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Bomani Parker boxer

Bomani Parker image
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Debut 1988-10-13
Born 1967-09-30
Nationality USA
Residence Richmond, California, USA
bouts
23
won
14
lost
8
draw
1
bouts
23
won
14
lost
8
draw
1
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Debut 1988-10-13
Born 1967-09-30
Nationality USA
Residence Richmond, California, USA

His boxing career started in West Oakland out of the Boys and Girls Club. Later he fought to win honors as a National Golden Gloves Champion in 1986 weighing in as a middleweight at 165 pounds. Soon he became a member of the American Olympic boxing team fighting as a south-paw (left-handed). He also fought in the Goodwill Games and grew to become an American Golden Gloves contender. He is currently still the only American boxer to hold the record with the most defeats against Russia a total of six wins. Parker also holds the record for the most defeats against Cuba, a total of four wins. Despite these defeats, he was able to compete in a championship bout in the 1988 Olympic Trials. In that bout, Bomani Parker fought against Alfred Cole. While he lost he still achieved the honors of a silver medal.Later, Parker went on to become a professional boxer making his debut in October 1988. He moved on to win the WBC Light Heavyweight Continental Americas title. He eventually fought at cruiserweight. He eventually moved up to the heavyweight class in 1995. He held a 14-6-1 record before his career was cut short by a 13-year prison sentence for possession of controlled substances. He made a comeback in 2012 losing to Rodney Hernandez by a unanimous decision.

His boxing career started in West Oakland out of the Boys and Girls Club. Later he fought to win honors as a National Golden Gloves Champion in 1986 weighing in as a middleweight at 165 pounds. Soon he became a member of the American Olympic boxing team fighting as a south-paw (left-handed). He also fought in the Goodwill Games and grew to become an American Golden Gloves contender. He is currently still the only American boxer to hold the record with the most defeats against Russia a total of six wins. Parker also holds the record for the most defeats against Cuba, a total of four wins. Despite these defeats, he was able to compete in a championship bout in the 1988 Olympic Trials. In that bout, Bomani Parker fought against Alfred Cole. While he lost he still achieved the honors of a silver medal.Later, Parker went on to become a professional boxer making his debut in October 1988. He moved on to win the WBC Light Heavyweight Continental Americas title. He eventually fought at cruiserweight. He eventually moved up to the heavyweight class in 1995. He held a 14-6-1 record before his career was cut short by a 13-year prison sentence for possession of controlled substances. He made a comeback in 2012 losing to Rodney Hernandez by a unanimous decision.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
July 20, 2013 Yohan Banks WLLWLL Red Lion Hotel, Sacramento LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 14, 2012 Rodney Hernandez WLW Woodlake Hotel, Sacramento LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 28, 1997 Cliff Couser WWWWW Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 24, 1997 Ed Mahone WWWWWW Great Western Forum, Inglewood LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 21, 1996 Lionel Butler WLWLW Country Club, Reseda LOSS
KO
June 17, 1995 James Thunder WWWWWW MGM Grand, Las Vegas LOSS
Technical knockout
April 30, 1995 Mikael Lindblad WWWWWW Rio Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 5, 1994 John Elkins LWLDLL Caesars Tahoe, Circus Maximus Showroom, Stateline DRAW
TD
Feb. 24, 1992 Ernesto Magdaleno WWWWWW Great Western Forum, Inglewood USA California State Light Heavyweight

LOSS
KO
Oct. 2, 1991 Martin Amarillas WLWWLL Pavilion, Concord WIN
Majority decision
March 7, 1991 Viktor Potekhin DWWW Fairmont Hotel, Dallas LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 1, 1991 LaVelle Stanley LLWLLL Richmond WIN
KO
Dec. 19, 1990 Grover Robinson WLWWWL Great Western Forum, Inglewood WIN
KO
Oct. 25, 1990 Tony Orville LLDLLL Texas Longhorn Club, Vinton WIN
KO
Aug. 6, 1990 Terry Verners LLLLWW Great Western Forum, Inglewood WIN
Points
June 18, 1990 Nate Houser WLWWWW Great Western Forum, Inglewood WIN
KO
Dec. 15, 1989 Raymond Gonzales LLLLLL Vallejo WIN
KO
Oct. 5, 1989 James Fernandez WWLWDL Houston WIN
Points
March 29, 1989 Roger Montue Teamsters Union Hall, Oakland WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 19, 1989 Chris Doolittle LWLLL Monessen High Gym, Monessen WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 29, 1988 Calvert Jackson LLLWLW Auditorium, Richmond WIN
KO
Nov. 10, 1988 Adrian Riggs LLLLW Caesars Tahoe, Cascade Showroom, Stateline WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 13, 1988 Dusty Dyer WLLL Caesars Tahoe, Cascade Showroom, Stateline WIN
KO