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Johnny Williams
Global ID34757
sexmale
birthdate 1926-12-25
death date 2007-01-29 (80)
divisionheavyweight
country United Kingdom
residenceRugby, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
birth placeBarmouth, Wales, United Kingdom
won 60 (KO 38) + lost 11 (KO 6) + drawn 4 = 75
rounds boxed 466 KO% 50.67
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1956-11-16Joe Bygraves33-9-0
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomLTKO610x3
1956-08-27Joe Erskine28-0-1
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
vacant BBBofC British heavyweight title
Title vacated by Don Cockell's retirement
1956-04-13Tommy Jackson26-4-1
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USALTKO410
time: 2:49 | referee: Marty Gallagher
1956-02-04Willi Hoepner45-5-1
Festhalle, Frankfurt, Hessen, GermanyDPTS1010
1955-07-26Kitione Lave23-3-2
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWTKO110x3
1955-06-06Jack Gardner26-5-0
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomLKO512x3
Final Eliminator for BBBofC British and Commonwealth (British Empire) Heavyweight Title
1955-04-18Lucien Touzard7-4-1
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWTKO310x3
1955-03-05Hennie Quentemeijer13-2-1
Newtown, Wales, United KingdomWKO210x3
1954-12-10Roger Francis Coeuret12-3-1
King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWTKO410x3
1954-09-14Jack Hobbs15-2-0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWTKO710x3
Eliminator British Heavy Title
1954-04-04Hugo Salfeld14-3-10
Rote Erde Stadion, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanyWPTS1010
1954-01-22Gerhard Hecht42-4-6
Sportpalast, Schoeneberg, Berlin, GermanyWKO210
1953-11-10Al Bernard4-4-2
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1953-10-05Fred Powell28-7-0
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWKO210x3
1953-05-12Don Cockell59-11-1
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: Sam Russell
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
1953-04-13Ansell Adams16-11-2
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1953-02-15Heinz Neuhaus25-1-4
Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanyLKO910
1952-12-10Werner Wiegand23-2-4
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWKO510x3
1952-10-13Johnny Arthur20-2-0
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWTKO715x3
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
1952-07-22Jimmy Rouse13-13-7
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USAWTKO710
1952-03-11Jack Gardner22-4-0
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
referee: Jack Hart
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
1951-12-04Omelio Agramonte46-15-0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
According to Boxing News, Williams was down for a 7-count in round one, but won every round after that and put Agramonte down for "4" in round seven.
1951-10-14Heinz Neuhaus21-0-3
Rote Erde Stadion, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanyDPTS1010
1951-06-05Jo Weidin28-8-1
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomWTKO610x3
referee: Fred Blakeborough
1951-03-27Aaron Wilson17-3-0
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1951-03-19Reg Andrews29-5-4
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWKO28x3
1950-12-12Bill Weinberg42-21-5
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomLTKO610x3
Williams fought with an injured left arm but won each of the first five rounds. However, Weinberg dropped him with a left in round six for a nine-count, and Williams "asked permission to retire."
(Boxing News, December 20, 1950, page 6.)

1950-11-14George Kaplan20-2-0
Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO78x3
1950-07-17Jack Gardner19-2-0
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomLPTS1212x3
Final Eliminator British Empire and British Heavy Title
1950-06-06Pat Comiskey72-11-2
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomLTKO610x3
1950-02-28Vern Escoe23-11-0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: Teddy Waltham
Eliminator for British Empire (Commonwealth) Heavyweight Title
Fight was so close many ringside booed the decision.

