Jean Josselin

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Jean Josselin 1968.jpg
Jean Josselin c. 1968
Statistics
Weight(s) Welterweight
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Born 6 January 1940 (1940-01-06) (age 78)
Besançon, France
Boxing record
Total fights 89
Wins 66
Wins by KO 41
Losses 16
Draws 7

Jean Josselin (born 6 January 1940) is a retired French welterweight boxer. He competed at the 1960 Olympics[1] and won a bronze medal at the 1961 European Amateur Boxing Championships. After that he turned professional and won his first 19 bouts. On 25 April 1966 he won the European Boxing Union (EBU) title, and later in 1966 unsuccessfully contested the WBC and WBA titles against Curtis Cokes. He lost the EBU title to Carmelo Bossi in 1967, regained it from Silvano Bertini in 1969, and lost four months later to Johann Orsolics. Josselin retired in 1972 after a string of 8 losses, 4 draws and 1 victory.[2]

References

  1. ^ Jean Josselin Archived 3 July 2015 at the Wayback Machine.. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Jean Josselin. boxrec.com


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