Full name: Franz DÃ¼bbers
Born: April 8, 1908 in Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: August 1987 in Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Colonia, KÃ¶ln (GER)
Boxer Franz DÃ¼bbers was German Amateur Champion in 1924 (flyweight), 1925 (bantamweight), 1927 (featherweight), and 1928 (lightweight) and German Professional Champion in 1929 (featherweight) and 1931-32 (lightweight). At the European Amateur Championships he won silver in 1925 (bantamweight) and gold in 1927 (featherweight). DÃ¼bbers fought as a professional from 1929-36. At the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics he lost his second round lightweight bout.
DÃ¼bbers was one of four European Champions coached by Ludwig Neecke of SC Colonia KÃ¶ln (Cologne) from 1927-30. In 1927 he was one of the âtriumvirateâ of boxers, a term in reference to the KÃ¶ln carnival, along with non-Olympians Jakob DomgÃ¶rgen, Hein MÃ¼ller and in 1930 eventually Jupp Besselmann.
|1928 Summer||20||Amsterdam||Boxing||Men's Lightweight||Germany||GER||9T|
|1928 Summer||20||Amsterdam||Boxing||Germany||GER||Round Two||Match #6||2||1928-08-08||Bonfiglio (ARG) , DÃ¼bbers (GER)|
|1928 Summer||20||Amsterdam||Boxing||Germany||GER||Round One||Match #12||1||1928-08-07||DÃ¼bbers (GER) , Lind (NOR)||decision|