George Odwell

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George Odwell
Statistics
Weight(s) Welterweight
Nationality British
Born(1911-02-15)15 February 1911
Camden Town, London
Died11 July 1995(1995-07-11) (aged 84)
Boxing record
Total fights210
Wins159
Wins by KO111
Losses39
Draws12

George Odwell (15 February 1911 – 11 July 1995) was a British professional boxer who was active from 1930 to 1945 and boxed in the welterweight division. He fought a recorded 210 times in his 15 year-career and is currently ranked 7th on the boxers with the most knockouts. [1] [2]

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Career

Odwell began his career in 1930 with a match against Tom Daniels which Odwell won by knockout victory in the 3rd round.

Odwell defeated Jack Kid Berg on 1 November 1937 by technical knockout in the 7th round of a 12-round bout. [3]

Odwell has been ranked as one of Britain's top 500 fighters. [4]

Odwell died on 11 July 1995.

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