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John Lester Johnson

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34 16 1
23 KOs 3 KOs
global ID 39884
role boxer
bouts 51
rounds 322
KOs 45%

status inactive
birth name John Leslie Johnson
born 1893-08-13
nationality
USA
death date 1968-03-27 / age 74
debut 1912-06-03
division light heavyweight
height 5′ 11½″   /   182cm
residence
New York, New York, USA
birth place
Suffolk, Virginia, USA

Career

dateopponentw-l-d
last 6
locationresult
1929-05-22 Les Kennedy
18 2 0
18 2 0
Wilmington Bowl, Wilmington
L
PTS
10/10
1928-11-01 Walter Hoffman
7 5 4
7 5 4
Orange Belt A.C., San Bernardino
W
PTS
10/10
1928-10-09 Neal Clisby
33 15 13
33 15 13
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles
L
PTS
10/10
1928-09-20 Long Tom Hawkins
22 16 5
22 16 5
Pasadena
W
DQ
4/10
1928-08-07 Chief Metoquah
29 20 4
29 20 4
10th Street Arena, Modesto
W
PTS
10/10
1928-05-22 Neal Clisby
29 14 13
29 14 13
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles
L
PTS
10/10
1928-05-11 Long Tom Hawkins
21 14 5
21 14 5
Coliseum, San Diego
W
PTS
10/10
1927-12-13 Benny Hill
11 11 12
11 11 12
10th Street Arena, Modesto
W
TKO
4/10
1927-09-21 Roy Cliffe
16 12 5
16 12 5
National Hall, San Francisco
W
KO
1/10
1927-05-13 Sailor Joe Hughes
30 31 20
30 31 20
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco
W
KO
6/10
1927-01-27 Ralph Smith
13 2 2
13 2 2
Greenwich Coliseum, Tacoma
L
PTS
6/6
1927-01-04 Tiny Jim Herman
50 13 11
50 13 11
Crystal Pool, Seattle
W
PTS
6/6
1926-11-30 Tony Fuente
39 10 3
39 10 3
Civic Auditorium, Fresno
L
DQ
4/10
1926-10-06 George Cook
20 23 5
20 23 5
Auditorium, Oakland
W
TKO
7/10
1926-08-27 George Cook
20 23 4
20 23 4
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco
D
PTS
8/8
1926-04-20 Tony Fuente
36 6 3
36 6 3
Arena, Vernon
L
DQ
3/10
1926-04-06 Bob Roper
55 40 12
55 40 12
Arena, Vernon
W
PTS
10/10
1926-01-27 Sammy Olson
21 12 8
21 12 8
National Hall, San Francisco
W
PTS
10/10
1925-10-10 Ray Bennett
6 5 2
6 5 2
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York
W
KO
2/12
1924-08-18 Battling Gahee
21 11 5
21 11 5
Idora Park, Youngstown
W
KO
11/12
1923-07-24 Tut Jackson
45 6 6
45 6 6
Idora Park, Youngstown
W
KO
4/12
1922-12-26 Ray Bennett
5 3 1
5 3 1
15th Regiment Armory, New York
W
PTS
12/12
1922-12-05 Jamaica Kid
19 22 7
19 22 7
15th Regiment Armory, New York
L
PTS
12/12
1922-09-22 Silent Puryear
3 2 0
3 2 0
National A.C., Philadelphia
L
DQ
2/6
1922-06-02 Kid Norfolk
91 21 5
91 21 5
Riverside Arena, Covington
L
NWS
12/12
1922-05-24 Mexican Joe Lawson
1 3 0
1 3 0
Oak Hill Auditorium, Youngstown
W
KO
4/12
1921-10-20 Rough House Ware
11 19 4
11 19 4
Jamaica A.C., Jamaica, Queens
W
KO
3/15
1921-08-31 Battling Gahee
11 4 3
11 4 3
Riverside Arena, Covington
W
KO
9/12
1921-02-02 Kid Norfolk
80 18 5
80 18 5
Roller Palace Rink, Detroit
L
NWS
10/10
1921-01-11 Battling Jim McCreary
8 6 3
8 6 3
Mechanics Building, Boston
L
DQ
8/10
1920-10-09 Battling Jim McCreary
6 5 3
6 5 3
Fenway Park, Boston
L
PTS
10/10
1920-06-14 Kid Norfolk
68 18 5
68 18 5
Convention Hall, Rochester
L
KO
1/10
1920-06-07 Kid Norfolk
68 17 5
68 17 5
Flower City A.C., Rochester
W
DQ
3/10
1920-02-03 Fred Fulton
55 7 1
55 7 1
