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George Barnes
Global ID26406
sexmale
birthdate 1927-02-20
death date 2000-08-23 (73)
divisionwelterweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
reach65″   /   165cm
country Australia
residenceGold Coast, Queensland, Australia
birth placeTemora, New South Wales, Australia
won 42 (KO 22) + lost 21 (KO 1) + drawn 4 = 67
rounds boxed 717 KO% 32.84
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1962-02-05Gary Cowburn18-6-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLTKO615
referee: Vic Patrick
Australian welterweight title
1961-12-04Gary Cowburn17-6-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1212
referee: Vic Patrick
1960-05-09Brian Curvis13-0-0
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: Jack Hart
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
1960-04-11Ralph Dupas79-14-6
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1212
referee: Ray Mitchell
1960-02-22Dickie Williams13-2-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO1112
1959-12-07Billy Todd27-5-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO615
referee: Vic Patrick
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
Australian welterweight title
1959-09-18Johnny van Rensburg28-9-3
Festival Hall, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLPTS1212
referee: Les Parker
1959-08-07Billy Todd27-3-0
Festival Hall, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS1515
referee: Les Parker
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
Australian welterweight title
1959-07-03Mick Leahy24-6-3
Festival Hall, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS1212
referee: Les Parker
1959-06-08Mick Leahy22-6-3
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1212
referee: Vic Patrick
1959-04-06Joe N'Gidi17-3-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1212
referee: Vic Patrick
1958-10-13Johnny van Rensburg24-6-3
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1212
referee: Vic Patrick
1958-08-18Johnny van Rensburg22-5-3
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO1315
referee: Vic Patrick
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
Attendance: 11,500
1958-05-17Johnny van Rensburg19-4-3
Raylton Sports Ground, Harare (Salisbury), ZimbabweLPTS1515
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
1957-08-12Attu Clottey34-4-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1515
referee: Vic Patrick
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
1957-05-20Clive Stewart39-3-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1212
referee: Vic Patrick
1957-04-06Somdej Yontarakit17-3-1
Bangkok, ThailandWKO910
1957-03-03Samart Sorndaeng4-1-0
Bangkok, ThailandDPTS1010
1956-11-12Darby Brown34-16-4
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1515
referee: Vic Patrick
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
Australian welterweight title
1956-10-12Bruno Visintin33-3-0
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLPTS1212
referee: Terry Reilly
This is the first program at the new Melbourne Festival Hall.
1956-08-06Darby Brown33-16-4
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1515
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
Australian welterweight title
Attendance: 13,000
1956-05-11Mike Holt13-4-0
Olympia Ice Rink, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaLPTS1010
1956-04-14Benny Nieuwenhuizen23-1-1
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO1315
referee: Wilf Lubbe
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
1955-11-28Attu Clottey30-3-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1515
referee: Vic Patrick
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
1955-09-19Darby Brown31-15-4
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1212
referee: Vic Patrick
Attendance about 7,000.
1955-07-18Franco Vescovi16-5-5
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO912
time: 2:30 | referee: Vic Patrick
1955-04-14Italo Scortichini26-16-5
White City Tennis Courts, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS1212
referee: Art Mawson
Attendance about 10,000.
1955-03-19Ramon Fuentes31-5-0
White City Tennis Courts, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1212
referee: Bill Henneberry
1954-11-24Barry Brown15-1-0
Sydney Sports Ground, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO1115
time: 2:49 | referee: Art Mawson
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
Brown down five times in all.
1954-07-27Tommy Burns62-7-7
Exhibition Grounds, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWUD1515
referee: Jack Haines 38-29 | judge: Fred Pilbrow 42½-32½ | judge: Bruce Davidson 46½-28½
Australian welterweight title
Attendance 3500. George Barnes boxed in bare feet as heavy rain before the bout made the ring greasy.
1954-04-21Freddie Dawson98-14-4
Sydney Sports Ground, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1515
referee: Art Mawson
Attendance about 15,000.
1954-01-25Frank Flannery37-18-9
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1212
referee: Vic Patrick
1953-11-30Tommy Burns59-6-7
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO1115
referee: Vic Patrick
Australian welterweight title
1953-10-26Pran Mikus16-14-5
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1515
referee: Vic Patrick
vacant Australian welterweight title
1953-09-21Marshall Clayton14-8-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO812
referee: Vic Patrick
Cut eye stoppage.
1953-08-24Marshall Clayton14-7-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1212
referee: Vic Patrick
Attendance about 9000.
1953-08-03George Kapeen77-23-14
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO212
time: 2:55 | referee: Vic Patrick
1953-06-29Ace Matloka3-4-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO112
time: 1:30 | referee: Vic Patrick
1953-02-06Ivor Germain28-11-1
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLPTS1212
1952-12-05Frank Flannery32-16-9
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLPTS1515
referee: Terry Reilly
Australian lightweight title
1952-08-18Wallace Bud Smith18-8-3
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1212
referee: Bill Henneberry
1952-08-08Eric Boon95-18-5
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWTKO612
referee: Terry Reilly
1952-06-06Wallace Bud Smith18-7-3
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1212
referee: Terry Reilly
1952-03-14Pran Mikus11-10-2
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1212
referee: Terry Reilly
1952-02-15Pran Mikus11-10-1
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS1212
referee: Terry Reilly
1951-11-16Freddie Herman35-19-4
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1212
1951-11-02Little Paras13-10-1
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWKO712
1951-03-16Frank Flannery26-15-8
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLPTS1212
1951-02-12Alfie Clay9-3-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO912
time: 1:40 | referee: Bill Henneberry
1950-12-15Claude Dennington17-12-4
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1212
1950-11-10Frank Flannery24-15-7
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLPTS1212
1950-11-03Len Arthur18-5-0
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1212
1950-10-13Kev Brown15-11-1
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1212
1950-06-19Mickey McDonald20-7-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1212
1950-03-06Jimmy Reeves16-9-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO1012
1950-02-06Cliff Jones26-14-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1212
1949-10-28Fred Corten21-16-3
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLDQ312
referee: Pat Hill
Low blow.
1949-09-16Max Skinner3-0-0
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWKO1012
time: 2:30 | referee: Pat Hill
1949-09-02Mick Sherrin15-1-1
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWTKO412
referee: Terry Reilly
1949-08-31Alan Barber2-1-0
Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO88
1949-08-08Eddie Mack11-3-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS1010
1949-08-01Alfie Emerson3-1-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO1010
1949-07-16Frank Dempsey2-4-0
Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO88
1949-05-16Dave Payne3-3-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO58
1949-04-11Ted Anderson1-0-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO6
1949-03-14Bert Hornby2-1-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS66
1948-11-15Joe Clarke4-5-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS66

 
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