1950-02-20Lloyd Barnett18-8-0
Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1950-01-24Piet Wilde18-10-0
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWKO48x3
1949-09-06Stephane Olek24-8-0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1949-08-17Piet Wilde17-8-0
Coney Beach Arena, Porthcawl, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1949-06-20Paddy Slavin11-4-0
St Andrews (Birmingham City FC), Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWTKO38x3
1949-06-02Nils Andersson10-5-1
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1949-04-19Ken Shaw23-8-4
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWTKO810x3
1949-01-29Nick Wolmarans14-6-2
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO410
referee: Willie Smith
1948-12-16Billy Wood3-3-1
City Hall, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaWKO48
1948-11-06Fred Vorster11-5-0
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS88
1948-09-21Jock Taylor18-9-3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1948-09-02Reg Spring23-13-7
Civic Hall, Exeter, Devon, United KingdomWTKO610x3
1948-07-27Don Cockell32-4-1
Embassy Rink, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWTKO28x3
Cut eye
1948-06-22Gene Fowler9-14-0
St James Park (Exeter FC), Exeter, Devon, United KingdomWKO38x3
1948-05-18Don Cockell28-4-1
Highfield Road (Coventry FC), Coventry, West Midlands, United KingdomLPTS88x3
1948-04-20Bobby Ogg6-0-0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1948-03-11Sid Falconer1-0-0
Smethwick, West Midlands, United KingdomWRTD38x3
Falconer suffered facial injuries. Did not come out for round 4.
Falconer down twice during fight.

1948-02-17Billy Phillips1-0-0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWTKO38x3
Referee stopped fight.
1948-02-12Allan Cooke21-3-0
Skating Rink, Hull, Yorkshire, United KingdomWTKO18x3
Cut eye stoppage.
1948-01-26Matt Locke12-15-3
Drill Hall, Coventry, West Midlands, United KingdomWKO18x3
1948-01-15Des Jones14-15-1
Rink Market, Smethwick, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS88x3
Jones down in round 4.
1947-12-02Reg Spring15-10-6
Co-op Hall, Rugby, Warwickshire, United KingdomLPTS88x3
1947-11-24Doug Richards4-1-0
Town Hall, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United KingdomWPTS88x3
Richards down in round 2.Gloucestershire Echo - Tuesday 25 November 1947
1947-11-10George Barratt7-7-0
Drill Hall, Coventry, West Midlands, United KingdomWTKO38x3
Stopped by referee.
Williams down once in round 1. Barratt down once in round 2 and four times in round 3.

1947-11-03Jimmy Carroll9-7-1
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWKO58x3
1947-09-16Trevor Burt29-27-7
Battery Drill Hall, Rugby, Warwickshire, United KingdomWKO210x3
1947-08-12Jimmy Carroll7-6-0
Wembley Town Hall, Wembley, London, United KingdomWTKO58x3
Cut eye stoppage.
1947-07-07Bernard O'Neill
Wembley Town Hall, Wembley, London, United KingdomWTKO28x3
1947-06-16Johnny Houlston26-7-5
Corporation Bus Depot, Newport, Wales, United KingdomDPTS88x3
Boxing News June 25, 1947
1947-04-03Paddy Roche42-63-8
Leamington, Warwickshire, United KingdomWTKO710x2
Cut eye stoppage.
1947-03-24Jock Kerry2-1-0
Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWTKO58x3
1947-03-19Wally With2-2-0
Caledonian Road Baths, Islington, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1947-02-24Art Owen3-3-1
Kettering, Northamptonshire, United KingdomWTKO68x3
1947-02-10Ted Barter24-44-6
Town Hall, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United KingdomWKO38x3
1946-12-09Tommy Bostock2-2-2
Assembly Rooms, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, United KingdomWTKO48x3
1946-11-04Joe Burt0-1-0
Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1946-10-21Jim Greaves12-3-4
Cossington Street Baths, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomDPTS88x3
1946-09-24Jim Hollis7-2-1
Embassy Rink, Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1946-06-04Harry O'Grady12-17-2
Battery Drill Hall, Rugby, Warwickshire, United KingdomWKO48x3
1946-04-15Joe Williams
Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1946-04-01Tom Smith5-4-0
Birmingham, West Midlands, United KingdomWTKO56x3
1946-02-26Michael Guerin
Co-op Hall, Rugby, Warwickshire, United KingdomWKO16x3
time: 1:40 | referee: Austin O'Connor
1946-02-15Tom Smith2-3-0
Crossington Street Baths, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWPTS66x3
1946-02-12Billy Rhodes1-0-0
Crossington Street Baths, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWPTS66x3

 
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