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Al Bourke (aka Burke) boxer

Al Bourke image
Status inactive
Age 79
Division middleweight
Debut 1926-09-22
Born 1910-02-04
Death 1989-09-09
Nationality Australia
Residence Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
bouts
74
won
51
lost
19
draw
4
bouts
74
won
51
lost
19
draw
4
Status inactive
Age 79
Division middleweight
Debut 1926-09-22
Born 1910-02-04
Death 1989-09-09
Nationality Australia
Residence Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Al Bourke (born Alan Stamford: March 17, 1928 in Hobart) is an Australian professional middle/light heavyweight boxer of the 1940s and 1950s who won the Victorian middleweight title, Australian middleweight title, and British Empire middleweight title, his professional fighting weight varied from 152 lb (69 kg; 10 st 12 lb), i.e. middleweight to 174 lb (79 kg; 12 st 6 lb), i.e. light heavyweight. Al Bourke was trained by Jack Carroll, and then Ambrose Palmer.

Al Bourke (born Alan Stamford: March 17, 1928 in Hobart) is an Australian professional middle/light heavyweight boxer of the 1940s and 1950s who won the Victorian middleweight title, Australian middleweight title, and British Empire middleweight title, his professional fighting weight varied from 152 lb (69 kg; 10 st 12 lb), i.e. middleweight to 174 lb (79 kg; 12 st 6 lb), i.e. light heavyweight. Al Bourke was trained by Jack Carroll, and then Ambrose Palmer.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Nov. 25, 1935 Tommy King WWDLLL Sydney Stadium, Sydney LOSS
Technical knockout
June 24, 1935 Jock McAvoy WWWWLW King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester BBBofC British Middleweight

Commonwealth (British Empire) Middleweight

LOSS
Points
March 11, 1935 Battling Tracey WDWLLD Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Points
Feb. 18, 1935 Charlie Parkin LWWWLW Lime Grove Baths, Shepherd's Bush WIN
KO
Feb. 4, 1935 Seaman Harry Rowles LWWLLL Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Points
Jan. 21, 1935 Bep Donnars LLDWLL Hull WIN
Points
Dec. 27, 1934 Charley Belanger WWLDWW West Ham LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 23, 1934 Jack Hyams LLWLLW Pavilion Theatre Arena, Whitechapel WIN
Points
Dec. 3, 1934 Billy Thomas LLLWWW Lime Grove Baths, Shepherd's Bush WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 29, 1934 Eddie Maguire WWLLWL White City Stadium, Hull WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 21, 1934 Louis Wuestenraedt DWWDLL The Arena, Mile End WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 8, 1934 George Gordon WWLWWW King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester Eliminator British Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 10, 1934 Tommy Moore LWWWWW King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester WIN
KO
Aug. 8, 1934 Seaman Harry Rowles LLLLWW Greyhound Stadium, Wandsworth WIN
Points
July 26, 1934 Cock Moffitt WLLLWW Anfield Football Ground, Liverpool WIN
Points
July 22, 1934 Archie Sexton WWWLWW The Arena, Mile End WIN
Points
May 6, 1934 Eddie Peirce LWWDD The Arena, Mile End DRAW
Points
May 5, 1934 Eddie Peirce DLWWD The Arena, Mile End DRAW
Points
April 25, 1934 Archie Sexton LDLLWW Holborn Stadium Club, Holborn BBBofC Southern Area Middleweight

WIN
Points
April 15, 1934 Glen Moody WWWLWL The Arena, Mile End BBBofC Southern Area Middleweight

WIN
Points
March 18, 1934 Dick Ellis The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark BBBofC Southern Area Middleweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 28, 1934 Jock McAvoy WWWWWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington BBBofC Southern Area Middleweight

LOSS
KO
Feb. 18, 1934 Eddie Peirce WWWDDL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark BBBofC Southern Area Middleweight

LOSS
Points
Jan. 21, 1934 Eddie Peirce DWWWWD The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark BBBofC Southern Area Middleweight

