Where Is Johnny Famechon Wife Elise Famechon? The Australian Boxing Legend Passed Away At 77

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On August 4, 2022, featherweight contender Johnny Famechon died, breaking the hearts of his followers.

Johnny was inducted into the Moderns division of the Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame in 2003 and became the third person to be named Legend in 2012.

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Johnny Famechon

Johnny Famechon

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Elise Famechon, wife of Johnny Famechon: Where is she now?

In 1970, Johnny Famechon married Elise Famechon. Elise and Johnny were married at St Brigid’s Church in Mordiallic and Johnny was delighted to have her as his life partner.

The athlete hasn’t said much about how they met, but it appears they dated for a while before getting engaged. After moving to Frankston, they welcomed Paul as their first child.

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Paul is now 50 years old. Although Elise’s exact date of birth is uncertain, she currently appears to be in her mid-seventies.

The couple’s daughter, Danielle, born in 1974, is now 48 years old. The boxer’s wife, Elise, was a good carer who took care of the family and had a positive outlook on life. After divorcing Elise in 1997, Johnny later married Glenys.

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Although there is no information on her current whereabouts, she must be feeling depressed after learning of her death. Husband

Obituary: Johnny Famechon’s Cause of Death: What Happened to the Boxer?

After a valiant struggle to recover from a horrific injury that left him in a coma, Johnny Famechon died at the age of 77.

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After retiring from boxing in 1970, the referee rose to prominence and kept in shape by running marathons.

Famechon was known for his skill with the gloves but he also proved he was tenacious outside the ring by fighting back in 1991 after being hit by a car near Warwick Farm racetrack in Sydney.

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The athlete had a brain injury and a stroke when he awoke from a coma 10 days after being struck, but he fought back to enjoy what he called a “wonderful life”.

His wife Glenys gave the following account to boxing author Grantlee Kieza: “He was at a sporting event at Warwick Farm and was on his way back to his hotel when the car hit him.”

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Johnny Famechon Net Worth Before Death

The exact amount of Johnny Famechon’s net worth is unknown but is estimated to be more than $1 million. The majority of Johnny’s income came from his career as a professional boxer.

A professional boxer’s annual income can range from $22,000 to $37,000. He won the Victorian featherweight title from Les Dunn in 1964 and the Commonwealth featherweight title from Scot John O’Brien in 1967.

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He defeated Cuban José Legrá on points on January 21, 1969 at the Albert Hall in London to capture the Lineal and WBC featherweight belts.

In a controversial points decision, he defeated Japanese opponent Fighting Harada to retain his WBC featherweight title. Six months later in Japan, Famechon easily defeated Harada in the rematch for the world championship, ending Harada in the fifteenth round.

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Johnny Famechon Children and Family

Paul and Danielle are Johnny Famechon’s two children from his first marriage. The boxer has always been a devoted parent to his children.

A year before his car accident in 1991, he went on a blind date with Glenys, his second wife. He still wanted to marry Glenys after the event that changed his life, but he would not take his vows until he made it down the aisle.

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Famechon hesitated for a while before doing it on his own in 1997.

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