Tag Archives: 1960s

Number 174 – Joe Erskine

Joe Erskine (tied for 173) Cardiff, Wales, UK January 26, 1934 – February 2, 1990 5’11” / 190-212 lbs 45-8-1-0(13) from 03/09/1954 to 10/27/1964 (10y7m) 1-5-0-0(1) against the top ten – #142 total and #157 +/- 0-1-0-0(0) against linear champions – #89 total and … Continue reading

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Number 176 – Alejandro Lavorante

Alejandro Lavorante (tied for 173) Mendoza, Argentina October 25, 1936 – April 1, 1964 6’3” / 73″ reach / 202-212 lbs 19-5-0-0(15) from 09/22/1959 to 09/21/1962 (3y0m) 1-4-0-0(1) against the top ten – #142 total and #134 +/- 0-1-0-0(0) against linear champions … Continue reading

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Number 177 – Alvin “Blue” Lewis

Alvin Lewis (tied for 173) Detroit, Michigan, USA 1943 6’3” / 205-225 lbs 30-6-0-0(19) from 06/21/1966 to 11/14/1973 (7y5m) 1-4-0-0(1) against the top ten – #142 total and #134 +/- 0-1-0-0(0) against linear champions – #89 total and #58 +/- 0-1-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers … Continue reading

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Number 178 – Buster Mathis

Buster Mathis (tied for 173) Sledge, Mississippi, USA June 11, 1943 – September 6, 1995 6’3” / 76″ reach / 220-300 lbs 30-4-0-0(21) from 06/28/1965 to 09/29/1972 (7y3m) 1-4-0-0(1) against the top ten – #142 total and #134 +/- 0-1-0-0(0) against linear … Continue reading

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Number 179 – Cleveland Williams

Cleveland Williams (tied for 179) Griffin, Georgia, USA June 30, 1933 – September 11, 1999 6’3” / 80” reach / 190-236lbs 78-13-1-0(58) from 12/11/1951 to 10/28/1972 (20y10m) 2-8-1-0(1) against the top ten – #105 total and #184 +/- 0-3-0-0(0) against … Continue reading

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Number 181 – Wayne Bethea

Wayne Bethea (tied for 181)                                                                       … Continue reading

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Number 194 – Jose Luis Garcia

Jose Luis Garcia (tied for 189) Caracas, Venezuela 1950 6’4” / 159-221 lbs 30-8-1-1(19) from 6/17/1968 to 8/14/1975 (7y2m) 0-4-0-0(0) against the top ten – #193 total and #157 +/- 0-0-0-0(0) against linear champions – #89 total and #175 +/- 1-1-0-0(1) against hall-of-famers – … Continue reading

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