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Ray Famechon

W L D
102 14 3
38 KOs 6 KOs
last 6


bouts 119
rounds 1026
KOs 32%
 
global ID 12847
born 1924-11-08
death date1978-01-01 / age 53
debut1944-11-12 / age 20
divisionfeatherweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 6½″   /   169cm
residence
Sous-le-Bois, Maubeuge, Nord, France
birth place
Sous-le-Bois, Maubeuge, Nord, France

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1956-10-02
128¼Bobby Neill127¼13 0 0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
LTKO5/10
 L 
TKO
5/10
  
1956-07-07
Joao dos Santos10 3 0
Casablanca, Morocco
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1956-06-02
Altidoro Polidori36 9 6
Grosseto, Toscana, Italy
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1956-04-19
Jacques Dumesnil26 10 6
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1956-03-03
Aldo Pravisani43 6 3
Palazzo Dello Sport, Milan, Lombardia, Italy
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
1955-11-03
125Fred Galiana12560 11 6
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
LRTD6/15
 L 
RTD
6/15
  
EBU (European) featherweight title
1955-10-09
Bobby Ros19 6 3
Palais d'Hiver, Lyon, Rhône, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1955-05-27
125Billy Spider Kelly125¾47 5 1
Donnybrook Bus Depot, Dublin, Ireland
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Barend Bergstroem
EBU (European) featherweight title
1955-04-24
Aldo Pravisani39 4 3
Prado Arena, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1955-02-19
130¼Duilio Loi135¼57 1 4
Palazzo Dello Sport, Milan, Lombardia, Italy
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1955-01-29
125Sergio Milan12424 3 5
Palazzo Dello Sport, Milan, Lombardia, Italy
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
EBU (European) featherweight title
1955-01-08
Jean Bichot19 8 0
Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire
W RTD8/10
 W  
RTD
8/10
  
1954-10-25
128½Sandy Saddler128½135 13 2
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
LRTD5/10
 L 
RTD
5/10
  
Famechon's corner did not allow him to come out for the 6th round.
1954-09-20
125¼Jean Sneyers125¼53 6 3
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
W TKO3/15
 W  
TKO
3/15
  
EBU (European) featherweight title
Sneyers told the referee he did not want to continue, after he was knocked down in the 3rd round.
1954-07-11
Mohammed Chickaoui32 3 5
Stade Communal de Saint Eugène, Algiers, Algeria
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1954-06-12
Marcel Ranvial26 1 0
Dunkerque, Nord, France
W KO9/10
 W  
KO
9/10
  
1954-05-02
Altidoro Polidori22 5 5
Stadio Torino, Roma, Lazio, Italy
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1954-04-18
Jean Labalette26 21 9
Dunkerque, Nord, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1954-02-20
Jacques Bataille30 2 2
Amiens, Somme, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1954-01-30
Marc Cuneo11 2 1
Oran, Algeria
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1953-12-11
Jacques Dumesnil22 2 3
Montmartre Club, Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1953-11-21
Morlay Kamara8 14 6
Angers, Maine-et-Loire, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1953-11-15
Jean Labalette25 20 9
Douai, Nord, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1953-11-03
137Sammy McCarthy13727 1 1
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1953-10-17
Jean Sneyers46 5 3
Palais des Sports, Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Albert Nuss
EBU (European) featherweight title
1953-09-17
Jean Labalette25 18 8
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1953-02-09
125½Percy Bassett125½55 5 1
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
LRTD3/10
 L 
RTD
3/10
  
Interim World Featherweight Title.
Champion Sandy Saddler in the U.S. Army. Bassett knocked Famechon down right before the bell sounded to end the third round. After he was dragged back to his corner, he was unable to come out for the 4th round.
1953-01-17
Jean Sneyers45 3 1
Palais des Sports, Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1952-11-03
Edgard Delannoit18 8 2
Liege, Liege, Belgium
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1952-10-09
Nello Barbadoro15 0 3
Milan, Lombardia, Italy
W KO4/15
 W  
KO
4/15
  
EBU (European) featherweight title
1952-09-21
Hanania Bohbot8 0 2
Stade Philip, Casablanca, Morocco
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1952-07-03
Emilio Marconi21 3 2
Roma, Lazio, Italy
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1952-06-09
125Roy Ankrah125¾24 1 0
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
Not clear for what title or eliminator. Surely not for the EBU title, Ankrah did not have the right citizenship.
1952-04-21
125Ronnie Clayton12674 20 8
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
W TKO5/15
 W  
TKO
5/15
  
