Leotis Martin
Global ID11981
birthdate 1939-03-10
death date 1995-11-20 (56)
height6′ 0½″   /   184cm
reach76″   /   193cm
aliasOtis Lee
country USA
residencePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth placeHelena, Arkansas, USA
won 31 (KO 19) + lost 5 (KO 2) + drawn 0 = 36
rounds boxed 219 KO% 52.78

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1969-12-06Sonny Liston49-3-0
International Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO912
time: 1:08 | referee: Mike Kaplan | judge: Mike Petrovich 34-37 | judge: Art Lurie 36-38 | judge: Ralph Mosa 35-38
vacant NABF heavyweight title
(Newly Created Title)
Martin was forced to retire shortly afterwards, as he suffered a detached retina in this bout. Martin took a mandatory 8-count in the fourth round. Liston was flattened with a vicious right.

1969-11-18Roger Russell13-6-2
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
referee: Bob Polis 47-43 | judge: Nate Lopinson 48-42 | judge: Lou Tress 49-43
1969-10-28Wendell Newton14-9-3
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO710
referee: John Fitzpatrick
1969-02-26Alvin Blue Lewis19-2-0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWSD1010
1968-11-26Alvin Blue Lewis19-1-0
Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO910
time: 1:33
1968-09-07Oscar Bonavena36-4-0
Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, ArgentinaLUD1010
192-199 | 195-200 | 192-199
1968-05-28Thad Spencer32-6-0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO910x3
time: 2:29 | referee: George Smith
1968-04-27Henry Clark14-3-2
Coliseum Arena, Oakland, California, USALMD1010
referee: Tony Bosnich 4-4 | judge: Rudy Ortega 3-6 | judge: Fred Apostoli 3-4
1968-04-05Karl Mildenberger53-4-3
Festhalle, Frankfurt, Hessen, GermanyWKO712
referee: Ben Bril
1967-11-27Roger Russell12-1-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALSD1010
referee: Pete Tomasco 44-46 | judge: Jack Styles 45-46 | judge: Lou Tress 47-46
1967-08-05Jimmy Ellis23-5-0
Astrodome, Houston, Texas, USALTKO912
time: 1:43 | referee: Ernie Taylor
Elimination Tournament for WBA Heavyweight Title
(Ellis-Martin/Bonavena-Mildenberger vs. Quarry-Patterson/Spencer-Terrell)

1967-06-06Billy Daniels21-16-3
Sports Arena, Toledo, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1967-05-29Lee Carr8-4-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO210
time: 2:27
1967-05-06Ulric Regis7-4-0
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad And TobagoWTKO510
time: 2:56
1967-02-26Remington Dyantyi4-1-1
Baltiska Hallen, Malmo, SwedenWTKO310
referee: Bengt Almqvist
Boxing News March 3, 1967
1967-02-03Mariano Echevarria33-37-6
Gothenburg, SwedenWRTD310
referee: Bengt Almqvist
Boxing News February 10, 1967
1966-12-22Roberto Davila17-7-0
Lima, PeruWPTS1010
1966-12-05Amos Johnson22-6-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO310
time: 2:09
1965-12-06Von Clay19-13-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1965-10-14Curtis Bruce19-17-1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO610
1965-05-10Sonny Banks18-6-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO910
referee: Joe Sweeney
Banks died as a result of injuries sustained in this bout.
1965-04-19Don Warner13-12-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO1
1965-03-29Earl Battles4-6-0
Hotel Philadelphia Auditorium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO3
1965-02-22Dave Bailey13-11-3
Philadelphia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1964-04-20Dave Russell6-13-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1964-02-25Allan Harmon26-9-4
Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWPTS66
1963-09-30Floyd McCoy14-14-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO28
time: 2:11
1963-07-22Billy Johnson2-2-0
Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO1
1963-06-24Johnny Alford15-8-3
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD66
29-26 | 29-26 | 29-26
1963-05-06Frank Davis1-1-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO26
time: 2:31
1963-04-13Monte Monnie McCoy3-1-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO46
time: 1:24 | referee: Pete Tomasco
1963-02-25Buddy Moore2-3-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1962-12-18Joe Washington4-9-1
American Legion Arena, Reading, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1962-05-21German Hernandez
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO1
1962-04-23Bob Rutherford2-0-0
Alhambra A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO4
1962-01-26Bobby Warthen3-0-0
Kenwick Terrace, Sarnia, Ontario, CanadaWSD44


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