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Johnny Famechon
Global ID11519
sexmale
birthdate 1945-03-28
divisionfeatherweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 5½″   /   166cm
reach65″   /   165cm
country Australia
residenceMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
birth placeParis, France
birth nameJean-Pierre Famechon
won 56 (KO 20) + lost 5 (KO 0) + drawn 6 = 67
rounds boxed 624 KO% 29.85
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1970-05-09Vicente Saldivar35-1-0
Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma, Lazio, ItalyLUD1515
referee: Harry Gibbs 68-71 | judge: Guerrino Bordini 68-72 | judge: Mario Ferrara 70-73
WBC World featherweight title
1970-04-11Arnold Taylor17-3-1
Ellis Park Tennis Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1010
referee: Andy Malloch
1970-01-06Fighting Harada55-6-0
Metropolitan Gym, Tokyo, JapanWKO1415
time: 1:09 | referee: Nick Pope 61-58 | judge: Hiroyuki Tezaki 60-59 | judge: Ernie Christensen 62-54
WBC World featherweight title
1969-12-09Pete Gonzalez28-17-5
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWKO310x3
referee: Harry Gibbs
1969-11-11Miguel Herrera14-16-1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: Harry Gibbs 50-49
Both fighters made 128lb contracted weight for the bout.
1969-07-28Fighting Harada54-5-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1515
referee: Willie Pep 70-69
WBC World featherweight title
1969-05-20Jimmy Anderson26-7-0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: Harry Gibbs 49¾-48½
Both boxers announced as being inside the 9st 2lbs limit.
1969-04-21Giovanni Girgenti23-5-3
Hilton Hotel (Anglo American SC), Mayfair, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: Harry Gibbs 49¾-48½
1969-03-21Jose Jimenez32-13-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
referee: Terry Reilly
1969-01-21Jose Legra109-5-4
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
referee: George Smith 74½-73¼
WBC World featherweight title
1968-10-18Nevio Carbi26-8-6
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
1968-09-13Billy McGrandle13-1-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWTKO1215
Commonwealth (British Empire) featherweight title
Recognized in Australia only as for Famechon's World Featherweight title claim
1968-07-26Vincenzo Pitardi35-10-5
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
referee: Terry Reilly
1968-07-01Freddie Rengifo22-4-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO1010
referee: Vic Patrick
1968-05-20Bobby Valdez21-4-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWDQ1315
Recognized in Australia only as for the vacant World Featherweight title after the retirement of Vicente Saldivar
1968-04-05Antonio Herrera40-8-5
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
1968-03-11Rene Roque28-5-4
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceDPTS1010
1968-02-16Isao Ichihara18-6-2
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
1967-11-24John O'Brien21-12-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWTKO1115
referee: Terry Reilly
Commonwealth (British Empire) featherweight title
Cut eye stoppage.
1967-10-20Michel Houdeau26-2-2
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWTKO610
referee: Terry Reilly
1967-09-22Don Johnson42-17-3
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
referee: Terry Reilly
1967-07-21Gilberto Biondi17-9-3
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
1967-07-07James Skelton9-3-4
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
1967-05-26Lothar Abend22-2-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
1967-04-14Roberto Wong1-4-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
1967-03-03Andrea Silanos29-3-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWKO210
referee: Terry Reilly
1967-01-20Giovanni Girgenti15-1-2
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
referee: Terry Reilly
Attendance 6,500.
1966-12-09Giovanni Girgenti15-1-1
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS1010
1966-10-07Jose Caetano dos Santos4-20-4
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
1966-06-10Domenico Chiloiro12-2-2
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS1212
1966-05-04Noel Kunde10-8-0
Festival Hall, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWTKO412
time: 2:05 | referee: Les Parker
1966-04-01Domenico Chiloiro11-1-2
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1515
referee: Terry Reilly
Australian featherweight title
1966-03-11Noel Kunde10-7-0
Festival Hall, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWTKO812
referee: Les Parker
Cut Eye Stoppage
1966-02-25Carmelo Coscia21-3-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1212
1966-02-11Mario Sitri30-19-2
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1212
referee: Terry Reilly
1965-10-29Gilberto Biondi14-7-2
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLPTS1212
1965-10-15Harold Hopkins2-2-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWTKO412
referee: Terry Reilly
1965-09-24Max Murphy36-25-6
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWKO715
Australian featherweight title
1965-07-19Max Murphy35-25-6
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1212
1965-06-11Singtong Por Tor3-7-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1212
1965-06-04Domenico Chiloiro7-1-1
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS1212
referee: Terry Reilly
1965-04-01Dion Murphy13-0-0
Christchurch, Canterbury, New ZealandLPTS1010
1965-03-19Domenico Chiloiro7-0-1
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1515
referee: Terry Reilly
Australian featherweight title
1965-02-08Billy Males11-2-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO612
referee: Vic Patrick
Cut Eye Stoppage.
1964-11-06Pat Gonzales11-5-4
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1212
1964-09-18Ollie Taylor11-1-1
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1515
referee: Terry Reilly
Australian featherweight title
1964-08-28Max Murphy35-22-6
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1212
1964-08-07Arthur Clarke17-12-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWTKO912
referee: Terry Reilly
1964-05-22Les Dunn26-6-2
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWKO1010
Australia - Victoria State featherweight title
1964-03-20Jake Gulino17-13-3
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1212
1964-02-21Johnny Evans13-6-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWTKO712
referee: Terry Reilly
1963-11-29Jake Gulino17-12-3
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1212
1963-10-25Osei Renner3-8-2
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
1963-10-04Jimmy Smith10-3-1
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS1010
1963-09-06Roy Spackman7-8-1
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS88
1963-08-23Bobby Daldy2-2-1
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS88
1963-07-19Kevin Bell10-9-1
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS88
1963-04-20Bobby Daldy1-0-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS66
1963-03-08Ken Edwards2-7-1
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWKO6
1962-11-16Roy Spackman5-4-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS66
referee: Al Basten
1962-10-05Nicky Wells4-4-2
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWTKO34
referee: Al Basten
1962-06-22Roy Spackman4-4-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLPTS66
1962-06-01Gordon Crooks
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWTKO26
referee: Al Basten
1962-04-06Brian Levier2-0-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS44
referee: Al Basten
1961-09-15Peter Barnes5-1-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWKO44
referee: Al Basten
1961-08-04Salvatore Casabene1-2-2
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWTKO24
referee: Micky Tollis
1961-06-09Sammy Lang3-0-0
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaDPTS33
referee: Al Basten

 
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