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'''Managers:''' [[Mel Crook]], [[Paul Wheatley]]<br>
'''Managers:''' [[Paul Wheatley]], [[Mel Crook]]<br>
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'''Trainers:''' [[Pat Rochford]], [[Bill McConell]]
 
'''Trainers:''' [[Pat Rochford]], [[Bill McConell]]
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*[[:Category:Ray Wheatley Gallery|Ray Wheatley Gallery]]
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==Amateur Career==
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'''Ray Wheatley''' started boxing as an amateur in 1963 under Pat Rochford at the [[Parramamtta Police Boys Club]]. He won his first ten bouts by knockout. In 1964 he won the New South Wales Featherweight title. At the [[Balmain Leagues Club]] in 1967, he won the New South Wales Golden Gloves welterweight title. ([[Jim Withers]] aka Jim Brown a top professional middleweight was in that tournament as a welterweight.) Bill McConnell (who trained world bantamweight champ [[Jimmy Carruthers]]) asked if Wheatley would like to to train with him, ending Wheatley's amateur career. Wheatley finished with 25 fights, losing four.
  
Started boxing as an amateur in 1963 under Pat Rochford at the Parramamtta Police Boys club. Won first ten bouts by knockout - in 1964 won the New South Wales Featherweight title. At the Balmain Leagues club in 1967 won the New South Wales Golden Gloves welterweight title ( Jim Withers AKA Jim Brown a top professional middleweight was in that tournament as a welterweight. Bill McConnell ( who trained world bantamweight champ Jimmy Carruthers) asked if Ray would like to to train with him. So that was the end of Ray's amateur career- Ray finished with 25 fights losing four.  Turned professional in 1969 - had nine bouts then retired in 1971.Boxed future great [[Tony Mundine]] in 1969 and dropped him with a right hand shot in round one. He got up and stopped Ray in the following round.Retired for ten years. Made a comeback in 1983 against number seven rated Australian heavyweight Leo Moore and won a points decision. Ray had fifteen more fights before hanging up the gloves for good in 1985. Ray trained several boxers including Shane Patrick, Russell Sands Jnr,( both won national titles) Erroll McIvor,( Qld L/heavy) champ) Brad Otoole,(Main event boxer) Tony Campbell,(Main event boxer) Roy Alexander,(3x NSW Champ) Reg King,(NSW Champ), Bobby Williams (NSW Champ) Wayne Wallace (Main Event), Dean Thomas.
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==Professional Career==
* Ray started as a referee in NSW 1986.
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Wheatley turned professional in 1969, having nine bouts before retiring in 1971. He had boxed future great [[Tony Mundine]] in 1969 and dropped him with a right hand shot in round one. (Mundine got up and stopped Wheatley in the following round.) Wheatley retired for ten years, then made a comeback in 1983 against the number seven-rated Australian heavyweight [[Leo Moore]] and won a points decision. Wheatley had fifteen more fights before hanging up the gloves for good in 1985.  
* Published the World of Boxing in 1992 and in 1998 published Title Fight publication.
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* In 1992 became IBF referee and judge - officiated 14 IBF world title bouts.
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* In 2000 was voted vice president of the [[IBF]]/[[USBA]]
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* Judge: Officiating [http://www.boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=401098&cat=judge record]
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==Trainer==
* Referee: Officiating [http://www.boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=401098&cat=referee record]
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Wheatley trained several boxers, including [[Shane Patrick]], [[Russell Sands Jr.]] (both of whom won national titles), [[Erroll McIvor]] (Queensland light-heavyweight champion), [[Brad Otoole]], [[Tony Campbell]], [[Roy Alexander]] (3-time NSW Champion), [[Reg King]] (NSW Champion), [[Bobby Williams]] (NSW Champion), [[Wayne Wallace]] and [[Dean Thomas]].
  
[[Category:Judges|Wheatley, Ray]]
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==Q & A  Interviews==
[[Category:Referees|Wheatley, Ray]]
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[http://www.fightnews.com/?s=RAY+WHEATLEY+Q+%26+A&submit.x=24&submit.y=16 . by Ray Wheatley]
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==Other Factoids==
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*Wheatley started as a referee in New South Wales 1986.
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*Publisher of [[World of Boxing]] since 1992, and in 1998 published ''Title Fight''.
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*1992, he became an [[IBF]] referee and judge - officiating 14 IBF world title bouts.
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*In 2000, Wheatley was elected vice president of the IBF/[[USBA]] and since, re-elected.
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Latest revision as of 07:37, 2 March 2012

Daryl J. Peoples, Ray Wheatley with IBF belt & Lindsey Tucker

Name: Ray Wheatley
Alias: Sugar Ray
Born: 1948-07-25
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Hometown: Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 0″   /   183cm
Reach: 73″   /   185cm
Boxing Record: click
Judging Record: click
Refereeing Record: click
Promoting Record: click
Supervising Record: click

Managers: Mel Crook, Paul Wheatley
Trainers: Pat Rochford, Bill McConell

Amateur Career

Ray Wheatley started boxing as an amateur in 1963 under Pat Rochford at the Parramamtta Police Boys Club. He won his first ten bouts by knockout. In 1964 he won the New South Wales Featherweight title. At the Balmain Leagues Club in 1967, he won the New South Wales Golden Gloves welterweight title. (Jim Withers aka Jim Brown a top professional middleweight was in that tournament as a welterweight.) Bill McConnell (who trained world bantamweight champ Jimmy Carruthers) asked if Wheatley would like to to train with him, ending Wheatley's amateur career. Wheatley finished with 25 fights, losing four.

Professional Career

Wheatley turned professional in 1969, having nine bouts before retiring in 1971. He had boxed future great Tony Mundine in 1969 and dropped him with a right hand shot in round one. (Mundine got up and stopped Wheatley in the following round.) Wheatley retired for ten years, then made a comeback in 1983 against the number seven-rated Australian heavyweight Leo Moore and won a points decision. Wheatley had fifteen more fights before hanging up the gloves for good in 1985.

Trainer

Wheatley trained several boxers, including Shane Patrick, Russell Sands Jr. (both of whom won national titles), Erroll McIvor (Queensland light-heavyweight champion), Brad Otoole, Tony Campbell, Roy Alexander (3-time NSW Champion), Reg King (NSW Champion), Bobby Williams (NSW Champion), Wayne Wallace and Dean Thomas.

Q & A Interviews

. by Ray Wheatley

Other Factoids

  • Wheatley started as a referee in New South Wales 1986.
  • Publisher of World of Boxing since 1992, and in 1998 published Title Fight.
  • 1992, he became an IBF referee and judge - officiating 14 IBF world title bouts.
  • In 2000, Wheatley was elected vice president of the IBF/USBA and since, re-elected.