EBU (European) featherweight title
Cut eye stoppage
1952-03-31
Jean Labalette23 12 8
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1952-03-09
Jean Machterlinck32 16 4
Lille, Nord, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1952-02-09
Jean Sneyers38 2 0
Palais des Sports, Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1951-12-17
130½Juan Padilla131½47 7 1
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Famechon had to rally from a 4th round knockdown to win.
1951-11-14
Roger Bruneau27 20 10
Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1951-10-14
Francis Bonnardel21 8 7
Lille, Nord, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1951-09-13
Ernesto Formenti26 1 1
Velodromo Vigorelli, Milan, Lombardia, Italy
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1951-06-28
126Alvaro Cerasani12640 17 3
Velodromo Vigorelli, Milan, Lombardia, Italy
W TKO13/15
 W  
TKO
13/15
  
EBU (European) featherweight title
Cerasani signaled to the referee that he did not want to continue after being knocked down for a three count. He had been down several times in the bout. (AP)
1951-05-21
Jacques Dehaye23 3 1
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1951-04-10
127½Eddie Burgin12517 3 0
Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: Joe Blink 50-43, Joe Craven 50-33, Milt Conver 50-31
1951-03-06
127Eddie Burgin12516 3 0
Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
LTKO2/10
 L 
TKO
2/10
  
time: 0:52   referee: Tony Warndorf
Famechon was down once in the 1st and 2nd rounds. After the 2nd round knockdown Famechon walked to the referee and said "No, No quit." Famechon's manager disputed this, claiming that his fighter was being asked by the referee if he wanted the fight stopped. (AP)
1951-01-10
128½Charley Riley129¾57 14 1
Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Dick Young 54-46   judges: Al Graf 54-46, Gene Farrell 50-50
1950-12-15
127½Glen Flanagan12743 6 7
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jack Watson 10-0   judges: Bill Healy 10-0, Young Otto 8-2
1950-12-01
127Archie Devino12944 9 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
time: 2:43   referee: Petey Scalzo
1950-10-30
129½Richie Howard13235 7 1
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
judges: Leon Germain 7-2, Johnny Gow 5-4, Dr. Geoffrion 4-4
1950-07-29
126Luis de Santiago12652 8 2
Stadium Metropolitano, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
W KO3/15
 W  
KO
3/15
  
time: 0:39
EBU (European) featherweight title
1950-04-17
129Charley Riley12954 12 1
Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
1950-04-08
130Tony Longo128½31 12 8
Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1950-03-17
125Willie Pep124¾146 2 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD15/15
 L 
UD
15/15
  
referee: Ruby Goldstein 3-10   judges: Charley Shortell 3-12, Jack O'Sullivan 3-9
World Featherweight Title
1950-02-02
128¼Bernard Pugh12853 22 4
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1949-12-10
Bouadjemi Mokhfi11 16 4
Stade Communal de Saint Eugène, Algiers, Algeria
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Boxing News 28-12-1949 p12
1949-11-18
124¾Ronnie Clayton124½66 14 7
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Barend Bergstroem
EBU (European) featherweight title
Boxing News 23 November 1949
1949-10-17
131Jean Mougin13331 15 4
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1949-08-07
Djilali Bouaziz0 3 3
Stade Communal de Saint Eugène, Algiers, Algeria
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1949-07-05
124¾Jean Richard125½41 15 4
Olympia, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Boxing News 13/07/1949 page 12/13
1949-05-26
Luigi Male'13 2 1
Campo Artiglio, Roma, Lazio, Italy
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1949-05-18
Frank Hermal14 9 3
Bordeaux, Gironde, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1949-05-08
Leandre Mateos6 11 3
Evreux, Eure, France
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1949-02-07
Johnny Molloy27 6 1
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1949-02-01
Antonio Fenoy37 30 22
Amiens, Somme, France
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1948-12-16
Alvaro Cerasani25 14 2
Roma, Lazio, Italy
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1948-12-06
Tommy Burns51 36 5
Victoria Baths, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1948-11-20
Jean Machterlinck21 5 4
Charleroi, Hainaut, Belgium
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
EBU (European) featherweight title
1948-11-06
Antonio Salmeron0 1 0
Palais des Sports, Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1948-07-05
Al Phillips66 11 3
The Arena, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1948-06-18
130½Giuseppe Fusaro26 13 6
Palais des Expositions, Geneva, Switzerland
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1948-06-02
Leandre Mateos5 7 2
Bordeaux, Gironde, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1948-05-23
Kid Dussart70 11 6
Heizel Stadium, Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1948-04-04
Giuseppe Fusaro26 12 5
Lille, Nord, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1948-03-22
123¾Ronnie Clayton123¼60 9 6
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
EBU (European) featherweight title
1948-02-26
Sadok Ben Bahri9 2 1
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, France
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
1948-02-03
Joseph Preys75 19 14
Charleroi, Hainaut, Belgium
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1948-01-26
Kid Dussart69 9 6
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-12-09
128Frankie Williams19 6 0
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-11-19
Joseph Preys74 18 14
Palais des Sports, Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-10-31
Bernard Dodin4 3 3
Le Mans, Sarthe, France
W KO6/15
 W  
KO
6/15
  
