Hedgemon Lewis boxer

Hedgemon Lewis boxer
bouts
63
won
53
lost
7
draw
2
Status
inactive
Division
welterweight
Debut
1966-05-13
Height
5′ 8″/173cm
Reach
-
Age
-
Born
1946-02-25
Death
-
Nationality
USA

Hedgemon Lewis (born February 25, 1946) is an American former professional boxer and trainer. Lewis began boxing at the age of 12, out of the Northern Recreation Center in Detroit. As a young, aspiring fighter he boxed as part of the same camp as renowned coach Emmanuel Steward. During a distinguished amateur career, Lewis picked up the National Golden Gloves Lightweight title in 1964 and the Welterweight title in 1966. He turned professional in May 1966.Lewis was initially taken under the wing of Detroit-based coach Luther Burgess, who presided over his formative boxing years and was later trained by Eddie Futch. Due to Lewis’s exciting style, he soon attracted the attention of Hollywood. His management company consisted of actors and entertainment stars such as Ryan O’Neil, Bill Cosby and Robert Goulet.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1976-03-20 John H Stracey WWWWWW Empire Pool, Wembley LOST
Technical knockout
1975-12-12 Harold Weston WWLLDW Madison Square Garden, New York DRAW
Points
1975-11-22 Carlos Palomino WDWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles DRAW
Majority decision
1975-05-07 Rafael Rodriguez WWWWWL Auditorium, Minneapolis WIN
Majority decision
1975-03-19 Rafael Rodriguez WWWWWW Auditorium, Minneapolis WIN
Unanimous decision
1974-12-03 Armando Muniz LLWWLW Forum, Inglewood LOST
Unanimous decision
1974-08-03 Jose Napoles WWWWWL Palacio de los Deportes, Mexico City LOST
Technical knockout
1974-04-28 Felipe Vaca WWWWLW Gimnasio de Mexicali, Mexicali WIN
KO
1974-03-01 Jose Miranda WLWLLL Coliseum, San Diego WIN
Unanimous decision
1973-12-10 Johnny Gant WWWWLW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1973-11-06 Rudy Barro WLWLLL Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento WIN
KO
1973-10-13 Chucho Garcia WDWWWL Forum, Inglewood WIN
Unanimous decision
1973-03-31 Ruben Vazquez Zamora LLWLLW Sports Arena, San Diego WIN
Technical knockout
1972-12-08 Billy Backus LWWWLW War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse WIN
Unanimous decision
1972-10-13 Jose Luis Baltazar WWLLWL Coliseum, San Diego WIN
Unanimous decision
1972-07-21 Mario Marquez LLLLWD San Diego WIN
KO
1972-06-16 Billy Backus WWLWWW War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse WIN
Unanimous decision
1972-05-08 Ruben Vazquez Zamora WWWWWL Forum, Inglewood WIN
Unanimous decision
1971-12-14 Jose Napoles LWWWWW Forum, Inglewood LOST
Unanimous decision
1971-09-24 Jose Gabino LLLLLW Convention Center, Anaheim WIN
KO
1971-07-31 Cassius Greene LLLWWW Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica WIN
Technical knockout
1971-06-28 Arturo Lomeli WWLLLL Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana WIN
KO
1971-05-17 Percy Pugh WWWWLW Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans WIN
Technical knockout
1971-05-07 Leroy Romero WWWLLL Minidome, Pocatello NC
1971-01-12 Adolph Pruitt WLWWWW Honolulu International Center, Honolulu LOST
Unanimous decision
1970-10-31 Manuel Avitia WWWWLL Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills WIN
Technical knockout
1970-10-08 Raul Soriano WWWWWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
1970-08-13 Chucho Almazan WWWLLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1970-07-07 Raul Rodriguez WWWLWL Tijuana WIN
1970-06-19 Severo Balboa WWWDWL Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills WIN
KO
1970-05-26 Ricky Ortiz LLWWDL Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills WIN
Technical knockout
1970-05-13 Gustavo Garcia WWWWWL Tijuana WIN
KO
1969-12-18 Don Cobbs LWWWLW Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Unanimous decision
1969-10-04 Ernie Lopez WWWWWL Sports Arena, Los Angeles LOST
Technical knockout
1969-07-10 Ernie Lopez WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
1969-04-10 Oscar Albarado WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
1969-03-20 Miguel Hernandez DWWWWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1968-10-31 Celso Olivas LLLWLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1968-09-19 Miguel Aguilar WLLLWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
1968-09-03 Shelly Lyons WWWDWW Circle Arts Theater, San Diego WIN
Points
1968-07-18 Ernie Lopez WWWWLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOST
Technical knockout
1968-06-13 Doug McLeod WLWLWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
1968-05-16 Bob Murray WWLWWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
1968-04-25 Jose Valenzuela LLLLLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Corner retirement
1968-04-04 Ruben Rivera WWLWDW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1967-10-19 Miguel Aguilar WLWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
1967-08-24 Carl Jordan LWDDLW Cobo Arena, Detroit WIN
Points
1967-06-26 Colin Fraser LWWWLW Toronto WIN
Points
1967-06-15 Garry Broughton WLLLLL Cobo Arena, Detroit WIN
Unanimous decision
1967-05-12 Primus Williams LLLLLL Cobo Arena, Detroit WIN
Unanimous decision
1967-04-13 Mel Fields WLWDLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1967-03-23 Charley Lewis LWLLLL Convention Center, Louisville WIN
Points
1967-03-18 Sam Ivory WLLLLL Armory, Newark WIN
Technical knockout
1967-01-28 Primus Williams LLLLLL Armory, Newark WIN
Unanimous decision
1966-12-01 Phil Garcia LWL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1966-11-21 Dawson Smith DWW Cobo Arena, Detroit WIN
Unanimous decision
1966-11-01 Charley Lewis LWLWLL Grand Rapids WIN
Points
1966-10-26 Clavis Dejarnette L Armory, Akron WIN
Technical knockout
1966-10-06 Arnold Bushman L Cobo Arena, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1966-08-29 Mike Belski WW Cobo Arena, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1966-08-05 Larry Youngblood DL Cobo Arena, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1966-07-11 Larry Youngblood D Cobo Hall, Detroit WIN
Unanimous decision
1966-05-13 Arnold Bushman debut Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati WIN
Corner retirement