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Crawford Ashley boxer

Crawford Ashley image
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Debut 1987-03-26
Born 1964-05-20
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
bouts
44
won
33
lost
10
draw
1
bouts
44
won
33
lost
10
draw
1
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Debut 1987-03-26
Born 1964-05-20
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Crawford "Chilling" Ashley (born Gary Crawford, 20 May 1964 in Leeds is an English professional super middle/light heavy/cruiser/heavyweight boxer of the 1980s, '90s and 2000s, who won the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) Central Area light heavyweight title, BBBofC British light heavyweight title, European Boxing Union (EBU) light heavyweight title (twice), and Commonwealth light heavyweight title (twice), drew with Yawe Davis for the vacant European Boxing Union (EBU) light heavyweight title, and was a challenger for the European Boxing Union (EBU) light heavyweight title against Graciano Rocchigiani, World Boxing Association (WBA) World super middleweight title against Michael Nunn, World Boxing Association (WBA) World light heavyweight title against Virgil Hill, and World Boxing Union (WBU) cruiserweight title against Sebastiaan Rothmann, his professional fighting weight varied from 163 lb (74 kg; 11 st 9 lb), i.e. super middleweight to 211 lb (96 kg; 15 st 1 lb), i.e. heavyweight.

Crawford "Chilling" Ashley (born Gary Crawford, 20 May 1964 in Leeds is an English professional super middle/light heavy/cruiser/heavyweight boxer of the 1980s, '90s and 2000s, who won the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) Central Area light heavyweight title, BBBofC British light heavyweight title, European Boxing Union (EBU) light heavyweight title (twice), and Commonwealth light heavyweight title (twice), drew with Yawe Davis for the vacant European Boxing Union (EBU) light heavyweight title, and was a challenger for the European Boxing Union (EBU) light heavyweight title against Graciano Rocchigiani, World Boxing Association (WBA) World super middleweight title against Michael Nunn, World Boxing Association (WBA) World light heavyweight title against Virgil Hill, and World Boxing Union (WBU) cruiserweight title against Sebastiaan Rothmann, his professional fighting weight varied from 163 lb (74 kg; 11 st 9 lb), i.e. super middleweight to 211 lb (96 kg; 15 st 1 lb), i.e. heavyweight.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Dec. 8, 2001 Sebastiaan Rothmann WWWWWW Goresbrook Leisure Centre, Dagenham World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Cruiserweight

LOSS
KO
March 24, 2001 Lee Swaby LWWLWL Ponds Forge Arena, Sheffield WIN
Points
Feb. 5, 2001 Shane Woollas WLLDLL City Hall, Hull WIN
Technical knockout
March 13, 1999 Clinton Woods WWWLWW Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Manchester BBBofC British Light Heavyweight

Commonwealth (British Empire) Light Heavyweight

EBU European Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 26, 1998 Mohamed Siluvangi WWWWWW Barbican Centre, York vacant EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
June 9, 1998 Tony Booth LWWWWW Ice Arena, Hull BBBofC British Light Heavyweight

vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 14, 1998 Monty Wright WWWWWW York Hall, Bethnal Green BBBofC British Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 4, 1997 Ole Klemetsen WWWWWW Alexandra Palace, Muswell Hill EBU European Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
May 31, 1997 Pascal Warusfel WWWWWW Alfortville EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
March 1, 1997 Roberto Dominguez LWWWWW Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool vacant EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Jan. 11, 1997 Petro Komarenko LW York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 11, 1996 Tony Booth WLLLWW Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark WIN
Technical knockout
March 2, 1996 Ray Kane WWWWWW Telewest Arena, Newcastle WIN
KO
Feb. 10, 1996 Frank Minton LWLLLL Stadthalle, Cottbus WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 24, 1995 Jesus Castaneda WWWLWW Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Manchester WIN
Technical knockout
July 1, 1995 Lenzie Morgan LLWLLL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Points
April 1, 1995 Virgil Hill WWWWWW Buffalo Bill's Star Arena, Primm World Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 25, 1995 Hunter Clay WWLWWL London Arena, Millwall WIN
Corner retirement
Nov. 19, 1994 Nicky Piper WWWDLW National Ice Rink, Cardiff vacant BBBofC British Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Jan. 29, 1994 Dennis Andries LWWLWW National Ice Rink, Cardiff LOSS
Corner retirement
April 23, 1993 Michael Nunn WLWWWW The Pyramid, Memphis LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 23, 1992 Yawe Davis LLWWWW Campione d'Italia vacant EBU European Light Heavyweight

DRAW
Points
April 25, 1992 Glazz Campbell LLLWWW Maysfield Leisure Centre, Belfast BBBofC British Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 30, 1992 Jimmy Peters WWWWWW Guildhall, Southampton BBBofC British Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 25, 1991 Roy Skeldon WWWWLW Town Hall, Dudley vacant BBBofC British Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 28, 1991 Graciano Rocchigiani WWWWWW Philips Halle, Düsseldorf vacant EBU European Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Feb. 12, 1991 Melvin Ricks LLLLWL Maysfield Leisure Centre, Belfast WIN
KO
Nov. 26, 1990 John Williams WLDLLW Grosvenor House, Mayfair WIN
Technical knockout
April 25, 1990 Duane Muniz LLLL Conference Centre, Brighton WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 24, 1990 Brian Schumacher WWWLLL Guild Hall, Preston BBBofC Central Area Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 31, 1989 Carl Thompson WWWWWW Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Manchester vacant BBBofC Central Area Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 10, 1989 Serg Fame WWLWLL Midland SC, Conference Centre, Solihull WIN
Corner retirement
March 28, 1989 Blaine Logsdon WWWWLW Kelvin Hall, Glasgow LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 8, 1989 LaVelle Stanley LLLWLL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
KO
Jan. 24, 1989 John Foreman LWWWWW Kings Heath Leisure Centre, Birmingham WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 22, 1988 Cordwell Hylton LLLWLL Festival Hall, Basildon WIN
KO
Nov. 15, 1988 Richard Bustin LWWWW The Lads Club, Norwich WIN
KO
May 4, 1988 Johnny Nelson LWWLWW Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull LOSS
Points
Dec. 3, 1987 Jonjo Greene LLLLLL Irish Centre, Leeds WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 28, 1987 Ray Thomas LWLLWL European SC, Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 7, 1987 Joe Frater WLLWLL Cat's Whiskers, Burnley WIN
KO
Sept. 14, 1987 Glazz Campbell WLWWLL Crest Hotel, Bloomsbury LOSS
Points
April 29, 1987 Lee Woolis LLLLLL Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent WIN
KO
March 26, 1987 Steve Ward WWLLLL Merton Civic Hall, Croydon WIN
Technical knockout