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Wayne Thornton boxer

Wayne Thornton image
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Height 6′ 0″/183cm
Reach 74½″/189cm
Debut 1958-09-23
Born 1939-10-25
Nationality USA
Residence Fresno, California, USA
bouts
48
won
38
lost
9
draw
1
bouts
48
won
38
lost
9
draw
1
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Height 6′ 0″/183cm
Reach 74½″/189cm
Debut 1958-09-23
Born 1939-10-25
Nationality USA
Residence Fresno, California, USA
Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Aug. 8, 1968 Bill Schellhas WWWWWW Seattle Center Arena, Seattle LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 27, 1968 Marty Franklin WDLWLL Selland Arena, Fresno WIN
Majority decision
May 21, 1966 Jose Torres WWWWWW Shea Stadium, Queens World Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

World Boxing Council World Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 24, 1966 Eddie Land LLLLLL Fremont Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
March 17, 1966 Dave Furch DLLLLL Fremont Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Nov. 15, 1965 Bob McKinney WWLWLL Uptown Arena, Modesto WIN
Technical knockout
July 20, 1965 Alonzo Johnson LWLLLL Kearney Bowl, Fresno WIN
Technical knockout
May 11, 1965 Eddie Cotton WWLWLL Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle WIN
Majority decision
Dec. 15, 1964 Eddie Cotton WWWLWL Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 28, 1964 Bobo Olson WWWDWL Kezar Pavilion, San Francisco LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 3, 1964 Eddie Cotton WWWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Split-decision
June 1, 1964 Bobby Rascon DWWWWL Kearney Bowl, Fresno WIN
Technical knockout
March 27, 1964 Bobo Olson DWWWWD Kezar Pavilion, San Francisco LOSS
Majority decision
Jan. 24, 1964 Gregorio Peralta WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 15, 1963 Gregorio Peralta WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Split-decision
Sept. 7, 1963 Jose Humberto Menno WDWWWL Kezar Pavilion, San Francisco WIN
Unanimous decision
June 15, 1963 Jose Humberto Menno WWDWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
May 4, 1963 Willie Pastrano WDWWLD Convention Center, Las Vegas LOSS
Majority decision
March 23, 1963 Willie Pastrano DWDWWL Madison Square Garden, New York DRAW
Majority decision
Feb. 9, 1963 Willie Pastrano LDWDWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 18, 1962 Lee Turner LLDWWW Civic Auditorium, Bakersfield WIN
KO
Dec. 4, 1962 Tiger Al Williams LLLLLL Civic Auditorium, Bakersfield WIN
KO
Sept. 29, 1962 Pete Gonzales L Raisin Bowl, Dinuba WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 14, 1962 Clyde Watson LLLLLL Kearney Bowl, Fresno WIN
KO
May 15, 1962 Roy Smith LLLLLL Corcoran High School Stadium, Corcoran WIN
KO
April 24, 1962 Teddy Martin LLLLLL Kearney Bowl, Fresno WIN
KO
March 6, 1962 Tiger Al Williams WLLLLL Memorial Auditorium, Fresno WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 26, 1961 Charley Tombstone Smith WLLWWW Kearney Bowl, Fresno WIN
Points
Aug. 22, 1961 Charley Tombstone Smith WWLLWW Kearney Bowl, Fresno LOSS
Points
July 20, 1961 Buck Bellamy LLLLLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
April 27, 1961 Toro Saenz LWWLLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Corner retirement
March 23, 1961 Karl Heinz Guder LLLDLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
Feb. 24, 1961 Willie Cook W Bakersfield Dome, Bakersfield WIN
KO
Oct. 24, 1960 Dave Brown LWWWWD Kezar Pavilion, San Francisco WIN
Points
Oct. 4, 1960 Oga Too WW Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Technical knockout
June 28, 1960 Ed Hickman LWLLLL Memorial Auditorium, Fresno WIN
KO
Feb. 16, 1960 Bob Harris LWWLLL Memorial Auditorium, Fresno WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 3, 1959 Willie Moon LWWLLL Memorial Auditorium, Fresno WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 29, 1959 Harvey Burke DLWWLL Memorial Auditorium, Fresno WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 1, 1959 Crawford Neal LLLLL Memorial Auditorium, Fresno WIN
KO
Aug. 11, 1959 Jeff Jones WDLWLW Memorial Auditorium, Fresno WIN
Points
July 21, 1959 Ed Hickman WLWLLW Memorial Auditorium, Fresno WIN
Points
June 9, 1959 Leo Howard LLL Memorial Auditorium, Fresno WIN
KO
May 5, 1959 Toro Saenz WWWWW Civic Auditorium, San Jose WIN
Points
March 3, 1959 Fred Roots Memorial Auditorium, Fresno LOSS
KO
Dec. 16, 1958 Floyd Mayfield WW Memorial Auditorium, Fresno WIN
Points
Oct. 21, 1958 Richard Jones LLLLLL Memorial Auditorium, Fresno WIN
Points
Sept. 23, 1958 John Heaton Memorial Auditorium, Fresno WIN
Technical knockout