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Johnny Arthur
Global ID16327
sexmale
birthdate 1929-08-29
death date 2005-05-19 (75)
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 2″   /   188cm
country South Africa
residenceWhite River, Mpumalanga, South Africa
birth placeSprings, Gauteng, South Africa
birth nameJohn Duncan Arthur
won 33 (KO 27) + lost 8 (KO 2) + drawn 0 = 41
rounds boxed 230 KO% 65.85
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1957-05-11Buddy Walker6-11-1
Roan Mine Club, Luanshya, ZambiaWTKO310
1956-11-10Dries Niemann8-1-0
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO312
South African heavyweight title
1956-10-13Gawie de Klerk5-0-0
Showgrounds, Bulawayo, ZimbabweWTKO210
1956-06-11George Chuvalo4-0-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLUD88
referee: Sammy Luftspring
1956-04-04Willie Pastrano34-4-5
Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALUD1010
referee: Francis Kercheval 1-9 | judge: Pete Giarusso 1-9 | judge: Eddie Wolfe 0-10
1956-01-09James J. Parker27-5-4
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1212
Recognized in Canada as being for the vacant Empire title.
1955-12-06Billy Wallace12-5-1
Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USAWKO28
1955-08-23Bob Albright19-2-3
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USALPTS1010
1955-06-11Bob Dunlap30-10-1
Armory, Portland, Oregon, USAWPTS1010
referee: Ralph Gruman
1955-05-10Frank Buford22-28-7
Victoria Pavilion, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaWTKO210
time: 1:35 | referee: Dave Boyer
1955-01-31Eddie Cameron19-8-2
Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaWTKO310
time: 1:15
1955-01-20Jimmy Walls19-31-2
Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaWRTD210
1954-05-15Mike Oberholzer5-5-0
Rugby Grounds, Kroonstad, Free State, South AfricaWTKO612
South African heavyweight title
1954-01-30Don Cockell62-11-1
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaLPTS1515
referee: Willie Smith
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
1953-07-24Louw Strydom13-6-0
Olympia Ice Rink, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWRTD612
referee: Ted Benjamin
South African heavyweight title
Cut eye
1953-06-15Jack Kukard13-11-2
Drill Hall, Cape Town, Western Cape, South AfricaWKO112
South African heavyweight title
Time; 0:63
1953-04-11Louw Strydom13-5-0
Agricultural Hall, Kroonstad, Free State, South AfricaWRTD1112
South African heavyweight title
1953-01-31Louw Strydom13-4-0
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWRTD912
referee: Wilf Lubbe
South African heavyweight title
Cut eye
1952-10-13Johnny Williams48-5-3
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomLTKO715x3
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
1952-09-10George Nuttall20-11-2
Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWTKO710x3
1952-08-20Frank Bell16-5-1
Coney Beach Arena, Porthcawl, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1952-06-10Ansell Adams14-11-2
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomLPTS88x3
1952-05-20Noel Reed13-11-0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1951-12-01Jo Weidin29-11-1
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaLKO310
referee: Peter Murrell
1951-10-27Conrad Botha6-8-0
Market Hall, Krugersdorp, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO310
1951-09-15Fred Vorster16-12-1
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO210
1951-05-19Reg Andrews29-6-4
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1010
1951-04-28Archie J L Smith21-10-1
City Hall, Bloemfontein, Free State, South AfricaWRTD610
1951-03-31George Hunter10-4-0
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1010
Arthur became uncrowned Champion
1951-03-07Johnny Risko6-5-4
Rugby Grounds, Kroonstad, Free State, South AfricaWKO310
1951-02-24Conrad Botha6-6-0
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO610
1951-01-06Archie J L Smith21-8-1
Davies Stadium, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South AfricaWRTD410
referee: Jock Veitch
1950-12-19Fanie van Vuuren5-6-1
Town Hall, Germiston, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO110
1950-11-07Rex Christie0-1-0
City Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO14
Time; 1:30
1950-05-31John L Botha4-7-2
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO210
1950-04-08Japie Smit4-4-2
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO210
1949-09-23Barney Collins8-6-1
P.A.M. Brink Stadium, Springs, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO610
1949-08-31Piet Strydom7-2-0
Caledonian Grounds, Pretoria, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1010
1949-08-06Nick van Rensburg1-6-1
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO24
1949-06-04Adrian Scheepers2-7-0
Olympia Ice Rink, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO14
1949-05-12James J Britt23-26-2
Plaza Theatre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO34

 
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