Von Clay
Global ID27360
birthdate 1939-08-11
death date 2007-04-27 (67)
divisionlight heavyweight
country USA
residencePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
won 20 (KO 16) + lost 17 (KO 6) + drawn 2 = 39
rounds boxed 249 KO% 41.03

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1968-01-16Mark Tessman16-0-0
Houston, Texas, USALUD1010
90-100 | 90-100 | 88-100
1967-12-12Vic Brown10-12-0
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Eddie Seres 2-8 | judge: Richard Fay 2-8 | judge: Larry Brown 2-8
1967-10-09Johnny Persol17-4-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO810
time: 2:14 | referee: Joe Sweeney
1967-08-03Herman Harris23-22-1
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO4
1965-12-06Leotis Martin16-1-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1965-11-01LeRoy Green21-18-3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS66
1965-04-26Clarence Floyd11-12-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO210
time: 0:58 | referee: Zach Clayton
1963-10-18Piero Tomasoni18-1-2
Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma, Lazio, ItalyLKO110
1963-05-30Chic Calderwood34-3-1
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
referee: Frank Wilson
1963-05-10Karl Mildenberger35-2-1
Deutschlandhalle, Charlottenburg, Berlin, GermanyLPTS1010
1963-01-26Erich Schoppner33-0-4
Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanyLPTS1010
1962-12-05Eddie Cotton42-13-1
Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, Washington, USALUD1010
referee: Whitey Domstad 89-99 | judge: Norman Kunde 91-100 | judge: John Nenizich 91-100
1962-10-22Dick Young13-0-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO510
time: 2:38 | referee: Pete Tomasco
1962-10-11Brian London26-9-0
Tower Circus, Blackpool, Lancashire, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
1962-04-14Mauro Mina37-2-2
Estadio Nacional, Lima, PeruLKO610
referee: Jose Salardi
Attendance: 28,980
1961-12-29Alejandro Lavorante18-2-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALKO210
time: 1:10
1961-11-04Billy Hunter19-9-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO810
time: 0:27 | referee: John Thomas
Hunter was knocked down once in the 2nd, 4th, 6th, and 8th rounds.
1961-08-26Doug Jones18-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO1010
time: 2:21 | referee: Al Berl 3-5 | judge: Frank Forbes 1-8 | judge: Tony Rossi 3-6
1961-07-11Kirk Barrow22-5-1
Interstate Fairgrounds, Spokane, Washington, USAWKO510
referee: Joey August
Barrow was down twice in the 5th round.
1961-06-01Kirk Barrow22-4-1
Coliseum, Spokane, Washington, USAWKO610
time: 1:06 | referee: Joey August
Clay was knocked down in the 3rd round.
1961-04-24Harold Johnson63-8-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO215
time: 2:28 | referee: Dave Beloff
National Boxing Association World light heavyweight title
Clay was knocked down once in the 1st, and three times in the 2nd; which triggered the three knockdown rule.
1961-03-07Chic Calderwood29-0-0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1961-02-11Rodolfo Luciano Diaz15-2-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO510
time: 1:09 | referee: Harry Ebbets
1960-06-24Doug Jones14-0-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Al Berl 5-4 | judge: Charlie Rosen 2-6 | judge: Tony Rossi 3-6
1960-03-28Doug Jones13-0-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Petey Della 5-7 | judge: Mike Davidowitch 4-6 | judge: Jack Gordon 4-5
1960-03-15Clarence Floyd9-8-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALMD1010
referee: Pete Tomasco 43-47 | judge: Paul Stilley 43-47 | judge: Jack Styles 46-46
1960-02-01Art Miller7-7-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO710
time: 2:21 | referee: Zach Clayton
1959-10-09Sixto Rodriguez22-1-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
46-45 | 45-45 | 44-46
1959-08-21Sonny Ray19-7-6
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO510
Ray was knocked down in the 4th.
1959-07-27Clarence Hinnant40-15-1
Lighthouse Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO610
time: 2:19
1959-04-13Pat Roberts7-6-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO2
1959-03-13Art Miller7-5-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO66
time: 2:52 | referee: Herbie Kronowitz
Miller was knocked down twice in the 6th
1959-02-16Jim Robinson17-4-1
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO4
time: 1:34
Bout was stopped on cuts
1958-10-21Pat Roberts7-6-1
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS66
1958-10-13Paul Wright17-3-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1958-07-14Richard Hill7-3-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO16
time: 1:17
Hill was knocked down twice
1958-05-22Luther Chambers4-3-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO26
time: 2:41
1958-03-13Vince Merollo16-10-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO24
time: 1:54
1957-09-18Hal Chapman0-2-0
Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWPTS44


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