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Wally Swift boxer

Wally Swift image
Status inactive
Age 76
Division welterweight
Debut 1957-09-26
Born 1936-08-10
Death 2012-11-10
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
bouts
88
won
68
lost
17
draw
3
bouts
88
won
68
lost
17
draw
3
Status inactive
Age 76
Division welterweight
Debut 1957-09-26
Born 1936-08-10
Death 2012-11-10
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Wally Swift (10 August 1936 – 10 November 2012) was a British boxer who won the British welterweight title in 1960 and twice fought for the Commonwealth title before moving up to middleweight, becoming British champion between 1964 and 1965. He went on to fight for the European super welterweight and middleweight titles and the British and Commonwealth middleweight titles.

Wally Swift (10 August 1936 – 10 November 2012) was a British boxer who won the British welterweight title in 1960 and twice fought for the Commonwealth title before moving up to middleweight, becoming British champion between 1964 and 1965. He went on to fight for the European super welterweight and middleweight titles and the British and Commonwealth middleweight titles.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
July 14, 1969 Les McAteer WWWWLL Ice Rink, Nottingham vacant BBBofC British Middleweight

vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) Middleweight

LOSS
Corner retirement
Feb. 17, 1969 Les McAteer DLWWWW Ice Rink, Nottingham WIN
Points
Jan. 15, 1969 Bunny Sterling WDLWWW Civic Hall (Midlands Sporting Club), Solihull WIN
Points
June 13, 1968 Tom Bogs WWWWWW K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen LOSS
Technical knockout
May 8, 1968 Len Gibbs LLWLLD Civic Hall (Midlands Sporting Club), Solihull WIN
Points
March 26, 1968 Carlo Duran WWWWWW Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham EBU European Middleweight

LOSS
DQ
Nov. 28, 1967 Ade Ajasco LLW Victoria Baths, Nottingham WIN
KO
Oct. 23, 1967 Bunny Sterling WWWWLW Hilton Hotel, Mayfair WIN
Points
Sept. 9, 1967 Sandro Mazzinghi WWWWWW Milan EBU European Super Welterweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
June 13, 1967 Bob Cofie LLWLLW Molineaux Grounds, Wolverhampton WIN
Points
April 24, 1967 Len Gibbs LWLWLL Ice Rink, Nottingham WIN
Points
Feb. 20, 1967 Johnny Pritchett WWWWWW Ice Rink, Nottingham BBBofC British Middleweight

LOSS
Points
Nov. 14, 1966 Freddie Thomas LLLWDL Victoria Baths, Nottingham WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 23, 1966 Manfred Graus LWLWWW Civic Hall, Wolverhampton WIN
Points
June 6, 1966 Horst Wieczorek LWWLWW New St James Hall, Newcastle WIN
Points
May 5, 1966 Peter Sharpe LLWWWW Ulster Hall, Belfast Eliminator for BBBofC British Middleweight

WIN
Points
March 21, 1966 James Shelton LLWWLD Ice Rink, Nottingham WIN
KO
March 2, 1966 Freddie Thomas WWL Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull WIN
Points
Jan. 19, 1966 Heinrich Dampmann LLWWDW Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 8, 1965 Johnny Pritchett WWWWWW Ice Rink, Nottingham BBBofC British Middleweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 21, 1965 Nat Jacobs LWWDWW King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester WIN
Points
Sept. 7, 1965 Jim Lloyd WLWDWL Earls Court Arena, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
June 15, 1965 Daniel Leullier DWLLWW St Andrews (Birmingham City FC), Birmingham WIN
Points
Jan. 12, 1965 Charley Austin LLWLLD Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Points
Dec. 14, 1964 Mick Leahy LLWLWL Ice Rink, Nottingham BBBofC British Middleweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 29, 1964 Nelis Oostrum WLWLWW Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham WIN
Technical knockout
May 12, 1964 Harry Scott WWWLDL Ice Rink, Nottingham Final Eliminator for BBBofC British Middleweight

WIN
Points
March 5, 1964 Joe Bell WWWWLL Tower Circus, Blackpool WIN
Points
Jan. 22, 1964 Felipe Alayeto DWLLLD Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham WIN
Points
Nov. 28, 1963 Johnny Cooke WWLLLW The Stadium, Liverpool LOSS
Points
Nov. 12, 1963 Johnny Angel LWWDWL Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Points
Oct. 21, 1963 Jim Swords LWWWWL Free Trade Hall, Manchester WIN
Points
Sept. 12, 1963 Johnny Cooke WWWWLL The Stadium, Liverpool WIN
Points
July 9, 1963 Johnny Angel WWWLWW Civic Hall, Wolverhampton DRAW
Points
June 25, 1963 Wilson Harris WWLWWL Majestic Ballroom, Finsbury Park WIN
Points
June 4, 1963 Dennis Read DWWWDW Town Hall, Shoreditch WIN
Points
May 1, 1963 Teddy Haynes WLWWWW Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull BBBofC Midlands Area Middleweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 13, 1963 Mick Leahy DWLWLD Granby Halls, Leicester Final Eliminator BBBofC British Middleweight

LOSS
Points
Dec. 10, 1962 Mick Leahy DDWLWL Ice Rink, Nottingham Final Eliminator for BBBofC British Middleweight

