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Wilf Greaves

W L D
36 27 2
20 KOs 8 KOs
last 6


bouts 65
rounds 499
KOs 31%
 
global ID 10915
aliasWilfie
born 1935-12-07
debut1955-08-03 / age 19
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 8″   /   173cm
residence
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
birth place
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1967-03-14
Joey Durelle155½43 6 2
Paul Sauve Arena, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
LRTD6/10
 L 
RTD
6/10
  
Greaves retired in his corner after the 6th round.
1963-09-05
164Ron Jones1565 0 0
Paul Sauve Arena, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
1963-06-07
160Sandro Mazzinghi15826 1 0
Velodromo Vigorelli, Milan, Lombardia, Italy
LKO5/10
 L 
KO
5/10
  
time: 1:05
1963-05-04
Blair Richardson36 4 1
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
judges: Don Kerr 4-7, Alex Nickerson 4-5, Harold Johnson 4-6
Canada middleweight title
1963-02-25
163Joey Giardello16389 24 8
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
1962-09-29
159Blair Richardson15934 3 1
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
LTKO8/12
 L 
TKO
8/12
  
time: 0:33   referee: Bobby Beaton
Canada middleweight title
Greaves was knocked down once in the 7th, and twice in the 8th round.
1962-07-28
158Blair Richardson16034 2 1
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
Canada middleweight title
Richardson was knocked down four times in the 10th round.
1962-03-27
160¾Mick Leahy15939 10 4
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Tommy Little
Leahy was knocked down in the 4th and 6th rounds.
1961-12-08
161½Sugar Ray Robinson161½146 9 3
Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LKO8/10
 L 
KO
8/10
  
time: 0:43   referee: Buck McTiernan
Robinson down in the second.
1961-09-25
161½Sugar Ray Robinson160¼143 9 3
Convention Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Lou Handler 45-44   judges: Nick Timmisch 44-47, Al Goodman 44-46
Robinson down in the eighth.
1961-08-22
161Jimmy Ellis1593 0 0
Fairgrounds Stadium, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
1961-08-05
157Willie Ross15916 3 2
Ogden Stadium, Ogden, Utah, USA
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
time: 2:04   referee: Harvey Murdock
1961-07-15
158½Juan Carlos Rivero16139 6 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LTKO8/10
 L 
TKO
8/10
  
time: 2:59   referee: Johnny LoBianco
Greaves was knocked down in the 2nd
1961-05-15
159½Joey Giardello16283 22 7
Alhambra A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LTKO9/10
 L 
TKO
9/10
  
time: 1:39   referee: Joe Sweeney
The referee stopped the bout, because Greaves left eye was closed from swelling.
1961-03-27
159½Chico Vejar16091 20 4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Teddy Martin 3-7   judges: Marvin Goldberg 4-5, Jack Gordon 4-5
Vejar gave a brief speech to the crowd after the fight announcing his retirement.
1961-02-04
161Obdulio Nunez15818 2 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W MD8/8
 W  
MD
8/8
  
1960-11-30
160Dick Tiger15938 14 2
Edmonton Gardens, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
LTKO9/15
 L 
TKO
9/15
  
time: 1:20   referee: Johnny Smith
Commonwealth (British Empire) middleweight title
1960-10-15
160½Obdulio Nunez157½15 2 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Murray Goodman 4-6   judges: Leo Birnbaum 5-6, Joe Schechter 6-4
1960-06-22
160Dick Tiger16038 13 2
Edmonton Gardens, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
W SD15/15
 W  
SD
15/15
  
referee: Johnny Smith 6-5   judges: Louis Schwarts 3-6, Les Wilox 7-5
Commonwealth (British Empire) middleweight title
1960-05-17
160¾Del Flanagan16194 17 2
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Billy McCabe 93-100   judges: Johnny Stanton 94-98, Wally Holm 91-100
Attendance: 1,996 Gate: $7,043.46
1960-03-18
160Eduardo Lausse160¼73 9 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LTKO4/10
 L 
TKO
4/10
  
time: 1:33   referee: Ruby Goldstein
Greaves knocked down twice in the 4th.
1960-02-03
159½Ralph Jones16249 26 4
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joey White 48-43   judges: John Bray 48-44, Harold Marovitz 50-44
1960-01-14
161½Eddie Bell1653 4 0
Alhambra A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W RTD2/10
 W  
RTD
2/10
  
referee: Zach Clayton
Bell was not out for the 3rd round, due to eye irritation.
1959-12-18
160½Phil Moyer156¼18 2 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Al Lind 6-3   judges: Tony Rossi 6-4, Mike Parisi 7-3
1959-10-15
160Leroy Flamond15827 11 0
Stampede Corral, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
W KO4/12
 W  
KO
4/12
  
