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Billy Joiner boxer

Billy Joiner image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Debut 1962-08-25
Born 1938-05-10
Nationality USA
Residence Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
bouts
28
won
12
lost
13
draw
3
bouts
28
won
12
lost
13
draw
3
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Debut 1962-08-25
Born 1938-05-10
Nationality USA
Residence Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Joiner was the 1962 National Golden Gloves and National AAU Light-Heavyweight Champion and compiled an Amateur record of 86-6 (The Ring, March 1964). Joiner won the National Golden Gloves with a win over Gerald McClure of Toledo, Ohio. Joiner also fought Muhammad Ali twice as an amateur. He made his pro debut in Aug 1962 stopping Jukius Dickins in two rounds.He was a promising heavyweight prospect in the 1960s who failed to live up to his promise. A slick boxer with little punch, Joiner is best remembered for lasting the distance with former world heavyweight champion Sonny Liston on March 28, 1969, during Liston's comeback. This was in fact their second fight. They'd fought in May the year before with Liston winning a seventh round stoppage.

Joiner was the 1962 National Golden Gloves and National AAU Light-Heavyweight Champion and compiled an Amateur record of 86-6 (The Ring, March 1964). Joiner won the National Golden Gloves with a win over Gerald McClure of Toledo, Ohio. Joiner also fought Muhammad Ali twice as an amateur. He made his pro debut in Aug 1962 stopping Jukius Dickins in two rounds.He was a promising heavyweight prospect in the 1960s who failed to live up to his promise. A slick boxer with little punch, Joiner is best remembered for lasting the distance with former world heavyweight champion Sonny Liston on March 28, 1969, during Liston's comeback. This was in fact their second fight. They'd fought in May the year before with Liston winning a seventh round stoppage.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Nov. 13, 1981 Young Louis LWWWWL Northwest Activities Center, Detroit WIN
Points
May 27, 1978 Alfredo Evangelista LWWWWW Leon LOSS
KO
Aug. 19, 1976 Jim Fletcher WLWLWW Washoe Fairgrounds Pavilion, Reno WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 26, 1976 Oscar Bonavena WWWWWW Centennial Coliseum, Reno LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 20, 1975 Larry Holmes WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 28, 1973 Bernd August WWWWWW LOSS
Points
July 29, 1971 Mac Foster WWWLWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
KO
Oct. 9, 1970 Juergen Blin WWWWWL LOSS
Points
July 15, 1970 Alvin Blue Lewis LLWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 5, 1969 Zora Folley LDDLWW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 31, 1969 Bob Cleroux WWWWWW Paul Sauve Arena, Montreal WIN
Split-decision
March 28, 1969 Sonny Liston WWWWWW Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 23, 1968 Sonny Liston LWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
Corner retirement
March 27, 1968 Chuck Leslie WLWWLD Silver Slipper, Las Vegas DRAW
Points
Feb. 12, 1968 Dante Cane WLWWLW Bologna DRAW
Points
Dec. 26, 1967 Piero Tomasoni WWDLWW Brescia DRAW
Points
Dec. 4, 1967 Jim Fletcher LWWLWL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 8, 1966 Hubert Hilton WWLLLW Municipal Stadium, Freeport LOSS
Technical knockout
June 13, 1966 Mert Brownfield WLLWWL Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati WIN
KO
Nov. 13, 1964 Lee Carr WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 11, 1964 Amos Johnson WWWWWL Arena, Cleveland USA Ohio State Heavyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
May 22, 1964 Oron Johnson WWWLLW Arena, Cleveland WIN
Technical knockout
April 17, 1964 Cody Jones LWLWDW Arena, Cleveland WIN
Unanimous decision
March 11, 1964 Lloyd Washington LLLWLW Armory, Painesville WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 17, 1964 Lou Bailey WWLLLW Arena, Cleveland WIN
Points
Nov. 19, 1963 Amos Johnson WWWWWW Armory, Akron WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 6, 1963 Marion Conner WWLWW Canton Auditorium, Canton WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 25, 1962 Julius Dickens WWLWLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO