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Paul Armstead

W L D
55 22 4
15 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 81
rounds 725
KOs 19%
 
global ID 16026
birth namePaul Lawrence Armstead
born 1937-03-03
death date2006-11-25 / age 69
debut1955-04-09 / age 18
divisionlightweight
residence
Los Angeles, California, USA
birth place
Lufkin, Texas, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1970-12-30
146½Gil King14726 1 0
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1970-09-23
144½Peter Cobblah14538 41 3
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
1970-08-12
144Dave Oropeza19 1 0
Silver Slipper, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
 42-49 43-49 43-48
Armstead was knocked down in the 1st round.
1968-11-30
137½Richard Kid Borias134½17 6 3
Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1968-11-02
138¾Enoch Nhlapo139½71 10 2
Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1968-09-07
Herby Clarke13 4 0
Swaziland National Stadium, Mbabane, Swaziland
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1968-07-28
Angel Robinson Garcia100 36 12
San Remo, Liguria, Italy
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1968-06-21
143Angel Robinson Garcia14399 36 12
Milan, Lombardia, Italy
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1968-05-22
Des Rea16 5 2
Afan Lido Sports Centre, Aberavon, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
 49-40
1968-05-10
Angel Robinson Garcia99 35 12
Viareggio, Toscana, Italy
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1968-04-30
Massimo Consolati38 14 1
Bologna, Emilia Romagna, Italy
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1967-10-28
135Ismael Laguna133¼47 5 1
Estadio Juan D. Arosemena, Panama City, Panama
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Isaac Herrera 94-98   judges: Harry Boyd 94-98, Harmodio Cedeno 94-98
1967-05-29
141Eddie Perkins139½45 12 1
Silver Slipper, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
judges: Bill Kipp 45-48, Art Lurie 45-47, Dick Fehler 44-48
1966-12-05
Koji Okano20 0 1
Tokyo, JapanLPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1966-11-14
141½Kazuyoshi Kubokura143¼15 2 2
Tokyo, JapanW UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Nick Pope 50-46   judges: Seiji Ebine 50-44, Hiroyuki Tezaki 49-46
1966-11-07
146Johnny Brooks14533 12 5
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1966-05-13
144Pulga Serrano14425 18 2
Winterland Arena, San Francisco, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1966-02-12
131Mike Cruz1319 8 3
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1965-12-11
135¾Enoch Nhlapo136½56 5 2
Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1965-11-20
136¾Joas Kangaroo Maoto135½30 12 0
Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1965-06-26
137Enoch Nhlapo13854 4 2
Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1965-04-23
Olli Maki18 4 3
Helsinki, Finland
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1965-03-30
141½Johnny Cooke14629 11 3
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Jim Mahoney
1965-03-15
143½Joe Tetteh14232 10 1
Anglo-American Sporting Club, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
W RTD6/10
 W  
RTD
6/10
  
referee: Harry Gibbs
1964-10-29
137Luis Molina13829 5 0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1964-08-13
138Luis Molina137¾29 4 0
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Vern Bybee 4-2   judges: Elmer Costa 5-1, Jack Downey 4-4
Molina was knocked down in the 2nd round.
1964-07-04
137Percy Hayles13518 10 6
National Stadium, Kingston, Jamaica
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Seaside Johnson 92-99   judges: Vivian Blake 95-100, Tony Bridge 93-100
1964-05-25
139Joe Brown137101 30 12
Kezar Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Carter 8-0   judges: Jack Silver 8-1, Jack Downey 10-0
1964-04-28
137Joe Brown138100 29 12
Sacramento, California, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Mario Duccini 4-3   judges: Fred BottaroLuis Gonzales 2-3
1964-03-16
138Bobby Scanlon138¼40 9 1
Kezar Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jack Downey 9-1   judges: Jack Silver 9-0, Abe Cohen 6-3
1963-08-19
135Kenny Lane13476 11 2
Veterans Memorial Stadium, Saginaw, Michigan, USA
LUD15/15
 L 
UD
15/15
  
referee: Lou Jallos 143-146   judges: Don Dilley 141-147, Wes Tebau 138-146
Michigan version of World Lightweight Title
1963-06-11
137Bobby Scanlon13939 6 1
Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Fred Apostoli 5-4   judges: Fred Bottaro 5-3, Luis Gonzales 2-4
1963-03-19
134Jimmy Fields13515 4 3
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Frank Rustich 10-2   judges: Hal Rickards 8-2, Art Rivkin 11-0
USA California State lightweight title
1962-11-26
134½Carlos Hernandez134¼28 2 3
El Nuevo Circo, Caracas, Venezuela
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1962-10-29
137Joe Reynolds13230 3 3
San Jose, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1962-04-24
139Benny Medina140½26 6 1
Kearney Bowl, Fresno, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Carter 10-0   judges: Bob Mitchell 10-0, Frank Manfredo 6-3
1962-01-26
135Emilio Flores13512 4 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: George Latka 11-2   judges: Tommy Hart 10-1, Dick Young 10-3
USA California State lightweight title
1961-11-17
135Tony Perez1358 0 0
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Frank Rustich 5-4   judges: Hal Rickards 5-4, Art Rivkin 6-2
1961-10-05
132½Alfredo Escobar13323 3 1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Lee Grossman 8-2   judges: George Latka 8-2, Tommy Hart 9-1
USA California State lightweight title
1961-06-06
132½Joey Lopes136½52 22 5
Sacramento, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1961-04-04
134½Chico Santos137½40 16 0
Auditorium, Richmond, California, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
referee: Jack Downey
A cut over Santos' left eye, led to the ring doctor stopping the bout following the 7th round.
1960-11-13
138½Mauro Vazquez138½30 3 1
Plaza de Toros, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
W DQ4/10
 W  
DQ
4/10
  
