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Ken Buchanan boxer

Ken Buchanan image
Status inactive
Division lightweight
Height 5′ 7½″/171cm
Reach 70″/178cm
Debut 1965-09-20
Born 1945-06-28
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
bouts
69
won
61
lost
8
draw
0
bouts
69
won
61
lost
8
draw
0
Status inactive
Division lightweight
Height 5′ 7½″/171cm
Reach 70″/178cm
Debut 1965-09-20
Born 1945-06-28
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Ken Buchanan MBE (born 28 June 1945) is a Scottish retired professional boxer from Edinburgh and the former undisputed world lightweight champion.

Ken Buchanan MBE (born 28 June 1945) is a Scottish retired professional boxer from Edinburgh and the former undisputed world lightweight champion.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Jan. 25, 1982 George Feeney LWWWWL National Sporting Club, Piccadilly LOSS
Points
Nov. 24, 1981 Lance Williams WWWWLD Wembley Arena, Wembley LOSS
Points
April 4, 1981 Langton Tinago WWWWWW National Sports Centre, Harare (Salisbury) LOSS
Points
Jan. 26, 1981 Steve Early LWWWWW Tower Ballroom, Edgbaston, Birmingham Final Eliminator for BBBofC British Light Welterweight

LOSS
Points
Oct. 20, 1980 Des Gwilliam WWLLWW Bingley Hall, Birmingham WIN
Points
May 15, 1980 Najib Daho WLWLWW World Sporting Club, Mayfair WIN
KO
Dec. 6, 1979 Charlie Nash WWWWWW Brondby Hallen, Brondby EBU European Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 6, 1979 Eloi de Souza LLLLLL Randers Hallen, Randers EBU European Lightweight

WIN
Points
June 28, 1979 Benny Benitez WWWWLL Randers Hallen, Randers EBU European Lightweight

WIN
Points
July 25, 1975 Giancarlo Usai WWWWWW Cagliari Football Stadium, Cagliari EBU European Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 27, 1975 Guts Ishimatsu WLWWDW Metropolitan Gym World Boxing Council World Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 16, 1974 Leonard Tavarez WWLWWW Parc des Expositions, Paris EBU European Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 21, 1974 Winston Noel LLLLLL K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen WIN
Technical knockout
May 1, 1974 Antonio Puddu WWWLWW Cagliari EBU European Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 4, 1974 Joe Tetteh LLLLLL K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen EBU European Lightweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 7, 1974 Jose Peterson WWWWLW K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen EBU European Lightweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 6, 1973 Miguel Araujo LWLLWL K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen EBU European Lightweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 11, 1973 Frankie Otero WDWLWL Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto EBU European Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 1, 1973 Edwin Malave WWDWLW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
May 29, 1973 Frankie Otero WWLWDW Convention Center, Miami Beach WIN
Unanimous decision
March 27, 1973 Hector Matta WLWDWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Points
Jan. 29, 1973 Jim Watt WWWLWW Albany Hotel, Glasgow BBBofC British Lightweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 4, 1972 Chang-Kil Lee WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 20, 1972 Carlos Ortiz WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Corner retirement
June 26, 1972 Roberto Duran WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York World Boxing Association World Lightweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
April 29, 1972 Andries Steyn WWWWWW Rand Stadium, Johannesburg WIN
Corner retirement
March 28, 1972 Al Ford WLWWWW Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Points
Sept. 13, 1971 Ismael Laguna WWLWWL Madison Square Garden, New York World Boxing Association World Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 11, 1971 Carlos Hernandez WWWWWL Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 12, 1971 Ruben Navarro WWWWWW Sports Arena, Los Angeles World Boxing Association World Lightweight

World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 7, 1970 Donato Paduano WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 26, 1970 Ismael Laguna LWWWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan NYSAC World Lightweight

