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Ben Foord
Global ID12097
sexmale
birthdate 1913-01-21
death date 1942-09-29 (29)
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 2½″   /   189cm
country South Africa
residenceSouth Africa
birth placeVrede, North-West, South Africa
won 40 (KO 22) + lost 15 (KO 5) + drawn 4 = 59
rounds boxed 449 KO% 37.29
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1940-06-15Tom Porter3-4-1
City Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS44
1940-01-20Tommy Bensch12-2-0
City Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaLPTS1212
South African heavyweight title
1939-10-07James J Britt22-10-2
City Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1010
1939-08-05Buck Everett56-32-6
Wembley Ice Rink, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1010
1938-09-21George James26-6-4
Greyfriars Hall, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomLTKO912x3
referee: C B Thomas
1938-08-02Jim Wilde24-13-3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
referee: A S Myers
1938-07-19Manuel Kid Abrew48-16-1
Glen Gardens, Laxey, Isle of Man, United KingdomWDQ312x3
referee: Jack Smith
Going down without being punched
1938-06-21Eddie Phillips19-5-3
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomLKO915x3
referee: Wilfred Smith
Eliminator for British Heavyweight Title
1938-04-16Walter Neusel46-5-5
Hanseatenhalle, Hamburg, GermanyLDQ812
Low punch
1938-01-30Max Schmeling50-7-4
Hanseatenhalle, Hamburg, GermanyLPTS1212
1937-05-27Max Baer59-11-0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomLTKO910
referee: Jack Hart
1937-03-15Tommy Farr66-24-17
Harringay Stadium, Harringay, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
1936-11-18Walter Neusel43-4-5
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: Jack Smith
1936-08-17Jack Petersen35-3-0
Tigers Rugby Football Ground, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWTKO315x3
referee: Moss Deyong
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Attendance: 25,000
1936-06-15Manuel Kid Abrew34-10-1
Tigers Rugby Football Ground, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWKO510x3
Western Morning News - Tuesday 16 June 1936
1936-06-06George Cook43-48-10
White City, Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomWKO912x3
referee: C B Thomas
1936-03-09Larry Gains93-16-4
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
referee: Charlie Thomas
1936-02-10Tommy Loughran84-22-9
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: C B Thomas
1936-01-20Roy Lazer41-3-2
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1935-12-16Roy Lazer39-3-2
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
Western Daily Press - Tuesday 17 December 1935
1935-11-25Larry Gains93-15-4
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
1935-10-08Maurice Strickland14-2-0
Wembley Arena, Wembley, London, United KingdomLRTD312x3
referee: Captain Chandler
Dundee Courier - Wednesday 09 October 1935 P 9
1935-09-23Claudio Villar10-2-1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWRTD412x3
Dundee Courier - Tuesday 24 September 1935 P 9
1935-08-31Guardsman Brown0-3-0
Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire, United KingdomWKO412x3
1935-08-26Frank Borrington23-22-5
Somerton Park, Newport, Wales, United KingdomWKO212x3
Dundee Courier - Tuesday 27 August 1935 P 9
1935-07-15Frank Moody124-51-16
Taff Vale Park, Pontypridd, Wales, United KingdomWKO812x3
1935-06-25Gunnar Barlund4-1-0
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, United KingdomLPTS66x3
1935-06-17Jack Pettifer23-9-3
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWRTD612x3
1935-05-18Harry Staal15-4-4
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWTKO1212x3
1935-03-29Gunner Mick Bennett11-19-4
Scala Sports Hall, Torquay, Devon, United KingdomWKO512x3
1935-03-25Harry Staal15-3-4
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWTKO1112x3
Dundee Courier - Tuesday 26 March 1935 P 9
1935-03-11Norman Baines12-4-0
Wembley Arena, Wembley, London, United KingdomLPTS88x3
1935-02-25Jack London39-26-5
Millbay Rinkeries, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
referee: C B Thomas
1935-02-11Frank Borrington22-17-5
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United KingdomWKO112x3
Hull Daily Mail - Tuesday 12 February 1935
1935-02-04Eddie Wenstob2-0-0
Wembley Arena, Wembley, London, United KingdomDPTS88x3
Dundee Courier - Tuesday 05 February 1935 P 9
1934-11-26Alf Luxton2-1-0
Hull, Yorkshire, United KingdomWKO310x3
1934-09-08Presidio Pavesi4-11-7
Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaDPTS1010
1934-08-04Big Bill Horn1-2-2
Market Hall, Bloemfontein, Free State, South AfricaWDQ310
referee: Tom Holdstock
Low blow
1934-06-25Willie Storm5-2-1
City Hall, Cape Town, Western Cape, South AfricaWKO412
referee: Edgar Lipsett
vacant South African heavyweight title
1934-04-12Eddie Phillips10-2-2
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWKO815x3
1934-03-08Jack Petersen29-1-0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLTKO1315x3
referee: Jack Smith
1933-11-06Jack London30-16-4
Crystal Palace, Sydenham, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
Dundee Courier - Tuesday 07 November 1933 P 9
1933-10-30Hans Schoenrath17-20-5
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: Moss Deyong
1933-10-23Tommy Tucker7-10-2
Crystal Palace, Sydenham, London, United KingdomWTKO210x3
Dundee Courier - Tuesday 24 October 1933 P 9
1933-07-12Charley Smith39-15-3
White City Stadium, White City, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: Patsy Fox
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Thursday 13 July 1933
1933-05-29Vicente Parrile14-4-0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 30 May 1933 P 18
1933-04-08Clyde Chastain30-15-8
Town Hall, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaWPTS1010
referee: Jock Stephens
1933-03-04Clyde Chastain28-15-8
City Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaLPTS1010
1933-02-04Clyde Chastain28-14-8
City Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1010
1932-12-17Alec Storbeck11-4-4
Ellis Park Rugby Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO78
1932-12-03Dave Carstens1-1-0
City Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaDPTS88
1932-11-12Big Bill Horn0-1-0
City Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaDPTS88
1932-11-05Ben Oosthuizen0-1-0
Town Hall, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaWTKO28
1932-10-08Big Bill Horn
City Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS88
referee: Pat McCarthy
1932-09-03Johnny Squires22-10-5
City Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaLPTS66
referee: Willie Smith
1932-08-20Jack Vaney2-0-0
Town Hall, Brakpan, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO16
1932-07-23Bill Greyling0-1-0
Drill Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO26
1932-07-09Dick Mans
Drill Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO26
referee: Willie Smith
1932-06-04Billy Miller2-3-1
Town Hall, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaWKO36

 
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