Cornelius Boza-Edwards boxer

Cornelius Boza-Edwards boxer
bouts
53
won
45
lost
7
draw
1
Status
inactive
Division
super featherweight
Debut
1976-12-13
Height
5′ 8½″/174cm
Reach
71″/180cm
Age
-
Born
1956-05-27
Death
-
Nationality
Uganda

Edwards was scheduled to compete as a featherweight boxer for Uganda in the 1976 Montreal Olympics. However, Uganda boycotted the Montreal Olympics, as did many other African countries. The boycott deprived Edwards of competing in the Olympic Games.Edwards won the WBC world Jr. Lightweight title from "Bazooka" Limón with a fifteen-round decision in 1981 at Stockton, California, this after Limón, a Mexican, had made his infamous You know what happens to British boxers when they face Mexicans comment, in a reference to the fight between Lupe Pintor and Johnny Owen, after which Owen died.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1987-10-10 Jose Luis Ramirez WWWWWW Zenith Palais, Paris LOST
KO
1987-07-09 Ali Kareem Muhammad WLDLWL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1986-09-26 Hector Camacho WWWWWW Abel Holtz Stadium, Miami Beach LOST
Unanimous decision
1986-03-30 Terrence Alli WLWWWW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas DRAW
Points
1985-07-14 John Montes WWWWWW Egypt Shrine Temple, Tampa WIN
Unanimous decision
1985-04-14 Melvin Paul LLLWWW York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
KO
1985-03-17 Gary Gamble WWLLWW Egypt Shrine Temple, Tampa WIN
Corner retirement
1984-10-13 Charlie Brown WWWWLW Kings Hall, Belfast WIN
Technical knockout
1984-06-17 Guy Villegas WWWWWW Hyatt Regency, Tampa WIN
Technical knockout
1984-02-19 Trevor Evelyn WWLLL Hyatt Regency, Tampa WIN
Corner retirement
1983-09-09 Rocky Lockridge WWWWLW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas LOST
Unanimous decision
1983-05-15 Bobby Chacon WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas LOST
Unanimous decision
1983-02-27 Pedro Laza WWWWWW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1982-10-09 Blaine Dickson LWLWWD Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1982-06-26 Roberto Elizondo WWWWWL Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1982-04-24 John Verderosa WWWWWW Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1982-03-17 Carlos Hernandez WWDWWD Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Corner retirement
1982-02-09 Arturo Leon LWWLLL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Corner retirement
1981-11-24 Juan Carlos Alvarez WLWWWW Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
1981-08-29 Rolando Navarrete WLWWWW Stadio de Pini, Viareggio LOST
KO
1981-05-30 Bobby Chacon DWLWWW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Corner retirement
1981-03-08 Rafael Limon LWLWWW Civic Auditorium, Stockton WIN
Unanimous decision
1980-11-28 Ramon Contreras LWLLWW Sports Arena, San Diego WIN
Unanimous decision
1980-10-14 Roberto Torres DWLLLD Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
1980-08-09 Alexis Arguello WWWWWW Resorts International Hotel & Casino, Superstar Theatre, Atlantic City LOST
Corner retirement
1980-07-12 Manuel Velazquez WWWLLW Conference Centre, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
1980-06-28 Ronnie Green LLDWWL Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
1980-06-07 Jerome Artis LWWLWL Ibrox Park, Glasgow WIN
Technical knockout
1980-04-22 Benny Marquez WWLLWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
1980-04-01 James Washington DWWLWW Conference Centre, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
1980-03-16 Fili Ramirez LLLWWL Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1979-11-03 Jose Luis Gonzalez LWLLLD Kelvin Hall, Glasgow WIN
KO
1979-06-24 Fernando Jimenez WLWWLL Chapiteau de l'Espace Fontvieille, Fontvieille WIN
Corner retirement
1979-03-31 Godfrey Mwamba L Independence Stadium, Lusaka WIN
Technical knockout
1979-03-04 Nino Jimenez WWLWW Teatro Ariston, San Remo WIN
Points
1979-01-13 Frankie Moultrie LWWWWW Convention Center, Miami Beach WIN
Split-decision
1978-12-18 Georges Cotin LLWWLW Hilton Hotel, Mayfair WIN
Technical knockout
1978-11-04 Godfrey Mwamba Lusaka WIN
Technical knockout
1978-09-26 George Feeney WWWWWL Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Points
1978-07-19 Ethem Oezakalin WDWLWL Municipal Stadium, Bellaria WIN
Technical knockout
1978-02-21 Carlos Foldes WLLLWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
1977-12-06 Dil Collins WWLLWL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
KO
1977-11-08 Bingo Crooks LWLWLL Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Points
1977-09-27 Des Gwilliam WDLD Empire Pool, Wembley LOST
Technical knockout
1977-06-14 Mario Oliveira WLLLDL Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
1977-05-31 Tommy Glencross WWWLLL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
1977-04-18 Billy Vivian WDLWWL Hilton Hotel, Mayfair WIN
KO
1977-03-16 Godfrey Butler LLWLLW Midland Sporting Club, Civic Hall, Solihull WIN
KO
1977-02-14 George McGurk LWWLLL Hilton Hotel, Mayfair WIN
Technical knockout
1977-02-01 Danny Connolly WWWDWL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
1977-01-25 Tommy Wright LDLLLL York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Technical knockout
1976-12-20 Paul Clemit Manor Place Baths, Walworth WIN
Technical knockout
1976-12-13 Barry Price WWWWDL Hilton Hotel, Mayfair WIN
KO