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Bobby Joe Young boxer

Bobby Joe Young image
Status inactive
Division welterweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Debut 1980-08-29
Born 1959-03-04
Nationality USA
Residence Steubenville, Ohio, USA
bouts
39
won
31
lost
7
draw
1
bouts
39
won
31
lost
7
draw
1
Status inactive
Division welterweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Debut 1980-08-29
Born 1959-03-04
Nationality USA
Residence Steubenville, Ohio, USA

Young had a solid amateur career, and allegedly lost two close fights in the amateurs to Thomas Hearns.Young turned professional in 1980 amidst high expectations, and lost his first bout to Pedro Vilella in the Felt Forum.

Young had a solid amateur career, and allegedly lost two close fights in the amateurs to Thomas Hearns.Young turned professional in 1980 amidst high expectations, and lost his first bout to Pedro Vilella in the Felt Forum.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 20, 1989 Simon Brown WWWWWW War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

LOSS
KO
July 14, 1988 Ali Salaam WLWWLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 8, 1987 Aaron Pryor WWWWWW Sunrise Musical Theatre, Sunrise WIN
Technical knockout
June 30, 1987 Young Dick Tiger WWLWWW Forum, Inglewood LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 3, 1987 David Noel WLWWWL Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
TD
Sept. 16, 1986 Matt Farrago WWWWWW Syracuse DRAW
Points
May 22, 1986 Felipe Montellano WWWLWW Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 9, 1985 Ken Shannon WWWWWW Trump Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
July 23, 1985 Gary Roemhild WLLWLD Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
May 31, 1985 Donald Gwinn LLWWWW Wheeling WIN
Technical knockout
April 17, 1985 Larry McCall LLWWLL Steubenville WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 12, 1985 Darryl Anthony WWWWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 8, 1984 Dennis Fain LLDWLL Steubenville WIN
KO
April 6, 1984 Eduardo Romero Wakefield Center, New York WIN
KO
March 3, 1984 Sam Lantion LLLWLL Hamilton WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 23, 1983 Jeff Malcolm LWDWWW Richfield Coliseum, Richfield LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 10, 1983 Darrell Chambers WWWWWW Caesars Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
April 10, 1983 Nino La Rocca WWWWWW San Remo LOSS
Technical knockout
March 3, 1983 Jose Vallejo LLLWWL Ambridge High Field House, Pittsburgh WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 23, 1982 Mark Harris WLWWWW Lancaster Host Resort, Lancaster WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 22, 1982 Raul Hernandez LLDDLW Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
July 19, 1982 Milton Seward WLDWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
July 9, 1982 Pedro Acosta WWLLLL Wonderland of Ice, Bridgeport WIN
KO
March 27, 1982 Kevin Howard WLWLWW Civic Center, Philadelphia LOSS
Majority decision
Feb. 28, 1982 Don Morgan LLLLLW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 10, 1981 Babilah McCarthy WWLWWL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 6, 1981 Mike Blunt WWWWLL Civic Arena, Pittsburgh WIN
Technical knockout
July 25, 1981 Ceotis Burgess WLWWWW Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
June 30, 1981 Mike Herron LLDLLL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
May 31, 1981 Curtis Taylor WLLLL Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
May 8, 1981 Greg Harper LLLW Fairmont WIN
KO
March 12, 1981 Willie Thomas LLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
Feb. 28, 1981 Hector Figueroa WWWWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
KO
Jan. 7, 1981 Danny Chapman WW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 17, 1980 Eddie Campbell WLWLLL St. John's Arena, Steubenville WIN
KO
Dec. 9, 1980 Tony Taylor LLLLLW Packard Music Hall, Warren WIN
KO
Oct. 10, 1980 Alfredo Doubouchet Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 9, 1980 Bobby Buscombe L Packard Music Hall, Warren WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 29, 1980 Pedro Vilella Felt Forum, New York LOSS
Split-decision