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Walter McGowan

BORN   October 13 1942; Burnbank, Scotland
HEIGHT 5-2 1/2
WEIGHT 109 1/2-120 1/2 lbs
MANAGER Joe Gans

McGowan was a clever, busy boxer who won the WBC Flyweight Championship of the World, the Bantamweight Championship of the British Empire (Commonwealth), the BBBC Bantamweight Championship of Great Britain, the Flyweight Championship of the British Empire (Commonwealth) and the BBBC Flyweight Championship of Great Britain during his ring career

Walter defeated such men as Jackie Brown, Salvatore Burrni, Alan Rudkin, Felix Said Brami, Rene Libeer, Ric Magramo, Risto Luukkonen, Nevio Carbi, Ernesto Miranda, Antoine Porcel, Marc Van Domme and Michel Houdeau

*** AMATEUR BOUTS ***

1961
          -McGowan won the ABA Flyweight Championship of Great Britain


*** PROFESSIONAL BOUTS ***

1961
Aug  9 George McDade               Glasgow, Scotland               TK  3
Sep 22 Eddie Barraclough           Hamilton, Scotland               W  8
Oct 25 Jackie Brown                Paisley, Scotland                L  8
Dec 16 Brian Bissmire              Glasgow, Scotland                W  8

1962
Jun 14 Danny Lee                   Glasgow, Scotland                W  8
Sep 20 Jacques Jacob               Glasgow, Scotland               KO  6
Oct 16 Rene Libeer                 London, England                 TK  6
Nov 14 Ray Jutras                  Glasgow, Scotland               TK  6

1963
Jan 31 Bernard Jubert              Glasgow, Scotland                W  8
May  2 Jackie Brown                Paisley, United Kingdom         KO 12
          -Flyweight Championship of the British Empire (Commonwealth);
          BBBC Flyweight Championship of Great Britain
Jun 27 Ray Perez                   Paisley, Scotland               TK  9
Sep 12 Killer Salomon              Paisley, Scotland               TK  9
          -Flyweight Championship of the British Empire (Commonwealth)
Nov 28 Ric Magramo                 Paisley, Scotland                W 10

1964
Mar  4 Risto Luukkonen             Paisley, Scotland                W 10
Apr 24 Salvatore Burruni           Rome, Italy                      L 15
          -EBU Flyweight Championship of Europe
Sep  3 Natalio Jimenez             Paisley, Scotland                W 10
Nov 25 Luis Rodriguez Aguado       Solihull, England               TK  2

1965
Jan 20 Mick Hussey                 Solihull, England               TK  3
Feb 23 Felix Said Brami            London, England                  W 10
Apr 23 Benny Lee                   Rome, Italy                      W 10
Jun  1 Jose Medel                  London, England                 LT  6
Aug 20 Ron Jones                   Paisley, Scotland               LT  6
Dec  3 Tommaso Galli               Rome, Italy                      D 15
          -EBU Bantamweight Championship of Europe

1966
Jan  6 Nevio Carbi                 London, England                 TK  6
Mar 28 Ernesto Miranda             London, England                  W  8
Jun 14 Salvatore Burruni           London, England                  W 15
          -WBC Flyweight Championship of the World
Sep  6 Alan Rudkin                 London, England                  W 15
          -Bantamweight Championship of the British Empire (Commonwealth);
          BBBC Bantamweight Championship of Great Britain
Nov 16 Jose Bisbal                 London, England                 TK  5
Dec 30 Chartchai Chionoi           Bangkok, Thailand               LT  9
          -WBC Flyweight Championship of the World

1967
Mar 15 Isao Miyashita              London, England                  W 10
May 10 Giancarlo Centa             Solihull, England                W  8
Jul 10 Antoine Porcel              London, England                  W 10
Sep 19 Chartchai Chionoi           London, England                 LT  7
          -WBC Flyweight Championship of the World

1968
May 13 Alan Rudkin                 Manchester, England              L 15
          -Bantamweight Championship of the British Empire (Commonwealth);
          BBBC Bantamweight Championship of Great Britain
Oct 23 Gerard Macrez               London, England                 TK  4
Nov 26 Marc Van Domme              Belfast, Ireland                TK  7
Dec 17 Massaoud Boussaboua         Brighton, England                W  8

1969
Apr 28 Michel Houdeau              London, England                 TK  4
Aug  1 Umberto Simbola             San Remo, Italy                  W  8
Nov 11 Domenico Antonio Chiloiro   London, England                  W  8


Record courtesy of Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization

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