Antonio Tarver boxer

Antonio Tarver boxer
bouts
39
won
31
lost
6
draw
1
Status
inactive
Division
light heavyweight
Debut
1997-02-18
Height
6′ 2″/188cm
Reach
75″/191cm
Age
-
Born
1968-11-21
Death
-
Nationality
USA

As an amateur, Tarver represented the United States at the 1996 Olympics, winning a bronze medal in the light heavyweight division; he eventually lost to Vassiliy Jirov from Kazakhstan, whom he had previously defeated at the 1995 World Championships to win gold. Tarver also triumphed at the 1995 Pan American Games and 1995 U.S. National Championships, winning gold in both. He remains the only boxer in history to have won gold at the Pan Am Games, World Championships and U.S. Nationals all in the same year.Outside of boxing, Tarver starred as Mason "The Line" Dixon, the heavyweight champion in the 2006 film Rocky Balboa.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
2015-08-14 Steve Cunningham LLWWWL Prudential Center, Newark DRAW
Split-decision
2014-12-11 Johnathon Banks WWWWWL Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula WIN
KO
2013-11-26 Mike Sheppard WWLLLW BB&t Center, Sunrise WIN
Technical knockout
2012-06-02 Lateef Kayode WWWWWW Home Depot Center, Carson
2011-07-20 Danny Green WWWWWW Entertainment Centre, Sydney WIN
Corner retirement
2010-10-15 Nagy Aguilera LWWLWL Buffalo Run Casino, Miami WIN
Unanimous decision
2009-05-09 Chad Dawson WWWWWW Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas LOST
Unanimous decision
2008-10-11 Chad Dawson WWWWWW Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas LOST
Unanimous decision
2008-04-12 Clinton Woods WWWWWW St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa WIN
Unanimous decision
2007-12-01 Danny Santiago WWDWWL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Technical knockout
2007-06-09 Elvir Muriqi LWLWWW Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford WIN
Majority decision
2006-06-10 Bernard Hopkins WWWWLL Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City LOST
Unanimous decision
2005-10-01 Roy Jones Jr WWWWLL St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa WIN
Unanimous decision
2005-06-18 Glen Johnson DWDWWW FedEx Forum, Memphis WIN
Unanimous decision
2004-12-18 Glen Johnson LDWDWW Staples Center, Los Angeles LOST
Split-decision
2004-05-15 Roy Jones Jr WWWWWW Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
2003-11-08 Roy Jones Jr WWWWWW Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas LOST
Majority decision
2003-04-26 Montell Griffin WWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Unanimous decision
2002-07-20 Eric Harding WWWLWW Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis WIN
Technical knockout
2002-01-25 Reggie Johnson WWLWWW Ramada Plaza, Rosemont WIN
Split-decision
2001-08-03 Chris Johnson WWWWWL Yakama Legends Casino, Toppenish WIN
KO
2001-02-24 Lincoln Carter WWWWWW Ice Palace, Tampa WIN
Technical knockout
2000-06-23 Eric Harding WWWWWW Grand Casino, Biloxi LOST
Unanimous decision
2000-02-29 Ernest Mateen LLLWDL Plaza Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1999-10-02 Mohamed Benguesmia WWWWWW Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1999-06-12 Jerry Williams LLLLLL Shriner's Auditorium, Wilmington WIN
Technical knockout
1999-03-27 Roy Francis WDLDLL Jai Alai Fronton, Miami WIN
Technical knockout
1999-02-05 John Williams WWWLWW Jai Alai Fronton, Miami WIN
KO
1998-08-30 Rocky Gannon LWWLWL Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort, Chester WIN
Technical knockout
1998-06-23 Jose Luis Rivera WWWWW Blue Horizon, Philadelphia WIN
Corner retirement
1998-03-24 Charles Oliver WLWLWW Grand Casino, Tunica WIN
Unanimous decision
1998-01-17 Boyer Chew WWLLLL Convention Hall, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1997-12-02 Roy Francis WLWDLD Blue Horizon, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
1997-10-28 Benito Fernandez WLLWLL Blue Horizon, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
1997-10-04 Berry Butler LWLLWW Caesars Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1997-08-12 Shelby Gross WWWW Blue Horizon, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
1997-06-21 Tracy Barrios WLLLLL Sun Dome, Tampa WIN
Technical knockout
1997-04-29 Jason Burrell DWLWD Blue Horizon, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
1997-02-18 Joaquin Garcia WWWW Blue Horizon, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout