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Johnny King
Global ID9924
sexmale
birthdate 1912-01-08
death date 1963-03-06 (51)
divisionbantamweight
country United Kingdom
residenceManchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
birth placeManchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
won 162 (KO 74) + lost 50 (KO 8) + drawn 15 = 228
rounds boxed 1853 KO% 32.46
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1947-02-10Jackie Paterson55-14-3
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomLKO715x3
BBBofC British bantamweight title
King down four times
Boxing NBews March 5, 1947

1947-01-14Teddy O'Neill39-25-7
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLPTS88x3
Vic Hardwicke
1946-11-08Frank Kenny42-19-8
King George's Hall, Blackburn, Lancashire, United KingdomLPTS88x3
Boxing News November 20, 1946
1945-09-08Eddie Miller62-13-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO312
time: 2:00
The Sydney Morning Herald September 10, 1945
1944-08-07Nel Tarleton117-21-8
City Ground, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomLPTS88x3
1944-03-24Nel Tarleton116-20-8
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWDQ210x3
Boxing News April 13, 1944
1943-12-15Syd Worgan56-32-8
Queensberry Club, Soho, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
Boxing News January 6, 1944 P 7 & 11
1943-11-19Ben Duffy20-6-1
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
Boxing News November 25, 1943
1942-06-23Fred Barry
Colombo, Sri LankaDPTS33
Boxing News July 9, 1942
1940-03-18Jackie Rankin10-10-2
Empress Stadium, Earl's Court, London, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
Boxing March 20, 1940
1939-11-20Billy Charlton17-15-1
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
Boxing November 22,1939
1939-10-14George Marsden185-93-37
Sportsdrome, Southampton, Hampshire, United KingdomWTKO412x3
Boxing October 18, 1939
1939-10-09Frank Kenny28-13-8
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
Boxing October 11, 1939
1939-09-30Johnny McManus11-8-3
Cartyne Greyhound Track, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO36x3
Boxing October 4, 1939
1939-07-03Phineas John130-64-28
Corn Exchange, Stroud, Gloucestershire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Source : Brian Strickland
1939-04-10Frank Parkes39-5-3
Brook Street Baths, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
Boxing April 12, 1939
1939-03-13Len Beynon143-28-10
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United KingdomLRTD712x3
King injured his ankle and was unable to stand.
Boxing March 15, 1939

