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Joe Erskine
Global ID16333
sexmale
birthdate 1934-01-26
death date 1990-02-02 (56)
divisionheavyweight
height5′ 11″   /   180cm
country United Kingdom
residenceCardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
birth placeCardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
birth nameJoseph Erskine
won 45 (KO 13) + lost 8 (KO 6) + drawn 1 = 54
rounds boxed 416 KO% 24.07
 
biography

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1964-10-27Billy Walker12-3-1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
referee: Bill Williams
1964-04-21Johnny Prescott24-3-2
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1964-03-03Jack Bodell15-3-0
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1963-10-13Karl Mildenberger37-2-1
Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanyLPTS1010
1963-08-10Freddie Mack19-15-2
Newtown Pavilion, Newtown, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Boxing news 16/8/63
1963-07-29Ray Cillien3-3-0
Drill Hall, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWTKO410x3
referee: James Brimmell
Boxing News 2/8/63
1962-12-12Alex Barrow10-11-0
Tower Circus, Blackpool, Lancashire, United KingdomWKO710x3
1962-11-20Mariano Echevarria24-19-4
Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1962-04-02Henry Cooper25-8-1
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomLTKO915x3
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1961-10-02George Chuvalo20-6-1
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWDQ510
time: 1:27 | referee: Sammy Luftspring
Chuvalo was disqualified for head-butting.
1961-03-21Henry Cooper22-7-1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomLTKO515x3
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1961-01-24Ulli Ritter20-4-6
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1960-09-22Jose Gonzalez29-21-6
Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWTKO510x3
referee: Ike Powell
Boxing News 30/9/60
1959-11-17Henry Cooper19-7-1
Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, United KingdomLTKO1215x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
"Cooper had floored Erskine twice with terrific left hooks and Erskine was hanging almost unconscious over the lower rope" when the refere stopped the bout. (New York Times)
1959-08-26Bruno Scarabellin24-1-1
Coney Beach Arena, Porthcawl, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: Billy Jones
1959-06-24Dick Richardson27-8-2
Coney Beach Arena, Porthcawl, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: Ike Powell
1959-02-24Willie Pastrano47-6-5
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1958-11-12Max Brianto9-3-1
Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1958-06-03Brian London20-3-0
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomLKO815x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
1958-02-21Ingemar Johansson18-0-0
Masshallen, Gothenburg, SwedenLTKO1315
referee: Herbert Tomser
EBU (European) heavyweight title
1957-11-25Joe Bygraves36-10-1
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
1957-09-17Henry Cooper14-5-0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1957-05-28Peter Bates23-7-1
Doncaster Racecourse, Doncaster, Yorkshire, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1957-02-19Nino Valdes37-14-3
Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, United KingdomLKO110x3
time: 2:03 | referee: Jack Hart
1956-08-27Johnny Williams60-9-4
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
vacant BBBofC British heavyweight title
Title vacated by Don Cockell's retirement
1956-05-07Dick Richardson17-2-1
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1956-03-19Guenter Nurnberg17-13-8
Market Hall, Carmarthen, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1956-01-16Marcel Limage33-7-1
Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1955-11-15Henry Cooper11-1-0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Eliminator for BBBofC British Heavyweight Title
1955-10-10Al Bernard8-11-3
Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWTKO210x3
1955-09-13Antonio Crosia9-1-0
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomWKO88x3
1955-08-29Uber Bacilieri18-8-6
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1955-07-18Henk de Voogd10-3-0
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWKO110x3
1955-05-09Ansell Adams18-19-3
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1955-04-26Simon Templar21-22-3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWTKO810x3
Referee called a halt
1955-03-15Peter Bates16-2-0
Embassy Rink, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1955-02-28Joe Crickmar8-7-0
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1955-02-15Cliff Purnell14-11-1
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1955-02-01Hugh McDonald5-15-3
Drill Hall, Willenhall, West Midlands, United KingdomWTKO68x3
1954-12-07Cliff Purnell13-8-1
Town Hall, Walsall, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1954-11-08Jack Walker1-2-0
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWKO16x3
1954-10-11Morrie Bush12-9-0
Market Hall, Haverfordwest, Wales, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1954-09-28Dennis Lockton4-7-0
Victoria Hall, Hanley, Staffordshire, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1954-09-14Jimmy Moran18-4-0
Drill Hall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1954-07-19Denny Ball4-2-0
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1954-06-01Joe Farley
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomWKO23x3
Novice Heavyweight Tournament First Series
1954-06-01Eddie Keith1-0-0
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomWTKO23x3
Novice Heavyweight Tournament Semi-Final
1954-06-01Denny Ball2-1-0
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomWPTS33x3
Novice Heavyweight Tournament Final
1954-05-11Mick Cowan3-3-0
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1954-05-01Frank Walshaw7-6-4
Drill Hall, Newtown, Wales, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1954-04-12Dinny Powell5-12-1
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomDPTS66x3
1954-03-22Frank Walker5-5-0
Costa Green Stadium, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWDQ58x3
1954-03-16Tommy Rogers1-0-0
Drill Hall, Willenhall, West Midlands, United KingdomWKO28x3
1954-03-09Alf Price15-8-1
Olympia Skating Rink, Hanley, Staffordshire, United KingdomWKO26x3
Erskine's debut

 
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