Henry Cooper was victorious in 10 British heavyweight title fights throughout his profession
- BRIAN LONDON (JANUARY 1959)
After being outpointed by Joe Erskine in his first try at successful the British heavyweight strap in September 1957, Cooper gained the title in his second shot by outscoring former sufferer London.
- JOE ERSKINE (NOVEMBER 1959)
In what was the third assembly between the pair, Cooper gained his first victory over Erskine, having misplaced the earlier two contests. A Twelfth-round stoppage noticed Cooper retain his belt for the primary time.
- JOE ERSKINE (MARCH 1961)
Cooper stored maintain of his crown for the second time by forcing a bloodied Erskine to retire after 5 frames. The win additionally noticed Cooper draw degree at two victories apiece in his collection with Erskine.
- JOE ERSKINE (APRIL 1962)
The fifth and deciding combat between Cooper and Erskine went the best way of Cooper, with a nasty lower on Erskine’s eyebrow resulting in a ninth-round stoppage, and Cooper’s third profitable defence.
- DICK RICHARDSON (MARCH 1963)
Regardless of having to take care of cuts by each eyes, Cooper was capable of keep his standing as champion for the fourth time. Simply as he had finished of their preliminary bout, Cooper defeated Richardson within the fifth.
- BRIAN LONDON (FEBRUARY 1964)
London suffered his third loss by the hands of Cooper in what was a one-sided trilogy. A factors triumph for Cooper marked title defence quantity 5.
- JOHNNY PRESCOTT (JUNE 1965)
One knockdown in spherical eight and two extra within the tenth knocked the combat out of Prescott, who didn’t come out for the eleventh. It was the sixth event on which Cooper retained his belt.
- JACK BODELL (JUNE 1967)
Cooper’s seventh triumphant defence was additionally his quickest, as a group of clumping left hooks to the pinnacle resulted in Bodell being stopped within the second session.
- BILLY WALKER (NOVEMBER 1967)
Virtually 9 years after turning into champion, Cooper fended off yet one more challenger to his throne by halting Walker within the sixth to notch his eighth profitable defence.
- JACK BODELL (MARCH 1970)
With Cooper having vacated the title, Bodell gained the vacant championship by beating Carl Gizzi in October 1969. Cooper then turned a two-time titlist by outpointing Bodell.