Bunny Grant

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Bunny Grant
Statistics
Real nameGeorge Leslie Grant
Nickname(s)Bunny
Weight(s)featherweight
super featherweight
lightweight
light welterweight
welterweight
light middleweight
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Reach69 in (175 cm)
NationalityJamaican
Born(1940-09-29)29 September 1940
Jamaica
Died1 November 2018(2018-11-01) (aged 78)
Boxing record
Total fights73
Wins53 (KO 14)
Losses15 (KO 2)
Draws5

George Leslie "Bunny" Grant (29 September 1940 – 1 November 2018) was a Jamaican professional feather/super feather/light/light welter/welterweight/light middleweight boxer of the 1950s, '60s and '70s who won the Jamaican lightweight title, Jamaican welterweight title, Central American light welterweight Title, Latin American junior welterweight title, and British Commonwealth lightweight title, and was a challenger for the World Boxing Council (WBC) light welterweight title and World Boxing Association (WBA) World light welterweight title against Eddie Perkins, Commonwealth welterweight title against Clyde Gray, his professional fighting weight varied from 125 12 pounds (56.9 kg), i.e. featherweight to 152 12 pounds (69.2 kg), i.e. light middleweight.[1] Bunny Grant was managed by Jacques Deschamps, and Pancho Rankine (circa 1962), and trained by Harry Wiley[2] (circa 1962).[3] He died on 1 November 2018.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bunny Grant statistics at boxrec.com". boxrec.com. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Harry Wiley - BoxRec". boxrec.com.
  3. ^ "Bunny Grant biography at boxrec.com". boxrec.com. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013.

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