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Jim Burge
Global ID64399
sexmale
birthdate 1852-00-00
death date 1910-03-03 (58)
divisionlightweight
aliasIron Bark
country Australia
residenceSydney, New South Wales, Australia
birth nameJim Burgess
won 16 (KO 12) + lost 10 (KO 5) + drawn 13 = 44
rounds boxed 770
Newspaper Decisions won 3 : lost 1 : drawn 4
rounds boxed 33
Total Bouts 52 KO% 23.08
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1895-02-24Jimmy Murphy20-7-3
Near Turfontein Racecourse, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaDPTS3540
referee: Jack Hilderbrandt
South African lightweight title
Murphy suggests draw after 2 hours 5 minutes after giving Burge a beating. LPR Rules with skin-tight gloves.
1894-12-01Jim Holloway8-1-2
Amphitheatre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO1220
referee: Jimmy Murphy
1894-09-15Jimmy Murphy19-7-3
Amphitheatre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaLDQ24
referee: Clem.D. Webb
South African lightweight title
Murphy claims World 132lb title
A finish fight
Burge disqualified as his second entered the ring to claim a foul.

1894-07-07Dummy Mace38-12-10
Nathan's Athletic Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS2020
Australian lightweight title
1894-03-19Arthur Valentine4-1-0
Raglan Music Hall, London, United KingdomLPTS2020x3
Valentine claimed English 135lbs title
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2002

1893-11-25Al O'Brien2-7-1
New York A.C., New York, New York, USADPTS66
O'Brien undertook tostop Nurge in 6 rounds-failed-fight declared a draw
1893-11-20Jimmy McHale2-3-0
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USANCND44
1893-11-04Mike Harris1-0-2
New York, New York, USALPTS88
1893-10-02Billy McCarthy17-8-9
Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USANCND44
1893-09-25Fred Morris1-0-1
Coney Island A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS1010
Morris outweighed Burge by twenty pounds and had a foot reach on him. Burge substituted for Mike Dunn who was ill. Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1893-09-22Mike Leonard4-2-1
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS66
Time was called a minute and several seconds before the expiration of the round, the referee not knowing this awarded the bout to Leonard. The decision was, in a measure, unjust, as neither man had the advantage and it should have been a draw. Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The New York Times September 23, 1893

1893-09-05Mike Leonard4-2-0
Caledonian Park, Newark, New Jersey, USADPTS44
referee: P.J. Donahue
1893-07-01Bobby Dobbs27-6-7
Twin City A.C., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALKO20
Exact date unknown.
1893-04-04Billy Lewis1-0-0
Opera House, Helena, Montana, USAWKO59
1893-02-21Charley Johnson27-1-5
Palo Alto A.C., San Francisco, California, USADPTS4747
Not 36 rounds.
1892-11-23Bill Mahan3-4-1
Palo Alto A.C., San Francisco, California, USAWKO26
referee: Harry Maynard
1892-08-10George (Kid) Lavigne18-0-4
Pacific A.C., San Francisco, California, USADPTS50
referee: Mike Sullivan
Lavigne resorted to defensive tactics and using footwork from 6th round on, resulting in a tame fight. It was said he injured his right hand in the 5th round. The referee stopped the bout in the 50th round.
1892-05-24Sid Barnes5-3-0
Olympic Hall, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS11
referee: Harry Ford
A fight to a finish
Stakes £50
Police intervened and Referee declared a draw
Newcastle Morning Herald May 25, 1892

1892-04-16Sandy Ross9-5-1
California Athletic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWDQ28
The Sportsman April 19, 1892
1892-02-27Jack Hall7-4-3
Melbourne Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWKO68
referee: W.R. Virgoe
The Sportsman March 1, 1892
1891-11-23Torpedo Billy Murphy65-19-9
Sydney Amateur Gymnastic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCNC2930
referee: Mr. Belisario
The Sportsman November 24, 1891
1891-08-25George McKenzie4-3-0
Olympic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD32
referee: George Seale
A fight to a finish
The Sportsman September 1, 1891

1891-07-18Bill Jennings0-2-0
Olympic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
The Sportsman ,/i> July 21, 1891
1891-07-11Mick Ryan0-1-2
Olympic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
referee: George Seale
The Sportsman July 14, 1891
1891-06-22Edy Seymour1-0-1
Skating Rink, Broken Hill, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD14
referee: R.B. Pell
A fight to a finish
The Barrier Miner, Broken Hill June 23, 1891

