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George Rooke
Global ID40230
sexmale
birthdate 1842-00-00
death date 1904-11-01 (62)
divisionmiddleweight
country USA
residenceNew York, New York, USA
birth placeDundalk, Ireland
won 5 (KO 5) + lost 7 (KO 5) + drawn 1 = 13
rounds boxed 42 KO% 38.46
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1886-04-29Baby Barnes
Leland Rink, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWTKO4
St. Paul Daily Globe
1886-03-05Patsy Cardiff20-0-5
Leland Rink, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALPTS66
1885-05-11Bill Springhall3-2-1
Yurn Hall,Eastforth Street, New York, New York, USALRTD3
A finish fight
Springhall retired October 3, 1885
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005

1885-03-11George Fryer0-0-1
Sportsman's Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALKO1
time: 1:10
1885-02-22Charles Lange0-0-2
Sportsman's Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWTKO2
referee: Jere Dunn
1884-08-18Bill England0-2-0
Turn Hall, New York, New York, USAWTKO3
referee: Ed Plummer
1883-02-08Gus Lambert3-1-1
New York, New York, USADPTS44
Source Matt Donnellson The Irish Champion Peter Maher
1882-10-18Mike Cleary6-0-0
Alhambra Theatre, New York, New York, USALKO3
1882-06-07Joe Denning
New York, New York, USAWKO4
1881-12-01W C McClellan3-1-1
Kelly & Bliss Pool Room, Hunters Point, New York, USAWRTD3
referee: William Muldoon
Billed American Middleweight Title
A finish fight
Fought as Professor McClellan.
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005, 2006

1881-03-01Mike Donovan15-2-4
New York, New York, USALPTS?
Donovan defeated Rooke in 2 rounds, police intervened. Exact date unknown.
1880-06-28John L. Sullivan2-0-0
Boston, Massachusetts, USALKO3
1878-03-12Denny Harrington0-2-0
The Royal Surrey Gardens, Camberwell, London, United KingdomLKO6
referee: Charles Conquest
Billed World 154lbs Middleweight Title
A finish fight
The Penny Illustrated Paper and Illustrated Times (London, England), Saturday, March 16, 1878

 
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