Sammy Reeson boxer

Sammy Reeson boxer
bouts
26
won
24
lost
2
draw
0
Status
inactive
Division
cruiserweight
Debut
1983-05-19
Height
6′ 1½″/187cm
Reach
-
Age
-
Born
1963-01-05
Death
-
Nationality
United Kingdom

From Battersea, London, Reeson began his professional career in 1983 and won his first tewlve fights before winning his first title, the Southern Area light heavyweight title that he won in January 1985 with a 6th round stoppage of Trevor Cattouse. In October 1985 he fought Stewart Lithgo for the newly introduced British cruiserweight title, winning on points over 12 rounds. He maintained his 100-percent win record until May 1986 when he was stopped in the 4th round by Louis Pergaud.In April 1987 he met Manfred Jassmann for the chance to become the first EBU cruiserweight champion; Reeson became European champion on a unanimous decision. He successfully defended the title in November that year, beating Luigi Ricci via a 7th-round knockout.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1989-05-17 Carlos De Leon WWWWWL London Arena, Millwall LOST
Technical knockout
1988-05-28 Eric Williams LLLWWL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
1987-11-28 Luigi Ricci WWWWWW Blazers Night Club, Windsor WIN
KO
1987-04-22 Manfred Jassmann WWLLWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Unanimous decision
1987-03-14 Roy Safford WLLLLL Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark WIN
Points
1986-05-29 Louis Pergaud WDLLWL York Hall, Bethnal Green LOST
Technical knockout
1986-04-15 Roy Skeldon LWWLLL Merton Civic Hall, Croydon WIN
Points
1986-01-10 Roy Smith WWWWWW West Hotel, Fulham WIN
Points
1985-12-09 Ruben Williams LLLLLL Latchmere Leisure Centre, Wandsworth WIN
Points
1985-10-31 Stewart Lithgo LLWLLL Latchmere Leisure Centre, Wandsworth WIN
Points
1985-05-09 Liam Coleman LLLDLW Town Hall, Acton WIN
Points
1985-03-25 Theo Josephs LLLLLL Merton Civic Hall, Croydon WIN
Points
1985-02-26 Geoff Rymer LWWWLW Town Hall, Battersea WIN
Technical knockout
1985-01-24 Trevor Cattouse WLLWLL The Studio, Streatham WIN
Technical knockout
1984-11-20 Paul Newman LWWLLW Merton Civic Hall, Wimbledon WIN
Points
1984-10-23 Michael Armstrong WWLLLD Town Hall, Battersea WIN
KO
1984-10-03 Antonio Harris LLWDWL Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull WIN
Points
1984-09-18 Chris Lawson LWWLLL Merton Civic Hall, Croydon WIN
Points
1984-04-17 Steve Lewin WDLWLL Merton Civic Hall, Wimbledon WIN
Points
1984-03-27 Gordon Stacey WLLLLL Town Hall, Battersea WIN
Points
1984-02-03 John Joseph WWWWWL Magnet Leisure Centre, Maidenhead WIN
Points
1983-12-12 Eddie Cooper LLLLWL Civic Hall, Bedworth WIN
Points
1983-11-28 Geoff Rymer WLLWLW Royal Lancaster Hotel, Bayswater WIN
Points
1983-11-08 Alex Romeo WLWWLL York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Points
1983-10-17 Glenroy Taylor LLLLLL Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark WIN
Points
1983-05-19 Calvin Earlington W Porchester Hall, Queensway WIN
Points