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Ken Buchanan

W L D
61 8 0
27 KOs 1 KOs
last 6


bouts 69 rating
rounds 555 ranking
KOs 39%
 
global ID 142
born 1945-06-28
debut1965-09-20 / age 20
divisionlightweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 7½″   /   171cm
reach
70″   /   178cm
residence
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
birth place
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Career Record

69 total bouts, view in calendar
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
138George Feeney
14
7
0
138
 L 
PTS8/8
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
referee: Harry Gibbs 78-80
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137Lance Williams
16
6
3
136¼
 L 
PTS8/8
Wembley Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
referee: Larry O'Connell 78-79
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137Langton Tinago
59
12
3
133¼
 L 
UD10/10
National Sports Centre, Harare (Salisbury), Zimbabwe
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137Steve Early
18
1
0
140
 L 
PTS12/12
Tower Ballroom, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Final Eliminator for BBBofC British Light Welterweight Title
referee: Harry Gibbs 117-118
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136¾Des Gwilliam
7
7
3
136½
 W  
PTS8/8
Bingley Hall, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
referee: Paul Thomas 79-79
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136¼Najib Daho
17
12
1
133½
 W  
KO7/10
World Sporting Club, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
Daho also down in the sixth round.
time: 0:27   referee: Harry Humphreys
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135Charlie Nash
20
1
0
133½
 L 
UD12/12
Brondby Hallen, Brondby, Denmark
EBU (European) lightweight title
referee: Robert Desgain 115-116   judge: Knud Jensen 116-118, Fernando Paredes 116-118
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134Eloi de Souza
10
26
3
133¼
 W  
UD8/8
Randers Hallen, Randers, Denmark
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134½Benny Benitez
4
0
0
138
 W  
PTS8/8
Randers Hallen, Randers, Denmark
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133Giancarlo Usai
27
2
0
132
 W  
TKO12/15
Cagliari Football Stadium, Cagliari, Sardegna, Italy
EBU (European) lightweight title
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133¾Guts Ishimatsu
28
11
6
135
 L 
UD15/15Metropolitan Gym, Tokyo, Japan
WBC World lightweight title
referee: Dick Young 142-144   judge: Harry Gibbs 144-145, Seiji Ebine 141-149
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134Leonard Tavarez
28
14
5
135
 W  
TKO14/15
Parc des Expositions, Paris, Paris, France
EBU (European) lightweight title
Tavarez's corner threw in the towel. Tavarez took standing eight counts in the 13th and 14th rounds.
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132¼Winston Noel
5
19
1
137¾
 W  
TKO2/10
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Noel was last second replacement. Noel was knocked down six times.
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134Antonio Puddu
52
2
1
133¾
 W  
TKO6/15
Cagliari, Sardegna, Italy
EBU (European) lightweight title
referee: Kurt Balbach
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136Joe Tetteh
45
28
5
139
 W  
KO3/10
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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135Jose Peterson
18
9
1
138¼
 W  
PTS10/10
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Peterson down once each in rounds three and seven.
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135½Miguel Araujo
10
6
2
133¼
 W  
KO1/10
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
time: 1:22
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134Frankie Otero
41
4
2
137
 W  
TKO6/10
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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137½Edwin Malave
20
4
2
141
 W  
TKO7/10
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USA
A cut over Malave's left eye led to the stoppage.
time: 1:43   referee: Herbie Kronowitz
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132¼Frankie Otero
40
2
2
132½
 W  
UD10/10
Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
Otero was knocked down in the 7th round.
referee: Cy Gottfried
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136½Hector Matta
20
5
2
137¼
 W  
PTS10/10
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
referee: Harry Gibbs 50-49
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133¾Jim Watt
15
2
0
134¾
 W  
PTS15/15
St.Andrew's Sporting Club, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
BBBofC British lightweight title
referee: George Smith 74-73
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135½Chang-Kil Lee
19
0
0
136
 W  
TKO2/10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
time: 1:43   referee: Johnny LoBianco
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134½Carlos Ortiz
61
6
1
139
 W  
TKO6/10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
Ortiz surrendered on his stool.
referee: George Coyle
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133½Roberto Duran
28
0
0
132¼
 L 
TKO13/15
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
WBA World lightweight title
referee: Johnny LoBianco   judge: Bill RechtJack Gordon
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137Andries Steyn
25
2
0
134¾
 W  
RTD3/10
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Steyn down twice in the 3rd before the handlers threw in the towel.
time: 2:59   referee: Stanley Christodoulou
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Al Ford
41
1
0
 W  
PTS10/10
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
Fought at 143lbs.
referee: Sid Nathan 50-49
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133½Ismael Laguna
65
8
1
135
 W  
UD15/15
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
WBA World lightweight title
referee: Jimmy Devlin 9-6   judge: Harold Lederman 10-5, Tony Castellano 8-6
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135½Carlos Hernandez
60
11
4
137
 W  
TKO8/10
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
time: 0:30   referee: Sid Nathan
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134½Ruben Navarro
24
2
2
135
 W  
UD15/15
Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA
WBA World lightweight title
WBC World lightweight title
Buchanan forfeited the WBC version of his title in June 1971 after a contractual dispute
referee: Arthur Mercante 9-4   judge: Harry Gibbs 9-2, Lee Grossman 9-4
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136Donato Paduano
22
0
0
146
 W  
UD10/10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
referee: Zach Clayton   judge: Jack Gordon 8-2, Joe Eppy 6-3, Zach Clayton 8-1
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134Ismael Laguna
