord
Cut eye stoppage
Boxing News 15/2/63

1962-11-12Phil Lundgren10-2-2
Civic Hall, Croydon, London, United KingdomWTKO610x3
referee: Jack Hart
1962-10-15Andy Doherty14-20-2
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United KingdomWTKO28x3
referee: Harry Gibbs
1962-09-05George Bowes31-7-2
Town Hall, Shoreditch, London, United KingdomLTKO610x3
1962-06-05Kenny Field15-0-1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomLTKO38x3
1959-12-07Percy Lewis13-4-0
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomLKO215x3
Commonwealth (British Empire) featherweight title
1959-09-15Terry Spinks27-3-0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
Eliminator for BBBofC British Featherweight Title
1959-06-17Eric Brett22-12-4
Firhill Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1959-05-05Johnny Howard12-4-2
Shoreditch Town Hall, Shoreditch, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1959-04-27Con Mount Bassie13-11-1
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1959-04-15Aryee Jackson14-4-0
Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomLPTS88x3
1958-06-16Roy Jacobs21-3-1
Engineer's Club, West Hartlepool, County Durham, United KingdomLPTS88x3
1958-05-28Chic Brogan21-17-1
Town Hall, Hamilton, Scotland, United KingdomLPTS88x3
1958-05-20George Dormer15-5-0
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1958-03-25George Dormer14-5-0
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLPTS88x3
1958-02-26Roy Jacobs17-2-1
Ice Rink, Paisley, Scotland, United KingdomLPTS88x3
1957-11-23Gil Neill12-1-0
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1957-11-08George Mason5-0-0
Tower Circus, Blackpool, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1957-10-21Tommy Houston2-0-0
Farrer Street Stadium, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, United KingdomWKO16x3
1957-07-15Jack Richards4-0-0
Engineer's Club, West Hartlepool, County Durham, United KingdomWKO36x3
1957-03-04Len Harvey
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1956-11-19Johnny Bamborough
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1956-11-02Jackie Tiller11-18-2
Blackpool, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1956-10-15Arthur McGregor
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWPTS66x3

 
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