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Freddie Little boxer

Freddie Little image
Status inactive
Division super welterweight
Height 5′ 7½″/171cm
Debut 1957-04-05
Born 1936-04-25
Nationality USA
Residence Bogalusa, Louisiana, USA
bouts
58
won
51
lost
6
draw
0
bouts
58
won
51
lost
6
draw
0
Status inactive
Division super welterweight
Height 5′ 7½″/171cm
Debut 1957-04-05
Born 1936-04-25
Nationality USA
Residence Bogalusa, Louisiana, USA

Little turned professional in 1957 and challenged the World light middleweight title against Ki-Soo Kim, but lost by split decision in 1967. In 1968 he challenged for the title against Sandro Mazzinghi. The bout stopped with Mazzinghi bleeding from cuts over both eyes. The ringside officials ruled a "no-contest", though under normal circumstances Little would have won by technical knockout.In 1969 Little captured the vacant World light middleweight title winning by decision against Stanley Hayward. He defended the belt twice before losing it to Carmelo Bossi in 1970 by decision. He retired in 1972.

Little turned professional in 1957 and challenged the World light middleweight title against Ki-Soo Kim, but lost by split decision in 1967. In 1968 he challenged for the title against Sandro Mazzinghi. The bout stopped with Mazzinghi bleeding from cuts over both eyes. The ringside officials ruled a "no-contest", though under normal circumstances Little would have won by technical knockout.In 1969 Little captured the vacant World light middleweight title winning by decision against Stanley Hayward. He defended the belt twice before losing it to Carmelo Bossi in 1970 by decision. He retired in 1972.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
July 6, 1972 Billy Walker LWWWWW Tahoe-Carson Speedway, Carson City WIN
Corner retirement
April 20, 1972 Vicente Medina WL Sahara Tahoe Hotel, Stateline WIN
Points
April 13, 1972 Clarence Geigger WWWLL Sahara Tahoe Hotel, Stateline WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 23, 1971 Maurice Rice WWWLWW Sahara Tahoe, High Sierra Theatre, Stateline WIN
KO
Nov. 25, 1970 Clarence Geigger WWWWWW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Points
July 9, 1970 Carmelo Bossi WWWLWL Stadio Sada, Monza World Boxing Association World Super Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 20, 1970 Gerhard Piaskowy WWWWLW Sportpalast, Schoeneberg World Boxing Association World Super Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight

WIN
Points
Jan. 23, 1970 Eddie Pace LLWWWL Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma LOSS
DQ
Oct. 31, 1969 Carmelo Bossi WLWWWW Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma WIN
TD
Sept. 9, 1969 Hisao Minami WWWWLW Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka World Boxing Association World Super Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight

WIN
KO
Aug. 9, 1969 Joe N'Gidi WWLWWW Wattville Stadium, Benoni World Boxing Association World Super Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 26, 1969 Ezra Mzinyane LWWWWD Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg World Boxing Association World Super Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight

WIN
Points
March 17, 1969 Stanley Hayward WDWDWW Convention Center, Las Vegas vacant World Boxing Association World Super Welterweight

vacant World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 29, 1968 Sugar Boy Nando WWWDLL Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma vacant World Boxing Association World Super Welterweight

vacant World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 25, 1968 Sandro Mazzinghi WWWWWW Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma World Boxing Association World Super Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight


NC
June 19, 1968 Willard Wynn DLLLWD Auditorium, Oakland WIN
KO
Jan. 17, 1968 Mel Collins LLWLWW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 3, 1967 Ki-Soo Kim WWWWWW Dongdaemun Baseball Stadium, Seoul World Boxing Association World Super Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight

LOSS
Split-decision
July 17, 1967 Harold Richardson LWWWWW Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans WIN
Unanimous decision
April 10, 1967 Charlie James WWDD Fremont Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Points
March 16, 1967 Fred McWilliams LWLLLW Las Vegas WIN
Points
Feb. 16, 1967 Willard Wynn WWWWLD Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 26, 1966 Johnny Gumbs WWLLWW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
June 13, 1966 Eddie Pace WLWLWD Convention Center, Las Vegas WIN
Majority decision
April 11, 1966 Ernest Burford DWWWWL Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 31, 1966 Eddie Pace WWWLWL Convention Center, Las Vegas LOSS
Split-decision
Jan. 3, 1966 Denny Moyer LWWWDW Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Oct. 18, 1965 Charley Austin DLWWWL Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Sept. 13, 1965 Sonny Gill LLWLWL Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Aug. 16, 1965 Milo Calhoun WLWLLW Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
June 1, 1965 John Henry Smith WLWWWL Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Aug. 16, 1963 Tommy Sims LLLWWW National Guard Armory, Bogalusa WIN
Technical knockout
May 5, 1961 Larry Howard W Jefferson County Armory, Louisville WIN
KO
Jan. 1, 1961 Charley Joseph WWWWLL Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 18, 1960 George Benton LWWLLW Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans LOSS
Majority decision
Sept. 12, 1960 Billy Stanley WLLWDL Sydney Stadium, Sydney WIN
KO
Aug. 15, 1960 Clive Stewart WWWWWW Sydney Stadium, Sydney WIN
KO
June 6, 1960 Charley Cotton LLWWLW Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans WIN
Unanimous decision
May 17, 1960 Mel Collins LLWWLW Bogalusa WIN
Technical knockout
April 5, 1960 Gene Hamilton LLLLLL Lions Club, Bogalusa WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 14, 1959 Ernest Burford WLWLWW Bogalusa WIN
Unanimous decision
June 29, 1959 Billy Tisdale WWWDLL Coliseum Arena, New Orleans WIN
Unanimous decision
May 12, 1959 Norris Burse LWWWLW Houston WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 13, 1959 George Price DWWWWW Houston WIN
KO
Oct. 10, 1958 Harold Redman WWLWWW Franklinton WIN
KO
Aug. 4, 1958 Joe Gleason LWWWLL Coliseum Arena, New Orleans WIN
Corner retirement
July 7, 1958 Norris Burse DDWLWW Coliseum Arena, New Orleans LOSS
KO
June 30, 1958 Ike Stewart WWLLLW Coliseum Arena, New Orleans WIN
Technical knockout
May 29, 1958 Larry Osbey LLLLLL Sports Arena, Bogalusa WIN
Technical knockout
May 20, 1958 John Victor Penn WLLLLL Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans WIN
Technical knockout
May 7, 1958 AJ McCoy WLDWWW Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 2, 1957 George King WLDLLL Coliseum Arena, New Orleans WIN
KO
Aug. 31, 1957 Harold Redman WWWWLD Central Memorial HS Stadium, Bogalusa WIN
Points
June 3, 1957 Pedro Bradley WWLWWW Coliseum Arena, New Orleans WIN
Technical knockout
May 20, 1957 Earl Grey LLWLWW Coliseum Arena, New Orleans WIN
Unanimous decision
April 25, 1957 James Glover Fort Whiting Armory, Mobile WIN
KO
April 22, 1957 Johnny Powell LLWLLW Coliseum Arena, New Orleans WIN
KO
April 5, 1957 Calvin Campbell WW Coliseum Arena, New Orleans WIN
KO