Maurice Dubois (English boxing)


May 23, 2022

Maurice Dubois, born in 1909 in Geneva, Switzerland and died on May 15, 1986 in Switzerland, is a Swiss boxer.


After being beaten by Panama Al Brown in 1934 in Geneva, Maurice Dubois became European bantamweight champion against the Belgian Nicolas Petit-Biquet in 1935. The same year, the popular Genevan retained his title against Émile Pladner in Geneva before to lose it to Joseph Decico the following year by knockout on the fourth round. In 1938, he challenged the IBU featherweight title holder Maurice Holtzer for the first world title disputed in Switzerland in front of 7,000 spectators in the electoral building in Geneva and drew a match.


External links

Sport resource: (en + ru) BoxRec English boxing portal Portal of Geneva and its canton