Johnny Famechon death, age, wiki, biography

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Jean-Pierre Famechon is Johnny Famechon  real name. Johnny Famechon date of birth is 28 March, 1945 and place of birth is Paris, France. By profession he was an Australian featherweight boxer. In the Moderns category of the Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame, Johnny was named in 2003, and in 2012, he became the third person to be promoted to Legend status.

Johnny Famechon age, wiki, biography

Johnny Famechon's birthday is on 28 March, 1945 and birth place is Paris, France. His age as of the date he passed away which is 4 August 2022, is 77 years. Aries is his birth sign. He was born and raised by his parents in Monroe, Louisiana, U.S. His Parents are Antoinette Famechon and Andre Famechon. His mother's name is Antoinette Famechon and his father's name is Andre Famechon. In 1950, at the age of 5, he relocated with his parents and younger brother from Paris to Ferntree Gully, which is located in Victoria, Australia and is a suburb of Melbourne. After that, the family relocated to another area of Melbourne known as Middle Park.A couple of years later, his mother Antoinette and his younger brother Christian relocated back to Paris. Subsequently, John and his father Andre relocated to Richmond. He has 1 sibling. In siblings he has 1 brother. His brothers name is Christian Famechon. His nationality is Australian.

He was an Alumni of Salesian College Rupertswood during the years 1956 to 1958. Johnny Famechon attended Essendon Technical School, where he made a friend for life named John Johnson. When Johnny Famechon settled into the Aspendale house of John Johnson and his family, he was considered a member of the family. In 1970, he tied the knot with Elise Alves and the ceremony took place at St. Brigid's Church in Mordiallic. They welcomed their first child, a boy named Paul Famechon in 1972, and then a girl named Danielle Famechon in 1974 after relocating to Frankston. In the course of his twenty-year professional boxing journey, he garnered a reputation for being a magnificently gifted fighter whose greatest asset was his defense. His professional record reads 56 victories, 20 via knockout, 6 ties, and 5 defeats.

Johnny Famechon death, How did he passed away

Johnny Famechon death: Johnny Famechon passed away in Melbourne after a long fight with sickness. When he died his age was 77 years old. Johnny Famechon, a boxer who had held the world title fans are sad to hear the news of his death when he died at the age of 77 years. The news of his death was announced on thursday by The Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

Johnny Famechon Career

Johnny Famechon maiden important victory was against Les Dunn, which earned him the title of Victorian featherweight champion in the year 1964. Two years later, in 1967, he beat John O'Brien of Scotland to become the Commonwealth featherweight winner. On the 21st of January 1969, he won the Lineal and WBC featherweight title at the Albert Hall in London by scoring a points victory against his Cuban opponent José Legrá. He fought Fighting Harada of Japan for the WBC featherweight championship and triumphed in a points decision that was met with controversy. Six months later, Johnny Famechon fought Harada again for the world championship. This time, the fight was in Japan, and in the fourteenth round, Johnny Famechon knocked Harada out. On May 9, 1970, he faced Mexican Vicente Saldivar in Rome for the chance to defend his WBC championship. He was defeated in the fight to Saldivar by a narrow points decision, and shortly after that, he withdrew from the sport. He never fought as an amateur because Ambrose Palmer trained him the whole time he was a pro.

In 1969, Johnny Famechon was given the Keys to the City when he went back to Australia after beating Jose Legra in London to claim the World championship. In 1970, the Moomba festival committee chose Johnny Famechon as the first Melburnian to be King of Moomba. He and his lifelong buddy Frank Quill collaborated on the writing of his memoir, titled Fammo in 1971. In 1985, Johnny Famechon was honored with entry into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame for his achievements in the sport. In 1997, he was admitted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame in Los Angeles.

In 1991, he was struck by a vehicle outside of the Warwick Farm racetrack in Sydney, which caused him to suffer severe injuries. He also had an acquired brain injury and a stroke as a consequence of the accident.John started a new complicated brain-based multi-movement therapy rehabilitation process in December 1993. As a result of this treatment, John was able to return to a life that was almost completely normal about 10 to 12 weeks after the treatment had first begun.A bronze monument of Johnny Famechon can now be seen in his homeland of Frankston. Johnny Famechon is just the third Australian boxer to be recognized in this fashion, following in the footsteps of Les Darcy and later Lionel Rose. In recognition of his substantial contributions to boxing at the highest level, he was awarded the rank of Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen's Birthday Honours in the year 2022.

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