Henry Cooper Record & Stats

Henry Cooper Record & Stats

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Henry Cooper (Our 'Enry) was an English professional boxer. He was born in Lambeth, London, England on May 3, 1934. Cooper made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20 against Harry Painter on September 14, 1954. Cooper died on May 1, 2011 at the age of 77 years.

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Lambeth, London, England
“Our 'Enry”
May 3, 1934
May 1, 2011 (77 years)
Sep 14, 1954
KO Pct
187 cm
191 cm
Ape Index
4 cm
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Henry Cooper's boxing record and stats summarized in an infographic
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      Henry Cooper Record

      In a career spanning 16 years and 6 months, Henry Cooper fought 55 times with 40 wins, 14 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on March 16, 1971, Cooper's record stood at 40-14-1 (27 KOs). In total, he fought 374 rounds of professional boxing in 55 bouts.

      Total Fights55
      KO Wins27
      Total Title Wins0
      Title Defenses0
      Title-Fight KO Wins0
      Losses via KO8
      55Mar 16, 197136 Joe BugnerLossPTS
      54Nov 10, 197036Jose Manuel UrtainWinTKO9
      53Mar 24, 197035Jack BodellWinPTS
      52Mar 13, 196934Piero TomasoniWinKO5
      51Sep 18, 196834Karl MildenbergerWinDQ
      50Nov 7, 196733Billy WalkerWinKO6
      49Jun 13, 196733Jack BodellWinTKO2
      48Apr 17, 196732Boston JacobsWinPTS
      47Sep 20, 196632 Floyd PattersonLossKO4
      46May 21, 196632 Muhammad Ali LossTKO6
      45Feb 16, 196631Jefferson DavisWinKO1
      44Jan 25, 196631Hubert HiltonWinTKO2
      43Oct 19, 196531Amos JohnsonLossPTS
      42Jun 15, 196531Johnny PrescottWinRTD10
      41Apr 20, 196530Matthew JohnsonWinKO1
      40Jan 12, 196530Dick WippermanWinTKO5
      39Nov 16, 196430Roger RischerLossPTS
      38Feb 24, 196429Brian LondonWinPTS
      37Jun 18, 196329 Muhammad AliLossTKO5
      36Mar 26, 196328Dick RichardsonWinKO5
      35Apr 2, 196227Joe ErskineWinTKO9
      34Feb 26, 196227Wayne BetheaWinPTS
      33Jan 23, 196227Tony HughesWinRTD5
      32Dec 5, 196127Zora FolleyLossKO2
      31Mar 21, 196126Joe ErskineWinTKO5
      30Dec 6, 196026Alex MiteffWinPTS
      29Sep 13, 196026Roy HarrisWinPTS
      28Nov 17, 195925Joe ErskineWinTKO12
      27Aug 26, 195925Gawie de KlerkWinTKO5
      26Jan 12, 195924Brian LondonWinPTS
      25Oct 14, 195824Zora FolleyWinPTS
      24Sep 3, 195824Dick RichardsonWinTKO5
      23Apr 19, 195823Erich SchoppnerLossDQ
      22Jan 11, 195823Heinz NeuhausDrawPTS
      21Nov 16, 195723Hans KalbfellWinPTS
      20Sep 17, 195723Joe ErskineLossPTS
      19May 19, 195723 Ingemar JohanssonLossKO5
      18Feb 19, 195722Joe BygravesLossKO9
      17Sep 7, 195622Peter BatesLossTKO5
      16Jun 26, 195622Giannino Orlando LuiseWinTKO7
      15May 1, 195621Brian LondonWinTKO1
      14Feb 28, 195621Maurice MolsWinTKO4
      13Nov 15, 195521Joe ErskineLossPTS
      12Sep 13, 195521Uber BacilieriWinKO7
      11Jun 6, 195521Ron HarmanWinTKO7
      10Apr 26, 195520Uber BacilieriLossTKO5
      9Apr 18, 195520Joe BygravesWinPTS
      8Mar 29, 195520Joe CrickmarWinTKO5
      7Mar 8, 195520Hugh FernsWinDQ
      6Feb 8, 195520Cliff PurnellWinPTS
      5Jan 27, 195520Colin StrauchWinTKO1
      4Dec 7, 195420Denny BallWinKO3
      3Nov 23, 195420Eddie KeithWinTKO1
      2Oct 19, 195420Dinny PowellWinTKO4
      1Sep 14, 195420Harry PainterWinKO1

      Henry Cooper Stats

      Henry Cooper was 187 cm tall (6' 1.62") with a reach of 191 cm (6' 3.20"). He used to fight out of the orthodox stance and presented an ape-index of 4 cm (1.57"). Cooper had a 63.6% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Henry Cooper was active from from 1954 to 1971. He started boxing professionally at 20 years of age; Cooper debuted against Harry Painter on September 14, 1954, and defeated Painter via 1st round KO.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 32 on May 21, 1966 after 45 professional fights against Muhammad Ali for the WBA, WBC, and The Ring titles. Cooper lost to Ali via 6th round TKO.

      Cooper's notable victories include wins over Joe Erskine, Roy Harris, Tony Hughes, Brian London, Johnny Prescott, Matthew Johnson, and Dick Wipperman. For a complete list of Cooper's best performances refer to Henry Cooper's best fights.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Hungarian boxer Joe Bugner at 36 years of age, on March 16, 1971. Cooper lost the fight via 15 round PTS.


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