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Wilf Greaves
Global ID10915
sexmale
birthdate 1935-12-07
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 8″   /   173cm
aliasWilfie
country Canada
residenceWindsor, Ontario, Canada
birth placeEdmonton, Alberta, Canada
won 36 (KO 20) + lost 27 (KO 8) + drawn 2 = 65
rounds boxed 499 KO% 30.77
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1967-03-14Joey Durelle43-6-2
Paul Sauve Arena, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLRTD610
Greaves retired in his corner after the 6th round.
1963-09-05Ron Jones5-0-0
Paul Sauve Arena, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWTKO1010
1963-06-07Sandro Mazzinghi26-1-0
Velodromo Vigorelli, Milan, Lombardia, ItalyLKO510
time: 1:05
1963-05-04Blair Richardson36-4-1
Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaLUD1212
judge: Don Kerr 4-7 | judge: Alex Nickerson 4-5 | judge: Harold Johnson 4-6
Canada middleweight title
1963-02-25Joey Giardello90-24-8
Jacksonville, Florida, USALSD1010
1962-09-29Blair Richardson34-3-1
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, CanadaLTKO812
time: 0:33 | referee: Bobby Beaton
Canada middleweight title
Greaves was knocked down once in the 7th, and twice in the 8th round.
1962-07-28Blair Richardson34-2-1
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, CanadaWTKO1012
Canada middleweight title
Richardson was knocked down four times in the 10th round.
1962-03-27Mick Leahy39-10-4
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
referee: Tommy Little
Leahy was knocked down in the 4th and 6th rounds.
1961-12-08Sugar Ray Robinson146-9-3
Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALKO810
time: 0:43 | referee: Buck McTiernan
Robinson down in the second.
1961-09-25Sugar Ray Robinson143-9-3
Convention Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USALSD1010
referee: Lou Handler 45-44 | judge: Nick Timmisch 44-47 | judge: Al Goodman 44-46
Robinson down in the eighth.
1961-08-22Jimmy Ellis3-0-0
Fairgrounds Stadium, Louisville, Kentucky, USALMD1010
1961-08-05Willie Ross16-3-2
Ogden Stadium, Ogden, Utah, USAWKO510
time: 2:04 | referee: Harvey Murdock
1961-07-15Juan Carlos Rivero39-6-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO810
time: 2:59 | referee: Johnny LoBianco
Greaves was knocked down in the 2nd
1961-05-15Joey Giardello84-22-7
Alhambra A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO910
time: 1:39 | referee: Joe Sweeney
The referee stopped the bout, because Greaves left eye was closed from swelling.
1961-03-27Chico Vejar91-20-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Teddy Martin 3-7 | judge: Marvin Goldberg 4-5 | judge: Jack Gordon 4-5
Vejar gave a brief speech to the crowd after the fight announcing his retirement.
1961-02-04Obdulio Nunez18-2-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWMD88
1960-11-30Dick Tiger38-14-2
Edmonton Gardens, Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaLTKO915
time: 1:20 | referee: Johnny Smith
Commonwealth (British Empire) middleweight title
1960-10-15Obdulio Nunez15-2-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Murray Goodman 4-6 | judge: Leo Birnbaum 5-6 | judge: Joe Schechter 6-4
1960-06-22Dick Tiger38-13-2
Edmonton Gardens, Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaWSD1515
referee: Johnny Smith 6-5 | judge: Louis Schwarts 3-6 | judge: Les Wilox 7-5
Commonwealth (British Empire) middleweight title
1960-05-17Del Flanagan94-17-2
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALUD1010
referee: Billy McCabe 93-100 | judge: Johnny Stanton 94-98 | judge: Wally Holm 91-100
Attendance: 1,996 Gate: $7,043.46
1960-03-18Eduardo Lausse73-9-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO410
time: 1:33 | referee: Ruby Goldstein
Greaves knocked down twice in the 4th.
1960-02-03Ralph Tiger Jones49-26-4
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD1010
referee: Joey White 48-43 | judge: John Bray 48-44 | judge: Harold Marovitz 50-44
1960-01-14Eddie Bell3-4-0
Alhambra A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWRTD210
referee: Zach Clayton
Bell was not out for the 3rd round, due to eye irritation.
1959-12-18Phil Moyer18-2-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Al Lind 6-3 | judge: Tony Rossi 6-4 | judge: Mike Parisi 7-3
1959-10-15Leroy Flamond28-11-0
Stampede Corral, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaWKO412
time: 0:42 | referee: Barney Ross
Canada middleweight title
1959-05-11Victor Zalazar15-2-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Teddy Martin 3-7 | judge: Bill Forst 2-7 | judge: Charlie Rosen 2-8
Greaves was knocked down in the 10th.