World Boxing Association World Lightweight

WIN
Split-decision
May 12, 1970 Brian Hudson WWWWWL Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
KO
April 6, 1970 Chris Fernandez WLWWDW Ice Rink, Nottingham WIN
Points
Feb. 23, 1970 Leonard Tavarez LLWWWD Cafe Royal, Piccadilly WIN
Points
Jan. 29, 1970 Miguel Velazquez WWWWWD Palacio de los Deportes, Madrid vacant EBU European Lightweight

LOSS
Points
Nov. 11, 1969 Vincenzo Pitardi WWWWWD Grosvenor House, Mayfair WIN
Technical knockout
July 14, 1969 Jerry Graci WWLWLL Ice Rink, Nottingham WIN
Technical knockout
March 5, 1969 Jose Luis Torcida WDDWWW Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull WIN
Points
Feb. 17, 1969 Mike Cruz LDLLWL World Sporting Club, Mayfair WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 2, 1969 Frankie Narvaez WLLLWW National Sporting Club,Cafe Royal, Piccadilly WIN
Points
Dec. 11, 1968 Ameur Lamine WLDLWL Town Hall, Hamilton WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 23, 1968 Angel Robinson Garcia WWLWDW Grosvenor House, Mayfair WIN
Points
June 10, 1968 Ivan Whiter DDWWWL National Sporting Club, Piccadilly WIN
Points
April 22, 1968 Leonard Tavarez DLWWWW National Sporting Club, Piccadilly WIN
Points
Feb. 19, 1968 Maurice Cullen WWLWWW Hilton Hotel, Mayfair BBBofC British Lightweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 30, 1967 Jim 'Spike' McCormack DLWWWL National Sporting Club, Piccadilly WIN
Points
Sept. 14, 1967 Al Rocca LWLDLL Grosvenor House, Mayfair WIN
Technical knockout
July 26, 1967 Rene Roque DWWWWW Afan Lido Sports Centre, Aberavon WIN
Points
June 28, 1967 Winston Laud WWWWLW National Sporting Club, Piccadilly WIN
Points
May 11, 1967 Franco Brondi WWLWWW Ice Rink, Paisley WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 14, 1967 Tommy Garrison LDWLWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Points
Jan. 23, 1967 John McMillan LLLWDL Central Hotel, Glasgow vacant BBBofC Scottish Area Lightweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 19, 1966 Phil Lundgren LLWWLL National Sporting Club, Piccadilly WIN
Points
Nov. 29, 1966 Al Keen WWLLWW Town Hall, Leeds WIN
Points
Oct. 17, 1966 Antonio Paiva LLDLDL National Sporting Club, Piccadilly WIN
Points
Sept. 6, 1966 Mickey Laud DLWWLL Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Points
Aug. 6, 1966 Ivan Whiter LWLWWW Earls Court Arena, Kensington WIN
Points
July 12, 1966 Brian Smyth WLWLWL Afan Lido Sports Centre, Aberavon WIN
Technical knockout
May 11, 1966 Junior Cassidy LLDLLL Wyvern Sporting Club (Midland Hotel), Manchester WIN
Points
April 19, 1966 Chris Elliott LWWLWW National Sporting Club, Piccadilly WIN
Points
April 4, 1966 Tommy Tiger WDDLLL National Sporting Club, Piccadilly WIN
Points
March 7, 1966 Manley Brown LLLWWL National Sporting Club, Piccadilly WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 24, 1966 Tommy Tiger WWWWDD National Sporting Club, Piccadilly WIN
Points
Dec. 13, 1965 Junior Cassidy LLLDLL National Sporting Club, Piccadilly WIN
Points
Nov. 22, 1965 Joe Okezie LLLL National Sporting Club, Piccadilly WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 1, 1965 Billy Williams DLLLLW National Sporting Club, Piccadilly WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 18, 1965 Vic Woodhall WWWWLL Wyvern Sporting Club (Midland Hotel), Manchester WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 20, 1965 Brian Rocky Tonks LW National Sporting Club, Piccadilly WIN
Technical knockout