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Vic Toweel
Global ID72
sexmale
birthdate 1928-01-12
death date 2008-08-15 (80)
divisionbantamweight
height5′ 5″   /   165cm
reach69″   /   175cm
aliasThe Benoni Atom
country South Africa
residenceBenoni, Gauteng, South Africa
birth placeBenoni, Gauteng, South Africa
birth nameVictor Anthony Toweel
won 28 (KO 14) + lost 3 (KO 2) + drawn 1 = 32
rounds boxed 250 KO% 43.75
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1954-11-06Harry Walker7-8-1
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWRTD610
1954-07-26Carmelo Costa22-0-2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Petey Scalzo 3-6 | judge: Joe Agnello 2-8 | judge: Arthur Schwartz 4-5
1953-12-12Ronnie Clayton78-24-8
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1010
1953-03-21Jimmy Carruthers15-0-0
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaLKO1015
referee: Willie Smith
Commonwealth (British Empire) bantamweight title
World Bantamweight Title
Attendance: 35.000

1952-11-15Jimmy Carruthers14-0-0
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaLKO115
time: 2:19 | referee: Willie Smith
Commonwealth (British Empire) bantamweight title
World Bantamweight Title
Attendance 28,000. Weights: UPI

1952-08-16Georges Mousse36-24-8
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1010
1952-07-19Georges Mousse36-24-7
Raylton Sports Ground, Harare (Salisbury), ZimbabweDPTS1010
1952-05-31Theo Medina85-35-10
Olympia Ice Rink, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO710
referee: Willie Smith
1952-03-24Tony Lombard29-17-1
Van Riebeeck Stadium, Cape Town, Western Cape, South AfricaWRTD812
referee: Edgar Lipsett
South African featherweight title
1952-01-26Peter Keenan31-0-1
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1515
referee: Cyril Baynes
Commonwealth (British Empire) bantamweight title
World Bantamweight Title
1951-11-17Luis Romero127-13-4
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1515
referee: Willie Smith
World Bantamweight Title
Romero down in the 1st and 15th rounds.

1951-11-02Georges Mousse35-22-7
Davies Stadium, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South AfricaWPTS1010
1951-09-01Bobby Boland42-9-3
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO110
1951-06-30Jim Kenny34-6-2
Olympia Ice Rink, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWRTD710
referee: Peter Murrell
1951-06-16Fanie van Graan13-0-3
Olympia Ice Rink, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO212
referee: Peter Murrell
South African featherweight title
1950-12-02Danny O'Sullivan30-6-0
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO1015
referee: Ted Benjamin
Commonwealth (British Empire) bantamweight title
World Bantamweight Title
Toweel scored 14 knockdowns in this fight. Toweel asked, "What must I do to keep him down?" Source: AP

1950-11-03Bunty Doran73-15-4
Beach Tennis Courts, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaWTKO910
referee: Ralph Minshull
1950-10-21Alvaro Nuvoloni35-15-15
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1010
referee: Peter Murrell
1950-05-31Manuel Ortiz94-21-3
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1515
referee: Willie Corner
World Bantamweight Title
Attendance: 20,000+

1950-04-08Fernando Gagnon69-14-6
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1515
referee: Cyril Baynes
Commonwealth (British Empire) bantamweight title
Gagnon was knocked down in the 15th round. Toweel was troubled by a nose injury that seriously affected his breathing. He had an operation that put him out of action for two months before the Gagnon fight.
1949-12-17Jackie Paterson63-22-3
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1010
1949-11-12Stan Rowan44-8-5
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1515
referee: Cyril Baynes
Commonwealth (British Empire) bantamweight title
1949-09-30Tony Lombard20-8-0
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1212
referee: Cyril Baynes
South African featherweight title
1949-08-06Tony Lombard20-7-0
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1212
referee: Willie Smith
vacant South African featherweight title
1949-06-30Plasie Fourie1-0-0
Town Hall, Germiston, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO16
1949-06-27Jackie Johnson1-5-1
Palladium Theatre, Springs, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO410
1949-06-08Johnny Holt18-16-6
Beach Tennis Courts, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaWPTS66
1949-05-12Jackie Johnson1-4-0
Plaza Theatre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO16
1949-03-26Jimmy Webster23-18-1
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWDQ312
South African bantamweight title
1949-03-10Kalla Persson
Town Hall, Germiston, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO16
1949-02-26Herbie Andre1-4-0
City Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO26
1949-01-29Johannes Landman
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO24

 
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