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Bunny Grant boxer

Bunny Grant image
Status inactive
Age 78
Division lightweight
Height 5′ 7″/170cm
Reach 69″/175cm
Debut 1958-07-12
Born 1940-09-29
Death 2018-11-01
Nationality Jamaica
Residence Kingston, Jamaica
bouts
72
won
52
lost
15
draw
5
bouts
72
won
52
lost
15
draw
5
Status inactive
Age 78
Division lightweight
Height 5′ 7″/170cm
Reach 69″/175cm
Debut 1958-07-12
Born 1940-09-29
Death 2018-11-01
Nationality Jamaica
Residence Kingston, Jamaica

George Leslie "Bunny" Grant (29 September 1940 – 1 November 2018) was a Jamaican professional feather/super feather/light/light welter/welterweight/light middleweight boxer of the 1950s, '60s and '70s who won the Jamaican lightweight title, Jamaican welterweight title, Central American light welterweight Title, Latin American junior welterweight title, and British Commonwealth lightweight title, and was a challenger for the World Boxing Council (WBC) light welterweight title and World Boxing Association (WBA) World light welterweight title against Eddie Perkins, Commonwealth welterweight title against Clyde Gray, his professional fighting weight varied from 125 1⁄2 pounds (56.9 kg), i.e. featherweight to 152 1⁄2 pounds (69.2 kg), i.e. light middleweight. Bunny Grant was managed by Jacques Deschamps, and Pancho Rankine (circa 1962), and trained by Harry Wiley (circa 1962). He died on 1 November 2018.

George Leslie "Bunny" Grant (29 September 1940 – 1 November 2018) was a Jamaican professional feather/super feather/light/light welter/welterweight/light middleweight boxer of the 1950s, '60s and '70s who won the Jamaican lightweight title, Jamaican welterweight title, Central American light welterweight Title, Latin American junior welterweight title, and British Commonwealth lightweight title, and was a challenger for the World Boxing Council (WBC) light welterweight title and World Boxing Association (WBA) World light welterweight title against Eddie Perkins, Commonwealth welterweight title against Clyde Gray, his professional fighting weight varied from 125 1⁄2 pounds (56.9 kg), i.e. featherweight to 152 1⁄2 pounds (69.2 kg), i.e. light middleweight. Bunny Grant was managed by Jacques Deschamps, and Pancho Rankine (circa 1962), and trained by Harry Wiley (circa 1962). He died on 1 November 2018.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Aug. 20, 1977 Roy Goss WLWDLL Dragon Gym, Kingston Jamaican Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 27, 1974 Roy Goss LDWLWD Kingston Jamaican Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 18, 1974 Clyde Gray WWWWLW Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto Commonwealth (British Empire) Welterweight

LOSS
Corner retirement
Sept. 28, 1973 Elisha Obed WWWWWW Nassau Stadium, Nassau LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 23, 1973 Sandy Torres LWWLWW National Arena, Kingston DRAW
Points
Jan. 22, 1973 Mario Saurennann WLWDLL National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 3, 1972 Jose Luis Baltazar LWWLLW Kingston WIN
Points
Oct. 30, 1971 Manuel Gonzalez WLLLWL National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 11, 1971 Wesley Hines LLWWDL Guinness Gym, Kingston WIN
Unanimous decision
July 10, 1971 Ruben Arocha WWWLLW National Arena, Kingston WIN
Points
April 5, 1971 Angel Robinson Garcia WWLWWW Palais des Sports, Paris LOSS
Points
Sept. 5, 1970 Raul Soriano LWWWWW National Arena, Kingston WIN
Unanimous decision
July 25, 1970 Eddie Perkins WLWWWW National Arena, Kingston WIN
Majority decision
April 10, 1970 Bruno Arcari WWWWWW Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 13, 1969 Carlos Marks DLLWWL National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Split-decision
June 14, 1969 Carlos Marks WDLLWW Kingston WIN
Split-decision
Jan. 24, 1969 Arturo Lomeli WWWWWW Forum, Inglewood LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 27, 1968 Grady Ponder LWLLLL National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 18, 1967 Grady Ponder WWLWLL National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 7, 1967 Love Allotey WWWWWL Accra Sports Stadium, Accra vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 12, 1967 Lennox Beckles WWWWLW Georgetown vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) Lightweight

