Jimmy Warnock

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Jimmy Warnock
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Real name James Warnock
Nickname(s) Gloved Dynamite
Rated at Flyweight
Nationality British
Born 1912
Belfast, Ireland
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 85
Wins 64
Wins by KO 24
Losses 15
Draws 6

James "Jimmy" Warnock (born in Lurgan[1] 1912 – died 1987) was a southpaw boxer from the Shankill Road, Belfast, United Kingdom. .[2]

Jimmy Warnock began his early boxing career at Belfast's Chapel Fields in prize fights organised by Clara Copley. In the 1930s he beat undisputed world flyweight champion Benny Lynch on points twice - on 2 March 1936 at the King's Hall, Belfast and again on 2 June 1937 in front of 16,000 people in torrential rain at Parkhead stadium in Glasgow.[3]

He was one of three boxing brothers, including Billy Warnock.

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  1. ^ Jimmy Warnock's birthplace
  2. ^ Jimmy Warnock's boxrec wikipage (photo)
  3. ^ Boxing record of Jimmy Warnock

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