Vic Toweel

28 3 1
14 KOs 2 KOs
division bantam
status inactive
bouts 32
rounds 250
KOs 43.75%
career 1949-1954
debut 1949-02-26

ID# 000072
birth name Victor Anthony Toweel
sex male
alias The Benoni Atom
nationality South Africa
height 5′ 5″   /   165cm
reach 69″   /   175cm
residence Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
birth place Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa

Boxing Pro 32 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
1954-11-06 Harry Walker 7 8 1
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg
W-RTD
1954-07-26 Carmelo Costa 22 0 2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn
L-UD
ref: Petey Scalzo 3-6   Joe Agnello 2-8   Arthur Schwartz 4-5
1953-12-12 Ronnie Clayton 78 24 8
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg
W-PTS
1953-03-21 Jimmy Carruthers 15 0 0
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg
L-KO

World Bantamweight Title
Attendance: 35.000
1952-11-15 Jimmy Carruthers 14 0 0
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg
L-KO
2:19    ref: Willie Smith

World Bantamweight Title
Attendance 28, 000. Weights: UPI
1952-08-16 Georges Mousse 37 23 8
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg
W-PTS
1952-07-19 Georges Mousse 37 23 7
Raylton Sports Ground, Harare (Salisbury)
D-PTS
1952-05-31 Theo Medina 85 36 10
Olympia Ice Rink, Johannesburg
W-TKO
1952-03-24 Tony Lombard 29 16 1
Van Riebeeck Stadium, Cape Town
W-RTD

1952-01-26 Peter Keenan 31 0 1
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg
W-UD

World Bantamweight Title
1951-11-17 Luis Romero 127 13 4
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg
W-UD
World Bantamweight Title
Romero down in the 1st and 15th rounds.
1951-11-02 Georges Mousse 36 21 7
Davies Stadium, Port Elizabeth
W-PTS
1951-09-01 Bobby Boland 41 9 3
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg
W-KO
1951-06-30 Jim Kenny 34 6 2
Olympia Ice Rink, Johannesburg
W-RTD
1951-06-16 Fanie van Graan 13 0 3
Olympia Ice Rink, Johannesburg
W-KO


1950-12-02 Danny O'Sullivan 30 6 0
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg
W-TKO

World Bantamweight Title
Toweel scored 14 knockdowns in this fight. Toweel asked, "What must I do to keep him down?" Source: AP
1950-11-03 Bunty Doran 73 15 4
Beach Tennis Courts, Durban
W-TKO
1950-10-21 Alvaro Nuvoloni 36 14 15
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg
W-PTS
1950-05-31 Manuel Ortiz 93 21 3
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg
W-UD
World Bantamweight Title
Attendance 20,000
1950-04-08 Fernando Gagnon 69 14 6
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg
W-PTS

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.
1949-12-17 Jackie Paterson 63 22 3
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg
W-PTS
1949-11-12 Stan Rowan 44 8 6
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg
W-PTS

1949-09-30 Tony Lombard 20 8 0
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg
W-PTS

1949-08-06 Tony Lombard 20 7 0
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg
W-PTS

1949-06-30 Plasie Fourie 1 0 0
Town Hall, Germiston
W-KO
1949-06-27 Jackie Johnson 1 5 1
Palladium Theatre, Springs
W-TKO
1949-06-08 Johnny Holt 18 16 6
Beach Tennis Courts, Durban
W-PTS
1949-05-12 Jackie Johnson 1 4 0
Plaza Theatre, Johannesburg
W-TKO
1949-03-26 Jimmy Webster 23 18 1
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg
W-DQ

1949-03-10 Kalla Persson debut
Town Hall, Germiston
W-KO
1949-02-26 Herbie Andre 1 4 0
City Hall, Johannesburg
W-TKO
1949-01-29 Johannes Landman debut
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg
W-KO