Today In History: Floyd “KLUTEI” Robertson Wins Commonwealth Featherweight Crown In November 26, 1960

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Floyd “Klutei” Robertson born Floyd Clottey Quartey in Accra was a Ghanaian professional feather/super feather/lightweight boxer of the 1950s and ’60s who won the Ghanaian featherweight title, West African Featherweight Title, and Commonwealth super featherweight title, which he won on November 26, 1960.

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Floyd “Klutei” Robertson

He was also a challenger for the World Boxing Council (WBC) featherweight title, and World Boxing Association (WBA) World featherweight title against Sugar Ramos, and Vicente Saldivar, his professional fighting weight varied from 124 1 ⁄ lb (56.4 kg; 8 st 12.3 lb), i.e. featherweight to 135 lb (61 kg; 9 st 9 lb), i.e. lightweight.

His lifetime record was 34 fights, 13 KOs and 4 losses. Undoubtedly, his most remembered fight was for the world title against Sugar Ramos, which he lost in a split decision in Accra in May 1964.

Source: eaumf.org

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