63
6
1
134½
 W  
SD15/15
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico
WBA World lightweight title
NYSAC World lightweight title
referee: Waldemar Schmidt 143-144   judge: Pito Lopez 145-144, Jose Soto 144-143
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134Brian Hudson
16
1
0
134
 W  
KO5/15
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
BBBofC British lightweight title
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133½Chris Fernandez
20
2
4
137
 W  
PTS10/10
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
referee: Roland Dakin
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134½Leonard Tavarez
16
6
4
133
 W  
PTS10/10
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
referee: Harry Humphreys
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130Miguel Velazquez
38
1
1
132
 L 
PTS15/15
Palacio de los Deportes, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
vacant EBU (European) lightweight title
Buchanan down in 9th rd.
referee: Piero Brambilla 69-72
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137Vincenzo Pitardi
41
11
6
137
 W  
TKO2/10
Grosvenor House, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
referee: Sid Nathan
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130¾Jerry Graci
16
13
5
137½
 W  
TKO1/10
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
time: 1:45   referee: Harry Gibbs
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132Jose Luis Torcida
40
7
4
136¼
 W  
PTS10/10
Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom
referee: Chris Maggs
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132½Mike Cruz
15
22
5
133½
 W  
TKO4/10
World Sporting Club, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
time: 2:58   referee: Harry Humphreys
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131Frankie Narvaez
36
9
1
135¼
 W  
PTS10/10
National Sporting Club,Cafe Royal, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
referee: Bill Williams 50-48
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132¼Ameur Lamine
21
24
8
129¾
 W  
TKO3/10
Town Hall, Hamilton, Scotland, United Kingdom
time: 1:45   referee: George Smith
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131½Angel Robinson Garcia
101
36
13
137
 W  
PTS10/10
Grosvenor House, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
referee: Pat Floyd 50-48
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134Ivan Whiter
23
10
4
141½
 W  
PTS8/8
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
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134¼Leonard Tavarez
11
3
3
132
 W  
PTS8/8
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
referee: Harry Gibbs 38-4
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131½Maurice Cullen
40
5
2
134¾
 W  
KO11/15
Hilton Hotel, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
BBBofC British lightweight title
Cullen was down twice in the 6th and twice in the 9th, before being floored for the count.
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134¼Jim 'Spike' McCormack
42
38
12
134¾
 W  
PTS12/12
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
BBBofC British Lightweight Title Eliminator
referee: Harry Gibbs 60-59
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136Al Rocca
17
18
3
135¾
 W  
TKO7/8
Grosvenor House, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
referee: Harry Gibbs
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Rene Roque
23
3
4
 W  
PTS10/10
Afan Lido Sports Centre, Aberavon, Wales, United Kingdom
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134Winston Laud
16
8
0
138
 W  
PTS8/8
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
referee: Benny Caplan 40-38
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134Franco Brondi
33
5
0
135
 W  
TKO3/10
Ice Rink, Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
time: 2:19   referee: Tommy Hendrie
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133¾Tommy Garrison
12
5
1
137¼
 W  
PTS10/10
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
referee: Harry Gibbs 50-49
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132John McMillan
6
10
3
135
 W  
PTS10/10
Central Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
vacant BBBofC Scottish Area lightweight title
referee: George Smith 50-49
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133½Phil Lundgren
19
10
2
134½
 W  
PTS10/10
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
referee: Bill White 50-49
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134¾Al Keen
17
4
0
138
 W  
PTS8/8
Town Hall, Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
referee: Roland Dakin 40-38
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131Antonio Paiva
13
8
6
131¼
 W  
PTS10/10
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
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130¼Mickey Laud
14
11
3
139¾
 W  
PTS8/8
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
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131½Ivan Whiter
18
7
2
137½
 W  
PTS8/8
Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
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131Brian Smyth
8
11
2
130½
 W  
TKO1/8
Afan Lido, Port Talbot, Wales, United Kingdom
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131Junior Cassidy
7
36
2
133
 W  
PTS8/8
Wyvern Sporting Club (Midland Hotel), Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
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133Chris Elliott
41
24
8
137
 W  
PTS8/8
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
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132Tommy Tiger
20
45
9
138¼
 W  
PTS8/8
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
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132Manley Brown
7
13
0
136¾
 W  
TKO4/8
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
referee: Bill White
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134½Tommy Tiger
20
42
9
138¼
 W  
PTS8/8
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
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131Junior Cassidy
7
35
2
131¾
 W  
PTS8/8
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
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128¼Joe Okezie
0
4
0
134½
 W  
TKO3/8
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
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129Billy Williams
9
11
2
125
 W  
TKO3/6
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
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128½Vic Woodhall
9
2
0
126½
 W  
TKO2/6
Wyvern Sporting Club (Midland Hotel), Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
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126Brian Rocky Tonks
1
1
0
127½
 W  
TKO2/6
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
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