Peter Boddington

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Peter Boddington
Statistics
Real name Peter Boddington
Weight(s) Heavyweight
Nationality British
Born (1942-10-01) 1 October 1942 (age 75)
Coventry, England
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 22
Wins 18
Wins by KO 15
Losses 4
Draws 0
No contests 0

Peter Boddington (born 1 October 1942) was the British amateur heavyweight boxing champion and subsequently a professional boxer. Boddington was member of his local boxing club, Rootes ABC. He went to Whitley Abbey Comprehensive School in Whitley, Coventry.

Boxing career[edit]

Amateur[edit]

Boddington became the British amateur heavyweight boxing champion winning his title in the 80th Amateur Boxing Association Championships at the Wembley Arena, Wembley, London on 5 May 1967.

Boddington won a silver medal in the 20th European Amateur Boxing Championships in Rome (25 May - 2 June 1967) having a weight 91 kg.

Professional[edit]

Boddington turned professional in September 1967, running his record up to 12-0 with 11 KOs by March 1969. He then started the tail end of his career, losing 4 of his last 10 bouts - a points and TKO loss to Bunny Johnson, a KO by Paul Cassidy, and a TKO by Mike Schutte to close Boddington's career in his only fight outside the UK, which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa on 2 September 1972.

Professional boxing record[edit]

18 Wins (15 knockouts, 3 decisions), 4 Losses (3 knockouts, 1 decisions) [1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 9-0 South Africa Mike "The Tank" Schutte TKO 1 02/09/1972 South Africa Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Win 10-9-2 United Kingdom Brian Jewitt PTS 8 01/02/1972 England Bull Ring Sporting Club, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom 39.75-39.25.
Loss 23-6 Jamaica Bunny Johnson TKO 4 09/11/1971 England Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Win 9-15-1 United Kingdom Paul Cassidy TKO 5 22/09/1971 England Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Win 9-7-2 United Kingdom Brian "City" Hall KO 2 28/04/1971 England Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Loss 8-14-1 United Kingdom Paul Cassidy KO 2 17/03/1971 England Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Win 2-0 United Kingdom Dave Hallinan TKO 6 10/11/1970 England Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
Win 14-10-3 Wales Dennis Avoth PTS 8 08/09/1970 England Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
Win 12-10 Saint Kitts and Nevis Rudolph Vaughan TKO 5 01/06/1969 England Hilton Hotel, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
Loss 10-2 Jamaica Bunny Johnson PTS 8 25/03/1969 England Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
Win 6-14-2 Jamaica Charlie "The War" Wilson TKO 4 24/02/1969 England Hilton Hotel, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
Win 9-3 Scotland Terry Feeley TKO 3 12/11/1968 England Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
Win 5-9-2 United Kingdom George Dulaire TKO 5 11/10/1968 England Hilton Hotel, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
Win 9-5 Trinidad and Tobago Ulric Regis TKO 4 18/09/1968 England Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
Win 16-15-3 Jamaica Lloyd Walford TKO 4 02/07/1968 England Shoreditch Town Hall, Shoreditch, London, United Kingdom
Win 6-10-1 United Kingdom Ernie Field TKO 7 09/04/1968 England Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom Referee stopped the bout at 2:42 of the seventh round.
Win 6-6 United Kingdom Obe Hepburn KO 4 26/02/1968 Nottinghamshire Nottingham Ice Stadium, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Win 5-5-1 United Kingdom Tommy "Gun" Woods TKO 3 08/01/1968 Nottinghamshire Nottingham Ice Stadium, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Win 6-9-2 Jamaica Charlie "The War" Wilson PTS 8 28/11/1967 Nottinghamshire Victoria Baths, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Win 3-12-4 United Kingdom Barry Rodney TKO 2 07/11/1967 England Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
Win 0-1-1 United Kingdom "Boxing" Bert Johnson TKO 2 10/10/1967 Nottinghamshire Victoria Baths, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Win 11-8-3 United Kingdom Jim McIlvaney TKO 2 06/09/1967 England De Montford Hall, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom Referee stopped the bout at 2:35 of the second round.

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