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Hedgemon Lewis
Global ID12562
sexmale
birthdate 1946-02-25
divisionwelterweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 8″   /   173cm
country USA
residenceDetroit, Michigan, USA
birth placeGreensboro, Alabama, USA
won 53 (KO 26) + lost 7 (KO 4) + drawn 2 = 63
rounds boxed 439 KO% 41.27
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1976-03-20John H Stracey43-3-1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomLTKO1015x3
time: 1:25 | referee: Harry Gibbs
WBC World welterweight title
1975-12-12Harold Weston18-6-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
1975-11-22Carlos Palomino17-1-2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USADMD1010
referee: Rudy Jordan 4-4 | judge: Lou Filippo 3-6 | judge: Pat Murphy 3-3
1975-05-07Rafael Rodriguez14-2-1
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWSD1010
1975-03-19Rafael Rodriguez14-1-1
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWUD1010
1974-12-03Armando Muniz35-8-1
Forum, Inglewood, California, USALUD1010
referee: George Latka 4-6 | judge: Larry Rozadilla 4-5 | judge: Bobby Rings 1-6
1974-08-03Jose Napoles77-6-0
Palacio de Deporte, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLTKO915
time: 2:40 | referee: Ramon Berumen | 74-80 | 74-80 | 74-80
WBC World welterweight title
WBA World welterweight title
1974-04-28Felipe Vaca29-7-0
Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoWKO4
1974-03-01Jose Miranda12-11-3
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Chuck Hassett 9-1 | judge: Frank Rustich 7-2 | judge: Fred Hayes 8-1
1973-12-10Johnny Gant28-5-2
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Tony Perez 7-2 | judge: Teddy Martin 9-1 | judge: Johnny Dran 10-0
1973-11-07Rudy Barro10-8-0
Sacramento, California, USAWKO310
time: 2:52
1973-10-13Chucho Garcia90-23-6
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWUD1010
9-1 | 8-1 | 6-3
1973-03-31Ruben Vazquez Zamora10-9-0
Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USAWTKO610
time: 2:12 | referee: Chuck Hassett
1972-12-08Billy Backus36-12-4
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USAWUD1515
referee: Tony Phillips 10-4 | judge: Joe Palmer 10-4 | judge: Joe Abraham 12-2
NYSAC World welterweight title
1972-10-13Jose Luis Baltazar17-15-0
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USAWUD1010
1972-07-21Mario Marquez6-7-1
San Diego, California, USAWKO210
1972-06-16Billy Backus35-11-4
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USAWUD1515
referee: Arthur Mercante 9-6 | judge: Harold Lederman 8-6 | judge: Joe Palmer 7-6
vacant NYSAC World welterweight title
Backus was knocked down in the 2nd round.
1972-05-08Ruben Vazquez Zamora9-6-0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Dick Young 9-2 | judge: Pat Murphy 8-0 | judge: George Latka 9-1
Vazquez was knocked down in the 2nd round.
1971-12-14Jose Napoles70-5-0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USALUD1515
referee: Larry Rozadilla 6-8 | judge: John Thomas 7-8 | judge: George Latka 4-9
WBC World welterweight title
WBA World welterweight title
1971-09-24Jose Gabino32-50-5
Convention Center, Anaheim, California, USAWKO610
time: 1:12 | referee: Rudy Jordan
1971-07-31Cassius Greene14-11-1
Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California, USAWTKO610
time: 2:55 | referee: George Latka
1971-06-28Arturo Lomeli28-10-1
Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoWKO610
1971-05-17Percy Pugh45-18-0
Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWTKO810
time: 2:10 | referee: Ernest Cojoe
1971-05-07Leroy Romero9-3-0
Minidome, Pocatello, Idaho, USANCND310
referee: Dale Trumbo
1971-01-12Adolph Pruitt38-9-2
Honolulu International Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USALUD1010
referee: Walter Cho
1970-10-31Manuel Avitia25-19-3
Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills, California, USAWTKO810
time: 3:00 | referee: George Latka
The ring doctor stopped the bout after the 8th round, after Avitia cited breathing problems after being hit in the Adam's apple. Los Angeles Times
1970-10-08Raul Soriano49-16-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: John Thomas 6-3 | judge: Chuck Hassett 8-3 | judge: Lee Grossman 8-2
1970-08-13Chucho Almazan6-4-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO810
time: 1:23 | referee: George Latka | judge: John Thomas | judge: Abe Cohen
1970-07-07Raul Rodriguez43-15-1
Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoWTD210
1970-06-19Severo Balboa31-3-1
Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills, California, USAWKO310
time: 1:35 | referee: Larry Rozadilla
1970-05-26Ricky Ortiz23-18-1
Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills, California, USAWTKO310
time: 2:06 | referee: Bobby Rings
Ortiz was knocked down four times.
