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Our boxing historian Miles Templeton holds records for over 36,000 boxers: men who fought professionally in Britain between 1900 and 1983. Below is a list of boxers whose surnames start with the letter 'Y'. Use the alphabetical menu to search for other surnames.

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Johnny Yacamini from Dundee boxed between 1933 and 1934 12 professional contests

Colin Yandell from Bristol boxed between 1957 and 1961 8 professional contests

Alan Yapp from Epsom boxed between 1959 and 1960 2 professional contests

Wes Yapp from Streatham boxed between 1968 and 1969 7 professional contests

D Yardley from Cambuslang boxed between 1931 and 1934 8 professional contests

Harry Yardley from Stepney boxed between 1936 and 1937 11 professional contests

Yardwood from Grimethorpe boxed between 1910 and 1912 15 professional contests

Stoker Yarnell from Chatham boxed between 1927 and 1933 17 professional contests

George Yarwood from Manchester boxed between 1933 and 1935 7 professional contests

Spider Yarwood from Sheffield boxed between 1911 and 1918 12 professional contests

Young Yarwood from Manchester boxed during 1933 2 professional contests

Buddy Yasmin from Gravesend boxed between 1945 and 1948 3 professional contests

Albert Yates from Farnworth boxed between 1931 and 1936 42 professional contests

Andrew Yates from Trinidad boxed between 1958 and 1959 4 professional contests

Billy Yates from Bargoed boxed between 1911 and 1914 10 professional contests

Billy Yates from Belfast boxed between 1923 and 1927 26 professional contests

Billy Yates from Belfast boxed between 1948 and 1951 2 professional contests

Billy Yates from Mexborough boxed between 1927 and 1935 90 professional contests

Billy Yates from Pensnett boxed between 1928 and 1933 24 professional contests

Charlie Yates from Bloomsbury boxed between 1909 and 1910 4 professional contests

Charlie Yates from Sutton-in-Ashfield boxed between 1928 and 1939 71 professional contests

Eddie Yates from Harrogate boxed between 1937 and 1939 18 professional contests

Fred Yates from Wembley boxed during 1947 1 professional contest

George Yates from Altrincham boxed between 1937 and 1942 5 professional contests

George Yates from Ashton boxed between 1925 and 1931 37 professional contests

George Yates from Kilburn boxed between 1935 and 1936 3 professional contests

Ginger Yates from Sheffield boxed during 1931 4 professional contests

Harry Yates from Ashton boxed between 1924 and 1929 45 professional contests

Joe Yates from Rock Ferry boxed between 1921 and 1922 12 professional contests

Johnny Yates from Stockport boxed between 1932 and 1939 13 professional contests

Les Yates from Wembley boxed during 1947 2 professional contests

Martin Yates from Birmingham boxed between 1928 and 1937 86 professional contests

Sid Yates from Sutton boxed between 1934 and 1935 3 professional contests

Stan Yates from Kilburn boxed between 1933 and 1937 74 professional contests

Stoker Yates from HMS Royal Arthur boxed between 1907 and 1911 7 professional contests

Walt Yates from Darwen boxed between 1913 and 1914 5 professional contests

Walter Yates from N Southgate boxed during 1930 3 professional contests

Young Yates from Ashton-under-Lyne boxed during 1928 3 professional contests

Young Yates from Leeds boxed between 1905 and 1906 10 professional contests

Gary Yean from Liverpool boxed between 1968 and 1972 20 professional contests

Dennis Yearby from Leeds boxed between 1949 and 1956 57 professional contests

Joe Yekinni from Nigeria boxed between 1971 and 1975 20 professional contests

Edgar Yendell from Pontypridd boxed between 1923 and 1929 24 professional contests

Battling Yengo from Beverley boxed between 1932 and 1933 9 professional contests

Bill Yeo from Winton boxed between 1930 and 1931 5 professional contests

Gunner Bill Yeo from Colchester boxed during 1935 3 professional contests

Charlie Yeomans from Pontypridd boxed between 1910 and 1917 59 professional contests

George Yeomans from Birmingham boxed between 1914 and 1932 5 professional contests

Les Yeomans from Parkstone boxed between 1934 and 1935 9 professional contests

T W Yeomans from Pontypridd boxed during 1910 3 professional contests

Alf Yewman from Bethnal Green boxed between 1908 and 1919 7 professional contests

Bob Yewman from Bethnal Green boxed between 1906 and 1914 65 professional contests

Bob Yewman from South Shields boxed during 1935 3 professional contests

Walter Yews from Shotton boxed between 1929 and 1933 13 professional contests

Mark Yobbo from Aldgate boxed between 1905 and 1923 98 professional contests

Noel York from Kettering boxed between 1910 and 1914 15 professional contests

Ernie Yorke from Woolwich boxed during 1936 2 professional contests

Tommy Yorke from Castleford boxed between 1934 and 1937 6 professional contests

R Yorkey from Whitley Bay boxed between 1923 and 1924 3 professional contests

Young Youatt from Neath boxed between 1916 and 1926 11 professional contests

Teddy Youds from West Bromwich boxed during 1947 2 professional contests

Fred Youle from Derby boxed between 1935 and 1937 3 professional contests

Al Young from Jamaica boxed between 1948 and 1953 35 professional contests

Andy Young from Glasgow boxed between 1920 and 1925 23 professional contests

Andy Young from Newport boxed between 1926 and 1928 4 professional contests

Arthur Young from Bletchley boxed during 1952 1 professional contest

Arthur Young from Old Ford boxed between 1916 and 1921 45 professional contests

Bill Young from Bethnal Green boxed between 1925 and 1933 9 professional contests

