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David Kotey
Global ID12005
sexmale
birthdate 1950-12-07
divisionfeatherweight
height5′ 7½″   /   171cm
aliasDavid Poison
country Ghana
residenceAccra, Ghana
birth placeAccra, Ghana
won 43 (KO 24) + lost 7 (KO 3) + drawn 2 = 52
rounds boxed 398 KO% 46.15
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1989-10-02Akwei Addo3-3-0
Accra, GhanaLKO912
African Boxing Union lightweight title
1988-07-02Mama Mohamed0-1-0
Accra, GhanaWTKO510
1987-06-12Mama Mohamed
Accra, GhanaWPTS1010
1982-04-30Davidson Andeh11-0-0
Lagos, NigeriaLKO9
1981-11-28David Capo2-8-1
Accra, GhanaWPTS1010
1980-06-06Joe Skipper1-1-0
Cotonou, BeninWPTS1010
From West African newspapers (Michel Gladu).
1980-03-01Ismael Abbey
Accra, GhanaWPTS1010
From West African newspapers (Michel Gladu).
1979-02-03Tapsoba Tiga1-1-0
Accra, GhanaWTKO8
1978-09-29Eddie Ndukwu9-0-0
Lagos, NigeriaLPTS1515
Commonwealth (British Empire) featherweight title
1978-02-15Danny Lopez35-3-0
Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALTKO615
time: 1:18 | referee: Ray Solis
WBC World featherweight title
1977-12-04Victor Diaz0-1-0
Accra, GhanaWKO3
1977-10-30Jose Resto13-66-8
Accra, GhanaWPTS1010
1977-07-30Laurent Bazie3-0-2
Accra, GhanaWPTS1515
vacant African Boxing Union featherweight title
African Featherweight Title
1977-04-30Billy Wade5-22-1
Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, GhanaWKO5
1976-11-06Danny Lopez31-3-0
Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, GhanaLUD1515
referee: Harry Gibbs
WBC World featherweight title
Kotey down in the 11th round.
1976-07-16Shig Fukuyama27-10-3
Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, JapanWKO315
time: 0:21 | referee: Harry Gibbs 20-18 | judge: George Slater 20-17 | judge: Takeo Ugo 19-16
WBC World featherweight title
1976-03-06Flipper Uehara11-2-1
Accra, GhanaWTKO1215
referee: Harry Gibbs
WBC World featherweight title
1975-12-21David Sotelo8-12-3
Accra, GhanaWPTS1010
1975-09-20Ruben Olivares80-5-1
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWSD1515
referee: Rudy Jordan 144-145 | judge: Dick Young 143-142 | judge: Chuck Hassett 144-143
WBC World featherweight title
Olivares down in 1st
1975-03-28Laurent Bazie0-0-1
Abidjan, Côte D’IvoireDPTS1010
From Fraternite Matin, Abidjan (Michel Gladu).
1974-12-07Evan Armstrong39-13-1
Accra, GhanaWTKO1015
Commonwealth (British Empire) featherweight title
1974-11-09Osmanu Toure
Accra, GhanaWTKO5
1974-02-02Tahar Ben Hassen26-7-3
Tunis, TunisiaWKO115
time: 1:30
vacant African Boxing Union featherweight title
1973-12-14Peter Koloko
Kumasi, GhanaWKO2
1973-10-06Bingo Crooks11-6-2
Accra, GhanaWKO610
1972-10-18Sakae Nakamura7-3-1
International Hotel, Essendon, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
1972-08-23Ray Rose8-3-0
Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWKO3
1972-07-27Tony Cunningham6-14-2
South Sydney Rugby League Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWUD1010
referee: Jimmy Carruthers 50-40 | judge: Snowy Robbins 50-41 | judge: Alan Moore 50-40
1972-07-13Rex Downard14-6-2
South Sydney Rugby League Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1010
referee: Jimmy Carruthers
1972-06-29Ted Bonner17-10-4
South Sydney Rugby League Club, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO1010
referee: Jimmy Carruthers
1972-06-22Alan Pressnell9-10-1
Dorset Gardens Hotel Motel, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
referee: Gus Mercurio
1972-05-29Andy Broome8-0-2
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLPTS88
1971-12-03Cassimo Alhassan0-1-0
Accra, GhanaWKO3
1971-06-05Freddie Mensah
Accra, GhanaDPTS1010
1970-11-28Bob Seifu
Accra, GhanaWKO3
1970-10-30Joe Issaka
Koforidua, GhanaWKO2
1970-09-03Joe Banks
Tamale, GhanaWKO3
1970-08-29Buddy Guy0-1-0
Accra, GhanaWPTS88
1970-03-07Buddy Guy
Accra, GhanaWPTS88
1969-12-02Cassimo Alhassan
Takoradi, GhanaWKO3
1969-08-30Asebi Bookye
Precipe, GhanaWKO10
1969-06-14Teddy Walker0-2-0
Black Star, Accra, GhanaWKO48
1969-03-01Teddy Walker0-1-0
Brogade Gas Factory, Accra, GhanaWPTS88
1968-08-31Teddy Walker
Accra, GhanaWPTS88
1968-05-04Abu Morgan
Tamale, GhanaWPTS88
1968-03-01Kid Killer
Precipe, GhanaWKO8
1967-06-05Peter Aywith
TogoWPTS1010
1967-03-02Shido Armah
Accra, GhanaWKO3
1967-02-05Emmanuel Dudzro
TogoWPTS88
1966-12-10Bob Cofie11-8-0
Accra, GhanaWKO610
1966-09-03Abu Norgah
Accra, GhanaWKO46
According to Bob Yalen (newspaper check), Kotey fought Abu Norgah on this date, not "Abu Morgan."
1966-02-05Famous Lartey0-2-0
Accra, GhanaWPTS66

 
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