George Aldridge (boxer)

George Aldridge
Born (1936-02-01) 1 February 1936 (age 81)
London, England
Boxing record
Total fights52
Wins by KO17


George Aldridge (given birth to 1 Feb 1936) is a previous middleweight boxer who was simply British champ from 1962 to 1963 and fought for the Western european name in 1963.


Delivered in London, Aldridge grew up in Marketplace Harborough in Leicestershire after his family members were evacuated during Globe Battle II; There he became a member of the marketplace Harborough Novice Boxing Golf club, and produced his professional debut in Oct 1956 having a pull against Paddy Delargy. A string of is victorious in 1957 resulted in a battle for the Midlands Region title in Feb 1958, which he received by a factors decision over Les Allen. In July 1962 he fought Pat O'Grady for the vacant Southern Region title, earning on factors over ten rounds. In November that 12 months he defeat John McCormack with a sixth-round knockout to be British champion, establishing challenging for the Western name against László Papp in Vienna in Feb 1963, which he dropped by TKO in the fifteenth and last circular. He defended his English title in-may against Mick Leahy, dropping with a first-round TKO after 1 minute 45 mere seconds. After two battles in Dec 1963 he retired from boxing.Between 1973 and 1988 Aldridge ran The Talbot pub in Marketplace Harborough.