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Frank Johnson

W L D
47 11 0
26 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 58
rounds 417
KOs 45%
 
global ID 24320
aliasGolden Boy
born 1928-11-27
death date1970-06-07 / age 41
debut1946-10-17 / age 17
divisionlightweight
height5′ 7″   /   170cm
residence
Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
birth place
Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1957-05-21
146¼Boswell St Louis140¼36 11 10
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
LTKO5/8
 L 
TKO
5/8
  
1957-05-06
147¼Ray Corbett14518 16 2
Engineer's Club, West Hartlepool, County Durham, United Kingdom
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
1957-03-29
149Sandy Manuel145¾25 12 1
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1956-12-17
146Peter Waterman145¾34 1 1
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
LTKO10/15
 L 
TKO
10/15
  
BBBofC British welterweight title
1956-11-19
147Ziyaris Taki14523 10 2
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
Taki suffered two broken bones in his right hand and had to quit.
1956-10-15
147Pierrot Wouters14629 3 1
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1956-09-03
147Albert Carroll14826 3 1
Engineer's Club, West Hartlepool, County Durham, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1956-07-31
147Jimmy Croll148¼28 6 1
Engineer's Club, West Hartlepool, County Durham, United Kingdom
W TKO6/8
 W  
TKO
6/8
  
1956-04-13
Joe Lucy24 8 0
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
LTKO8/15
 L 
TKO
8/15
  
BBBofC British lightweight title
1956-01-24
Sammy McCarthy39 5 1
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1955-11-28
Gordon Goodman47 6 5
Town Hall, Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1955-10-04
137¾Solly Cantor136¾48 16 9
Streatham Ice Rink, Streatham, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1955-06-03
137Guy Gracia13529 8 3
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1955-04-26
Joe Lucy23 6 0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
BBBofC British lightweight title
1955-03-15
Johnny Mann42 13 10
Embassy Rink, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1954-12-10
135Johnny Butterworth133¼32 7 2
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
BBBofC Central Area lightweight title
1954-11-08
135¾Alby Tissong132¾39 8 3
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1954-10-04
137¾Bola Lawal13426 9 1
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1953-10-09
135Pat Ford133¾16 1 0
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
LKO13/15
 L 
KO
13/15
  
referee: Terry Reilly
Commonwealth (British Empire) lightweight title
1953-08-28
135Pat Ford133½15 1 0
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Terry Reilly
Commonwealth (British Empire) lightweight title
1953-06-09
135½Joe Lucy13519 3 0
White City Stadium, White City, London, United Kingdom
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
1953-01-23
134½Frank Flannery13533 16 9
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
W TKO10/15
 W  
TKO
10/15
  
referee: Terry Reilly
vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) lightweight title
1952-09-05
136½Tommy Bailey137½49 20 3
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1952-08-25
Jim Findlay28 8 0
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1952-07-25
131Tommy McGovern13540 13 3
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
BBBofC British lightweight title
1952-05-07
131¾Tommy Barnham13574 14 4
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
Final Eliminator for BBBofC British Lightweight Title
1952-02-12
134½Elis Ask13639 10 3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1952-01-16
131¾Allan Tanner135¾20 8 1
Seymour Hall, Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1951-12-10
Jackie Keough16 2 0
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1951-11-27
Terry Riley23 18 3
Streatham Ice Rink, Streatham, London, United Kingdom
W KO3/8
 W  
KO
3/8
  
1951-11-12
Steve Walsh11 4 0
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W KO7/8
 W  
KO
7/8
  
1951-10-29
Teddy Odus3 1 1
The Dome, Brighton, Sussex, United Kingdom
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1951-10-22
128Jim Kenny12734 7 2
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
1951-09-07
128½Stan Salter125½11 2 1
Connaught Drill Hall, Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
1950-12-04
133Bobby Dodoo125¾debut
Town Hall, Northampton, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
W TKO1/8
 W  
TKO
1/8
  
1950-11-27
128½Jock Bonas127½60 16 3
Skating Rink, Bedford, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
1949-12-17
Jim Gifford5 0 0
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1949-11-28
127Dai Davies12712 3 2
Skating Rink, Bedford, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Boxing News 7 December 1949
1949-10-24
126Richie Kid Tanner12484 53 6
Skating Rink, Bedford, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
W TKO6/8
 W  
TKO
6/8
  
1949-09-01
126¾Charlie Neeson1313 1 0
Royal Hippodrome, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Boxing News 14 September 1949 p12
1949-05-28
Dave Watson10 9 3
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1949-03-14
Hal Crosbie8 9 1
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W KO6/8
 W  
KO
6/8
  
1949-02-12
Dave Watson7 8 2
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1949-01-15
Eddie Magee6 2 4
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1948-09-02
Jim Dwyer3 0 0
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1948-01-15
125Tommy Bailey127½16 3 0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
Both men down during fight.
1947-12-26
Van Robinson6 6 0
Hanley, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
1947-11-21
126Charlie White12812 3 1
Tower Circus, Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1947-11-07
Jimmy Green9 9 1
Tower Circus, Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
1947-10-10
Ron Perrydebut
Olympia Skating Rink, Hanley, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
1947-09-23
Con Kid Bailey3 2 2
Hanley, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1947-09-13
Billy Speersdebut
Olympia Skating Rink, Hanley, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
1947-09-02
Mickey Green1 2 0
Olympia Skating Rink, Hanley, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
Cut eye stoppage.
1947-07-29
Billy Ellis1 1 0
Victoria Hall, Hanley, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1947-07-24
124Paddy Burke1260 1 0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
Corner threw in towel.
1947-06-30
Tony McGowan7 13 4
Winter Gardens, Morecambe, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1947-05-05
Ronnie Sinclair2 3 0
Winter Gardens, Morecambe, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
1946-10-17
Mickey Donovan2 8 0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
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