John Baldwin (boxer)

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John Baldwin
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Real name John Lee Baldwin
Nickname(s) "The Mad" Baldwin
Born August 26, 1949 (1949-08-26) (age 67)
Houston, Texas, U.S.

John Lee "Johnny" Baldwin[1] (born August 26, 1949 in Houston, Texas) is an American boxer who competed in the Light Middleweight (71 kg) category. He won an Olympic bronze medal in 1968.

Pro career[edit]

Known as "The Mad" Baldwin, he turned pro in 1970 and lost a decision to Marvin Hagler in 1975. In 1977 he took on Rocky Mosley Jr in the U.S. Championship Tournament, but lost via K.O.. In 1978 he lost a decision to Marvin Johnson, and retired a year later.

Professional boxing record[edit]

32 Wins (22 knockouts, 10 decisions), 5 Losses (2 knockouts, 3 decisions), 1 No Contest [2]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 8-4 Mexico David "Maceton" Cabrera KO 3 1979-01-16 Texas Houston, Texas, United States
Loss 19-1 United States Marvin Johnson UD 10 1978-05-24 Pennsylvania Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Loss 17-0 Uganda Ayub Kalule PTS 10 1978-03-02 Denmark Vejle, Denmark
Win 22-8-1 United States Mario Rosa KO 6 1978-02-16 Texas Houston, Texas, United States
Win 9-7 United States Johnny Townsend PTS 10 1977-12-08 Nevada Silver Slipper, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 3-5 United States Efrain Gonzalez KO 1 1977-12-01 Texas Houston, Texas, United States
Loss 15-0 United States Rocky Mosley Jr TKO 4 1977-03-06 Ohio Prison, Marion, Ohio, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:30 of the fourth round.
Loss 24-0-1 United States Marvin Hagler UD 10 1975-12-20 Massachusetts Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Win 2-6 United States Charles "Captain" Cook KO 2 1975-09-23 Texas Houston, Texas, United States
Win 6-2 United States Lamont Lovelady UD 10 1975-04-11 Maryland Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Win 4-18 United States Sylvester Wilder KO 6 1974-11-21 Michigan Highland Park, Michigan, United States
Win -- United States Don Meloncon KO 1 1974-05-21 Texas Houston, Texas, United States
Win 19-11 United States Roy Dale PTS 10 1972-11-28 Texas Houston, Texas, United States
No Contest 19-24-2 United States Bobby "Songbird" Williams NC 5 1972-10-31 Texas Beaumont, Texas, United States
Win 39-41-7 United States Charley "Bad News" Austin KO 4 1972-10-10 Texas Beaumont, Texas, United States
Win 58-16-6 Canada Ron Wilson UD 10 1972-08-15 Texas Houston, Texas, United States
Win 6-3 United States Wilson "Red" Lacaze SD 10 1972-07-17 Louisiana Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Win 19-9 United States Jimmy Rossette PTS 10 1972-05-17 California San Diego, California, United States
Win 51-80-16 United States Billy "Boggy" Marsh PTS 10 1972-05-02 Texas Houston, Texas, United States
Win 1-1 United States James Brannon TKO 2 1972-03-07 Texas Beaumont, Texas, United States
Win 2-13 United States Elgie Walters KO 4 1972-02-29 Texas Austin, Texas, United States
Win 41-15-4 Mexico Jorge Rosales PTS 10 1972-02-22 Texas San Antonio, Texas, United States
Win 7-18 United States Bruce "The Truce" Scott KO 5 1971-11-16 Texas Beaumont, Texas, United States
Win 9-4 United States Alfonso Aguirre KO 5 1971-10-19 Texas Houston, Texas, United States
Win 32-9-1 United States Willie "Sweetwater" Warren UD 10 1971-08-31 Texas Beaumont, Texas, United States Texas Middleweight Title.
Win 7-7 Trinidad and Tobago David Beckles KO 1 1971-07-14 Texas Houston, Texas, United States
Win 32-23 United States Nat "Killer" Jackson TKO 5 1971-06-15 Texas Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas, United States
Win 3-13 United States Frank "The Tank" Evans KO 3 1971-03-16 Texas Beaumont, Texas, United States
Win 14-6 United States Don Cobbs UD 10 1970-11-30 Louisiana New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Win 5-11 United States Bruce "The Truce" Scott KO 3 1970-08-31 Texas Beaumont, Texas, United States
Win 5-4-1 United States Norbert Cody KO 5 1970-08-24 Louisiana Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Win 15-17-2 United States Bobby "Songbird" Williams TKO 4 1970-08-04 Texas Houston, Texas, United States
Win 5-15 United States Freddie Calloway KO 2 1970-07-21 Texas Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas, United States
Win 6-19 United States Johnny "All-Pro" Armstrong KO 1 1970-07-08 Texas Victoria, Texas, United States
Win 5-1 United States Adam "Kid Fast Quick" Moore KO 1 1970-06-22 Louisiana New Orleans, Louisiana, United States Moore knocked out at 2:55 of the first round.
Win 4-10 United States Bruce "The Truce" Scott KO 1 1970-06-16 Texas Houston, Texas, United States
Win 3-10-1 United States "Uncle" Sam Wilson KO 1 1970-05-11 Louisiana New Orleans, Louisiana, United States Wilson knocked out at 2:20 of the first round.
Win 1-11-1 United States George Seale KO 1 1970-03-03 Texas Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas, United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Johnny Baldwin". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 28, 2015. 
  2. ^ Boxing record for Johnny Baldwin. BoxRec.com.

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