Fireman Jim Flynn

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Fireman Jim Flynn

Name: Fireman Jim Flynn
Alias: Andrew Haynes
Birth Name: Andrew Chiariglione
Hometown: Pueblo, Colorado, USA
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Died: 1935-04-12 (Age:55)
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 179cm
Reach: 179cm
Pro Boxer: Record

Division: Heavyweight
Manager: Tim McGrath
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Fireman Jim Flynn's real name was also reported as being Andrew Chariglione. He emerged from the railroad yards of Pueblo, Colorado, to gain fame in the ring--eventually challenging reigning champion Tommy Burns in 1906 for the World Heavyweight Title, and again in 1912 against then champ Jack Johnson. In 1917 he became the first and only man to KO future champ Jack Dempsey.

In the months before his death at an area hospital of a heart attack, he had been operating a bar in a seedy section of Los Angeles.