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John Conteh
Global ID18309
sexmale
birthdate 1951-05-27
divisionlight heavyweight
height6′ 0″   /   183cm
reach76″   /   193cm
country United Kingdom
residenceKirkby, Merseyside, United Kingdom
birth placeLiverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
won 34 (KO 24) + lost 4 (KO 1) + drawn 1 = 39
rounds boxed 288 KO% 61.54
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1980-05-31James Dixon12-14-1
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWTKO510x3
time: 2:49 | referee: Ron Hackett
1980-03-29Matthew Saad Muhammad24-3-2
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALTKO415
time: 2:27 | referee: Octavio Meyran 28-30 | judge: Charley Spina 28-29 | judge: Harry Gibbs 28-30
WBC World light heavyweight title
1979-08-18Matthew Saad Muhammad23-3-2
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALUD1515
referee: Carlos Padilla 142-146 | judge: Harry Gibbs 143-144 | judge: Charley Spina 141-146
WBC World light heavyweight title
1979-06-04Ivy Brown19-6-0
Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1979-04-09Jesse Burnett19-8-1
Anglo-American Sporting Club, Mayfair, London, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
referee: Harry Gibbs
Conteh down in 1st and 8th rounds
1978-09-26Leonardo Rodgers8-2-0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWKO710x3
time: 1:15
1978-06-17Mate Parlov21-1-1
Red Star Stadium, Belgrade, SerbiaLSD1515
referee: Rudy Ortega 147-141 | 141-145 | 140-143
WBC World light heavyweight title
Attendance: 40,000
1978-02-07Joe Cokes21-7-1
Michael Sobell Sports Centre, Islington, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: Roland Dakin 100-90
1977-03-05Len Hutchins26-2-1
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWTKO315x3
time: 1:05 | referee: Sid Nathan
WBC World light heavyweight title
Hutchins, down in the 3rd, cut on the left eyebrow in a 1st round head clash
1976-10-09Yaqui Lopez31-3-0
Forum, Copenhagen, DenmarkWUD1515
referee: Rudolf Drust 149-145 | judge: Marcello Bertini 149-145 | judge: Raymond Baldeyrou 148-146
WBC World light heavyweight title
1975-08-16Willie Taylor11-3-3
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
referee: Dick Woerhle
1975-03-11Lonnie Bennett23-2-0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWTKO515x3
time: 1:10 | referee: Roland Dakin
WBC World light heavyweight title
Cut eye stoppage.
1974-10-01Jorge Victor Ahumada41-5-2
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
referee: Harry Gibbs 147-142
vacant WBC World light heavyweight title
1974-05-21Chris Finnegan26-5-1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWTKO615x3
EBU (European) light heavyweight title
BBBofC British light heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) light heavyweight title
Fight stopped due to cuts.
1974-03-12Tom Bogs74-5-1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWTKO715x3
EBU (European) light heavyweight title
1974-02-12Les Stevens17-2-0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
7-3
1973-12-14Fred Lewis37-15-1
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWTKO310x3
referee: Wally Thom
1973-10-23Baby Boy Rolle33-7-2
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
referee: Roland Dakin
Commonwealth (British Empire) light heavyweight title
1973-09-10Vicente Rondon39-11-1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWTKO910x3
referee: Roland Dakin
1973-05-22Chris Finnegan25-4-1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
referee: Sid Nathan
EBU (European) light heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) light heavyweight title
BBBofC British light heavyweight title
1973-03-13Rudiger Schmidtke29-3-3
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWTKO1215x3
time: 2:28
EBU (European) light heavyweight title
1973-02-14Terry Daniels28-9-1
Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO710
1973-01-15Dave Matthews16-1-1
Nottingham Ice Stadium, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
50-48¼
1972-12-05Sam McGill12-2-1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO910x3
1972-11-14John Hudgins14-13-5
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWKO310x3
time: 1:30 | referee: Roland Dakin
1972-10-31Bill Drover32-11-3
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWKO710x3
time: 2:24
1972-10-10Ferenc Kristofcsak3-11-1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO18x3
referee: Harry Gibbs
1972-09-26Eddie Duncan5-1-1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
49-49¼
1972-07-19Johnny Mac7-13-0
Croke Park, Dublin, IrelandWTKO28
referee: Billy Duncan
1972-06-06Billy Aird12-3-1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO88x3
referee: Don Chandler
Cut eye stoppage.
1972-04-25Joe Gholston8-6-1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO58x3
referee: Harry Humphreys
1972-03-28Ruben Figueroa5-7-0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWKO28x3
1972-02-15Larry Sykes2-1-0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWKO18x3
1972-01-25Wilhelm Janco11-2-0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO18x3
referee: Jack Short
Cut eye stoppage.
1971-12-07Emilio Okee6-16-2
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO58x3
referee: Doug Jenkins
1971-11-24Tony Burwell5-19-2
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomWPTS88x3
referee: Roland Dakin
1971-11-16Frank Bullard9-11-0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWTKO210x3
referee: Bob Galloway
1971-11-08Pierre Minier25-17-2
World Sporting Club, Mayfair, London, United KingdomWTKO58x3
1971-10-18Okacha Boubekeur8-3-1
National Sporting Club,Cafe Royal, Piccadilly, London, United KingdomWKO18x3
Pro debut for Conteh

 
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