Ben Skelton

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Name: Ben Skelton
Born: 1924-07-26
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 2009-02-21 (Age:84)
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Boxing Record: click


  • Won the 1944 All Alaska boxing tournament at Light Heavyweight beating Francis Pettit of Sheraden, Pittsburgh, PA, see article right
    The Pittsburgh Press Dec 28 1944
  • Competed in 1946 AAU Tournament at Boston
  • Sparring partner for former Heavyweight World Champions Sonny Liston and Floyd Patterson (1962)

External Links

  • May 2008 Las Vegas Review-Journal interview