Jackie Burke vs. Johnny Devison (1st meeting)

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1964-10-30 : Jackie Burke 117 lbs beat Johnny Devison 118 lbs by MD in round 12 of 12

  • Location: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Canadian Bantamweight Title (Vacant Title)
  • Weights: Burke 117 lbs, Devison 118 lbs


  • According to the Canadian Press report of November 1, 1964: "Combining youth with speed, 22 year-old Jackie Burke of Saint-John, N.B., won the Canadian bantamweight title last night by taking a majority decision over the former titleholder Johnny Devison, of Glace Bay, N.S.".
  • Title had been vacated by Marcel Gendron.

Preceded by:
Devison vs. Gendron II
Canadian Bantamweight Title Fight
# 45
Succeeded by:
Burke vs. Jackson IV