|Real name||Billy Schwer|
April 12, 1969 |
|Wins by KO||30|
Schwer is a former nationals schoolboy title holder and represented England at youth and senior level.
At the 1990 ABA National Championships held at the Royal Albert Hall, London, Schwer represent the Luton Irish Boxing Club and was runner up to PJ Gallagher, in the lightweight (60 kg], the same PJ Gallagher was known as Patrick Gallagher when billy lost in the final of the aba, and Patrick Joseph become the galeforce PJ Gallagher, A professional British super feather weight champion in 1996 to 1997.
Schwer was trained by Jack Lindsay and fought out of his Luton base north of London. He was a popular fighter and attracted a large following amongst the Luton and Luton Irish communities.
Schwer had his first professional fight in October 1990. His first fight took place at the York Hall, Bethnal Green, London. In this fight Schwer beat Frenchman Pierre Conan with a first round knockout.
British and Commonwealth lightweight title
Schwer's first title fight came in 1992 against Carl Crook.
- Boxrec. "Billy Schwer". Boxrec Fighter Page. Retrieved 26 January 2008.
- Bob Mee. "JACK LINDSAY AND BILLY SCHWER -Boxing - A genuine Jack". The Independent. Retrieved 26 January 2008.[dead link]
- "103rd ABA National Championships". ABA. Archived from the original on 8 January 2008. Retrieved 26 January 2008.
- Professional boxing record for Billy Schwer from BoxRec
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