DRAW
Points
March 15, 1967 Manny Santos WWWWWW Town Hall, Wellington Commonwealth (British Empire) Lightweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Nov. 26, 1966 Johnny DePeiza WLDDLL National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Unanimous decision
May 7, 1966 Carlos Teo Cruz WWWWWD Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 1, 1965 Lennox Beckles WLWWWW Georgetown WIN
KO
Oct. 8, 1965 Johnny DePeiza LWWWWL Port-of-Spain DRAW
Points
Sept. 21, 1965 Maurice Cullen LWWWWW King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester LOSS
Points
July 10, 1965 Al Grant DWWWWW National Stadium, Kingston Latin American Jr. welterweight title WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 13, 1965 Percy Hayles LWWWWL National Stadium, Kingston Commonwealth (British Empire) Lightweight

Jamaican Lightweight

WIN
Split-decision
Dec. 5, 1964 Perfecto Garcia LWWWLW National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 3, 1964 Kid Bassey II WLWWWW National Stadium, Kingston Jamaican Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 8, 1964 Alfredo Urbina WWWWLW National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Points
April 18, 1964 Eddie Perkins WWWWWW National Stadium, Kingston World Boxing Association World Super Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Super Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 29, 1964 Kid Banga LDDWLW National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 8, 1963 Jimmy McGrail WLWWWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 3, 1963 Wayman Dawson WLWLLW National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Corner retirement
May 27, 1963 Carlos Hernandez LWLWWW Caracas LOSS
Corner retirement
April 19, 1963 Aloysius Marcano DWDLLW Port-of-Spain WIN
KO
March 9, 1963 Stanley Wilson WWWLDW National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Majority decision
Nov. 17, 1962 Doug Vaillant WWWLWL National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Split-decision
Sept. 22, 1962 Javellana Kid LDDLLL National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 4, 1962 Dave Charnley WWWWWL National Stadium, Kingston Commonwealth (British Empire) Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 30, 1962 Sugar Cliff WWWWDW Sabina Park, Kingston WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 10, 1961 Tito Marshall WWWLWW Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City LOSS
Split-decision
Nov. 26, 1961 Julito Lopez LWWWWW Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 18, 1961 Chuck Taylor WWWLLL Sabina Park, Kingston WIN
KO
Oct. 6, 1961 Pastor Marrero WWWWWL Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 24, 1961 Guillermo Valdez LLLLWW Gimnasio Nacional, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 30, 1961 Angel Robinson Garcia LLLLLW National Stadium, Kingston WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 13, 1961 Tito Marshall WWWWWW Arena de Colon, Colon City WIN
Split-decision
Aug. 6, 1961 Eloy Henry LWWLLW Arena de Colon, Colon City Central American Light Welterweight

WIN
KO
July 1, 1961 Gerald Gray LWWLLD Sabina Park, Kingston Jamaican Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 29, 1961 Percy Hayles WWDWDW King George VI Memorial Park, Kingston Jamaican Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 4, 1961 Lauro Salas DWLWLL Sabina Park, Kingston Jamaican Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 10, 1960 Percy Hayles LWWWDW King George VI Memorial Park, Kingston Jamaican Lightweight

DRAW
Points
Nov. 2, 1960 Julito Lopez LWWW Sabina Park, Kingston WIN
Split-decision
Sept. 3, 1960 Keiffer Edwards DWLWWW Sabina Park, Kingston Jamaican Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 2, 1960 Jose Napoles WWWWWW Havana Jamaican Lightweight

LOSS
Points
May 28, 1960 Kid Barquerito WLWDDL King George VI Memorial Park, Kingston WIN
Unanimous decision
May 14, 1960 Hart Grant LLDWLD Sabina Park, Kingston WIN
Unanimous decision
March 5, 1960 Jimmy Mackey WLLWLL Sabina Park, Kingston WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 23, 1960 Freddie Cozart LLWWWW Sabina Park, Kingston WIN
Corner retirement
Jan. 9, 1960 Roy Glaves LWWLDW King George VI Memorial Park, Kingston WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 29, 1959 Roy Glaves WLLWW King George VI Memorial Park, Kingston WIN
KO
June 20, 1959 Killer Solomon WWWWWD Sabina Park, Kingston WIN
Majority decision
June 3, 1959 Killer Solomon WWWWWW Sabina Park, Kingston DRAW
Points
May 1, 1959 Andy Greenwood WWWDLL Kingston WIN
Points
April 29, 1959 Hurricane Grant DLLLDW Sabina Park, Kingston WIN
Unanimous decision
March 14, 1959 Killer Solomon WWWWWW Sabina Park, Kingston LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 14, 1959 Kid Spence LDLLLL Sabina Park, Kingston WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 1, 1959 Andy Greenwood LWWWDL Kingston WIN
Points
July 12, 1958 Roy Glaves W Race Course Arena, Kingston WIN
Points