Wales’ Commonwealth and Empire boxing champions

Johnny Owen statue in Merthyr Tydfil

Johnny Owen statue in Merthyr Tydfil

A full list of Welsh boxers who have held professional Commonwealth titles (formerly known as Empire titles), named in chronological order.

Jim Driscoll (featherweight)

Freddie Welsh (lightweight)

Llew Edwards (featherweight)

Johnny Basham (welterweight)

Frank Moody (middleweight)

Gipsy Daniels (light-heavyweight)

Jack Petersen (heavyweight)

Tommy Farr (heavyweight)

Eddie Thomas (welterweight)

Johnny Williams (heavyweight)

Cliff Curvis (welterweight)

Dai Dower (flyweight)

Joe Erskine (heavyweight)

Brian Curvis (welterweight)

Eddie Avoth (light-heavyweight)

Johnny Owen (bantamweight)

Colin Jones (welterweight)

Neil Swain (super-bantamweight)

Nicky Piper (light-heavyweight)

Bradley Pryce (light-middleweight)

Nathan Cleverly (light-heavyweight)

Jamie Arthur (super-bantamweight)

Lee Selby (featherweight)

Enzo Maccarinelli (light-heavyweight)

Liam Williams (light-middleweight)

Jay Harris (flyweight)

Robbie Turley (bantamweight)

One Response to Wales’ Commonwealth and Empire boxing champions

  1. Colin Turley April 9, 2017 at 5:09 am #

    Robbie Turley has become the latest Welshman to win the Commonwealth Champion with a 9th round victory over Bobby Jenkinson at the Newport centre on 7th April 2017.

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