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George Chip
(George Chipulonis)

BORN   August 25 1888; Scranton, Pennsylvania
DIED November 8 1960; New Castle, Pennsylvania
HEIGHT 5-8
WEIGHT 157-164 lbs
MANAGER. Jimmy Dime

Chip was a sturdy, two-fisted fighter who won the Middleweight Championship by defeating the rugged infighter, Frank Klaus, in six rounds; Surprisingly, he lost it to the light-hitting Al McCoy in one round

During his career, he defeated such men as Frank Klaus, "Fighting" Billy Murray, Gus Christie, Johnny Howard, Paddy Lavin, Art Magirl, Martin Burke, Tommy Gavigan and Walter Coffey

1909 
Jan 30 Billy Manfredo              Greensburg, Pa                  WF  2
Feb  2 George Gill                 Madison, Pa                     KO  2
Feb 18 John Chew                   Greensburg, Pa                  KO  1
Mar  4 Battling Connors            Latrobe, Pa                     KO  4
Mar 22 Billy Manfredo              Johnstown, Pa                   ND  6
May 20 Thunder Botless             Johnstown, Pa                   KO  3
May 20 Puncher Eagel               Johnstown, Pa                   KO  3
Aug  4 Jack Abbott                 Greensburg, Pa                  ND  6
Sep 21 Jimmy Perry                 Madison, Pa                     ND  6
Oct 10 Billy Manfredo              Greensburg, Pa                  ND  6
Nov 15 Billy Manfredo              Johnstown, Pa                   ND  6
Dec  2 Battling Simpson            Herminie, Pa                    ND  6
Dec 20 Billy Manfredo              Greensburg, Pa                  ND 10

1910
Mar  2 Tom "Bearcat" McMahon       Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Mar 14 Billy Manfredo              Greensburg, Pa                  KO  5
Mar 23 Albert "Buck" Crouse        Pittsburgh, Pa                  LK  3
Apr 23 Battling Connors            Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
May 13 Albert "Buck" Crouse        Homestead, Pa                   ND  6
May 21 Jimmy Perry                 Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Jun 25 Billy Berger                Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Jul 16 Billy Berger                Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Sep 10 Albert "Buck" Crouse        Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Oct 21 Jack Dillon                 Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Nov 14 Battling Simpson            Greensburg, Pa                  ND 15
Nov 21 Jimmy Perry                 Allegheny, Pa                   ND  6
Dec 19 Cy Flynn                    Salamanca, NY                   ND 10

1911
Jan 25 Jack Dillon                 Dayton, Oh                       L 15
Feb 10 Jack Morgan                 Indianapolis, In                KO 10
Mar 14 Jack Fitzgerald             Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Apr 13 George Jackson              New Castle, Pa                  KO  3
Apr 28 Jack Dillon                 Terre Haute, In                 ND 10
May 15 Jack Abbott                 McKeesport, Pa                  ND  6
Sep 16 Leo Houck                   Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Oct 21 Jack Abbott                 Pittsburgh, Pa                  KO  6
Nov 22 Jack Dillon                 Youngstown, Oh                  ND 12
Dec  2 George "K.O." Brown         Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Dec 18 Joe Gorman                  Akron, Oh                       KO  5

1912
Jan  1 Albert "Buck" Crouse        Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Jan 22 Albert "Buck" Crouse        Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Feb 10 Jack Dillon                 Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Feb 13 Walter Coffey               Rochester, NY                   KO  3
Feb 20 Jeff Smith                  Johnstown, Pa                   ND 10
Mar 18 Billy Berger                Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Mar 25 Jimmy Howard                Akron, Oh                       ND 12
Apr 18 Albert "Buck" Crouse        Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Apr 22 Emmett "Kid" Wagner         Easton, Pa                      ND 10
May 16 Grant "Kid" Clark           Columbus, Oh                    ND 10
Jun 13 Leo Houck                   Lancaster, Pa                   ND  6
Jul 25 Jack Dillon                 Indianapolis, In                ND 10
Aug  8 Tim O'Neil                  Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Sep 21 Tim O'Neil                  Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Oct  4 Grant "Kid" Clark           Pittsburgh, Pa                  KO  6
Oct 19 Jack Dillon                 Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Oct 28 George "K.O." Brown         Syracuse, NY                    ND 10
Nov 11 Jack Dillon                 Columbus, Oh                    ND 10
Nov 18 Howard Morrow               Syracuse, NY                    ND 10
Dec  3 Paddy Lavin                 Youngstown, Oh                  KO  7
Dec  5 Willie "K.O." Brennan       Buffalo, NY                     ND 10

