John Conteh

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Name: John Conteh
Hometown: Kirkby, Merseyside, United Kingdom
Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 183cm
Reach: 193cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Trainer: George Francis
John Conteh Gallery

Amateur Career

  • 1970 ABA middleweight champion
  • 1971 ABA light heavyweight champion


  • Conteh is one of the celebrities on the album cover of musician Paul McCartney's 1973 "Band on the Run" recording.

Preceded by:
Bob Foster
WBC Light Heavyweight Champion
1974 Oct 1 – 1977 May 21
Succeeded by:
Miguel Angel Cuello