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George Chaney

Born: Apr 16, 1892

Death: Dec 20, 1958

Birthplace: Baltimore

Nationality: United States

George Chaney

Date of Birth : Apr 16, 1892
Date of Death : Dec 20, 1958
Birth Place : Baltimore

George Henry "K.O." Chaney was a hard punching featherweight and lightweight who fought from 1910 to 1928. Known as the "Knockout King of Fistiana", Chaney was born in Baltimore, Maryland to Irish-American parents. Boxing Illustrated ranked him #4 all-time in terms of pound for pound punchers, while the Bleacher Report named him the #14 greatest southpaw in boxing history. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2014.

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