Bob Young from Croydon boxed between 1977 and 1982 21 professional contests

Bob Young from Wheatley Hill boxed between 1932 and 1933 9 professional contests

Buck Young from Newcastle boxed between 1933 and 1934 16 professional contests

Charlie Young from South Shields boxed between 1895 and 1899 3 professional contests

Chick Young from Catterick boxed between 1937 and 1939 4 professional contests

Chuck Young from Newcastle boxed between 1934 and 1935 7 professional contests

Clarence Young from Bethnal Green boxed between 1930 and 1935 61 professional contests

Con Young from Downham Market boxed between 1950 and 1952 17 professional contests

Darky Young from West Hartlepool boxed between 1924 and 1930 3 professional contests

Dennis Young from Birmingham boxed between 1967 and 1969 11 professional contests

Doc Young from Warwick boxed between 1930 and 1933 9 professional contests

Eddie Young from Stithians boxed between 1934 and 1935 7 professional contests

Eric Young from Liverpool boxed during 1947 1 professional contest

Eric Young from Walworth boxed between 1961 and 1964 15 professional contests

F Young from Balham boxed between 1920 and 1921 4 professional contests

Frank Young from Belfast boxed between 1968 and 1974 40 professional contests

Fred Young from Marylebone boxed between 1924 and 1929 42 professional contests

Fred Young from New Washington boxed between 1934 and 1935 3 professional contests

Gdsmn Young from Coldstream Gds boxed between 1924 and 1927 8 professional contests

George Young from Belfast boxed during 1949 1 professional contest

George Young from Cheetham boxed between 1931 and 1934 26 professional contests

George Young from Walworth boxed between 1912 and 1913 20 professional contests

Gerry Young from Belfast boxed between 1977 and 1981 12 professional contests

Harry Young from Belfast boxed during 1953 1 professional contest

Harry Young from Slough boxed between 1930 and 1931 3 professional contests

Harry Young from Southgate boxed during 1933 1 professional contest

J Young from Newcastle boxed between 1894 and 1918 74 professional contests

Jim Young from Birtley boxed between 1933 and 1937 12 professional contests

Jim Young from Bloomsbury boxed during 1911 3 professional contests

Jim Young from Dublin boxed between 1908 and 1912 12 professional contests

Jim Young from Leamington boxed between 1932 and 1937 29 professional contests

Jim Young from Paisley boxed during 1934 1 professional contest

Jim Young from Stepney boxed during 1936 1 professional contest

Jimmy Young from Bethnal Green boxed between 1926 and 1939 127 professional contests

Jimmy Young from Camberwell boxed between 1924 and 1925 7 professional contests

Joe Young from Bethnal Green boxed between 1925 and 1935 60 professional contests

Joe Young from Prestwich boxed during 1947 1 professional contest

Johnny Young from Gloucester boxed between 1910 and 1920 27 professional contests

Karim Young from Nigeria boxed between 1967 and 1973 25 professional contests

Kenny Young from Maidenhead boxed between 1933 and 1937 23 professional contests

Larry Young from Covent Garden boxed during 1950 2 professional contests

Leslie Young from Wetherby boxed during 1932 4 professional contests

Mervyn Young from Neath boxed between 1912 and 1913 4 professional contests

Mike Young from Chiswick boxed during 1910 4 professional contests

Norrie Young from Dundee boxed between 1938 and 1947 4 professional contests

Percy Young from Southampton boxed between 1909 and 1913 17 professional contests

Private Young from 12th Lancers boxed between 1913 and 1925 29 professional contests

Ray Young from Shirebrook boxed between 1947 and 1948 5 professional contests

Ron Young from Shirebrook boxed between 1939 and 1948 27 professional contests

Seaman Young from West Hartlepool boxed between 1932 and 1933 8 professional contests

Tal Young from Jamaica boxed during 1948 1 professional contest

Terry Young from Camberwell boxed during 1954 2 professional contests

Tom Young from Willesden boxed between 1932 and 1933 2 professional contests

Tommy Young from Aberdeen boxed between 1933 and 1934 3 professional contests

Val Young from Ryhope boxed between 1946 and 1947 13 professional contests

Young Josephs' nipper from Aldgate boxed between 1909 and 1917 143 professional contests

Private Younger from DLI boxed between 1915 and 1916 4 professional contests

Seaman Youngman from Chatham boxed between 1926 and 1930 14 professional contests

Sonny Youngman from Diss boxed between 1931 and 1934 7 professional contests

Mohammed Younis from Walsall boxed between 1977 and 1981 22 professional contests

Ninian Yule from West Bromwich boxed between 1950 and 1952 2 professional contests

Billy Yusef from Nigeria boxed during 1968 1 professional contest

Sergeant Yvon from Tank Corps boxed between 1920 and 1921 3 professional contests


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