1891-04-06Billy McCarthy9-4-8
O'Bierne's Athletic Hall, Broken Hill, New South Wales, AustraliaLRTD20
referee: R.B. Pell
Australian middleweight title
A fight to a finish
Barrier Miner, Broken Hill April 7, 1891

1891-02-09Jimmy Murphy6-1-0
O'Bierne's Athletic Hall, Broken Hill, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD10
referee: R.B. Pell
A Fight to a finish
Barrier Miner, Broken Hill February 10, 1891

1891-01-19Torpedo Billy Murphy63-16-9
O'Bierne's Athletic Hall, Broken Hill, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO3040
referee: R.B. Bell
Barrier Miner, Broken Hill January 20, 1891
1890-11-25George Dawson6-0-3
Sydney Amateur Gymnastic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLTKO3340
referee: Sid Bloomfield
Australian lightweight title
Police intervened
The Sportsman November 26, 1890

1890-11-04Mick Ives1-0-0
Sydney Amateur Gymnastic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDNWS44
referee: Larry Foley
Referee ,Sydney Wednesday 5 November 1890 P 6
1890-10-28Mr Sullivan
Sydney Amateur Gymnastic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDNWS44
The Sportsman November 12, 1890
1890-07-19Alec Agar0-1-1
California Athletic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWNWS33
The Sportsman July 23, 1890
1890-05-10Young Griffo33-1-10
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLNWS44
The Sportsman May 14, 1890
1890-04-28George Dawson5-0-2
Sydney Amateur Athletic Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS5050
referee: Major McDonald
Australian lightweight title
The Sportsman April 30, 1890
1890-01-24Sam Baxter28-4-1
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO2240
referee: George Hill
Australian lightweight title
Billed as for World + Imperial Empire 130lb title
The Sportsman January 29, 1890

1889-11-26Billy Williams4-6-3
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDNWS44
referee: Mr Holske
The Sportsman December 4, 1889
1889-10-28George Powell1-2-3
Skating Rink, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaDPTS1515
Australian lightweight title
1889-09-14Jim Hall12-3-2
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1010
referee: Sid Bloomfield
Hall undertook to stop Burge in 10 rounds-failed and fight awarded to Burge
Referee ,Sydney Wednesday 18 September 1889 P 6

1889-09-07Jack Valentine1-0-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWNWS44
Referee ,Sydney Wednesday 11 September 1889 P 6
1889-09-04Jim Hall10-2-2
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1010
Hall undertook to stop Burge in 10 rds-failed-bout awarded to Burge
1889-08-05Jack Fuller5-3-7
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS1515
referee: Jack Thompson
The Sportsman August 7, 1889
1889-06-01George Dawson5-0-1
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS39
referee: Jack Thompson
Australian lightweight title
A finish fight
The Sportsman June 5, 1889

1889-03-22Jack Gavan0-1-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS88
referee: Sid Bloomfield
Referee ,Sydney Wednesday 20 March 1889 P 3
1889-02-16Jack Malloy3-9-3
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO38
referee: Sid Bloomfield
Burge undertook to stop Malloy within 8 rounds
Referee,Sydney Wednesday 20 February 1889 P 3

1889-02-09Jack Gavan
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO68
referee: Sid Bloomfield
Referee ,Sydney Wednesday 13 February 1889 P 6
1889-01-26Jim O'Brien0-0-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWRTD78
Referee ,Sydney Wednesday 30 January 1889 P 7
1889-01-09William Baxter0-1-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS88
referee: Sid Bloomfield
Australian lightweight title
Referee ,Sydney Wednesday 16 January 1889 P 6
1888-03-05Doss Patterson
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWNWS66
Referee Sydney March 8, 1888 P 7
1887-12-03Billy McCarthy4-1-2
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLTKO17
Australian middleweight title
A finish fight
1887-11-12Jack Fuller3-2-2
Foley's White Horse Gym, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS66
Australian lightweight title
1887-09-01Dummy Mace9-1-1
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO4
Date uncertain
The Sportsman July 31, 1889

1887-04-02B Fuller1-0-0
Foley's Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDNWS44
referee: Jack Thompson
Referee ,Sydney Thursday 7 April 1887 P 7

 
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