France featherweight title
1947-10-27
Alfredo Cecconi0 2 1
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1947-09-21
Danilo Pasotti8 5 5
Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-08-29
126¼Bert Jackson12982 26 5
Withdean Stadium, Brighton, Sussex, United Kingdom
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
Cut eye stoppage.
1947-05-27
Al Phillips62 8 3
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LDQ8/15
 L 
DQ
8/15
  
referee: Teddy Waltham
vacant EBU (European) featherweight title
Title vacated by Ermanno Bonetti
Phillips was down five times in the 7th round. Famechon was disqualified from a head-butt that sent Phillips to the canvas. (AP)
1947-04-28
Ronnie Clayton58 7 4
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-03-29
Joseph Preys72 15 14
Palais des Sports, Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-03-16
Gino Bondavalli103 15 16
Paris, Paris, France
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1946-12-09
Tommy McGlinchey33 19 1
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
1946-11-17
Louis Orsini22 12 8
Paris, Paris, France
W TKO12/12
 W  
TKO
12/12
  
France featherweight title
1946-10-28
Tom Smith84 9 3
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1946-10-04
Battling Hai17 10 3
Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1946-09-27
Paul Renucci12 4 0
Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Source: The Ring, Jan 1947
1946-09-20
Paul Renucci12 3 0
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1946-06-10
Roger Tison29 19 5
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
France featherweight title
1946-04-15
125Ben Duffy12847 25 8
Victoria Baths, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1946-03-29
Georges Vignes12 4 2
Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1946-02-26
124Danny Webb12622 5 0
Seymour Hall Baths, Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Webb down in the 5th round.
1946-02-06
Joseph Preys67 12 12
Palais des Sports, Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1946-01-31
Joseph Parisis52 47 22
Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
W TKO9/12
 W  
TKO
9/12
  
France featherweight title
1946-01-13
Ion Sandu25 16 7
Palais des Glaces, Paris, Paris, France
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1946-01-01
Karel Lauwers0 3 0
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1945-10-14
Paul Renucci9 2 0
Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, Paris, France
LKO9/10
 L 
KO
9/10
  
"The up-and-coming Ray Famechon was upset by a nine-round knockaout at the hands of Renucci of Italy". - The Ring March, 1946
1945-10-07
Rene Megret13 3 2
Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1945-09-29
Paul Dogniaux63 23 8
Paris, Paris, France
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
France featherweight title
1945-09-09
Pit Dam11 9 3
Mabeuge, France
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1945-07-22
Paul Renucci9 1 0
Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1945-06-24
Roger Tison28 15 4
Stade de la Croix de Berny, Antony, Hauts-de-Seine, France
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
1945-06-03
Luis Fernandez39 14 8
Arènes du Rond-Point du Prado, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1945-05-13
Germain Perez35 6 4
Stade de la Croix-de-Bernay, Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1945-04-19
Joseph Parisis49 45 21
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1945-02-25
Gaston Maton39 21 6
Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1945-01-28
Gilbert Favre6 10 1
Sous-le-Bois, Isère, France
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1945-01-14
Marius Tassart108 45 27
Paris, Paris, France
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
1945-01-07
Pierre Salvatore7 2 0
Élysée Montmartre, Paris, Paris, France
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1944-12-17
Raymond Cadoret7 3 1
Palais des Glaces, Paris, Paris, France
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
1944-11-19
Robert Elouard6 2 2
Palais des Glaces, Paris, Paris, France
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1944-11-12
Marcel Marechal1 10 0
Palais des Glaces, Paris, Paris, France
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
1943-08-22
Ange Triguerodebut
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
W PTS0/0
 W  
PTS
0/0
  
1942-10-23
Auguste Deruyck1 1 0
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, France
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S
Scheduled/Pending
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