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Brian London
Global ID9380
sexmale
birthdate 1934-06-19
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 0″   /   183cm
reach72″   /   183cm
aliasBlackpool Rock
country United Kingdom
residenceBlackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom
birth placeHartlepool, County Durham, United Kingdom
birth nameBrian Sydney Harper
won 37 (KO 26) + lost 20 (KO 11) + drawn 1 = 58
rounds boxed 361 KO% 44.83
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1970-05-12Joe Bugner25-2-0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomLTKO510x3
1969-09-03Jerry Quarry32-3-4
Oakland Arena, Oakland, California, USALKO210
time: 2:30 | referee: Rudy Ortega
London was knocked down twice in the 2nd round.
1969-04-10Jim Fletcher10-7-3
Liverpool Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLTKO112x3
time: 1:20 | referee: Billy Simpson
1969-02-06Henry Clark16-4-2
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
referee: George Smith 49¼-49¼
1968-06-10Jack Bodell45-9-0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLTKO912x3
Eliminator for BBBofC British Heavyweight Title
1968-02-29Roberto Davila17-11-0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLTKO610x3
referee: Harry Warner
1967-11-13Zora Folley76-8-4
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: Harry Gibbs 49¾-48¾
1967-08-15James J Woody10-2-0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: Roland Dakin 49¼-49
1967-03-09Jerry Quarry21-1-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALUD1010
referee: John Thomas 1-8 | judge: George Latka 2-8 | judge: Dick Young 2-9
1966-08-06Muhammad Ali24-0-0
Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, United KingdomLKO315x3
time: 1:40 | referee: Harry Gibbs
World Heavyweight Title
1966-06-21Amos Johnson22-3-2
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWDQ710x3
referee: Ike Powell
Referee Powell disqualified Johnson for persistent use of the head.
1966-05-02Thad Spencer28-4-0
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
referee: Bill Williams
1965-09-20Roger Rischer27-9-2
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWKO110x3
time: 0:50 | referee: George Smith
1965-03-30Billy Walker14-3-1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1965-02-02Giorgio Masteghin15-4-0
Tower Circus, Blackpool, Lancashire, United KingdomWRTD410x3
time: 0:55
1964-12-15Chip Johnson9-5-1
Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United KingdomWTKO410x3
referee: Chris Maggs
1964-08-13Johnny Prescott25-4-2
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
referee: Wally Thom
1964-02-24Henry Cooper27-9-1
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: Frank Wilson
vacant EBU (European) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
1963-12-02Bill Nielsen19-3-1
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO410x3
referee: Jim Folland
1963-05-08Don Warner13-7-3
Winter Gardens, Blackpool, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1963-04-21Ingemar Johansson25-2-0
Johanneshov Ice Stadium, Stockholm, SwedenLPTS1212
referee: Andrew Smyth
1963-01-29Tom McNeeley26-5-0
Olympia, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: Harry Gibbs
1962-10-11Von Clay16-7-2
Tower Circus, Blackpool, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1962-08-14Howard King38-25-8
Blackpool, Lancashire, United KingdomWKO610x3
time: 2:17 | referee: Wally Thom
1962-07-07Santo Amonti43-3-2
Rigamonti Stadium, Brescia, Lombardia, ItalyLPTS1010
1962-02-26Young Jack Johnson23-16-1
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1961-10-17Eddie Machen38-4-1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomLRTD510x3
referee: Andrew Smyth
1961-04-24Billy Hunter19-8-3
Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO810x3
1960-08-29Dick Richardson28-11-2
Coney Beach Arena, Porthcawl, Wales, United KingdomLTKO815x3
referee: Andrew Smyth
EBU (European) heavyweight title
1960-04-26Pete Rademacher6-2-1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWKO710x3
time: 0:15 | referee: Ike Powell
1959-12-01Nino Valdes47-18-3
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomLTKO710x3
1959-05-01Floyd Patterson34-1-0
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Indianapolis, Indiana, USALKO1115
time: 0:51 | referee: Frank Sikora
World Heavyweight Title
1959-01-12Henry Cooper17-7-1
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: Ike Powell
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1958-09-30Willie Pastrano47-5-5
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWTKO510x3
referee: Jack Hart
A bad cut on Pastrano's left eye led to the stoppage.
1958-06-03Joe Erskine32-2-1
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomWKO815x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
1958-02-25Willie Pastrano43-5-5
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
referee: Bill Williams
1957-12-10Howie Turner20-5-6
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1957-08-12Kitione Lave31-7-2
Greyhound Stadium, West Hartlepool, County Durham, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Eliminator for Commonwealth (British Empire) Heavyweight Title
1957-07-01Peter Bates23-8-1
Engineer's Club, West Hartlepool, County Durham, United KingdomWKO210x3
time: 2:14
Bates down three times in 1st and twice in 2nd
1957-05-27Willy Schagen24-13-4
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWKO110x3
1957-03-05Robert Duquesne14-6-2
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWKO18x3
1957-02-03Heinz Neuhaus37-6-6
Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanyLPTS1010
1956-11-19Werner Wiegand34-14-5
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO210x3
1956-08-27Trevor Snell7-3-0
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWKO28x3
1956-07-09George Naufahu4-3-0
Engineer's Club, West Hartlepool, County Durham, United KingdomWTKO410x3
1956-05-01Henry Cooper12-2-0
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLTKO110x3
1956-03-13Jose Peyre7-2-0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWTKO110x3
time: 1:10
1956-01-17Jim Cooper5-2-0
Streatham Ice Rink, Streatham, London, United KingdomWTKO410x3
1955-12-06Basil Kew5-2-1
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWTKO28x3
1955-11-11Prosper Beck1-15-4
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWKO110x3
1955-10-24Simon Templar21-25-4
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, United KingdomWTKO78x3
1955-10-07Jose Gonzalez14-7-6
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO38x3
1955-08-08Robert Eugene9-28-4
Engineer's Club, West Hartlepool, County Durham, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1955-07-11Paddy Slavin22-23-1
Engineer's Club, West Hartlepool, County Durham, United KingdomWTKO28x3
1955-06-06Dinny Powell6-13-2
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWKO46x3
1955-05-23Hugh McDonald5-16-3
Engineer's Club, West Hartlepool, County Durham, United KingdomWKO28x3
1955-04-18Frank Walshaw7-7-4
Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWKO26x3
1955-03-22Dennis Lockton5-10-0
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO16x3

 
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