Johnny Famechon


August 15, 2022

Johnny Famechon is an Australian boxer, born March 28, 1945 in Paris and died in August 2022 in Melbourne (Australia).


Turned professional in 1961, he became Australian featherweight champion in 1964 then WBC world champion in the category on January 21, 1969 after his victory on points against José Legrá. Famechon retained his title against Fighting Harada and was beaten by Vicente Saldivar on May 9, 1970. He ended his career after this fight with a record of 56 wins, 5 losses and 6 draws.

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Sports related resources: (en + ru) BoxRec (en) Sport Australia Hall of Fame English Boxing Portal Australia Portal