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Ingemar Johansson

W L D
26 2 0
17 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 28
rounds 173
KOs 61%
 
global ID 12711
aliasIngo
born 1932-09-22
death date2009-01-30 / age 76
debut1952-12-05 / age 20
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 0½″   /   184cm
reach
72″   /   183cm
residence
Gothenburg, Sweden
birth place
Gothenburg, Sweden

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1963-04-21
200½Brian London207¼28 9 0
Johanneshov Ice Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Andrew Smyth
1962-06-17
201Dick Richardson202¾31 12 2
Nya Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden
W KO8/15
 W  
KO
8/15
  
time: 2:13   referee: Pierre Verriere
EBU (European) heavyweight title
1962-04-15
201¾Wim Snoek197¼41 19 5
Kungliga Tennishallen, Stockholm, Sweden
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
time: 1:15   referee: Bengt Löwendahl
Johansson knocked down in first
1962-02-09
200Joe Bygraves208¾40 17 1
Maesshallen Sports Hall, Gothenburg, Sweden
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
time: 2:08   referee: Andrew Smyth
1961-03-13
206½Floyd Patterson194¾36 2 0
Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
LKO6/15
 L 
KO
6/15
  
time: 2:45   referee: Bill Regan
World Heavyweight Title
Patterson was knocked down twice in the 1st round, Johansson was then knocked down at the end of the 1st. Johansson was floored for the count in the 6th.
1960-06-20
194¾Floyd Patterson19035 2 0
Polo Grounds, New York, New York, USA
LKO5/15
 L 
KO
5/15
  
time: 1:51   referee: Arthur Mercante   judges: Artie AidalaLeo Birnbaum
World Heavyweight Title
1959-06-26
196Floyd Patterson18235 1 0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
W TKO3/15
 W  
TKO
3/15
  
time: 2:03   referee: Ruby Goldstein 0-2   judges: Bill Recht 1-1, Frank Forbes 0-2
World Heavyweight Title
Patterson down 7 times in third
1958-09-14
198¼Eddie Machen194¼24 0 1
Nya Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden
W KO1/12
 W  
KO
1/12
  
time: 2:16   referee: Andrew Smyth
Machen down three times. Spectator record for Swedish Boxing
1958-07-13
197½Heinz Neuhaus21742 7 7
Nya Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden
W TKO4/12
 W  
TKO
4/12
  
time: 2:56   referee: Ake Jacobsson
Neuhaus down in 4th
1958-02-21
197½Joe Erskine193¼32 1 1
Masshallen, Gothenburg, Sweden
W TKO13/15
 W  
TKO
13/15
  
referee: Herbert Tomser
EBU (European) heavyweight title
1957-12-13
202½Archie McBride188¼27 12 0
Masshallen, Gothenburg, Sweden
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Ake Jacobsson
1957-05-19
200Henry Cooper19414 4 0
Johanneshov Ice Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden
W KO5/15
 W  
KO
5/15
  
time: 2:57   referee: Barend Bergstroem
EBU (European) heavyweight title
1956-12-28
204Peter Bates201¾22 6 1
Masshallen, Gothenburg, Sweden
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 1:45   referee: Ake Jacobsson
1956-09-30
200½Franco Cavicchi20543 3 2
Stadio Comunale, Bologna, Emilia Romagna, Italy
W KO13/15
 W  
KO
13/15
  
time: 1:16
EBU (European) heavyweight title
1956-04-15
195½Hans Friedrich201½21 11 6
Kungliga Tennishallen, Stockholm, Sweden
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Ake Jacobsson
Friedrich down three times in 9th and once in 10th
1956-02-24
199½Joe Bygraves188½30 7 0
Masshallen, Gothenburg, Sweden
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Ake Jacobsson
1955-08-28
194¾Hein Ten Hoff223½32 6 4
Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
time: 1:00   referee: Andrew Smyth
Source: UPI
1955-06-12
197¾Guenter Nurnberg213¾17 11 8
Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W KO7/8
 W  
KO
7/8
  
1955-04-03
195Uber Bacilieri19814 6 5
Kungliga Tennishallen, Stockholm, Sweden
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
referee: Arthur Koch
1955-03-04
194Aldo Pellegrini20812 3 0
Masshallen, Gothenburg, Sweden
W DQ5/8
 W  
DQ
5/8
  
referee: Ake Jacobsson
Johansson down in 3rd
1955-02-13
191¼Kurt Schiegl206½22 11 1
Kungliga Tennishallen, Stockholm, Sweden
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
time: 2:28   referee: Ake Jacobsson
1955-01-06
200Ansell Adams195½18 17 2
Masshallen, Gothenburg, Sweden
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Ake Jacobsson
Johansson injured his right arm in 4th, Adams down in 5th
1954-11-05
197¾Werner Wiegand222¾30 7 5
Masshallen, Gothenburg, Sweden
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
time: 2:45   referee: Ake Jacobsson
Wiegand down twice in 5th
1953-12-03
193Raymond Degl'Innocenti6 4 0
Masshallen, Gothenburg, Sweden
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
referee: Carl Olsson
DeglÌnnocenti down twice in 2nd
1953-03-12
Erik Jensen9 4 2
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
Scandinavian Heavyweight Title
1953-03-06
198½Lloyd Barnett188½20 17 0
Masshallen, Gothenburg, Sweden
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Carl Olsson
1953-02-06
196¾Emile Bentz195½24 12 0
Masshallen, Gothenburg, Sweden
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
time: 0:32   referee: Carl Olsson
Bentz down twice in 1st
1952-12-05
193Robert Masson188½3 3 0
Masshallen, Gothenburg, Sweden
W KO4/8
 W  
KO
4/8
  
time: 1:30
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