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Rafiu King

W L D
47 20 4
31 KOs 0 KOs
last 6


bouts 71
rounds 518
KOs 44%
 
global ID 15967
aliasJoe King
born 1937-05-18
death date2011-10-00 / age 74
debut1955-03-30 / age 17
divisionfeatherweight
residence
birth place
Lagos, Nigeria

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1968-12-06
Bassey Ukem0 1 0
Lagos, Nigeria
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1967-07-22
Bruno Melissano19 1 3
Pesaro, Marche, Italy
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Boxing News August 4, 1967
1967-04-27
134Jimmy Anderson12920 3 0
Lyceum Ballroom, The Strand, London, United Kingdom
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
Boxing News 5/5/67
1967-03-10
136Jose Legra12890 5 4
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Boxing News March 17, 1967
1966-12-21
134¼Enoch Nhlapo135¾60 8 2
Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1966-11-21
George Foster9 2 0
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Boxing News December 2, 1966
1966-10-25
Olli Maki20 4 5
Helsinki, Finland
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Boxing News November 4, 1966
1966-04-23
128Richard Sue12719 1 2
Pacific International Arena, Portland, Oregon, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Bill Thornburg 94-100   judges: George Robinson 96-99, Ray Smith 94-100
1965-10-31
Brian Cartwright41 15 3
Lagos, Nigeria
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1965-09-19
128½Antonio Amaya128¾13 0 2
Arena de Colon, Colon City, Panama
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Servio Tulio Lay 92-99   judges: Ramon Moynes 91-99, H. Holt 90-100
1965-08-31
Richard Sue16 0 2
Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USA
LMD12/12
 L 
MD
12/12
  
referee: Bill Thornburg 113-120   judges: Ray Smith 114-117, George Robinson 116-116
Sue down in round one, King down in round three.
1965-06-08
131½Maurice Cullen135½29 4 2
Hotel Metropole Sporting Club, Brighton, Sussex, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1965-02-04
127John O'Brien127½19 10 0
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
referee: Frank Wilson
Boxing News 12/2/65
1965-01-26
131½Vic Andreetti13736 5 3
Olympia, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
Boxing news 29/1/65
1964-11-11
Bobby Fisher14 7 1
Ice Rink, Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1964-06-05
Angel Robinson Garcia67 23 6
Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1964-03-24
126½Howard Winstone126¾43 2 0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Harry Gibbs
1964-03-05
Jaime Aparici12 17 5
Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire
W RTD4/10
 W  
RTD
4/10
  
Aparici was knocked down twice.
1963-12-07
Ameur Lamine15 8 0
Stade de la Pépinière, Tunis, Tunisia
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
1963-11-18
127½Ismael Laguna127½30 1 0
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Paul Castellano
1963-07-13
125Sugar Ramos125¾39 1 3
Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LUD15/15
 L 
UD
15/15
  
WBC World featherweight title
WBA World featherweight title
1963-03-01
126½Don Johnson12526 6 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Lee Grossman 6-3   judges: Russ Bradford 5-7, Jimmy Wilson 5-5
1963-02-09
127Vicente Milan Derado133½46 14 14
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Buddy Basilico
1962-03-26
129¾Sugar Ramos130¾32 1 3
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1962-03-09
Robert DiMartino3 6 0
Villeurbanne, Rhône, France
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1962-02-24
Roger Younsi3 3 0
Paris, Paris, France
W KO10/10
 W  
KO
10/10
  
1961-11-20
129½Angel Robinson Garcia13149 19 2
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1961-10-21
Rudi Langer67 24 28
Liege, Liege, Belgium
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1961-10-06
130½Jean Biosca130½10 14 7
Pavillon des Sports, Geneva, Switzerland
W RTD4/10
 W  
RTD
4/10
  
Biosca retired after round 4.
1961-09-18
Gracieux Lamperti47 8 3
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1961-07-10
Lat Shonibaredebut
Lagos, Nigeria
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1961-06-28
Mario Vecchiatto50 7 6
Roma, Lazio, Italy
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1961-04-18
128½Harry Smith1299 1 0
Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1961-03-03
Jacques Poinson13 7 1
Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, Paris, France
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
1961-02-03
Chato Ramos26 9 3
Paris, Paris, France
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
1960-12-19
132Cyprien Carrie13218 18 7
Ghent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1960-11-21
Sergio Milan33 28 8
Liege, Liege, Belgium
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1960-10-15
Victor Pepeder33 11 5
Palais des Sports, Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
W RTD7/10
 W  
RTD
7/10
  
1960-04-26
128¾Phil McGrath133½15 5 1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
referee: Jack Hart
Boxing News 29/4/60
1960-04-09
Ramon Garriga35 17 7
Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1960-03-29
126Con Mount Bassie129½16 17 1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
Boxing News 1/4/60
1960-02-13
Jean Renard39 8 3
Palais des Sports, Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1959-11-14
Louis van Hoeck36 20 6
Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1959-08-29
Bonny Ade4 0 0
Lagos, Nigeria
W TKO5/0
 W  
TKO
5/0
  
1959-07-04
Gracieux Lamperti39 5 1
Prado Arena, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1959-05-09
Gracieux Lamperti39 4 1
Prado Arena, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
1959-03-23
Altidoro Polidori46 14 10
Bologna, Emilia Romagna, Italy
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1959-01-22
Rene Barriere23 7 2
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1958-12-15
Letterio Petilli44 13 12
Roma, Lazio, Italy
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1958-11-17
Aldo Pravisani60 13 5
Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma, Lazio, Italy
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1958-10-06
Gavino Furesi29 10 2
Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma, Lazio, Italy
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1958-09-07
Giordano Campari32 2 3
Bologna, Emilia Romagna, Italy
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1958-08-16
Enrico Macale21 20 13
Avezzano, Abruzzo, Italy
W KO6/8
 W  
KO
6/8
  
1958-07-18
Altidoro Polidori45 12 9
Forum Euro Italico, Roma, Lazio, Italy
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
1958-06-28
Giuseppe Mangiarelli9 11 6
Genoa, Liguria, Italy
W KO5/8
 W  
KO
5/8
  
1958-05-27
Sergio Milan32 16 7
Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma, Lazio, Italy
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1958-02-10
Mohamed Omari20 10 3
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
1958-01-10
Bruno Polet3 1 0
Pavillon des Sports, Geneva, Switzerland
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
1957-12-12
Ali Ouraou Oura17 11 9
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, France
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1957-11-30
Daniel Dhamani0 7 1
Paris, Paris, France
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1957-11-17
Robert Gutierrez6 2 1
Salle Wagram, Paris, Paris, France
W KO7/8
 W  
KO
7/8
  
1957-10-04
Billy Crapper14 27 4
Lagos, Nigeria
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1957-09-14
Jomo Jackson2 2 1
Tarkwa, Nigeria
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1957-08-30
Love Allotey1 2 0
Lagos, Nigeria
W DQ6/0
 W  
DQ
6/0
  
1957-06-28
Junior Cassidy1 0 0
Lagos, Nigeria
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1957-05-29
Nye Ankrah6 10 0
Lagos, Nigeria
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1957-04-29
Buari Abassdebut
Lagos, Nigeria
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
1957-03-29
Roy Jacobs9 1 1
Lagos, Nigeria
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
Nigerian featherweight title
1957-02-27
Roy Jacobs8 1 1
Lagos, Nigeria
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1957-01-12
Yves Levesque2 2 0
Paris, Paris, France
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1955-03-30
Sunny Babsondebut
Lagos, Nigeria
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
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Draw
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No Contest
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