Johnny "Scotch Wop" Dundee (November 19, 1893 – April 22, 1965) was a featherweight and junior lightweight champion boxer who fought from 1910 until 1932. He was born Giuseppe Curreri in Sciacca, Sicily, but was raised in the United States. Dundee was a clever boxer with little knockout power, he was highly skilled at fighting off the ropes and was always in outstanding condition. Statistical boxing website BoxRec lists Dundee as the #3 ranked featherweight of all time, while The Ring Magazine founder Nat Fleischer placed him at #4. The International Boxing Research Organization rates Dundee as the 5th best featherweight ever and boxing historian Bert Sugar placed him 32nd in his Top 100 F...
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The first voice broadcast of a sporting event took place on 11 April 1921 when Westinghouse station KDKA in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania broadcast a 10-round, no decision boxing match between Johnny Dundee and Johnny Ray at ...
Author: Sak Masak (7 Mar 2015)
August 30, 1937 - Yankee Stadium, New York Left t...
... Escobar, Ceferino Garcia, Fred Apostoli, Benny Leonard, Lou Ambers, Barney Ross, Pedro Montanez, Jack Sharkey (face covered), Mickey Walker, Gene Tunney, Jack Dempsey, Marcel Thil, Max Baer, Max Schmeling, Johnny Dundee.
Author: Admin (2 Feb 2015)
ENESSKAY : This Day In Boxing History: February 2nd 1923
"1923-02-02 Johnny Dundee w pts 15 Elino Flores, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - NY/NBA. Referee: Patsy Haley. Giving his challenger a boxing lesson Dundee (129¾) easily took the first ten rounds before ...
Author: Noah Kaplowitz (2 Feb 2015)