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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April 29 - Johnny Dundee, only 19, shocks featherweight champion Johnny Kilbane, holding him to a 20-round draw, Vernon, Calif. Dundee will fight 10 more years before getting another title shot. Kilbane, champion for 10 more years, never ...
Author: Rain Ashley Mahams (31 Aug 2014)
Al Shubert - Boxrec Boxing Encyclopaedia
... to Syracuse, New York, where they were to prepared for deployment. Shubert was out of the ring until February of 1919. In 1923, Shubert floored and defeated then-featherweight champion Johnny Dundee, but the title was not at stake.
Author: Sweetscientist (7 Jul 2014)
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Today's “Blast Of The Past” segment features Former World Champion and Boxing Hall Of Famer, Johnny Dundee. PROGRAM NOTE: There will NOT be a show for Thursday February 26, 2009. Billy C & Elke will have the Billy C Trivia Table ...
Author: talkinboxing (19 Jun 2014)