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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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I just saw a man carrying a pig out of a shop over his shoulder. #Dundee #Fundee

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On this day in 1954, Rangers beat Dundee 3-0. Derek Grierson, Johnny Hubbard and Willie Rae were on target for the Light Blues.

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Why is Zaluska pretending he doesn't know who hit him, when the whole of feckin Twitter knows? Can't wait till next game against Dundee Utd.

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1917-09-18 Johnny Dundee W-PTS12 Pete Hartley - Senya13
Johnny Dundee walloped all the championship aspirations out of the new Durable Dane, Pete Hartley, last night at the Armory A. A. show at the Arena. The Scotch Wop didn't succeed in scoring a knockout over Hartley nor is it likely that ...
Author: Sergei Yurchenko  (18 Sep 2014)
perfecting your skills....the Scottish Woop - The Sweet Science
In 1917 a young fighter by the name of Johnny Dundee perfected a unique way to deliver a punch with maximum power. His technique ways to lean heavily into the ropes with his back. The resulting tention propelled Dundee forward with the ...
Author: brownsugar  (4 Sep 2014)
John Meissner's Blog: It's Friday
The event was a boxing match between Johnny Ray and Johnny Dundee. 1940 - Andrew Ponzi set a world's record in a New York pocket billiards tournament when he ran 127 balls straight. 1947 - Jackie Robinson became the first black ...
Author: John Meissner  (11 Apr 2014)

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