People

Cyril Panther’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Nigerian boxer
Is Athlete
Boxer
From Nigeria
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth

6 June 1938, Nigeria, Nigeria

Age 82 years
Star sign Gemini

Cyril Panther (born 6 June 1938 in Nigeria) was a Nigerian boxer.

Career

Panther moved to Great Britain from Nigeria on the advice of his manager and his first fight was a defeat to Willie Hart in 1962. Problems with his cataract led to him becoming blind. He finished his boxing career in 1972 after fighting on 45 occasions.

Personal life

His son is Scottish footballer Emmanuel Panther.