1960-08-06
135Alfredo Urbina13524 4 2
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1960-05-31
133½Dave Charnley136¾35 6 1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
LKO9/10
 L 
KO
9/10
  
referee: Andrew Smyth
1960-04-25
135Gene Gresham135½23 1 1
Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Battling Ferdie
1960-03-17
135½Hilario Morales13624 4 1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Charley Randolph 99-92   judges: John Thomas 98-93, Tommy Herman 98-95
1959-12-10
136Baby Vasquez13570 21 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Van 97-95   judges: Joey Olmos 99-92, Tommy Herman 95-95
Vasquez was knocked down in the 7th round.
1959-09-28
133Len Matthews133¾20 2 1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1959-08-06
132Battling Torres13426 0 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Wilson 91-98   judges: Dick Young 90-97, George Latka 89-99
1959-07-16
132¼Mauro Vazquez135½25 0 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Van 93-93   judges: Dick Young 96-95, George Latka 95-93
Vazquez was knocked down in the 6th round for a two-count.
1959-06-06
134½Ray Riojas13533 11 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Dick Young 95-96   judges: Russ Bradford 98-94, Frankie Van 98-93
1959-04-08
135Eddie Perkins138½13 5 0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Walter Brightmore 45-48   judges: Harold Marovitz 48-47, E. Allen Frankel 46-47
1959-01-16
135Len Matthews133½15 0 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Wilson 97-95   judges: George Latka 94-96, Lee Grossman 96-95
1958-12-16
134½Johnny Gonsalves139½49 15 3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Vern Bybee 95-97 95-98 95-98
1958-11-15
134Johnny Gonsalves138½49 14 3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Wilson 97-95   judges: Joey Olmos 97-95, Lee Grossman 98-95
1958-10-18
133Jimmy Hornsby1339 1 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
time: 1:03   referee: John Thomas 89-84   judges: Tommy Hart 90-80, Jimmy Wilson 90-79
vacant USA California State lightweight title
The bout was stopped due to two badly swollen eyes, suffered by Hornsby.
1958-07-18
135Vicente Rivas134½18 1 1
Nuevo Circo, Caracas, Venezuela
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1958-05-15
135½Ezequiel Uribe1369 4 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Russ Bradford 96-96   judges: Reggie Gilmore 98-94, Lee Grossman 99-93
1958-04-17
135Baby Vasquez13464 14 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Charley Randolph 98-93   judges: Dick Young 97-94, Russ Bradford 98-95
1958-02-13
133½Mickey Northrup13523 16 3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 1:55   referee: Tommy Hart
1958-01-23
131Kid Anahuac12936 11 5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Van 96-95   judges: Tommy Herman 100-94, Dick Young 97-94
1957-12-05
132½Jimmy Lassiter13510 9 5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Lee Grossman 96-94   judges: Reggie Gilmore 98-93, Mushy Callahan 95-93
1957-08-03
131Lauro Salas12978 45 10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Frankie Van 117-113   judges: John Thomas 118-112, Jimmy Wilson 118-111
USA California State lightweight title
1957-07-06
132Tommy Tibbs130½41 42 3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Charley Randolph 98-92   judges: Tommy Hart 99-92, John Thomas 98-95
1957-05-18
134½Kid Centella13322 13 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 2:17
Centella was stopped on several cuts over his right eye.
1957-03-23
129Tommy Tibbs130½38 42 3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Van 94-96   judges: Lee Grossman 98-95, Jimmy Wilson 95-97
1957-02-14
132½Billy Evans126½29 42 19
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Tommy Hart 98-92   judges: Abe Roth 99-93, Lee Grossman 99-89
1956-10-20
130½Jimmy Moser127½6 1 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Van 97-91   judges: Tommy Herman 97-97, Lee Grossman 97-95
1956-08-25
128Gil Velarde13014 10 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Tommy Hart 94-92   judges: Dynamite Jackson 99-91, Charley Randolph 100-91
1956-06-23
130½Billy Evans12928 38 19
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LTKO4/10
 L 
TKO
4/10
  
time: 2:32   referee: John Thomas
A cut eye suffered by Armstead in the 1st round, ended the bout.
1956-05-05
129Vic Kid Ponce128½12 4 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
time: 0:51   referee: Lee Grossman
The bout was stopped after Ponce was knocked down for the 2nd time in the round. Armstead was a substitute for Tommy Bain.
1956-04-21
132Pete Aguirre13213 16 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
1956-03-24
122¾Manuel Baptista129½28 82 4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
time: 2:22
1956-02-11
129Al Tovar1302 1 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO6/6
 W  
TKO
6/6
  
time: 1:32   referee: Dynamite Jackson
1955-12-03
129Chico Arroyo1226 2 4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
1955-10-15
128½Billy Smith127½2 4 2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO5/6
 W  
TKO
5/6
  
Smith who was knocked down in the 3rd round, was stopped because of cuts over both of his eyes.
1955-08-06
127¼Herman Duncan1275 0 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LSD6/6
 L 
SD
6/6
  
1955-07-16
126Jesse Resendez129½5 0 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1955-05-28
128½Johnny O'Keefe128½4 22 3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO2/4
 W  
TKO
2/4
  
1955-04-30
Tommy English1 4 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO4/4
 W  
TKO
4/4
  
1955-04-09
125½Harvey Price124½0 2 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO1/4
 W  
TKO
1/4
  
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S
Scheduled/Pending
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