1913
Jan  4 Tommy Gavigan               Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Jan 20 Howard Morrow               Syracuse, NY                    ND 10
Jan 28 Emmett "Kid" Wagner         Rochester, NY                   ND 10
Feb 10 Peck Miller                 Altoona, Pa                     ND  6
Feb 17 Tommy Connors               Scranton, Pa                    ND  6
Feb 24 Tommy Gavigan               Youngstown, Oh                  KO  2
Mar 17 Walter Monoghan             Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Apr 14 Jack Dillon                 Youngstown, Oh                  ND 12
May 14 "Fighting" Dick Gilbert     New Castle, Pa                  ND 10
Sep 30 Tommy Gavigan               Akron, Oh                       TK 11
Oct 11 Frank Klaus                 Pittsburgh, Pa                  KO  6
          -Middleweight Championship of the World
Nov 15 Leo Houck                   Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Nov 25 Tim O'Neil                  Racine, Wi                      ND 10
Dec 23 Frank Klaus                 Pittsburgh, Pa                  KO  5
          -Early sources report this as a Middleweight 
          Championship of the World contest

1914
Jan 12 Gus Christie                Milwaukee, Wi                   ND 10
Jan 19 Tim O'Neil                  Grand Rapids, Mi                TK  2
Jan 26 Joe Borrell                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Apr  7 Al McCoy                    Brooklyn, NY                    LK  1
          -Middleweight Championship of the World
Apr 14 George "K.O." Brown         Akron, Oh                       ND 12
Apr 21 Leo Houck                   Youngstown, Oh                  ND 12
May 26 "Sailor" Ed Petroskey       Los Angeles, Ca                 KO 12
Jul  4 "Fighting" Billy Murray     San Francisco, Ca               KO 14
Jul 31 "Sailor" Ed Petroskey       San Francisco, Ca                W 20
Sep 30 "Fighting" Billy Murray     San Francisco, Ca               KO  4
Nov  6 Jimmy Clabby                San Francisco, Ca                L 20

1915
Feb 20 Jack McCarron               Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Feb 22 Albert "Buck" Crouse        Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Mar 15 Sailor Szarmanski           Cincinnati, Oh                  KO  8
Mar 22 Jimmy Clabby                Grand Rapids, Mi                ND  6
Apr  6 Al McCoy                    Brooklyn, NY                    ND 10
Apr 28 Jimmy Clabby                Marinette, Wi                   ND 10
May 12 Jimmy Clabby                New York, NY                    NC  8
Jun 14 "Sailor" Charles Grande     Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jun 21 Jack McCarron               Albany, NY                      ND 10
Jul  5 Jack Dillon                 Kansas City, Mo                 ND 10
Oct 18 Harry Greb                  Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND  6
Oct 29 Jackie Clark                Scranton, Pa                    ND 10
Nov 30 "Sailor" Charles Grande     New Castle, Pa                  ND 10
Dec  7 Jeff Smith                  Boston, Ma                      LF  7
Dec 16 Harry Baker                 Scranton, Pa                    KO  3
Dec 21 Frank Loughrey              Boston, Ma                      TK  9

1916
Jan  8 Thomas "Silent" Martin      Brooklyn, NY                    ND 10
Jan 20 Al McCoy                    Brooklyn, NY                    ND 10
Feb 12 Frankie Notter              Brooklyn, NY                    KO  4
Feb 22 Young Ahearn                Brooklyn, NY                    LF  5
Mar 16 Gus Christie                Memphis, Tn                     ND  8
Mar 23 Johnny Howard               Bridgeport, Ct                  KO  6
Apr 28 Gus Christie                Cleveland, Oh                   ND 10
May 15 "Sailor" Charles Grande     Bridgeport, Ct                  KO 14
Jun 26 Harry Greb                  Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND 10
Sep 30 Les Darcy                   Sydney, NSW, Aus                LK  9
          -Middleweight Championship of the World
          (as recognized in Australia)
Nov  6 Art Magirl                  Melbourne, Vic, Aus             KO 14

