Nick Burley

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Nick Burley
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Real name Nicholas Barovich
Rated at Heavyweight
Nationality United States Of America
Born (1875-05-17)May 17, 1875
Austin, Nevada
Died March 5, 1911(1911-03-05) (aged 35)
Boxing record
Total fights 72
Wins 45
Wins by KO 37
Losses 21
Draws 5
No contests 1

Nick Burley (born May 17, 1875 in Austin, Nevada, USA – died March 5, 1911 in Seattle, Washington, USA) was an American boxer of Croatian descent (from Boljenovići, Pelješac peninsula)[1] His boxing career from 1890 until 1907. In 1902 he defeated Frank "Paddy" Slavin to win the Heavyweight Championship of the Yukon Territory. The March 6, 1911 Tacoma, Washington Daily News reported that Burley died of a heart attack on Western Avenue, in Seattle, Washington.[2]

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  1. ^ Imehrvatsko.net Surname Barović
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone. http://www.cyberboxingzone.com/boxing/burley-nick.htm Retrieved Feb. 17, 2006