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Joe Erskine

W L D
45 8 1
13 KOs 6 KOs
last 6


bouts 54
rounds 416
KOs 24%
 
global ID 16333
birth nameJoseph Erskine
born 1934-01-26
death date1990-02-02 / age 56
debut1954-03-09 / age 20
divisionheavyweight
height5′ 11″   /   180cm
residence
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
birth place
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1964-10-27
194Billy Walker196½12 3 1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Bill Williams
1964-04-21
195Johnny Prescott19224 3 2
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1964-03-03
195Jack Bodell190½15 3 0
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1963-10-13
Karl Mildenberger21337 2 1
Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1963-08-10
194Freddie Mack185½19 15 2
Newtown Pavilion, Newtown, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Boxing news 16/8/63
1963-07-29
195½Ray Cillien1903 3 0
Drill Hall, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
referee: James Brimmell
Boxing News 2/8/63
1962-12-12
195Alex Barrow19510 11 0
Tower Circus, Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1962-11-20
207½Mariano Echevarria195½24 19 4
Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1962-04-02
200½Henry Cooper191½25 8 1
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
LTKO9/15
 L 
TKO
9/15
  
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1961-10-02
212¼George Chuvalo20520 6 1
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W DQ5/10
 W  
DQ
5/10
  
time: 1:27   referee: Sammy Luftspring
Chuvalo was disqualified for head-butting.
1961-03-21
190Henry Cooper18822 7 1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
LTKO5/15
 L 
TKO
5/15
  
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1961-01-24
191¾Ulli Ritter196¼20 4 6
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1960-09-22
191Jose Gonzalez19729 21 6
Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
referee: Ike Powell
Boxing News 30/9/60
1959-11-17
192¼Henry Cooper188¾19 7 1
Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LTKO12/15
 L 
TKO
12/15
  
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
"Cooper had floored Erskine twice with terrific left hooks and Erskine was hanging almost unconscious over the lower rope" when the refere stopped the bout. (New York Times)
1959-08-26
193Bruno Scarabellin195¾24 1 1
Coney Beach Arena, Porthcawl, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Billy Jones
1959-06-24
190½Dick Richardson202¾27 8 2
Coney Beach Arena, Porthcawl, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Ike Powell
1959-02-24
193Willie Pastrano18547 6 5
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1958-11-12
195¾Max Brianto2049 3 1
Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1958-06-03
195½Brian London20420 3 0
White City Stadium, White City, London, United Kingdom
LKO8/15
 L 
KO
8/15
  
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
1958-02-21
193¼Ingemar Johansson197½18 0 0
Masshallen, Gothenburg, Sweden
LTKO13/15
 L 
TKO
13/15
  
referee: Herbert Tomser
EBU (European) heavyweight title
1957-11-25
Joe Bygraves36 10 1
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
1957-09-17
198Henry Cooper189½14 5 0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1957-05-28
203Peter Bates196¾23 7 1
Doncaster Racecourse, Doncaster, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1957-02-19
196½Nino Valdes207½37 14 3
Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LKO1/10
 L 
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:03   referee: Jack Hart
1956-08-27
195½Johnny Williams198¾60 9 4
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
vacant BBBofC British heavyweight title
Title vacated by Don Cockell's retirement
1956-05-07
192Dick Richardson200½17 2 1
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1956-03-19
Guenter Nurnberg17 13 8
Market Hall, Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1956-01-16
197Marcel Limage188¾33 7 1
Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1955-11-15
197Henry Cooper188½11 1 0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Eliminator for BBBofC British Heavyweight Title
1955-10-10
195Al Bernard2209 11 3
Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1955-09-13
196Antonio Crosia204½9 1 0
White City Stadium, White City, London, United Kingdom
W KO8/8
 W  
KO
8/8
  
1955-08-29
Uber Bacilieri18 8 6
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1955-07-18
195Henk de Voogd21511 3 0
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1955-05-09
193½Ansell Adams196¼18 19 3
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1955-04-26
197½Simon Templar219½21 22 3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
Referee called a halt
1955-03-15
Peter Bates16 2 0
Embassy Rink, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1955-02-28
Joe Crickmar8 7 0
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1955-02-15
Cliff Purnell14 11 1
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1955-02-01
196Hugh McDonald2405 15 3
Drill Hall, Willenhall, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W TKO6/8
 W  
TKO
6/8
  
1954-12-07
194½Cliff Purnell193½13 8 1
Town Hall, Walsall, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1954-11-08
193Jack Walker201½1 2 0
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
1954-10-11
200Morrie Bush20412 9 0
Market Hall, Haverfordwest, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1954-09-28
207¾Dennis Lockton190½4 7 0
Victoria Hall, Hanley, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1954-09-14
207Jimmy Moran21018 4 0
Drill Hall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1954-07-19
200Denny Ball1994 2 0
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1954-06-01
195Denny Ball2042 1 0
White City Stadium, White City, London, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
Novice Heavyweight Tournament Final
1954-06-01
195Eddie Keith1931 0 0
White City Stadium, White City, London, United Kingdom
W TKO2/3
 W  
TKO
2/3
  
Novice Heavyweight Tournament Semi-Final
1954-06-01
195Joe Farley174debut
White City Stadium, White City, London, United Kingdom
W KO2/3
 W  
KO
2/3
  
Novice Heavyweight Tournament First Series
1954-05-11
192½Mick Cowan188½3 3 0
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1954-05-01
193Frank Walshaw1917 6 4
Drill Hall, Newtown, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1954-04-12
196Dinny Powell1865 12 1
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1954-03-22
199Frank Walker2015 5 0
Costa Green Stadium, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W DQ5/8
 W  
DQ
5/8
  
1954-03-16
199Tommy Rogers2151 0 0
Drill Hall, Willenhall, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
1954-03-09
196¼Alf Price18315 8 1
Olympia Skating Rink, Hanley, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
Erskine's debut
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Draw
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No Contest
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