John Sichula

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John Sichula
Real name John Sichula
Nickname(s) Big Joe
Rated at feather/super feather/light/light welterweight
Nationality Zambian
Born 4 February 1955
Died 1 October 1994 (aged 39)
Boxing record
Total fights 30
Wins 26 (KO 21)
Losses 3 (KO 0)
Draws 1

John "Big Joe" Sichula (4 February 1955 — 1 October 1994 (aged 39)), was a Zambian amateur featherweight and professional super feather/light/light welterweight boxer of the 1970s and '80s who as an amateur qualified for (but withdrew from) the Boxing at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada, won the silver medal at featherweight in the Boxing at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Montreal, Canada against Azumah Nelson of Ghana, and as a professional won the African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight title, ABU super featherweight title, and Commonwealth Super featherweight title (3-occasions), and was a challenger for the All African Super Featherweight Title against Sam Akromah, his professional fighting weight varied from 127 34 lb (57.9 kg; 9 st 1.8 lb), i.e. super featherweight to 135 12 lb (61.5 kg; 9 st 9.5 lb), i.e. light welterweight.[1]


  1. ^ "Statistics at". 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

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