Mechanics Building, Boston
L
KO
8/12
1919-10-03 Kid Norfolk
59 17 5
59 17 5
Lyric Theater, Baltimore
L
PTS
15/15
1919-06-10 Harry Wills
48 6 6
48 6 6
Jersey City
L
NWS
8/8
1916-12-22 Sailor Grande
37 18 12
37 18 12
Harlem S.C., New York
L
NWS
10/10
1916-11-17 Porky Dan Flynn
47 25 19
47 25 19
Harlem S.C., New York
W
NWS
10/10
1916-10-27 Jim Savage
24 15 4
24 15 4
Harlem S.C., New York
W
KO
1/10
1916-10-02 Jack Keating
8 14 0
8 14 0
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn
W
TKO
5/10
1916-09-21 Jack Herrick
15 20 15
15 20 15
Olympia Boxing Club, New York
D
NWS
10/10
1916-09-15 Sailor Grande
33 16 11
33 16 11
Brown's Gym A.A., Far Rockaway, Queens
L
NWS
10/10
1916-09-09 Sailor Grande
32 16 11
32 16 11
Fairmont A.C., Bronx
L
NWS
10/10
1916-08-25 Larry Williams
31 19 8
31 19 8
Brown's Gym A.A., Far Rockaway, Queens
W
KO
3/10
1916-07-14 Jack Dempsey
22 1 5
22 1 5
Harlem S.C., New York
D
NWS
10/10
1916-04-07 Harry Wills
29 5 4
29 5 4
Harlem S.C., New York
L
NWS
10/10
1916-02-04 Cleve Hawkins
7 7 2
7 7 2
Harlem S.C., New York
W
NWS
10/10
1916-02-03 George Kid Cotton
11 15 2
11 15 2
Unity Cycle Club, Lawrence
W
TKO
7/12
1916-01-24 Bill Tate
7 10 1
7 10 1
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn
W
DQ
9/10
1915-08-30 Dave Mills
5 5 5
5 5 5
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn
W
NWS
10/10
1915-07-06 Anastasio Penalver
2 1 0
2 1 0
Havana
W
KO
1/10
1915-06-25 John Budinich
14 2 0
14 2 0
Teatro Politeama, Havana
W
KO
1/10
1915-04-23 Dave Mills
5 4 5
5 4 5
Havana
W
PTS
10/10
1915-04-17 Bill Scott
30 24 8
30 24 8
Havana
L
DQ
8/10
1915-03-31 Anastasio Penalver
2 0 0
2 0 0
Havana
W
KO
2/10
1915-03-12 Harry Wills
23 3 4
23 3 4
Tommy Burns Arena, New Orleans
L
PTS
20/20
1915-02-27 Dave Mills
5 3 5
5 3 5
Havana
W
KO
10/10
1915-01-25 Bill Tate
2 8 0
2 8 0
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York
D
NWS
10/10
1915-01-11 Joe Jeannette
91 20 17
91 20 17
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York
L
NWS
10/10
1914-12-28 Bill Tate
2 7 0
2 7 0
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn
W
NWS
10/10
1914-12-04 Gunboat Washington
debut
debut
Olympia Boxing Club, New York
W
KO
2/10
1914-09-07 Ed Butts
debut
debut
New Polo A.C., New York
W
TKO
2/10
1914-07-15 Silas Green
4 2 0
4 2 0
Stadium A.C., New York
D
NWS
6/6
1914-06-13 Bob Lee
4 9 0
4 9 0
Fairmont A.C., Bronx
W
KO
1/10
1914-04-13 Willie Langford
2 2 4
2 2 4
Olympic A.C., New York
L
NWS
10/10
1913-12-26 George Robinson
9 2 3
9 2 3
Olympia Boxing Club, New York
L
NWS
10/10
1913-12-11 Bob Lee
3 7 0
3 7 0
Olympia Boxing Club, New York
W
KO
3/10
1913-10-11 Bill Watkins
7 4 0
7 4 0
Liberal A.C., Staten Island
W
NWS
10/10
1913-09-09 Sam Langford
94 8 25
94 8 25
Atlantic Garden A.C., New York
L
KO
1/10
1913-08-23 Bill Watkins
5 4 0
5 4 0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
L
NWS
10/10
1913-08-05 Bob Lee
1 6 0
1 6 0
Atlantic Garden A.C., New York
W
KO
3/10
1913-07-22 Joe Jeannette
77 19 13
77 19 13
Atlantic Garden A.C., New York
L
NWS
10/10
1913-06-02 George Robinson
8 1 2
8 1 2
Olympia Boxing Club, New York
D
NWS
10/10
1912-06-03 Bartley Madden
1 0 0
1 0 0
Central Institute, Newark
L
NWS
4/4
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