|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Born||21 May 1884|
Brooklyn, New York, United States
|Died||18 May 1949 64) (aged|
New York, United States
|Wins by KO||40|
Willie Lewis (21 May 1884 – 18 May 1949) was a professional American boxer from New York. His career spanned from 1901 to 1915. He was best known in the United States and France where In early 1910, Lewis made an unsuccessful bid at the world middleweight title losing to Billy Papkeand made two unsuccessful attempts at the World welterweight title, controversially drawing against World welterweight Champion Harry Lewis (no relation) twice in Paris. In 1913 Lewis' heavyweight hunting gun exploded, damaging his leg. In 1920, Lewis was shot in an ambush attack and seriously wounded in his Cafe in New York.
Lewis died of cancer 18 May 1949.
|Loss||85-22-10||PTS||20||1912-05-22||World Middleweight title attempt against 18 year old prodigy|
|Draw||74-11-08||PTS||25||1910-03-23||Second attempt at World Welterweight Title ends in draw|
|Draw||74-10-07||PTS||25||1910-02-19||Attempt at World Welterweight Title ends in draw|
|win||68-09-07||KO||3(20)||1909-05-26||Illegitimately advertised as a Welterweight World Championship by Sporting Life|
|win||49-9-07||KO||5(20)||1908-05-02||illegitimately Billed as World 150lb Welterweight Title, refereed by Heavyweight World Champion Tommy Burns|
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Boxing record for Willie Lewis from BoxRec
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