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Johnny Williams

W L D
60 11 4
38 KOs 6 KOs
last 6


bouts 75
rounds 466
KOs 51%
 
global ID 34757
born 1926-12-25
death date2007-01-29 / age 80
debut1946-02-12 / age 19
divisionheavyweight
residence
Rugby, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
birth place
Barmouth, Wales, United Kingdom

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1956-11-16
198½Joe Bygraves20033 9 0
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
LTKO6/10
 L 
TKO
6/10
  
1956-08-27
198¾Joe Erskine195½28 0 1
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
vacant BBBofC British heavyweight title
Title vacated by Don Cockell's retirement
1956-04-13
194½Tommy Jackson19426 4 1
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LTKO4/10
 L 
TKO
4/10
  
time: 2:49   referee: Marty Gallagher
1956-02-04
198Willi Hoepner17845 5 1
Festhalle, Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1955-07-26
194Kitione Lave201½23 3 2
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
1955-06-06
192Jack Gardner21726 5 0
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
LKO5/12
 L 
KO
5/12
  
Final Eliminator for BBBofC British and Commonwealth (British Empire) Heavyweight Title
1955-04-18
198Lucien Touzard1937 4 1
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1955-03-05
Hennie Quentemeijer13 2 1
Newtown, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1954-12-10
195Roger Francis Coeuret181½12 3 1
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1954-09-14
198Jack Hobbs210½15 2 0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
Eliminator British Heavy Title
1954-04-04
194Hugo Salfeld21014 3 10
Rote Erde Stadion, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1954-01-22
194Gerhard Hecht177½42 4 6
Sportpalast, Schoeneberg, Berlin, Germany
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1953-11-10
196Al Bernard2045 4 2
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1953-10-05
197½Fred Powell202¾28 7 0
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1953-05-12
194Don Cockell20559 11 1
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Sam Russell
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1953-04-13
191½Ansell Adams20416 11 2
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1953-02-15
Heinz Neuhaus25 1 4
Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
LKO9/10
 L 
KO
9/10
  
1952-12-10
191½Werner Wiegand22223 2 4
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
1952-10-13
192Johnny Arthur218½20 2 0
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W TKO7/15
 W  
TKO
7/15
  
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
1952-07-22
196Jimmy Rouse18613 13 7
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1952-03-11
194¾Jack Gardner214¾22 4 0
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Jack Hart
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
1951-12-04
192¾Omelio Agramonte193¼46 15 0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
According to Boxing News, Williams was down for a 7-count in round one, but won every round after that and put Agramonte down for "4" in round seven.
1951-10-14
188Heinz Neuhaus20621 0 3
Rote Erde Stadion, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1951-06-05
191½Jo Weidin21328 8 1
White City Stadium, White City, London, United Kingdom
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
referee: Fred Blakeborough
1951-03-27
193Aaron Wilson19217 3 0
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1951-03-19
195Reg Andrews18629 5 4
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
1950-12-12
192¾Bill Weinberg207¾42 21 5
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
LTKO6/10
 L 
TKO
6/10
  
Williams fought with an injured left arm but won each of the first five rounds. However, Weinberg dropped him with a left in round six for a nine-count, and Williams "asked permission to retire."
(Boxing News, December 20, 1950, page 6.)
1950-11-14
191½George Kaplan18720 2 0
Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
1950-07-17
188¾Jack Gardner204¾19 2 0
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
Final Eliminator British Empire and British Heavy Title: Boxing News 26-7-1950 p10
1950-06-06
Pat Comiskey72 11 2
White City Stadium, White City, London, United Kingdom
LTKO6/10
 L 
TKO
6/10
  
1950-02-28
187¾Vern Escoe183½23 11 0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Teddy Waltham
Eliminator for British Empire (Commonwealth) Heavyweight Title
Fight was so close many ringside booed the decision.
1950-02-20
188Lloyd Barnett182¼18 8 0
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1950-01-24
189½Piet Wilde20918 10 0
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W KO4/8
 W  
KO
4/8
  
