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James Oyebola boxer

James Oyebola image
Status inactive
Age 46
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 9″/206cm
Reach 85″/216cm
Debut 1987-07-01
Born 1961-06-10
Death 2007-07-27
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Paddington, London, United Kingdom
bouts
23
won
18
lost
4
draw
1
bouts
23
won
18
lost
4
draw
1
Status inactive
Age 46
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 9″/206cm
Reach 85″/216cm
Debut 1987-07-01
Born 1961-06-10
Death 2007-07-27
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Paddington, London, United Kingdom

James Oyebola (10 June 1961 – 27 July 2007) was a Nigerian and British heavyweight boxer who won a bronze medal at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in the super heavyweight division. Oyebola was the British heavyweight champion from 1994 to 1996.

James Oyebola (10 June 1961 – 27 July 2007) was a Nigerian and British heavyweight boxer who won a bronze medal at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in the super heavyweight division. Oyebola was the British heavyweight champion from 1994 to 1996.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 28, 1996 Julius Francis WLLWWW Broadway Theatre, Barking BBBofC Southern Area Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 27, 1995 Scott Welch WLWWWW Metropole Hotel, Brighton BBBofC British Heavyweight

vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 7, 1995 Keith McMurray LLWLWL Corn Exchange, Ipswich WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 19, 1994 Clifton Mitchell WWWWWW National Ice Rink, Cardiff vacant BBBofC British Heavyweight

WIN
KO
May 6, 1994 Scott Welch WWWWWW Boardwalk Convention Center, Atlantic City World Boxing Council International Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 9, 1994 Ladislao Mijangos LWLLLW York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 1, 1993 Jimmy Bills LLLDLW York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Points
Oct. 13, 1993 Roger McKenzie LLDWWL York Hall, Bethnal Green BBBofC Southern Area Heavyweight

vacant World Boxing Council International Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 15, 1993 Denroy Bryan LLWLLL York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Technical knockout
May 18, 1991 Bombaphani Bonyongo Destroyer LLL Harare (Salisbury) WIN
KO
April 12, 1991 Stan Campbell Convention Center, Greenville WIN
KO
March 7, 1989 John Westgarth WLWLLL Hudsons Sports Centre, Wisbech LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 15, 1989 Art Terry LWLWLW York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
KO
Jan. 31, 1989 John Westgarth LWLWLL Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading WIN
KO
Nov. 23, 1988 Everton Champion Christian L York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
KO
Nov. 1, 1988 Dorcy Gaymon LWLLLL Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 7, 1988 Tee Lewis LL Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading WIN
KO
May 10, 1988 Andrew Gerrard WLLWLL Municipal Hall, Tottenham DRAW
Points
Feb. 9, 1988 Denroy Bryan WLLLDL York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 24, 1987 Mike Jones WWWWLL Hudsons Sports Centre, Wisbech LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 3, 1987 Carl Timbrell WDWLLW York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
KO
Sept. 16, 1987 Ian Priest LLWLWL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
July 1, 1987 Andrew Gerrard LWLLWL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Points