1917
Feb 19 Geroge "K.O." Brown         Youngstown, Oh                  ND 12
Feb 26 Sailor Einert               Cincinnati, Oh                  KO  2
Mar 12 Bob Moha                    Youngstown, Oh                  TK  4
Apr  9 Willie "K.O." Loughlin      Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Apr 23 Val Sontag                  Bridgeport, Ct                  KO  2
May 22 Harry Greb                  Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND 10
May 29 Jack Dillon                 Cincinnati, Oh                  ND 10
Jun  8 George "K.O." Brown         Racine, Wi                      ND 10
Jul  4 Mike Gibbons                Youngstown, Oh                  ND 12
Jul 24 Johnny Howard               Providence, RI                   W 12
Aug 22 Tommy Gibbons               St. Paul, Mn                    ND 10
Nov  9 Al Rogers                   Duluth, Mn                      KO  4
Nov 19 Harry Greb                  Cincinnati, Oh                  ND 10

1918
Jan 25 Jack Dillon                 Duluth, Mn                      ND 10
Feb  4 Tommy Gibbons               Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND 10
Mar  7 Tommy Gibbons               Scranton, Pa                    ND 10
Mar 16 Joe Borrell                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Apr 24 Clay Turner                 Bridgeport, Ct                  LF 15
May  3 Tommy Gibbons               Des Moines, Ia                  ND 12
Jun 25 Eddie McGoorty              Racine, Wi                      ND 10
Jul  4 Leo Bens                    Butte, Mt                        L 10
Sep 27 Jimmy "Butch" O'Hagen       Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6

1919
Jan 31 Mike Gibbons                Duluth, Mn                      ND 10
Mar 10 Tommy Robson                Syracuse, NY                    ND 10
Mar 31 Young Fisher                Syracuse, NY                    ND 10
Apr 10 Tommy Gibbons               Denver, Co                       L 10
May  9 Jeff Smith                  Baltimore, Md                    L 12
Jun 11 Mike Gibbons                Terre Haute, In                 ND 10
Jun 17 Bud Clancy                  St. Louis, Mo                   KO  2
Jul 22 Willie "K.O." Loughlin      Buffalo, NY                     ND 10
Jul 29 Johnny Howard               Bayonne, NJ                     ND  8
Oct  1 George "K.O." Brown         Detroit, Mi                     ND 10
Oct 20 Tommy Robson                Jersey City, NJ                 ND  8
Oct 27 Russell Maneri              New Orleans, La                 KO  2
Nov 11 Eugene Brosseau             Montreal, Que, Can              ND 10
Nov 28 Martin Burke                New Orleans, La                 TK 10
Dec 13 George "K.O." Brown         New Orleans, La                  D 15

1920
Apr 19 George "K.O." Brown         New Orleans, La                  W 20
Jun 13 Frank Carbone               Youngstown, Oh                  ND 12
Jul 11 John "Happy" Littleton      New Orleans, La                  L 15
Aug 25 Alex Costica                Montreal, Que, Can              ND 10
Sep 17 Paul Roman                  Dallas, Tx                      ND 10
Nov  8 Ted Block                   Detroit, Mi                     ND 10
Dec  6 Eddie McGoorty              LaSalle, Il                     ND 10

1921
Jan  7 William Bryan Downey        Cleveland, Oh                   ND 10
Jan 29 Jack Duffy                  New York, NY                    KO 10
Feb 21 Battling Ortega             New York, NY                     L 15
Apr  4 Whitey Wenzel               Pittsburgh, Pa                  ND 10

1922
Apr 24 Frankie Maguire             Lancaster, Pa                   ND  8


*** Assistance Provided By Seth Callis ***

Record courtesy of Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization
 

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