DRAW
Points
Nov. 9, 1962 Chris Christensen WWWWLW K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen LOSS
Points
Oct. 23, 1962 Maxie Smith DLWLWW Birmingham BBBofC Midlands Area Middleweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 8, 1962 Tony Smith LLWLLW Ice Rink, Nottingham Final Eliminator for BBBofC British Welterweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 10, 1962 Mick Leahy DWWDDW Free Trade Hall, Manchester WIN
Points
July 12, 1962 Harry Scott WDWWLL New St James Hall, Newcastle WIN
Points
June 19, 1962 Bob Roberts LLLLLL Bristol WIN
Technical knockout
June 4, 1962 Orlando Paso WLWLLL New St James Hall, Newcastle WIN
Points
April 17, 1962 Tanos Lambrianides LDLLLW Granby Halls, Leicester WIN
Points
March 27, 1962 Johnny Kramer WLLWWW Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
March 15, 1962 Ahmed Sebane WWDWWW West Ham Baths, West Ham WIN
Points
Feb. 27, 1962 Sammy Cowan LWWWWL Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham WIN
KO
Feb. 5, 1962 Billy Tarrant LWWWWW Bermondsey Baths, Bermondsey WIN
Points
Nov. 28, 1961 Bob Cofie LWWLWL Town Hall, Leeds WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 20, 1961 Mauri Backman WWLW Ice Rink, Nottingham WIN
Points
Oct. 24, 1961 Albert Carroll WWLLLL The Stadium, Liverpool LOSS
DQ
Sept. 14, 1961 Albert Carroll LWWLLL Digbeth Civic Hall, Birmingham WIN
Points
Sept. 2, 1961 Fortunato Manca WWWWWW Cagliari LOSS
Points
July 18, 1961 Boswell St Louis LWWLWW Majestic Ballroom, Finsbury Park WIN
Points
May 8, 1961 Brian Curvis WWWWWW Ice Rink, Nottingham BBBofC British Welterweight

Commonwealth (British Empire) Welterweight

LOSS
Points
Feb. 27, 1961 Tony Smith WWWWWW Ice Rink, Nottingham Eliminator for BBBofC British Welterweight

WIN
Points
Nov. 21, 1960 Brian Curvis WWWWWW Ice Rink, Nottingham BBBofC British Welterweight

Commonwealth (British Empire) Welterweight

LOSS
Points
Sept. 15, 1960 Henri Cabelduc WLWDWL Embassy Sportsdrome, Birmingham WIN
Points
Aug. 11, 1960 Assane Fakyh LDLDWW The Stadium, Liverpool WIN
Points
May 9, 1960 Larry Baker LLWLWL Vetch Field, Swansea WIN
Points
April 25, 1960 Emile Vlaemynck DLWWLW Ice Rink, Nottingham WIN
Points
March 8, 1960 Virgil Akins LLWLLL Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Points
Feb. 1, 1960 Tommy Molloy WLDLWW Ice Rink, Nottingham BBBofC British Welterweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 7, 1959 Willie Toweel WWWLWW Ice Rink, Nottingham WIN
Points
Dec. 1, 1959 Boswell St Louis LWLWWW Sheffield DRAW
Points
Oct. 26, 1959 Brian Husband WWWLWL Ice Rink, Nottingham WIN
Points
Oct. 19, 1959 Terry Banning LLWLLL WIN
Points
Sept. 17, 1959 Ray Corbett LLWLLW Birmingham vacant BBBofC Midlands Area Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 25, 1959 Richie Edwardson WWWWLW Birmingham vacant BBBofC Midlands Area Welterweight

WIN
Points
March 2, 1959 Brian Husband WWLWLL Ice Rink, Nottingham vacant BBBofC Midlands Area Welterweight

WIN
Points
Feb. 6, 1959 Phil Williams WWWWLL Sports Stadium, Brighton vacant BBBofC Midlands Area Welterweight

WIN
Points
Jan. 29, 1959 Tony Smith WWWWWW The Stadium, Liverpool vacant BBBofC Midlands Area Welterweight

LOSS
Points
Nov. 17, 1958 Harry Haydock WLWWLL King's Hall, Derby vacant BBBofC Midlands Area Welterweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 20, 1958 Santos Martins WLWWWW Granby Halls, Leicester vacant BBBofC Midlands Area Welterweight

LOSS
DQ
Sept. 25, 1958 Peter Cobblah WWWLLL Farrer Street Stadium, Middlesbrough vacant BBBofC Midlands Area Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 24, 1958 Albert Carroll WLLWLW Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington vacant BBBofC Midlands Area Welterweight

LOSS
Points
May 12, 1958 Terry Burnett WWWDWW National Sporting Club, Piccadilly vacant BBBofC Midlands Area Welterweight

WIN
Points
Feb. 24, 1958 Joe Somerville WWLWWW King's Hall, Derby vacant BBBofC Midlands Area Welterweight

WIN
Points
Feb. 17, 1958 Tommy Keeley WDWLLW New St James Hall, Newcastle vacant BBBofC Midlands Area Welterweight

WIN
Points
Feb. 3, 1958 Tommy Saxon Granby Halls, Leicester vacant BBBofC Midlands Area Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 6, 1958 Fitzroy Lindo WDWLLD Town Hall, Walsall WIN
Points
Oct. 21, 1957 Bill Wooding WWWLWW King's Hall, Derby WIN
Points
Oct. 14, 1957 Terry Tulley L Winter Gardens, Banbury WIN
Points
Oct. 7, 1957 Cliff Lawrence LLWWLW Ice Rink, Nottingham WIN
Points
Sept. 26, 1957 Willie Smith WWLWWL The Stadium, Liverpool WIN
Points