1970-05-13Gustavo Garcia10-11-3
Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoWKO510
1969-12-18Don Cobbs13-4-0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWUD1010
referee: Lou Jallos
1969-10-04Ernie Lopez37-6-1
Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USALTKO1010
time: 2:33 | referee: George Latka 6-2 | judge: Larry Rozadilla 2-5 | judge: Rudy Jordan 2-6
1969-07-10Ernie Lopez37-5-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Dick Young 7-4 | judge: Lee Grossman 6-5 | judge: John Thomas 5-4
1969-04-10Oscar Albarado24-0-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Dick Young 10-1 | judge: Lee Grossman 11-1 | judge: Joey Olmos 9-2
1969-03-20Miguel Hernandez29-12-4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO110
referee: Dick Young
Hernandez was counted after the 1st round round bell.
1968-10-31Celso Olivas2-5-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO110
time: 1:18 | referee: Lee Grossman
1968-09-19Miguel Aguilar6-5-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: John Thomas
1968-09-03Shelly Lyons8-3-2
Circle Arts Theater, San Diego, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Hal Rickards 10-3
1968-07-18Ernie Lopez32-5-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALTKO910
time: 1:48 | referee: John Thomas
1968-06-13Doug McLeod22-21-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO210
referee: Lee Grossman
McLeod was stopped on cuts.
1968-05-16Bob Murray14-2-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Dick Young 11-0 | judge: Rudy Jordan 8-1 | judge: Eddie Fierro 7-1
1968-04-25Jose Valenzuela3-6-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWRTD510
time: 3:00 | referee: Larry Rozadilla
The bout was stopped after the 5th round.
1968-04-04Ruben Rivera18-13-1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO210
time: 2:08
1967-10-19Miguel Aguilar5-1-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
1967-08-24Carl Jordan12-20-4
Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS99
Jordan was knocked down in the second round.
1967-06-26Colin Fraser15-5-0
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS88
1967-06-15Gary Broughton4-9-2
Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS88
1967-05-12Primus Williams4-17-2
Detroit, Michigan, USAWUD88
1967-04-13Mel Fields3-5-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO35
time: 1:18
1967-03-23Charley Lewis2-6-0
Convention Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWPTS66
1967-03-18Sam Ivory1-9-0
Armory, Newark, Ohio, USAWTKO510
1967-01-29Primus Williams4-16-2
Newark, Ohio, USAWPTS66
1966-12-01Phil Garcia1-2-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO36
1966-11-21Dawson Smith2-0-1
Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS66
1966-11-01Charley Lewis2-4-0
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAWPTS66
1966-10-26Calves DeJarenente0-1-0
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USAWKO1
1966-09-13Arnold Bushman0-1-0
Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWKO3
1966-08-29Mike Belski2-0-0
Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO16
referee: Morris Sherman
1966-08-05Larry Youngblood0-1-1
Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO24
1966-07-11Larry Youngblood0-0-1
Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USAWUD44
1966-05-13Arnold Bushman
Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USAWKO3

 
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