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Aaron Pryor boxer

Aaron Pryor image
Status inactive
Age 60
Division super lightweight
Height 5′ 6″/168cm
Reach 69″/175cm
Debut 1976-11-12
Born 1955-10-20
Death 2016-10-09
Nationality USA
Residence Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
bouts
40
won
39
lost
1
draw
0
bouts
40
won
39
lost
1
draw
0
Status inactive
Age 60
Division super lightweight
Height 5′ 6″/168cm
Reach 69″/175cm
Debut 1976-11-12
Born 1955-10-20
Death 2016-10-09
Nationality USA
Residence Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

In 1982, the Boxing Writers Association of America named Pryor as their Fighter of the Year. Pryor was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1996, and in 1999 was voted by the Associated Press as the world's best light welterweight of the 20th century. In 2002, he was ranked as the 35th greatest boxer of the past 80 years by The Ring.Pryor, nicknamed The Hawk, had a record of 204 wins and 16 losses as an amateur. He won the National Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Lightweight Championship in 1973. In 1975, Pryor again won the National AAU Lightweight Championship and a silver medal at the Pan American Games, losing in the final to Canadian Chris Clarke.

In 1982, the Boxing Writers Association of America named Pryor as their Fighter of the Year. Pryor was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1996, and in 1999 was voted by the Associated Press as the world's best light welterweight of the 20th century. In 2002, he was ranked as the 35th greatest boxer of the past 80 years by The Ring.Pryor, nicknamed The Hawk, had a record of 204 wins and 16 losses as an amateur. He won the National Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Lightweight Championship in 1973. In 1975, Pryor again won the National AAU Lightweight Championship and a silver medal at the Pan American Games, losing in the final to Canadian Chris Clarke.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Dec. 4, 1990 Roger Choate WLWWWL Norman Sheraton, Norman WIN
Technical knockout
May 16, 1990 Darryl Jones LLLWLL Masonic Temple, Madison WIN
KO
Dec. 15, 1988 Herminio Morales WLLLLL War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester WIN
KO
Aug. 8, 1987 Bobby Joe Young WWWDWL Sunrise Musical Theatre, Sunrise LOSS
Technical knockout
March 2, 1985 Gary Hinton WWWWWW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight

WIN
Split-decision
June 22, 1984 Nick Furlano LWWWLW Varsity Arena, Toronto International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 9, 1983 Alexis Arguello WWWLWW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas World Boxing Association World Super Lightweight

WIN
KO
April 2, 1983 Sang Hyun Kim WWWWDW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City World Boxing Association World Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 12, 1982 Alexis Arguello WWWWWW Orange Bowl, Miami World Boxing Association World Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 4, 1982 Akio Kameda WWWWWW Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati World Boxing Association World Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 21, 1982 Miguel Montilla LWWLWW Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City World Boxing Association World Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 14, 1981 Dujuan Johnson WWWWWW Public Hall, Cleveland World Boxing Association World Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 27, 1981 Lennox Blackmoore WWWWWW Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas World Boxing Association World Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 22, 1980 Gaetan Hart WWWWWW Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati World Boxing Association World Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 1, 1980 Danny Myers WLWWWW Hara Arena, Dayton WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 2, 1980 Antonio Cervantes WWWWWW Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati World Boxing Association World Super Lightweight

WIN
KO
June 20, 1980 Carl Crowley WLWWWL Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati WIN
KO
April 13, 1980 Leonidas Asprilla WWWWDD Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City WIN
Technical knockout
March 16, 1980 Julio Valdez WWWWLW Jai Alai Fronton, Miami WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 24, 1980 Juan Garcia LLLLLW Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Oct. 20, 1979 Alfonso Frazer DWDWLL Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati WIN
Technical knockout
June 23, 1979 Jose Fernandez WLLLLL Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati WIN
KO
May 11, 1979 Al Ford LWLLWL Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati WIN
Technical knockout
April 27, 1979 Freddie Harris LLLLLL Convention Center, Dayton WIN
Technical knockout
April 13, 1979 Norman Goins LLWLWL Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati WIN
KO
March 16, 1979 Johnny Copeland WLLLWL Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati WIN
KO
July 18, 1978 Marion Thomas LLWWLW Hara Arena, Dayton WIN
Technical knockout
May 2, 1978 Scotty Foreman LWWLWW Convention Center, Miami Beach WIN
Technical knockout
March 10, 1978 Al Franklin LLLLLL Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati WIN
Technical knockout
March 1, 1978 Ron Pettigrew WLLWLL Hara Arena, Dayton WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 6, 1978 Robert Tijernia LLLLLL Convention Center, Cincinnati WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 11, 1977 Angel Cintron LLLLLL Convention Center, Cincinnati WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 7, 1977 Johnny Summerhays LLLWDL Convention Center, Cincinnati WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 3, 1977 Melvin Young L Drawbridge Inn, Covington WIN
KO
May 7, 1977 Jose Resto LLLLLL Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati WIN
Unanimous decision
March 26, 1977 Isaac Vega Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati WIN
KO
March 12, 1977 Nick Wills LLLLL Lincoln Heights WIN
KO
Feb. 24, 1977 Harvey Wilson LLLLWL Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 1, 1977 Larry Moore WLWLLW Convention Center, Cincinnati WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 12, 1976 Larry Smith Convention Center, Cincinnati WIN
Technical knockout