1939-02-06Jackie Hurst17-16-3
Millbay Rinkeries, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWTKO912x3
1939-01-16Tom Smith57-7-2
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
Boxing January 18, 1939
1938-12-08Frank Kenny24-7-6
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: W. J. Farnell
Boxing December 14, 1938
1938-11-25Harry Edwards40-37-7
Batley Carr Rink, Dewsbury, Yorkshire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Hull Daily Mail - Saturday 26 November 1938
1938-11-21Rafael Valdez25-17-1
Public Baths, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United KingdomWKO110x3
1938-10-31Johnny Cusick54-10-2
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomLPTS1212x3
referee: C B Thomas
Boxing November 2, 1938
1938-10-19Harry Edwards40-34-7
Tower Ballroom, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWDQ610x3
Western Daily Press - Thursday 20 October 1938
1938-10-10Gustavo Ansini21-16-11
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
referee: Micky Fox
Boxing October 12, 1938
1938-09-30Johnny McManus10-5-2
Theatre Royal, Dublin, IrelandWRTD810
Boxing October 5, 1938
1938-09-01Freddie Miller199-23-8
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
referee: Arthur Myers
Boxing September 7, 1938
1938-08-15Hal Bagwell30-0-3
Kingsholm Rugby Ground, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United KingdomWKO510x3
1938-06-22Len (Nipper) Hampston93-21-3
Headingley Rugby Ground, Leeds, Yorkshire, United KingdomWDQ315x3
referee: Jack Hart
BBBofC British bantamweight title
Boxing June 29, 1938
1938-04-28Paul Dogniaux29-7-5
Paris, Paris, FranceLPTS1010
1938-03-03Dan McAllister14-2-0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
1938-02-09Johnny McGrory53-9-3
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
Boxing February 16, 1938
1938-01-27Billy Pleace3-8-2
Drill Hall, Exeter, Devon, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1938-01-10George Williams22-26-10
Colston Hall, Bristol, Avon, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
Boxing January 12, 1938
1937-12-20Benny Sharkey119-45-16
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1937-11-30Joe Green11-6-2
Victoria Hall, Hanley, Staffordshire, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
Boxing December 8, 1937
1937-11-02Tommy Burns8-11-2
Drill Hall, Oldham, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO210x3
1937-10-11Young Chocolate11-9-1
Colston Hall, Bristol, Avon, United KingdomWKO410x3
Western Daily Press - Tuesday 12 October 1937
1937-10-04Johnny Ryan12-4-5
Arena, Coventry, West Midlands, United KingdomWKO610x3
1937-09-13Spike Robinson13-17-2
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO510x3
Boxing September 15, 1937
1937-08-14George Marsden129-74-30
Poole Sports Arena, Poole, Dorset, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
referee: Jack Hart
Boxing August 18, 1936
1937-08-02Alex Alston5-10-1
Tower Circus, Blackpool, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1937-05-31Jackie Brown93-17-8
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWKO1315x3
BBBofC British bantamweight title
Attendance: 20,000
1937-04-23Alex Alston5-8-1
Tower Circus, Blackpool, Lancashire, United KingdomWDQ312x3
1937-04-19Gustavo Ansini20-11-10
Waverley Market, Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1937-03-17George Marsden122-69-29
Corn Exchange, York, Yorkshire, United KingdomWTKO912x3
1937-03-08Alex Alston4-7-1
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
Boxing March 10, 1937
1937-01-04George Marsden117-66-27
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
1936-12-09Jimmy Lester34-6-2
Holborn Stadium Club, Holborn, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1936-11-19Ginger Foran45-8-2
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS1212x3
referee: Ben Green
Boxing November 25, 1936
1936-10-12Johnny Cusick34-6-2
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomLPTS1212x3
Boxing October 14, 1936
1936-09-28Benny Sharkey116-44-16
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United KingdomLPTS1212x3
A significant victory for Sharkey which lifted him into Ring magazine's top ten featherweights for December 1936. Both fighters were floored in the fight.
1936-08-03Boyo Burns13-3-1
Blackpool Football Ground, Blackpool, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1936-07-23Tommy Steele85-23-11
Hyde Park, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWTKO512x3
Boxing July 29, 1936
1936-06-30KO Morgan59-8-0
Cathkin Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
Boxing July 8, 1936
1936-06-14Karel Vercammen0-2-1
Stadium, Rotherham, Yorkshire, United KingdomWKO312x3
1936-05-06Nel Tarleton96-14-8
Anfield Football Ground, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: Jack Hart
BBBofC British featherweight title
Boxing May 13, 1936
1936-02-21Gilbert Johnstone5-5-0
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
Boxing February 26, 1936
1936-02-18Spike Robinson7-7-2
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWTKO810x3
1936-01-19Fred Todkill6-2-0
New Street Sporting Club, Miles Platting, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO1012x3
Boxing January 22, 1936
1935-12-16Joseph Parisis11-16-3
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1935-11-22Jackie Brown79-15-8
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO612x3
Attendance: 8,000
Boxing November 27, 1935

1935-10-21Simon Chavez34-8-4
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Boxing Octoner 23, 1935. Also, from El Boxeo de Venezuela, 1922-81, edited by Luis E. Arias.
1935-10-10Nel Tarleton91-14-7
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomDPTS1212x3
Boxing October 16, 1935
1935-09-09Giovanni Sili22-16-14
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWKO110x3
Boxing September 11, 1935
1935-08-29Frank Baron0-1-0
Hyde Park, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWTKO812x3
1935-07-08Len Beynon90-17-7
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United KingdomWRTD615x3
referee: Jim Kenrick
Boxing July 10, 1935
1935-05-27Len (Nipper) Hampston64-13-3
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
vacant BBBofC British bantamweight title
1935-04-29George Williams12-19-8
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1935-04-06George Williams11-19-8
Labour Stadium, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United KingdomLPTS1212x3
1935-03-25Nel Tarleton91-12-7
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
Lancashire Evening Post - Tuesday 26 March 1935
1935-03-01Karel Vercammen0-1-1
Tower Circus, Blackpool, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1935-02-25Domenico Bernasconi44-20-5
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Boxing February 27, 1935
1935-02-08Michel Escargeuil6-3-1
Town Hall, Blackpool, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO512x3
1935-01-27Joe Horridge13-13-2
Royton NSB, Royton, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO215x3
Boxing January 30, 1935
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