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Hippolyte Annex (born 14 February 1933 in Pézenas, Hérault) is a former French professional boxer. He was four time French champion, holding the French welterweight title from 1960 to 1961 and the middleweight title from 1961 to 1963. In 1962, he unsuccessfully fought Laszlo Papp for the EBU European middleweight title.

Hippolyte Annex
Statistics
Real nameHippolyte Annex
Weight(s)Welterweight, Middleweight
Nationality France
Born (1933-02-14) 14 February 1933 (age 85)
Pézenas, France
Boxing record
Total fights37
Wins28
Wins by KO19
Losses3
Draws6

Professional careerEdit

Annex's first professional fight was against Ceslaw Dudek on 12 April 1959 in Paris, winning by a knock out.

In 37 professional bouts, Annex won 28 (19 by knock outs), drew 6 and lost 3 (all KOs).

Annex's last fight was on 16 June 1963 at the St. Nazaire Stadium, Saint-Nazaire, Loire-Atlantique, France, when he was knocked out by the Senegalese boxer Souleymane Diallo.

In 2007, his home town of Pézenas honoured him by naming a street after him.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Inauguration de rues à Plaisance", Télégramme, September 2007, 6

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