DRAW
Points
Dec. 31, 1933 Jack Hyams WWWWLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 10, 1933 Del Fontaine WWWWLL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 5, 1933 Jack Hyams LWWWWL The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark WIN
Points
Oct. 14, 1933 George Brown WDLDLW The Arena, Mile End WIN
Points
Oct. 1, 1933 Tom Benjamin LLLLDL The Arena, Mile End WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 17, 1933 Wal Disney WDWWLL The Arena, Mile End WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 29, 1932 Fred Henneberry DWWWLW Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle LOSS
Points
June 24, 1932 Dealer Wells DWWLLW Garden Stadium, Kurri Kurri WIN
Points
May 20, 1932 Alby Roberts LWWWLL Garden Stadium, Kurri Kurri LOSS
Points
Nov. 28, 1931 Fred Henneberry WLWWWL Sydney Stadium, Sydney LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 9, 1931 Fred Bond WWLWL Five Dock Stadium, Five Dock, Sydney WIN
KO
May 9, 1931 Tommy Gibbs DWDWDL Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 14, 1931 Jack Kilbourne LWWWWW Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane LOSS
KO
Jan. 26, 1931 Billy Thomas WWWLLW Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 17, 1930 Clem Johns WWLLDW Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane WIN
KO
Aug. 9, 1930 Billy Thomas WWWLWW Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane LOSS
Points
July 12, 1930 Clem Johns WWWWWL Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane WIN
Corner retirement
July 5, 1930 Claude Smith WWWWWL Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane WIN
Corner retirement
Jan. 7, 1930 Jack Paul LLLWWD Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney LOSS
Points
Dec. 20, 1929 Wally Hancock WWWLWW Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney LOSS
Points
Nov. 16, 1929 Billy Richards WWLDLD Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle WIN
DQ
Nov. 5, 1929 Jimmy Carter L Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 23, 1929 Starlight WWWLLW Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle WIN
KO
Aug. 17, 1929 Jimmy Mollette WLWLWL Sydney Stadium, Sydney LOSS
KO
Aug. 7, 1929 Jimmy Kelso WLDLWD Sydney Stadium, Sydney WIN
KO
July 24, 1929 Johnny Priston LLLLLL Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle LOSS
KO
Feb. 8, 1929 Wally Hancock LWWLWW Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 22, 1928 Jack Dillon LWDLDL Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle WIN
Points
Oct. 6, 1928 Billy Stanley WLLLWW Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle LOSS
KO
Sept. 5, 1928 Al McDonald LWLLLL Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle WIN
KO
March 31, 1928 Jack Carroll WWWWWW Sydney Stadium, Sydney Australian Welterweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 18, 1927 Hughie Dwyer WWWLWW Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney Australian Welterweight

LOSS
DQ
Oct. 14, 1927 Eddie Young Butcher DWWWWL Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle Australian Welterweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 17, 1927 Eddie Young Butcher LDWWWW Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 10, 1927 Billy Chambers WWWLLL Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 3, 1927 Frank Hilt WLWWW Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle WIN
Technical knockout
July 2, 1927 George Pringle LLWWW Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle WIN
KO
May 25, 1927 Joe Moore LWWWWW Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle WIN
Technical knockout
May 14, 1927 Jack Trevana WLWLLW Sydney Stadium, Sydney WIN
Technical knockout
April 16, 1927 Tom Hilt LWWWWL Sydney Stadium, Sydney WIN
Technical knockout
March 5, 1927 Art Green LWWW Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 12, 1927 Ted Wilson WWWDWL Sydney Stadium, Sydney WIN
Points
Jan. 4, 1927 George Pringle WWDLLW Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle DRAW
Points
Dec. 18, 1926 Ray( Young) Samuels LWLDLW Sydney Stadium, Sydney WIN
Points
Nov. 20, 1926 Arthur (Curley) Hincks DWWLWD Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane LOSS
Points
Nov. 6, 1926 Pat Paddy Levings WWWWWL Sydney Stadium, Sydney WIN
Points
Oct. 23, 1926 George Mills WWLDWW Sydney Stadium, Sydney WIN
Points
Oct. 9, 1926 Les 'Jazzer' Gardiner WDWDWW Sydney Stadium, Sydney WIN
Points
Oct. 8, 1926 Vic Potts L Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 22, 1926 Al McClure Hippodrome, Sydney WIN
Points