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Johnny Caldwell

W L D
29 5 1
14 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 35
rounds 271
KOs 40%
 
global ID 11575
born 1938-05-07
death date2009-07-10 / age 71
debut1958-02-05 / age 19
divisionbantamweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 4″   /   162cm
reach
64½″   /   164cm
residence
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
birth place
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1965-10-12
119½Monty Laud119½8 0 3
Hotel Metropole Sporting Club, Brighton, Sussex, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1965-03-22
117¾Alan Rudkin117½19 1 0
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
LTKO10/15
 L 
TKO
10/15
  
referee: George Smith
Commonwealth (British Empire) bantamweight title
BBBofC British bantamweight title
1964-11-25
118½Orizu Obilaso1198 5 2
Hilton Hotel, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1964-11-11
Jackie Brown25 6 0
Ice Rink, Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1964-10-05
119½Rafael Fernandez118½21 18 3
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Pat Floyd
1964-03-05
117¾George Bowes117¼38 10 3
ABC Cinema, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W TKO7/15
 W  
TKO
7/15
  
vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) bantamweight title
vacant BBBofC British bantamweight title
1963-02-12
121Michel Atlan122¾13 9 3
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LTKO6/10
 L 
TKO
6/10
  
referee: Jack Hart
Cut eye stoppage.
1962-10-20
116¾Freddie Gilroy116¾27 3 0
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
LTKO9/15
 L 
TKO
9/15
  
referee: Andrew Smyth
BBBofC British bantamweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) bantamweight title
Cut eye stoppage
1962-04-10
118Federico Scarponi119¾30 13 1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1962-01-18
118Eder Jofre11841 0 3
Ginásio Estadual do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
LTKO10/15
 L 
TKO
10/15
  
time: 2:45   referee: Willie Pep   judges: Anthony Petronella 83-89, Edmar Teixeira 73-90, Peter Wilson 82-88
World Bantamweight Title
Caldwell's manager jumped into the ring to stop the bout. Caldwell was knocked down in the 5th.
1961-10-31
117Alphonse Halimi117½36 4 0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
World Bantamweight Title
1961-09-04
Juan Cardenas67 19 4
Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO8/10
 W  
KO
8/10
  
1961-08-28
120Pierre Vetroff12019 5 0
Market Hall, Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1961-05-30
117¾Alphonse Halimi116½36 3 0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
World Bantamweight Title
Halimi was knocked down in the 15th round.
1961-03-30
114Jacques Jacob111¼5 6 4
Colston Hall, Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
1961-01-31
113½Angelo Rampin1124 7 3
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO8/8
 W  
TKO
8/8
  
1960-11-26
113¾Christian Marchand116¾22 6 4
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1960-10-08
111½Frankie Jones109½17 7 0
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W KO3/15
 W  
KO
3/15
  
referee: Billy Jones
BBBofC British flyweight title
1960-05-31
112¾Rene Libeer11415 1 0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1960-02-23
114Risto Luukkonen11410 0 1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1960-02-09
114Young Martin113¾60 13 3
Streatham Ice Rink, Streatham, London, United Kingdom
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
referee: Tommy Little
1959-10-28
112½Salvatore Manca111½9 3 3
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1959-10-03
113¼Salvatore Manca1119 2 3
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1959-06-17
113Giacomo Spano1136 11 6
Firhill Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1959-04-15
112¼Pierre Rossi113½19 1 0
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1959-03-07
112½Francisco Carreno111½38 13 6
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1959-02-05
114¾Henri Schmid113½13 24 7
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1959-01-10
112Simon Carnazza113½5 6 1
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
1958-11-29
112Esteban Martin113¼17 5 1
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1958-10-29
114Juanito Cid1142 8 0
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W KO5/8
 W  
KO
5/8
  
1958-09-17
112½Dennis Adams11312 6 0
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1958-06-18
111¼Michel Lamora113¼20 6 1
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
1958-05-21
111½Moncef Fabridebut
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1958-03-05
113Eddie Barraclough1134 4 1
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
1958-02-05
114½Billy Downer115¼10 20 3
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
pro debut for Caldwell, the 1956 Olympic Bronze Medalist who compiled an Amateur record of 234-6.
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No Contest
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