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George Green
Global ID40483
sexmale
birthdate 1873-01-06
death date 1941-07-26 (68)
divisionwelterweight
height5′ 8″   /   173cm
aliasYoung Corbett
country USA
residenceSan Francisco, California, USA
birth placeSan Francisco, California, USA
won 14 (KO 7) + lost 9 (KO 5) + drawn 2 = 26
rounds boxed 309 KO% 26.92
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1911-02-08Jack Novak2-1-2
Sypher's Hall, Seattle, Washington, USALKO14
1909-07-05Russell Kane0-1-0
Grass Valley, California, USALPTS?
The boxers were listed as "Russell Cain" and "George Green."
1909-06-19Harry 'Kid' Krantz6-2-0
Coffroth's Arena, Colma, California, USADPTS1010
1902-01-30Tommy Ryan63-2-10
3rd Regiment Armory, Kansas City, Missouri, USALKO710
Billed World & American 158lbs Middleweight Titles
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005

1901-10-10Tommy Ryan63-1-10
Jackson County Democratic Club, Kansas City, Missouri, USAWDQ615
Ryan was disqualified for striking Green with his knee
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005

1900-11-30Phil Green9-4-2
National A.C., San Francisco, California, USAWKO1620
1900-07-28Paddy Purtell20-10-9
Tacoma, Washington, USAWKO5
1899-11-24Al Neill2-0-1
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USALPTS2020
1899-07-20Charles Goff7-2-1
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USAWKO19
Goff was down in the 18th round and was saved by the bell. In the 19th round, Green rushed Goff and fell out of the ring. Although his fall was a severe one, he came back and knocked Goff out. Los Angeles Times
1899-05-31Al Neill1-0-1
San Francisco, California, USALPTS2020
Match made at 154 lbs.
1898-12-30Dan Creedon31-3-9
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS2020
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005
1898-09-23Frank McConnell4-1-0
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS1010
1898-07-29Mysterious Billy Smith20-10-14
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USALPTS2525
1898-02-25Tommy Ryan44-1-8
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USALKO1820
referee: Jim McDonald
Ryan defends his World 158lbs Middleweight title claim
"Both appeared about the same weight, 150 to 155 pounds." (San Francisco Call)
"After a clinch and a light exchange Green sank to the floor, remaining down nine seconds, when he staggered to his feet, but fell back again in a heap and was counted out."(San Francisco Call)

1897-11-10Owen Ziegler22-7-8
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USAWKO1
1897-08-26Joe Walcott48-4-5
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USALKO18
referee: Jack Welsh
1897-05-26Charlie McKeever21-2-2
San Francisco, California, USAWKO1520
Green defended his World Welterweight title claim
1897-03-17Mysterious Billy Smith15-6-9
The Race Track Arena, Carson City, Nevada, USAWTKO12
With Tommy Ryan showing more interest as a middleweight Green claimed the World Welterweight title
Smith rebroke a bone in his arm in round 4.

1896-10-08Tom Tracey14-8-3
Occidental A.C., San Francisco, California, USAWPTS1010
(Lexington Morning Herald)
1896-05-01Owen Ziegler18-4-7
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Alvie King
1896-02-10Danny Needham60-9-3
San Francisco, California, USADPTS1010
1895-07-19Billy (Shadow) Maber11-7-3
Riverside Athletic Club, Brooklyn, Maryland, USAWKO725
time: 2:37 | referee: Charlie White
1895-06-15Eddie Pierce2-1-3
Sea Side A.C., Coney Island, New York, USANCNC3
Green KOed Pierce and the police intervened, arresting the principals, seconds, timekeeper and referee. They also refused the bout between George Dixon and Frank Erne to take place. New York Times
1895-05-06Jim Holmes3-1-2
Sea Side A.C., Coney Island, New York, USAWPTS88
1894-10-08Tom Tracey12-6-3
San Francisco, California, USAWPTS1010
1893-07-31Paddy Smith3-1-1
Columbian A.C., Roby, Indiana, USALTKO28
referee: George Siler
Promoters offered a purse of $3,500 for this, the first-ever finish fight for Green, most often known as "Young Corbett." His manager "Gentleman Jim" Corbett threw in the sponge: (Salt Lake, Utah Tribune)

 
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