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Chris Finnegan boxer

Chris Finnegan image
Status inactive
Age 64
Division light heavyweight
Debut 1968-12-09
Born 1944-06-05
Death 2009-03-02
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
bouts
37
won
29
lost
7
draw
1
bouts
37
won
29
lost
7
draw
1
Status inactive
Age 64
Division light heavyweight
Debut 1968-12-09
Born 1944-06-05
Death 2009-03-02
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

Chris Finnegan MBE (5 June 1944 – 2 March 2009) was a British professional boxer of Irish descent born in Iver, Buckinghamshire, England.Finnegan was one of eight children; his father was from Liverpool and his mother from Newry, Northern Ireland. Finnegan always wore a Union Flag and a Shamrock on his boxing trunks to signify his joint heritage. Finnegan was introduced to boxing at a young age by his elder brother Terence. His younger brother Kevin also boxed professionally, winning the British and European middleweight titles, and fighting such opponents as Marvin Hagler and Alan Minter.

Chris Finnegan MBE (5 June 1944 – 2 March 2009) was a British professional boxer of Irish descent born in Iver, Buckinghamshire, England.Finnegan was one of eight children; his father was from Liverpool and his mother from Newry, Northern Ireland. Finnegan always wore a Union Flag and a Shamrock on his boxing trunks to signify his joint heritage. Finnegan was introduced to boxing at a young age by his elder brother Terence. His younger brother Kevin also boxed professionally, winning the British and European middleweight titles, and fighting such opponents as Marvin Hagler and Alan Minter.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Oct. 14, 1975 Johnny Frankham LWLWWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington BBBofC British Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
June 3, 1975 Johnny Frankham LLWLWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington vacant BBBofC British Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Points
Dec. 2, 1974 Victor Attivor LWWWWL Hilton Hotel, Mayfair WIN
Points
Oct. 1, 1974 Harold Richardson LLLLLL Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Points
May 21, 1974 John Conteh WWWWWW Empire Pool, Wembley BBBofC British Light Heavyweight

Commonwealth (British Empire) Light Heavyweight

EBU European Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 13, 1973 Mike Quarry WWDLDL Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Points
May 22, 1973 John Conteh WWWWWW Empire Pool, Wembley BBBofC British Light Heavyweight

Commonwealth (British Empire) Light Heavyweight

EBU European Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Points
April 9, 1973 Brian Kelly LLWWWW Hilton Hotel, Mayfair WIN
Technical knockout
March 13, 1973 Roy John WLLWLW Empire Pool, Wembley BBBofC British Light Heavyweight

Commonwealth (British Empire) Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Nov. 14, 1972 Rudiger Schmidtke DWWWWW Empire Pool, Wembley EBU European Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 26, 1972 Bob Foster WWWWWW Empire Pool, Wembley World Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

World Boxing Council World Light Heavyweight

LOSS
KO
June 6, 1972 Jan Lubbers WWWWWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
April 18, 1972 Ron Wilson WWWLWL Ice Rink, Nottingham WIN
Points
March 7, 1972 Jerry Evans LWWLWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 1, 1972 Conny Velensek WWWDWL Ice Rink, Nottingham EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 19, 1971 Hal Carroll WWWWLL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Points
Oct. 5, 1971 Roger Rouse LWWLLL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 9, 1971 Bob Benoit WWWLWW Hilton Hotel, Mayfair WIN
Technical knockout
May 5, 1971 Conny Velensek WWWWWW Deutschlandhalle, Charlottenburg EBU European Light Heavyweight

DRAW
Split-decision
March 29, 1971 Pete Riccitelli LLWLWL Anglo American Sporting Club, Hotel Piccadilly, Manchester WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 24, 1971 Eddie Avoth LWWWLW Grosvenor House, Mayfair BBBofC British Light Heavyweight

Commonwealth (British Empire) Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 6, 1970 Guerrino Scattolin LWWWWL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Points
Aug. 27, 1970 Tom Bogs WWWDWL Valby Hallen, Valby EBU European Middleweight

LOSS
Points
May 21, 1970 Clarence Cassius LLLLWL Hilton Hotel, Mayfair WIN
Technical knockout
April 21, 1970 Durvan Airey WLDWLW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
March 24, 1970 Hans Dieter Schwartz WWLWWW Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 16, 1970 Ray Brittle WWWWWW Anglo-American Sporting Club, Mayfair vacant BBBofC Southern Area Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 19, 1970 Francisco Ferri LLDLW Anglo-American Sporting Club, Mayfair WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 8, 1969 Harry Scott WLWWWW Anglo-American Sporting Club, Mayfair WIN
Points
Oct. 20, 1969 Ronnie Hough WWWWWW Anglo-American Sporting Club, Mayfair WIN
Points
Aug. 5, 1969 Brendan Ingle WWLLWL Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester WIN
Technical knockout
May 6, 1969 Danny Ashie WLLWW Shoreditch Town Hall, Shoreditch LOSS
Technical knockout
March 25, 1969 Larry Brown WLLLLD Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Corner retirement
Feb. 11, 1969 Liam Dolan WWWWLL Anglo-American Sporting Club, Mayfair WIN
Points
Jan. 14, 1969 Durvan Airey WWLLWW York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Points
Dec. 17, 1968 Dick Griffiths DLWLLL Town Hall, Shoreditch WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 9, 1968 Mike Fleetham WDLLWL Hilton Hotel, Mayfair WIN
Technical knockout