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Stats

Date Of Birth: October 18, 1958
Height: 6'1
Place of Birth: Memphis, TN
Trainer/Manager: Emanuel Steward
Current Residence: Southfield, MI
Career Record: 60-5-1 (47 KO's)

 

Amateur Career

Year Tournament Result
1976 Golden Gloves Lightweight Lost to Aaron Pryor points
1976 National AAU Lightweight 132lbs Def. Howard Jones
1977 Golden Gloves Welterweight Def. Bobby Joe Young on points to win Golden Gloves
1977 National Golden Gloves Def. Ronnie Shields in Semi-finals
1977 National AAU Welterweight
Def. Bobby Joe Young on points. Voted Fighter of the Tournament

 

Professional Record

#
Date
Opponent
Result
Notes
1970's
1
Nov. 25, 1977
Jerome Hill
KO 2
-
2
Dec. 7 , 1977
Jerry Strickland
KO 3
-
3
Dec. 16, 1977
Willie Wren
KO 3
-
4
Jan. 29, 1978
Anthony House
KO 2
-
5
Feb. 10, 1978
Robert Adams
KO 3
-
6
Feb. 17, 1978
Billy Goodwin
KO 2
-
7
Mar. 17, 1978
Ray Fields
KO 2
-
8
Mar. 31, 1978
Tyrone Phelps
KO 3
-
9
Jun. 8 , 1978
Jimmy Rothwell
KO 1
-
10
Jul. 20, 1978
Raul Aguirre
KO 3
-
11
Aug. 3 , 1978
Eddie Marcelle
KO 2
-
12
Sep. 7 , 1978
Bruce Finch
KO 3
-
13
Oct. 26, 1978
Pedro Rojas
KO 1
-
14
Dec. 9 , 1978
Rudy Barro
KO 4
-
15
Jan. 13, 1979
Clyde Gray
KO 10
-
16
Jan. 31, 1979
Sammy Rockard
KO 8
-
17
Mar. 3 , 1979
Segundo Murillo
KO 8
-
18
Apr. 3 , 1979
Alfonso Hayman
W 10
-
19
May 20, 1979
Harold Weston
KO 6
-
20
Jun. 28, 1979
Bruce Curry
KO 3
-
21
Aug. 23, 1979
Ioncencio de la Rosa
KO 2
-
22
Sep. 22, 1979
Jose Figueroa
KO 3
-
23
Oct. 18, 1979
Saensak Muansurin
KO 3
-
24
Nov. 30, 1979
Mike Colbert
W 10
-
1980's
25
Feb. 3 , 1980
Jim Richards
KO 3
-
26
Mar. 2 , 1980
Angel Espada
KO 4
-
27
Mar. 31, 1980
Santiago Valdez
KO 1
-
28
May 3 , 1980
Eddie Gazo
KO 1
-
29
Aug. 2 , 1980
Jose Cuevas
KO 2
Won WBA Welterweight Title
30
Dec. 6 , 1980
Luis Primera
KO 6
Ret. WBA Welterweight Title
31
Apr. 25, 1981
Randy Shields
KO 13
Ret. WBA Welterweight Title
32
Jun. 25, 1981
Pablo Baez
KO 4
Ret. WBA Welterweight Title
33
Sep. 16, 1981
Ray Leonard
LKO 14
For World Welterweight Title
34
Dec. 11, 1981
Ernie Singletary
W 10
-
35
Feb. 27, 1982
Marcos Geraldo
KO 1
-
36
Jul. 25, 1982
Jeff McCracken
KO 8
-
37
Dec. 3 , 1982
Wilfred Benitez
W 15
Won WBC Jr. Middleweight Title
38
Jul. 10, 1983
Murray Sutherland
W 10
-
39
Feb. 11, 1984
Luigi Minchillo
W 12
Ret. WBC Jr. Middleweight Title
40
Jun. 15, 1984
Roberto Duran
KO 2
Ret. WBC Jr. Middleweight Title
41
Sep. 15, 1984
Fred Hutchings
KO 3
Ret. WBC Jr. Middleweight Title
42
Apr. 15, 1985
Marvelous Marvin Hagler
LKO 3
For World Middleweight Title
43
Mar. 10, 1986
James Shuler
KO 1
-
44
Jun. 23, 1986
Mark Medal
KO 8
Ret. WBC Jr. Middleweight Title
45
Oct. 17, 1986
Doug DeWitt
W 12
-
46
Mar. 7 , 1987
Dennis Andries
KO 10
Won WBC Light Heavyweight Title
47
Oct. 29, 1987
Juan Roldan
KO 4
Won WBC Middleweight Title
48
Jun. 6 , 1988
Iran Barkley
LKO 3
Lost WBC Middleweight Title
49
Nov. 4 , 1988
James Kinchen
W 12
Won WBO Super Middleweight Title
50
Jun. 12, 1989
Ray Leonard
D 12
For WBC Super Middleweight Title
1990's
51
Apr. 28, 1990
Michael Olajide
W 12
Ret. WBO Super Middleweight Title
52
Feb. 11, 1991
Kemper Morton
KO 2
-
53
Apr. 6 , 1991
Ken Atkin
KO 3
-
54
Jun. 3 , 1991
Virgil Hill
W 12
Won WBA Light Heavyweight Title
55
Mar. 20, 1992
Iran Barkley
L 12
Lost WBA Light Heavyweight Title
56
Nov. 6 , 1993
Andrew Maynard
KO 1
-
57
Jan. 29, 1994
Dan Ward
KO 1
-
58
Feb. 19, 1994
Fred Delgado
W 12
-
59
Mar. 31, 1995
Lenny Lapaglia
KO 1
-
60
Sep. 26, 1995
Earl Butler
W 10
-
61
Nov. 29, 1996
Karl Willis
KO 5
-
62
Jan. 31, 1997
Ed Dalton
KO 5
-
63
Nov. 6, 1998
Jay Snyder
KO 1
-
64
Apr. 10, 1999
Nate Miller
W 12
Won IBO Cruiserweight Title
2000's
65
Apr. 8, 2000
Uriah Grant
L 2
Due to Injury
66
Jul. 30, 2005
John Long
TKO 8
-
67
Feb. 4 , 2006
Shannon Landberg
TKO 10
-