1949-09-06
186¼Stephane Olek19727 8 1
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Boxing News 14-9-1949 p13
1949-08-17
184Piet Wilde208¾17 8 0
Coney Beach Arena, Porthcawl, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Boxing News 24-8-1949 p14
1949-06-20
190Paddy Slavin17711 4 0
St Andrews (Birmingham City FC), Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
Boxing News 29-6-1949 p12
1949-06-02
190Nils Andersson21810 5 1
White City Stadium, White City, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Boxing News 8-6-1949 p16
1949-04-19
Ken Shaw23 8 4
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1949-01-29
178Nick Wolmarans19214 6 2
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
referee: Willie Smith
1948-12-16
175¼Billy Wood177½3 3 1
City Hall, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W KO4/8
 W  
KO
4/8
  
1948-11-06
171½Fred Vorster16911 5 0
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1948-09-21
175Jock Taylor169¾18 9 3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1948-09-02
173Reg Spring17223 13 7
Civic Hall, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1948-07-27
Don Cockell32 4 1
Embassy Rink, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
Cut eye
1948-06-22
170Gene Fowler1779 14 0
St James Park (Exeter FC), Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO3/8
 W  
KO
3/8
  
1948-05-18
Don Cockell28 4 1
Highfield Road (Coventry FC), Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1948-04-20
Bobby Ogg6 0 0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1948-03-11
Sid Falconer1 0 0
Smethwick, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W RTD3/8
 W  
RTD
3/8
  
Falconer suffered facial injuries. Did not come out for round 4.
Falconer down twice during fight.
1948-02-17
171Billy Phillips1741 0 0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
Referee stopped fight.
1948-02-12
Allan Cooke21 3 0
Skating Rink, Hull, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
W TKO1/8
 W  
TKO
1/8
  
Cut eye stoppage.
1948-01-26
Matt Locke13 15 3
Drill Hall, Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
1948-01-15
173Des Jones17014 15 1
Rink Market, Smethwick, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Jones down in round 4.
1947-12-02
Reg Spring15 10 6
Co-op Hall, Rugby, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1947-11-24
Doug Richards4 1 0
Town Hall, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Richards down in round 2.Gloucestershire Echo - Tuesday 25 November 1947
1947-11-10
166½George Barratt173¾8 9 0
Drill Hall, Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
Stopped by referee.
Williams down once in round 1. Barratt down once in round 2 and four times in round 3.
1947-11-03
Jimmy Carroll9 7 1
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W KO5/8
 W  
KO
5/8
  
1947-09-16
Trevor Burt29 27 7
Battery Drill Hall, Rugby, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1947-08-12
168½Jimmy Carroll173½7 6 0
Wembley Town Hall, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
Cut eye stoppage.
1947-07-07
Bernard O'Neilldebut
Wembley Town Hall, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
1947-06-16
161¾Johnny Houlston159¼26 7 5
Corporation Bus Depot, Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
Boxing News June 25, 1947
1947-04-03
Paddy Roche43 63 8
Leamington, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
Cut eye stoppage.
1947-03-24
Jock Kerry2 1 0
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
1947-03-19
Wally With2 2 0
Caledonian Road Baths, Islington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1947-02-24
Art Owen3 3 1
Kettering, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
W TKO6/8
 W  
TKO
6/8
  
1947-02-10
Ted Barter24 45 6
Town Hall, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
W KO3/8
 W  
KO
3/8
  
1946-12-09
Tommy Bostock2 2 2
Assembly Rooms, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
1946-11-04
Joe Burt1 0 0
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1946-10-21
Jim Greaves17 4 7
Cossington Street Baths, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1946-09-24
Jim Hollis7 2 1
Embassy Rink, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1946-06-04
Harry O'Grady13 18 2
Battery Drill Hall, Rugby, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
W KO4/8
 W  
KO
4/8
  
1946-04-15
Joe Williamsdebut
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1946-04-01
Tom Smith5 4 0
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W TKO5/6
 W  
TKO
5/6
  
1946-02-26
Michael Guerindebut
Co-op Hall, Rugby, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
time: 1:40   referee: Austin O'Connor
1946-02-15
Tom Smith2 3 0
Crossington Street Baths, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1946-02-12
Billy Rhodes1 0 0
Crossington Street Baths, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
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