Billy Collins

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Name: Billy Collins
Birth Name: William Ray Collins
Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Died: 2018-01-09 (Age:81)
Height: 175cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

  • In 1958 Billy Collins won the Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions at lightweight by decision over Adam Ellison of Zanesville, OH.
  • Welterweight Prospect of the Month: April 1959 (THE RING magazine).
  • Between May 1965 and March 1966 he was rated as high as the # 7 welterweight in the world by The Ring magazine.
  • Record compiled by, and is courtesy of, Dan Cuoco of the International Boxing Research Organization (IBRO).

Preceded by:
Billy Braggs
Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions
Lightweight Champion

Succeeded by:
Fred (Rocky) Davis