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Henry Armstrong boxer

Henry Armstrong image
Status inactive
Division featherweight
Height 5′ 6″/168cm
Debut 1987-12-09
Born 1967-12-10
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
bouts
25
won
17
lost
7
draw
1
bouts
25
won
17
lost
7
draw
1
Status inactive
Division featherweight
Height 5′ 6″/168cm
Debut 1987-12-09
Born 1967-12-10
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Armstrong was one of the few fighters to win in three or more different divisions: featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight. He defended his welterweight title a total of nineteen times.The Ring magazine named him Fighter of the Year in 1937, while the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) named him Fighter of the Year in 1940. In 2007, The Ring ranked Armstrong as the second-greatest fighter of the last 80 years. Bert Sugar also ranked Armstrong as the second-greatest fighter of all time. ESPN ranked Armstrong as number 3 on their list of the 50 greatest boxers of all time.

Armstrong was one of the few fighters to win in three or more different divisions: featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight. He defended his welterweight title a total of nineteen times.The Ring magazine named him Fighter of the Year in 1937, while the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) named him Fighter of the Year in 1940. In 2007, The Ring ranked Armstrong as the second-greatest fighter of the last 80 years. Bert Sugar also ranked Armstrong as the second-greatest fighter of all time. ESPN ranked Armstrong as number 3 on their list of the 50 greatest boxers of all time.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Oct. 24, 1994 Mike Deveney WWWWLW St.Andrew's Sporting Club, Glasgow LOSS
Points
Sept. 29, 1994 Mike Deveney LWWWWL Park Hotel, Tynemouth LOSS
Points
April 26, 1993 Derek Amory LLLWLW New Century Hall, Manchester WIN
Points
Sept. 15, 1992 Dean Lynch LLLLLW Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool WIN
Technical knockout
March 2, 1992 Jyrki Vierela WWWWW Helsinki DRAW
Points
Jan. 31, 1992 Steve Robinson LWDWWW Nia Centre, Manchester WIN
Points
April 12, 1991 Ray Newby LWLLWL Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Manchester WIN
Points
Dec. 12, 1990 Colin Lynch WLLLLL European SC, Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent WIN
Technical knockout
April 19, 1990 Gary De Roux WLLLWW Sports Centre, Lord Street, Oldham LOSS
KO
March 14, 1990 Mark Holt WWWWWL European Sporting Club, Stoke-on-Trent WIN
Points
Nov. 13, 1989 Gary Maxwell LLLLWL Moat House Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon WIN
Points
Oct. 16, 1989 Graham O'Malley LLLLLL Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester WIN
Points
Sept. 20, 1989 Gary De Roux WDWWLL European SC, Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent WIN
Points
April 15, 1989 Keith Wallace LWWLLW City Hall, Salisbury LOSS
KO
March 1, 1989 Derek Amory WLWLLL European SC, Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent WIN
Points
Jan. 25, 1989 Nigel Senior LLWLLL European SC, Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent WIN
Points
Dec. 12, 1988 Les Walsh WLLLLL Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester LOSS
DQ
Oct. 10, 1988 Jimmy Vincent LWWWWL Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester WIN
Points
Sept. 20, 1988 Jimmy Vincent WLWWWW European SC, Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent WIN
Points
Aug. 9, 1988 Dean Dickinson LLLLLL Fort Regent Complex, St Helier, Jersey LOSS
Technical knockout
May 16, 1988 Dean Dickinson LLLLLL Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester WIN
Points
May 3, 1988 Paul Charters LLW European SC, Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent WIN
Points
April 20, 1988 Dean Lynch LWWLWL European Sporting Club, Stoke-on-Trent LOSS
Points
March 29, 1988 Steve Bowles L European SC, Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 9, 1987 Sean Hogg European SC, Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent WIN
Points