Ted Wint

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Name: Ted Wint
Birth Name: Billy Wint
Birthplace: Jamaica
Hometown: Mount Vernon, New York, USA
Height: 6′ 0″   /   183cm
Boxing Record: click

  • Son of famous Jamaican boxer TK Wint, a.k.a. Young Jack Johnson.
  • Won Gold Medal at 1938 Carribean games in Panama.
  • Won Diamond Belt Tourney at Madison Square Garden in 1939, beating Joe Gould, who had been an understudy to Johnny Weismuller at the World's Fair Acquacade.
  • 1940, Jan 25. Beat Nap Mitchell (W 3) for Hearst's National Diamond Belt Championship at San Francisco, Heavyweight.
  • 1940 Won the New York Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions by decision over Joe Golombeck at heavyweight.
  • Graduated from National School of Chiropractic in NY on 11/4/1942.
  • Sued Pan-Am Airlines for race discrimintation in 1948.



Preceded by:
Buddy Moore
New York Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions
Heavyweight Champion

1940
Succeeded by:
Henry Allen