Ken Buchanan retired with a record of 61 wins 8 losses in 69 professional bouts, with 27 wins by a knockout. In the year 2000, he was elected into the International & World Boxing Hall of Fame(s). He is the holder of five championship belts, the only British fighter in Boxing history ever to attain that honour.

Name: Ken Buchanan
Born: 1945-06-28
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
Hometown3 Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 7½″ / 171cm
Reach: 70″ / 178cm
won 61 (KO 27) + lost 8 (KO 1) + drawn 0 = 69
rounds boxed 555 KO% 39.13
Manager: Eddie Thomas
Trainer: Gil Clancy

Undisputed Lightweight
Champion of the World
1970 – 1972.

Undefeated British & European
Lightweight Champion.

Edward J. Neil Trophy
‘1970 American Fighter of the Year’

Inducted into the
International & World
Boxing Hall of Fame(s) 2000

Sep 20 Brian "Rocky" Tonks- London, England TK 2
Oct 18 Vic Woodhall - Manchester, England TK 2
Nov 1 Billy Williams - London, England TK 3
Nov 22 Joe Okezie - London, England TK 3
Dec 13 Junior Cassidy - London, England W 8

Jan 24 Tommy Tiger London, England W 8
Mar 7 Manley Brown London, England TK 4
Apr 4 Tommy Tiger London, England W 8
Apr 19 Chris Elliot London, England W 8
May 11 Junior Cassidy Manchester, England W 8
Jul 12 Brian Smith Port Talbot, Wales TK 1
Aug 6 Ivan Whiter London, England W 8
Sep 6 Mick Laud London, England W 8
Oct 17 Antonio Paiva London, England W 10
Nov 29 Al Keen Leeds, England W 8
Dec 19 Phil Lundgren London, England W 10

Jan 23 John McMillan Glasgow, Scotland W 10
-BBBC Lightweight Championship of the Scottish Area
Feb 14 Tommy Garrison London, England W 10
May 11 Franco Brondi Paisley, Scotland TK 3
Jun 28 Winston Laud London, England W 8
Jul 26 Rene Roque Port Talbot, Wales W 10
Sep 14 Al Rocca London, England TK 7
Oct 30 Jim "Spike" McCormack London, England W 12
-BBBC Lightweight Championship of Great Britain - Elimination Bout

Feb 19 Maurice Cullen London, England KO 11
-BBBC Lightweight Championship of Great Britain

Apr 22 Leonard Tavarez London, England W 8
Jun 10 Ivan Whiter London, England W 8
Oct 23 Angel Robinson Garcia London, England W 10
Dec 11 Ameur Lamine Hamilton, Scotland TK 3

Jan 2 Frank Narvaez London, England W 10
Feb 17 Mike Cruz London, England TK 4
-Some sources report "KO 5"
Mar 5 Jose Luis Torcida Solihull, England W 10
Jul 14 Jerry Graci Nottingham, Scotland TK 1
Nov 11 Vincenzo Pitardi London, England TK 2

Jan 29 Miguel Velazquez Madrid, Spain L 15
-EBU Lightweight Championship of Europe
Feb 23 Leonard Tavarez London, England W 10
Apr 6 Chris Fernandez Nottingham, England W 10
May 12 Brian Hudson London, England KO 5
-BBBC Lightweight Championship of Great Britain
Sep 26 Ismael Laguna San Juan, Puerto Rico W 15
-WBA Lightweight Championship of the World
Dec 7 Donato Paduano New York, NY W 10

Feb 12 Ruben Navarro Los Angeles, Ca W 15
-WBC Lightweight Championship of the World;
WBA Lightweight Championship of the World
May 10 Carlos Hernandez London, England TK 8
-Some sources report 5/11/71
Sep 13 Ismael Laguna New York, NY W 15
-WBA Lightweight Championship of the World
-Buchanan was stripped of the WBC Lightweight Championship
for failing to fight Pedro Carrasco

Mar 28 Al Ford London, England W 10
Apr 29 Andries Steyn Johannesburg, Trans, SAfrica TK 3
Jun 26 Roberto Duran New York, NY LT 14
-WBA Lightweight Championship of the World
Sep 20 Carlos Ortiz New York, NY TK 7
Dec 4 Chang Kil Lee New York, NY TK 2

Jan 29 Jim Watt Glasgow, Scotland W 15
-BBBC Lightweight Championship of Great Britain
Mar 27 Hector Matta London, England W 10
May 29 Frankie Otero Miami Beach, Fl W 10
Sep 1 Edwin "Chu Chu" Malave New York, NY TK 7
Oct 11 Frankie Otero Toronto, Ont, Canada TK 6
Dec 6 Miguel Araujo Copenhagen, Denmark KO 1

Feb 7 Jose Peterson Copenhagen, Denmark W 10
Apr 4 Joe Tetteh Copenhagen, Denmark KO 3
May 1 Antonio Puddu Cagliari, Italy TK 6
-EBU Lightweight Championship of Europe
Nov 21 Winston Noel Copenhagen, Denmark TK 2
Dec 16 Leonard Tavarez Paris, France TK 14
-EBU Lightweight Championship of Europe

Feb 27 "Guts" Ishimatsu [Suzuki] Tokyo, Japan L 15
-WBC Lightweight Championship of the World
Jul 25 Giancarlo Usai Cagliari, Italy TK 12
-EBU Lightweight Championship of Europe

Jun 28 Benny Benitez Randers, Denmark W 8
Sep 6 Eloi De Souza Randers, Denmark W 8
Dec 6 Charlie Nash Copenhagen, Denmark L 12
-EBU Lightweight Championship of Europe

May 15 Najib Daho London, England KO 7
Oct 19 Des Gwilliam Birmingham, England W 8
-Some sources report 10/20/80

Jan 26 Steve Early Birmingham, England L 12
-BBBC Light Welterweight Championship of Great Britain - Elimination Bout
Apr 4 Langton Tinago Harare, Zimbabwe L 10
Nov 24 Lawrence "Lance" Williams London, England L 8

Jan 25 George Feeney London, England L 8
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