time: 0:42   referee: Barney Ross
Canada middleweight title
1959-05-11
163Victor Zalazar160½15 2 1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Teddy Martin 3-7   judges: Bill Forst 2-7, Charlie Rosen 2-8
Greaves was knocked down in the 10th.
1959-03-13
160¼Yama Bahama153½52 9 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Arthur Mercante 4-6   judges: Leo Birnbaum 2-8, Artie Aidala 3-7
1959-02-20
162Gene Fullmer16148 4 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Harry Kessler 4-5   judges: Jack Gordon 4-6, Nick Gamboli 5-5
Fullmer sustained a broken jaw keeping him out of the ring for six months.
1959-01-19
160Henry Bronko15913 17 3
Sports Arena, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:20   referee: John Ousky
Bronko down 5 times.
1959-01-06
162Otis Woodard16212 18 5
Graystone Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1958-12-29
162James Roberts1615 4 1
Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1958-11-25
161Charley Cotton15341 22 3
Graystone Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1958-10-22
Billy Tuck22 8 1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 2:31
1958-09-08
162½Eddie O'Hara1739 12 2
Wismer Stadium, Pontiac, Michigan, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1958-08-23
161¼Sherman Williams16318 23 2
Jefferson Beach Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1958-06-23
159Otis Woodard16112 15 4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Harry Ebbets 5-3   judges: Leo Birnbaum 6-4, Artie Aidala 8-2
1958-06-07
160Clarence Riley164¾12 15 4
Motor City Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Tom Briscoe 50-39   judges: Ed Wagonlander 49-38, Jack Aspery 50-38
1958-04-26
159Cobey McCluskey15723 16 7
Arena, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
W TKO4/12
 W  
TKO
4/12
  
vacant Canada middleweight title
1958-03-08
161½Ernie Smith159½11 8 0
Motor City Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
time: 2:41   referee: Lou Jallos
1958-01-28
160Jimmy Peters159½20 10 1
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Cy Gottfried
1957-12-14
158¼Duke Harris14723 4 1
Light Guard Armory, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Herman Spinelli 44-44   judges: Andrew Brown 50-36, Bill Appleton 46-42
1957-12-06
159Ernest Burford15013 3 0
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
LUD8/8
 L 
UD
8/8
  
1957-11-05
157¾Joey Giardello160¾73 15 6
Denver, Colorado, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joe Ullmer 42-50   judges: Don Perko 41-49, Black Bloom 38-49
1957-08-29
157Bobby Gordon157¼9 13 1
McKee Stadium, Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Buck McTiernan 44-47   judges: Buck Styperk 43-47, Art Tarzan McGivern 46-49
1957-06-28
Jack Headon28 17 1
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
W KO5/0
 W  
KO
5/0
  
1957-06-01
158Johnny Neal1547 7 0
High School Stadium, Mingo Junction, Ohio, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
referee: Al Perrone
1957-03-13
161¼Spider Webb159½20 1 0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Frank Sikora 42-49   judges: Jim McManus 41-50, E. Allen Frankel 41-48
1957-02-25
157¾Johnny Eubanks15416 1 0
Enright Theatre, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 1:56   referee: Buck McTiernan
1957-01-28
162Gene Fullmer160½38 3 0
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Ken Shulsen 0-9   judges: Del Markham 3-6, Bob Yocom 1-8
1956-12-17
158Italo Scortichini160½34 18 6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mark Conn 1-9   judges: Bert Grant 3-7, Nick Gamboli 1-8
Greaves was knocked down in the 1st.
1956-11-22
Terry Rindal18 2 1
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1956-10-20
159Arley Seifer15312 5 0
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1956-09-14
162Ralph Jones160½40 16 3
Capitol Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Marty Gallagher 93-94   judges: Charley Buck 92-97, Julian Whitestone 97-90
1956-08-11
161Jimmy Sanders15854 27 5
Harding Stadium, Steubenville, Ohio, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1956-07-09
Al Andrews39 18 2
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1956-06-22
152Alan Kennedy14723 8 1
Auditorium, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Steve Trojack
1956-05-15
Jimmy Perrault24 9 2
Auditorium, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Steve Trojack
Perrault was knocked down in the 1st round.
1956-04-02
Ernie Smith5 3 0
Pittsburgh Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
1956-03-06
154½Howard Schwartz155debut
Pittsburgh Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1956-01-23
152Arley Seifer15310 2 0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1956-01-04
Clint Martin0 1 0
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1955-12-16
153Tony Percy150½24 14 5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1955-09-23
Bobby Jackson3 3 0
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1955-08-10
160Warren Hegge1555 7 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1955-08-03
159Lee Owens1580 2 2
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
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