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George KO Chaney
Global ID47310
sexmale
birthdate 1892-09-18
death date 1958-12-20 (66)
divisionfeatherweight
stancesouthpaw
height5′ 1½″   /   156cm
reach65″   /   165cm
aliasKO Chaney
country USA
residenceBaltimore, Maryland, USA
birth placeBaltimore, Maryland, USA
birth nameGeorge Henry Chaney
won 101 (KO 78) + lost 21 (KO 8) + drawn 3 = 125
rounds boxed 662
Newspaper Decisions won 36 : lost 17 : drawn 1
rounds boxed 426
Total Bouts 179 KO% 43.58
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1926-11-22Midget Guery5-1-0
Cincinnati, Ohio, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram
1925-08-10Danny Kramer79-14-18
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO110
time: 0:49
1925-02-23Tommy O'Brien41-19-11
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO610
time: 1:02
Elimination bout for the Vacant World Lightweight Title
Chaney, "aged in ring service," was floored once in the fifth and three times in the sixth. O'Brien sustained a broken right hand. New York Times

1924-11-27Ray Mitchell12-8-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO510
Reported in the Philadelphia Inquirer (Zabala & Kincaid).
1924-09-08Danny Kramer68-12-18
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO110
time: 0:32
1924-06-23Danny Rodgers5-6-2
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO28
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Zabala & Kincaid). This fight did not occur in August 1924, as previously shown.
1924-04-16Red Cap Wilson38-33-7
Gayety Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USALDQ212
1923-12-05Ted Marchant6-7-0
Gayety Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USALDQ312
1923-09-24Harry 'Kid' Brown27-4-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALDQ18
From the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1923-09-07Georgie Russell6-2-0
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO28
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1923-05-24Danny Kramer64-9-17
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALDQ28
Reported in the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1923-03-22Pep O'Brien6-1-1
Adelphia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO18
From the Philadelphia Inquirer.
1923-03-05Bobby Ward7-12-2
Detroit, Michigan, USAWNWS1010
(Observer-Dispatch)
1923-02-12Alex Hart7-1-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record. The Inquirer favored Hart.
1923-02-06Henry Koster22-16-6
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USAWKO18
1923-01-29Frankie Rice56-14-10
Fourth Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO112
time: 1:10 | referee: Tony Geiger
Date: Tuesday, January 30, 1923,Paper: Trenton (NJ) Evening Times, Page: 14. Also from Baltimoe newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1922-12-25Alex Hart7-1-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1922-11-20Charley Pitts22-16-15
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1922-10-09Shamus O'Brien12-12-3
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger, Philadelphia Record.
1922-09-11Billy Angelo9-2-0
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO68
From various Philadelphia newspapers (e.g. the Record.
1922-08-24Earl France67-19-27
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO28
From the Philadelphia Inquirer.
1922-06-06Allie Nack34-8-12
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO18
From Philadelphia newspapers.
1922-04-27Jimmy Hanlon50-28-16
Ice Palace, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1922-04-25Shamus O'Brien11-8-2
Playhouse, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWPTS1212
referee: Buck Alexander
1922-03-28Jimmy Hanlon50-28-16
Ice Palace, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala). The Inquirer had the same result.
1922-03-04Shamus O'Brien11-8-2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record]favored O'Brien. The Inquirer thought it was a draw. The Public Ledger had no report.
1922-02-23Alex Hart7-1-0
Ice Palace, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1922-01-30Harry Carlson41-24-10
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO58
1922-01-17Alex Hart7-0-0
Ice Palace, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO48
Newspaper decision from the hiladelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1922-01-02Otto Wallace36-26-18
4th Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWPTS1212
Tuesday, January 3, 1922 Paper: Sun (Baltimore, MD)
1921-12-26Mike Paulson11-10-4
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1921-12-05Freddie Jacks67-41-12
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALDQ28
From Philadelphia newspapers.
1921-11-18Johnny Dundee52-6-17
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALDQ515
time: 1:07 | referee: Billy 'Kid' McPartland
World Jr. Lightweight Title
Tex Rickard presented the jewelled belt for this newly-created division/title.

1921-11-07Phil Salvadore30-15-8
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO38
From Philadelphia newspapers.
1921-08-24Sammy Stone3-4-1
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO28
Result from Philadelphia newspapers.
1921-08-04Bruiser Kelly
Oriole Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO212
In addition to the fight entries shown for this program, there were three exhibitions: Kid Williams v. Cliff Bent, 6; Frankie Rice v. Jim Jordan, 6; and Little Jeff Smith v. Marty Kane, 6. All three of these pairings were specifically advertised as exhibitions. (Baltimore newspapers; Laurence Fielding)
1921-07-18Johnny Dundee48-6-16
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala), the Philadelphia Record), and the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1921-06-29Joe Tiplitz20-4-1
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1921-06-10Johnny Dundee46-6-16
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
referee: Noah Perry | judge: Johnny Martin | judge: Fred Lincoln
1921-06-02Billy McCann13-2-3
League Park, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record.
