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Leotis Martin

W L D
31 5 0
19 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 36
rounds 219
KOs 53%
 
global ID 11981
aliasOtis Lee
born 1939-03-10
death date1995-11-20 / age 56
debut1962-01-26 / age 22
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 0½″   /   184cm
reach
76″   /   193cm
residence
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth place
Helena, Arkansas, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1969-12-06
199Sonny Liston219½49 3 0
International Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W KO9/12
 W  
KO
9/12
  
time: 1:08   referee: Mike Kaplan   judges: Mike Petrovich 34-37, Art Lurie 36-38, Ralph Mosa 35-38
vacant NABF heavyweight title
(Newly Created Title)
Martin was forced to retire shortly afterwards, as he suffered a detached retina in this bout. Martin took a mandatory 8-count in the fourth round. Liston was flattened with a vicious right.
1969-11-18
198Roger Russell18513 6 2
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Bob Polis 47-43   judges: Nate Lopinson 48-42, Lou Tress 49-43
1969-10-28
204Wendell Newton22014 9 3
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
time: 2:41   referee: John Fitzpatrick
1969-02-26
202Alvin Blue Lewis21819 2 0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1968-11-26
200Alvin Blue Lewis21519 1 0
Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
time: 1:33
1968-09-07
199Oscar Bonavena20536 4 0
Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
 192-199 195-200 192-199
1968-05-28
199Thad Spencer193½32 6 0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
time: 2:29   referee: George Smith
1968-04-27
195Henry Clark215½14 3 2
Coliseum Arena, Oakland, California, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Tony Bosnich 4-4   judges: Rudy Ortega 3-6, Fred Apostoli 3-4
1968-04-05
194Karl Mildenberger205¼53 4 3
Festhalle, Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
W KO7/12
 W  
KO
7/12
  
referee: Ben Bril
Mildenberger was knocked down three times in the seventh round.
1967-11-27
197Roger Russell184½12 1 1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Pete Tomasco 44-46   judges: Jack Styles 45-46, Lou Tress 47-46
1967-08-05
192Jimmy Ellis194½23 5 0
Astrodome, Houston, Texas, USA
LTKO9/12
 L 
TKO
9/12
  
time: 1:43   referee: Ernie Taylor
Elimination Tournament for WBA Heavyweight Title
(Ellis-Martin/Bonavena-Mildenberger vs. Quarry-Patterson/Spencer-Terrell)
1967-06-06
192Billy Daniels19321 16 3
Sports Arena, Toledo, Ohio, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1967-05-29
191½Lee Carr2038 4 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 2:27
1967-05-06
195Ulric Regis190½7 4 0
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad And Tobago
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
time: 2:56
1967-02-26
191¾Remington Dyantyi180¾4 1 1
Baltiska Hallen, Malmo, Sweden
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
referee: Bengt Almqvist
Boxing News March 3, 1967
1967-02-03
195Mariano Echevarria202¾33 37 6
Gothenburg, Sweden
W RTD3/10
 W  
RTD
3/10
  
referee: Bengt Almqvist
Boxing News February 10, 1967
1966-12-22
191½Roberto Davila191½17 7 0
Lima, Peru
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1966-12-05
191Amos Johnson20322 6 2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 2:09
1965-12-06
188Von Clay18019 13 2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1965-10-14
187Curtis Bruce17619 17 1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
Bruce failed to answer the bell for the sixth round.
1965-05-10
183Sonny Banks20518 6 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO9/10
 W  
KO
9/10
  
time: 2:59   referee: Joe Sweeney
Banks died as a result of injuries sustained in this bout.
1965-04-19
Don Warner13 12 3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1965-03-29
Earl Battles4 6 0
Hotel Philadelphia Auditorium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1965-02-22
Dave Bailey13 11 3
Philadelphia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1964-04-20
185Dave Russell1786 13 3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1964-02-25
Allan Harmon26 9 4
Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1963-09-30
174Floyd McCoy18014 14 1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LKO2/8
 L 
KO
2/8
  
time: 2:11
1963-07-22
Billy Johnson2 2 0
Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1963-06-24
172Johnny Alford175½15 8 3
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
 29-26 29-26 29-26
1963-05-06
174Frank Davis1821 1 0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
time: 2:31
1963-04-13
168½Monte Monnie McCoy1653 1 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
time: 1:24   referee: Pete Tomasco
1963-02-25
175Buddy Moore1782 3 0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1962-12-18
168Joe Washington163½4 9 1
American Legion Arena, Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1962-05-21
German Hernandezdebut
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1962-04-23
168Bob Rutherford1742 0 0
Alhambra A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
1962-01-26
160Bobby Warthen1553 0 0
Kenwick Terrace, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
W SD4/4
 W  
SD
4/4
  
W
Win
L
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D
Draw
N
No Contest
S
Scheduled/Pending
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