How George Godfrey Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

George Godfrey reached the not so modest age of 48 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Boxer.

Biography - A Short Wiki

He was the World Colored Heavyweight Champion from February 23, 1883, until August 24, 1888.

He began boxing as a kid when he started working in Boston.

He was known for primarily fighting boxers that were heavier than he was.

He was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, but left for Boston as a boy to find work.

In 1881 he notably had a bare-knuckled fight scheduled with John Lawrence Sullivan, but the police kept it from happening.

How did George Godfrey die?

Information about the death of George Godfrey
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death48 years
Death dateOctober 17, 1901
Place of deathRevere, Massachusetts, United States
Place of burialN/A