1921-05-12Al Murphy5-5-0
Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, USAWKO68
1921-04-18Vincent (Pepper) Martin13-6-1
Camden, New Jersey, USAWDQ28
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1921-03-28Billy Angelo4-0-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO48
From Philadelphia newspapers (Paul Zabala, Jack Kincaid).
1921-03-14Gene Delmont16-29-14
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1921-03-10Willie Ritchie4-0-0
Town Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USALDQ810
referee: Slim Brennan
According to the Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, Ritchie was floored in the sixth round and lost 6 of the 7 rounds fought. Other sources incorrectly report this bout as an ND8. New York Times
1921-03-04Tim Droney6-4-0
4th Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO312
Saturday, March 5, 1921 Paper: Sun (Baltimore, MD)
1921-02-07Babe Picato20-6-8
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO28
From Philadelphia newspapers.
1921-01-31Cal Delaney22-2-6
Olympic Winter Garden, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWKO310
"Cal went the first two rounds all right but in the third the fun began and Chaney sent Delaney to the mat three times before Delaney took the count." (Sandusky Star Journal)
1921-01-10Al Murphy5-4-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO58
Result from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1921-01-06Georges Papin31-11-4
5th Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWTKO312
referee: Buck Alexander
Friday, January 7, 1921 Paper: Baltimore American
1920-12-13Charley Metrie4-5-2
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO18
From Philadelphia newspapers.
1920-11-26Joe Phillips9-10-8
Roller Rink, Cumberland, Maryland, USAWKO312
Both Phillips and Lew Stinger were handpicked as opponents by Sam Harris, manager of resp. Chaney and Frankie Rice. It was apparent that both Phillips and Stinger didn't give their best and allowed themselves to be counted out after light blows. The day-after Cumberland Evening Times described the card as a 'severe blow' to boxing in Cumberland.
1920-11-15Johnny Mahoney8-3-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO48
From Philadelphia newspapers.
1920-11-12Johnny Rose0-0-1
4th Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWTKO612
1920-11-05George Brown4-5-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO110
time: 1:37 | referee: Jack Skelly
1920-09-25George Reynolds1-0-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO18
From Philadelphia newspapers. According to the Record and the Inquirer, the end came in round one. Paul Zabala, working with the Public Ledger, had it as a 4-round knockout, but that is evidently an error.
1920-09-13Tim Droney6-3-0
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1920-08-23Rocky Kansas30-4-4
Oriole Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USALPTS1212
referee: Buck Alexander | judge: Frank Meyer | judge: Sydney Weil
The Baltimore Sun reports that Kansas was too clever and gave Chaney a bad beating.
1920-06-23Joe Welling22-4-5
Ice Palace, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS88
Chaney was "badly beaten in eight rounds." (Trenton Evening Times) The Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) also gave Welling as the winner, as did the Inquirer and the Record.
1920-05-19Joe Welling22-4-5
Ice Palace, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decisions from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala)and the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid) both favored Welling.
1920-03-26Happy Smith1-1-0
Albaugh Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWTKO612
referee: Tony Geiger
Reported in Baltimore newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1920-03-17Whitey Fitzgerald8-1-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and other Philadelphia newspapers.
1920-01-01Frankie Brown7-7-6
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala), from the Inquirer (Jack Kincaid), and the Record, all in favor of Chaney.
1919-12-13Benny Valger22-3-1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALDQ36
Result from Philadelphia newspapers. Fight ended in round three, not five as shown here previously.
1919-12-05Johnny Drummie4-2-1
Albaugh Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO412
referee: Pop O'Brien
This was reported in Baltimore newspapers. This fight did not occur on February 8, as shown incorrectly in The Ring All-Time Record Book.
1919-11-14Eddie Moy19-9-6
Albaugh Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWPTS1212
1919-07-14Joe Tiplitz8-0-0
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO46
time: 1:14
Result from Philadelphia newspapers. This fight established Tiplitz as a main event fighter in Philadelphia.
1919-06-04Lew Tendler11-0-0
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO16
time: 1:12
Result from Philadelphia newspapers.
1919-05-30Babe Picato19-4-8
Oriole Park, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO410
referee: Pop O'Brien
Picato was floored in each of the first three rounds, and twice in the fourth.
1919-04-12Jack Russo10-7-1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Chaney won the newspaper decision according to three Philadelphia newspapers: Inquirer, Public Ledger, Record.
1919-03-17Young George Erne3-7-1
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALNWS1010
Buffalo Boxing Record. Buffalo Times has Erne winning.
1919-03-14Phil Bloom10-7-3
Albaugh Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWPTS1212
From Baltimore newspapers (Laurence Fielding). Some record books incorrectly have the date of this fight as being March 17.
1919-03-08Tim Droney5-0-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decisions from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala), Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid), and the Phialdelphia Record all gave Chaney as the winner..
1919-02-28Chick Simler3-6-0
Albaugh Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWPTS1212
1919-02-14Phil Bloom9-6-3
Albaugh Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWPTS1212
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