1959-03-13Yama Bahama52-9-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Arthur Mercante 4-6 | judge: Leo Birnbaum 2-8 | judge: Artie Aidala 3-7
1959-02-20Gene Fullmer48-4-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALMD1010
referee: Harry Kessler 4-5 | judge: Jack Gordon 4-6 | judge: Nick Gamboli 5-5
Fullmer sustained a broken jaw keeping him out of the ring for six months.
1959-01-19Henry Bronko13-17-3
Sports Arena, Toledo, Ohio, USAWTKO310
time: 1:20 | referee: John Ousky
Bronko down 5 times.
1959-01-06Otis Woodard12-18-5
Graystone Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO810
1958-12-29James Roberts5-4-1
Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWKO110
1958-11-25Charley Cotton41-22-3
Graystone Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USAWSD1010
1958-10-22Billy Tuck22-8-1
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWKO310
time: 2:31
1958-09-08Eddie O'Hara9-12-2
Wismer Stadium, Pontiac, Michigan, USAWTKO710
1958-08-23Sherman Williams18-23-2
Jefferson Beach Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USAWUD1010
1958-06-23Otis Woodard12-15-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Harry Ebbets 5-3 | judge: Leo Birnbaum 6-4 | judge: Artie Aidala 8-2
1958-06-07Clarence Riley12-15-4
Motor City Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWUD1010
referee: Tom Briscoe 50-39 | judge: Ed Wagonlander 49-38 | judge: Jack Aspery 50-38
1958-04-26Cobey McCluskey23-16-7
Arena, Windsor, Ontario, CanadaWTKO412
vacant Canada middleweight title
1958-03-08Ernie Smith11-8-0
Motor City Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO610
time: 2:41 | referee: Lou Jallos
1958-01-28Jimmy Peters20-10-1
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWUD1010
referee: Cy Gottfried
1957-12-14Duke Harris23-4-1
Light Guard Armory, Detroit, Michigan, USAWMD1010
referee: Herman Spinelli 44-44 | judge: Andrew Brown 50-36 | judge: Bill Appleton 46-42
1957-12-06Ernest Burford13-3-0
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALUD88
1957-11-05Joey Giardello74-15-6
Denver, Colorado, USALUD1010
referee: Joe Ullmer 42-50 | judge: Don Perko 41-49 | judge: Black Bloom 38-49
1957-08-29Bobby Gordon9-13-1
McKee Stadium, Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
referee: Buck McTiernan 44-47 | judge: Buck Styperk 43-47 | judge: Art Tarzan McGivern 46-49
1957-06-28Jack Headon28-17-1
Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaWKO5
1957-06-01Johnny Neal7-7-0
High School Stadium, Mingo Junction, Ohio, USAWTKO610
referee: Al Perrone
1957-03-13Spider Webb20-1-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALUD1010
referee: Frank Sikora 42-49 | judge: Jim McManus 41-50 | judge: E. Allen Frankel 41-48
1957-02-25Johnny Eubanks16-1-0
Enright Theatre, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWKO210
time: 1:56 | referee: Buck McTiernan
1957-01-28Gene Fullmer38-3-0
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Salt Lake City, Utah, USALUD1010
referee: Ken Shulsen 0-9 | judge: Del Markham 3-6 | judge: Bob Yocom 1-8
1956-12-17Italo Scortichini34-18-6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Mark Conn 1-9 | judge: Bert Grant 3-7 | judge: Nick Gamboli 1-8
Greaves was knocked down in the 1st.
1956-11-22Terry Rindal18-2-1
Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaWKO2
1956-10-20Arley Seifer12-5-0
Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaWTKO710
1956-09-14Ralph Tiger Jones40-16-3
Capitol Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USALSD1010
referee: Marty Gallagher 93-94 | judge: Charley Buck 92-97 | judge: Julian Whitestone 97-90
1956-08-11Jimmy Sanders54-27-5
Harding Stadium, Steubenville, Ohio, USAWTKO710
1956-07-09Al Andrews39-18-2
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1956-06-22Alan Kennedy23-8-1
Auditorium, Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaWPTS1010
referee: Steve Trojack
1956-05-15Jimmy Perrault25-9-1
Auditorium, Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaWUD1010
referee: Steve Trojack
Perrault was knocked down in the 1st round.
1956-04-02Ernie Smith5-3-0
Pittsburgh Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO48
1956-03-06Howard Schwartz
Pittsburgh Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1956-01-23Arley Seifer10-2-0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1956-01-04Clint Martin0-1-0
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWKO3
1955-12-16Tony Percy24-14-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS66
1955-09-23Bobby Jackson3-3-0
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS44
1955-08-10Warren Hegge5-7-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1955-08-03Lee Owens0-2-2
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USADPTS44

 
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