Boxer Profile

sonny boy west

"al west"

48

Wins

8

Losses

1

Draws

28.1%

KO %
  • Stance: Orthodox
  • Age: 89
  • Date Of Birth: 13 May 1929
  • Height: 5.51 ft (1.68 m)
  • Reach: Unknown
  • Country: United States
  • Universal ID : 8735
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Career Highlights

Age 17 boxer started his career on November 1946 building a record of 48-8-1 over 4 years, last fighting 0 ago in December 1950. He started his best winning streak on November 1946 however, this came to an end on July 1947. In this period he won a total of 11 fights.


November 1946 - September 1948

Early Career

An explosive pro debut saw West face George Junior in a 4 round debut fight. Sonny boy became only the 2nd person to stop Junior shy of the full distance, stopping him in the 2nd. West continued his mostly successful career with numerous fights following his debut against boxers including Maxie Shapiro, Jimmy Mcallister and Johnny Forte. Fights included fighting 2 times in 1946 and 11 times in 1948.


August 11th, 1947

Sonny boy West Vs Harry Lasane

Taking the first knock of his career, West fought Harry Lasane on August 11th, 1947 and was defeated by Lasane. West's first defeat came over the full distance against Harry Lasane on August 11th, 1947. The fight went to the judges in a PTS loss for West. West then went on to win a further 32 fights taking his record to 39 wins, 4 losses and 1 draw.


February 17th, 1950

Sonny boy West Vs Ike Williams

West lost to Ike Williams in his next fight. Taking place on February 17th, 1950, West's career record after this fight stood at 39-5-1. West was beaten by Ike Williams in the 8th round. The win came via KO in the 8th round. This was West's first stoppage defeat. West then went on to win a further 3 fights taking his record to 41 wins, 6 losses and 1 draw.


May 9th, 1950

Sonny boy West Vs Bob Sandberg

West went into his next career fight with a record of 41-6-1 and took this to 42 wins with a win against Bob Sandberg on May 9th, 1950. Becoming the first person to stop Bob Sandberg, West beat Sandberg via TKO in the 5th round of a 8 round fight. West's win streak of 42 rose to 47 following 5 wins against boxers such as Eddie Giosa, Charley Salas, Sammy Angott and 2 others.


December 4th, 1950

Sonny boy West Vs Billy Justine

Pushing his career further, West fought Billy Justine on December 4th, 1950 adding to his winning record. In 1950 West fought his next opponent in Billy Justine. A challenging 10 round fight that ended in West's favour as the judges awarded West the SD victory. West was the 12th person to defeat Justine.


Latest Fight

West's next defeat of his career came against Percy Bassett on December 20th, 1950. This turned out to be West's final career fight. Bassett became the 2nd person to stop West in round 7 of a 10 round fight via KO.

sonny boy west opponents

KO

Percy Bassett (47-2-0)

Wed, 20 Dec - 1950
round 7 of 10
Unknown
-1.5 lbs
SD

Billy Justine (12-12-3)

Mon, 4 Dec - 1950
round 10 of 10
Unknown
+7.3 lbs
UD

Eddie Giosa (65-24-8)

Mon, 20 Nov - 1950
round 10 of 10
Unknown
+8.2 lbs
UD

Charley Salas (84-28-10)

Mon, 9 Oct - 1950
round 10 of 10
Unknown
+9.0 lbs
SD

Joe Miceli (29-7-2)

Wed, 6 Sep - 1950
round 10 of 10
Unknown
+5.0 lbs
UD

Sammy Angott (94-29-8)

Tue, 8 Aug - 1950
round 10 of 10
Unknown
+6.0 lbs
UD

Harold Jones (44-17-3)

Thu, 1 Jun - 1950
round 10 of 10
Unknown
+4.0 lbs
KO

Mario Pacheco (37-11-7)

Mon, 22 May - 1950
round 1 of 10
Unknown
-5.2 lbs
TKO

Bob Sandberg (34-3-1)

Tue, 9 May - 1950
round 5 of 8
Unknown
-1.8 lbs
PTS

George Dunn (37-6-3)

Mon, 10 Apr - 1950
round 10 of 10
Unknown
-0.5 lbs

sonny boy west KNOCKOUTS AND POWER

28.1%
KNOCKOUT %
59%
POWER
67%
CHIN/BODY

sonny boy west results


UD (33.3%)
KO (21.1%)
PTS (19.3%)
SD (10.5%)
TKO (10.5%)
MD (5.3%)

sonny boy west statistics

3.77%

Round KO Percentage

424

Rounds boxed

2

Been Stopped

16

Opponents Stopped

3.51%

Been KO'd Percentage

0.47%

Been KO'd Round Percentage

7.1

Average Winning Round

8.9

Average Losing Round

Opponent Statistics

3124

Total Fight Count

55.1%

Power Average

63.4%

Punch Resistance

Best Wins

Hardest Hitting Opponents

Toughest Opponents